BELLAIRE, Mich. (February 13, 2007) â€“ Shanty Creek Resort, located in beautiful northern Michigan, is announcing that in observance of Valentineâ€™s Day, Shanty Creek has painted a gigantic 1200 sq. ft red heart on the slopes of Schuss Mountain.
â€œWeâ€™re celebrating Valentineâ€™s Day everyday in February,â€ comments Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Jon Stultz. â€œWeâ€™re shouting the fact that â€˜Love is in the Air at Shanty Creekâ€™ from the mountaintopsâ€¦ literally.â€
"Valentine's Day is about more than just chocolate hearts and greeting cards...it's about the experience," states Stultz. "Shanty Creek provides everything couples need to make a memorable, romantic and relaxing vacation.â€ Shanty Creekâ€™s â€œValentineâ€™s Packageâ€, which includes overnight lodging, candles, rose petals, bath salts, body cream, chocolates, nightly turn down service and a "How to Guide" for romance at Shanty Creek, starts at $139 per couple.
A romantic meal is also planned for Valentines Day at the resortâ€™s Italian restaurant, LaVigna. Executive Chef Gianfranco Munna has prepared a special Valentine's Menu with some signature Valentine creations for each course.
Shanty Creek Resort is a four-season resort offering 49 downhill skiing slopes on two mountains, 21 km of Nordic ski trails, snowboarding and tubing runs and 72 holes of championship golf. Located on 4,500 acres 30 miles northeast of Traverse City, Shanty Creek boasts three distinct villages and lodging facilities, award-winning dining, live entertainment and a full-service conference and banquet center. For more information, visit www.ShantyCreek.com.