Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, a large luxury beach resort located about eight miles east of Destin, Florida is described as a world of its own. Its resorts offer a wide range of accommodations to satisfy various tastes and budgets. The 2,400 acre resort covers a twenty-six mile stretch and provides seven miles of beachfront for guests to enjoy.
Within the Sandestin resort, visitors will find 30 wonderful neighborhoods with over 1,600 villas, townhomes, condominiums, vacation rentals, and hotel accommodations to choose from. Guest will also discover an abundance of specialty shopping, children’s activities, terrific restaurants, golf courses, tennis courts, nightclubs, bars and a marina. Sandestin is truly a self-contained vacation spot where visitors can easily remain for their entire vacation.
The accommodations and vacation rentals in Sandestin are divided into four separate and unique areas ranging in price from an affordable $100 per night up to an extravagant price of around $600.
Beachside – Just as the name implies, these accommodations are located on the beach. This makes them the most popular choice for visitors to Sandestin desiring the luxury and convenience of being close to the sand and water. Beachside offers six separate neighborhoods. Choose beautiful views from the high rise condos of the Luau, Westwinds and Beachside Towers I and II, gorgeous townhomes at Tivoli and Pine Ridge, or the Beachwalk Villas.
Village – The Village of Baytowne Wharf is located along the quiet shores of Choctawhatchee Bay. Its old world charm, convenient shops and restaurants, along with many nighttime activities provide a very attractive atmosphere for visitors to the area. The Village provides a great variety of condominiums. There are eight lodging choices including The Grand Sandestin, Observation Point, Market Street Inn, Pilot House and others.
Dockside – The eight neighborhoods of Dockside are situated along the Baytowne Loop and are close to many hotspots. Choose from quiet cottage communities, country inspired architecture and even quaint bungalows. Baypine Cottages looking over the bayou and salt marshes are great for nature lovers. Magnolia Bay offers British West Indies architecture, while Turnberry Villas are convenient to the Village and Baytowne Golf Club.
Linkside – For those who prefer natural vegetation, biking and hiking, Linkside is just the place. Shady tree-lined streets and beautiful lakes attract numerous varieties of wildlife. Linkside offers fourteen cozy and peaceful neighborhoods such as Heron Walk, which has spectacular views of the salt marshes. Bayou Village offers its own unique atmosphere overlooking the bayou.
In addition to wonderful places to stay, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is an outstanding destination for golfers. It has four award winning golf courses. Raven Golf Club, designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. annually hosts a PGA Champion Tour Stop. Burnt Pine Golf Club is a very challenging 18-hole course with wetlands and marshes. Tom Jackson designed the other two courses. Baytowne Golf Club boasts tall pine trees and rolling fairways, as Links Golf Course winds along the Choctawhatchee Bay.
The tennis facilities at this abundant resort offer fifteen state of the art courts along with a beautiful clubhouse and tennis shop. They were voted #13 in the Top 100 Tennis Resorts in the U.S. by Tennis Resorts Online and were also in the Top 50 U.S. Tennis Resorts in Tennis Magazine.
Visitors to Sandestin will find a multitude of fabulous dining options at their disposal. Two very nice and upscale favorites for steak and seafood are Seagar’s and Fleming’s. Rum Runners is an extremely fun and highly popular choice for great food and exciting live entertainment. Carrabba’s Italian Grill is always a great choice for a delicious meal with great atmosphere.
Guests will have access to a Day Spa & Salon and a Fitness Center. Water sports include Waverunners, boogie boards, canoes, kayaks, pontoon boats, scuba diving, snorkeling and sailing. With a Resort Key Card, rentals of boogie boards and kayaks are complimentary for those staying in the resort. Premium beach amenities are available with convenient beachside service and rental beach chairs, umbrellas and cabanas.
No matter where you choose to stay in Sandestin, tram service is available to assist in going to and from the beach, Village of Baytowne Wharf and other areas within the resort. Sandestin has so much to offer all travelers. It’s a great location for couples looking for a romantic getaway, families with young children or teenagers, older travelers and groups.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
9300 Emerald Coast Parkway West
Destin, FL 32550-7268
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