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⭐Aurora: Private Pool/Spa, Game Room, Pvt beach!

Bedrooms 8
Space 4,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

8 bedroom 8 bathroom, Private Pool, Steps to the Beach

*Fall Special - 25% OFF Stays Between 10/21-11/17/17!*

*Applies to new reservations only


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 Aurora!

This home rests in the exclusive coastal community of Frangista Beach. This community off Scenic Hwy 98 is in the middle of tropical excitement with beach shops and shoreline restaurants are within walking distance. But, most importantly this home is just a 3 minute stroll to the communities’ private beach access. So guests will be able to get to the sugar white sands of the emerald coast and away from the crowd. This 4,500 sq. ft. home can sleep up to 23 people with 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms making it the perfect summer getaway! In front of the entrance to the home is the private 12x20 ft., 5ft deep pool, enclosed courtyard with brick pavers, and a 4 ft. stucco wall. Aurora is the perfect getaway where you can celebrate a family reunion or get together with friends. You can enjoy the private, relaxing pool surrounded by 8 chase lounges. The grill is poolside for delicious cookouts. The comfortable cushioned chairs around the poolside table for 8 makes for an enjoyable evening.

Entering into the home guests are greeted with a spacious game room featuring a pool table and flat-screen TV easily accessible from the pool deck. The first floor also features 2 bunkrooms with 4 beds each. These bunkrooms have their own private baths and personal TV’s. There’s also a queen suite on the first floor and has its own TV and private bathroom.

Follow the staircase to the second floor and be welcomed into a wide and spacious living area that flows seamlessly into the dining and kitchen areas, giving an optimal open area for conversing and visiting. The living room receives a lot of light flowing in from the balcony doors and has plenty of comfortable seating. Near the living room is the fully furnished kitchen. This kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Beside the kitchen is the chandelier lit dining table along with an adjacent breakfast bar so that seating will never be an issue. This second floor features a large balcony overlooking the pool with 2 queen suites each with their own stylistic decorations, private baths, and personal TV’s. These rooms wonderful details will put guest’s right at home.

Up to the third floor are the master suites, two with king beds and one with a queen. Each room features its own personal and unique decorations with their own private baths and TV’s. This floor also includes a large balcony with an amazing view of the area. Tucked into the wall is a spiraling stair case leading up to the homes tower.

Located on the fourth floor tower of this home are two beds that receive plenty of light streaming in from the rooms many windows. This bright and sunny room has access to 2 balconies. The back balcony is actually a large sky deck with enough room for the whole house to enjoy the summer sun. The front balcony boasts the perfect view of the gulf and with the warm sea breeze and the bright blue skies your summer adventure starts now.

The neighborhood of Frangista Beach consists of mostly large homes where families come to vacation. It spans the equivalent of approximately 4 blocks. The neighborhood has a 400 yard private beach which you must have a code to access. This home is within walking distance of a coffee shop, deli, Dairy Queen, a beach gear shop and local favorite beach front seafood restaurants, Pompano Joe's and Whales Tale. Frangista Beach is also home to Emerald Coast Wine Cellars where you can sample and purchase wines made exclusively in Florida. A large Winn-Dixie grocery store is 1.5 miles to the east and beside it you will find the largest designer outlet mall in the Southeast, Silver Sands Premium Outlet. Frangista Beach has a rich history that began when a family from Greece built a small motel and, subsequently, a little white Synagogue (which still stands to this day). Many brides are married on the Frangista Beach and use the picturesque chapel for photographs. After visiting this neighborhood, you will understand why so many families choose to return year after year.

**Please note this property no longer features a stand alone hot tub**

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

*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.

*Frangista Beach Homes: ONLY Homes located within the Frangista Beach HOA are not subject to the separate Walton County Permit. Only Beach Reunion's $500 event fee. 

**All other homes within Walton County must obtain the separate permit through Walton County in addition to the Beach Reunion event fee.

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.

Seasonal Beach Chair Service - Our complimentary seasonal beach service is offered for our Summer 2018 months. This includes 4 chairs and 2 umbrellas set up daily on the beach from 9am-5pm. Our Summer Season begins on May 12, 2018 and ends August 10, 2018.

House Layout

First Floor (Sleeps 11)

Game Room

Bunk room featuring a twin over full and a twin over twin (sleeps 5)

2 full baths (shared)

Queen Suite with private bath (sleeps 2)

Bunk room featuring 2 sets of twin over twins (sleeps 4)

Laundry Room

Kitchenette with a full size fridge and microwave

Second Floor (Sleeps 4)

Living Room

Dining Room


Queen bedroom (sleeps 2)

Full Bath

Queen Suite with private bath (sleeps 2)

Third Floor (Sleeps 6)

Master King Suite with private bath, Jacuzzi tub and separate shower (sleeps 2)

King Suite with private bath (sleeps 2)

King Suite with private bath (sleeps 2)

Laundry room

Fourth Floor (Sleeps 2)

2 Twin Beds (sleeps 2)

Observation 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

Free beach chair service included from May 12th 2018 - August 10th 2018.

*Includes 4 chairs and 2 umbrellas set up daily.

Free 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.

More Details

Property Manager
Beach Reunion, LLC
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 1, 2017

About Beach Reunion, LLC

Beach Reunion was formed in 2003 by Jim and Alex Cochran who had been real estate investors in Destin since 1988. They had recently moved to Sandestin after living in Atlanta for 17 years where they ran House Smart, Inc., a home inspection business which they sold to a Fortune 500 company in 2004. They started Beach Reunion with two rental houses they built and owned on 30-A. Today Beach Reunion manages 25 homes in the Destin and South Walton areas of Florida.

Beach Reunion, LLC purchased this house in 2007

Why Beach Reunion, LLC chose Frangista Beach

This property is centrally located between Silver Sands Outlet Mall and the Destin Commons shopping center. Aurora is approximately 200 yards to the beach and a local winery and coffee shop!

What makes this house unique

Aurora has its own private pool, game room with pool table, spacious living room, and plenty of seats for large families or parties!

Guestbook comments from the manager

I loved staying at the beach house. It had plenty of space for my family and I to enjoy and be comfortable. We had difficulty with the air in the downstairs bedrooms but the staff at beach reunion came to work on it whenever we called. I would stay at this home again if my family 24 ever decided to visit destin again.
May 2012
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Destin Commons
"A truly Floridian mall experience. Here you will find something for everybody; a playground,..."
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
"Silver Sands Premium Outlets is the largest designer outlet in the Southeast United States! ..."
Pompano Joe's
"Caribbean inspired seafood restaurant and bar. Located directly on the snow white sands of D..."
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
"A shopping and foodie mecca, Baytowne Wharf is a New Orleans inspired collection of shops an..."
Captain Dave's On The Gulf
"Great seafood with an even better view! Best place to catch the sunset over the Gulf of Mexico."
Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club
"World class golf, immaculate surroundings, voted "Best of the Emerald Coast" many times over."
Whale's Tail At Seascape
"Whale's Tail is a popular beach bar that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner right on the be..."
Grand Boulevard
"Grand Boulevard is a collection of shops, restaurants and attractions such as Florida's seco..."
Winn-Dixie -- CLOSED
"Your brand new neighborhood grocery store, located just off of Scenic Gulf Dr. When they reb..."
Bad Ass Coffee
"Located just around the corner from Frangista is Bad Ass Coffee. Here you will find some of ..."
"A wonderful spot on Scenic Gulf Drive for brunch or sushi! Fresh locally caught seafood and ..."
790 On The Gulf
"Cajun inspired seafood cuisine located directly on the beach. Have a seat outside, literally..."
Jordano's Pizza & More
"Great for delivery, locally owned, local, fresh ingredients. Huge sub sandwiches if you're n..."
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Marlin Grill
"One of the best fine dining restaurants in the area. They have all fresh locally caught seaf..."
Nearest Airport
24.51 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.42 Miles
Pompano Joe's
Nearest Golf
0.76 Miles
Seascape Golf & Beach Resort
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.32 Miles
Bad Ass Cofee

-Destin Commons shopping and movie theaters 3 miles

-Whales Tale and Pompano Joe's Restaurant within 1/2 mile

-Sandestin golf, tennis, shopping, Baytowne Wharf and Spa services 3 miles

-Silver Sands Factory Stores within 2 miles

-Destin Harbor within 7 miles. Offering fishing charters, sightseeing, restaurants and shopping. Breathtaking views of the open ocean and the harbor.


Frangista Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 23
  • Max. adults: 23
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • 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.
  • Spring Break College Students must meet all requirements and contact a member of Beach Reunion prior to making a reservation. See our rental contract.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1st Floor Queen Suite Private Bathroom - toilet , shower
    1st Floor Shared Bathroom - toilet , shower
    1st Floor Shared Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Queen Suite Private Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Hall Bathroom - toilet , shower
    3rd Floor Master King Suite Private Bathroom, Jacuzzi Tub - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Walk-in shower, his and her sinks
    3rd Floor King Suite Private Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Balcony access
    3rd Floor King Suite Private Bathroom - toilet , shower , Granite counter tops
  • 8 full bathrooms
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • 1st Floor Bunk Room - 1 double , 3 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Also has flat screen TV and attached bath w/ walk-in shower.
    1st Floor Queen Suite With Private Bathroom - 1 queen , private bath w/ walk-in shower and flat screen TV
    1st Floor Bunk Room featuring 2 Sets of Twin over Twins - 4 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Two twin/twin bunk beds
    2nd floor Queen Suite with Private Bathroom - 1 queen
    2nd floor Queen Bedroom with Semi-Private Bathroom - 1 queen , Bathroom connected to hall
    3rd Floor Master King Suite with Private Bathroom - 1 king , Master bedroom with large bathroom and Jacuzzi
    3rd Floor King Suite with Private Bathroom - 1 king , private bath with walk-in shower and flat screen TV.
    3rd Floor King Suite with Private Bathroom - 1 king , Flat screen TV and private bath.
    Observation Tower with 2 Twin Beds - 2 twin/ single , on the 4th floor there is two twin beds in the tower.
  • 8 bedrooms, 8 baths Game room and small kitchen first floor with pool table All bedrooms have flat screen tvs and cable upgrade channels Kitchen has two dishwashers and stainless steel appliances Outdoor deck has cooking station Easy access to beach with coded gate. Private pool, poolside sundeck, Custom outdoor grilling area Pool size 12 x 24 4,500 square feet, 800 square feet of decks Fully furnished with comfortable seating and colorful artwork High speed internet, WI-FI Large fully-equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances, coffee pots, blender and toaster oven High end mattresses and bedding Towels and linens provided Two washer and dryers
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • 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
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
All guests check in at the property anytime after 3:00 p.m. Our concierge or an office staff member will greet you within 24 hours to go over orientation of the house. The concierge can arrange golf, dining, water sports, fishing trips and other services prior to your visit or during your stay.


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⭐Aurora: Private Pool/Spa, Game Room, Pvt beach!
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  • 5 of 5

The “Moore the Merrier” annual family reunions have voted the Beach Reunion homes our number one choice for vacationing! Our concierge was available to us every day (Carrie) in both the Venetian Palace and the Aurora. Carrie is always so accommodating and high spirited and you can tell she is passionate about what she does! It’s always a pleasure working with her! This year (June 2017), we celebrated a 70th birthday, "white attire" celebration at the house AND a wedding on the beach. This year we required two houses to accommodate our extended family and friends. The Venetian Palace and the Aurora were right across the street from each other! I found both homes beautifully decorated but I will focus my comments on the Aurora. This 8 bedroom home, sleeps at least 23-25 people, the private swimming pool and Jacuzzi were perfect in the front of the home, providing an awesome alternative to the beach. When it was time to go to the beach, it was a 5 min walk within two blocks from the private beach entrance. The layout of the home accommodated all ages for indoor activities. The ground floor provided access to restroom, a refrigerator and even provided access to a large pool table! The large kitchen on the main floor was able to accommodate seating for a brunch for both houses! The large table, kitchen bar, balcony seating or the living room area was perfect for our meal times. Although you don’t was much television on vacation, every room provide a flat screen TV and most rooms had a private bath. I was the party planner for the “white party” and prior to our arrival Carrie provided a list of recommendations for local vendors, caterers, suppliers planning, logistics, and, she allowed us ship our supplies prior to our arrival! Carrie even provided the proper mailing instructions to ensure she was able to delivery our boxes to either houses. Carrie played a huge role in the success of our special events! Thank you again, Carrie! We will definitely return to Beach Reunion homes and our new guests this year are already planning to join us next year! I highly recommend you call Carrie, at the Beach Reunion homes for THE BEST VACATION EXPERIENCE, EVER!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good Afternoon Melanie! We are do glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in our Aurora home! We always enjoy hosting you and your family. We are happy to hear how pleased you are with Carrie, our concierge! She is certainly an essential part of our team here at Beach Reunion. We look forward to your next stay! Sincerely, Beach Reunion Management
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Great Family Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful Labor Day weekend at Aurora. This is the perfect home for a large family. We had 16 adults and 4 kids. The home is spacious enough for privacy but provides enough common space for family time. The teenagers really enjoyed having the 4th floor tower area with bunk beds and their own balcony.The kitchen is well stocked with pots, pans and enough utensils for cooking large meals. The private beach is a simple short walk and we really enjoyed having our beach chairs and umbrellas set up for us everyday. We rented a golf cart and that was the best decision ever! The community allows for utilizing the golf cart to make the short trip to the grocery store and other shops in the area. The locals are very friendly. We would definitely consider returning to Aurora for our annual family vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a beach wedding in Destin and wanted to find a home that was large enough for most of our family and friends to stay. This house was perfect! We were able to segregate certain people that may not want to be on the same floor, as well as keep groups together that wanted to be. We had 24 guests and still had room leftover! This house is perfect for multiple families - a pool, pool table, plenty of bunk beds, 2 refrigerators, 2 dishwashers, and more! It is a short 2 block walk to the private beach access, which had way fewer people than the public beach areas we drove by. We could also walk to Pompano Joe's, Alvins (for souvenirs or beer :)) and to a local coffee shop. Beach Reunion was fantastic to work with! Carrie, the concierge, was sooo helpful in answering questions via email and getting our HOA permit set up for the wedding and reception at the house! It took a lot off my plate while trying to plan other pieces of the wedding. Thank you, Carrie - you're an angel!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You!! for such a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed the house and the area. Hope to see you again.
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  • 5 of 5

This house was great, perfiect for the 17 people we had staying. All my guest raved about how great the beds were. Best sleep I've ahd away from home. We had slow drain in one of the showers and they came within 10 minutes and fixed it and had no more issues with it. I called and spoke to the ladies in the office serveral times and everyone was very accomidating, porfessional and nice. I will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking your time and writing a review! We are glad you had a comfy stay. Hope to see you again!
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Labor Day weekend 2015

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Aurora, 18 adults. We especially appreciated that there was plenty of space and a short, easy walk to a private beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House

  • 4 of 5

This house is great for all ages. The house has nice furniture and newly updated paint. The pool area was great for our kids. The beach is a simple walk down the street. We had a great trip and will stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $550 + Tax
Admin Fee $95
Damage Insurance $99
Tax Rate 11.0%

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.