I’m dreaming of a white Christmas and so would you if you have ever visited Destin during “the most wonderful time of the year!” We’re not talking about a cold, snowy white Christmas but a mild sugary bright one since the shimmering shores here are composed of pure white quartz crystals. They light up the gulf, which glows like glittering jewels in the sunlight. On December 22nd a heavenly full moon will shine down upon the beach, and the sand dunes will look just like snow! At Ocean Reef Resorts this special time coincides with the lowest rental rates all year. The temperatures are wonderful with lovely sunny days and sweater weather perfect nights. The golden sunsets right over the gulf in spectacular fashion during this time of the year which adds to the magic of the season. There is also a lot to do here since the Christmas holiday in Destin are hallmarked with festivals for fun and frolic.
The enchanting Village of Baytowne Wharf at the impressive Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort features their “12 Nights of Lights” which is a sparkling event held throughout December on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights. The village green event has an amazing choreographed light show from 6 till 7 pm. On Wednesday, December 22nd there will be shows at 6 pm, 7 pm and 8 pm that will be accompanied by holiday music. The holiday concert series is featured every Wednesday night until Christmas with Santa in attendance. The village ice skating rink is open for family fun, and many other amusements abound.
Harborwalk Village in Destin celebrates Christmas with a free performance of the Nutcracker Ballet at 4:45 pm on the Main Stage on Saturday, December 8th. Santa will be in attendance throughout the holidays. The annual Christmas Boat Parade starts at 6 pm which is a dazzling event since each boat is decorated to the hilt with sparkling lights. A fantastic fireworks display follows accompanied by a festive musical salute.
If you haven’t finished Christmas shopping when you arrive be sure to explore one of the nation’s largest designer discount centers known as the Silver Sands Premium Outlets in Miramar Beach. Over 100 world class stores provide bargain buys with huge discounts on designer named brands.
Here are twelve exciting Destin vacation homes for the holidays that are still available at Ocean Reef Resorts for an extraordinary Christmas reunion with beloved family and friends.
The Lonestar Sandcastle is a new home at Destin Pointe on Holiday Isle and can accommodate twelve fortunate guests. This upscale home defines casual coastal elegance. Besides the beautiful beach, this exclusively gated family-friendly community has lovely lagoons, tropically landscaped parks, a kid’s playground, tennis courts, bike trails and vivid views of Destin’s harbor.
Frangista Retreat is a stately rental home that offers a cheerful countenance and is located off Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach with the ability sleep up to 18 happy guests. It has a lagoon-shaped pool that can be heated and is within walking distance of some popular beachfront restaurants.
The Grits Carlton will place you and 14 privileged guests in the lap of luxury overlooking a coastal dune lake in the exclusive gated community of Shipwatch in Miramar Beach. A heated plunge pool provides soothing relaxation and the neighborhood private beach beckons you to take a stroll down the sparkling crystalline shore.
Magnolia Dreams on Holiday Isle can sleep up to 14 holiday guests and has comfortable contemporary furnishings with a regal beach chic style. A big Game Room with a giant TV, a Billiards Table, and a Wet Bar are downstairs with a big angled built-in bar up above.
Frangista Royale is a beautifully appointed and comfortably furnished home on Scenic Gulf Drive that places 16 favored guests right on the gorgeous gulf. Three levels of beachfront balconies provide panoramic views of the jeweled waters, and a heated community pool is just a short stroll away.
Third Day also provides a special place for 16 beach-going guests perched upon the sugary shore and near the heated community pool in the prestigious gulf front community of Frangista Beach. Upscale comfortable furnishings throughout are richly accented with wonderfully colorful interior wall décor.
Beach Blessings is an opulent palatial villa that embraces luxury with plush tropically inspired furnishings that provide elegant creature comforts for 12 privileged guests. It is located at the prestigious exclusively gated residential community of Destiny by the Sea close to the beach. Both the lovely private pool on site and a large community pool nearby are heated.
Big Easy provides an amazing time for up to 14 joyful guests at a lakeside family compound at Destiny West, which is one of Destin’s most exclusive residential communities. The private heated pool includes a simmering hot tub that views a precious coastal dune lake. All five luxuriously appointed bedrooms include en-suite baths and balconies that overlook the serene lake. A private clubhouse includes another pool, hot tub, Movie Theater, lounge, tennis courts, kid’s playground, and tennis courts.
Remember When is a decidedly regal residence with a heated private pool that will evoke warm, memorable holiday memories for up to 28 guests in Crystal Beach. This expansive home features an excellent aristocratic ambiance that provides a comfortable and luxurious place of privileged residence.
Breeze on Inn is a magnificent new home steps away from the beautiful beach that can sleep up to 21 happy holiday guests with seven bedrooms and multiple beds. The stylish, distinctive furnishings are tropically inspired. A heated pool is featured and upper-level balconies provide gulf views.
La Mer is a premier newly constructed residence that soars four stories above the sugar white beach with awesome balconies providing limitless views of the glorious gulf. This comfortable contemporarily styled home can sleep up to 14 guests. A heated balcony plunge pool and a rooftop observation deck provide you with panoramic views of spectacular sunsets over the gulf.
Castle in the Sand in the exclusive Shipwatch community majestically towers four stories above the sugary shore with balconies on all levels to capture the stunning views. Up to 14 blessed guests are comfortably accommodated in this Destin vacation home that features refined elegance, delightful detailing, and fabulous flourishes. The décor is both nautical and tropical which provides a wonderful laid back blissful setting. It also comes with a private heated pool.
Enjoy having fun with your family and loved ones while checking out these hospitable holiday Destin vacation homes here on our very user-friendly website. Each one includes a full detailed description, multiple images, aerial location views, rental rates and calendar dates still available. Get ready for a dazzling Destin version of the magical White Christmas of your dreams!