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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

Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest: Beer From Around Here

Time to roll out the barrel and discover unique suds & ales! The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin presents the 14th Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest on October 7th & 8th, 2022. American specialty beers from around the nation will be available for participants to sample and savor.
October 10, 2022

5 Must-Visit Spots for the Ultimate Fall Getaway

Whether you’re seeking a luxury beach resort or a relaxing mountain retreat, here are five spots for the ultimate fall getaway— all within driving distance of Atlanta.
October 10, 2022

The Best Season to Visit Each State

While there’s no doubt that each of the 50 states has its merits thanks to its history and unique culture, the season in which you visit has a lot to do with what you’re able to enjoy, too. In other words, some seasons are better than others when it comes to exploring each state.
October 10, 2022
Hotel Effie

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550