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Recent Sandestin Area reviews

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    "My nine person family just returned from a week at this wonderful home on the beach. We had a terrific time and enjoyed it very much. We were greeted on Saturday by our 5 Star representative, she was informative about homes features and relayed that the grill was not I good condition. They would replace it. This was great news however the new grill did not arrive until Monday afternoon. We made do as everyone was taking turns with the cooking and the non grillers stepped up first. The home is situated one empty lot from the beach. Our basement had a door that literally stepped out on the boardwalk to the beach so in about 50 steps you were in the sand (loved that). Views from the main level porch was somewhat limited (some bush trimming would help immensely). We ended up purchasing a box fan for this porch as in the mornings not much air circulating would be added amenity to have ceiling fans. We made do with $20 box fan from dollar store. The view from the master bedroom deck was fabulous and often I would have to run others off so we could go to bed :-) this also could use ceiling fans as breeze died down in the evenings. Both porches furniture was in need of new cushions as they were very dirty. I'm sure product of being out all the time. However, when you pay what the weekly cost is for this place you expect cleanliness. Kitchen was well stocked with decent pots and pans. This has been as problem for me in the past so much that I usually will bring my own skillet. Did not need it here here. Furniture is in "good" condition beds were comfortable no one complained I slept great! Last dig... Construction on the house next door was not pleasant. I called 5 star on Wednesday. I know there was nothing they could really do about the issue but felt I needed to vent to someone. Spoke with customer service they were going to check about ordinances and all that. I told her that I realized this was out of there control and asked if there was any way to be compensated. She said they would call back. 1 week later I am still waiting on the call.... In all a beautiful location for our family to rest and enjoy the beach. I would stay here again, if you are considering this property you may want to see if construction on house next door is completed."
    Guest: Vickie H. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 17, 2014
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  • We were very impressed with the rental property .

    "The owner was great to work with. The rental was very clean and well maintained . We had a great time at the condo. We would go back anytime!!"
    Guest: James M. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 23, 2014
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    "Very pleased with my stay. At a time when flooding was all around the owner assured me the place was dry & it was."
    Guest: Bcrafe Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 22, 2014
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  • Vacation 2014

    "Rating Details: I was very 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 accommodations were wonderful. We have a large family with several young children. This was a gret environment for them and us adults as well. We are very pleased with the location of the hotel. However the beach access was was overly crowded and impossible to use that beach. That was not a problem for us though."
    Guest: Barbara Date of Stay: June 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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