Walk the Beach and Enjoy New York City-Style Holiday Shopping


Guests to walk the beach and enjoy New York City-style holiday shopping-all in one stress-free weekend

ISLE OF PALMS, S.C. – Getting up at dawn, fighting traffic, rummaging through crowded stores -Black Friday and the rest of holiday shopping often takes the cheer out of this joyous season. This December, Wild Dunes® Resort, an island resort located near Charleston, S.C., is offering the solution to the hectic hustle and bustle-a holiday package complete with great shopping deals and no hassle, all while enjoying distinctive accommodations and amenities at an award-winning Lowcountry resort.

As part of the 2006 holiday package, Wild Dunes is teaming up with high-end fashion heavyweights Saks Fifth Avenue and MOO ROO, as well as local boutique favorites, including Stella Nova, The Finicky Filly and several more, to extend exclusive holiday shopping deals only available to Resort guests.

Well-known for its many unique shops and hidden gem boutiques-not to mention Charleston’s historic City Market-the downtown Charleston area offers everything a holiday shopper needs to complete their gift list.

The Wild Dunes Resort holiday package, dubbed “It’s Lovely Weather for Shopping Together,” includes:

o Accommodations at The Boardwalk Inn
o Breakfast each morning at the Sea Island Grill o Transportation to and from downtown Charleston o Exclusive deals at select downtown area stores available only to Wild Dunes Resort guests including:

- MOO ROO: 20% off all merchandise
- Saks Fifth Avenue: A complimentary gift bag (no purchase necessary!)
- Stella Nova: 25% off all merchandise
- Putumayo: 25% off all merchandise
- Lula Kate: 20% off all merchandise
- Max Jerome: 20% off all merchandise
- Knit: 15% off all merchandise
- The Finicky Filly: 15% off all regularly priced merchandise
- Charleston Cooks!: 10% off all merchandise or a cooking class
- Smoking Lamp: 10% off any purchase of $10 or more

This package is available December 1 3, with limited availability, complete with a shuttle from Wild Dunes to downtown Charleston each day. The shuttle will leave the Resort at 10 a.m. each morning, with pick-ups at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Once shoppers return to Wild Dunes, they are free to relax, enjoy fine dining at the Sea Island Grill, take in a round of golf on one of two Tom Fazio-designed courses, or stroll along the beaches savoring the mild Lowcountry weather.

Cost as low as $275 per night, based on two people for two nights. To make reservations, visit wilddunes.com or call 1-877-221-0901.

Wild Dunes Resort, named among America’s Top 75 Golf Resorts in North America by Golf Digest in 2002 and 2004, also features world-class tennis, one of the nation’s top-rated recreation programs, miles of bike and walking paths and one of the cleanest beaches in North America. The Resort’s 4-diamond rated Boardwalk Inn (AAA) was also named one of the top 500 Greatest Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure magazine.

About Wild Dunes Resort
Wild Dunes is one of 30 independent, upscale and luxury hotels, resorts and golf clubs in the United States managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the fifth largest independent hospitality managementcompany in the country. The company, headquartered in suburban Denver, Colo., features a portfolio of more than 8,000 guest rooms, 15 golf courses and 10 full-service spas. Destination Hotels & Resorts properties are located in key metropolitan and resort markets including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Denver, Dallas, San Diego, Aspen, Austin, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Jackson Hole, Maui and Lake Tahoe. For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit www.destinationhotels.com.

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