DESTIN, FL, April 13 /CNW/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on
Florida's Emerald Coast will be the backdrop for The Sandestin Beach
Bicycle Tour May 13-15 as hundreds of cyclists venture through
Northwest Florida. The weekend bicycle event is designed for all road
cyclists. Participants will get an opportunity to soak in a scenic bike
ride alongside pristine beaches including a rest stop in charming
Seaside and also enjoy post-ride activities and mechanical support.
"Road cycling is the most widespread form of cycling and May is the
perfect month for cyclists to soak in the amazing weather that the
Emerald Coast has to offer," said Shawna Meisner, Events Director for
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. "With so many cycling enthusiasts in
Northwest Florida and surrounding areas, we are expecting a great
turnout for the bicycle tour this year."
On Saturday, 30 and 60 mile rides will begin at Baytowne Marina at
Sandestin and head East to Scenic Hwy 30A. The 30 mile ride will stop
at Seaside then return back to the Sandestin. The 60 mile ride will
continue down 30A and turn around at Rosemary Beach. On Sunday, the 15
mile loop will begin at Baytowne Marina and head West to Scenic Hwy Old
98. The ride follows this road to the end where cyclists will turn back
to Sandestin. All routes are very flat and include gulf views.
Participants and their families will be able to enjoy activities at the
Marina throughout the weekend. All rides start at 8:00 a.m. at Baytowne
Marina with pre-tour instructions at 7:30 a.m.
The Sandestin Beach Bicycle Tour will benefit Alaqua Animal Refuge, an
independent, non-profit organization located on Florida's Emerald Coast
that advocates the general welfare and humane treatment of animals by
providing shelter, prevention of pet overpopulation and adoption
services. Finz Beachside Grille will be participating in Dine for The
Dogs on Saturday, May 14 with a portion of the proceeds going to help
animals in need.
Receive a discount on your tour entry as well as special room rates when
you book a package at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort by mentioning
code BIKE11. For more information call (855) 348-1894 or visit www.sandestinbicycletour.com.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort
experience in North America and was voted the #1 resort by readers of
Emerald Coast Magazine. Sandestin is a 2,400-acre destination for all
seasons and for all ages, located on Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast,
an area recognized as one of the top 2010 destinations in the world by Frommer's. The resort invites guests to enter a world with a 98-slip Marina plus 30
charming neighborhoods featuring 1,500 condominiums, villas, town homes
and a wide variety of hotel accommodations. A member of Beaches of
South Walton, Sandestin features more than seven miles of sugar-white
sand beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15
world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a fitness center and spa,
65,000 square feet of meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf,
a pedestrian village featuring boutique shops, casual and fine dining
restaurants and nightlife.
SOURCE Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
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