Pelican Beach Group Activities

In addition to the amenities and facilities of the Pelican Beach Resorts & Conference Center, the Destin area offers an array of activities and recreation unsurpassed. There is something here sure to please and make your group's leisure time memorable! Our conference planning specialist can assist you in contacting any of our area's attractions or follow any of the links below:


Bluewater Bay Resort -- Niceville 36-holes of championship golf designed by Tom Fazio and U.S. Open Champion, Jerry Pate. (850) 897-3241

Regatta Bay -- Destin 18 holes of championship golf designed by Robert C. Walker. (850) 650-7800

Indian Bayou -- Destin 27 holes of golf designed by Earl Stone. (850) 837-6191

Kelly Plantation -- Destin 18-hole championship course designed by PGA touring pro Fred Couples. (850) 650-7600



Pelican Beach Resort --Destin Two courts located on upper level of covered parking of Pelican Beach Resort. Hours: 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM (850) 654-1425

Bluewater Bay Tennis Center -- Niceville 12 clay and 7 hard surfaced courts, a fully stocked pro shop, snack bar and locker room facilities. (850) 897-8010



Private Charter: Capt. William Frank Davis -- Destin Private & Group Charters available. (850) 837-6433

Capt. Tommy Browning -- Destin Private & Group Charters available. (850) 837-6629

Capt. Donnie Brown -- Destin Private & Group Charters available. The Ultimate in spring Cobia fishing is provided mid-March through mid-April. (850) 837-9029

Capt. Todd Allen -- Destin Private & Group Charters available. (850) 837-9029


Sailing Cruise

Dolphin Cruise -- Destin Destin's original dolphin cruise! Nathaniel Bowditch Sailing -- Destin Sail aboard a 54' traditionally rigged steel schooner. Sailing South -- Destin A historical replica schooner, day sailing or 3-day group coastal excursions


Water Sports

Kokomo Snorkeling Adventures --Destin Snorkeling and Sunset Cruises. (850) 837-9029

Scuba Tech -- Destin Snorkel and Scuba Diving - Charters - Instruction - Equipment - Supplies (850) 837-2822



Silver Sands Factory Stores -- Destin On Hwy. 98 East. One of the largest designer factory outlet centers in the nation! (850) 654-9771

Destin Commons -- Destin Destin's Destination for Fashion, Food, and Film!

Santa Rosa Mall -- Mary Esther Dillard's, McRae's, JCPenney, Sears, 100 specialty stores and food court. (850) 244-2172


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