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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.

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

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

How to Make Hugh Acheson’s Chicken Sandwich at Home

James Beard Award-winning Chef Hugh Acheson has made a name for himself onscreen and in the kitchen alike, serving as a Top Chef judge while also helming a number of restaurants in the Southeast. But it’s at Hotel Effie, the newest luxury hotel at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, that he’s revisiting a nostalgic classic.
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

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550