Need to know
Important information for guests
We’re so happy you’re spending your vacation at the Emerald Coast’s full-service beach resort, Hilton Sandestin Beach. Our sugar white sands and emerald waters inspire walks along the beach, swimming in the Gulf or in our pool, relaxation at our award-winning spa and an incredible dining experience.
If you feel inclined to venture beyond our resort, there are shopping, golf, tennis, boating and other activities nearby. Check our events link to find out if there are any special activities planned during your stay.
Learn how easy it is to get here (a scenic drive from three regional airports), what the weather is like (almost perfect year-round), what the flags tell you about the beach conditions on that day (safety first) and our family friendly programs such as Kids Krew.
Whether you are here for business or pleasure, a wedding or other special event, romantic escape, or family vacation, we strive to continually enhance our guest experience. Read about how much we value your business and our efforts to conserve and protect our natural resources, especially our sea turtles. While you’re here, snap a picture with our photogenic marine life advocate, Sunny the Sea Turtle, and you could win a four-day return trip.
Want to make the most of your trip to the Emerald Coast? Click on the links below to learn about things you may need to know about our resort and our area.
- Getting Here
- Sunny the Sea Turtle
- Beach Flags
- Green Initiatives
- Kids Krew Program
Resort Tram Hours (Vary Seasonally)
We are proud to offer a tram service to nearby Baytowne Wharf, where guests can enjoy shopping, water activities, restaurants and more. The tram picks up passengers at the Serenity by the sea Spa entrance and stops at the Baytowne / Raven golf course and the Village of Baytowne, before looping back to the resort. See below for hours:April 17 – May 18: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Weekdays; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Weekends
May 19 – September 3: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Weekdays; 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. Weekends
September 4 through the winter season: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.