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Destin Florida Vacation Experiences

Your Ideal Florida Beach Resort Vacation

Sometimes guests chose Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa for just one reason – our beautiful Gulf of Mexico beach, for instance, or our world-class golf. But once they arrive, these guests discover there’s so much more to our Destin, Florida resort. And without fail, they end up leaving with memories of all kinds of awesome experiences. Surprisingly, their most cherished memories may have nothing at all to do with their initial reason for visiting.


We suggest planning your days here in advance, to make sure you have ample time to enjoy the pursuits you are most passionate about. But we also recommend allowing time in your schedule to explore the resort, to try a new activity, to taste a new food, to leave your comfort zone. Who knows – maybe you will find a brand new passion while here.

As mentioned above, our Florida Gulf Coast beach is what draws many to the resort in the first place. Its emerald-green water sparkles like a gem; the powdery sand is blindingly white. While it’s stunning to look at, it’s also fun to enjoy. The water is clear, clean and calm, and we offer plenty of beach activities and amenities. The resort also features three pools (two outdoor and one indoor), whirlpools and an expansive sunbathing deck. We boast a first-rate, full-service spa and salon, as well as a state-of-the-art fitness center.

A Fantastic Florida Family Resort

Hilton Sandestin Beach is considered one of the best family vacation resorts in Florida. We offer daytime and evening  programs for kids, babysitting services and kid-friendly dining options and accommodations. On our resort property, we feature six distinctive dining choices, ranging from the casual Barefoot's Beachside Bar & Grill to the AAA Four-Diamond Seagar’s Prime Steaks & Seafood Restaurant.

Guests at Hilton Sandestin Beach have full access to four award-winning, championship golf courses, a putting course, 15 tennis courts and bike rentals at Sandestin. Our location, Destin, is world-famous for fishing, and the nearby Baytowne Marina offers bay, beach and gulf fishing charters, as well as boat rentals, wave runners, parasailing trips, and dinner and nature cruises. Also nearby is The Village of Baytowne Wharf, home to charming shops and boutiques, all kinds of restaurants, nightlife options and year-round festivals and other fun events and activities. Shuttles run regularly from Hilton Sandestin Beach to the golf courses and tennis courts at Sandestin, to Baytowne Marina and to The Village of Baytowne Wharf.

Fun Things to Do in Destin

In addition to the Village of Baytowne Wharf, our resort is close to many other Destin shopping centers, including the area’s largest factory outlet center, Silver Sands Premium Outlets. Shopping aficionados should also check out Grand Boulevard and Destin Commons. Other Destin attractions, such as state parks, a water park, aquarium, cultural attractions and opportunities for snorkeling and scuba diving, are conveniently close to our resort.

Perhaps the best way to kick off your vacation planning is by checking out all of our year-round and seasonal Destin, Florida vacation packages, which incorporate many of Hilton Sandestin Beach’s most popular draws and offerings.