Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort Named No. 1 Destination by Huffington Post

August 1, 2013 by SoWal Staff

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, the 2,400-acre resort on Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast, was recently named the No. 1 destination on Huffington Post's top "Travel Destinations with Kids."

Travel writer, Alison Lewis, cites Sandestin as the best summer getaway location in the U.S. offering healthy travel for adults and kids alike. The resort is referenced as the place to stay on the Emerald Coast, with 1,300 vacation rentals and endless activities for families including zip-lining, paddle boarding, kayaking, sailboat lessons and 72 on-property lakes for fishing.

In addition to innumerable amenities, Sandestin boasts a richly stocked roster of year-round festivals and events for families in The Village of Baytowne Wharf. Not to be overlooked, Sandestin's seven plus miles of pristine beach and bay front are attributed in the article as the "whitest, powdery sand beaches you have ever seen."

All lodging options provide easy access to dining, shopping, world-famous beaches and other area attractions. Guests can enjoy the beautiful Florida weather and a wide array of activities by booking online at or calling 1-866-91-BEACH.

About Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

is the No. 1 resort on the Emerald Coast (Emerald Coast Magazine), and was recently named one of iVillage's "Best Beaches for Families." Guests are invited to a world of 2,400 acres and 30 charming neighborhoods with 1,300 vacation rentals, condominiums, villas, town homes and hotel accommodations. The resort features seven-plus miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship and resort golf courses, 15 tournament-caliber tennis courts, 19 swimming pools, a 113-slip marina, and fitness center and spa.

The Village of Baytowne Wharf, an architecturally vibrant pedestrian village, is the heart and soul of the resort where guests enjoy an eclectic mix of boutique shops and eateries, restaurants, bars and nightlife. Family-friendly entertainment options include the Adventure Landing Playground, Adventure Zone with the Florida Gulf Coast's only zipline, carousel and the Blast Arcade and Laser Maze.

Guests and prospective guests can download Sandestin's App for iPhone and Android devices, or become a Facebook Fan or Twitter follower for the latest news, events and promotions.


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