Couple on the beach with children playing in the background
A beach with a golden sunset at Sandestin Golf and Beach resort
girls laying in the sand eating sno-cones

See What’s Waiting for you at Sandestin

You’ve never seen water like this before. One glance off into the horizon and there’s no guessing why we’re called the Emerald Coast. Early morning sunrise swim. Crackling bonfires at night. How will you fill the moments in between? More than a collection of vacation rentals, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort captures beautiful snapshots in time. Time spent out on the water or splashing in it. Time perfecting your golf swing, shopping until you drop, or feeling the salty breeze on your face biking along the coast. Time wishing your days here were longer. Or blissfully planning your next trip back.


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Osprey Pointe Two-Bedroom

Refreshing breeze, relaxing sun, immaculate landscaping, and a spot overlooking the tropical oasis.
third bedroom in a three bedroom unit at Osprey Pointe

Osprey Pointe Three-Bedroom

A spacious three bedroom has everything you need for the perfect vacation.
Living room in a three bedroom unit at Osprey Pointe

Osprey Pointe Four-Bedroom

Escape in lavish luxury with this top floor four-bedroom penthouse, extravagant from the inside out.
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Winter Guest

Love where you live but hate the cold? At Sandestin, winters are delightful! Enjoy warm, sunny weather and a welcoming community. Plus, our value-added packages offer significant savings, with departure cleaning, no resort fees, and personalized services. Be our winter guest between October and March. Book your 28+ day stay today!

Hotel Effie

Hotel Effie

Hotel Effie

Nestled between the white sandy beaches and emerald green water of the Gulf Coast and the living shorelines of Choctawhatchee Bay, Hotel Effie is a beautiful new full-service four-star 250-room hotel with gourmet dining, an indulgent full-service spa, and the only rooftop pool in northwest Florida.

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Rooftop Pool

Osprey Pointe

Osprey Pointe

Osprey Pointe

The beautiful pool at Osprey Pointe
a woman lounging by the pool at Osprey Pointe

The destination guaranteed to make an impact. Brand new spacious 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom units with distinguished interiors and signature amenities only available to Osprey Pointe guests. Soak in the heated pool, relax on your private balcony, relish the lush setting near a nature preserve and enjoy being close to activities from beach to bay. 


Of course we have our flawless white-sand beach and emerald green water. But this is more than a place to stay. This is a welcoming resort community with every activity and amenity imaginable. Adventures in or on the water. Days spent outside, finding where the meandering path leads. Restaurants serving fresh local-catch seafood and nightclubs for dancing the night away. The memories practically make themselves. 

  • The Baytowne Marina at sunset

    Baytowne Marina

    All of your favorite ways to play on the water, plus a full-service 223-slip marina soon to be expanded even further!  

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    What are you in the mood for? We’ve got loads of restaurants and eateries to choose from. 

  • Youth paddling in a kayak

    Things to Do

    Tennis, watersports, bike rides, fishing, paddleboarding. Where will your day take you?

  • Women shopping


    Cute kids clothes, chic beachwear, resort wear at Sandestin Clothing Company. Get ready to be tempted!

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Fun in the Sun

It’s almost always sunny here so we found lots of ways to play under sun-drenched skies. Bike around our beautiful coastal setting, go out on a fishing charter, try stand-up paddleboarding, spend your day out on the water, or lounging effortlessly beside it. Our beach seems endless. And so do our adventures. 

  • Golf at Sandestin

Tee-Up at Sandestin

Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Rees Jones, Tom Jackson. If you know golf, you know these names mean something. If you don’t, well, ask around. Having their design talents at Sandestin has created an unrivaled experience for golfers. We’re proud of all of our awards, and we’ve got four beautiful courses we just love to play.  

  • Child Ziplining

Baytowne Wharf

Shops, award-winning restaurants, galleries, outdoor festivals, special events, exciting nightlife, fireworks shows, and even holiday season ice skating. Recently voted Best Place to Be Seen on the Emerald Coast and Best Local Attraction, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the place to be from sun up to well past sundown. 


How far is Sandestin from Destin?

Sandestin is 9.92 miles east of Destin.

What things are there to do around Sandestin?

With 2,400 acres from the beach to the bay, there is always something to see and do at Sandestin. Golf, tennis, water sports, fitness center, paddleboarding, biking, explore Baytowne Wharf and its vibrant atmosphere of shopping and dining.

Sandestin Offers & Packages

Sandestin Events

Sandestin Interactive Map

Jan 1 - April 20

8:30am – 12:00am daily

April 21 - May 19
8:30am – 10:00pm / Sunday – Thursday
8:30am – 12:00am / Friday – Saturday

May 20 - Sept 1
8:30am – 12:00am / Sunday – Thursday
8:30am – 2:00am / Friday – Saturday

September 2 – End of year
10:00am – 10:00pm daily


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Exclusive Sandestin Shopping
1. Sandestin Clothing Company
2. Coconut Kidz Apparel and Toys
3. Island Clothiers
4. Barefoot Princess

5. Artful Soap Co.
6. Dolls & Friends
7. Gemesis Expressions
8. HOP | High Performance Offshore
9. Legendary Marine
10. Latitude 25
11. Local Life
12. Paradise Found
13. Rockwell Tharp Ladies Boutique
14. Salt Life
15. The General Stores at Baytowne Provisions
16. Uniquely Chic

A. Marina Bar & Grill
B. Sunset Bay Cafe