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Celebrate Labor Day at Charleston's Island Resort

Wild Dunes Resort Announces New "Weekend in the Wild" Offerings

CHARLESTON, S.C., August 1, 2019 – This Labor Day, Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination Hotel, has announced its new “Weekend in the Wild” offerings, giving guests the chance to experience the best of Charleston’s beautiful scenery, wildlife, dining and more at unbeatable rates starting at $99 per night. From a Birds of Prey Flight Demo to Barrier Island Eco Tours to the resort’s Labor Day 5K, there are endless opportunities to cap off the summer with adventure and fun at Wild Dunes Resort. What’s better? Guests who book a last-minute Labor Day weekend getaway can enjoy their fourth night free in a variety of vacation homes and condos, while guests looking to stay in the AAA Four Diamond rated Boardwalk Inn or Village will enjoy 20 percent off savings.

Please see below for more details on Wild Dunes Resort’s “Weekend in the Wild” offerings:

Beach Sweep

Saturday, August 31, 7 a.m.

The early bird gets the worm at Wild Dunes Resort. Guests can kick off their Labor Day weekend by helping to keep the beautiful Isle of Palms beach clean. Buckets and gloves will be provided. Meet at the Grand Pavilion beachfront.

Birds of Prey Flight Demo

Saturday, August 31, 6-7 p.m.

Charleston’s Center for Birds of Prey will be hosting a complimentary Flight Demonstration at Wild Dunes Resort as part of their mission to educate, research and conserve some of the world’s most illuminating wild birds. Guests can take a walk on the wild side and watch as hawks, falcons, eagles, owls and vultures fly above, learning all about these remarkable species. Meet on the Village Plaza.

Labor Day 5K

Monday, September 2, 8 a.m.

Guests can end the summer on a high note with a fun run/walk on the beautiful Isle of Palms beach. Cost to participate is $25 per person (includes t-shirt). To book, visit our website or call 877.230.9224.

Barrier Island Eco-tours

Available to book online

Charleston’s stunning scenery and wildlife is best viewed from the water, and this Labor Day weekend guests can choose from a number of eco-adventures ranging from relaxing to adrenaline pumping. Catering to guests of all ages, popular activities include Dolphin Discovery Sunset Cruises, Blue Crabbing Excursions, Shark Fishing and Marine Biology Day Camp for the kids. Guests looking to experience authentic Charleston cuisine can even enjoy a Lowcountry Boil Beachside Cookout on Capers Island before the sun sets. For a full list of Wild Dunes Resort’s Barrier Island Eco Tours, visit our website. Prices vary depending on activity.

Savor the Best Lowcountry Cuisine

Tucked inside the Boardwalk Inn lobby, Wild Dunes Resort’s signature restaurant and bar, Coastal Provisions, is home to some of the Lowcountry’s best craft cocktails and locally-authentic cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Executive Chef Read Wolfe creates crave-worthy dishes centered around local seafood, meat and seasonal vegetables. The “Weekend in the Wild” special is Country Fried Quail. To make reservations, visit our website or call 843.886.2200.

Visit Partners at the South Carolina Aquarium

Guests can learn about some of the resort’s most fascinating ocean neighbors like sharks, sea turtles, fish, otters, alligators, crabs and more with a trip downtown to the South Carolina Aquarium. Sea turtle lovers can also book the resort’s two-night SC Aquarium Family Sea Turtle Package, catering to families of four. Guests will be treated to a private behind the scenes tour with the aquarium staff, along with “Tipsy Turtle” drink vouchers for the parents and a special sea turtle welcome amenity for the kids. For more information or to book this package, visit our website or call 855.318.6099.

For more information on Wild Dunes Resort or to book a Labor Day weekend getaway, please visit or call 866.349.4983.  

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About Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination Hotel

Nestled on the northern tip of Isle of Palms, a lush barrier island off the coast of South Carolina, Wild Dunes Resort, is located 30 minutes from the charm and grace of historic downtown 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. Visit Wild Dunes Resort online on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels is a collection of independent hotels, resorts and residences across North America that joined Hyatt in late 2018. Ranging from upscale to luxury, each property is purposefully crafted for discovery – of place, of people and of self, capturing the unique essence of its location through authentic experiences, immersive programming and genuine service. The award-winning collection features renowned golf courses, indigenous spas, and exceptional food and beverage experiences including bars, restaurants, cafes, and rooftops. Current properties are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii (Island of Hawaii, Kauai, Maui), Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia and Washington. For more information, visit Follow Destination Hotels on Instagram: @destinationhotels, Twitter: @Destination, and Facebook: DestinationHotels.


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