Sunday, 17 July 2016 17:45

Panama City Resort & Club

Note: This resort has limited availability and requires a full-week stay with check-in on Friday.

At Panama City Resort & Club, you’ve got a world-class beach at your doorstep. Walk out of your room right onto the beach with miles of sugar white sand and emerald green water. Bask in the glorious Florida sun or head to the surf for jet skiing, windsurfing and parasailing. You can also take advantage of the outdoor heated pool and hot tub year-round.

Interested in a round of golf? Then you’re in luck! As an added benefit of ownership, you and your guests can tee off at the Holiday Inn® Golf Course for half the price. After a day on the greens, stop by the fish market and kick off the evening among family and friends with a seafood fest prepared in the comfort of your spacious vacation home. Finally, relax with a splendid sunset on your own private balcony.

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Outrigger Beach Club

At Outrigger Beach Club, you’re just steps from the beach and minutes from the high-speed action of Daytona. You are assured a room with easy beach access, as the resort’s unique boomerang shape allows every room to face the magnificent Atlantic Ocean. Wake to brilliant sunrises, take a stroll along the golden sands and sunbathe the day away on our large pool deck beside the beach.

When you’ve worked up an appetite after a day on the beach or in town, return to the comfort of Outrigger and fire up one of the poolside grills. Enjoy your feast under a shady umbrella in our large picnic area as the sun sets on yet another picture-perfect day.

The outgoing staff is committed to ensuring that your vacation is flawless. They promote a family-friendly atmosphere with weekly group activities such as donut and coffee breakfasts, pizza lunches, ice cream socials, bingo, duck and crab racing, sandcastle building and hair braiding. Kids will also enjoy the kiddie pool, while adults will appreciate the inviting hot tub overlooking the beach and ocean.

The cozy suites reflect their seascape views with walls the color of the golden sands below and carpet as blue as the ocean. Cheerful sunlight streams into the large windows. Each suite also features a newly remodeled kitchen.

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Ocean Towers Beach Club

Located on the Miracle Strip – named for its unparalleled beauty – Ocean Towers Beach Club offers oceanfront living with extraordinary style. Enjoy exquisite views of the Gulf of Mexico from your private balcony or head directly to the beach for fun in the sun. Stretch out for a nap on the powdery white sands then rejuvenate in the frothy turquoise waves.

If you’re looking for a little adventure, climb aboard a jet ski to catch some air on the waves or soar above them from a parasail. Head out into the deep blue on a fishing charter, or explore the deep on a diving excursion.

Fitness buffs will appreciate the exercise room conveniently located in the clubhouse, or you can check out a bicycle and pedal along the Strip. World-class golf and tennis are also nearby. When you’re ready to wind down, plunge into the pool, slip into the hot tub or melt away your cares in the sauna.

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Sunday, 17 July 2016 17:45

Mountain Run at Boyne

While Boyne Mountain is the Midwest’s largest ski area, there are activities for every season at Bluegreen's Mountain Run at Boyne. After the snow melts, the cross-country ski trails transform into challenging hiking and biking trails. For an even bigger thrill, take your mountain bike with you on the chair lift and navigate the steep downhill terrain.

Get a foursome together for a round of golf at two championship golf courses at Mountain Run or for a match on the tennis courts. For a fun family outing, pay a visit to nearby Deer Lake for boating, fishing, swimming and kayaking.

Boyne Mountain comes to life in the winter. Skiers can take advantage of 14 lifts and more than 50 trails for all skill levels. Snowboarders can slide and jump their way through the terrain park. Plus, some Mountain Run villas offer guests the ability to ski in/ski out at the base of the Super Bowl, one of the most popular black-diamond runs. After an exhilarating day on the slopes, head to Snowflake Lounge for a warm toddy and live entertainment.

If you prefer an indoor workout instead, our fitness center houses a comprehensive collection of cardio and weight-training equipment. To relax your aching muscles, you’ll want to soak in the indoor hot tub. Or you can simply stretch out in front of the fireplace in your cozy villa and let your cares melt away

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MountainLoft

As you drive beneath the canopy of oak and pine trees down the winding country road to MountainLoft, you feel as though you’re entering the nearby Smoky Mountains National Park. From an elevation of 2,200 feet, the clubhouse and vacation homes afford sweeping views of the mountainside.

The rich, earthy colors and traditional American furnishings within each villa or chalet will make you feel right at home. Catch a glimpse of deer or a black bear from your balcony or patio. Warm up after a day on the slopes in front of the fireplace or in your whirlpool tub. If you prefer the crisp outdoor air, you can relax in any of four outdoor hot tubs, three heated pools or the sauna.

Enjoy a day of rafting or hiking in the area or a workout in the fitness center. You can host your own hoedown in the clubhouse or in a gazebo available for private parties. Visit the concierge desk for reservations and tickets to all the local shows and attractions, then explore the area by trolley.

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Sunday, 17 July 2016 17:39

Laurel Crest

In the foothills of the Smoky Mountains lies Laurel Crest, a cozy country haven less than a mile from the action of Pigeon Forge, but far enough away to offer rest and relaxation. You will feel ensconced by nature with the mountainous backdrop and beautifully landscaped grounds.

Take in snow-capped mountain views from one of the two outdoor hot tubs or grab the binoculars for some bird watching from the wraparound clubhouse deck. You can do the same from the comfort of your vacation home, as each vacation home has its own whirlpool tub and balcony terrace.

If you prefer to stay on site instead of going into town, there are numerous activities for kids year-round. While the kids are keeping busy at the playground or in the game room, you can bury yourself in a book, swim some laps in the indoor pool or work up a sweat in the fitness center and sauna.

If you’re at a loss to sort out where to go and what to do, our resort staff will help you with a vacation planning hour held every Monday. One popular suggestion: leave your car and explore the area by trolley.

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Landmark Holiday Beach Resort

Note: This resort has limited availability and requires a full-week stay with check-in on Saturday.

Landmark Holiday Beach Resort is made for family enjoyment – where both the young and young at heart can splash in the surf or picnic in the shade of a giant umbrella. For more adventure, hop on a jet ski, soar beneath a parasail or skip atop the water on a catamaran or wind surfboard.

For year-round relaxation, dip into the hot tub, sweat it out in the sauna or dive into our indoor heated pool. Sharpen your forehand at our tennis courts or challenge your friends to a game of beach volleyball. After you’ve worked up an appetite, prepare some surf and turf on the outdoor grills and dine outdoors as the sun sets. Retreat to your spacious villa, open your balcony doors and fall sleep to the sound of gentle waves and whispers of the ocean breeze.

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Sunday, 17 July 2016 17:39

Lake Condominiums at Big Sky

Located at the foot of 11,166-foot Lone Mountain and overlooking scenic Lake Levinski, Lake Condominiums at Big Sky puts you in the center of nature’s beauty. No matter the season, you will enjoy panoramic views of mountain peaks and valleys from your private deck. And after an exhilarating day on the slopes, you can return to the warmth of a crackling fire in your fireplace.

Lake Condominiums is a true destination resort. In the winter, you can access 14 lifts to ski over 85 miles of named runs on three mountains encompassing 3,600 acres. Or catch some air on the jumps, rails and halfpipe in the terrain park. As a bonus, Big Sky is nationally recognized for its short or non-existent lift lines.

In the summer, Lake Condominiums provides the perfect home base for a must-see day trip to Yellowstone National Park or an overnight trip to Grand Teton National Park. Both parks feature magnificent mountains, unspoiled wilderness and spectacular wildlife.

For all those in-between moments, you can engage in a game of horseshoes, indulge in the year-round heated outdoor pool or enjoy the crisp mountain air and scenic beauty from two large hot tubs.

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Bluegreen Club La Pension

Located at the edge of the historic French Quarter and recently renovated to include the ever evolving and always hip artistic community in New Orleans, Bluegreen Club La Pension represents the city as it stands today - an eclectic mix of history, art, music and new, sometimes boisterous beauty. Bluegreen would like to welcome you to its newly remodeled resort, with arms as wide as our Big Easy smiles.

Our six historic buildings are comprised of studio, 1- and 2-bedroom completely remodeled villas that now feature locally made artwork and décor. Vacation villas feature a variety of unique traits, such as handcrafted headboards to locally sourced photography and handmade conversation pieces that include mini-mausoleums, painted chairs posted to the ceilings and paintings mounted on salvaged materials.

The historic building still boasts exposed beams and brick walls, but now includes lofty window dressings and modern kitchenettes. And to keep modern chic comfy, the villas include all new plush linens, white spa-inspired bathrooms and pristine pine floors.

From the moment of arrival, guests are greeted by grandeur, as a fresh coat of paint on the façade gives a new sense of beauty to the historic building. Once inside, the transition from French Provincial to modern New Orleans is obvious. The lobby now features a dramatic wrought iron desk with a matching canopy, custom built by one of New Orleans’ most respected metal workers. A beautiful rooftop sundeck invites guests to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the city, and propositions them to stay a while with an over-sized chessboard and comfortable lounges.

As always, the prime location of Club La Pension means you’re just steps away from the fabulous food, amazing nightlife and renowned eccentric culture of the Big Easy you came to experience.

For award-winning Italian cuisine, dine at the intimate four-star-rated Café Giovanni next door to the resort. After dinner, stroll through the historic French Quarter and listen to the soulful sounds of jazz as the irresistible aroma of Creole and Cajun food fills the Quarter. Or, walk across the street from the resort and try your hand - poker hand that is- at Harrah’s Casino. Plus, renowned Bourbon Street is only three blocks away. Watch it come to life at night with its many restaurants, bars, nightclubs and legendary parties.

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The Innsbruck Aspen

When you think of vacationing in Aspen, you think of an implied higher standard of service and comfort, and The Innsbruck Aspen delivers beyond your expectation. Situated within walking distance of downtown Aspen and the spectacular mountain slopes, The Innsbruck Aspen offers guests’ warmth, charm and a distinctive level of hospitality that begins before you even check in. You’ll receive a pre-arrival confirmation call from the concierge offering to make fine dining reservations, help arrange for your groceries in advance, purchase your lift tickets and more. That service will continue to be available 24/7 throughout your stay, as will the exceptional convenience of valet ski storage. This first-class service and amenities pair with suites that perfectly blend modern aesthetic and intimate mountain elegance to make sure everything about your stay says “Aspen.”

A lovely courtyard beside the year-round swimming pool and hot tub offers room to relax and rest after a day of warm-weather activity. After days on the slopes, you can enjoy a cozy lounge area, which, like your suite and the rest of the resort, offers free WiFi service. Vacation suites welcome guests with slate entryways, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, gourmet kitchens and Alderwood cabinetry. Gas fireplaces, 42-inch high-definition flat screen TVs and jetted tubs add the final touches of comfort to the cozy suites. If you just want to stay in for the night, you can get a DVD loaner from the front desk to catch your favorite movie.

Complimentary bicycle rentals and a 24-hour local shuttle service offer easy transportation and a local’s view of the trendy city tucked in a four-season wonderland. Visitors come to the mountain town all year, bringing hiking boots, skis, bathing suits and shopping bags. Four world-class mountains, the nation’s most diverse terrain and on-snow experiences, snowmobile tours and even sleigh rides are part of the Aspen winter experience not to mention some of the nation’s elite ski instructors. Art, music, film and culinary festivals, as well as sporting events, flash through the city all year and local boutiques, high-end designers and trendy retailers keep the city streets bustling. Aspen’s restaurants are top-notch as well, offering everything from pub fare to world-class dining.

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