Hotel Effie is an oasis on the Emerald Coast. Located within the gates of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Hotel Effie was designed by Sara Becnel to be a place of luxury for those vacationing in the Destin area. From the lighting and ambiance to the elegant decor, Becnel has created a place of elevated southern style reflective of the beauty found along the Gulf Coast.
Named after Becnel's paternal grandmother, Hotel Effie also carries with it an air of southern excellence. Known for her impeccable taste and warm southern hospitality, Effie Burns lives on in the minute details such as a no smoking sign that simply reads; Don't you dare!