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Destin is a classic Florida beach town that lots of people plan to visit each year for vacation. One of the best ways to experience this area is to book a vacation rental property where you can have plenty of space and make yourself feel at home. Airbnb has many properties to choose from, so to help you narrow down the options, here are some of the top-rated Airbnb rentals in Destin, Florida.
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To be right on the beach in a spacious condo, book this Airbnb rental for up to six people. It offers unobstructed views of the Gulf and has a coastal vibe both inside and out. The home comes with a comfy king-size bed, bunk beds, sleeper sofa full kitchen, and two bathrooms. It’s located on the 17th floor of a condo building to give you those great views. Since the condo is at the Pelican Beach Resort, you’ll also have access to the outdoor pool, kiddie pool, heated indoor pool, hot tub, tennis court, exercise facilities, video game room, tiki bar, and other fun amenities.
The Cool Azul
The Cool Azul is perfect for a couple or small family visiting Destin on a budget. It’s not a beachfront rental, but you can easily explore everything in Destin like a local here. The condo was remodeled in 2020 to add modern touches. This is a bottom-floor unit that experiences some noise, so the hosts provide a white noise machine. The host also provides a new TV, board games, a stocked kitchen, and kid-friendly amenities, such as a high chair. The closest public beach access is about 3/4 mile away, while Henderson Beach State Park is about 1.6 miles away.
Here’s a renovated condo that has one bedroom, two bathrooms, and a full kitchen. It sleeps up to six people and is in the heart of Destin at the Pelican Beach Resort. You’ll be right on the beach and have great views of the Gulf. Guests here have new appliances and furniture, as well as towels and linens included with their stay. The sleeping arrangements in the bedroom are a king-size bed, sofa bed, and two bunk beds. You’ll have access to a pool, Wi-Fi, and free parking when you stay at this beachfront rental.
Big groups of up to 14 people can book this Destin beach house that has three bedrooms, eight beds, and two baths. You can walk to the beach at Hollywood Street in about five minutes from here. Pets are welcome here when you pay a $150 fee for the first two dogs, and there’s an opportunity to bring additional dogs too. The bedrooms have smart TVs, the kitchen is fully stocked, and there are laundry machines on site. Other features are Wi-Fi, a gas grill, a wood fire pit, and screened porch. The host provides beach chairs, a beach cart, and an umbrella for guests to use.
Large groups love staying here for the easy beach access and private pool. It sleeps 16 people in a space with nine bedrooms and 8.5 baths. There are opportunities here for dining outside, grilling out by the pool, and relaxing on the rooftop patio. A six-seat golf cart is included with your stay, and the pool and spa can be heated for an extra fee. Walk over to the Grand Boulevard Farmer’s Market for produce on Saturdays, or bike to the beach in about five minutes.
Eight people can stay in this Destin beach house and make good use of the three bedrooms, four beds, pull-out couch, and 2.5 baths. It’s located in a townhome community and is family-friendly. Unlike many Destin rentals, this is not in a high-rise building, so you can park right outside the front door and walk to the community pool (about 20 steps away) and the private beach (about a seven-minute walk away). Guests have a full kitchen here with everything you need to cook meals and also Wi-Fi and TV with standard cable.
Another great option for large groups of people visiting Destin is this Airbnb rental that has eight bedrooms, 17 beds, and 6.5 baths. It’s a gorgeous house with an extra guest house, as well as a private backyard and heated pool. Parking is available onsite for seven vehicles. You’ll be steps from the sandy beaches and be able to accommodate up to 28 people here. You’ll have 3,500 square feet of living space and be able to walk to the Destin Commons for outlet shopping.
With two bedrooms and two baths, here’s a popular Airbnb rental for up to eight people in Destin. You can walk to the beach from here and access the two community pools. This is a pet-friendly rental for low-shedding dogs when your pet is under the 30-pound weight limit and you pay a fee. You’ll be in a Caribbean-style cottage in Emerald Shores and among palm trees in a gated community. This is a great place to stay if you want an uncrowded beach experience because the community has its own private beach with armbands required for entry. At this beach, you can rent kayaks, paddleboards, beach chairs, and umbrellas.
Groups of up to eight people can book this Destin townhome that’s very highly rated on Airbnb. This 1,700-square-foot townhome is just a three-minute walk from the beach. It’s at the Shoreline Towers condo complex in the heart of Destin and comes with an equipped kitchen, balcony overlooking the lake, fireplace, and formal dining room. The space offers laundry machines and has access to a shared pool and grill area. The complex also has a clubhouse, tennis courts, and exercise room that you can use while staying here.
For up to four people visiting Destin, there’s also the option of this Airbnb rental with one bedroom and one bath. It’s on the 15th floor of a condo complex and gives you unobstructed views of the beach. The sleeping arrangements are a king-size bed and a queen sofa sleeper. You’ll get a stocked kitchen, TVs, DVDs, and a balcony here to read or enjoy the sunshine. The unit offers free parking for one vehicle.
If you’re looking for luxury in Destin, this Airbnb rental is a fun option. It offers three bedrooms, six beds, and three baths to accommodate eight travelers. When you stay here, you’ll have access to two pools, two hot tubs, and be directly on the beach. There’s a balcony here to watch the sunrise and enjoy your morning coffee. The condo has a full kitchen, beach towels, Apple TV, a washer and dryer in the unit, and a reserved parking space in the garage.
You can rent this highly-rated Airbnb property for up to six people on a beach vacation in Destin. It has one bedroom and one bath in a gated community. The condo is centrally located and budget-friendly. It’s right across from the beach, but the nearest beach access point is a mile away by car. The views from the condo are great though, and it’s pet-friendly when you pay a $50 fee per pet. Other perks of staying here are free Wi-Fi, community grills, laundry machines, a stocked kitchen, and a location by the Walmart and Track Family Adventure Zone.
When you visit Destin, you can stay at this Airbnb property that has three bedrooms and three baths to accommodate 10 people. It has direct beach access, a pool, a tennis court, and a shaded pergola on the property. You’ll be within walking distance of shops and restaurants when you stay here and also be able to use the laundry machines, books, games, and toys for kids. This is a family-friendly rental that’s great for kids because of the bunk room with five twin beds and games. There are two free driveway parking spaces on the premises.
Located in the heart of Destin, this townhome is steps from the beach and has a swimming pool. It is in a popular section of Southbay and in a community of privately owned townhomes. The property has a five-acre stocked freshwater lake, reserved parking spots, and family amenities like a child booster seat. The rental includes a washer and dryer, free Wi-Fi, and a backyard patio with an outdoor table and chairs and BBQ grills. You can take a dip in the four swimming pools and play on the tennis courts here too.
Couples will enjoy staying at this Destin vacation rental that’s romantic and modern. The host has a car available for rent as well. Only two people are allowed to stay here, and smoking loud noise levels are prohibited. There are security cameras installed at this property. It has one bedroom with a king-size bed and a sofa bed, as well as one bathroom. Amenities provided here include a kitchen, pool access, TV with cable, Wi-Fi, and free parking.