The Congress of Clinical Rheumatology-East 2021 will be held at the Sandestin Hilton and Conference Center in Destin, Florida.   This Sandestin resort hosts perfect location for a peaceful learning envoiroment.  When the conference is not in session, sink your toes in the sugar-white sands along the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico while enjoying the breathtaking views of South Walton.  The Hilton Sandestin sits direclty on the beach and boasts 3 pools, along with first class amenities such as golf, tennis, and an award winning onsite spa.  Dining options include a Four Diamond steakhouse, an Asian restaurant, and a beachside bar and grill.  


Traveling to Destin is easier than you may think!  Direct flights are available from most major aiports.  A few of these direct flights include Southwest (to Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport at Panama City [ECP] from Baltimore and Nashville.  Other direct flights can be found on Delta from Atlanta, Silver Airlines from Orlando and Tampa, as well as on United from Houston.  

The closest airport to the conference venue is Northwest Floridal Regional Airport Valpariso [VPS] at Fort Walton Beach.  Direct flights are available on American from Dallas and Charlotte, on United from Houston, and on Delta from Atlanta.


Sandestin Hilton and Conference Center

Room Type Standard Rate (per night)
Standard Room $269.00
Spa Tower Partial View $269.00
Spa Tower Beach View $269.00
Spa Tower Lanai Pool View $369.00
Spa Tower King Ambassador Suite


Emerald Tower Junior Suite Partial View $269.00
Emerald Tower Junior Suite Beach View $289.00
Emerald Tower Deluxe Junior Suite Beach View $289.00
Emerald Tower Deluxe Lanai Pool View $409.00
Emerald Tower Deluxe 1 Bedroom Family Suite $469.00
Spa Tower Presidential Suite $1,069.00

A Group Code and Reservation Link will be included in your registration confirmatin email.

Call (850) 267-9500 or toll free at (800) 367-1271 to make hotel reservations via phone.


Alternate Hotels

Tops'l Beach and Racquet Resort

Destin, Florida


Use the information below to reserve a room.



Phone Reservations: 850-466-8882 during business hours of 9 am-5 pm CST

To make sure they are associated with your group rate they must inform the reservationist that they are part of the  Congress of Clinical Rheumatology group. 


Email Reservations:

Once booked, guests will send an email to with the Subject Line: >. The group discount will be applied at that time. Once we confirm the reservation, we will reply with a confirmation number which can then be accessed via a Vacasa online account or via the Vacasa APP.   


Group Code: FLDESGRP1704




Sandestin Resort

Destin, Florida


Rates vary based on property selected.



Online Reservations and Other Details:

Phone Reservations: 1-800-622-1038


Hotel Effie Sandestin

Destin, Florida


Rates vary based on dates and room type.



Online Reservations and Other Details:

Phone Reservations: 1-850-351-3040


Luau / Beachside part of Sandestin Resorts

Destin, Florida

Rates vary based on property selected.


Online Reservations and Other Details:

Phone Reservations: 1-800-622-1038


Marriott Courtyard Sandestin

100 Grand Boulevard 

Destin, Florida 32550

Use the link below to reserve a room.


Online Reservations:  Reserve Online Here

Phone Reservations:  1-850-650-7411 


Additional Lodging Options