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Shangri-la - Frangista Beach! Luxury Beach Front Home! 2 Pools! Book Today!

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 17

Shangri-la –

As the most sought-after beachfront community in Miramar Beach, Frangista Beach is the definition of laid back beachside sophistication. Home to the largest collection of beachfront vacation homes with private pools, this exquisite community is ideal for travelers seeking privacy and close proximity to fellow traveling friends and family. Additionally, classically styled coastal homes located just off the beach ensure quality accommodations are available for every budget. Frangista Beach is also home to a handful of small, locally owned businesses, including Emerald Coast Wine Cellars and the Bad Ass Coffee Company. If you venture just minutes further, you’ll discover luxury and discount shopping, live entertainment, event venues and award-winning dining establishments.

Five bedroom, four bath beachfront duplex with a private splash pool. The house features a living area, granite countertops in the kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and hard wood floors throughout. Pool Size: 6' X 8'. The neighborhood also features a community pool.

First Floor: King bedroom, Full bath, and wet bar, Martini Pool on deck, Queen/Queen Bunk + Double/Double Bunk bedroom.

Second Floor: Living Room, Kitchen, Dining Room, Double bedroom, Full Hall Shared bathroom

Third Floor: King Master Bedroom and bath, Double/Twin bunk, Full Hall bath, Laundry Room

*Add $35.00 per day to heat the pool (available Oct-April if needed).

*Tents and canopies are not allowed on the beach. Large umbrellas can be rented through the onsite beach service.

*Allotted parking for three cars at the house. Please ask a preservationist about additional parking.

*The Frangista Homeowner Association requires special permitting and an event fee for all weddings. Please contact a representative for additional details if you plan to host an event.

*Note – This property may have date restrictions that apply. All reservations submitted online are a request until receiving an email confirmation from Ocean Reef Resorts. For more details, please review our Minimum Night Stay under Rental Policies.

More Details

Property Manager
Ocean Reef
Speaks: english, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2018

About Ocean Reef

For over thirty-five years Ocean Reef has distinguished itself as the leading vacation rental property management company on the Emerald Coast. Our current catalogue of exceptional properties spans the Gulf Coast – from Destin to Panama City Beach. Steeped in a tradition of hospitality and exemplary service, we pride ourselves on providing an unmatched vacation experience.

Why Ocean Reef chose Frangista Beach

Northwest Florida is home to two distinctly different world-class beach vacation destinations. The first is Destin – filled with excitement, family attractions, shopping, dining, fishing, vibrant nightlife and, of course, white sand beaches. The other is South Walton – home to the same breathtaking beaches but with greater focus on the preservation of nature and with intentionally less development. Miramar Beach is positioned between Destin and South Walton, making it the ideal destination to experience the best of both worlds. While the draw of its neighbors is strong, visitors of Miramar Beach may choose not to leave this oasis. Perfectly situated between the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay, fishermen and water sport enthusiasts will have plenty of options to indulge here. Off the water, guests will enjoy shopping at the nation’s largest designer outlet mall – Silver Sands Premium Outlets. In addition to Silver Sands, other premier shopping and entertainment options include Grand Boulevard and Baytowne Wharf. Fresh seafood eateries are scattered throughout Miramar Beach and the famed Scenic Gulf Drive offers several locations with exceptional beachfront dining.

What makes this house unique

24-Hour Guest Services

Guestbook comments from the manager

It was a beautiful property and a wonderful vacation!!! This was our third year in a row to stay with you, we all enjoyed it very much and look forward to next year!!
Oct 2014
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Frangista Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • 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 Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Shangri-la - Frangista Beach! Luxury Beach Front Home! 2 Pools! Book Today!
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 8 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Unobstructed views directly on the beach. Loved that it was a private beach - not very crowded. The house was in good condition. Loved the hot tub & the 3 levels of decks overlooking the ocean. The house is located on a busy street which can make getting in & out of the driveway tricky. The bedroom with the 2 bunk beds was a garage converted into a nice bedroom. One complaint my teens had about this room was how warm it was. Not sure if it may be the lack of ventilation. Lots of steps in the house as well - but gave everyone in our family the privacy that was needed. Also note that the bedroom on the ground level is the only access to the sliders that lead to the hot tub & the beach. So this room lacks privacy & has all the traffic/sand. The bedroom on the main floor (where the kt is located) had a very uncomfortable mattress. Note this house is a duplex. The houses are very close together & sound can surely travel. The attached neighbors were very loud the first night but after that were fine. This was our first family vacation in Destin. I think everyone enjoyed it. Destin is definitely crowded with lots of traffic so it takes a long time to go a short distance. We did bike and walk to a lot of places close by. Overall I would recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maria, Thanks for staying with us. We are glad to hear that you and your family had a great time with us. We hope that you and your family decide to come back next summer. See you on the beach!
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Great place to stay with a family. Beautiful location and property management always very responsive

  • 4 of 5

Excellent location for anyone looking for a quieter beach setting. Just some minor repairs to the house like towel rails falling off on day 1 but very minor. Some noisy neighbors but it was spring break. A great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sarah, thanks for staying with us. We are excited to hear that you had such a wonderful experience. Feel free to contact us when you are ready to return to our beautiful beaches.
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Bolivar, Tennessee

Amazing views, LOVE the private beach

  • 4 of 5

Pros: WOOF mat that helped with sandy feet


Beach access

Private beach

Comfy beds


Pool guys didn't respond( we wanted it heated)

Plumbing issues (low water pressure, etc)


woman next to us asked us what are we doing here..... ummm we are on vacation woman!!! She thought we were breaking in as we were walking back up to the house from the beach.

Nice to stay here for the inexpensive price in the winter compared to summer prices. One and done- too many stairs/ levels but we are now spoiled by the private beach!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heather thanks for staying with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the beautiful beaches. We apologize that the pool wasn't heated during your stay. We did not charge you for the pool to be heated. AS far as the Cockroaches that you saw those are more than likely palmetto bugs that are indigenous to our area. Due to the warm winter that we had they seem to have stuck around. Luckily they actually eat plant life. We have still had the property sprayed just in case. We are sorry to hear that you don't plan on returning to the property. Just give us a call as we do have other properties that might meet your needs.
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Newport Beach

Beach front heaven

  • 5 of 5

This property sits on one of the best beaches on the panhandle. Perfectly situated between Destin on one side and the community of 30A on the other. Easy access to anything and everything from restaurants to outlet shopping. Private gated beaches keep you in walking distance of 3 restaurants and 1 excellent coffee shop. Stayed two weeks and had something new to do every day.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Robert, thanks for staying with us. We are glad to hear that you and your family had a great time with us. We hope that you enjoyed the many restaurant options that we have in our area and that you and your family decide to come back next fall. See you on the beach!
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Franklin, Tennessee

Our family vacation was full of great memories and a few not so good memories as well

  • 4 of 5

I would first like to say that the property was stunning and well maintained. The townhouse was well equipped for our family of 4. The two complaints I have are big and should be addressed. The first was while my wife was taking a nap in the middle of the day a service man walked into the house (which was locked!!!) with a code given to him by property management. My wife was scared to say the least to hear someone walking up the stairs while see and my children were sleeping. My wife called Ocean Reef Resorts (management) and spoke to someone named Chris to explain the situation and her frustration with it. Chris didn't seem to care and asked "what do you want me to do about it." I guess we were most upset because nothing was offered and for the total lack of concern, finally my wife asked to please have the code changed so it doesn't happen again! The second thing that I feel compelled to mention is that the beds are awful to sleep on. They are hard and make noise with EVERY movement. It is not our intent to slam the property because we loved the location and general look the townhouse but I do think that the two issues mentioned need to be addressed before I would stay here again.

Also, if you are planning on staying, bring dish soap as there is none. They provide two packets for two dishwashing cycles, two small trash bags, and one roll of paper towels which was good for about 3 days for us.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us! Shangri-La has become a favorite home among our guests over the years. A majority of our guests that rent this home come back year after year! That said we always appreciate feedback so we can better our service. The mattresses in this home are newer and of the firmer variety (not everyone enjoys a cushy mattress). We have not to date had any other complaints about these mattresses in regards to firmness or noise. This appears to be a matter of personal preference, but we will look into the matter for the sake of being thorough. In regards to the guest services representative, it should be noted that he was only at the home at your request. He tried calling ahead and rang the doorbell several times before entering per standard protocol. In the event that a guest requesting service appears to be away from the property at the time of the service call, a onetime code is issued and tracked to ensure prompt service. We can monitor exactly when the guests service representative is the unit and for how long. This matter is most assuredly not a security issue. If a guest is sleeping on the 3rd floor I can see how the doorbell and phone call may have been missed. At any rate we do apologize if he startled you. That was of course not his intention. Our aim is to offer guest services upon request in a timely fashion. Thank you again for staying with us! We look forward to your next visit!
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Christmas Break visitor 2010

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location. We loved that the pool was a little larger than some of the gulf front homes and that the balcony extends out a little further than the roof, however, it would have been nice to be able to adjust the pool temperature ourselves and not have to call everyday to have it reset. There were several locked cabinets and the garage was locked. I can understand that because the owners should be able to lock up personal items. The queen bed on the 2nd floor was very uncomfortable and the living room couch was uncomfortable also. I could not sleep on the bedroom mattress and tried the couch which was terrible to sleep on as well as to just sit on as the cushions were very flat. The kitchen was very well furnished with all the cooking items we could wish for. We had a wonderful time except for sleeping.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2011
  • Stayed: December 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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