Posted on 11/30/2021
Not all vacations are created equally. Here at Ocean Reef, we offer a wide range of rental properties - from intimate bayside studios to sprawling beachfront estates. For our most discerning guests, only the best of the best will do. This includes the most premier addresses and amenities. We don't use the term "luxury" haphazardly. So, the composition of this list of Destin Luxury Rentals was taken quite seriously. Although not fully comprehensive of all of our top homes & condos, these ten luxurious vacation rentals are undoubtedly worthy of your consideration.
7 Bedrooms / 8 Bathrooms / 20 Guests
Wahoo Yahoo is aptly named - this is likely what you would exclaim when you arrive at this opulent vacation residence. It includes seven bedrooms and is able to sleep 20 guests - all in their own beds. It has a highly sought-after location in one of Destin's most prestigious residential enclaves, known as Destiny by the Sea. This Spanish-styled luxury villa soars over three stories tall with an open rooftop observation deck, two levels of columned verandas, and a first-floor covered patio that embraces a palatial swimming pool. This pool includes a waterfall along with three underwater bar stools. A Game Room on the poolside level consists of a Wet Bar, a Billiards Table, and Foosball. The beautiful private neighborhood beach is a short stroll away, and so is a lushly landscaped community pool with a hot tub.
Off the Hook
8 Bedrooms / 8.5 Bathrooms / 26 Guests
Off the Hook is a brand new raised three-story Miramar Beach vacation home steps from the sugary shore. It hosts eight bedrooms and the ability to accommodate 26 privileged guests. This luxury villa is a perfect place for a beach reunion with separate members of your family or friends since six bedrooms are in the main house, and two more are in a comfortably furnished guest house. This provides separate guest quarters, living areas, and kitchens. A resort-style swimming pool studded with palm trees sits between both. An adjoining Game Room includes a Wet Bar, a Billiards Table, a comfortable seating area along and a large QLED Flatscreen TV with a Surround Sound System for entertainment. A covered dining area and a putting green are also nearby. This home also has two bonus dens along with the main living area, three levels of spacious covered balconies for outdoor entertainment, and an open rooftop deck with gorgeous gulf views.
5 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms / 14 Guests
Paradis is a palatial beachfront rental home off Scenic Gulf Drive and is indeed a paradise. It has a total of five bedrooms, including two in a Guest House, so this provides sleeping quarters for up to 14 pampered guests. This Miramar Beach luxury home features individual living areas, guest quarters, and kitchens. Chic contemporary interiors and furnishings are worthy of being showcased in the latest issue of Better Homes & Gardens. Decorative art includes lovely paintings or prints of beach scenes, enchanting seascapes, marine life sculptures, and nautical accents. Gleaming white marble flooring flows throughout the main living area, which is accented by towering triple tray ceilings and two entire walls of windows with glass doors to a beach deck that spans its width providing stunning views of the gulf. A long curvy pool on the deck overlooks the sensational seascape and has a soaking tub that cascades down from the far end.
5 Bedrooms / 4.5 Bathrooms / 18 Guests
Villa Vittoria is a majestic Mediterranean-style beachfront beauty in the prestigious Dunes of Destin residential community with five bedrooms that sleeps 18 pampered guests - all in beds. A private pool adjoins a large soaking tub providing soothing relaxation. The expansive patio includes a long rectangular table with seating for beachside wining and dining. A spiral staircase leads up from the patio to the main open Great Room on the second floor, including gracious living, dining, and kitchen areas. Three walls of windows provide vivid views of the sensational seascape along with glass doors that lead out to a gulf front veranda. Plush beautifully appointed guest suites are located on all three floors providing separate sleeping quarters for everyone along with a massive third floor Master Bedroom with a luxurious ensuite bath and balcony. The third floor also features a Tower Observation Sun Deck providing stunning panoramic views. It adjoins a bonus living space with a couch that doubles as a queen-sized sleeper sofa, a wall-mounted flatscreen TV for entertainment, a Wet Bar for favorite drinks, and a convenient powder room.
5 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms / 16 Guests
Villa Burago 1 and Villa Burago 2 are in a recently completed beachfront mega-mansion style complex south of Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach. Each luxury condo encompasses an amazing 4,389 square feet of living space. They are lavishly furnished and feature five spacious bedrooms that include private en suite baths. Each regal residence has the ability to place 16 fortunate guests in the lap of luxury. Open verandas overlook its own bright, beautiful beach with panoramic 180-degree views of the jewel-toned gulf. A lovely lagoon-shaped beachside swimming pool is embraced by a large paver stone patio adorned with palm trees. A bubbling hot tub nearby provides soothing relaxation. Since the pool sits beside the shimmering crystalline shoreline, you may go from taking a refreshing plunge to luxuriating in the toned emerald gulf in no time at all.
4 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms / 12 Guests
Land Zen is a luxurious beachfront home with four bedrooms that can sleep up to 14 privileged gulf goers. The gorgeous interior décor and comfortable, fashionable furnishings look like they are right out of a feature story in Southern Living magazine. You may find your carefree "Zen" state of being at this premier location on "Lands End" Drive right beside the sugary shore in Destin Pointe. This exclusively gated privileged residential enclave is in a wonderful world of its own at the far western end of Holiday Isle. It features over 3,000 linear feet of crystalline shoreline, two community swimming pools, a clubhouse, double tennis courts, basketball, shuffleboard, and a kid's playground. This Destin home is near one of the sparkling pools and a precious coastal dune lake treasure that is home to Great Blue Herons, Snowy Egrets, Seagulls, and assorted ducks. Besides the beautiful beach and swimming in the pools, rock jetties nearby attract colorful tropical fish so you may enjoy the pleasurable pursuit of snorkeling. Every week during the summer and on special holidays, dazzling fireworks can be seen at the end of Destin Pointe as they light up the skies over the marina at HarborWalk Village.
Once Upon A Tide
7 Bedrooms / 7 Bathrooms / 28 Guests
Once Upon A Tide is a classic stately four-story luxury rental home with plush comfortable furnishings featuring seven bedrooms that can sleep 28 lucky guests in beds or bunks. Five of the bedrooms feature private ensuite luxury baths, while the other two have easy access to full hall baths that double as convenient powder rooms. This hospitable home provides a stellar place for large beach reunions with a premier location on the palm-lined portion of Scenic Gulf Drive in Destin's prestigious residential enclave of Frangista Beach. The property includes a lovely patio with a private swimming pool and is just a tiny stroll away from the gated neighborhood beach access. Three levels of furnished columned verandas on two sides of this home provide entertaining space with views of the pool or tropical surroundings while enjoying favorite drinks with snacks. A fourth-floor Observation Tower and another veranda with table seating provide views of the gleaming gulf in the distance.
5 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms / 18 Guests
Magnolia Sands is an elegant five-bedroom Miramar Beach home on the south side of Emerald Coast Parkway that can place 18 gulf lovers in a comfortable luxurious setting. Beautifully appointed guest quarters on all three floors and two separate living areas provide a great place for fun beach reunions with groups of families and friends. Handsome classic traditional furnishings provide plush comfort in spacious areas embellished with upscale tropical flourishes, painted beach scenes, prints of the tropics and sea life. Grand columned verandas span the width of the house on the upper levels to provide glorious gulf views. Since the bright beach is just steps away, you may also relish soothing surf sounds while enjoying your favorite tropical drinks. A private courtyard highlighted with palm trees includes a palatial pool that measures 15' x 35' and is surrounded by a patio with chairs for sunny leisure time. A waterfall cascades down one side of the pool while spurting geysers arc over each end. This luxurious home was designed for entertaining. An outdoor kitchen includes a long sleek black granite-topped bar and a stainless steel gas grill for poolside cookouts. Another built-in granite-topped bar indoors with a comfortably furnished Media Room has glass doors that easily lead out to a veranda beside the lovely pool.
7 Bedrooms / 6 Bathrooms / 22 Guests
Sandcastle Dreams is a magnificent Mediterranean-styled villa located in the exclusively gated world of Destiny, which is one of the most premier prestigious residential beach communities in Destin. It boasts a total of seven bedrooms with multiple beds and the ability to place 22 fortunate guests in a privileged luxurious setting. One of the bedrooms is in a Carriage House with an open studio living and dining area as well as a full kitchen providing perfect quarters for separate vacationing family members or friends. This rental home is just a short distance away from the beautiful beach but also features a large private pool steps away beyond the back door. It includes an expansive patio with lush landscaping and tropical palms. A columned veranda graciously provides access to the patio, while a gas grill invites you to have a poolside cookout. The main level features an open Great Room that incorporates the living, dining, and kitchen areas. Palatial arch-topped windows with double glass doors lead out to the furnished pool veranda. Upstairs a classic columned covered balcony off a large Game Room and guest quarters overlook the pool along with a lovely lake beyond. Abundant Destiny neighborhood amenities include a community swimming pool, close access to the beach, a Hot Tub, Fitness Room, tennis courts, and a kid's playground.
6 Bedrooms / 6.5 Bathrooms / 20 Guests
Reflections is an impressive luxury beachfront home with six bedrooms that accommodates 20 privileged guests. It is our honorable mention since it is just beyond the boundaries of Destin, located along Scenic 30A in Dune Allen Beach. It has a stunning gulf front setting high upon a sugary dune which provides phenomenal views of the sparkling southern horizon, and towards the west, you may see the white ribbon of beach all the way to Destin. This features heavenly sensational sunset views, especially during the winter months when the golden orb descends directly into the gulf. An expansive sun deck features a pool overlooking the private beach below. Steps lead down to the beach, so in seconds you may go from taking a pool plunge to splashing around in the gleaming gulf. This new home exemplifies classic golden Americana-inspired exteriors with amazing 21st Century interior amenities. This gracious, hospitable rental is so upscale and gorgeous it inspires the creation of wonderful, meaningful memories for family gatherings, beach reunions as well as special occasions. The Great Room provides an exceedingly spacious area that includes a comfortable living area, a formal place for dining, and an open state-of-the-art Gourmet Kitchen. The Master Bedroom Suite has a cathedral with windows that frame the sensational seascape and a glass door that leads to a private beach balcony. The opulent Master Bath includes a deep soaking tub overlooking the balcony, double vanities, and a long glassed-in shower. Four of the charming Guest Bedrooms also have beach balcony access and include private en suite baths. A kid's Bunk Room has four berths and an adjacent den. A part of the guest quarters includes a Media Room, a Kitchenette Wet Bar, and a beach balcony.
Enjoy taking some time to review these excellent luxury Destin vacation rentals to choose your favorite as you plan your next special reunion at the beach. Our state of the art user-friendly Ocean Reef Resorts website will provide you with detailed descriptions, vivid imagery, satellite views of individual property locations, seasonal rental rates, and calendar dates that are available for reservations. We are sure you will enjoy a memorable happy hallmark time with loved ones in your own select lap of luxury in dazzling Destin!