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Destin Vacation Rentals
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When you’re searching for Destin vacation rentals don’t forget to look for one that is nearby plenty of amenities for watersports. There are lots of different ones to choose from along the Emerald Coast. Whether you’re an expert in the water or just a novice, whether you want your time on the water to be fast and adventurous or calm and relaxing you’ll find fun things to do in the water in Destin.
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling
Because Destin’s water is deep so close to the shore, it attracts a wide variety of marine life. From playful bottlenose dolphins to brilliant yellow angel fish, from Loggerhead Turtles to Manta Rays, the submerged world is teeming with beautiful underwater creatures, and you can become a part of that world. There are several professional scuba diving and snorkeling crews throughout the Destin area. You can easily arrange equipment rental, instruction and dive trips. Canoeing and Kayaking There are plenty of opportunities for canoeing and kayaking in this part of the Florida Panhandle. Some Destin condos even have their own private docks leading to the water. The Choctawhatchee Bay is a great place for putting your canoe or kayak in.
If you want the thrill of fast action on the water you can rent a four-stroke waverunner and have a blast with one of Destin’s ultimate watersports. You must be 22 or older to ride a waverunner, or else have a state approved boating license.
If you prefer your time out on the water to be a little more relaxing, why not rent a pontoon boat. You and you friends and family can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and picnicking on the nearby sandbars in the comfort of your own boat.
This unique sport will give you a whole new perspective of the beautiful Emerald Coast. Once you try it you’ll gain an astounding panoramic view of Destin’s sun-soaked beaches. Rent a state-of-the-art parasail boat for you and your friends with triple, double or single flights. Boats are driven by an experienced captain to ensure you are safe and have a great time. Parasail boats depart from Destin Harbor and can carry up to twelve passengers.
YOLO boarding or paddle boarding is a fun new sport that involves standing on top of a longer version of a traditional longboard and using a paddle to move across the water. Both a relaxing activity and a good workout, YOLOing has often been likened to performing “yoga on water.”
The best time to enjoy surfing in Destin is during the spring, autumn and winter. Though there are generally a few days of surf during the summer months, the Gulf is usually quite calm and flat. If you are surfing during the winter months you will need to wear a wet suit as the water will often get quite cold.