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- Air-conditioned rooms with furnished balconies, pillowtop beds and deep-soaking bathtubs
- Free WiFi
- Drinking and dining options include 4 restaurants, 2 coffee shops/cafés, a poolside bar and 2 bars/lounges
- Full breakfast offered for a fee
- Valet parking and self-parking available for a fee
- Splash around at the lazy river or swim in the 2 outdoor pools
- Treat yourself to body scrubs, deep-tissue massages or aromatherapy at Salamander Spa
- Services include a kids' club, dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services
- On-site recreation includes a fitness centre, bicycles to rent and yoga classes
- Guests like the bar and room service
- Just a 2-minute drive from Destin Commons and a few minutes from Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park
- Free local-area shuttle service
- Dogs welcome for a fee
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About the The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa ResortLocation 200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin, FL 32541
Feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the private white sand beach, located just 75 yards away. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sunloungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. At The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, you can cool off in one of the 2 the outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 4 restaurants and 2 coffee shops/cafés on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a kid's pool, a fitness centre and a rooftop terrace. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Destin resort is smoke free.
- 1 building
- 170 guestrooms or units
- 4 levels
- 4 dining venues
- 2 bars or lounges
- 2 coffee shops
- 10000 sq ft of conference space
- 929 sq. m of conference space
- Built in 2016
- Bar by the pool
- Kid's club (surcharge)
- Terrace on the roof
- Beach lounge chairs
- Umbrellas for the beach
- Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
- Poolside lounge chairs
- Umbrellas for the pool
- Business centre (24 hours)
- Conference centre
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Dry cleaning
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Express check-out
- Storage area for luggage
- Wedding services available
- On-site shopping
- No smoking on site
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family Property
- Number of outdoor pools -2
- Children's pool
- Lazy river
- Free WiFi
- Free area shuttle
- Free cots/infant beds
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)
- Airport: Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach) (5.7 km / 3.5 mi)
- Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 5 mi; airport shuttle
- Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge
The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort offers 170 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries. This Destin resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a ceiling fan. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
- Private balcony (furnished)
- Pillowtop beds
- Deep soaking tub
- In-room dining (24 hours)
- LCD television
- Digital channels
- Coffee maker
- Luxury bedding
- Separate shower and tub
- Cribs (free)
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Hairdryer available
- Toiletries (free)
- Iron and ironing board available
- Climate control (air conditioning)
- Ceiling fan
- Ensuite bathroom
Food & Drink
Guests can enjoy full breakfast for a fee.
Signature Restaurant – On-site restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
24-hour room service is available.
2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a lazy river and a fitness centre.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Boat tours nearby
- Snorkelling nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Ziplining nearby
Salamander Spa has 11 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.
The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.
- Number of treatment rooms 11
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Swedish massage
- Prenatal massage
- Sauna in spa
- Steam room in spa
- Minimum age to access spa is 18
- Sports massage
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
- Check-in time starts at 4 PM
- Minimum check-in age is 25
Special check-in instructions:
24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.
Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.
- Check-out by 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets: USD 135.00 per pet, per stay
- Only dogs are allowed
- Weight limit: 55 lb
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Outside food and beverages are not permitted on the premises. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
- Only service animals are allowed
- Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
- No rollaway/extra beds available
Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
- Resort fee: USD 29.00 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
- Pool access
- Beach access
- Fitness centre access
- Business centre/computer access
- Internet access
- In-room safe
- In-room coffee
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Breakfast fee: between USD $12 and USD $28 per person (approximately)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD $80 per vehicle (one way)
- Self-parking fee: USD 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 135.00 per pet, per stay
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
You should know
- The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
- Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.