Clearwater Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2014
While the rest of the country eagerly awaits the end of a seemingly never-ending winter season, Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa has sprung into action, putting together an impressive spring lineup that is sure to cure travelers of any lingering winter blues. Whether visiting Florida’s best beach town for St. Patrick’s Day, Mother’s Day or Easter, the AAA Four Diamond resort has special offerings to put the spring back into guests’ steps. With its prime location in the center of the city’s Beach Walk, the resort makes the ideal basecamp for any of Clearwater’s spring festivals and activities, including the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival, now in its second year, as well as the fifth annual Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week.
St. Patrick’s Day Spa Special
Open to guests and the public, the resort’s eco-friendly Sandava Spa is featuring a new treatment throughout the month of March. In the spirit of “going green,” the Tropical Shamrock Wrap begins with a dry brush exfoliation, preparing the skin to be painted head-to-toe in Irish green with the invigorating Green Tea & Ginger Mask. To remind guests that they are indeed in warm, sunny Florida and not the Northeast Atlantic, the Kukui Coconut Crème Application finishes off this rejuvenating experience with tropical flare. The 60-minute, full-body treatment is specially priced at $110 (regularly $130) all month long. An 18 percent service charge is added based on the original cost of the service and includes gratuity for the technician. For booking appointments, please call the spa at 727-373-4970.
On Easter morning April 20, 2014, the skilled culinary crew at SHOR American Seafood Grill will prepare a lavish, family-friendly buffet where the Easter Bunny himself will make an appearance. Served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., SHOR’s brunch buffet will feature an assortment of menu items. Breakfast favorites will include eggs Benedict, an omelet station and fresh fruit. The seafood station will offer a selection of oysters on the half shell, shrimp cocktail, Dungeness crab legs, smoked salmon display and ahi tuna tartar. The cold display will feature creamy dill cucumber salad and spinach and pomegranate salad. A charcuterie station will offer handcrafted cheeses and a selection of artisan-cured meats, including garlic-cured salami, air-dried beef and soppressata. Action stations will serve up bourbon honey glazed pit ham, prime rib with SHOR’s signature pretzel rolls and chive horseradish cream, mojo marinated pork loin, sautéed grouper and creamy orzo pasta primavera. Of course, no SHOR buffet would be complete without an endless bloody Mary and mimosa bar and a decadent dessert display of flourless chocolate cake, traditional Apple pie, chocolate pecan pie, strawberry swirl cheesecake and coconut creme brulee shooters.
SHOR welcomes both resort guests and the public. Brunch will be available for $55 per adult and $25 per child under 12, plus tax and gratuity. Children four years and under are free. Limited seats are available, so advance reservations are strongly encouraged. To make a reservation, visit http://www.opentable.com, http://www.shorclearwater.com or call 727-373-4780.
On-property Easter Activities
The resort’s youngest guests will have plenty of opportunities to have their own holiday fun, including egg hunts, egg decorating, egg relay races and photos sessions with the Easter Bunny. For only $30, the Easter Bunny will also hand deliver fully stocked Easter baskets to guests’ suites between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival
The second annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival is ready to “wow” visitors once again this year. Taking place April 4 through April 13, 2014, the 10-day celebration will welcome back Team Sandtastic, the master sand sculptors who created last year’s 1,000-ton, walk-through sand display. This year’s tent will be even larger at 15,000 square feet. The event will additionally feature sand-sculpting competitions and clinics, speed sand demonstrations and Camp Hyatt Sandbox, a fenced-in children’s play area sponsored by the resort.
Throughout the 10-day festival, the resort will offer several food and drink specials to resort guests and the public. From 11 a.m. through 10 p.m. all week long, festival goers will be able to enjoy a 20 percent discount off of any food order from the lunch and dinner menus at SHOR and Skimmer’s Lounge by presenting a receipt or wrist band from the event. Families who buy one entrée from Hyatt’s “For Kids, By Kids” menu will also receive a second children’s menu item free. Sugar Sand Doughnut Bites will be available at SHOR and Skimmers for those craving something sweet. Also back by popular demand, the resort’s signature Sugar Sand drink, the Cool & Refreshing Gulf Coast Orange Crush, will be served all day for just $3 per drink at both Skimmers Bar and Swim Bar. The resort’s eighth-floor Swim Pool Bar will offer two-for-one sunset happy hour specials to complement its panoramic sunset views.
For the 2014 Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival, cost of admission will be $8 per adult, $4 per student ages six to 17, $5 per senior ages 55 and up and $5 for members of the military, police and fire departments. Children five years old and younger will be free. This year’s ticket admission will include both entrance into the Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit and a commemorative 8x10 souvenir photo for each attendee.
Additionally, the resort will be offering 20 percent off all room rates during the festival. Guests can reserve their suite by visiting http://clearwaterbeach.hyatt.com or by calling 1-800-233-1234 with offer code SUGAR. For more information about the festival, please visit: http://www.sugarsandfestival.com/.
April Spa Special
Throughout the month of April, Sandava Spa will feature a special spa package for a “spring awakening” of dull, tired skin. The resort’s popular blueberry bliss facial and Florida orange scrub will be combined to help revitalize and renew skin. Regularly $255, this entire experience will be just $225 when booked any time during the month of April. An 18 percent service charge will be added based on the original cost of the service and includes gratuity for the technician. For booking appointments, please call the spa at 727-373-4970.
Mother’s Day Spa Special
Sandava Spa also wants to help make mom feel special this Mother’s Day and invites guests to treat her to a soothing spa day with limited-time savings. Guests can purchase a gift certificate for any 60-minute massage or facial, and mom will receive 30 extra minutes of pure indulgence. This is a gift certificate promotion only and may be purchased through May 11, 2014 and may be redeemed starting on May 12, 2014. An 18 percent service charge will be included based on the 90-minute rate and includes gratuity for the technician. For booking appointments, please call the spa at 727-373-4970.
Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week
As May rolls around, Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach will welcome local foodies, resort guests and Clearwater Beach visitors for the fifth annual Clearwater Beach Restaurant Week, taking place May 12 through May 18, 2014. The event will feature fine dining and casual cuisine from the area’s best restaurants, including featured restaurant participant SHOR. All week long, SHOR diners will be able to enjoy a three-course, pre-fix menu of regionally inspired, fresh seafood and American cuisine for just $35 per person.
SHOR will be competing for the “Best in Class” in a variety of categories. Diners will have an opportunity to vote on their experience and each vote will be entered into a drawing for great prizes. Guests will be given a passport to get stamped as they dine at various restaurants. Once a passport is stamped from four restaurants, guests can enter to win the grand prize of a Clearwater Beach Dream Getaway, which includes two round-trip tickets on Allegiant Airlines and a two-night stay in a Gulf front two-bedroom suite at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa. Event information is available on http://www.clearwaterbeachrestaurantweek.com/.
About Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa features 250 guest suites that blend tropical elegance with a luxurious, carefree experience on Florida’s west coast. Breathtaking Gulf views provide the backdrop for expansive floor plans for deluxe one- and two-bedroom suites. Each suite features fully equipped kitchens and balconies or rooftop terraces. Guests can enjoy a variety of upscale amenities such as the eighth-floor infinity pool deck with 20 air-conditioned poolside cabanas and a children’s pool area, a spa pool area on the 16th floor and multiple dining options, including the resort’s signature seafood grill SHOR. Other amenities include the eco-friendly Sandava Spa and Camp Hyatt Kids’ Club, along with 12,000 square feet of indoor and 20,000 square feet of outdoor function space for premier beachside events. Located in the “Best Beach Town in Florida” according to USA Today, the resort serves as the centerpiece of the city’s new Beach Walk, providing close proximity and easy access to a wealth of world-class restaurants, retailers and attractions.
The resort is a recipient of the following awards and recognitions: the prestigious AAA/CAA Four Diamond Award; four green keys designation by the Green Key Eco-rating Program; approval by Florida Green Lodging; gold status in TripAdvisor’s GreenLeaders Program; ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award for 2013; TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2013; ranking in the “best spa” and “most romantic spot” categories in the 2013 Best of St. Pete/Clearwater Awards; recognition as one of Tampa Bay’s Top 100 Workplaces for 2013 by the Tampa Bay Times; the 2014 Couples’ Choice Award by WeddingWire; acknowledgement as a 2013 Best of Weddings Pick by The Knot; recognition as one of Florida’s Best Companies To Work For by Florida Trend; the 2012 Impact Award Winner by Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts; placement on Elite Meetings’ Top 100 Hotels List; acknowledgement as a gay-friendly hotel by the TAG Approved® Accommodations Program; and the Metro’s Best Award in the Hot Spots to Shop, Dine, Play & Escape by Tampa Bay Metro Magazine for the past two consecutive years. The resort’s signature SHOR American Seafood Grill has also earned the Best of Taste at the 2013 Taste of Clearwater, the Best Dessert Award at Clearwater Beach’s Restaurant Week for the past two consecutive years and Tampa Bay Magazine’s Best of Tampa Bay Award for the last four consecutive years.
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