About Mal Alder

Mal Alder is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where she studied Creative Writing with a minor in Journalism and Electronic Media. Beyond writing, her interests include politics, new technology and anything involving the Smoky Mountains. When she's not at work she can be found at the dog park, a bookstore or a golf course, depending on the weather.

Delicious Destin Dining at Beach Walk Cafe

Beach Walk CafeAlong with the perks of staying in the only beachfront hotel in Destin, guests of Henderson Park Inn also enjoy the benefit of one of the best restaurants on the Emerald Coast, Gulf-front on the premises of the Inn. Not only has the Beach Walk Café received high honors on TripAdvisor, the premier source of travel reviews, but the ocean-inspired restaurant was also voted the most romantic restaurant in North America, as well as a recent inductee to the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame.

Dinner Menu

Composed of the freshest ingredients available, Beach Walk Café’s seasonal menu draws inspiration from both the land and sea, described to guests as “Gulf Coast cuisine with French and Italian flavors.” With an unparalleled wine selection, the menu items ranging from a chargrilled ribeye cap to pecan flour crusted grouper, are sure to leave every dinner diner both happy and satisfied. Serving as Executive Chef for Beach Walk Café, John Sallman has won many national and international awards for his culinary expertise.

VIP Dining

To help guests take their dining experience to the next level, Beach Walk Café offers two unique dining options. The first is the ‘Toes in the Sand’ option where guests enjoy a delicately prepared meal right on the beach. Beach Walk also offers an exclusive ‘Sky View Deck Dining’ experience where guests can enjoy their meals under the beauty of the stars that blanket the Emerald Coast.

Beach Walk Café opens nightly at 5:30 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Attire is resort-casual. Valet parking is available daily in season, and weekends only off season.

To find out more information on about the exceptional amenities provided to guests by Henderson Park Inn, visit our amenities section under ‘The Inn’ tab on our website. There, you will also find a collection of photos meant to capture the relaxing feel of a Destin vacation at Henderson Park Inn. Don’t forget to give us a call at 866-398-4432 to begin planning your Emerald Coast vacation today.

Scenic Destin Dolphin Cruises

Destin dolphin cruisesAt Henderson Park Inn, we understand how much our visitors love the clear, emerald-blue waters that border Destin. This is why we encourage them to experience all that the scenic Gulf has to offer. Along with the full-service amenities at Henderson Park Inn, like complimentary chairs and umbrellas, and our “Toes in the Sand” dinner service at the Beach Walk Cafe, we suggest visitors experience one of the many scenic Destin dolphin cruises offered by SunVenture. Continue reading

Destin History and Fishing Museum

Stop by the Destin History and Fishing Museum on your next visit to Destin.Destin has really grown over the years from its humble roots as a small fishing village off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Now the city is one of the top rated vacation destinations in the country, offering top of the line restaurants, hotels and shopping for everyone choosing to visit in Destin. However, just because the town itself has grown, that does not mean Destin has forgotten its roots. Continue reading

Celebrate America’s Birthday with 4th of July in Destin

Fireworks for 4th of July in DestinWith waves crashing, fireworks booming and music jamming, there is no better way to celebrate America’s birthday than in Destin, Florida. In fact, there is so much fun to be had, 4th of July in Destin events encompass not one, but two nights! As you and your loved one plan out your exciting 4th of July in Destin, be sure to visit one, or all, of these patriotic events. Continue reading