Editor picks: The best resorts near Destin, Florida

by Alexander Castro  |  Published May 5, 2017

One of the major draws to Florida’s Emerald Coast is the city of Destin. With white sand and verdant waters, this once-tiny fishing village is estimated to attract about 80 percent of the Emerald Coast’s tourists yearly.

Should you be one of those voyagers, we’ve chosen three swell resorts (one midrange, and one luxury) near Destin’s glittering grains of sand. We’ve selected them based on past guests’ ratings, location, and amenities, ranging from about $100 to $200 a night.