Dive into the heart of  Surrender at Sandestin. Nestled between the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the tranquil Choctawhatchee Bay, our 2,400-acre resort is a sanctuary for those who seek to blend relaxation with vibrant experiences. From championship golf and tennis to award-winning dining, exclusive clubs, and boutique shopping, Sandestin is your gateway to an unparalleled lifestyle. Whether you're soaking up serenity in one of our vacation rentals, indulging in the opulence of Hotel Effie, or envisioning a future with Sandestin Real Estate, we cater to every aspect of the luxury seeker's journey.

As proud supporters of the Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation, we're committed to enriching our community and supporting children in need across Northwest Florida. Join us in raising a glass to the spirit of giving and the endless possibilities that await within the gates of Sandestin. Cheers to new adventures and heartfelt contributions!

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Sandestin® Real Estate

Serving Florida’s Emerald Coast for almost 50 years! Sandestin® Real Estate is the exclusive brokerage for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort’s ownership and the only brokerage with offices located inside the gates of Sandestin®. Founded in 1973, we are a market-leading real estate company servicing Florida's Emerald Coast, from Destin to Panama City Beach.

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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort®

You have so many great reasons to get away. We’d like to give you a few more. At Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort®, so much is already included in your stay with a long list of included amenities you don’t get anywhere else. But here are a few more reasons to join us. 

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Hotel Effie Sandestin®

You’ll find an extraordinary treasure nestled between the white sandy beaches and emerald green water of the Gulf Coast and the living shorelines of Choctawhatchee Bay in Northwest Florida. Vibrant and elegant, comfortable, and refined. A beautiful, new luxury 250-room hotel. Welcome to Hotel Effie.

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The Clubs of Sandestin

At Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort® we have six annual club memberships that cater to a variety of activities and interests, so it’s a breeze to find one that’s the perfect fit for you and your family. 

Burnt Pine golf club


Game-changing challenges, spectacular views of the Choctawhatchee Bay, marshes, wetlands, pine forests, some of the only elevation changes in the area, and the "Crown Jewel of Florida Golf.” The four golf courses of Sandestin cover all the bases. Or should we say, the greens. 

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Serving up the best tennis experience in Northwest Florida, we have 12 world-class HydroGrid clay and three hard tennis courts, 6 pickleball courts, a wide range of experiences including private lessons with pros, a highly-ranked Junior Tennis program, and fun Round Robin tournaments for all skill levels.

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Shop Sandestin

Here, you’ll find the retail cure. Spend the afternoon seaside, shopping designer brands and beachwear for the entire family at more than a dozen specialty stores. Discover vibrant rows of colorful boutiques and outlet shops.

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Marina Bar & Grill

Marina Bar & Grill boasts prime seating options that provide captivating vistas of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Adding to its unique charm, the restaurant is graced by the presence of Maryann the macaw, our beloved feathered ambassador.

Hotel Effie Pool Sunset

Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge

Named for the southern constellation, Ara is both a luxurious pool experience and a stylish rooftop lounge where you’ll find the finest wines, hand-crafted artisanal cocktails, and a delicious menu.

Ovide in the Daytime


An elegant, culinary adventure, Ovide brings together classic Gulf Coast flavors and southern culinary traditions. At Ovide, every dish is fueled by a passion for sustainability and seasonality that gives each bite incredible flavor unlike anything you’ve tasted before.

Spa Lilliana

Spa Lilliana

Caring for our guests is what we do, and Spa Lilliana is just another way for us to put you first. It is a place to pause, breathe deeply, connect with yourself—or others—and let go. Our surroundings will inspire you, our spa will ground you.