Where to stay around Destin?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 10,283 holiday lettings near Destin. From 7,640 condos to 1,843 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Destin is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Destin?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Destin:

  • Crystal Beach: 1,162 holiday homes
  • Villages of Crystal Beach: 873 holiday homes
  • Holiday Isle: 1,737 holiday homes
  • Kell-Aire Gardens: 64 holiday homes
  • Clipper Cove: 876 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Destin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Destin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Destin Vacation Boat Rentals: 11,373 holiday lettings
  • Pier Park: 11,556 holiday lettings
  • Southern Star Dolphin Cruises: 11,304 holiday lettings
  • HarborWalk Village: 11,296 holiday lettings
  • The Track: 11,555 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Destin listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Destin?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7,640 condos in Destin. Our other popular types of Destin holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,843 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 159 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 119 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Destin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8,170 holiday homes with pool available in Destin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday villa in Destin, USA your home away from home

    Destin self-catering holiday villas are found in an upmarket resort on the coast of Florida’s Panhandle. This part of the state is famed for its endless white beaches and huge choice of recreation.

    Things to do in Destin, USA

    Perhaps the most famous attraction close to Destin self-catering vacation rentals is the stunning white sandy beach. The emerald waters here are calm and perfectly clear, making it an ideal spot for families to relax and enjoy a day on the gulf coast, with great paddling for smaller children. Lining the beach are a number of concessions stands, shops and restaurants, while you’ll be able to take part in a variety of water sports and other activities here.

    Recreation on offer close to Destin vacation holiday accommodation includes water sports, including boating, parasailing and diving. You could take a chartered sailboat trip to see more of the immaculate coastline along the Florida Panhandle. There are also nature-spotting trips available nearby, offering the chance to see dolphins.

    If you’re keen golfer then there are a number of great courses within a short drive of vacation rentals in Destin, including Kelly Palntation, Regatta Bay, Indian Bayou, Sandestin, Shalimar Pointe and Emerald Bay. At the latter you’ll be able to enjoy an 18-hole championship course, which overlooks the lovely waters of Choctawahatchee Bay.

    A little way east of Destin self-catering holiday villas is the town of Seaside, a master-planned settlement built in the early-80s, but reflecting traditional values. This distinctive town featured in the Truman Show and is very popular in design circles for its variety of architecture, which ranges from Victorian to post-modern styles, and well worth a visit.

    Places to visit on holiday in Destin, USA

    About an hour by car to the west of Destin vacation accommodation is the city of Pensacola, known for its beaches and its naval airbase. If you hold an interest in American military history then you could head for the National Museum of Naval Aviation here to learn about the evolution of Navy flight. Also, if you’re a diving enthusiast then there are some excellent sunken boat dives on offer in Pensacola.

    Weather in Destin, USA

    At a self-catering villa in Destin you can expect plenty of warm, sunny weather throughout the year. In fact there are well over 330 days of sunshine annually in the area, and beach weather from around April through to late-October.

    Cheap flights to Destin, USA

    The nearest airport to Destin holiday villas is Okaloosa Regional Airport (VPS), which connects with Atlanta (ATL) via Delta Connection. You can reach Atlanta from the UK via British Airways, flying from London-Heathrow (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in and around Destin

    Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Destin for its dolphin viewing and golfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Destin has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
    • Indian Bayou Golf Club (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Morgan Sports Center (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • The Track Family Recreation Center (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Destin

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Destin

    Travellers appreciate the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Destin has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Destin. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Henderson Beach State Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • James Lee Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
    • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (7 mi / 11.2 km)
    • Fort Walton Beach Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
    • John Beasley Park (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
    • Topsail Beach State Preserve (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)