Beaches in Destin
Destin’s location on a Florida peninsula means that there are miles of beaches around the city. These beaches are popular for a day of fun and relaxation, a fishing trip, or even events such as weddings. Learn about some of the popular beaches of Destin and how you can enjoy them.
Crystal Beach—This is a beautiful white-sand beach on the south side of Destin, bordering the Gulf of Mexico. You can find free public access points to the beach just off of Scenic 98, the highway that runs through Destin. Along the beach, you can find Destin timeshare rentals and delicious restaurants with great views.
Henderson Beach State Park—This state park provides beach access for a small fee. You can swim, rest on the sand, or fish in the ocean. Take a walk along the nature trail to see the dunes and wildlife along the beach. Kids will enjoy the playground or having a beachside picnic at one of the pavilions. Pets are welcome on the nature trail.
James Lee Park—This county park provides free entry and beach access. Hike over the dunes or swim in the surf. Kids will enjoy the playground. The park also provides picnic tables and restrooms with changing rooms.
Many of the resorts in Destin offer private beach access to guests and owners. If you would like a more secluded beach for relaxing in private, consider buying a Destin timeshare for access to one of these serene private beaches. By buying a timeshare, you’ll be able to return to your favorite beach year after year.