Fine sugar-white sand beaches, playful dolphins frolicking in sparkling emerald waters, warm Gulf breezes, and breathtaking, magenta-hued sunsets make the Florida Panhandle an amazing beach retreat. Family-friendly activities from dolphin encounters and boat tours to fishing and jet skiing make it a fabulous area for family reunions, anniversaries, or milestone birthday celebrations.
Looking for the perfect Gulf Coast vacation rental for your extended family or large group? From Pensacola to St. George Island, we scoured the Florida panhandle to find the perfect
Pensacola Beach Oasis$1,634
Situated on the white sands of Pensacola Beach, this luxurious Gulf-front oasis boasts scenic views of sugar-white sands and emerald waters from nearly every room, not to mention the huge decks! Two bikes and beach service are included. The hosts require weekly rentals from Sunday to Sunday only, but who wouldn’t want to spend a week in this gorgeous paradise?
Crystal Beach House In Destin$1,686
Located right across the street from beautiful Destin beaches, this enormous Crystal Beach vacation home features several outdoor areas, a heated pool with a swim-up bar, and a hot tub. Beach service, four bikes, and discounted passes to local attractions are included.
Crystal Beach House With Pool$1,033
Across the street from Crystal Beach, this 4,000-square-foot vacation home features a heated pool, pool table, and shuffleboard. Beach supplies, including two standup paddleboards, a kayak, beach cart, coolers, toys, and towels are provided. Plus, beach chair service for six is included. Dozens of restaurants, shops, and activities, including Destin Commons shopping center, are within walking distance.
Sapphire Shores Crystal Beach$2,474
Can you even with this three-story Crystal Beach vacation home? The inside is really nice, with a ginormous kitchen and game room with billiards and ping pong tables as well as an arcade gaming station, but the outside is where it’s at! There are several decks and seating areas for everyone to spread out. At night, sit around the fire by the pool and hot tub. There’s even a table in the pool!
Crystal Beach Gulf Front Home
Stay on the Gulf in this highly rated seven-bedroom estate-sized beach house in the heart of Crystal Beach. Not only is the house on the beach, but it also has a heated pool! A carriage house provides an additional apartment space as well as a game room with foosball and a pool table. Delicious local bites, shopping, golfing, and more can be found nearby.
Holiday Isle Boater’s Paradise$1,456
Located on the Destin Harbor side of Holiday Isle, this boater’s paradise boasts panoramic harbor views, plus a pool and private beach access! BYO boat and dock it steps away at the included boat slips. Watch the dolphins in the harbor, fish from the dock, or explore the water by kayak. A six-passenger golf cart is included with your stay. For restaurants and nightlife, take the water taxi to Destin Harbor Boardwalk.
Miramar Beach Gulf-Front House$1,500
Located on the Gulf in Miramar Beach, this six-bedroom vacation rental not only offers stunning panoramic beach views but also 50 feet of private beach frontage, complete with daily beach service! Walk to Gulf-front restaurants such as the iconic Pompano Joe’s. Snorkel Dolphin Reef and explore Crab Island nearby. Shopping and dining, including Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Destin Commons, and Destin Harbor Boardwalk, are just a short drive away.
Boomerang Beach House In Destin$1,050
Just a few doors down from the private neighborhood beach, this “luxury compound” can sleep up to 32 guests between the main house and cabana house. With a 49-foot pool and 14-person hot tub, there’s plenty of room for everyone outside, too!
If it rains, play air hockey, shuffleboard, pool, foosball, arcade games, and ping pong in the garage that’s been converted into a game room. Silver Sands Premium Outlets and restaurants are just a block away.
Blue Mountain Beach House$699
Nestled in a gated Gulf-front community in the heart of Blue Mountain Beach, this six-bedroom vacation rental may not have its own beach or pool, but it does offer access to a community beach and pool, plus a lake where guests can kayak, paddleboard, and fish. What this house and its carriage house lack in Gulf views they make up for with gorgeous interior design.
Seagrove Beach House$686
Located in the heart of Seagrove Beach just off 30A, this six-bedroom house isn’t on the beach, but it does have its own dipping pool, complete with jacuzzi features. Walk, bike, or take the included six-passenger golf card to the San Juan Public Beach Access about a half-mile down the road.
Inlet Beach House With Pool$2,155
Located in beautiful Inlet Beach, this 30A vacation rental is just steps from Rosemary Beach. There is plenty of space to relax, inside and out. Take in breathtaking views of the ocean from the porch or lie in a lounge chair in the pool. Other features include a pool table, putting green, fire pit, and golf cart.
St. George Plantation Beachfront Home
Secluded in a gated community, this St. George Plantation beachfront home features sweeping coastal views. It has plenty of room for your brood and dogs are welcome, too! Kids will love the game room, which has both a pool table and a foosball table. Take in stunning Gulf views from wrap-around decks on all three levels.
Amenities include two community pools, tennis and pickleball courts, the Plantation Clubhouse and fitness center, nature trail access to Bob Sikes Cut, and more. Kayak, paddleboard, and beach chair rentals are included. Local shops, restaurants, nightlife, and the St. George Lighthouse Museum can all be found nearby. Check out charming and historic Apalachicola’s trendy shops and culinary and arts scene less than half an hour away.