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Santa Sightings on Skype and at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort; Programs bring cheer and memorable moments to children around the world

DESTIN, FL, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - This holiday season families can celebrate the magic of Christmas with a Skype call to Santa or a personal tuck-in from Santa at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

Thanks to the team and technologically savvy elves at Sandestin, Santa will be talking to children for free via SKYPE this Monday, Nov. 19 through Dec. 21.

After an overwhelming successful debut last year, the Sandestin Santa Skype program is very popular with children from all corners of the world including Asia, Africa, Europe, Canada and the U.S.

"Our gift to families is to be able to connect children with Santa through Skype, one of the most accessible and innovative computer technologies available," said Laurie Hobbs, director of public relations for the resort. "At Sandestin, we are so very fortunate to provide opportunities for families to experience memorable moments like these."

Santa will be available for these free Skype conversations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-5 p.m. CST. Families can simply call him at Skype location name, SandestinResort.

In related news, Sandestin also announced the continuation of its innovative Santa Tuck-In Program. Resort guests will receive a special visit from Santa, a personalized gift for each child and hear a bed time story. The Santa Tuck-In program will be available with a fee every Friday and Saturday starting Nov. 23 through Dec. 22 from 6 to 10 p.m. Proceeds go toward Toys for Tots. To make reservations please call 866-657-7271 or email Santa@sandestin.com.

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has been a treasured tradition for families for generations and during this holiday it is extra special with more than a dozen events and activities. The resort is making it easy to get away this holiday with a variety of options and deals for individuals and families. Special Christmas on the Coast rate specials include: a free night with the purchase of two. (Code: FREE3) and "HOT Dates and Rates" (Code: HOT) for guests that are flexible and want last minute deals, based on availability.

For complete information about Skyping with Santa and the Santa Tuck-In program at Sandestin visit Sandestin.com. For overnight reservations, call 1-866-91-BEACH.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a major destination for all seasons and all ages, and was named the #1 resort on Florida's Emerald Coast. The resort invites guests to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods featuring 1,300 Destin vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and the best in Destin hotel accommodations. As a member of Visit South Walton and Visit Florida, the resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife.

People are invited to download Sandestin's APP for iPhone and Android devices, or become a Facebook Fan or Twitter follower for the latest events and news.

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