Tents or "canopies" with four legs are no longer permitted on our private beach. Motorcycles, RVS, trailers and buses are restricted on property. At this time complimentary upgrades are not available. Guests must be 25 or older to check in. We highly recommend booking your transportation needs in advance due to limited availability. Learn more here.


All About The Village of Baytowne Wharf

During your visit to Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, don’t forget to check out the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Just a short (free!) trolley ride away from the resort, Baytowne Wharf has a variety of restaurants, bars, shops and activities for all to enjoy.

Baytowne Village Shopping

There are many unique shops at Baytowne Wharf — from boutiques to fishing gear stores and more. Check out bluCALYPSO for custom jewelry made from precious metals and gems. Sandestin Clothing Company and Paradise Found are all great spots for fun beach wear and souvenirs. And if you’re looking for a chic outfit for dinner out in Baytowne, stop by Blush Boutique or Island Clothiers.

Dining at Baytowne Wharf

Speaking of dinner, there are many places to dine at Baytowne Wharf. Try Acme Oyster House for a true Southern experience — the restaurant is plucked right out of New Orleans! Marlin Grill is perfect for date night. The upscale, fine dining restaurant serves delicious seafood and cocktails. After dinner, you can even get a cigar to go. For something more casual, try the Village Door Dockside Restaurant or Lazy Gecko Deck Bar. Finally, for a night out on the town, hit up Fat Tuesday Daiquiri Bar (the famous New Orleans Daiquiri bar) or listen to the dueling pianos at Rum Runners.

Activities and Events

Baytowne Village is bustling with a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. You’ll find weekly movies and concerts on the lawn throughout the spring, summer and fall, which are perfect for the whole family. Baytowne Village also hosts great seasonal events, like trick or treating in the village for Halloween, and fireworks to ring in the New Year. There are also a variety of tasty food and wine festivals throughout the year, including the Baytowne Beer Festival and a champagne festival! Additional family activities include the zipline and ropes course in the center of Baytowne Village, and the 40-foot tower climb. And don’t forget the activities at Baytowne Marina — sunset cruises and stand-up paddleboard rentals are both great ways to enjoy the water!

Guests of Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa can take advantage of a complimentary tram service, which will bring you to and from the Village of Baytowne Wharf. The tram picks up passengers outside the Serenity spa tower entrance, and makes a loop between the resort, the Baytowne / Raven Golf Course and Baytowne Village. Hours vary seasonally.


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