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Ocean Retreat Villa, Destin, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Destiny East, Destin Vacation Rental House

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    08:00 am - 09:00 pm
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Last Updated: 08/23/2023

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Book Fall break, close2beach, clubhouse, theater, gym, tennis, basketball, plygrnd & foosball

Do you need a beach break, this is just the place for you...visit Crab Island, Destin Commons, Harbor Walk, Okaloosa Pier, Gulfarium, Baytown Wharf, Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Big Kahuna Water Park, dining, shopping, boating, biking, golfing and more  - or just relax at the beach, pool and community amenities.

Enjoy the private salt-water/heated pool/spa and amazing amenties at the house/community.  This spacious one-level, 5-bedroom beach house has everything you need for your family vacation in an upscale, gated community with lots of amenities. You will be blown away by the NEW salt-water pool.& spa, tanning shelf, fountains, waterfalls, deck jets, bubbler and mulit-colored lights for nighttime..

The outdoor entertaining area offers a screened-in lanai for you to catch up and unwind. Relax with family/fiends while lounging under the breeze from ceiling fan, overlooking the salt-water pool.

The Villa provides plenty of room for you to enjoy. As you enter, the living room ceilings soar for an open, light filled space. You can choose from many entertainment areas and an open concept, eat-in kitchen with breakfast bar and separate dining room. The house has 5 bedrooms - all on one level. The private master bedroom has new tile floor, trey ceiling, ceiling fan, attached bathroom suite, and walk-in closet. The other side of the house has 4 additional bedrooms – King bedroom, queen bedroom and bunk room. The fifth bedroom has two twin beds - or use it as a private room to relax, watch Television, or read.

•  Salt-water pool and spa, with multi-colored lights, sun shelf, fountains, waterfalls, deck jets and bubblier (Oct-May- Ask for heating rate)
•  Outdoor lounge chairs for sunbathing
•  Spacious screened-in lanai with comfortable seating, outdoor dining, and LED lighting 
•  Outdoor gas grill
•  One level of open concept, easy living & high ceilings with many entertainment areas
•  Dining Room with large table
•  Gas Fireplace
•  Open concept, eat-in kitchen with table and breakfast bar.  Many pots and pans to make a gourmet meal
•  Two entertainment areas: one for adults, and one for kids with foosball, pool & hockey combo
•  Washer and dryer
•  5 bedrooms – Sleeps 14:  3 kings, queen, 4 singles, queen & twin sleeper sofas
•  Large private master bedroom with adjustable bed, adjoining bathroom suite: dual sinks, soaking tub, tile shower and walk-in closet.
•  2-Car Garage
•  Paver stone driveway for parking
•  Walking distance to the community pool and Club Destiny amenities (block away)
•  Close to the beach (3 min golf cart ride)
•  Beach and pool gear for you to use during your stay such as: chairs, matts, carts, floats and etc.
•  Sidewalks for walking, biking and jogging to beach with tunnel under the road
•  6-Seater golf cart rental
•  4 bikes

During your stay, you will find Ocean Retreat Villa is steps to Club Destiny, with the huge community pool, spa, BBQ area, gym, playground, Clubhouse, theater, tennis, paddleball and basketball courts. Take the golf cart, or walk to the Club (block),. and continue for 2 minute cart ride to the beach.   Also, It is a quick drive to many popular restaurants, shops & activities. An ideal base to explore Destin.

:• Two Community pools
•  Spa with Jets
•  Fitness center/Gym
•  Clubhouse
•  Movie theater
•  Tennis/Pickle ball courts
•  Basketball court
•  BBQ area with outdoor kitchen & dining tables
• Two gated entries/North & South
•  Walking trails to the beach with tunnel under the road
•  Playground for the kids

The neighborhood is the ideal location for walking, biking, or jogging on the paved path which leads to the Scenic 98. We are known for some of the best fishing, dining and golfing in the world. Destin is known as the "World's luckiest Fishing Village". There are endless activities within minutes of our home. When you arrive, you will find the House Information Book filled with details about shopping, fishing, local activities, dining and much more.

You will love the open concept kitchen, high ceilings, split bedroom plan and one level living that the Villa has to offer. Previous guests say the home is much better than the pictures. It will be your beach house resort getaway!

Cleaning Procedures:
Enhanced cleaning practice
Cleaning with disinfectant
Anti-bacterial Soap provided
Check-in & check-out without person to person contact.

If your dates are taken, check out other 5b beach houses:, Beach Walk Retreat, 5b located in Crystal Beach, with salt-water private pool/spa, merely 3 houses to the beach, around the corner., Southern Sands Destin, 5b located in Crystal Beach, with private pool and one block to the beach.




From/To Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly Min Nights
$550.00 $576.00 -- -- 4
$352.00 $399.00 -- -- 3
$625.00 -- -- -- 5
$354.00 $392.00 -- -- 3
$625.00 -- -- -- 5

Cleaning: $400.00

House Rules:

Signed Rental Agreement and 50% payment will hold your dates on the calendar.
Refundable damage deposit of $500 required
Inquire about the 6-person golf cart rental
Ask about heating the pool & spa in the Fall & Winter
Rates are estimated and subject to vary
Pet fee $45 per day

Check-In Time:   4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM


Bedroom Setup
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 3 King Beds
  • 4 Bunk Beds
  • Trundle Bed
  • 2 Sofa Beds
  • Roll Away Bed
  • Bunk Room
Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Eat in Counter
  • Eat in Kitchen
  • Formal Dining Room
Barbecue - Grills
  • Community Charcoal Grill
  • Community Gas Grill
  • Private BBQ
  • Private Gas Grill
  • Gas Grill
  • Bathtub
  • Linens & Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Shower/Tub Combo
  • Walk in Shower
  • Freestanding Bathtub
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom Extras
  • Private Bathroom
  • Walk-in Closet
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony/Patio off Master
  • Fireplace
  • Skylight
Cooling Comfort
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Air Conditioning
Disability Access Features
  • Ground Floor Unit
  • Single Level - No Stairs
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Big Screen TV
  • Boating
  • Cable TV
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Ski
  • Kayaking
  • Minature Golf
  • Snorkling
  • Swimming
  • Television
  • TV/DVD
  • TV/VCR
  • Video Library
  • Smart T.V.
  • Bikes Included
  • Board Games
  • Reading Library
  • Linens Included
  • No Smoking
  • Pets On Request
  • Pet Friendly
  • Smoking outside only
  • Vacuum
  • Fitness Center
  • Smoking Permitted
  • Home
  • Pack and Play
  • High Chairs
  • Online Booking
  • Managed By Owner
  • 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 Compactor
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Pots and Pans
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils
  • Water Filter
  • Crock Pot
  • Keurig
Outside Living
  • BBQ Grill
  • Community Pool
  • Deck
  • Outside Shower
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Porch Furniture
  • Private Fenced Beachfront Yard
  • Private Parking
  • Private Pool
  • Restaurants
  • Water Park & Wildlife Viewing
  • Golf Cart Included
  • Beach Chairs Provided
  • Hot Tub/Heated Spa
  • Driveway
  • Parking Available
  • Garage Included
  • RV Parking Nearby
  • Boat Rental Available
  • Marina
  • Pier
  • Boat Parking Nearby
  • Trailer Parking Nearby


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
  • Mobile Massage Therapy
  • Horseback Trail Rides
  • Destin Snorkeling Excursion
  • Bart Rockett Magic Theater
  • Shark Fishing Charter
  • Reel Deal Charters
  • Waverunner Rental/Wet N Wild
  • Wet N Wild Parasailing
  • Dolphin Cruise
  • Original Sea Blaster
  • Destin Harbor
  • Private Sailing Excursion
  • Gator Country Alligator Park
  • Hydrojet Thrill Ride
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Adventure Trip
  • Beach Rentals
  • Children Retreat
  • Golf
  • Lake
  • Romantic
Navarre Florida Restaurants
  • TC's Front Porch
  • Slippery Mermaid Sushi Bar
  • Alphy's Catfish House
  • Cactus Flower Cafe
  • East Bay Crab House
  • Shrimp Basket
  • Vinnie R's Italian
  • Johnny Huston's Grille
  • East River Smokehouse
  • JJ Chago's
  • Scooter's Fish House
  • The Rib Shack
  • Thailand's Best
  • All American Hero's
  • Hachi Japanese Grill
  • New York Pizza Depot
  • Sal's Pizzeria & Grill
  • Helen Back Again
  • Dirt Road Cookers
  • Creekside Southern Grill
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



Laren W

Quiet & Relaxing    Jun 10, 2023

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Loved our stay. No issues with the home as the listing and photos are accurate. Quiet gated neighborhood. The pool was great for young kids and adult alikes. Plenty of pool floats, toys, towels available for use at the house (huge perk).
6/12/2023 at 3:08 PM


Kathy G

Destin Retreat    May 13, 2023

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The saltwater pool did not disappoint! We all loved hanging out there. We opted to heat it for an additional cost (May visit). The hot tub was hot too. It was so nice to have our privacy. The clubhouse is close, but we preferred the private pool. I was glad to have a big basket of beach towels for our family of 7. We went to Crab Island for an excursion and needed them. The master suite is very nice. The rest of the house provided plenty of space for us. We rented the use of the golf cart. We used it for a few beach runs and dinner at Pompano Joe’s. We rented the bikes. Those were pricey compared to the golf cart. We used them a few times and it was a nice way to get exercise. Jan was communicative and helpful when needed, and prior to our trip she called to give us helpful tips and answer any questions. The Destiny East is a very nice area, safe & quiet.
5/20/2023 at 5:58 PM


Shireen J

Perfect beach house    Apr 08, 2023

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This house was perfect for my family. We loved the gated community, kids enjoyed the pool. The homeowner kept in touch and responded right away when I had questions. I've been coming to Destin for over 10 years and this house is my favorite!
4/12/2023 at 5:45 PM
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Julie P.

Perfect Destin Vacation Home    Jul 02, 2022

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We just returned from our stay at the Ocean Retreat Villa over the July 4th holiday week and it was perfect. The house was bright and clean, and fit our multiple family crew with room to spare. The open layout with all glass doors along back side of home with a pool view was perfect for kids and swimming. The pool is amazing - perfect size and so fun with waterfalls and lights! The house was stocked with all essentials to get started for the week and had more than sufficient pots/pans, plates and utensils for our crew. Great location with a quick golf cart ride to beach and wonderful beachside restaurants. Must rent the golf cart - so nice! The community pool and playground are great as well! Overall wonderful home where many wonderful memories were made that we'll talk about for many years to come!



Great house    Jun 04, 2022

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We were lucky enough to stay in this great house our last trip to Destin . We loved the pool and the screened in lanai was an added plus. The golf cart came in handy for our trips to the beach. Jan answered quickly to any questions I had. Everyone had a great time!


Keith H

Beautiful Home - Just as advertised    Dec 30, 2021

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The house and private pool were exactly what we were seeking for a short New Year’s Eve stay. Jan was in contact with us from start to finish and was very polite and accommodating. The house and neighborhood was just as described- perfection. I have no complaints or negative comments. It was sincerely one of the most carefree get-always we’ve had. We hope to visit again soon. Thank you, Jan, for sharing your home with us. It was magical. Keith & Becky
1/11/2022 at 10:17 PM


Stephanie Varda

Amazing Home and Pool    Jul 01, 2020

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We just returned from our 7 day stay at Ocean Retreat Villa, and loved every minute of our stay! We loved the home and the pool was very inviting and relaxing! The golf cart was great for quick beach access, and the community was top notch! The owners are great, and very accommodating. We made many great memories and we will be back next year.



Loved the house!    Dec 31, 1969

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Amazing house that pictures don’t do justice. The premium feel in not only the house, but the neighborhood as well was just what we were looking for. Fast responses to any question we had and a homeowner who has EVERYTHING in the house for their guests makes for a remarkable stay!



Love the close proximity to the beach!    Dec 31, 1969

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A quiet & peaceful place to relax and vacation with family and or friends. The villa is in walking distance to the beach & has excellent club amenities and security. The host was gracious & kind and accommodating! You won't be disappointed.



Great location and kitch fully stocked!    Dec 31, 1969

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Great location- close to beach and pool- home was spacious and great for our family vacation! Loved how the kitchen had everything for preparing meals! Great outdoor space As well!



Great house!!!    Dec 31, 1969

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The house is great!! Very clean and Jan the host was always available to answer any questions I or my family had. I love the size of the house and the location is the best!! The best part is waking in the morning having a cup of coffee on the back porch... so relaxing!!



House exceeded Expectations!    Dec 31, 1969

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Jan's home was beautiful and exceeded our expectations. The home was spacious and wide open. The golf cart came in handy for the nearby pool and beach. This was by far our best experience with an Airbnb home. Jan was in constant communication with us and was available to answer our questions. The welcome book with suggestions of things to do and where to eat came in handy. The only thing I didn't know was that the tennis courts doubled as pickleball courts so bring your paddles! We cannot wait to go back.


We love animals but we have allergies and insurance doesn't allow.
The cost varies depending on the time of the year, number of days and number of persons in your group.  Please contact for actual price per your stay.
The cleaning company will provide clean bed linens prior to your arrival.  Bath towels will be provided that are not allowed to leave the house.  Please bring your own pool/beach towels.
Yes, everything will be at the house for you to cook and eat at the house during your stay.
Yes, we have a Keurig and regular coffee makers for you to use at the house.
Restuarants are such a person thing, so we have provided a list of dining options in the local area on our website ( and in the House Book,