Sandestin Snowbird Program Unveiled

    Major Benefits for Travelers Seeking Fun, Sun this Fall & Winter

    DESTIN, FL, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - Senior travelers, affectionately known as
snowbirds, now have more reasons than ever to go south this Fall and Winter,
with the introduction of the Sandestin Snowbird Program unveiled today by
Sandestin(R) Golf and Beach Resort, the premier resort on Florida's Gulf
    Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has long been a favorite for snowbirds
because of the destination's location, sugar white sand beach, favorable
climate, the friendly local community, special events, and activities
including biking, walking, golf and tennis.
    The 2009-2010 Sandestin Snowbird Program includes a complete list of
value added benefits, affordable rates and amenities unmatched by any other
destination, resort or rental company.
    Included in the discounted monthly Sandestin Snowbird rates are
complimentary bike rentals, fitness center, tennis court time, resort
transportation, USA Today newspapers, local telephone service, departure
cleaning, a welcome gift and exclusive restaurant, merchant and spa and salon
discounts. Monthly receptions are also held for snowbird guests.
    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 $US20 plus tax, free weekly clinics based on
availability, and other golf discounts.
    According to Scott Russell, Sandestin vice president of sales and
marketing, we want snowbirds to feel welcomed, and as a result have developed
a very attractive package. "To date, we already have 10 percent more snowbird
guests scheduled to come this year than last. It will be a great season for
our guests," said Russell.
    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 850-267-7586 or visit

    Sandestin(R) Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort
experience in North America. Located on Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast,
Sandestin is a 2,400-acre destination resort for all seasons and for all ages.
Sandestin invites guests to enter a world of 30 charming neighborhoods
featuring 1,500 condominiums, villas, town homes and a wide variety of hotel
accommodations. A member of the Beaches of South Walton, the resort boasts
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 popular pedestrian village featuring a host of
boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife venues.
Sandestin is part of Intrawest, a world leader in destination resorts.

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