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Beach Front! 5 Star Platinum! **SPECIAL**Apr 15-18 $110/NT

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 850 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Just Remodeled! New carpet in bedroom, new couch, chair, area rugs, new balcony furniture and new bedding! **Free Beach Service during Season and High speed Internet Service**

Everyone wants to stay at BEACHFRONT you can stay in one that is absolutely gorgeous rated Platinum! Features include granite counters, 18' tile on the diagonal in kitchen, living and dining room, stainless appliances, tiled backsplash and beautifully decorated in a gorgeous, casual elegance designed by Norwalk Furniture. This unit features crown molding throughout, tile floor (except bedrooms), designer window treatments and comforters, shower curtains and pillows and gorgeous art work. The large living area is centered around an elegant sofa and chair and beautiful accent pieces of furniture.

The Master Bedroom is very classy with designer colors, a master bath with jetted tub and designer granite sinks. For your convenience, there is a secondary half bath with a granite sink!

There is a washer and dryer in the unit for your convenience.

The view.....the view is 'to die for'. You can see the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico anywhere in the living room and kitchen....or you can relax on the balcony and enjoy the breathtaking view.

This unit is very special. It is bargain priced and is designed for those who want luxury. It is located in the popular Crystal Beach area of Scenic Highway 98, just minutes from Destin Commons, the Outlet Mall, Downtown Destin and Sandestin.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Donna Daniel
Member since: 2003
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Donna Daniel

We purchased this beautiful condo in Nov, 2006. It has a great view of the Beach, but we immediately remodeled it with new kitchen cabinets, granite counter, new stainless appliances, new tile and carpet, crown molding, new light fixtures and faucets and new sinks in the baths! We also updated the bedding and custon drapes for the living room. The condo is not decorated in your typical 'beach' theme which folks tell me they are very tired of. I have a great cleaning person and a great maintenance person! Jerry and I are retired but I manage my 3 condos in Destin and some local properties as well. We keep busy! We have one daughter and Son in Law, Jennifer and Henry, and 3 grand kids and one step grand kid (Haylea is 14, Jack is 7, Baby Henry is a few days old and Katie is 14)

Donna Daniel purchased this condo in 2006

Why Donna Daniel chose Crystal Beach

The Crystal Sands is centrally located with a fabulous view!

What makes this condo unique

The condo is updated and close to everything!


Crystal Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

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Beach Front! 5 Star Platinum! **SPECIAL**Apr 15-18 $110/NT
average rating of 4.7586207 based on 29 reviews
New Albany, Indiana

Adult Fall Break 2015

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Destin a number of times but these were by far the nicest accommodations that we have ever had. The condo was just as it appears on the web site. It was beautiful and fully equipped. The location is absolutely perfect! Several friends were also in Destin at this time and none of their condos compared to yours. We had a wonderful time and the weather was perfect. We enjoyed going to the local restaurants and tried out several new ones. We arrived at the tail end of the schools' fall break and the crowds were way down. We were able to enjoy the beaches, restaurants, stores, etc. without fighting the crowds. I would recommend that visitors try Lulu's at the bay, Pompano Joe's and Surf Hut. Great good and you can't beat the atmosphere! Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patricia, thanks so much for the great review! We make every effort to keep our home beautiful for our guests! I cant wait to hear from you next time! Donna
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Great Location with amazing views!

  • 4 of 5

The condo was great! Free beach service a definite plus! Parking was easy and the elevator and beach access very accessible. The kitchen was immaculate and up to date and furnishings were beautiful. One reason I gave 4 out of 5 stars was because the room was not as clean as I would have liked which doesn't really reflect on the owner as much as the cleaning service used. There was just a lot of dust on the walls and window sills as well as an empty Gatorade bottle on the floor of the bedroom just under the edge of the bed and a couple of other missed items from the previous guests. Just kind of a hit and miss cleaning that appeared to be done in a hurry like my teenagers would do. Also, I much prefer a door keypad with a code rather than trying to keep up with keys. Otherwise, the owner was great and there was plenty of room! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stacey, I am so sorry that the condo was not perfectly clean. I take cleanliness very seriously, and I will certainly get with my cleaning folks to make certain that the condo is super clean each time! Thanks so much for taking the time to submit a review.
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Great property

  • 4 of 5

I really enjoyed my stay....This Condo is very lovely... My only issue was I could not enjoy the ocean view while sitting on the balcony because my neighbors were constantly outside smoking cigarettes and various other things. I know smoking is not allowed inside but not really sure if Crystal Sands is a totally smoke free property. I will definitely request one in the future. The property itself was amazing.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and clean.

  • 4 of 5

It was clean a/c worked really well, beautiful view of the beach, really enjoyed staying there. Can't wait to do it again next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jack & Claudia Allen

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this fabulous condo in August of 2015 then returned to it in September 2016.. IT is absolutely perfect!! It is very well kept and VERY CLEAN!! Access to the beach is perfect and so close! The owner is very easy to work with. VERY NICE!!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for submitting such a great review. Keep me in mind for next time!
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I highly recommend (and I am very picky)

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed in 208A Crystal Sands West in August of 2013. We returned for a trip July 24-July 31, 2016. It was nicer than I had remembered! The unit was clean and very well stocked. I did not notice any of the negatives that the reviewed in June had stated. The unit, sheets, and towels were very clean. The unit has everything you need to cook any meal and is very comfortable. The view is amazing. You can sit in the living room or kitchen and feel like you are on the beach. There is a washer/dryer to wash your swim suits and whatever else you want. I hate to say it (because I will likely return), but the owner could very easily get 10% - 15% more than she is charging. It is an amazing deal. When we were driving through town we saw hotel/motel units advertising rooms available starting at $280. Those units were blocks away from the beach. With this unit you are RIGHT on the beach. The condo has a private beach meaning that you are not like the unfortunate people who are staying across the street (or further) who have to walk and find a public access point. And, you are not as cramped as those who have to stay within the public access points. The sand and water were beautiful! For the price we paid for this unit I felt guilty running the air conditioning and washing clothes...seriously, it is nice and for the same price or more you can find yourself cramped in a small hotel room and walking a long way for a small, crowded public assess portion of the beach. I would highly recommend this unit to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer, thank you so much for this outstanding review! I try very hard to present a place where my guests will feel like home....very comfortable! I look forward to your next vacation! Thanks again!!!!!
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790 on the Gulf Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Camille's at Crystal Beach
Seafood Restaurant
O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer & Oyster Sports Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Twirl Frozen Yogurt
Frozen Yogurt Shop
The Crab Trap Destin
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Barnes & Noble Cafe-Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Pazzo Italiano
Italian Restaurant
Miller's Ale House - Destin
Sports Bar
James Lee Park
World of Beer
Bar & Grill
La Famiglia
Italian Restaurant
Formula Fresh Superfood Bar
Juice Shop
Zoës Kitchen
Mediterranean Restaurant
El Jalisco Destin
Mexican Restaurant
Cups and Cones Destin
Coffee Shop
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop
Hamburger Restaurant
Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl and Grill
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Live Music Venue
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Primrose Restaurant
Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar
American Restaurant
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
The Craft Bar
Destin Commons
RedBrick Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Zesty Baguette Bistro
Vietnamese Restaurant
Beach Walk Cafe
Jet's Pizza
Pizza Delivery
Tuscany Italian Bistro
Thai Basil Destin
Thai Restaurant
Bonefish Grill
Seafood Restaurant
First Watch - Destin
Breakfast Restaurant
O Crepe du soleil
Breakfast Restaurant
Half Shell Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Back Yard Burgers
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Japanese Steakhouse
Tops Choice Hamburgers
Hamburger Restaurant
Health Food Restaurant
Jasmine Thai
Thai Restaurant
Captain Dave's On the Gulf
Seafood Restaurant
Kenny D'S New Orleans Cuisine
Bar & Grill
Emerald Bay Golf Club
Gator Beach
Kelly Plantation Golf Club
Lennys Subs
Sandwich Shop
Chicken Wings Restaurant
China One
Chinese Restaurant
Real Thai Fusion Restaurant
Thai Restaurant
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
FL 98
Car: necessary

Crystal Sands West, Crystal Beach, Destin FL is located in the heart of Destin about 1/2 mile from Destin Commons, great restaurants, close to downtown Destin and the Water Park, and the Track. There are many golf courses to choose from, and you are close to the Destin Harbor Docks where you can go deep sea fishing, rent a boat, and many other water sports.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $110 + Tax
Administrative $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

No hidden Fees! You check in directly at the condo where there is a lockbox at the front door.
Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Call for last minute specials! If there are less than 4 nights available between bookings, then I will rent less than 4 nights! There cannot be only one or two nights open between bookings!
Absolutely no smoking or pets!
I do not rent to anyone under the age of 25.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.