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Frangista Sands-Destin Florida Private Beach, 5BR, 4 Bath, Spa & Pool

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Bath, (Sleeps 14)


FRANGISTA SANDS is a spectacular beach front residence located on Scenic Gulf Drive, in an upscale private neighborhood called Frangista Beach.

Scenic Gulf Drive is perfect for morning runs, bike rides or just a stroll to the surf shop. There are several restaurants for dinner or lunch in walking distance. As renters you have access to the heated community pool with waterfall and changing/bathrooms. You will be given a private code upon booking; it is a 2 minute walk out the front door.

Frangista Sands is our vacation home. We take great pride in our home and only rent to families and no one under 25. We have wonderful caretakers who have been with us for years and they too take pride in our home and treat our guests with the same respect.

Frangista Sands is always one of the most popular beach rentals in the area, with its upscale furnishings and amenities it is always a top choice.

This is a spectacular beach front property, with large space and great location. As one of our Guests wrote in her review “DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND STAY HERE”!!!

Let’s start to imagine your beach vacation. Whether you are a group of fun couples or having a family reunion this is the right spot!

When you enter in the marble entry hall you can see straight thru to one of the wonderful covered balcony’s looking at the beach!

The first floor features a brand new King-size bedroom with a shared full bath and 55” LCD Smart TV with built in Broadband to access Netflix, internet and more. Access to the splash pool (hot tub) and beach with sliding glass doors. For your morning coffee or the evening dip in the hot tub.

In the hallway is a wet bar area.

The second bedroom is the custom bunk room, a real favorite for both children and adults. Queen beds on the bottom and full beds on the top with the staircase between, no ladder climbing!

This room has a 42” wall mounted flat panel LCD with Blue Ray, DVD (Game hook up ready) The elevator is also located on the first floor, perfect for suitcases, groceries and of course our guests.

The second floor features a brand new large living and dining area with a high end kitchen with spectacular views that can be seen from the entire area!

There is a large dining table that seats 8 as well as three at the island. The family room is complete with a 60’ smart LCD TV with built in Chromecast, Broadband to access Netflix and internet, DVD and high speed internet throughout the house.

Six floor to ceiling sliding doors highlight the view and access the balcony where an additional dining table which seats six and two additional club chairs with cocktail table.

The third bedroom is a Queen bedroom located on the second floor with access to a full hall bathroom that doubles as a powder room, spacious walk in closet with a 42” LCD TV.

Stairs or elevator to the third floor, here you find the 4th bedroom which has a queen size bed and full bath. The 5th bedroom is the King Master Suite located on the beach side with a covered balcony perfect for dolphin watching in the morning or stargazing at night. It has a full master bath, double sinks, shower stall, whirlpool Jacuzzi and a 42” LCD TV. A comfortable club chair and ottoman for a guest who's had just enough sun and need some quiet time but still wants the view or wants to catch up on a TV show.

We hope you enjoy our home as much as much as we do.

Sleeping: 2 King, 4 Queens, 2 Full Beds.



-Private Elevator

-Private Heated Spa Pool

-Private Heated Community Pool with waterfall

-Private Beach Access 17 Steps onto the Sugar White Sands

-La Dolce Vita Beach Service, Daily Beach service, 2 chairs and Umbrella set

-Stainless Steel Appliances

-Family Room & 1st Floor Master 55' Smart/Internet enabled LCD flat panel wall mounted with Blu Ray DVD

- 42" LCD TV's in Every Bedroom

-Wireless High Speed Broadband Internet Access

-Three Covered Gulf-front balconies

-Tents and canopies are not allowed on the beach.

-You can contract extra chairs, umbrella, paddle boards, sea kayaks and much more through La Dolce Vita Beach Service ""

-We do not provide beach towels.

Keywords: Oceanfront Beach House Private Spa Private Beach Large Private Community Pool

More Details

Robert & Mary Pat Brody
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Robert & Mary Pat Brody

My wife and I purchased this home in 2005, pre-construction. We are the original owners and maintain our home as we do our primary home in Connecticut. We take tremendous pride in our home, we have a dedicated team of people in Destin who take care of our home when we are not there.

Robert & Mary Pat Brody purchased this townhome in 2005

Why Robert & Mary Pat Brody chose Frangista Beach

Our Home is truely the top of the line on Frangista Beach. We are the original owners. We only rent to families, no College Students.

What makes this townhome unique

This is our vacation home not just rental property.


Frangista Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • 1st Floor Beach King Bedroom - 1 king
    1st Floor Queen/Full Bunkroom Bedroom - 2 queen , 2 double
    2nd Floor Front Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    3rd Floor Front Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    3rd Floor Beach King Bedroom - 1 king
  • King Size Beds (2), Queen Size Beds (2), Queen Size Bunk Beds (2), Full Size Bunk Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Wireless Internet, Full Gourmet Kitchen, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Blender, Crock Pot, Private Spa Pool, Private Beach and Private community Pool (shared) and much more.


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Frangista Sands-Destin Florida Private Beach, 5BR, 4 Bath, Spa & Pool
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews
Coppell TX

Well equipped Gulf front property.

  • 5 of 5

Great family week - house is fantastic and well equipped. Only minor inconvenience is that the neighborhood pool is a block and a half away - but who needs a pool when the beautiful blue water of the Gulf is at your doorstep.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place

  • 5 of 5

The location is great and the condo is very well appointed. I did not think we would use it but the elevator really did come in handy for my parents who stayed in one of the third floor bedrooms. One of the nice things about this complex its that the condo comes with an umbrella and two chairs that the complex puts up every morning and takes down in the evening. One less thing that you have to worry about on your vacation.

The only thing missing is a gas grill but the kitchen has everything you will need.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and very involved management

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was for 8 days and it was very enjoyable. Great location, any minor issue that was presented at check in was fixed literally within 10 mins. Great time and will return book for sure.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location right on the sand!

  • 5 of 5

Great house! Owners are very accommodating. We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Connecticut and Texas

Awsome location and great home a most rent

  • 5 of 5

Well it's called Frangista Sands but our family has nicknamed it “Fantastic Sands”

We arrived at on a beautiful sunny Saturday ready to hit the beach !

A family reunion was planned and a week filled with either much to do or nothing at all !

The house was even better than the photos showed , which I know from previous renting is not always the case.

The kids settled into the “super cool” as they said bunk bedroom and we were blown away with the views of the Gulf of Mexico from all 3 stories. Other family members were equally as happy with their bedrooms for the week. We were ready to hit the sand , and well hit it.. we did .. or hit us.. down the steps and bam! turquoise water and white sands were our backyard for the next 7 days .

We so enjoyed our vacation, the house had everything we needed . We enjoyed the blender for morning smoothies and evening Pinna Colada’s. The linens were fresh and clean and extra towels were under every sinks.

The caretakers stopped by and made sure we had settled in . The owners were great as well, they had emailed us tons of great information about the area prior to our arrival and even called us when we arrived to make sure things were to our standards, something I have never experienced with previous rental home owners.

Destin has so much to offer , we enjoyed all the local hot spots that Destin had to offer. The teenagers enjoyed The amusement park called The Track one night and the choice of dining was endless.

We loved the home and would recommend it to all our friends. It was more than we could have ever expected for a great vacation enjoyed by all. We are already looking to book it for the next summer for a repeat of our Fantastic Family Reunion at Frangista Sands.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good and Bad Points to this Rental

  • 3 of 5

There are many good things about the property, but I want to write a fair review and include the points that you should know as a potential renter. If I would have known some of these things, we would have continued to look. For $9500 a week, we had high expectations. The owners were extremely responsive and did care about everything being done well for us. Our expectations were met with the location of this property and the amazingly beautiful beach that is private for members of the Frangista Sands community. It was less crowded than the public beaches, but being that we were there during a peak summer week, there were still many people around. The actual rental is one half of the house that you see on the picture. It is three stories tall and has comfortable sleeping room for 8 adults and a bunk room that comfortably sleeps 4 kids. There are bathrooms for the adult bedrooms but none for the kids' room and that created a challenge since we had teenagers in that room. There is an elevator and that was helpful. We found the kitchen to be just "okay" - not well stocked. We had to buy dish towels and there were no measuring spoons. We had to re-wash all of the utensils when we arrived - they had food on them. The 'living area" is extremely small and wasn't conducive to all of us sitting together. We understand that the house has to be turned quickly, but we found a LOT of dirt and dust under beds and behind furniture. We had to reach under the bed when we dropped something and found a pacifier stuck to the floor - it had obviously been there a long time. We had several maintenance issues while there - a chirping smoke detector, a clogged shower drain, and a leak in the spa that drained it daily. We had to call several times before they came out - none of the issues were resolved before we left the property. Despite all of this, we had a nice time. Here are the things that I wish I would have known: there is a very steep wooden staircase that leads to the beach. We had our elderly parents with us and had a lot of trouble navigating the stairs. This isn't an issue at all for healthy people with no physical limitations, but you should be aware that you can't get to the beach without using a staircase. There are no hairdryers and no gas grill at the property. The community pool is very small and is about two blocks away. You are not allowed to have shade tents on the beach. They do provide two chairs and an umbrella.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport
Nearest Beach
Frangista Beach



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $725

Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees.

There is a 2.75% Convenience Fee for Credit Cards Payments, No Charge for Checks.

Taxes and cleaning fee not included... Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

No College Groups, This is a Family Rental ONLY! NO BOOKINGS UNDER 25 YRS OF AGE!

*add $35.00 per day to heat Spa Pool (available Oct-April if needed)

Tents and canopies are not allowed on the beach. We have contracted with the beach service to provide 2 beach chairs and Umbrella daily during your stay.

Additional Large umbrellas, chairs, paddle boards and sea kayaks can be rented through the onsite beach service.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.