Hotel Effie from an Aerial View

Southern. Coastal. Approachable. Elegant.

Coastal Charm Meets Southern Elegance

Inside the gates of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, nestled between the white sandy beaches and emerald green waters of the Gulf Coast and the living shorelines of Choctawhatchee Bay in Northwest Florida, you’ll find Hotel Effie Sandestin. Serviced by three airports and centrally located, it’s an easy-to-access destination for guests who are seeking a refreshing escape on the Florida coast.

Purposefully created to delight the most selective of guests, Hotel Effie’s 250 guest rooms are outfitted with thoughtful touches. Savor a meal in the celebrity chef restaurant or unwind with a nightcap at the rooftop bar. Relax in Hotel Effie’s rooftop pool, indulge in a spa treatment, or work out in the fitness center.

Guests of Hotel Effie have full access to the amenities of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, including seven miles of beaches, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts and a 123-slip marina. Hotel Effie guests are just steps away from the events, shopping, dining, and nightlife of The Village of Baytowne Wharf.

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Indulgent Oasis

With an assortment of treatments designed to relax and rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit, Hotel Effie’s new spa offers private and couples’ treatment rooms, a coed relaxation lounge, and private relaxation lounges inside the men’s and women’s locker rooms. Beauty, comfort and personalized attention combine to create a memorable, premium experience. Relax and unwind in tastefully-appointed surroundings meant to engage the senses. Luxurious treatment options will leave you feeling completely refreshed and rejuvenated – just the way a great vacation should.

Inspired Culinary

Hotel Effie has partnered with Celebrity Chef Hugh Acheson, a James Beard award winner, “Top Chef Masters” contestant, and “Top Chef” judge, to create a dining experience influenced by the fresh local flavors of the Gulf Coast. Gathering-style seating is ideal for intimate dinners for two and get-togethers for 10 or more guests, with daily seatings at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In addition to the restaurant, guests can enjoy small bites and beverages in the vibrant lobby bar or socialize at the full-service rooftop bar, where hand-crafted cocktails, high-end wines, spirits, and small bites are served alongside breathtaking panoramic views of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.

Incredible Golf

Guests of Hotel Effie enjoy easy, “inside the gates” access to the four award-winning championship golf courses of the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Each of the 18-hole courses (including Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club, The Links Golf Club, and the exclusive Burnt Pine Club) offers players unique challenges backed by incredible views. Browse the latest golf gear in the pro shop or perfect your swing in the practice facility.

Invigorating Activities

With access to 2,400 exquisite acres, including 30 charming neighborhoods and miles of pristine beaches and bayfront, Hotel Effie guests can indulge in new experiences every day of their stay. Complimentary daily bicycle rentals, kayak and boogie board rentals, and tennis court access provide plenty of opportunities to soak up the sun and explore the resort’s surroundings on land or by water. Just steps from the hotel, The Village of Baytowne Wharf and 123-slip Baytowne Marina are home to excellent shopping, dining, and entertainment.

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Hotel Effie brings 20,000 plus square feet of new meeting space, including a 13,000 square foot ballroom to Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. Flexible configurations enable meeting planners to use the space in countless ways, while hand-curated fixtures and custom carpets add a tasteful backdrop to events both casual and formal. No detail is overlooked when you host a meeting at Hotel Effie, which lets you concentrate on the business at hand.

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