Posted on 1/13/2023
The beach is calling, and you must go!
Everyone knows that a Destin vacation is all about the beach. It's about sunbathing on the sand and splashing in the warm waves. It's about taking a barefoot walk at sunset, watching the fiery yellows and oranges reflect on the water. It's about sipping a cold cocktail while feeling the refreshing breeze tickling your skin and tousling your hair.
However, if you're looking for a vacation that exceeds your expectations, you will need a little more than the sun, sand, and beach. That is why so many of the Destin vacation homes offer guests a little bit extra. Some have private pools, while others have outdoor balconies with stunning views. Most have flatscreen TVs, and many have gaming systems. Finally, there are quite a few that include epic game rooms, which are perfect for friendly competition between you and your fellow guests.
Check out these featured 16 Destin vacation homes with game rooms to find out which is right for you and your next vacation!
9 Bedrooms / 7 Full & 2 Half Bathrooms / 28 Guests
The large, three-story Tackle Box is located in Destin's Miramar Beach. Its ability to host up to 28 guests makes it a perfect place for big family or friend reunions. The spacious garage has been converted into a game room with a ping pong table and pool table, creating a laid-back space for guests. The tables can be used for single challenges or tournaments, but one thing is for sure, it's a great way to take a break after spending time at the beach. Tables and chairs are provided for onlookers, where they can enjoy refreshments while cheering on the competitors. In addition to the game room, this home offers spacious living and sleeping quarters. The pet-friendly home has seven bedrooms, plus an additional two bedrooms in the onsite guest house. Multiple king- and queen-size beds are provided, as well as a fun bunk room for the kids. Sunny windows and open floorplans create a bright and welcoming atmosphere. It sits directly across the beach and has a private pool, so guests can easily choose between taking a freshwater or saltwater dip. A sundeck and tiki bar are the icing on the cake.
8 Bedrooms / 9 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 30 Guests
Looking for one of the biggest, most awesome rental in Miramar Beach? You found it. Hypnautic sleeps 30(!) guests, that's double what most "large" homes can handle, in 8 beautiful bedrooms! You will be floored by the sheer opulence this home exudes. A large theater room, massive pool and pool deck, numerous balconies, and a tower room round out just some of the high points of this stellar home. On the first floor overlooking the aforementioned pool area, we find the true jewel of the home, the game room! It features some great places to spread out and relax. There's a tabletop 80's style video game with several classics, a shuffleboard table, and a pool table to keep your people entertained. A very modern wet bar and fridge round out this amazing game room, and you won't find a classier place to kill time anyplace else.
8 Bedrooms / 8 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 30 Guests
There are not many places quainter than Santa Rosa Beach, tucked off Scenic Highway 30A. This eight-bedroom three-story home can accommodate up to 30 guests. Still Waters is close to the beach and the coastal dune lakes that surround it is a beautiful home with wicker chairs, wooden tables, great furniture, and some of the best-appointed master bedrooms; you'll find in town. Outback, there's a beautiful patio and pool with an integrated soaking tub room to entertain and enjoy an outdoor feast. Probably this home's defining feature is its incredible game room; there's air hockey, there's foosball, as well as a giant black leather sectional and a wet bar tucked into just the right nook. You'll love staying at Still Waters. There are so many great places to relax.
8 Bedrooms / 8 Full & 2 Half Bathrooms / 25 Guests
Miramar Beach is full of vacation homes with every size, shape, and bedroom count. Atlantis is clearly on the larger side of the scale for all three! This 8-bedroom rental masterpiece has a wealth of amenities, including a 6-person golf cart, a stellar patio, a massive pool, and one super-cool game room! This room complements the rest of the home with modern finishes and plenty of space for your crew to spread out and have fun. It overlooks the aforementioned pool and patio areas and, as such, includes a wet bar/mini kitchen for preparing that pre-game feast! Theater chairs for relaxing, an old-school poker table, and a large pool table round out the fun. When the action gets heated, two large fans keep things cool. You will love playing in this large, well-lit game room. This home is a beach-goers delight with too many accouterments to even mention. Suffice it to say this place has the best of everything! If your family is big, look no further than Atlantis for your next Destin beach getaway!
7 Bedrooms / 8 Full Bathrooms / 28 Guests
Accommodating a whopping 28 guests and beachfront to boot, this Santa Rosa Beach casa is simply the best. Outside, the place looks like a Mediterranean villa; inside, it's an antebellum masterpiece with columns, intricate tile work, and classic southern furniture. There's a large guest house with more bedrooms, a kitchen, and a little surprise. Not to be outshined by any other beachfront home on the coast, the game room is a real show-stopper! Center stage is the pool table, flanked by foosball, a cozy living area with couches and chairs, plus a full-size fridge ready to hold all your best snacks and refreshments. Frankly, my dears, this game room will make you give a damn! Your whole crew will find something fun to do in Casablanca; it is a fantastic beach house!
7 Bedrooms / 6 Full Bathrooms / 22 Guests
Destiny's Sandcastle Dreams is where vacation dreams come true. Its second-floor game room boasts a billiard table where visitors can test their athletic and geometric prowess. The room also features a high, round table and straw-woven chairs for playing board games. Large windows filter in ample sunlight, and glass doors open onto a breezy balcony, where you can enjoy the warm Florida air and a refreshing drink. This Mediterranean-style home includes a total of seven rooms, one of which is located in the property's guest house. Up to 22 guests have the opportunity to enjoy the comfortable amenities provided by this rental. In addition to the game room, a private pool and outdoor veranda offer an incredible place to have some fun. Towering palms surround the pool creating a private oasis, while patio grills are available for cooking up an outdoor meal. Guests also have access to community amenities, including pools, hot tubs, fitness centers, basketball courts, and tennis courts.
Emerge in Sea
7 Bedrooms / 8 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 18 Guests
Nestled in the well-loved community of Destiny West, we find our next fun-loving beach house. This one sleeps 18 guests in seven bedrooms with classic high ceilings and a modern floor plan. Emerge in Sea's crowning feature will be a tall spiral staircase that touches all three floors of opulence. Just steps from the beach, this Destin home features a private pool, patio grilling, and, yes, a massive game room. This grand game room overlooks the expansive patio and will include a pool table, potentially foosball, and several other fun distractions. Stay tuned as this property is currently being completed, and updates will be forthcoming.
Holiday Isle Serenity
7 Bedrooms / 5 Full Bathrooms / 16 Guests
Located on Holiday Isle in Destin, this home features wide open spaces throughout. You just can't beat Holiday Isle Serenity. The living room is large and has a two-story high wall of windows. Here seven large bedrooms host 16 guests in pure luxury. There are so many nooks and crannies for your crew to enjoy in this home. A large pool and patio deck take up just a small portion of the massive grounds around this Destin home. Also, on the first level is one of the grandest game rooms in town. The air hockey table has to be one of the coolest things in an already very cool space. A pool table, extra living room, dining table, kids room with two queen beds, and even a full kitchen that looks out over the pool area round out this killer first-floor game room space.
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Once Upon A Tide
6 Bedrooms / 7 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 32 Guests
Frangista Beach is one of the oldest beach vacation communities in all of the Destin; it's a classic - yet still modern. Much in the same way, Once Upon A Tide is a vacation rental classic. You may want to sit down for this next statistic, this home sleeps 32 lucky beachgoers (!) in 6 large bedrooms! It's located on Scenic Gulf Drive, so you are seconds away from the action and just yards from the nearby beach access. But we are here to talk about game rooms. This place features a large shuffleboard table as the centerpiece of its large game room. Also included is a great wet bar. This home has it all in spades!
Under the Sea
6 Bedrooms / 5 Full Bathrooms / 18 Guests
Darling, it's better under the sea! And a beach vacation is certainly better at this Miramar Beach vacation home dubbed Under the Sea. Kids and adults will love the arcade room on the third floor. With green-colored walls, a fish-patterned couch and loveseat, a TV, and an arcade game, it's impossible not to have fun in this room. The rest of this six-bedroom vacation home is equally as exciting. Each room is painted in vibrant colors - from green to yellow to blue - creating a bright and inviting space. Beachy and nautical decor adorns the walls and shelves throughout the home. All in all, a total of 18 guests can sleep comfortably in this rental. Smart TVs are provided in every room, and the kid's bunk room includes HDMI hookups, so don't forget to pack your favorite game console. Outdoor balconies overlook the property's private pool, which sits next to tall palms and a wide sundeck with lounge chairs. The beach is a quick walk away if you ever find the motivation to leave this lively oasis.
5 Bedrooms / 4 Full & 1 Bathrooms / 14 Guests
Drop your anchors at Anchor Pointe a stylish vacation property in Crystal Beach. Boasting a main house with four bedrooms and a guest house with one, this rental is perfect for a multi-family getaway. The game room is located in the first-floor garage of the guest house. Blue and gray tiles make up the game room flooring, producing a fun vibe. Up to 14 guests will enjoy the ping pong table, foosball table, card table, extra chairs, and refrigerator to store snacks. When you're not chilling in the game room, you'll love exploring the rest of your home-away-from-home. A wraparound veranda and private pool are great places to relax in the fresh Florida air. Inside, the open living area and kitchen feature light blue furnishings and stylish accents, radiating a beachy feel. Each room has been meticulously designed to maintain the coastal ambiance. For example, one room has a large seahorse painting, while another has both a unique mermaid wall hanging and mermaid figurine. Still, another includes a tropical-inspired bedspread. There's no way you can forget you're in paradise when you stay at this fabulous rental.
5 Bedrooms / 5 Full & 1 Bathrooms / 14 Guests
This lovely 30A rental home is situated in the historic coastal town of Grayton Beach. The town center is just a few blocks' stroll; there, you'll find the world-famous Red Bar as well as a host of other shops and restaurants. This grand beach home boasts four floors of fun from inside its small gated community, which has a community pool, dock, and grilling areas. A classic (yet opulent) cracker-style exterior is finished in crisp white and light gray. Inside, the look is clean with white walls and trim and decidedly modern touches in every room. It accommodates 14 guests in 5 large bedrooms, and when it's time for fun, Grayt Lake does not disappoint. A full-size ping-pong table is the focal point of this entertaining game room. You'll also enjoy the outdoor-living style of this space; there is a large dining room table and wet bar from which to enjoy your off-the-beach feasts, as well as some very comfortable furniture to sit back and relax in!
5 Bedrooms / 4 Full Bathrooms / 14 Guests
Destin's Holiday Isle is home to a number of beautiful beach homes, including Magnolia Dreams. The expansive game room includes a blue-topped pool table, wet bar, comfortable couch, and a large TV. Chairs are provided throughout the room to watch and cheer on the billiards players. The game room is located on the same level as the water-front dock, where guests can easily move the fun on land to the open waters. In addition to its access to coastal amusements, Magnolia Dreams offers well-appointed living and sleeping accommodations. Five large bedrooms with king-size, queen-size, and bunk beds can host up to 14 vacationers. Rich hardwood flooring flows throughout the home, while stylish coastal decor and large, sunny windows create an elegantly cheery space. The living room sits in front of a wall of windows with beautiful views. Gleaming kitchen counters, stainless appliances, modern light fixtures, a wet bar, and a handsome hardwood dining table complete the great room. Outdoor patios, a large sundeck, and an open observation deck take advantage of the Mediterranean home's paradise setting.
5 Bedrooms / 4 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 24 Guests
A memorable vacation awaits when you book a stay at Remember When a luxurious estate in Destin's Crystal Beach community. This rental property includes the main house and a bonus apartment. The colorful game room is located in the apartment. Blue walls, bright accents, and fish-themed decor give off an impression of freedom and fun. This vibrant and fun room features a pool table, fish-shaped card table, and plush couches. It also has two queen-size bunks for whoever is lucky enough to get the game room as their sleeping quarters! The game room is a bonus on top of this already perfect rental property. The first-floor great room is swoon-worthy, boasting a sunlit living room with modern couches, chic armchairs, a TV, and arched nooks containing shelves of coastal accents. Outdoor porches and seating are great for enjoying the coastal weather. Five rooms offer accommodations for 24 guests. Gulf views, a private pool, and immediate beach access complete the home's aura of magnificence.
A Beachy Blast
4 Bedrooms / 4 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 14 Guests
You're sure to have a blast when you stay at A Beachy Blast - especially because it has a cool game room. Fun game tables are a great way to release your energy. Challenge your mates to a foosball or shuffleboard tournament. Or, start a friendly game of cards at the high round table and chairs. There is also a comfortable seating ensemble made up of two plush chairs facing a wall-mounted TV. A refrigerator is provided for refreshments. The game room is not the only reason you'll love this four-bedroom Frangista Beach home. With the ability to house up to 14 vacationers, you and your friends and family will want to take advantage of the laid-back living room with its comfortable blue couches and white accent chairs. Two of the first-floor bedrooms open onto a covered patio with a private pool. But don't worry if you don't call dibs on either of those rooms because two upstairs guest bedrooms have access to outdoor balconies. Be sure to give the kids the bunk room, as the pair of double bunks will make it feel like a giant sleepover!
4 Bedrooms / 4 Full & 2 Half Bathrooms / 15 Guests
Don't worry be happy! B-Happy is a vacation rental in Emerald Shores offering everything you need to be happy on your beach vacation - including a game room. A ping pong table and foosball table are provided for guest entertainment. After a couple of competitive rounds take a break in the living room or outdoors on the balcony. Or take a freshwater plunge in the private pool sunbathe on the pool patio or cook up a scrumptious lunch or dinner on the poolside grills. Three of the property's bedrooms feel like master suites with king-size beds and balcony access. One of the rooms is in a separate guest house making it easy to plan a multi-group vacation. Each room including the kid's bunk room provides a comfortable sanctuary for you to rest up for another day of fun. Only a short distance from the crystalline shoreline you're sure to fill every day with every beach vacation activity you can think of!
If you want games on your vacation there are plenty of rentals in Destin that fill that criteria! Not only are these 16 homes great for single matches or round-robin tournaments of pool or foosball or air hockey but they also offer all the vacation amenities you could hope for. Reserve your spot at one of these homes and start planning your next memorable Emerald Coast vacation.