Crystal Shores Destin Vacation Rentals

A prestigious residential enclave of million-dollar beach homes.

Posted on 4/17/2020

You may have driven past this prestigious residential enclave of million-dollar beach homes while traveling on Destin's lush palm-studded portion of Scenic Highway 98. This exclusive community is due south of Destin Commons off Hutchinson Street, where the western entrance leads onto Ocean View Drive. This special route meanders across the neighborhood in a long circular fashion over to its eastern entrance on Crystal Beach Drive. 

Crystal Shores features a seasonally heated community pool that resembles a lagoon-like oasis adorned with towering palm trees surrounding a lovely patio with bathroom facilities on site. However, the "star of the show" is the gorgeous glowing water of the jewel-toned Gulf, and convenient beach access that is just a short stroll away.

This central Crystal Beach location places you just a few minutes away from popular Gulf-front restaurants with friendly beach bars. In addition to Seascape, where our Reef Rewards provides guests with reduced rates for championship golf, tennis, and recreational beach rentals. It is also two minutes away from the captivating Disneyesque shopping village of Destin Commons - featuring a wide array of fine clothiers, fashion boutiques, specialty stores, restaurants, and bars. It also has seasonal festivities and an AMC Multiplex Theater. Grocery stores and numerous wine outlets are also close by.

Read More: Uncommon Destin Commons

This excellent Destin location is equidistant to all the happenings at HarborWalk Village on Destin's bustling marina as well as the enchanting New Orleans French Quarter inspired Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin in Miramar Beach. Each locale features a wide array of restaurants, rollicking waterfront bars, specialty shops, free outdoor concerts, on-going fun festivals, along with fabulous fireworks during the summer and on special holidays. Ocean Reef Resorts guests receive complimentary reduced rates for pontoon boat rentals, sunset dinner cruises, dolphin sightseeing boat rides, fishing vessels, and even pirate ship adventures at HarborWalk Village.

Ocean Reef Resorts proudly presents six Vacation Rental Homes in Crystal Shores. Here is a brief description of each starting with those that can accommodate the most guests for your next reunion at the beach!

Remember When

Remember When Crystal Shores Destin

5 Bedrooms / 4.5 Bathrooms / 24 Guests

Remember When will become a frequent mantra as you recall wonderful warm memories with loved ones after residing in this elegant, beautifully furnished vacation home. Five bedrooms with multiple beds can accommodate up to 24 privileged guests. Regal columned verandas span across all three levels encompassing over 1,000 square feet with upper story views of the Gulf since this stately home faces Scenic Highway 98. A pool with a cascading waterfall provides freshwater refreshment. Travertine marble flooring, high tray ceilings, bay windows, classically columned arch portals, granite countertops, a vibrant Game Room, luxury baths, a palatial Master Bedroom, and colorful Guest Bedrooms place everyone in the proverbial lap of luxury. 

At Last

At Last Crystal Shores

5 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms / 18 Guests

At Last exudes a nautical charm with three stories of white exteriors with blue rooftops and columned verandas that provide balmy views of the tropical scenery. A rooftop open sundeck offers views of the Gulf on the other side of Scenic Highway 98. Five bedrooms and multiple beds provide enough room for 18 carefree beachgoers. Upscale coastal-inspired interiors include comfortable furnishings. A swimming pool has a palm-studded patio for leisurely lounging. All the bedrooms are beautifully appointed with lovely vivid colors and décor. 

Blue Water Escape

Blue Water Escape Crystal Shores

6 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms / 16 Guests

Blue Water Escape is a marvelous three-story residence with six bedrooms and the ability to accommodate 16 fortunate guests. Wide covered verandas span its width, and since it faces Scenic Highway 98, there are glittering Gulf views from the top level. This hospitable home has received extensive renovations that include an open concept state of the art kitchen, new bathrooms, comfortable furnishings, and a converted saltwater swimming pool. A veranda overlooks the pool that features a spacious patio with tropical landscaping, lounge chairs, a grill, and a table for poolside dining.

Anchor Pointe

Anchor Pointe Crystal Shores Destin

5 Bedrooms / 4.5 Bathrooms / 14 Guests

Anchor Pointe is a magnificent three-story vacation rental home with five bedrooms accommodating 14 pampered beach-going guests. This gracious property also includes a Guest House with a separate living area, a kitchenette, a game room with Foosball and Ping Pong as well as sleeping quarters for up to six of the fourteen guests. It too, has Scenic Highway 98 frontage with Gulf views from upper-level balconies while a lower level wraparound veranda overlooks a swimming pool adjoining the Guest House.


Britannia Vacation Rental

3 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms / 13 Guests

Britannia has a charming tropical setting with palms, a white picket fence, and wide veranda that spans across its front, inviting you to "sit a spell." Three bedrooms with multiple beds and bunks sleep up to 13 carefree Gulf goers. A lovely lagoon-shaped swimming pool out back has a nice patio with a table, chairs along with a grill for poolside dining and favorite drinks. Stained glass doors lead into a two-story living area with an open decorative staircase leading to upstairs bedrooms. It is comfortably furnished with beach-inspired décor, unique glass block niche windows, silk plants along with colorful flowers, seascape prints, and marine life sculpture that provide a wonderful tropical look.

Beachy Keen

Beachy Keen Crystal Shores

4 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms / 12 Guests

Beachy Keen can sleep up to twelve lucky vacationers with eight in the main residence and four more in a charming cottage styled Guest House. Bring your favorite fur baby as well since this home is Pet Friendly! The separate guest house features a living area with a queen-sized sleeper sofa, a kitchenette with a full-sized refrigerator, an oven with a range, an enchanting bedroom with a queen-sized bed, a private balcony, and access to a full bath. The main house features dramatic 20-foot ceilings in the open living area with a second-story bedroom landing and an additional spiral staircase leading to a rooftop observation tower with a sleeping loft. All three bedrooms have full ensuite baths and their own breezy balcony. This rental home also has a refreshing plunge pool, and navy blue canopy sail shaded decks for relaxation.

Plan Your Crystal Shores Vacation

Getting excited? Enjoy taking some time to look at each one of these vacation homes in Crystal Shores while planning your next trip down to the beautiful beach. Our user-friendly website features detailed descriptions, multiple images, satellite views of each location, calendar dates available for reservations, and seasonal rental rates. Pick your favorite and make your plans today to reserve fun times in the not too distant future!

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This magnificent vacation residence in fashionable Crystal Shores of Destin has recently received a dazzling and massive remodel in 2023 making the home more updated and welcome. All six bedrooms have been updated, all bathrooms remodeled, and a new open concept state of the art kitchen now faces the family area. This vacation home offers all
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