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Recent Sandestin Area reviews

  • Beautiful, Comfortable, Great Oceanfront View, Great Communication

    "Our family stayed in this condo summer of 2014. It was wonderful! Every thing a vacation spot should be - light, bright, relaxing, clean and super comfortable. The decor reminds me of Ballard Design. Plenty of tvs & DVD players and wifi. Check in/out was simple. The owners communicated clearly and quickly. Oh and Cutco knives! We hope to go back soon. Thanks!"
    Guest: MDR Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 13, 2014
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  • Not what we needed, but beautiful....

    "I have been to Sandestin several times, but this was my first time in Pine Ridge. We had previously stayed in Tivoli by the Sea through Platinum Services of Destin, and two other locals on the North side of the gate through private VRBO listings. We arrived very late at night and were shocked to see that this condo is *NOT* ground floor-- it's what we call in the North "Basement Level." Three women in their 30's with health/mobility problems (1 w/walker) had to navigate a total of 20+ steps over three separate stair landings! There are about 6 steps, small landing, 6 steps small landing and then about 12 or so to the bottom where you actually find the door... yes, the lanai is ground level, however access itself is not. There is no outside access from the lanai and one of the two bedrooms does have access to the outside, but it is not derivable for loading/unloading and very steep to walk up and down and door cannot be locked from the outside anyway. These tiled stairs up and down are VERY slippery in the rain, and if I had small children, I would have been a wreck! Simply finding the stairs was a huge shock and disappointment because we read the listing here and on the website, watched the video and read reviews... The location on the resort itself is wonderful- 1st development by the main South gate for access to everything on the North side and easily accessible to the beach. While it was February in Florida, and one of the coldest ones in the books, we were on the beach every day for Sunrise and Sunset, and then some. Not a long walk at all to main beach access point. The layout inside the condo is wonderful- Master Bedroom is on opposite side as two other rooms. Large living room and beautiful kitchen. The condo was clearly a rental and not a second home, although overall pleasant. The pots need updating. They are all non-stick and a supply of cooking utensils for non-stick cookware is desperately needed to keep pots in shape. We had some minor maintenance requests that were all dealt with appropriately and swiftly. Our only main complain was the tubs didn't seem really clean, and we ended up cleaning them ourselves. We love Sandestin and we love Platinum Services of Destin. Elizabeth has been nothing short of amazing each and every stay. We look forward to coming back to Sandestin, and booking again through PSD.... it just won't be at this particular condo, and mainly because the stairs make it, for us, dangerous."
    Guest: Alexandra Z. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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  • Just perfect

    "This place is wonderful. Am here now with my wife and two girls, ages 9 and 11. Sitting on the 12th floor balcony looking straight on to the gulf. Blue-green water, the sound of waves, and a few people walking along the beach. Was amazing to wake up to a large view of the gulf from the bed in the master bedroom. My girls enjoyed having their own beds and full bathroom. Cable TV in all rooms. Large walk-in closet. The decor of the condo is eclectic. Truly a vacation feel to it. Nice kitchen, open to the dining area, sofas, and beyond to the ocean. What a great place!"
    Guest: Andy D. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 14, 2014
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    "Two families with teenage boys at spring break. It certainly wasn't just about the kids! So spacious and well-appointed with everything you need. The balcony alone could house a whole family. Will definitely return."
    Guest: JB Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 17, 2015
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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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