DESTIN, FLORIDA BeachDestin Florida is one of the most happening Panhandle Florida beach vacation spots. You name it and Destin Florida has it from water sports and amusement parks to fishing and nature reserves. It is certainly no surprise that Destin is one of the more popular tourist destinations of Florida. The beaches are splendid with willowy Sea oats rising from powder white sand and sparkling emerald blue water that is hard to resist.
Boating and fishing are the most popular beach activities in Destin and along the Florida Panhandle. You can also go for parasailing or scuba diving which is an experience in the warm waters brimming with colorful marine life. You can also rent a boat, kayak or canoe to circumvent the area. Alternatively you could also take the fishing charters to head to the deep waters of the Gulf. East Pass or Destin Pass has the most beautiful tranquil beach on its west side adorned by sand dunes and native birds. It's a gem in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Destin. If you are traveling with children there is certainly no dearth of amusement parks in the area complete with miniature golf, bungee jumping and water slides. The Henderson Beach State Park or James W. Lee Park has the most beautiful beaches in the area with luxurious soft white sand that gently caresses your feet as you make your way to the emerald waters.
Destin Florida is no ordinary beach town when it comes to restaurants with many of the establishments firmly set in the Top 20 Restaurants of Florida list you are in for one amazing culinary experience. With an spectacular view of the Destin Harbor Lucky Snapper is the best place in town to enjoy the freshest catch of the day from oysters to snapper they have them all. The Marina Cafe is an upscale dining joint with a diverse menu that includes sushi, salad and pizzas; their entrees are something else. Destin Chops serves the juiciest steaks, lobsters and mouth watering desserts. Cafe Thirty-A not only has a good selection of non vegetarian food but it also boasts of a good vegetarian menu. Bud and Alley's is another restaurant with a spectacular view of the Florida shoreline where the live entertainment blends well with the Tuscan, Old Florida style cuisine. If you feel like Tex-Mex, head to La Paz Restaurante & Cantina. But if you really want to have a night to remember take the SunQuest cruise amazing food, stunning view and spectacular entertainment, its simply marvelous.
Destin receives a large amount of tourist traffic so there is wide range of accommodation choices available to cater to their needs. You can pick from The Surfside Resort which offers Beach front condos at $150 per night or $895 per week, the luxurious Beach walk Villa Sandestin for $200 per night or $1340 per week, the charming Periwinkle Cottage with its white picket fence and homely atmosphere or the affordable Sandprints for just $425 per week. The other options include The Beachside One and Two for the resort experience complete with championship golf courses, spa and tennis courts for $215 per night and The upscale Pelican Beach Resort for $265 per night. Finally you can also go for the Gulf Terrace Condos for $900 per week.