Posted on 5/2/2023
Are you ready to dive into the magic of Destin, Florida? Our curated list of the top 10 most viewed Destin Vrbo rentals this spring will transport you to the ultimate beach paradise. As experts in coastal escapes, we highly recommend booking directly with us here at Ocean Reef Resorts to unlock exclusive amenities, avoid platform fees, and ensure a seamless experience. However, we understand that some travelers may prefer booking through third-party vacation rental websites, and that's perfectly fine too! Our primary goal is to help you create unforgettable memories on Northwest Florida's beautiful Emerald Coast.
As such, we invite you to explore the handpicked selection of our most viewed dreamy beachfront condos and luxurious beach houses on Vrbo, each boasting incredible amenities, idyllic locations, and stunning views. From cozy romantic retreats to spacious family homes, there's something for every traveler in our delightful Destin oasis.
10. Sterling Sands 312 – Vrbo 747758
2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms / 4 Guests
Sterling Sands 312 is a charming beachfront condo in the heart of Downtown Destin. The beach is steps from the property, with a wooden walkway that leads directly to those oh-so-soft white sands and shimmering waves. This vacation rental not only overlooks the beach but the community pool as well. The interior radiates a laid-back coastal feel, with colorful accents throughout the space. The open great room is the perfect hangout spot, whether you're lounging with your fellow vacationers in the living area or enjoying a meal in the casual dining room. With a sliding glass door that opens to a Gulf-front balcony, guests can bask in the coastal air and sip refreshing tropical cocktails while watching the shoreline. Each of the two bedrooms are comfortably furnished and vibrantly decorated, with enough space to sleep up to four guests.
9. Destin Beach Club 215 - Vrbo 1452260
1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom / 6 Guests
Destin Beach Club 215 is a vacation condo in Downtown Destin that is perfect for a romantic getaway with your honey or a small family beach trip. With one bedroom and cozy living accommodations, it can host up to six guests. This beachfront vacation rental offers incredible views of the glittering Gulf, as well as views of the condo's sparkling swimming pool. The furnished balcony is the perfect place to watch a romantic sunset over the beach while enjoying a margarita or glass of wine with your love. Inside, the open great room features a full mirror wall that accentuates the space. A plush, queen-size sleeper sofa offers extra sleeping space. There is a twin bunk nook in the hallway. The vibrant primary bedroom includes a king-size bed and an armchair. Guests at the Destin Beach Club have access to condo complex amenities, including the community pool, BBQ, free seasonal beach service, and convenient beach access.
8. Islamorada – Vrbo 1065629
3 Bedrooms / 2 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 10 Guests
Located on the edge of Sunset Lake and only a short stroll from the beach, Islamorada is a serene beach house that is perfect for family vacation or getaway with friends. The Crystal Beach neighborhood adds a level of quiet and privacy that will elevate your vacation experience. This rental home has its own private pool, and well-appointed balconies offer incredible views of the lake and tropical surroundings. Inside, sandy-toned walls, hardwood floors, and coastal décor contribute to an elegant yet relaxed ambiance. The primary suite is a treat, featuring vaulted ceilings, a king-size bed, a twin bunk nook, carpeted floors, large windows, and access to a private balcony. Other sleeping accommodations include two guest bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed. The beach is less than a four-minute walk away.
7. Saltwater Sisters - Vrbo 1828472
3 Bedrooms / 2 Full Bathrooms / 7 Guests
Only a three-minute walk from the beach, you will find Saltwater Sisters, which is a wonderful beach escape in a residential neighborhood. This stately rental home in Destiny West features one level of spacious living and sleeping accommodations. The home's main great room is characterized by tile floors and sea-inspired décor. The living room features a crescent-curved sofa that faces a wall-mounted TV above a dormant fireplace. The casual dining area has a handsome table and eight woven chairs, while the adjacent kitchen includes a sleek granite-topped breakfast bar with additional stool seating. The primary suite has a king-size bed, while the other guest bedrooms have a queen-size bed and full-over-twin bunk, respectively. Guests enjoy convenient access to the beach, a community swimming pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, and tennis courts.
6. SunDestin 905 - Vrbo 1410131
1 Bedroom / 1 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 4 Guests
SunDestin 905 is another fan-favorite vacation home in Downtown Destin. The rental is located on the ninth floor and overlooks the pristine Gulf of Mexico. With one bedroom and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living area, it can sleep up to four vacationers. This makes it a great spot for a small family trip or a romantic beach excursion with your sweetheart. The open great room is welcoming, featuring splashes of color as well as amazing views through a set of sliding glass doors. The doors open onto a furnished balcony, where you can enjoy beach breezes, salty air, and people-watching. The sunny bedroom has a king-size bed, cottage-style furnishings, and a flat-screen TV. Guests have access to condo amenities, which include a refreshing swimming pool, BBQ grill, exercise room, and immediate beach access.
Why Vacay In May To Destin
If great weather, warm water, fewer crowds, and lower rental rates are your jam, then the spring season is for you! May, in particular, is a great time to vacation in Destin and 30A. The busy summer season typically starts at the end of May, during Memorial Day weekend ...
5. So Much Good - Vrbo 1304245
6 Bedrooms / 4 Full Bathrooms / 16 Guests
Coastal luxury awaits at So Much Good, a beautiful vacation home in Destin's Crystal Beach with a three-levels and an intimate guest house. A private pool surrounded by a sun-soaked patio sits between the main house and the guest house. Lounge chairs, outdoor tables and chairs for dining, and a BBQ grill create a perfect setting for relaxing with your friends and family. The first floor of the main house is dedicated to the open living room, dining room, and kitchen. The king-size primary suite is located on the second floor and boasts a plush reading chair, access to a private balcony, and a luxury ensuite bath with a soaking tub and walk-in shower. The upstairs loft features bonus sleeping accommodations, a remote working space, a wet bar, and an observation deck with tremendous views. In the guest house, you'll find a king bedroom and a queen bedroom. This setup is perfect for a vacation group with multiple parties, as it offers separate and private space for everyone.
4. Anchor Pointe - Vrbo 1736878
5 Bedrooms / 4 Full & 1 Bathrooms / 14 Guests
Anchor Pointe is a happy oasis for a large group of vacationers. Surrounded by a white picket fence and set among tropical palms, this Crystal Beach home radiates southern charm. The rental property includes a main house and a separate guest house, as well as a private pool and awesome game room. The main home is colorful and inviting, boasting an open great room with comfortable seating, pops of vibrant color, and fun nautical décor. The open kitchen's teal-toned cabinets and turquoise fish scale-style tiled backsplash add to the beachy vibe. The coastal feel continues throughout each of the bedrooms, which are well-appointed with king-size beds and twin bunks. In the guest house, you will find a cozy living room, dining area, kitchenette, and two bedrooms. Of course, the home's best amenities are the game room and private pool. The game room includes a ping pong table, foosball table, refrigerator, raised table and bar seating, and a wall-mounted TV. Finally, the beach is less than a two-minute walk from the property.
3. Always Summer - Vrbo 153238
5 Bedrooms / 3 Full & 1 Bathrooms / 15 Guests
Crystal Beach is home to quite a few popular Emerald Coast vacation rentals, including the stunning Always Summer. This rental home radiates southern beach charm with rocking chairs on the front porch and a breezy second-floor balcony. The front yard features pretty tropical landscaping, while the back courtyard has a private pool and tiered patios. The interior is just as welcoming. The living room gives off beachy vibes, with an ocean-blue couch, matching loveseat, and beachy décor. The cottage-style kitchen includes large counters, an island, stainless steel appliances, and a mix of white and glass-front cabinetry. A bonus den has a queen-size sleeper sofa. The primary suite features a king-size bed, while the other guest bedrooms have queen-size beds, a twin, and a twin bunk.
2. Land Zen – Vrbo 1519141
5 Bedrooms / 4 Full Bathrooms / 14 Guests
Located in Destin's gated community of Destin Pointe on Holiday Isle, Land Zen is a beachfront vacation property with great views and top-notch accommodations. Not only is it perched right on the sugary shores of the Gulf, but it is also conveniently close to all Destin entertainment and seaside amusements. The second-floor great room is what beach dreams are made of. The room boasts sleek modern furnishings, beach-washed floors, open shelving, and sleek countertops in the kitchen. A set of glass doors open onto a columned balcony furnished with outdoor chairs that overlook the beach. The primary bedroom radiates beach luxury, boasting a king-size bed, a reading chair, balcony access, and an ensuite bath with a walk-in shower. A stay at Land Zen also provides guests access to several amenities, including the beach, beach tram, free seasonal beach service, complimentary bikes, a community pool and hot tub, and tennis courts.
1. Emerald Towers 1104 - Vrbo 722077
2 Bedrooms / 2 Full Bathrooms / 8 Guests
Emerald Towers 1104 is our most viewed property listing on Vrbo. Located in Downtown Destin, the two-bedroom condo sits atop pristine sand dunes overlooking the jeweled-toned waves of the Gulf. A walkway leads directly from the condo complex to the soft sand. The living room gives off an easygoing vacation vibe, as it includes neutral furnishings, light wood floors, and subtle pops of color throughout. Glass doors open onto a beachfront balcony, where guests can enjoy amazing views and perfect Emerald Coast weather. The kitchen features white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, a chic tile backsplash, and raised breakfast bar with stool seating. The primary bedroom has a king-size bed and balcony access, while the guest bedroom has a full-over-twin bunk and twin trundle. Guests of the Emerald Towers will also have access to the community pool, BBQ grill, and tennis court.
Ready to book your next beach getaway? Be sure to check out these Destin vacation rentals before they're fully reserved. Whether you book with us or through Vrbo, you will surely have a first-class vacation experience!