To celebrate the opening of Club Med Sandpiper Bay, located in Port St. Lucie, Florida, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and champagne toast with guests and local dignitaries was hosted by Henri Giscard D’Estaing, Chairman and CEO, Club Méditerranée, and Xavier Mufraggi, President and CEO, Club Med North America. With the St. Lucie River and spectacular sunset as the back-drop, JoAnn M. Faiella, Mayor of Port St. Lucie cut the red ribbon with Vice Mayor Linda Bartz and Councilman Jack Kelly by her side.
In addition to being the only all-inclusive family resort in the U.S., Sandpiper Bay is the flagship of Club Med “Premium Sports” resorts. With the new Club Med Academies, Sandpiper Bay offers a world-class training environment in tennis, golf and fitness with coaching from renowned experts in the sports industry. Coaches include Gabe Jaramillo, who developed Andre Agassi and Monica Seles; Brad Brewer, host of Golf Channel’s Daily Brew; and professional tri-athlete and five-time Ironman Champion, Heather Gollnick. Facilities include 21 tennis courts, an 18-hole golf course, a Tom Fazio II designed practice facility including a putting green and driving range, and a new pro-shop and clubhouse.
The 216-acre renovated Sandpiper Bay features two new restaurants, Slice Bar & Lounge, four swimming pools including an infinity pool exclusively for adults and a certified lap pool. The resort also features conference and meeting facilities as well as a new waterfront wedding gazebo. Enhanced accommodations include expansive Deluxe Family Rooms with separate bedrooms and one-and-a-half bathrooms, allowing plenty of space for the entire family.
Sandpiper Bay offers the perfect vacation experience for children by creating personalized experiences for kids of all ages from four months to 17 years old. New facilities for younger guests include a Kidz Village with a splash park, an art center and Latitude 27◦, a new lounge for ‘tweens and teens. Sandpiper Bay is also the new home for the Raggs’ canine characters from the popular “Raggs TV” series. Raggs and his furry friends interact with children by way of fun and educational programs.
For more information, or to make a reservation, visit www.clubmed.us/sandpiperbay, call 1-800 CLUB MED. The resort is easily accessed just one hour from the West Palm Beach airport.