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Worth the Wait, Destin Area, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Destiny West, Destin Area Vacation Rental House

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WINTER SPECIAL 20% OFF STAYS

Original Price $0.00      Deal Price $0.00
20% OFF stays between now & March 13th, 2021! FREE VIP perks & $100-$200 Live Well 30A credit. *New short term reservations only. Must mention at time of booking. Other restrictions may apply. (850)270-5227 Destin-Palms.com PROMO CODE: WINTER2020
Validity: 11/1/2020 - 3/13/2021

Destin Palms Vacations
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  • Bedrooms:
    3
  • Bathrooms:
    2
  • Sleeps:
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Last Updated: 11/20/2019

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Description

LAKE FRONT +FREE VIP Perks, $200 LiveWellCredit, Pool~Hotub (Communal) &MORE!

This serene home, "Worth The Wait" is on Sunset Lake in Destiny West, an exclusive gated community with fabulous amenities including a pool, hot tub, fitness center and more! Plus FREE VIP Perks! Book your dream vacation rental today!


*Please note peak seasons may require 6-7 night stays, otherwise, a 3 night minimum year-round.


This serene vacation rental home is on Sunset Lake in Destiny West, an exclusive gated community with fabulous amenities including a pool, hot tub, fitness center and more! Destiny West is a beautiful community with mature palms, landscaping, and cobblestone streets. This neighborhood, with a gated entrance on Scenic 98 feels like it's a secluded tropical paradise, but you are within minutes of a wide selection of amazing dining options, shopping, and entertainment. 


This home, "Worth The Wait" offers a comfortable floor plan, with the master bedroom and bath separated from the other bedrooms by a large cook's kitchen and eating area. This eating area, as well as the living room, master bedroom and guest room overlook the lake. Step out onto the enormous deck to take in the beauty of Destin's legendary sunsets!


All the beds have comfortable foam mattresses that sleep like a dream. Each bedroom has an LCD TV, Netflix, and ample closet and drawer space. The large light-filled master bedroom is your retreat, with its glorious view of the lake through palm trees that afford privacy! The master also has a CD/DVD/Stereo System, two comfortable lounge chairs and a private master bath with jetted garden tub and walk-in shower. Enjoy the large deck that spans the entire back of the house and a dock directly on the lake. Dine or just relax as you listen to the fountain in the middle of the lake and the palms swaying in the breeze. 


Also enjoy easy access to walking trails overlooking the Gulf, and James Lee Park with its covered picnic areas that have grills, easy dune walkovers, restrooms, and showers. Bring a picnic lunch or leave your towels and beach chairs on the sand while you enjoy casual beachside dining or the open air beach bar at The Crab Trap, where appetizers and cool drinks make watching the sunset over the Gulf a memorable experience.


This beautiful vacation rental home in an elegant, quiet neighborhood is perfect if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy the white sand and emerald water, but be within minutes of the area's most popular attractions. Come enjoy the most beautiful location on the gulf coast, and make it a tradition to return every year for a vacation that is truly Worth the Wait! 

***Please note Destiny West's home owners association does not allow golf carts within the community.


FREE VIP Perks -- You will receive access to do each of the following activities once a day, every day of your stay (excluding day of departure). The free VIP perks include a snorkeling adventure, a deep sea fishing excursion, a dolphin cruise aboard the SeaBlaster speed boat, 18 holes of golf at a variety of local courses, admission to the largest Waterpark on the Emerald Coast, and the Escape Room. This is our way of saying thanks for choosing Destin Palms Vacations!
*Please note: The free passes are per reservation and not per guest. They are non-cumulative. Some activities are seasonal and offered certain times of the year. Not available to monthly renters.


Live Well 30A $200 Credit --When you book a stay at one of our vacation rental homes you will also receive a $200 credit towards Live Well beach gear, rentals, experiences, and more! *Offer valid for new reservations made after June 25th, 2019 for stays after September 1st, 2019 only.


Bed Sizes
Master - King 
Second - Queen
Third - Queen
Living Room - Sleeper Sofa


*** Minimum Age Requirement. No Pets Allowed. ***


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


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*NOTE: Taxes & Fees Not Included in Rates

Availability

Rates

From/To Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly Min Nights
11-28-2020
12-18-2020
$268.38 -- $1,612.00 -- 3
12-19-2020
12-26-2020
$282.67 -- $1,712.00 -- 3
12-27-2020
03-12-2021
$268.38 -- $1,612.00 -- 3
03-13-2021
04-02-2021
-- -- $2,118.00 -- 7
04-03-2021
05-28-2021
$286.24 -- $1,737.00 -- 3
05-29-2021
07-02-2021
$359.33 -- $2,482.00 -- 6
07-03-2021
07-09-2021
$434.33 -- $3,007.00 -- 6
07-10-2021
08-06-2021
$359.33 -- $2,482.00 -- 6
08-07-2021
09-02-2021
$344.10 -- $2,142.00 -- 3
09-03-2021
09-06-2021
$395.53 -- -- -- 3
09-07-2021
09-24-2021
$282.67 -- $1,712.00 -- 3
09-25-2021
10-08-2021
$382.67 -- $2,412.00 -- 3
10-09-2021
10-29-2021
$282.67 -- $1,712.00 -- 3
10-30-2021
11-21-2021
$268.38 -- $1,612.00 -- 3
11-22-2021
11-26-2021
$282.67 -- -- -- 3

Final cleaning: $215.00

Reservation fee: $64.89

Damage Protection Waiver: $149.00

Payment Policy:

The initial 35% of the total amount would be due at time of booking and the remaining balance would be due 90 days prior to your arrival. We also offer travel insurance for an additional 7% of the total. 

*Please note peak seasons may require 6-7 night stays, otherwise, a 3 night minimum year-round.

For monthly rentals, the cleaning fee will be $75 more, and the damage waiver will be $89.

Tax is 11% for Okaloosa County properties.  

Check-In Time:   4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM

Amenities

Barbecue - Grills
  • Private BBQ
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
Cooling Comfort
  • Central Air Conditioning
Entertainment
  • DVD Player
  • Fishing
  • Television
General
  • No Pets
  • No Smoking
Home Office
  • Wireless Internet Access
Kitchen
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Boating
  • Marina
Parking
  • Garage Included

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
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
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

Reviews

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Laura H

Very Nice    Jul 13, 2019

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Beautiful property! Very nice management company to deal with. Had an issue with our dryer and had to call maintenance twice, but problem was resolved. Mike was super nice. Would definitely be back.

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Destin Palms Vacations's reply:

Laura, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are very pleased to hear that when an issue came up, we could easily resolve that for you. We hope to have you for your future stays! Sincerely, Destin Palms Management

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Tamara Martin

Nice stay    May 26, 2018

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Overall great day. House is gorgeous with large bathroom in walk-in closets and a very nice kitchen. Deck on Lake was very nice. Well-appointed and very nice. Would definitely like to return.

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Laura Torres

Great Family Vacation    May 21, 2018

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This house was AMAZING. It was the perfect size for all seven of us. We loved the location and everything about the home! 

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Bonnie Foxwell

Beach Babes Turn 60ish and Celebrate at "Worth the Wait!"    Apr 14, 2018

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Four of us gal pals finally were able to get together to celebrate turning 60! When I stumbled upon the "Worth the Wait" house and read previous reviews, I thought it sounded like the perfect house. I was right! My friends told me they trusted me to make the decision, and I definitely made the right one. The house is beautiful, and the deck was great! The weather wasn't good when we first arrived, but we got our shopping out of the way and took a Dolphin tour. When the weather cleared, we headed to the beach which was only steps away. It was absolutely beautiful! We spent as much time there as we could soaking up the sun and seeing the gorgeous water--nothing better than that! We did not take advantage of any of the community amenities, but I'm sure they would have been great too. Martha, at the property management company was very helpful. I ran into a couple of problems having gifts for my girlfriends shipped there, but we managed to straighten it out, and Martha was wonderful. She answered all my many questions and always responded quickly. I would highly recommend this rental property. We can't wait to go back!!!

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Eric K

Great View    Mar 24, 2018

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The house was lovely and had everything we needed. Great neighborhood and loved the deck overlooking the lagoon. Very close to beaches and great food. We would come again in a heartbeat !!

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Karen I

Absolutely Worth the Wait!    Apr 22, 2017

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Absolutely Worth the Wait! One of the best places we've stayed in the 10 years we've been coming to Destin. Huge beautifully decorated and private. We look forward to staying here again.

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William I.

It most certainly was "Worth the Wait"!!!    Apr 22, 2017

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!0th year wedding anniversary. We could not have chosen a more perfect place. Neighborhood was great to walk in and view some of the other homes in this property. If someone cant enjoy this place, its there own fault.

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Jacob W.

Top Notch    Mar 18, 2017

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It was the perfect property for our family of four.  The house had everything we needed and more and the grounds were amazing.  Loved sitting on the deck every morning, sipping coffee and enjoying the wildlife.

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Jacob H.

Its worth it.    Mar 13, 2017

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It was great the house was in a great area. My family and I loved it. It was our first time renting a house instead of a hotel and we will never do a hotel again. 

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Don Roch

Very Pleased    Oct 07, 2016

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We couldn't have been happier with the accommodations. This home was perfect for our family of four. I hope to return.

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Michael F.

worth the wait    May 06, 2016

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I really enjoyed my stay at worth the wait the property looked even better in person. The property was very close to the beach my entire stay was very relaxing and I can not wait until my next vacation I will be returning hopefully longer next time. 

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Curtis W.

WORTH THE WAIT    Dec 28, 2015

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CLEAN AND NEAT...STAYED EIGHT DAYS...COULD HAVE STAYED TWO MONTHS...A GREAT LOCATION WITHIN DESTIN...TENNIS AND PICKLEBALL COURT, AN UP TO DATE ELLIPTICAL...A QUIET AND SERENE AREA.

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Chere B.

Definitely Worth the Wait!!!!    Aug 01, 2015

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We had an incredible time in Destin and at this rental. We couldn't have asked for a nicer home for our week away. Extremely clean, well laid out and very peaceful. The guys enjoyed having the dock out back, they fished nearly every evening (only 1 little fish caught!), while I enjoyed  the small screened porch off one of the bedrooms. The beach was a short walk and was just gorgeous.. We enjoyed it so much that we are already planning our return to Destin and this house!!!

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Pam W.

Family Vacation    Jul 11, 2015

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We were a two family group that stayed in this property in July.  It was meticulously clean, beautifully decorated, and with high end appliances.  Especially loved the top load HE large capacity washing machine, and dryer. The highlight of our morning and evening was spent on the back deck overlooking the lake.  It was a great view from inside the house as well.  We'd like to thank the family that has graciously opened their house for rental - it seemed like we were borrowing from a friend!  Only thing lacking was a golf cart (who wouldn't love that!) or wagon to help transport items to the beach.  Highly recommend this house to others.  Thank you for a great vacation home!

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John S.

Great place for the family    Dec 31, 1969

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We had a great time! We had 7 total people including 2 kids and the house was perfect! We caught several fish off the dock in the back yard and our kids had a blast. The house was clean and the kitchen was fully stocked with all the cooking utensils we needed. We have already recommended this house to other families interested in the Destin area.