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Fall into Savings now-end of '16! Sleeps 20 * Walk 2 Beach * Prvt Pool * Central

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

5B/5B~Sleeps 20! Private pool, cabana, short walk to beach, centrally located

Savings for 2016 & 17!

It's still beautiful down here! Highs in the '80's, lows in the 70's...perfect! And it's off season so little traffic, & much less expensive!

Book for 2017 by Dec and still get 2016 prices!

Invite other families, or extended family and split the cost! And if you book my house next door (also sleeps 20) you can open the fence (20') in between to share the yards! VRBO #838166. I have another house 2 miles away that sleeps 18 that's Very Spacious~VRBO #888579.


Great quiet neighborhood. You will feel at home AND on vacation. (Updated 10/21/16)



The person whose name the house is rented under must be 25. For every 3-4 people under 25 there must be an adult. We do not allow exceptions as this is not a good neighborhood for 'spring breakers'. Thank you for your understanding.

Now for the Good Stuff!

Everything you could want to know about this house is on this site! I have given just about every disciption I could think of about the house & the please check it all out. At the bottom I'll tell you what changes we've made recently.

We are excited to offer a Pottery Barn look with a Caribbean flair. You will love the house and the location! Not only is Destin beautiful, our house is central to everything! including just a 2-3 minute walk to the white sugar sand beach with emerald blue waters of the gulf.

An open floor plan says casual vacation, spacious & private, 5 bedrooms, 3 hangout areas to spread out, and large backyard with good size pool and room for lawn games.

1st floor-1 king & 1 queen bed, separate bath w/shower,

pullout sofa in living room

2nd floor-2 masters: 1 w/new king pillow top, & 1 w/king, both w/private balconies

3rd floor-queen w/private balcony, seperate bath w/shower, plus a lounge are w/a new leather daybed w/trundle

All balconies have chairs & tables.

3rd floor hang out on the spacious deck with 2 love seats, 8 chairs, and 2 tables that open towards the sofas.

The pool house has 2 new queen pillow tops plus a sleeper sofa, loveseat, and bathroom w/shower & a kitchenette.

Sun by the private pool, which is a good size with a privacy fence. There are 2 grills, 1 NEW (as of 1/2015) propane, 1 gas. There is a picnic table, umbrella, lights for at night, and a large custom gazebo with long bench. Many chairs around the deck for tanning-don't forget sunscreen!

There is a beach closet full of chairs, an umbrella, and cooler plus there is an outside shower for after the beach.

Stainless steel kitchen appliances & there is more than enough dishes & cups, plus everything you could need to cook for a crowd.

The furnishes have all been recently updated, as have all the beddings.

The living room has a new sleeper sofa, love seat, & 4 chairs, the dinning set seats 8 & there are stools at the bar plus a card table in the pantry for 4 more seats.

If you need more room or the dates you need are not available here, I own the house next door. Checkout VRBO listing #838166 Pelican Landing...also sleeps 20.

Today is the second week of March 2016~my contractor, housekeeper & I have worked to make my house even better, based on reviews & suggestions I've gotten & making needed repairs. This is done every spring. I guarantee, you will not be unhappy with Flamingo Landing!

More Details

Noelle Daniele
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Noelle Daniele

My husband and I grew up in Florida and raised our 3 teenagers there until just a few years ago. The beaches alway called out to us to come back. We were pleasantly surprised at just how beautiful the Northwest coast of Florida is compared to the Northeast! We were coming back so often we gave in and bought a second home. A few months later we decided to by a rental property for when we had family come to visit. Now you have a place for your whole family to get together!

Noelle Daniele purchased this house in 2012

Why Noelle Daniele chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

This house just has such a Florida feel to it that we feel in love with it the first time we walked through it! Bright colored walls in every room. And we've added tons of Florida feeling photos, bedding, and such around the house.

What makes this house unique

I love that each room has it's own balcony and the huge deck on the 3rd floor (which I have put ample comfy seating on) over looking the normal size many rentals have tiny pools! And it's so nice to have the seperate pool house to either put the crazy teenagers in or the grandparents. Oh yeah, and the yard is pretty big, so you don't feel like the neighbors are right on top of you, and you can actually play yard games in. And it's not far from the beach! Just a short walk.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything went well after the email issue we had at first. Everyone enjoyed their stay and said the house was great. The kids loved the pool. The beach chairs and umbrellas came in handy; We were about to buy some that day but your email came in just in time.
Aug 2013
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
  • Outdoor shower to get the sand and sunscreen off before jumping in the pool.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Second Floor - 1 king
    Third Floor Bedroom - 1 queen
    Pool House Bedroom - 2 queen
    Third Floor Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Pool House Lounge - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Main House Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Main Floor Bedrrom - 1 king , 1 queen
    Master Second Floor - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 20 garden chairs
  • 20 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

Fall into Savings now-end of '16! Sleeps 20 * Walk 2 Beach * Prvt Pool * Central
average rating of 4.3846154 based on 47 reviews

Poor management

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I will start off with saying the house has great potential. It's located in a wonderful spot. It's close to the beach, restaurants, and stores. But unfortunately we had many issues from the beginning. The owner did not contact me with the house information until I emailed her the night before arrival. You are suppose to be able to check in at 4pm, we arrived at 7:30 and the house was still trashed from the previous renter. The cleaning crew was still working on the clean up. After a long a 13.5hr drive we were unable to unload and relax. When we returned to the house the floors were filthy, trash was left on the porch, there were only 5 towels in the entire house, not enough bed linens, the swimming pool was extremely disgusting, the kids found condoms in the dresser(thank goodness it wasn't drugs or needles), and the kitchen light did not work. I immediately texted the owner. She came over made a list of everything that was wrong. She did get us linens and towels the arrived during the night. She said that some would be there Sunday for the light and pool. The next morning we found the 3rd floor patio to have what looked to be vomit, which we needed to clean. One of the teenager also fell through her bed because the cross beams were not on it properly. Due to the bed not being properly put together we weren't able to fix it, she just put the mattress on the floor. I messaged the owner once again on Sunday. Needless to say we were not happy with all these issues. We did not hear from her son until Monday night. We cooked in the kitchen with no light for 2 nights, that was a serious challenge. No one ever came to fix the light, they just gave us a light on Tuesday afternoon. The pool guy finally came Tuesday, but we were not able to swim in the pool until Wednesday. The owner and son told us we would be compensated for our troubles. Well we are yet to hear how or when. After we returned home one of the teenagers realized he left his wallet there. I contacted the owners son about it. He responded with he would check with housekeeping. Well it's been over a week with no response. Many of these issues could have been avoided with better management. We will go back to Destin. However, we will be sure to rent from someone else.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House for large family

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been going to Florida for our vacation for several years. We usually stay in condos. This year we decided to try a house. Flamingo Landing was perfect for our large family. Each family had their own bedroom and bathroom. The pool was the perfect touch to our stay. The kids enjoyed it so much we had a hard time getting them to the beach. The only draw back was the beach but we quickly learned a short walk to the second public beach access was worth the short walk. It had showers and bathrooms. The outdoor was perfect for grilling and eating pool side. We enjoyed our stay. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us for the week.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House, Terrific Location

  • 5 of 5

We had 3 families (6 adults and 10 kids) stay at Flamingo Landing and had a terrific time. This is our third different house in Destin and this one was terrific. There was plenty of room for everyone to sleep and lots of space for people to spread out- you definitely did not feel cramped.

The outdoor area and location were perfect especially for children and for adults to watch them. Located about a block away is an awesome park with playground equipment suitable for kids 2-12 and a basketball court that you can actually see from the house. The beach is a close walk as you are about a block from the road nearest the ocean, so it is really a 2- 2.5 block walk to the actual sand.

Really, this house is a great fit for 3 families (enough parking for 3 cars as well). A few other things of note: lots of beach "things" provided, good outdoor spaces, nice sound system hooked up from guest house to outdoors (that is compatible with smart phones and iPods), and Noelle was terrific to work with. Whenever I had questions either at the place or prior to arrival, she was good with email and texting.

Overall I would highly recommend this place and could see coming back to this same house.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family of 11 adults and 6 children had a WONDERFUL time during our Thanksgiving stay. Each couple/family had their own bedroom and bathroom area, and the space was superb! The kitchen was equipped with everything you could need, and the furnishing were modern and more than comfortable. There was plenty of beach chairs and toys! The pool heated wonderfully, and the outdoor lounging space was cozy and spacious. Noelle was accessible if we ever had a question, and was helpful in every way possible! We will CERTAINLY be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Caveat Emptor!

  • 1 of 5

This was our 5th year to rent a place in Destin so we aren't exactly rookies. The house, pool house and yard was dirty and in disrepair: blinds missing and broken, pool furniture trashed, filthy carpets, unwashed bathroom rugs, splashes on the kitchen walls, light bulbs out, light fixture cover hanging, extension cord across high traffic area, etc. When we reached out the owners, who are acting as their own property managers, we were accused of trying to scam them when asked for some of our money back. They did eventually return some of our money to us but it was a bummer - family vacation and all that going back and forth - stressful. And, just another tidbit, if you're a family/group with lots of coffee drinkers bring your own pot. This house is equipped with a 1 cup Keurig. Ugh!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great home and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time. Home accommodated all 12 of us perfectly. 4 adults and 8 children. We had everything we needed and owner was great to work with. Would definitely return next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3.6 Miles
Fort Walton Beach (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Camilles Restaurant Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Four courses within 2 miles
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Highway 98 and State Highway 293 or I-10 is close
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Crystal Beach, Henderson State Park

Less than 2 miles away is groceries, outdoor mall, movie theater, restaurants on the water, bike rentals and more. Just a little further...

Things to enjoy:

It depends what time of year you go as to what you can do, but here's a list...

Beaches w/snorkeling, scuba diving, parasailing, and all types of boating

Lakes~provide a scenic natural escape to enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and fishing

Big Khahunas Water Park-a must for kids! (3.1 miles west on 98)

Baytowne Warf~restaurants on the water, shopping, adventure activities for the kids (6.4 miles east on 98)

Harbor Walk Marina has restaurants, shops, pier, & plenty of things just to walk around & see like jugglers, artist, jewlery makers, etc. (5.4 miles west on 98)

Destin Commons~Large Outdoor Mall (1 mile)

Putt Putt

Golf Courses

Pirate Cruise

Dinner Cruise

Spas, Pilates, Gyms, Bike shops with group rides

Silver Sands Outlet Mall

Deep Sea Fishing

Boat & Seadoo Rentals (go to crab island!)

30A-great (30 mins away) areas to shop dine, nature walks, ride bikes

Air Force Armament Museum (30

Henderson Beach State Park

The Track, Fat Daddy's Arcade, Alligators at Fudpuckers, Euro-bungy, Tower Climb, Playground nearby, bike rentals, golf cart rentals (my favorite way to tool around scenic 98), paddle boarding (YOLO), parasailing, surfing lessons...well, any lessons, dolphin tour, antiquing and upscale resale shops, etc, etc, etc

Panama City is 1 hour away and has the following...

Riplies Believe It or Not Museum

Several Fesivals

Shipwreck Island Waterpark

Gulf World Marine Park

Pensacola is 1 1/2 hours away and has the following...

National Naval Aviation Museum w/150 vintage aircraft, flight simulators and an IMAX Theatre

water park


Blue Angles

Gallery Night monthly.


Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Spring '17
Apr 18 2017 - May 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 25 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Begins
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer early
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
4th of July Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer Late
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall Starts
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall '17
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $49
Cleaning Fee $365 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Pool can be heated for an additional $200 a week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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