Discovery Packages are Not Free

Prospective home buyers take advantage of Discovery Packages to learn more about Active Adult Communities.

Some of the largest Active Adult Communities offer Discovery Packages to prospective buyers. These communities tend to have lots of amenities and will end up with at least 1,500 homes or more. There are some misconceptions about what is included in these packages, so let’s look at some detail–

Exploring a community with discovery packages.

Exploring a Community through a Discovery Package

Discovery Packages may also be called a Stay and Play or a VIP Visit. Typically, this package enables you to stay at a home, condo, or villa within the community for a 2-3-day visit, but this comes with a cost. The visit is not free.

If you Google Discovery Packages, you will find most of them are offered by large resort style communities located in southern states like Florida, North and South Carolina, Texas, Arizona… states which have multiple very large communities prospective buyers might travel long distances to visit.

In Delaware, we have only a few communities offering Discovery Packages. This is because most of our communities are not large enough or staffed to host overnight visitors. We also find our clients are coming to get acquainted with the area and we are not just showing them one specific community. During a 2-day visit, we may show them as many as 5-10 different communities which could work for them. We help our clients find conveniently located lodging in one of the many Motels/Hotels or Bed and Breakfasts throughout the state.

Two communities in Southern Delaware which do offer Discovery Packages

Heritage Shores
The Heritage Shores Discovery Package for example is just $229 and includes the following:
• 2 nights in an on-site, 2-bedroom residence
• 2 lunches and 2 dinners per person
• Use of golf cart to explore the community
• Free round of golf for two
• Access to the clubhouse, pools, fitness center and more
• Access to classes in Zumba, Aerobics, Jazz, Tap and more

Even one night in a nearby Holiday Inn would cost at least this amount just for the room. Here, you get to enjoy the facilities and play a round of golf!
Many of our clients have taken advantage of this opportunity to get to know Heritage Shores. If you’re interested in Heritage Shores, one of our agents would be happy to make the arrangements for you.

The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay
The Peninsula Discovery Package is priced from $299 and includes:
• 3 days and 2 nights’ accommodations in a spacious on-site condominium
• A guided tour and real estate presentation of all the opportunities at The Peninsula
• A round of golf for two on the championship Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course
• $50.00 gift certificate for the Clubhouse Restaurant located on-site
• Full resident access to on-site amenities

The Peninsula is an Exclusive Country Club Community with several membership and housing options available. Our clients who have purchased homes at The Peninsula absolutely rave about the lifestyle they enjoy. If this sounds like the community for you, we would be happy to help with arrangements for a Discovery Package at The Peninsula.

What’s the best Discovery Package in Delaware?

An appointment with one of the agents at Active Adults Realty is the best Discovery Package. When you contact us, we will pair you up with one of our knowledgeable agents who is familiar with all the communities, not just the ones advertising a Discovery Package. We’ll help you find a centrally located hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast. What you’ll discover on your fist visit with us is best described by reading some of the 225 (at last count) Reviews and Testimonials from our repeat, current, and past clients.

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  1. I love your website and look forward to the weekly blog. There is so much insight and information for potential buyers. Looking forward to another visit with Elliot to look at properties.

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