Henderson Beach Resort Opens The Henderson Hotel

Henderson Beach Resort is Destin’s New Luxury Destination

Join Nathan Abbott on a tour of the new Henderson Beach Resort in Destin, FL. Located in the heart of Destin – Crystal Beach – the resort covers ~14 acres of beachfront and park front land. The resort is being developed in multiple phases which includes Henderson Park Inn Bed and Breakfast, The Henderson Hotel and The Henderson Lofts.

The Beach Resort will be a luxury destination resort with a pedestrian focused community, the first true luxury, Five Diamond standards property to be built on the Emerald Coast. The AAA Five Diamond rating system distinguishes properties with amenities, services, and experience that are best-in-class and reflect the characteristics of luxury and sophistication.

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Henderson Park Inn Bed and Breakfast  |  The Henderson Hotel  |  The Henderson Lofts

Henderson Park Inn Bed and Breakfast

Nestled between Gulf of Mexico and new hotel, this quaint historic landmark has been named the most romantic hotel in America. The Henderson Park Inn Bed and Breakfast is a Gulf front hotel overlooking Henderson Beach State Park. The Bed and Breakfast has provided incredible memories for the Abbott family.  Nathan’s father and uncle, Steve and Bill Abbott, followed their dream of developing and managing the Henderson Park Inn through Abbott Realty. The bed and breakfast is now recognized as one of the most romantic hotels in the country. Nathan and his wife, Erin, had a beach front wedding at Inn.

Many other couples have taken advantage of the romantic, adult only setting with the inn offering a variety of wedding services. This luxurious all-inclusive resort in Destin is a New England-style Gulf front retreat that is adults only includes a gourmet breakfast, picnic boxed lunch, sunset cocktails, complimentary wine, grapes and chocolates upon arrival, beach chairs and umbrellas and bicycles. Each of the 35 suites is perfectly designed to embrace the charm and grace embraced of the Emerald Coast. Most rooms offer balconies overlooking the beach, mini kitchenettes, and some offer fireplaces and Jacuzzis or whirlpool tubs.

Henderson Park Inn is inside of the new Henderson Beach Resort and located at 2700 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541. Its location in Crystal Beach is sought after by owners and visitors because of the low-density area and central location to shopping, golfing, and entertainment in Destin.

The Henderson Hotel

The Henderson Hotel is now open and taking reservations!

The Henderson Hotel is the first phase of the Henderson Beach Resort. Located beside Henderson Beach State Park, the hotel offers unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico and nature preserve. This 170 room luxury hotel will be a nationally recognized independent hotel resort and the only Five Diamond rated AAA property in the Florida Panhandle from New Orleans to Sarasota.

Salamander Hotels and Resorts, one of America’s top luxury hospitality brands, will manage the hotel bringing a level of service and luxury not currently available in the Destin area. The hotel features 5 room types: Gulf, Garden, Spa, Pool, Suites. One of the main features of the hotel and resort is the five star spa and salon services. The resort’s destination spa will feature 11 spacious treatment rooms, extensive amenities and a women’s locker room which opens onto a private relaxation terrace overlooking the preserve.

Other Resort amenities include:

  • Zero-entry family pool with lazy river
  • Adult-only area with pool and seating
  • Multiple on-site dining options
  • 2 Formal style restuarnts: Primrose and Horizons
  • Sea Levels: pool side dining and drinks
  • Sprinkles: vintage style candy store and ice cream parlor
  • Beach Club Grill: Gulf front dining
  • Poppy’s Kids Club – Featuring family activities and crafts, scavenger hunts, beach games, pool games and more.
  • Monthly resort events and treats for owners and guests
  • Sunlit fitness room
  • Over 10,000 sq ft of event space
    • 5,200 sq ft ball room
    • Multiple private conference rooms
    • 30,000 sq foot of outdoor event space
  • All guest rooms feature
    • View of Gulf and Henderson Beach Preserve
    • Sleeps two to four guests
    • Balcony
    • Plush Pillow Top Mattress with 300 thread count linens
    • In-room Wi-Fi access
    • 43” LED television
    • iHome clock radio with USB port
    • Tub shuttered window that allows you to enjoy exterior view
    • Luxurious micro fiber robes and heavy weight terry towels
    • Coffee makers with tea and coffee
    • Stocked mini bar and refreshment counter
    • Necessities including hairdryer, Iron and ironing board, personal safe, telephone

Located at located at 2700 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541 – The Henderson Hotel is Destin’s most luxurious address.

The Henderson Lofts

The Henderson Lofts are currently under construction inside of Henderson Beach Resort. The Lofts will be a single four-story luxury condominium project of 54 units with an underground parking deck. The Lofts will offer a variety of residential luxury condominiums including one bedroom / one bathroom, one bedroom / two bathroom, and two bedroom / two bathroom. Each unit will have a bunk bed nook. The design and architecture will mimic The Henderson Hotel’s mix of brick and shake on the exterior. Most units will overlook the Henderson Resort’s zero-entry pool, lazy river and pool deck.

The Lofts will be located on the southeast side of Henderson Resort, on the corner of Scenic Highway 98 and Matthew Boulevard in Destin, Florida.

Features of The Henderson Lofts Include:

  • 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom condos
  • 1st floor units with direct pool deck access
  • 2 elevators
  • Quality property management provide by ResortQuest Real Estate
  • Owner’s receive full Henderson Resort amenities
  • Zero-entry pool with lazy river
  • Adult-only pool and seating area
  • On-site restaurants and snack shops
  • Spa and salon services

Starting in the low $300,000’s and planned to open Summer 2017, The Henderson Lofts will be highly sought after luxury condominiums. Many units are already sold! Contact Nathan Abbott to choose your floorplan and reserve your unit today!

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1900 Ninety Eight Destin Luxury Condo

1900 Ninety Eight -1900 Scenic Highway 98 Destin, FL 32541

1900 Ninety Eight – Ultra Luxury Condominium

1900 Ninety Eight Destin Condo For SaleNow’s your chance to be part of Destin’s new ultra-luxury low-density condominium – 1900 Ninety Eight located at 1900 Scenic Highway 98 Destin, FL 32541. This 16 unit luxury condominium is slated to be completed early 2017. There are only a few units left. Reserve yours today!

Located in Destin, Florida on Scenic Highway 98, 1900 Ninety Eight is close to Destin’s best restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues. Take a scenic bike or walk to your favorite local shop. The new condominium is located next to Signature Beach Condos and the Back Porch Restaurant and Bar.

The condominium offers owners a resort feel with private beach access; a roof top pool, spa and fire pit; a state-of-the-art fitness center; and a private 2-story parking garage with designated parking spots.

Each Gulf front beach condo offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico with floor to ceiling windows and doors and large private balconies. The open floor plans are clean and modern in design with plenty of natural Florida sunlight. At 1900 Ninety Eight, the beautiful Gulf and white sand beach is right at your fingertips.

Interior condominium features include Thermador stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, marble vanities, glass tile backsplashes, walk-in shower, large soaking tub, porcelain tile flooring, textured carpet and  washer and dryer.

There are four floorplans inside of 1900 Ninety Eight:

West Residence – Interior – 2,627 sq ft  |  Balcony – 347 sq ft
East Residence – Interior – 2,603 sq ft  |  Balcony – 347 sq ft
West Penthouse – Interior – 4,556 sq ft  |  Balcony – 422 sq ft
East Penthouse – Interior – 4496 sq ft  | Balcony – 422 sq f

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Lulu’s Restaurant Destin

Live Like A Local:

A video blog series of Nathan Abbott Team’s favorite venues along Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast

Venue Video Blog #1: Lulu’s Restaurant Destin


Nathan Abbott shares one of his favorite spots in Destin – Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s Restaurant Destin.

Lulu’s restaurant is located at the foot of the Mid-Bay Bridge in Destin, next to Legendary Marine (aka: The Whaling Wall). Kids can play in the large outdoor beach area with benches, play ground equipment and toys. While you eat and relax, there is a ton for them to play with and they are in a safe guarded spot. Have some “ME” time while your children think you are awesome.

This family friendly restaurant boast over 20,000 square feet and provides 180 feet of bay front views. The large inside dining area seats about 350 people.  Covered open air outdoor seating provides even more space for diners.

Lulu’s Restaurant Destin also features the Crazy Sista Bay Bar, with a spectacular view of the sunset.  LuLu’s Destin has ample parking and provides a convenient “Gumbo Train” to assist guests to and from the parking lots.

They also host various events throughout the year and have live music nightly.

Lulu’s Restaurant Destin is currently open 7 days a week, from 11 am to 10 pm.

Lulu’s Food

Everything at Lulu’s is made in-house and fresh to order. Some of the most popular food at Lulu’s includes:

  • Crab Claws
  • Fried Green Tomatoes
  • Crazy Sista’s Crab Toast
  • Cheeseburger in Paradise
  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Big Ole Salads
  • Fresh Gulf Red Snapper Basket and Sandwich
  • Mahi-Mahi
  • Oysters
  • Shrimp and GritsT

They have a special allergy menu that provides tasty items for six different types of allergies: gluten-free, egg-free, soy-free, seafood, shellfish, dairy. Lulu’s also serves a variety of margaritas, domestic and specialty beers, draf beer, Crazy Sista Honey Ale, Wine and specialy drinks.

Lulu’s Food at  Home

Lulu recently published a new cookbook, Lulu’s Kitchen, A Taste of the Gulf Coast Good Life. With 120 signature recipes from Lulu’s restaurants, this book allows you to taste the Gulf Coast goodness even when you’re back from vacation. Recipes include Southern delights like West Indies Salad, Perfect Fried Shrimp, Blackened Grouper Sandwich, Garlic Cheese Grits, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Heavenly Fried Crab Claws. And there’s a whole chapter on 25 specialty drinks, including “Bama Breeze” and “LuLu’s Painkiller.” There are also some personal stories tucked inside the book, for good reading.

Lulu’s History

Growing up in Mobile Bay with brother Jimmy Buffett, Lucy “Lulu” opened her first restaurant, Lulu’s Sunset Grill, in 1999 in Fairhope, Alabama. After much success due to her fabulous cooking, Lulu’s re-located to Gulf Shores. Lulu’s in Gulf Shores serves approximately 4,000 people a day during the summer! The restaurant also offers a ton of activities and entertainment like the Bama Breeze bar, Sunset Grill, Fountain of Youth splash pad, Mountain of Youth rope course, face painting, hair-wraps, volley ball nets, live music, retail store and a beach area.

Lulu opened Lulu’s in Destin in June of 2015 and was received by locals and visitors with enthusiasm. Lulu’s has become a local hot spot and is sure to be one of the top restaurant/attractions in the area.

Lulu’s Restaurant boats a great Destin location!

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St Maarten

St Maarten – 2017 Mid-Year Update

Area Sales Continue to Improve in 2017

The Destin real estate market is continuing to improve this year. During the first half of 2017, average sales prices increased 6% for Destin condos and price per square foot increased 21% ($79 per sq ft more).

Units sold so far this year at St. Maarten showed a 4% increase in average price and sold at 97% of list price on average.

With overall higher prices and increased sales volume, this is a great year to find out what your unit is valued at. Contact us for a free market analysis.

St Maarten sold

St Maarten sold

Find out the current market value of your St Maarten property today – call 850-812-3261 or email Info@NathanAbbottTeam.com for your free no-obligation comparative market analysis.

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Crystal Sands Destin

Crystal Sands – 2017 Mid-Year Update

Crystal Sands Sales Improve in 2017

The Destin real estate market is continuing to improve this year. During the first half of 2017, average sales prices increased 6% for Destin condos and price per square foot increased 21% ($79 per sq ft more).

There were 3 more units sold at Crystal Sands this year, with an 8% increase in average price and price per square foot. These units were only on the market one month on average.

With overall higher prices and increased sales volume, this is a great year to find out what your unit is valued at. Contact us for a free market analysis.

Crystal Sands Sold 2017

Crystal Sands sold

Find out the current market value of your Crystal Sands unit today – call 850-812-3261 or email Info@NathanAbbottTeam.com for your free no-obligation comparative market analysis.

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Nathan Abbott
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