Where to Stay in Sandestin from Beach to Bay

December 23, 2019 by Audrey Johnson

From the white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, to the Old Florida feel of Choctawhatchee Bay, Sandestin  Golf and Beach Resort spreads over 2400 acres offering everything fun under the sun.

The resort’s collection of over 1,250 vacation rentals includes studios, to 4-bedroom units, condos, homes, villas, penthouses and luxury rentals, giving you a seemingly endless array of options. So, where to begin? No worries, we’ve taken the guesswork out of planning with a few suggestions on where to stay in Sandestin, from beach to bay of course.

Sporty Types
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a haven for golfers. The resort features 4 golf courses – 3 public and 1 semi-private. Good news - if you book through Sandestin then you get access to all 4 courses, including semi-private Burnt Pine Golf Club. So gather your Wolfpack for the best guys golf getaway ever.

Harbour Point is located in the heart of Sandestin’s bayside amenities. The one- and two-bedroom, fully furnished townhomes offer views of a large, beautiful lake and The Links Golf Course.

Overlooking Choctawhatchee Bay and The Links Golf Course, Players' Club is ideal for those serious about their golf game. These vacation rentals offer two bedrooms with fully furnished kitchens, dining and living areas.

For the ultimate ladies’ tennis getaway, stay enviably close to the Tennis Center with all your best girls at Le Jardin. Relax in luxury when you’re not working on your backhand. The Townhomes are nestled right in the heart of the Village of Baytowne Wharf and offer a unique style with exquisite décor, appliances and furnishings. Enjoy the beautiful courtyard with flowing fountains and plush landscape on your private patio - not to mention each room has its own private balcony.


Family Vacay
Family beach vacations are all about convenience. Beachside, a beachfront condo high rise in Sandestin, offers spacious units for any size family. Studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom accommodations come with magnificent Florida Gulf Coast views. Beachside guest rooms are fully furnished with full kitchen, dining and living areas, meaning you have less to pack and more time with the kids.

Beachside has easy access to their heated pools and direct access to the beach making it easy to navigate with small children. Some units even come with golf cart rentals.

Linkside is one of Sandestin’s most loved neighborhoods. A perfect fit for any family, homes in Linkside are both comfortable and affordable. Of course, all vacation rentals at Linkside are fully furnished with full kitchen, dining and living areas and many face a large interior lake, giving your family room to stretch out and relax.


Bridal Party Over Here
The Grand Sandestin offers wedding guests the opportunity to be located within steps from the activities of the Village of Baytowne Wharf and Sandestin's Baytowne Conference Center. Enjoy street performers, concerts, festivals and family-friendly attractions that are fun to experience as a group. The Grand Lawn is a lush green lawn tucked behind the Grand Sandestin featuring beautiful brick pathways and garden backdrops. With ample room for guests, this dramatic location is perfect for ceremonies and receptions.


On the Horizon
Now taking reservations for March 2020, Osprey Pointe features 77 new condos with 2, 3, and 4-bedroom penthouse floor plans and luxury interiors. Lush landscaping, a nearby nature preserve, and stunning bay views make it the perfect place to relax and restore. The new location is serene and quiet, yet close to everything Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is famous for, along with a community center that is perfect for large groups, meetings, and weddings.

Now under construction, Hotel Effie is the first and only Sandestin owned hotel. The full-service luxury hotel features 250 guest rooms, restaurant, rooftop bar and pool, spa, and fitness center. Perfect for groups and meetings, the hotel is adjacent to the 30,000 sq. ft. Baytowne Conference Center, steps from the Village of Baytowne Wharf, and features an additional 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Guests get to enjoy all the amenities that guests of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort have come to know and love.


Creature Comforts
The resort town offers visitors the opportunity to stay within the resort while enjoying a multitude of activities, including the only marina in South Walton, Florida. Guests enjoy amenities including the use of bicycles, boogie boards, kayaks, tennis, fitness center access, access to 4 pools, and a resort-wide tram service. Popular activities include four celebrated championship golf courses, the Village of Baytowne Wharf and 7-miles of powdery white sand beaches.

Tucked away along the bay side of Sandestin is an incredible escape - The Village of Baytowne Wharf. The picturesque Village creates a central gathering spot for concerts, events, and even firework displays. Baytowne also features fine and casual dining and kids’ activities along cobblestone sidewalks perfect for strolling and checking out the sights. Look for special events on the SoWal events calendar throughout the year, such as the Sandestin Wine Festival,  Beer Fest and the Gumbo Festival.

Book your Stay
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is located between the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay in South Walton, Florida. Check out all Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort has to offer at Follow Sandestin on Facebook for updates and specials.


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Upon realizing that life is too short not to follow her dreams, Audrey moved to the beach and became a writer. SoWal’s pristine beaches inspire her to explore further, look deeper, and do better.

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