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Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

My name is Lee Ann and I own this beautiful condo at Destin West. I live in Destin and I do all of my own rentals and personally clean my condo after each guest leaves. In many cases I get to meet my guests at check in and have had wonderful luck with such great guests that keep my place very nice. In 2011, I put in new carpet and totally re-painted the entire condo. It looks fabulous and is decorated very tastefully and 'beachy'!! Read on to see some of the great features of my place.

The master bedroom has a large king size bed along with a private bathroom with tub and shower. We also have an enclosed private bunk room with twin bunk beds for the kids! They have their own bathroom with ceramic shower. The den has a NEW sleeper sofa which can be used as an extra sleeping area. The unit sleeps 2 adults and 4 children comfortably.

The best part of this location is the million dollar view. Our perfect spot overlooks the crystal clear waters of the gulf and bottomless blues of the coastline. You will definitely enjoy the most memorable sunsets of your life looking over our beautiful balcony, or see our friendly dolphins playing along shore as you experience an oasis of peace unlike any other. We have worked hard to make sure everything is perfect for the vacation of your dreams.

Lazy river for hours of relaxing fun

State of the Art Fitness Center

5000 sq ft pool for the perfect tan

Access to water parks, tennis, golfing, diving, and more!!!!

So don't wait call today to begin your unforgettable dream vacation.

Rated top 5 in the U.S. for best vacation spot, Destin West is located in the heart of Okaloosa Island just 3 miles east of Ft. Walton Beach and 3 miles west of Destin. Very quiet location with an exceptionally beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico. Stay for a week or ask for specials during winter months.

Rental agreement also gives you access to the resort located directly north of the condo that includes a lazy river pool and other facilities. A walkover has been built that connects the two resorts making it very easy to accommodate your every need safely and efficiently.

You will never have to get back into your car again once you arrive at our resort. Everything is so convenient with the Okaloosa Island Boardwalk within walking distance as well as many excellent restaurants of choice. Some of our favorite restaurants are Floyd's Seafood House, Pandora's and Anglers. They are all within walking distance.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2017

About The Owner

I am originally from Alabama but moved to the beautiful gulf coast in 1982. I am a mortgage loan originator in the local Destin area and have been since 1983. I personally do all of my own rentals and am here every week to do the cleaning myself. I make sure my condo is as clean as my own home.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2003

Why The Owner chose Fort Walton Beach

My condo feels like 'home'. I keep it stocked with alot of supplies that you would never find in a normal condo rental.

What makes this condo unique

Destin West Beach and Bay Resort offers many amenities that you will not find in another rental project. Everything is within walking distance- restaurants, fishing pier, Gulfariam!! You will never want to leave and will return year after year!!


Okaloosa Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews

Excellent!!! Definitely worth every penny!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay here! Lee Ann was fantastic in making sure everything was perfect! The room was exceptionally clean and ready for us! There were about 5 restaurants within walking distance! We hardly left the resort except to go eat dinner. The resort is fantastic! My kids didn't want to leave to swimming pool or lazy river. We collected shells from the beach and saw many fish and dolphins! The pier was really neat. The resort is close enough to Destin but far enough away for peace and quiet and out of the traffic from the city. We will definitely be staying here again!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, KY

Exceeded my expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Renting the unit from Lee Ann was an easy process. The condo was clean and inviting. The kitchen has everything you can imagine. Beds were comfortable, even the sleeper sofa was comfortable. Good view of pool area and gulf from unit. The resort was very family oriented and we'll kept with an easy walk to beach and restaurants. I will definitely be coming back and rent from Lee Ann again. My family of 6 has voted this our best vacation. Thank you Lee Ann for a beautiful condo from the Tharp family!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Landen, Ohio

Couldn't have been more satisfied !!!

  • 5 of 5

I'll start off by saying that I must have looked at well over 100 condos on VRBO when planning our trip. I narrowed it down to Okaloosa Island based on the slightly lower prices and less crowded beaches than in Destin proper. I chose Destin West because of the amenities like the lazy river area, large gulfside pool, and access to the Ramada next door - also its close proximity to the Okaloosa Fishing Pier. It came down to a penthouse with a rooftop deck and grill on the bay side and this unit on the gulf side. We are so glad we chose this one!

The unit was spotless and just as advertised. My wife and I stayed in the large master bedroom, our two 21yr old girls stayed in the bunk room (with their own bathroom), and our 13yr old son slept on the pull out sofa. It worked out great. We had everything we needed. The view from the balcony was terrific. We were right above the pool so we could see the kids while swimming and hanging in the giant hot tub. The view of the ocean was awesome as well. The unit is right by the steps and elevator to the pool, the trash chute, and parking garage (so loading and unloading was very easy). The grocery store was maybe a mile away right across the Ft. Walton bridge, and a Tom Thumb store was right across the street for ice and beer, nice!

We spent a fair amount of time at the pier fishing and hanging out at the beachside restaurants. In fact when we first arrived early Saturday morning we had breakfast at Angler's on the pier and saw 2 sea turtles just cruising around right off the beach. We caught plenty of fish there as well. One evening we caught 2 dozen Hardtails in less than 2 hours - my son was digging that! We also really liked the tiki bar on the beach at the Ramada. Pretty cool to walk off the beach for a frozen drink and watch one of the USA World Cup soccer matches. But I think the absolute coolest thing was one afternoon while sitting on the beach in our dedicated chairs (the free beach service that is included in the rental) a pod of dolphins swam by. So I swam out maybe 100yds and for a few minutes had 2 adult and 1 baby dolphins swimming circles around me! How cool is that? Thanks for setting that up for me Lee Ann...:)

Looks like I'm running out of room so I guess I can't tell you about all the restaurants we really liked, but check out Bochamps Seafood & Oyster Bar on a Thursday night for the fireworks!!!

Thanks so much Lee Ann. We will most certainly be back !!!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stop looking and book this condo!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for an easy, stress free vacation, then stop looking at other condos and book this one immediately. I am not the type of person that writes reviews, but I felt compelled to do so in this case. If you are like me, you spend countless hours on VRBO trying to find the perfect condo for your vacation. A place that feels like home and makes your vacation as effortless as possible. This condo is it! The owners go out of their way to make sure that your vacation is a great memorable experience. If you are looking for a better value condo, stop looking. This condo is the best value in all of Destin West Beach. Have I mentioned that the view is amazing from the balcony.

Okay, by now you can probably tell that we like this condo. We like it so much that we will be coming back in August.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Clean Unit

  • 5 of 5

This unit was definitely clean and welcoming! When booking this unit I was impressed that the owner cleaned and maintained the condo herself. Lee Ann provided many items that most units do not provide, like dishwashing deterent, laundry detergent and softener, and provided plenty towels and wash cloths.

Destin West is my favorite place to stay in the area. It has a wonderful beach, which isn't too crowded, the traffic is much lighter than the main drag of Destin, and you cannot beat the pools and the lazy river!

You can really tell that vactioners love to stay at this condo when you read the guest book in the condo, everyone was excited and thankful for the accomodations she provided.

I will definitely be staying here again!

Thanks again Lee Ann for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect. Just perfect.

  • 5 of 5

This review is long overdue. We had such an wonderful time staying in this condo. It was the perfect arrangement for our small family of 3. The bunk room was just ideal for our 4 year old. It basically functions as a small second bedroom with a private bathroom. Having a beach, numerous pools, a kids pool with activities and even a lazy river all right there was wonderful. Most days we never left the resort! There is also a few restaurants within walking distance. The condo was spotless. The complex was extremely well maintained. I really can't think of a single thing to critique. If you want peaceful beach vacation, without a lot of fuss - this is your place. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Summer, 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer, 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall, 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Oct 27 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 28 2017 - Feb 28 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

I personally do all of my own cleaning as I live locally and I offer free beach service to all of my guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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