Sandestin Celebrates Destin's Recognition in TripAdvisor Best of 2013 List

  Sandestin Celebrates Destin's Recognition in TripAdvisor Best of 2013 List

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DESTIN, FL, Dec. 24, 2013

Top Destin Resort Offers Great Deals to Ring in the New Year

DESTIN, FL, Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Reviewers from the popular trip
planning website, TripAdvisor, votedDestin third place on the top 10 list of
"Destinations on the Rise" in December. Destin came in behind Kailua-Kona,
Hawaii and Anchorage, Alaska to round out the top three.

"For travelers looking for inspiration for their 2014 travel planning,
TripAdvisor travelers have helped us put a spotlight on some amazing
destinations that caught the eye of travelers this past year," said Barbara
Messing, Chief Marketing Officer for TripAdvisor.

"We take great pride in knowing that our city is making a great impression on
travelers," says Sandestin Executive Director of Resort Sales, Dan Keyser.
"Sandestin is a special place that serves up family friendly activities,
unrivaled events and great service year round.In addition, we are within
driving distance or a quick flight away from many major cities."

This Florida resort is a six hour drive from Atlanta, GA. and a four and a
half hour drive from Birmingham, Ala. It is also a popular destination for
travelers from Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky and other Mid-Atlantic states.

TripAdvisor guests have also ranked The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sandestin's
own pedestrian village, as the fourth most popular attraction in Destin. "The
village features a wide variety of boutiques, eateries and nightlife year
round," adds Baytowne's Events Coordinator, Lauren Robinson. "This makes
Baytowne the perfect spot to spend a fun afternoon, evening and vacation, and
we are thrilled to see that guests agree."

In addition to spending time shopping, dining and playing in the village,
guests can also enjoy fun options including enjoying the sugar white sand
beach, playing golf, tennis, bike riding, and much more including a seasonal
outdoor ice skating rink.

Rooms Still Available for Travelers to Celebrate New Year's Eve at Sandestin
The Sandestin New Year's Eve event attracts guests with an outdoor celebration
in the charming and festive Village of Baytowne Wharf. The Village has a wide
variety of food and drink options to go with the fireworks over the beautiful
Choctawhatchee Bay at midnight. Sandestin is the place to shop, dine and dance
your way out of 2013 and ring in 2014.

Special rates include studios at $119 per night, and guests can enjoy savings
up to 30 percent for their end of year stay. To make reservations and to see
complete details, visit www.Sandestin.com and use promotion code
SAVE30.Minimum night stay restrictions may apply at certain locations and
based on availability.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was  named the #1 resort on Florida's  Emerald 
Coast. The  resort invites  guests to  a world  of 30  charming  neighborhoods 
featuring more than 1,200 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas,  town 
homes and the best in Destin hotel style accommodations. As a member of  Visit 
South Walton and Visit Florida, the  resort features more than seven miles  of 
beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class
tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa,
meeting space and  The Village of  Baytowne Wharf, a  pedestrian village  with 
shopping, dining and  nightlife.Guests can follow  Sandestin on Facebook  and 
Twitter for the latest information and events.

For details about Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, call 1-866-91-BEACH or
visit www.sandestin.com.

SOURCE Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

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