The Emerald Coast of Florida is known to have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The emerald green waters and quartz sand of the Gulf of Mexico are just steps from The Cascade. Enjoy a day spent taking in the views, or enjoy the watersports options like paddle boards, kayaks and jet skis. You can do it all, or simply sit back and relax. One thing is for sure, the choices are endless and the views are spectacular.
The very best in Florida golf across four championship courses. That’s 72 holes from the beach to the bay, each with their own unique challenges, rewards, and characteristics thanks to Robert Trent Jones, Jr., Rees Jones, and Tom Jackson. Soak up the sounds of nature, with nearby marshes, wetlands, and lush pine forests. Sandestin® is home to The Links, Baytowne Golf Club, Raven Golf Club, and private Burnt Pine Golf Club – four delightfully unique courses situated right outside your door.
Indulge in a little retail therapy whenever the mood strikes. Browse your favorite designer labels for men, women, and kids, or pick up activewear to take you through the day’s adventures. An assortment of boutiques like Barefoot Princess, Island Clothiers and Coconut Kidz are just a few of the signature shops located on the resort, which means you don’t need to go far to treat someone special – or treat yourself.
Preparing meals in your chef’s kitchen will never get old, but for those nights when dinner out sounds best, you can enjoy delicious dishes, refreshing drinks, and more without leaving the resort. Choose from casual dining, fine dining, quick bites and snacks, and bars and nightlife to satisfy any craving. The resort’s signature restaurant, Ovide, led by two-time James Beard award winning chef Hugh Acheson, is located in the lobby of Hotel Effie, bringing together classic Gulf Coast flavors and impeccable classic French technique.
Located adjacent to the Village, our colorful Baytowne Marina is where guests, residents, and locals come together to enjoy the picturesque Choctawhatchee Bay. Our full-service 123-slips marina accommodates yachts up to 140 feet and you can charter whatever boat you want to float. We’ve got light tackle fishing charters, pontoon boat rentals, Wave Runners, and stand-up paddle boards. All your favorite waterfront activities in one place.
Don’t forget to stop for lunch at Marina Bar & Grill and enjoy the best seats in the house overlooking the Bay.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is a diverse collection of specialty stores, award-winning restaurants, eclectic art galleries, exciting nightlife, and a jam-packed calendar of fun festivals and events. it’s the hub, where everyone wants to gather. Spend your days zip-lining, riding the carousel, or shopping for everything from a fashion-forward wardrobe to top-of-the-line fishing gear. When the sun falls, head out for local dining or a night out on the town!