Destin & Scenic 98
Originally just a small fishing village, Destin, Florida now boasts a variety of activities for vacationers. From a wide selection of golf courses to world-class shopping and, of course, the beautiful beach, Destin has something to do for the entire family.
There are numerous neighborhoods along Scenic 98 that are conveniently located by the beach and the area’s top attractions. Crystal Beach, Shipwatch, Emerald Shores, Batchelor's Button, Miramar Beach Villas, and Grand Caribbean East feature a variety of homes and condos that set the scene for an unforgettable family vacation.
For a large, luxurious vacation home, look no further than Destiny By The Sea. This gated community sits on the coastline and includes two private beach accesses and a swimming pool. Just north of these vacation rentals, you’ll find the equally stunning Destiny East and Destiny West. They offer spacious homes, plush landscaping and a quiet neighborhood feel, all just minutes from the beach.
Frangista Beach also provides upscale homes along the shore of the Emerald Coast. With each house containing multiple bedrooms, it makes a great getaway location for large families or for groups of friends.
Just east of Destin, Florida, along Scenic 98, is Seascape Resort, which is home to several condos that boast some of the best views in the area. Ariel Dunes Towers I & II have balconies that offer panoramic scenes of the Gulf of Mexico, Stewart Lake and the city of Miramar Beach, Florida. The Empress and Majestic Sun are also located at Seascape and offer access to the resort’s amenities, such as a beach access, pools, tennis courts, and a golf course.
Miramar Beach & Sandestin
Miramar Beach and Sandestin are nestled between the outer limits of Destin and the beginning of Highway 30A. Known for their family-friendly atmosphere, there are an array of stores, restaurants and activities that the whole family will enjoy.
If you want to stay in the heart of the action at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Bahia, Elation, Grand Sandestin, Inspiration, Lasata, Le Jardin, Market Street Inn, Observation Point and the Pilot House are all within steps of the vibrant dining, shopping and entertainment options.
For a quieter retreat, escape to one of the communities that is tucked away on lush bayside property with easy access to golfing and other resort amenities. The Bungalos is a collection of charming cottages, and many of these vacation rentals include golf carts for exploring the wonders of the resort with ease. Also situated among the miles of dedicated bike and golf cart paths of the resort is the neighborhood of Crystal Lake. It features a community pool, peaceful and serene lake views, and picnic facilities for a memorable family vacation experience. Additionally, Laurel Grove offers comfortable porches with breathtaking lake views—the perfect place to relax after a day in the sun.
Looking to connect with nature? Baypine Cottages is a quaint community that’s tucked between the whispering, wetland grasses of the Choctawhatchee Bay and the 5-acre Jolee Nature Trail. Baypine is a single street, which showcases spectacular single-family homes with screened-in porches and a community pool.
Golfers are sure to have a hole-in-one vacation when they stay at Magnolia Bay, Turnberry and Villa Lago, as they are situated near the Baytowne Golf Course. Guests at these properties may also take advantage of convenient amenities such as the pools and clubhouse. Surrounded by the Links Golf Course, the quiet communities of Northshore, Fairways, Sandpiper Village, Bayou Village and Linkside Village are also great options for those looking to stay close to the greens.
If you want the best of both worlds—golf course views and a beachside location—Tivoli and Tivoli Terrace are quaint neighborhoods with spacious condominiums featuring screened porches overlooking the manicured course. They are just a short walk to and from the beach and the private community pool. Nearby, you’ll also find Beachwalk Villas where guests can enjoy leisurely strolls around Horseshoe Lake or to The Market Shops for a bite to eat.
We know you’re primarily visiting for the beach and if you want to stay as close as possible, we’ve got you covered! The Miramar Beach condos at Beachside I and Beachside II are fantastic places to maximize family fun, with dozens of amenities and direct access to the beautiful white sand. At Tops’l Beach and Racquet Resort, guests are just a short walk from the beach and can also enjoy the resort’s lagoon-style pools, an expansive sun deck, two tennis courts, a basketball half court and putt-putt golf course.
Take your vacation to new heights with Westwinds and Luau! Westwinds is a beachfront condo inside the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort® in Miramar Beach, Florida just steps away from the sand with an expansive pool deck and boardwalk to the beach. Luau is also on the beachside of Sandestin and boasts a lagoon-style pool, tiki bar and expansive Gulf views from the balconies.
Scenic Highway 30A
Luxurious beach homes and welcoming cottages inhabit the unforgettable sight of Western 30A located in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. From easy access to the bike path that runs along 30A, to lovely little shops, and the reason you came here in the first place, the beach, a vacation to 30A is definitely the beach getaway you desire.
Enjoy unmatched views of the Gulf Coast in the luxury condos of San Remo in Santa Rosa Beach. Located on 30A and walking distance to Gulf Place, San Remo hosts a beautiful fountain pool, a lap pool, large separate spa and a natural pond with a deck.
Resting peacefully in Blue Mountain Beach is the lovely Redfish Village, which offers extensive amenities including private beach access, unique shops, swimming pools, a children's playground, and a private boardwalk along Big Redfish Lake.
My Vacation Haven manages several vacation rentals in Seagrove Beach, Florida. In this bike-friendly area, guests can enjoy close proximity to numerous locally owned and operated restaurants, fish markets and retail shops, all within steps of the Gulf and its sugar white sand. If a relaxing retreat is what you’re after, Leeward II is a beachfront condo that features a convenient patio deck leading directly to the Gulf of Mexico. Vacationers will also enjoy the quaint neighborhood of The Bungalows at Seagrove.
Prominence on 30A is about a half mile away from the beach, meaning it's situated just outside the craziness, but still very close to the main attraction of your vacation. Guests will enjoy the large community pool with arching fountains, zero entry for the little ones and lush palm trees for that tropical feel. Plus, the location of this vacation rental makes it easy to explore all that Santa Rosa Beach, Florida has to offer.
When you’re looking for a quiet getaway, there’s no place more welcoming than Seacrest Beach. The lack of commercial development provides a peaceful community without the hustle and bustle that a lot of other beachside communities see. Plus, Seacrest contains some of the highest sand dunes in all of 30A, and it is rumored that you can see dolphins in the distance from the top.
No matter which community you choose for your next vacation, you can’t go wrong when you book your stay with My Vacation Haven. The communities of Destin, Miramar Beach, and Scenic Highway 30A all offer unique yet equally wonderful experiences to assure your next family vacation is one for the books. Whether you’re here for shopping, golf, or the beach, we’re ready to make your next beach trip one you’ll never forget.