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a bedroom with a large bed
a swimming pool with a building in the background
a wooden bridge in the woods
a golf course with trees and a sand bar
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Casually Refined

St James Bay Golf Resort

Escape to St James Bay Golf &
Pickleball Resort

The area's only Designated Audubon Signature Sanctuary Course.

Golfers, pickleball players, nature enthusiasts and leisure seekers come to St James Bay Golf Resort to play, relax, rejuvenate then play some more.

St James Bay Resort offers a uniquely different Florida vacation; one where you can still experience the beauty, wildlife, and wilderness of Florida as it was decades ago, while enjoying luxurious accommodations, libations, and great food in a casually elegant atmosphere.

If you’re dreaming of pristine beaches, bountiful boating adventures and prolific offshore fishing, it’s time to explore Carrabelle Florida. This picturesque coastal community leaves a lasting impression on every visitor who sets foot on its sugar white sand. Known as the Florida Panhandle’s Gateway to the Gulf, Carrabelle is every outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. Visit St. James Bay Resort and discover the wonder for yourself.

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Sweet Dreams Await You

Relax in one of our spacious fully renovated villas or condominiums. Tastefully modern coastal décor, and a long list of thoughtful amenities, every unit will make you feel like you’re at your private vacation residence.

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The Clubhouse Villas

  • Constructed in 2023
  • 600-Square-Foot Open Layout
  • Queen-Size Bed
  • Sleeper Sofa
  • Full Washer and Dryer
  • Oversize Walk-in Shower
  • Walk-In Closet
  • Kitchenette
  • Dedicated Workspace
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The Residence Condominiums

  • 2 and 3-Bedroom Condos
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen With Double Oven
  • Dining Area and Den
  • Flat-Screen TVs
  • Views Overlooking Holes 14, 17, and 18
  • Full Laundry Room
  • Master Bath With Shower and Tub Combo
  • Spacious Walk-In Closet
  • Vaulted Ceilings
  • Gated Parking
  • Private Pool
Where We Shine

Premier Gulf Coast Golf Course

As one of the top golf courses in Florida, St James Bay offers a spectacular 18-hole experience set against the stunning water and marshland views of an Audubon Signature Sanctuary. Here, charming golf cart bridges break up the demanding layout, which was designed by Robert Walker to blend seamlessly with the landscape.

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Where We Shine

Part of the Pickleball Community

Recognizing pickleball as the nation’s fastest-growing sport, we expanded our facilities to a total of eight dedicated courts perfectly positioned to overlook one of the serene lakes on our property. A full-size viewing deck and social area add to the fun experience, while instruction and skill development clinics open the game for players of all levels.

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Where We Shine

Fresh from the Coast Dining

Casual coastal dining gets a flavor boost at the Crooked River Grill. With the culinary expertise of Executive Chef Jamie, guests can enjoy an eclectic mix of Asian influences on an evolving menu with unexpectedly diverse offerings. Stop by for one of our monthly dining events, book a private dinner, and keep an eye out for fresh new options at our expanding bar.

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Exciting Events

Find Your
Way Around

Whether you’re meeting friends at the pickleball court or getting your favorite sandwich at the Crooked River Grill, getting around our resort is easy. Click on the points in our interactive map to get a sense of where you are, where you want to go, and where you definitely want to be.

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1. Pro Shop, Rental Check In, Crooked River Grill

Your St James getaway begins at the heart of our property. Our front desk, rental pro shop, and Crooked River Grill are located right here in our main hub.

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2. Saltwater Pool

Cool off after an invigorating game with a dip in our saltwater pool, open from 8 am to dusk. 

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3. Fitness Center

Enjoy full access to our 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center, complete with free weights, dumbbells, and all the equipment you need to keep up with your fitness routine. 

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4. Pickleball Courts

Eight brand new courts offer a safe haven for pickleball enthusiasts eager for some friendly competition. Complimentary paddles and balls are available at the Clubhouse. 

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5. Beer Garden, Playground, Love Lock Fence

Grab a beer and a seat in the garden, play lawn games with the kids, or place a lock engraved with your and your sweetheart’s names on our fence as a symbol of your devotion.

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6. Golf Villas

Golfers can enjoy indulgent accommodations that lie within close proximity to our award-winning golf courses at the Golf Villas. 

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7. Driving Range

Practice makes perfect at our driving range, where you can sharpen your swing in anticipation of your next visit out to the greens.

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8. Fountain Room Event Center

Located within walking distance of our main building and the Crooked River grill, the Fountain Room Event Center is our primary event space—ideal for everything from weddings to corporate retreats. 

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9. The Residence Condominiums

Our two- and three-bedroom condominiums offer views overlooking holes 14, 17, and 18 on our golf course and access to a private pool.