DESTIN, FL, Feb. 9 /CNW/ - Sandestination is a popular vacation destination located on Northwest Florida's Beaches
and was recently named one of the top 12 international destinations by Frommer's. Sandestination offers a winning combination of accommodations, events,
activities, dining, shopping and beautiful beaches, unmatched by any
other vacation destination.
This year, it is even easier to arrive to these beautiful beaches,
thanks to affordable airfares from Southwest Airlines and the recently
announced expansion of Vision Airlines into Northwest Florida Regional
Cooperatively, sandestination offers nearly 2,500 accommodations, including Sandestin® Golf and Beach
Resort, Hilton Sandestin® Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Courtyard by
Marriott Sandestin® at Grand Boulevard and Residence Inn Sandestin® at
Grand Boulevard, offering a variety of comfortable suites,
condominiums, villas and townhomes to suit every person's preference
and budget. A variety of accommodation settings are available with
As the warm weather returns, activities in sandestination are abundant and include exhilarating water sports such as parasailing
and Yolo boarding in the Gulf of Mexico or the beautiful Choctawhatchee
Bay. The pristine sugar-white beaches and emerald-green waters of sandestination delight guests, and golf courses and tennis courts are plentiful.
Since sandestination welcomes families, junior programs are available for recreation and
daily activities. Seasonal events include Sandestin's Wine Festival
from April 28 to May 1, as well as many Easter, Mother's Day and
Memorial Day weekend activities in the area.
For some much-needed relaxation, guests will enjoy the high quality spa
treatments of massages and facials, salon services and more at
Sandestin Day Spa & Salon at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Serenity by the sea at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa and Fusion Spa Salon
AVEDA in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin.
This spring, visitors may power shop at Silver Sands Factory Stores, the
nation's largest designer outlet center, and enjoy over 100 retailers
that will satisfy all shopping needs, including Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Coach Factory, Lacoste and the recently expanded Polo Ralph Lauren
Factory Store. Several new designer companies are planning spring grand
openings at Silver Sands such as DKNY, Esprit and LOFT Outlet.
Guests will enjoy eclectic stores with unique gifts, clothing and décor
in The Market Shops at Sandestin and in the charming atmosphere of the
Village of Baytowne Wharf. Grand Boulevard at Sandestin is a
pedestrian-friendly Town Center with a unique mix of nationally
recognized retailers including Chico's, J. Crew-at-the-beach,
Billabong, The Orvis Company, J. Jill, Coldwater Creek and more. The
finest spa products can be found at the Hilton Sandestin® Beach Golf
Resort & Spa's Serenity by the sea Spa Shoppe.
From casual to fine dining, sandestination offers a variety of award-winning dining options including P.F. Chang's
China Bistro, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Tommy Bahama's Restaurant &
Bar, Marlin Grill, Bistro Bijoux, Another Broken Egg, Finz Beachside
Grille, Graffitti, Mitchell's Fish Market, Cheeseburger in Paradise,
Baytowne's Marina Bar and Grill, San Gelato Café and Seagar's Prime Steaks and Seafood, the area's only AAA 4-Diamond
restaurant. With all the breakfast, lunch and dinner options plus ice
cream and candy shops, sandestination is sure to delight all visitors.
Sandestination is located on Northwest Florida's Beaches and is a 3 1/2 mile stretch along Emerald Coast Parkway from Silver Sands
Factory Stores to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. The destination is just
nine miles east of Destin, Florida, and approximately 22 miles west of
the Walton/Bay County line. sandestination is a four-season destination for people of all ages and all occasions
and offers the most complete and memorable resort experience in North
America. Visit www.sandestination.com for additional information.
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