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Retreat at

The perfect, luxurious space for leaders and entrepreneurs to host transformative retreats for their teams, clients, and employees!

(Without all the coordination, research, and headaches that USUALLY come with hosting a high-end, high-impact event!)

An Epic Retreat Needs an Epic Location

As business owners, we all know the power of a beautifully run retreat...

...Because the MOST transformational moments happen IN PERSON.

There’s just magic in congregating with YOUR PEOPLE and sharing space, meals, and ideas.

Retreats are a PERFECT way to:

Create transformative
growth for your team

Build community
and connection

Lead powerful

Teach new concepts
in ways that stick

Build brand loyalty
& engagement

Create unforgettable experiences

But .....

While many leaders and entrepreneurs dream of hosting an event that changes lives -- many never get past the planning stage!

Where do I host it?
Will there be enough rooms?
Why is Airbnb nickel-and-diming me so much?
What if there's a noise complaint?
How do I feed everyone?
Where do I hire a photographer?
How do I find a house that will hold everyone?
What if there’s no parking?
How do I coordinate travel?
What’s too much to pack in a day?
Will people fight over rooms?

It's just so much to coordinate, organize, and figure out. And there are often sooo many unknowns, especially when renting a space.

***We all know how frustrating Airbnb has become. 🙄***

But avoiding the hassles means MISSING OUT on magical memories, profound wisdom, and life-changing experiences never-- well, experienced!

So we decided to make planning YOUR next transformative retreat -- EASY.

By taking care of the biggest headache of all:

The Location!

Welcome to

The ULTIMATE Professional Retreat Destination

Bella Vista comprises of 2 luxury homes that are practically across the street from each other and only steps away from the beach (one is actually ON the beach)! You can rent one house or both to create an epic, FOMO-inducing, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

We acquired these properties to host our OWN leadership events and have run multiple high-end events for our teams, leaders, and fellow entrepreneurs.

Thanks to our experience, we can make planning your retreat a BREEZE and have all the resources you need to make it a runaway success!

Two Luxury Locations. Two Exquisite Experiences.

Imagine Hosting a Retreat like THIS

Your guests arrive in time to enjoy a cocktail welcome reception poolside.

They easily find their room on the gorgeous map on the wall. (They are thrilled to discover they even have their own bathroom!)

The following day everyone enjoys morning yoga on the beach while they get ready to experience massive breakthroughs throughout the day.

Everything you teach is pitch-perfect because instead of spending your time scheduling and planning, you were able to focus on the CONTENT!

The chef prepares a gourmet dinner inside the giant kitchen while everyone dips in the heated pool and hot tub as they process everything they learned.

The day ends with an evening meditation circle right on the beach, deep conversations on the rooftop overlooking the gulf coast, or enjoying a film in the movie theater.

Everyone wakes up refreshed and energized... because that was just Day 1!

On Day 2, you have a brand photographer coming, a fully catered lunch, and another round of epic transformations!

Is that the kind of retreat YOU want to host?

Testimonial Testimonial s

"Immaculate property - high-end design, top of the line hardware and appliances, and the individual bed/bathrooms and large gathering spaces were perfect for our group. Location was great, too. Short walk to the beach and Whale's Tail. We ended up a lot of time in the house because of the weather and had a great time."


January 2023

AirBNB, BV Luxe

"Our stay at this location was amazing. Everything was as advertised. Heated pool and hot tub were awesome. Clean,Clean,Clean. There’s so much room and everyone was so comfortable. The kitchen was amazing. Loved the Theatre Room. Great location for a large group. We had a 19 person bachelorette party weekend and had more than enough room. And the Rooftops.....WOW. Highly recommend and WILL BE BACK."


February 2023

AirBNB, BV Luxe

"This home is incredible and so is the team at Destin Dreamers. We had a family vacation with folks flying in from all over to spend a week in the Destin area. Unfortunately, the home we had booked (not this one!) had several issues including a gas leak that led us to relocate mid-trip on short notice. Destin Dreamers went above and beyond, allowing us to book quickly, check in a bit early, and accommodated our needs for a heated pool and several other things with very little notice. They are fantastic. But most importantly, so is this house. I’m not sure the pictures even do it justice. The house is a four story, pristine, very large and spacious gem right across from the beach. The pool is huge, the spa heats quickly, the rooftop views are unmatched, the kitchen can comfortably seat at least 15-20 people, the finishes and fixtures are to die for, the double master bedrooms with wall to wall showers are incredible - I could go on and on. There is nothing missing here. Book it!"


March 2023

Destin Dreamers, BV Luxe


"We loved Bella Vista Luxe for our family stay in Miramar Beach. The home is beautifully decorated and perfect for a large family. There are multiple spaces for everyone to enjoy downtime between the media room, sunrise/sunset deck, bottom floor sitting area, or around the pool. The elevator was so helpful shuffling luggage up/down and allowed my parents to move easily between floors. The 2nd floor kitchen was spacious and wonderful for gathering for family dinners! The beach was a 5 min walk but we often used the golf cart to ride to the beach within minutes. The home came with two 2 chair/umbrella set on the beach. The customer service with Destin Dreamers was helpful to address questions or requests we had during our stay. I would highly recommend Bella Vista Luxe."

Lee Ann H.

September 2022

Vrbo, BV Luxe

"Beautiful home in perfect location! So wonderful to walk right onto the beach. Lots of space for our group! Destin Dreamers were nice to work with and even helped us find a place to park our RV. Really enjoyed our stay!"


May 2023

AirBNB, BV on the Beach

"We loved waking up to the beach every morning. This house has 3 levels of gorgeous views. It has a well stocked kitchen, comfortable beds, and is conveniently located to everything we needed."

Julia W.

January 2023

Vrbo, BV on the Beach


"We stayed at Bella Vista on the Beach and couldn’t have been happier with the service from the office staff and maintenance. Very attentive and accommodating and whatever they didn’t have on hand provided what they could in very timely manner. The location was great and beachfront was so convenient with our group of three families and small children. It was also very clean which is even better 🙂"


October 2022

Destin Dreamers, BV on the Beach

Retreat Planning Resources

With every retreat booking, you'll receive a Planning Packet filled with recommendations, sample itineraries, and other valuable resources!

Ultimate In Convenience

Bella Vista is just a 30-minute drive from the Fort Walton Beach Airport, and EVERYTHING you need is within walking distance (or golf cart distance) from the properties!


We have 2 unique properties (within walking distance) from each other. Each property offers its own unique experience. OR pick both for an epic, multi-location extravaganza!

Personalized Support

Your personal location concierge is just a call away, AND there's even a digital command center in each home where you can request support, get recommendations, and more!

Introducing Our Two Properties Two Properties

Private Pool + Sleeps 26 + Steps from the Beach

This luxury home features a resort-style heated pool with a lounge area, gas fire pit, infinity hot tub, and outdoor kitchen -- making it perfect for hosting large events.

Bella Vista Luxe will sleep up to 26 people and boasts 8 bedrooms, each featuring its own full bathroom and covered balcony with seating areas on the main levels.

The gourmet kitchen features custom cabinets, an oversized island, a gas stove, and high-end appliances built for entertainment.

From the kitchen, walk out onto the spacious covered balcony with ample lounging and eating areas. Enjoy dining al fresco overlooking the pool and golf course or drinks on the Sunset Deck with a 360° view of the Gulf Coast.

Beach access is 600 feet from the front door and surrounded by world-class dining, shopping, and entertainment.

There's even a movie theater, complete with a wet bar and indoor/outdoor home surround sound system!

While you won’t need a car in Destin, there are 13 parking spaces available. So you'll find plenty of room for everyone to enjoy this customized beach retreat location.

Each property has a map like this on the wall. And you’ll receive a digital template to make room assignments a breeze.

8 bedrooms (each with its own bathroom),
2 additional half-bathrooms, and 26 beds total.

Rooftop deck with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico
Resort-style heated pool + infinity hot tub
Outdoor kitchen with multiple TVs
Beach access just 600 feet away
Complimentary Beach Service (in-season)
Gourmet kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances
New luxury mattresses
Command center with custom welcome message
Indoor movie theater
Whole home surround sound system
IG-worthy mural painted by a top Miramar Beach mural artist
6 person golf cart + 6 bikes on premises
13 car parking spaces
High-speed internet
Personal greeting & welcome gift from our team
Personal Concierge available by phone or control center
24hr check-in
Cute custom signs with clear instructions for everything in the home
Lots of fun surprises!

Right on the Beach + Sleeps 16 + Private Hot Tub

This newly-remodeled duplex is RIGHT on the beach in an upscale, private neighborhood.

With access to a sugar-white silky beach only 17 steps away, gorgeous Gulf views, and an ideal blend of modern chic and cozy minimalist functionality, Bella Vista on the Beach is the perfect place for a smaller retreat.

(Or to serve as a space where you and your retreat staff can stay while you host...

...So your guests don’t have to see you in your PJs! 😉)

The house accommodates up to 16 guests comfortably, with 4 bedrooms. (The bunk bedroom will be perfect if kids join the festivities or your team is okay with a bunkmate!)

There is a private hot tub on the balcony looking out onto the ocean and remarkable views from every balcony.

If you’re renting both homes, this location makes a great spot to host beachfront activities (yoga, meditation, intentional walks, etc.) Or serve as a home base while everyone enjoys a little sun and sand!

And if you’re looking to host a smaller, more intimate event but with all of the luxury and conveniences RIGHT ON THE BEACH -- this is your home!

Each property has a map like this on the wall. And you’ll receive a digital template to make room assignments a breeze.

5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 16 beds

Private beach access 17 steps away
3 covered balconies with breath-taking views of the Gulf of Mexico
Complimentary Beach Service (in-season)
Private splash pool/hot tub
Private heated community pool with waterfall
Custom high-end kitchen
New luxury mattresses
Clear instructions and maps
Command center with custom welcome message
High-speed internet
Personal greeting & welcome gift from our team
Personal Concierge available by phone or control center
24hr check-in
Cute custom signs with clear instructions for everything in the home
Lots of fun surprises!

Book One Home Or Both!

Each home offers its own unique features and distinct experiences. When hosting a bigger event, we recommend booking both.

This way, your management team can have more privacy while your attendees luxuriate in our larger location.

It’s a blast to have more intimate, beachside moments at the smaller home...

...And larger parties and poolside activities at the larger one!

We offer special pricing if you want both homes.

Contact us directly through the link below to discuss!

**We even have connections with other accommodations in the area if you need even MORE space.**

+ Plus!

With every retreat booking, you'll receive the following:

Planning Packet

✦ Local Vendor List - Vetted caterers, restaurants, photographers, makeup artists, massage artists, yogis, and more!

✦ Room map template so you can easily assign rooms before guests arrive

✦ Sample itinerary that you can use as a guide for your own event

✦ Blank itinerary template for easy customization

Personal Concierge who’s just a phone call away

Personal greeting & welcome gift from our team to yours

Command Center - A digital hub where you can receive more recommendations and contact your Concierge.

We want you to spend your time working on the educational parts
of your event and not planning massages and photo shoots.

Let us make that so much easier so you can get back to the good stuff.

Why Destin, Florida?

Destin is a beautiful location that offers peace and tranquility and world-class dining and entertainment a short distance away.

Unlike hosting a retreat in a big, distracting, over-stimulating place like Vegas or NYC -- Destin offers luxury, relaxation, and clarity, so it’s easy for your guests to focus and enjoy themselves.

And unlike a rural, secluded setting, Destin is close to an airport and easy for guests to navigate without adding costs or logistical nightmares.

Your attendees are taking time out of their busy schedules to come to your retreat -- let’s help them make the most of it by providing a beautiful and convenient location.

That makes it easy for them to arrive and even easier for you to plan.

Destin is the perfect cross-section of convenience, relaxation, beach-town charm, and uniqueness!

Picture Your Next Retreat

Sample Itinerary

We've Hosted:

MLM Team Meetings
Corporate Retreats
Wellness Retreats
Business Coaching Retreats
Family Getaways
Team Building Retreats
Writing Retreats

Don’t Gamble On Giving
Your People The Best Time Ever!

Easy check-in

Custom Welcome

No Extra Fees

Simple Rules

Planning Packet

Personal Concierge

Retreats 100% Allowed

Minimal research needed

Photos match reality

Meet Your Hosts!

Hey, we’re John and Nadya Melton!

We’re home business & personal branding experts, trainers, and online marketing strategists. We pride ourselves on helping thousands of entrepreneurs, and network marketers worldwide build their home business empires by leveraging Social Media!

Today, we travel the world, spend valuable time with our family and teach entrepreneurs of all types how to build a profitable business on Social Media.

We acquired the Bella Vista properties to use them to host our own business retreats and create another stream of income that's a BLAST to run. We absolutely love what we've built in Destin and are excited for you to create transformational experiences and memories in our homes.


When is the best time of year to visit?

The weather in Destin is fairly moderate. The BEST months are March - October. January and February are the coolest months and average high of 60’s and lows of 40’s - BUT pricing and availability is better. 😉

What is Check-in/Check-out time?

Check-in is available any time after 5 pm, and check-out is at 10 am.

If no one has booked directly before or after your stay, we can accommodate early and late check-outs for an additional fee.

How many people can sleep in each home?

Bella Vista Luxe sleeps 26 and Bella Vista on the Beach sleeps 16!

What if I need to cancel?

We encourage travel insurance. You can cancel up to 60 days out and receive 75% of the total reservation cost back.

Why is this better than Airbnb?

With Airbnb, you have to deal with Airbnb charges, additional cleaning charges, and a whole bunch of rules upon check-out. Many locations don't allow "parties" and don't understand that a professional retreat is different. You can run into neighbors who are bitter that an Airbnb is being run in their neighborhood (MOST houses are rentals in our area of Destin). Often the photos don't match the reality, OR it's hard to tell what the room arrangements really are and how many people can COMFORTABLY sleep in the space. So... lots of reasons! 😁

What are the house rules?

No smoking. No pets. Guests of record must be age 25+ and stay at the house each night. Additional terms in rental agreement.

What if I accidentally damage something?

Each booking includes a $2,000 accidental damage waiver ($100 deductible). Exclusions apply.

Is the pool heated?

Pool heating is optional (Recommended if you're booking March - April OR September - February).

Pool heating is $50 per day for Bella Vista on the Beach and $100 per day for Bella Vista Luxe.

Team activities, photoshoot recommendations, chefs, restaurants, testimonials (Staci Hall, Mindy Backsen, Jenn Cooper), yoga / workout ; template for room assignment

Best Event Partners


Bad A$$ Coffee Shop

1708 Scenic Gulf Drive, Miramar Beach, FL
+1 850-424-7804

The Whale’s Tail Beach Bar & Grill

1373 Scenic Gulf Dr, Miramar Beach, FL
+1 850-650-4377

Whole Foods Market

4402 Legendary Drive, Destin, FL
+1 850-269-7400

The Fresh Market

4495 Commons Drive W, Destin, FL
+1 850-650-0989

Winn-Dixie Wine & Spirits

53 Poinciana Blvd Suite 4, Miramar Beach, FL
+1 850-650-2159

Seascape Wine & Spirits

80 Seascape Drive #104, Miramar Beach, FL
+1 850-392-7587

Pascalli Kitchen

1688 Scenic Gulf Drive Unit C, Miramar Beach, FL
+1 850-424-6500

Surf Hut

551 Scenic Gulf Drive, Destin, FL
+1 850-460-7750

Pompano Joe’s

2237 Scenic Gulf Drive, Destin, FL
+1 850-837-2224

Vintij Food & Wine

500 Grand Boulevard #100K, Miramar Beach, FL
+1 850-650-9820

Holi Indian Kitchen (A Flavor of Joy)

10859 Emerald Coast Pkwy Miramar Beach, FL
+1 850-353-2630

Zoe's Kitchen

4291 Legendary Dr Suite J119, Destin, FL
+1 850-650-6525

Small Cakes Destin

36150 Emerald Coast Pkwy Suite 110, FL
+1 850-460-7487

Micha Everett
+1 850-284-0008

Tiffany Ysabell
+1 803-556-8574

Gulf Coast AXE HOUSE

11394 US HWY 98 W Miramar Beach, Florida
+1 850-842-2890

AJ’s Dolphin Cruise Excursion

116 Harbor Blvd. Destin, Fl 32541
+1 850-837-2222

Happy Helium Destin
+1 850-208-4957