About Our Luxury Florida Panhandle Hotel

Located in the quaint, eclectic coastal town of Rosemary Beach, FL 32461, The Pearl Hotel is an intimate, 55-room boutique hotel that celebrates the town’s distinct Southern charm. In addition to its elegant aesthetics, this hidden gem features guest services-integrated iPads, an award-winning restaurant and rooftop in homage to Hemingway’s favorite haunt in Cuba, as well as the poolside Spa Pearl. Surrounded by unique architecture in a West Indies-inspired destination established as an upscale retreat for urbanites, guests are encouraged to explore the intriguing area by foot or bike. 

Enjoy a private balcony with views of the Gulf of Mexico or surrounding community, with artistry from the town showcased throughout the hotel. Perfect for romantic getaways, this AAA Four Diamond property leaves guests revived, inspired, and dreaming of their next beachside visit. 

One of the benefits of St. Joe Hospitality managing this distinctive hotel property is that guests also enjoy access to a bevy of their private membership club’s amenities, including private golf and beach club access; complimentary bicycle use; kayak, canoe, and discounted stand-up paddleboard rentals; access to beach bonfire services, for which a team member arranges all details of a beachside bonfire, from preparing the fire and setting up beach chairs to providing fixings for s’mores; and much more.

Hotel Manager: David Merryman 

Year Established: August 2013

Location: 63 Main Street | Rosemary Beach, FL 32461

Reservations: Email Us or call 877-935-6114

Awards & Accolades

Since opening in 2013, The Pearl Hotel in the Florida Panhandle, located at 63 Main Street in Rosemary Beach, FL, 32461, has received numerous awards and accolades:

Forbes Travel Guide

  • Four Star Rating (2015- 2021)


  • Four Diamond Rating (2015-2021)

Conde Nast Traveler

  • Readers' Choice- #37 "Top Hotels in the World" (2019)
  • Readers' Choice- #10 "Top Hotels in USA" (2019)
  • Readers' Choice- #2 "Top Hotels in Florida" (2019)
  • Readers' Choice- #7 "Top Hotels in Florida" (2018)
  • Readers' Choice- #8 "Top Hotels in Florida" (2017)
  • Readers’ Choice- #10 “Top Hotels in Florida” (2016)
  • Readers’ Choice- #3 “Top 20 Hotels in Florida” (2015)
  • Readers’ Choice- #1 “Best Hotels in Florida” (2014)
  • Readers’ Choice- #1 “Top 15 Hotels in Florida” (2014)
  • Readers’ Choice- #6 “The 12 Best New Hotels in the World” (2014)

Reader's Digest

  • The 16 Best Boutique Hotels in America (2020)

Travel + Leisure 

  • Top 500 "World's Best Hotels" (2021)
  • #13 "World's Best Top 15 Resort Hotels in Florida" (2020)
  • #5 "World's Best Resort Hotel in Florida" (2019)
  • #1 "World's Best Resort Hotel in Florida" (2018)

Southern Living Magazine

  • Readers’ Choice- #2 “The South’s Best New Hotel” (2015)

ConventionSouth Meetings Magazine

  • 1 of 40 properties in Florida to receive "Readers’ Choice Award (2015-2018)
  • Voted "Top Adventure Resort" (2017)


  • Traveler's Choice Winner for Top 10% of Businesses on TA (2020)
  • Certificate of Excellence for Above 4.0 Rating (2015-2016)

USA Today

  • "#10 Best Waterfront Hotel" in 10Best Readers' Choice Poll (2018)

USA News & World Report

  • Gold Badge for Top 10% Ranking (#25) for "Best Florida Hotels" (2020 & 2019)
  • Gold Badge for Top 10% Ranking (#1) for "Best Panama City Beach Hotels" (2019)
  • Gold Badge for Top 10% Ranking (#257) for "Best Hotels in the USA" (2021 & 2019)

Perfect in South Walton Award

  • Best Hotel/Resort, Diamond Winner (2021 & 2020)
  • Best Hotel/Resort, Platinum Winner (2019)
  • Best Spa, Gold Winner (2021, 2020 & 2019
  • Best Conference Space, Gold Winner (2021)
  • Best Hotel/Resort, Diamond Winner (2018) 
  • Best Accommodations, Grand Champion (2017)
  • Best Large/Formal Event Venue, Award of Excellence (2017)

30A Hot Spot Awards

  • Voted #1 “Hottest Hotel” (2015)
  • Voted #2 “Hottest Spot to Get Pampered” (2016) (#3 in 2015)- Spa Pearl
  • Voted #3 “Hottest Swimming Pool (2015)
  • Voted #5 “Hottest Spot for Weddings (2015)

Commitment to the Future

From hyper-local food sourcing, to bottling our Nordaq FRESH water on site in reusable glass, to taking many of our forms and processes paperless with the Intelity ICE app, to intelligent lighting and environmental controls in each guest room – The Pearl Hotel is committed to keeping its carbon footprint and environmental impact as minimal as possible.