SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

August 09, 2013 16:05 ET

An Exclusive Offer at Residence Inn Sandestin Hotel Tempts Travelers With an Unforgettable Event

Visitors Get a Taste of the Beach at an Award-Winning Property Among Destin, Florida's Extended-Stay Hotels

DESTIN, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 9, 2013) - It's hard to improve upon white-sand beaches and emerald waves, but Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard hotel has managed to accomplish it. Offering accommodations in beautifully renovated suites and access to the sold-out event of the summer, the Taste of the Beach promotion is something no one should miss.

So what kind of taste can visitors expect? At this Destin golf and beach resort, nothing short of the best. As part of the promotion, visitors can purchase tickets to the sold-out Vine to Wine event on August 23, 2013. Showcasing more than 250 fine wines for sampling, the event pairs the wine with cuisine prepared by South Walton's signature restaurants. Best yet, all that sipping and nibbling is for a good cause -- the proceeds from the event benefit local children's charities. At the end of the evening, guests can return to their newly refreshed suites, which are located near some of Destin, Florida's top golf courses and premiere attractions.

In addition to access to the area's most sought-after event, Taste of the Beach provides visitors with special rates for some of the most comfortable lodging in Destin Beach, Florida. The 120 suites are available as studios and one- and two-bedroom layouts, all of which feature granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances and a modern aesthetic. Further enhancing each stay, guests are invited to enjoy the Destin hotel's sparkling outdoor pool, versatile Sport Court, jogging trail and twice-weekly hosted social hours. Additional renovations are in the works for the lobby and communal areas, which are expected to be completed by the year's end.

This Destin property was also recently recognized by the renowned travel website TripAdvisor, when it received a 2013 Certificate of Excellence for outstanding service. This award is reserved for the top-performing 10 percent of hospitality businesses in the world, as determined by travelers' ratings.

Whether visitors come for the beach, the suites or the incredible evening of wine tasting, Taste of the Beach will not disappoint. Space is limited, and travelers are encouraged to book reservations and tickets now. Additional information is available at and

Reserve your Corporate Vine to Wine Rate now, and enjoy a 10-percent discounted rate August 21 to 24, 2013 with promo code: D57.

About Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel
With golf courses and immaculate beaches nearby, the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard hotel would be attractive by virtue of its location alone. But the hotel has become a destination unto itself, thanks to abundant amenities and recent renovations. At this 120-suite property, guests can relax in all manner of ways, from the twice-weekly hosted social hours, to the video-game room, to the library, to the 24-hour fitness center. However they choose to spend their downtime, guests will invariably appreciate the thoughtful appointments of the studio and one- and two-bedroom suites where upscale finishes, spacious bathrooms and comfortable sofa beds create a space that is both functional and beautiful. Daily breakfast buffets are complimentary, as is the high-speed Internet access throughout the property. Everyone from beach seekers, to business travelers, to even pets will enjoy the hospitality of this premier Destin extended-stay property.

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