Coastal Empress Home Guide

Planning for Your Trip & What to Pack

I hope you're getting excited for your trip! Below are some helpful tips to commonly asked questions regarding what we supply and what to bring:

  • Bed linens: All beds have sheets, pillows, and a light blanket.

  • Towels: We provide bath towels, hand towels, washcloths, and kitchen towels. We do not provide beach towels, so please pack them if you'd like them.

  • Shower Supplies: We provide a starter kit with 1 small bottle of shampoo, conditioner, and body wash in each bathroom.

  • General Supplies: We provide starting supplies of toilet paper, bathroom and kitchen trash bags, bathroom soap bars, a couple laundry pods & dishwasher pods, paper towels, a dish sponge and dish soap.

  • Beach Chairs: We do provide four beach chairs as well as a couple others that previous guests have left behind. Additional beach chairs and umbrellas can also be reserved through La Dolce Vita at

  • We also provide the following:

    • Hair dryers

    • Iron & ironing board

    • High chair

    • A couple sets of children's dishes

If you have any questions about whether or not something is included at the house while you are planning, please feel free to reach out!

Traveling with kids and/or looking to rent items we don't provide? Check out Baby Quip and they will deliver items directly to our door!

Checking In

Check-in is at 4:00 pm Central Standard Time. An early check-in is not typically possible because we need to give our cleaners enough time to get the house ready for you after the prior guests have checked out.

Please check your messages from us for your unique door access code. This will be sent 3 days prior to your arrival.

WiFi & TV Info


Network Name: WelcomeHomeMB

Password: BestVacationEver


Each TV is equipped with a Fire Stick, which will allow you to login to any of your favorite streaming services (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, etc.).

Our Golf Cart

The golf cart is included with your rental to make getting to the beach or the area shops a breeze! The cart is provided by Destin Paradise Rentals. You will only have access to the golf cart if you complete their waiver and provide the required documentation HERE.

The golf cart key is located in the lockbox inside the front seat of the cart. Please check your email for the lockbox code if you provided the necessary waiver and documentation.

Golf Cart Rules

Want to rent an extra cart during your stay? Call (850) 332-4298 and our friends at Destin Paradise Rentals will get one to you in no time!

Golf Cart Troubleshooting

Pool Information

Beach Information

Trash Collection

Ice Maker

The ice maker on the fridge has been disabled and there is a separate ice maker in the pantry, across from the fridge. Ice maker should remain plugged in and turned on with the metal bar inside pressed down to make ice. We also provide an additional countertop ice maker for rapid ice creation. Just add water directly to the front water basin and it will being to make ice very quickly for you.

Propane for Outdoor Grill

There are extra propane tanks for the outdoor grill located in the garage. If you exchange a tank, please let me know so I can order a new tank for future guests (at no charge to you of course). Nobody wants to run out of gas in the middle of cooking a delicious meal for their family!

Checking Out

Check-out is at 10:00 AM Central Standard Time to allow enough time for our cleaning crews to get the home ready for our next guests.

Please help us make the checkout process go smoothly by doing the following:


If there is an urgent concern during your stay, please call or text us at (850) 332-4171. Otherwise, message us through Airbnb/VRBO or email us at and we will get back to you as soon as possible. This email is monitored regularly, so we can respond very quickly to your concerns.