Romance Abounds this Valentine’s Day at Sandestin®

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Colleen Kirsch
Public Relations Manager
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
850/267-8124
colleenkirsch@sandestin.com

Romance Abounds this Valentine’s Day and Always at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Released on Monday, January 7, 2008

Destin, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2008) – Sneak away this Valentine’s Day to Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, where you’ll find romance at every corner – in walks along the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico or candlelit dinners at one of the award-winning restaurants on Sandestin’s 2,400-acre property. With convenient and value-added travel packages, you can spend more time spoiling your special someone with relaxation and love than planning on it.

Reserve your Valentine’s Day stay now with one of the following romance-filled packages:

The Village Sweetheart Package includes luxury accommodations in the heart of The Village of Baytowne Wharf, chilled sparkling champagne and fresh strawberries, all delivered personally to the room. Price for two adults starts at $160 per night.

The Sandestin Romance Package includes two nights’ accommodations in a one-bedroom condominium in Luau; daily breakfast for two at Another Broken Egg Café; a choice of house wine or a fruit basket delivered to the room; and two therapeutic massages. Price for two adults starts at $285 per night.

The Sandestin Spa Package includes two nights’ accommodations at the Bayside Inn; two therapeutic massages; one customized facial; one manicure; one paraffin pedicure; and daily breakfast for two at Another Broken Egg Café. Price for two adults at the Bayside Inn starts at $380 per night.

Once here, lovers will delight in finding less obvious romantic spots. For example, guests can hike hand-in-hand on the secluded Jolee Island or share a bite of freshly-made chocolate-covered strawberries at The Candymaker or take in the sights and sounds of concerts under the stars in The Village of Baytowne Wharf, to name a few.

Or wine-and-dine your sweetie at Sandestin’s signature beachfront restaurant, Finz, at a kick-off wine series event entitled, “Traveling the Back Roads of Spain.” Enjoy a perfectly-paired, five-course wine and dinner menu for $90 per couple. Highlights include Smoked Mussel with Manchego and Serrano Ham; Braised Oxtail, Carrots, Zucchini and Roasted Potatoes; and Apple Tart, Almond Financier, Honey and Goat Cheese Ice Cream. To make reservations or for more information about the above event, call Finz at 850/267-4800.

Dinner reservations can also be made at one of Sandestin’s other fine dining establishments: Bistro Bijoux, 850/622-0760; Marlin Grill, 850/351-1990; or Poppy’s Seafood Factory, 850/351-1996.

All packages are based on room availability and are subject to change. Some restrictions and fees may apply. Sandestin offers a 10-percent commission to travel agents. Travel agents booking personal stays at Sandestin save 50 percent off rack rates at the Bayside Inn, based on availability.

To reserve your package today, call the reservations department at 800/470-7389, or book online at www.sandestin.com/pr.aspx.. Guests who book their stay online at sandestin.com will receive a coupon book at check-in for special savings and gifts at select retail and dining outlets in The Village of Baytowne Wharf and The Market Shops at Sandestin. This offer is exclusive to bookings made at www.sandestin.com through May 15, 2008.

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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2,400 acre resort located in Northwest Florida, between Pensacola and Panama City, eight miles east of Destin. Sandestin is an award-winning resort located on 7.5 miles of beach and bayfront property with 1,450 accommodations and 65,000 square feet of meeting space. Sandestin guests enjoy a wide variety of complimentary amenities, including the new Village of Baytowne Wharf, property-wide tram service, daily use of the Sandestin health club (adults only), complimentary use of bicycles, canoes, kayaks, boogie boards and tennis court time, plus free children's fishing licenses for our many stocked ponds. To further enhance the guest experience, Sandestin introduces the Surf Club, the new exclusive VIP section of www.sandestin.com.

Intrawest Corporation (IDR: NYSE; ITW: TSX) is the leading developer and operator of village-centered resorts across North America. The company owns nine mountain resorts, including Whistler Blackcomb, North America's most popular mountain resort. Intrawest also owns Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Florida and has a premier vacation ownership business, Club Intrawest. The company has a 45 percent interest in Alpine helicopters Ltd., owner of Canadian Mountain Holidays, the largest heli-skiing operation in the world. Intrawest is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia and is located on the World Wide Web at www.intrawest.com.


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