Emerald Coast

A picture-perfect setting on white, sandy beaches

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Welcome to Emerald Coast

Located in the Florida Panhandle, Destin on the Emerald Coast is a postcard-perfect setting thanks to its white, sandy beaches and glistening emerald waters. Originally a small fishing village, visitors now flock to the Destin to experience its natural beauty and enjoy the many things there are to see and do in the city. From adrenaline-pumped watersports and beautiful golf courses to the restaurants and shopping scene, there’s something for everyone in this beautiful part of the world.

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Hotels in Emerald Coast

The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa

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The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa provides quick access to the white, sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The hotel has a retro vibe with relaxed rooms, a number of dining options and a bar.

Hilton Sandestin Resort & Spa

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The Hilton Sandestin Beach Resort and Spa provides everything you could want. Enjoy a relaxing holiday and take part in a number of activities. With a beach on its door step, exhilarating water adventures wait for you.

Plenty of things to do

Emerald Coast history

Learn more about the history of the Emerald Coast at one of the area’s many museums.
With artefacts dating back to 8800 BC, there’s so much history to explore.

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Beaches, surfing, parks & river cruises

Ecotourism, wildlife & the great outdoors

There’s certainly no shortage of wildlife on the Emerald Coast. Anglers can expect to be joined by a pelican also seeking a catch, while jet skiers are often accompanied by bottlenose dolphins as they play in the waves.
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Sport on the Emerald Coast from surfing to golf

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