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Happily Ever After-4BR-OPEN 7/30-8/2* RealJoy Fun Pass-LagoonPool-VCB

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 4, Bathrooms 3.5, Sleeps 10

Top Reasons to Book this Home!

1. Destin Explorer: As a gift to you from Real Joy, FREE activities are included every day of your stay! Enjoy one free admission each day to some of the area's most popular attractions: Baytowne Adventure Zone, Sea Blaster's Snorkeling, Sea Blaster's Dolphin Cruise, Big Kahuna's Water Park, and Unlimited DVD Rentals! Snorkeling available May-Sept, Dolphin Cruise available Mar-Oct, Water Park available Mem. Day-Labor Day, all other activities are year-round.

2. Access to Villages of Crystal Beach neighborhood amenities: Fabulous Lagoon Pool, Hot tub, Grilling/Lounge area, and Seasonal Trolley to the beach.

3. 500 yards to Crystal Beach!

4. Fantastic Coastal Decor and massive Flatscreen Tv in downstairs living room!

5. Located within gated neighborhood.

6. This home is managed by RealJOY Vacations, which means you have access to 24/7 service for any emergencies which may arise so you can have a stress-free vacation!

7. Less than 1 mile from Destin Commons with over 75 shops, including Cold Stone Creamery, Rave Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop

Ways to Book Online.

1. Click the book now button on this site.

2. Send an email request from this ad and receive a full quote including a link that you can follow to book.

*This property is not available for rent to those adults under the age of 25, no exceptions.*

*SNOWBIRD / 55+ RENTAL* Snowbird Season is November through February on a monthly basis. The monthly rate is $1600 per month + $750 refundable deposit and taxes/fees. To reserve, please call reservations at 850-974-0974.

Happily Ever After is a lovely 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home that sleeps 10. BRAND NEW in April, 2013, it has all the amenities you'd expect in an upscale vacation home, including flat screens, granite countertops and a second living area.

The Bed Setup:

There are 4 bedrooms at Happily Ever After, a master with a king bed, a bedroom with 2 twins, and two bedrooms with a queen bed in each. There's also a queen sized air mattress, so this home can accommodate 10.

Happily Ever After also has a full sized laundry room with a washer & dryer, two parking spots in the driveway, as well as an additional overflow parking lot. Nearby are 6 miles of paved trails - perfect for both walking or biking.

Your group will enjoy a relaxing vacation in this beautiful home in the Villages of Crystal Beach!

Located in charming Crystal Beach, which is a Seaside-like development on the east side of Destin, this highly desirable gated neighborhood has attractive, lush landscaping and is maintained in pristine condition.

It's a terrific residential area, yet close to restaurants and activities in Destin. Walk the 500 yards to the beach, or hop on the free, seasonal trolley, running from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

The pool and spa area is unbelievable, something you'd find in a world class resort. The lagoon style pool is 30,000 square feet of gorgeous, sparkling clean water, with a walk-in area, three waterfalls, a spa, lavish landscaping, and plenty of sitting areas for your group to enjoy. It also has surround sound, a flat screen TV, grilling area and a Tiki Bar to help you relax and get in the beach groove.

Please note that there are parking restrictions within the Villages of Crystal Beach. There are two parking spaces available in the driveway of the home with an overflow lot for one additional vehicle. Trailers, boats, and motorcycles are not allowed within the community gates; alternate parking arrangements will need to be made for these items.

Area Attractions:

Close by is Destin Commons, a beautifully landscaped, pedestrian-friendly area and a great family venue where children will love to play in the interactive water fountains. Also for the younger guests, a nautically/pirate themed outdoor playground features a 1,750 square foot soft play area with various creatures from the sea, slides, and a treasure chest! Destin Commons also has a mini-train for the kids. Destin Commons features over 75 shops and restaurants, including Cold Stone Creamery, Rave Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop.

~One of the many vacation rentals managed by RealJoy Vacations in Destin, Florida.~

More Details

Property Manager
RealJoy Reservations
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

About RealJoy Reservations

Real Joy Vacations is a professional property management company located in Destin, Florida. We provide Vacation Rentals in Destin, Okaloosa Island, SanDestin, 30A, and Panama City Beach! Something for everyone! We have Affordable family rentals as well as Beachfront Condos and Luxury Homes with Pools! Grab your Swimsuit and enjoy the spectacular emerald green water and sugar white sands of Northwest Florida! By utilizing the latest technology to provide our guests with timely property updates and having maintenance available 24/7 at the tap of a button, we help to provide you with a stress-free stay. The cleanliness of our properties is a high priority. Providing keyless entries so you don’t have to fumble with keys is for your ultimate security. We price competitively, and above all, want you to enjoy your experience. Let us put the Real Joy into your vacation!

Why RealJoy Reservations chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

The Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida is an amazing destination for your beach vacation! Sugar white sands and emerald green waters await. Whether your idea of relaxation is people watching on a beachfront balcony or being right in the middle of the action, we can help you find the vacation property that’s right for you. Our maintenance team, on call 24/7, and our friendly staff will help you to have a wonderful trip!

What makes this house unique

Real Joy Vacations manages properties to fit all budgets! Whether you are looking for a beachfront location, a luxury home with a private pool, or would like a budget-friendly, walk to the beach option, we have properties in all shapes and sizes! Most of our properties come with the Real Joy Fun Pass, which gives you one or two free tickets to daily attractions each night of your stay along with unlimited DVD rentals. Our offerings are fantastic for families because they give you room to spread out. With substantially more space than the average hotel room, most of our properties offer separate living areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers. Our guests can cook their own meals if they wish and launder their things if needed. You can count on the Real Joy team���s extensive property management experience. From our excellent customer service reps to our cleaning crew, we want you to have a wonderful stay.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crystal Beach in Destin

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , king in master
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 2 twins
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , queen
    Bedroom 5 - queen sized air mattress
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Happily Ever After-4BR-OPEN 7/30-8/2* RealJoy Fun Pass-LagoonPool-VCB
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Very Nice.

  • 5 of 5

Nice little home...just perfect for a family of 8. Will defiantly come back again.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed every inch of this house! Luxury at its finest. The neighborhood/ pool area is nice and quiet. The location is perfect blocks away from the the shopping quarters and the beach. Would definitely recommend for any family vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so pleased our beautiful home was the perfect vacation spot for your family. The convenient beach and great accommodations just can't be beat. We would love to have you stay with us again at Real Joy.
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Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay and will certainly look to book this location again when we are in Destin. It is directly across from the Destin Commons area and approximately 4 blocks from the Crystal Sands beach. The unit is clean, well furnished, and has all you need for great stay. Do not let the map fool you. You can walk to the beach in 6-8 mins using the back entrance to the complex. The pool/hot tub is very nice.

You simply can't beat the location!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know about your stay in our lovely home. We're so glad its convenient location allowed you to enjoy many of the area attractions, and our great beach! Thank you for your feedback and thank you for staying with Real Joy.
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Super nice home

  • 5 of 5

Super nice and clean.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your feedback and for staying with Real Joy.
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Deer Park

Amazing Experience!

  • 5 of 5

I hardly ever write reviews, but I just feel like I need to for our recent experience because it was so incredible. The booking process was smooth and fast, I sent a request to the owner and the response time was quick I believe they responded a few hours later. The house is very spacious and very clean, I can honestly say I felt like home during our 4 day trip. In my opinion the price was very reasonable to say it was Spring Break time. When we got there we had a issue where the kitchen lights went out because of a minor issue with the breaker box but what I absolutely loved was I called maintenance and they came in less than 10 minutes to flip the switch back on. The beach is literally walking distance and your close to everything from department stores to restaurants. During our trip we did the dolphin/snorkeling boat tour which the kids and adults absolutely loved, we also ate at Bubba Gump both was located no more than 15 minutes from the house. This was our first trip to Destin Florida and the experience was amazing for my family and I, I would highly recommend this place and we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear your first trip to Destin was so enjoyable! We're glad the rental process and your minor issue was taken care of to your satisfaction, allowing you to relax and enjoy your vacation. We look forward to you staying with us again at Real Joy.
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Excellent Excellent Excellent

  • 5 of 5

This is a GREAT rental. Our family has 1 senior, 6 adults, 1 teenager, 2 children, and 1 infant. Relatively clean and new house. The sheets had strands of hair on it, but we brought our own sheets to use. The community pool is wonderful to use. The beach is 0.5 miles away (walking distance). The trolley stops running at 4:30pm (not the advertised 6pm), so don't rely on it. An ice cream truck comes through the community 2x a day. The house is convenient to shopping and dining. Real Joy will provide you with an app to use for the house, and the app has directions, gate codes, door codes, nearby dining, etc. I really liked the fact that we didn't have to use a key... instead there was a door code. The community is comprised of all vacation rentals - so you are not invading the space of local residents. Trash is collected everyday. I will DEFINITELY come back and rent this house or another property of Real Joy.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our lovely home. We are so glad you enjoyed the community amenities and our home was spacious enough for your family. We look forward to your return! Thank you for your feedback and thank you for staying with Real Joy.
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Prices & Availability


  • Varies
  • US Dollars
  • Rates shown are base rates & do not include tax, processing fee and cleaning
  • Nightly minimums range from 2 to 7 nights, depending on the season
  • 30% down at time of booking, not refundable
  • Balance due 30 days prior to arrival
  • We offer optional trip insurance for an add'l 7%
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