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Heaven's Gate, Destin Area, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Destiny East, Destin Area Vacation Rental House

Save up to 20% OFF Fall/Winter 2018 Stays!

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10-20% OFF Fall and Winter 2018 stays. Plus receive FREE VIP perks during your stay. Must mention special at time of booking. (850)270-5227
Validity: 9/14/2018 - 12/31/2018

Destin Palms Vacations
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Last Updated: 12/13/2018


*2018 DISC* FREE Golf Cart! UPDATES COMING SOON! Private Pool +FREE VIP Perks


Heaven's Gate has a private pool & comes with a FREE golf cart! This 3 bedroom home is located in Destiny East community & features several amenities, including a clubhouse, pool, hot tub, movie theater & more! Book your dream vacation rental today!

Heaven’s Gate is a gorgeous vacation home with a private pool that is located in the gated community of Destiny East. This three bedroom home is the ultimate in luxury and even comes with a 4 seater golf cart, so you can head over to the community pool or take the golf cart down to the beach! This home also considers pets on a case by case basis. The private pool can be heated for an additional fee.

This home is beautifully decorated and features a full kitchen, dining area, and living room. The master bedroom offers a luxurious king size bed and a twin size bed, the second bedroom features a queen size bed, and the third bedroom contains a full-size bunk bed with full size trundle. The living room also contains and sofa sleeper, and there is additional bedding available. This spacious home can comfortably accommodate up to fourteen guests! 

Destiny East is an exclusive gated community that offers several amenities including two neighborhood pools, hot tub, fitness center, clubhouse with I-Max theater, tennis, basketball courts, BBQ area with outdoor kitchen, walking trails, & playground for the kids! The neighborhood is golf cart friendly, so drive yours to the beach or out to dinner. Located on pedestrian friendly Scenic 98, you can walk down to the beach to catch a sunset or take a relaxing bike ride.

As our guest, you will receive a free VIP Perks Card that provides free passes to the area's most popular attractions. Each day of your stay, you will receive one free adult pass to a charter fishing excursion, a dolphin cruise aboard the SeaBlaster speed boat, a paddle boarding tour to explore the emerald coast, and 18 holes of golf at a variety of local courses. This is our way of saying thanks for choosing Destin Palms Vacations!

The free passes are per reservation and not per guest. They are non-cumulative. Guests can use passes at different activities on the same day. For instance, a guest could play 18 holes of golf for free in the morning and then go on a free dolphin cruise on the same afternoon. The card also entitles you to do an activity more than once for free. For example, if you wanted to golf daily, each day of your stay (excluding day of departure), one person in your party could golf for free. The dolphin cruise operates March-October. All other perks are available year-round. Perks are not available to monthly renters.

*** Minimum Age Requirement. Pet Friendly w/ $100 non-refundable fee per pet under 25lb.***

Bed Sizes: 
Master - 1 King, 1 Twin 
Second - Queen 
Third - Full Bunk, Twin Trundle 
Living Room - Sofa Sleeper 
Additional Bedding - 4

*We also offer monthly rates for stays during our winter season. Please inquire if interested.

Heaven's Gate | Destiny 

*NOTE: Taxes & Fees Not Included in Rates




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Final cleaning: $300.00

Check-In Time:   4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM


Bedroom Setup
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 King Bed
  • 3 Full Beds
  • 2 Twin Beds
Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Eat in Counter
Barbecue - Grills
  • Private BBQ
  • Private Gas Grill
  • Bathtub
  • Linens & Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower/Tub Combo
  • Walk in Shower
Bedroom Extras
  • Private Bathroom
  • Alarm Clock
Cooling Comfort
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Air Conditioning
Disability Access Features
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Stereo
  • Swimming
  • Television
  • Bikes Included
  • Linens Included
  • No Smoking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Telephone
  • Vacuum
  • Fitness Center
  • Home
  • Managed by Property Manager
Home Office
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Blender
  • Breakfast Bar
  • Can Opener
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Garbage
  • Ice Maker
  • Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pots and Pans
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils
Outside Living
  • BBQ Grill
  • Community Pool
  • Patio
  • Private Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Golf Cart Included
  • Balcony
  • Driveway
  • Garage Included


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
Fort Walton Beach Florida Activities
  • Air Force Armament Museum
  • Bodywork & Massage
  • Crab Island Watersports
  • Destin Airboat Tours
  • Destin Water Taxi
  • Downtown Cinema Plus
  • Emerald Coast Science Center
  • Fat Daddy's Arcade
  • Fort Walton Beach Parasail
  • Goofy Golf
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
  • Howl at the Moon
  • Indian Temple Mound Museum
  • Massage Envy Spa
  • Okaloosa Island
  • The Block 3 Clubs in 1
  • The Swamp Club
  • Wild Willy's Adventure Zone
  • Dolphin Watch Cruise
  • Deep Sea Fishing Party Boat
  • Destin Parasailing Adventure
  • Fishing with Kids
  • Big Kahuna's Water Park
  • Waverunner Rental/Wet N' WIld
  • Dragonfly Yoga
  • AMC Theatre
  • 7D Movie Ride
  • The Emerald Cork
  • Heritage Park
  • Sea Lion Show
  • Okaloosa island pier
  • Oklaoosa Island Boardwalk
  • Miracle Strip Parkway
  • Cattywampus Eco Adventures
  • Racetrack Bingo
  • Okaloosa National Mini Golf
  • Escape Zone 60
  • Bike Rentals
  • Golf Cart
  • Local Fitness Center
Fort Walton Beach Florida Restaurants
  • Asiago's Skillet
  • Bay Cafe
  • Blue Collar Cafe
  • Burrito Del Sol
  • Corner Cafe
  • Floyd's Shrimp House
  • Hickory river smokehouse
  • Old Bay Steamer
  • Original Water Front Crab Shack
  • Props Craft Brewery & Grill
  • Rockin Tacos Grill & Tequila Bar
  • Stewby's Seafood Shanty
  • Tops Choice Hamburgers
  • The Black Pearl
  • Tijuana Flats
  • The Crab Trap
  • Sabor A Mexico
  • Buffalo's Reef
  • Thai House
  • The Bangkok House Thai
  • Ali Baba Grill Cafe
  • Clemenza's at Uptown
  • Angler's Beachside Grill
  • Fusion Bistro
  • Sonny's BBQ
  • Okinawa Japanese Restaurant
  • Thai Kitchen
  • Kim's Restaurant
  • High Tide Restaurant/Oyster Bar
  • Juno's Sushi-Steak & Seafood
  • Pandora's Steak House
  • LongHorn Steakhouse
  • Ali's Bistro
  • Helen Back Cafe
  • Los Rancheros
  • Mary's Kitchen
  • Fudpucker's Bar & Grill
  • Neighborhood Cafe
  • Mother Earth's Cafe
  • Caffe Italia
  • Ma Ma Nu's Kitchen
  • Dosirak House Inc
  • Magnolia Grill
  • Lanie's Kitchen II
  • Jin Jin Chinese
  • Shrimp Basket
  • Fokker's Pub
  • Siam Garden Cafe
  • Olive Garden
  • IHOP
  • Props Brewery & Grill
  • Rick's Crab Trap
  • Kinfolks BBQ
  • K.C.’s Sandbar & Grill
  • Luxe Sports Grill
  • Momma Goldberg’s Deli
  • Salty Duck
  • Sotol Tequila & Mezcal
  • The Boardroom Pub & Grub
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
  • Beach Rentals
  • Golf
  • Lake
  • Romantic
30A-Beaches-South Walton Activities
  • Santa Rosa Beach
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve
  • Grayton Beach State Park
  • Seaside Beach
  • Rosemary Beach
  • Camp Helen State Park
  • Kitchenique
  • Emerald Coast Pedal Tours
  • Timpoochee Trail
  • Fusion Art Glass Gallery
  • Blue Mountain Beach
  • Deer Lake State Park
  • Goatfeathers Seafood Market
  • YOLO Board and Bike
  • Grand Boulevard
  • Surfside Spa
  • Fishy Booty Charters
  • Santa Rosa Golf Club
  • SunQuest Cruises
  • Emerald Coast Wine Cellars
  • 30A Bike 19 Mile Bike Path
  • Big Daddy's Bike Rental
30A-Beaches-South Walton Restaurants
  • The Bay
  • Cafe Thirty-A
  • Great Southern Cafe
  • Fish Out of Water
  • Basmati's Asian Cuisine
  • Bud & Alley's
  • Bijoux
  • The Red Bar
  • Restaurant Paradis
  • Cowgirl Kitchen
  • Marie's Bistro
  • George's At Alys Beach
  • Borago Restaurant
  • 723 Whiskey Bravo
  • Vue on 30a
  • Christiano's
  • Trebeache
  • Angelina's Pizzeria
  • Nick's on the Beach
  • The Creamery
  • La Loba's Bakery


Austin Brisco

Very Nice Home    Sep 16, 2018

Very nice home, was in good condition and clean when we arrived.  Enjoyed the pool and outdoor grill a lot, nice large kitchen with all the amenities as we ate at home most of our vacation.  Brought our two Shepherd mixes with us so the home is dog friendly but I think they changed their policy to small dogs only.  Overall a great home for a large family to enjoy a beach vacation. 

Susana Sanchez

Perfect vacation home    Jul 14, 2018

The house was beautiful and clean. Very spacious. The kids loved the pool. The best part of the house was the golf cart. It would take us everywhere it was very convenient. If only the golf cart was a little bigger. Beautiful neighborhood. I would definitely recommend this home to family and friends.

Terry S

June 2018 Stay    Jun 30, 2018

The house was spotless upon arrival.We had the grocery delivery service to stock the kitchen,so it was great after traveling nine hours,to come in to the rental with the fridge full and the pantry shelves stocked.This is a great rental for people with pets.Many nice paths for dog walking.We had to get up early to get chairs and parking for the golf cart at the James Lee park.Very crowded for fourth of July,but you wouldn't notice it in Destiny East.A great gated community where we always felt safe.The amenities are great.Enjoyed the pool at this house as well as the gas grill.

Troy James

Heavens Gate    May 05, 2018

My wife and I had a great time the week we spent at Heavens Gate. Everything was just as promised when we arrived. Thanks for the great vacation at your home.

Kelly S.

Great location, great home    May 20, 2017

We really enjoyed our stay at Heaven's Gate. The house was very clean, plenty of room for the family and dog and a nice outdoor pool to cool off in. Getting the golf cart with the rental was awesome, we took it to the beach each day and around the area up and down scenic 98. The house is perfectly located, ride to the beach was 2 mins and you could walk to the park and community pool in less than 2 mins as well.  We would definitely stay there again.

Vera S.

First Time Vacation Home Renter    May 06, 2017

Wonderful!  First time renting a home at the beach.  The only issue we had was the neighbors pressure washing the outside of the house next door.  I've had this happen in a hotel too, so just my luck!  Pool would have been nicer if heated.  Great for the family!!!!

Renee W.

Very nice and clean.    May 01, 2017

The house was perfect.  Clean, well maintained and so close to the beach.  Loved having the convenience of the golf cart also!  This was our first trip to Destin and the only complaint we had was no ones fault.  The weather was nice the first two days, not so much the next three days.  Would love to go back and get the full beach experience!  Highly recommend Heavens Gate!

Carolyn L.

Heaven's Gate    Apr 28, 2017

No long enough!

Sara L.

Heaven's Gate    Apr 20, 2017

It was a great experience.  Loved the pool and golf cart.  The only thing I might change is that a couple of the beds are squeaky (the twin in the master and a couple where the bunk beds are).  Other than that this house was awesome!

Janette G.

Goodman FamilyFun-Stay Vacay    Apr 15, 2017

Our family thoroughly enjoyed the accommodations at Heaven's Gate. Each room was beautifully arranged and met our expectations as indicated in the pictures. It's a very nice and well-kept home and we would stay there again!

Jennifer Y.

Great Stay...    Sep 28, 2016

My family had a lovely time at Heaven's Gate.  The house is beautiful and nicely laid out.  Furnishings are nice - beds are comfy and linens/towels good quality.  The location is Fabulous!  A short walk or ride to the beach.  

The house was very clean,.  My only complaint is the lack of necessities.  There is just enough toilet paper, paper towels, coffee, trash bags for a couple nights.  There were no cleaning products so you could clean up after your stay and leave it in the condition you found it.  A spray bottle of cleaner would have been nice.  No dish soap, however a couple of dishwasher tabs.    

Beach chairs were pretty gross - stained and rusted - and should be replaced.  

Golf cart was great - we used it to get to the beach a couple times.  

Management was Really good - friendly and helpful.  We had a couple small issues that were taken care of immediately.  

Dart F.

Heavens Gate    Sep 01, 2016

We were very pleased with Heaven's Gate.  The home is large, spacious and clean.  The pool was perfect and the golf cart was great for those times we headed to beach.  We will back in the spring for another stay at Heaven's Gate.

Cathy N.

Great Summer Vactation!    Jul 09, 2016

Our Family stayed at Heaven's Gate in July of 2016.  The property description was accurate.  The private pool was beautiful and the beach was a very short golf cart ride, maybe 30 seconds.  The house was spacious and well maintained.  The master bath shower did drain very slowly but we informed the property manager at the end of our stay and I'm hopeful it was addressed before the next guests arrived.  We did have an issue with being unable to lock the front door initially.  We called and they sent someone out to fix immediately.  It was a beautiful house. Our family loved the vacation.  There was a nice green space in the backyard for our dog.  We would recommend this property.  We will definitely plan our next beach vacation here!

Angela H.

Awesome Rental Home!    May 28, 2016

This house was immaculately clean, which is the most important thing to me. We had 2 couples and 1 child. We each had our own bedroom and bathroom. Plenty of room for everyone. The fenced in back yard was great for our golden retriever. The rental included a golf cart which made the trip (short) to the beach and restaurants even quicker, especially with an older couple with mobility issues. I highly recommend!!