The authentic design of our 170-room resort graciously complements 21st century technology and exquisite, anticipatory service. Featuring a grand ballroom, stunning interior spaces and 20,000 square feet of incredible exterior options, our new setting provides spectacular on-site venues for all sizes of ceremonies and receptions.


Crystal Ballroom

This beautifully appointed 5,221 square-foot ballroom is at the heart of The Henderson’s handsome meeting wing. Divisible into three sections and accommodating up to 520 guests, the Crystal Ballroom is as perfectly suited for meetings as it is dinner and dancing.

Destin Ballroom

Named for the quintessentially charming beach town that it is located in, the Destin Ballroom offers elegance and flexibility with two convenient breakout rooms that can accommodate up to 110 guests.

Grand Lobby

With sweeping views of the preserve and Gulf of Mexico, this spectacular welcoming space encapsulates the stunning arrival experience of The Henderson.

Private Rooms

The Henderson features a variety of smaller, private rooms, several of which have dedicated foyers and patios, making them perfect for intimate gatherings, welcome receptions and meetings.

The Primrose

This handsome restaurant filled with natural light offers incredible views and is perfect for formal dinners serving up 96. The dining terrace will accommodate an additional 64, while the bar accommodates up to 40 guests.


The Beach

The Henderson features a private beach. To the west is a pristine nature preserve, which boasts an additional 1.3 miles of private, unspoiled beach. The emerald waters and sugar-white sand beach are a magnificent natural setting. And when the sun sets into the Gulf, the backdrop is simply majestic.

Beachside West Green

This event site accommodates 100 to 150 guests and boasts the most magnificent view of the Emerald Coast’s picturesque sunsets. Our manicured green is bordered by a preserve, kisses the white sandy shoreline and includes a small, covered deck.

Beachside East Green

This event lawn, which can accommodate 100 to 50 guests, offers a view of the Emerald Coast as far as the eye can see.

Rooftop Terrace

Host a mixer, private dinner or meeting on the 2,200 square-foot rooftop with the best view of the Gulf. Enjoy an al fresco event at this partially covered, open-air space that welcomes up to 190 guests.

Grand Lawn

Picture your event on a lush green lawn with walking paths adjacent to a pristine nature preserve. This space is ideal for receptions and features a spiral stone staircase — perfectly suited for a grand entrance of a bridal couple as well as scenic location to enjoy cocktails.

Pool Deck

A spacious location perfect for a reception or dinner serving up to 300 guests. This private space allows you to enjoy the company of your guests under the glow of the Southern stars.