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The Retreat is also near Destin, Florida. Destin is located east of Fort Walton Beach/Okaloosa Island and west of Sandestin and Seaside. Destin is named after Captain Leonard Destin, a fisherman who settled in the area around 1845. Captain Destin and his descendants fished the area for decades, and Destin is still known as "The World's Luckiest Fishing Village." It's a popular tourist destination offering dining, shops, golf courses, fishing, boating, windsurfing, and other water activities.