Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Sandestin

The area's monuments and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sandestin. Well known for its beaches, seaside and golfing, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Silver Sands Premium Outlets and Destin Commons are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Sandestin

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sandestin a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Burnt Pine Golf Club (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • The Golf Garden of Destin (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Emerald Bay Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Sandestin

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sandestin

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets, which is just a taste of what Sandestin has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sandestin is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Topsail Beach State Preserve (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • James Lee Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Santa Rosa Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Henderson Beach State Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Blue Mountain Beach (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sandestin

Fly into Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), the closest airport, located 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is 15.3 mi (24.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sandestin?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 6,703 house rentals around Sandestin. From 4,870 Condos/Apartments to 17 Resorts, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sandestin is on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay near Sandestin?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend near Sandestin:

  • Baytowne Wharf: 398 vacation rentals
  • Bungalos: 87 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Pines: 1,599 vacation rentals
  • Laurel Grove: 56 vacation rentals
  • Villa Lago: 258 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of rentals available.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments near Sandestin?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 4,870 Condos/Apartments near Sandestin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near Sandestin include:

  • Resorts: 17 lodging choices
  • Houses: 1,278 lodging choices
  • Villas: 121 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool near Sandestin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6,044 rentals with pool available near Sandestin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near Sandestin?

    Yes, Vrbo offers a selection of 6,700 vacation rentals to book directly online and 5,851 with instant booking available near Sandestin. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Sandestin!

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