Posted on 10/6/2023
Ocean Reef Resorts has proudly provided fine, distinctive Destin vacation rentals to our esteemed guests for over forty years. Multiple generations of families have experienced marvelous vacations at the beautiful beach and created magical memories through the decades. Quite a few have found their favorite beach home or condo away from home and often book the same residence a year in advance when they depart. This trend makes it difficult for others to reserve the same wonderful properties because of such demand. The following nine vacation homes are among the most popular and are already filling up fast for next year. This is not surprising due to the comfortable settings and abundant amenities. Seven of them have private pools, five are right on the beach, four are a short stroll away, and two are pet-friendly! All nine of these gracious vacation homes are designed for big beach reunions among family and close friends, with accommodations for from eighteen to thirty-two fortunate guests. Here is a brief look at each of these Big Destin Homes to Book for Next Year!
The following first four are located in Miramar Beach. This outstanding location on Scenic Gulf Drive is minutes away from popular beachfront restaurants with friendly bars. This locale is also close to grocery stores, bottle shops, and bargain shopping for world-class designer goods at the famous Silver Sands Premium Outlets. A championship golf course, a professional tennis center, and beach recreational rentals are also available at nearby Seascape, where Ocean Reef guests receive special discounts. Abundant amusements, great restaurants, lively bars, shopping adventures, outdoor concerts, elaborate festivals, and vibrant seasonal firework celebrations are also minutes away in the enchanting Village of Baytowne Wharf along with tropically urbane Grand Boulevard at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort.
9 Bedrooms / 7 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 29 Guests
Seaspray 9 is aptly named since it sits right on the sugary shoreline close to the glittering Gulf. It accommodates a total of twenty-nine lucky beachgoers with six bedrooms in the cheerful, nautically colored main residence and three more bedrooms in a charming guest house. Amenities include panoramic views of the jewel-toned Gulf, the bright private white sand beach, a heated swimming pool, and a grill for Gulf-front cookouts.
9 Bedrooms / 7 Full & 2 Half Bathrooms / 28 Guests
Tackle Box sits beside the beautiful beach with nine bedrooms that can accommodate twenty-eight privileged guests. Seven bedrooms are in the three-story tall main residence, while two more is in a lovely guest house that also includes a living, dining, kitchen area, a Game Room, and an Outdoor Kitchen with a Wet Bar for poolside entertainment. Besides the lovely heated lagoon-shaped swimming pool, the crystalline white beach is just steps away.
8 Bedrooms / 9 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 30 Guests
Hypnautic is a big, stately three-story home with wrap-around verandas on each floor and has eight bedrooms with the ability to accommodate thirty fortunate guests. This opulent and comfortably furnished Destin vacation home includes luxurious ensuite baths for each bedroom, along with an extra full hall bath and half bath powder room. There are guest suites and living areas on all three levels, a seasonally heated swimming pool, a bubbling Hot Tub, a Wet Bar, a Game Room, a Media Room, and a rooftop Observation Deck. A complimentary golf cart is provided for fun and easy access to the beach.
Off the Hook
8 Bedrooms / 7 Full & 3 Half Bathrooms / 26 Guests
Off the Hook is just steps away from the sparkling crystalline shoreline with eight bedrooms that can accommodate a total of twenty-six happy beach-going guests. Twenty may sleep in the four-story tall main residence and six more guests in a two-bedroom Guest House. Every level has a comfortably furnished veranda to experience the stunning Gulf views. This home has multiple living areas, a large swimming pool, a patio studded with palm trees, and an outdoor dining area. A lavish Game Room with a Billiards Table and a built-in bar overlooks the pool, while a living area with a wall-mounted flat-screen TV provides additional entertainment.
Sea the Sun
7 Bedrooms / 4 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 20 Guests
Sea the Sun is located within the prestigious exclusively gated residential enclave known as Dunes of Destin and has seven bedrooms with the ability to accommodate twenty pampered guests. It is also pet-friendly, so you may bring your favorite furry family member. This stately, classically styled vacation home has guest quarters on all three levels and a private heated pool. A lavish community lagoon front pool and the beautiful beach is also close by.
This beachfront community is minutes away from Destin's golden Americana-styled crown jewel known as HarborWalk Village. It has restaurants, bars with live music, shopping adventures, outdoor concerts, elaborate festivals, and exciting seasonal firework extravaganzas. It features the largest private charter fishing fleet in North America, dolphin sightseeing excursions, sunset dinner cruises, watercraft or pontoon boat rentals, and even a Treasure Hunt adventure aboard a sail-masted ship with a rollicking group of pirates. Ocean Reef guests receive special discounts for many of these delightful diversions.
Emerge in Sea
7 Bedrooms / 8 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 18 Guests
Emerge in Sea is a vast white palatial vacation villa that soars three stories tall and has seven bedrooms with luxurious ensuite baths with the ability to sleep eighteen richly coddled guests. It is located in the premier exclusively gated Destiny West community of multi-million dollar homes. Guests are close to popular Gulf-front restaurants with beach bars, grocery stores, liquor wine shops, shopping adventures, along with amusements an equidistant away in both Destin and Miramar Beach. This grandiose "palace" has guest suites on all three levels, and many have direct access to multiple verandas. It is filled with plush, comfortable furnishings and a lavishly appointed Game Room. It includes two living areas with wall-mounted flat-screen TVs for entertainment, Foosball, Ping Pong, a Poker Table, and a state-of-the-art kitchen. This special regal residence has its own private pool with three cascading waterfalls but is steps away from the neighborhood Club House with a swank tropical lagoon-shaped pool, a hot tub, tennis courts, and a fitness room. The white sand beach is also just a short stroll away.
The following three popular vacation homes are all also in the heart of sought-after Miramar Beach, just minutes away from everything this awesome aforementioned locale has to offer.
Once Upon a Tide
6 Bedrooms / 7 Full & 1 Half Bathrooms / 32 Guests
Once upon a Tide is a stylish courtly white three-story home with six bedrooms with the ability to accommodate thirty-two beachgoers with multiple beds, bunks, and a couple of queen-size sleeper sofas. Classic, beautifully furnished verandas are on all three levels, and most bedrooms have their own access. The comfortable, contemporary, coastal-styled furnishings and chic, fashionable décor provide a wonderful beach-inspired setting. This home has a private heated swimming pool, a simmering hot tub, a fire pit, and a gas grill area. The sugary shoreline and a lush tropical oasis with a large, luxuriant community pool are a short stroll away.
6 Bedrooms / 6 Full & 3 Half Bathrooms / 20 Guests
The popular Beach House serves as one for many visiting families since it has six bedrooms able to sleep twenty favored guests and sits right on the sugary shoreline overlooking the luminescent Gulf. Besides the private beach, this home is right across from the Seascape Resort, which offers special discounts to Ocean Reef guests for championship golf, tennis, and beach recreation rentals. Quite a few popular Gulf-front restaurants and fun beach bars are within easy walking distance. This three-level beachfront vacation home is filled with colorful, comfortable cottage-styled furnishings and features a Gulf-front sun deck that spans its entire width steps away from its own sugary sands.
6 Bedrooms / 5 Full Bathrooms / 20 Guests
Shell Shack is actually a large three-story Destin home with six bedrooms and has the ability to accommodate twenty charmed beach-going guests. This rental has vibrant décor with coastal-styled furnishings, guest quarters on all three levels, furnished verandas, and a bonus living area on the first floor. It is a close distance from the neighborhood shore access, with bikes provided for a fun ride down, and a seasonal beach service provides complimentary umbrella chair setups. A courtyard out front includes a private pool beside a row of palm trees, a dining area, a gas grill, and a built-in bar with a wall-mounted flat-screen TV for outdoor entertaining.
Book Your Big Destin Vacation Home Now!
It's evident: these Destin vacation homes are more than just places to stay; they're experiences waiting to be had. As the popularity of these magnificent homes grows, the window to secure your dream beachfront residence narrows. Don't let another year pass by with missed opportunities and memories left unmade.
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So why wait? Explore, dream, and discover your perfect Destin home with Ocean Reef Resorts. After all, traditions start with a single, unforgettable experience. Make yours next year.
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