Don't miss: asking your concierge to set up the Grayton Beach Explorer adventure, which will have you kayaking across a rare, 220-acre coastal dune lake to historic Grayton Beach and the Gulf of Mexico. Watch for bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, and the occasional stingray.
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Located on the Florida Panhandle, WaterColor Resort has access to 1,400 feet of sugar-white sand. The David Rockwell--designed boutique inn features 60 rooms and a spa, and there are miles of hiking and biking trails to explore.
34 Goldenrod Circle
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459