|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
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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: Santa Rosa Golf, SanDestin Golf, Baytowne Adventure Zone, Sea Blaster's Snorkeling, Sea Blaster's Dolphin Cruise, Big Kahuna's Water Park, Destiny/Destin Princess Fishing, 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 from Nov 16 thru Feb 17 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.
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.~
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.
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.
I highly recommend this home. The home was very clean and in a great neighborhood. Great spaces for everyone to spread out. So many tvs. The pool in the neighborhood is terrific, very resort like. The neighborhood is great for kids to ride their bikes. Will definitely be back.
We were very pleased with this vacation home. Real Joy sent everything we needed to access the gate and the house. When we arrived at the home all codes worked and the home was very clean. We were a family of eight with adults and small children. The home has everything you would need to enjoy your vacation. We would recommend this home to anyone looking for a quiet community and family fun. We are planning our return for next year.
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