The lifestyle of Sandestin is a combination of beach, relaxation, and first class entertainment. Without a doubt, the Gulf of Mexico with its breathtaking beauty and its sugar white sands is the first component to life in Sandestin. Sports, entertainment, and local festivals all revolve around this natural treasure. The perfect southern climate allows for its enjoyment year round. Yet, the added flavor of life in Sandestin is all due to its residents and businesses. They exhibit a love for the resort lifestyle and bring to it an excellence, grace and beauty.
A day at the beach Sandestin style is more than just a day at the beach. It starts with beautiful sunrises. Then the morning passes, relaxing on stretches of white sand while enjoying the emerald green gulf waters. Still, Sandestin loves it food! Locals and visitors alike will find a restaurant to savor lunch or dinner, gulf side. This is a time to take a siesta from the sun and refuel with seafood specialties or a coastal cuisine that is all its own to this area.
Seafood is a must here in Sandestin. Just like fishing is a must. Local Destin was named the “luckiest fishing village” in its beginning years and that hasn’t changed. Destin still has one of the largest fishing fleets in Florida. Fishermen, land lovers, and restaurateurs all enjoy meeting on the docks to watch the fleet come in and see what the catch of the day is going to be. Sandestin is home to renowned chef’s whose innovations win their restaurants fives stars regularly. A sunrise, beach and fine cuisine come easy in Sandestin!
The remainder of the afternoon offers more and more choices as well the locals know. There is boating, fishing, jet skiing, stand up paddle boarding, or…throwing on your beach cover up and going shopping–or perhaps golfing.
When it comes to shopping, Sandestin offers every kind. With wonderful specialty shops, to the unique Baytown Warf, or the shoppers’ play land of Destin Commons, and onto Silver Sands Premium Outlet Center that features over 465,000 square feet of retail space, shopping is elevated to both a sport and an art in Sandestin. Always, sprinkled between these stores is a new opportunity for fine dining and matchless entertainment.
Golf at Sandestin is a year round experience. Sandestin golf courses are framed by its beautiful beaches, only adding to a great day of golf. These golf courses, however, are award winning, drawing master champions like Bubba Watson and PGA Tour pros Boo Weekley. Destin Florida golf courses have garnered over 30 awards from well respected golf publications and organizations.
The Sandestin lifestyle weaves an appreciation for art and music into its fabric. Outdoor concerts are a regular. Hot jazz, local songwriters who are often nationally and internationally known, great southern acts, all make up life in Sandestin.
Another part of the Sandestin life style charm is its festivals: Wine Tasting Festivals, Art Festivals, Seafood Festivals, October Fests, and fishing festivals. This is life in Sandestin and a chance to enjoy to its fullest the Sandestin community. Super talent in every occupation and craft is drawn to Sandestin and the people who love it come together to share in it. And people who love people come to Sandestin to share in the experience and life that is uniquely Sandestin.