Sandestin offers memorable Valentine's getaways from economical to extraordinary

Jan 20, 2010, 10:10 ET from Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

DESTIN, FL, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ - This Valentine's Day, there is something for everyone at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, this premier resort destination on Florida's beautiful Gulf Coast.

Whether people drive or take advantage of airfare sales, Sandestin is a great escape. Couples have their choice from economic to extraordinary.

    - Great Rate Valentine Getaway -- Enjoy great rates and a great getaway
with many extras including complimentary tennis, fitness center access, resort
transportation and more. Sandestin is offering rates as a low as $89, plus tax
and resort fee. Special rates for extended weekend stays are also available.

    - Sandestin Sparkle 2010 Package --  This extraordinary one-of-a-kind
package includes:

    -   Beautiful Penthouse accommodations for two nights and three days at
        Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Late check out included.
    -   Personal fireworks for your personal viewing in the Village of
        Baytowne Wharf or on the beach during dinner.
    -   A stunning Emerald and Diamond Ring, to remember your time on the
        beautiful Emerald Coast in Florida.
    -   A bottle of Dom Perignon Champagne
    -   A dozen roses.
    -   Dinner for two at Finz Beachside Grille, located on the Gulf of
        Mexico prepared by Chef Phillip Robles.

The price for this package is $10,000. Reservations need to be made by February 7 for personal fireworks and delivery of ring to size. Call (800) 622-1922 to make your reservation.

- Sandestin Romance Package -- Enjoy some of Florida's most beautiful sandy beaches with someone you love with the Sandestin Romance Package. This Florida romantic getaway will put you at ease, whether it's your honeymoon, anniversary, or to celebrate the holiday. The romantic package includes two nights' accommodations in a Grand Sandestin Studio and dinner at Finz for two adults. Sandestin will include two half session massages, and send chocolate covered strawberries and champagne to your room. Book on or call (800) 622-1922. Mention code COUPLE

Valentine's Day this year is the same weekend as the extended Presidents' Day weekend, and just before Mardi Gras. As a special treat during the extended weekend and for pet lovers, join Sandestin for the annual Mystic Krewe of Arfeous Mardi Gras dog parade on Sunday, February 14. The streets will be filled with costumed dogs and their humans throwing a myriad of throws, beads, and parade favors. Themed floats golf carts, and decorated wagons and Mardi Gras music will fill the air! This special parade is one of the premier events on the Emerald Coast with members of the four-pawed community coming far and wide to participate.

For people who want to stay an extra, prepare to let your hair down on what many call the most festive day of the year, Fat Tuesday. "Laissez les bon temps rouler" (let the good times roll) with the annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade. Yell "throw me something mister" as colorful floats and golf carts roll down the streets of the Village. The post-parade celebration continues into the night with street performers, "throws" tossed from balconies on Main St, and parties at various Baytowne establishments.

Sandestin(R) Golf and Beach Resort offers the most complete resort experience in North America. 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 of 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 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 boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife. Sandestin is part of Intrawest, a leader in destination resorts.

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