Here's a true treat to enjoy in Punta Gorda, Fla., this Halloween weekend: Stay at the Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside in their "Haunted Hotel" for a special family getaway with the Paranormal Package.* A scary good time will be had by all with Trick-or-Treating with costumed staff nightly, ghoulish story telling on the hotel's chilling patio and freaking out to frightening Halloween films being shown all weekend. Leave your lights on before going to sleep after experiencing Punta Gorda's Annual Haunting on the Harbor festival located next door, with admission for 2 included with this package. You'll receive 20 tickets good towards an abundance of frighteningly fun attractions and Haunted happenings that all will enjoy, including a haunted house, hayride and a pumpkin patch. Finally, end the night fighting off ghosts from your creepy-comfortable 1 King or 2 Queen room. With all these paranormal activities going on, it will not be for the faint of heart to attempt. Paranormal Packages for 2 people per room begin at $109, plus tax, per nightmare. This package can accommodate up to 4 people for an additional fee per person over 2 people. Note: Reservations can either be booked directly with the hotel by calling (941) 637-6770 or online at www.fourpointspuntagorda.com *WARNING: You will have a freakishly fun time. If fun is not your strong suit, we ask that you exit at this time! About the Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside Located in Southwest Florida between Sarasota and Fort Myers, Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside opened in May 2009 as the first newly-constructed hotel in the Four Points by Sheraton concept. The 106-room hotel’s tagline, "Where luxury meets affordability," is embodied in a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere with unexpected amenities. The hotel is steps away from historic downtown Punta Gorda, the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center and the Peace River. Many rooms offer views of the water and nearby marina. The hotel is managed by A2Z Hospitality Management based in Sarasota, Fla. The hotel earned Starwood Hotels most prestigious honor, the "Starwood North America 2010 Four Points Hotel of the Year" award and has earned "Highest Ranking Guest Service Score for the Four Points by Sheraton Brand" and "2010 Overall TripAdvisor Ranking for all Four Points by Sheraton Brand." Paranormal Package Oct. 28 – 31, 2011 Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside 33 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda, Fla. 33950 Tel: (941) 637-6770 www.fourpointspuntagorda.com Paranormal Packages for 2 people per room begin at $109, plus tax, per nightmare. This package can accommodate up to 4 people for an additional fee per person over 2 people. Be sure to check out the other spook-tacular festivities happening in Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands this Halloween.
About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast
Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast Visitor and Convention Bureau, 18500 Murdock Circle, Suite B-104, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.