9 Luxury Vacation Rentals in Destin, Florida

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With some of the world’s most stunning white sandy beaches framed by emerald-hued waters, Destin makes an idyllic vacation destination. It’s also home to fantastic waterfront eateries that serve fresh-caught seafood right from the boat and a wealth of high-end shopping venues. If you want to enjoy it all and come back to your own luxurious space, you’re sure to find the perfect rental among these magnificent options.

Salty Toes Beachfront with Private Heated Pool
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Salty Toes Beachfront with Private Heated Pool

Salty Toes Beachfront with Private Heated Pool

A five-bedroom beachfront home for up to 14 guests, “Salty Toes” sits along the gulf delivering stunning views of the turquoise water. It’s so close you’ll be able to relax with the sounds of the waves and look forward to gazing out at colorful sunsets from one of the two balconies at the end of every day. It includes a private courtyard, heated pool, outdoor gas fireplace, and a grill for cookouts too. Just past the courtyard is the powdery white sands and the host has included a beach box filled with beach toys, bodyboards, and more for enjoying them. The interior is impressive too with highlights like a custom-themed “Ghost Hunters” two-player arcade game with 3500+ games, an extra-spacious kitchen with high-end appliances, TVs, and much more.

Freestyle 2 Blocks to Beach
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Freestyle 2 Blocks to Beach

Freestyle 2 Blocks to Beach

A six-bedroom with plenty of space for the whole family and the cousins too, this home will put you just two blocks from the sand. It includes a full-size pool and grilling area along with a long list of complimentary extras like a golf cart, paddleboards, snorkel sets, bikes, and kayaks. Enjoy the fun and funky colorful style with artisan finishes and two separate living areas that include four king suites, all with private baths, plus two bunkrooms with adjoining baths. Of course, the basics like Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and a high-end kitchen with stainless-steel appliances are included too.

Luxury on the Beach with Great Pool
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Luxury on the Beach with Great Pool

Luxury on the Beach with Great Pool

A three-bedroom beachfront condo for up to eight, this rental offers spectacular views of the gulf and sunsets, close enough to the water that you’ll be able to listen to the waves and watch the dolphins. As the condo sits right on the beach, the sand is easy to reach, and you’ll have access to the property’s two large swimming pools and two hot tubs. The condo has a balcony that’s ideal for sipping your morning coffee or sunset cocktails along with a full kitchen, Apple TV, washer/dryer, and beach towels.

Sand 'N Sea Cottage - Gulf View
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Sand 'N Sea

Sand 'N Sea Cottage - Gulf View

Enjoy a gorgeous gulf view while being less than 100 steps from the sand, a community pool, and Jacuzzi at this three-bedroom cottage for up to 10. There are flat-screen TVs in every bedroom plus a big 50″ flat-screen TV and four DVD players for indoor entertainment, a washer/dryer, and an extra-spacious kitchen. When you’d rather dine out, you’ll be close to plenty of dining venues from budget-friendly to upscale.

Paradise at Park Row
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Paradise at Park Row

This luxurious nine-bedroom beach home is the perfect option for a large group with many enticing spaces indoors and out, including a rooftop patio, a beautiful resort-style pool, and outdoor grill. It’s just a quick pedal or walk from a pristine beach, shops and restaurants in the heart of Destin, but you’ll have a beautiful kitchen with high-end appliances when you want to dine in too. It has a pool table and even an elevator, along with all the other amenities you’d expect like Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer.

Golf Cart and Private Beach Resort
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Golf cart and private beach resort

Golf Cart and Private Beach Resort

The Coral Cottage at Miramar Beach is located in Maravilla Resort which includes a private beach. Right out the back patio, guests have access to two community swimming pools, tennis courts, and a basketball court. Inside, you’ll have plenty of space for up to 10 guests, with an open concept family room/dining room/kitchen and three bedrooms all of which have three Smart TVs. On the side porch, there’s a commercial natural gas BBQ grill for your cookouts too.

Florence by Avant Stay
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Florence by Avant Stay

Florence by Avant Stay

A magnificent Mediterranean-style villa, “Florence” sleeps up to 16 in six bedrooms, five of which include en-suite bathrooms. Located along the Gulf, there are dazzling views from every vantage point and you’ll be just steps from the sand. It includes furnished double porches that face the beach and balconies that overlook the pool and hot tub.

Four Sea Sons 8BR Ocean View & Private Heated Pool
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Four Sea Sons

Four Sea Sons 8BR Ocean View & Private Heated Pool

Perfect for a family reunion or any large group, accommodating as many as 28 guests, Four Sea Sons has eight bedrooms, five in the main house plus another three in a guest house next to the private heated pool. On the second floor, a huge master bedroom suite has its own balcony with spectacular gulf views and a bathroom with a massive Jacuzzi. There’s a back deck for sunbathing and grilling, an outdoor shower, and all the essentials, plus, it’s just steps from Destin’s glistening white sands.

Beach Cottage on Miramar Beach
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Beach Cottage on Miramar Beach

Beach Cottage on Miramar Beach

Located on the white sands of Miramar Beach, this five-bedroom beach cottage is in a gated neighborhood that offers a wealth of amenities. You’ll have easy access to the sand along with beach chairs, umbrellas, and paddleboard rentals just 400 yards away, with a folding wagon provided to carry your gear. Guests can also enjoy facilities in the community, including two swimming pools, tennis courts, a workout room, shuffleboard, and more. The cottage itself sleeps up to 12 and has a private backyard patio with a BBQ grill, a full kitchen, and a washer/dryer.

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