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.

Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals

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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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
TennesSea River
4 BR
3 BA
10 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
How would you like to vacation at a classic Mediterranean styled villa on the French Riviera in St. Tropez? Well, now you can! Like the original St. Tropez vacationers, "delight in the sandy beaches, culture, gourmet food, and hot nightlife," but here they are located right off Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach. The residential community of St. Tr
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Galileo
4 BR
2 BA
15 Guests
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This exceptional low-rise Destin condo resort is located across Scenic Gulf Drive from the sugar white sand beaches of the Northwest Florida's Gulf of Mexico. The Maravilla Resort in Destin hosts 2 ½ acres of private gated pristine beach. Accommodations offered by Ocean Reef at Maravilla include value-priced beach view condos. Amenities include two
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This lavish five-bedroom beach home can place 18 gulf lovers in the proverbial "lap of luxury." This perfect place for fun reunions with families and friends features beautifully appointed guest quarters on all three floors and boasts two separate living areas. This lovely vacation home seems to be in a wonderful world of its own, but the Miramar B
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Magnolia Sands
5 BR
5 BA
18 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
This hospitable vacation home includes seven bedrooms with the ability to comfortably accommodate up to 20 fortunate guests. Sea the Sun is located in the Dunes of Destin, a prestigious gated residential community that is a wonderful world of its own yet right in the heart of Destin. It features lush landscaping, a large lagoon festooned by fountai
Sea the Sun
7 BR
4 BA
20 Guests
Home Rating 5 (1) Pet Friendly
This bewitching three-story property is situated in a tranquil area of Seacrest Beach on Scenic Highway 30-A in South Walton. Indulge yourself with the untouched beachfront views of the splendid Gulf of Mexico from your own private balcony. With only nine units in the entire building, Ramsgate offers a restful and easygoing South Walton beach vacat
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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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4 BR
4 BA
10 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
"Blessed" is a good way to describe the vacation experience when you stay in this wonderful beachfront townhome. This property is located in the much-sought after Laguna Beach neighborhood of Panama City Beach, an ideal location for delightful diversions with family and friends. Blessed is perfect for beach time families or friends with kids since
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Blessed
4 BR
4 BA
14 Guests
Home Rating 5 (1) Pet Friendly
Wave House is a five-bedroom villa that overlooks the glorious gulf and can accommodate up to 14 fortunate beach-going guests. This hospitable home is also Pet-Friendly, so feel free to bring along your favorite furry family member! Wave House is aptly named since this "house" has a close proximity to the shore with a pool deck along with an upper-
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5 BR
3 BA
14 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
Staying here at Gulfside Cottages is like taking a trip back in time to simple Americana life of the late 1800s, yet staying right in the heart of 21st century Miramar Beach! This private residential community is indeed "gulf side" nestled beside the lustrous sugar white sand shore overlooking the emerald hued gulf. It is a place out of time and sp
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Destination
2 BR
2 BA
6 Guests
Home Pet Friendly
This enchanting rental cottage located in the heart of Seagrove Beach is a fabulous family retreat that's only 300 yards to the bright white beach and glittering waters of the jewel-toned gulf.  A lovely lagoon shaped neighborhood pool is only an arrow's shot away for a refreshing dip before or after the beach. Sea Sand and Stars has three bedrooms
Sea Sand and Stars
3 BR
3 BA
8 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
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