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A Shore Thing-5BR-Apr 20 to 22 $972! Emerald Shores-Stunning Home-Tram-2Pools

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 2,350 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 5, Bathrooms 3.5, Sleeps 14

Top Reasons to Choose this Elegant Home:

* Fun Pass (1 Ticket Daily) see below

* Vaulted ceilings, TWO balconies, bamboo & travertine floors, expanded parking pad, PLUS more!

* Gated Emerald Shores w/Beach Pavilion, restrooms & showers

* Seasonal Tram to the Beach, Two Pools (one heated), Tennis & Basketball Courts

* 700 yards to Miramar Beach!

* 6 mins from Silver Sands Outlet & 10 mins from Grand Boulevard & Destin Commons

* Professionally Managed; 24/7 Service

*If your stay is during spring break or summer 2018, please note that your party will need to pay $20 to the Security attendant upon arrival for use of the neighborhood amenities.*

*This property is Not Available for rent to those under the age of 25. No Exceptions.*

A Shore Thing is a gorgeous five bedroom, three and a half bath home in Emerald Shores that sleeps 14. You'll be only about 700 yards from stunning Miramar Beach in this home that's loaded with amenities. Boasting vaulted ceilings, a fabulous granite island which is the centerpiece of the spacious great room, stainless appliances in the kitchen, arched windows, bamboo & travertine flooring, the amenities of this home will blow you away!

Emerald Shores is a unique, gated resort community in lovely Miramar Beach comprised of 95 stucco homes. This one of a kind neighborhood boasts its own private beach pavilion with restrooms, showers and a sunbathing deck with chairs. Neighborhood amenities include a tennis court, basketball court, two pools (one seasonally heated) and a seasonal tram to the beach.

Fun Pass; Destin Adventurer: As a gift to you, 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, and Unlimited DVD Rentals! Snorkeling, Dolphin Cruise & Baytowne available Mar-Oct. Golf is available from November through February on nearby courses.

The Bed Set up:

1st Floor: King Master

2nd Floor: Bunkroom with two Fulls and Two Twins (sleeps 6)

2nd Floor: Queen Bedroom

3rd Floor: King Bedroom

3rd Floor: Bedroom with two Twins

Area Attractions:

Want a break from the beach? You’re just minutes from Big Kahuna's Water Park, The Track Family Fun Center offering go-karts, mini-golf, and bumper boats, Destin's Hard Rock Cafe, Rave Motion Pictures, electric car and motorcycle rentals, parasailing, scuba diving, boat and jet ski rentals, fishing charters, dolphin cruises, and the nation's #1 designer outlet mall at Silver Sands of Sandestin.

Grand Boulevard Town Center is a pedestrian-friendly, shopping and dining complex on the area's main thoroughfare, and is just a hop, skip, and jump from the Sandestin Resort. For the high-end shopper, the center offers everything from Fusion Art Glass Gallery to Brooks Brothers Country Club. A number of boutiques, such as Hello, Sunshine and Magnolia House, carry fare you can't find anywhere else. Dining options include Mitchell's Fish Market, P. F. Chang's China Bistro, and Cantina Laredo Gourmet Mexican Food. In 2013, Walton County’s first movie theater opened at Grand Boulevard’s Town Center - the state-of-the-art Boulevard 10 Movie Theater.

More Details

Property Manager
RealJoy Reservations
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

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Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

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 Miramar Beach

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 Miramar Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Bedroom on main floor with King
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed , 2nd Fl Queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 3rd Fl King Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 2nd Fl Bunkroom w/Two Twins over Two Fulls (sleeps 6)
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , 3rd Fl Bedroom w/Two Twins
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Emerald Shores' gated community has a one of a kind Beach Pavilion, with restrooms and showers. Emerald Shores amenities: Seasonal Tram to the Beach, Two Pools (one seasonally heated), Tennis Court, Basketball Goal,Shuffleboard and Sidewalks.


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A Shore Thing-5BR-Apr 20 to 22 $972! Emerald Shores-Stunning Home-Tram-2Pools
average rating of 3.9166667 based on 12 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Everything was great except the first night we did not have hot water. We did once we flipped the breaker. Also it smells rotten in the cabinets in the kitchen. The smell was awful. Other than that we enjoyed the place.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice house!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for our group. We had more than enough room for everybody. The balcony was large and we enjoyed having drinks up there. Overall a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect vacation

  • 5 of 5

As comfortable as it gets. We took our six grandkids and their friends on spring break. The large heated pool and private beach access were highlights for the kids. Located near the best Destin attractions, walking distance to great restaurants and a short drive to a huge outlet mall. Located in a quiet, gated community, this home had it all. We cooked many meals at home and had all the cookware, utensils, and dishes to easily accommodate all twelve of us. We had the first floor suite and the kids had the second and third floors. Even with all the kids coming and going our suite was as quiet as if we were the only ones there. With flat screen TVs and internet connected DVDs in every bedroom we didn't even have to settle arguments about what the kids wanted to watch. All the appliances are newer, top of the line. The washer and dryer in the separate laundry room were especially handy and did a great job keeping the kids in fresh, clean clothes. Everyone had a great time and I can't count how many times I've been asked when we will take them back. A Shore Thing is now my favorite Florida destination.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear you enjoyed A Shore Thing! It is a lovely and spacious home that's super convenient to the beach and the neighborhood pools. We are so glad that you found all the amenities to fit your needs during your stay. We can’t wait to have you back for a visit. Thank you for choosing Real Joy!
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Fantastic Home!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect! We arrived to it immaculately clean and it was so welcoming. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed as far as cookware, bake ware, silverware, cups, plates, you name it! We loved the area and it was super close to the beach. The patios were peaceful. We enjoyed having coffee on them every morning. Our group used all the beds the property had to offer and not one of us had a complaint! Realjoy, the property management company, was amazing to deal with. The entire home was wonderful and we can not wait to return again!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear that you enjoyed A Shore Thing! It is a lovely and spacious home that's super convenient to the beach and the neighborhood pools. Our teams work hard to keep the units clean and comfortable for our guests. We hope you come back to see us! Thanks for choosing Real Joy!
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Nice house but poorly furnished

  • 3 of 5

House sllrps 14. 11 dinner plates, 4 cereal bowls. No large skillets or pots. No mixing bowls. Called the 24 hour number Sunday morning for some items to be delivered. They were very friendly amd said would deliver items that day. Items NEVER came. Went out and bought a large slillet and some mixing bowls so we could cook. The unit is very nice. Beach id great. But a unit that sleeps 14 should have enough utensils in kitchen to cook for 14. We also had to buy disposable plates, bowls and glasses so everyone could eat. Poorly furnished kitchen

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, we are very sorry to hear about this. You are right that our inspector should have noticed that some of the dishware/pots and pans had walked away prior to your stay and we're very sorry that we dropped the ball on delivering those items to you. This is an uncommon situation because we typically provide better service than this. We apologize again and are making sure that the kitchen items get inventoried and restocked so that the next guest doesn't have this experience. We appreciate your feedback.
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I would not recommend the Emerald Shores community to anyone.

  • 1 of 5

We stayed across the street from a member of the Homeowners Association and she made our stay miserable. She took pictures of our vehicles and complained to upper management the entire time about simple things that she could have came over and told us herself. They made our family feel unwelcome the entire time. On top of that there was always an issue with the amount of parking. I was assured before the trip that there would be overflow parking and there wasn't any some nights. When I called about additional parking a customer service rep said there was nothing she could do and that she couldn't "build a parking spot for us." I have been to Destin several times and never experienced anything like this before.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry to hear about this! Please know that yours was not a common experience. Most guests have had fantastic stays in this beautifully, upgraded home. A Shore Thing has two parking spaces and there is overflow parking available at the two pools and the tennis court. To help prevent any guest confusion in future, we have posted new signs and aerial photos. Again, we're sorry to hear about this, but hope you enjoyed the gorgeous appointments in this home and its close proximity to the neighborhood pool and beach. All feedback helps us to improve our guest experience, so thank you for yours.
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
Car: recommended


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  • 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%