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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to questions about Henderson Beach Resort, Destin’s only luxury resort, located on Florida’s unforgettable Emerald Coast.

You can contact us online or call us at 855-741-2777.


  • Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. 
  • Check-out time is 11:00 a.m.


Vacation Rentals (Lofts and Parkside) 

  • Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. 
  • Check-out time is 10:00 a.m.

Cancellations made within seven (7) days of arrival will result in the forfeiture of one night’s deposit. This policy varies based on the type of rate or promotion booked.

One guest staying within the guest room must be 21 years or older to check in.

Yes. Select rooms and all suites at Henderson Beach Resort are dog-friendly. Guests traveling with their dog(s) must contact the resort in advance and sign our P.A.W. Agreement prior to arrival for placement and confirmation of your accommodations. 

Dogs are not permitted inside our restaurants, at The Henderson Spa, or on our pool decks. Additionally, dogs are not permitted on beaches in Okaloosa County.

The daily resort fee is $47.

The daily resort fee provides every guest with a variety of benefits, including:

  • Private beach access
  • State-of-the-art fitness center
  • Water sports
  • Bikes
  • Complimentary access to Henderson Beach State Park
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

No, Henderson Beach Resort does not allow outside food, beverages, or alcohol to be brought into public areas, the pool area, or the beach. As you prepare for your visit, please note that the resort does not allow coolers at the pool or beach.

No. Henderson Beach Resort is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is not allowed in guest rooms or any public areas. In the event of a violation of our smoke-free policy, a cleaning fee (minimum of $300, based on accommodation size) will be assessed and charged.

Destin Private Airport (DTS)
Destin, Florida
Driving Distance/Time: 3 miles/10 minutes

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Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)
Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
Driving Distance/Time: 20 miles/30 minutes

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Pensacola International Airport (PNS)
Driving Distance/Time: 75 miles/85 minutes

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Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)
Panama City, Florida
Driving Distance/Time: 48 miles/60 minutes

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Yes. The Henderson Spa offers treatment options for women, men, teens, and children. Visit the spa to disconnect in serene treatment rooms and be inspired by the beauty of our natural surroundings. The Henderson Spa offers 10,000 square feet of peaceful space including a Himalayan salt suite and floatation therapy area.

Yes, gift cards are available for purchase and can be used throughout the resort, at the Spa at Henderson, at our restaurants and bars, or when booking accommodations.

Yes, guests of Henderson Beach Resort enjoy access to our private white-sand beach. Beach set rentals are also available for your comfort. Additionally, guests have access to neighboring Henderson Beach State Park, which features 30-foot sand dunes and warm Gulf waters.

Yes, explore our Offers page for exclusive Henderson Beach Resort deals and rates.

All Henderson Beach Resort accommodations include the following amenities. View individual accommodation pages for specific amenities.

  • All-news cable network
  • LCD SmartTV
  • Multi-line telephone(s) with voicemail and conference call capability
  • Hypoallergenic bed linens
  • Hair dryer
  • Thick terry-cloth bathrobes
  • In-room safe
  • Coffee and tea-making facilities
  • Wired and wireless internet access

Yes, Henderson Beach Resort offers a practically endless list of activities, both on the resort and in nearby Destin.

Visit our Things to Do page to learn more.

Yes, we offer five different on-property food and beverage options, including Primrose, our signature Gulf-to-table restaurant. 

Visit Dine to learn more.

From our spacious and elegant Grand Piazza to our beautifully appointed 5,221-square-foot Crystal Ballroom, Henderson Beach Resort offers timeless indoor and outdoor settings for unforgettable events. 

Visit Event Venues for more information.

To submit an online RFP, fill out this RFP form.

From intimate gatherings to celebrations of up to 400 guests, Henderson Beach Resort offers iconic indoor and outdoor wedding venues. Visit Event Venues for more information.

Yes, many of our accommodations are accessible and ADA compliant. Visit Rooms & Suites to explore our accessible accommodations.