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Beachside Meetings

Studies show that being near bodies of water, soaking up the sun and breathing fresh, island air can provide a myriad of benefits including reduced stress, elevated productivity and enhanced creativity. Consider boosting team morale and taking advantage of these benefits by holding your next corporate retreat or team meeting at the beach. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio features several premiere beachside meeting destinations, including:

The Shores Resort & Spa (Daytona Beach Shores, Florida)

Perfectly located on Daytona Beach – commonly referred to as “The World’s Most Famous Beach” –  The Shores Resort & Spa is an ideal beachside meeting destination. The resort has everything needed to take your event to the next level including more than 20,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, full-service catering, audiovisual and technical support, coastal-inspired group accommodations, restaurants and team-building activities. Venues include the elegant Grand Ballroom, the outdoor Ocean Terrace and a variety of well-appointed rooftop meeting spaces with floor-to-ceiling windows offering expansive views of the Atlantic Ocean. After the day’s work is done, meeting-goers can connect over a drink at the Oceanview Lounge, visit popular nearby attractions including the world-famous Daytona International Speedway, or head over to Indulge Spa for a hot stone massage, seasonal facial or CBD-infused mani/pedi.

Sanderling Resort (Duck, North Carolina)

Nestled beachfront between the majestic Atlantic Ocean and serene Currituck Sound, Sanderling Resort provides the perfect backdrop for your next meeting, event or retreat. From oceanside lawn space to executive boardrooms, the resort has a venue sure to suit your group's needs. In addition, Sanderling’s catering staff can enhance the meeting experience with creative food and beverage offerings highlighting the unique flavors of coastal Carolina. When it’s time to unplug for the day, teams can strengthen bonds through a variety of group activities such as sunrise yoga, off-road adventure tours, kayaking, golfing and more. Not to miss: a wild horses tour, witnessing Colonial Spanish Mustangs walking along the beach and even playing in the surf.

Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa (Somerset, Bermuda)

With picturesque event venues, a wealth of amenities, and authentic cottage accommodations, Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa has been a treasured event destination since 1923. The resort offers a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces, elevated island cuisine and inspiring ocean views – making it the ultimate destination to enhance productivity, reward top performers and build authentic connections. Off the clock, teams can make the most of their trip to paradise by relaxing on one of the resort’s four private beaches, exploring hidden coves, secluded islands and offshore shipwrecks, or enjoying rejuvenating treatments at Ocean Spa. The best part? This idyllic resort is closer than you might think. Located only three hours from major travel hubs on the U.S. East Coast, Bermuda is one of the most convenient island destinations.

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