The Palm Beaches Boasts Two World Series Championship Teams for 2012 Spring Training: Specials Hotel

02/16/2012

The Palm Beaches Boasts Two World Series Championship Teams for 2012 Spring Training


Specials Hotel, Dining and Attraction Offers for Baseball Fans


THE PALM BEACHES, Fla. (February 16, 2012) - The Palm Beaches are once again preparing for another exciting season of spring training baseball and welcoming back the reigning World Series Champions, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Florida Marlins. Florida's only two-team training facility, Roger Dean Stadium kicks off the season on March 5, 2012 with a matchup between the home teams. From Jupiter to Boca Raton, a number of hotel, dining and attraction partners have put together discounted rates and specials for visiting fans who will head to Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter Beach. Here are just a few of the great deals available this season:


Casa Grandview Historic Luxury Inn, Cottages & Suites is offering 20 percent off any available accommodations to guests presenting a 2012 Spring Training ticket stub. The deal is valid March through April 1, 2012 for new reservations only, with a two-night minimum for guest rooms and weekly rentals in the cottages or cabana suites.


Located just six miles from Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa is offering two packages this spring. The Play Ball Spring Training package includes a 10 percent discount on best available rates, a $10 credit to Roger Dean Stadium with your Spring Training ticket, breakfast for two each morning, and a welcome gift featuring a baseball, Sharpie and Cracker Jacks. True baseball enthusiasts will find the Diamond Spring Training package to be the ultimate MVP experience. Starting at $539 per night, the offer includes a personal greeter at Roger Dean Stadium, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Clubhouse and sports complex, on-the-field batting practice, and an opportunity to throw the first pitch and be on the field during the pre-game festivities. Children 13 and under can sit in the dugout pre-game for photos and autographs as well. The package also includes overnight accommodations in a luxury ocean-view, two-bath superior suite, breakfast each morning for up to four people, four field box tickets and a welcome gift.


PGA National Resort & Spa is offering a St. Louis Cardinals Champion package beginning March 4. Starting at $379 per person for double occupancy, the offer includes deluxe accommodations with private balcony or terrace, daily breakfast, tickets to Roger Dean Stadium and a round of golf on the Champion Course.


Guests of The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach can experience the elegance of the Five Star, Five Diamond oceanfront property combined with the favorite pastime of baseball with the Take Me Out to the Ball Game "Play Ball" package. The family-friendly offer starts at $799 (based on quadruple occupancy) and includes four box seats to a Marlins or Cardinals game, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Clubhouse and sports complex, on-the-field batting practice experience, and the opportunity to throw the first pitch and be on the field during the pre-game festivities. All guests will receive a media stat pack and children under 14 have the opportunity to be an honorary Bat Kid, take photos with the team and run the bases after the game.


After a day at the ballpark, fans will find 51 Supper Club and Cabo Flats in Palm Beach Gardens are offering 10 percent off of drinks or an appetizer with proof of your Spring Training ticket. Offer cannot be combined with other specials. III Forks Prime Steakhouse and Cantina Laredo Gourmet Mexican Food invite Spring Training fans to their "Home Run Happy Hour" in Palm Beach Gardens, featuring a complimentary appetizer from the combined bar menu and cocktail specials including 5 wines for $5; a $5 Martini, and $5 Casa Rita margaritas with a Spring Training ticket. Offer valid daily from 4-7 pm from March 3 through April 1, 2012.


Founded in 1989, Sports Lot in Boca Raton offers an extensive collection of authentic sports memorabilia, including 12,000 baseball collectables ranging from a 1957 St. Louis Cardinals vs. Milwaukee Braves scorecard, to a Lou Brock signed baseball. Until recently, the collection was only available for browsing online, but it is now open for behind-the-scenes tours to the public by appointment. In addition, Sports Lot is offering 20 percent off any purchase with a Spring Training ticket stub. To schedule a tour call 561-994-3757.


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