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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® Awarded "Best in Destin" By VIP Destin Magazine

Hotel Effie was recently awarded four new accolades by VIP Destin Magazine.
February 26, 2024

Hotel Effie Announces Chef Juan Bochenski As New Executive Chef

Sandestin® Golf and Beach Resort announces the appointment of Juan Bochenski as executive chef of Hotel Effie. Bochenski assumes the position immediately, helming the kitchen at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Ovide, and overseeing all aspects of food and beverage operations across the hotel’s four restaurant outlets and in-room dining.
January 24, 2024

Hotel Effie Sandestin Announces Partnership with Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI)

Hotel Effie Sandestin, a distinguished luxury property located within Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, is thrilled to announce its latest partnership with Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI). This collaboration is set to redefine luxury experiences and further elevate Hotel Effie's portfolio of exceptional offerings for event and travel enthusiasts.
December 13, 2023

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
Hotel Effie

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550