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Pelican Beach Resort
3 stars

Pelican Beach Resort

1002 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL 32541, United States
Destin, FL
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based on 63 reviews
63 reviews
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About Pelican Beach Resort

  • Resort Room
    Enjoy the many amenities of the resort
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Set in Destin, Pelican Beach Resort Destin is within walking distance of Big Kahuna's Lost Paradise and offers a private beach, an indoor pool and a Jacuzzi. It also features a bowling alley, a kids pool and a sauna.

There are a range of facilities at the property on offer to guests, such as a 24-hour reception, a BBQ/picnic area and a fitness center. Wireless internet is also provided.

Every comfortable apartment at Pelican Beach Resort Destin features a refrigerator, plus all the essentials required for an enjoyable stay. They are also equipped with a microwave, an oven and a dishwasher.

The property provides a convenient place to explore nearby Fort Walton Mound and Destin History and Fishing Museum. Fort Walton Beach and Santa Rosa Beach are situated a short drive away.

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Amenities at Pelican Beach Resort

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Room service
  • Tennis
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Wine glasses
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchen

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Game room
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Mini-golf
  • Bowling
  • Windsurfing

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Private entrance


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Grill
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach

Pool and spa

  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV
  • DVD player

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Sea view

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care

Reviews of Pelican Beach Resort

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What are the amenities at Pelican Beach Resort?

Pelican Beach Resort offers a range of amenities including a private beach, indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, fitness center, and a kids pool. Guests can also enjoy a coffee shop, grill, picnic area, and a game room.

Are the beds comfortable at Pelican Beach Resort?

While some guests found the beds comfortable, others mentioned that they were very uncomfortable. It's recommended to inquire about bed comfort preferences when making a reservation.

What can guests expect during low season at Pelican Beach Resort?

The low season at Pelican Beach Resort is in September. During this time, guests can enjoy a quieter atmosphere and potentially find more affordable rates.

Is parking available at Pelican Beach Resort?

Yes, parking is available at Pelican Beach Resort. However, it's advisable to check for any limitations or restrictions, especially during peak seasons.

How is the cleanliness at Pelican Beach Resort?

While some guests appreciated the cleanliness of the resort, others reported issues such as mold in showers and leaking toilets. It's recommended to communicate any cleanliness concerns to the staff for prompt resolution.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned the spectacular beach views from their rooms, so consider booking a room with a balcony facing the ocean for a memorable experience.

Check for Construction Notices

Some guests were surprised by ongoing construction noise, so it's advisable to inquire about any construction activities before booking if you are sensitive to noise.

Consider Bringing Your Own Beach Equipment

A few guests expressed dissatisfaction with the rental beach chairs and umbrellas provided by the resort, suggesting that bringing your own equipment might be more convenient.

Be Mindful of Noise Levels

Some guests noted that the walls were thin, resulting in sound traveling easily between rooms. If you are sensitive to noise, it might be helpful to pack earplugs for a peaceful stay.

Inquire About Room Cleanliness

Several guests reported issues with cleanliness, such as mold in the showers and unclean bedding. It may be beneficial to confirm the cleanliness of the room upon arrival and promptly report any concerns to the staff.

Be Prepared for Limited Beach Space

Some guests mentioned that the resort's rental chairs and umbrellas occupied a significant portion of the beach, leaving limited space for personal setups. Consider this when planning your beach activities.

Check for Room Maintenance

A few guests encountered maintenance issues such as malfunctioning air conditioning and clogged bathtubs. It's advisable to ensure that the room is in good condition upon check-in and promptly report any issues.

Verify Pool Closing Times

Some guests were surprised by the early closure of the pools. It might be helpful to check the posted pool closing times to plan your swimming activities accordingly.

Consider Bringing Your Own Supplies

A couple of guests mentioned the absence of certain amenities, such as a broom for cleaning up sand. Packing a small supply of cleaning and convenience items could enhance your stay.

Plan for Check-In Delays

Some guests experienced delays in room readiness upon check-in. It might be helpful to have a backup plan in case of any unforeseen delays.


1002 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL 32541

What's nearby

  • Big Kahuna's Lost Paradise0.4 km
  • The Track Family Recreation Center1 km
  • Morgan Sports Center1.3 km
  • Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club1.7 km
  • Jolee Island Nature Park2.2 km
  • Henderson Beach State Park2.6 km
  • Jetty East Beach2.7 km
  • Jetty East Beach2.7 km
  • Gator Beach2.9 km
  • Destin History and Fishing Museum3.5 km
  • Norriego Point3.7 km
  • Crystal Beach4.7 km



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


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FAQs when booking at Pelican Beach Resort

  • Where is Pelican Beach Resort located?

    Pelican Beach Resort is located at 1002 Highway 98 East, 2.2 km from the centre of Destin. Big Kahuna's Lost Paradise is the closest landmark to Pelican Beach Resort.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Pelican Beach Resort?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Pelican Beach Resort.

  • Does Pelican Beach Resort offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Pelican Beach Resort offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Pelican Beach Resort from the airport?

    Pelican Beach Resort is 1.6 km from Destin. Pelican Beach Resort is 13.1 km from Valparaiso Destin-Ft Walton Beach.

  • Does Pelican Beach Resort have a pool?

    Yes, Pelican Beach Resort has a pool on-site.

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Distance to downtown

2.2 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

1.6 km