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Stay on 30A this Summer! Open for July and August! Lake Front, Across from Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Sleeps 8

MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL: Book this property for Mother's Day weekend and get a FREE in-house massage. More details are on our blog, but to redeem here call the number on your confirmation email to schedule. You must arrive between Friday, May 12 and Sunday, May 14 to receive. Redeemable for one massage per booking. Other restrictions apply.

Lilly Pad is the ultimate experience in 30A beach vacationing. This gorgeous home is over 2,200 square feet and sleeps 8 people comfortably. There are 3 bedrooms and 4 baths with each bedroom having a private bath for added convenience. You will not find better views unless you are directly on the beach.

This beautiful vacation home is located on the west end of 30A within a 3 minute drive to Sandestin and a 5 minute drive to Seaside. This 30A vacation rental sits directly on a coastal lake with a private dock and less than 100 yards from the beach. You have phenomenal views from every room in the home. Lilly pad boasts 3 large porches to capture the unbelievable views.

Lilly pad is located within 100 yards of Stinky's Fish Camp and Lake Place Restaurant. You have your own private dock which is perfect for fishing, kayaking, or swimming in the lake. The house comes with bikes for your enjoyment. There is also a gas grill on the porch so you can enjoy the views while grilling hamburgers. This vacation home was completely remodeled in 2009 and all furnishings are brand new. The home was professionally decorated by a local design company with high end beach decor. The home features hardwood flooring, granite throughout, new appliances, all new linens and bedding, etc… You will not find a better 30A beach rental in this price range.

Santa Rosa Beach is quickly becoming a popular vacation spot because of it's location. Santa Rosa Beach is located on the west end of 30A and only a short drive to the many restaurants and boutiques of Destin. If you are looking for a fantastic 30A rental that is close to the beach with many activities then Lilly Pad is for you.

VIP Program:

Included in the cost of this rental, guests will receive access to the VIP Program starting March 4, 2016.

Starting March 4, 2016, the VIP Program for rentals in 30A include one free pass per day to the following activities:

Santa Rosa Golf

Unlimited DVD Rentals

Paddleboard at Reef Beach Location

Sea Blaster

Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

1st Floor:


Large Porch

Full Bath

Living room with sleeper sofa (2)

2nd Floor:

Queen bedroom with private bath and porch (2)

Twin bedroom with two twin beds and private bath (2)

3rd Floor:

King Master Suite with private bath, wetbar, and balcony (2)

Sleeps 8

More Details

Property Manager
Bliss Beach Rentals
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Bliss Beach Rentals

There is a reason we call ourselves Five Star Properties – our guests experience five-star rated service in five-star rated homes. Five Star Properties offers the most elite homes in Destin and 30A and pairs them with exceptional service for a luxury vacation experience.

Luxury Homes

We hand-select only the best homes in Destin and 30A for our inventory. With about 100 properties to choose from, we match you to your perfect vacation home. A home from Five Star is more than a place to rest your head on vacation; it's a place to experience luxury.

Five Star Service

We take care of our guests like family with industry-leading services such as personalized greetings, in-house concierge services, free activity passes, on-staff housekeepers, and a professional maintenance team on call 24/7.

Area Expertise

Five Star Properties knows Destin and 30A top to bottom. Our area knowledge allows you to experience the area like a local. We'll give you the scoop on the locals' favorite things to do and places to go, and we even provide you with free passes to the area's top attractions. We are sure to make you feel right at home.

A Five Star Experience

At Five Star Properties, we want to make your next vacation experience a Five Star experience. We've made it super easy to book online, and also keep our phone lines open 24/7 if you'd like to speak with us directly, 800-208-2324. Let us show you what it's like to experience service and luxury with Five Star Properties!

Guestbook comments from the manager

The house was perfect for accommodating our three daughters aged 19-24. We had a fun family vacation at the beach and found the extra's supplied by the owner a nice surprise. We used the beach chairs, the two bikes and even the paddle boat on the pond. My husband and I did get our exercise climbing to the fourth floor to our master suite that included our own fridge and coffee pot. Our private balcony had the best view of the gulf and the rocking chairs were awesome!
Jul 2011
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Dune Allen Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lakefront
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Twin Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 2 Twin Beds
    King Bedroom - 1 king
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • 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
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Stay on 30A this Summer! Open for July and August! Lake Front, Across from Beach
average rating of 4.529412 based on 21 reviews

The property was exactly as pictured and represented. Loved the house and the area!

  • 4 of 5

I would have given five stars but the stairs are something to consider if someone has physical limitations. My family will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for submitting a review! We're sorry to hear that the stairs were an issue, but glad to know it didn't impact your stay. We look forward to having you all again very soon!
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Jacksonville, FL

Bright, Cheery Home. Loved the views. Ideal location.

  • 5 of 5

I loved the decor of this home during my stay here in June with my family. It is very colorful and bright and exactly what I imagine a summer home should be. The view of the water, both the lake on one side and the ocean on the other, were magnificent. It's on the west end of 30A, which is nice if you want to be close to Destin - we like to go there for shopping. It's the best of both - you're close to SanDestin but also far away enough to get away from the summer crowds and enjoy the quietness of 30A.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A home with a lot of stairs

  • 3 of 5

I came to the lilyPad with family, no children. The place Is decorated in a nice design, there are several issues that I consider a problem. You are given VIP passes to movie store which is 25 miles round trip and Redbox is 1/2 mile away.

There was no information ( book) in house to tell you about T.V. Property, places to go.

You had one kitchen towel for week. Can opener did not work, no supplies.

The T.V. Did not work, but sent maintenance man Tim, who I have to say was the nicest person we had contact with. Wished everyone involved with property was as nice.

We brought a pet and, I was scared to take him out without flash light, none of the solar lights worked.

The third bedroom is the worst. No tables, no light, except overhead. Bed was very uncomfortable? If a child stayed in the room, he may not care, for an adult, it was a bad room.

If you got cold there were no throws. But most of all no curtains period. When person showered in master, window was clear. Why not curtains????

I have been coming to Florida for the last 5 years at least twice a year.

For the money, which was told wrong on Internet, I was dissatisfied with this house. Furniture Is dirty and hard to sit on.

You do get plenty of exercise because if you stay in Master to go up from bottom to top 108 steps.

I hope owners read this review and try to fix some of the things for the next family.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Teresa, Thank you for staying with us at Lilly Pad. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, but are sorry to hear about the few things found unsatisfactory at the home. Our maintenance team is always happy to help, and we are glad to hear Tim was helpful. We have since resolved the issues you found at this home and hope you will come to stay with us at Lilly Pad, or one of our other beautiful beach homes, again next year. Have a great day, and thank you again for your feedback.
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Wellesley Ma

Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

We spent the month of February at the Loly Pad. We loved the home and the location. Would love to rent next year for 5 weeks, however, the springs In the sofa were sprung and very uncomfortable there need to be more comfortable seating and the furniture should be cleaned occasionally. That being said we loved our time there

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us at Lily Pad. We appreciate your feedback and will be sure to address these items. We want to make sure the home is as comfortable as it can be for all of our guests. We would love to have you back and will ensure that you have an even better stay than your last!
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  • 4 of 5

Beautifully decorated home with great views.

The pros: short walk to beach, pretty lake w/person dock.

Cons: small garbage can, needs window treatments for privacy & to keep house cooler, traffic noise

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maintenace Issues

  • 4 of 5

While they did not detract from the overall satisfaction of the rental, there were a number of annoying maintenance issues. There was no shower curtains in any of the four bathrooms. The washing machine squeaked loudly. The second floor bedroom door would not stay closed. There were only four chairs at the dining table despite the fact that the unit would normally house six adults. One of those chairs was wobbly. The unit needed more than one garbage can. Again, the unit is designed for six adults and that's a more trash than one can is capable of containing. What was most annoying is that there was no curtains on most of the windows. That included all four bathrooms. The lack of that normal amenity in a house was considered a major lack of privacy.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for leaving your feedback. We do want our guests to be comfortable while staying at Lily Pad and have made the necessary improvements to make sure all future guest enjoy the property to its fullest! We hope you will return to Destin in the near future and please consider Bliss Beach Rentals for your rental needs.
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Nearest Airport
27.8 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
Nearest Ferry
Nearest Golf
5.4 Miles
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Nearest Train
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Stinky's Fish Camp
Nearest Ski
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

Santa Rosa Beach is quickly becoming a popular vacation spot because of it���s location. Santa Rosa Beach is located on the west end of 30A and only a short drive to the many restaurants and boutiques of Destin. If you are looking for a fantastic 30A rental that is close to the beach with many activities then Lilly Pad is for you.


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