Pelican Beach Resort Beachfront Vacation Rentals

Located at the heart of the Destin resort area, is a private resort community overlooking the world-famous white-sand beaches ideal for vacation rentals.

Our difference: We are obsessed with perfection.

Welcome to the all-renewed Pelican Beach Resort in Destin, Florida, where we’ve combined our renowned amenities and exceptional service with a refreshing and invigorating transformation. Be prepared to be enchanted by the breathtaking beauty that surrounds you as you step into a world of unparalleled luxury and relaxation. Welcome to the reimagined Pelican Beach Resort, where dreams transform into lasting memories.

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of one of the Southeast’s most stunning beaches, right at your doorstep! Rising 19 stories above the shoreline, Pelican Beach offers some of the most awe-inspiring views on the Emerald Coast! Comprising a total of 340 units, it boasts a wide array of resort amenities that are truly unparalleled.

With the personal touch of our Boutique Management

Book one of our beachfront vacation rentals at Pelican Beach in Destin, FL; which is few minutes from Harborwalk, downtown Destin and across Big Kahuna‘s water park.

It is one of the most popular Vacation Rental Property in Destin, and closest best beach.  Pelican Beach Resort features some of Destin’s very best vacation condominium rentals combining relaxed elegance with refined southern charm! An attractive selection of one and two bedroom condominiums, all fully-equipped with all the resort amenities for a relaxing getaway, await our guests! 

Beachfront Condos in Destin, Florida

Best of all, Pelican Beach Resort is within a very short driving distance of Destin’s popular tourist attractions, family and fine dining, exciting nightlife, area events and unique shopping experiences! You may also walk to certain restaurants and shops. Target, Walgreens, McDonalds are just a mile away. Lone Wolf pizza is just next block.

Pools and Health

3 outdoor and 1 swim-out indoor pools are heated. We have a small kiddie pool enclosed with gates for your toddlers to play safely. You can relax in one of the 2 hot tubs. Fitness room is free so that you do not give a break while also enjoying the sauna and steam room. Tennis and Pickleball courts over the is free for our guests. Pelican Beach Resort has plenty of covered and uncovered free parking with two on-site J1772 EV chargers (paid)


A seasonal deli has delicious food as well as a convenience store. Your kids can play in the arcade video game room. Outdoor gas grills are renewed and ready for our guests’ use next to the sitting area. Resort has on site security and 24/7 front desk, vending machines and change machine on the lobby level serving snacks and soft drinks, as well as basic amenities. Coin operated laundry facilities are located on each floor near center stairwell. They work with quarters.

Private Beach

Pelican Beach has beach rental service. You can rent 2 umbrellas and a chair for $40/day ($50/day for first row) or alternatively you can use the free chairs and umbrella we provide in the unit to settle down behind the rentals to great sands. Beach service is provided by La Dolce Vita, (866) 651-1869. Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from March 1 through October 31. Beach side Tiki Bar (seasonal) serves cocktails and drinks as well as food to the seating area.

Beats all the Beach Hotels in Destin, Florida

All beachfront vacation rentals have full kitchens, balconies with beach and pool view, living rooms and all sleep 6 people. All two bedroom units have washer & dryers. 1 bedrooms are 873 sqft, 2 bedrooms are 955 sqft. Not comparable with a hotel !

The same land lot hosts 2 buildings, Pelican Beach Resort and Terrace at Pelican. Terrace building is built inside towards the US-98 while Pelican (where we have our condos by owner) sits right on the beach. Our guests have the comfort of just taking the elevator down and reaching the beach.

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  • How many floors does Pelican Beach Resort have?

    Pelican Beach resort has 19 floors, 20th floor being the top floor (there is no 13th floor)

  • How many units condos does Pelican Beach Resort have?

    Resort has 339 beachfront condos. 190 of them are 1 bedroom, 2 bathroom and the rest are 2 bedrooms.

  • How old is Pelican Beach Resort?

    Resort was built in 1996. A 3rd swimming pool is added to the south of the building in 2021. The resort had renovations and water-proofing in 2022-2023.

  • How far is Pelican Beach Resort from the airport?

    You can reach Destin using Pensacola (PNS, 50 miles, 90 minutes) or Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS, 17 miles, 30 minutes) airports.

  • How owns Pelican Beach Resort?

    The units are owned individually. There is no majority holder.

  • Where is Pelican Beach Resort located at?

    Pelican Beach Resort, located at the heart of the Destin resort area, is a private resort community overlooking the world-famous white-sand beaches ideal for vacation rentals. Pelican Beach Resort is few minutes from Harborwalk and across Big Kahuna’s water park. It is one of the most popular Vacation Rental Property in Destin.

Pelican Beach Resort Location and Map