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Recent Sandestin Area reviews

  • Wonderful Location - Great for Families

    "We planned this trip at the last minute. So happy with location for Spring Break since ocean cold anyway. We could walk to restaurants with stroller. Everything child friendly. House supplied plenty of dishwasher soap which was great for a rental property. House was clean and pretty well equipped. Dish soap would have been helpful. Note, there are a lot of stairs. This is not an issue unless you have kids or grandparents that struggle with steps."
    Guest: Liz O. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
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  • Issues with Resolutions

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We arrived on Sunday and were told 72 hours earlier that our unit was having construction done on the patio. It was very disappointing and late notice. We were given the option of a refund, stay in unit with limited ocean view or change to a different unit that was not as nice as the one we paid for. We were on the 10th floor and the other units we were given a choice of 1...19th floor (I don't like to stay above the 11th floor for safety reasons) 2...9th floor...really outdated 3. 3rd floor with limited beach view. We opted to stay in our original unit. On Monday morning the drilling started at 8 am, but it was fine because I got up at 7 and one of the kids could sleep through anything. However, a couple of things happened in the unit...washing machine wasn't working properly and the dishwasher had a leak. The ladies in the Gibson office were very accomodating to me. They gave us the opportunity to move to one of the other units. We did, but the unit we moved to had a water bug infestation, so in the middle of the night, we moved back to our original unit and stayed there for the duration or our stay. The washing machine was fixed as well as other issues with the unit. The ladies in the Gibson office were very nice and apologetic. Once the construction is complete, the rental would be great!"
    Guest: A guest from Grapevine, TX Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 25, 2015
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  • Wonderful view great condo !

    "Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: I loved the condo the area was wonderful,so much to do. The beach was great and when the weather was nice it was great. I would defiantly stay again! Your staff was so helpful and efficient. Thank you so much"
    Guest: Sharon L. Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 2, 2015
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  • Great Spring Break 2015

    "Our family had a wonderful time at Westwinds in the Sandestin Resort. We rented a unit from Marcella #4727. Marcella was great, quick to respond with any questions we had. My husband and I stayed with our two teenage children and had a blast. The condo was clean and updated. We loved the deck with the comfortable furniture and great view of the pool and the ocean. We will go back. Great time, thank you Marcella!!"
    Guest: Spring Break 2015 Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 31, 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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