Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort Repeats #1 Hotel Ranking

February 11, 2015 by SoWal Staff

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has been named the top-ranked hotel in Destin by U.S. News and World Report for the second year in a row!
The rankings identify more than 2,500 of the best hotels in the U.S., Caribbean, Mexico and Canada. Results are determined by the prominence of industry accolades a hotel receives, along with its reputation among professional travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings.
“To be recognized once again as the number one hotel in Destin is outstanding and a great accomplishment,” said Robert Kallmeyer, director of resort operations for Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. “Our resort is more than a hotel, it’s a destination. We are the only location on the Emerald Coast that can offer all that Sandestin does from world-class golf and tennis, beach and watersports, a dynamic village with shopping, dining and landmark events. This award represents the hundreds of hospitality professionals dedicated to creating amazing memories and experiences for our guests.”
U.S. News & World Report strives to bring comprehensive, useful, and trusted information to assist consumers in making important life decisions and purchases. For the U.S. News Travel website, editors analyze thousands of travel guides, user reviews, and online sources to produce Vacation Rankings, Hotel Rankings, and Travel Guides. Its rankings represent an unprecedented look into the collective opinions of users and travel critics. 
“We’re taking the guesswork out of finding a great hotel,” said Erin Shields, travel editor for U.S. News. “The Best Hotels of 2015 represent the top properties recognized by experts and travelers alike for their exemplary service, ample amenities and comfortable accommodations.”
Top-ranked Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a major destination for all seasons and all ages. The resort features more than seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife. For more information, please visit


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