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Lake Views & Upgrades Throughout! Steps from Beach. Tons of Living Space

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,113 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 20)


4 Bedroom | 4 Bathroom | Private Home | Sleeps 20

Dunes of Destin Community Destin Vacation Rental

Tortuga is a three-story, lakefront home in the exclusive gated community of Dunes of Destin. With over 3100 square feet of living space, Tortuga features a fully-equipped kitchen, two dining rooms, a living room, laundry room, and four spacious bedrooms with lake views and multiple private balconies! Dunes of Destin has a beautiful private beach, a community pool, and a boardwalk that spans across the lake with a lit gazebo on the water. Centrally located in Destin and steps from the community pool, Tortuga offers the Destin beach lifestyle experience close to all the best attractions.

Property Details

Welcome to Tortuga!

Bedding Summary:

1st Floor Guest Bedroom: King Bed

2nd Floor Master Bedroom: King Bed & Two Twin Beds

2nd Floor Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed & Queen Sleeper Sofa

3rd Floor Guest Bedroom: King Bed & Two Sets of Twin over Full Bunk Beds

1st Floor Living Area: Queen Sleeper Sofa

First Floor

The open-concept living area is comfortably furnished and situated around a large flat-screen TV and gas fireplace. The living area overlooks the community lake and opens directly to the first floor patio. The patio area is perfect for outdoor entertaining and includes a private gas grill. Separating the living area and dining areas is a wet bar featuring a granite countertop, mini refrigerator, and offers seating for two. The lakefront dining area is capable of seating eight and opens onto the lakefront patio from two entrances. The second dining area sits close to the kitchen and has seating for six. An additional two seats are available at the breakfast bar. The fully-equipped kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and all the cookware and dishware needed should you decide to cook home-made meals.

The first floor hosts a spacious Guest bedroom with a King Bed, flat-screen TV, double closet, sitting area, and a private entrance to the back patio. The Guest bathroom is located conveniently to both the Guest bedroom and living area and contains a walk-in shower. The couch in the living area converts to a Queen sleeper sofa to accommodate larger groups.

Second Floor

The Master bedroom contains a King bed and two Twin beds, with access to a south facing balcony and a lakefront balcony. The Master bedroom has ample storage space and has a large wall-mounted flat-screen TV. The Master bathroom offers a large separate vanity area, jetted tub, and walk-in shower. A second Guest bedroom sits on this floor and has a Queen bed, flat-screen TV, private en-suite bathroom with a tub/shower combination, and a lakefront sitting area. The sitting area contains a couch that opens into a Queen sleeper sofa.

Third Floor

The third floor boasts an extra-large bedroom with a King bed and two sets of Twin over Full bunk beds. This bedroom has a large closet, flat-screen TV, south-facing balcony, and a full, private bathroom with a walk-in shower.

Destin Area Information

Destin is well known as the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village largely because of its roots as a top fishing destination and quick access to the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Destin boasts the largest charter fishing fleet in the state of Florida. If you have an interest in charter deep sea fishing – Destin is the place. But, there is much more to Destin than charter fishing. Destin has evolved over the years to be a top beach vacation destination. Featuring sugar-white sand beaches and emerald-colored water, it is an absolutely beautiful area. The town itself offers many upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities. Much of the development of the area has been done with luxury lifestyles in mind. Destin also has one of the busiest private airports in the country. There are an abundance of things to do in Destin to include water parks, water sports rentals, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, power boating, sailing, fishing, tennis, shopping, or just plain relaxing on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Treat yourself to a great little beach town vacation – Destin, Florida, located on Florida’s Panhandle.

Professionally managed by Compass Resorts

More Details

Property Manager
Compass Resorts
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2017

About Compass Resorts

Founded in 2006, Compass Resorts offers travelers a wide variety of vacation rental homes in the greater Destin area. From 1 bedroom condos to 7 bedroom Gulf-front houses, all of our rental homes meet the highest Quality standards. Compass Resorts offers vacation properties in Central Destin, South Walton, Holiday Isle, and Okaloosa Island in sought-after communities like Destiny by the Sea, Dunes of Destin, the Silver Beach Towers Resort, Silver Shells Resort and Spa, Destin Towers, and many more. The Compass Resorts website provides detailed information about all of our communities and vacation homes - as well as local events, area information, and concierge recommendations. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality Vacation Rental Experience as measured by Guest satisfaction. We listen intently to the needs of our Guests, and do business fairly, honestly, and with the highest level of care. Each year, we welcome thousands of families to the Destin area, and we enjoy making them feel right at home. The dedicated staff of Compass Resorts makes the difference!


Destin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3113 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    1st Floor Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
    2nd Floor Guest Bathroom (En Suite) - toilet , combination tub/shower
    3rd Floor Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
    2nd Floor Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    3rd Floor Guest Bedroom - 1 king , 2 double , 2 twin/ single
    1st Floor Guest Bedroom - 1 king
    1st Floor Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedding Summary: 2nd Floor Master Bedroom: King Bed, Two Twin Beds 2nd Floor Guest Bedroom: Queen Bed, Queen Sleeper Sofa 3rd Floor Guest Bedroom: King Bed, Two Twin Beds, Two Full Beds (Bunks: Twin/Full) 1st Floor Guest Bedroom: King Bed 1st Floor Living Area: Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Lake Views & Upgrades Throughout! Steps from Beach. Tons of Living Space
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

I loved this vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

I loved it.This house was very spacious and clean.Every thing was right close by that you would need.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Amazing!!!!!!! One of the nicest vacations I have ever had. Beautiful accomading home for my crew!

  • 5 of 5

Great location-just a block from beach, pool, shops all within walking distance. Home was beautiful and the outside patio was very inviting and we spent a lot of time there just hanging out and playing games. I took all of our children and our grandchildren and the home was perfect for our needs. We utilized 19 of the 20 capacity and it was perfect! The home had lots of beach items to use for the kids which was great. The neighborhood was quiet and beautifully landscaped. Codes to enter area were easy and we experienced no issues with our stay. Destin area was beautiful and did not disappoint.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas, Texas


  • 4 of 5

We love Destin... It's a little bit of paradise. Staying at a compass vacation rental offers all the convenience of home.

Will definitely go back

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tortuga Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Tortuga beginning 5/16/2015 with 12 adults (parents along with their adult children). This home was perfect size to accomodate us all! Loved the location!! We could walk a block or so to the beach! Only downside is that this home does not include beach amenities so we had to pay for those. The back patio of the home faced the pond so we could also enjoy that view as well as do some fishing! Amenities were great as the washer/dryer came in handy during our stay! Getting to the grocery store or even going out to eat or site see is easy! Definately recommend this home and we will try to get this home or one in this neighborhood for our next vacation! :)

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Shreveport, Louisiana

Gone to Florida last 9 ye...

  • 5 of 5

Gone to Florida last 9 years for convention and last year found this place. Perfect for family, my wife, daughter, 2 grand children, son and wife. Hop skip and jump from anything and ez walk to beach,

Owners pleasure to work with. This will be my 2nd year to return to T T

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Van Buren, AR 72957

We (four couples) stayed ...

  • 5 of 5

We (four couples) stayed at the Tranquil Turtle 7/3/04 thru 7/10/04. We have stayed in the immediate area every summer since 1976 and found this rental to be very enjoyable. In excellent condition....very short walk to the the center of Destin. Owners very nice and helpful with all questions we had. Would highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2004
  • Stayed: Jul 2004
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


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