Club Med Announces the Grand Opening of the Only All-Inclusive Family Resort in the U.S., Sandpiper Bay

Dec 17, 2010, 14:03 ET from Club Med

MIAMI, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After undergoing a $25 million transformation, Club Med Sandpiper Bay located in Port St. Lucie, Florida, reopens today just in time for the holidays. Opening weekend festivities include an inaugural celebration with exclusive events such as various wine tastings with a sommelier, specialty holiday menus and live nightly entertainment. Known as the only all-inclusive family resort in the United States, Sandpiper Bay is the flagship of Club Med "premium sports" resorts with elite sports training programs and state-of-the-art facilities.

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The 216-acre renovated Sandpiper Bay features two new restaurants, Slice Bar & Lounge, four swimming pools including an infinity pool exclusively for adults and a certified lap pool.  The resort also boasts a new conference center and meeting facilities as well as a water front wedding gazebo. Enhanced accommodations include spacious Deluxe Family Rooms offering separate bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms with plenty of space for the entire family.

Club Med reinvents the way children vacation by creating personalized experiences for kids of all ages from four months to 17 years old. Sandpiper Bay welcomes the Raggs' canine characters from the public television series to interact with children in fun and educational programs. New facilities for younger guests include a Kidz Village with a splash park, an art center and Latitude 27 degrees, a new lounge for juniors.

Home to the new Club Med Academies, Sandpiper Bay offers a world-class training environment in tennis, golf and fitness with coaching from reputable experts in the sports industry. Coaches include Gabe Jaramillo, who trained the likes of Agassi and Seles, Brad Brewer, host of Golf Channel's Daily Brew, and professional tri-athlete and five-time Ironman Champion Heather Gollnick. Facilities include – 21 tennis courts, an 18-hole golf course, a Tom Fazio II designed practice facility including a putting green and driving range, a new pro-shop and a 12,000 sq. ft clubhouse.

Club Med invites guests to be among the first to experience the resort with a grand opening rate of $159 per person, per night. To take advantage of this special rate, travel must be booked by Jan. 31, 2011 for travel dates Dec. 17, 2010 through Feb. 22, 2011.

For more information, or to make a reservation, visit www.clubmed.us/sandpiperbay, call 1-800 CLUB MED or contact your preferred travel professional.

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