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Gulf Views*Outdoor Bed Swing*FREE Golf, Big Kahuna's, Fishing, Dolphin Cruise +

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Book Direct w/ Management & $ave! FUN PASS Included! Call For Absolute Best Rate

Destiny by the Sea……where luxury meets the beach. This home is a divine mixture of luxury and comfort. Located in the most exclusive gated community in Destin, it's just steps from the private beach and the community pool.

There are 3 levels to this professionally decorated and thoughtfully arranged home. Have no doubt, this home is spacious enough for the entire family.

This upscale home has everything to make your vacation memorable beginning with a garage and extra driveway parking (for a total of 4 vehicles). The house features tile, carpet and hardwood floors throughout. Flat screen TVs in every Bedroom and an XBOX in the bunk room!! In the fall of 2016, we have added new tile floors on the 1st and 2nd floors and all new kitchen counters! Look for NEW pictures coming soon!

In addition, the home also boasts memorable views of the Gulf!

Upon entering the home on the FIRST FLOOR you will find two queen bedrooms each with their own private bath!! Both bedrooms also have their own door which leads directly to the homes outdoor living space. We have also re-vamped this space! A new bed swing, and new patio furniture will make this one of your favorite places to be!

The main living area, which is located on the SECOND FLOOR to maximize views, has an open floor plan, large, designer kitchen, large screen HDTV, large walk in pantry, full bath, and a walkout to the balcony. Additionally on this floor is the well-appointed bunk room (with X-Box) which sleeps a total of 6 guest.

Make your final retreat to the King Master Suite located on the private THIRD FLOOR. This is truly a suite that is very generous in size and has its own balcony with amazing views. The true icing on the cake is the new King Master Bath with double vanity and soaker tub. We have also added a desk and chair. Having to do a little work while on vacation won't be so bad with gulf views just outside!

To top it off, as our valued guest, this rental includes “ONE FREE PASS, PER ACTIVITY, PER DAY” to the following:

**Forever Memories Fun Pass** – Deluxe Package

November – February Amenities

Sandestin Resort Golf - Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Deep Sea Fishing with The Destin Princess or The Destiny

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

Segway Tour

March – October Amenities

Sandestin Resort Golf - Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Deep Sea Fishing with The Destin Princess or The Destiny

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

Segway Tour

Sea Blaster Snorkel (seasonal)

Sea Blaster Dolphin

Big Kahuna Water Park (seasonal)

**all activities are subject to change by season, weather and availability**

** monthly rentals are specifically excluded from participation in the Program**

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During peak season, a guard is on duty 24/7. In addition the neighborhood grounds are always exquisite.

Call us today to reserve your next vacation. We promise you will make memories that last forever!

**Home is equipped with pack n play, high chair and one baby gate. In addition, we have several beach toys in the garage**

**PETS ARE ALLOWED BUT A NON REFUNDABLE PET FEE IS DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING. MAX 2 PETS. $200 FOR 1ST PET, $50 FOR SECOND PET. Also, a $25 fee is due (per pet) to the Home Owners Association and is due upon arrival**

More Details

Property Manager
Forever Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 September, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

My family and I stayed here for a quick trip to the beach for Thanksgiving. We enjoyed the many improvements to the house! We especially loved the back patio area and the LARGE kitchen. Pleasantly surprised that the house had everything we needed for our family fest.
Nov 2016
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • King Master Suite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Main Living / Bunk Bed Rm - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    1st Floor Queen Bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    1st Floor Queen Bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King Master Suite located on private 3rd floor with balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Bunk Bed , Bunk Bedrm off of Main Living. Sleeps 6
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1st floor - leads to back patio
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1st floor - leads to back patio
Entertainment:
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

It is a beautiful property in a perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

The house was the perfect size for the size of our group. The number of bedrooms and location of each allowed for privacy. We were able to cook and share the common space without feeling crowded or cramped. The private beach and access to pool was great for us, and we felt safe in allowing the boys to roam freely between both. We definitely recommend and look forward to booking again in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mary B. for staying with us in Destiny by the Sea. We look forward to booking your next vacation back here to Destin, FL
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

If your looking for a beautiful spacious home, close to the beach, then look no further!! Destiny By The Sea is nestled in an upscale gated community. The proximity to the PRIVATE beach is so convenient, which made our experience even better! This home has a bedroom and bathroom for everyone with plenty of room for a larger group. Overall, excellent experience in this beautiful beach home! You will not be disappointed staying at Destiny By The Sea! We will be back next summer, I can't wait!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melissa, It was a pleasure having your group stay at our property. We look forward to booking your next vacation with you. Thank you for the wonderful review.
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Birmingham, AL
5

Best Yet!

  • 5 of 5

For the past 3 years we have chosen homes in Destiny By The Sea for our family vacation. This year was the best overall rental experience yet. The house was clean, close to the beach, and well maintained. The neighborhood is beautiful and everyone from the security guards to the beach service were helpful and pleasant. The Management company was hands down better than any I have encountered in the past. This year, this house, the best yet!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lawrence , ks
5

Best yet

  • 5 of 5

Loved, loved, loved my stay here!!! I have done a lot of vacationing since my retirement and I am always looking for best rates with quality companies and great management ! I put this property and the management at the top of my list !!!! Completely satisfied with all aspects of my stay!!! Ready to use them again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Collins, Colorado
5

Gorgeous Beach Home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our families to celebrate our parents anniversary. What a fantastic house. It is well maintained, immaculate and with up-to-date furniture, appliances and décor. It had everything we needed to make our time together fun. The layout is perfect for multiple families. The main floor area has a beautiful and large kitchen. The large dining table was perfect for the number of people staying there so we could all eat together. The main living area is very spacious making it great for being together in the evening and has a large balcony where you get a partial view of the ocean. The two bedrooms downstairs each have their own bathroom and are clean and comfortable. The main floor has a bunkroom for the kids with an Xbox for fun in the evening. The upstairs master suite is gorgeous with its own balcony. The house is only a 2 minute walk to a fantastic white sand private section of beach. The property provides boogie boards, floats and folding chairs for fun at the beach. The house is in a beautiful gated community which is meticulously maintained and quiet. It is located near restaurants and shopping. We spent 10 days there and loved every minute of it. With everything you get for the price - this house is a huge value!!!! The owner was quick to respond to any questions we had. We will be coming again!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overland Park, KS
5

Great house, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 2 weeks June 4-18 with my 2 girls and some friends/parents. The two bedrooms downstairs are perfect for adult guests as they have their own bathrooms. The main living area is more spacious than the pictures depict. Its big and open with a fully appointed kitchen. The house is well appointed - tons of pillows and bath towels but bring your own beach towels or get them at one of a dozen shops nearby. The private hot tub is well maintained - people were out multiple times to check the water. Tri - level AC so you can adjust the temperature on each level, this was great because our guests on the first floor like it much warmer than we do.

The destiny-by-the-sea gated community is the most exclusive neighborhood in Destin and this is one of the more affordable houses but is still very impressive. The neighborhood has its own private access to the beach and stretch of pristine sugar-white sand beach which is sparsely populated. There will be no one sitting in front of you or behind you on the beach and typically you have space from side to side as well. You can rent beach chairs for $10 each or you can use the ones in the garage, no one messes with your stuff if you come in to eat lunch and take a nap.

The gulf didn't cooperate every day this trip. In the past we have had crystal clear water the entire time but several days on this trip there was June grass. There were 2 storms that washed it out to sea though and almost every morning, the water was mostly clear. We saw dolphins and several large mana rays.

The rental company Forever Vacation Rentals responded almost instantly to all queries and requests and my deposit was returned in a timely manner. Top notch service.

One tip: Go downtown Destin to a seafood shop (Destin Ice) and get some Royal Red shrimp - I have only found this type here - tastes like lobster! We boiled it for 1.5 min and put melted garlic butter on it and ate it warm. Then we went back to get more 3 times.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

Located in the Florida Panhandle, the City of Destin has a rich historical heritage dating back to American Indian inhabitants as early as the seventh century A.D. Spanish explorers surveyed Florida in 1538. Don Francisco Tapia was commissioned to survey the Florida coast and in 1693, drew the first known map of East Pass and its shores.

Destin traces its immediate history to a fisherman, Captain Leonard Destin, who moved here from New London, Connecticut, and settled in Northwest Florida in about 1845. Captain Destin pioneered the fishing industry and Destin has maintained this heritage to the present.

Destin is known as the 'World's Luckiest Fishing Village.' The city houses the largest and most elaborately equipped fishing fleet in the State of Florida. In addition to fishing, recreational opportunities include golf, tennis and water sports, including diving and snorkeling. The 100 Fathom curve draws closer to Destin than any other spot in Florida providing the speediest deep-water access on the Gulf.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall
9 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£1,116
for 3 nights
From
£221
£1,999
 
 
Late Fall
28 Oct 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£907
for 3 nights
From
£151
£1,512
 
 
Winter 2017
25 Nov 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£907
for 3 nights
From
£151
£1,512
 
 
Peak Spring Break 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,485
for 7 nights
£2,485
 
 
Spring 2018
7 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,334
for 3 nights
From
£294
£2,510
 
 
Early Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,998
for 7 nights
£3,998
 
 
Peak Summer 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,661
for 7 nights
£4,661
 
 
Late Summer 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,810
for 7 nights
£3,810
 
 
Back to School
11 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,435
for 3 nights
From
£327
£2,743
 
 
Fall 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,128
for 3 nights
From
£225
£2,027
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £257.84
Pet Fee £147.34

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. **PETS ARE ALLOWED BUT A NON REFUNDABLE PET FEE IS DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING. MAX 2 PETS. $200 FOR 1ST PET, $50 FOR SECOND PET. Also, a $25 fee is due (per pet) to the Home Owners Association and is due upon arrival**

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