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5BR Destiny's Lighthouse-Destiny by Sea-OPEN Aug 18 to 21! Buy3Get1Free in Sept!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 5, Bathrooms 4.5, Sleeps 17

Top Reasons to Book this Luxurious Home:

1. Fun Pass (1 Ticket Daily) see below

2. Luxury Home with private pool!

3. Recent upgrades w/new furniture, decor, mattresses, bedding, & painting (inside & out)

4. THREE master suites with private baths

5. 100 yards to the beach!

6. Gated, gulf-front neighborhood w/boardwalks, clubhouse, heated pool, & hot tub

7. Walk to Captain Dave's or Crab Trap. Under 1 mile to Destin Commons

8. Professionally Managed; 24/7 Service

*This property is not available to adults under age 25. No Exceptions.*

This incredible home in Destiny by the Sea is situated approximately 100 yards from neighborhood beach access and has its own private pool with a gated neighborhood entrance. This extravagant home includes 5 bedrooms, and 4.5 baths! It features modern designs such as gourmet kitchen with two sinks, island with wine sink, smooth cook-top, wine cooler with glass door, and all stainless-steel appliances. With 2 kitchens, a private pool, outside shower, private garage, laundry room, and THREE master bedrooms, this is a vacationer’s heaven! With multiple kings, queen, full, and twin size beds, this home sleeps 17 comfortably. Lounge in this luxurious home, kick aside all worries and really engulf yourself into the beauty of the Emerald Coast.

Fun Pass; Destin Adventurer: As a gift to you, FREE activities are included every day of your stay! Enjoy ONE free admission each day to some of the area's most popular attractions: Baytowne Adventure Zone, Sea Blaster's Snorkeling, Sea Blaster's Dolphin Cruise, and Unlimited DVD Rentals! Snorkeling, Dolphin Cruise & Baytowne available Mar-Oct. Golf is available from November through February on nearby courses.

The Bed Setup is as follows:

1st Floor

Guest Bedroom 1- 2 twin Bunk Beds (sleeps 4)

Guest Bedroom 2- Queen bed with en suite, full shower jetted tub

2nd Floor

Master Bedroom 1- King Bed and twin-over-full bunk bed (sleeps 5); large master bathroom, separate shower and garden tub, private balcony and walk in closet, wrap around windows.

3rd Floor

Master Bedroom 2 - King bed, 1 pull out Queen sleeper sofa with private bath

Master Bedroom 3 - King bed with private bath

Area Attractions:

Destiny by the Sea is a gated Gulf-front neighborhood of luxurious vacation rental homes. Two boardwalks provide easy beach access for all of the properties in this upscale Destin neighborhood. Neighborhood amenities include beautifully landscaped grounds, a clubhouse, and a heated swimming pool and hot tub. Destiny by the Sea is convenient to many area attractions. It’s within walking distance of restaurants such as The Crab Trap and Pompano Joe’s. Silver Sands Factory Stores, the nation’s largest designer outlet center, is also nearby.

Relax with a drink in your hand at the beach, relax in your own private grilling and chilling area, or take a short 2-minute stroll to the beach - you'll have the best of both worlds here! This lovely home in the beautiful Destiny by the Sea area of Destin has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths. There's plenty of room for your group to relax. Lounge on the decks and grill some steaks.

Close by is Destin Commons, a beautifully landscaped, pedestrian-friendly area and a great family venue where children will love to play in the interactive water fountains. Also for the younger guests, a nautically/pirate themed outdoor playground features a 1,750 square foot soft play area with various creatures from the sea, slides, and a treasure chest! Destin Commons also has a mini-train for the kids. Destin Commons features over 75 shops and restaurants, including Godiva Chocolates, AMC Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop.

Nearby are 6 miles of paved trails - perfect for both walking or biking. Pretty, unspoiled, Henderson Beach State Park is nearby, too.

More Details

Property Manager
RealJoy Reservations
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About RealJoy Reservations

Real Joy Vacations is a professional property management company located in Destin, Florida. We provide Vacation Rentals in Destin, Okaloosa Island, SanDestin, 30A, and Panama City Beach! Something for everyone! We have Affordable family rentals as well as Beachfront Condos and Luxury Homes with Pools! Grab your Swimsuit and enjoy the spectacular emerald green water and sugar white sands of Northwest Florida! By utilizing the latest technology to provide our guests with timely property updates and having maintenance available 24/7 at the tap of a button, we help to provide you with a stress-free stay. The cleanliness of our properties is a high priority. Providing keyless entries so you don’t have to fumble with keys is for your ultimate security. We price competitively, and above all, want you to enjoy your experience. Let us put the Real Joy into your vacation!

Why RealJoy Reservations chose Destiny-By-The-Sea

The Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida is an amazing destination for your beach vacation! Sugar white sands and emerald green waters await. Whether your idea of relaxation is people watching on a beachfront balcony or being right in the middle of the action, we can help you find the vacation property that’s right for you. Our maintenance team, on call 24/7, and our friendly staff will help you to have a wonderful trip!

What makes this house unique

Real Joy Vacations manages properties to fit all budgets! Whether you are looking for a beachfront location, a luxury home with a private pool, or would like a budget-friendly, walk to the beach option, we have properties in all shapes and sizes! Most of our properties come with the Real Joy Fun Pass, which gives you one or two free tickets to daily attractions each night of your stay along with unlimited DVD rentals. Our offerings are fantastic for families because they give you room to spread out. With substantially more space than the average hotel room, most of our properties offer separate living areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers. Our guests can cook their own meals if they wish and launder their things if needed. You can count on the Real Joy team’s extensive property management experience. From our excellent customer service reps to our cleaning crew, we want you to have a wonderful stay.


Destiny-By-The-Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Guest Room 2 - 1 queen , First Floor
    Master Room 3 - 1 king , Third Floor
    Guest Room 1 - 2 bunk bed , First Floor
    Master Room 1 - 1 king , 1 bunk bed , Second Floor / Twin-over-full bunk bed
    Master Room 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Third Floor / Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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5BR Destiny's Lighthouse-Destiny by Sea-OPEN Aug 18 to 21! Buy3Get1Free in Sept!
average rating of 4.090909 based on 11 reviews
Overland Park

Perfectly located!

  • 5 of 5

If you can't get right on the beach, this is the next best thing for sure! a very quick walk around the corner and over the boardwalk (with a shower to wash away the sand) and you are on the private beach for Destiny by the Sea. Great gated community. The house is on 3 levels, and very well stocked with all the pots, pan, dishes, silverware you will need. Plenty of towels in each bathroom. The number of bedrooms (5) was great for our stay - 2 kings on the top level. Having the pool was definitely an added bonus. It was maintained (backwashed) while we were there and seemed to be cleaned at least 2 times in the week we stayed. The ONLY issue we had, which RealJoy addressed, was a frozen-up refrigerator. The freezer part worked fine. They sent someone out to deliver dry ice until the appliance guy came. Good response from RealJoy (property managers). All in all -- a great place that we have already recommended to a friend/family to rent! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful time and wonderful customer service

  • 4 of 5

We stayed the last week of June. As soon as we arrived, within an hour we had a hot house and water leaking from an upstairs bathroom. Real Joy sent out a plumber and an air conditioning guy THAT NIGHT, along with box fans for all of the bedrooms. That was great, but they also gave everyone in our house a voucher for, parasailing, water park. The house is great and we had an amazing time thanks to Real Joy. Hopefully, the air conditioning has been replaced. Other than that, we had no complaints or problems.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3720 Windover Dr Edmond OK

Great vacation...we'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed six nights. There were nine adults and six kids under 12. We fit very comfortably. We had three maintenance issues that were immediately addressed and corrected. We all loved the pool and the walk to the beach took about five minutes. A great place to stay and have lots of fun...!!!!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Rick. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this fabulous home. We’re happy to hear you found this home spacious and we’re glad everyone loved the pool. We’re happy to hear that all your maintenance issues were corrected in a prompt manner. We value your referrals and hope you will come back to see us! Thank you again for your feedback and thank you for your booking with Real Joy!
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Couldn't ask for better

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location, just a short walk to the beach. It fit our entire family perfect. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this stunning home. We’re happy to hear you enjoyed the wonderful location and short walk to the beach. We hope you got to enjoy the private pool as well. Thanks again for your feedback and thank you for booking with Real Joy!
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Good place to stay, very convenient.

  • 3 of 5

some maintenance/cleaning problems we noticed off the start. 1st floor toilet had plumbing issues, found bugs in some bottom level cabinets.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Mary Catherine. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on your stay at this fabulous home. We’re happy to hear you found this home a good place to stay and convenient. I did some checking and couldn’t find where you had contacted us regarding the plumbing issue or the bugs. We apologize for the inconveniences this may have caused. Thank you again for your feedback.
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Fantastic Place!

  • 5 of 5

My family just loved Destiny's Lighthouse! This property has so much character and had everything we needed for a fantastic stay. RealJoy was such a great company to book through and you can tell they care about they property and guests. The booking process was very easy. Our door codes were provided electronically and upon entry the house was very clean and stocked with everything necessary to get us started. All of the marketing was on point and painted an exact picture of this property. The kids had a blast in the pool and the property was a super quick and easy walk to the beach. The beds were also comfortable and the furniture was nice and updated. It was nice to come home well rested and not needing a vacation from our vacation. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Chris. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this fabulous home. We’re happy to hear your family loved this home and you found it clean and well stocked. We’re happy to hear the beds were comfortable and your kids had a blast in the pool! We value your referrals and hope you will come back to visit! Thank you for choosing Real Joy!
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Nearest Airport
19.7 Miles
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS)
Nearest Golf
4.4 Miles
The Links Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
2.8 Miles
Surf Hut
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Varies
  • US Dollars
  • Rates shown are base rates & do not include tax, processing fee and cleaning.
  • Nightly minimums range from 2 to 7 nights, depending on the season
  • 30% down at time of booking, non-refundable.
  • Balance due 30 days prior to arrival.
  • We offer optional trip insurance for an add'l 7%.