In accordance with CDC guidelines, Hilton Hotels & Resorts requires face coverings in all indoor public areas of our hotel. At this time complimentary upgrades are not available. Guests must be 25 or older to check in. We are no longer permitting tents of any kind on our beach – we apologize for the inconvenience.
Hilton Sandestin Beach is currently only open to hotel guests with reservations. At this time, non-hotel guests must call Serenity and Seagar’s to make an appointment or reservation in advance. Guests must be 25 or older to check in.

Hilton Sandestin Beach Awards

Destin Voted "Best Beach" by the readers of USA Today!



"Tripadvisor GreenLeader" (2016)
"Certificate of Excellence" (2015-2019)

Hilton Worldwide
"Award of Excellence 500+Rooms in Americas" (2017, 2019)

U.S. News & World Report
"#1 Best Hotel in Destin" (2017)

"Travel Guide Recommended Hotel" (2016-2019)
"Travel Guide Star Rating Recipient" (2015)

"Worldwide Best in Stay Elite Award" (2015)

Destin Magazine
"Best Hotel in Destin" (2016-2019)
"Best Event Venue in Destin" (2017-2019)

Visit South Walton
"Judge's Choice, Best Resort" (2016)
"Perfect in South Walton Award, Best Hotel Gold Award" (2019)
"Perfect in South Walton Award, Best Event Venue Diamond Award" (2019)



Meetings Today
"Best of Meetings Today" (2016-2018)

Successful Meetings
"Pinnacle Award" (2015)

Meetings & Conventions Magazine
"Gold Tee Award" (2015)
"Gold Key Award" (2015)

Smart Meetings
"Platinum Choice Award Winner" (2015-2017)

Convention South
"Resorts with Style" (2019)
"The South's Trendiest Resort" (2018)
"Readers Choice Award" (2016-2019)
"Award of Excellence" (2017)
"Top Adventure Resorts" (2017)
"Top Resort With A View" (2016)
"Readers Choice Award" (2016)
"New or Renovated Award" (2015)

Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine
"Award of Excellence" (21 years in a row)

"100 Most Popular Meeting Resorts in North America and the Caribbean" (2015)

Visit South Walton
"Grand Champion, Best Meeting Space (2015, 2016)
"Perfect in South Walton Award, Best Meeting Space Diamond Award" (2015, 2016, 2019)


"Couples Choice Award" (2015, 2016)


AAA Four Diamond
"Four-Diamond Restuarant” (19 years in a row)

"Certificate of Excellence" (7 years in a row)
"Hall of Fame" (2015)

Visit South Walton
"Perfect in South Walton Award, Best Fine Dining Platinum Award" (2019)

"Diner's Choice Award" (2015 - 2019)
"Top 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America" (2016)
"OpenTable Diners - Top 100 Steakhouses in America" (2015)

World of Fine Wine
"Two-Star Award for World's Best Wine List" (2016)

Distinguished Restaurants of North America
"DiRoNa Awarded Restaurant" (2017)
"Award of Excellence" (2015)

Wine Spectator Magazine<
"Best of Award of Excellence" (12 years in a row)

"Travel Guide Recommended Restaurant" (2015 - 2019)

Destin Magazine
"Best Fine-Dining" (2018-2019)
"Best Steakhouse" (2015, 2016, 2017)

Emerald Coast Magazine
"Best Fine Dining Restaurant" (2016)
"Best Romantic Restaurant" (2016)



USA Today
"10 Best Spa Treatments Under the Sun" (2015)

Destin Magazine
"Best Place to Spoil Her" (2015, 2017)
"Best Massage Therapist" (2017-2019)
"Best Spa" (2015)

Emerald Coast Magazine
"Best of the Emerald Coast, Best Spa" (2015)

Visit South Walton
"Perfect in South Walton Award, Best Spa Diamond Award" (2019)
"Award of Excellence, Best Spa/Luxury Service" (2017)
"Grand Champion, Best Spa/Luxury Service" (2015, 2016)