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Big Tuna- Ultimate Family Friendly Destin Getaway!!!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,958 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 31 nights


About the property

4 BR 3.5 BA 3 Blocks to the beach. Sleeps 11, and a baby bed

Big Tuna! - ***25% off First Two weeks of March ( Applies to New Bookings only must be a full week)***

Destin Comforts Professionally manages this Home.

Don't miss the BEST CATCH IN DESTIN!!!

This is an absolutely adorable home in The Villages of Crystal Beach. With all of the latest greatest in furnishings and electronics! Perfectly suited for a great family vacation with baby gear and baby gates... we even have a baby bed!!!

This home is located just a few steps from the huge Lagoon Pool and hot Tub. You can enjoy lush landscaping all around and surround sound music playing all day. Sit and relax around the expansive pool and the Tiki Hut area has comfy seating and Plasma TV. Waterfalls, Island in Center of pool and Hot Tub complete this one of a kind amenity area in Destin. Perfect for chilling with your family and friends!

Just 3 blocks from our home you will find the most beautiful white sands and crystal clear Emerald Green waters of Crystal Beach. Seasonally trolley will transport you there in a flash, or you can take a short 5 minute stroll on down. Right outside the north gate are tons of shops, restaurants, grocery shopping, and so much more. there are numerous golf courses within 1-5 miles.

Oversized master bedroom #1 is on the first floor with a king bed. Master bath #1 has a shower, garden tub, double sinks and walk in closet. Living room, powder room, dining and kitchen are on the first floor as well.

Walk upstairs to the bonus area for an extra living space with a futon sleeper and walk out to the porch. Master Bedroom #2 on second floor has king bed and full bath. Bedroom #3 has a queen bed and walk out porch and the 4th bedroom has twin over full bunk bed and baby bed.

This is the perfect home for you and your family to make unforgettable, lifetime memories! All the comforts of home and more. Baby bed, high chair and baby gates at the stairs make this a very safe family environment. The best TV's with HD in every room including both living areas, fully equipped kitchen and comfy linens make this 5 star home one you won't soon forget.

****3 CAR PARKING LIMIT*******

More Details

Property Manager
Cheryl - Big Tuna
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Cheryl - Big Tuna

We are from Houston, Tx. We LOVE the Destin area and decided to buy this fabulous new home to make fun memories with our family. We love this house and we hope you love it as much as we do!

Cheryl - Big Tuna purchased this house in 2013

Why Cheryl - Big Tuna chose Crystal Beach

We immediately fell in love with this neighborhood. It is a clean, well organized area with a fun lagoon style pool. The location of this neighborhood was perfect because of the walking distance to the beach and the MANY shopping/eating areas. There is so much to do around this area! You and your family will never get bored.

What makes this house unique

Trolley that will drive you to the beach in peak season, very child friendly, and upscale coastal furnishings.


Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1958 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • **Student groups all over the age of 21 are allowed with a required $2,000 Performance Deposit**
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath 1st floor - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath #1 on first floor
    1/2 Bath on 1st Floor - toilet , Half bath on 1st floor
    2nd Floor Full Bath with Double Vanity - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath in Master Bedroom on 2nd floor
    Master Bath 2nd Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3.5 Soaps in Bathrooms are Provided Linens are Provided (please bring your own beach towels)
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom #1 on first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2nd Floor - 1 queen , Queen Bedroom - 2nd Floor
    2nd Floor Living area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Living area - 2nd Floor
    2nd Floor Master Bed - King - 1 king , Master Bedroom on 2nd floor with King bed and private bath
    Bedroom 4 - Bunk Room - Twin over Full - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom 4 on 2nd floor has twin over full bunk beds.
  • 2 Master Bedrooms, 1 Bunk room with twin over full, 1 Queen bedroom Linens Provided (please bring your own beach towels)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
• Air conditioning and central heating. • Expanded Cable Channels and Free WiFi • Full kitchen • Washer/Dryer • Linens provided (please bring your beach towels) • Limited Paper products to get you going • Bath soap in each bath • Kitchen dish detergent and dishwasher detergent provided • Iron/Ironing board • Gated community • Brick Paver driveway for 3 cars with additional parking at pool and Mail station • Concrete tile roof • Stucco and siding exterior • Baby Gear (high chair, baby gate, crib) • Rolling beach cart to pull things to the beach • Gas Grill with One Free LP Refill


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Big Tuna- Ultimate Family Friendly Destin Getaway!!!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Gorgeous property and very clean!

  • 5 of 5

I was extremely impressed with the house! I would recommend this house to others!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bartlesville, OK

Big Tuna Couples Trip

  • 4 of 5

We just got back from a wonderful vacation in Destin, FL. Big Tuna was more than accommodating for our 3 couples. We had enough extra sleeping places for at least 4! A few things of note that we did not feel were covered in the description about the place. The beach is a 10 minute walk since Big Tuna is at the opposite end of the neighborhood from the road to beach access. Once you reach the road, you've got 4-5 blocks. There is a shuttle, which you will definitely want to take. When we got there, there were ants everywhere! A lot of the food we brought were full of ants within an hour. We called maintenance and this issue was taken care of immediately. We didn't see another ant the rest of the trip. My only other advice is to take showers in turns. When everyone comes off the beach and wants to shower at the same time, we ran out of hot water most days.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed your trip to Destin! We pride ourselves on our rapid responses to maintenance issues so thanks for pointing that out. However, I do have one issue with the distance you mentioned to the beach. Once you get to the back gate of the development, it is literally only 2 blocks to the beach so I'm not sure where the 4-5 blocks came from. It's clear from the map location, but we are happy to also provide the community transportation during our busy seasons. We hope to see you back at Big Tuna again! Thank you again for staying with us!
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Spring, TX


  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I stayed at the Big Tuna for a fun getaway at the end of April. This house is absolutely gorgeous inside!!!!! The owners have a keen eye for decorating!!! Each and every room was so perfectly styled for a beach house. The beds were extremely comfortable and and the rooms were spacious.They have absolutely everything that we needed! The pool is literally right around the corner and the beach is a pleasant walk. We enjoyed this house so very much and we can not wait to go back!!!! Thank you Big Tuna for being our home away from home!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second Visit for Our Family, Still Our Favorite Accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We were able to return to Big Tuna at Villages of Crystal Beach for our family's summer vacation. This property still is a crowd pleaser. This is our 6th year to stay at The Villages of Crystal Beach. We love the lagoon style pool. The block and a half to the beach is no hassle for us! This particular home suits our family in every way. Again, with a new baby in the family, we are so appreciative of all of the accommodations, big and small (crib, pack-n-play, baby gates, baby dishes, bathtub, etc). Although we had plenty of beds for our family, there is even a nice blow up mattress to use for a bigger crowd. We love that this home is so close to the pool. We will continue to return to The Villages of Crystal Beach and Big Tuna.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Knoxville, TN


  • 5 of 5

Cannot speak more highly of the owners and the house! My college friends and I were able to enjoy a relaxing time at the beach at this house away from all the craziness in Panama. The owners were extremely helpful in accommodating us and even helping me with my proposal! The house was perfect. It has a very modern finish and had plenty of space for all of our group. Would recommend this house highly to anyone looking for a comfortable house to go and relax in Destin.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent our family spring break at Big Tuna. The home had everything we were hoping for and more. The pool was fabulous, warm and inviting. The short walk to the beach was safe for our family and the Beach Trolley option was appreciated. Our three children, their two additional friends and my husband and I had a fantastic week. Thanks to VRBO for making our vacation easy to plan and for emailing instructions/information weeks ahead of time. We will definitely be back!! Don't miss out on Big Tuna!!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Ft. Walton Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Johhny O'Quigly
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Regatta Bay
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Emerald Coast Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Waffle House
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Crystal Beach - Pompano Street access
Car: recommended

Guests of Destin Comforts enjoy discount golf and water sports

Be sure to check out the Harbor Walk with tons of fun stuff to do including Zipline.

Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin is a must do when visiting Destin…. fun for all ages!




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $250 + Tax
Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

Check in 4:00 PM, Check out 10:00 AM

**Student groups all over the age of 21 are allowed with a required and refundable $1,500 Performance Deposit**

**Please note that rates are subject to change throughout the rental season and all reservation rates (at the time of booking) are final.**

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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