DESTIN, FL, April 14 /CNW/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort announced
tomorrow's arrival of Sandsational Sand Sculpting, home to the world
champion sand sculptor. Artists will work with the sugar white sands of
the beach, creating a larger-than-life sand sculpture to mark the one
year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the Gulf Oil
This Friday, April 15, guests and residents can watch current world
champion sand sculptor, Thomas Koet and his team of seasoned
professionals Jill Harris and Dan Belcher. They plan to create a
commanding display that will attract, inspire, and impress people of
"A 'Tribute to the Gulf' will be an illustration of what is special about
Florida's Gulf coast. We want to focus on the beautiful beaches but
also why people come here to this region to have fun," said Jill
Harris, owner of Sandsational Sand Sculpting. "We will be on
Sandestin's beach for six consecutive days to make our interpretation
of this region come to life with our wonderful sculpture."
The incredible 18-by-10 foot sand sculpture will come to life starting
Friday, April 15, on Sandestin's Gulf beach front. Ms. Harris and her
team will be sculpting until Wednesday, April 20, the one year
anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion.
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 with shops, dining, nightlife and
For more information, visit www.sandestin.com or call 1-866-91-BEACH.
Editors Note: Photos, broll and interviews available upon request.
Live and taped newsfeeds from the beach will be available via
satellite on Monday, April 18.
SOURCE Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
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