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Bon Bini in DBTS - Elevator - Golf Cart - Ocean View- Community Pool

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 6 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

This elegant home has everything you need to make your vacation dreams come true. Destiny by the Sea is the most exclusive community in Destin. The home has over 4000 square feet of living space and another 1800 square feet of tiled deck. Upscale amenities include: golf cart, elevator, game room/bed room, DVD player with surround sound, X-Box 360, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, 2 Weber Natural Gas Grills, fireplace and wetbar. Views of the gulf from 2 sides of the house. Beach access is very close (about 120 steps from front door). Community pool, hot tub and club house are a short walk from the front door. The name of the house is 'Bon Bini' which means welcome. You will feel welcome in this dream of a house.

4 King Master Bedrooms with baths and access to the deck, 5th bedroom is setup with 2 bunk beds with trundle beds (6 single beds). There is also a queen sofa sleeper in the bunk room. Four of the bedrooms have their own master bath and all five bedrooms have a balcony.

Amenities: Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, DVD surround sound, TV's in all bedrooms, elevator, golf cart, wireless Internet access, community pool, hot tub, beach toys, baby equipment, gas grill, ceiling fans, dining room seats 14.

Activities: Golf, tennis, scuba diving, hiking, fishing, amusement parks, shopping

Area: Very near Destin Commons, golf, restaurants and a few steps to the beach.

More Details

Steve Neese
Member since: 2002
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Steve Neese

Steve is a consultant to the Home Medical Equipment industry. He lives in Columbia, SC with wife Michele and son Jack.

Steve Neese purchased this house in 2001

Why Steve Neese chose Destiny-By-The-Sea

We purchased Bon Bini to enjoy special memories with family and friends.

What makes this house unique

Our guests love the 1800 SF of outside decking that wraps around all 3 floors. There are views of the ocean from two sides of the house. The elevator makes it easy to bring luggage upstairs and the golf cart makes it fun to drive around the community. There are two Weber natural gas grills on the 2nd floor deck, conveniently close to the kitchen and living areas. Our guests have told us that the beach toys in the garage for the kids and the baby equipment is a big plus. We keep a well stocked kitchen to please the most demanding cooks.


Destiny-By-The-Sea House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 6 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 sets of bunk beds with trundle beds (6 singles)
  • All King bedroom's have their own bath. All bedrooms have a balcony/deck. There is 1800 sf. of outside decks on all 3 levels.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf Cart
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Bon Bini in DBTS - Elevator - Golf Cart - Ocean View- Community Pool
average rating of 4.925532 based on 94 reviews
St. Louis, Missouri

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Bon Bini is absolutely gorgeous. It is very roomy too! I loved the balconies. It was so nice to sit out there and listen to the waves at night. The location coudln't be better. The home has everything you could need, an open floor plan, a beautiful kitchen, plenty of bed rroms and enough bathrooms so everyone can get ready for a day or a night out!

Thanks to Bon Bini for a lifetime of fond memories

  • Submitted: May 3, 2007
  • Stayed: April 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kalispell, MT

Amazing home in a prime location

  • 5 of 5

Love everything about this Home. It was in an ideal location close to many restaurants and steps from the beach. Steve and Michele have provided everything we could have possibly needed. Kids had a wonderful time on the beach. Lots of great family time and an amazing Thanksgiving break for our 4 families. Thanks so much for sharing this beautiful special place with us. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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enjoyed by all!

  • 4 of 5

had a great time in the aftermath of the hurricane. great weather all week. enjoyed the facility very much, except for the myriad of rules, and particularly the "slap in the face" of a $75 fine if we didn't fill up the golf cart. Are your clients of that sort??

My granddaughter was proposed to and will never forget Bon Bini!

My whole family raved about the facilities, which were superb.

And, the ocean was warmer than the pool!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Congratulations on your grand daughters engagement! Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the rules, but yes, believe it or not, there have been guests that leave the golf cart we provide at no charge empty for the next guest. Thank you for staying at Bon Bini. We hope you will return soon.
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Bloomington, Indiana

Best family vacation ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

Bon Bini was beyond our expectations. Every room was perfect for our family of 8 adults and 7 children, under 7. The beach and pool were a very short walk. The kitchen had everything a person could have wanted to cook with. The garage had a huge amount of beach toys and chairs. We hope to go back to Bon Bini to make more memories with our grandchildren.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My family and I LOVE Bon Bini, and the Neese family that owns it!

  • 5 of 5

This house is GORGEOUS!! We've stayed there before this trip, and we will definitely stay there again!!! We love Bon Bini!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our week at Bon Bini very much There are 15 of us and there was plenty of room. The appliances do need an update They are pretty cheap. The oven only has one top coil, no bottom, and it takes forever to heat up . The dishwasher doesn't clean good at all. We even ran a load twice and it was no better. Loved the ice maker machine. It was great

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. All of the kitchen appliances have been purchased within the last 5 years. The oven was purchased 2 years ago. The new ovens hide the heating element on the bottom to make it easier to clean. I've asked our manager to double check both the dishwasher and oven to make sure they are operating well. Please come back soon.
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Bon Bini is in Destiny by the Sea, the most exclusive gated community in Destin. It is about 40 yards to the most beautiful emerald waters and powder white beaches in the USA. The house is decked out with every upscale convenience that you could possibly need. Just bring your bathing suit and prepare for the best vacation you have ever had.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $375 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

We do not rent to high school and college vacationing students. We only rent to family groups.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.