CHARLESTON, S.C., May 27, 2019 – According to the 2019 Virtuoso Luxe Report, multigenerational travel is the top vacation trend for 2019. This summer, Wild Dunes Resort, A Destination Hotel, has announced a collection of new kids clubs, activities and offerings giving families across all generations the chance to connect with a relaxing, fun and fulfilling vacation. Located 30 minutes from downtown Charleston on the pristine Isle of Palms, Wild Dunes Resort is home to championship golf, tennis, four resort pools, premier dining, children’s programming, adventure activities, spa services and more- making it the ideal location for a summer getaway. From magical and mysterious new kid’s clubs to CBD spa services, to volunteer activities that allow guests to give back to the Charleston community, Wild Dunes Resort’s new summer offerings appeal to everyone from children to grandparents. As part of the resort’s Countdown to Summer promotion, families who book a stay through August 30, 2019 will receive 20 percent off stays of five or more nights, and 15 percent off stays of up to four nights. In addition, the resort’s special “Hot Dates” offer great rates beginning at just $149/night, for select dates May through August.
Please see below for more details on Wild Dunes Resort’s new programs for Summer 2019:
Dune Bug Clubs for Kids
Children ages 5-11 can enjoy a fun collection of new educational programs this summer with the resort’s Dune Bug Clubs, available select days June 10 to August 5. Kids can show off their creativity and express their inner artists with Lil’ Picasso or join a pirate crew in the hunt for buried treasure with Pirate Plunder with the Charleston Museum. They can become the ruler of their own made-from-scratch Lego castles with Ultimate Fort Building, or experiment with 11 kooky science projects with Mad Scientist. Kids can solve an exciting series of mysteries around the resort with Junior Detective or build and design a rocket to be launched high into the sky at Astronaut Camp. Finally, children can become nature detectives and learn to identify shells, track animals and investigate Lowcountry fossils with Explore the Shore with the Charleston Museum.
South Carolina Aquarium Volunteer Activity + Package
Booking.com recently reported that a staggering 86 percent of travelers said they would be willing to spend some time on activities that offset the environmental impact of their stay, and 37 percent said they would be willing to help clear plastic or litter from a beach or other tourist attraction. Wild Dunes Resort is partnering with the South Carolina Aquarium to give guests the chance to hit the beach for a good cause with its SC Aquarium Beach Sweeps, occurring every Saturday morning from June to August at the Grand Pavilion. Families can learn about the resort’s efforts to go plastic strawless, save sea turtles and keep our oceans clean. The Sweeps will begin with an educational presentation and end with logging the amount of debris the group gathered so guests can see the full impact of their efforts. Sea turtle lovers can also learn more about some of the resort’s ocean neighbors with the SC Aquarium Family Sea Turtle Package. Designed for two adults and two kids, this package includes a two-night resort stay, four tickets to the South Carolina Aquarium, complete with a private behind the scenes tour with the Aquarium staff and complimentary downtown parking voucher, two Tipsy Turtle drink vouchers for use at the resort and a special sea turtle welcome amenity. To book, click here or call 855.318.6099.
Upgraded Spa Services
Parents and grandparents looking to relax and recharge can visit Wild Dunes Resort’s Sand & Sea Spa and indulge in a number of new and unique treatments available this summer like the CBD Renew & Relax Massage. Conde Nast Traveler named CBD Spa Treatments one of nine top travel trends for 2019. Travelers across the country can’t get enough of this wildly popular non-psychoactive compound derived from marijuana plants, used to both relieve anxiety and reduce muscle soreness. Players of any sport can loosen their muscles and help prevent sprains with the resort’s new Young Athletes Massage, while women seeking to amp up their lashes can enjoy a Lash Lift or Lash Perm. Guests seeking to supercharge their skin with a facial can choose between two new treatments- the Alpha Beta Brightening Facial, which uses Vitamin C to help support collagen and combat sun damage, and the Hyaluronic Marine Hydrating Facial, which uses professional-grade algin and hyaluronic acid to improve the skin’s capacity to retain water. Finally, for the ultimate relaxation, Wild Dunes Resort brings the spa directly to its guests with its In-Room Massage at the Boardwalk Inn.
For more information on Wild Dunes Resort or to book a getaway, please visit www.wilddunes.com or call 855.264.4232.
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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 www.destinationhotels.com. Follow Destination Hotels on Instagram: @destinationhotels, Twitter: @Destination, and Facebook: DestinationHotels.
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