Nature Lovers "Fly South" for Winter Eco-Savings at Florida's Panama City Beach
December 8, 2006
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. – With the summer crowds gone and the weather more mild, Panama City Beach, Fla. provides the perfect oasis for travelers looking for an eco-adventure this winter. From captivating dolphin encounters at Shell Island and exploring nature trails at St. Andrews State Park to canoeing the swift waters of the Econfina Creek or catching a glimpse of a giant manta ray in the Gulf of Mexico, Panama City Beach is host to a myriad of natural wonders, plus prices on accommodations drop up to 30 percent during the winter months.
For example, Edgewater Beach Resort has rates starting at $98 per night for a one-bedroom suite through March 31, 2007.* For guests looking for an exclusive resort experience, Edgewater offers 550 full-service suites and access to a half-mile of private beach as well as 27 holes of golf, 11 plexicushion tennis courts and a spa and fitness center. For a more quaint, intimate atmosphere, Majestic Beach Towers, the newest in upscale condominiums including Gulf front dining, an on-site movie theatre and a fresh market, has one-bedroom unit discounted rates starting at $103 per night through March 31, 2007.*
The following natural eco-adventures are located just a few sandy steps away from Edgewater Beach Resort and Majestic Beach Towers:
•The 1,260-acre St. Andrews State Recreation Area is surrounded with rolling sand dunes, woodlands, marshes, bird watching and eco-trails on one side and the sparkling green Gulf on the other
•Shell Island, a natural, undeveloped barrier island accessible only by boat, is home to one of the world’s highest concentrations of bottle-nosed dolphins, where nature lovers frequently experience “close enough to touch” dolphin encounters
•Eco-enthusiasts paddle down the crystal clear springs and honeycomb limestone banks of Econfina Creek to recapture the unspoiled beauty of the natural environment
•Home to hundreds of natural reefs and dive sites, the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico give guests an up close and personal look at sea life such as manta rays, corals, sea turtles, colorful sponges and tropical fish
To experience winter savings and ecological wonders in Panama City Beach, Fla., call Edgewater Beach Resort at (800) 874-8686 or visit www.edgewaterbeachresort.com, or Majestic Beach Towers at (866) 494-3364 or visit www.majesticbeachresort.com.
* Per suite, per night based on double occupancy; based on availability; subject to change. Advanced reservations required. Rate non-transferable. Taxes not included.
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