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Effie Media Room

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.

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

Top 10 Hotels in Florida: Readers’ Choice Awards 2022

Condé Nast Traveler readers rate their top hotels in the Sunshine State, outside of Miami.
October 04, 2022

US Event & Industry News For September

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort recently announced the appointment of Matthew Krueger to executive chef of Hotel Effie. He has assumed the position immediately, helming the property's signature restaurant Ovide.
September 27, 2022

Hotel Effie appoints Krueger as executive chef

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort announced the appointment of Matthew Krueger to executive chef of Hotel Effie. Krueger is helming the kitchen at the hotel’s signature restaurant Ovide, the only Florida restaurant by James Beard Award-winning Chef Hugh Acheson.
September 26, 2022
Hotel Effie

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550