Need to know

Hilton Grand Vacations Guests

We’re excited to welcome a new member of the Hilton family to the Sandestin area. We wish our friends at Hilton Grand Vacations a successful journey as they settle into their new location along the Emerald Coast. Please be advised that our Hilton property is not affiliated with HGV and our guest amenities are not available to HGV guests or the public. Please reach out to HGV to discuss any concerns you may have.

Important information for guests

We’re so happy you’re spending your vacation at the Emerald Coast’s full-service beach resort, Hilton Sandestin Beach. Our sugar white sands and emerald waters inspire walks along the beach, swimming in the Gulf or in our pool, relaxation at our award-winning spa and an incredible dining experience.

If you feel inclined to venture beyond our resort, there are shopping, golf, tennis, boating and other activities nearby. Check our events link to find out if there are any special activities planned during your stay.

Learn how easy it is to get here (a scenic drive from three regional airports), what the weather is like (almost perfect year-round), what the flags tell you about the beach conditions on that day (safety first) and our family friendly things to do.

Whether you are here for business or pleasure, a wedding or other special event, romantic escape, or family vacation, we strive to continually enhance our guest experience. 

Want to make the most of your trip to the Emerald Coast? Click on the links below to learn about things you may need to know about our resort and our area.


Important Numbers

  • Emergency - 911 For immediate assistance, if there is an emergency.
  • Beach Services - ext. 3065 For information regarding water activities and beach chair rentals.
  • Bell Stand - ext. 40 For luggage assistance and luggage storage.
  • Concierge - ext. 41 For help with reservations, transportation, and local area information.
  • Front Desk - ext. 450 For general assistance and questions.
  • In-Room Dining - ext. 44 Available 6:00 am-10 pm.
  • Security - ext. 3060 For lost and found or to report unsafe situations.
  • Serenity by the sea Spa - ext. 49 For information and appointments at our spa, salon, and fitness center.
  • Seagar’s Prime Steaks & Seafood - ext. 3100 For reservations at our AAA Four Diamond award-winning restaurant

Resort Tram Hours

We are proud to offer a tram service to nearby Baytowne Wharf, where guests can enjoy shopping, water activities, restaurants and more. The tram picks up passengers at the Serenity by the sea Spa entrance and stops at the Baytowne / Raven golf course and the Village of Baytowne, before looping back to the resort. 

Seasonal Hours:

  • Hilton-Outlet Tram (Runs Every Two Hours): 12:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. Daily
  • Resort Tram: 10:00 A.M. - 10:00 P.M. Daily



We highly recommend booking your transportation needs in advance due to current availability issues, we suggest using a local taxi service or ride sharing app. Ride sharing services, like Uber and Lyft, are allowed to pick-up and drop-off hotel guests on our front drive. For more transportation recommendations, please reach out to our bellmen by dialing x40 from your guest room phone.

OK Taxi
(855) 465-8294

Black Taxi
(850) 610-6000


Motorcycles, boat trailers, trailers of any kind, RV’s, or campers are prohibited on the Hotel premises unless authorized. Email [email protected] with requests for approval.


Pet Policy

Dogs are not allowed on-property at Hilton Sandestin Beach. Please leave your furry friends at home. Only service animals are permitted. Local, pet-friendly accomodations include:

Embassy Suites by Hilton Destin Miramar Beach
$75 fee (1-4 days) $150 (5-8 days) $125 (8+ days)

Henderson Beach Resort
$150 fee per stay

Hilton Garden Inn Destin Miramar Beach
$175 fee per stay

Home2 Suites by Hilton Destin 
$75 fee (1-4 days) $150 (5-8 days) $125 (8+ days)

Hotel Effie Sandestin 
$250 fee per stay

Hyatt Place Sandestin/At Grand Boulevard
$175 fee per stay

Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin at Grand Boulevard
$125 fee per stay

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
$280 fee per stay


Babysitting Services

Hilton Sandestin Beach does not offer babysitting or child care services. We do recommend local business, Coastal Kids Babysitting. Daytime and nighttime sitting services at the resort are available daily—holidays included. Mother's Helper services provide you with extra peace of mind. Sitters will entertain kids by the beach or the pool with games, crafts and stories.

Coastal Kids Babysitting
[email protected]


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

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award (2021)

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award (2021)

Traveler Review Award (2021)

Traveler Review Award (2021)

Four Diamond Restaurant (2000-2019)

Four Diamond Restaurant (2000-2019)

Traveler Review Award (2021)

Traveler Review Award (2021)

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