girls in pool


Welcome to Hotel Effie. We’re so glad you’re here. Included in your stay and destination fees are various activities intended to inspire and delight you. Whether it’s an early morning bike ride or late-night disco party, Hotel Effie warmly invites you to experience something special. Won't you join us?

Calendar of Events

woman on floor conducting sound healing

Sound Healing Sessions

Longleaf - 2nd Floor


Thursdays 4pm-5pm

Relax your mind and body to instrument vibrations


pool at sunset

Movie on the Rooftop


Ara Pool and Lounge


September 11, 7 pm

Join us for a showing of Cruella, a remake of a well-known classic.


Sunrise Rooftop Yoga

Ara Rooftop


Every Wednesday 7:30 - 8:30 am

Every Friday 7:30 - 8:30 am



Acoustic Music

Acoustic Music Series

Ara Rooftop


Thursday 5pm-8pm (Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge)

Friday & Saturday 4pm-7pm (Ara Rooftop Pool and Lounge)

Sunday 11 am - 2 pm  (Brunch at Ovide)

Enjoy relaxing melodies while enjoying food or drinks.

Public Welcome


Live DJ

Ara Rooftop

Get moving with the up-tempo beats by local DJs.


Saturday, Sept 04, and 18 7pm-10pm

Every Saturday in October 7pm-10pm

Public Welcome

Silent Disco

Silent Disco

Ara Rooftop

Keep the party going with your own private headphones!


Thursday - Saturday 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Public Welcome

couple on bikes

Bike Rentals

Guests of Hotel Effie receive two (2) 4-hour bicycle rentals each day of your stay.

Call 850.267.6363 for more information

A couple stand-up paddle-boarding.

Kayaking and Boogie Boards

Guests of Hotel Effie receive one hour of free kayaks and boogie boards.

Call 850.267.8171 for more information

woman playing tennis


Guests of Hotel Effie receive one hour at Sandestin Tennis Center. 24-hour advance reservation required.

Reservations are required. Call 850.267.7060.

A couple playing a round of golf on a Florida golf course.

Sandestin Golf

Game-changing challenges, spectacular views of the Choctawhatchee Bay, marshes, wetlands, pine forests are just a few words to describe the four golf courses located at Sandestin Resort.

Book a tee time



Resort Tram

Access to Sandestin beaches via tram pickup in front of Hotel Effie.

The resort tram arrives approximately every 30 minutes. Check out the live tram map here.

Hotel Effie

1 Grand Sandestin Boulevard

Miramar Beach, FL 32550