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Unobstructed Gulf Views! Beach Across St! Pool Onsite. UpDated! April Specials!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-11)

Costa Vista, "Sea Turtle Watch" is our Charming family town home villa across the Street from the Beach. Location is perfect for Fun in the Sand adventures. We Offer Paddle Boards extra, please keep us posted you want to reserve 1 or 2, since boards are easily accessible onsite and value priced for 6 days! Or, rent Jet skis, Kayaks, Golf, Deep Sea Fishing excursions in the Destin's Little Fishing village. Pompano Joe's beach restaurant and bar is within steps from our little retreat. We Include 2 Adult Beach Bikes for your enitre stay which is $60 savings ( weekly) plus tax for you! This home has our Special Touch - so you as comfortable as in your own home! Location is in between Destin and SanDestin, FL...Miramar Beach. We Updated in 2017 to a King Size Bed in the Master with a private bath (ensuite), separate balcony, and dining / living area have the Best of Your Unobstructed Water views. Faster Wireless internet/ Wifi Secured was added Dec 2017! The guest room has an slight Ocean view, with sunlight reflecting enough to sparkle in your room. New community lounge pool chairs for you to enjoy and 1 on our master deck with tables for appetizers, drink, or dinner outside the living room balcony! You must see our newly decorated home includes Travertine/porcelain tile, newly updated carpeting in both 2 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Bath Beach location, new stainless steel kitchen appliances, and more additions to make your stay comfortable. 40 inch Flat Screen TV in the living area ,with a Flat screen 38' TV in Master Bedroom and a flat screen in the guest room! We are located very central and the ultimate location between Destin, Golf Resorts. Miramar Beach is located between Destin and SanDeston, Fl. 'Sea Turtle Watch' is our lovely townhome villa across the street from the beautiful Gulf of Mexico / body of water. Watch for Dolphins playing, jumping, which makes your stay on the beach a visit of a lifetime. Every morning have coffee just outside your bedroom on your private balcony, while you might get a glimpse of the boats passing through, or see the exotic shades of red and orange as the sun sets over the ocean.

Private Balconies are off the living room and the master bedroom with a serene unobstructed sights of the emerald turquoise water. You can relax with a good book, morning or evening tea, and enjoy your Gulf Breeze time from each east Deck/balcony. Across the street you have access to walk and jog on the beach road or Surf side, watch beautiful sunrises and spectacular sunsets, or just lounge on your private deck at your leisure. You will hear the sound of the Ocean water splashing against the shore while dining outside or relaxing on the 2 covered porches. Breathe in the ocean air, soak up the sun's rays, schedule a deep sea fishing excursion, go for a fun parasailing trip, numerous rental excursion options are all in walking distance. We provide 2 adult bikes complimentary! And, additional bikes can be delivered at your door step, along with golf carts, scooters for the day. Or, after your beach day - lounge around the pool with your own beverages for a 'Fun and Adventure filled'' Beach vacation.

Both Bedrooms have black out curtains for your most restful sleep, sleeping in, or napping/siesta! Newly Updated Master bedroom has a pillow top Serta King size bed, 250- 300 count sheets, full Private bathroom and outside seating area with an Unobstructed view of the Gulf of Mexico. You can gaze out onto the shimmering water while sitting in bed or waking up with your sunrise coffee and breakfast. The other bedroom has an exquisite pillow top Sealy Posturpedic queen size bed, 250- 300 c queen bed and bathroom adjacent in the hallway. Both bedrooms have Gulf views with flat screens TVs, wifi Internet secured, DVD/CD players with extra connections for the kids' games. Freshly updated with crystal chandelier, light fixtures, professionally decorated colors of calming blue and neutrals. Full size washer and dryer on 2nd floor. Full Size Kitchen, 1 pack n play, with booster high chair, 1 collapsible baby crib, along with baby gates are provided. Costa Vista is mostly child proof and a few toys in guest closet to keep kiddos busy at night. Our beach town home has everything you need plus more! We like to keep it above your standard. There is a brand new Full size sleeper sofa with additional sleeper couch and full size blow up mattress are available for small children and unexpected guests. Our home sleeps 2 - 11 people....Extremely Kid friendly for 2 - 3 families' Friendly. The 2 sleeper sofas in the extra large living area allow for the adults privacy in each of the 2 bedrooms! Pet Friendly with an extra charge for keeping our home immaculately clean. Pets are acceptable upon approval. All the linens ( sheets and bath towels) provided plus few extras...Full kitchen with everything for cooking meals but dining out and ordering fresh local fish is a must, too.

Dining choices include 5 different types of restaurants in walking distance so a car is not necessary only on arrival and departure with the grocery store via car. However, you might miss all the excursion possibilities, golfing, and shopping options without a car. Golfing Enthusiasts "can not get enough of " our location being central to the major golf courses and resorts. We have updated 'local' books, magazines, and menus for you to choose your romantic, fun, getaway 'local Destin' experience!

At your Costa Vista Vacation named 'Sea Turtle Watch' you have ability to park two large luxury vehicles or three small compacts with Covered parking and private courtyard entrance. The front door, courtyard entrance has an outside shower for rinsing off sandy items from the beach and private entry allows you quick access for excursions on your daily, weekly, or monthly retreat!

Community gated swimming pool is just outside the unit, easy to nap with the breezes and get that warm, bronze tan with the sun's rays. Walks along the beach across the street and extraordinary sunsets will keep you coming back to this Half a Million Dollar Retreat ( at the height of the real estate market). Pompano Joe's restaurant is located steps away/ around the corner for sunsets, dinner, music on the weekends, drinks, and a great meeting place for your friends and family within walking distance! Such a convenient and central location for you to rejuvenate, enjoy the beach view dining, play beach volleyball, have a cocktail and walk home from Pompano's. There are 4 - 5 other restaurants 1 block north walking distance, or Thai and Mexican food if you prefer a stroll for supper. If you desire a tranquil or exciting vacation place you truly have many choices and centrally inside Miramar Beach. Location, location, location. Golf, sight see, unwind with the sound of the surf and your toes in the sand and soak up the sun rays. Approximately 90 feet to the beach, Yolo board, kayak, surf, jet ski, parasail, sip an umbrella drink, have your pick of seafood, or rent scooters, golf carts, or on the harbor rent a boat for fun! Make your reservation quickly since this home has many return guests and stays full year round. I keep this home Extremely clean and will provide your family with the best service possible. We look forward to helping you plan your next vacation. Coupons will be provided since we keep them updated at our home. Current local information is available at our place in the guest book for needed phone numbers, dining menus, family outings or attractions. Fun family excursion are across the street for you. Laugh and reminisce for years to come. We want your Memories to continue with your return time after time.

We look forward to hearing from you! We read our guest book and your emails for suggestions. Your Customer comments confirm your Next Visit to Be better than you expected. Which means, we like to pamper our guests so they come back time after time, then refer their friends and family. Call or email to confirm availability for your Family's Vacation home away from home! SeaStr1

Thank you, we look forward to having you soon! Suzette Smith c/o Sea Star Leasing & Mgmt

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Property Manager
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 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Suzette

We bought this town home because of location with the beaches across the street, the best unobstructed Gulf View from master balcony, water views from all the rooms and proximity to Golf Courses is central. Personal outdoor shower to rinse of the white quartz sand, Dine outside with ocean breezes on the balcony with my family is a favorite, walking on the beach, or have lunch or dinner at Pompano Joe's then walk home! The volleyball and outdoor music nearby makes this a great place for all ages. Relaxing by the pool or enjoying playtime with the kids is always a must while staying here! We never have enough time and like to extend it when possible. Our guests come first which means I like to update then have family over when the work is done. We're from Texas and read Destin ( ranked No.2) compared to Hawaii (ranked no. 1 ) regarding beaches. Which meant, we kept extending our stays and vacations here. I was offered a job transfer / move and could not resist the gorgeous Sugar beach. Home is Texas but Florida is the kiddos birthplace. Which means, we will always hold both states very near and dear to our families' hearts. I am confident you will be 'smitten' with Miramar Beach, also!

Suzette purchased this townhome in 2002

Why Suzette chose Miramar Beach

Location, Location, Location...this central area makes easy access to San Destin, Boat Slip just past SanDestin Marina, (Miramar beach is located between Destin and SanDestin, Seaside within 20-25 minutes drive. Community Pool right outside the door just steps away! Nice to have with sunny days to work on our tan or cool off after the beach. Walks along the beach or strolling on the sidewalk with ocean breezes. The number of close restaurants, internet coffee shops, and beach make our family time a relaxing time. My family loves having breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the unobstructed views. Gulf Views from every room give a peaceful, calming atmosphere. It seems so quiet at times, so we decide to have everyone over for dinner! Extra seating outside on the balconies. Golf is less than a mile to 3 miles at the Golf Garden, Emerald Bay, Regatta/ Kelly Plantation, or SanDestin.

What makes this townhome unique

I take personal pride in the home because of the length of time its been receiving return guests, the upgrades we continually do to keep it fresh, and our great staff help us keep it all going! Enjoying the pool after a day in the sun at the beach across the street helps end the day, too! We Love to eat on the balcony, watch the view with no obstructed buildings on the East side, find time for a good book & coffee in the am, special dinners ( gotta have our fresh Fish), and catch up on sleep! I wish we had more time here...I am certain you will enjoy your friends and family, too! This is my kiddos favorite home to play in the pool and at the beach because there are so many options for fun on Miramar Beach! Paddle boards are extra and kept onsite for you! Please reserve yours before we have them all rented out! Or, rent a golf cart, scooter, kayak, beach volleyball, jet skis, parasailing, wind surfing, etc! All this across the street , seemingly in our front yard...the Miramar beach / Crystal Beach!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Tommy and Jimmie have been staying with us since 2009. It's such a pleasure to have them twice a year! They've made friends on each visit, relax, unwind and allow us to handle the details when necessary! I look forward to catching up with this sweet couple who bless our home and our lives for the past 8 years. I add special items for their stay each time before arrival. For example, maintenance installed custom spring hinges on the front door, recently. So, it won't stay open but closes automatically (when not held ajar), keeps the home cooler in summer or warmer in winter, and less chance of a little critter can fly in. Thanks to our "on the spot " maintenance crew! And, Tommy and Jimmie, we'll miss you...till next time! Mgmt
Apr 2016
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Miramar Beach Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Cancellation can be discussed and rebooking fee 15% for certain situations. Email, text, and call immediately due to 90 day reschedule policy.
  • If smoking, it is allowed only on outside balconies or deposit can be kept. Do not throw below balcony or deposit may be kept if littering.
  • Pets upon prior approval only - We are Pet Friendly !
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bathroom - toilet , 2nd floor bath is close to living area and front door access
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 and a 1/2 baths total
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bed with King BED - 1 king , 1 baby crib , King size bed with convertible baby crib , kept in closet
    Guest Room with Pack N Play - 1 queen , 1 child bed
  • Additional sleeping areas: 1 chaise lounge in living room for smaller children, 1 pack and play for toddlers, and 1 convertible infant crib for your families' needs.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Concierge book onsite has menus, etc! We provide 2 Adult Beach Bikes for your weekly stay ( $60 savings plus tax)! Paddle boards are extra and best value for 6 days price $300 or $70 per day. Covered parking, Pool with outside shower, beach across the street, walking or jogging along your beach road, Gorgeous sunsets, and Pompano Joe's Restaurant is in walking distance and is perfect for ease of use. Destin's Fishing village is our historic landmark and museum great for seeing how our area developed. And, finding a great fishing charter you have many to choose from on the Destin Harbor! Find you favorite and tell us about it, between AJ's and Margaritaville. Send us pictures of all your fish you caught,too!


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Close Walk

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The house was clean and comfortable. It was only a short walk to the beach that was not overly crowded. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review! We work to make everyone's stay better with our great staffing, too! It takes our team, my diligence, and the great location to (hopefully) keep you coming back!! Its been a great 17 years, keep us around so we can keep you around!! Sincerely, suzette at sea star leasing and management, Destin Florida (Miramar Beach and fort walton beach, FL ).
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Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was just like it was described to be, no issues or problems during our stay. Very well maintained and furnished. We would consider returning to this location again.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, calm, and simple

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this location, with no hassles. Awesome price as well.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property and location

  • 4 of 5

Perfect for our family of four

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great time but went by too fast

  • 4 of 5

Had a great time. Suzette is great to her guests and responds promptly to questions. We will stay with her again soon!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home. Always a relaxing retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous vacation & enjoyed the property!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Destin Jet 5 miles,Valpariaso(VPS)&Panama City Bch
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Pompano Joe's
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Emerald Bay, Regatta, Kelly Planatation
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Crestview, FL Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Pompano Joe's
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
across the street
Car: recommended

Miramar Bch is between San Destin and Destin. We are located east of Ft.Walton Beach, FL. We've been in business for over 16 years and enjoy our customers with our high track record of return guests!

Beach across the Street, Pool, Covered Parking, and Location, Location, Location!!! Parasailing, kayak, scooters, golf carts & Jet skis rentals are available just across and down the street. Pontoon, Jet skis, & Boating rentals are also available on the Destin Harbor near the historical fishing village area!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning plus 1linen svc $135 + Tax
Pet Fee $139 + Tax
booking% avoid w/ Echeck $68 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

$89-$219/night $549/wk-$1459/wk Seasonal Rates,Snowbirds/Corp.Relocate $500 Dep, Holiday 5-7 MINIMUM nights
3/1 -5/22 Spring $149nt. $899/wk, wknd $155/nt
5/22 -8/15 Summer $219nt.$1329wk; Holidays, $1429 wk / $249nt.
8/16 -8/26 $889wk $149nt; Labor Day $1219/week or $195/ nt.
9/9 -10/30 Fall $695 wk, $109/nt wknds, $89/wknight.
10/30 -3/1 Winter$629wk,$89/nt Holiday $779/wk $109/nt,

Our Return Guests Receive a Return Discount !
Payment options...1. (Recommended to Avoid booking Fee) Mail or overnight a check or cashiers check. 2 payments are acceptable, 1 on website for deposit to secure reservation, then 2nd payment arrives 5 days to PO Box.
2. (Recommended to Avoid booking Fees) paypal charges 3% on credit cards. You may avoid transaction(booking) fee with echeck ( electronic check or instant payment friends and family.
3. Quick/ Efficient and Recommended is using homeaway website payments.

RENTAL AGREEMENT **Upon receiving your deposit, Copy of Driver’s License and a signed and dated copy of the Rental Agreement, a rental confirmation will be emailed to you.

Once we receive full payment for your reservation, we will email you directions to the unit and the keyless entry/lock code to access the townhome.

When you arrive, the home will be clean and set up with linens and as a courtesy we have included the following list of supplies to accommodate you.
Bath Towels, hand towel, wash clothes, paper towels, dishwasher soap, hand soap, toilet paper.

Pets allowed. Guests who bring pets will have an extra fee. ($50 deposit may be used for extra cleaning if needed)

This is a non-smoking home. You are permitted to smoke outdoors on the balcony. Butts are to be disposed properly and not left anywhere on property. Any violation of the smoking will incur a fine and if additional cleaning is necessary to remove smoke odors from the home and/or linens, costs will be subtracted form you deposit. Close doors & Windows to keep A/C from freezing.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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