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Recent Sandestin Area property reviews

  • Wonderful Family Trip!!!!!!!

    "We are back home after a great vacation and I just wanted to send a note of thanks to let you know how much we loved your home and what a terrific place you have! We thank you so much for all of the hospitality and comfort and it worked out to be just perfect for us! We could not possibly have "wanted" for anything and we appreciate all of your efforts and details more than you know. The location could not have been better ... we loved going to the pool with the little ones and the older boys just had the best time at the "the boardwalk". We looked at places on the ocean at the start of this search and it was ultimately so nice to be away from it when the day was done! Your home was just ideal for us. It was really just perfect! Thank you for all of your efforts to make it so comfortable and everything you did to make it so easy! We thank you for everything!"
    Guest: Amy C. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: June 24, 2014
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  • Great location, great use of space.

    "My family and I frequent Baytowne Wharf and as the other condos are nice, this property brings something completely different to the table. After a long day of shopping it was wonderful to come "home" to a beautifully appointed condo with plenty of places to relax and recharge after being around people all day. The interior design layout leaves no space unused, from the thoughtful amenities to the high end appliances this property is not just for showering and sleeping between shopping and beach trips, but for admiring and entertaining. Thanks to the Kierst's for their hospitality, we will be returning soon. The Helton Family"
    Guest: b Date of Stay: December 2011 Review Submitted: December 13, 2011
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  • Very relaxing

    "Everything you need is right there. Very relaxing getaway for all ages. The water was perfect and we enjoyed the kayaks, water boards, inflatables etc. My family enjoyed the stay immensely."
    Guest: Isobel N. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • Great Condo in the heart of Baytowne Wharf

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this well appointed condo located in the heart of it all. The balcony was wonderfully oversized and offered views of the bay and wharf area. It was nice to sit outside and listen to the bands play from the restaurants below in the evenings. (Friday evening, however, the music could be heard inside the unit in the master bedroom which was a bit bothersome at 2 a.m.) Windows galore throughout the condo, a stand alone ice maker in the fridge and a spacious living area are just a few of the items we enjoyed. Our family had a wonderful vacation and hope to be back here next year in the same place."
    Guest: Kimberly F. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 19, 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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