Sandestin® Announces Convenient Packages in 2008

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

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Announces Convenient and Diverse Packages in 2008

Released on Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Destin, Fla. – (Dec. 12, 2007) –   Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall; Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers the perfect vacation regardless of the season for all types of travelers. Through affordable rates, an array of complimentary amenities and seven convenient travel packages, families, business travelers and couples can create their vacation memories time and time again.

“Each year, Sandestin strives to provide new and returning guests with competitive rates and opportunities to explore all that Sandestin has to offer,” said Rob Babcock, vice president and general manager at Sandestin. “Our 2008 packages are designed to help plan and enhance the Sandestin experience while meeting an individual’s financial and emotional expectations.”

Whether it is a romantic weekend for couples, a golf outing for the guys, a relaxing getaway for girlfriends or a family beach excursion, Sandestin has the package just right for your individual needs.

Package dates vary from season to season and are as follows: spring/late summer (Feb. 29-March 13, 2008; April 13-May 22, 2008; Aug. 17-Sept. 1, 2008); spring break and summer (March 14-April 12, 2008; May 23-Aug. 16, 2008); fall (Sept. 2-Nov. 1, 2008) and winter (Nov. 2, 2008-Feb. 26, 2009). Golf packages are sold separately.

Consider one of the following packages, which provide 20 percent off published rates, for your next 2008 vacation:

Bed and Breakfast Packages

The Sandestin Rise & Shine Package includes daily accommodations at the Bayside Inn and breakfast for two adults at the award-winning Another Broken Egg Café. Daily prices for two are as follows: spring/late summer, $214; spring break/summer, $247; fall, $204; and winter, $154.

The Family Fun Package offers accommodations in a two-bedroom Resort Classic and a plentiful family breakfast at Another Broken Egg Café. Daily prices for two adults and two children are as follows: spring/late summer, $320; spring break/summer, $366; fall, $267; and winter, $221.

The Village Sweetheart Package includes luxury accommodations in the heart of The Village of Baytowne Wharf, chilled sparkling champagne and fresh strawberries laced with fragrant rose blossom petals, all delivered personally to the room. Daily prices for two are as follows: spring/late summer, $256; spring break/summer, $274; fall, $225; and winter, $185.

Spa Packages

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. Prices for two adults at the Bayside Inn are as follows: spring/late summer, $877; spring break/summer, $943; fall, $857; and winter, $757.

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 bottle of house wine or champagne, or a fruit and cheese basket delivered to the room; and two therapeutic massages. Daily prices for two are as follows: spring/late summer, $747; spring break/summer, $933; fall, $659; and winter, $533.

Golf Packages

With four championship golf courses, Sandestin is a golf-lover’s paradise. So, pack your clubs and try one of the following golf packages, which include golf car, greens fees and unlimited use of the practice facilities. Golf packages dates vary from season to season and are as follows: winter (now through Feb. 15, 2008); early spring (Feb. 16-Feb. 28, 2008); spring/summer (Feb. 29-Sept. 1, 2008); fall (Sept. 2-Nov. 1, 2008); and late fall (Nov. 2, 2008- Nov. 15, 2008 ).

Play the Raven Golf Club, home of the 2006 and 2007 PGA Champions Tour’s Boeing Championship at Sandestin, with the Play Where the Pros Play Package. The package features two nights’ accommodations, one round of golf at Raven per day, per person, golf car and unlimited use of the practice facility. A minimum of two nights and two rounds are required. Prices are per person per night based on four people in a three-bedroom Dockside villa and are as follows: winter, $128; early spring, $166; spring/summer, $203; fall, $196; late fall, $171.

Experience the best golf Sandestin has to offer and sibling rivalry at its finest with the Golf Digest 4 ½ Star Package. This package includes two nights’ accommodations and a round of golf at both the critically acclaimed Raven and Burnt Pine Golf Clubs, both rated 4 ½ stars by Golf Digest. Sandestin is the only place in the world where brothers Rees and Robert Trent Jones, Jr., have courses side by side. The package requires a minimum two rounds of golf and a two-night stay. Prices are per person per night based on four people in a three-bedroom Dockside villa and are as follows: winter, $133; early spring, $174; spring/summer, $211; fall, $204; late fall, $179.

In addition to the great savings and special amenities offered by Sandestin’s packages, all guests to Sandestin can enjoy a wide variety of daily complimentary amenities, including unique shops and eateries in The Village of Baytowne Wharf and The Market Shops at Sandestin, property-wide tram service, the Sandestin fitness center (adults only), four hours of bicycle rentals, one-hour rentals of canoes, kayaks, boogie boards and tennis court time, plus free children's activities.

Seasonal and special-event packages are also available. For more information, please visit Sandestin’s website at www.sandestin.com. All packages are based on room availability and are subject to change. Some restrictions 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 secure reservations at Sandestin, call 800/622-1084 or visit www.sandestin.com/pr.aspx.

 

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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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