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Palmetto Palms on 1st Beach Street! Walk to beach, pool, & tennis. Renovated!

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 16) - in Emerald Shores


• FREE WiFi Internet

• NO Security Deposit

BEDS: 3 Kings, 4 bunks (twins/fulls), 2 Queen Futons [Sleeps 16]


'Palmetto Palms' is a 4BR/3BA 3 story home located on the closest street to the beach in the upscale family-friendly gated community of Emerald Shores. Views of the Gulf of Mexico are available from two balconies! This home has been professionally remodeled from top to bottom both inside and out and has designer touches galore.

OUR PRIVATE BEACH - Located only a 125 yards from the beautiful white sand beaches and emerald green waters of the Gulf, you can easily walk to the beach, pools and restaurants. Emerald Shores has a private beach pavilion with beach service (seasonally staffed), showers, picnic tables, a Cabana Cafe', and restrooms. This means you don't have to walk the kids back to the house for potty breaks or fresh water rinse off. It's all at the private pavilion.

MULTIPLE FAMILIES - This home is set-up for three families with kids or larger groups. There are two master suites, one on the first floor and one on the third floor with two bedrooms on the middle floor.

FIRST FLOOR - The first floor has a large kitchen with breakfast bar that opens to the living room and dining area with a 51' Plasma flat screen. A separate laundry room contains front-load washer/dryer and second full-size fridge! The first of two over-sized master suites has an extra large sitting area with a queen futon sleeper and 40' LCD flat screen tv.

SECOND FLOOR - The second floor has two bedrooms with a shared bathroom. One King bedroom and the second has two bunks which are twins over full beds. Both rooms have French doors leading out to a large deck with outdoor seating.

THIRD FLOOR - The third floor King bedroom is the perfect sanctuary for adults. It is another large master suite with a full bath. This suite has a sitting area with another queen futon sleeper as well as a pub table and two sets of French doors leading out to a private balcony with an outdoor table and chairs. There is also a wet bar with a mini-fridge and coffee maker.

BEDS - [4 Bedrooms]

1st FLOOR (sleeps 4):

- 1 King Mstr Bedroom w/ walk-in shower + 1 Queen Futon

2nd FLOOR (sleeps 8):

- 1 King Bedroom - Full Bathroom w/ Tub/Shower (shared)

- 1 Bedroom with 2 Bunk Sets (Twins over Fulls) - sleeps 6

3rd FLOOR (sleeps 4):

- 1 King Mstr Bedroom w/ walk-in shower + 1 Queen Futon

ACTIVITIES - Emerald Shores offers a great community pool just a short walk from the house, a tennis court for you tennis lovers, shuffleboard, and a basketball goal to shoot some hoops. Big Kahunas Water Park is just a short drive down the road or stop by The Track for putt-putt, go karts, arcade games, or amusement park style rides for the little ones.

If you happen to catch a rare rain day, you can catch a movie at the Rave Motion Pictures theater at Destin Commons. There is no shortage of things to do in Destin and all are just a short drive away.

RESTAURANTS - You can easily walk to Captain Dave's on the Gulf or Kenny D's, both are right behind the house. Whether you are looking for something upscale or just looking to loosen your belt to enjoy some fresh Gulf seafood in a casual atmosphere, you will be within minutes of dozens of other great restaurants.

SHOPPING - Bring some shopping money! Palmetto Palms is conveniently located between the Destin Commons and Silver Sands Outlet Center.

Destin Commons offers upscale shopping and dining with retailers like Williams-Sonoma, Gymboree, Build-a-Bear Workshop, Chicos, Hollister, etc.. among many others. Eateries include Panera Bread, Hard Rock Cafe, Sushi Siam, Cold Stone Creamery, Starbucks and others.

Silver Sands Outlet Center is the largest designer outlet center in the U.S. with stores like Coach, J. Crew, BOSE, Gap, Nike, Polo, Nautica, Tommy Hilfiger, Saks Fifth Ave Off 5th, and many others. You could spend days finding great deals!


• 2700 square feet, 4br 3ba, with full Wet Bar/Fridge on 3rd Floor, Partial Gulf Views

• Main Pool is 4 houses away in a gated beach ownership community

• 125 yds. to the Private Beach Pavilion with private Restrooms, Showers, & Beach Service

• Two Over-sized King Master Suites with additional living areas to spread out

• 2nd Floor Bunk Bed Extravaganza (2 bunks twins over fulls)and Queen Bedroom with Balcony

• Queen Futon Sleeper in 1st Floor Master & 3rd Floor Master

• Gourmet Kitchen - Exotic 'Rock Face Edge' Granite Kitchen Counters/Breakfast Bar, Stainless Appliances, Stone Back Splashes

• Custom finished travertine bathrooms with 1/2' tempered glass doors and designer granite counter tops, with twin vanity sinks on 1st Floor

• Travertine Floors inside and out, even on the porches, Carpet in all bedrooms and stairs

• 3rd Floor private Balcony allows expansive views of the area including partial Gulf Views

• 5 TV's/Dvd's including 51' LCD TV in Liv Room, 40' LCD in 1st Floor Master, 26' LCD wall mount in Queen Bedroom

• Professionally decorated in an Italian Coastal Village Theme

• Ceiling fans in every room (dual fans in both Master Suites), dual zone a/c

• Travertine Outdoor Shower with hot and cold water

• Propane grill, parking for 4 vehicles, Paver Stone Patio area for Lounging, Grilling & Relaxing

• Front-load washer/dryer, all linens/towels, and a full compliment of cooking utensils

• Two full-size refrigerators w/ ice makers for large groups

• Two pull wagons for carting kids, ice chests or beach toys to the pool and beach

• Can walk to 3 restaurants from home, centrally located between major golf courses and shopping

We appreciate you taking the time to view our home. Please call or e-mail if you have questions. If you choose to stay with us, we are confident you will love our home and have a great time here at the beach!

Keywords: Palmetto Palms, Emerald Shores, Beach, Pool, Destin Florida Home Rental, Beach Pavilion, Tennis, Free WiFi

More Details

Jay Coppic - Palmetto Palms
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Jay Coppic - Palmetto Palms

Our very first road trip to Destin was in 1987. We immediately fell in love with the sugar white beaches and pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It was our little secret love nest that consisted mostly of walking on the beach and regular trips to the fish market. Well, Destin is no longer our little secret and we are very passionate about sharing all that it has to offer. Betty is a local realtor and our rental management company, GULF911, is located less than a mile from this property.

Jay Coppic - Palmetto Palms purchased this house in 2009

Why Jay Coppic - Palmetto Palms chose Miramar Beach

We have traveled extensively and "rented" property for our own family vacations. So we fully understand and appreciate the importance of finding a great location, having easy access to amenities, and a quality home that is clean and well maintained. In 2001 we took the plunge and purchased our first property in Destin and started living "The Dream". Eventually we moved to Destin full-time. Whether you are looking to rent a high-quality vacation home or looking to purchase something for your family, we have the experience to help at GULF911. Please call or email us, we would love to hear from you.

What makes this house unique

• Gated Community - All of our homes are located in the highly desirable gated family community, EMERALD SHORES.

• Beach Pavilion - The ONLY community in Destin to have their very own private beach pavilion complete with cabana bar, restrooms, showers and beach service. A "One of a Kind" amenity!

• Beach Access - A few minutes walk from any of our homes is all it takes to get to the Emerald Shores private beach access.

• WiFi - All of our homes have FREE wifi. Stay connected while on vacation.

• Amenities - The community has two pools, tennis court, basketball court, shuffle board and a volleyball court for your use while on vacation.

• Extras - Each home is equipped with a propane gas grill. Two beach wagons are provided for you to cart small kids, ice chests, beach toys, beach gear, etc. Most of the homes are equipped with two full-size refrigerators. This is all to make you feel at home while on vacation!

• Online Booking for this property at GULF911

Guestbook comments from the owner

Jay and Betty,

Just wanted to let you know that your home was just beautiful. We had such a good time in Destin and will probably make it our vacation destination next year. My sisters and families were also very happy with how everything turned out. You had mentioned several months ago about renting a pontoon boat and going to Crab Island...such a great idea! We all had a blast. Thanks so much for being so easy to work with and accommodating. We really appreciate it. We will definitely consider renting from you in the future.
Jul 2011
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Miramar Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 3rd Floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep 4 - 1st Floor Master Suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed , Sleeps 4 -6 kids - 2nd Floor - 2 bunk sets (twins/fulls)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 4 - 3rd Flr Mstr Suite. Pub table 3 chrs, 1 recliner.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Sleeps 2 - 2nd Floor
  • 2 King Master Suites (1st Floor and 3rd Floor) + 1 King Bedroom on 2nd Floor, 1 Kids Room - 2 Bunk Beds (twins over fulls). 2 Queen Futon Sleepers in each Master Suite.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Free Neighborhood beach tram during peak season. Emerald Shores beach pavilion has restrooms, showers beach service and a Cabana Cafe'.


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Palmetto Palms on 1st Beach Street! Walk to beach, pool, & tennis. Renovated!
average rating of 5.0 based on 39 reviews
Cincinnati, Ohio


  • 5 of 5

This house was wonderful. Beautifully decorated and furnished with everything you need on vacation - linens, towels, complete kitchen - plates, abundant pots and pans, coffee maker, keurig, They even supplied coffee filters, dish/dishwasher soap, trash bags, . We are a family with 4 families - infants, young children, adults. Room for everyone. Enough room for people to have there own space and then gather with everyone else when they wanted. Short walk to beach and pool. The side yard was great and used frequently for games that we brought. Just can't say enough good things. Jay and Betty got back to me very quickly if I had a question. Looking forward to staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is what vacationing at the beach is all about! We are so pleased you made good family memories at Palmetto Palms located in Emerald Shores. We have other properties should your friends want to join in Destin next year. More the merrier! Make sure to follow us on Facebook at GULF911 as we will run online specials there. You'll have to search as our terms here will not allow specific web addresses . Again, thanks for your review!
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Cordova, TN

Fantastic Property for a Fabulous Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I would never rent from anyone else but Jay and Betty! They attention to their property details can definitely be seen on the inside and outside. They make it so easy to reserve your week from the internet! Palmetto Palms becomes our home away from home on vacation. High speed internet, the kitchen and bathrooms are fully stocked. Beds and linens are high quality. We will be staying here again on our next vacation!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for once again visiting with us in sunny Destin, Florida! Remember to Follow Us on Facebook at GULF911 and save by booking direct with the owners. We have other homes in Emerald Shores should you need a smaller home or have larger groups. Thanks Again, Jay & Betty at GULF911
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Superb stay!

  • 5 of 5

Jay and Betty were very accommodating! I appreciated the very prompt responses to my emails & questions and appreciated the thorough responses, even more! They even made sure I had a Keurig to make my stay complete! Fabulous property with the perfect location! We were talking about returning before we left! Highly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay with us during Spring Break and we look forward to your return. Remember, we have multiple properties within the beach ownership community of Emerald Shores. You can always view and book all our properties at our GULF911 site. Thanks again, Jay & Betty
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Omaha, NE

Conway Clan

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time to vacation with our son & daughter & their children at this residence, and we all had a wonderful time. We can't imagine coming to Destin & not staying at this residence. We were thrilled when Jay called to say we had access to the house earlier than expected. My only negative comment is that the washer needs to be replaced or "febreezed" as its odor is probably what made the towels smell. Although the house is equipped with everything imaginable, I could have used an apron for cooking. Also, a suggestion would be to put some hooks on the front porch to hang towels, swimsuits, etc. Loved our stay & hope to be back soon!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time staying at this property July 2016. Plenty of room, nice location. Jay was very accommodating and allowed us to check in early. We have stayed at their other properties and have always been happy with the accommodations.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time out to leave us the positive feedback. We look forward to having you and your family visit with us in Destin next year! Sincerely, Jay & Betty
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Edmond, OK

Great Family Vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We had a family of 9 people and the house certainly accommodated us all very nicely. Decor was warming and with granite counters and appliances. Perfect location for a short walk to the beach and restaurants. There were beach toys available for the kids. Jay was nice enough to help fix the cable on 2nd floor . Overall we had a great time and will be back with more family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kenny D'S New Orleans Cuisine
Bar & Grill
Captain Dave's On the Gulf
Seafood Restaurant
Tops Choice Hamburgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Back Yard Burgers
Real Thai Fusion Restaurant
Thai Restaurant
Pedro's Grill
Mexican Restaurant
O Crepe du soleil
Breakfast Restaurant
The Golf Garden of Destin
Dynasty Chinese Cuisine
Chinese Restaurant
Tuscany Italian Bistro
James Lee Park
Pompano Joe's
Seafood Restaurant
The Crab Trap Destin
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Emerald Bay Golf Club
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar
American Restaurant
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Frozen Dune Cold Fried Ice Cream
Ice Cream Shop
American Restaurant
Mama Clemenzas European Breakfast
Breakfast Restaurant
Fat Clemenzas
Pizza Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
JBs Pizza To Poboys
Pizza Restaurant
The Whale's Tail Beach Bar & Grill
Seafood Restaurant
790 on the Gulf Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer & Oyster Sports Bar
Seafood Restaurant
El Jalisco Destin
Mexican Restaurant
Mezcal Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Formula Fresh Superfood Bar
Juice Shop
La Famiglia
Italian Restaurant
Twirl Frozen Yogurt
Frozen Yogurt Shop
Acme Oyster House
Zoës Kitchen
Mediterranean Restaurant
World of Beer
Bar & Grill
Camille's at Crystal Beach
Seafood Restaurant
Hamburger Restaurant
Cabana Cafe
American Restaurant
RedBrick Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop
Cups and Cones Destin
Coffee Shop
Royal Palm Grille
Sushi Restaurant
Destin Commons
Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl and Grill
Miller's Ale House - Destin
Sports Bar
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Barnes & Noble Cafe-Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Pazzo Italiano
Italian Restaurant
The Craft Bar
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Live Music Venue
Zesty Baguette Bistro
Vietnamese Restaurant
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
VPS - Ft. Walton Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Kenny D's
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Emerald Bay Golf Cours
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Captain Dave's On The Gulf
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Our private beach at Emerald Shore with Pavilion
Nearest Point of Interest
Palmetto Palms 4 br / 3ba Vacation Rental Home
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Pavilion for Emerald Shores
Nearest Point of Interest
Main Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
2nd Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Tennis Courts/ Basketball
Nearest Point of Interest
Kenny D's Beach Bar & Grill
Nearest Point of Interest
Captain Dave's On The Gulf
Nearest Point of Interest
Pompano Joe's Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
The Crab Trap
Car: recommended

Private beach pavilion (beach access) with restrooms, showers, beach service and a Cabana Cafe'.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Mgmt + Cleaning Fee $300 + Tax
Damage Fee $59 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

• FREE WiFi internet.

• NO security deposit required.

• Adult Pet(s) < 25 lbs. allowed with owner approval & pet fee(s). NO puppies.

• Sat. check-in / Sat. check-out

• Renter must be 25 years old. No chaperoned groups.

• Holiday Weeks may be more than listed seasonal pricing.

• ONLINE booking available.

• Rates are subject to change and priced individually by week.

• 50% 1st payment, balance due 60 days prior to arrival. Visa & Mastercard.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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