Carpe Diem (Formerly Vita La Bella)

Destin, FL
20 Guests 6 Bedrooms 5 Full, 1 Half Baths Distance To Beach: 100 Yards

Carpe Diem ~ Destin, Florida Vacation Home by Southern

The ultimate luxury vacation awaits you at Carpe Diem. Located in Destiny by the Sea, the most prestigious gated community in the area, this spacious Destin, Florida vacation rental features five bedrooms accommodating 20 people with ease. Private beach access, your own private pool, and the luxury vacation of a lifetime are all waiting for you at Carpe Diem.

Stunning architecture and carefully manicured Florida palms greet you when you arrive at Carpe Diem. Step through the entryway and find yourself on the first floor with two guest rooms and a bonus living room and kitchenette. If you’re traveling with kids, they’ll love the privacy the downstairs space offers. Then, when you head upstairs, you’ve entered the main floor of this grand home. The living room and kitchen flow seamlessly together, allowing the conversation to carry on whether you’re preparing meals or just relaxing. The large dining table is perfect for delicious meals with friends and family. A large wraparound balcony on the second floor is the ideal spot to put your feet up and bask in the gentle Gulf breeze.

When you make your way up to the third floor to unwind in the evening, you’ll find two master suites and a second balcony with views of the crystal-clear water. Both master suites feature their own private bathroom with walk-in showers and whirlpool tubs. The main master bedroom even has its own sitting area with a wet bar, perfect for an after-dinner cocktail. As an added bonus, each bedroom has its own attached bathroom for additional privacy.

Located directly across from the beach, you’re just steps away from the soft, sugar-white sand and mesmerizing emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico. Or, leave the sand behind and soak up some Florida sunshine at Carpe Diem’s private pool. Guests at this home also enjoy access to the Destiny by the Sea amenities, including a large pool and hot tub. You’ll also find that this home is close to delicious restaurants and premier shopping in Destin; just two of the things you’ll love to do on vacation. Visit our Destin Gulf Coast Guide for more vacation inspiration. And, don’t forget to book your activity while you’re here, too! We partner with local vendors to offer you Southern Perks – exclusive discounts on activities like deep-sea fishing, parasailing, dolphin cruises, and more!

Start planning your beach getaway today at Carpe Diem. Book online or give us a call!

Clean Coverlet Program: This property provides fresh and clean bed linens, including comforters and coverlets, laundered prior to every check-in.

  • Bed Sizes:
    • First Floor:
      • Third Bedroom - Full/Full Bunk
      • Fourth Bedroom - King
      • Fifth Bedroom - King
    • Second Floor:
      • Sixth Bedroom - King
    • Third Floor:
      • Master Bedroom - King
      • Additional Master Bedroom - King, Twin/Twin Bunk with Twin Trundle
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Don't forget to bring:
While Southern provides you an initial supply of toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap, and trash bags to get you through your first 24 hours, we recommend you bring the following: paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags, hairdryer, napkins, condiments, spices, dishwashing liquid, laundry soap, coffee and coffee filters, beach towels, umbrella, beach toys, sunscreen, and anything else you may need for your perfect vacation.
  • Pool - Private
  • Pool - Private Heated for a Fee
  • Pool - Community
  • Free WiFi
  • TV (s)
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • 4 Parking Spaces
  • Clean Coverlets - Every Reservation

Unit Size

  • 3857 sq. ft

Bed Types

  • King (s): 4
  • Bunk Bed (s) - Twins: 3
  • Bunk Bed (s) - Full/Full: 1
  • Sleeper Sofa (s) - Queen: 1
  • Trundle (s) - Twin: 1


  • Beach Access


  • Ocean View
  • Beach View
  • Partial View
  • Water View

Property Features

  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Private Entrance
  • Air Conditioning
  • Luxury
  • Dining Room
  • Living Room
  • Outdoor Shower
  • DVD Player (s)
  • Beach Service for a Fee in Season
  • Linens Provided
  • Private Gas Grill
  • Smoke Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Heating
  • Private Balcony
  • Covered Parking
  • Private Screened Porch

Kitchen Features

  • Stove
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Oven
  • Stainless Steel Appliances
  • Wet Bar
  • Wine Cooler
  • Free Standing Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Granite Countertops
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker

Bathroom Features

  • Towels (Not Beach) Provided
  • Walk In Shower
  • Whirlpool Tub

Resort/Community Amenities

  • Hot Tub - Community
  • Gated Community

Activities Nearby

  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Eco Tourism
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Beach Combing
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Parasailing
  • Golf
  • Fishing
  • DeepSea Fishing

Attractions Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Festivals
  • State Parks
  • Cinemas


  • No Monthly Rentals
  • No Pets Allowed
  • No Guests Under 25 w/o Parent
  • Non Smoking
  • Minimum Night Stay and Turn Day Restrictions May Apply
  • Family Friendly

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