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Extraordinary Home in Destiny by the Sea! Gulf Front with Rooftop Hot Tub and Private Pool!

Bedrooms 7
Space 8,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Most Beautiful Home in Destiny by the Sea! Sleeps 20!

Capitano - Destiny by the Sea Vacation Rentals

Favorite Features

- Rooftop Deck with Hot Tub

- Beachfront Pool

- Private Beach Access

- Picturesque Spiral Staircase and Corinthian Columns

- Slightly Wrapped Gulf Front Balconies

- Full Floor Master Bedroom with Sitting Area and Bar

- In-Home Elevator

- 4 Included Bikes

- Complimentary Beach Chairs (In-Season)

More about Capitano

Capitano is the largest beachfront home in Destiny by the Sea. This unique showplace contains over 8,800 square feet of exceptional living space, expansive balconies overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, a roof-top deck and hot tub, and awe-inspiring architecture. You will be blown away by the free-standing balustrade curved staircase, the Corinthian columns, and the luxurious furnishings. The mansion features seven master suites, nine fireplaces, a gulf-front heated pool and spa tub, dual head showers, two steam showers, jetted tubs, and its own private boardwalk down to the private beach access. These features place extravagant, coastal living right at your fingertips.

Step inside through the grand double-door entry, and you will be greeted by sparkling travertine stone floors, crystal chandeliers, and rows of glass doors and windows peering out onto a marvelous view of the Gulf. Proceed into the great room, you will find the main living room, dining area, and gourmet kitchen. The main living room features a surround sound system, a 60" flat screen TV, a fireplace, a plush sofa, and two leather wingback chairs that rotate 360˚. To the right of the main living room, a family room with a five-piece bistro, a flat screen TV, fireplace, chase lounge and additional seating creates another great entertainment space

A two-sided fireplace and a wet bar with a wine rack separate the living room and kitchen. The gourmet kitchen holds double Dacor ovens, a side-by-side refrigerator, a six-burner gas stove, and other chef-quality appliances. The kitchen highlights include an abalone shell backsplash, a large kitchen island with barstools, and amazing views of the beach and Gulf waters. You can access the beach from any room on the first floor through the multiple sets of French doors, or swim in the private salt-water pool with an infinity edge spa tub and shooting fountains featuring fiber optic lighting. The first floor also houses a master suite with a king bed, chaise lounge, flat screen TV, vaulted ceilings, and shared access to the hall bathroom. Other notable features of the first floor include the butler's pantry, and accommodating laundry room.

On the second floor, behold four master suites, each with a private bathroom. Each suite possesses its own fireplace and access to the covered terrace and views of the Gulf. The first of the four suites on the second floor contains two queen beds. The second suite houses a king bed. The third bedroom is appointed with a king bed. The final bedroom on the fourth floor is a bunk room with two twin-over-queen bunk beds.

The greatest room in the Capitano mansion is the Grand Master Suite which takes up the entire third floor. The Grand Master Suite features a luxury private bathroom with jetted spa tub and private shower, a sitting room with a flat-screen TV and a two-sided fireplace, and a wet bar along with access to the private covered terrace overlooking the Gulf. A private office attached to the Master Suite provides a quiet space with a desk facing the Gulf.

The fourth floor features an open, roof-top deck with a private hot tub, an outdoor kitchen and a sitting area with a wet bar and full bath. You can also find a king bedroom which features an amazing panoramic view of the gulf on this floor. Sunsets and evening views are unlike any others in the area, and you'll find that perhaps days spent close to the ocean, and nights under the stars are what will make you feel the richest. Experience luxury coastal living at Capitano!

*An additional pool heat fee is required for use of the spa tub or to heat the pool, and must be arranged in advance of your stay.

Bedding Details (Sleeps 20)

First Floor:

Guest Bedroom: King Bed, Shared Bath, Patio Access

Second Floor:

Guest Bedroom: King Bed, Private Bath, Balcony

Guest Bedroom: King Bed, Private Bath, Balcony

Guest Bedroom: Two Queen Beds, Private Bath, Balcony

Bunk Room: Two Twin-over-Full Bunk Beds, Private Bath, Balcony

Third Floor:

Master Bedroom: King Bed, Private Bath, Bar, Balcony

Fourth Floor:

Guest Bedroom: King Bed, Private Bath, Rooftop Access

Home Luxuries

- Gulf Front

- Private Pool

- Roof Top Hot Tub

- Free WiFi and Cable

- Elevator

- Private Beach Access

- 4 Beach Chairs (March - October ONLY)

- 4 Bikes Provided

- Pet-Friendly

- Event-Friendly (Weddings/Reunions/Corporate Retreats)

- Mother-In-Law Suite (Sleeps 2)

Community Features

- Pool

- Hot Tub

- Beach Access

Five Star Rewards

Enjoy a daily complimentary pass to the following activities and attractions throughout your stay:

- Big Kahuna's Water Park

- Baytowne Adventure Zone

- Charter Fishing

- Golf

- Dolphin Cruise

- Unlimited DVD Rentals

More Details

Five Star Beach Properties and Bliss Beach Rentals
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Five Star Beach Properties and Bliss Beach Rentals

At Five Star and Bliss Beach Rentals, we strive to be different – and we are. Unlike other big-box management companies, our personalized approach and dedication to service allows us to put greater emphasis on creating a unique and memorable experience for every guest that walks through our doors.

Our goal is to pair exceptional properties with unparalleled service. That is why we hand-select only the best homes in Destin and 30A to represent. If you have a property that you are considering renting, we'd be more than happy to provide a proposal and projection.

Experience Service

We believe a vacation rental should be more than a place to rest your head; it should be a place to escape and experience luxury. But offering five-star accommodations is just the start to enhancing our guest's experiences. We treat our guests like family, offering personalized greets, dedicated concierge services, free passes to daily activities and attractions, in-house cleaners, and a professional maintenance team available 24/7.


Destiny-By-The-Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 8800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen , 2 Queen Beds
    Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , 2 twin-over-full bunks
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge ...
  • Massage ...
  • Private Chef ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Extraordinary Home in Destiny by the Sea! Gulf Front with Rooftop Hot Tub and Private Pool!
average rating of 3.5 based on 2 reviews

Amazing house but needs some TLC

  • 2 of 5

Amazing house. Attention to detail in the house itself is second to none. However, the house was in serious need of attention. Responsive property managers. Awesome welcome package. Amazing beach. House has incredible water pressure for great showers.

Only 3 of 9 fireplaces worked for us and it was cold outside. Of the 3 that worked, neither was in the master bedroom or main living room. Our plans of sitting by the fire were nixed. No warning of this either. They knew about this problem.

Upstairs hot tub, big issue. The hot tub had no lid and did not heat up. I was given half of my heating fee back. The hot tub leaked making for a moldy and slippery tile on the roof. The leaking tub then dripped on you in the pool.

Running toilets x2 at least. Poor flushing mechanism in master toilet.

2 of the 4 rooms on the 2nd floor did not have showers in them. Just tubs. This was inconvenient for guests.

Ice machines. One did not work at all. The other had some mold inside but was usable. Mold on the sprayer faucet in the kitchen sink was present.

Half the blinds in the master bed room were nonfunctional and did not go up. Half of the view in the master was therefore blocked.

Wifi. SUPER slow. Unable to stream anything. Essentially unusable.

Now the worst part. The last day we saw a large rat, almost one foot. It scurried away under the island in the kitchen! It tore through some garbage. Also, the rat also destroyed garbage in garage removing a poo-poo diaper and scattering the contents around. One cockroach sighting on floor 3.

Although this is probably the best beach house I have ever seen or available, it has been neglected to some degree. I would rent this again ONLY if all the above were guaranteed fixed and functional.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ankit! We hope all is well. We wanted to reach out once more and thank you for your feedback. The home has undergone extensive renovations and we can say with confidence that the issues you have encountered will not happen again. We hope to have you again to show you what a five-star experience truly feels like.
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Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

Capitano is a spectacular home. It was such a spacious home and easily fit our group of 15 people. Everything that Five Star did for us during our trip was great. We absolutely loved hanging out in the hot tub on the roof of the home! Such an amazing view of the beach.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Connor, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to leave such an incredibly kind review. We're happy to hear that you and your group enjoyed your stay at Capitano. The views are some of the best in Destin! Sincerely, Five Star Properties
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Destin - Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico, Gulf Front Property
Car: recommended


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