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The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa

The Henderson Beach Resort & Spa provides quick access to the white, sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The hotel has a retro vibe with relaxed rooms, a number of dining options and a bar.

Hotel Details

Why You Should Stay at The Henderson

Guests never have to leave the compounds of The Henderson with the resort providing guests with all the facilities and amenities anyone would ever need. The hotel rooms’ décor is inspired by the sea and coast, with refined elegance and sophistication. With the premium amenities, indulgent bedding and tranquil thoughtful touches, the rooms offer the perfect oasis to retreat to after a day spent enjoying the hotel or exploring the beautiful Emerald Coast. The rooms exude luxury and look out onto the beautiful coast or the adjacent nature reserve providing you with breathtaking, awe inspiring views.

Things to Do at The Henderson

The Henderson is home to some of the most spectacular beaches around the world with the pristine white sand and crystal-clear turquoise waters. Situated here, you will find a number of water sport and rentals, which you can make full use off.

Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards are a great way to explore the ocean at a slower pace. These are available to rent from the hotel at no extra costs making it a perfect activity for the whole family to enjoy.

If you wish to relax, the beach provides you with the perfect place to sink your toes into the sand, dip into the sea and drift off into a peaceful sleep on one of the many beach bed rentals provided. Umbrellas are also provided at an extra cost if you are looking for some extra shade to escape the heat.

While on holiday many guests want to continue with their fitness routine and stay fit. Henderson’s Fitness Centre provides you with the facilities to make this happen. With the latest state of the art fitness equipment there are plenty of machines and free weights on offer, so whether you want to exercise through stretching, lifting or sprinting, you will be well catered for. If you are looking to exercise among others, there are multiple fitness classes available to enjoy. If you are looking for a fun energetic class, Zumba may be for you while Body Tone will suit those who are looking to push themselves to the limit. Take out a bike for the day and explore the area surrounding The Henderson. Glide along the beautiful beachfronts, taking in the spectacular views of the coast or look inland at the natural flora and wildlife found in the nature preserve.

A range of games such as board games, beach toys, croquet, bocce ball, badminton and cornhole are available for those who are looking for some competitive fun.

Numerous Kids Club are on site to keep children entertained, letting them meet and play with other children who are the same age while giving parents some free downtime.

Dining at The Henderson

The Primrose Restaurant’s menu is inspired by local produce that is carefully sourced to ensure that only the highest quality cuts of steak and the freshest fish are served to you. This reliance on local produce also means that the menu is continually changing, depending on the season in which you visit. Guests can dine in an understated elegance while overlooking the breathtaking views of the Emerald Coast. Your dining experience will be enhanced by the dramatic display kitchen where guests can watch the theatre of their food being cooked.

Horizons provides a space where guests and locals can drink and dine together with it being one of Destin’s community favourite sports. The bar with glass walls provides panoramic sweeping views of the Gulf Coast and beyond. Grab a light fare from the menu, such as Sea Salt Fries or the Grilled Vegetable Rice Fritters. Take advantage of their daily happy hour where you can get a discounted price on some of their speciality snacks and cocktails.

Have a relaxed dining experience at the Sea Level Poolside Bar and Grill. Grab a tasty bite from the bar menu and enjoy one of their frozen cocktails. Sprinkles is a great place to cool off with one of their indulgent ice creams set in a traditional, old fashioned ice cream parlour.

Hotel Features



Luxury resort


Number of rooms






Closest Airport

Atlanta International Airport


Best for

Beach activities


Dining Options

There are 4 dining options serving a range of different cuisines

Hotel Amenities


Outdoor pool




Hot tub


Laundry service




Airport shuttle


Fitness centre