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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.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (34 reviews)
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 6
    Condo #508276vb
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      Exceptional! 5/5
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      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 10
      House #513661vb
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        Exceptional! 5/5
        (13 reviews)
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        • 4 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 10
        House #906152vb
        13
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          Excellent! 4.5/5
          (25 reviews)
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Condo #456267vb
          25
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (17 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Condo #932042vb
            17
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (53 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              Condo #7068732
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                • 3 BR
                • 4 BA
                • Sleeps 12
                Townhome #673094vb
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                  Excellent! 4.5/5
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 8
                  House #3522908
                  23
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                    • 8 BR
                    • 8 BA
                    • Sleeps 26
                    House #932858vb
                    2
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                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                      (38 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Condo #571vb
                      38
                      Viewed 98 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                        (22 reviews)
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                        • Studio
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Studio #860074vb
                        22
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                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (9 reviews)
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                          • 6 BR
                          • 4 BA
                          • Sleeps 23
                          House #836659vb
                          9
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (17 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Condo #598733vb
                            17
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                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (39 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Condo #304373vb
                              39
                              Viewed 101 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (42 reviews)
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                                • 7 BR
                                • 4 BA
                                • Sleeps 19
                                House #505436vb
                                42
                                Viewed 170 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                  (30 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 3 BA
                                  • Separate Toilet
                                  • Sleeps 13
                                  House #379463vb
                                  30
                                  Viewed 111 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (60 reviews)
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                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 12
                                    House #656237vb
                                    60
                                    Viewed 179 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (21 reviews)
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                                      • 4 BR
                                      • 3 BA
                                      • Sleeps 12
                                      Condo #788908vb
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                                      Viewed 122 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (45 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Condo #506817vb
                                        45
                                        Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                          (23 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 7
                                          Condo #179183vb
                                          23
                                          Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (45 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 3 BA
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Townhome #161070
                                            45
                                            Viewed 158 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (39 reviews)
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 10
                                              House #212033vb
                                              39
                                              Viewed 178 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Condo #1067604vb
                                                1
                                                Viewed 164 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (28 reviews)
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                                                  • 6 BR
                                                  • 6 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 24
                                                  House #602485vb
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                                                  Viewed 171 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    Condo #692898vb
                                                    10
                                                    Viewed 186 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                      (37 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Condo #222124vb
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                                                      Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (31 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Condo #654422vb
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                                                        Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                          (21 reviews)
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                                                          • 6 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 15
                                                          House #4066586
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                                                          Viewed 115 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            Condo #411359vb
                                                            10
                                                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (51 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Condo #443376vb
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                                                              Viewed 92 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (35 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                Condo #504411vb
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                                                                Viewed 107 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (38 reviews)
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                                                                  • 6 BR
                                                                  • 5 BA
                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                  • Sleeps 20
                                                                  House #711570vb
                                                                  38
                                                                  Viewed 240 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Condo #759234vb
                                                                    13
                                                                    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (42 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      House #801491vb
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                                                                      Viewed 177 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (22 reviews)
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                                                                        • 7 BR
                                                                        • 7 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 22
                                                                        House #780068vb
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                                                                        Viewed 187 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          Condo #986872vb
                                                                          10
                                                                          Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                            House #959134
                                                                            4
                                                                            Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (31 reviews)
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                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 15
                                                                              House #665032vb
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                                                                              Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (19 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Condo #796119vb
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                                                                                Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Condo #713992vb
                                                                                  14
                                                                                  Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (25 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Condo #770362vb
                                                                                    25
                                                                                    Viewed 126 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (25 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      Condo #678948vb
                                                                                      25
                                                                                      Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                        (9 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 12
                                                                                        House #508069vb
                                                                                        9
                                                                                        Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Very Good! 4/5
                                                                                          (16 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                                          • Sleeps 14
                                                                                          House #13106vb
                                                                                          16
                                                                                          Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                            (7 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 3 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 14
                                                                                            Estate #678457vb
                                                                                            7
                                                                                            Viewed 137 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (31 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 6 BR
                                                                                              • 5 BA
                                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                                              • Sleeps 22
                                                                                              House #310589
                                                                                              31
                                                                                              Viewed 149 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                • Studio
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Studio #859942vb
                                                                                                17
                                                                                                Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (83 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 8 BR
                                                                                                  • 7 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 20
                                                                                                  House #185714vb
                                                                                                  83
                                                                                                  Viewed 138 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (19 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 6 BR
                                                                                                    • 5 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 22
                                                                                                    House #402846vb
                                                                                                    19
                                                                                                    Viewed 111 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (59 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Condo #454793vb
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                                                                                                      Two Thumbs Up!!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Everyone in the group raved about this beach house. The furniture and bedding were all new or seemed like it- something we have seldom found in larger home rentals, but for our group of pickier females, it was noticed and appreciated. There were 4 children under the age of 4 and the house was perfect for us- two pack and plays, a highchair, Maclaren strollers, baby gates, pool toys, and a sleeper in the master bedroom that we did not realize was there. The pool was a good size, while we enjoyed the pool area as we were grilling out and having a family ping pong tournaments. The location was great- we were about a block from a church with a large playground that had play areas for our little ones and another area for the older ones. The beach access was walk on level and directly across the street. This was a life saver for us as going up and down stairs with beach gear and babies is not easy. There was a great coffee shop and restaurant a block away. Destin area had great shopping for the girls and golf for the guys. We didn't end up going deep sea fishing but hope to do that next time. I would recommend this house and Destin to any one traveling with children.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jan 11, 2010
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Nov 2009