Resort Fact Sheet - A LINGERING LOOK

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					                    A LINGERING LOOK

SANDPEARL RESORT   Opened in August 2007 as the first new resort built on
EXPERIENCE         Clearwater Beach in 25 years, the Four Diamond
                   Sandpearl Resort is tucked seamlessly into Florida’s pristine
                   Gulf coast along miles of pearlescent white sand beaches. For
                   nearly a century the original Clearwater Beach Hotel - built as a
                   summer bungalow by a Florida lumberman in 1917 - reigned as
                   the crown jewel of the destination, and passed its rich legacy
                   onto the Sandpearl, for future generations to call their own.

                   This fresh resort blends eco-conscious luxury with unparalleled
                   amenities and features 253 guest rooms and suites, full-service
                   spa, upscale and “toes-in-the-sand” dining and state-of-the-art
                   meeting/event space, as well as Enrichment Programs from
                   Astronomy Nights and Artists-in-Residence to Marine Discovery
                   Kayaking and Organic Cooking Classes.

                   As the sun sets over the Gulf, the day wanes with a nightly
                   beach sunset ritual, where a select guest is chosen to ring the
                   original dinner bell from the historic Clearwater Beach Hotel.

LAID BACK LUXURY   Reflecting an elegant island style, the laid-back unpretentious
                   atmosphere embodies a “British Colonial meets Tommy
                   Bahama” feel. The resort décor is elegant, yet always
                   comfortable, with a “no jacket required” philosophy. Plantation
                   style espresso wood doors span the width of the first floor,
                   opening graciously into the lobby, welcoming guests with the
                   crisp scent of Island Breeze and unveiling conch chandeliers
                   ensconced in wrought iron, as well as other marine life including
                   Egret sculptures, coral and shells displayed among cozy clusters
                   of “sink in” furniture.

                   A collection of $1 million of artwork from legendary Florida artist
                   Christopher Still and other renowned names graces the walls with
                   classic Florida scenes.

ECO-CONSICOUS      Sandpearl Resort is the first resort in Florida to achieve LEED Silver
                   Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, and one of only 15
                   worldwide. The resort makes environmental stewardship a priority
                   with features including in-room energy management systems, low
                   emission construction materials, geothermal pool heating system
                   and extensive water conservation practices.
ACCOMMODATIONS    Capturing the sophisticated, yet comfortably casual essence of
                  Southwest Florida, guest rooms feature airy, Olde Florida inspired décor
                  with citrus-hued interiors, wainscoting and black and white photography
                  of seascapes and marine life.

                  Evening turn-down service with “pearls of wisdom” and daily morning
                  newspaper “doorstep” delivery.

                  Bathrooms with expansive marble vanity, lighted makeup mirror and
                  Gilchrist & Soames amenities.

                  50 suites offer one- and two-bedroom floor plans and feature
                  additional amenities including in-room washer and dryer, full gourmet
                  kitchen and roman tubs. The hotel also features a
                  Presidential Suite with striking Gulf views and expansive terrace
                  and a free-standing two story Gulfside Suite right on the beach.

                  As a part of the resort’s conservation efforts, an in-room energy
                  management system monitors room temperatures remotely so that
                  occupied rooms are controlled by the guest, but unoccupied rooms can
                  be adjusted to reduce expending excess energy.
                  System cut-offs on sliding glass doors automatically prevent
                  unintentional energy waste when guests are enjoying a balmy breeze
                  from their balcony.

ENRICHING         Whether exploring an untouched island on a kayaking expedition
EXPERIENCES       or helping to protect the delicate eco-system of Clearwater
                  Beach, Enrichment Programs are designed to engage guests and
                  immerse them in nature.

                  Enriching Experiences Include:
                  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium Behind-the-Scenes Tour • Artists
                  in Residence Program: observe and create with a
                    visiting artist
                  • Organic Cooking Classes with Wine Tastings
                  • Caledesi Island/Dolphin Encounter Cruise
                  • Kayak tour through the Sutherland Bayou
                  • Guided Beach Walks
                  • LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design
                    Program) tour
                  • Family Beach Scavenger Hunts
                  • Wild-Life Wonders

COASTAL CUISINE   Caretta on The Gulf
                  Named for the Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Caretta on the Gulf offers
                  a AAA Four Diamond specialty dining experience featuring
                  seasonal cuisine, without the worry of being on “the list.” Three
                  daily seatings feature palate-pleasing entrees including a breakfast
                  menu with favorites such as Crab Cake Eggs Benedict; lunch menu with
                  gourmet flatbreads, sandwiches and salads; and dinner menu with
                  infusions of south American, Carribbean
          and other international inspirations including Five Spiced
          Poached Pear and Fried Lobster “Mac and Cheese” to Striped
          Bass and Sweet Pea Agnolotti Pasta. (offerings vary seasonally)

          An organic menu is also available offering entrees such as
          Wild Florida Grouper and Tea Smoked Duck. An intimate
          Wine Room is ideal for special events and tastings, with an
          extensive collection of wines from around the world, while
          the Ceviche Sushi and Raw Bar offers a fresh selection of local
          seafood and sushi along with a wood-burning oven boasting a myriad
          of rustic options.

          Breakfast: Mon-Sat 7 to 11 a.m.
          Lunch: Mon-Sat 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
          Dinner: Daily 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
          Sunday Brunch: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

          Tate Island Grill
          Nestled between Sea oat-covered sand dunes and poised
          directly on the Gulf, Tate Island Grill provides a laid-back
          setting to enjoy casual cuisine with live island music at dusk.
          Fresh seafood, salads and sandwiches are complemented with an
          extensive cocktail menu featuring the signature Blue Pearl, a frozen
          concoction of Cruzan Coconut rum, crème de
          banana, coconut and a blue Curacao swirl. As the sun sinks
          into the Gulf, guests relax in one of the Adirondack chairs
          around the beachside fire pit.

          The Marketplace
          A quick grab-and-go dining option, fresh pastries, fruit, cereal and rich
          Starbuck's cappuccino refuel guests before a day on the beach. The
          Marketplace also offers sandwiches, salads, snacks and cold beverages
          throughout the day.

          Personal Chef
          For a truly private dining experience, a chef will prepare a
          customized dining experience in-room (available in suites only).

SPAAAAH   A sanctuary bathed in iridescent oyster hues concealing seven
          treatment rooms, therapeutic whirlpool with cool shower, private
          relaxation rooms, steam room and deluxe couples treatment
          room with European-style soaking tubs, as well as salon services.

          Restorative spa treatments are inspired by the tranquil Gulf waters
          and healing elements of the sea and are divided into Water
          Therapies and Touch Therapies, as well as facials and fitness
          classes.

          Dating back to 520 BC, the pearl is the oldest known gemstone
          and a universal symbol of wisdom and spiritual rebirth, known
                     for its healing properties. Organic pearl paste and pearl extracts are
                     found in Sandpearl Signature therapies.

                     One of only two resorts in Florida to offer the Zen Shiatsuinspired
                     Watsu treatment.
DISTINCTIONS         Expedia Insiders' Select
                     Ranked #8 in the world on customer satisfaction and value.

                     AAA Four Diamond Award Designation (Resort and Caretta on the
                     Gulf)
                     Just 3.9 percent of the 31,000 AAA Rated® lodgings and 2.8 percent of
                     the 27,000 AAA Rated restaurants were awarded the prestigious AAA
                     Four Diamond designation for 2009.

                     LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ) Silver
                     Certification—2009
                     Sandpearl Resort, a designated member of the Florida Green
                     Lodging Program, is the first resort in Florida to achieve this
                     distinguished honor and one of only 15 worldwide.

LAGOON POOL          The zero-entry lagoon style pool directly on the beach offers
                     guests a refreshing dip and is encircled by comfy chaises with
                     sunshades and five cabanas featuring a TV, refrigerator and
                     package add on’s from Berries & Bubbly to Margaritas in the Sand.

                     25,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor meeting and
MASTERFUL            event space, including a grand ballroom and beachfront function
MEETINGS             lawn.

                     With more than 5,200 sq. ft. of event space, the Hunter Ballroom can be
                     divided into three equally sized rooms, each more than 1,700 sq. ft. The
                     pre-function space provides 2,300 sq. ft. and room for 300 reception
                     guests.

                     The Harbor Ballroom encompasses 3,400 sq. ft. overlooking the Gulf of
                     Mexico and can be divided into three equally sized rooms more than
                     1,100 sq. ft. each.

                     The elegant Cove Room as well as Channel and Reef boardrooms
                     showcase dramatic views of the Gulf of Mexico from floor-to-ceiling
                     windows and private balconies.

                     Alternatives to the traditional ballroom/boardroom include a Gulfside
                     Suite and Presidential Suite, as well as a Gulf Lawn and Pool Lawn.

                     Set on one of one of the most striking beaches in the world,
                     The Sandpearl Resort is the ideal backdrop for brides and
BEACHSIDE WEDDINGS   grooms-to-be, offering outdoor wedding venues as well as
                     luxurious indoor banquet rooms and spacious ballrooms.
                        Resort wedding specialists have orchestrated everything from black tie
                        ballroom extravaganzas to barefoot beachfront
                        cocktail receptions. Wedding packages are available.

                        A free-standing two-story “suite” directly on the beach is the ideal
                        option for brides and grooms seeking privacy.
AMENTIES AND SERVICES   24-hour Fitness Center/Yoga, Pilates, Cardio Tone and Stretch
                        Concierge Service                     Camp Ridley for Kids
                        24-hour Room Service                  32-inch flat screen TVs
                        Twice-daily Maid Service              Plush cotton robes
                        Daily Newspaper                       Internet
                        Gilchrist & Soames Products           Valet Laundry Service
                        Refrigerator                          Personal Mini-Bar

CLIMATE                 Clearwater Beach is a peninsula bordered by the Gulf of
                        Mexico to the west and Mandalay Bay to the east with breezy and
                        mild Florida Gulf coast temperatures.

                        Average daily temperatures:
                        January - March: 74°F
                        April - June: 86°F
                        July - September: 91°F
                        October - December: 79°F

TRAVEL                  The resort is located on the north end of Clearwater Beach along
                        700 feet of Gulf of Mexico beachfront.

                        Tampa International Airport is 21 miles from the hotel with
                        service from all major airlines:
                        Air Tran                American
                        British Airways         Continental
                        Delta                   Jet Blue
                        Southwest               Spirit
                        United                  US Airways

                        The St. Pete/Clearwater International Airport is 13 miles
                        from the hotel and offers service from Allegiant Air as well as seasonal
                        airlines and several charters

RESERVATIONS            Sandpearl Resort
                        500 Mandalay Avenue
                        Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767
                        (877) 726-3111 www.sandpearl.com

				
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