$50 tickets available to chance to win Aruba trip valued at $4,000
As the 2018-2019 United Way of the Big Bend (UWBB), campaign draws to a close, UWBB is offering the opportunity for someone in the Big Bend to scratch an item off their bucket list, while supporting a great cause. Thanks to the generosity of Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa in Aruba, UWBB is offering 400 tickets at $50 each for the chance to win an all-inclusive, five-night stay at this world-class resort, valued at $4,000. Funds raised by ticket purchases will help UWBB carry out its mission of mobilizing resources and supporting deserving individuals and families in the region who need it most. The winner of this Caribbean getaway will be announced on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the UWBB Campaign Finale at Goodwood Museum, 1600 Miccosukee Road, Tallahassee, FL 32308.
Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa, located on Aruba’s widest beach, has always been a favorite hideaway for those looking for a peaceful beach vacation.This intimate beach resort has 72 fully- appointed deluxe rooms with soft linens, bathroom with a waterfall shower, and a host of thoughtful amenities. The resort features three à la carte restaurants and a premium all-inclusive program. Other amenities for guests to enjoy are free Wi-Fi, Internet terminals, a pool, fitness room, yoga & Pilates classes, and Spa del Sol, a Caribbean-Balinese spa on the beach. Located on Eagle Beach, the resort is just five minutes from Palm Beach and Aruba’s capital Oranjestad.
Hotel Features and Amenities:
- Located on Eagle Beach on Aruba’s widest stretch of beach
- 55 beach shade cabanas
- Freshwater swimming pool with umbrellas and lounge chairs
- Full-service spa facility – Spa del Sol on the beach
- Complimentary chaise lounges and towels, beach and poolside
- Lounge and bar at Ike’s Bistro Restaurant
- The Chophouse at Manchebo restaurant, open daily for the best chops and steaks in the neighborhood
- Omakase Japanese Sushi Bar, open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday
- Room service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Beach cocktail service
- Car rental, excursions, hospitality desk, and concierge desk
- Weekly live music and daily happy hours
- Complimentary welcome drink
- Weekly manager’s cocktail party featuring local art on Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m.
- Fitness room overlooking the beach with a workout station, treadmill, elliptical trainer, and recumbent bike
- Daily complimentary yoga & Pilates classes at the pavilion on the beach
- Gift shop and deli on the property
- Ice machines, laundry, and valet service
- Adjacent to the recently renovated Alhambra Casino and Shopping Bazaar
- 15 minutes from Queen Beatrix International Airport
- 10 minutes from downtown Oranjestad, offering shopping, dining and nightlife
- Recognized as a Green Globe, Platinum Certified Resort for environmental sustainability
Purchase tickets online now at uwbb.org/manchebo-resort-spa, or in person at United Way of the Big Bend, 307 East 7th Avenue, Tallahassee, FL. For information, call 850-414-0844.
- Purchase tickets on-line at uwbb.org/manchebo-resort-spa . Checks can be made payable to the UNITED WAY OF THE BIG BEND.
- Winner is responsible for all local, state, and federal taxes, if applicable.
- Airfare is not included.
- One name will be selected. If winner is unable to accept, we will draw a second winner and so on until a viable winner is determined.
- Purchasing a ticket constitutes consent for the winner’s name to be published and to participate in media interviews and coverage.
- Winner will be selected during United Way of the Big Bend’s finale on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
- The Manchebo Beach Resort ‘Dream Vacation’ has been donated to UWBB, by an anonymous donor to benefit the UWBB 2018/19 campaign.
- Must be 18 to purchase a ticket.
United Way of the Big Bend serves eight counties. In our 76-year history, we have invested millions to help those in need, and worked to find solutions for issues facing our community. Our work addresses basic needs, helps families become financially stable and provides opportunities for children and youth to succeed. For more information, please visit us online at www.uwbb.org, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.