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The Henderson - Fact Sheet



  • Name: The Henderson, A Salamander Beach & Spa Resort
  • Address: 200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin, FL 32541
  • Website:
  • Reservations: 855.741.2777 
  • Resort Questions: 800 521.6735
  • Group and Wedding Sales: 800-521-6735 (no reservations just RFPs)


About The Henderson

Reminiscent of a luxurious grand seaside manner of yesteryear, The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, seamlessly blends modern conveniences with the nostalgia of days gone by — all set against a backdrop of the authentic bustling beach town of Destin located on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast. Adjacent to 200 acres of pristine preserve and steps from miles of sugar-sand beaches and emerald waters, The Henderson is one of the finest luxury resort to open along Florida’s Gulf Coast in a generation. The Henderson captures the romance of traditional coastal architecture with striking shingles and steep gable rooflines that give reverence to Florida’s deep nautical history. Inside, the 170-room hotel features spacious, coastal-inspired guest rooms and suites with sweeping balconies or terraces, a fine dining farm- and sea-to-table restaurant, a beautiful Salamander Spa, two swimming pools, and a host of family-friendly recreational programs and activities.



170 spacious, luxury guest rooms including a total of 8 guest suites

Room types:

  • King with full sleeper sofa bed
  • King Bed no sofa bed
  • Double Queen Rooms
  • Connecting rooms (12 sets)



  • Gulf – View of Gulf and preserve or Gulf
    Pool - View of the pool and Gulf
  • Garden – View of piazza (front entry) and lush gardens at the front of the resort or Crystal Beach
    • Guest Floors – two, three and four with Gulf View, Pool Views or Garden View


  • Primrose – (breakfast, lunch dinner service) with a private dining room, 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
    Sea Level – Poolside Bar and Grill, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (seasonal)
  • Sprinkles – Ice Cream Shop, 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
  • Beachside Grill (West Lawn) ­– Sandwiches, snacks and beverages, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (seasonal)                                    



  • Horizons – Lobby level lounge bar with marble fireplace and Gulf view, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Sushi Bar – inside Primrose restaurant – 5:30-10 p.m.
    Sea Level Poolside Bar  & Grill – 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. (seasonal)
  • Beach Club Bar by the beach on the Gulf - 11:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Seasonal)



  • Sunrise Deck ­– off of Primrose  
    Sunset Deck – off the Horizons
  • Sunset Vista – on 5th Floor
    Pool Decks



  • Adults Pool – Lushly landscaped heated pool for guests 18 years and up. 
  • Family pool with meandering lazy river and a kid zone splash pad.



  • Grand Lawn
  • Beachside East


Salamander Spa

  • Nature-inspired day spa with a Gulf view featuring 11 treatment rooms, including couples rooms, water therapy rooms and relaxation lounges.


Fitness Center

  • State-of-the-art fitness center featuring daily fitness classes and wellness programs.


Beach Service

  • Umbrella, chairs at $35 per day per set and food and beverage service.


Water Sports

  • Paddle boarding, kayaks, kick boards rentals on the Henderson Beach.


Beach Bicycles

  • Complimentary for guest to use during their stay (two bikes per room) Additional bikes are available for a fee per day, per bike.


Children’s Program

  • Poppy’s, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Designed for ages 3-12, children must be able to use the restroom. Daily outdoor activities/crafts/swimming.


Conference Center

  • 30,000 plus square-feet of indoor/outdoor group options including: ballrooms, lush lawns, pool decks, and a rooftop terrace
  • Dedicated meeting wing
  • 5,221-square-foot Grand Ballroom (The Crystal Ballroom)
  • 1,254-sqaure-foot Junior Ballroom (Destin Ballroom)
  • 1,000-square-foot Hospitality Suite (Dunavant Boardroom)
  • Private dining room
  • Five-diamond level synchronized service


Henderson Art Collection

465 pieces of original artwork by 13 local artists and artisans on display throughout the hotel



Leisure rates for guest rooms range from $225 to $450 and from $595 to $1,250 for suites. Special packages and opening offers are available.

Tax: 11% (5% bed tax, 6% sales tax)


200 daily departures and arrivals from cities including Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Miami, Nashville, Orlando, Tampa and Washington, D.C.


  • Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) Panama City Beach, FL, 50 miles/60 minutes
  • Fort Walton Beach-Destin Regional Airport (VPS) Valparaiso, FL, 20 miles/30 minutes
  • Pensacola International Airport (PNS) Pensacola, FL, 75 miles/85 minutes
  • Destin Executive Airport (DTS) Destin, FL, 10 minutes


Private Beach Access
All registered guest of The Henderson will have private beach access. The Henderson Beach offers a private beach club plus water sports activities, beach set ups (fee) and food and beverage service.


Daily complimentary amenities and services for Henderson guests

  • Henderson Beach Resort’s private beach access
  • Beach-Sets available one day during your stay
  • Access to beach snacks and beverage service just steps from the sugar-white sand of the private Henderson Beach
  • Concierge transportation to nearby Destin events and activities including the Destin Harbor, Destin Commons, Silver Sands Premium Outlet, Legendry Marina and Henderson Beach State Park
  • Daily family pass to Henderson Beach State Park
  • Your choice of two hours of select activities on the resort per stay:
    • Paddle Board
    • Kayak
    • Beach Bikes
    • Kick Boards
    • Fitness Classes
    • Nature Tours
    • Business Center offering a dedicated concierge (weekdays)
    • Public Notary (weekdays)



Activities and attractions within a short shuttle drive or courtesy car

  • Destin Commons
  • Silver Sands Premium Outlets
  • Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village
  • Regatta Bay Golf Club
  • Kelly Plantation Golf Club
  • Tennis at Regatta Bay
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Snorkeling, scuba and snuba
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
  • Boating — Pontoons, Sailing
  • Watersports — Paddle boarding, kayaking, jet skis, parasailing, kite boarding
  • Destin Harbor
  • HarborWalk Village
  • Destin History & Fishing Museum
  • Destin Brewery
  • Restaurants
  • Night Life




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