The Villages offers one of the most amazing pools in Destin.


Welcome to Not In Kansas Anymore! Our stunning 6 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home boasts 2600 sqft and offers sleeping accommodations for 16 people!  Centrally located in the heart of Destin, at the popular gated community Villages of Crystal Beach, Not In Kansas Anymore is a delightful vacation home with plenty of space for your entire family!  The Villages offers one of the most amazing pools in Destin.  Just steps from our front door, you can enjoy a guests-only Lagoon Pool with a zero-entry area, waterfalls, hot tub, tables with umbrellas, and lounge chairs. The tiki-hut adjacent to the pool offers an outdoor TV at a big bar with lots of seating where you can serve yourself.  Surround sound music plays all day during the summer months!  You will absolutely love this home! 

When you arrive at Not In Kansas Anymore, you will be greeted by a large corner lot, relaxing covered front porch and a balcony on each level of the home.  Our home includes parking for 2 large vehicles, or 3 small economy cars.  The exterior main level includes a covered front porch with seating and a private gas grill. Make your way into the home and you will see the gorgeous living room with a sofa, love-seat and a large Roku flat screen TV.  Directly adjacent, you will find the dining room that seats 8, with 2 bar stools at the breakfast bar.  The newly updated kitchen features gorgeous tile back-splash, granite counter-tops and stainless-steel appliances.  The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to prepare your favorite meals! 

Down the hall you will find the lovely master bedroom with a king bed, over-sized pull-out chair, Roku flat screen TV and a private bathroom with a custom built tile shower and double vanity.  A pack-n-play for little ones is offered during your stay and located in the master bedroom walk-in closet.  There is also a powder room located on the first floor for your Guests. 

Make your way to the second floor and you will be greeted by an additional living room making this a perfect hangout for the children and teens with 2 sofas, a Roku flat screen TV, a pub table with stools, a wet bar, microwave and access to the front porch.  The hallway features a full size bathroom with a tub/shower combination and an oversized vanity.  The first guest bedroom offers a queen bed, 2 nightstands, a dresser and a Roku flat screen TV.  The second guest bedroom includes a Roku flat screen TV, and 2 sets of bunks, one with twin-over-full and the other with twin-over-twin.  The walk-in laundry room with an upgraded washer/dryer is also located on the second floor. 

Last but not least, is the third floor which includes 2 gorgeous queen bedrooms with nightstands and Roku flat screen TV's.  Both of these bedrooms offer access to the balcony, perfect for enjoying your morning coffee!  Just down the hall, don't forget about the separate bunk room that includes a twin-over-full and a Roku TV.  These bedrooms share a full size bathroom with a tub/shower combination.  

The Villages of Crystal Beach offers a FREE community Trolley to transport you to the beach during Spring Break and Summer thru Labor Day.  Speaking of the Beach, our Home comes with tons of BEACH GEAR which includes, a foldable picnic table, Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella, Beach Cart, and a Cooler! 

At Not In Kansas Anymore, you are near tons of shopping, dining and entertainment.  Destin Commons is right across the Highway, where you’ll find numerous restaurants, Shopping, Movies and Uncle Bucks upscale Bowling experience and Whole Foods.  Just south of the community is the Scenic beach road that offers a large sidewalk great for walking, jogging, and biking with incredible Gulf views!

If you’ve never been to Destin, here is your chance to change the way you feel about a beach vacation.  We are known as the Luckiest fishing Village in the world, world class shopping, Dining, Pristine Golf Courses and Tennis Clubs.  Fun for Kids and tons of Nightlife with Live Music.

One of the most popular activities in Destin is Boating at Crab Island.  The water is crystal Clear and shallow enough to anchor your boat and jump out and play in the water, meeting tons of fun people on vacation and local residents.  There is even a floating restaurant serving up snacks and sandwiches.  In the summer you’ll even find a pizza boat and ice cream boats floating by. Near Crab Island is where you can rent Jet Ski’s, boats, fishing charters and Parasailing.  Never a dull moment in Destin!

This property is stocked with a Starter Kit to get you through your first 24 hours. This includes two kitchen trash can liners, two dishwashing packets, mini shampoo, conditioner, lotion, one roll of toilet paper per bathroom, and one roll of paper towels. We supply bath towels, washcloths, and hand towels. We do not supply beach towels, laundry detergent, seasonings/spices, or liquid dishwashing detergent. Guests will need to replenish supplies as needed.

 *Please note that due to the health and severe allergies of the host we cannot accept animals of any kind in this unit.

To top it off, as our valued guest, this rental includes

“ONE FREE PASS, PER ACTIVITY, PER DAY” to the following:


**Forever Memories Fun Pass** - Explorer Package

November – February Amenities:

• A Round of Golf at select courses

• Fishing Adventures

• Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

• Urban Air Adventure Park

March – October Amenities:

• A Round of Golf at select courses

• Fishing Adventures

• Adventure Zone at Baytowne Wharf

• Urban Air Adventure Park

• Snorkeling (seasonal)

• Sea Blaster Dolphin Cruise

• Big Kahuna Water Park (seasonal)

This is our way to say Thank You for staying with us at Forever Vacation Rentals!

**All activities are subject to change by season, weather and availability**

**Monthly rentals are specifically excluded from participation in the Program**


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Cleaning Fee: $410.00
Peace of Mind Protection: $99.00
Resort Fee: $20.00
Credit Card Processing Fee: 3% (Optional)

Additional Information​

Credit Card Processing Fee: You can only pay with a check 30 days prior to your arrival. 
Resort Fee: Resort Fee is per day. 
Impeccably Maintained

This home is impeccably well managed and maintained. Clean, organized and beautifully decorated. They provided beach chairs towels and toys so no need to bring a bunch of things with you. We had an alarm beeping (dying batteries) and the maintenance crew headed over and changed it out within 30 minutes or so from my call. With it being a little cooler for our stay we weren’t able to use the pool, but we did a walk through and it is huge and would love to try it our on another trip. We will be recommending this home to our friends and family. Thanks so much!!
Large Family Vacation

House was great size for our 14 family members. We could all gather or have our own space when needed. It’s nicely decorated, well stocked, and has comfortable beds. We spent a lot of time at the large pool, was awesome! Beach is an easy 12 minute walk, and home is just off the main road of businesses. We’d stay again. Thanks!
Vacation 2020
It was a very nice home and we loved the ocean! The house was beautiful!
Great Place
Great location! Great house! Great vacation!
Great Team
by Robert on 08/05/2020
Jilenna is quick to respond, and provided good support, when needed.
We did not have a single issue while we visited!
by Laura on 08/06/2020
10/10 would recommend to families looking for a great place to stay on vacation. Our entire family of 16, including children 8 months-13 years old, was comfortable in this home. It was large, clean, nicely decorated, and had comfortable beds. The pool was amazing, and the beach was only a 10 minute walk. We did not have a single issue while we visited!
  • DVD player
  • Television
  • DVD
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dryer
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • Washer
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Iron Board
  • Keypad
  • Linens
  • Linens provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking space
  • Self Check-In
  • Towels
  • Towels provided
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • First Aid Kit
  • Hangers
  • Smartlock
  • Linen provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Bed Linens
  • Extra Pillows And Blankets
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi/hot tub
Kitchen and Dining
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • BBQ
  • Kettle
  • Children Welcome
  • Free Parking
  • Minimum Age Limit
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Ceiling fans
  • Pack n Play
  • Central heating
  • Air Conditioning
  • Decked area
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Luxury
  • Cinemas
  • Winery Tours
Location Types
  • Near Ocean
  • Boating
  • Bowling
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Water Sports
Sports and Adventure
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fishing nearby
  • Fishing Surf
  • Golf
  • Golf course within 30 min drive
  • Jet Skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Watersports nearby
  • Wind Surfing
Local Features
  • ATM Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services
  • Babysitting
  • Balcony
  • Grill
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Patio Or Balcony
Changeover/Arrival Day
  • Check in 4pm/Check out 10am
  • Check in 4pm CST / Check out 10am CST
  • Not Necessary
  • Recommended
Family Friendly Amenities
  • Pack n Play Travel Crib
  • Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Tumble dryer
Safety Features
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Smoke Detector
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Deadbolt Lock