Sandestin® Offers Special Safe Haven Program

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Laurie Hobbs
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
(850) 267-8261

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort Offers Special Safe Haven Program
Accommodations and Special Rates for Regional Residents Evacuating from Expected Path of Gustav

Destin, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2008) – In response to interest from residents in the expected path of Gustav, Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort is offering a Safe Haven Reservation Program including special rates and accommodations.

Historically, Sandestin has been a refuge for people and families wanting to evacuate their homes in the path of storms.   For example in the case of Hurricane Katrina, Sandestin was a safe and temporary residence for hundreds of people from New Orleans, Mississippi, and Southern Alabama.  

The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Safe Haven Reservation Program includes discounted accommodations starting at $149 a night, and a variety of free amenities.  For people who book online directly on they will receive an added welcome gift and a special Sandollar Savings coupon book.   

Groups like the American Red Cross recommend that people coordinate their evacuation plan in advance when possible.  People are encouraged to regularly check weather and sources for changing conditions.  Sandestin Safe Haven Reservation Program Rates are subject to availability.   For complete information and reservations, log on to

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort is a 2,400-acre destination resort located in Northwest Florida, between Pensacola and Panama City. A member of Beaches of South Walton - a 26-mile stretch of world-famous sugar-white sands and diverse landscape in which 40 percent of the area is protected under state parks - Sandestin invites guests to enter its world of 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,700 condominiums, villas, town homes and a wide variety of hotel accommodations. The resort boasts more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 98-slip marina, certified children's programs, a fitness center and spa, 65,000 square feet of meeting space and a pedestrian village featuring a host of boutique shops, casual and fine dining restaurants and nightlife venues. Sandestin is part of Intrawest Hospitality Management (, a world leader in operating and managing destination resorts.