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Bedrooms 3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property


LOCAL OWNER. CRYSTAL VILLAS A11 is a low-rise condominium located directly on the Gulf and within walking distance to shopping and restaurants.

This walk-up, third floor unit offers spectacular sunsets, sugar-white beaches and pool. Largest unit available at Crystal Villas!! Please note Crystal Villas does not have an elevator.

With the third floor location of A11, we have vaulted ceilings, a large updated kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steele appliances, 2 full baths and three bedrooms. Comfortably sleeps 8 with a king-sized bed in the master, a queen-sized bed in the loft, two twin beds in the children's room and a sofa sleeper in the living room.

Our condominium is updated, tastefully decorated and well maintained. A true vacation paradise. You will want to return every year!!

Complimentary seasonal beach service and free wifi.

Keywords: Condominium


More Details

Charlie Brannon
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Charlie Brannon

My husband and I have owned property in Destin since the late 1970's. We have been blessed to be able to travel the world and yet have never found any beaches to compare with the beauty of the beaches in Destin, Florida. We take pride in offering our guest properties that we personally would enjoy renting - nicely furnished, well maintained in great locations.

Charlie Brannon purchased this condo in 1984

Why Charlie Brannon chose Crystal Beach

Destin is the premier location for families to enjoy the beautiful white sand and emerald green waters of Florida beaches and to be close to award winning restaurants and excellent shopping.

What makes this condo unique

Gorgeous views, comfortable and well appointed condominium and in a perfect location. We have many return guests each year and we appreciate them booking with us.


Crystal Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Quiet hours 10pm to 8am. Two cars per unit.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2. Master bath can be entered from bedroom or from hall.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 twin beds. Room Sleeps 2.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofa sleeper in living room.
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom is on first floor., Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed is in loft., Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 twin beds in small upstairs bedroom, Sleep Sofa in Living room.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Complimentary umbrella and two chairs. Seasonal.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Perfect size and location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week here at crystal villas. Loved having umbrellas and chairs each day on the beach. Our location was perfect and we were close to all the restaurants and shopping. Thank you for letting us stay at your lovely place!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. Destin is beautiful all year but September can be close to perfect! The beach service we provide for our guests makes going to the beach so easy. A towel, suntan lotion and a book and you are set for the day! We hope you and your family made some great memories. We look forward to your return to our Crystal Villas condo. Charlie
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Awesome Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great. It was very well stocked with everything you might need. The pool was what you would expect, it was not spectacular, but was clean and was great for the kids when it was raining with it being indoors. The condo was the perfect location and was only steps away from the beach. It was also less than a 5 minute drive to a grocery store and a beach activity supply store. The convenience to the beach was the best part. The beach was also blocked off for a private beach so it was not crowded at all. It was also great having the 2 beach chairs and umbrella already set up when you were ready to go down to the beach. The condo was super clean and the beds were very comfortable. Charlie was great to work with and went over and above to get our reservation made on late notice. We would definitely rent this condo again, it was one of the best vacations we have ever had!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Great views, clean, comfortable beds, convenient location - just the things an owner and future guests want to hear! I hope your family will make our Crystal Villas condo your property of choice when visiting Destin. I look forward to your return. Charlie
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Beautiful condo right on beach

  • 5 of 5

This condo was beautifully decorated and well stocked. The bed in master was so very comfortable you sink right into it. The private upstairs loft has a bedroom and another room with two twin beds. Very enjoyable stay at Destin with the beach right there. Good access to restaurants, grocery, shopping and everything you need. I would highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. You pointed out things that guests always want to know - comfortable beds, spacious, excellent views and of course directly on the gulf. Our location is on the less congested end of the Crystal Beach area but as you pointed out so convenient to everything. We look forward to your return.
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Cute condo on beautiful Crystal Beach!

  • 4 of 5

Very well appointed condo. Great view! Kitchen was updated and whole unit was very well taken care of! Only complaint was hauling luggage up three floors, but nothing the owner could control. Would rent again!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review of our Crystal Villas condo. Being on the third floor allows for the best view and largest floor plan - a trade off for those stairs! So glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return. Charlie
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Terrific beachfront condo

  • 4 of 5

We just spent a wonderful two months in this condo and are already looking forward to next year. The condo is very spacious, well stocked and comfortable. The newly renovated kitchen is gorgeous and spotlessly clean. The king size bed in the master is extremely comfortable. The view could not be better and we thoroughly enjoyed the new balcony set. We loved watching dolphins and spectacular sunsets. The beach, if course, is amazing! Charlie is a caring owner and wonderful to work with.

The selection of restaurants is endless and shopping is very convenient. We would definitely recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Judy and Ray, Thank you for the great review. You were my first guests after updating the kitchen as well as the master bedroom suite. Delighted to hear you enjoyed both. I agree the view is spectacular and the condo could not be more convenient to shopping and great restaurants. I look forward to your return. Charlie
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A great open space!

  • 5 of 5

We returned just last night, and we had a great week! We lucked up on perfect weather! Your kitchen was the most well stocked of anywhere we have stayed before! And the beds were very cozy! The kids occupied the top floor and enjoyed having their own space! The lofted living area made the space seem much more open! And what a bonus having the umbrella and chairs included... Jason was great! And just minutes away from so many popular restaurants! (A very short walk to Camille's... Now one of my faves!) All communication has been very thorough and extremely timely! We look forward to renting in the future!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Camille's at Crystal Beach
Seafood Restaurant
Primrose Restaurant
Beach Walk Cafe
Barnes & Noble Cafe-Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Pazzo Italiano
Italian Restaurant
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
790 on the Gulf Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Live Music Venue
Miller's Ale House - Destin
Sports Bar
Twirl Frozen Yogurt
Frozen Yogurt Shop
Zesty Baguette Bistro
Vietnamese Restaurant
Jet's Pizza
Pizza Delivery
The Craft Bar
Uncle Buck's Fish Bowl and Grill
O'Quigley's Seafood Steamer & Oyster Sports Bar
Seafood Restaurant
Cups and Cones Destin
Coffee Shop
Half Shell Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches
Sandwich Shop
World of Beer
Bar & Grill
Hamburger Restaurant
Zoës Kitchen
Mediterranean Restaurant
First Watch - Destin
Breakfast Restaurant
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Japanese Steakhouse
La Famiglia
Italian Restaurant
Formula Fresh Superfood Bar
Juice Shop
Thai Basil Destin
Thai Restaurant
Bonefish Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Destin Commons
El Jalisco Destin
Mexican Restaurant
Health Food Restaurant
RedBrick Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Jasmine Thai
Thai Restaurant
Gator Beach
The Crab Trap Destin
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Lennys Subs
Sandwich Shop
Chicken Wings Restaurant
China One
Chinese Restaurant
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
James Lee Park
Cuvée Kitchen + Wine Bar
American Restaurant
Chicken Salad Chick
Southern Restaurant (US)
Kelly Plantation Golf Club
Tuscany Italian Bistro
Wendy's Kitchen
Takeout Restaurant
O Crepe du soleil
Breakfast Restaurant
Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
Barbecue Restaurant
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Steak House
Back Yard Burgers
Tops Choice Hamburgers
Hamburger Restaurant
The Back Porch
Seafood Restaurant
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Car: recommended

Destin is known as The Luckiest Fishing Village In The World. Numerous golf courses as well as many exceptional restaurants and home to Silver Sands Premuim Outlets.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $125
Tax Rate 11.0%

First Payment to the owner includes $1000 and 11% tax. A service fee is paid directly to VRBO that is also displayed on the first payment required.
Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve are at FALL rates

Check in is 4PM or later. Check out is 10AM or earlier.



Owner'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.