Resort is anchored by Jack’s award-winning design at May River Golf Club

The Inn At Palmetto Bluff is recognized as the best resort in the continental U.S. and Canada by Travel + Leisure. The Auberge Resort earns top ranking in the 2009 World’s Best Awards.

The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, an Auberge Resort, is pleased to announce its ranking as number one “Best Resort in the Continental U.S. and Canada” in the Travel + Leisure 2009 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey. The resort also ranks at number 14 in the list of “World’s 100 Best Hotels Overall.”

The awards, announced on July 10, are featured in the August issue of the magazine now available on newsstands.

The Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards are among the most revered awards within the travel industry and are based on thorough reader evaluations of guest rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value.

“We are incredibly honored to be recognized by the discerning readers of Travel + Leisure,” said Marty Wall, General Manager at the Inn at Palmetto Bluff. “This is a testament to the skill and dedication of our staff, who continue to provide the ultimate guest experience. We truly appreciate this recognition of our resort that has sought to embody the grace, comfort and romance of the South Carolina Lowcountry since we opened five years ago.”

The Inn at a Palmetto Bluff is the first east coast property from Auberge Resorts, creators of Napa Valley’s famed Auberge du Soleil. The Inn features 50 guest cottages and cottage suites and full service village homes designed in the historic Carolina Lowcountry style, an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, a waterfront restaurant, sports complex and a world-class spa.

Fore more information about the Inn at a Palmetto Bluff, please call (866) 706-6565 or visit

May River Golf Club

Open for play in 2004, May River Golf Club, located in Bluffton, SC, USA, is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.

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