Destin Florida is home to numerous nationally renowned restaurants, waterfront shopping and spectacular crystal fine sand beaches. The town of Destin is on Florida’s Emerald Coast, which is perfectly named for the clear green surf. This Northwest Florida city has many golf courses and a Harbor Boardwalk perfect for a stroll at dusk.


The city features miles of beaches, a state park and world-class golf courses. Destin is known as “the world’s luckiest fishing village,” for a reason, with charter boats ready to take you on the fishing excursion of a lifetime.


What To Look For In A Destin Florida Vacation Rental


When looking at vacation rentals in Destin, Florida, beyond amenities such as having a pool and the right number of bed rooms, is the proximity to top points of interest such as:

1. Henderson Beach State Park: Nature trails and dunes that are part of a beach sanctuary and pet friendly boardwalk

2. Crystal Sands Beach

3. Destin Harbor


If you want to near the most popular restaurants be sure to experience:

1. The Beach Walk at Henderson Park Inn (great romantic spot)

2. Vintij Wine Boutique & Bistro (perfect for dinner)

3. Louisiana Lagniappe (casual seafood that is charming and elegant)


For the more adventurous you may even want to find a location near the Big Kahuna water park.


When to Visit


Peak season for Destin Florida vacation rentals is June through August. Activity tends to start picking up starting in March through May. Some of the best prices can be found in September, October November, January and February.


Destin Weather

Year round the average temperature in Destin never falls below 62 degrees, the average in January.


Month High Low
January 60 43
February 64 45
March 69 52
April 75 59
May 82 66
June 87 73
July 89 75
August 89 75
September 86 75
October 79 61
November 69 51
December 62 45


Whether you are planning to rent off the beach, or want a beachfront rental, Destin has many vacation rental options that will delight you and your family.