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Family Fun/White Sand Beaches and Emerald Blue Ocean!!! Time for Vacation!

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Water off the coast between Okaloosa Island and Destin

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Last updated: 09/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

El Matador condo description

El Matador, located on Okaloosa Island is approximately 3 miles from 'DESTIN'. Emerald green waters and sugary sand white beaches are steps away from the condo door. The condo is a short walk to the 1/4 mile long Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier, famous for it's large fish. Don't fish? No problem. Spectators are always welcome to come out and watch the dolphins in their natural environment and to watch the sun drop into the Gulf of Mexico. Wonderful seafood dining, entertainment from the Gulfarium and plenty of shopping are within walking distance as well.

This newly renovated two bedroom, two bath spacious gulf side condo comfortably sleeps 8. The Master bedroom has a king bed with 50' HDTV and private bath. The second bedroom has two large full size beds with a large 32' HDTV and also has a full bath. The large living area has a couch that converts to a very comfortable queen size bed and features another 50' HDTV. Each room also has a dvd player with a large selection of movies for everyone. The patio features a top of the line new gas grill. Grill out while watching or playing some tennis or basketball just feet away or while relaxing and watching the beautiful sunset.

El Matador is a popular beachfront resort. It features two pools (one heated and located feet from the front door) (the other is located right on the beach). Two lighted tennis courts, a sauna, whirlpool, basketball court, beach volleyball, game room, and an exercise room, plus weekly activities for our winter guests. All of this within a gated, gulf-front resort community.


Keywords: Ground floor condo, 2 pools, tennis, basketball, private, quiet, relaxing
GREAT PRICE!

Property Type

  • 6 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1034 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Great place for children!...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 double

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • King size beds (1), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Table seats 6 plus we have 3 bar stools for bar area beside kitchen!...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Plenty of pots and pans ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Plenty of dishes ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Refrigerator
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Guarded gate! You will receive a parking pass for your stay! Guard is there 24 hrs. a day!...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Fitness room is about 20 feet away! Very convenient! Right beside 2nd pool!...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Located about 10 feet from front door! Very easy and convenient!...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Located about 10 feet from front door!...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Parking Off Street
          • Air Conditioning

          Other Amenities

              • 2 - 50' HDTV's, 1 - 32' HDTV, All tiled flooring, hair dryers in both bathrooms, games for indoors and beach....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Master Bedroom and Living room both have 50' HDTV with dvd players. 2nd bedroom has 32' HDTV with dvd player!...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Lots of extra channels! ESPN, movie channels! All you would want!...moreless

              • Toys:

                Beach toys, 4 tennis rackets and balls ...moreless

              • Games:

                Quite a few games for 'down time'...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Large supply of nice movies...moreless

              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                2 pools! One is right on the beach. ...moreless

              • Hot Tub
              • Sauna
              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Bicycles:

                Available to rent. I have a company that will deliver them to you. Very reasonable price (last I checked it was $12 for the day)...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Nice size patio! Ground floor so nice yard area for kids! Can see the tennis courts and basketball while sitting on patio!...moreless

              • Tennis:

                2 lighted tennis courts! They were just resurfaced and new fences put in. VERY nice!...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Several located around the complex. One is beside the pool on the beach!...moreless

              • Porch / Veranda
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Lanai / Gazebo

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Resort
              • Beachfront

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Parasailing
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Paragliding
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Basketball Court
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Snorkeling
              • Medical Services
              • Hospital
              • Theme Parks
              • Cinemas
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Water Parks
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Coin Laundry
              • Scenic Drives
              • Boating
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Walking
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Water Skiing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 18 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Late Summer
              Aug 1 - Sep 29
              4 night min stay
              $170
              $980
              Fall
              Oct 1 - Nov 29
              4 night min stay
              $150
              $945
              Winter
              Dec 1 - Feb 27
              4 night min stay
              $125
              $735 $1,650
              Spring
              Mar 1 - Apr 29
              4 night min stay
              $185
              $1,120
              Summer
              May 1 - Jul 30
              4 night min stay
              $200
              $1,225
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $100
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 11%

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 09/01/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              40 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Southwest flies into Pensacola
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Down the street (walk)
              5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              There are many golf courses located in Destin
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Right down the street (walk)

              Car: Recommended

              The Gulfarium is 2 miles down the road. They have shows with dolphins and sea lions. A small quaint facility. Wonderful for families with children. You really get a close look and can even swim with the dolphins!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2010

              About the owner: My name is Beth. I'm a tennis pro from Nashville Tn. Along with tennis, I love the sun and the beach. I purchased this condo about 2 years ago. I have really enjoyed making it a place that I love and I feel like others will enjoy it as well!

              Why the Owner Chose El Matador:
              I've always wanted to own a property right on the beach and love this area. After looking for years, I feel like I found the ideal beautiful spot for vacationing and I hope to share it with others that will love it too.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              Destin is a wonderful fun vacation area that I love, although I'm not a huge fan of the crowds. With this condo, I am close enough to enjoy the benefits of Destin, such as the great restaurants, the outlet mall shopping, and the water park. After enjoying a touch of all that, I have the benefit of what feels like my own private beach. We have 2 wonderful pools, lighted tennis courts. I have spent several times at the beach watching the dolphins play.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Water off the coast between Okaloosa Island and Destin

                Water off the coast between Okaloosa Island and Destin

              • The gazebo on the beach next to one of the pools.  White sandy beaches for miles

                The gazebo on the beach next to one of the pools. White sandy beaches for miles

              • Fully equipped kitchen!

                Fully equipped kitchen!

              • Part of Master shower and vanity.

                Part of Master shower and vanity.

              • View of El Matador condos

                View of El Matador condos

              • Pool with beach right behind!

                Pool with beach right behind!

              • Restaurants and shop at the start of the pier.

                Restaurants and shop at the start of the pier.

              • Photo I took of a dolphin following some kayakers right off the beach!

                Photo I took of a dolphin following some kayakers right off the beach!

              • Entering the condo.  All tile floor, large kitchen, eating area and living room

                Entering the condo. All tile floor, large kitchen, eating area and living room

              • Dining area for family and friends.

                Dining area for family and friends.

              • Nice private patio with brand new gas grill.  Right beside 2 lighted tennis cts.

                Nice private patio with brand new gas grill. Right beside 2 lighted tennis cts.

              • Exercise room in building right behind heated pool.

                Exercise room in building right behind heated pool.

              • Another view of the pier.  Famous for great fishing and dolphin watching.

                Another view of the pier. Famous for great fishing and dolphin watching.

              • View from the 1/4 mile long pier just a hike up the beach!

                View from the 1/4 mile long pier just a hike up the beach!

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 09/01/14
              Minimum stay: 4 nights
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