Destin is located on the panhandle of Florida. It is famous for its white sand beaches and blue water. The area also has many golf courses, kids activities, water sports, and excellent shopping. Families who enjoy nature will appreciate Henderson Beach State Park
, too. Families also love visiting Big Kahuna's water park, which has plenty of slides and swimming pools, as it makes a good day of fun.
A large number of family-friendly vacation rentals are available throughout Destin. We have researched the best and most affordable places to stay for families who want to make the most of their time. All of these houses and beach condos have extra space, kitchens, and great locations for your next trip.
- Crystal Beach
- Destin Harbor
- Miramar Beach
Crystal Beach is a quaint, family-friendly neighborhood that has many beautiful white sand beaches, golf courses, and shopping centers. The area is near Henderson Beach Park and has many good restaurants as well.
Grand Caribbean West Condo
Despite having just one bedroom, this condo can sleep up to 6 people. There's a king-sized bed in the master bedroom as well as bunk beds tucked away in the hallway and a queen sized sleeper sofa in the living room. There's also a full kitchen and an outdoor grill area that guests can use to prepare meals.
The condo is located at Grand Caribbean West and is close to Crystal Beach, with easy beach access. There's also a community pool and hot tub that guests can use.
Gulf Front Condo
This lovely 1 bedroom condo can sleep up to 6 people on a king-sized bed, bunk beds, and a sleeper sofa. The unit has excellent views and convenient beach access. There's also a full kitchen and dining area where the whole family can enjoy a home cooked meal together.
Seablue of Destin
This beautiful 4 bedroom home can sleep up to 12 people, so it's a great option for larger families or multiple families traveling together. It has plenty of open space and is just a short walk from the beach. Kids love the backyard, which has a private heated pool and a hot tub. There are also dining areas and grill space.
Sandestin is one of the largest resorts in the state of Florida. It's divided into different communities and the area has plenty of golf courses and other amenities that families will enjoy. There are also a growing number of restaurants and bars connected to the resort.
Below are several vacation rentals that are nice options for families in Sandestin.
Luxury 2 Bedroom Beach Condo
This luxury 2 bedroom condo is in a convenient location in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. It's beachfront with a full kitchen and easy accessibility to a number of shops, restaurants and fun activities that the whole family can enjoy.
The unit is located on the 3rd floor of the building and it can sleep up to 6 people. There are king-sized beds in each of the bedrooms and a sofa pull-out bed in the living area.
This beautiful 2 bedroom townhome is located right on the edge of Horseshoe Bayou Wetlands looking out on the Choctawatchee Bay. It's located in the Heron Walk Townhomes which is part of the Sandestin Golf Beach Resort.
The townhome has 2 bedrooms, one with a king bed and one a queen. There's also a queen sized air mattress and a pack n play is available.
Sandestin Resort Condo
Another nice condo in the Sandestin Resort, this 1 bedroom unit has impressive views of the Gulf of Mexico from its 10th floor location. It also offers access to all of the amazing amenities that the resort has to offer including the pool area, fitness center, hot tub, and more.
At the heart of Destin is Destin Harbor. The area has plenty to do with its many restaurants, and entertainment options. If you want to be near all of the action, this is the place to stay. There are several great vacation rentals available for families and a few are described below.
This 2 bedroom condo can sleep up to six people with a king-sized bed in one bedroom, a queen-sized bed in the other and a sofa bed in the living room. The unit has excellent views and a charming coastal decor. It's a 3 story unit.
The complex is a quiet space that is nice for families or groups who want to enjoy a quiet vacation at the beach.
Pelican Beach Condo
This 1 bedroom condo is a nice option for small families. It offers excellent views, as it's on the 10th floor of the Pelican Beach Resort and it looks out on the ocean. The resort has several pools, a 24 hour front desk and a number of amenities that the whole family can enjoy.
The unit has a king sized bed in the bedroom and bunk beds tucked away in the hallway. There's also a sofa bed.
Beach Front Pelican Beach Condo
Another great family friendly condo in Pelican Beach Resort, this 1 bedroom unit is on the 18th floor with great views and easy beach access. Families love the convenient proximity to The Harbor Walk and The Big Kahuna Water Park. The unit has a number of games that families can play as well as beach chairs, umbrellas, and more.
This 2 bedroom condo can sleep up to 8 people including a king-sized bed in one bedroom, a queen and double in the other, and 2 pull-out sofa beds. The unit offers impressive views of the beach as well as access to a pool. There's also a balcony. This is a nice option for families that want affordability in a convenient location.
Miramar Beach is technically part of South Walton, but it's usually lumped in with Destin these days. The area has great restaurants and the Silver Sand Factory Outlets. There are also plenty of vacation rentals available.
This 2 bedroom condo is a great option for a family of about 6 people. It's part of the Alerio Condominiums and is on a quiet street near the beach. The complex has a heated pool and a hot tub that kids enjoy.
The unit has a kitchen where families can enjoy preparing their own meals. It's also on the first floor and just a short walk from the beach, offering easy access for everyone.
Sandollar Vacation Rental
This 3 story vacation rental has 3 bedrooms and space for 11 people, so it's a great option for larger family gatherings. It's located on Scenic Gulf Drive and is near the beach and everything else that the area has to offer.
Families love the views from the deck, the 2 living rooms, and the full kitchen where they can prepare meals.
Miramar Beach 1 Bedroom Condo
This 1 bedroom condo is about a 10 minute walk from the beach and is close to Silver Sands Outlet Mall. It has a nice view and a balcony that's enjoyable to hang out on. The kitchen is convenient for families who want to prepare their own meals, or there are plenty of restaurants nearby if cooking isn't your style.
Majestic Sun Condo
This 1 bedroom condo is a nice option for families who want a modern style. It's very clean, comfortable and has beautiful views of the Gulf. There's a king sized bed in the bedroom and a nice kitchen where you can prepare meals.
The condo is on the 9th floor of Seascape Resort, which has a number of amenities including pools and tennis courts.