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Beach Dreams in Emerald Shores, Destin Area, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Emerald Shores, Destin Area Vacation Rental House

  •  815-557-3595
    08:00 am - 08:00 pm
    Central Time Zone (UTC-06:00)

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Last Updated: 08/18/2019



Welcome to our 'Beach Dreams' home!  Brand new designer kitchen!  New bedroom flooring!  All new bathrooms!  All new bedding!  Every room freshly painted and updated!

We are located a short walking distance to the gated Emerald Shores private beach (approximately 125 yards).  There is also a FREE beach shuttle, during peak seasons, to transport you and your gear to the beach if you need assistance.  There is a private Pavilion available to guests with picnic tables, rinse showers and bathrooms located on the beach.  The Pavilion also features a Cabana Cafe open seasonally serving beach fare and drinks!  Beach umbrella and chair rental service is available on the beach.

Our 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home is decorated in an upscale coastal theme. There is a bright sun-room which features a full-size and twin trundle bed for additional sleeping space.  The bathrooms include wall-mounted dryers for guest use.

The high top dinette table seats six and there are 3 leather bar stools for additional seating at the counter.  The family room includes comfortable  furnishings with a queen size sleeper sofa and a large wall-mounted 42' flat screen TV with a DVD/VCR combo included. 

Outside spaces include a fenced-in back yard with a charcoal grill, patio table, side table, , two deck boxes filled with beach chairs, toys and wagon. There is also a lounge and regular chairs with cushions.  You will find a His & Her bike also stored in the yard.  

We have a screened-in lanai with cushioned wicker furniture for enjoying your evenings bug-free.  The home includes a full-size washer, dryer, ironing board and iron.

We are mere steps away from one of the two seasonally heated community pools, tennis/basketball courts and shuffle board amenities.  


Departure Cleaning: $180.00

Damage Protection Insurance: $49

Florida Sales : 11%

Check-In Time:   4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM


Bedroom Setup
  • 1 Bunk Bed
  • 1 Double Bed
  • 3 Twin Beds
  • 2 King Beds
  • 1 Full Bed
  • Trundle Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
Dining Room
  • Dining Table
  • Eat in Counter
  • Formal Dining Room
Barbecue - Grills
  • Private BBQ
  • Private Gas Grill
  • 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
  • Ground Floor Unit
  • Single Level - No Stairs
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Big Screen TV
  • Boating
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Ski
  • Kayaking
  • Minature Golf
  • CD Player
  • Scuba
  • Snorkling
  • Stereo
  • Swimming
  • Television
  • TV/DVD
  • TV/VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bikes Included
  • Board Games
  • Reading Library
  • Linens Included
  • No Pets
  • No Smoking
  • Telephone
  • Vacuum
  • Online Booking
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
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Pots and Pans
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils
  • Water Filter
  • Crock Pot
  • Keurig
Outside Living
  • BBQ Grill
  • Community Pool
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Porch Furniture
  • Private Parking
  • Restaurants
  • Water Park & Wildlife Viewing
  • Beach Chairs Provided
  • Driveway
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • Marina
  • Pier


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
  • Golf
  • Lake
  • Long Term Rentals
  • 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


Michelle Anderson

It Was Perfect for our Family!    Jun 10, 2017

Destin is beautiful and this house is very close to beach. It was great and hope to rent it again next year.

Andrew P.

Great Location! Great Beach!! Great Home!    May 26, 2017

Great clean house. Loved the location of the property. House is within walking distance to a private beach with a snack bar. Very friendly property for families. We will be back next year!Response

Shannon T.

Beach Dreams is a Dream Come True!    May 20, 2017

My family of 4 stayed at this house for a week and we can't say enough good things about it! I don't think the pictures do the house justice in terms of the size, excellent layout, and it's beautiful beachy decor. The kitchen is well stocked, sleeping arrangement options are great and plenty of places to sleep and hang out with a nice living room, dining room, bar area, screened in porch, front porch area and even a back patio. The house is conveniently located to the beach and everything you need is provided. We utilized the beach wagon, chairs and umbrella every day and it was super convenient not to mention another added touch for the value of the property. The private beach access and margaritas available at the cabana were another great touch! The house is also conveniently located close to grocery stories, restaurants and other sites popular in Destin. We will definitely look to stay here again!

Shannon Timmons

Another Year of Beach Dreams Coming True!    May 13, 2017

This is our second stay at Beach Dreams and we absolutely love this home and location! The home design allows ample space for family togetherness as well as time to rest and relax after kids are worn out from the pool or the beach. The convenience of being able to cook a meal , pack a snack to take to the beach or to be within driving distance of all the good restaurants and fun things there are to do in Destin is a real plus for this location. The decor of this home is great from the granite countertops to the beach theme - we just love it here! We thoroughly enjoyed having our morning coffee on the porch and some of our dinners on the back patio. We utilized the beach wagon and the toys and I also recommend spending the money to rent beach chairs and an umbrella. The beach is just across a parking lot so within a very comfortable walking distance and the pool is a very short walk as well. The private beach access is great with a place to put the wagons and a place to rinse sand off! Great times, great house, great location! We are torn between letting the kids see another part of the country vs. coming back here again!

Frank Ewing

Beach Dreams is the Perfect Getaway Home!    Dec 30, 2016

For 2 1/2 months we had the pleasure of staying at Beach Dreams. The home is lovely. Very comfy & cozy. The kitchen is wonderfully stocked with everything you need. The bedrooms are nicely decorated. Having a powder room off the kitchen and living room area was very convenient. The sunroom was very inviting! We enjoyed our morning coffee and late afternoons relaxing there. The home is on a culdesac just steps from the white sandy beaches.. We so much enjoyed staying here that we are coming back next year. The owners are very hands on and make you feel so comfortable.

Angie M.

Wonderful Family Vacation!    Oct 08, 2016

What a wonderful house for our family vacation. We came with 6 adults, a baby and a toddler. We had plenty of space. The house was beautiful and clean. And a nice gift was waiting for us on the kitchen counter. The location of the house was excellent. Close to beach and pool. Such a great neighborhood and so safe. It was a pleasure just to take walks around neighborhood. Enjoyed every minute of our stay. Oh, and the owners were absolutely wonderful to work with and communication was great….Recommended for: Families with Young Children, Age 55+, Families with Teenag

Janet W.

Beach Dreams - Beautiful    Aug 13, 2016

In the past we have always rented condos in Destin! Never again! This home was more than we could ever have hoped for this year's girls trip! The layout is cute and we all had our own space to retreat when we had had enough togetherness! I can't thank Kathleen enough for quickly answering all my questions via email/phone call! This was the most hassle free booking/staying trip I have ever been on and also the first time I have ever used VRBO. I will most definitely be contacting Kathleen again for our next trip to Destin! Highlights: kitchen with everything imaginable to cook delicious meals, wagon to haul our things to the beach, beach chairs, comfortable beds, beautiful decorations, and owners who were wonderful to work with! Thanks again!Recommended for: Families with Young Children, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway, Families with Teenagers.