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Destin West - Pelican PH03 ~ Private Rooftop ~ Water Views from Bed ~ Must See!
Entire apartment · 8 guests · 4 beds · 2 baths

Destin West - Pelican PH03 ~ Private Rooftop ~ Water Views from Bed ~ Must See!Coastal Vibe Vacations proudly presents Pelican PH-03 at Destin West Beach & Bay Resort on Okaloosa Island. This beautifully decorated penthouse condo features a spiral staircase leading to your own private rooftop terrace, where you can enjoy 360 panoramic views of the island, Choctawhatchee Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico. DW PELICAN PH-03 AT-A-GLANCE: ​​​​​​​~ 2 Bedrooms + bunkroom w/ privacy door & 2 baths ~ Sleeps 8 ~ King in the Master BR ~ Queen in 2nd BR ~ Bunkroom w/ bunkbeds & TV ~ Queen sleeper sofa ~ 1255 sq ft ~ Penthouse condo with a private BBQ grill on the rooftop terrace. 360 degree views of the Gulf of Mexico, the Choctawhatchee Bay, Okaloosa Island, and the bayside amenities ~ Beach cart or wagon provided with 2 beach chairs and an umbrella in condo for your use ~ Dining area inside includes table seating for 6; outdoor dining for 2 ~ Fully stocked kitchen (including blender) & washer/dryer ~ Keurig & regular coffee maker ~ Pack n Play, Hairdryers, etc ~ WiFi Internet ~ On-site Maintenance ~ No-contact express check-in RESORT DETAILS: ~ Ocean Front & Bay Front Resort ~ 700 Foot Lazy River ~ Bayside Waterfall Pool (Heated Seasonally) ~ Osprey & Heron Pools (Heated Seasonally) ~ Zero Entry Pool ~ 5,000 Sq Ft Gulfside Pool ~ Gulfside Villa Pool (Heated Seasonally) ~ Gulfside Kiddie Pool ~ 3 Large Hot Tubs ~ Fitness Center ~ Charcoal Grills ~ Skybridge Connecting Both Sides of the Resort ~ Covered Parking ~ Handicap Accessible Boardwalk ABOUT COASTAL VIBE VACATIONS: Coastal Vibe Vacations is not some faceless company, so let me introduce myself. My name is David Jenn, and I've owned & managed properties in the Destin/Ft. Walton area for 15+ years now. I love Okaloosa Island with a passion - a passion I promise I'll use to help you plan the vacation of your dreams. We have grown and our small team (David, Josh, Mandy, & Jessica) will help you pick the perfect condo and will offer recommendations based on you, not some preconceived notion. Our booking process is simple and we are available by phone, text, or email. We promise to go above and beyond. Well, you've made it this far. What are you waiting for? Just click "Property Inquiry" and clue us in on your wishlist. Ready to Book? Just click “Book Now” We look forward to helping you have a fun and care-free vacation!

Miramar Beach Condo. Walking distance to the beach
Entire apartment · 4 guests · 2 beds · 1 bath

Miramar Beach Condo. Walking distance to the beachEmerald Coast is a well-known travelers paradise. This Miramar Beach condo is just within a walking distance to the beautiful beach on the Emerald Coast.

Destin - Miramar Beach Resort Getaway Low Price
Entire apartment · 2 guests · 1 bed · 1 bath

Destin - Miramar Beach Resort Getaway Low PriceLocation, location, location. Our place is most appropriate for couples looking for a convenient spot within walking distance of several restaurants/bars/coffee shops. Our place is not huge, but just right for two people. The location of the unit is on the 9th floor of a resort building with lots of amenities (pool, fitness, spa, etc). We face the back, but still have a nice view of the surrounding area. Take the elevator to the 1st floor and cross a footbridge and you are at the beach!

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Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park
Water Park · 80 locals recommend
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With more than 40 Water attractions and an Adventure Park, Big Kahuna’s offers something for every member of the family. You can’t do it all in just one day!

Temi· Atlanta, GA
    1. Private room
    2. Santa Rosa Beach
    B and B on the Bayou, Guest suite #2
    $99 per night
    1. Entire house
    2. Fort Walton Beach
    Clancy's Celtic Clouds
    $150 per night
    1. Entire house
    2. Miramar Beach
    Grand Sandestin Luxury Condo near Baytowne
    $161 per night
    1. Private room
    2. Fort Walton Beach
    Cozy Verb Pad of Fort Walton Beach!
    $63 per night
Destin Commons
Shopping Mall · 88 locals recommend
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Amazing murals for the perfect profile picture, incredible shopping, amazing restaurants, and crazy entertainment. Destin Commons has it all. Enjoy a southern-style meal at Paula Dean's Kitchen or bowling under the sea at Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl. It's the perfect place to find something for everyone!

Melissa· Destin, FL
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Fort Walton Beach
    3 Private Suites | Private 1st Floor | Waterfront
    $315 per night
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Destin
    Pet-friendly Condo, Multiple pools, Private Wi-Fi, Walk to beach
    $162 per night
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Miramar Beach
    Miramar Beach 2BR/2BA Beach Condo - Pet Allowed
    $249 per night
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Destin
    Destin ! Crab Island! Beach 1 Block! True Luxury
    $221 per night
McGuire's Irish Pub
Irish Pub · 108 locals recommend
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Small neighborhood Irish pub serving pale ales, huge burgers, yummy onion soup and great steaks. A local favorite.

Sugar Sands
Sugar Sands· Okaloosa Island, FL
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Fort Walton Beach
    Updated Beachfront Condo, Beach Setup Included, Quick Drive To Entertainment
    $151 per night
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Destin
    Bright condo w/ Gulf view, beach access, & shared pool/hot tub
    $165 per night
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Destin
    1st-Floor Condo in Heart of Destin w/Gulf Front, Shared Pool, Beach Boardwalk!
    $213 per night
    1. Entire apartment
    2. Miramar Beach
    Beach Manor @ Tops'L - 810-158150
    $246 per night

All About Destin

The sand in Destin is so white you could mistake it for snow. But winter isn’t really a thing here on the Emerald Coast, where the sun shines on 24 miles of beaches along the fish-filled Gulf of Mexico, drawing vacationers year-round. Watersports and deep-sea fishing are main attractions, and you might even hear locals describe Destin as “the world’s luckiest fishing village.”

The town is developed, with high-rise condos, small amusement parks, and strip malls flanking the street, and an eclectic restaurant scene. Destin gets its share of Spring Breakers, but holds equal appeal for families and retirees who just want to hang out on the quartz-colored sands of Henderson Beach State Park, Crystal Beach, Miramar Beach, or neighboring Fort Walton Beach.

How do I get around Destin?

About 45 miles west of Panama City Beach and 47 miles east of Pensacola, Destin is mainly served by the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). Two other airports, Pensacola International Airport (PNS) and Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP), are also fairly close, and quite a few vacationers arrive from the north by car. If you drive to Destin, you’ll need to pay tolls to use Spence Parkway and/or the Mid-Bay Bridge.

You’ll definitely want wheels to get around town, but not necessarily a car: low-speed vehicles resembling golf carts (which are also known as “street legal” golf carts) are very popular in the area. Note that parking near beach access points can be a frustrating endeavor.

When is the best time to book a Destin vacation rental?

The Gulf of Mexico lends a breeze in the summer, while its warm water keeps Destin from getting too chilly in winter. This means visitors can enjoy a moderate climate — and about 225 sunny days — throughout the year. Summers are hotter, with mostly 80-degree days and high humidity, though it’s not unheard of for the temperature to inch into the 90s. Late summer and early fall see the most heat but also rain, and in winter, temperatures hover around 65 degrees during the day and drop into the low 40s at night.

Most people prefer to visit in April and May, when conditions are perfect and summertime crowds — and peak prices — have yet to arrive. Regardless of when you’re traveling, be sure to pack your sunscreen, sunglasses, and sunhat.

What are the top things to do in Destin?

Destin Harbor Boardwalk and HarborWalk Village

For a leisurely stroll past fishing charters, water activity kiosks, tasty restaurants, and boutiques, there’s Destin Harbor’s quarter-mile boardwalk. This is the hub of commercial and tourist activity in Destin, and also a great spot to enjoy watching the boats coming in and out. An extension of the boardwalk continues into the HarborWalk Village, an epicenter of family fun and waterfront restaurants and pubs.

Henderson Beach State Park

The area’s best beach has a natural feel and 6,000 feet of flawless white sand right up against the emerald-green Gulf of Mexico. There’s a short nature trail through a coastal dune ecosystem, and a boardwalk that leads to the beach (which is accessible and offers beach wheelchairs). Throw a chair down in the sand and stay all day; the sunsets are often epic.

Shores at Crystal Beach Park

A family favorite, this pristine beach park is an ideal spot for building sandcastles and frolicking in the relatively tame sea, while also providing restrooms, showers, and shaded pavilions. Consider grabbing a to-go lunch from a local sandwich shop and taking advantage of the serene picnic area.

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