The Moorings Village-Offers Upscale Three-Night “BAREFOOT GETAWAY”


TO STAVE OFF MID-WINTER BLUES

Throw Off Those Boots and Get Footloose and Fancy Free in the Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA, FL – (February 16, 2006) – Kick off the winter boots and sink those toes into the warm, white Florida Keys sand. The Moorings Village, a picturesque, South Seas-style resort that sits on a 1,100-foot private beach located in Islamorada, Florida, is offering the winter-weary a luxury three-night “Barefoot Getaway” package starting at $1,950 per couple. The Moorings Village, hailed by Fodor’s travel guide books as “the best place to stay in the Florida Keys,” consists of 18 villas, conch houses, cottages, and plantation houses on a velvety white sand beach set under a canopy of 600 coconut palms and punctuated with lazy hammocks. An ideal setting for a tropical retreat, the secluded property has adorned the pages of hundreds of fashion magazines including covers of Vogue, Elle, and Sports Illustrated swimsuit editions, appeared in several films, and served as the backdrop for countless ad campaigns and catalogs.

The Barefoot Getaway Package includes everything needed to stretch and tan tootsies that haven’t seen the light of day since summer. Package for two includes:

In-cottage welcome basket with two pairs of flip-flops and other amenities.
Relaxing pedicure per person with an on-property Kaja Spa therapist
Elegant accommodations in one of The Moorings Village’s uniquely decorated cottages. Cottages include verandahs, well-equipped kitchens and views of the ocean or lushly landscaped tropical grounds. Each charming abode pays special attention to detail with some featuring black and white fishing photos and antique lures, while others are adorned with eclectic collections of books, warm wood floors and furnishings, dark bamboo accents, soft white curtains and high-quality bed linens.
Three-course sunset dinner for two at the romantic sister property, Pierre’s Restaurant. Guest can choose from a selection of fresh seafood, steaks, gourmet appetizers and tropically inspired desserts on a special set menu. After dinner, visitors may stroll down Pierre’s private white sand beach — shoes optional – and finally have a chance to show off those toes! Set menu includes appetizer or salad, main course and dessert. (Wine and liquor additional).

Package is based on availability and valid through March 31, 2006. Blackout dates apply. Pricing is based on double occupancy. The Moorings Village is located at 123 Beach Road (ocean side), Islamorada, Florida. For information or reservations, please visit www.themooringsvillage.com or call 305.664.4708.

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