With the Bay nearby the Cottages by the Bay are the perfect destination for the adventure seekers. These seven historic cottages are your perfect home away from home as you explore all Destin has to offer. Across the street, the Choctawhatchee Bay provides access to the gorgeous blue-green water. Launch your own kayaks or stand-up paddleboards from Clement Taylor Park. When you’re ready to relax, head back to unwind by the Cottages private pool and fire pit.  

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The Choctawhatchee Bay and Destin Harbor provide endless opportunities to explore the beautiful waters of the Emerald Coast. Rent a pontoon boat or hop on board one of the popular dolphin cruises in the area. Check out Destin Vacation Boat Rentals, Olin Marler Dolphin Cruises, and the Destin Sea Blaster.

Fishing near our cottages in DestinKnown as the Luckiest Fishing Village, Destin is the best place to take a group fishing. With charters of all sizes operating from the nearby Destin Harbor, you are bound to find the perfect adventure. Take the Sea Winder Charter Boat or First Light: Destin Charter Fishing 

Kayaking in Destin near our vacation rentals and cottage retreatsExplore the Choctawhatchee Bay just across the street from the Cottages. With access to both the Destin Bay House dock as well as Clement Taylor Park, launching your own kayaks or stand-up paddleboards is easy. If you are interested in renting, La Dolce Vita is a great choice close by.

With sugar white sand and blue-green water, the beaches in Destin are truly stunning. At the Cottages by the Bay, you are also close to several public beach access points. Your trip to Destin will feel complete after soaking up the sun on the Emerald Coast.