4th of July Getaways
Heading out of town for the 4th of July weekend can be a great way to celebrate. After all, what’s better than fireworks at the beach? But with so many travelers hitting the road, accommodations can be pricey. That’s why we’ve rounded up our top 10 Destin and 30A rentals that are still open for the holiday. Not only are these homes in prime locations, but some are offering great last minute vacation deals.
5 O’Clock Somewhere – Crystal Beach
On the 4th of July, you can’t help but wonder… what would Jimmy Buffet do? We like to think he’d spend his time at 5 O’Clock Somewhere. This luxury vacation home in Crystal Beach offers the best of both worlds when it comes to views as it overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and one of Destiny West’s serene lakes. Spend your days splashing around the pool and enjoy watching the fireworks from the rooftop deck.
After Dune Delight – Holiday Isle
If fireworks spark your interest, you may want to stay at After Dune Delight. Located in Destin Pointe, this is a brand new beach home offers picturesque views of the Destin Harbor, East Pass, and the Gulf of Mexico. Come time for the 4th of July, you’re guaranteed a one-of-a-kind private viewing experience of the largest firework show in Destin.
Beach Nest – Grayton Beach
For those in need of something smaller, Beach Nest is the perfect home for you. This 30A cottage rental comfortably sleeps 12 in 4 large bedrooms. Hop on one of the complimentary bikes and hit the beach for fun and memorable 4th of July celebration.
Beaux Soleil – Old 98 in Destin
At the opposite end of the spectrum is Beaux Soleil. This gulf-front vacation home sits on Old 98 in Destin and offers all of the comforts of home and then some. Private pool, deeded beach access, and chairs are available for your 4th of July getaway. Bring the whole family down for a celebration they’ll never forget!
Blissful Shores – WaterColor
Looking for a 4th of July home that will make your friends jealous? Choose Blissful Shores. Not only is this home in WaterColor located in one of the most sought-after communities on the Emerald Coast, but it offers three master suites, two large bunk beds, living spaces capable of accommodating 18, and is only minutes from the beautiful beaches of South Walton.
Kate’s Porch – Miramar Beach
Should you choose Kate’s Porch for your 4th of July getaway, there is no doubt you’ll be near all of the action. This seven bedroom vacation home in Miramar Beach offers incredible views of the Gulf of Mexico, a private pool, and easy access to the Village of Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin so that you and yours can enjoy a firework show like no other.
Mediterranea 401A – Miramar Beach
Mediterranea 401A is another one of our favorite vacation rentals in Miramar Beach. It’s a little smaller than Kate’s Porch which is great for the more intimate family gatherings. This gulf front condo epitomizes luxury, offering over 2,200 square feet for you and five additional guests.
The Life Aquatic – Crystal Beach
Wes Anderson fans should enjoy a red, white and blue celebration at The Life Aquatic, one of the finest beach homes in Destin. This impressive home combines sleek, coastal design with unparalleled amenities, including a 60,000-gallon private pool that comes complete with a swim-up bar and outdoor kitchen, to enhance your 4th of July getaway.
Safe Harbor – WaterColor
For the outdoorsy folks, Safe Harbor is our top-pick for a 4th of July getaway. This lovely five bedroom home resides in WaterColor and is the perfect place for a family vacation. Surrounded by nature and convenient to the beach, you’ll find no better place to relax and unwind for the holiday week. Safe Harbor’s private master suites with no shared walls, complimentary bikes, and playroom only add to its appeal.
Sea the Sun – Dunes of Destin
And, when in doubt, get out and Sea the Sun this holiday week! This seven bedroom home in the Dunes of Destin offers slight gulf views and a pool that the whole family will enjoy. Walk to the beach or Mellow Mushroom (everyone’s favorite pizza joint), or spend your days playing a round of ping pong in the garage. This home feels like your home.