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The Destin Bay House

Destin , FL
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LOCATION

127 Calhoun Ave
Destin, FL 32541 US (map)

PHONE

850-259-3490

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ABOUT US

Situated directly on beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay in Destin, Florida, the Destin Bay House provides a unique and exciting waterfront venue for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners,... Read more
Situated directly on beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay in Destin, Florida, the Destin Bay House provides a unique and exciting waterfront venue for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, reunions, parties and other events. With a location close to all the resort towns of the Emerald Coast including Crystal Beach, Sandestin, 30-A and Fort Walton Beach the Bay House is the perfect spot for your event.

The Destin Bay House has the space to accommodate events both large and small. With an eight thousand square foot bay front lawn and white sand beach overlooking the crystal clear waters of Choctawhatchee Bay we can accommodate outdoor bayside weddings and receptions of up to two hundred guests. We also feature an indoor dining area offering exquisite bay views with over two thousand feet of space along with a generous screened porch. Our dock offers deep water mooring for water craft that may be part of your plans as well as a great photo opportunity with Crab Island in the background. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
1
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic, Mansion
Describe the style of your venue
Rustic, Vintage, Waterfront
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
200
What event services do you offer?
Event Planning, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors OK
What food and beverage items are available?
Linens
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Wheelchair Access

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
1
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Exclusive Venue Use
What transportation and access is available?
Parking

REVIEWS

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kimberlee
Wedding:
10/23/2015
5.0/5.0
We are still preparing for our wedding, but so far we are very impressed. Erin has handled everything professionally and with a quickness. This is the most beautiful spot and great value compared to what else we compared this one to. It includes so much and costs less!
We are still preparing for our wedding, but so far we are very impressed. Erin has handled everything professionally and Read more...
We are still preparing for our wedding, but so far we are very impressed. Erin has handled everything professionally and with a quickness. This is the most beautiful spot and great value compared to what else we compared this one to. It includes so much and costs less! Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
1/24/2015
5.0/5.0
PERFECT!!! I can't articulate well enough how much my husband and I loved this site. Erin, the site manager, knows her stuff and has back up plans out the wazzoo should weather or anything else come up. The views are stunning, the back patio is the best for socializing, and the interior is simple elegance. While there is some sticker shock with the place, it's worth every penny for what is included. Love, love, love this place and am so happy we married here.
PERFECT!!! I can't articulate well enough how much my husband and I loved this site. Erin, the site manager, knows her Read more...
PERFECT!!! I can't articulate well enough how much my husband and I loved this site. Erin, the site manager, knows her stuff and has back up plans out the wazzoo should weather or anything else come up. The views are stunning, the back patio is the best for socializing, and the interior is simple elegance. While there is some sticker shock with the place, it's worth every penny for what is included. Love, love, love this place and am so happy we married here. Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Sarah
Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
The Bay House is one of the few cost effective yet absolutely stunning venues in the area. Erin has been wonderful to work with and is always there to answer your questions or provide feedback. Highly recommend!
The Bay House is one of the few cost effective yet absolutely stunning venues in the area. Erin has been wonderful to work Read more...
The Bay House is one of the few cost effective yet absolutely stunning venues in the area. Erin has been wonderful to work with and is always there to answer your questions or provide feedback. Highly recommend! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
It's difficult to think of a place to start describing just how incredible the Bay House is. Erin is hands down the best coordinator and venue planner. From day one any question I had was immediately responded to..and when it came to the big day the extent of control Erin showed meant worry free for me! Beautiful venue, everything I needed included, reasonable pricing, organized & just PERFECT. Great choice for someone wanting a more open choice of what they want without resort prices or extreme stipulations in place, with a cozy feel even for larger groups. Hands down best experience ever!! Highly recommend!
It's difficult to think of a place to start describing just how incredible the Bay House is. Erin is hands down the best Read more...
It's difficult to think of a place to start describing just how incredible the Bay House is. Erin is hands down the best coordinator and venue planner. From day one any question I had was immediately responded to..and when it came to the big day the extent of control Erin showed meant worry free for me! Beautiful venue, everything I needed included, reasonable pricing, organized & just PERFECT. Great choice for someone wanting a more open choice of what they want without resort prices or extreme stipulations in place, with a cozy feel even for larger groups. Hands down best experience ever!! Highly recommend! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
9/20/2014
5.0/5.0
Incredible venue with an incredible owner/day-of coordinator!! If I had to do all over, I'd pick this place over and over again. It is absolutely beautiful and is decorated simply and beautifully--not much need to pay for decorations. Erin is so so wonderful. Everything went so smoothly because of her--her calm demeanor will relax any nervous bride!

I can't speak highly enough of the Destin Bay House and Erin Shoults. Both contributed to making my wedding day the most perfect day of my life. Thanks again!

Elizabeth Schaeffer
Incredible venue with an incredible owner/day-of coordinator!! If I had to do all over, I'd pick this place over and over Read more...
Incredible venue with an incredible owner/day-of coordinator!! If I had to do all over, I'd pick this place over and over again. It is absolutely beautiful and is decorated simply and beautifully--not much need to pay for decorations. Erin is so so wonderful. Everything went so smoothly because of her--her calm demeanor will relax any nervous bride!

I can't speak highly enough of the Destin Bay House and Erin Shoults. Both contributed to making my wedding day the most perfect day of my life. Thanks again!

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Shanyn
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Erin is the best!!! I am a local of Destin, FL and checked every venue out from 30A to Pensacola and nothing amounted to the Bay House!! Our day was perfect!!
Erin is the best!!! I am a local of Destin, FL and checked every venue out from 30A to Pensacola and nothing amounted to Read more...
Erin is the best!!! I am a local of Destin, FL and checked every venue out from 30A to Pensacola and nothing amounted to the Bay House!! Our day was perfect!! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Kim
Wedding:
6/23/2014
5.0/5.0
I HIGHLY recommend The Destin Bay House as both a wedding venue and a reception site. My husband and I were married there on June 23, 2014 and it was truly everything I could have ever wanted and imagined! You absolutely can't beat the views! Our family and guests said our wedding was "absolutely beautiful"!! The setting in the backyard is truly unique and captivating!! If Erin and her family ever place put that house on the market I will be the first in line to purchase it.
I HIGHLY recommend The Destin Bay House as both a wedding venue and a reception site. My husband and I were married there Read more...
I HIGHLY recommend The Destin Bay House as both a wedding venue and a reception site. My husband and I were married there on June 23, 2014 and it was truly everything I could have ever wanted and imagined! You absolutely can't beat the views! Our family and guests said our wedding was "absolutely beautiful"!! The setting in the backyard is truly unique and captivating!! If Erin and her family ever place put that house on the market I will be the first in line to purchase it. Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
6/11/2014
5.0/5.0
The Bay House could not have been a more perfect location for our wedding. We had a lot of guests under the age of 12, and the yard was perfect for them to run around and have just as much fun as the adults. The bridal cottage was a perfect space to get ready. Erin was extremely helpful and helped make our day extra special.
The Bay House could not have been a more perfect location for our wedding. We had a lot of guests under the age of 12, and Read more...
The Bay House could not have been a more perfect location for our wedding. We had a lot of guests under the age of 12, and the yard was perfect for them to run around and have just as much fun as the adults. The bridal cottage was a perfect space to get ready. Erin was extremely helpful and helped make our day extra special. Read less
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Lacy
Wedding:
6/8/2014
5.0/5.0
The Destin Bay House is THE picture perfect place for your wedding! I could not have asked for a better wedding day. Erin is fabulous to work with and have as your right hand girl on your big day. When asked how the wedding was, I have one word - PERFECT!! I can honestly say there is not one thing I would change. Our guest absolutely loved the atmosphere of the Bay House and it's breath-taking view of the bay. I loved loved loved getting married here and would do it all over again in a heartbeat!! The only thing I would do different is have Erin as a bridesmaid, she is that awesome ;) Love her!
The Destin Bay House is THE picture perfect place for your wedding! I could not have asked for a better wedding day. Erin Read more...
The Destin Bay House is THE picture perfect place for your wedding! I could not have asked for a better wedding day. Erin is fabulous to work with and have as your right hand girl on your big day. When asked how the wedding was, I have one word - PERFECT!! I can honestly say there is not one thing I would change. Our guest absolutely loved the atmosphere of the Bay House and it's breath-taking view of the bay. I loved loved loved getting married here and would do it all over again in a heartbeat!! The only thing I would do different is have Erin as a bridesmaid, she is that awesome ;) Love her! Read less
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Terrill
Wedding:
4/11/2014
5.0/5.0
The Destin Bay House is the picture perfect beach wedding venue. The grounds are well-kept and the views are AMAZING. More importantly, Erin was wonderful! She is so easy to work with and makes your wedding planning as seamless as possible. I would highly recommend the vendor list on her website as well. All of my vendors have worked together at some point and had wonderful things to say about each other. (It is amazing how great vendors spread the word about each other.) Erin was also our planner. I can honestly say that my wedding day was the most relaxing day...I got pampered in hair and makeup with my girls while Erin made sure that every last detail of the wedding was perfect. I cannot imagine our special day being any better! Thank you, Erin!
The Destin Bay House is the picture perfect beach wedding venue. The grounds are well-kept and the views are AMAZING. More Read more...
The Destin Bay House is the picture perfect beach wedding venue. The grounds are well-kept and the views are AMAZING. More importantly, Erin was wonderful! She is so easy to work with and makes your wedding planning as seamless as possible. I would highly recommend the vendor list on her website as well. All of my vendors have worked together at some point and had wonderful things to say about each other. (It is amazing how great vendors spread the word about each other.) Erin was also our planner. I can honestly say that my wedding day was the most relaxing day...I got pampered in hair and makeup with my girls while Erin made sure that every last detail of the wedding was perfect. I cannot imagine our special day being any better! Thank you, Erin! Read less
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