New Year's Eve & First Day Celebrations at Hotel Effie Sandestin

December 27, 2021 by SoWal Staff

Looking for a first-class New Year's Eve Experience with dining, dancing, champagne and accommodations? You can have it all at the newly-opened Hotel Effie Sandestin at the Sandest Golf & Beach Resort. And see further below for the ultimate, $15,000 over-the-top extravaganza!

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Ovide
Spend New Year’s Eve indulging in an all-you-can-eat- raw bar, savory steak, delectable desserts, and of course, a champagne toast. View our menu!

New Year's Eve Celebration at Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge
Get your tickets for the best firework show view on the Emerald Coast! Join us at Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge. Enjoy live music from DJ DFunk, festive cocktails, and more! Featuring two firework shows at 8pm and 12am (adults only). There will be VIP seating, bottle service, and more. Ring in the New Year with style! Tickets are now on sale!

The Lobby Bar
We’re transforming our lobby into a hopping event space with live music from Nobius, TV screens to watch the ball drop, and cocktail stations! Gather around, dance, and ring in 2022 like no other. No ticket is needed for this event!

New Year's Day Jazz Brunch
Join us for our signature jazz brunch at Ovide on Saturday, New Year's Day from 10am-2pm. Enjoy live music from Jones & Company, sweet and savory entrees, mimosa flight, and more!

New Year’s Eve Hotel Effie Package
Our NYE rooms package includes two general admission tickets to the Ara Rooftop event, a complimentary glass of champagne, and a NYE room amenity. Don't stress about driving or parking; take the elevator to one of our luxury rooms or spacious suites and ring in the New Year at Hotel Effie. Book your NYE experience now!

Professional Child care
We want everyone to have fun on New Year's Eve...including the kids! The childcare add-on includes nine hours of childcare (5pm-2am), food, snacks, games, entertainment, and more! We are accepting kids ages 5-12 years old. Purchase your childcare add-on here.

We can't wait to ring in the New Year with you! On December 31st, access to Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge will be for ticket holders only. Guests of Hotel Effie must purchase tickets to the New Year's Eve Celebration to access the rooftop.

Hotel Effie's ULTIMATE $15,000 New Year's Eve Experience for six

The Ultimate Pre-Party
Arrive to the extremely spacious, sophisticated Presidential Suite decked out to be the perfect private party venue. To get the party started, Hotel Effie will have a personal bartender in-suite throughout the evening, serving a collection of high-end champagnes such as Ace of Spades, Veuve, and Dom Perignon. As the music bumps through your private suite, the culinary team will deliver a huge spread of hot and cold tapas prepared by Hotel Effie’s culinary team, led by James Beard award-winning Chef Hugh Acheson. Cheers with your loved ones on the suite’s private balcony to the shimmering views of fireworks at the Village at Baytowne Wharf

A Fine-Dining Feast at Ovide
This package also includes dinner at Ovide, Hotel Effie’s signature restaurant led by the renowned chef Hugh Acheson, for an indulgent New Year’s Eve dinner featuring an all-you-can-eat seafood raw bar, gourmet entrées, a spread of decadent sweets at the dessert buffet, and the quintessential champagne toast.

A Rooftop Party Steps From Your Door
At 10:00 pm, bring friends and family in for the fun with six tickets to the exclusive New Year’s Eve party at the Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge. The live DJ, heated pool, photo booth, party favors, and panoramic views of the fireworks across the Emerald Coast will keep the fun going long past the midnight countdown. All of the fun with none of the hassle, and you can even take the elevator home!

A Divine Start to Your New Year’s Day
To help you fight off any post-party hangovers, a private Bloody Mary cocktail station will be delivered right to the room, prepped with vodka, savory tomato juice, fresh lemons, and all the savory sauces and trimmings. Then, leisure downstairs to a New Year's Day brunch for two and enjoy live Jazz music, mimosa flights, and more. Follow up the meal with a choice of two services at Hotel Effie’s luxurious Spa Lilliana to leave feeling revived, refreshed and ready for a new year.

Other package amenities include:
Complimentary valet parking 
New Year's Eve welcome amenities 
Four custom Hotel Effie blankets as parting gifts 
Late checkout


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