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Bella Vita: 5 Bedroom, Private Pool, Gated Community, Public beach access

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,140 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 20)


All bookings made directly through or are NOT CONFIRMED until reviewed by a member of Beach Reunion staff. You will receive an email within 24 hours confirming your reservation, or alerting you if additional information is needed.

Welcome to Bella Vita!

Bella Vita is a private luxury home located on the Four Prong Lake that boasts breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico! This spacious 3,225 sq. ft. home has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 20 people. A tropical manor with a private pool located within the exclusive gated community of Destiny West provides guest with access to the community’s amenities such as; the community pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. With just a 3 minute stroll to the sugar white sands of the emerald coast. This public beach access is located at the delicious Crab Trap Restaurant!

At Bella Vita’s entrance located on the second floor the tropical feel greets you like a warm breeze opening up to a beautifully decorated living space with plenty of comfortable room. Near the living room is the fully furnished and open gourmet kitchen. By the kitchen is a dining space with a view overlooking the lake with additional seating at the breakfast bar adjacent to the dining area suitable for 7 people. Out onto the balcony is a lounging area with a view of the pool and the Four Pronged Lake. A hallway leads to the luxurious master king suite. This elegant fully furnished bedroom is coupled with a large master bath featuring a Jacuzzi tub and fireplace.

Seeking a bit of fresh air, follow the staircase up to the sundeck. This open deck is the perfect place to take in the sights of summer or unwind and watch the beautiful beach sunset.

Down on the first floor are 2 king sized bedrooms with their own personal flat-screen TV’s. The other bedroom is a king suite with its own private bath and flat-screen TV. The warm decorations of these rooms will make Bella Vita feel like a home away from home. On the first floor is also the 6 bed bunk room. With bunk beds built with a Florida cottage feel this room is perfect for teens and young adults. Connecting all the rooms together is a cozy living room and a hallway leading to the entrance. Enjoy the comfort of your own private pool with plenty of lounge and picnic space. This is the perfect place to enjoy a tropical paradise.

Gather and enjoy stunning views of the sun setting on the beach from the third floor sun deck. Luxury and comfort meet in the gourmet kitchen and family room that opens to an outdoor balcony overlooking the pool, lake and ocean. Bring your fishing poles and fish in the lake right from this home! The spacious 20x10 kidney shape pool and lounge area is directly situated on the Western tip of Four Prong Lake. This is the perfect setting after a day on the beach to relax and enjoy a dinner cooked on the gas grill. Swim in the privacy of this spectacular pool into the late evening after the sun has gone down.

The entire atmosphere is relaxing for any event from a family gathering to a small cocktail party for a reception of your closest friends.

Community amenities are available including a community pool, hot tub, fitness center and tennis courts.

*This home requires Sunday to Sunday rentals during our Summer Season.

*Golf Cart Rentals are NOT permitted in the Destiny West community.

*Tents and canopies are allowed on the public beach adjacent to the Crab Trap Seafood Restaurant & Bar.

*Weddings/Events – If held on property or private beach an additional $500.00 HOA fee is required for permit. Please note tents and canopies are not allowed on private beach due to HOA regulations.

Additional Features

Pool Heat - From October 1st - May 1st, the private pool/spa can be heated for an additional $50/day or $300/week. Pool heat must be purchased for the entire stay.

House Layout

First Floor (Sleeps 18)

King Suite with private bath (sleeps 2)

King Bedroom - This TV does not have cable. DVD Only (sleeps 2)

King Bedroom (sleeps 2)

Bunkroom featuring 6 queen beds (sleeps 12)

Full Bath

Living Area


Second Floor (Sleeps 2)

Master King Suite with private bath and fireplace (sleeps 2)

Dining Area with adjacent breakfast bar

Living Area

Gourmet kitchen

1/2 Bath

The Third floor offers beautiful views from the furnished sun deck.

Concierge Services

Our concierge can arrange golf, dining, water sports, fishing trips and other services prior to your visit or during your stay.

CHECK IN 3:00 PM (CT) | CHECK OUT 9:00 AM (CT)


Beach Reunion Amenities

Complimentary concierge services- our concierge can help you plan the vacation of a lifetime!

All linens and bath towels are provided. Please provide your own beach/pool towels.

Starter set of supplies. We will get you started and you take it from there!

*Includes toilet paper, paper towels, trash bags, dish soap, and dishwashing liquid.

Fully stocked kitchen! It’s like cooking at your own home! This beach house will have everything you need and more.

Grill out by the pool. This home has a beautiful gas grill.

*Propane is included.

Private pool. The private pool can be heated from October 1st - May 1st.

*Please note there is an additional fee to heat the pool.

Items which can be added on for an additional fee:

Event Fee – Any event held in this home requires an HOA Event fee. Events held without the permit purchased are subject to a $1000 fine per HOA. This fee is $500

Pool Heat – Pools and spas can be heated between October 1 and May 1. This is $50/day or $300/week and must be purchased for the entire stay.

Pet Fee – This home is pet friendly. Limit 2 pets per home with 25lbs max. $250/pet

Please message us to let us know if you would like to add on of the above options to your reservation!

Community pool, fitness center, and tennis courts.

More Details

Property Manager
Beach Reunion
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 11, 2018

About Beach Reunion

Welcome to Beach Reunion Group Rentals... Your source for luxury vacation rentals in the Destin and South Walton area. Destin and South Walton are located along the emerald waters and famous white sandy beaches of Florida's Gulf Coast. Come and discover pristine beaches, water sports, championship golf courses, decadent dining and seaside celebrations!

Beach Reunion purchased this house in 2013

Why Beach Reunion chose Destin

This property is centrally located between Silver Sands Outlet Mall and the Destin Commons. There are many restaurant and shops all within a 5 minute drive of the house.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have a large family and there was lots of living and sleeping space. We enjoyed the pool and beach access was convenient.
Jun 2013
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Destin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3140 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 20
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • All bookings made directly through vrbo/homeaway are NOT CONFIRMED until reviewed by a member of Beach Reunion. You will be notified within 24 hours.
  • Cancellations via VRBO – Once a reservation has been made on VRBO it is nonrefundable.
  • **Golf carts are not allowed in this neighborhood per HOA. Only homeowners are allowed to have golf carts.**
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 1st Floor King Suite Private Bathroom - toilet , shower
    1st Floor Hall Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Master King Suite Private Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Half Bath - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • 1st Floor King Suite with Private Bathroom - 1 king
    1st Floor King Bedroom, No Cable only DVD - 1 king
    1st Floor King Bedroom - 1 king
    1st Floor Bunk Room With 6 Queen Beds - 6 queen , 4 bunk bed
    2nd Floor Master King Suite with Private Bathroom, Fireplace - 1 king
  • King size beds (4), Bunk room with Queen size Beds (6)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • 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
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Bella Vita: 5 Bedroom, Private Pool, Gated Community, Public beach access
average rating of 4.5 based on 5 reviews
Deland, FL

Great House with Beach Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Bella Vita was a wonderful house for a team meeting! We had 11 people. Lots of space to do our cooking and great outdoor space. Plenty of space to spread out and give everyone room to move. Beach Reunion was on top of anything we needed while staying but to be honest, it was perfect and we really didn't need to call for anything :) Highly recommend this house and more importantly, this company!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thank you Beach Reunion!!

  • 4 of 5

I booked the Bella Vita vacation home a few weeks ago and was thoroughly impressed! I was visiting Destin for the first time for my wedding. We had about 18 people in the home and had plenty of space. We were so much closer to the beach than I thought, I could see it from the master window. We called about needing more towels and Carrie brought them right over and even stayed and talked awhile with my family about fun things to do in the area...she was awesome! The only complaints were plumbing the 2nd floor toilets kept backing up (nothing a plunger couldn't fix though) as well as no closet space for the people in the bunk room. Neither complaint took away from the beauty or experience at the home! I am a Texas native and solely went off these reviews as well as pictures and I am satisfied! My wedding party enjoyed their stay and Destin was the perfect place for my beach/gulfarium wedding!! Thank you Beach Reunion I look forward to booking with you next year for our family vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Home close to beach, with priviate pool, and facing nice lake

  • 4 of 5

We spent Thanksgiving weekend with 3 other families. Laura and Carrie were great to work with. Had no major issues with the home and the location was great.

Pool heat was not working and the management returned the money back. However, it was not the money but the pool that we wanted. We had e-mailed couple of days in advance to ensure pool heat was turned on and were confirmed that it will be ready upon arrival.

Home is advertised for 20. 12 of these are really in the house garage where 6 large bunk beds have been set-up. Master bed room was large and excellent.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Deleware, Ohio

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I recently came for a week long getaway. This home was perfect for us! We loved that it was located in a private, gated community. This led to less worry as our 4 year old rode her tricycle around. The home was nice and clean when we arrived, and had no issues checking in directly at the house. The back of the home and the pool deck over looked a lake, which was extremely relaxing. You can see the waters of the Gulf from the 3rd floor deck, however we usually ended up relaxing by the lake.

The walk to the beach was much shorter than we anticipated. We did have to exit through the community entrance, but then the access was just across the street. Took 4-5 minutes total to walk. We also enjoyed the restaurant that was right there at the beach access. It's called "The Crab Trap". They had good food and a wonderful view of the beach while dining. There is also a little gift shop there, and public restrooms.

As for the management company, Beach Reunion, we couldn't have asked for better customer service. Laura, Aly and Jessica seem to be the main girls in the office, and each one were a pleasure to work with. Carrie is the concierge, and was always just a text away to answer our questions once we arrived.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
22 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Miles
Crab Trap Restaurant and Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Seascape, Regatta Bay and Sandestin all within:
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.03 Miles
Crab Trap Restaurant and Beach Bar
Nearest Beach
0.08 Miles

Located in the gated community of Destiny East.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Admin Fee $95
Damage Insurance $99
Cleaning Fee $400 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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