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BEST GULF FRONT VIEWS!! 40 Steps to Pool or Beach! Great for KIDS and PETS

Bedrooms 2
Space 832 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

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

Maravilla Building TWO, Ground floor UNIT 2103. Located just 30-40 steps to the pool OR beach......always less than a minute from your condo to any chair....beach or pool.

Unit 2103: This is our recently updated ground floor unit with granite and welcoming decor. It doesn't get any more convenient than this if you have kids! You don't have to carry your books, coolers, boogie boards, towels, or noodles far at all. The decor is great fun Florida colors of red, yellow and blue! You can park at your front door and escape out the back door to the pool or beach! We provide many beach toys. This unit sleeps 6 with a king bed and TV in the master bedroom, a queen bed in the guest bedroom with a TV/VCR and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. This unit is very popular with families of small kids. You can lay out by your door or the pool while the little ones sleep. We keep a port-a-crib in the condo if needed.

Ask us about our second floor condo that over looks the pool.

Our condos offers Wireless Internet Access and free unbrella /beach chair set up! Your chairs are waiting for you in the sand so don't have to bother packing them!

The Maravilla property offers two pools (one heated), tennis courts, a new workout room and schuffle board. It is located within 5 minutes of several golf courses, the Outlet Mall and Destin's newest shops and restaurants of Baytown Wharfs! Many, many, many guests continue to choose Maravilla year after year. Come and see why! There is NOT a better family resort on Scenic Gulf Drive.

Email ME! I would l love to talk BEACH with you!

More Details

Marti Swift
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Marti Swift

My family and I visited Destin in 2001 and fell in love with the white sandy beaches. Maravilla has been a tradition of our family for years. The rental busines has been a true blessing to each of us. It has allowed me to be a 'work at home' mom while raising our two kids and has given me the opportunity to meet many wonderful families from all over the United States.

We purchased our properties with two non-negotiable factors in mind: 1) Views! We would not compromise on being able to see the emerald waters of the gulf while relaxing on our balcony. We are from Kentucky and our vacations are all about seeing and enjoying the water. 2)Proximity to the beach and pool. As a family with young kids we wanted to be quick to and from our condo to the sand. Our goal was always less than a minute for either and we purchased our condo's accordingly.

As a result, our family enjoys truly relaxing vacations taking in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. Regardless of where we are, the heart of Destin or Scenic Gulf Drive, our views don't change..the famous emerald water is only a glance away! Our family condo business is dear to us. We recognize how blessed we are and we cherish the memories!

Why Marti Swift chose Miramar Beach

Purchasing a vacation home within driving distance to our home was important to us. It allows us to vacation often in our home away from home. The Gulf Coast's emerald waters were like no other place we had ever seen. The natural beauty of the beaches were the 'icing on the cake' for our purchase of our vacation home.

What makes this condo unique

Our kids have grown up at Maravilla. Our daughter learned to swim in the pool there. We have since purchased other properties as investiments. Maravilla remains our favorite. Our children will not go anywhere else. The property offers great 'kids friendly' playing spaces. Maravilla's neighborhood community is perfect for riding bikes, skating, playing tag, getting a wiffle ball game up and just doing things kids love to do. Many complexes today only offer a parking lot and a beach to play on. We LOVE Maravilla!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Another GREAT Destin vacation!

destin4ruby (fenton mo)

Review submitted: May 17, 2010 Date of arrival: April 22, 2010

Another great visit to the first trip with my 2 year old "rescue" Ruby and she and I both loved the accomodations, view of the pool and of course enjoying our mornings watching the dolphin swim by!

The condo was perfect...clean....and well maintained.

The golf courses were in very good shape.....the outlet mall was wonderful and of course Pompano Joe's was awesome! Went to Niceville and ate at Giuseppi's on the Wharf and everyone needs to visit there!

Will soon as possible!

Thanks for making some great memories!

Susie and Ruby

Recommended for: age 55+, girls getaway, pet-friendly
Apr 2010
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Miramar Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 0
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 832 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 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 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) We keep a port-acrib in unit 2103 for our MANY families with young children. Mom and dad can lay out outside the unit while the baby sleeps. This is why we bought unit 2103!
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
2 Pool, s(shared), Workout room


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Excellent for the price.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was easily accessible to the beach well equipped with everything I needed for this stay will stay again sometime.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it! Right across from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Walk right out the back door to the beach. Beds were comfortable. We appreciated being able to bring our small dog along, and we loved our stay. It also has a heated pool and hot tub on property which was very nice for our kids , being that our stay was in late November. Very comfortable place for our family and right across the road to the beach.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BEACHFRONT PARADISE!! Blast from beginning to end!

  • 5 of 5

We were amazed from the moment we entered the property..It was so bright, warm and welcoming. We felt like we were at home the second we arrived..then we looked out our door!

It was breathtaking..The beach the pool the landscaping was all just beautiful and the grill was used everynight! It was so much more than we expected. It was my first opportunity to take my Son and grandson on a Vacation..and it was one we will never forget..the only regret was leaving..Thank You so much for the memories..and we expect to return every summer hopefully to the same property. The owners were so kind and accomodating. Made for a very pleasant stay...I could go on and on..

Thanx again for the memories!!



  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Was the perfect getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed Mrs. Swift's Maravilla 2103!! Such a great location; close to the beach entrance, pool, grill, and easy location to access!!! My wife, son, girlfriend, and I felt very comfortable there! Comfy beds, great A/c, and bottom floor (I.e. No stairs!!!!). We enjoyed the back porch, watching the world go by. Will stay here again in the future!! Also, the ease of showing up, getting right in, and being able to be on the beach in literally 3min after unpacking, was totally worth it!! Marti Swift has a great place here!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous rental right by the beach!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed at this condo for our honeymoon. It could not have been more perfect! The condo was relaxing, well stocked, comfortable, and the natural light that flowed in each day was gorgeous - it ALMOST made us stay in all day! However, we could not resist going to the beach that was a literal 30 second walk from the condo. In addition to all this greatness was that there was chair and umbrella set up on the beach! Relaxing and luxurious!! As far as sights and restaurants, we walked to a few places to eat and a coffee shop, one day we rented a scooter to go around the state park that is nearby, and it was within an easy drive of many other local eating spots and the 30A if you want a scenic drive. Lastly, Marti was a dream to work with! She is kind, hospitable, and professional- you can tell it brings her joy to see so many people enjoy her condo! It's a great spot!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Planning my next trip to Maravilla!!

  • 5 of 5

Destin is my destination every break I can get! Have stayed at Maravilla multiple times and it is always a great time for our family. Have stayed there also on a girls trip and again we all enjoyed the clean, comfortable and nicely decorated condo. The property is safe, gated at both ends of the property, with easy access to Highway 98 on one end and Scenic Gulf Dr overlooking the ocean. Being close to the beach was a must and this condo provides that and two beach chairs - set up on the beach and ready for you each day! Lots of good shopping and restaurants close by - our family walks to dinner a couple of times while staying at Maravilla. Will contact Marti again to book my next stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Pompano Joe's


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Insurance $59

Cancelations must be made 60 days prior to arrival for consideration. No renters under 25, no vacationing students. We only rent Saturday through Saturday during peak season.

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.

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