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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Beach Retreat is a gated community with only 24 cottages just across the street from the beach. It is a very short walk to a private beach access with over 300 feet of beach frontage! The neighborhood has brick paved streets lined with colorful Florida Cottages, professional landscaping, and a huge 3000-square-foot pool with a club house, sun deck, and barbecue grills! Conveniently located to Destin Commons Mall and all other activities! Silver Sands Outlet Mall is close too!
Villa Bella is the 4th home to the left as you enter the subdivision. Sleeps up to 10 w/ 2 king-size beds, 2 bunkbeds & 2 twins size beds and a queen-size sleeper sofa.
The Destin area is known as the Luckiest Fishing Village in the World! Deep-sea fishing is very popular in the region. The sugary white beaches and the clear, sometimes emerald green waters give true meaning to the word, 'Paradise!' The Destin area is abundant with restaurants, bars, shopping areas, golf, and water sports.

What to do besides enjoy our wonderful beach...: Should you wish to explore what the local area has to offer, you'll find an abundance of choices. Sidewalks line scenic 98 for walking, running or bike riding. We are a short 2 mile drive to the Silver Sands mall to the West, or luxury shopping at Destin Commons to the East. Kenny D's, The Crab Trap, and Pompano Joe's are all within walking distance to Cayenne Cottage. We encourage you to leave menus of your favorite restaurants when you come. The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is a vacation in it’s own right for shoppers you will have access to over 100 stores, including, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Tommy Hilfiger, Lenox, Nike and Reebok - just to name a few. When you need to pause for nourishment choose from Panera Bread, Cheeseburger in Paradise or Carrabba's Italian Grill. Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resorts offers wonderful dining and specialty stores as well as great festivals & events that are held at the Market

For evening entertainment: Destin is known for some wonderfully upscale eateries, as well as your regular fare. Friendly night life and nearby state of the art movie theater. More great shopping can be found at the Destin Commons outdoor mall. Enjoy such great stores as Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Belk, Books-A-Million & Maui Nix Surf Shop to rattle off a few. Stop for a bite to eat at the Hard Rock Café, Panera Bread, Tony’s Ristorante or Sushi Siam. More than just shopping the Destin Commons Center Plaza offers a soft-play kids playground and a 49-head pop fountain. Community activities and entertainment are held through the year at Destin Commons . Rave Motion Pictures is also housed at Destin Commons to catch the latest releases. Grande Boulevard offers stores such as Billabong, Brooks Brothers Country Club, Coldwater Creek, J. Crew-at-the-beach, Sunglass Hut, & Tommy Bahama's Emporium as well as great dining at Tommy Bahama’s , Fleming’s, Cantina Laredo

Fun Fun Fun: The Destin area is known as the Luckiest Fishing Village in the World! Deep-sea fishing is very popular in the region. The sugary white beaches and the clear, sometimes emerald green waters give true meaning to the word, 'Paradise!' The Destin area is abundant with restaurants, bars, shopping areas, golf, and water sports. Vacationing here is an annual, sometimes twice to three times a year, event for many families! You should come too! When you come once, you will want to come again and again! Some people make this area home after just one visit! Come see why!
The Track Amusement Center in Destin, Florida offers mini golf, Water Bumper Boats, go-carts & for those not faint of heart, Bungee Jumping.

Big Kahuna’s Water Park is a favorite for young & old a like. Take a break from the wonderful Destin, Florida beach & spend the day here.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We do adhere to a 25 or older to reserve policy for all of our rentals. No chaperoned groups. There must be 1 adult parent or guardian staying at the property for every 4 under the age of 25. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    sofa sleeper in living room on first floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    bunk beds in small bunk room...moreless

  • Villa Bella has a downstairs master bedroom with a king size bed and attached bath. This home also has the main upstairs master bedroom with a king bed and attached bath which has a jetted tub and separate shower. On this floor you will also find a guest bedroom with two twin beds and an attached bath that can also be accessed from the hallway. The last sleeping area is a bunk room. This small room is just large enough for a small side table and a set of bunk beds. It is a big hit with the kids and is also sturdy enough to accommodate adults as well!...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    attached to the downstairs king bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    attached to the upstairs king bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    attached to the upstairs twin bedroom plus w/ hallway access...moreless

  • The master bedroom has a private attached bath. The other two bathrooms can be accessed from a bedroom or a hallway....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We provide free Beach Set up from Mar - Oct for our guest! Community grilling area is located by the pool. Grilling is not allowed at the homes. Each home has parking for 2 vehicles only. Please do not park in any other spots but the home you have reserved. The pool is heated during the winter months but stays covered unless the outside tempature goes above 60 degrees....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) There is a tv in every bedroom ( except the bonus bunk room) as well as one in the living room...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    4 additional seats at breakfast bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Fitness room at Club house available for guest use...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    There is parking available for 2 vehicles only in front of the cottage. Additional vehicles will need to park off site or contact the association for reserved parking at $10 a day charge...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grilling only allowed at the grilling station along side the pool area....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub


Write a review 4.9
from 14 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 8 - Nov 4, 2016
3 night min stay

Changeover Day: Saturday

Nov 5 - Feb 24, 2017
3 night min stay
$810 $1,750

Changeover Day: Saturday

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Damage Insurance $49
  • Departure Clean $170 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11.5%


Professionally managed by JSRE/Kastlekeepers

$300 is due at time of reservation by credit card. The final payment is due 60 days before arrival by personal check.

*Note: if arrival date is less then 60 days from time of reservation, the entire amount is due at time of reservation by credit card.

Manager's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/21/2016
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Regional Airport
0.05 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Pompano Joes
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 98
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Pompano Joes
0.02 Miles
Nearest Beach
Gulf of Mexico

Car: Recommended

Our home is located in the gated community of Cottage Retreat. It is a short walk to the beach access with over 300 feet of beach frontage. This quaint community has paved streets and lined with colorful Florida Cottages.

The community has a 3000 square foot pool that is heated part of the year.

The Beach Retreat community also has a club house with state of the art fitness room. The Beach Retreat community is centrally located near all of Destin's wonderful Restaurants, water sports, and shopping. We are with in a mile of Pompano Joe's, Capt Dave's and the Crab Trap restaurants. Destin is home

to the worlds largest designer outlet mall, plus Destin commons which boast a Rave Theater, Hard Rock Cafe restaurant, dancing waterspouts for the children to play in and a build a bear workshop. Then there is the world class beaches to relax on! There is so much to see and do in Destin that you can be a busy or as laid back as you decide you want to be!

My name is Kathy, give me a call!

Golf: Of course we can not forget to mention Golf!

Dont forget our wonderful Golf courses!

There are (10) Championship golf courses within four (4) miles of 'Villa Bella'. Each offers its own character and challenges. All are public courses with full service facilities with a restaurant, practice range, rental clubs, professional lessons and pro shop stocked to meet your needs.


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Kastle Keepers

About: This property is managed by: JSRE/Kastlekeepers LLC

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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