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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

NEW 60" Poolside TV!!!

Bring your entire crew to vacation at the 'Palm Oasis'. This fabulous extensively renovated 3 bedroom, 3 bath private beachside vacation home is located in the exclusive, gated Miramar Beach community of Shipwatch in Destin. The main house features 2 large bedrooms each with an ensuite bath. The first floor bedroom has private access to the pool area and is nicely appointed with a king sized bed, ample closet space and a spacious ensuite bath. The upstairs master bedroom suite is a private luxury getaway with a king sized bed, a walk in cedar lined closet and a balcony overlooking the beautiful courtyard where you can enjoy your morning coffee or those beautiful gulf sunsets. The MBR bathroom offers a garden tub alongside a separate shower equipped with a convenient seat, rain shower, handset and high flow showerhead. The rest of the main house features a large well equipped kitchen with state of the art appliances and all you need for hospitality's sake and for a great seafood meal that can be served in style in the spacious dining room or at the breakfast bar! The family room with a 65” flat screen television is the perfect location for your family gatherings or movie night at the house. For your convenience there is also a separate laundry area with a washer and dryer on the first floor.

A wonderful pergola roof over the pool area connects main house to the carriage house and provides some shade on those hot afternoons. The pool area itself is a quiet palm lined sanctuary with a nice sized heated (for fee) pool, 60" flat screen outdoor TV and a spacious outdoor barbeque and dining area.

The separate carriage house offers great flexibility for family groups. This large cottage features a well equipped studio kitchenette as well as a living/dining room. For sleeping there are many choices such as a bedroom alcove with a king sized bed as well as a queen sofa sleeper, built in bunks and a sleeping loft with a queen sized bed that is great for teens and kids. The balcony affords peek-a-boo gulf views and overlooks the pool area.

Shipwatch is a secure community for the privacy of its homeowners and guests. You have complete access to hundreds of feet of your own with full private beach which is located less than 80 short steps away from your front door with NO PUBLIC ROADS TO CROSS! NO WEDDINGS ALLOWED ON THIS PRIVATE BEACH If you would like to get out for to shop take a short walk to America's #1 designer outlet mall at Silver Sands or to the grocery store, pharmacy or restaurants. Even the ice cream store is close by! With world class golf just minutes away everyone will be happy.

Palm Oasis can easily accommodate 12 guests in a wonderful family setting! At Palm Oasis there are flat screen TVs, DVD players and a heated pool with the finest beach in the world just steps away all helping you to create a great vacation experience. There is nothing left out of this amazing beach house. Come and take 'a little glimpse' of this beautiful beachside retreat and you will come back again and again.

Keywords: House, Beach Home, Vacation Property, private beach

More Details

Property Manager
Karen Carlin
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Karen Carlin

John and Karen have lived across the county

Karen Carlin purchased this house in 2010

Why Karen Carlin chose Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach offered everything we could ask for in a vacation location: a spectacular beach, great restaurants, recreation and a relaxed family oriented environment. With plenty of great golf courses, world class gulf/bay fishing and nearby shopping you have all the makings for a fun filled vacation.

What makes this house unique

Palm Oasis is a quiet sanctuary in a private beachfront community. With hundreds of feet of pristine sugar sand beach, that you share with just 17 other homes, you get to enjoy your paradise with plenty of room to play. The gulf has great fishing and two small lakes are just steps away from your front door. Everything is within walking distance including restaurants, groceries, Silver Sands outlets, Starbucks and the ice cream shop. If you hop on a bike you have access to everything Destin, Miramar Beach and Sandestin have to offer.


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
37 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

Private beach with a gazebo, NO WEDDINGS ALLOWED ON THIS BEACH


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Miramar Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • All baths have been completely renovated. Designer fixtures and lighting
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , MBR suite, upstairs main house
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King suite main floor off living space and pool
    Other (See Description) - Queen sleeper sofa in FR not counted in max occupancy
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 1 Bunk Bed , in cottage, sofa sleeper is a queen, full remodeled bath
  • Additional queen sleeper in FR main house for more sleeping options. Bunk Beds (1) Oversized built in bunks suitable for adults and children in the cottage with extra storage space at the foot of each bed. Full bed in loft accessible by a ladder only.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Heated Pool (fee), dedicated gaming TV, linen service, weekly housekeeping, private neighborhood beach ABSOLUTELY NO WEDDINGS ALLOWED ON THE BEACH, gated access, keyless entry, 24 hr. maintenance, next to Silver Sands Outlets, beach service (for fee), separate free standing ice maker, and separate wine/beverage center.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Baton Rouge, LA

Private white sands beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay! This house may not be on the beach but it is very, very close! Just a few steps along a paver path and you are on the sugar sands. When not at the beach the private pool is just beautiful with a wonderful deck for sunning and dining. We have stayed in other houses and condos along the beach but Palm Oasis is the best because of the privacy the house provides and the luxury appointments of the home. Our kids and their friends loved the separate cottage where they could hangout, snack, watch the ballgames and just have a great time.

So much to talk about. There were plenty of beach chairs and umbrellas for our group. The private beach was great as there are no crowds and everyone gets a beachfront seat! The gated community is a real plus as it is quiet and has little road traffic. The grill poolside is a large Weber gas so you can cook for everyone. Flat screen TVs everywhere and poolside music make this house a first class rental. The owners/property managers were super to work before we arrived and gave us all kinds of help and information when we called. Before we arrived they made sure everything was perfect!

Our Labor Day vacation was a hit with everyone and we will hurry back and make Palm Oasis our vacation destination.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Davenport, IA USA

An unforgettable getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Here is my review:

Our family of six had an amazing vacation in beautiful Miramar Beach. From the time I contacted the owner of this amazing home, I received exemplary service. In addition, all of the communication with "Ocean Reef Vacation Rentals & Real Estate" was fantastic as well. We were thrilled that we could stay in this incredible home. The house has everything you would need and more, with it being extremely well maintained. The beds and pillows are very comfortable! Our family loved the layout of the home and it's charm! I enjoyed my morning coffee on the adorable balcony. The courtyard setting, complete with palm trees and a crystal blue swimming pool was a favorite of ours. (I have to mention the lights on the pool in the evening can change colors and this was so incredibly fun for our little ones, and older ones!) We ate breakfast and lunch poolside several times. There is so much to see and do in this area of Florida. The homeowners have several complimentary recommendations for their house guests and we tried several that did have amazing food and ambiance. I found a couple grocery stores very close by that I particularly liked and was able to cook several meals in the homes amazing kitchen. It had everything I needed. The gas grill was wonderful too! You could just stay put in this home and be perfectly content.

Another wonderful aspect of this home is how close it is to the beach. I thought I would need a stroller for our 2 year old but I didn't, it is so close! As you walk onto the gazebo before you touch the crystal white sand, the view is absolutely breathtaking. I witnessed several sunrises and sunsets and could not get enough of God's creation. The beach was very private, never busy and very clean. Our family enjoyed the pristine view of the emerald coast so much we decided to have our photos taken on the beach. Ocean Reef had some recommendations I would encourage you to try, "Pure 7 Studios" for instance. We settled on "Lyndon's Photos" and they were absolutely wonderful to work with. I received our photos and they were amazing!

We sincerely thank and appreciate the kind and thoughtful homeowners.

Our warmest regards to the homeowners for having us!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ultimate beach getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We just arrived home from our week long stay on the Emerald Coast and I can't say enough good things about staying at the Palm Oasis home. I spent hours researching homes & reading reviews & this home exceeded our expectations. The set up was perfect for our multi-family vacation. The home was in perfect order & incredibly clean (which is an important thing for us) and the biggest hit was the pool! We had 4 children ranging from 12 to 7 and they spent hours splashing around in there. The beach can be seen from the cottage and takes just a couple of minutes to walk to, the access was perfect & the ocean is incredible. Like other reviews stated, there are miscellaneous beach/pool toys which is a great inclusion. I contacted the owner prior to booking & she was so helpful & prompt in helping with the process, thank you John & Karen for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Beach Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Palm Oasis with some friends for a long weekend. We are frequent travelers and have rented vacation properties before. This is without a doubt the most well appointed vacation rental we have ever stayed in. There is an excellent kitchen with top of the line appliances, and an ice maker! Great for filling coolers for the beach! The extra beverage fridge in the living room was very convenient and saved room in the main fridge.

We stayed in the guest house above the garage it was quiet and private. Also very well appointed with a kitchenette, sitting and dining area, a king size bed and two bunk beds, each with their own TV. Would be great for a family with kids.

The house and property were beautiful! As others have said the private pool is wonderful. The walk to the the private beach is very short and there are beach chairs, umbrellas, and toys for guest use. The beach itself is gorgeous! When we were there it was quiet, only a handful of other groups around, and we saw fish and dolphins swimming near by.

Great property if you want to just relax, be a beach bum and grill out, but also very close to restaurants, shops, and other activities. This might be our new go to beach spot!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rochester, NY

Amazing property close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house with another couple that we have known for years as a joint vacation for all of us to spend time together since we live in different states and don't see each other often. When selecting a home, we wanted something private and quiet, yet nearby all the local attractions. This house and location exceeded our expectations on every level. Tastefully decorated and perfectly laid out, we enjoyed time at the nicely sized pool and utilized the outdoor speakers (added bonus!), were able to soak up the sun and the beautiful gulf coast on a private beach reserved for only owners and guests of this neighborhood, and ate to our heart's content at all of the local restaurants. We also loved the living space and the luxury feel of the entire property. Perfect on every level!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Just...WOW! This beautiful beach house has everything, and I mean everything you could hope to have in vacation lodging. It even has amenities you haven't even thought of yet. We've stayed in Shipwatch for several years. It's our favorite Destin Community. This was our first time to stay at Palm Oasis, and will be our first and only choice in the future.

We miss it already and can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Miramar Beach, North West Florida

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 Oct 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Mar 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Spring
10 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
7 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer
26 May 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Aug 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning and admin £254.05 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

7 night minimums are required during peak summer weeks, summer weeks, holidays, spring break weeks and fall break weeks.

Half of the rent and taxes when booked with the remainder due 30 days prior to arrival

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.