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Huge 2BR/2BA Destin Towers, Gulf & Beach Front, Openings @ Monthly Rate Nov-Jan!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 9 with queen sleeper-sofa & roll-away bed.

You will love the French Riviera-inspired decor in our lovely beach front Chateau Champagne. Remodeled and redecorated light and bright with a 'French Cottage on the Beach' flair , 'Chateau Champagne' in Destin Towers is our beach and Gulf-front, charming and spacious (1330 sq ft) 2 BR, 2 BA condo in the heart of Destin right on the Gulf of Mexico on Florida's Emerald Coast. Features include: Granite counter tops in the kitchen and baths, new stainless steel appliances, new kitchen and bath sinks and fixtures, new Thomasville kitchen cabinets and vanities, new tile - everything has been updated. Enjoy fantastic Gulf views from the Gulf front balcony, living room, and master bedroom. When you are ready for the beach, simply take the elevator down, walk past our pool, and onto the Destin beach. Located on our quiet, family-oriented beach, this unit has all of the comforts of home, but it's right on the beach, and the ideal spot to relax and watch the kids and dolphins play.

In January, 2013, Travel Channel's viewers voted Destin as the 'TRAVEL CHANNEL BEST FAMILY BEACH 2013.' See press release below. Destin strives to cater to families and will delight all members of your family as a beach vacation destination.

NEW - High Definition TV with High Def cable channels (including NFL Network) in great room and Master Bedroom.

Destin Towers: Destin Towers is in the best location in the city of Destin, directly across from Big Kahuna's Water Park and close to shopping (Destin Commons Mall, Silver Sands Outlet Mall), fine restaurants, and best of all, on the best stretch of sugar white sands and aqua-blue waters, an ideal spot to watch the dolphins at play and enjoy your well-earned beach vacation. Destin Towers was completely renovated in 2006-7, and was named as a 'Top Pick' Destin Condominium resort by Southern Living Magazine in its 2007 'Destin Family Beach Guide.' In that article, Southern Living said that after a few days at Destin Towers, you will feel more like a resident than a visitor. Destin has been voted 'Best Beach in America' by the readers of USA Today, and 'Best Family Destination' for 13 years in a row by the readers Southern Living Magazine. Destin Towers is a low-density condo, with only 45 units, and only about half available for rental, so you won't have to jostle to get a front row beach spot.

Great Gulf Views and Quiet, Family-Oriented Beach: At Chateau Champagne in Destin Towers, you will have fantastic Gulf views from the Gulf front balcony, living room, and master bedroom. The balcony directly faces the Gulf (NOT a 'side' view), as do all of the units in Destin Towers(see photo from beach). If you are tired of huge crowds on your beach, noisy apartments, impersonal service and exorbitant fees charged by Resort quest and Dale Peterson rentals, choose our Emerald Coast HUGE 2 bedroom beach front condo for your beach vacation rental. Diane and Gerry Champagne invite you to come and experience all that Destin has to offer at Chateau Champagne.

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Gerry Champagne
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Gerry Champagne

Gerry and Diane Champagne, both New Orleans natives, have been married for over 47 years, and now reside in Pensacola, Florida. Gerry is an attorney, and after retiring from a career in the Navy JAG Corps, now serves as General Counsel for the Sheriff of Escambia County, Florida. Diane is active in Ebay sales, specializing in fine cutlery and sports apparel.

Gerry Champagne purchased this condo in 2008

Why Gerry Champagne chose Florida North West


'Focus on the family is in our DNA'

Published: Friday, March 8, 2013 at 13:56 PM.

DESTIN — What Emerald Coast residents have known for years has been confirmed with the Travel Channel’s online poll for the Best Family Beach of 2013.

The Destin area received 43 percent of the votes cast for the best beach destination for a family. Also in the running were the Outer Banks, N.C., Paradise Island in the Bahamas and Cape Cod, Mass.

“This didn’t just happen,” said Dan O’Byrne, director of Okaloosa County’s tourist development department. “The focus on the family is in our DNA. Our attributes are self- evident from our accommodations, our beaches, our people. We’ve been the family vacation spot for decades.

Right on the beautiful, sugar-white sands of Destin. Destin Towers is a low density complex with only 45 units, only half of which are on the rental market. This makes for a relaxing, uncrowded beach vacation spot.

What makes this condo unique

In addition to an uncrowded beach environment, the two bedroom beachfront condominium units in Destin Towers are extremely large (1350 square feet, plus generous balcony space) compared to others in the Destin area. This gives our guests room to stretch out and relax, inside as well as outside.


Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 14
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large master bedroom with walk-in closet, separate vanity area, and en suite bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Sleep Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper
    Roll away bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Sliding glass door to Gulf-front deck provides gorgeous views of the Gulf right from the bed!!
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes: The community pool is not heated. Hot tub is heated year round.


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Huge 2BR/2BA Destin Towers, Gulf & Beach Front, Openings @ Monthly Rate Nov-Jan!
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Breathtaking views await!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a fantastic time! The condo was exactly what we had hoped for!! If you are looking for the beach at your fingertips and views that are breathtaking this is the condo you want. As for location you are right in the heart of Destin and don't have to travel far for anything! I would highly recommend this condo to anyone and we will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo. It was clean and in a great location. Overall the condo complex was great and in the heart of Destin. The only problem we had was not the fault of the owners or the condo. It was that someone on a nearby balcony (we couldn't see them but they were likely in one of the condos below us) smoked often and since we don't like the smell of cigarettes, our clothes to smell bad, and our kids to inhale it, we had to often move back inside which was a shame in the morning and evening time when it's the perfect time to enjoy the great view. IF YOU ARE A SMOKER PLEASE RESPECT OTHER PEOPLE AND CHILDREN ENOUGH TO NOT SMOKE ON YOUR BALCONY!!!! That aside, I would highly recommend this condo to anyone. 5 STARS!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Love the location. Love the small property. Love the upgrades.

  • 3 of 5

Property as a whole was not as well maintained as our previous stay here. Our unit had a lot of upgrades, which where nice, however, the housekeeping aspect was not up to par and the unit could stand some upgrades in the comfort department (mattresses mainly). Pool was also closed for a night and full day.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo was great. So cute!!

  • 5 of 5

Everyone we met was so friendly. The condo is in a great location. So convenient to everywhere!!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location! Beautiful property! Everything was exactly as described! Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo with an amazing view of the Gulf. Morning coffe on the balcony watching the dolphin

  • 5 of 5

It was a very relaxing week with family at the beach. Every thing we could possibly need was provided in the condo. Was happy to having parking under cover as well.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Valparaiso (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Many bars within
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Numerous public golf courses
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many fine restaurants within
Nearest Beach
Destin Towers is right on the beach
Car: recommended

Destin is located in the Florida panhandle, on Florida's 'Emerald Coast,' between Pensacola and Panama City.


Beautiful Destin and its Beach on the Gulf of Mexico have repeatedly been selected by travelers as a favorite beach and family destination. Travel Channel viewers voted the Destin Beach as the world-best 'Best Family Beach 2013' in March 2013. Go to Travel Channel's website and search 'best beach' for details. Destin, was also voted the 'Best Beach' in the USA by the readers of USA Today. In the 2007 Southern Living 'Destin Family Beach Guide' Destin Towers was specifically reviewed and designated a 'Top Pick' Destin beach condo resort. Destin has the distinction of being selected as the 'Best Beach' and the 'Best Family Destination' for 13 years in a row by the readers of Southern Living Magazine

Destin is a vibrant beach resort town, with excellent shopping - including the all new Destin Commons and the Silver Sands Outlet Mall - fine restaurants, and active night life, especially in the spring and summer. Two lovely waterfront walking/shopping areas - Harbor Walk Village (2.5 miles, 5 minute drive from Destin Towers) and Baytowne Wharf (8 miles, 15 minute drive) features numerous fine restaurants and strolling areas for the kids. Grocers are less than 5 minutes away. Fine shopping is available at the new Destin Commons Mall (10 minutes), and brand-name discount shopping is available nearby (15 minutes) Silver Sands Factory Outlet Mall.

Destin is known for its sugar white beaches and clear and calm aqua Gulf waters. Destin is famous as a family destination. Choose Destin and Villa Champagne for the beach vacation of a lifetime.

Other Activities: Deep sea fishing. Destin harbor provides easy access to Gulf of Mexico.

Golf: Golfer's paradise with a wide selection of fine golf courses within 15 minutes; all open to the public.


Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer Discount
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
Snowbird / Winter Discount
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 17 2018 - Apr 20 2018
7 night minimum stay
Apr 21 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer (peak)
May 26 2018 - Aug 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115

Minimum age for renters is 26 years old.

No pets - pets are prohibited by condo association rule.

No smoking - pets are prohibited by condo association rule.

Written rental agreement is required. Agreement will be sent by email as an attachment to confirmation email. Completed, signed agreement can be scanned and emailed back, or it can be mailed to: Chateau Champagne, 3179 Marcus Pointe Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32505.

Questions? Call 850 206 7275

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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