The Preferred Location for Destin, Florida Meetings and Special Events

When searching for the perfect location for your next meeting, association event, or corporate outing in Destin or Northwest Florida, look no further than the Pelican Beach and Conference Center!


A Location To Which No One Sends Regrets

Destin is the perfect central location for meetings or events drawing attendance from anywhere in the Southeast. Our location allows event planners a variety of options for travel arrangements and accommodations and activities once they arrive. Pelican Beach's location in the heart of Destin gives planners all of Destin's offerings within just a matter of a few minutes -- golf, dining, boating, shopping ... it's all here.


Conference and Meeting Space Diagram



Conference and Meeting Space Capacity Chart


  Conference A 425 17' x 25' 50 40 30 70
  Conference B 525 21' x 25' 55 40 30 70
  Conference C  1075 43' x 25' 135 100 70 150
  Conference D 1200 43' x 28' NA NA NA 100
  Ballroom/ Conference D 3700   230 130-150 max. 150 200
  Dolphin Room (3rd Floor) 500   50 NA 30 70
  Terrace A 450 18' x 25' 30 NA 30 70
  Terrace B 450 18' x 25' 30 NA 30 70
  Terrace Room 910 36.5' x 25' 60 40 36 75


An Experienced Conference Staff Ready to Delivery the Perfect Conference or Event

Pelican Beach Management provides a dedicated staff to work with each event planner, assuring that the details are attended to and you and your guests are delighted, before, during and after the event. Our staff will assist the coordination of all on-site details including reservations, room layout and design, shipping and receiving, engineering assistance, as well as your itineraries with many of our outside services.


Meeting News

Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center Is Honored With ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award


GULF SHORES, Ala. (Oct. 17, 2017)—It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center with a 2017 Readers’ Choice Award.


“ConventionSouth readers and fans have voted to decide the best meeting sites in the South, and it is no surprise to us that Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center has been selected to receive our annual Readers’ Choice Award,” said ConventionSouth Publisher J. Talty O’Connor. “The value in receiving this prestigious recognition is that it comes from the United States’ top meeting professionals who hold events in the South. These planners demand the highestlevel of customer service and quality facilities, and they have contributed in determining that Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center indeed displays the commitment to professionalism, creativity and service that they require.”


Pelican Beach Resort & Conference Center is among 300 convention and visitor bureaus (CVBs), meeting facilities and hotels located across the South to receive this year’s Readers’ Choice Award. Throughout the year, meeting professionals nominated the meeting sites they believe provide exemplary service for group events ... READ FULL RELEASE