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Hidden Dunes Cottage 185

2 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

8 Guests


Hidden Dunes Cottage 185 Professionally Managed by Newman-Dailey

Hidden Dunes Cottage 185 features an undeniably cheery nautical décor and a unique floor plan that is sure to make any Destin vacation smooth sailing! Fanciful sea life carvings, rustic furnishings in shades of blue plus eye-catching maritime art decks the nooks and crannies of this Gulf side cottage among the trees.

Extras include an oversized bathtub in the Primary Suite’s bathroom, a colorful loft bedroom that will delight your little minnows, an upgraded kitchen with high-end counters and appliances as well as a fully furnished, screened-in porch overlooking the serene Hidden Dunes forest.

Cottage 185’s location behind the gates of the Hidden Dunes resort also means that lots of great amenities are at your fingertips. Take a tram to the lighted basketball court or the six professional tennis courts. Enjoy walking trails with the family then gather them together for a memorable picture in the gazebo on the lily pad-clad lake. Lounge in one of Hidden Dunes pools or just laze away the day on Hidden Dunes private beach. Plus, great shopping and dining choices are all within a mile’s distance.

Hidden Dunes offers six tennis courts with a Rubico Clay surface, which is the highest standard for clay tennis courts, and are maintained daily in order to provide the best playing conditions. Proper tennis attire is required to play and we encourage you to call ahead to schedule a match or take advantage of our clinics and private lessons. Please call to inquire about cost per session and equipment rental prices. Our friendly staff invites you to join for a game or two.


Per Home Owner Association rules: Hidden Dunes does not allow trailers, RV's, motorcycles, boats/jet ski's or golf carts.

We require a minimum length of stay during the summer and over holidays.
We do not rent to anyone under 25 or to students

Guests receive a welcome kit with small dishwasher detergent, dish soap, sponge, a roll of paper towels, and laundry detergent. There will be an initial trash liner in each receptacle and a set of toilet paper and soaps for each bathroom provided. Guests will need to replenish supplies for longer stays.
Lodging Type Condo
Building Hidden Dunes Cottages
Monthly Snowbird Rate yes
Dryer yes
Living Room yes
Washer yes
Direct Property Check-In yes
Iron and Ironing Board yes
Linens yes
Free Wireless Internet yes
No Smoking yes
Heating yes
Square Feet 1479
Loft Double 1
Loft Twin 2
Bathroom 1 1
Bedroom 1 King 1
Bedroom 2 Queen 1
Bathroom 2 1
Bathroom 3 1
Kitchen 1
Living Room 1
Screened Porch 1
Pet Friendly no
2 Community Pools yes
Community Grill yes
Tennis yes
Community Outdoor Hot Tub yes
Basketball Court yes
Playground yes
Pickle Ball Court yes
Clay Rubico Tennis Courts (Fee) yes
Dishwasher yes
Oven yes
Stove yes
Dishes & Utensils yes
Standard Coffee Maker yes
Microwave yes
Refrigerator yes
Blender yes
K-Pod Coffee Maker yes
Uncovered Parking yes
Property rules: No RV's, U-Hauls or Trailers allowed yes
2 Parking Spaces yes
Cable yes
Primary Bedroom TV yes
Living Room TV yes
No Elevator yes
Interior Stairs yes
Exterior Stairs yes
Custom 1 Seasonally heated pool on property, call to check dates
Custom 2 New Wood Flooring!
Custom 3 Extended Beach Service Dates-Free Umbrella & 2 Chairs until November 30th
0.2 Miles to the Beach yes
Free Seasonal Chair Setup - 2 Chairs, 1 Umbrella yes
Gulf Side yes
Porch yes
Complex Beach Access yes
Free Adult Admission to Gulfarium yes

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Guest Reviews

5 of 5 average

Perfect Beach Retreat

by Dr joe pettigrew

5 of 5

We come to the beach a couple times each year for over 40 years. This condo was in a terrific location, everything was fresh and clean, property was well maintained. I would highly recommend this unit. The Newman Daily organization was the best we have used.

Submitted on Aug 5, 2023 through destinvacation.com

Sister Getaway

by Shelley

5 of 5

The cottage 185 did not disappoint! It was beautiful with the beach theme throughout. I was shocked by how roomy it was!! My sister and I had a great time enjoyed the beach and pool. We will definitely be back!! Only negative is the king bed mattress is resched it's end it was beat down.

Submitted on Apr 29, 2023

5 out of 5 stars

by Karen

5 of 5

Submitted on Apr 9, 2023

Perfect Getaway!!!

by Karen

5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Hidden Dunes! Cottage 185 was perfect! It was very clean and great location to the many amenities of Hidden Dunes. The cottage is decorated perfectly to give you that “getaway beach vibe”. We loved the screened porch to relax with our morning coffee and take in the sound of the water feature nearby. We will definitely return to this hidden gem. Thank you for making our spring getaway “perfect”!

Submitted on Apr 8, 2023

5 out of 5 stars

by Kimberly

5 of 5

Submitted on Aug 1, 2022

Great Stay

by Kimberly

4 of 5

Cottage 185 was very beautifully decorated and in close proximity to the other two units we rented for the week for our family. Our grandson loved sitting out and watching TV on the screened in porch.

Submitted on Aug 1, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

by William

5 of 5

Submitted on Jul 2, 2022

Cottage 185

by Susan

5 of 5

We are a returning guest because we definitely liked the location on property. During our visit this time all TV's were nice size and perfect for viewing in the evening, A/C excellent, nice atmosphere throughout unit including patio. There were a few problems we would like to mention. The Bathroom master sink faucet was very difficult to operate (needed 2 hands to operate lever). The Master bedroom mattress and Couch in living room are no longer firm which gives you little support. Sleeping was a huge problem because of the lack of support both for my husband and I. Switching sides, sleeping more in the middle did not help.

Submitted on Jun 28, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

by Susan

5 of 5

Submitted on Jun 28, 2022

Had a Great Time!

by Boyle

5 of 5

We celebrated the end of summer and retirements during our stay. We had a great time!

Submitted on Jul 24, 2021

Enjoyed our Stay!

by Crumpler

5 of 5

we have been coming to Hidden Dunes for 26 years, since we graduated from LSU! We enjoyed our stay as Always! Geaux Tigers!

Submitted on May 24, 2021

We Loved this Condo!

by Taylor & King

5 of 5

We loved this condo! The patio was a hit! We came on this trip so my brother could propose to his girlfriend. This our second time staying at Hidden Dunes. We will be returning, but Cottage 185 will always hold a special place in our hearts!!

Submitted on May 19, 2021


by Hall

5 of 5

We really loved the beach cottage so much! The area was safe, friendly and perfect. We are sad to go home!

Submitted on Apr 13, 2021

Loved the Cottage!

by Foster

5 of 5

Loved the cottage! Thank you for allowing us to stay. We look forward to being able to come back again some time in the future.

Submitted on Apr 4, 2021 through Loved the cottage!

5 out of 5 stars

by Robert

5 of 5

Submitted on Feb 2, 2020


by Tami

5 of 5

We had an amazing time during our stay. The unit was perfect. It was clean. It is well laid out and the decor beachy but not overdone. It was large enough for 6 adults with no issues. The kitchen was well supplied and large enough that we cooked almost every meal. The walk to the beach is short and the beach chair amenity was really fancy. The pool and hot tub access was really nice and the basket ball court was a bonus (However, if cornhole is your thing, bring your own bean bags). I rate this unit 5 stars and would definitely stay here again.

Submitted on Sep 21, 2019

Great Experience

by Maria M

5 of 5

I had a great experience in all way

Submitted on Aug 29, 2019 through VRBO

Hidden Dunes 185 ---- Absolutley perfect!!!

by Amanda FL

5 of 5

We stayed at Hidden dunes for President's Day weekend. It was beautiful!! Waking up looking at the ocean every morning, it was breathtaking. Our condo is beautiful and the arts work was fantastic. We have BIG family totaling 7 of us. Hidden Dunes 185 slept everyone comfortably and kids really enjoyed the spiral staircase leading to the loft.

Submitted on Feb 26, 2018

Love Hidden Dunes

by Dawn LA

5 of 5

We have been coming to Hidden Dunes for our family getaway for years It never disappoints This was out first visit in August and was the best

Submitted on Aug 20, 2017


by Sheila OH

5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Hidden Dunes Unit 185 - the unit was very clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our week in Destin

Submitted on Jul 2, 2017

Cottage 185-Hidden Dunes

by Shamekia NA

5 of 5

Everything was absolutely amazing! I've already recommended Hidden Dunes to two other families that plan to visit Destin soon.

Submitted on May 15, 2017


by Swayze MS

5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The resort property staff were so friendly and accommodating. I didn't know that we had a complementary umbrella until we arrived. That was a nice surprise. The only recommendation I have is that the owners leave the closet in the master bedroom open and the pantry. Otherwise, it was great!

Submitted on Aug 3, 2016

Cottage 185, Hidden Dunes

by Shelley GA

5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay at Hidden Dunes. This was our second vacation at Hidden Dunes. Cottage 185 was perfect for our family of 8. When we chose this cottage it was primarily to make sure we had enough beds. It accommodations were exactly what we needed. The cottage was very clean and well kept up. Newman - Dailey' s staff was extremely pleasant and helpful. We couldn't have asked for a better vacation. Thank you all so much!

Submitted on Jul 12, 2016


by Essie

5 of 5

This place is nicely decorated and very current. There is a TV everywhere you turn and space for a lot of people. Light bulbs are low and all the rooms seem very dark. Kitchen tools are flimsy need some metal cooking tools.

Submitted on Jun 18, 2016

Absolute Fantastic Stay!

by The McKean's

5 of 5

Absolute Fantastic Stay! Fun time with the family. Love your cottage!

Submitted on Jul 21, 2013