Best Destin Resorts
9 Dreamy Destin Resorts, Florida
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Our Favorite Resort in Destin
Why We Love It
Embarc Sandestin by Diamond Resorts is a year-round outdoor pool and fitness center located in Destin's Miramar Beach neighborhood, 6.2 mi from Emerald Coast Center. There is free WiFi available, as well as free private parking.
This resort's rooms are air conditioned and have a flat-screen TV. There is a private bathroom in each room. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are included in the room rate.
The resort has a front desk that is open 24 hours a day. Tesla Destination Charging is available at the site.
Luxury Resorts Near Destin
Henderson Beach Resort has private beach access and is near to Henderson Beach State Park. Guests can cool off in one of the property's two pools or relax in the full-service spa. On-site food options are plentiful, and guests are likely to appreciate them. A total of 30,000 square feet of conference and event space is also available. All guests have access to complimentary WiFi.
A flat-screen TV with cable channels and a coffee maker are included in each room. There's also a balcony with a view of the pool, the ocean, or the garden. Guests have access to the mini bar and refreshment station in their rooms. A couch bed is available in some rooms.
In the on-site fitness center, guests can work up a sweat. For business travelers, the business center is ideal. Paddle boarding, biking, and kayaking are among the sports available at the resort.
Big Kahunas is 0.8 mi from Sterling Shores, a vacation rental in Destin. Beaches of South Walton is 0.9 miles from the vacation rental.
There is an oven, microwave, and refrigerator in the kitchen, as well as a private bathroom.
Sterling Shores is 1.6 miles from Emerald Coast Center, while Destin History and Fishing Museum is 3.1 miles distant. Sterling Shores is 8.1 miles from Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport, which is the closest airport.
This Sandestin golf and full-service spa resort is located on Miramar Beach and has 15 tennis courts and three swimming pools. In all of the rooms, there is free WiFi. It takes 17 minutes to drive to Big Kahuna's Water Park.
Every room at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa has a flat-screen cable TV and a desk. Free toiletries, towels, and linen are provided.
This Destin Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa has shops and laundry facilities for guests to use. There are also paddleboards, kayaks, and planned children's activities available.
This Fort Walton Beach hotel has a beachfront outdoor pool and an indoor pool and is only a 1-minute walk from the beach. There is free WiFi accessible. 11 miles away is Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park.
Every room at this Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort has a flat-screen cable TV with DVD player, a microwave, and a small refrigerator. A balcony is available in some rooms.
This Fort Walton Beach Holiday Inn Resort offers guests the opportunity to ride along the lazy river beneath man-made waterfalls or relax poolside on the outdoor patio. There is a fitness facility, dry cleaning, and a seasonal kids' club.
Resorts of Pelican Beach offers a hot tub and a secluded beach area in Destin, 500 meters from Big Kahunas. A water park is on the premises, and guests can dine in the on-site restaurant. South Walton Beaches are 1.8 miles away. There is free WiFi accessible.
The rooms are air conditioned and come with a cable flat-screen TV and a Blu-ray player. A dining space and/or balcony are included in some units. A kitchen with a dishwasher, oven, and microwave is also available. There's also a toaster and a coffee maker. Every unit has a private bathroom with a hairdryer. There is bed linen provided.
This tropical-garden-themed resort hotel is located on the Gulf of Mexico's Emerald Coast. The Island by Hotel RL has an outdoor pool that is open all year and accommodations with complimentary WiFi.
The Island by Hotel RL offers nice rooms with cable TV and a refrigerator. A safety deposit box and ironing facilities are included in each room.
The Island by Hotel RL's guests can work out in the fitness facility or unwind in the hot tub. The Lobby Bar serves beer and beverages, while the Island Grill serves American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
In Destin's Miramar Beach neighborhood, the Surfside Resort by Vacasa offers air-conditioned rooms with cable TV. James Lee Park Public Beach is 1.9 miles away, SunQuest Cruises is 3.7 miles away, and Emerald Coast Center is 5 miles away. There is an ATM on site, as well as free WiFi throughout the facility.
Each room at the resort comes with a balcony. The rooms at Surfside Resort by Vacasa have a private bathroom with free toiletries.
The lodgings are 6.8 miles from Big Kahunas, and the Destin History and Fishing Museum is 9.3 miles away. Surfside Resort by Vacasa is 6.2 miles from Destin Executive Airport, which is the closest airport.
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is 16.1 kilometers west of Destin, in Miramar Beach, Florida. A private beach area, four swimming pools, golf, watersports, tennis, and 17 eating options are all available.
A free shuttle service is available throughout the hotel, as well as a 24-hour front desk and a fitness facility. A full kitchen is included in multi-bedroom units for your convenience.
Adults have unlimited access to the health club, and two persons can rent a bicycle for four hours each day. Each day per unit also includes 1-hour of kayaking (seasonal), 1-hour of boogie boarding (seasonal), and 1-hour of tennis courts.