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Santa Rosa Beach Florida Accommodations

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The Santa Rosa Beach center is approximately 4 miles east of Grand Boulevard and 4 miles east of Baytowne Wharf.

Santa Rosa Beach is in the Fort Walton Beach-Crestview-Destin Metropolitan Statistical Area in Florida. This unincorporated community sits within Walton County, which is in the southwest part of the state near the border with Alabama. Santa Rosa Beach is on the Emerald Coast between Destin and Laguna Beach. Each of the communities in this area has its own visual style, charms, and traditions. Visitors enjoy spending time in this serene, sleepy beach town with beautiful ocean views and some of the best beaches in the state. More from this guide...

Santa Rosa Beach Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

30a Suites 6904 West County Highway 30a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Affordable Beach property
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
From$100
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Gulf Place Community by Resortquest - Santa Rosa Beach
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145 Spires Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Affordable Beach property
  • 75 sleeping rooms in hotel
Courtyard by Marriott Sandestin Grand Boulevard : 100 Grand Blvd. 100 Grand Blvd., Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~4.48 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • 3-star Resort hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
  • Great workout equipment
  • Most guests thought the service was very professional
Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin in Miramar Beach 300 Grand Blvd., Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~4.48 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Three Star Resort property
  • Check in: 4:00 pm
Tops'l Beach & Racquet Resort by Wyndham Vacation in Miramar Beach 9011 Highway 98 West, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~4.81 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Affordable Beach hotel
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy Read more
From$84
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Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa : 4000 Sandestin Blvd. South 4000 Sandestin Blvd. South, Destin, FL 32550 ~5.07 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • 4-star Beach property
  • Check in time: 4pm
From$156
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Sandestin Village - Miramar Beach 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy. West, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~5.16 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Three Star Resort property
  • Has environment-friendly policy Learn more
  • Location was exceptional
  • Popular among families
From$125
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Wyndham Bay Club 120 Sandestin Blvd., Destin, FL 32550 ~5.63 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • 3 star property
  • 44 sleeping rooms in hotel
Sleep Inn Destin - Destin 10775 West Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, FL 32550 ~6.45 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Cheap Beach property
  • Free breakfast
  • For 61%, the rooms looked old
  • Most guests found the staff to be very friendly
Majestic Sun by Resortquest 1160 Scenic Gulf Dr., Miramar Beach, FL 32459 ~6.48 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • 3 star Beach property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Nice rooms
  • All guests thought the view was good
From$125
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Hampton Inn & Suites in Miramar Beach 10861 Highway 98, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~6.64 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Affordable Beach property
  • 24 suites in property
Embassy Suites by Hilton Destin Miramar Beach 570 Scenic Gulf Dr., Destin, FL 32550 ~6.73 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Expensive Beach property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Furniture needs more attention
  • Delicious food
From$125
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Watercolor Inn & Resort 34 Golden Rod Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Four star Beach hotel
  • Check-in time: 4p
From$125
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Beach House Condominiums - Miramar Beach 675 Scenic Gulf Dr., Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~6.79 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • 3 star Beach hotel
  • 7 floors in property
  • No blow dryer
  • Big picture on the wall
From$165
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Seaside Institute : 168 Smolian Circle 168 Smolian Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
  • Luxurious 5-star property
Candlewood Suites Destin in Miramar Beach 11396 Us Highway 98 West, Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~7.09 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Two star Beach property
  • Access to gym on-site
Ariel Dunes I - Destin 112 Seascape Dr., Destin, FL 32550 ~7.26 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Three Star Beach hotel
  • Check-in: 4:00pm
  • Good view of the beach
  • Average hotel building
From$110
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Seascape Golf Beach & Tennis Resort 556 Seascape Dr., Miramar Beach, FL 32550 ~7.26 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • 3 star Beach property
  • 24 floors in property
From$99
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Wyndham Vacation Resorts at Majestic Sun in Destin 77 Seascape Blvd., Destin, FL 32550 ~7.29 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • 4-star hotel
  • Check in: 16:00
From$160
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Quality Inn & Suites : 39 Scenic Gulf Dr. 39 Scenic Gulf Dr., Destin, FL 32550 ~7.66 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Economical Beach hotel
  • Comp. Breakfast
Extended Stay America : 4615 Opa Locka Lane 4615 Opa Locka Lane, Destin, FL 32541 ~9.33 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Low priced Beach property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Hotel facilities could use a good clean
  • Reception is all right
From$44
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Crystal Sands Condominiums by Wyndham Vacation Ren in Destin 3290 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541 ~10.38 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Midscale Beach hotel
  • 58 rooms in hotel
From$145
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Beach Street Cottages in Panama City 2936 Old Highway 98 East, Panama City, FL 32550 ~10.87 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Affordable property
  • Check-in time: 16:00
Holiday Inn Express - Destin 108 Hutchinson St., Destin, FL 32541 ~10.89 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • Low priced Beach property
  • Gym / Fitness Center Available
  • Located near shopping areas and the beach
  • Delicious breakfast
The Henderson a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort - Destin 200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin, FL 32541 ~11.12 miles west of Santa Rosa Beach
  • High-end property
  • 8 suites in hotel
From$150
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Santa Rosa Beach also has several access points into Point Washington State Forest, offering a unique contrast to the beachy vibe of the rest of the community. This 15,000-acre natural preserve houses a variety of flora and wildlife. If you're visiting for a beach vacation, the sugar sand and turquoise waters are certainly worth the trip. Santa Rosa Beach also includes a unique colony of artists in Gulf Place, offering a creative space with plenty to see and do.

When to Visit Santa Rosa Beach

The climate in Santa Rosa Beach is similar to other parts of the state of Florida, which has warm, humid summers and moderate winters. The average high temperature is around 78 degrees, while the wintertime average low temperature is in the mid-50s. It gets about 30 inches of rain between June and September, although the rest of the year tends to stay drier. During hurricane season, the climate can become volatile so plan ahead and bring the right attire or better yet, pick a different time to visit.

Since it's a bit chillier during the winter months, you may be able to score discounted rates at local hotels. Many people enjoy visiting this area when it's warmer, especially when they're planning beach getaways. Several events in Destin can draw crowds to the surrounding area, which can cause a spike in hotel room rates. Some of these events include the Baytowne Wharf Beer Fest, which takes place in mid-October, the Destin Seafood Festival in early October, and the Destin Fishing Rodeo throughout the month of October.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Santa Rosa Beach, FL:

seasonality of hotel rates in Santa Rosa Beach

Santa Rosa Beach by Star Rating

Below are 3 charts demonstrating mean nightly cost trends by star rating class in Santa Rosa Beach, FL. You can use these charts to calculate the cheapest seasons to stay in Santa Rosa Beach during the year.

Luxury Hotel Options in Santa Rosa Beach

4 Star Average Prices: $168.03

If you're looking for a luxurious spot to spend your time in Santa Rosa Beach, book a room at Watercolor Inn & Resort. This four-star hotel sits right on the beach, offering stunning views. Your accommodations will include pillowtop mattresses with Egyptian cotton sheets, a private furnished balcony, an iPod docking station, a refrigerator, and a flat-screen TV with cable channels for entertainment. The hotel's spa has therapists available to provide body treatments, facials, and massages, while the property boasts outdoor tennis courts, five swimming pools, and a health club. Room service is available during limited hours or you can grab a bite at one of the three restaurants.

Another luxurious hotel in the area is Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, located on Emerald Coast Parkway West in Miramar Beach. This condominium resort has everything you need to feel right at home, including kitchenettes with coffeemakers and microwaves, free WiFi, and cable programming. The full-service spa offers appointments for body treatments, massages, and facials, while the four outdoor swimming pools make it easy to cool down after a day of sightseeing or on the golf course. At Village at Baytowne Wharf, choose from 19 different dining spots, four bars/lounges, and three coffee shops for your meals and drinks.

You can take advantage of the luxury at Luau at Sandestin, another resort in Miramar Beach. The location provides easy access to shopping at the Silver Sands Premium Outlets or exploring at Topsail Beach State Preserve. Guestrooms are equipped with free WiFi, complimentary toiletries, microwaves, tea and coffee makers, and plush bedding. On the property, you'll find three cafes, three bars, and 15 restaurants serving a variety of menu options. Amenities for guests include a full-service spa, free WiFi, an outdoor pool, tennis courts, concierge services, a business center, and an arcade.

4 Star Hotel Prices in Santa Rosa Beach

Affordable Hotel Options in Santa Rosa Beach

3 Star Average Prices: $142.66

The small community of Santa Rosa Beach has a handful of hotel options, although for budget-friendly accommodations, you'll have to travel slightly outside the area. One of the most affordable properties is about 12 miles away in Niceville. This spot, Quality Inn at Eglin AFB, is close to Turkey Creek Nature Trail and Eglin Golf Course. Each of the 119 guestrooms comes equipped with a microwave, a refrigerator, a tea and coffeemaker, and a TV with cable channels. The hotel also has an outdoor pool, a fitness center, free newspapers each day in the lobby, a complimentary hot and cold breakfast buffet, and a picnic area.

Another reasonably priced location in the area is Home2Suites by Hilton Destin. This property is newer with modern furnishings and spacious rooms. Recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center and an outdoor pool, while the property also has a picnic area with barbecue grills for guest use and a shuttle offering service in the area. All rooms come with full-sized refrigerators, complimentary wireless internet access, workspaces, and tea and coffee facilities. Start your day at the complimentary breakfast buffet, serving fresh waffles, a selection of juices, coffee and tea, cereal, hot breakfast sandwiches, and oatmeal.

You can enjoy a relaxing and affordable stay at Holiday Inn Express Destin E Commons Mall Area, located on Hutchinson Street in Destin. All rooms come with flat-screen TVs, wired and wireless internet access, complimentary toiletries, refrigerators, microwaves, and desks. On the property, you'll find a fitness center and an outdoor pool, along with a 24-hour business center. Breakfast is served each morning for guests, which you can enjoy while you catch up on the events in the free daily newspapers. This hotel is close to several attractions, such as Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park and James Lee Park.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Santa Rosa Beach

2 Star Average Prices: $133.54

Where are the real discounts in Santa Rosa Beach

Senior travelers can score discounted rooms at several hotels in and around Santa Rosa Beach. Some of these hotels include the Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard, Courtyard by Marriott Sandestin Grand Boulevard, Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, and Extended Stay America Destin US 98 Emerald Coast Parkway. If you're a member of AAA, look for rooms at Sleep Inn Destin, Summerplace Inn Destin, or Days Inn Destin to enjoy a lower rate.

If you're planning a trip to Santa Rosa Beach with a group, several of the hotels offer group discounts. Contact the hotel to find out what they can offer when you're planning your trip. Government and military personnel can also take advantage of lower room rates at Hampton Inn & Suites Destin Sandestin Area, Embassy Suites Hotel Destin Miramar Beach, Candlewood Suites Destin, and Home2Suites by Hilton Destin. Be sure to bring your government or military identification to present upon check-in.

Best Value Hotel Options in Santa Rosa Beach

When you're looking for a high-value experience, reserve a suite at Residence Inn Sandestin at Grand Boulevard. This hotel is ideal for those who prefer to feel more at home since the rooms come equipped with fully-stocked kitchens, including a full-sized refrigerator and stovetop, a separate sitting area, wireless internet access, and Smart TVs with cable channels. The property has an outdoor pool, a spa, a 24-hour fitness center, a picnic area, and a welcoming fireplace in the lobby. The hotel also hosts a complimentary reception for guests on select days, serving drinks and snacks, while a hot and cold breakfast buffet is available each morning.

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa is another appealing spot to relax, located on a private beach. Each of the 602 rooms come with a private balcony, a microwave, a refrigerator, a pull-out sofa sleeper, pillowtop beds, and MP3 docking stations. Book a relaxing treatment at the hotel spa, such as a massage, facial, or body treatment. Room service is available during limited hours, or you can visit any of the four restaurants, bar, or coffee shop. Breakfast is available for an additional fee. Amenities include free WiFi, concierge services, and two outdoor pools.

Another location offering great value for guests is the Courtyard by Marriott Sandestin Grand Boulevard. The rooms surround the sparkling outdoor pool, while other amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, free wireless internet access, a restaurant serving American fare, a business center, and complimentary daily newspapers. Within the rooms, you'll find Smart TVs, satellite programming, and toiletries in the private bathroom. You can order your own cooked-to-order breakfast each morning for an additional fee.

What to See in Santa Rosa Beach

Between the beaches and the state parks within close proximity to Santa Rosa Beach, this community is a must for outdoor enthusiasts. Grayton Beach State Park is a popular attraction, offering water activities and beautiful beaches. Check out Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to see a coastal haven surrounded by sand dunes. Camp Helen State Park has a large coastal lake and several picnic areas available to reserve for day use. Coffeen Nature Preserve is a fascinating site for historical enthusiasts to visit. This 210-acre park was a missile testing site during World War II.

Explore the beautiful community of Santa Rosa Beach, located in the panhandle of Florida, for your next getaway.

Recent traveler reviews of Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Below are reviews of the city of Santa Rosa Beach, FL from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Absolutely Lovely"
Score 5.0 / 5

Biked from Watercolor to Rosemary Beach! What a fun day! Beautiful beaches, parks and towns. Loved Watercolor, Seaside, Deer Lake Park, Seacrest and Rosemary Beach! A very unique area!

Kathryn C., from 19-Mar-2014
The average traveler rating of the city of Santa Rosa Beach, FL shown above is 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 reviews
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