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

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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

El Matador, located on Okaloosa Island is approximately 3 miles from 'DESTIN'. Emerald blue 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. Grill out while watching or playing some tennis or basketball just feet away or while relaxing and watching the beautiful sunset. Plenty of grassy area for the kids to run and play while you sit on the patio and relax.

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 in the Winter for the Snowbirds!!!

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Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

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

Other Amenities

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

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

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

  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable:

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

  • Television:

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

  • Toys:

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

  • Video Library:

    Large supply of nice movies...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach:

    Beach is across the parking lot right by the pool! ...moreless

  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean:

    The complex is right on the beach!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    On the ground floor. A small view of the ocean! ...moreless

  • Resort
  • Waterfront:

    On the ground floor, the few is very little! Great view from the pool on the beach! ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer:

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

  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

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

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

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

  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

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

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of pots and pans ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • 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

  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

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

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis:

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

  • Tennis Court

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

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

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Mar 28 - May 22, 2015
4 night min stay
$175
$995
Summer
May 23 - Aug 7, 2015
4 night min stay
$180
$1,385
Fall
Aug 8 - Sep 4, 2015
4 night min stay
$175
$900
Fall
Sep 5 - Jan 1, 2016
4 night min stay
$130
$675
Winter
Jan 2 - Feb 29, 2016
4 night min stay
$120
$580 $1,100
Early Spring
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$160
$950
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:

  • cleaning fee $95 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 05/03/2015
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Location

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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
Down the street (walk)

Car: Recommended

Miles of beautiful white sand Beach. Emerald blue water. Lots of Dolphins. Sea shells. Sun! A little off the beaten path. Only 5 minutes from Destin but only a fraction of the traffic. Plenty of restaurants and activities to keep everyone happy!!! Great place to escape for a week or a month!!!

 

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 4 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.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Pool with beach right behind!

    Pool with beach right behind!

  • 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.

  • Restaurants and shop at the start of the pier.

    Restaurants and shop at the start of the pier.

  • 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

  • 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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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/03/2015
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