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A dazzling roster of dozens of celebrity winemakers, distillers,

chefs, brew masters and entertainers converge in South Walton,

Florida to wine, dine, educate and entertain guests as part of the

four-day celebration of wine. Throughout the Town Center of

Grand Boulevard, attendees enjoy such attractions as Spirits Row,

Rosé All Day Garden, Savor South Walton Culinary Village,

Nosh Pavilions, Tasting Seminars, Craft Beer & Spirits Jam,

live entertainment and more than 800 wines poured by

knowledgeable wine industry insiders.


The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is Northwest Florida’s

most successful entry into world-class sportfishing tournaments.

It remains one of the richest on the Gulf Coast attracting major

players from across the globe. In 2016, the ECBC set not only

a tournament record but the new Gulf Coast record for largest

prize purse in history with an impressive $1.95 million. With

cash categories for billfish dolphin, tuna, and wahoo as well as

individual angler trophies, fishermen have a multitude of ways to

make Destin fishing tournament history! Anglers and spectators

will also enjoy nightly entertainment and activities, including a

live cooking demonstration, fireworks and live music on Friday!


Uncork some FUN in the SUN at the Sandestin Wine Festival April 12 - 15, 2018!  The event is known as the 'Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals' and regarded as one of the top wine festivals in the country!  Enjoy the picture-perfect four-day annual event, complete with wine dinners, seminars, grand wine tastings showcasing hundreds of domestic and international wines, delicious food pairings by regional celebrity chefs, live music and special Sunday brunch.


  • Wine Dinners - All weekend 
  • Champagne & Seafood Voyage - Friday 11 am - 2 pm
  • Grand Wine Tasting - Fridday 5 - 8 pm.  Saturday 1 - 5 pm
  • VIP Lounge - Friday 4:30 - 8 pm.  Saturday 12:30 - 5 pm
  • Mind. Body. Beach - Saturday
  • Retail Tent - Friday 2 - 9 pm.  Saturday 10 am - 8 pm.  Sunday 9 am - 12 pm
  • Brunch - Sunday

32nd Annual Sandestin Wine Festival Special available for stays between 4/12/18 - 4/16/18. 3 night miniumum. Book online and save 15% off of the base rent using coupon code PLATINUMGETAWAY. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Coupon Code valid for reservations booked online at between 3/7/18 and 4/11/18 only. Discount is taken off of base rent only.



Special available NOW.  Discount applies to reservations booked after 2/17/17 for limited time only. Cannot be combined with any other discounts.  The Coupon Code, WEBSPECIAL, is valid for reservations booked online at only. Discount is taken off of base rent.  Discount is not available during blackout dates 5/24/18-6/1/18; 6/16/18-8/11/18; 8/31/18-9/3/18; 9/29/18-10/15/18. 




Free Activities Every Day of Your Stay with Platinum Vacations of Destin

As an Xplorie participating property, Platinum Vacations of Destin now provides FREE admission to some of Destin's most popular activities and attractions, every day of your stay! Click here to learn about the free activities you could be doing on your Destin vacation when you book through Platinum Vacations of Destin.