Holiday Isle

Learn all about Destin's most famous peninsula, our Holiday Isle Real Estate blog takes a close look at this notable community. Follow along as we explore the best of Holiday Isle, including real estate, trends, featured listings, and previous sales.

Found 19 blog entries about Holiday Isle.

Ocean Reef Real Estate is pleased to announce a new listing for a stately spacious three bedroom vacation residence at Harbor Landing on coveted Holiday Isle in Destin.

Harbor Landing Destin

This exclusively gated residential resort has a prominent privileged location at 725 Gulf Shore Drive nestled between Destin’s harbor and directly across from the bright white shimmering crystalline shoreline. The lushly landscaped gated entrance is lavishly embellished with towering palms, clusters of palmettos and native tropical plants. This residence comes completely furnished and is ready to move into right after closing or be placed on a rental program for lucrative investment income. It was professionally decorated in upscale fashion with elegant, comfortable furnishings

Ocean Reef Resorts has had the privilege of providing fine distinctive privately owned vacation rentals in Destin since 1982. Generations of guests have happily stayed every year at one of our professionally managed properties along with kids and even grandkids. It has become a wonderful passed down family tradition. This is not a surprise since the shimmering white crystalline beaches and jeweled waters of the glowing gulf continually receive national accolades. Our guests have made this their BEACH “home away from home!”  

Who Visits Destin

Who Visits Destin
They are in good company. The average income of visiting families is $178,600. It is a convenient “drive to” destination for many since 82% take a car down to see us and 72% bring their kids since this is a

50 Land’s End Drive

This new magnificent Maison at 50 Land’s End Drive is located at the far western end of prestigious Holiday Isle in Destin and could easily serve as its crown jewel. The premier setting overlooks many acres of protected sugary dunes bordered by the jeweled gulf, East Pass and a precious coastal dune lake that supports abundant wildlife.

50 Land’s End Drive Destin Pointe

This coveted location in the exclusive gated residential community of Destin Pointe provides panoramic 180-degree views of sparkling vistas. Spectacular sunsets are experienced here year round over the gulf, dazzling dunes or Destin’s harbor. You may see boats cruise through the gulf pass daily and enjoy fabulous firework over the marina during the summer as well as special holidays.

50 Land’s End Drive Outdoor Space

This hospitable home

“Marcia! Marcia! Marcia!” 

 Buy Brady Bunch Home

Yes, even Marcia would be surprised to learn the current value of her “childhood home” that she shared with other members of The Brady Bunch. According to the L.A. Times it is currently on the market for sale in California. The state leads the nation in out of sight real estate prices but this iconic 2,500 square foot home, which was used for the exterior of the home portrayed on the popular TV show, is listed at $1,850,000. This home is obviously a nostalgic dream for many who grew up watching this show from 1969 to 1974 since it steadily attracts 30 to 50 fan visitors almost every day. It even has its own Yelp Page. The listing agent expects a huge amount of buyer interest since besides its celebrity value the home

The most highly sought after properties in Destin are those that “have a view.” By “view” of course, we are talking about a waterfront property, but "waterfront" can be like comparing apples to oranges. What these properties do have in common is the fact that they are all on the water. However, they may be beside the beautiful beach, on the shores of the vast expanse of Choctawhatchee Bay, on a canal at Holiday Isle or on Destin’s harbor. Each type has its own special accouterments. So without further ado, let's take a look at the varietals of Destin Real Estate with a View!

Beachfront Destin Real Estate

Beachfront Destin Real Estate

MLS 805941:  2988 Scenic Hwy 98

Homes on the shimmering bright crystalline beach in Destin are premier, prestigious properties and

This luxurious three bedroom condominium is exciting in two different ways. First of all, it has one of the absolute best locations on Holiday Isle, which always guarantees property value. Secondly, it is also the best-priced waterfront condominium at Waterview Towers. This complex is aptly named with “water views” from every unit, providing vistas of Destin’s East Pass where private yachts or big fishing boats go to and from the gulf.  In fact, this unit comes with its own deeded deep water boat dock on site! A breezy balcony allows you to enjoy this tropical scenery first hand, which includes spectacular sunsets year round and fabulous firework displays over the harbor on special holidays. This sought after luxury tower includes a large sparkling

Destin Pointe is an exclusive gated upscale residential community located at the far western end of Holiday Isle. The beach wraps all the way around Destin Pointe with over 3,000 linear feet of crystal white frontage that extends around this hallmark peninsula. The neighborhood is also centered on two interior natural coastal dune lakes named Caroline and Christina. They attract a lot of wildlife including Great Blue Herons, Snowy White Egrets, Seagulls and an assortment of wild ducks. Rock jetties near the beach attract colorful tropical fish, so snorkeling and fishing here is a popular pursuit along with swimming in the gulf, sunbathing on the sugary shore or enjoying a picnic in one lushly landscaped parks. Destin Pointe also features a kid's

Destin’s bright white shimmering shoreline and jewel-toned waters of the glittering gulf have received international acclaim for being among the most beautiful beaches in the world. Over the past three decades here at Ocean Reef we have been the proud to help families and investors alike purchase real estate in this specials piece of paradise.

Prices of properties available for sale in Destin and along the Emerald Coast have soared due to the greatly increased demand that has far outpaced supply. However there are still a few opportunities for value for properties that are quite lovely. For those of you who may want to make Destin your second home or for others who are looking for an investment by owning a rental property yourselves take a look at

Ocean Reef Real Estate was privileged and pleased to have listed this 2,400 square foot premier Penthouse at the far western point of Holiday Isle in Destin. The location alone is phenomenal since this Penthouse crowns the exclusively gated luxurious Waterview Towers complex and offers spectacular views of the sparkling scenery.

Destin East Pass Penthouse

These panoramic views span across East Pass from the Destin Bridge beside the bay and Harborwalk Village towards the northwest all the way out into the glistening gulf towards the southwest. East Pass itself is directly up front where yachts and fishing charters crisscross from the harbor into the open gulf. Speaking of big boats, this property also comes with a rare and precious boat slip, which can berth a vessel up to 55

The Emerald Coast, which includes dazzling Destin and sensational Scenic 30A in South Walton, is home to five of the most expensive residential property listings in Northwest Florida. These top tier luxury properties for sale range from $8,800,000 to $13,000,000 for a whopping total of over $56,000,000!  Here are the top five most expensive homes currently offered for sale:

618 Gulf Shore Drive

A recently completed and fully furnished iconic residence and masterpiece of contemporary design known as the “Destin Jewel” is located on over one acre of lushly landscaped beachfront property on Holiday Isle. This spectacular home at 618 Gulf Shore Drive includes nine gulf front bedrooms with full baths in suite, 9,000 square feet of interior space and an additional 5,000 square

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