The Crystal Canary Fam-friendly, 4BR, Pool, Walk 2 Beach, sleeps 12

  • Welcome to The Crystal Canary located in the gated community of Villages of Crystal Beach, directly across from Destin Commons and a <10 minute walk or quick seasonal trolley ride to the beach. Our home is perfect for extended families!
    Welcome to The Crystal Canary located in the gated community of Villages of Crystal Beach, directly across from Destin Commons and a <10 minute walk or quick seasonal trolley ride to the beach. Our home is perfect for extended families!
  • Amazing resort style pool! Heated from 3/1-4/13/2024. Great for kids and steps away from our front door
    Amazing resort style pool! Heated from 3/1-4/13/2024. Great for kids and steps away from our front door
  • FULLY LOADED Chef's kitchen for family dinners or a pancake breakfast.
    FULLY LOADED Chef's kitchen for family dinners or a pancake breakfast.
  • Open but cozy area to relax after a day outside.
    Open but cozy area to relax after a day outside.
  • Fun Bunk room for kids or adults!
    Fun Bunk room for kids or adults!
  • Spacious downstairs King ensuite with Smart TV and Roku.
    Spacious downstairs King ensuite with Smart TV and Roku.
  • Upstairs king ensuite with SMART TV and Roku
    Upstairs king ensuite with SMART TV and Roku
  • Relax in the 4th bedroom (king bed) with balcony access, SMART TV with Roku
    Relax in the 4th bedroom (king bed) with balcony access, SMART TV with Roku
  • BEACH Gear!  (6 backpack style beach chairs, 2 beach umbrellas, rolling cooler).  Beach towels are provided indoors. All terrain wagon provided.
    BEACH Gear! (6 backpack style beach chairs, 2 beach umbrellas, rolling cooler). Beach towels are provided indoors. All terrain wagon provided.
  • Relax on the private balcony to get that fresh beach air
    Relax on the private balcony to get that fresh beach air
  • New Queen sleeper sofa in sitting area with balcony access
    New Queen sleeper sofa in sitting area with balcony access
  • Beach: Part of the beach equipment.  All terrain wagon, charcoal grill
    Beach: Part of the beach equipment. All terrain wagon, charcoal grill
  • Family movie nights held here!
    Family movie nights held here!
  • Envision family dinners after a fun day at the beach. Dining table that seats 6 and a high chair
    Envision family dinners after a fun day at the beach. Dining table that seats 6 and a high chair
  • Entry onto the upstairs balcony from the loft
    Entry onto the upstairs balcony from the loft
  • Downstairs king suite with brand new Smart TV
    Downstairs king suite with brand new Smart TV
  • Upstairs King guest bedroom with balcony access
    Upstairs King guest bedroom with balcony access
  • Upstairs primary ensuite. Ceiling fans to keep you cool along with the central AC
    Upstairs primary ensuite. Ceiling fans to keep you cool along with the central AC
  • We provide dish detergent pods and dish soap so you can travel light
    We provide dish detergent pods and dish soap so you can travel light
  • Fully Stocked chef's kitchen for your cooking needs
    Fully Stocked chef's kitchen for your cooking needs
  • The Crystal Canary welcomes you
    The Crystal Canary welcomes you
  • Coffee anyone?  Keurig and drip coffee along with hot water kettle, blender, rice cooker and so much more!
    Coffee anyone? Keurig and drip coffee along with hot water kettle, blender, rice cooker and so much more!
  • Downstairs primary bath double vanity
    Downstairs primary bath double vanity
  • Upstairs primary bathroom.  We provide hairdryers.
    Upstairs primary bathroom. We provide hairdryers.
  • Downstairs Primary ensuite walk in shower.  The closet next to the shower contains a vacuum, ironing board/iron along with 2 pack n plays and a booster seat
    Downstairs Primary ensuite walk in shower. The closet next to the shower contains a vacuum, ironing board/iron along with 2 pack n plays and a booster seat
  • Downstairs primary ensuite tub
    Downstairs primary ensuite tub
  • Upstairs shared bathroom: Hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash provided
    Upstairs shared bathroom: Hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash provided
  • Washer/dryer for your convenience
    Washer/dryer for your convenience
  • Walk in shower in upstairs primary bath
    Walk in shower in upstairs primary bath
  • Driveway allows for 2 cars to park.  Additional parking in the overflow lot by the pool or mailboxes near the back of the community.
    Driveway allows for 2 cars to park. Additional parking in the overflow lot by the pool or mailboxes near the back of the community.
  • Smart Lock enabled entry for seamless entry
    Smart Lock enabled entry for seamless entry
  • Beach: 10 minute walk to Pompano St. Beach Access (free shuttle service 3/1-4/15/2023, then starting Memorial Day weekend for the summer!). Trolley takes you from the front door of the home to this beach!
    Beach: 10 minute walk to Pompano St. Beach Access (free shuttle service 3/1-4/15/2023, then starting Memorial Day weekend for the summer!). Trolley takes you from the front door of the home to this beach!
  • Walk 2 beach.  We provide a wagon to haul the beach equipment we provide!
    Walk 2 beach. We provide a wagon to haul the beach equipment we provide!
  • Amazing Resort style pool
    Amazing Resort style pool
  • Henderson Beach.  Photo courtesy of @visitflorida
    Henderson Beach. Photo courtesy of @visitflorida
  • Crab Island
    Crab Island
$339-998/night
4 Bedrooms • 4 Baths (3 full, 1 half) • Sleeps 7-12
Allows pets Internet Near Ocean Hot Tub (more...)

Welcome to Nesting Vacations!

Enjoy Destin with us! The Crystal Canary is a FULLY LOADED, child and dog friendly, 4-bedroom (sleeps 12) vacation paradise in the exclusive Villages of Crystal Beach, a gated community complete with a world-class resort-style pool, spa, and hot tub steps away from our home. Pompano St. Beach Access is an easy stroll less than 10 minutes away. During the spring break and summer months, there is a complimentary neighborhood shuttle that takes you from our front door to the beach. We provide all the essentials including beach chairs (6), beach umbrellas, pool towels, and a cooler! This perfect home away from home is centrally located and very convenient for all your entertainment, dining, and shopping needs while on vacation! Come and relax!

2024 Pool Heating Schedule
Week of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year

2024 Trolley Schedule
Weekend of Memorial Day-mid October 2024

Popular kid-friendly local attractions:
*3 min-Destin Commons
*5 min-Henderson Beach State Park
*9 min-Silver Sands Premium Outlets
*9 min-Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park
*10 min- Crab Island
*13 min-Destin Harbor Boardwalk, Destin Snorkel, Pontoon Charters
*15 min-Baytowne Wharf Boulevard
*18 min Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Our home is BABY, KID, and DOG friendly with a mini crib, 2 pack n' plays, baby high chair and toddler booster seat, outlet covers, and children's dinnerware. We also provide beach chairs (x6), beach umbrellas, a hard rolling cooler, a beach wagon, and towels. Please just remember to bring these items back for the next guest!

Free seasonal trolley service to the beach (Memorial Day - October 2024). The trolley takes you from our front door to the white sands. Heated swimming pool: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year 2024-25

Our 2 story home has an open living/dining space along with a chef's kitchen, featuring everything you'll need to whip up a pancake breakfast or a tasty family dinner! TWO King ensuites, a kid's bunk room, an additional King bed guest room plus a sitting area with Smart TV mean the whole family, or multiple families, will have plenty of space to spread out and relax! A full-size washer/dryer for your convenience make this your perfect home away from home!

Sleeping arrangements:
Bedroom 1: King bed with attached bath, Smart TV (ROKU)
Bedroom 2: King bed with attached bath, Smart TV (ROKU)
Bedroom 3: Two Twin bunk beds (4 beds)
Bedroom 4: King bed, Smart TV (ROKU)

Please note that there are parking restrictions within the Villages of Crystal Beach. Trailers, RV's, boats, motorcycles, and golf carts are not allowed within the community gates; alternate parking arrangements will need to be made for these items. NO street parking!

Right across Highway 98 is Destin Commons, a pedestrian-friendly area & a great family venue where kids can play in the interactive water fountains or the large outdoor playground. There is something for everyone!

Beach equipment is located in an outdoor storage box.

We are available via your booking platform from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.

House Rules
Check-in is 4 pm. Check-out is at 10 a.m. During the non-Summer season, we will do our best to accommodate an earlier check-in, but we make no promises. The check-in time of 4 pm is to allow our cleaning crew ample time to have the home ready for your arrival! We cannot accommodate late checkouts during the summertime.

Minimum age to rent: 25 years old

Smoking Policy: There is absolutely no smoking of any kind (cigarettes, cigars, vape, pot, hookah, drugs, etc..) inside or outside on the decks. If smoke is detected inside the home, then a minimum $500 fee for smoke remediation will be enforced.

Visitors: Any visitors must leave the premises by 10pm, the beginning of quiet hours.

Extra Guests: Maximum occupancy is 12 guests. Additional guests will be charged at $75 per night per guest.

Party Policy: This is not a home for parties or events.

Pet Policy:
One dog under 25 pounds is permitted in the house, for an additional pet fee and are subject to the “Pet Addendum” below. No cats are allowed.

Please note you will be invoiced separately after your acceptance of the booking. Pets are charged at a flat fee of $200 per dog, per stay. Failure to pay the pet fee may result in the cancellation of your reservation. A penalty fine will be charged if an undeclared pet is brought on-site.

Pool Policy: Pool is shared with our neighborhood. Please follow safety rules listed at the pool. Children under 18 require adult supervision at all times. There is no lifeguard on duty. Provided pool bands must be worn while at the pool. Lost pool bands will incur a $20/each charge.

BBQ: We provide a charcoal grill, but ask you to bring your own charcoal and to move grill away from under the patio prior to use. There is also large grilling area steps away at the community pool area.

Garbage: Please dispose of full trash bags into large outdoor garbage bins during your stay. Trash days are Tuesday and Friday mornings. Please wheel the trash cans to the street for pickup and return them to the driveway after pickup.

Laundry: Washing machine and dryer provided for your convenience. Please remember to check and clear out the lint trap prior to using the dryer.

Quiet Times: 10pm-7am every day.

Damages: refer to rental agreement. “Guest will be financially responsible for damage to the property. Guest authorizes The Agent to charge Guest’s credit card in the event of the following: damage or theft; flea infestation caused by a pet; unauthorized pets; extensive cleaning required at check-out; evidence of smoking (all properties are non-smoking); exceeding occupancy or parking limits, and any other mentioned charges/policies in this Rental Agreement”

Off Limit Areas: Owners' closets

For your security, there are 2 outdoor cameras recording at all times. One is the doorbell and another facing the driveway.

Pet Addendum:
To bring your pet(s), guest(s) must agree to the following terms:

★ The dog is under 25lbs and is at least 1 year old
★ Dogs are housebroken and up-to-date on rabies vaccinations and all other vaccinations
★ Guests will keep their dog(s) under control at all times
★ Guests will promptly report any damage caused by the dog(s)
★ Dog(s) must be crated if left alone in the home
★ Guests agree to pay any costs for damage by the dog(s), in excess of the security deposit
★ If damage has not been reported by the guest, but is found by the owner/agent, it will be documented and necessary replacement or repair costs will be deducted from the security deposit.
★ Heartworm preventative is highly recommended
★ Guests will adhere to local ordinances, leash laws, and licensing requirements
★ Guests will clean up after their dog(s) and dispose of their waste promptly
★ Guests agree to keep their dog(s) from being noisy or aggressive, and from causing any annoyance or discomfort to others. Guests will remedy any complaints immediately.
★ No personal dog beds or other such items should be put in the washer or dryer

Thank you for reading! We'd love to host you.

Cancellation Policy: Ninety-seven percent (97.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. Forty-seven percent (47.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 14 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. For cancellations made within 14 days prior to the arrival date, no refund will be issued.

My wish is for you and your loved ones to have an amazing stay filled with unforgettable memories. I grew up in Huntsville, AL. I am a mom to an inquisitive preschooler who loves ice cream and anything sweet and a one year old who loves hugs. I love traveling and hope to continue traveling more when said toddler can sit still for more than 20 minutes. In my spare time, I enjoy binge-watching shows like Ted Lasso, watching figure skating and baking! Hiking is a must do for me and hopefully one day, I will be visiting all 63 National Parks in an RV. My family and I love staying in short term rentals around the world and have taken what we loved about each stay and applied it to our own hosting vision. I strive to provide our guests with the best hospitality and experience possible so that you can kick back and create some wonderful memories! I welcome you to enjoy your 'nest' away from home for your next family vacation.

Destin, Florida

Property Type House
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In Smart lock
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 25
  • Long term rental allowed
  • Pets welcome
Setting & View
  • Near Ocean
  • Garden View
General
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Lock On Bedroom Door
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Free Internet
  • Body Soap
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Clothing Storage (closet or wardrobe)
  • Portable Fans
Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Pots & Pans
  • Kitchen Island
  • Dining Table
  • Baking Sheet
  • Barbeque/Grill Utensils
  • Coffee
  • Rice Maker
  • Wine Glasses
Dining
  • Child's Highchair
  • Seating for 12 people
Bathrooms 4 Baths (3 full, 1 half)
  • Downstairs master – Shower, Toilet, Tub
  • Upstairs master – Shower, Toilet
  • Upstairs shared bathroom – Combination Tub/Shower, Toilet
  • Downstairs – Toilet
Sleeping Arrangements 4 Bedrooms, sleeps 7-12
  • Downstairs Master – 1 King bed
  • Upstairs Master – 1 King bed
  • Upstairs Guest room – 1 Queen bed
  • Bunk room – 4 Twin beds
All rooms have Smart TVs
Entertainment
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Games/Board Games
  • Smart TV
Family
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Outlet Covers
  • Pack N Play/Travel Crib
  • Cabinet Locks
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Beach Essentials
  • Outdoor Seating
Pool/Spa
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Heated Pool
  • Fenced Pool
Vehicles
  • Parking
  • Free Parking
Theme
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
Attractions
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
Leisure
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
  • Water Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
Safety
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Smoke Detector
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Linens High Temp Wash
  • Cleaning Products
Expectations
  • Requires Stairs
  • Shared Spaces
  • Cameras/Surveillance
  • Pool/Jacuzzi With No Fence
  • Near Lake, River, or Water Body