WaterColor News & Press - Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Jennifer Haynes Williams
WATERCOLOR INN & RESORT WELCOMES SPORTS STARS, FANS
Join Annika Sorenstam and Mia Hamm for weekend events including golf match and kids' fitness classes
Santa Rosa Beach, FL - (February 10, 2010) - WaterColor Inn & Resort celebrates a visit by LPGA great Annika Sorenstam and Olympic medalist and soccer star Mia Hamm with a special ANNIKA Experience package that includes a stay at your choice of WaterColor Resort or WaterSound Beach and entry to the weekend's biggest events. Annika and Mia come to beautiful 30-A February 19 and 20, 2010 for the ANNIKA Experience at WaterSound, a two-day golf, fitness and culinary event focusing on healthy lifestyle education for kids.
WaterColor Resort and WaterSound host Annika and Mia for two days of special events including a celebrity and charity golf tournaments, food and wine reception, and one-on-one instruction with kids. The ANNIKA Experience begins February 19 with a clinic for junior golfers followed by a celebrity golf match where Annika and Mia square-off. Afterwards, Annika will headline a "Meet Annika and Mia" luncheon at The Village Commons at WaterSound Beachwhere they will both discuss philanthropic work. Proceeds from the Annika Experience at WaterSound benefit local charities and the ANNIKA Foundation, which teaches children the importance of living a healthy, active lifestyle through fitness and nutrition. Mia will raise funds for bone marrow transplant patients in honor of her brother, who died from complications of a bone marrow disease.
Guests of WaterColor Inn & Resort and WaterSound Beach have access to ticketed events with the ANNIKA Experience package. Rates are based on availability and a three-night stay, February 18-21, 2010. Packages include:
- Two tickets to the Meet Annika Sorenstam and Mia Hamm Luncheon at nearby WaterSound Village Commons on Friday, Feb. 19 from 11:30am - 1:30pm
- Dinner for two Friday evening at WaterColor's Fish Out of Water restaurant
- Two tickets to the Food and Wine Reception at the WaterColor Inn on Saturday, Feb. 20 from 6pm to 8pm
About WaterColor Inn & Resort
Selected in 2010 as one of Travel + Leisure's 500 World's Best Hotels and a Condé Nast Traveler's "Gold List" recipient. WaterColor Inn and its restaurant Fish Out of Water are both recipients of the coveted Four Diamond rating by AAA in 2010. Honors of 2009 include a 23rd ranking in the Top 75 Mainland U.S. Resorts in Conde Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards and the "Two Palm" designation from the Florida Green Lodging Program. The exclusive 60 room WaterColor Inn & Resort offers luxurious accommodations, award-winning dining at Fish Out of Water, a full service spa, Kids Camp, golf, tennis, biking, kayaking and fishing. WaterColor Resort also offers well appointed vacation homes and charming cottages for rent. WaterColor Inn & Resort is managed by Seattle-based Noble House Hotels & Resorts and developed by The St. Joe Company. For more information about WaterColor visit www.watercolorresort.com or call 866-426-2656.
About WaterSound Beach
WaterSound Beach is a 256-acre gated residential community sitting directly on the Gulf of Mexico, along Scenic Highway 30-A between Camp Creek Lake and Deer Lake State Park in Northwest Florida's South Walton County. Developed by the St. Joe Company, it stretches for a mile along the Gulf Coast's crystal white sands and emerald waters, with pedestrian bridges and footpaths linking the community are various neighborhoods, complemented by the property's dramatic dunes and lush, natural spaces. Amenities include the private WaterSound
Beach Club, with a 7,000 square foot free-form swimming pool and seasonal Dunesider Grille. Two miles east of WaterSound Beach is Camp Creek Golf Course, a private, 18-hole, par 72 championship course configured by renowned designer Tom Fazio.
For WaterSound vacation rentals, call 800-413-2363 or visit www.watersoundvacationrentals.com.