Sandestin marks debut of fourth golf course with new plans

DESTIN -- The Sandestin Golf and Beach Club, eight miles east of this community, was slated to open its Raven Golf Club and course on March 1 and introduced five year-round packages to mark the debut.

All are commissionable.

The 19-hole (there are two 16th holes, which will be open for play on alternate days), par-71, Robert Trent Jones-designed Raven course is the fourth course at Sandestin.

An aerial view of the Sandestin Golf and Beach Club. The course stretches 6,900 yards from the back tees, weaving its way through wetlands, marshes and thick stands of pine trees.

The other courses are the Baytowne Golf Club and the Links course, both designed by Tom Jackson, and Burnt Pine, designed by Rees Jones, brother of Robert Trent Jones.

The related one-night Raven Golf package is priced from $350 per couple through April 12 and April 27 to May 24; $348 from April 13 to 26 and May 25 to Aug. 12; $320 from Aug. 13 to Nov. 4, and $265 from Nov. 5 to Feb. 28.

Rates include accommodations at the Bayside Inn and daily golf on the Raven course.

The one-night Sandestin Daily Golf plan, featuring play on the Links and Baytowne courses, is priced per couple, seasonally as shown above, from $267, $263, $237 and $179.

Golf Learning Center instruction is optional.

Prices for the one-night Rise and Shine plan range seasonally from $79 to $139 per couple and include a Bayside Inn room, a daily breakfast buffet, one hour of tennis and use of the health club, bikes, canoes, kayaks and boogie boards.

The two-night Romance package includes a one-bedroom beachside villa or Bayside Inn suite. The price per couple ranges seasonally from $485 to $695.

Also included are a three-course dinner at the Elephant Walk; a daily breakfast buffet; a bottle of wine or champagne or a fruit and cheese basket, and 30-minute massages.

The two-night Sandestin Spa package covers a one-bedroom beachside villa or Bayside Inn unit, a one-hour aromatherapy massage, one customized facial, one manicure, one paraffin pedicure and a daily breakfast buffet.

Seasonal rates for this package per couple range from $485 to $625.

All packages include tips and related taxes, with the exception of the room tax.

Phone: (800) 277-0800
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