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Welcome! This clean, cheerful, beachy and spacious condo is sure to win your heart! 1 OF ONLY 10 DIRECT GULF FRONT UNITS! (Zoom in on Google Satellite view below for location of property). The view is amazing and unobstructed by buildings. Look for miles down the beautiful Emerald Coast and pristine sugar-white sand beaches. Our Gulf Front condo is the perfect sunny beach condo. Dolphin watch from your balcony, catch the sunrise and watch the sunset on the Beach as the sun peaks over the fishing pier in the distance. Your family will love all that Destin West Beach & Bay Resort has to offer. Destin West Beach & Bay Resort Condominium is the perfect location on Okaloosa Island.
LOCATION: Destin West Beach & Bay Resort, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, Florida (on Okaloosa Island 4 miles west of the Destin bridge).
CONDO ACCOMMODATIONS: Our 5th floor Gulf front Condo comfortably sleeps 6-8. We have a King bed in the Master Bedroom, TV, private entrance to the balcony with amazing view of the ocean and a full Master Bathroom. *Leave the curtains open and awake to your amazing Gulf Front view* Our Second Bedroom has a Queen Bed, TV/DVD and private entrance to a private Bath. Across the hall is a fun Bunk area with 2 single beds, and a TV/DVD; Fully equipped Kitchen; Washer/Dryer in unit.
BEACH SIDE POOLS: 5,000 sq. ft. pool, one of the largest on the Island; Kiddy Pool and Hot Tub; Villas Pool, heated seasonal; Amazing Kiddy Water Splash Playground; and the Beach Dune Walkover.
BAY SIDE POOLS: Convenient Sky Bridge Walkover from our unit to Destin West Bay side; features Award winning 700 ft. Lazy River complete with tubes to float in, perfect for the whole family; 2 Hot Tubs; Wading Pool; Waterfall Pool, heated seasonal.
FEATURES: ~ This unit offers FREE Beach Service (2 chairs/1 umbrella per day of your stay), simply see the beach attendant and give them your unit number. Seasonal March 1st - October 31st. ~ One of the select few end units in complex, with tiled balcony that curves the building for more views. ~ Situated on four secluded miles of undeveloped pristine sugar-white sand beaches. ~ Sand Dunes scattered with Sea Oats. ~ Convenient Beach Shower, at the Dune Walkover. ~ An enormous 5,000 sq. foot Pool, Kiddie Pool, Amazing Pirate-themed Kiddie Water Playground and Large Hot Tub. ~ Cool Off, Numerous Swimming Pools, Surrounded by Lush Tropical Landscaping. ~ Four shared Charcoal BBQ Grills, close to the unit. ~ Easy Access, Convenient Sky Bridge Walkover to Destin West Bayside Resort which includes an Award Winning 700 Ft. Lazy River, complete with tubes to float in, perfect for the whole family, Waterfall Pool and 2 Hot Tubs. ~ On site State-of-the-art Fitness Center. ~ This unit offers free wireless internet. ~ Children's Activities Program during the summer includes poolside twister, sandcastle building, Jell-O slurping, pool games, story time, face painting and Dive-in Movies. ~ Key code entry. On-Site Management for easy check-in. Receive the same service and on-site management that you would get if you rented through Destin West Beach & Bay Resort. ~ Minimum Age Limit for Renters. You must be 25 years of age to rent at Destin West Beach & Bay Resort.
ATTRACTIONS: Our Condo is right on the beach and walking distance to The Fishing Pier, The Boardwalk which has many great and fun Gulf Front Restaurants such as The Black Pearl, The Crab Trap, Floyd's Shrimp House and Howl at the Moon (comedy and piano bar), as well as surfer shops, beach shopping and more. The Emerald Coast Convention Center, and Gulfarium (live marine shows). Wild Willy's Dinosaur-Themed Adventure Zone. Fudpucker's Restaurant, arcade and stages for summer entertainment on the Island is directly across the street from our complex, walk from our convenient pedestrian walkover bridge.
Destin West Beach and Bay Resort is situated on four secluded miles of undeveloped pristine sugar-white sand beaches on Okaloosa Island. Minutes from Destin Pass, referred to the 'luckiest fishing village in the world'. Fly and deep sea fishing is available across the bridge, in the Destin harbor. The best snorkeling is at the west end of the island among the jetty rocks. Parking is available at the foot of the Destin Bridge.
U.S. News Travel, Destin is ranked #1 in best Florida Beaches 2015. Destin wins Travel Channel's Best Family Beach 2013, Destin, Florida. Good Morning America has recognized Destin's Harbor as one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Places in America. Okaloosa Island & Destin West featured in the April 29, 2010 Wall Street Journal. Destin named among Frommer's Top Destinations of 2010. You are in the center of it all. Approximately nine miles from Okaloosa Regional Airport (VPS). Our guestbook is filled with wonderful compliments on our special, bright vacation get-a-way. Won’t you come and sign our book too? Share in the delights of our beach haven.
Keywords: Gulf Front Condo, Destin West, Destin West Beach & Bay Resort, Lazy River, Destin West Vacation, Destin West Resort, Destin West Condos, Destin West Beach.
We have a King bed in the Master Bedroom with Gulf view, TV, private entrance to the Balcony with amazing view of the ocean and a full Master Bathroom. *Leave the curtains open and awake to your amazing Gulf front view*. At the entry is a cheerful guest bedroom with Queen Size Bed, TV/DVD and private entrance to the Bathroom. Across the hall is a fun Bunkroom with 2 single Beds, that's perfect for children, TV/DVD. Our Sofa is also a Queen sleeper for your extra guests....moreless
This unit offers free WI-FI wireless internet. ...moreless
Dishes & Utensils
From our Living Area and Master Bedroom you will have access to our wrap around Balcony with views of the Gulf of Mexico, Fishing pier and all the way to Navarre. To your left unobstructed views of the Choctawhatchee Bay and Destin....moreless
4 Shared Charcoal BBQ Grills, close to unit on the Gulf side....moreless
Pool / Spa
This property has an enormous 5,000 sq foot pool and kiddy pool. Seasonal heated pool at the Villas. Across our Sky Bridge Walkover to the Bay side is our Award Winning 700 ft. Lazy River, complete with tubes to float in, perfect for the whole family, 2 Hot Tubs and seasonal heated Waterfall Pool...moreless
Outdoor Hot Tub
Shared Hot Tub:
The complete Destin West Beach & Bay Resort has 3 shared hot tubs....moreless
Peak Season Jun 20 - Aug 14, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Late Summer Aug 15 - Sep 4, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Fall Sep 5 - Oct 23, 2015 7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Late Fall Oct 24 - Dec 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning/Reservation fee$125 + tax
Accept ALL Major Credit Cards.
Prefer Saturday to Saturday rental on 7 nights stay.
$350.00 deposit taken at time of reservation. Deposit will be applied to the statement.
Balance due 30 days before arrival.
If you cancel outside 30 days of your arrival date, you will be charged $100.00 plus tax.
If you cancel inside 30 days of your arrival date, you forfeit full advance payment; will work with you on an individual basis.
Key Code Entry. On-Site Management for easy check-in.
For more information to book the unit, please call or email.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From our 5th floor Gulf front condo at Destin West Beach & Bay Resort, you're within walking distance to The Gulfarium, Marine Adventure Park, the Sea World of the Gulf Coast for family fun, (0.5 miles). The Boardwalk (0.25 miles), which has many great and fun Gulf Front Restaurants, such as The Crab Trap, Black Pearl, Floyd's Shrimp House, as well as surfer shops, beach shopping and more! Wild Willy's Dinosaur-Themed Adventure Zone. Fudpucker's Restaurant, arcade and stages for summer entertainment on the Island is directly across the street from our complex, you can walk across the street at our convenient pedestrian walkover bridge. And Okaloosa Island's 1,261 foot Fishing Pier (0.25 miles), the Pier is lighted for night-time fishing and has rod holders and benches built into it. The Emerald Coast Convention Center (0.5 miles). Indian Temple Mound Museum (1 mile). Located just minutes from the Destin Pass (4 miles). You're a short drive to Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8 miles). Air Force Armament Museum (8.6 miles). The Track Family Recreation Center (8.8 miles). Destin Commons (11 miles). Silver Sands Factory Outlet (15.7 miles). Top Area Golf Courses (5 miles to 15 miles). Okaloosa Regional Airport (VPS) (9.5 miles).
LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS
~Fudpuckers Spring Volleyball Tournament
~Billy Bowlegs Festival (June 5 - June 6, 2015)
~Destin Fishing Rodeo (October)
~Destin Seafood Festival (October)
~Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival (October)
~Florida State HOG Rally (October)
Year Purchased: 2002
About: My husband and I love our Gulf Front vacation home on Okaloosa Island, Ft. Walton Beach. We chose Destin West Beach & Bay Resort for all the wonderful amenities it has to offer. It's the best location, 'right on the beach'.
Why Destin West Beach and Bay Resort: We chose Destin West Beach & Bay Resort on Okaloosa Island, Ft. Walton Beach for the Location, Location, Location.
The Unique Benefits at this Condo: We enjoy the sugar white sand beaches. Our condo is within walking distance to the Gulfarium, The Fishing Pier and The Boardwalk which has several restaurants, beach shopping and more !!!!