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Pvt. Hot Tub-Right on Water-Pvt. Garage-Lovely Views & Decor-End Unit-Lazy River

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,085 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-9)

Our gorgeous 3 bedroom condo is waiting for you and your family to come enjoy the beautiful Emerald Coast. Part of the new Heron building here at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort you will enjoy so many amenities, you might not have time to visit them all!

Our condo has a gorgeous direct waterfront view of the calming inner coastal waterway. You have a private view where you can enjoy watching sailboats, barges, and even a favorite spot for kite-boarders with the shallow waters of this barrier island. We also have a large 4 person hot tub on our patio, only on lanai units which have a larger porch and close access to the pool area. Below our unit is our private garage that you also can use while you are staying which leads straight to the private Heron bldg pool. Leave your beach chairs, toys, or fishing poles at your convenience in our garage.

Come relax in our lavish condo that has bright cheerful rooms as well as elegance and sophistication that will keep you coming back for more. Our unit has 3 large bedrooms, King in master, Queen in guest, 2 twins in guest, Queen sleeper sofa, and 1 single roll-away bed. 2 Baths, a laundry room with a washer/dryer, kitchen table with seating for 8, Flatscreen TV's & DVD in the living and Master, TV/DVD in both guest rooms, as well as FREE INTERNET!!!

We have the BEST location in town. Okaloosa Island connects Destin to Fort Walton Beach and there are so many things to do here on the island.

On the bayside, you have 2 private pools, a 700 ft. lazy river, 2 large hot tubs, a wading pool great for little ones, and a waterfall pool that is heated in the winter. You can also enjoy the beautiful landscaped waters edge where you can grill out and eat at the picnic tables and watch the boats go by. Dolphins also often swim in the bay also.

Not only do you have THIS pool area, but you can walk across the walkover to the beachside where you also have access to all of their amenities. This includes a 5,000 sq. ft. pool, kiddy pool, hot tub, and a kiddy waterplayground. There is also a state of the art fitness room. And don't forget the gorgeous white beaches at Destin West!

After that, enjoy 4 miles of undeveloped beach and bay front where you can escape with a private walk and watch the sun rise or take a dip in our warm waters.

We are also right across the street from the local boardwalk where you can eat at beachfront restaurants, let the kids play on the beach playground, fish on the pier, shop, or watch surfers catch a wave.

The Gulfarium is also within walking distance where they have great shows with sea lions, dolphins, sea otters, and many more sea life. Adults enjoy it as well! Choose from numerous famous golf courses and so much more.

Please email me for more pictures. Does it get any better than this? We look forward to sharing our condo with you and yours.

Leave me a comment or tell me about a place that's YOUR favorite!

Keywords: Lanai

Private garage underneath

Private hot tub

More Details

Property Manager
Shelley Tumlin
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2085 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Single Rollaway bed left in master bedroom closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Pvt. Hot Tub-Right on Water-Pvt. Garage-Lovely Views & Decor-End Unit-Lazy River
average rating of 4.870968 based on 62 reviews

Fantastic View. Big Condo Great facilities.

  • 4 of 5

Our second time in Destin. Start with a few negatives end with positives. Grown kids complained a couple of the beds were not comfortable. It appears you have 2 entrances but the 2nd one is thru the garage which is being used for storage not a big deal just looks in the pics as you can walk out to the bay-seawall. Positives- View is fantastic, Its a good size condo,The hot tub was nice on a chilly day. Condo facilities are LARGE and well maintained. Beach across the street, Pier walking distance, Boat Dock which allowed fishing. I like the location easy to access western Destin. The Emerald Grand is easy to get to. There is Publix within a mile and it is not crazy like the one in Destin. I would stay there again if the opportunity comes around.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tony, Thank you for coming and I am glad you enjoyed the condo, views, and resort. Concerning the mattresses: I just bought new plush top twin mattresses this fall with new boxsprings? I cannot explain that one. I guess it's just a matter of opinion. I know our King posturepedic is almost new, but I will look back at my records for the queen. About the picture of the back porch, I am sorry. Maybe that confuses people. I thought you could see from the picture the stairs lead straight down to a wall which is the garage behind that. I actually thought it was helping people to see they are right on the water. I get so many questions about the layout of everything. I will have to adjust that. And yes, we have a spare washer/dryer and a trailer for moving condo items in the garage. But there is enough room to store the beach chairs, toys, fishing poles, etc... Thank you for letting me know it confused you. I will try and make that more clear upon booking or try and take another closer shot. Thanks again for coming over Christmas and I am glad you will be back again. I appreciate your feedback and hope to help you the future! Thank you! Shelley
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Lovely Apartment, Beautiful Area

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment in an outstanding area. We had an amazing holiday here. The apartment is perfect for 2 couples with two large bedrooms and a third for the children. We didn't use the hot tub as the weather was too hot. The patio door was broken (but still lockable) when we arrived, and Shelly did her absolute best to get it fixed straight away. We understand things can go wrong when you rent apartments, it's how it's dealt with which makes the difference, and Shelleys customer service was 5 star. We would definitely stay here again as the apartment is so lovely and the beach is amazing!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place. Loved it

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the convenience of home. Located close to great restaurants. The beach was beautiful. Lots of family friendly people. The condo was very clean and comfortable. The management was quick in responding to any questions, not just about the property. Lazy river was relaxing and fun.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Beautiful property- relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

Second time to visit- unit was very clean, had great views. Furnishings were nice- a little dated though. Mattresses were old- had to buy a topper to sleep on master bed. Guest bed was propped up by piece of wood. Hot tub had some broken headrests- could just use a refresher all the way around the unit. Suggestions from last year concerning a step stool for hot tub were used and appreciated!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: NEW in 2017: New Tempurpedic King Mattress, 2 New Twin Mattresses, 2 New Rugs (Living/Dining), New beautiful vinyl hardwood floors in both guest bedrooms, 1 New Sliding Glass Door New Master BR Dresser Hi Leslie, Thank you for coming again. I do need to start out my response for future guests reading this and address that our Master BR King Mattress is a Tempurpedic NEW this 2017 spring! So, I'm surprised you found it uncomfortable. :( However, each guest is different in what they prefer. We do update many items every year in order to keep our condos well-maintained. Thank you for letting me know of the wood in/on? the guest bed. I am not sure exactly what this means as it is a secure bed, but I will look at it to try and better understand. Thank you for the suggestion of the hot tub headrests. I will take care of that. We do keep a clean condo and update major items every year. I am glad you appreciated the hot tub step stool I bought from your suggestion last year. We do listen to our guests! Thanks again Shelley
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Great view

  • 4 of 5

Loved the view from this condo. The condo was nice however the master bedroom carpet is stained & frayed at the doorways, the kitchen cookware - skillets need to be replaced & plates are chipped. The hot tub cover is very worn & had sand in the bottom & oily film on top. The door security code changed resulting in our family being locked out of the condo the day before we were scheduled to leave; however, this was corrected with a phone call just cost some time & frustration.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Shari, I am glad you enjoyed the view from our condo. It is very pretty. I am sorry you were locked out the last day. That is frustrating. But I am glad we were able to get you back in. Sometimes people enter in their code too quickly. After 3 try's, it will lock you out for 5 minutes for security reasons. Our hot tubs are emptied out and filled back up with every change of guests. We have a very dependable hot tub maintenance man. If I had known, I could have sent him back out to vacuum any bit of sand at the bottom. We want your stay to be as comfortable as possible. Please let me or your next owner/manager know if you have any issues at all during your stay. We are more than happy to take of it for you. I will definitely check those skillets and chipped plates. Items get worn out quickly in a rental and I am more than happy to replace them when I am aware. So thank you for letting me know and thanks again for coming. Sincerely, Shelley
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Great condo

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Destin West. The condo was actually better than advertised. (I recommend new pictures). Shelley and her team were a joy to deal with. Unfortunately there were a couple downsides, but none of them are the condo. The only issue I had with the property is one rule at the pool. No drinks in the pool. I understand no glass, of course, but if I can't go around the lazy river with a beer in my hand, it's not quite "lazy" enough for me.

It really is quite a hike to the beach. If you're expecting clear blue water, this is not the place. The beach Is next to a fishing pier so you have dead fish and chum coming on the beach constantly. If you're coming to fish or you don't mind walking 2 or 3 miles down the beach away from the pier, this is your spot.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Jeremy, I am glad you enjoyed the condo itself! And yes, we added new vinyl flooring to the guest bedrooms. I need to update those pictures. I think it looks beautiful! Whereas it would be nice to have a drink in the pool, it's not our resort's fault. It is a Florida State Law: NO GLASS IS PERMITTED ON THE POOL DECK AND NO FOOD OR DRINK IS PERMITTED WITHIN 4 FEET OF THE POOL’S EDGE. (FLORIDA STATUTE 64E.9.004(4)). As far as the Gulf of Mexico this year, I honestly don't think the fish are from the pier. It could be, but there is a certain time when the gulf has a low oxygen level and it causes dead fish all along the gulf coast. I am from this area and it happens every summer for a short time. But it's usually not a lot of fish. The past few weeks the water has not been very clear. Sometimes the tides bring in June grass. Maybe next time come in May, early June, or October. Those are some of my favorite months and the water can get extremely clear. I hope you will come again and maybe try one of our gulfside condos instead on a different month. Thanks for choosing our condo and I hope you will return! Thanks, Shelley
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7.1 Miles
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Accidental Damage Waiver $49
Tax Rate 11.0%

VRBO now charges guests a Service Fee up front which is a percentage of the rental rate.
We strongly recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance for your vacation protection.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.