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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort


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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is home to four award-winning golf courses: Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf ClubThe Links Golf Club, and the private Burnt Pine Club. As the only resort in Northwest Florida named to both Golf Magazine and Golf Digest's Best Golf Resorts in North America, and the only place in the world with course designs by the famous Jones brothers, Rees (Burnt Pine) and Robert Trent Jr. (Raven), Sandestin is a must play for any serious golfer. But, with multiple teeing options, the golf experience at Sandestin is also an enjoyable one for all skill levels. Raven Golf Club opened in 2000 and was host in 2006 and 2007 to Champions Tour events. Golf Digest ranked it 4 1/2 Stars in its last two Places to Play; surveys while Golf Magazine named it #14 in Florida in its recent Best Near You list. Burnt Pine Golf Club opened in 1994 and while private, the course is open to registered resort guests. Burnt Pine is generally regarded as the finest test of golf at Sandestin and has received 4 1/2 Stars from Golf Digest's, Places to Play for six years in a row. Baytowne Golf Club opened in 1986 and was redesigned in 2005. Upon reopening. Baytowne was certified as a U.S. Kids Golf Family Friendly course. Golf Digest has awarded 4 1/2 Stars to Baytowne the last four years in its Places to Play rankings. The Links Golf Club opened in 1973 and is the oldest of the four courses at Sandestin. It provides incredible views from five holes that lie directly on the Choctawhatchee Bay and has been awarded 4 Stars by Golf Digest in the Places to Play survey for the past 6 years. Golf and lodging packages are available year round and public tee times are accepted at three of the four courses. In 2015, the Raven, Baytowne and the Links courses have been rated a Top 75 Golf Resort in Florida by Golf Digest. All Sandestin golf courses have once again been awarded the Best Places You Can Play designation by Golfweek.

  • Accommodation Type:
  • Resort, Vacation Rental Condo,
  • Activities:
  • Bicycle Trails, Bicycling, Boating
  • Amenities:
  • 24-Hour Front Desk, 24-Hour Security, Baggage Handling


Florida Resident Rate

Now - December 29, 2016
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is the #1 choice and destination to get More Moments this year. Being a Florida Resident, you get more from your visit at Sandestin…more memories, more variety, more for your hard earned vacation dollar. In addition, this Florida Beach Resort offers a long list of activities, events and amenities from the Beach to the Bay, unmatched by any other destination. Complimentary amenities include bike rental, tennis court time, resort transportation, kayaks, canoes and even the use of boogie boards on the beach to catch the waves.


Memorial Day Weekend

May 28, 2016 - May 30, 2016
Kick off your summer at Sandestin for Memorial Day Weekend. Live music begins on Saturday and lasts all weekend long. Enjoy bands on the Events Plaza stage from 7-9 p.m. each night. Children’s activities will be featured in the Events Plaza from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday night, and then we will light up the sky above the lagoon with a patriotic fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. On Monday, the Village will host a Memorial Day program right before sunset, presented by Sandestin veterans, including a special performance.


Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic

June 22, 2016 - June 26, 2016
The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin has set the new precedent for world-class sportfishing tournaments along the Gulf Coast. Ranked 5th Top Ten Big Money Tournament by Marlin magazine, sanctioned by the World Billfish Series and part of the Offshore World Championship this event gives serious angling teams their shot at winning a huge pay-off. With cash categories for dolphin, tuna, and wahoo as well as individual angler trophies, fishermen have a multitude of ways to stake their claim on Destin fishing tournament history! The competing anglers are not the only fishing enthusiasts who will hook a good time during the 13th Annua ...Read More>> Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. Baytowne Marina is the place to be for all two days of exciting weigh-ins as top anglers vie for $1.5 million dollars in prizes. Enjoy nightly fun with entertainment and activities, plus, don’t miss Friday night’s fireworks show and live music! Admission is free and it is open to the public. Details are subject to change based on weather. For information visit Read Less


4th of July Celebration

July 04, 2016
Red, White and Baytowne at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort offers events for the entire family and people of all ages. Join Sandestin for its spectacular 4th of July Celebration. Enjoy a day of fun in the sun, an evening that lights up the sky and family activities all weekend long. The Village of Baytowne Wharf will have a host of kids activities from 6-10pm, including kids' crafts, face painting, and balloon sculpting.


Annual Sandestin Triathlon

August 20, 2016
The Annual Destin Triathlon will lure 800 participants for a half-mile Gulf of Mexico swim, a 20-mile bike along the coast, and a 4-mile run through Sandestin's beach and bayside community. Proceeds benefit Sacred Heart Hospital of the Emerald Coast. See for details, email or call 877.276.8860.For event accommodations call 877.276.8860 (code: TRI30).


Baytowne Wharf Art Walk

September 02, 2016 - September 04, 2016
The Village of Baytowne Wharf welcomes the fresh fall season under the moonlight with a weekend good for the art and soul with world-class art and live music in the Village Events Plaza. Exceptional artists featured in the area’s leading galleries from across the southeast will gather for this three day festival featuring the best of the best in the world of art.


Endless Summer Songwriters Series at Sandestin

October 06, 2016 - October 08, 2016
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) in conjunction with Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) is thrilled to present a FREE concert series at The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The 7th Annual Endless Summer Songwriters Series will showcase more than a dozen BMI songwriters who will sing country’s biggest hits and share the stories behind the songs.


Annual Baytowne Wharf Beer Festival

October 14, 2016 - October 15, 2016
Don't miss this very popular event in October! Known as the “Best Beer Fest on the Emerald Coast,” the popular festival features 40 on-site craft brewers, over 100 domestic and international beers, seminars and samplings and live music. The event is one of the best of the year and draws thousands of people to The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort every year. Beer novices to beer lovers will be able to sample domestic and international options, including specialty, seasonal and not-yet-released beers. Discounts for advance tickets and accommodations will be available (Code: BEER16).


Baytowne On Ice

November 01, 2016 - January 31, 2017
For those visitors who miss the cold and ice, the ice skating rink is the perfect opportunity to get into the winter spirit. The seasonal ice skating rink has become a local holiday favorite. The first hour of each day is reserved for "kids skate" for youths 12 and under. The Ice Rink is available for private functions. For details call 850.267.8184.


Here Comes Santa Claus

November 25, 2016 - November 26, 2016
Friday 7:00 p.m. – Kick-off the holiday season with a family movie under the stars! Saturday 6-9 p.m. – The fun continues Saturday, with a preview to 12 Nights of Lights, Tree Lighting, and of course, Santa Claus! Welcome Santa to Baytowne and cheer him on as he lights the Village Christmas Tree. Stick around for a preview to our choreographed light show, 12 Nights of Lights, and watch as fireworks light up the sky over the lagoon. Make a lantern for the upcoming Baytowne Lantern Parade as you enjoy a choir singing your holiday favorites! And last, but not least, visit Kris Kringle himself! Hop on Santa’s lap and tell him your Christmas wish ...Read More>> Admission is free. Open to public. Subject to change based on weather. For more information visit Read Less


12 Nights of Lights

December 02, 2016 - December 24, 2016
For the month of December, enjoy a festive light show in the Events Plaza set to your favorite holiday music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday leading up to Christmas at 6, 7 & 8 p.m. This sparkling event will also be featured during the holiday editions of the Wednesday Night Concert Series at 7 p.m. Admission is free.


Tee Off for Toys

December 10, 2016 - December 11, 2016
People are asked to donate new, unwrapped toys or gift cards with a value of $15 or more and in exchange guests can play Sandestin's golf courses for just the green and golf car fee ($20). Sandestin will offer golf at all three of its public courses, Raven Golf Club, Baytowne Golf Club and The Links Golf Club. All toys and donations will be given to Harvest House’s “Hope for Holidays” and Children in Crisis programs, both benefiting children and families in need this holiday season. Local residents, guests and visitors are welcome to participate. Tee times are available all day and can be made by calling 850.267.8155.


New Year's Eve at Sandestin

December 31, 2016
Stay and play this holiday season at Sandestin! A New Year's Eve celebration in a spectacular setting is what makes Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort the top spot for New Year's Eve. You don't want to miss The Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-year party! Dance the night away and enjoy live bands and two breathtaking fireworks show as they light up the sky over the lagoon at 8pm and midnight. Sandestin is the place to ring in the New Year! Enjoy 30% OFF three nights or more, making your New Year’s Eve getaway an even better one. (promo code: SAVE30).


Mardi Gras Dog Parade

February 26, 2017
Join us for the 14th annual Mardi Gras Dog Parade. The streets will be filled with costumed dogs and their humans throwing a myriad of throws, beads, and parade favors. Themed convertibles, small floats (pulled by masters), golf carts, bicycles, and decorated wagons will be everywhere and Mardi Gras music will fill the air! The Mardi Gras Dog Parade is one of the premier canine events on the Emerald Coast with members of the four-pawed community coming far and wide to participate.


Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade

February 28, 2017
Prepare to let your hair down on what many call the most festive day of the year, Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. "Laissez les bon temps rouler" (let the good times roll) with the 14th annual Fat Tuesday Baytowne Bash Parade rolling through Sandestin. Yell "throw me something mister" as unique and colorful floats, golf carts, and pick-up trucks roll down the streets and marchers dressed up in all their Mardi Gras best shower parade-goers with a barrage of beads, moon pies, and other trinkets. The post-parade celebration continues into the night with street performers, "throws" tossed from balconies on Main St, and parties at var ...Read More>> ous Baytowne establishments. For more information visit Read Less

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