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Club Med Sandpiper Bay, located in Florida, offers the perfect vacation experience for families, and was recently named a “Best Baby Getaway for 2012” by Parents magazine. Creating personalized experiences for kids of all ages from four months to 17 years old, Sandpiper Bay features new facilities for younger guests including a Kidz Village with a splash park, the BRITTO Art Center and Latitude 27 , an exclusive new lounge for tweens and teens. Sandpiper Bay is Club Med’s only all-inclusive resort in the U.S., and the flagship of Club Med “premium sports” resorts with elite Golf, Tennis and Fitness Academies.
The 216-acre renovated Sandpiper Bay is the only all-inclusive family resort in the U.S., and 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 boasts 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.
The drive over there was beautiful. I could stare at this view forever.
It was rainy & cloudy the day we arrived but that didn’t stop us from enjoying the beautiful views.
We stayed in the deluxe family room. This is the view of the master bedroom. There was another room with 2 beds.
My daughter made herself at home as soon as she arrived. (Pictured: Skip Hop Zoo Luggage)
As you can see, my daughter made great use of the couch. As soon as we got there, she turned it into a toy zone. Squinkies galore.
I loved this lamp and the peacock blue chair. So cute.
The next day, the sun was out and the rain stopped. It was a little cloudy but that didn’t stop the paddle boarders and sailers.
Coffee time, ah yes. Fabulous.
We put the arts & crafts room to good use. We were in there a lot. It was fun and they basically give you free reign as long as you pick up your mess.
The mural in the arts & crafts room was awesome. So colorful. I loved it.
My daughter (okay, we all did) made great use of the playdough.
Ah yes, the kids pool area. This was designated for the younger kids and it was an easy way to get in some water time with the younger kids.
White Chocolate Bread. Enough said. (Here’s the recipe)
After meals, it was fun to relax and walk out by the water. These comfy chairs were a great place to sit and watch the water.
In the evenings, there was always some sort of performance or show for entertainment.
You can choose from a wide variety of classic or deluxe rooms and suites according to your personal preference or depending on your need.
Have a baby? No problem. They have everything for your baby’s comfort: high quality baby equipment and suitable food for babies up to 23 months.
Sports & Activities
Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Water polo, Club Med Gym Cardio training and Weight room
Group lessons for all levels:
Yoga, Cardio-tennis, Cardio splash, Power walk
Beginners group lessons:
Sailing, Aquazumba ., Pilates, Paddle Board, Zumba
Restaurants & Bars
Gourmet dining and premium beverages: a variety of dining options are at your fingertips for breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time in between. Quality alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks* are included.
*Except for Champagne, VSOP and XO spirits, some premium brands, wine list, canned and/or bottled drinks and mini-bar, which are at an extra charge.
We were very pleased with the Club Med Sandpiper Bay Resort. It was very kid-friendly and relaxing. My 5 year old had no problem finding fun things to do. It was nice to take a few days and experience all the fun things that Club Med had to offer.
Club Med provided us with accommodations for this trip. All opinions are my own.
For more information visit http://sandpiperbay.clubmed.us/resort
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Tyler Place10 years ago
Club Med Sandpiper is not the only all-inclusive family resort in the US; Tyler Place Family Resort in Vermont has been in operation since 1933.