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Meeting planners have it all at Sandestin

WHERE MEETINGS ARE MADE EASY

DESTIN, FL, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, rated the #1 resort destination on Florida's Emerald Coast announces new quarterly packages for groups and meetings in 2013.

Packed full of added value items, great rates and special benefits only a meeting planner could appreciate - planning meetings at Sandestin just got even easier.

A winner of Successful Meetings' Pinnacle Award, Meetings and Conventions' Gold Key and Gold Tee and Meetings South Magazines' Best of the South Award, Sandestin is known for its seamless service for meetings, events and corporate retreats. With new package rates starting at just $129 per night during the months of January through March there is even more to love in 2013.

"We understand that convenience, value and service are important factors for our planners," said Penny Jackson, director of sales for Sandestin. "Our new quarterly packages were designed with our planners in mind as a means to make their planning experience with Sandestin seamless."

In addition to great savings, here are five reasons why Sandestin is the top choice for meetings in 2013:

  1. Quarterly package offerings throughout the year, including the Wellness Essential Package, focused on the start to a healthy new year. This package includes rates starting at just $129 per night and complimentary offerings: Yoga or Fitness class, 30-Minute Healthy Break (a.m. or p.m.), a 5K Fun Run and so much more. The Wellness Essential Package is available through March 31, 2013. Call 850.267.8159 or visit www.sandestin.com/meetings for more information.
  2. The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Sandestin's very own 27-acre pedestrian village which offers planners and attendees dozens of choices for shopping, dining and nightlife is just steps away from Sandestin's Baytowne Conference Center.
  3. Innovative team building exercises including golf outings, the Baytowne Adventure Zone Challenge with zip lining, a ropes course, YOLO stand up paddle boarding and so much more!
  4. Complimentary amenities includes tennis court time, fitness center access, daily bicycle rentals, kayaks and canoes.
  5. Celebrating 40 years of seamless service. From 1973 to 2013, Sandestin has gone the extra mile to ensure lasting memories for planners and their attendees.

For more information on Sandestin's quarterly meeting packages call 850.267.8159 or visit www.sandestin.com.

About Sandestin
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has been a treasured meeting tradition for groups of all sizes, and was named the #1 resort by Emerald Coast Magazine and one of the "Best Family Beaches" by iVillage.com.  The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,300 condominiums, villas, town homes and some of the best in Destin vacation rentals and hotel accommodations.  A member of Visit South Walton, the resort features: seven-plus miles of beaches and bay front; four championship golf courses; 15 tournament-caliber tennis courts; 19 swimming pools; a 113-slip marina; fitness center and spa and the charming Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Sandestin offers a variety of attractive meeting spaces at the beautiful 2,400-acre four-season resort that spans from the Gulf of Mexico to the Choctawhatchee Bay. For large events, the resort features the 32,000-square-foot Baytowne Conference Center, the largest ballroom on Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast and the most sophisticated meeting facility in the region. In addition to its 13,500-square-foot ballroom, the Baytowne Conference Center offers boardrooms, break-out rooms and functional meeting space on the Grand Lawn.

Sandestin also features 24 break-out rooms for meetings of virtually all sizes, a 12,600-square-foot exhibit hall, two bayside conference rooms and four boardrooms, all supported by Sandestin's on-site team of award-winning professional sales, conference services and culinary staff experts. Meeting planners and attendees also have access to two fully-equipped business centers.

Individuals are invited to download Sandestin's App for iPhone and Android devices, and become a Facebook Fan or Twitter follower @Sandestin for the latest events and news.

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