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Recent Sandestin Area reviews

  • Gulf-front 3-BR Sandestin Condo

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was very clean. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Stayed in Westwinds 4724 in September 2014 and we were very pleased. Great views - all 3 bedrooms could see the gulf. This is a 4th floor unit even though it is on 'floor #3' because bottom floor is called 'G'. It's on the end of a hallway, right next to exit stairs, so you have easy access to the staircase if you want to avoid the elevators. All the amenities, clean well-maintained furnishings. The Westwinds Tiki Hut in pool area was closed (after Labor Day) but easy to take small cooler to beach or pool. Beautiful massive pool and hot tub, with separate kiddie pool. Very nice workout room off the pool. Elephant Walk bar & restaurant a short beach walk. Rental chairs & umbrellas available from beach service, even though they were placed too close to each other. Unit had 2 umbrellas and chairs in laundry closet as well. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and we will be back. Manager responded on 10/7/2014: We are happy to hear you had a great time and appreciate the response on how nice and convenient your unit truly was. September is our favorite month to enjoy the beach, we hope to see you again next year!"
    Guest: A guest from Marietta, Georgia Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 14, 2014
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  • vacation

    "Really enjoyed staying at this condo, was very clean, excellent view, well furnished"
    Guest: destin vacationer Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 14, 2014
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  • IDEAL LOCATION

    "It had been 17+ years since our last visit to Destin and we were unsure about any of the areas. We were thrilled with the cleanliness, spaciousness, location and convenience of this condo. Baytowne and the beach are just a short drive or shuttle away and the on-site bike rentals at the marina are perfect for taking advantage of the shady bike paths. Carey was very kind and accommodating as were the managers. We will definitely return!"
    Guest: kelli g. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • We enjoyed our stay

    "Rating Details: I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The unit was very nice, very roomy and had everything that we needed. We did notice when we arrived that a rail at the bottom of the kitchen bar was loose so we called the office to let them know. Other than that, there was nothing negative about the unit at all. We loved the view and the large balcony too."
    Guest: Vicki Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 6, 2014
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Sandestin Area Travel Tips

Get ready for some fun under the sun along the beautiful coastal waters of Destin, Fla. This sandy beachfront community features a wealth of outdoor activities and excursions that will make this vacation a standout in the memory bank. Located on the Florida panhandle, visitors will enjoy the shimmering waters and warm breezes that drift up from the Gulf.

The city as we know it today was established by Captain Leonard Destin, who moved to the northwest Florida coast from Connecticut in the mid-1800s. Captain Destin pioneered the fishing industry in the town that bears his name, and that tradition is still a major part of the community’s economy today. The largest and most elaborately equipped fishing fleet docks here in Destin due to its close proximity to the 100 Fathom curve and deep Gulf waters.

Golfers Paradise

Golf has become a popular activity among tourists and locals alike, and visitors have a wide selection of courses to choose from. Whether you’re a PGA professional or an amateur golfer, you’ll be sure to find a course that is both challenging and fun. These are some of the best fairways scattered in and around the city of Destin:

- Raven Golf Club was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., and features an array of stunning vistas that carve through the marshes and pine groves of Sandestin. The 6,900-yard, par-71 course will present golfers with a challenging and strategy-filled match that is sure to test almost every club in their bags. Over the past few years, this club has played host to PGA events as well as NCAA championships and has been honored by quite a few publications as one of the best courses in Florida.

- Burnt Pine Golf Club is a spectacular 7,000-yard jewel that rests upon the Emerald Coast of Florida. The back nine stretches out along the shoreline of the Choctawhatchee Bay, which provides some absolutely breathtaking natural beauty. The front nine is spread out through the lush pine groves and wetlands that populate the area, but look out - these pretty vistas provide some tricky obstacles as you make your way from tee to tee. The course was designed by architect Rees Jones, and has been hailed as a superior one by Golf Magazine and other publications.

- The Links Golf Club deviates from the classic designs of other courses in the area and presents golfers with rolling hills throughout the fairways, as is typical in links-style courses. Resting along the coastline of the Choctawhatchee Bay with a backdrop provided by the Baytowne Marina, this picturesque landscape envelops players with a sense of calm and tranquility. Unless of course your ball ends up in the pits of one of the many bunkers that surround the manicured greens.

Relaxation and Beaching it Easy

There are numerous public beaches that sprawl along the beautiful Emerald Coast. The white sands and warm Gulf breezes make leisurely living come naturally to even the most high-strung travelers. Sink your toes into the sand and take a load off at one of these excellent beaches:

- Barracuda Beach located at Barracuda and Scenic 98 is open to the public, and presents guests with wide-open expanses of sun-baked coastline. Work on a killer tan or try your hand at some sandcastle construction at this incredible oceanfront locale.

- Calhoun Beach near Restaurant Row is another prime public spot that enables travelers to enjoy the coastal views. Open from dawn to dusk, this beach presents a great view of the crashing waves that surge inward from the Gulf.

- Norriego Point Beach is located on the eastern tip of the peninsula and overlooks Destin Bay. Pack a picnic lunch or a romantic sunset dinner for two on the sands of this natural sanctuary and watch the boats as they slowly drift into the harbor.

Activities in Sandestin

If lounging about in the sand all day gets a little hard to handle, there are quite a few local spots that make for an engaging and fun-filled excursion. This quiet oceanfront community offers visitors an array of great activities spread throughout the town. Take an afternoon to discover some of these excellent hangouts:

- The Destin History and Fishing Museum features a variety of exhibits that document the history of this once quaint fishing village. Visitors will find a variety of antique fishing equipment, including one split bamboo pole and Penn reel that belonged to the late American author Ernest Hemingway.

- Destin’s Main Street Market was established by transplants Tom and Amy Holt as a way to promote local farmers and their produce. Every Saturday morning, guests can find a wide spectrum of fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs and baked goods, making the perfect picnic or just something to snack on during deep excursions.

Transportation To and Around Sandestin

It’s easy to get to Florida, lodging from Okaloosa Regional Airport, just 45 minutes away. Sandestin resort rentals are 60 miles east of Pensacola, about an hour and a half from Pensacola Regional Airport, and Sandestin is just an hour from Panama City-Bay County Airport. In Sandestin, much of your days’ activities are within walking distance, and Destin’s great shopping and restaurants are just a short drive away.

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