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5-star Destin resort in Crystal Beach

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Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

This family-friendly Destin resort is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Crystal Sands Beach, Henderson Beach State Park, and Destin Commons. Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) away.

Resort Features

Catch some rays on The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort's private white sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 4 restaurants.

Room Amenities

All 170 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies. Pillowtop beds and iPod docks are standard, as are LED TVs with digital channels.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort

200 Henderson Resort Way, Destin, FL 32541

Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 35.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 40 for adults, USD 10 and USD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 120.00 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Uncovered self parking fee: USD 15.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 25.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 135.00 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 25

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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 guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

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.

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 may be 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 guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch. The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Car recommended

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Pets cannot be left unattended

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Number of children who can stay free - 2

Debit cards

No gap period between guest stays

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)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 135.00 per pet, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room (up to 85 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Construction is underway at a neighboring building and there may be noise disturbance from the construction work.

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Hotel Names

  • Henderson Salamander Beach Resort Destin
  • Henderson Salamander Beach Resort
  • Henderson Salamander Beach Destin
  • Henderson Salamander Beach
  • The Henderson a Salamander Beach Spa Resort
  • The Henderson, A Salamander &
  • The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort Resort
  • The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort Destin
  • The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort Resort Destin

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):

  • Shuttle services

Property Features

Unwind on the private white sand beach, located just 75 yards away. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (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 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 2 bars/lounges, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a spa tub. Guests can use the outdoor pool at a partner property. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort is a smoke-free property.

  • Lazy river
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Uncovered parking
  • Express check-out
  • Covered parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Private beach nearby
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Swimming pool
  • Food and water bowls
  • Conference space size (meters) - 929
  • Number of meeting rooms - 7
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Conference center
  • Shopping on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Total number of rooms - 170
  • Number of floors - 4
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Beach bar
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Conference space
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Year Built - 2016
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Proposal/romance packages available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 4
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 10000
  • Ballroom
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Lazy river
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Room Amenities

The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort offers 170 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 43-inch LED televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Destin resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free newspaper
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Free local calls
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Pay movies
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Premium TV channels
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Digital TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • iPod docking station
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Furnished balcony
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • LED TV
  • In-room climate control (heating)
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Champagne service
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Mini-fridge
  • Braille signage
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Lever door handles

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Signature Restaurant - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Spa Services

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 spa tub 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 treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a lazy river, a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Beach yoga on site
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

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