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Five-Star Reviewed Vacation Home Just Steps from the Beach


Property Details

Updated: Oct 26, 2016
House, 6 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 12-15)

Vacation in style at the Blue Dolphin Destin. This spacious 6 bedroom, 4 bath home is the perfect family retreat and can accommodate up to 15. Spread out across three floors, each with wrap-around balconies. Cook at home in our modern kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Or dine out at the dozens of bars and restaurants within walking distance.

Walk to the beach or take full advantage of the shuttle service to transport you to the sugar sand coast. Or, stay closer to home and enjoy our large, resort-style pool surrounded by tropical landscaping, waterfalls, and grills for cooking out with friends and family.

The Blue Dolphin is the ultimate getaway for your trip to Destin.

  • Sleeps 15
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are from St. Louis, Missouri, and we think Destin is the prettiest place in Florida.

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Speaks: english

23 Reviews

based on 23 traveler reviews


Great home away from home. Beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

The property was great..short walk to beach ..beautiful pool around the corner..everything we needed store wise less than a mile..perfect

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Blue Dolphin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The house was better than we could have imagined. Can't wait for next year

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful large family or group vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

I needed a large home for our family vacation that included 7 adults, 2 teenage girls and 4 grandchildren ages from 8 months to 5 years old. I searched through many homes in the Destin area to find the right # and sizes of bedrooms and beds. Good photos of the home and bedrooms were what sold me on Michelle's home and we were not disappointed. The bunk beds were perfect for the girls and the 4 and 5 year old boys loved the bunk beds. Then each of the adults got a full sized bed with extra room for a baby and a 3 year old on sleeping chairs and a crib. The pool was a 1 minute walk around the corner to cool off in after a day at the beach. Pompano Beach is an easy 15 minute walk or you can get a ride on the trolley to carry your chairs and toys. If you learn the back streets and traffic patterns you can get to the shopping places, Baytowne Wharf and dolphin tours in under 20 minutes most of the time. Grocery shopping at Whole Foods and Publix are just 5 minutes away. If you are willing to get there by 8:30 in the morning to get a parking place and set up your tent there are some beautiful public beaches east on Scenic Dr.

The gated community added a layer of security for all the toys and stuff we left on the front patio over night.

Thanks again Michelle for sharing your home with our family. Our memories will last a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The place was awesome! Our whole family (great-gramma, grandparents, three married children with young babies and two single adult children!) wastogether. It was clean, roomy, up-to-date, and cozy! The place sparkled when we arrived! There was an issue with the fridge that we couldn't even "feel" because tMichelle had everything covered! There were plenty of bedrooms (all with televisions and small walkin closets that held port-a-cribs) which each family unit could retreat to as needed. Every cooking item under the earth was available for our shrimp boils etc. yet, in spite of its roominess we all felt snuggled together in our own vacation world! Pool is fantastic - perfect for babies and tossing the football! The beach - well - was the incredible warm, soft sand, great waves - that we had hoped for! Enjoy this place as we did!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation. The weather was very nice. The beach was great. The kids loved the pool. There was plenty of room in your house. Thanks for sharing with us.


  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice vacation home for multiple families

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week in this lovely home. There were two families including five little kids ages 3 and under. The house was perfect for all of our needs and suited our multiple families very nicely. The bedrooms are situated on three different floors which is very nice when you have lots of young children. It helped to provide a quiet atmosphere for sleeping. The house was clean and comfortable, the kitchen was nicely equipped, the pool is a quick walk and the beaches are very close. We had a wonderful week and plan to return to this home again!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

Our home has everything you need to make it your home away from home. It has an awesome swimming pool, it is steps from the beach, close to great restaurants and shopping, and will provide you with a wonderful vacation spot.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Okaloosa Regional Airport at 18 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 0.2 Miles Nearest Golf : at 0.3 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 0.2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : at 0.5 Miles Nearest Beach : at 0.3 Miles

Just steps north of the beach, and a short walk southeast of Destin Commons, the largest shopping mall in the area. Convenience shuttle to beach.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 6 2016 - Nov 18 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $425 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

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From the Owner

Close to the beach, yet close to restaurants and shopping. Convenient access to one of the best community pools in Destin.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort


  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • water sports

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2600 sq. ft.


  • Main Level Bath - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Second Level Master Bath - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, Double vanities.
  • Second Level Bath - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Third Level Bath - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Other (See Description)
  • Second Level Bunk - 1 bunk bed
  • Second Level Twin - 2 twin/ single, With TV/DVD
  • Third Level Queen - 1 queen, With TV/DVD
  • Third Level Queen - 1 queen, With TV/DVD, balcony walkout, roll-out bed
  • Second Level Master King - 1 king, With bathroom, TV/DVD, balcony walkout, roll-out bed
  • Main Level Master King - 1 king, With TV/DVD, roll-out bed
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (2), Trundle Bed, Rollaway Beds (2)


  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

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