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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Couch pull out, 2 full Baths, (Sleeps 8}

Location: 4495 Clipper Cove Scenic Gulf Drive West, Destin Area FloridaNorth West Florida USA

Accommodations: Split bedroom plan, sleeps 8 , 3 bedroom 2 bath. Pet friendly. ( TWO CAR PARKING)

Family Tides is an affordable, newly renovated home away from home.

Enjoy beautiful sunsets on the beach to a great meal cooked on the back deck grill!

The beautiful master bedroom features a california king bed with a full private bath. On the opposite end of the house, the elegant second bedroom has a queen bed, and the third bedroom has two full size beds suitable for children. All bedrooms are equipped with flat screen televisions with cable as well as plenty of storage.

Approximately over 30 fun games to choose from and many beach books for a good read as you lay on the soft white clean beach.

The Beautiful kitchen is fit for all your cooking skills, just installed brand-new stove as well as a brand-new gas grill. Pots and pans to gorgeous place settings right down to the cocktail glasses and plenty of utensils including a gourmet knife set. A breakfast bar and a huge dinning table that seats 6. Lots of wine and margarita glasses for a fun time!

Enjoy a spacious front porch that seats 8 (not including the steps) to lounge around and enjoy the precious quaint neighborhood. Enjoy the beautiful swing that has been handed down in the family for hours of relaxation and rest.

Just steps directly across the street is the pool for you to splash around and make new friends or few more steps to the most beautiful beach and white sand anywhere!

Also enjoy a spacious back deck among beautiful land scape with a huge gas grill for you to cook your favorite dishes. Relax and while away the hours as you rest under the shade with ample seating for your well deserved vacation with your loved ones, family and friends.

Just completed is the Bass Pro state of the art bowling alley which includes a full restaurant and bar with great water scenes with shark bowling balls. A beautiful outdoor mall with all the top of the line shopping to enjoy as well as outdoor family themed activity for children to enjoy. Just down the highway is the famous Laredo Cantina with a water fountain that is enormous and the kidos can totally enjoy that as you enjoy the other beautiful activities all around. Laredo Cantina serves fresh Mexican cuisine and is our favorite of all the Mexican restaurants there. There is a wonderful helicopter ride service very close by and zip line is offered next to AJ's restaurant. Go carts at the 'Track' with miniature golf and several highflying type rides for the brave to dare. Bumper boats and Fudpuckers has live baby alligators.

Very close by are award winning restaraunts which specialize in all quizines such as seafood, mexican, italian, chinese, japanese etc... Also, many great shops such as Bass Pro, Destin Commons Mall , Fresh Market, Publix and many more.

Spectacular golf courses(which have wonderful wild life as well as freindly service) and the very popular Big Kahuna water park (May thru September), the Track Amusement park and many more family activities for you to enjoy.

We think you will love Family Tides and will want to book with us every time you come to beautiful Florida.

Book Family Tides to have the relaxing, beautiful vacation you deserve. We have been going to differant vacation spots in this area for 35 years, our children have grown up having the best of times on the sunny beaches of Destin.

Now we have our precious grandgirls, they are loving it more each time they go. They love how Big Kahuna and The Track are so close as well as just walking a few steps to the pool and beach with private access.

Keywords: Destin beach Cottage, Crystal Beach, Clipper Cv, 3 Bedroom Cottage,

More Details

David and Linda Dacus
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018


Crystal Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Enjoy our Golf cart to go to the beach 3 to 5 minutes in cart or 5 minutes walk or you can drive it.


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Point Pleasant, WV

Wonderful place to stay in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

We were pleased with our stay here. Loved the front porch with the swing and especially the gated front yard for our dogs. Usually when we stay at places we are having to leash them up every time they needed to go outside, so it was nice to not have to do that and let them run free. Also loved having the golf cart access. It made the stay even more enjoyable. The only thing I would have wanted changed is I wish we could have lowered the temp. in the house lower than 72 degrees (I tend to keep a pretty cool temp house bc it makes it easier on sleeping), but I understand why they have a cap on that bc in the distant past the ac has froze for other patrons. But other than that, our stay was great! We even walked to Destin Commons one day which is just a couple of blocks away and we could drive to the beach on the golf cart.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Week in Destin

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in the front door, we felt at home. The accommodations were comfortable and spacious for our family of four (plus our little fur baby). The location was perfect and in close proximity to the beach and tons of shops and restaurants. We were able to take the golf cart nearly everywhere we went all week. I can't say enough good about Family Tide and we can't wait to get back. It truly was home to the most amazing trip we've ever had.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect house for our family trip!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Family Tides! Every summer we take a trip to the Carolinas, but, wanted to try Destin. We went with our 3 small kids and my parents. Our favorite parts about the house were the golf cart (we used it every day - a few times a day!) and the awesome porch swings (also used daily!). The neighborhood was extremely quiet and we loved being just a few rows back from the beach. We could definitely see ourselves coming back for another family vacation. We only had a few minor issues - one was that the pool code provided for us didn't work, but, thankfully someone else gave us their code. Also, the beds all were squeaky and noisy. I guess some of it was to protect the mattresses, but, they were crinkly and loud. Those were minor and we still had a really great trip and would recommend this great house to others. Thanks for a great vacation! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Satisfied with this vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property and loved every minute of it. The amenities and items offered in the home is above and beyond anything offered in past home rentals. Great location and close to the beach. The golf cart made it even easier to get back and forth to the beach daily.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at family tides! The house was as described and the owners are wonderful to work with! My wife and I are already planning our next trip! The front porch was a popular spot for our group the whole week! Short walk to the pool and a very short golf cart ride to the beach! The neighborhood was very peaceful but very convenient to everything Destin has to offer! Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent experience. The house was perfect. Truly can't think of one thing that was wrong or missing. We loved the location to the pool. The pool area was well kept and not over crowded. We walked around the neighborhood almost every night. It was a very quiet neighborhood with friendly people about. Golf cart was great getting us to and from the beach. Highly recommend Camille's, it is right across from the beach access. We went there in the morning and often in the afternoon for live music (3-5). We would definitely go back!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brand new bowling center by Bass Pro Shop!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning fee $150
Pet Fee $60
Tax Rate 11.0%

If you would like a rate for less than a week, please contact us at or 901-270-7687
David and Linda Dacus

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.