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From Thanksgiving to New Years, these holiday packages give guests a reason to celebrate

CHARLESTON, S.C., OCTOBER 24, 2013 –Whether traveling with a spouse or the entire family, Wild Dunes Resort offers a plethora of activities for those seeking seaside relaxation or festive fun this holiday season. From a traditional turkey day feast, to a sleigh boat ride, to a New Year’s champagne toast, the celebration never ends with these three themed packages.


Guests can celebrate the harvest holiday with this Thanksgiving Family Vacation Package. Available November 27-30, 2013, this turkey day getaway accommodates up to four people, starts at $239 per night and includes:
• Nightly accommodations in a two-bedroom Resort Condo.
• Family entry at the all new Harvest Hangout Thanksgiving Festival, including bingo, s’mores and an outdoor viewing of “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”
• Thanksgiving Day Parade Golf Cart & Decorating Kit, for use in the annual Duney's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

There is no debate when it comes to the best part of Turkey Day: the food. Guests are sure to be satiated with three dining options including a Thanksgiving buffet in the Sweetgrass Pavilion, a traditional American Turkey dinner at the Sea Island Grill, or a private Thanksgiving Feast delivered. For those seeking spa and shopping therapy, a variety of seasonal offerings include Black Friday Tour of Shops, Gingerbread pedicures and Pumpkin facials. Annual traditions and new arrivals are sure to pack visitor’s vacations with memories including Duney’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 5K beach Turkey Trot, Grand Pavilion Thanksgiving Festival, Harvest Hangout and Little Gobblers Golf. 

Guests can experience the best in family bonding with the Holly Jolly Holiday Family Vacation Package. Available December 23-26, 2013, this package accommodates up to four people, starts at $170 per night and includes:
• Nightly accommodations in a private condo or vacation home.
• Christmas Cookies & Stories: Visitors can head to the Boardwalk Inn for stories, cider & cookies on December 23.
• Wild Elf Chase: Brand new to the resort, Elliot the Elf, will be hiding somewhere on the property, making sure all the children are on Santa’s nice list. Guests are encouraged to find Elliot and snap a photo of him to redeem a prize. 

With all these holiday happenings, one is sure to work-up an appetite. In addition to the premiere Resort dining spots, guests can indulge in Rudolph’s pancake breakfast, or a Holiday Feast Delivered. If more partial to pampering, guests shouldn’t miss the seasonal spa services including a Gingerbread pedicure or Charleston’s exceptional shopping scene. For the adventure seekers, there’s the Thriller Sleigh Boat Ride, Charleston’s rendition of sleigh ride Christmas caroling. 

Sweethearts looking to rekindle romance in the New Year should check out the New Year's Eve Couples Package. Available December 30-31, 2013, this package starts at $289 per night, based on double occupancy, and includes:
• Nightly accommodations in the AAA Four Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn.
• Couples massage at the Sand & Sea Salon and Spa.
• Four-course Romance by the Sea dinner with champagne toast.

To make reservations and learn more about WDR, call 888.778.1876 or visit

About Wild Dunes Resort 
Nestled on the northern tip of Isle of Palms, a lush barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, Wild Dunes Resort is located less than 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic Charleston. The Resort occupies 1,600 acres of oceanfront paradise with a variety of accommodations ranging from the AAA Four-Diamond Rated Boardwalk Inn and The Village at Wild Dunes to private condos and luxury home vacation rentals. Offering a year-round menu of championship golf, nationally-ranked tennis, award-winning recreation, spa services and restaurant options, Wild Dunes Resort has been distinguished by many publications and 
associations as a top destination for families, golfers, tennis lovers, and meeting and event 
planners. It is one of more than 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the country. Visit Wild Dunes Resort online on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.

About Destination Hotels & Resorts
Destination Hotels & Resorts is a privately held hospitality management company headquartered in Colorado. With nearly 40 independent, luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and golf clubs, Destination is the fourth largest hospitality management company in the country. The company’s portfolio features more than 9,100 guest rooms, 18 golf courses and 16 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Chicago, Seattle, Denver, San Diego, Santa Fe, Aspen, Phoenix, Portland, Palm Springs, Palos Verdes, Maui and Lake Tahoe. The company is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.

For a complete list of properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit


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Lou Hammond & Associates
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