Major Benefits for Travelers Seeking Fun, Sun this Fall & Winter
DESTIN, FL, Sept. 16, 2011 /CNW/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the
#1 Resort on Florida's Emerald Coast, reports increased reservations
and room nights for senior travelers for this 2011-2012 season.
These travelers are affectionately known as "snowbirds," because many of
them come from the Midwest, and Northern sections of the U.S. and
Canada. Snowbirds arrive at sunny Sandestin between November and March,
staying an average of 30 to 90 days.
To date, Sandestin has already exceeded last year's total snowbird
reservations by 10 percent. Guests wanting fall and winter
accommodations are encouraged to book now because of the increased
The resort is a top choice for snowbird travelers because of the
destination's location, sugar white sand beach, favorable climate, the
friendly local community, special events, and activities including
golf, tennis, biking and walking. The resort also offers affordable
rates and amenities unmatched by any other destination, resort or
According to John Skinner, resort sales manager, Sandestin is so much
more than a destination for snowbirds. "We want each and every person
to feel like this is their home away from home with exception of the
weather," said Skinner jokingly. "Here, they can experience the comfort
of the mild Florida temperatures."
A complete list of value added benefits awaits Sandestin snowbirds
including complimentary bike rentals, fitness center, tennis court
time, local telephone service, departure cleaning and exclusive
restaurant, merchant and spa and salon discounts. Monthly receptions
are also held for snowbird guests November through February.
For golf lovers, the Sandestin program offers an exclusive opportunity
to become a member of the Sandestin Snowbird Golf Club. With a small
membership fee, Sandestin Snowbirds receive a complimentary round of
golf, additional golf rounds for as low as $27 plus tax, free access to
Dunes Putting Course based on availability, 50 percent off weekly golf
clinics based on availability and other golf discounts.
Sandestin's staff each year welcomes a variety of snowbirds, ranging
from many young and active mature adults to the more senior travelers,
who enjoys the temperate weather and the camaraderie of others. The
resort also has a number of loyal guests who have made Sandestin their
seasonal home, some for more than 20 years.
Sandestin offers a variety of beautifully appointed accommodations from
condominiums on the beach or the bay, to villas overlooking golf
fairways. Included in the Sandestin Snowbird program are personalized
reservation and information services including unit selection
assistance, information resources and other helpful assistance.
To book a winter snowbird stay call 850-267-8253 or 850-267-4466 or
About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort:
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort
experience in North America and has been named the #1 Resort on
Florida's beautiful Emerald Coast. Sandestin is a 2,400-acre
destination for all seasons and for all ages. Sandestin invites guests
to a world of 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,500 condominiums,
villas, town homes and a wide variety of hotel accommodations. A member
Visit South Walton, the resort features more than seven miles of
beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15
world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, a
fitness center and spa, 65,000 square feet of meeting space and The
Village of Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village featuring a host of
boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife
SOURCE Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
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