Destin & 30A Gulf View Vacation Rentals

Our guests at Ocean Reef Resorts come from all over the world to experience the uniquely beautiful beaches here in Destin and along South Walton's 30A. Our vacation rentals come in all shapes and styles. The one thing that defines every beach property is its proximity to the beach. The most expensive are beachfront and lookout directly to the jewel-toned waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The least costly rentals are just a short stroll to the shore. Right in the middle, you'll find Gulf View accommodations!

Sort of like Goldie-Locks and the three bears. Our Gulf View properties are just right. Just the right distance off the beach so you can still see the water. Just close enough so you can even hear the waves in some places. From your rooftop balcony, you'll see and hear all the sights and sounds coming off of the beach, and it's all just steps away.

Gulf View accommodations are, in most cases, very close to the beach, just a few steps away, down a sandy path to the shore. They say the destination is the journey, and there are few walks more pleasant than the one you take down to the beach. When you stay in a Gulf View rental, things are just a little easier. If you forget a cold beverage or need a beach chair, you can simply stroll back and get it, no need to jump in the car or the golf cart.

So when you are ready to choose your next Destin or 30A vacation rental, go ahead and select Gulf View; you'll be glad you did. You can walk to the beach, or you can just sit on your porch and enjoy all the splendor the Gulf has to offer. Ocean Reef offers a vacation rental for everyone. Pick one of these and enjoy the view.

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The impressive condo towers of Ariel Dunes I and Ariel Dunes II overlook the striking Gulf of Mexico and offer the ultimate in beach vacation amenities. Each building at Ariel Dunes features two large pools and a fitness center.  Ariel Dunes I also houses Cabana Café, a restaurant and bar located on the ground floor.  These Miramar Beach Condos, wh
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1 - 3 BR
1 - 3 BA
5 - 12 Guests
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This stately three-story Mediterranean style vacation home has four bedrooms with multiple beds, bunks, and a sleeper sofa – enabling it to accommodate twelve fortunate guests. It has an excellent location in Blue Mountain Beach, just an arrow's shot away from the beautiful shore. It also has a private pool that is steps away in the backyard
Playa Azul
4 BR
4 BA
12 Guests
This stately four-story Old Florida styled vacation home with lavish furnishings has seven bedrooms and can sleep 32 fortunate guests. This hospitable rental provides a perfect place for a stellar beach vacation with a premier location on the palm-lined portion of Scenic Gulf Drive in the prestigious, highly sought after residential enclave of 
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Once Upon A Tide
6 BR
7 BA
32 Guests
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Emerald Waters offers family-friendly accommodations that are optimally located in Destin's Miramar Beach. Only steps from the sugar white sand, this low-rise modern condo complex features a handful of two bedroom vacation rentals. Each unit is professionally decorated, hosts contemporary appointments, and offers either a private patio or a ba
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2 BR
2 BA
6 - 7 Guests
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This cheerfully updated four-bedroom vacation home known as "Down By The Sea" is actually right near the gulf in the charming village of Grayton Beach. The first-floor columned corner front porch and open balcony above have exceptional views of the Gulf of Mexico and Western Lake, a rare coastal dune lake found in very few places around the globe.
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Down By The Sea
4 BR
4 BA
14 Guests
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This spacious wonderfully hospitable vacation home has five bedrooms and is located just 100 yards away from the white sand shore of Frangista Beach. Frangista Costas offers modern deluxe accommodations that graciously encompass over 3,000 square feet making it well suited for a special friend or family reunion. Since there are multiple bunk beds
Frangista Costas
5 BR
4 BA
21 Guests
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Welcome to Beach Kisses! This newly owned and completely updated vacation home is only 50 yards from the shore. In fact, it's so close you can hear and see the waves as they "kiss" the white sand "beach". The emerald waters can be enjoyed from each level of this spacious upscale five-bedroom Destin vacation home. Comfortably accommodating
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Beach Kisses
5 BR
4 BA
13 Guests
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This vacation enclave is located at the acclaimed Santa Rosa Beach coastal village center of Gulf Place on Scenic 30A. The striking Gulf Place Cabanas condo complex features one-bedroom rental residences with a full ensuite primary bath and a half-bath powder room off the hallway. It provides the perfect romantic accommodations for two or a small f
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In the magnificent Seascape Resort of Destin's Miramar Beach sits the luxurious vacation condo rentals of Majestic Sun. These Destin area vacation rentals are situated across Scenic Gulf Drive, steps from the ravishingly beautiful Northwest Florida's Gulf of Mexico and its sugar white sand beaches. There are stunning views to be had from
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1 - 5 BR
1 - 7 BA
6 - 22 Guests
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Gulf Place Town Center is the newest addition to the group of communities between Destin and Panama City that are collectively titled South Walton. An intimate string of varied local businesses with vacation rental accommodations above, this premium destination is a vibrant locale that's well-positioned directly on famed Scenic 30A. Tanta
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1 BR
1 BA
4 Guests
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This charming four bedroom vacation home has been updated and has an ideal sought after location in historic Grayton Beach, just a short three-minute stroll away from the jeweled waters of the glittering gulf. Up to 12 happy beach loving guests may be accommodated here. The Grayton Beach State Park wraps around two sides of the original village, an
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Sand Dollar
4 BR
3 BA
12 Guests
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If you are searching for a beach vacation residence that can accommodate 20 members of your family and friends, we have a spacious, comfortably furnished house just for you! This unique 30A beach home is ideal for multiple beach-going groups. It features two separate levels, each with open living, dining, kitchen areas, and three bedrooms with mult
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Sugaree Sands
6 BR
6 BA
20 Guests
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