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Huge Backyard & Pool Area, Open Floor Plan, Great for Entertaining!! Completely upgraded!!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 10

Dolphins are whimsical and playful, and that's just how you’ll feel in this new beach cottage. Ideal for two families this warm and contemporary designer-furnished home has space divided equally among all the bedrooms, a kid’s room with two sets of bunk beds, and a large, open living/kitchen/dining area with eat-up bar. You’ll have as much fun as Flipper in your private, seasonally heated pool, complimented by a large furnished patio, outdoor shower, and convenient bath just inside the back door.

During Spring and Summer this home requires a 7-night, Saturday to Saturday stay. Any other time we require a 4-night minimum stay.

We do not rent to anyone under 25 or to students.

More Details

Property Manager
Owner/Property Manager
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

Why Owner/Property Manager chose Crystal Beach

Located in Miramar Beach, Florida, Newman-Dailey is one of the premier vacation rental, property management, real estate sales and association management companies. For more than 30 years, Newman-Dailey has been welcoming guests to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Fla. Recognized for excellence, integrity and professionalism, Newman-Dailey consistently receives the "Certificate of Excellence" for positive reviews on TripAdvisor and earned the BBB’s 2015 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics and was voted “Best Vacation Rental Company” and “Best Property Management Company” by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine. And according to the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors (ECAR), Newman-Dailey’s Real Estate Division consistently ranks among the top 10 percent of real estate companies along the Emerald Coast for sales. For more sales or rental information, call 850.837.1071, or visit online at or

What makes this house unique

Adorable home with huge backyard & pool area

Guestbook comments from the manager

Our family recently stayed at the Dolphins Cottage, 3/28-4/4-15 during our first visit to Destin. We had a fantastic visit and the Dolphins Cottage worked out perfectly for the 4 of us. Plenty of room for all of us. We loved the simple layout and being one floor. Our boys loved the bunk beds and the queen mattresses were very comfortable. The house was very clean and not cluttered with stuff. The heated pool was the highlight of the house. One day the heater was not working and someone was out to fix it promptly. Easy check-in and check-out procedures. The beach was an easy short walk from the house. The house was conveniently located to everyday stores as well as tourist attractions. A great stay and will look into Newman-Dailey Resort Properties again for our future Destin visits! Thank you!
Apr 2015
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Crystal Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom # 1 (Queen), Bedroom # 2 (Queen), Bedroom # 3 (2 Twins), Bedroom # 4 (2 Bunks (2 sets))
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.6 based on 13 reviews

August 2017 Stay

  • 5 of 5

Great house for two families close to the beach and its fully loaded! Everything you need to make your stay an amazing stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Newman-Dailey Resort Properties
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July 2017 Stay

  • 5 of 5

Perfect size house for 10 people. Great location to beach and Newman was quick to respond to any issues.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Newman-Dailey Resort Properties
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  • 5 of 5

It was such a sweet place to stay. Our large family loved it. The pool was amazing. Very clean and beautifully landscaped. We booked it on Saturday (a very pleasant experience) and were there on Sunday. Thank you for the perfect vacation! We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2 families with small children

  • 3 of 5

Pros: The location was good. The space was just right for 2 families and 4 small children. It is walking distance to the beach.

Cons: the air conditioning is awful. The place never cooled down below 79 degrees. It's obvious the unit needs to be replaced and has been "rigged" several times. There are roaches everywhere and one even came home with us in my car from one of our peices of luggage. There are also piles of fireants in the backyard around the pool. The refrigerator, dishwasher, and washing machine do not work correctly and all should be replaced.

The house is cute and the pool is just the right sized for kids just learning how to swim.

Bottom line is the owners need to spend the money to get this place working for families to stay here comfortably. No one wants to be up all night in sweat from the house not cooling down. It took 3 days for Popsicles to freeze, the washer is covered in black mold under the deal, and the dishwasher smells terrible.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful set up for 2 families. Large spacious living and dining area. Amazing back yard

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our visit. We had 2 families and the set up was perfect. Loved the back yard with the heated pool and the short walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    DOLCO Clean Fee-175: $175
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Charge basis: AD
    For stays between 1 and 27 nights