Aerial view of beach umbrellas by the water

Feeling Fine and Sandy

At Hotel Effie, chances are you’ll be drawn to the coast and all there is to see and do there. Whether you spend the day with sandy toes or under the shade of our rooftop luxury cabanas, any day in or out on the water is good.

  • Reclining chairs on the beach

Hotel Effie's Luxury Beach

Exclusive to Hotel Effie guests, experience the stunning emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico at Hotel Effie's luxury beach. After making your reservation, take a ride on our private shuttle, where you're then escorted to your location. As you unwind by the sound of crashing waves in luxury beach chairs, conveniently request lite bites and cocktails from our beach concierge. Get your fun on with beach games and non-motorized sports. Do everything or simply nothing at all; we won't judge.

Beach Eats
  • Empty pool at sunset

Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge

When the pool is more your scene, been seen at Ara Rooftop Pool & Lounge. Relax by the pool or team up at our interactive game space for competitive fun, featuring giant chess, Connect Four, cornhole, etc. Enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, delicious food, and convenient poolside service. With panoramic views overlooking Sandestin, The Village of Baytowne Wharf and Choctawhatchee Bay, you have the best seat on the resort.

  • crystal clear water at Hotel Effie

Sandestin Beach

Hotel Effie guests have access to over seven miles of powdery white beaches located on Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Soak up the sun, play in the sand, build sandcastles, jump into a game of beach volleyball, even take part in some beachside crafts, or just take a refreshing dip. The resort shuttle is available for transportation.

  • Picnic setup on a beach

Luxury Beach Picnic

Coming Soon

This is how Hotel Effie does picnics - luxuriously. Picture you here for a romantic sunset for two, anniversary surprise, proposal, or even bachelorette party. Add food, wine, flowers, and more for the perfect celebration.

Hotel Effie

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550