Destin Gated Communities

Find a beautiful home in one of Destin's world-class gated communities today! If you and your family are interested in a home with higher security, set in a beautiful tropical location, these stunning neighborhoods could be just the ticket. Destin gated communities provide 24/7 security with great access to the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the sublime fairways that northwest Florida is known for.

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Focus On: Destin Gated Homes For Sale

There are many reasons that gated communities appeal to buyers. For some, the added privacy and security offers a comforting peace of mind. For others, the prestige of living in a private golf course home is a desirable factor. For others, the opportunity to get to know your neighbors at the clubhouse speaks to their desire for community. Whatever your reason, there are plenty of Destin gated homes for sale worth exploration.

Below, find a brief introduction of a select few of the finest Destin gated communities.


Situated in Miramar Beach, Caribe homes for sale belong to an upscale community along the Emerald Coast. This exclusive community is much sought after because of its close proximity to sugar sand beaches and sparkling waters.

The luxury houses in this community are some of the finest in the area. Many tend to embody the architectural styles of the West Indies and the Caribbean. As such, buyers will find most homes here are made of up handsome, white, stone exteriors and the vibrant red of tile roofs. Prices for Caribe real estate tend to begin around $800,000.

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Destin Pointe

Destin Pointe finds itself on Holiday Isle where the East Pass enters into the Gulf of Mexico. This puts residents of this community in the perfect location to enjoy boating. From this location, they are no more than a few minutes’ walk to Destin Harbor where they can take the boat out for a day on the waves.

Homes in Destin Pointe range from stylish condominiums with ocean views to Floridian-style single-family homes. Those looking to build their dream vacation home will find that there are also land and lot properties available on this market.

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Destiny By The Sea

Destiny By The Sea is one of the most prestigious gated communities in Destin. Prices in this ultra-luxury community begin around $1 million and can exceed as much as $4 million. This community finds itself near to the many amenities in Destin and fantastic shopping in nearby Miramar Beach.

Residents of this community also enjoy two private beach access points, a community pool, hot tub, and gated entrance. Houses in Destiny By The Sea tend to be sprawling estates that unfold over thousands of square feet. With upwards of five or six bedrooms, these homes have plenty of space to entertain.

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Kelly Plantation

Kelly Plantation is one Destin’s newest gated communities. Located on the north shore of the Florida Panhandle, residents of Kelly Plantation enjoy premier access to a champion golf course designed by Fred Couples. Housing types range widely from freshly constructed condo buildings, to comfortable family homes, to expansive seaside mansions.

Prices in this market begin in the $400,000s and extend into the millions. Kelly Plantation is located ten minutes from downtown Destin and enjoys impressive views of the Choctawatchee Bay where residents can enjoy boating, kayaking, and fishing only minutes from home.

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Maravilla Cottages

The community of Maravilla Cottages takes its name from the private Maravilla Drive on which it is located. This exclusive tennis and swim community is home to more than a quaint selection of cottages, buyers will also find a number of beautiful beachfront condos. Yards are edged by white picket fences and palm trees for a handsome, symmetrical effect.

Residents enjoy direct access to Maravilla Resort Beach, which spans 2.5 acres, making it one of the largest private beaches in the area. Marvilla Cottages real estate can sell for an affordable $300,000 or more than double that depending on the size, luxury, and view of the property.

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Saint Tropez

The small community of Saint Tropez consists of a total of 27 houses. These villa-style homes fall within the municipality of Miramar Beach and are the perfect vacation destination. They are close to white sand beaches and fantastic outlet shopping.

Additionally, each home in this complex is built around a centrally located pool and patio where residents can unwind. Inside, these homes are spacious, making them a perfect space to host family vacations or friendly gatherings. For this reason, Saint Tropez homes make great investment properties. Prices in this market tend to be around $800,000.

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Listing information last updated on December 16th, 2017 at 5:00am CST.