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.


Near Destin Dining & Notable Nightlife

Unique Restaurants Near Sandestin

If you have time during your stay with us, there are countless restaurants near Destin, 30A and other neighboring communities to explore for a night off-property. Also near the resort, you'll find the Destin Commons, Grand Boulevard, Silver Sands Premium Outlets and The Village of Baytowne Wharf, these shopping, dining and entertainment complexes offer an array of dining and nightlife venues. See below for some of the Hilton' Sandestin Beach staff favorites.

Red Bar in Grayton Beach

The Red Bar, Grayton Beach. This place is a real favorite among locals and visitors alike. Known for its extremely eclectic décor and awesome live jazz and blues at night, The Red Bar offers a simple menu that’s heavy on fresh seafood with a few southern-style items as well. 

Cafe in Santa Rosa Beach

Café Thirty-ASanta Rosa Beach. Housed in a gorgeous Florida-style home, this casually elegant restaurant is known for its delicious seafood dishes that resemble works of art and its wood-oven pizzas, with a menu that changes daily, depending on what ingredients are available.

Waterfront restaurant in Seaside

Bud & Alley’s Waterfront Restaurant and Rooftop Bar, Seaside. One of Florida's top restaurants and a Florida Trend magazine Golden Spoon Hall of Fame winner, Bud & Alley's offers a fresh take on Southern coastal classics for lunch and dinner featuring seafood direct from the Gulf and the freshest ingredients from local farms and fields. Gather on the Rooftop Bar deck to take in incredible sunset views.


Destin Voted “Best Beach” by the readers of USA Today!

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award (2021)

Traveler Review Award (2021)

Four Diamond Restaurant (2000-2019)

Traveler Review Award (2021)

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