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'Diamond of Destiny'...Directly on the Beach...Breathtaking Views...😎😎😎

(38 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-16)

You may call us at 850.865.2462 for any questions....
Breathtaking views of the Gulf while you are sitting on the terrace of our home which is located directly on the beach. Step out the back door onto surgery white beach sand. You have your own private beach on the Gulf of Mexico. The 'Diamond of Destiny' is a beautiful property located on the beach in the exclusive gated community of Destiny by the Sea, Destin, Florida. Destiny by the Sea is the only guarded gated community on the beach in Destin. The neighborhood of the stars. Yes, you will see celebrities occasionally. It's the Hamptons on the beach. Imagine your next vacation spent in your own private paradise... a sanctuary where life's moments are savored. Picture yourself in your own lavishly decorated home, enjoying all the amenities mentioned herein. Your desires become a reality at 'Diamond of Destiny.'

3600 square feet and three floors, another 800 sq feet of terrace space, overlooking the beach and the beautiful gulf of mexico. Five large bedrooms with king and queen beds. An Elevator. A children's bedroom with two sets of bunk beds for the kids. Not just a place to stay, but an experience. Heated Community pool and spa (jacuzzi). Tennis courts, gym, golf, and great restaurants await you nearby. Unsurpassed shopping just a short hop away. Or just step out your back door onto the sugar white sands of your own private beach. Kick back...have a cocktail and enjoy your family having the dream vacation that you provided.

The ultimate attraction is the emerald green surf of the Gulf of Mexico, bordered by Destin beaches of soft, white sand! Complimenting our stunning beaches, are endless water sports to include fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, and all types of boating. Varied attractions for vacation fun includes golf, shopping, water parks, along with arts and entertainment attractions. Every type of relaxing activity is available in Destin, from gently strolling through a scenic state park to whipping around in a go-cart or whisking down a giant waterslide. Take a beach break and have all the fun possible at various attractions for all ages.

Imagine no more... this home provides everything you could possible imagine for your family's dream vacation and it awaits you on your next vacation.

For guests who want the layout of the Beach house:
3rd floor: Master bedroom overlooking the ocean, master bathroom, adult bedroom and bathroom. Both with king beds. Terrace overlooking the ocean.
2nd floor: Dining room with sitting for 10. Living room over looking the ocean, bar and free standing ice maker, complete kitchen , adult bedroom and bath. queen bed. Terrace overlooking the ocean.
1st floor: kids room with 2 sets of bunk beds and bath, adult bedroom and bath, laundry room and garage. staircase down to the sugar white sandy beach..Terrace overlooking the ocean.
All floors have terraces overlooking the ocean 3th floor (romantic)...2nd floor(family)......1st floor (kids)

Our home has Netflix for your enjoyment. We just acquired a set of cruiser bicycles to ride during your stay. It's great fun to ride bikes around Destin and it's great for the environment. There's a 10 mile bike path just ourside our neighborhood. From spring to the end of Oct. two beach setups(2 umbellas and 4 chairs) will be provided with your names on it. They will be set up each morning and taken down each evening for your convenience (a $350/wk value).... Have fun.....
Check out our other property in Destiny by the Sea on VRBO....vrbo/625480

Keywords: Beach House directly on the Beach
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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : A wheelchair will not fit in our elevator

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 yr. old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This home is for families, and especially grandparents, children, adult children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Only on the balconies....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We sometimes allow pets that are house broken and whose owners promise to take them out regularly for their needs. Pets are not allowed on furniture or beds and we must be notified at the time of booking if you are bringing a pet. We don't charge extra for pets. We are animal lovers....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    3rd Floor with Romantic Terrace overlooking the Ocean...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    2nd Floor Bedroom on the Main floor where all the action is ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    New Orleans mood lighting in this Romantic Bedroom 3rd floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    1st Floor....perfect for keeping an eye on the kids...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    For smaller kids too small to stay in their own room. Multip...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 bunk bed

    1st Floor...Kids have there own room......moreless

  • King size beds (2) Both 3rd floor bedrooms have king beds., Queen size Beds (2) The 2nd floor and the 1st floor adult bedrooms have queen beds. (1) We have automatic air mattresses for small kids to stay in parents room, (2) Bunk Beds..Children's room. A total of four beds and an air mattress bed. (4) Our home is designed for large families...grandparents, adult children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren...moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub, bidet

    Luxious Master Bath with jacuzzi and totally mirrored......moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Romantic Bath with jacuzzi...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Bath on Main floor of stairs..great for the elderly...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Great for keeping an eye on the kids Room...Adult Kids...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    The kids have their own large get the sand off...moreless

  • 5 Full Baths so everyone has their own privacy and everyone can get ready to go out to Dinner at the same time.......moreless

Other Amenities

  • Life can't get any better than this. You should be proud while watching your family enjoy the ultimate vacation that you provided them. The memories will be priceless......moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Multiple in the cabinet under the living room bar....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (6) There are six tvs in the beach house....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Kitchen/Living Room Bose Sound...moreless

  • Television:

    Six tv's in the house. Including Netflix on our smart TV...moreless

  • Toys


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Your backyard is sugar white sandy beach. There are stairs from the house all the way down to the beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large antique Dining Table made from a North Carolina covered bridge wood....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    3 large units to keep the home comfortable....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Fastest cable and wireless available from Cox...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:


  • Elevator:

    A wheelchair will not fit in our elevator...moreless

  • Fireplace: hauling firewood......moreless

  • Garage:

    We keep our 2 bicycles and a freezer for extra ice here. There are bike rental shops on Scenic Hwy...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    3 Large units to keep the home warm and cozy......moreless

  • Internet:

    Fastest cable and wireless available from Cox...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Beautiful overlooking the ocean. The waves look like they are going to crash into you. You can't be any closer to the ocean....moreless

  • Parking:

    Two cars at the house and additional parking two houses away in the pool parking lot....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Community parking lot 2 houses from the beach house at the pool....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    We supply the laundry have an accident. Quickly wash and dry their outfit for dinner that night......moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Fastest cable and wireless available from Cox...moreless


  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Side by side refrigerator. Dining room has seating for 8-10. There is a separate free standing ice maker at the bar in the dining room....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built In Electric Modern...moreless

  • Oven:

    Built In Electric Modern...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    A few such as condiments...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) One large and one mini. And a free standing icemaker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Built In Electric Modern...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    (3) Each floor has its own balcony that overlooks the beach. 3rd floor terrace is romantic, 2nd floor terrace is for the family, and the 1st floor terrace is for kids.And dad while grilling the steaks...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    2 bikes for your riding pleasure...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    3 Terraces for unparalleled access to the breathtaking view of the Ocean...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Heated community pool 2 houses away . ...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    (3) Three whirlpool baths..Jacuzzis ...moreless



from 38 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 14 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay

Summer Discount
Aug 20 - Sep 8, 2017
5 night min stay
Sep 9 - Nov 3, 2017
5 night min stay
Nov 4 - Nov 17, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2017
6 night min stay
Nov 26 - Dec 22, 2017
3 night min stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 - Jan 6, 2018
6 night min stay
Jan 7 - Mar 3, 2018
3 night min stay
Spring Break
Mar 4 - Apr 21, 2018
5 night min stay
Apr 22 - May 12, 2018
5 night min stay
May 13 - Aug 18, 2018
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Summer Discount
Aug 19 - Sep 8, 2018
5 night min stay
Sep 9 - Nov 17, 2018
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $375 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%


We refund 1/2 of the monies paid so far in the event of a cancellation up until 30 days before check in. If the cancellation is within 30 days of check in, No refund is given unless the home rents during that time (we place it back on the website) If the time rents we refund 1/2 the monies paid, if it doesn't rent during that time period, no refund is given.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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Activities (on site or nearby): Private Beach, Many Restaurants, Biking, Golf, Tennis, Racquetball, Boogie Boarding, Fitness Center, Gym, Miniature Golf, Fishing, Shopping, Restaurants, Cinemas, Sightseeing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Sailing, Waterskiing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Parasailing, Jet Skiing, Shelling


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I'm a Medical Doctor in the Destin area for 30 years.....

Why the Owner Chose Destiny-By-The-Sea, Destin, FL, USA:
Destin is one of the most beautiful places on earth. There is nothing like watching your children snorkle, chase crabs, and build sand castles in sugery white sand. We want families to enjoy our home in an exculsive envionment.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Coffee over looking the beach in the morning cannot be beat. The surf puts you to sleep at night also.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The 'Diamond of Destiny'

    The 'Diamond of Destiny'

  • Dining Room/Kitchen 2nd Floor

    Dining Room/Kitchen 2nd Floor

  • Living Room 2nd Floor

    Living Room 2nd Floor

  • Master BR 3rd Floor

    Master BR 3rd Floor

  • Adult BR 3rd Floor

    Adult BR 3rd Floor

  • Master Bath 3rd Floor

    Master Bath 3rd Floor

  • Our view 3rd Floor

    Our view 3rd Floor

  • Adult BR 1st Floor

    Adult BR 1st Floor

  • Kids have their own room 1st Floor

    Kids have their own room 1st Floor

  • Community Pool 2 houses away

    Community Pool 2 houses away

  • Our beach 1st Floor

    Our beach 1st Floor

  • 2nd Floor Living/Dining

    2nd Floor Living/Dining

  • Waves crash into the living room 2nd Floor

    Waves crash into the living room 2nd Floor

  • Master BR 3rd Floor

    Master BR 3rd Floor

  • Coffee on the terrace 2nd Floor

    Coffee on the terrace 2nd Floor

  • Terrace view 2nd Floor

    Terrace view 2nd Floor

  • Our view at night 2nd Floor

    Our view at night 2nd Floor

  • Adult BR 2nd Floor

    Adult BR 2nd Floor

  • we supply beach chairs for you

    we supply beach chairs for you

  • Destin Florida

    Destin Florida

  • Entrance to Neighborhood

    Entrance to Neighborhood

VRBO #134402

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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