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My Margaritaville -Best Dadgum Beach House in Destin.Where it's always 5 O'clock

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


VRBO Bear stayed here

We found this property to be beary special

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths. 2017 it will be a 4 bedroom, 4 2052695550

I invite you to come waste away in 'My Margaritaville'! Break away from your worries to enjoy all this lovely beach treasure has to offer. Sitting just one lot back from the beach on historic Tang-O-Mar road in Sandestin area, 'My Margaritaville' is a fully equipped three bedroom, two bath piece of paradise. Featuring all solid pine wood floors, All new stainless appliances, granite, subway tile and fully equipped kitchen and a huge front deck overlooking views of the Gulf of Mexico. This house has it all! Enjoy the theme of 'Lay Back Beach' while A giant barracuda hang from the living room ceiling. You may also want to sip a cocktail and watch a sunset while sitting on one of the many colorful Adirondack chairs on the Front deck. The house is only 75 steps from the ocean's beautiful white beaches. YES Beach chairs/umbrella are furnished,set up and included in your price. If you desire a change of pace from the sun and sand, feel free to enjoy the 'Silver Sands Designer Factory Outlet Mall' and many of the areas finest restaurants just a short walk away! Yes, My Margaritaville is in a super low traffic subdivision. Just walk from the porch to the beach without the worry of overcrowded car traffic. Featured in the Destin Log newspaper as this is Destin you remember 25 years ago in the past. Come find your 'lost shaker of salt'. Enough of the Cheap words, Look at the 'PICTURES' Remember, we have a repeaters discount if you return within the next calendar year. We have made some changes for 2017. On the pool level we have added a recreation room that will be equipped with a kitchen, full bath, beds and sofas with sleepers and TV area, plus game table. This room will be an addition charge only if you need or want the extra room. Call for details. 2052695550. Also, we have 3 additional properties if the house is booked for your required dates. Please call me 205-269-5550 for future bookings for My Margaritaville books almost a year in advance. You can go to your favorite and type in my Margaritaville and you are going to find my vacation house or Facebook me. Derral Dobbs

This is the procedure I go thru for advance bookings.You will need to send a $500 deposit check with the dates requested in the area 'for'at the bottom of the check.. I hold the check until the departure date of this year.The person in the house this season has first right to rebook for next year. When this years guest departs and if I am not notified for rebooking, then the person with a deposit in gets the booking.If they do rebook,then I send your check back to you or you can change your dates. Complicated,but that is how it works and why it books a year in advance.Please let me know what you wish to do. You can use credit card,but I will not run the card until this years departure date. I do have multiple deposit occasionally,but the first one in will be the order of reservation.The $500 is not a security deposit,but comes off the balance when the balance is due 60 days prior to your check in date. Hope I have not confused you. Thanks for inquiring and please take the time to view my personal web site with more photos and my other properties.Thanks and have a good time at the beach. Please remember , we offer a 10% repeaters discount once you stay with us. Think of us in the future for your gulf coast vacations.

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 11, 2017

Why Derral chose Sandestin Area

I stumbled upon a area in Destin that nearly everyone knew the surrounding area but not Tan O Mar. Perfect, in the middle of the action of Destin but hidden in my own super private subdivision and uncrowded beaches. Even during the season. You just can't find this in the middle of Destin.You will not understand until you experience and stay here. Throw back Destin.

What makes this house unique

No crowdes to fight for a beach site, no hunting a parking space, no waiting on a grille to open up so you can grille your meal.You can walk from the porch to your beach chair faster than the majority of the condos. You can park and even wash you car off right here below the porch. You can grille your fish or whatever right at the bottom of the steps and look at the ocean the whole time. The benefits are, you can enjoy yourself to the slow pace of Destin or just drive 1000 yards or so to the fast pace of Destin. You make the choice.


Tang-O-Mar House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Winter 2017 we will be adding 2 additional large bathrooms, but not guanteering completion for 2018 rentals. Rec Room will be finished for additional rental. Is not in outbreaks base price of 3 bedroom. I'm saying, if you don't need it, your not forced to pay for it. Just additional room if needed.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , In 2017 will be 2- Full beds
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Two Full beds(2). Winter of 2017, we will plan to add 4th bedroom, den & 2 baths and will make the house 4 bedroom, 4 bath with living room and den with a sofa sleeper. Also in the future, a possibility of additional 3 more bedrooms and baths for a 7 bedroom , 6 baths, two half baths and a theater lounge room, but will announce when that will be available and will be optional. We are now working on a rec room for possible 2018 season, not within the present rate. Will be locked out if not rented. This rec room is in front of the pool and will be pool level and not obtainable from a inside stairway for 2017. It will have sofa sleepers, wall mount TV, queen bed, Full size bath, kitchen, pool table and all recreational equipment we can get in the area.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
TV's in all bedrooms, Wireless internet. 2-Beach chairs/1- umbrella is set up for you each morning Sunday thru Friday and should be tagged With your name or My Margaritaville. It is first setup pair on the right as you walk to the beach.If you want additional chairs and umbrella, you will need to catch the beach service and you will have to rent additional so from them. There is a phone number inside TV armoire if you prefer calling and they also have other rentals, like water rafts, pontoons, ext but you may have to go to another location to use these products.


Just a short walk to the beach!

VRBO Bear stayed here

Apr 25, 2015

Mrs. Bear and I needed a little beach time with extended family. This amazing beach house just outside of Destin provided just that. Our own little Margaretville in paradise! The 3 bedroom beach house was very nicely furnished in a fitting beach feel with plenty of little touches along the Margaritaville theme that gave the whole house a relaxing ambiance. There was plenty of room for all 5 adults and the 2 cubs we brought with us in the nicely furnished rooms. The home had ample parking for our 3 vehicles. We absolutely loved the short walk to the beach so we could come and go as we pleased. The private beach made the experience very relaxing, unlike the more touristy and crowded nearby beaches in the area. Aside from the beach, our little bear’s favorite spot was the small pool and patio area below the house where he practiced his cannonballs. Daddy Bear loved being able to cook up delicious steaks on the new grill near the pool. In the evenings we enjoyed lounging in the numerous chairs in the huge porch area, listening to waves crashing in the background. It was great to let the cubs roam free in the fenced in porch area complete with kid proof locks on the gates so we didn’t need to stress about them wandering off. We also took full advantage of the large dining table in the open floor plan living area with plenty of seating. On nights when we didn’t feel like cooking or doing dishes we were only a short drive to a number of great local restaurants. When we needed a change from the beach life we could easily get to the nearby outdoor shopping area to pick up a gift, grab a coffee, or enjoy a delicious gelato. The home is only a short drive from Destin’s HarborWalk village filled with entertainment, shops, and restaurants right on the water. All in all if you are looking for a nice place to get away from the fast paced life and to reconnect with family and friends then this is the house for you!

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

My Margaritaville -Best Dadgum Beach House in Destin.Where it's always 5 O'clock
average rating of 4.888889 based on 36 reviews
Charlotte, NC


  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying at My Margaritaville. It is such a fantastic house for our family (3 adults and 2 children). The views, porch and pool are amazing! We highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dadgum great comments and we are so glad to have guests as nice and take care of our home as y'all Did. Just hope you can return again Derral
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Charlotte, NC

Truly the best beach house in Destin!

  • 5 of 5

This house is all that it claims to be. The heated pool felt like a hot tub! The deck is awesome as well as the views from the living room, master bedroom, and guest room! The beach is a short walk from the house and you can easily go back and forth. This will be our go to house in Destin from now on! We are already planning to book for next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, thank you, thank you. I love when my guest describes my house better than I did. Thanks again and I welcome your return with your repeaters discount!!!!!!!
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Belleville, IL

Holiday Hiatus

  • 5 of 5

Our group consisted of 3 moms and their sons (16, 15 and 13), a grammy and an aunt. The Christmas school break was a great time of year to get out of the Midwest and head to the beach. The house was exactly as we had hoped it would be. Clean, fun, comfortable and the location couldn't be beat. It was wonderful having a private pool for the boys when they got tired of boogie-boarding in the ocean, and the Adirondack chairs got a workout with some of us catching up on our reading. There was slight glitch with the Wi-Fi which Derral and Debbie immediately took care of. Derral was wonderful to work with - answered all our questions, gave us great suggestions for hang-out spots - and extremely quick with getting back to us either via text or email. On the way back home, we were already looking at the calendar trying to figure out when we could go back to My Margaritaville. Can't wait to go again!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you so much for a great review. I am so glad to see how comfortable your were at the beach house. This is exactly how I try to explain it to guest that inquire. Great job doing it. Thank you so much and we welcome you back when you choose your dates. come on back to the beach. Derral Dobbs
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Our honeymoon!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent our honeymoon here and we absolutely LOVED it. Just a 30 second walk from the beach and minutes from all the happenings in Destin! We highly recommend this house to anyone looking to enjoy their vacation!!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations Brooke and Tyler on your wedding an hope you as many years together as Debbie and I (34) and thank you for choosing My Margaritaville for your special honeymoon choice. We know you have many choices. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and please remember My Margaritaville on your anniversary come backs. Thanks for your kind remarks, Derral & Debbie
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Morrilton, Arkansas


  • 5 of 5

I just have to say that your home, it's location to the beach and shopping is just awesome!!!! Part of my family was at the beach day and night, and part of my family stayed in the pool. One of my grandchildren called the pool "the waterfall." I could have lived on the large covered porch. Your home was decorated so pretty. There was a lot of thought put into every room. The longer you looked around the home and spent time in it, the more things you discovered. Just beautiful!

Your home and property was clean and orderly. The only thing I would recommend would be a couple more dish clothes for the kitchen. That seems so petty compared to all the positive things about your home, but it may be helpful to those coming after us.

We joked that if we had the money, we would just buy your home and not go home! Thank you for sharing!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, an I will get your dish towels for the kitchen. The problem is ,it will have to be the right dish cloth. LOL again, thanks and I am so glad you and your gang selected My Margaritaville for your family. I' m so flattered you looked in detail throughout the home. Come on back next year and see what changes we make. Derral
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Sartell, Minnesota

Even better in person

  • 5 of 5

My Margaritaville was everything and more then we hoped it would be! The decor is fantastic, the beds were very comfortable, the pool and deck were great and the proximity to the beach was magnificent. From the moment we stepped inside we felt like we had found paradise!

We ended up spending more time inside then we hoped, we were there for the "100 year flood" and were told by locals we had more rain in 2 days then they had gotten in the past few hurricane seasons combined! The house was big enough for 6 of us to each have our own space, having TV's in each room was great. Even with the street flooded and being "stuck" as we could not drive our vehicle out due to the deep water on the road I couldn't have asked for a better place to be stranded!

We all hope to come back to My Margaritaville so more memories can be made; we are just hoping Mother Nature will provide more sunshine next time!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a great attitude y'all had for I know that 26" rain is a downer. This just proves that just walking into My Margaritaville beach house, puts you in the right frame of mind. Thanks you so much for these wonderful comments and hope you do come back for a warmer,dryer vacation. But, I will have to say this, we go on vacations with our best friends and their children and we have had some same memory experiences. We have gone thru two hurricane, 1 tropical storm, rain for 21 days at Disney World and we created the most wonderful memories that we have talk about all the time. When my best friend, the mother told her little girl, just suck it up Emily, we are having fun, in a downpour. I'll never forget and you will not either. Thanks for you as a customer and welcome guest. Derral
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Destin airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Baytown Warf
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Sandestin Golf Resort
Nearest Motorway
0.17 Miles
Hiway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Ocean Club, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Five Guys
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
75 steps in front of you.
Nearest Point of Interest
Silver Sands Outlet Stores
Nearest Point of Interest
Ocean Club Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Baytowne Wharf
Nearest Point of Interest
Grande Boulevard
Nearest Point of Interest
Jordano's Pizza & More

The VRBO Bear just stay here 4/18/15 week. Please read the Bear!s review for his family.


Rates & Availability

Tang-O-Mar House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 27 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 18 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Mar 1 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pool Heat (seasonable) $175
Cleaning $250
Administration Fee $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

For 2017, Rec room completes by April 2018, and you want to be add this area to your vacation, you will need to call or text me to rent and door code will be given. It will be additional fee so your not forced to rent. It will have sofas with sleepers and wall mounted TV, a full bath, kitchen. Maybe a bed. Will equipt with pool table and other rec equipment as room will allow. CALL if you want to add to booking. 2052695550

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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