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The Village of Baytowne Wharf

Visitor Guide and Information

Baytowne Wharf

Located at 9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, along the shores of Choctawhatchee Bay, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the center for all things fun. Shopping, dining, street performances, concerts, parks, and more are all included at Baytowne Wharf. All of this is within the gates of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Look at our list of activities to do at Baytowne! This fantastic recreational area is perfect for guests and patrons of all ages and taste. Whether you’re a family looking to enjoy a fun-filled vacation day full of diverse and exciting activities or a married couple out for a leisurely stroll, there is something sure to satisfy you and your companions! We at destinflorida.com believe that this is a must-visit destination while in the area!

Location

The Village of Baytowne Wharf features many unique and exciting activities and retail locations to visit, but we at destinflorida.com implore you not to forget about the incredibly diverse and delicious dining options offered here. Patrons interested in an exquisitely executed meal in a luxurious atmosphere, accented by top-notch servicer should make a reservation and dine at the Marlin Grill. The Marlin Grill has an amazing fine dining menu with a specialization in beautifully cooked seafood as well as wood-fired prime steaks. The location is perfect for a date night, anniversary or birthday celebration as well as an unforgettable family dinner! Guests that enjoy “the finer things in life” will surely enjoy the Marlin Grill! Visitors looking for a more laid-back environment that also features delicious fresh local seafood are encouraged to visit Hammerheads Bar and Grill and or Rum Runners. Both restaurant/bars feature a plethora of local seafood options as well as popular bars that generally feature live local musicians. Stop in either of these fine establishments for an unforgettable night of great food, live music, and of course a few adult beverages! For groups looking to satisfy their craving for a juicy burger and milkshake after a whimsical day of frolicking around The Village of Baytowne Wharf, there is no better place on the Wharf than Hartell’s Diner. This classic style diner whips up handmade milkshakes accompanied by the burgers of your dreams! Whether you're looking for a diner with milkshakes and burgers, a middle of the road restaurant featuring local seafood and great live music, or a truly high-end fine dining experience, The Village of Baytowne Wharf has you and your companions covered! 

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Do you or your fellow companions ever feel the need to “shop till you drop?” If so, you will be glad you chose to visit The Village of Baytowne Wharf and its eclectic selection of retail and boutique shops. For all your beach clothing needs we recommend a visit to SALT Life. Whether your “chillin” on the beach leisurely or participating in various watersports ranging from kayaking to surfing, SALT Life has the apparel you need to elevate your experience! Guest traveling with children are encouraged to visit Coconut Kidz for all your children clothing needs and Dolls and Friends so your daughter can pick out a specialty baby doll. Patrons searching for a truly unique gift to bring home to friends and family should consider visiting the Artful Soap Company. This retail locations contains a variety of hand-crafted soups and other shower products. Their products are all handcrafted and show true attention to detail and quality. With a more eclectic and diverse group of retail locations than any rivaling shopping centers in the area, we at destinflorida.com suggest that you “shop till you drop” while visiting The Village of Baytowne Wharf! 

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Baytowne Adventure Zone

Welcome to the Baytowne Adventure Zone, the epicenter of thrilling fun and excitement for adults as well as children of all ages. The Baytowne Adventure Zone features six unique and adventurous activities that patrons can partake in. Zip down a wire at the Sandestin Zipline, traverse the rope courses at the Sky Trail Ropes, climb a giant tower at Tower Climb, or enter the Baytowne Golf Challenge and try to drive your way to a prize. The various activities listed above are geared toward older children and adults, but don’t worry there are activities geared towards younger patrons as well! Groups with younger children are encouraged to try out Baytowne Tug Company where children can hop on a real tugboat! There’s also a ropes course called Sky Tykes Rope Course that is designed and monitored with younger children and their safety in mind. With a plethora of fun and adventurous activities to participate in for guests of all ages, Baytowne Adventure Zone is a must-visit when you are near The Village of Baytowne Wharf! 

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Baytowne Carousel

Whether you’re a child or an adult, everyone has fond memories of a riding a carousel! If you have never gotten the opportunity to do so or would like to experience that thrill again, we at destinflorida.com highly recommend stopping by and hopping on the Baytowne Carousel. For an even more unique experience, visit and ride the carousel one evening and watch as the lights from the carousel dance around the night sky and the music coming from the carousel uplifts your spirits! Talk about a memorable vacation experience that will be reminisced about for years to come!

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Baytowne LIVE

Do you and your compadres love live music, artwork, and interactive art and games? Of course, you do! In that case we at destinflorida.com highly encourage you to visit Baytowne Live. This large open venue features various live music acts as well as artist installments, live painting, and various other unique forms of artwork including some interactive artwork. All performances music or art are free and open to the public. Come rock away a “Rocktober” evening at Baytowne Live with all of us here at destinflorida.com!

Blast Arcade & Laser Maze

Aside from the Baytowne Adventure Zone the Blast Arcade and Laser Maze may be the best place for guests with children to go. The arcade features over forty unique games spanning multiple generations of gaming technology. This awesome arcade also includes a laser maze and games of laser tag. This place is fun for the whole family!

Nightlife

By now you know from scrolling through this page that The Village of Baytowne Wharf has a fantastic and diverse array of enjoyable things to participate in. From dining, shopping, and various adventurous activities there is so much to do and see here, but what is missing from those activities? NIGHTLIFE!! We at destinflorida.com know that you and your travel companions would love to have a “night out on the wharf” but aren’t sure where to go. We are here to help! Feel free to visit the admissions free Baytowne live during the evening hours to see fantastic live and most of the time local musicians perform! If your looking for more of a dance club environment head to The Village Door. The Village Door brings in a variety of well-known musical acts and DJs. There are some events at The Village Door that are ticketed and others that are free. (consult the village door website for events and pricing) As mentioned in the dining paragraph both Hammerheads and Rum Runners feature fantastic bar scenes and rotating live music schedules. These two bar/restaurants are also a great place to meet and fraternize with the locals as well as make some new friends! When your trying to decide where you want to spend an evening out with your friends, we highly recommended visiting The Village of Baytowne Wharf! 

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Events

Among the countless opportunities for fun and excitement at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, one of the most unique and everchanging facets of entertainment are the events held here. These widely varied events can range from face painting and Halloween costume contests to Christmas Lights Festival. There are also a variety of food and beverage events such as wine festivals, BBQ festivals, craft and local beer festivals and plenty more. The Wharf also hosts a variety of small-scale music festivals where you can catch various artist playing different style of music all in one day or over a weekend.  Feel free to check out the Events Page on destinflorida.com for a full lineup of events at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. We can’t wait for you to join us for the events that “tickle” your fancy! 

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Where is Baytowne Wharf?

Baytowne Wharf is located inside of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on the Choctawhatchee Bay. 9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd, Miramar Beach, FL 32550

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Where do I park?

Baytowne Wharf offer many auxiliary lots to park at as well as the main parking garage. They have shuttles running back and forth during the summer and other special events. Parking is free for most events. Some nights like New Years Eve and the 4th of July there will be a parking fee.

Can I bring my dog to Baytowne Wharf?

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is 100% pet friendly as long as owners keep them on a leash and clean up after them.

Does it cost money to enter Baytowne Wharf?

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is completely free and open to the public.

Come Visit the Wharf!

Guests visiting the Destin/Miramar Beach area in Florida need to allot a day if not more to spend at The Village of Baytowne Wharf. The Wharf features spectacular dining options ranging from high-end fine dining to diners featuring handcrafted milkshakes as well as every imaginable type of restaurant in between. The Baytowne Wharf also features a variety of unique boutique style retail locations for visitors that love to shop. That’s not all, there is also a live music venue with year round FREE admission, modern night clubs, various arcades and adventure parks geared towards fun for the whole family, and lastly a “heavenly” spa that intertwines the latest technology and resources to fully melt away any stress you may have! The Village of Baytowne Wharf is a must visit destination when you are in proximity! We’ll catch you at Baytowne Live Wednesday evenings in October for some “rockin” music! 

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