PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Club Med Sandpiper is inviting visitors to
check out its $5.7 million renovation completed last fall.
The village was repainted in soft gray with accents of blue,
turquoise, yellow and mustard on the staircases and elevators. All
public areas and accommodations were redone. The main entrance was
redesigned, and the reception area now has light-green Italian
tiles, a green-granite counter, white wicker furniture, potted
plants and flowers.
The main bar was enlarged by some 1,000 square feet. The bar
itself has a stone countertop and is covered with copper tiles. In
late evening, the bar becomes a small theater and disco.
Also upgraded were the separate wing housing the lobby, which
leads to the main theater (700 seats), and several meeting
Last year, the Sinners Golf Course reopened after a $650,000
renovation that included the replacement of all greens, new
landscaping and a new irrigation system.
This winter, Club Med Sandpiper is offering inclusive
seven-night land packages, with optional air to West Palm Beach
from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and
Washington-Baltimore. Through April 10, land-only plans are priced
from $1,029 per person (age 12 and older); from $749 for children 6
to 11; $609 for kids 2 to 3, and $196 for babies 4 to 23 months.
These rates include the room and all meals and activities, except
golf and transfers.
The village has Baby, Petit and Mini Clubs for infants and older
children as well as a Circus Workshop. The supervised Baby Club has
air-conditioned rooms equipped with cribs and an indoor-outdoor
play area; a Baby Dining Room with its own chef; a changing room,
and a 24-hour convenience room that is stocked with bottle warmers,
juices and milk. The facility operates 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., except
Saturdays. Babies are fed breakfast and lunch, but parents take
over for dinner.
Clients who want to play golf are offered two club courses for a
surcharge of $250 for seven days, including cart. A weeklong Golf
Academy package costs $450 additional.
Club Med Sandpiper, Phone (800) CLUB MED.