Sandestin Kicks Off Summer

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Laurie Hobbs


Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Kicks Off Summer with Memorial Day Weekend Events

Destin, FL (May 2010) — When school is out, summer fun is in at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.  To celebrate, Sandestin announces a great lineup of special events for Memorial Day Weekend to welcome summer sun, fun and special events.

Family friendly events will take place in The Village of Baytowne Wharf May 28-31.  Kicking off the weekend is the Coconut Radio Band, who will take the events plaza stage Friday night from 7-9 p.m. and will have the crowd dancing in the streets to a mix of rock, reggae, folk, bluegrass and blues.

Bring a swimsuit and experience the Roaring River Water Slide from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday in the Village. The day ends with a performance by The Dents Brothers Band from 7-9 p.m. On Sunday come back for more of the Roaring River Water Slide, kids’ activities from 6-9 p.m., Coconut Radio from 7-9 p.m. and an unforgettable firework show over the Village at 9:15 p.m. On Monday, the Village will host a Memorial Day program right before sunset, presented by Sandestin veterans, including a special brass band performance by the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra.
Sandestin sweetens its summer season by offering new summer deals including “Hot Rates and Cool Dates,” for the flexible travelers, and a book five, get one FREE deal. Reservations booked by June 15 will also include two tickets to the newly reopened Dunes Putting Course at Sandestin. To learn more about the summer specials, visit For more information or to make reservations please call 866-91-BEACH or visit Sandestin is also posting regular updates on the Gulf of Mexico on its website and all guest activities are in full operation.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is the premier destination resort in the Southeast.  Sandestin is nestled on 2,400 spectacular acres from the Beach to the Bay.  The resort features 30 charming communities with 1,500 villas, town home and condominiums and the finest in Destin, Florida area accommodations.  Sandestin is part of the Beaches of South Walton, which was named as one of the top destinations in the world to visit by Frommer’s Travel Guide in 2010. Sandestin also features four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a 29-acre village featuring boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife.