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Hemingway's Hideout Destin Vacation Rental Creates a Poetic Paradise

Plan a Destin vacation to take a break from those hard times to clear your mind and relax. In the words of Ernest Hemingway...

“Night is always darker before dawn and life is the same, the hard times will pass, every thing will get better and sun will shine brighter than ever." 

Enjoy the rising sun right here in Destin, Florida, at Hemingway’s Hideout in the heart of the charming Crystal Beach neighborhood. Located just a short walk from James Lee Beach in Crystal Beach, Hemingway’s Hideout is nestled on a quiet street surrounded by Florida’s famous shady oaks. This vacation home has both character and comfort as well as a spacious backyard with a private pool and grilling gazebo, making it top choice for family beach vacations.  


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A Vacation House that Becomes a Home 

Pull up to the driveway just steps from the front porch. Catch a glimpse of the stoic oak trees and beach chairs dotting along the front yard. Check-in directly and skip the wait; walk in to the connected kitchen, living room, and dining room, all tinted with natural light pouring in from the various windows and French doors. This house is lined with all sorts of nautical decor, such as ship wheels, sailboat models, buoy pillows, and so much more. Unpack and prepare a tall glass of whatever your heart desires. Enjoy it on the wrap-around porch, the poolside seating, or the 360-degree balcony while the sun sinks under the oak trees that line the streets. Stay somewhere where one doesn’t have to go anywhere to enjoy a vacation. The backyard hosts a generously sized pool area, perfect for a night swim to relax those muscles after a long day. Grill up some fish from a local market and sink into your poetic paradise. Throw on a late-night show, or let this time be just you and your favorite book. Live like a poet in this house, even if you bring the whole family. There’s a room for up to six guests to relax in, including bunk beds. Let this vacation house become a temporary home filled with peaceful moments to ponder or clear your mind. 


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The Destin Beach, Both Inside and Out 

To the side of the front door, guests will find the first bedroom, hosting a pair of bunk beds, a TV, TV stand with storage, and various chairs. On the opposite end of the bottom floor is the living room, which has a TV, a fireplace, a pair of French doors, and plenty of space to lay about. A couple steps behind the couch are bar stools or the large kitchen counter. This kitchen is described as a “Chef’s Kitchen,” complete with all the high-quality essentials like a 4-door fridge, dishwasher, stove, oven, microwave, large sink, blender, and standard coffee maker, as well as plenty of counter and storage space. Cook for all 6 guests and enjoy on the dining table. Right off of both the kitchen and living room next to another pair of French doors. All that is left on this floor is the primary bedroom. This bedroom has a comfortable bed, lounge chair, TV and a connecting bathroom with a walk-in shower. Large windows light up this room from ceiling to floor. 

Back into the main area is a spiral staircase is the 3rd bedroom and connecting full bathroom. This room also has a TV with a tub and shower combo. Upstairs guests can also access the 360 balcony. This provides the perfect view of Destin’s famous painted sunsets, accompanied by the tops of Florida palms and oaks. Though this isn’t even the best outdoor area at Hemingway’s Hideout. 

Head downstairs and out one of the pairs of French doors, beyond the furnished porch, to the private pool. Hugged by fencing and foliage, this area has almost absolute privacy, certainly more than a public pool. Guests can find plenty of poolside lounge chairs, a shaded table, a pool cabana, a gas grill, and an industrial umbrella over part of the pool. An area perfect for a day filled with tans, relaxation, and enjoying a wade in the crystal-clear water.


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A Short Walk from Hidden Gems and Sandy Shores 

Hemingway's Hideout is less than a 5 minute walk to the Destin shores and sits right next to James Lee Beach. This public beach has 3 pavilions, 41 picnic tables, 9 dune walkovers, a playground, restrooms with changing rooms, and 166 parking spots. Perfect for a beach picnic, but if you want something easier, head down this beach to The Destin Crab Trap. Here, patrons can come right off the beach to order a meal, while letting kids enjoy the nearby playground.. Both kids, adults, and everyone in between will find a dish to enjoy here. From local catch to comfort food, so many options are available! 

Right across the highway is another amazing place to eat. Destin's very own Lulu's, both franchise and menu, was created by Lucy Buffet, sister to the infamous Jimmy Buffet! Here guests can find live music, beachside seating, docking access, an indoor arcade, and games such as corn hole! Lulu's is no stranger to the community, often hosting events and fun activities! In front of Lulu's is The Destin Commons, a mall that just about every Destin resident has visited. This mall hosts fun, food, and activities of all sorts! Check out the latest movie at AMC theaters, let the kids play in the splash pad or playground, then grab a bite at one of the many restaurants, then stop for some ice cream at Kilwin's. There are endless things to do and endless shops to explore! end the day at Uncle Buck's bowling alley and arcade.


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Book Your Next Destin, Florida Vacation Today! 

Click here to book Hemingway's Hideout today! We appreciate our Newman-Dailey guests and want you to get the most out of your time here. Here is a list of rewards our guests can redeem during their stay. Everything from food, to fun! 

Looking for a different size or location? View our collection of 30A and Destin vacation rentals online or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652. Remember to always book direct with Newman-Dailey for our best rate guarantee. 

see you @ the beach!