White pearly beaches, bubbly champagne, and decadent food are all things you would want on your high-end vacation in Destin, FL.
It can be hard to sort through all the rubbish when looking for activities if you’re using your standard search engine but don’t worry we have a list for you.
Destin Luxury Stay: Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa
Vacation starts with knowing where to stay.
When you’re on vacation you want to make sure the hotel you choose has everything easily accessible, and that it’s clean and gorgeous.
This hotel meets those qualifications and then adds a few more.
Have the beach as your backyard, where you can easily take a stroll along the sand and then head back into your hotel to rest on lush bedding.
Then, after your long days spent in the sand, you can enjoy a drink at their bar by the pool or enjoy one of their three restaurants.
If you’re not feeling too hot and want to spend a night in, throw on a plush robe and order some takeout.
This hotel comes equipped with plenty of amenities to make anyone feel the way that a Destin VIP should feel: relaxed and worry-free.
A stay here will guarantee a restful night’s sleep, book for the stay of a lifetime.
Luxurious Relaxation in Destin: Get A Massage
Nothing says relaxation like a good spa day, spend the day at Serenity By The Sea Spa.
Even on vacation, the world can feel exhausting and you may need some serious pampering.
The hotel listed above not only has a fabulous hotel but a decadent spa with a serene beach aesthetic.
Spend the day enjoying yourself.
Your options are limitless so get a massage or facial (or both). After relaxing, you can book an appointment at their salon to prepare yourself for a fabulous night out.
Give yourself the kind of attention you deserve.
Upscale Destin Dining: Louisiana Lagniappe
This delicious restaurant was initially created for the Sandpaper Cove Condominiums in 1984. The quality of food and detail put into the menu and service, grew quite a big following.
The food has a Cajun flair and the attire is casual but chic, it’s like, “you fancy, but still on vacay vibes.”
Lagniappe is consistently ranked top 10 restaurants in Destin which means you can expect only the best food and service that Destin has to offer.
Upon arrival, You can choose to sit inside with the Cajun-Italian decor or outside with a lovely waterfront view.
Come hungry and leave full, this restaurant is fairly popular so consider making a reservation.
Homestyle Breakfast in Destin: Crackings
Start the day off right with a mimosa or bloody mary, be sure to pair that with one of the many appetizing food items.
This brunch spot is family-owned & operated and has been around since 1998.
Their food is not only tasty but insta-worthy, make sure to snap a shot of their french toast that will have all your friends drooling.
This spot is known for its quality ingredients and makes most brunch spots look like Waffle House.
Relax and feast out before heading into a day of fun.
Shop Til you Drop: Destin Commons
Nothing screams luxury like new things!
No one likes the filth of a dodgy mall anymore. You want to see colorful murals, walk on outdoor pathways with palm trees for shade, or to visit a snazzy restaurant. The Destin Commons has what you’re looking for: a shopping experience, not just a mall.
Mosey around the shops, eat some food, check out the art, and maybe catch a movie.
A day at Destin Commons is a day well spent.
Be sure to check out the Mac & Cheese Fest if you’re in town during it.
Play with Dolphins: Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Being around exotic Animals is indeed the highest experience anyone can be granted.
What could be more exhilarating than getting a close encounter with an animal you wouldn’t normally go near?
At Gulfarium, you can spend the day visiting all the animals’ discoveries where you get to be near and dear to a variety of animals. Or you can keep your distance if that’s your thing.
What kind of animals can you get up close and personal with?
Quite a few, you’ve got your gators, your stingrays, your turtles, your penguins, and even your seals.
Head on over and choose one species, or choose them all!
Luxury Shopping: Flutterbys Antiques
It may not be your wedding day but you still could want something new or something borrowed.
Antiques are the treasure trove of luxurious memories. There’s so much value to an item that has lasted through the hands of time, not to mention finding a diamond in the rough can make a person feel like Indiana Jones.
The shop is owned by a married couple, Michelle and Ron Sandstead. Aside from the beautiful antiques you can encounter in the store, Ron also makes jewelry out of the leftover brass grommets from the American flags that are burned in a dignified way, which is done every few years with the American Legion.
Come out and support some stellar locals while browsing through antiques.
Philanthropy: Destin Charity Wine Auction
If you want to have a good time while giving back to the community consider going to the charity wine auction. Accompany the Ackerman family vineyards for amazing wine while benefiting children in need.
This organization has been around since 2005 and has raised 28 million dollars for Northwest Florida charities.
Aside from the obviously amazing wine you will receive, the event also offers a “world-class” culinary experience.
Get the best of both worlds by eating well, drinking well, and donating even better.
Luxury Watersports & Crab Island Runner
Spend the day like a VIP in Destin with your boat at Destin Water Fun.
There’s nothing worse than having to share a boat with people who don’t meet your vibe.
Renting a pontoon or Crab Island Runner ensures that you can have a secluded personalized crew and adventure all to yourself.
Sure, you can go on our mixed tour but you can also have the entire Crab Island Runner Cruise to yourself.
Spend the day at Crab Island, or just posted up in the water watching dolphins and drinking cool beverages.
Be sure to utilize the blue tooth speakers and blast your favorite beach jam.
We now have chartered pontoons as well!
The Craft Bar Destin
If you want a nice spot, with nice cocktails to wear that perfect little black dress too, this is your spot.
You can enjoy not only a carefully crafted cocktail by one of the talented mixologists but also one of the many craft beers.
This is not all this hot spot has to offer, enjoy the delicious small plates, that are compliments of chef Scott Plumely.
After reading through all the glamour that awaits you may be asking yourself when can I book this high-end trip to Destin?
The real question is, why haven’t you already?