Pet Friendly Destin Rentals

At Ocean Reef, we understand that your pets are part of the family, and their needs are important to you. Whether your pets get anxious when you leave them at home, their company improves your mental health, or you just enjoy pampering them as much as you pamper yourself, we’re committed to providing quality pet-friendly vacation rentals in Destin.

When you bring your pets to Destin, everyone gets in on the fun with:

  • Dog-friendly pontoon boat rentals
  • Dog-friendly events, such as the weekly farmers market
  • Pet playdates at the nearby, double-sided “Destin Bark Park” dog park
  • Dog walks along Old Highway 98 or the Scenic Gulf Drive beach road
  • Dog-friendly adventures at the Destin Commons outside mall and entertainment complex
  • Pet-friendly dining with harbor views at the numerous patio and outdoor restaurants and bars

Overall, Destin is the perfect pet-friendly destination for your Florida beach vacation, and Ocean Reef vacation rentals will guarantee you more comfort and relaxation than busy beachfront hotels. Browse our pet-friendly Destin rentals below, or contact an Ocean Reef reservation agent for assistance in choosing the perfect place for you and your pets to vacation.

Frequently Asked Pet Friendly Questions
Are Destin beaches pet-friendly?

Destin beaches are not pet-friendly. Miramar Beach does allow residents with permits to walk their leashed dogs on the shore. You may occasionally see pets on the beach, but do note that there are fines for such activities. Instead, take your four-legged family member to the pet parks in Destin.

Does Destin have pet-friendly restaurants?

Yes, many Destin restaurants welcome pets at their outdoor tables. Hammerhead's Bar & Grille, Harry T Restaurant, and Captain Dave's on the Gulf are a few of our favorites. There are over 55 restaurants in Destin that are pet-friendly. Call ahead to confirm.

Are there pet parks in Destin?

There are a number of pet parks to choose from along the Gulf Coast. They include the "Destin Dog Park" in the center of Destin,"Dog Beach" near the Russell Pier; Aaron Bessant Park, which adjoins Pier Park; and Zottie Young Park, which is located in Panama City and was the very first Leash Park in Bay County.

What pet services are available in Destin?

There are a number of wonderful pet services in and around Destin, including pet stores, grooming services, pet parks, and even doggy daycare available while you're here at the beach.

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This hospitable and cheerful Miramar Beach vacation home with six bedrooms has been completely renewed and is ready to host up to 16 fortunate beach-going guests. The beautiful white sand beach is only a football field's length away. However, you are only steps away from enjoying the private pool out back.  This pool provides a private oasis-like s
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Coastal Cabana
6 BR
5 BA
18 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
Seagrove Dunes is a small residential complex in Seagrove Beach with only five private properties that are perched beachfront, high upon a sugary dune overlooking the luminescent glowing jewel toned waters of the Gulf. A stairway easily leads down to the beautiful white sand beach below. This prominent placement provides panoramic 180-degree views
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This magnificent vacation home is in the heart of everything Destin's Miramar Beach has to offer! It has seven bedrooms to accommodate up to 21 fortunate guests. The fantastic location is steps away from the sugar-white sand beach beside the jeweled gulf. However, you don't even have to go that far to enjoy a refreshing dip - this gracious home als
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Breeze On Inn
7 BR
6 BA
21 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
Hidden in plain sight and offering the very best of coastal living, the Gulfside Cottages in Destin's Miramar Beach is a rare private enclave with easy beach access and absolutely no roads to cross. Sited just past the far eastern end of Scenic Gulf Drive and south of Emerald Coast Parkway, there simply is no better locale for a quintessential beac
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Edens Estate
3 BR
2 BA
10 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
This beautiful beachfront home in the prestigious residential community of Frangista Beach is Pet-Friendly and can accommodate up to eight fortunate guests along with your pampered pooch. The stately three-story vacation rental has a premier position overlooking the glorious Gulf of Mexico beside the palm-lined portion of Scenic Gulf Drive in Miram
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Pet Sand
3 BR
4 BA
8 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
After a tour of this gracious home you may feel that it has "so much good" and good for everyone in a multitude of wonderful ways! Up to 17 fortunate guests may be accommodated at So Much Good since the house and poolside Guest House have a total of six bedrooms with multiple beds. It is located in Destin's sought after Crystal Beach, just two bloc
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So Much Good
6 BR
4 BA
17 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
As soon as you arrive at this gracious home that's been dubbed TennesSea River you will be warmly captivated by the lovely setting adorned with tropical landscaping and flanked by towering Royal Palms. Two levels of columned open verandas invite you to unwind, enjoy the gulf breezes and sip upon your favorite tropical drinks. The recently remodeled
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TennesSea River
3 BR
3 BA
10 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
Welcome to Beachy Keen, perfectly located in the middle of all the excitement of Destin, yet nestled in the lovely and quiet enclave of Crystal Shores. The beautiful white sand and emerald green waters of one of Destin's finest beaches are only a five minute walk away. One beach access features a covered picnic pavilion with convenient restrooms an
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Beachy Keen
4 BR
4 BA
12 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
This gracious vacation home can accommodate up to 10 fortunate beachgoers and is just about a block away from the beautiful beach. Located in the community of Gulf Trace, this enchanting little world is a residential enclave nestled along the sugary shoreline, bordering Grayton Beach State Park. Here you'll find an exotic coastal dune lake with an
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R and R
4 BR
4 BA
10 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
Sun of a Beach is a three-story, five bedroom beachfront vacation home that accommodates up to sixteen happy guests. This property is well-located in the beachside residential community of Frangista Beach on Scenic Gulf Drive. Three levels of balconies face the private sugar white sand beach and glistening jewel toned waters of the gorgeous gulf. O
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Sun Of A Beach
5 BR
4 BA
16 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
Your beach vacation dreams may come true at this charming vacation cottage as you may make your own "sand wishes" when you gaze out upon the sugary white dunes with the glistening gulf in the distance. Sand Wishes is a charming old fashioned beach cottage that has been totally new fashioned with a extensive remodeling that includes brand new furnis
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Sand Wishes
2 BR
2 BA
8 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
"Summer time and the living is easy", particularly if you're staying at Shell Shack! However this vacation rental is really not a shack. Instead it's a well-sited three story home with six bedrooms located in Destin's Miramar Beach. With its six bedrooms, this rental home has the ability to accommodate up to 22 guests and a small dog, making it an
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Shell Shack
7 BR
5 BA
22 Guests
Home Pet Friendly

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