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*200 Steps 2 Beach* FREE Golf, FREE Fishing, FREE Dolphin Cruise & More FREE!!!

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,564 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 15 ~ 4 Bdrm, 3.5 Bth ~ Located in Destiny by the Sea community

The luxury PET FRIENDLY home is decorated in what is typically described as coastal chic “Life’s A Beach” is spacious and minimalist in concept, leaving plenty of room for an ample gathering.

You'll be within walking distance of the Gulf (private beach), just around the corner is the community pool (heated seasonally) and just blocks away from shops and restaurants. Ultimately, you have true convenience of a great location while vacationing in Destin’s most exclusive gated neighborhood.

“Life’s A Beach” is ready and waiting to provide you and your family with a relaxing and fun home away from home. There are 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with enough room to sleep 15 people. It's a great house for several couples or a small family reunion.

The house is equipped with a foosball table, a Xbox 360 and in the living room there is a NEW 50-inch TV perfect for the days you just feel like relaxing inside. There's also a well-equipped kitchen (fully stocked housewares, stainless appliances, Granite counters, tiled backsplash) and of course practical appointments abound including large-capacity washer/dryer, and wireless Internet service which enables you to stay connected to friends and family. Each bedroom will also have Flat Screen TV’s and comfort of home. To top it off, the home also has updated FURNITURE throughout!

We have put every detail into making “Life’s A Beach” the premier rental in Destiny by the Sea! We designed the first floor to be the perfect hang out for the teens in your group with a bunk room, a private queen bedroom with a Jack and Jill bathroom. The main floor provides a great gathering spot for the entire family with a balcony (Don’t forget the patio furniture and BBQ grill perfect for outdoor leisure). Also on this floor is a King Bedroom with private bathroom and a half bathroom near the kitchen. Finally, make your way to the private top floor where the King Master Suite is located which host a wet bar with mini fridge.

To top it off, as our valued guest, this rental includes “ONE FREE PASS, PER ACTIVITY, PER DAY” to the following:

**Forever Memories Fun Pass** – Explorer Package

November – February Amenities

Sandestin Resort Golf - Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Deep Sea Fishing with The Destin Princess or The Destiny

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

Segway Tour

March – October Amenities

Sandestin Resort Golf - Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Deep Sea Fishing with The Destin Princess or The Destiny

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

Segway Tour

Sea Blaster Snorkel (seasonal)

Sea Blaster Dolphin

Big Kahuna Water Park (seasonal)

**all activities are subject to change by season, weather and availability**

** monthly rentals are specifically excluded from participation in the Program**

**PETS ARE ALLOWED BUT A NON REFUNDABLE PET FEE IS DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING. MAX 2 PETS. $200 FOR 1ST PET, $50 FOR SECOND PET. Also, a $25 fee is due (per pet) to the Home Owners Association and is due upon arrival**

Welcome to your next vacation! Call us today!

More Details

Property Manager
Forever Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

The house was very nice and comfortable for our family. We had a fantastic time in Destin and loved the location of the home to the beach and to the pool. Everything was so close and easy to walk back and forth. We appreciate the opportunity to stay at your property and will definitely look at your properties again the next time we visit Florida.
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3564 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 3rd floor King Master Suite Bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Main floor King suite
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1st floor Jack and Jill design
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 7 bunk bed , 1st floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 king , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 3rd floor King Master Suite
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 1st floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 king , Main floor off of Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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*200 Steps 2 Beach* FREE Golf, FREE Fishing, FREE Dolphin Cruise & More FREE!!!
average rating of 4.5 based on 7 reviews
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Needs some deep cleaning.

  • 3 of 5

Great house and beach. House had a great set up. Furniture could use some cleaning. Floors and balcony could use cleaning. Bathroom at pool could use a lot of work, surprising for this type of community. Overall comfortable house and great set up.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Naperville, IL
5

Couldn't of been better!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great place, great time, perfect for our entire family. Easy to book. Everyone was super nice. Already planning our next trip!!

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laporte, Colorado
5

Great Beach House!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with multiple couples for a family celebration. The house was fantastic! It's perfect for multiple families. All bedrooms are comfortable, clean and beautiful with their own large bathrooms. The layout is such that each couple got their "own away space" but the main floor offered great space for gathering for meals and family time. The kitchen was perfect with up-to-date appliances and large for multiple cooks. The balcony on this floor was great for grilling and eating outside. The upstairs masters suite is gorgeous and is a living area all its own with a beautiful balcony. The mid-floor bedroom offers a king-sized bed and large bathroom with huge walk-in shower. The downstairs offers a beautiful bedroom with a queen bed and bathroom and a separate bunkroom for kids. We didn't have any kids with us but we'll look at bringing them next time! The downstairs has a bunkroom, foosball table and Xbox which would be perfect for the kids to have their own space. House was immaculate, with up-to--date furniture and décor and had everything we needed for a great stay. The beach is only a 2 minute walk from the house and boogie boards, floats and folding chairs are provided to make it a fun day at the beach. For those that don't want to go to the beach, there is a community swimming pool about 5 houses down. The property is in a beautiful and quiet, gated location with its own private beach. Close to restaurants and shopping. Owners promptly replied to all inquiries. This house is a value at its price! Would definitely recommend this property! This will be top of our list for staying in Destin when we visit again.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted to have such wonderful quest like you. Thank you for the review and we look forward to booking your next vacation here at this home again.
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Rockwall,TX
5

Fab House in a Fab Location...

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for a wonderful vacation! Life's a Beach was amazing and very-well appointed. It was the perfect amount of space for 6 adults. We loved how the beach was a short (less than 2 minute) walk to the beach. We are starting to plan our summer vacation, and Life's a Beach is at the top of our list!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice House with Great Access to Beach

  • 4 of 5

My family stayed in Lifes a Beach in Mid-July. We had six adults and three kids, ages 4, 2 & 5 months. The house was great! Everything was clean and comfortable, and it had everything you would expect to find in a beach rental. The walk to the beach is very short. My 4 & 2 year old made it everyday, no problem. It's only a couple minutes. We really liked having the garage too, as we could come in and just dump our beach stuff in there. Overall this house was exactly as advertised.

In addition to the house being great, the rental agents, Forever Vacation Rentals, were great to work with as well. Shannon and Jillena were very helpful and prompt in returning all of our phone calls and emails. On the Saturday of check-in we showed up a couple hours before 4:00. The house was clean and Shannon was just finishing his inspection. He let us into the house about 1:00 so we could start at beach early. Thanks again for that!

Overall I was very happy with all aspects of this rental. Both the house and rental company were great.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Illinois
5

Great House Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with another family, 4 adults, 5 children, for a spring break get-away. The layout of the house is perfect for multiple families or a single family with many children. The downstairs offered a bunkroom, queen bedroom, foosball table and Xbox which was perfect for the kids after coming in from the beach or pool while the adults enjoyed cocktails on one of the two balconies. The middle level of the house was a great open space where we could all eat together or relax on the balcony and included a king bedroom with private bath . The third level of the home was gorgeous with a private master suite that encompassed the entire floor. House was immaculately maintained with everything needed for a great stay. Owners promptly replied to all inquiries. Would definitely recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Located in the Florida Panhandle, the City of Destin has a rich historical heritage dating back to American Indian inhabitants as early as the seventh century A.D. Spanish explorers surveyed Florida in 1538. Don Francisco Tapia was commissioned to survey the Florida coast and in 1693, drew the first known map of East Pass and its shores.

Destin traces its immediate history to a fisherman, Captain Leonard Destin, who moved here from New London, Connecticut, and settled in Northwest Florida in about 1845. Captain Destin pioneered the fishing industry and Destin has maintained this heritage to the present.

Destin is known as the 'World's Luckiest Fishing Village.' The city houses the largest and most elaborately equipped fishing fleet in the State of Florida. In addition to fishing, recreational opportunities include golf, tennis and water sports, including diving and snorkeling. The 100 Fathom curve draws closer to Destin than any other spot in Florida providing the speediest deep-water access on the Gulf.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Pet Fee $200

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. **PETS ARE ALLOWED BUT A NON REFUNDABLE PET FEE IS DUE AT TIME OF BOOKING. MAX 2 PETS. $200 FOR 1ST PET, $50 FOR SECOND PET. Also, a $25 fee is due (per pet) to the Home Owners Association and is due upon arrival**

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund