Destin FL Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Destin FL
A former fishing village, Destin has become one of the most sought-after vacation destinations on Florida’s Emerald Coast, offering visitors a tropical paradise with access to miles of powdery-white beaches and the spectacular emerald green waters of the Gulf Coast.
Tucked between Choctawhatchee Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, Destin sits on the edge of Okaloosa County, on a peninsula that was originally a barrier island. Through the years this city’s unparalleled beauty and coastal lifestyle have earned accolades such as one of the Best Beaches in the World and Favorite Family Vacation Destinations in the United States – and with over 80 percent of the Emerald Coast’s visitors each year flocking to Destin, its nickname of “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” is truly well deserved.
- Single-family residences
- Estate properties
- Waterfront condos
- Luxury homes with gorgeous architectural styles and high-end amenities and facilities
High-end properties can be found in upscale neighborhoods and developments like:
- Kelly Plantation
- Destin East
- Destin West
- Destiny by the Sea
- Dunes of Destin
Homes here offer either oceanfront or bay-front views, with unmatched panoramas of the Gulf of Mexico, Destin Harbor, Choctawhatchee Bay and its inner bayous, along with direct access to the beach or waterways via private boat slips.
Areas of Interest
- Destin Commons– A premier open-air lifestyle center that features more than 70 stores and restaurants offering the finest shopping, dining and entertainment in the Northwest Florida region. Opened in 2003, Destin Commons includes stores from well-known brands and franchises like Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle, Forever 21, Guess, H&M, Hollister, Loft, Sephora, Starbucks, Victoria’s Secret, and Williams-Sonoma, as well as a 14-screen theater complex by AMC.
- Henderson Beach State Park– With over 6,000 feet of natural scenic shoreline, it features greenery such as sand pines, scrub oaks, and dune rosemary. Enjoy strolling along the boardwalks that provide access to the beach, go swimming, camping, and fishing, or hike through the nature trail that provides a rare glimpse of the coastal dune ecosystem and wildlife.
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