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You’ll find an extraordinary treasure nestled between the white sandy beaches and emerald green waters of the Gulf Coast and the living shorelines of Choctawhatchee Bay in Northwest Florida. Vibrant and elegant, comfortable and refined. A beautiful new full-service four-star 250-room hotel. Welcome to Hotel Effie.

Hotel Effie Sandestin Receives AAA’S Celebrated Four Diamond Designation

Hotel Effie, a new luxury property at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond designation. This is the first time the property has attained this prestigious honor since its highly anticipated opening in 2021. The award is received in parallel with the 50-year anniversary of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, an experiential mainstay for multigenerational travelers for half a century.
May 03, 2023

Emerald Coast Storytellers to Launch First Ever Story-Pairing Dinner Series

Emerald Coast Storytellers, a local creative writers group, is launching a series of Story-Pairing Dinners in 2023. The first event will be held on Tuesday, February 7 from 5-8 p.m. at Hotel Effie, located within Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
January 30, 2023

Latest Property Openings and Renovations in Florida (2022)

Florida continues to constantly update and open properties that expand venue options for meeting and event planners. Here’s a roundup of the latest news around the state.
December 14, 2022

Luxurious Hotel Effie

Transfer pre-wedding planning stress to the beach honeymoon of your dreams. Escape in your vehicle where you can privately reminisce about the details of your wedding day and experience butterflies all over again. In a few hours, you will arrive at the most luxurious honeymoon destination along the Emerald Coast, Hotel Effie.
October 10, 2022

Best Of The Emerald Coast Results 2022

Talk to executives and owners of the biggest, most influential companies in Northwest Florida or to a person, and they will agree that the presence of small businesses in the region adds to the quality of life here.
October 10, 2022

Why Go To Destin

Nicknamed the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village," Destin has grown into one of the most popular vacation spots on the Florida Panhandle. Founded in the 1850s, Destin used to be a sleepy fishing town until a bridge connected the skinny peninsula with Florida's mainland.
October 10, 2022
Hotel Effie

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550