Destiny is a gated neighborhood on the east side of Destin and offers beach-front homes and great access to the gulf. This neighborhood is split into two sections, Destiny by the Sea and Destiny East, divided by Scenic Highway 98. With a selection of desirable amenities, including private beach access, real estate in Destiny, 30A is highly sought-after. Read more about Destiny homes for sale.

Luxury estate with pool and palms in Destiny, FL

Destiny Home Statistics

Average Price $1.9M
Lowest Price $3.5K
Highest Price $3.9M
Total Listings 28
Avg. Days On Market 125
Avg. Price/SQFT $558

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Explore Destiny Homes for Sale

The real estate market in Destiny is a high end one, with some of the most impressive homes you’ll find with the real estate market in the 30A area.

Destiny is an upscale neighborhood, offering streets paved with brick, a community pool, and deeded beach access to ensure homeowners enjoy their slice of the sugar white sands.

The homes for sale in Destiny average more than 2 million dollars, with many of them reaching 5 million dollars asking price. They are completely worth the asking price for home buyers looking for luxury real estate in 30A, as these custom built Florida beach houses are perfect inside and out.

Featuring more than 5000 square feet, these massive homes have plenty of space for comfortable living and entertaining guests. Often in gated communities, these gulf fronted homes have private beach access which also means spectacular views. Multiple balconies on different floors, underground heated pools, elevators, guest houses, and more are common amenities for these properties, many of which have seen recent upgrades.

These impressive million dollar manors are a sign of the flourishing community and Mediterranean style architecture, but it’s important to note there are rare opportunities to purchase a house for less than a million dollars in Destiny. Beautiful 3 bed, 2.5 bath beach retreat homes in gated neighborhoods never last too long in Destiny, but they are available.

Thinking about a second property in the 30A area? Check out our blog post on why investing in real estate in Destiny, FL is a great long-term investment!

Destiny is a great neighborhood to live year-round, or invest as a vacation getaway and rental home.


Discover Life in Destiny

Take your golf cart for a cruise along Scenic Highway 98 to enjoy beachfront restaurants like Beachwalk Café, Pompano Joes or Crab Shack. It’s possible to do just that in this safe and sound neighborhood where traffic is local only and golf carts on streets are permitted.

Locals will tell you to hit the mimosas brunch at 790 on the Gulf, do a date night and indulge in some of the freshest sushi in town at Camille’s – all within a short golf cart or bike ride!

Destin Commons is only two miles away if you want to shop or stop by Whole Foods Market to fill your pantry. Other familiar chains, as well as local shops and stores, can be found throughout this quaint community as well.

Apart from beach fun, shopping, dining, and other entertainment, there’s also impeccable golfing in Destiny. Two of the most well regarded golf courses in 30A, Florida are found here. The Kelly Plantation and Emerald Bay Golf Club are two 18 hole golf courses with a design that has taken advantage of the beautiful Florida weather and landscape.

Destiny FAQs

Q: What is living in Destiny by the Sea and Destiny East like?
A: Both Destiny by the Sea (located south of Old 98) and Destiny East (north) are exclusive communities. It offers a private, luxurious lifestyle, and entry is sternly regulated as these are both gated communities.

Q: What kind of amenities are found within these communities?
A: Beyond incredible views and properties located right on the beach, the Destiny communities also have some great amenities, including a pool, tennis courts, a playground, and outdoor areas.

Q: Can I rent out my Destiny home?
A: Purchasing a home in Destiny is a great investment for year-round residents and for those wishing to turn their property into a vacation rental. 


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