DESTIN, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 2013) -  There's a new reason to head for the Sun Belt this season, and it doesn't have anything to do with the weather. The Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard is offering a limited-time Shopping Package during Black Friday, and anyone looking to combine business (holiday shopping) with pleasure (beaches) should take note.

Available between November 27 and 30, 2013 with a two-night minimum stay, the Black Friday Shopping Package features everything guests need to kick off the holiday shopping season. Guests will receive a $40 gift card to Silver Sands Premium Outlets, home to 110 outlet stores ranging from Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, to Armani, Nike, Calvin Klein, DKNY, Swarovski and Le Creuset, this retail destination has something for everyone.

Guests who book this package will also receive a VIP coupon book to sweeten each deal and a goody bag filled with savings and freebies. And when the shopping is done, visitors can look forward to returning to these premier Destin, Florida suites and relaxing. Unique among South Walton Beach hotels, this recently renovated, extended-stay property is as luxurious as it is convenient. Granite countertops punctuate the kitchens and bathrooms, in a harmonious union of aesthetics and practicality. Contemporary furnishings lend a stylish touch, and a variety of floor plans are designed to accommodate any traveler.

Even four-legged family members will receive a warm welcome at this pet-friendly Destin hotel, which means the whole family can get in on the post-Thanksgiving fun. And with nearby activities to enjoy like golf resorts, water parks, Eden Gardens State Park and, more shopping venues, visitors may want to stay on a few extra days at this Destin Beach, Florida lodging.

For more information, or to book the Black Friday Shopping Package, travelers may visit

About the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel
Offering the best of both surroundings and accommodations, the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard Hotel is an ideal destination for beach-seekers, snowbirds and business travelers. At this extended-stay property, 120 recently renovated suites feature a variety of thoughtful touches designed to make visits of any length sumptuously comfortable. Upscale finishes, spacious bathrooms, add beauty to the functionality of full kitchens and spacious suites that are available as studios, one- or two-bedroom units. Daily breakfast buffets are complimentary, as is the high-speed Internet access throughout the property. Plus guests have access to a 24-hour fitness center, business center and library filled with classic board games and books to occupy oneself with hours of entertainment. In addition, other activities to enjoy include golf courses and pristine beaches only minutes away. And, proving that every detail is accounted for, twice-weekly social hours provide a great way for guests to network and socialize. It's not just a room. It's a Residence.™

Contact Information:

Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
300 Grand Boulevard
Destin, Florida 32550