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Travel Information: COVID-19 Update

Updated: October 1, 2021 

For up-to-date area COVID-19 information and numbers, and for what to know before visiting South Walton, please visit our friends at Visit South Walton. For COVID-19 information on the state of Florida please visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/.

We continue to follow protocols as recommended by the CDC: 

  • Across the resort, we are reinforcing the recommended measures on appropriate hygiene standards.
  • Our staff has been trained on the latest safety recommendations, and we have increased the frequency of disinfecting all public areas of the resort with recommended sanitizing products.
  • We have installed sanitation stations throughout the public areas of the resort.
  • Paying special attention to all our equipment, vehicles, and public areas, we have increased the frequency of and enhanced the techniques used to disinfect our resort.
  • We are looking after the health and well-being of our team members, recommending they remain home and consult their healthcare provider if they feel ill. We are also urging all employees to be vigilant about frequent hand washing. 

We want everyone who visits Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort to feel confident about their choice in vacations. Our 2,400-acre resort with miles of pristine beaches and bayfront, championship golf, tennis, marina, shopping and The Village of Baytowne Wharf afford plenty of room to keep you active and safely distanced! 

*Reservations will not be honored where prohibited, and Sandestin accepts no responsibility for guests' reservations that do not adhere to guidelines.

Hours of Operation

Welcome Center: 24/7

Golf Courses: 

  • Baytowne/ Raven: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Daily
    • Call for tee times and status: 850-267-8155
  • Burnt Pine:
    • 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Daily
    • Call for tee times and status: 850-267-6500
  • The Links: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Daily
    • Call for tee times and status: 850-267-8144

Burnt Pine Dining:

  • 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. | Daily, except Tuesdays
  • 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Tuesday

Burnt Pine Fitness Center:

  • 24/7

Sandestin Tennis Center:

  • 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Monday - Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Saturday & Sunday

Beach Club:

  • Pool: Monday - Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Dining: Monday - Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Beach Chair Rentals:

  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Daily

Pools:

  • Beach Club, Bayside Inn, and Beach House. Please check with your individual HOA for specific neighborhood pool status and restrictions.

Dunes Putting Course

  • 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Daily

Bike Rentals:

  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Daily

Sandestin Family Retail Stores

Island Clothiers, Barefoot Princess, Sandestin Clothing Company, and Coconut Kidz:

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 p.m. | Sunday - Thursday
    10:00 am - 9:00 p.m. | Friday & Saturday

Marina Bar and Grill:

  • 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Monday - Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. | Saturday and Sunday

Fat Tuesday:

  • 3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. | Sunday - Thursday
  • 3:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | Friday
  • 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. | Saturday

Ovide at Hotel Effie:

  • Breakfast 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. | Daily
  • Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Daily
  • Dinner 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. | Daily

Riptide Tiki Bar:

  • 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Daily (Weather Permitting)

Sandestin Fitness Center:

  • 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Monday - Friday
  • 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Saturday
  • 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. | Sunday

Spa Lilliana at Hotel Effie:

  • 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Sunday - Thursday
  • 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. | Friday and Saturday

Grand Sandestin Front Desk:

  • 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Monday - Wednesday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Thursday - Saturday
  • 7:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m. | Sunday