Ground Level Ocean Front Remodeled Platinum Unit 5 Star"The Retreat"

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Last updated: 11/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Awesome Oceanfront condo, great views with patio. Minutes from Destin Commons, great shops, restaurants, bike and scooter rentals near by. Great view of the beach from the living room and kitchen. Watch the kids on the beach while you make dinner and enjoy cocktails. Marine life pass by as you enjoy wonderful sun sets. This is Destin at its finest. Three story building with huge deeded beach. Seasonal Beach chair service included :-)


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Not Needed 1st Floor Wahoo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Senior Adults Only Community:

    Great things for snowbirds here that time of year. Bridge games and dinner parties etc all organized in house...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    New Mattress...moreless

  • The bedroom is complete with furniture end tables lamps New t.v. etc.....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, jetted tub


  • outdoor shower: outdoor shower

    Great for rinsing off from the beach :-)...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet


  • The Bathrooms function well together has a closet in the half bath. I keep the water heater turned up so it will last ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We both have traveled to many different beaches but we just kept coming back to Destin!! The location of this condo offers so many advantages. All shopping is North just a bike ride away, Close to Destin Harbor and its restaurants and night life. But still very close to Sandestin and Seaside. Great walking and biking path right outside the front door! Beautiful white sand beach right outside the back door! ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront:

    Need more room Check out our other unit

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    you have a bar that 4 can sit at. You also have the patio. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:

    Not Needed 1st Floor Wahoo...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There are not any in this complex but There are a lot runners joggers walkers that do the beech and the scenic route runs along 98 west with the ocean....moreless

  • Garage:

    not covered but is a private parking area must display parking pass well lighted...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Ipacket high speed. You have to connect it when you arrive details in packet when you arrive....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    bring your own beech towels ...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    The number is in packet for the room if you need it.. Relax enjoy yourself ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Again all the units are stocked the same I try to buy and add a few specialty items. email me recommendations if they will store I'll get them.....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    There are basic items bring any special spices cooking oils etc you like...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    none in unit but you can rent right down the road like 500 yard walk. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    I don't golf but see a lot of folks with there clubs going very near to the golf course. 5 miles...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    not provided but they rent at the beach for you to use.. paddle boards also I think jets skies etc.. all seasonal...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    This unit is located very close to the grill and that rocks being on the 1st floor toward that end.....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    heated and gated with code no diving board or slide 6ft deep has shaded areas also...moreless



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from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$700 $1,400
Jan 1 - Mar 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$138 $138
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$800 $1,400
spring break
Mar 6 - May 20, 2016
5 night min stay
$175 $245
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,400 $4,560
May 21 - Aug 20, 2016
6 night min stay
$1,800 $7,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250 $250
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,624 $6,960
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%


Rates are subject to change to reservation is confirmed. Different rates in different seasons. prefer sat check outs or sat check in's

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Last updated: 11/10/2015
Check availability
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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23 Miles
Nearest Airport
Panama City
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Recommended

Too much too list! Beach access with chair set up included. Complete full size kitchen, in unit washer and dryer, walking distance to the Crab Trap and more. Need more room Thats our 3 bedroom


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Our beach get away has been perfect for our family. My wife and I have been married for 20 years and have been to Crystal Sands every year. We have two children and have had plenty of room. If you need more room Check out our other unit A308

Why the Owner Chose Crystal Sands:
Location Location Location! You stay here once and you will know why this property is so popular. If you like the beach you feel you have struck it rich. Closest to the ocean you can get. Easily walk down with your coffee or back up for lunch, bathroom etc. This first floor unit makes your vacation one you won't forget.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
It's like this : You know you are in love with the Emerald coast the 1st morning you wake up and sip your coffee on your balcony and decide if you are going to stroll the beach, swim in the pool, go shopping, play golf, go fishing, parasailing, play volley ball on the beach, etc....??Discover what Destin has to offer....??15 min walk to Beach Walk Cafe 850-650-7100?15 min walk.... Crab Trap Seafood and Oyster Bar 850-654-2722?7 min walk... 790 On The Gulf for lunch or dinner 850-650-4853?10 min walk...Camille's for Dinner 850-337-8860?10 min walk...Camille's Coffee Shop for Breakfast Lunch.. and rent bike also 850-337-8860?5 min drive... Twirl Frozen Yogurt Cafe 850-269-0439??9 min drive... play golf ......... ....Kelly Plantation Golf Club 850-650-7600- ------Emerald Bay Golf Club 850-837-5197?14 min drive... to The Village of Baytowne Wharf?850-267-8180?--- Outdoor Theater (movies for kids)?--- Restaurants?--- Shopping??5 min drive Destin Commons shopping with expansion coming 2014 850-654-2018?To name a few.....?--- Bass Pro Shop?--- Cache?--- Black & White?--- Chico's?--- Hard Rock Cafe??10 min drive to Silver Sands Outlet Mall?850-654-9771?8 min drive to Publix Supermarket or 12 to Winn Dixie?10 min Big Kahuna's Waterpark 850-837-8319?25 min Gulfarium Marine Park 850-243-9046?9 min The Track.. go carts 850-654-4668?9 min Putt Putt Golf 850-654-4668?15 min Harborwalk Village? 850-337-8500?--- Dolphin cruise 850-654-6888?--- Buccaneer Pirate cruise 850-269-0896?--- Pontoon & Waverunner rentals 850-650-0390?--- Deepsea Fishing charter or go see the catch of the day (Google Destin Fishing Charters)?--- Parasail 850-650-0390?--- Sunset cruise?--- Countless restaurants?--- Nightlife?10 min dr Fat Daddy's Arcade 850-424-6021?30 min dr to Air Force Armament Museum 850-882-4972

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Date last modified - Thursday, November 19, 2015

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Ground Level Ocean Front Remodeled Platinum Unit 5 Star"The Retreat"

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