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Experience "da Vinci on the Beach" at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina

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ThumbnailThis spring and summer, the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina is offering travelers a chance to add a little culture to their beach getaway with a package designed to highlight the debut of the 'Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion' exhibit at the new Elliott Museum (located about a quarter mile down the road from the hotel).LogoTracker

STUART, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 -- This spring and summer, the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina is offering travelers a chance to add a little culture to their beach getaway with a package designed to highlight the debut of the "Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion" exhibit at the new Elliott Museum (located about a quarter mile down the road from the hotel).

The "Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion" exhibit coincides with the opening of the new Elliott Museum. It is a dramatic hands-on display of 40 full-size operational machine replicas made directly from Leonardo's innovative designs and drawings and will run through September. The interactive exhibit encourages hands-on exploration of the machines designed by a team of scientists and artisans who used the craftsmanship and construction techniques originally found in Leonardo's prolific drawings and designs. Highlights include a revolving crane, a full-sized armored tank (large enough for several visitors to explore inside), a working robot, a hydraulic water saw, and four flying machines. The exhibit was created by Worldwide Museum Activities in conjunction with the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Florence, Italy.

To give visitors from near or far the opportunity to experience this fascinating exhibit, the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina has created the "da Vinci on the Beach" package which includes the following:

•Deluxe accommodations for one evening; •2 tickets to the "Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion" exhibit at the Elliot Museum; •Breakfast for two; •Leonardo da Vinci commemorative mug filled with locally made Kilwins chocolates; •Information about the Elliott Museum and the "Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion" exhibit

This package is priced from $159 per room, based on double occupancy and is available from March 15 through August 31, 2013. Taxes and gratuities are additional. For additional information or to book, visit www.davincionthebeach.com or call 800-228-9290 and mention promotional code ER7.

About Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina
Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina is Florida, the way it should be. The inviting beach lover's haven is nestled on the pristine shores of Florida's Treasure Coast, flanked by the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway. Contrasting the hustle and bustle of metropolitan life, the 200-acre retreat exudes an easy-come-easy-go ambiance where gracious accommodations and modern comforts are presented with genuine southern charm. The AAA Three Diamond West Palm Beach, FL resort offers miles of unspoiled beaches and 274 deluxe accommodations, including 74 oceanfront Sandpiper Beach Villas. Hutchinson Island's amenities consist of an executive 18-hole golf course, a 77-slip South Florida marina, recreational activities -- including deep-sea and river fishing, jet skiing and water sports, tennis, kayaking and biking -- four Stuart, FL restaurant options, three outdoor pools, and over 25,000-square-feet of flexible meeting facilities. The Stuart, FL hotel dares guests to escape busy lives through the explorations of a coastal gem. Serving the desires of laid-back travelers seeking unpretentious delights, at Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina, priorities consist of a flip-flop friendly seaside lifestyle, away from city strife; where sunshine and shorelines supersede deadlines, and aquatic adventures and environmental explorations are abound. Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina is located at 555 NE Ocean Boulevard Stuart, Florida 34996. For additional information and booking please visit http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pbiir-hutchinson-island-marriott-beach-resort-and-marina/ or call 772-225-3700.

About Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to inspire and provide a balanced life on the road for discerning and high-achieving business and leisure travelers, offering warm, professional service; sophisticated yet functional guest room design; lobby spaces that facilitate working, dining and socializing; restaurants and bars serving international cuisine prepared simply and from the freshest ingredients; meeting and event spaces and services that are gold standard; and expansive, 24-hour fitness facilities. All Marriott hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, visit www.MarriottHotels.com.



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