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Holiday Letting Price Information in Destin
The graph shows the average letting prices for the next twelve months in Destin. Prices reach a peak a week in June. The price per night in a holiday letting in Destin this week (29/06 - 06/07) costs on average £270. Prices decrease in a week of November (17/11 - 24/11), where average prices are £129.
Holiday Home Availability Information in Destin
This graph shows the holiday letting availability rate for the next twelve months. It is harder to find an accommodation during a week of February (16/02 - 23/02), as 69% of the rentals are booked. More accommodations are available in a week of April (06/04 - 13/04) as the booking rate is only 14%.
The weather in Destin
You can see our climate diagram above. This year, June will have higher average temperatures. Conversely, February is the coolest month in Destin, with temperatures going under 10°. The rainiest month is June while the driest month is October.
Enjoy the gorgeous Florida coast with a Destin holiday letting
Named after the illustrious fishing captain Leonardo Destin, who lived here in the mid 19th century, Destin is nowadays a glamorous resort town in the Florida Panhandle. Located in the Gulf of Mexico, this seaside town is renowned for its clean beaches, emerald waters, and oceanfront Destin holiday lettings.
Flying into Destin
The closest major airport to Destin is Northwest Florida Regional Airport. Get to your Destin holiday letting via taxi or rent a car – providers such as Alamo and Avis are on hand right at the airport. The smaller Pensacola International Airport and Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport are both approximately an hour's drive from Destin.
Destin's oyster bars have to be seen to be believed, so work up an appetite before savoring some of these timeless aphrodisiacs. The town is known for waterfront establishments that offer stunning vistas of the coast of Florida. Family-friendly establishments please diners with sumptuous culinary preparations, live music, inventive cocktails, and friendly service.
A.J.’s Seafood and Oyster Bar is a splendid dinner option overlooking Destin harbor, as is the old-style diner Camellia Grill. For a classy night out, try Vin'tij Wine Boutique and relish the terrific seafood. Alternatively, bring home some take-out to feast on at your Destin holiday letting .
A Good Time to Visit
With an average of 343 sunny days annually, Destin's weather plays a big role in its popularity. To grab reasonably priced Destin holiday homes, consider visiting in April. The water is warm and the skies are gloriously sunny. Early fall could bring rain showers, so come prepared. December to March is low season yet, these months manage to retain a certain charm, drawing vacationers in search of some peace and quiet.
Things to Do and See
Destin's biggest claims to fame are its powdery white sand and emerald green waters. Water sports enthusiasts will be thrilled by the sheer scope of activities that await: parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing, tubing, kayaking, and more. It's even possible to take sand castle building lessons. Sunbathers and kite fliers will love the sunny stretches of beach.
Destin Harbor is home to a sprawling, elaborately equipped fishing fleet. Destin is also a hotspot for golfers, both amateur and seasoned. Tee off at the award-winning Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The Destin Boardwalk is a great spot to indulge in some people-watching — sip on an iced coffee at one of the waterfront cafés and watch the world go by.
Embark on a deep sea fishing expedition and bring home some redfish and mackarel to grill back at your Destin holiday letting . Snorkelers will be astonished at the colorful tropical fish and marine life present among the Destin jetties and Crystal Beach Pier pilings. Take the kids on an educational dolphin cruise, where they can even feed the dolphins and birds.
Fancy diving through reefs and shipwrecks by night? Simply ask at your local dive shop; even novices are welcome! For those less keen on exploring the secrets of the ocean, the civil war-era Fort Pickens and its affilliated nature reserve await. For more beach fun, drive down to the secluded Fort Walton Beach and Navarre Beach, both accessible by car. Two hours west of Destin is Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, home to Vegas-style casinos.
Regular Events and Festivals
Destin has quite a few festivals and events to keep visitors engaged. The year kicks off with the Pardi in Paradise Mardi Gras Parade in February, followed by the Tequila and Taco Fest in March. May features the Burning Up the Beaches festival, a weekend of parties, dance, cruises, and dining. Next comes the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival in June and the Sandestin Triathlon in August.
Seafood connoisseurs should visit in October, when the stage is set for the Destin Seafood Festival. October's Destin Fishing Rodeo is one of the best-known events on the Florida calendar, an exciting angling contest in which a vast fleet of chartered boats sets off from the coast and returns with impressive catches. The year ends in style with the storefronts and boardwalk drenched in twinkling lights.
Destin is one of America’s premier holiday destinations; book a Destin holiday home to find out what the fuss is about!
Destin: A sun-kissed city on the Gulf Coast
Henderson Beach State Park
Over six km of beach awaits at this pet-friendly park. The boardwalks are ideal for diving off, sunbathing and fishing, whilst camping sites are available too.
Destin Harbor Boardwalk
The scenic boardwalk extends a quarter of a mile and hosts the Destin Seafood Festival and the Fishing Rodeo event each October. It's also the place to come for shopping, dining and nightlife all-year round.
Take a boat cruise, listen to the live bands, dine at the waterfront cafés and soak up the lively atmosphere at Destin Harbor.
Village of Baytowne Wharf
Enjoy weekly concerts, fireworks displays, and open-air film nights in this village nearby to Destin. Zip lines, toy shops, arcades and ice cream parlours keep kids happy.
Crystal Sands Beach
Play football or Frisbee on this soft white sand beach which stretches for miles, whilst there are plenty of dining and shopping options within easy reach too.
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