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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Crystal Beach, Florida your home away from home

Crystal Beach is located between Destin and Sandestin on the Gulf coast of Florida. It is a small and quaint area that offers a peaceful destination for couples and families looking for beach vacations with plenty of activities nearby. The area is known for its sugar-white sands, emerald green waters and pretty pastel colored cottages.

Things to Do in Crystal Beach, Florida

Close to the well-known vacation destination of Destin, visitors to Crystal Beach can enjoy great seafood restaurants and shopping at Destin Commons and the Silver Sands Factory Stores. The area enjoys 343 days of sunshine per year, making it the ideal place to enjoy sailing, swimming, boating, waterskiing, parasailing, jet skiing, shelling, surfing and windsurfing. Take a snorkeling or diving trip or go sport fishing. Destin is known as the World's Luckiest Fishing Village for its record catches. The fine sandy beaches are ranked among the Top 20 by Dr Beach and are perfect for family fun and relaxing in the sun. Within easy reach of Crystal Beach holiday rentals are opportunities for cycling, great public golf courses, antiquing and miniature golf.

Places to Visit Around Crystal Beach, Florida

Families staying in holiday rentals in Crystal Beach should plan to spend a fun day at the Big Kahuna's Water Park nearby. Henderson Beach State Park is beautiful and has excellent amenities for a small admission fee. The Village of Baytowne Wharf offers boardwalks and activities including ziplining, riding the bull and rock climbing. Destin Harbour also has plenty to see and do with bars for sunset cocktails. The Zoo of Northwest Florida offers a day out for families at Gulf Breeze or enjoy the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida at Pensacola which is also the home of Fort Barrancas and the Museum of Naval Aviation.

Weather in Crystal Beach, Florida

Crystal Beach holiday rentals enjoy warm, sunny weather all year round. Summers can be hot and sticky and in late summer there are more showers and the chance of a hurricane. Temperatures average 33°C (92°F) in July and August. Winters are warm, dry and sunny with temperatures averaging 15-22°C (59-72°F) during the day and about 10°C cooler at night. There may be the occasional cold snap with temperatures dropping below freezing.

Travel to Crystal Beach, Florida

The nearest airport to Crystal Beach holiday rentals is Pensacola Gulf Coast (PNS) Regional Airport which is 3 miles northeast of the city of Pensacola. It is served by several major airlines from other US cities including Continental, Delta, United Airways and US Airways along with their affiliated regional jet services. From the airport it is 74 miles to Crystal Beach along the I-10 east. Those driving to the area from other states will find it very easy to reach along the I-10 and Hwy 85 across Mid-Bay Bridge Road.

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    Condo #508276vb
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      House #906152vb
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        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        House #513661vb
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          Condo #932042vb
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            Very Good! 4.2/5
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            Condo #456267vb
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              Excellent! 4.5/5
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              House #3522908
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                Condo #7068732
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                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                  Condo #571vb
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                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                    • 3 BR
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                    Townhome #673094vb
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                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                      • 2 BR
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                      Condo #598733vb
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                        Condo #506817vb
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 5 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Separate Toilet
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                          House #475vb
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                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Condo #304373vb
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                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              • 4 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 12
                              Condo #788908vb
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                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (46 reviews)
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                                • 7 BR
                                • 4 BA
                                • Sleeps 19
                                House #505436vb
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                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                  Studio #860074vb
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                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Condo #770362vb
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                                    Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                      • 6 BR
                                      • 6 BA
                                      • Sleeps 24
                                      House #602485vb
                                      30
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 7
                                        Condo #179183vb
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                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Condo #504411vb
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                                          Viewed 107 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                            • 7 BR
                                            • 7 BA
                                            • Sleeps 22
                                            House #780068vb
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                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              • 4 BR
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                                              House #212033vb
                                              40
                                              Viewed 83 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Condo #654422vb
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                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                  Cottage #385760vb
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                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                    House #4066586
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                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      Condo #968877vb
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                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                        Condo #692898vb
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                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                          Townhome #161070
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                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                            Condo #443376vb
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                              House #959134
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                                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                                Condo #411359vb
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                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                  House #402846vb
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                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                    Condo #963428vb
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                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                      Condo #986872vb
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                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                        Condo #395260vb
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                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
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                                                                          House #379463vb
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                                                                          Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            Condo #870644vb
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                                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                              Condo #222124vb
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                                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                • 5 BA
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                                                                                House #277030vb
                                                                                30
                                                                                Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                                                  Condo #678948vb
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                                                                                  Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                    (62 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 3 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                                                    House #656237vb
                                                                                    62
                                                                                    Viewed 101 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (40 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 6 BR
                                                                                      • 5 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 20
                                                                                      House #711570vb
                                                                                      40
                                                                                      Viewed 141 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 6 BR
                                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 23
                                                                                        House #836659vb
                                                                                        11
                                                                                        Viewed 140 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Condo #1024297vb
                                                                                          4
                                                                                          Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                                                            House #508069vb
                                                                                            11
                                                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
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                                                                                              House #905117vb
                                                                                              9
                                                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                                (21 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
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                                                                                                House #3510775
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                                                                                                Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                  (31 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                                  • 4 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 11
                                                                                                  House #7304vb
                                                                                                  31
                                                                                                  Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (85 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 8 BR
                                                                                                    • 7 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 20
                                                                                                    House #185714vb
                                                                                                    85
                                                                                                    Viewed 123 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Condo #796119vb
                                                                                                      20
                                                                                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours