8 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Destin, Florida - Updated 2021

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Destin, Florida is a popular beach destination that’s also been given the nickname “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”. While here, you can dine at Beach Walk Cafe, explore HarborWalk Village, or even listen to music at the Funky Blues Shack. You might also be interested in adding Henderson Beach State Park, Big Kahuna’s Water & Adventure Park, and Destin Commons to your itinerary. This is the perfect destination for those wanting to travel to a laid-back city. If you’re looking for the perfect accommodation for your next getaway here, scroll below for the best HomeAway/Vrbo vacation rentals in Destin, Florida, USA.

1. Dreamy beach house near Destin Harbor with its own private pool (from USD 494)

Imagine yourself lounging in the rear deck with the surrounding trees in cadence with the wind and the sun’s rays casting shadows against the outdoor furniture. The pool placed at the back of this beach house invites you in for a dip. Perfectly enveloped by verdant greens, the slant of the house create an illusion of privacy, but also allows you a view of the Destin Harbor. Inside, there are two king suites, four additional bedrooms, four bathrooms, as well as a game room. The beach house is monitored 24 hours a day and under video surveillance to ensure safety throughout the entire duration of your stay.

Incredible Home 4min to Beach w/Private Pool, Boat Dock, Pool Table, 2KingSuites
Destin, FL, US
41 reviews
House 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room had comfortable couches
the fourth bathroom can be shared by the others
the pool and the game room were favourite
the kitchen had everything we needed
the house is always clean, great beds, very large open kitchen-dining room-living room area
Cleanliness:
everything was clean when we got there, good linens were provided
the house was very clean, had every kitchen item you could need plus extra, had spacious rooms, and is really everything you would want in a beach house
clean home
everything was absolutely incredible, from the to fully equipped kitchen, pool , dock to the clean and well maintained property ! the house is decorated wonderfully, with all the bedrooms very com...
the house was perfect for my family which came together from 8 different states (including florida)
Host:
the owner made everything easy for us
the house was very well taken care off
quick boat access to the harbor and pass for wonderful flounder fishing! the owner, steve, was super responsive to any questions or concerns
steve, the owner of the home, was very accommodating and easily accessible by phone and email when we had questions before renting and responded immediately when we asked if the pool could be heate...
this is the perfect spot and the owners are always easy to work with and always accomadating to their guests
Location:
located close to grocery and lots of shopping
we enjoyed the short walk to the beach
the house is within walking distance of the beech, restaurants and shopping
the main business section, restaurants, clubs and crab island are just a short boatride away
the beach is a short walk away also
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2. A fully remodeled condo placed in a private resort by the sea (from USD 252)

Beach lovers certainly can’t go wrong with the Beachside 1 4122. The condo bathes in natural light, and fresh air circulates within through the wise positioning of the windows. The inside, which is filled with locally produced furniture to complete the beach-home look has an open kitchen, plenty of countertop space, a wine rack, and a breakfast bar. The master bedroom features a king-sized bed, flat-screen TV, private entry to the master bathroom, and the all-encompassing view of the sea. Fervently positioned in the breathtaking Sandestin Resort, Beachside 1 4122 is sure to satisfy your beach-capade with friends or family.

Updated gulf-front condo with huge patio - Incredible views!
74 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The mattress in the guest room was a little worn and uncomfortable but the one in the master bedroom was very comfortable
There are a couple of flimsy chairs and an umbrella in the front closet next to the kitchen
Having the side terrace was awesome
Having the extra terrace was a bonus
Great views Plenty of space especially with the extra balcony outside
Cleanliness:
It was clean and everything was exactly as expected
The condo is tastefully updated and very clean
The unit was clean and well stocked
is clean and well-stocked
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:
They promptly answered every question I had by text or phone and worked diligently with us to make sure our stay was stress
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
Gibson Beach Rentals are top notch and a delight to work with
Unlike many properties that are on online rental sites the beauty of these pictures actually matches reality - we like renting from a reputable and responsive company like Gibson Beach Rentals
a Wednesday and five days later we were being evacuated by Hurricane Michael
That being said the Florida panhandle is still out favorite beach
There is not a door on the sink area in the master bath
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3. A lavish, well-equipped corner unit at the Crescent (from USD 383)

Homes are a refuge from the daily motions and stresses of life, be it in a subdivision or condo. However, there is something charming about staying at a home away from home. Meet the condo unit on the third floor of the Crescent in Miramar Beach. This beach house captures tranquility like no other. It comes with a balcony that wraps around the building and offers the views of the North and the Gulf. Its kitchen, which features stainless steel appliances, also come with granite countertops and a flat-screen TV. The master bedroom is a marvel. It includes a rain tree shower with a separate, deep-jetted tub. Various restaurants and shopping malls like the Silver Sands Outlet Mall are a short distance away from the condo unit.

Luxury Corner Unit! 1408 ft. Huge 500 sq ft. Balcony!
64 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The view from the balcony was gorgeous
The view from the balcony was incredible
It needed to have the surface leveled out again to rid it from numerous potholes
The Con:When sitting on the balcony you could hear the constant noise from all of the exhaust air conditioning etc units that were in operation on the roof of the restaurant
The complex pool are was large and the smaller heated pool was perfect for the cooler temps during spring break
Cleanliness:
The condo was extremely clean and was wonderfully furnished
The condo was nicely decorated and very spacious
Our Unit was perfectly clean and comfortable
Host:
The owner was responsive and so very easy to communicate
but the owner was quick to respond to specific questions via text
The pool area was always cleaned and HUGE
Wonderful clean awesome views Very close to everything you need Great privacy with parking pool and beach Great layout
everyday - Owner was very quick to respond to questions and issues-
Location:
also a quick walk to Alvin's Island beach
it's backup beeper made a loud sound
I think grocery store close by and plenty of restaurants within a short drive
This is the best location better than the pics on line VIEW is
i literally gasped when we walked in Pictures
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4. Chic penthouse situated in Miramar Beach (from USD 200)

Living or briefly staying at a penthouse somewhat has that indescribable feeling. It carries prestige and a sense of arrival. Penthouses are much quieter than apartments and condo units since they’re further from the street noise below. Moreover, penthouses have a better layout than typical lower-floor apartments. Aside from the panoramic views of the beach, this chic penthouse has two master suites with king and queen-sized beds, perfect for a bigger group. It has an alfresco balcony where you can savor your morning coffee or intimate conversations with loved ones. The resort amenities come with two oceanfront pools, a hot tub, a seasonal poolside tiki bar, and gas grills.

OCEANFRONT Executive Posh Penthouse!Spectacular Views! Tides 1507
105 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
restaurant and other shopping recommendations
The decorating was so tasteful and the view could be seen upon opening the door
It is quite spacious fully equipped kitchen and the decor
It is a penthouse and
It has everything you need for a long-term or short-stay
Host:
Michelle is super host and very helpful with her recommendations and suggestions
Owner is great to work with
They always have an activity going for the kids so for us
Everyone was friendly and polite and the property staff were very professional and helpful at all times Michelle and her team were extremely responsive and sent instructions well ahead so that we...
We had another memorable vacation that made our hearts happy
Location:
The condo is in a GREAT location with many amazing restaurants close by
and this turned out to be the best place we could have ended up in
The condo itself is contemporary beachy
We highly recommend this property to anyone wanting to enjoy the marvelous emerald coast while staying in a private and exclusive property adjacent to the beach and located near the best dining and...
We were so happy with booking this room from the minute we walked in which happened to be at 2 in the morning
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5. A one-bedroom condo with a lake view (from USD 227)

The role of any home is to provide a sense of belonging to a person’s life. This element is one of the primary reasons as to why we stay in a particular place, thus, calling it our own. This one-bedroom condo offers its guest this feeling of belongingness. Placed within the 16th hole of the Links Golf Course and Bayside of the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, this beauty offers spectacular views of a nearby lake. It has a master suite with a king-sized bed, a kitchen complete with working appliances and countertop space, and a living area with a pull-out queen sofa. Free Wi-Fi access is also given to those who wish to stay here in this beautiful property.

Amazing Lake Views on1st floor w/ Golf Cart! Pool & Beach Access! WiFi
38 reviews
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We had 4 night stay and enjoyed our view of the lake
We loved feeding the ducks and turtles each morning off of the deck
Everything in the condo is of high quality - from the silverware to the custom drapes and very well stocked with everything you'll need for your stay
The kitchen is stocked for cooking and the washer/ dryer works
but kitchen well furnished And pleased with living area and bedroom
Cleanliness:
The condo is beautifully decorated and very comfortable
Very clean with nice decor and furniture - and the bed was very comfortable
Host:
We did also have an issue with the dishwasher
The property was great Decorations were beautiful and fit for a beach home
we had an abundance of cooking utensils that made our morning breakfast a breeze to make
We fell in love with the decorations and everything the property had to offer
This condo is VERY well taken care of
Location:
The property is on the golf course which is close to the beaches and several activities
I had a conference at the Baytown Conference center all week A little far for me to walk for 8 am but liked the distance from a more hectic area
best located condos I have ever stayed in when visiting Destin area Close to everything including grocery store and nearly private beach A must stay if you are a golfer
you'll love it Melony and Robert Cox
The view from the patio is amazing
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6. Two-bedroom condo at Sandpiper Cove Resort (from USD 170)

Overlooking the Destin Harbor, this unit is carefully angled to face the beautiful views of the beach, boats, and evening sunsets. It features two bedrooms with two separate bathrooms for its guests. The master bedroom comes with a king-sized bed, along with a double and twin beds in the guest room. It also includes a free golf course, boat launching ramp, and docking for those who wish to use boats and jet-skis in their free time. The beach, which is three-minute walk away from the site itself, allows you to surf and lounge in the pavilions. Sandpiper Cove is a gated community, thus, ensuring the safety of its guests.

Overlooking Destin Harbor-2 decks-3 feet from water-fish from deck-free golf
84 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The condo is stocked absolutely everything you need cooking supplies
The condo is spacious and nicely decorated with an awesome deck overlooking the harbor We enjoyed watching the fish jump out of the water while having a nice glass of wine on the deck Since we we...
the condo is spotless cannot say enough about this amazing condo
The description and pictures of this condo was spot on
The Harbor is the best place to stay in Destin
Cleanliness:
Everything we needed to cook and clean was already there
The unit was clean and just the right size for our family of 4
Host:
We met John & Merri who are so very nice
responded to any question we had right away which made our experience even more enjoyable
Merrie and John were great and easy to work with
an awesome porch and a short walk to the beach
The owners were very responsive to any questions we had during our stay
Location:
The location of the condo within Sandpiper Cove is just perfect
This is the best condo and location
THE UPDATES IN THE CONDO ARE CONTINUOUS; THE LOCATION IS THE BEST CAPTAIN JIMMY AND HIS WATER
1 min drive from all the restaurants and stores 7 minute walk to private beach Excellent communication and service from the owners
The view is beautiful and the tennis courts and swimming pool are just yards away
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7. Elegantly designed condo within Grand Sandestin complex (from USD 186)

This vacation home located in the heart of Baytowne Wharf is a newly renovated condo that offers its guests a private patio, among others. The condo unit is a few steps away from the on-site resort pool, convention center, fitness center, and a number of amazing shops and restaurants at the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Also within reach are tennis courts, bike rentals, Jolee Island, and a water sports center. All the living areas of the unit capture a modern yet timeless style and sustains a specific flair. The property also comes with surface parking and gated underground parking for those traveling with their cars.

FREE TRAM! Remodeled! Enjoy your own private courtyard! Minutes to pool & dining
72 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The condo looked exactly how it does in the pictures
The condo is nicely decorated and comfortable
The unit is as nice as the pictures look
The resort card in there enabled us to use the bikes for free
The proximity to the pool was great too
Cleanliness:
The condo was clean and bright
The property is updated and decorated nicely
The place itself was very clean comfortable and well kept The whole family had a blast
This property was so clean and decorated so well
Host:
The owner responds to messages very quickly and wants to make sure that you enjoy your vacation
a paper towel roll a couple of trash bags and some dish soap to get us by Most condos don't supply those
I highly recommend staying here and Silvano made our "spur of the moment" getaway experience stress free
Beautiful grounds and the corner lot/porch was nice and private
we bought them at Walmart for about $90 and gave them to another couple before we left
Location:
Perfect walking distance to the village
Very peaceful place to stay Close to downtown activities
Right across the pool and a 5 min walk to Baytowne Wharf
Silvano was available via text or by phone Lots of great restaurants in the Sandestin Resort
Loved the unit Could walk to the Village and pool
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8. Surf Shack, a fully equipped private cottage neighboring a beach

When you speak of cottage living, settling into a plump sofa easily comes into mind. This private cottage, which is a three-minute drive to Miramar Beach, offers warm colors, plush furniture, and an ample scattering of homely décor. It is the perfect setting for curling up with a cup of tea. Surf Shack is one of the 10 private beach cottages in the area, and it comes with a free parking space, restroom facilities, and a Pompano Joe’s restaurant and bar. Beach chairs and umbrellas greet whoever is staying in the site. It can accommodate two guests, as it comes with a queen-sized bed placed in the bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living area.

"Surf Shack" Cottage For 2 * Close to Pompano Joe's * Walk to beach
30 reviews
cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen comfortable sofa and bed the well appointed bathroom with
Had a great stay Had everything we needed Close to all we wanted to do
We recently became empty nesters
This little house provided everything we needed for our four day
The location was a little tricky to find
Cleanliness:
Very clean and convenient to everything
Clean and adorable Close to everything we wanted to do on vacation
The house was cute clean updated and had everything we would need
Host:
We were impressed with the quality of the fittings
but Rita was very accommodating allowing us to check in early and get out of the rain
We had a relaxing and productive time meeting up with family
It is a really well designed and totally attractive small home
Good proximity to Miramar beach Didn't like the sound of a generator on the adjacent property Was noticeably loud throughout the night
Location:
It was a 5 min drive to the beach in a great area surrounded by shops and places to eat that were driving distance
just a few blocks from the beach
but once we found it we were extremely please
The property was quiet and in a great location
We walked to the beach every day
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The perfect rental in, Florida

Whether you’re looking to spend the whole day at the beach or you want to explore this laid-back city, you’ll surely find the best vacation rental to suit your needs! Start your search with any of these above-listed properties in Destin, Florida and plan your getaway today.

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