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Luxury and Leisure Combine at This Gulf Getaway

Ensure that your Florida fantasy getaway becomes a reality at The Palms of Destin Resort & Conference Center! Overlooking the aquamarine Gulf of Mexico from its sandy shoreline, this tropical retreat features breathtaking beaches, a host of attractions, and chic decor. One-, two-, and three-bedroom vacation rentals are perfect for everything from an intimate romantic retreat to a fun-filled family vacation. Your spacious stay includes flat-screen televisions, fully furnished private balconies, and granite counter tops. Make a splash in the lagoon pool or sit out in the sun on the powdery beach. Pamper yourself at The Spa at Silver Shells before setting off to explore the area. The Gulf of Mexico teems with water sports like jet skiing, sailing, snorkeling, and pontoon boat cruises. Catch fishing fever on a chartered angling excursion. If you'd prefer to stay dry, build sand castles on the beach or head into town for sensational shopping. End the evening with a scrumptious meal at the onsite restaurant Brick & Spoon. Your gulf getaway awaits!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 416 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City Destin
  • Nearby Water Gulf of Mexico
  • Open Dates All Year


The beach is always within reach when you stay at The Palms of Destin Resort & Conference Center! Just step outside your door and onto the sandy shores overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy a suntanning session or learn professional sand sculpting tips and with a two-hour lesson. You'll learn how to use the tools and the perfect mixture of sand and water to create that masterful sand castle. These sand sanctuaries stand 3.5-feet-tall upon completion!


Families will find fun around every corner here! Construct sand castles in the sand or head out onto the jade Gulf of Mexico shores for fishing, snorkeling, and jet skiing expeditions. Pontoon boat cruises display the unique marine life while the nearby Henderson Beach State Park showcases the inland beauty. Stay onsite and dive into the lagoon pool or watch a family flick on your flat-screen television!


Cast off with a legend in saltwater fishing when you hop aboard the The Finest Kind charter boat, a 53-foot fiberglass vessel. This spacious boat can carry up to 16 passengers and is helmed by Captain Tommy Browning, the holder of the largest marlin caught in Florida record and former record holder of the largest marlin in the Gulf of Mexico. Come battle monster marlin or king mackerel!


Drift away with your soul mate on the ever-inspiring shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Long walks along the sun-kissed shores and Gulf-side dinners highlight your stay. Watch the sunset from your private balcony or lounge by the lagoon pool. Couples will find plenty of privacy in their unit and plenty of attractions to explore just outside their doors!


There's no better place to start your new life together than on the sandy shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Lounge by the lagoon pool, cascading waterfalls in the background or walk hand-in-hand down the beach. Relax under the palms in a villa and escape from it all or indulge in a couples' massage at The Spa at Silver Shells.


Experience all the Emerald Coast has to offer when you choose from a variety of snorkeling options. Select from snorkeling, Snuba, shelling/dolphin, sunset/dolphin, and fireworks tours. Set sail on Kokomo, the first passenger boat to offer snorkel tours on the Emerald Coast. These tours are for all ages and abilities!


Trade in snow boots for sandals when you vacation here! During December, enjoy activities like a holiday-themed bar crawl, the Zoobilee of Lights at the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Zoological Park, and much more. Please your palate with a scrumptious Christmas meal at the Cuvee Bistro in Destin.


Soak in the serenity at The Spa at Silver Shells. This relaxation center combines traditional Swedish and European massage techniques and the latest industry trends including hydrotherapy, aroma-therapy, dermabrasion, and more. Both men and women will discover an alluring array of options including facials, massages, body treatments, and nail care.

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Coffee Maker
  • Full Kitchen
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Beach
  • Biking/Bicycling
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Sailing
  • Saltwater Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Shuttle Service
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Concierge
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Spa Services
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Nearest Airports

  • Eglin Air Force Base (VPS) / 7.7 miles
  • Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) / 39.4 miles
  • Pensacola Regional Airport (PNS) / 43.9 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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