Best Destin Spa Resorts

Where to Enjoy a Luxurious Stay in Destin, Florida

Part of the fun of planning the perfect getaway is considering where to go and what type of accommodation best suits your needs. Having decided on the Destin area of Florida, the next decision is which type of property best meets your personal requirements. If a resort property is your ideal home, below are some of the best Destin spa resorts.

Silver Shells Spa Resort

One of the best Destin spa resorts, the gated Silver Shells Spa offers visitors a great variety of on-site amenities, such as private beach access and a boardwalk. There are indoor and outdoor whirlpool spas, as well as a private heated (seasonally) 7,500-square-foot lagoon pool. It also features a state-of-the-art fitness center, as well as both basketball and tennis courts.  There are two restaurants to choose from there – the Sandbar for relaxed snacks and meals or Ruth’s Chris Steak House for more upscale dining.

destin spa resortsDestin West Beach and Bay Resort

The Destin West Beach and Bay Resort offers spacious condos in beautiful surroundings just minutes from the beach, with views over both the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. Excellent facilities include a variety of charmingly landscaped pools, with a 700-foot Lazy River Lagoon pool for fun. There are also three whirlpool spas and a well-equipped fitness center. Children are taken care of here with great activities available through the summer.

Emerald Grande

Fabulously located on the harbor, Emerald Grande is certainly one of the best Destin spa resorts. Here, visitors have the harbor on their doorsteps, with shopping, restaurants and water activities within feet of any Destin rental property. Close by are live music and plenty of entertainment throughout the day. An on-site fitness center includes superb quality Quantum fitness and cardio equipment. Visitors can enjoy the Juice Bar, and learn about healthy cooking with classes and workshops available.

Palms of Destin

A great feature of the Palms of Destin Resort is its tennis courts, with tennis professionals on hand to help. Private lessons and clinics are available for both children and adults. The resort is convenient for all the local amenities, such as entertainment, restaurants, shops, the beaches and a wide variety of activities. The Royal Palm Spa provides serious pampering for both men and women, featuring traditional Polynesian treatments. 


Of the best Destin spa resorts, Tops’l ranks among the largest with its 52 acres. Tops’l offers so many amenities that visitors may find it hard to leave. This gated resort provides professional-quality tennis with a pro shop, a great fitness center, a variety of hot tubs and pools scattered around the resort, nature trails, a beachside grill and a tiki bar. It is right on the beach, with all the beach activities you could want. Rental properties at Tops’l come in a variety of types, tailored to provide the best accommodations for visitors.
  • Tides: These luxurious condos have the beach on the doorstep, with wonderful views.
  • Summit: Overlooking the nature preserve, these properties have stunning views over the coastline.
  • Tennis Villas: These townhouses offer perfect homes for tennis fanatics, as they’re located close to the tennis facilities.
  • Sierra Dunes: These homes are ideal for large families. Each has three bedrooms, a hot tub and parking for at least two cars.
  • Captiva: With a community pool, these feature either two or three bedrooms.

Spa-themed Vacation Rentals in Destin

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