At Majestic Sun, access to the ocean comes from 100 yards away. In Destin, Florida, you will find views of the shimmering Emerald Coast. Its cool blue waters and sugar-sand beaches will delight your eyes and put your mind at ease. If it’s the comfort you are seeking, look no further than the gorgeous panhandle beaches of this Florida city.
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Choose from one of the spacious one- and two-bedroom resort suites. In these rooms, you can find a place that has all of your needs in mind. These suites sleep four to six guests and range from 566 to 1,143 square feet. These accommodations come with enough space to make sure you can stretch out after your long hours of traveling. They offer the comfort of giving everyone their own space for a little “me time.”
One-bedroom suites feature a king bed, queen sleeper sofa, mini kitchen, and washer and dryer unit. One- and two-bedroom deluxe suites include private bedrooms with a king bed, two full beds, and a queen sleeper sofa. In these suites, you will also find the comfort of a full kitchen. This allows you the option of saving some money and eating a few meals at home.
We hope you will stop by the front desk and meet some of our staff. These individuals are passionate about offering you services that make you feel like you are in the comfort of your own home. Whether you need a fresh set of towels or help with the TV remote, they are here to help. No issue is too big or too small, the staff wants to make sure they can be the ones to assist you.
Once you get settled in, come and explore the fabulous experiences to be had in the resort. Enjoy a refreshing dip in one of the pools or the hot tub. This is a perfect place to splash around in and soak up some of that Florida sun. Since the beach is a short walk away, you have the option of going between the ocean and the pool all day.
The tennis courts give you the opportunity to participate in some friendly competition. You can enjoy the nice weather while getting a workout in. The fitness center is fully equipped with machines to make sure you can continue your routine even on vacation. A quick sweat in the gym is the perfect way to start your day and gives you a little time away from the business. To keep the kids entertained, take them to the resort activities program. They will never want to leave!
Wyndham Majestic Sun is a place to spend your time resetting and relaxing in the sparkling waters of Florida.
A Day at the Beach
The area surrounding this resort is quite breathtaking. It’s the retreat into nature you never knew you needed. The sounds and feel of the earth will bring you into a state of pure euphoria. Some of the best times to spend in nature is at Henderson Beach State Park.
This park features areas of nature, like the 30-foot white sand dunes, that you have never experienced before. It also offers the opportunity for hiking, fishing, swimming, and wildlife viewing. The hiking trails are three-quarters of a mile and are pet-friendly to allow you to bring along every single one of your adventure buddies. Once on these trails, you will walk on shifting dunes and coastal scrub to the peak where you will find a gorgeous lookout. When in Destin, you have to cast a line in the water. These waters will surprise you with how bountiful they can be. You can expect to catch pompano, flounder, catfish, and so much more. If you’re up for it, the park offers options for camping with around 60 sites available.
Whatever thrill you’re out there seeking; you can find it here in this state park. It will ignite that fire within you to get out there and start exploring.
DAY 1: CRUISING WITH A FRIEND
9.4 MILES VIA SCENIC HWY 98 AND US-98 W
Is there a better way to see this side of Florida than from the view of a boat? We don’t think so! Southern Star Dolphin Cruises is Destin’s Original Dolphin Cruise. You will set sail on this 80’ double-deck, glass-bottom boat and start your journey on the water. On this cruise, you will get a firsthand look at some of the most majestic creatures on earth.
This cruise lasts two hours and will pique the interest of each member of your family. It is designed to give you information about the area and the things you could potentially encounter. The waters you will sail through are a pristine shade of blue brought out by the sugar-white sand of the beaches. If your time permits, we recommend the sunset cruise. In so many ways, it is one of the most breathtaking experiences you can have during your time in Florida. As you watch the sky change from a bright blue to a calm orange, you will know exactly why you chose to spend your vacation here.
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The Harbor Tavern is a seaside restaurant with views that will make you want to stay until they close. This family-owned spot invites you into its welcoming atmosphere and hopes that you will use it as a place to make memories. Throughout their dishes, you will notice their use of local ingredients and the taste of the Mediterranean.
Their incredible food and friendly service are what have made this spot a fan favorite for years. Customers rave about the pork belly tacos, Mediterranean bowls with house-made tahini sauce, and blackened shrimp pita sandwiches. With such attention to detail and care with the ingredients used, you really cannot go wrong here.
DAY 2: THE ULTIMATE RACE
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Everyone needs a day to feel like a kid again. Join in on the family fun at The Track. It’s a one-stop spot for go-karts, rides, thrill zones, arcade games and so much more. It’s a day of adrenaline-induced fun and memories that you will be laughing about years from now.
This location has go-kart tracks, mini-golf, and different arcade games and rides. Their tracks feature single and double go-karts to allow each member of your family to engage in the race. Even younger kids can experience the fun with their parents or older siblings. Whether it’s raining or the sun is shining, you can enjoy The Track at any time of the year!
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Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House has been a local favorite for over 40 years. They serve locally sourced southern-style seafood. This restaurant gives you phenomenal views of the ocean and pairs it with a meal that is bursting with flavor.
Their menu is sectioned by for the table, from the oyster bar, salads, and soup, standards, and fixings. From the the table section, we recommend the fried Maine lobster bites and the yellowfin tuna dip. From the oyster bar, the oysters Rockefeller has won the hearts of many. They can be ordered as half/a dozen and are baked with spinach, Pernod, garlic, and asiago cheese. Any seafood dish is an excellent choice as the
DAY 3: WAY UP
9.3 MILES VIA US-98 W
When in Destin, you may ask yourself, how is it possible to see everything?
Destin Parasailing answers these questions for you. They use the latest technology to give you the best parasailing experience possible. They practice state-certified safety regulations to ensure you’re not only having fun; you are also staying safe.
They have the equipment to offer single, double, and triple rides. The boats that take you out are 12 passengers and are inspected frequently to make sure they meet regulations. You will be secure in place with a harness and your guide will give you an overview of the trip. After they run through the rules with you, the boat will start, and you will be lifted into the air. You will feel the wind against your face and enjoy this special view of Florida.
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Louisiana Lagniappe brings you the charm of Florida with a taste of Louisiana. For over thirty years, this restaurant has been a staple for locals and visitors alike. It is known for its Gulf seafood with a creole flair. It serves its customers the freshest seafood and steaks. If you think you have already had the best seafood meal, let their food change your mind.
Their menus feature an array of appetizers, entrees, steaks, and seafood. For two individuals, you can “dine w/wine for $54”. This features your selection of a bottle of wine with the choice of two entrees. Their most popular entrees are the blackened shrimp, grouper almondine, and lobster tail and shrimp etouffee. Whatever you choose, you really cannot go wrong here.
DAY 4: ON ISLAND TIME
9.5 MILES VIA US-98
Why not let someone take over the boat as you kick your feet back and relax? At Cruisin’ Tikis Destin you can have all of the fun of a cruise without the stress of captaining a boat. This boating agency offers five floating tiki cruises for you to pick from! How many other times in your life will you be able to say you went cruising in a floating tiki?
The 1.5-hour sunset cruise allows you to watch the sky change right in front of your eyes. What better way to watch the sunset than right from the water? The Harbor Lights cruise allows you to experience Destin Harbor at night. It is more of an intimate experience as it happens while most people are in for the night. You will enjoy the bright Harbor Lights reflecting off the calm water. If you want to enjoy this experience in the light, the 1.5-hour harbor cruise is for you. This will allow you to float around with other tikis or to drift by yourself.
The three-hour crab island sandbar cruise is the most popular tour as it gives you that luxury of time. Once you arrive at Crab Island, the captain will drop the anchor and you are free to explore the water. Finally, the Thursday night fireworks have always caught the hearts of many. During the summer season, you can experience fireworks like it’s the fourth of July! These cruises are like renting a boat, just more fun!
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The Back Porch Seafood & Oyster House in Destin has been a favorite with the locals since 1974! This restaurant gives you a fresh meal and picture-perfect views of the Gulf. They have been known for their fresh Apalachicola oysters for years as they are some of the tastiest in the area.
All across their menu you will find that they have some of your favorite foods, prepared the Destin way. For appetizers, we recommend the crab & spinach dip, fried pickles, and smoked tuna dip. You will have to order at least one round of oysters, although we won’t guarantee you will be able to stop at just one. For entrees, we recommend the back porch mahi, chicken sunset, and any seafood chargrilled or golden fried. The flavors on your plate will satisfy your appetite with every bite!