But what about those of you looking to invest for yourself. Perhaps with a quiet second home to get away from it all. A place to call just yours, an anytime getaway or seasonal home.
Luckily, our area has quite a few Gulf or Harbor front condos that are non-rentals. Check out the full list!
Destin East Pass Towers is located on the very tip of Destin's Holiday Isle and offers stunning views of both the Destin Harbor and East Pass. Take advantage of the nearby marinas and vacation with your boat for a true vacation in the world's luckiest fishing village. The resort offers two pools and hot tubs as well as beautiful white sand on the banks of Destin's East Pass. Just a short drive to some of Destin's best restaurants, attractions and shopping.
2 GRAND HARBOR
Condominiums in Grand Harbor offer incredible views of the Destin Harbor, the Gulf and cityscape. Sitting on 2.5 private acres with close to 500 feet of waterfront, residents enjoy an exclusive location in Holiday Isle, close to the best that Destin has to offer. A gated condo, Grand Harbor offers a community room, dock, exercise room, marina, pool and hot tub.
3 GULFSHORE CONDO
With over 240 feet of beachfront, Gulfshore has one of the least crowded beaches along the Emerald Coast. This 24 unit complex is located on desirable Holiday Isle and is convenient to fine dining, shopping, boating, fishing, and every great activity that Destin has to offer. Gulfshore also has a swimming pool, tennis courts, and is gated.
4 HIDDEN DUNES GRAND VILLAS
Grand Villas is a Gulf front condo located within Hidden Dunes Beach and Tennis Resort & offers unsurpassed indoor and outdoor facilities. The gulf front pool and spa is surrounded by expansive decks with an entertainment bar complete with ice maker and a beautiful walkway to the deeded beach. The indoor facilities include a very attractive and spacious game room featuring wide screen TV, large sectional sofa, and game tables as well as an outstanding work out facility with private lockers. Other amenities include ample garage parking, six rubico tennis courts, a pro shop, seasonal tram service all located within this luxurious 27 acre Gulf front resort!
5 HOLIDAY ISLE TOWERS
Holiday Isle Towers is a beachfront condo building consisting of only 36 units. The complex is secured with two gated entrances, and a coded lobby entrance. With only 3 units per floor you will have a sense of ultimate privacy. The common area features a beautiful owners lounge, heated pool, hot tub, and exercise room.
Marbella is a harbor front complex located right in the heart of Destin. Situated on a 35 foot bluff, the complex over looks the Destin harbor and higher floor units also offer gulf views. The professionally managed complex has a 56 slip marina which is managed by Legendary Marina, a fitness center, clubhouse, pool, and much more.
7 MARTINIQUE CONDO
Martinique Condo is located on Holiday Isle in the heart of Destin. With only 10 units in the building, this private, gated, gulf front condominium is a perfect second home or private residence. The emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico are at your front door. A semi-private elevator awaits in the foyer. Truly offering the very best lifestyle for a primary or second home!
8 ONE BEACH CLUB DRIVE
One Beach Club Drive Condominium is the finest gulfside residential condominium in Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort with magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay and the coastline both East and West. Private poolside cabanas, tennis courts, a first class fitness center, clubroom, media room, large pool and hot tub are just some of what makes One Beach Club Drive Condominium the special place it truly is.
9 REGENCY TOWERS
With only 44 private residences in Regency Towers, the spacious floorplans of these luxury Gulf-front condos are designed to feel like home. Overlooking the sugar-white sands of the Emerald Coast beaches, Regency Towers is located in the heart of Destin and offers top-notch amenities and the ultimate in both privacy and convenience. Floor-to-ceiling windows in Regency Towers condos command breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Regency Towers offers its residents gated entry, on-site security and 333 feet of private owner beachfront. Amenities include a resort pool, clubhouse, tennis, fitness room, sauna and game room with pool and ping-pong. Regency Towers is a short drive from Scenic Highway 30-A and the popular communities of Seaside, Watercolor, Rosemary Beach and Sandestin.
10 SANDSPUR CONDO
Sandspur is a hidden gem. Only 9 units in this non-rental building allow the ultimate in private luxury condo living. Tucked away yet it is conveniently close to everything. Gorgeous panoramic Gulf views from every unit in the building. Sandspur offers large garages, additional storage, and 110 feet of private beachfront.
11 SOUTHWINDS AT SANDESTIN
Southwinds in Sandestin Resort is a gulf front condo project located in Sandestin Resort. There are a total of 3 buildings. Southwinds is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico with amazing water front views. Beautifully maintained grounds, private pool deck with dune walkover to the beach. All of this inside the gates of the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort that boasts 4 golf courses, tennis, marina, shopping, dinning and so much more.
12 ST THOMAS AT SILVER SHELLS
This exclusive condo offers spectacular amenities including 1,100 feet of gorgeous beach front with the option of beach chair and umbrella rentals, a tiki bar and grill, tropical lagoon swimming pool featuring a stunning waterfall, hot tub, wading pool, children’s playground, and grill area. Lush tropical foliage, green lawns, and shady arbors transform the grounds into an exceptionally beautiful resort destination. The Club at Silver Shells offers basketball, tennis courts, heated indoor/outdoor pool with hot tub, cardio and weight rooms, locker rooms, and steam room/sauna. Indulge in a date night at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse- located right on the property.
13 THE TIDES OF DESTIN
The Tides of Destin is a twelve-story Gulf front complex of privately owned, luxury condominiums. Conveniently located in the heart of Destin. The amenities at the Tides include gated entry with 24 hour security, covered parking, dune walkover leading to 387 feet of beach, pool, tennis courts and playground.
14 TWO HUNDRED WEST CONDO
Two Hundred West overlooks gorgeous views of the Gulf of Mexico, Santa Rosa Sound Intracoastal Waterway, Okaloosa Island, and a private 400 foot dock with boat slips. Enjoy the water front pool and take in the beautiful sunsets and fantastic sea breeze. Close to shopping, entertainment, restaurants, and the beach!
15 THE ULTIMATE CONDO
The Ultimate exemplifies the essence of the Emerald Coast Lifestyle. Enjoy the wide expanse of magnificent views of the majestic waters of the Gulf, Destin’s East Pass, and the beautiful, sought after Destin Harbor. A low-density building comprised of 21 residential units and is a luxury, gated, secure condominium community. Amenities include pool, tennis court, lobby, fitness center, clubroom, and gated marina; and, most importantly, just steps to the beautiful white sand beaches of Destin. The Ultimate is located in the center of everything the Emerald Coast lifestyle offers including boating, championship golfing, shopping, fine and casual dining, and outdoor activities for all.
16 WHITE CLIFFS CONDO
White Cliffs is a Gulf front condo with stunning gulf views located in the heart of Blue Mountain Beach. Situated atop the highest elevation along the Emerald Coast- 48 feet above sea level. Do yourself a favor and come see 30A's best kept secret. Enjoy sitting quietly by the pool or simply take in the view from your private balcony.