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Beautiful Home in Destiny By the Sea w/ Gulf Views. Discounts avail.


Property Details

Updated: Oct 25, 2016
5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 13

Casa Divina is a beautiful 5 bedroom home located on the first row in Destiny by the Sea. This large rental home is directly across from the beach with wonderful gulf views from the porches and living areas. The master suite features a large private balcony with beautiful views of the gulf. The open floor plan and large balconies make the home extremely spacious and it's perfect for large groups. Enjoy televisions in every bedroom and living area as well.

This large home will sleep up to 13 people without any bunk beds! There is a private elevator in the home spanning all 3 floors so all guests are welcome. Casa Divina is located in the most exclusive, gulf front community in Destin - Destiny by the Sea! Destiny by the Sea is a small, gated community with a large community pool and hot tub for all guests as well as 24 hour security.

Enjoy a beautiful home with beautiful gulf views for half the price of the homes directly across the street!

Access to the VIP Program is included with all Five Star vacation rentals. Effective March 4, 2016, free activities are available to guests every day of their vacation. With an average of $200/day of free activities, guests will get much more out of their vacation than just travel - they'll also get memories to last a life time.

Starting March 4, 2016, the VIP Program for rentals in Destin and Miramar Beach includes one free pass per day to the following activities:

November - February

Santa Rosa Golf or Regatta Bay Golf or Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Unlimited DVD Rentals

Destin Princess/Destiny Fishing

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

March - October

Santa Rosa Golf or Regatta Bay Golf or Baytowne Golf Club or The Links or Raven at Sandestin

Unlimited DVD Rentals

Destin Princess/Destiny Fishing

Sea Blaster

Sea Blaster Snorkel

Big Kahuna's Water Park

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

1st Floor:

Double queen bedroom (4)

Double twin bedroom (2)

Full bath

2nd Floor:

Queen bedroom (2)

Queen bedroom (2) twin bed (1)

Full bath

3rd Floor:

King Master Suite with private bath and balcony overlooking the gulf

Sleeps 13 people

More Details
  • Sleeps 13
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

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6 Reviews

based on 6 traveler reviews


Fun beach trip

  • 4 of 5

The location of the house is perfect. You only have to walk about 3 doors down to the neighborhood beach access. There are stairs going down to the beach. Wasn't a problem for our family, but might not be super easy for older people. The neighborhood is very pretty and really quiet. My kids rode their bikes everyday. We enjoyed the bikes that are in the garage too. We had 4 adults and 7 kids staying in the house. There was plenty of room for everyone! I was slightly worried there would only be a couple towels in the house since they said bath towels were provided, but there were tons of bath towels! I was pleasantly surprised.

The decorations could use some updating. The couch didn't feel clean and the carpet was pretty dirty, but other than that we really enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Disappointed - NOT Worth the Money- Very Old/Outdated- House was a total Let-Down

  • 1 of 5

We spent the week of the 4th here. Where to start. The cleaners were still in the house even an hour after check-in .Finally we just went on in. The AC didn't work on the bottom level. On the 3rd day the AC unit had to be completely replaced after having maintenance men in out of the house from day one. Master tub knobs were falling off. None of the plug-ins ever worked the entire trip on the main level in any of the guest rooms. Guest on the main floor had to go down to the sub-level to use any hair dryers, etc. Toilet paper holders were broken. House was gross and dirty from check-in. Ketchup was splattered all over the kitchen cabinets, couches were so badly soiled and stained we had to put linens from the bedrooms on them to sit. Dishwasher had a large water soaked sponge pushed up underneath it catching all of the water that was leaking out. Holes in the walls, carpet completely soiled and stained. There were beer cans on the patios with cigarette butts and tobacco spit left on all levels of the house. Even had old cereals and a foot sole under the couch in the living everything in the house completely outdated from appliances, furniture, beds, bathrooms to the TVs. We were embarrassed that we invited our friends to this house for the 4th. My husband had to buy grill cleaner and scrub the grill for an hour to get it in cooking condition to grill on the 4th. The gas grill also had charcoal all in the bottom of it too which he had to completely clean out. Lots of lights did not work. Bikes had flat tires and handle bars were warped. We actually ended up leaving a day early as I felt I had spent more time on the phone calling about the house problems than enjoying our vacation. House was a huge let down to say the least. I would not recommend this house as it is not worth the money.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Divine House in Destiny by the Sea

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week long stay at Casa Divina in Destiny by the Sea. Enough praise cannot be said for the home, the management company, and Destin this time if year.

The home was in fantastic shape. We were nervous having read reviews from two years ago but we were assured and reassured by Five Star that all the issues had been resolved and they had. Everything was clean and tidy, all appliances functioned well, and the rooms and living areas were great.

Five Star gave us a personalized check-in and reached out on two separate occasions to make sure everything was to our liking.

Destin is absolutely beautiful this time of year. Clear, blue skies and warm water greeted us with every new day. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay at Casa Divina and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Please let us know when you return to Destin so we can help with any of your luxury rental needs.
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Amazing Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the Casa Divina house and absolutely LOVED it! It was the perfect location for such a perfect place. We were hesitant at first to get a house that was not right on the beach, but we loved the location and we were no more than a 30 second walk away! There was plenty of room for everyone--there were 14 of us; 10 adults and 4 kids. We felt right at home and would definitely stay in the Casa Divina rental or any other Five Star Rental rental again--their customer service was great!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled you had a nice vacation and enjoyed the property. Please let us know when you return to Destin so we can help with any future rental needs.
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The worst house & management company in the history of man!

  • 1 of 5

Since I only have 2500 characters to describe this house and our experience, I'll be (somewhat) brief.

1. When we arrived promptly at 4:06pm, the cleaners had just begun - did not finish until 6pm and did a horrible job. Toilets had gross stains, floors were covered with sand!

2. A pillow covered in urine was left in the master closet. The master bed was fitted with a plastic sheet!

3. Outside door knobs broken, a cabinet door fell off, the dishwasher top rack broke, the door to the toilet in the master bath fell off and the master door to the balcony was stuck closed

4. The county appraises this house as a 4 bedroom. This site lists it as 5 bedroom. False advertising. The "5th bedroom" is a crudely converted game room with no closet and no dresser. Our kids lived out of their suitcases in that room.

5. Paint, paint thinner and flammable substances stored in of all places...the hot water heater closet in the garage. Fire hazard. The garage had random crap strewn about - broken, half painted dresser, bricks, cinder blocks - more like a construction site.

6. Deck furniture was rusted and sharp. The grill was rusted and stinky.

7. Two queen beds were shoved in the lower room rendering the closet inaccessible.

8. No toilet paper holder in the lower bathroom, no towel racks in any bathroom

9. On the 4th day, the water was turned off to the entire house for 6 hours! No showers, no flushing, no washing of hands.

10. We received a $1200 refund...but it was not nearly enough. We will never use the management company as they just issued excuse after excuse, wasted our time and made our vacation a nightmare.

We've been traveling to Destin since 1978 and this is the worst experience ever with last year being nearly as bad...with this management company. I'm an idiot for attempting to give them a second chance. There are many more things wrong with this house - but didn't have room here.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We sincerely apologize for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. Our guest suggestions, feedback and personal experiences while staying on the property are taken very seriously. We have since been through the property several times to ensure all of the issues you mentioned have been resolved. Please let us know if we can offer any assistance in the future with your rental needs.
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  • 2 of 5

This is a very nice home which has been very neglected. I have stayed on destiny by the sea many times and this was a poor choice. The house needs much upkeep both inside and out! It appears to be decorated from garage sells. It also needs an extreme clean!!! Very musty, all bathrooms smelled like pee and had coatings on the toilet seat. The microwave upstairs didn't work and the French doors didn't lock. I reported this as I arrived and have yet to meet a maintenance person. The inside of kitchen drawers had alot of food in them, I wiped them out also. There were at least 6 phone calls from the office from different people but no one responded to me from the first. You can create alot of hype about yourself through advertising but unless you follow through it is a lost cause! I was much better off with my rentals from owners who actually are interested in their homes!!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Our guest suggestions, feedback and concerns are taken very seriously. In order to keep our properties in the best condition for our renters, we frequently perform maintenance, quality and cleaning checks, in addition to final inspections before any guest arrival. We always strive for perfection with our properties and our service. We hope you will return to the Destin area and please let us know if we can offer any assistance with future rental needs.
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Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

This home is located in Destiny by the Sea, one of Destin’s most exclusive communities. Privacy is cherished in this posh, guard gated community. Lush landscapes and Mediterranean styling are keys to Destiny by the Sea’s relaxed elegance.

Destiny by the Sea is the only neighborhood located completely south of Scenic Gulf Drive, affording all homes with stunning Gulf views and private beach access. The plush homes provide everything you need for a relaxing vacation, including the convenience of many nearby shopping and dining options.


Community pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Center, Tennis Courts



  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

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  • Taxes and cleaning fee not included... Holiday rates are subject to change.
  • No College Groups, This is a Family Rental ONLY! NO BOOKINGS UNDER 25 YRS OF AGE!
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury


  • Internet

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible


  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • synagogues
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 3300 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, shower
  • 4


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, 2 queens
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single, 2 twin singles
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • 1st Floor: Double queen bedroom (4) Double twin bedroom (2) Full bath 2nd Floor: Queen bedroom (2) Queen bedroom (2) twin bed (1) Full bath 3rd Floor: King Master Suite with private bath and balcony overlooking the gulf (2) Sleeps 13 people


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Five Star Beach Properties prides itself on providing its guests with the highest level of customer service possible! We meet our guests personally at the home for check-in for your convenience, and provide a personalized walk through of the property. You’re encouraged to take advantage of our Concierge services that are exclusive to our vacation rental guests. Let us help you plan your next guided fishing trip, golf outing, watersports appointment, arrange for pre-arrival grocery delivery, baby equipment rental and more. We are happy to provide you with personalized recommendations on area restaurants and activities. We also provide only the finest luxury linens and towels to our guests, spa quality bathroom amenities, welcome gifts and more.

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