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"Fish Tales" quaint & cozy 2 bdr cottage * Monthly Rates Avail Nov - Feb

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

(2) Bedroom Beach Cottage - Close to Beach

'Fish Tales' is (1) of (10) little beach cottage vacation rentals. 'Fish Tales' is a (2) bedroom, (1) bath private beach cottage. We are a 3 blks to the Miramar Public Beach Access which offers free parking, restroom facilities and Pompano Joe's Restaurant/Bar for food and beverage. Beach chairs and umbrellas are available for rent through local vendors on the beach. For those who prefer not to walk or drive to the beach bike rentals are available onsite. Please inquire and reserve prior to arrival. Golf cart rentals are available right next door to the cottages. Our cottage is self check in and guests will receive a secure door code via email prior to arrival. We are a private, no-thru traffic community which affords plenty of privacy when you want to get away from the crowds. Each cottage has designated parking for (2) vehicles. 'Fish Tales' sleeps 6 guests with a queen size bed in each bedroom and a sleeper sofa in the living area. 'Fish Tales' offers a full kitchen and a washer dryer for your use. The dining room table seats (4) guests. The cottage has a gas grill for outdoor grilling. Fish Tales has a front porch with (2) adirondack chairs for relaxing after a day at the beach. There are plenty of restaurants in the area including Pompano Joe's, Whale's Tail and Captain Dave's on the Gulf. For early risers, coffee and breakfast is available at Starbucks, Bad Ass Coffee and The Donut Hole. Whole Foods, Publix and Winn Dixie grocery stores are available for your shopping needs. CVS Pharmacy is right around the corner. Shopping in Destin and Silver Sands Outlet Mall are both within a short drive of the cottage. Deep Sea Fishing and Boating are a short distance away. There are numerous family oriented activities in the area. And of course, there is always THE BEACH! Be sure to check out the Miramar Beach live beach cam at

Rita Bottems
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018


Miramar Beach Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(23 traveler reviews)

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"Fish Tales" quaint & cozy 2 bdr cottage * Monthly Rates Avail Nov - Feb
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews

Great Property and Owner

  • 5 of 5

I actually booked this for my son and a friend of ours who were fleeing Irma. My son didn't go but our friend did and he really liked it. I would just like to say that Rita Bottems, the owner, was fantastic. I actually booked a different room but she contacted me to tell me that room had already been taken. She then offered me "Fish Tales" for not much more than the original booking. I will definitely stay here the next time we are in Destin.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic place, great location, great price!! Looking forward to stay again! :)

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Fish Tales Condo was awesome!!! This was our first time at Destin and we're very impressed by everything about this condo. The entire place was very clean. The kitchen and bathroom were fully stocked. The washer-dryer (+2 laundry detergent packs) were so convenient for cleaning up our damp beach clothes. The TVs and cable occupied our kids after a fun day at the beach. We appreciated the AC during the hot summer days. We loved the beach themed signs all over the house! We were 10-15 drive away from a lot of shopping and restaurants. The condo was only an 8-10 minute walk to the beach!

The two queen beds in the two bedrooms were very comfortable! However, the mattress for the pull-out couch in the living room was somewhat uncomfortable to lay on (we could feel all the springs). A layer of foam mattress topper would be nice.

Regardless, we had an amazing weekend, thanks to Fish Tales Management, and especially to Rita for being so responsive and patient with us. We look forward to coming back every year!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft Walton beach, Fl

The Property was very clean and nice.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage area was quiet during our stay. It was very convienant to the beach and to various places to eat. We had a great stay and plan on staying here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Early, Texas

Clean and Simple with beach charm

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there a few nights and loved the area. The house was very clean and the house was nicely located not far from the beach. The kids enjoyed the satellite TV at night and the high speed internet as well. The house truly met all of our expectations in every aspect and we will definitely be back to stay in the near future!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

This was the most adorable little cottage. It was very well maintained and sweetly decorated!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Easiet rental ever, cleanest, quiet, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We live rather local in Pensacola (just 70 miles west) but wanted to spend a last minute weekend in Destin for a mini wedding anniversary weekend. We have used vrbo for rentals all around the country and Costa Rica. This time was the absolute easiest and all automated after booking. I booked it the day before we arrived. I had one text request that was answered quickly. We rented the two bedroom and it had everything you needed. It's not ocean front or ocean view but extremely close to one of the best beach access locations and popular bar restaurants located right on the Gulf. It's close to all the most popular shopping areas in Destin too. After a long day of beach madness its nice to have a quiet place to chill out with easy dedicated parking. You even had a private picnic table and grill for each individual unit that was a great option too.

The cottage is a Katrina cottage that had a lot of history locally. It again was so clean, neat, new, and well decorated. I loved it and would definitely stay again if I want another close to home staycation. Actually if they have them for sale I would love to buy one so please contact me if this is an option.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Pompano Joe's, Whale's Tail, Capt Dave's,
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Pompano Joe's, Whale's Tail, Captain Dave's
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

No Smoking (A $250.00 fee will be charged for smoking in cottage)

No Pets Allowed (A $250.00 fee will be charged for allowing a pet in cottage)

Must be 25 yrs old to rent.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. We do not accept American Express.

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.

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