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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Sandestin, Florida  your home away from home

Sandestin is located on Florida’s northwest coast just 8 miles from Destin. The area is known as the Emerald Coast as the beautiful Gulf waters are an amazing green colour here. The soft white sand beaches, lagoons, dunes and the local watersports make this a popular area for both couples and family vacations. Destin is nicknamed “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” as some record breaking catches have been made here. With great waterside dining, plenty of interesting attractions and miles of beautiful beaches, a self catering villa at Sandestin is sure to have something for everyone.

Things to do in Sandestin, Florida

Beaches

Visitors are drawn to Sandestin for the white quartz-sand beaches and beautiful warm green sea which offer safe bathing. Enjoy working on a tan in this beautiful area, or try some of the watersports on offer such as jet skis, windsurfing, parasailing and banana boat rides. Fishing

The area around Sandestin offers world-class sports fishing. The offshore shelf drops away to a depth of 100 feet just 10 miles offshore so deep sea fishing is a traditional pastime in this area. Catch marlin, sailfish, tarpon and many other smaller fish on a half day fishing charter. Dining out

The coast around your vacation villa in Sandestin is lined with well-established restaurants and bars which specialize in fresh fish and locally caught seafood. Steaks and international cuisine can also be found here. The quality is high and prices are very competitive.

Places to visit near Sandestin, Florida

Gulfarium

This family attraction can be found at Fort Walton Beach just a short drive from your Sandestin vacation villa rental. See penguins, otters, alligators and dolphin shows at this great aquarium, which also promotes the welfare of marine life.

Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park

This 23-acre water park and adventure playground is bustling with activities from wave pools and water slides to boats and thrill rides.

Gulf Breeze Zoo and Botanical Gardens

Set in beautiful tropical gardens, this zoo is home to hundreds of domestic and exotic animals. Gorilla Island is one of the most popular exhibits. There is a train ride around the park and a farm area where domestic animals and their babies can be petted.

Weather in Sandestin, Florida

Like much of Florida, Sandestin enjoys hot summers and mild, balmy winters making it popular with winter snowbirds from the northern states and Canada. Summer days average 91°F (33°C) and winters are around 64°F (18°C). July is generally the wettest month when the rain falls as short heavy afternoon showers which quickly pass.

Travel to Sandestin, Florida

Mobile International Airport is the nearest airport to Sandestin and is about 116 miles away. It has many daily connections with flights from all over the US and abroad.

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