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102 Beach Retreat-The Mermaid Cottage, Destin Area, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Beach Retreat Cottages, Destin Area Vacation Rental House


  •  850-269-7793
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm
    Central Time Zone (UTC-06:00)

  • Bedrooms:
    3
  • Bathrooms:
    3
  • Sleeps:
    10
  • House
  • Reviews:
    5
  • Views:
    3751

Last Updated: 12/16/2018

Description

102 Beach Retreat- The Mermaid Cottage

Welcome to the Mermaid Cottage! 
This wonderful 3 bedroom, 3 bath beach cottage is located in the beautiful Cottage Retreat Community of Destin Florida. We invite you and your family to stay in our wonderful cottage for a week in paradise! If you like sugar-white sand, emerald waters and swaying palms, you will love this community.

The cottages in Cottage Retreat are quaint reminders of days gone by with front porches, and bright decorative colors, with the entire community built on a cul-de-sac.

Our cottage comes equipped with all of the comforts of home and possibly a few more! This home has 3 bedrooms, beautifully furnished and all the comforts of home. This home features a wrap-around deck on the first floor, and the second floor has a balcony for enjoying fresh evening breezes. We'll provide beach service ( two beach chairs and an umbrella ) during your stay ( March 1 through October ),The beach walkover is a short 2 minute stroll to the sugar white sand and emerald waters of the Gulf. Our home is in a perfect location. You will want to return year after year!We have a community pool with hot tub a half a block away from our home along with the club house and fitness center with state of the art equiptment.
Our kid friendly neighborhood will make a perfect vacation spot for your family. Cottage Retreat is like returning to the 1950's for kids ... the Popsicle man truck rings his bell every evening.
Minimum age limit for Renters is 25 years and up.Bedding

1st Bedroom: King
2nd Bedroom: Queen
3rd Bedroom: 2 sets of Bunk beds
Bunk beds are full bottom/ twin tops
Accommodates up to 10 people

Amenities

1 Deck/Balcony
4 DVD Players
2 Stories
3 Bedroom / 3 Bath
32 inch LR Flat Screen TV
4 Televisions
Community Pool
Club house/ Fitness Room
House
Free Wireless Internet
Parking fpr 2 vehicles in front of home
Great property and great location
Less then a 2 minute walk to the Beach
Miramar Beach Community
Washer/Dryer

What to do besides enjoy our wonderful beach...Should you wish to explore what the local area has to offer, you'll find an abundance of choices. Sidewalks line scenic 98 for walking, running or bike riding. We are a short 2 mile drive to the Silver Sands mall to the West, or luxury shopping at Destin Commons to the East. Kenny D's, The Crab Trap, and Pompano Joe's are all within walking distance to The Beach Retreat Cottages. We encourage you to leave menus of your favorite restaurants when you come.
For evening entertainment, Destin is known for some wonderfully upscale eateries, as well as your regular fare. Friendly night life and nearby state of the art movie theater.

The Silver Sands Outlet Mall is a vacation in it’s own right for shoppers you will have access to over 100 stores, including, Polo, Ralph Lauren, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Eddie Bauer, Liz Claiborne, Tommy Hilfiger, Lenox, Nike and Reebok - just to name a few. When you need to pause for nourishment choose from Panera Bread, Cheeseburger in Paradise or Carrabba's Italian Grill.

More great shopping can be found at the Destin Commons outdoor mall. Enjoy such great stores as Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor Loft, Banana Republic, Belk, Books-A-Million & Maui Nix Surf Shop to rattle off a few. Stop for a bite to eat at the Hard Rock Café, Panera Bread, Tony’s Ristorante or Sushi Siam. More than just shopping the Destin Commons Center Plaza offers a soft-play kids playground and a 49-head pop fountain. Community activities and entertainment are held through the year at Destin Commons . Rave Motion Pictures is also housed at Destin Commons to catch the latest releases.

Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resorts offers wonderful dining and specialty stores as well as great festivals & events that are held at the Market Shops Green or the Center Plaza within the Village.

Grande Boulevard offers stores such as Billabong, Brooks Brothers Country Club, Coldwater Creek, J. Crew-at-the-beach, Sunglass Hut, & Tommy Bahama's Emporium as well as great dining at Tommy Bahama’s , Fleming’s, Cantina Laredo (If you dine here sit outside to enjoy the fountain!) & Mitchell’s Fish Market.

The Track Amusement Center in Destin, Florida offers mini golf, Water Bumper Boats, go-carts & for those not faint of heart, Bungee Jumping.

Big Kahuna’s Water Park is a favorite for young & old a like. Take a break from the wonderful Destin, Florida beach & spend the day here.
Of course we can not forget to mention Golf!
Dont forget our wonderful Golf courses!
There are (10) Championship golf courses within four (4) miles of "The Beach Retreat Cottages". Each offers its own character and challenges. All are public courses with full service facilities with a restaurant, practice range, rental clubs, professional lessons and pro shop stocked to meet your needs.
Destin, Florida is known as the ”World’s Luckiest Fishing Village,” & boasts of being home to the largest fishing vessel fleet in the state of Florida. Fish from the beach or boat. If you do not want to bring your boat, one of Destin’s many charter boats would love the opportunity to take you out for full or half day excursions. Water surrounds Destin with the intercoastal waterway to the north and Gulf on the south, creating an abundance of water sports available, including kayaking, wave running, parasailing, kite surfing, snorkeling and so much more!DESTIN AREA ACTIVITIES:

Click on these map links to see what there is to do in the Destin Florida area. These are all only a few minutes drive from our property. DESTIN RESTAURANTS , DESTIN GOLF , DESTIN FISHING , DESTIN NIGHT LIFE , DESTIN HEALTH CLUBS, DESTIN WATER SPORTS , DESTIN SHOPPING

Please call me, I would love to help you with your vacation plans!  
 

Availability

Amenities

Bedroom Setup
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 King Bed
  • 2 Bunk Beds
Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Eat in Counter
Barbecue - Grills
  • Community Charcoal Grill
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Linens & Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower/Tub Combo
  • Walk in Shower
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi Bathtub
Bedroom Extras
  • Private Bathroom
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Alarm Clock
Cooling Comfort
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Air Conditioning
Disability Access Features
  • Walk-in Shower
Entertainment
  • Big Screen TV
  • Boating
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Gaming Consoles
  • Jet Ski
  • Kayaking
  • Minature Golf
  • Scuba
  • Snorkling
  • Stereo
  • Swimming
  • Television
General
  • Linens Included
  • No Smoking
  • Pets On Request
  • Telephone
  • Vacuum
  • Home
  • Online Booking
  • Managed by Property Manager
Home Office
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
Kitchen
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Blender
  • Breakfast Bar
  • Can Opener
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Garbage
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Ironing Board
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Pots and Pans
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils
  • Water Filter
  • Crock Pot
Outside Living
  • BBQ Grill
  • Community Pool
  • Deck
  • Outside Shower
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Porch Furniture
  • Private Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Water Park & Wildlife Viewing
  • Balcony
  • Beach Service Provided
Parking
  • Parking for 2 cars
Boating
  • Boat Rental Available
  • Marina
  • Pier

Activities

Destin Florida Activities
  • Airboat Adventures
  • Backlash Charters
  • Baytowne Adventure Zone
  • Big Kahuna Water Park
  • Blackwater Canoe Rental
  • Blast Arcade & Laser Maze
  • Buccaneer Pirate Ship
  • Charter Boats
  • Crab Island Dolphin Tours
  • Destin Beach Parasail
  • Destin Florida Beach Helicopters
  • Destin Snorkle
  • Dockside Watersports
  • Emerald Coast Scuba
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
  • Just Chute Me
  • Kelly Plantation
  • Mobile Sports LLC
  • Party Boats
  • Pelican Adventures
  • Sea Blaster
  • Southern Star Dolphin Cruises
  • SunQuest Cruises
  • SunVenture Cruises
  • The Kayak Experience
  • THE TRACK - GO Carts
  • Xtreme H2O Sports
  • Dolphin Watch & History Cruise
  • Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat
  • Sandestin Dining/Dancing Cruise
  • Fishing with Kids
  • Destin Paddleboard Rental
  • Dolphin Cruise Aboard the Original Sea Blaster
  • Wet N' Wild Watersports Parasailing
  • Mobile Massage Therapy
  • Destin Harbor Private Sailing Excursion
  • Horseback Trail Rides
  • Waverunner Rentals w/ Wet N' WIld
  • Destin Snorkeling Excursion
  • Bart Rockett Magic Theater
  • Shark Fishing Charter with Reel Deal Charters
  • Shark Fishing Charter
  • Reel Deal Charters
  • Waverunner Rental/Wet N Wild
  • Wet N Wild Parasailing
  • Wet N Wild Watersports Parasailing
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • Original Sea Blaster
  • Destin harbor
  • Private Sailing Excursion
  • Gator Country Alligator Park
  • Hydrojet Thrill Ride
  • Hydrojet Thrill Ride
  • Destin Float Spa Experience
  • Destin Float Spa Experience
  • AMC Theatre
  • Dockside Parasailing
  • Escape Zone 60
  • Bike Rentals
  • Golf Cart Rental
  • Local Fitness Center
Destin Florida Restaurants
  • Boathouse Oyster Bar
  • Bonefish Grill
  • Bric a Brac
  • Crab Island Cantina
  • Dewey Destin Seafood
  • Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
  • Hadashi Sushi Bar at Hilton
  • Hammerheads Bar & Grill
  • Harbor Docks
  • Jester Mardi Gras Daiquiris
  • Lighthouse Restaurant
  • LuLu's Destin FL
  • Margaritaville
  • Marina Cafe
  • Mellow Mushroom
  • Pompano Joe's
  • The Back Porch
  • The Crab Trap
  • The Surf Hut
  • World Of Beers
  • McGuire's Irish Pub
  • Donut Hole Bakery Cafe
  • Crust Pizzeria
  • Dewey Destin's Harborside
  • Joe's Crab Shack
  • Callahan's Restaurant & Deli
  • Shrimp Basket
  • The Back Porch
  • Beach Walk Cafe
  • Louisiana Lagniappe
  • Fudpuckers Bar & Grill
  • Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe
  • Jasmine Thai
  • La Paz
  • Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
  • Buck's Smokehouse
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • Mimmo's
  • Fuji Seafood Buffet
  • Boshamps Seafood House
  • AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar
  • Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
  • Gilligan's Seafood
  • The Breakfast Table
  • Jackacuda's Seafood & Sushi
  • China One
  • Thai Delights Restaurant
  • Noonies Thai Cafe
  • Brotula's Seafood & Steamer
  • Original La Famiglia
  • Original La Famiglia
  • Hog's Breath Saloon
  • Wingstop
  • Merlins Pizza
  • IHOP
  • Capriccio Cafe
  • Island Wing Company
  • Alatapatatas
  • Osaka Japanese Hibachi
  • Vinnie Mc Guire's Pizza
  • Mama Sherry's Pizza
  • Palm Grille
Near by Activities
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Live Entertainment
  • Movie Theatre
  • Outlet Stores
  • Shopping Malls
  • Walking Tours
  • Area Golf
Near by Attractions
  • Lake View
  • Near Golf
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shopping
Recommended for
  • Adventure Trip
  • Beach Rentals
  • Children Retreat

Reviews

Angie & Alfie Sanchez

Just Beautiful    Jul 08, 2018



We had a great time in Destin and our stay at the Mermaid Cottage was wonderful. House is just as described. Clean, Spacious, and simply beautiful. I will definitely be back and will recommend to my friends and family. Beach is walking distance and also beautiful. Anytime we had questions we would text the owner who would respond immediately. Thank you for a wonderful experience. Note: I left two fishing rods for others to enjoy.

Elizabeth

Thanks so much for the great stay    Jun 03, 2017




We had an excellent week at Mermaid Cottage. The shower head fix worked great and the maintenance team was quick. Your decor is so great at Mermaid cottage and we loved the paint colors. :)  The pool and beach, and grill all worked out great and were very nice. The beds were all comfortable and the kitchen was so well stocked.

Kathy Shampine's reply:

I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for letting us know that the shower head had loosened up! I hope you will come back to visit us again soon!!!

Allison

Great stay!    May 13, 2017




Everything is just as it seems. Kathy was very responsive to any needs, and the property was perfect for our stay!

Kathy Shampine's reply:

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and I hope you will come back to visit us again soon!!!! Edit your Response

Jessica W

Perfect!    May 10, 2017




The house was extremely clean and smells new. It looked exactly like the photos. We enjoyed our dog joining us and there were plenty of places to walk her. It was also very secure and walking distance to the beach. We will be booking again next year!

Kathy Shampine's reply:

Hi Jessica! Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review! I hope you will be able to come back again soon!!!!

Robert R

We Love The Mermaid Cottage!    Jan 01, 2017




AS USUAL KATHY AND MIKE MADE OUR STAY --GREAT . COTTAGE WAS UP TO OUR STANDARDS WE BOOKED FOR NEXT YEAR

Kathy Shampine's reply:

Have a great year and we will see you in 2018!!!!

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