Sandestin is a destination resort community located on the water in northwest Florida, in the United States. Near Miramar Beach, the resort is on Florida’s Gulf Coast, situated between the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. Often referred to as a ‘gated city’, Sandestin offers lodging and residences in 30 neighborhoods. It is made up of over 1500 condominiums, many detached houses, several different styles of villas, town homes, and resort hotel accommodations. It offers 7 plus miles of beaches, a huge selection of swimming pools, a large marina, programs for children, a fitness center and spa, several golf courses, more than a dozen tennis courts, meeting space and a pedestrian village that offers shopping, restaurants, and nighttime entertainment. There are four areas in the resort, labeled Beachside, Village, Bayside, and Lakeside - each with its own style.
Sandestin, Florida is a destination resort. The economy is based solely on tourism and the services, shops, and restaurants to support the resort. Sandestin offers a variety of retail experiences that include eclectic choices at The Market Shops or unique stores in the Village of Baytowne Wharf. You will find souvenirs, boutiques, children’s clothing, and more. Office space would be found in the Village of Baytowne Wharf or in nearby Miramar Beach.
Entertainment And Dining Out
At the Village of Baytowne Wharf situated within the Sandestin resort you will find activities that include a carousel, bungee jumping, a zip-line, shops and boutiques, and many restaurant options. Dining choices at the resort include Marlin Grill – an upscale seafood restaurant that specializes in fresh caught fish. The restaurant offers outdoor seating. There is also Poppy’s Seafood Factory with a more casual atmosphere. Specials include prime steaks, blackened lobster, or fresh fish dishes.
The nearest major airport to Sandestin is Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS/KVPS offering domestic flights from Valparaiso, Florida. It is 25 miles from the community center. Another major airport in the area is Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP/KECP), offering flights from Panama City Beach, Florida and is located 41 miles from Sandestin.