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The gorgeous view of the lazy river & bay right from our porch & living room

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Last updated: 10/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Destin West Beach and Bay Resort condo description

Hello Friends! The sugar-white sands and clear emerald waters of the Destin, Fort Walton Beach area welcomes you! Our cheerful Lanai condominium is the epicenter of convenience for all of your vacation pleasures. Centrally located, our cozy condominium is perfect for beach, fun, and sun!

LOCATION: We are conveniently located on Okaloosa Island. This island connects Destin to Fort Walton Beach. You get the best of both worlds at our location: 4 miles of natural beach and bay coastline on one side and sheer fun on the other side of the island with The Gulfarium, The Boardwalk, and many shops and restaurants within walking distance. Our Pelican L-02 condo is also a convenient Lanai. Just step off our porch to the ground level with private access to the lazy river, down to the grills, or to the bay. Families love the lanais!

BEACHES: Tired of crowds of people on the beach? Our condominium sits on the edge of miles of undeveloped coastline. Your view is unobstructed and playtime on the coast is free from crowds of people. Or you can cruise down to The Boardwalk where there is a fishing pier, volleyball nets, surfers, skin-boarders, and more!

LAZY RIVER: Our private patio (with a private bottom patio great for laying out) overlooks a 700-foot lazy river! Step right out of our gated porch and jump into the lazy river which is lined with palm trees and beautiful landscaping. Relax and enjoy the beauty as you float around the lazy river.

POOL AREAS: There is an seasonally heated pool with a waterfall flowing into it and 2 large hot tubs in the center of the bayside complex. There is also a gradual decline pool (or zero-entry level pool) that feeds into the Lazy River. Parents love the safety of their toddlers playing in the shallow water. Or imagine sitting in your private 2-person jacuzzi tub, sipping Margaritas, watching the kids float by on an inner tube in the moving Lazy River! Can it get any better? It CAN!
The beachside complex offers a 5000 sq. ft. pool, a splash garden water playground for the kids, a kiddy pool, a large hot tub, and the Villas has an seasonally heated pool underneath the building.

ADDITIONAL AMENITIES: The SKYWALK or bridge connecting the beachside complex to the bayside complex makes using all of the amenities at Destin West a breeze! Cross over the bridge in ease without worrying about traffic. The beachside also has a state of the art FITNESS GYM right on the beach. CHARCOAL GRILLS and PICNIC TABLES on both the bayside and beachside make grilling out inviting and fun. Or throw FRISBEE/FOOTBALL on the grassy areas by the grills on the bayside.

CONDO FEATURES: We have FREE WIRELESS INTERNET, cable TV, games, a Pac-N-Play (so you don't have to bring yours), a children's booster seat that straps onto the kitchen chair for easy/mess free eating, a plush pillow-top King mattress, Bunk beds (the bottom mattress is a pillow-top), a door enclosing our bunk area, a queen sleeper sofa, a fully equipped kitchen, all linens/towels provided, and great Lanai porch furniture for eating outside.

FUN: Looking for fun within walking distance? On the adjacent side of our condo is everything you need right at your fingertips.
• Beachfront restaurants
• The Gulfarium
• Okaloosa Fishing Pier
• The Boardwalk
• Shopping
• Deep sea fishing
• Golf
• The new Emerald Coast Convention Center
• Bike and jogging trails
• Volleyball
• Boat launch
• Jet-skiing
• Pontoon Boat Rentals

OTHER ATTRACTIONS: Outlet Shopping, Snorkeling, diving, dolphin cruises, para-sailing, surfing, kite-boarding, miniature golf, bowling, The Commons, Water Parks, and more.

The perfect vacation entails being in the perfect place. Family-friendly, comfortable, convenient, fun, accessibility, pools galore, gorgeous beaches, sailboat filled bays...you’ll have it with us! We welcome you to our soothing and cheerful condo on the beautiful Emerald Coast! Give us a call for more information and additional pictures. We would love to have you at our condo.

Please ask about our other condo rentals; our corner units, penthouse, beachfront condo, and villa.

Or you can visit our website, www.DestinWestVacation.com to view many more condos at Destin West.
Check out www.ShelleysFavorites.com to view MY favorite picks of restaurants and things to do in our area from a local! Leave me a comment or tell me about a place that's YOUR favorite!

Keywords: Condominium
Lanai
Direct Lazy River Access

Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 25 yrs. or older....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            We have a pac-n-play and child's booster seat at the kitchen table, and games and cards for a rainy day....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bunk Area

            ...moreless

          • King size beds (1) We have a large, plush, pillow-top mattress for a good nights sleep!, Baby Cribs (1) We have a pac-n-play kept in the master bedroom closet so that you do not have to lug yours from home. Great for your little ones!, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa in living room., Bunk Beds (1) Our bottom mattress is a pillow top so that you can sleep in comfort!...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Internet Access, Portable Radio, 2 Hot Tubs (shared), Heated Pool (shared), Coffeemaker, Toaster, Booster-Chair, Pac-N-Play, Board Games...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing

                  Location Type

                  • Water View:

                    Our Lanai has a gorgeous view of the lazy river coming down towards your porch and the beautiful bay in the background....moreless

                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    We have a stackable washer and dryer right in the unit! The dryer is large and able to dry a big load....moreless

                  • Covered Parking:

                    All covered parking is first come first serve. You may park underneath ANY of the buildings....moreless

                  • Elevator
                  • Linens Provided:

                    ALL linens are provided. You are fully stocked. You might want to bring your own beach towels as we appreciate you not taking our bath towels to the beach. But we do have a few colorful beach towels for you just in case!...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine:

                    We have a stackable washer and dryer right in the unit! The washer is large and able to wash a big load....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WiFi Available...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    We have ALL kitchen utensils you will need to cook with....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    We have our kitchen FULLY stocked....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Enjoy eating at our huge porch table and comfy chairs on our large porch and watch the kids float right by on the lazy river!...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    The annually heated waterfall pool is great!...moreless

                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    2 huge hot tubs are on the bayside in the center of the pool area....moreless

                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall '14
                  Sep 7 - Oct 25, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $140
                  $950
                  Winter '14-15
                  Oct 26 - Mar 14, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $115
                  $799 $1,399
                  Spring Break '15
                  Mar 15 - Apr 25, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $230
                  $1,399
                  Spring '15
                  Apr 26 - May 16, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $190
                  $1,150
                  Summer '15
                  May 17 - Jun 20, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,685
                  Peak Summer '15
                  Jun 21 - Aug 8, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,899
                  Summer '15
                  Aug 9 - Aug 15, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,685
                  Late Summer '15
                  Aug 16 - Sep 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $180
                  $1,100
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $85 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 11%

                  Notes:

                  We require a $300 down payment which is applied to the rental balance. The balance is divided in half with 50% due 60 days prior to arrival and the remaining 50% due 14 days prior to arrival.


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                  Last updated: 10/24/2014
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                  Location

                  Volleyball, Cruises, Kite-Boarding, Bowling, Water Park

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: Hello and welcome to our home away from home! We are Stephen and Shelley Hesse, natives of the beautiful Emerald Coast. Stephen and I grew up in the Destin/Pensacola area. We are truly beach bunnies at heart and feel at home when we are by the ocean. We were blessed to be able to live in our cheerful condo for 2 years. We now reside in North Georgia and come to Destin often to visit our families and soak up the salty air and sun rays. When we are at our condo we love to boat, walk, fish, swim, shop, bike, read, lounge in the lazy river, and just BE in the sun (with our SPF of course!). There is nothing like the emerald waters and white sand of home. We hope that you wake up with a smile in our colorful condo and share the same joy and peace we do when we are able to get a little R&R in our cute condo.

                  Why the Owner Chose Destin West Beach and Bay Resort:
                  Okaloosa Island has the best of both worlds. You have 4 miles of undeveloped beach and bay on one side of the resort. It is a taste of old Florida where you can walk peacefully without loads of people and enjoy the beauty of the big sand dunes, birds, sea oats, and gorgeous water. Or we can walk right across the street and eat on the beach at many restaurants at The Boardwalk. Also at the Destin bridge is where you can find the water sport rentals and the famous Harbor of Destin. We can eat and watch all of the fishing boats come in with their catch at sunset. Destin West is at such a great location! You cannot beat being on an island!!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  I love waking up to our colorful decor, grabbing a cup of coffee, opening the living room drapes and looking out at the bay, the beautiful aqua lazy river coming down to our porch like a ribbon, and the big palm trees swaying in the gentle breeze. I love being able to step right off my porch to jump into the lazy river or heading to the main pool entrance that is just steps away from our condo. I also love the convenience of grilling out on the bay and bringing our freshly grilled food right to our porch table since we have direct access to the ground level. Forget the mustard? You are right there at our condo! And the lazy river....ahhh, to float around and look at all of the beautiful landscaping while drifting by views of the bay and watching sailboats breeze by.....who can beat that?


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                  • The gorgeous view of the lazy river & bay right from our porch & living room

                    The gorgeous view of the lazy river & bay right from our porch & living room

                  • The large master bedroom w/ a pillow-top mattress, TV, DVD & full bath attached.

                    The large master bedroom w/ a pillow-top mattress, TV, DVD & full bath attached.

                  • Our fully stocked kitchen has everything you need to feel right at home!

                    Our fully stocked kitchen has everything you need to feel right at home!

                  • Another beautiful view taken RIGHT FROM OUR PORCH of what you will be seeing!

                    Another beautiful view taken RIGHT FROM OUR PORCH of what you will be seeing!

                  • Kids have a blast on the 700 ft. Lazy River. Access right off our porch!

                    Kids have a blast on the 700 ft. Lazy River. Access right off our porch!

                  • An overview shot of the beautifully landscaped bayside pool area.

                    An overview shot of the beautifully landscaped bayside pool area.

                  • Listen to the waterfall from our porch...the seasonally heated waterfall pool!

                    Listen to the waterfall from our porch...the seasonally heated waterfall pool!

                  • The beautiful sugar white beaches and emerald waters at Destin West!

                    The beautiful sugar white beaches and emerald waters at Destin West!

                  • Splash Gardens-A water playground perfect for the kids right on the beach!

                    Splash Gardens-A water playground perfect for the kids right on the beach!

                  • The huge 5,000 sq.ft. pool on the beachside with a kiddy pool & hot tub.

                    The huge 5,000 sq.ft. pool on the beachside with a kiddy pool & hot tub.

                  • You can't imagine the sunsets we see on Okaloosa Island with the fishing pier.

                    You can't imagine the sunsets we see on Okaloosa Island with the fishing pier.

                  • Grill out right on the bay. Easy access from our porch right to the bay & grills

                    Grill out right on the bay. Easy access from our porch right to the bay & grills

                  • All new living furniture, rug, and hardwood tiles! Plush Queen Sleeper sofa

                    All new living furniture, rug, and hardwood tiles! Plush Queen Sleeper sofa

                  • Surf's Up with our cool bunk area and full bath. This area DOES have a door.

                    Surf's Up with our cool bunk area and full bath. This area DOES have a door.

                  • A table for 4 right off our kitchen and living room with a high chair for kids.

                    A table for 4 right off our kitchen and living room with a high chair for kids.

                  • Enjoy eating outside at our comfy outdoor table with four chairs.

                    Enjoy eating outside at our comfy outdoor table with four chairs.

                  • A second patio below our porch on the ground level so you can lounge & get a tan

                    A second patio below our porch on the ground level so you can lounge & get a tan

                  • Zero entry-level pool great for toddlers to safely play in the cool water!

                    Zero entry-level pool great for toddlers to safely play in the cool water!

                  • 1 of 2 large hot tubs on the bayside. There is a 'family' hot tub fun for kids.

                    1 of 2 large hot tubs on the bayside. There is a 'family' hot tub fun for kids.

                  • Another close up of Splash Gardens. Fun for kids of all ages!!

                    Another close up of Splash Gardens. Fun for kids of all ages!!

                  • Gorgeous clear water of the emerald coast. Pic taken right at Destin West beach!

                    Gorgeous clear water of the emerald coast. Pic taken right at Destin West beach!

                  • The gorgeous beaches of the Emerald Coast with water crystal clear!

                    The gorgeous beaches of the Emerald Coast with water crystal clear!

                  • The bayside waterfront with a beautiful brick sidewalk along the entire shore.

                    The bayside waterfront with a beautiful brick sidewalk along the entire shore.

                  • The water is shallow & clear on the bay. Perfect for fishing & hermit crabbing.

                    The water is shallow & clear on the bay. Perfect for fishing & hermit crabbing.

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