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**PENTHOUSE**GULF FRONT**21st FLOOR**PORTOFINO**

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,333 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

WE BELIEVE THAT PORTOFINO IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACH DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD!!! THIS IS A 21ST FLOOR GULF FRONT PENTHOUSE WITH DIRECT GULF VIEWS FROM ALL ROOMS AND BALCONY IN THE NEWEST OF FIVE TOWERS AT PORTOFINO. This would be one of the most elite units on the Portofino Island website. Please see the wonderful video tour done for us by a gracious guest, at:

This is truly a very special place to create a memorable vacation. From the moment you arrive, a set of elegant double entry doors welcome you in to the penthouse which is tastefully decorated with high end furniture collections like Hemingway and Thomasville. You’ll experience stunning views of the crystal clear blue/green water and sugar white sand from every window and balcony. The 11' coffered ceilings in this penthouse, as opposed to 9' or 10' flat ceilings in common units, gives you a feeling of grandeur and elegance. The fully outfitted kitchen has high quality appliances and a side by side ice maker refrigerator. You’ll find beautiful Uba Tuba granite counter tops in the kitchen and both bathrooms. The master bath has a jetted tub and his/her sinks. Both bedrooms have king size beds. The second bedroom in this penthouse also has a larger plantation style window than the common units as all windows in a penthouse are a foot or two larger due to the added ceiling height. There is a queen size leather sofa bed and two leather recliners in the living room.

The electronics are supreme compared to the vast majority of units with wonderful 1080P high definition LCD TV's in the family room (55'), master bedroom (45'), and secondary bedroom (32'). A wonderful Bose cinemate surround system in the family room provides a wonderful movie watching experience. There are Blue Ray DVD players in all television locations with smart DVD players in the Master bedroom and Living Room which allow you to log into you Netflix account . We also have 1080P Direct TV service in all three television locations. There is also a remote controlled compact stereo/CD player for listening to music and free high speed wireless internet. We own three parking spaces. One is directly in front of the main tower entrance which you will find to be incredibly convenient.

Portofino has 8 swimming pools that are heated year round, one conveniently located immediately adjacent to each tower. The main pool area consists of two bay front free-form negative edge pools. There is often live music in this area. There is an outdoor bar and grill immediately adjacent to the main pools along with poolside wait staff. There is a fine restaurant adjacent to this area within the Lifestyle building which overlooks this main pool area as well. Fine chef's are available with 48 hours notice to prepare a gourmet meal for you in your condo if you like. The well-equipped workout room has available trainers and offers instructor lead exercise classes. It is located on the second floor of the Lifestyle building and also overlooks the main pool area and bay from a beautiful second story vantage point. For those wishing to vacation in the cooler months, there is an indoor heated Olympic size pool and hot tub also in the Lifestyle building adjacent to the main pool area and the full service spa. There are five clay tennis courts with professional instruction available. For those vacationing with children, Portofino has a children’s water park on the bay area visible from the main pool area and Lifestyle building. Enrolling your children in the available kid's day camps which are full of wonderful activities are a blast for the children and a great option for the adults to have some time alone. Beach service is available as is rental of watercraft, boogie boards, surf boards, etc. Depending on the time of year, there is wait staff on the beach as well. For your convenience or as an interesting excursion, a ferry commutes on a frequent schedule between Portofino and the boardwalk/public beach area for a small fee.

More Details

Owner
Rosalinda Medina (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Rosalinda Medina (Owner)

Hello, my name is Gilbert Medina. I am a physician (Anesthesiologist) from San Antonio. My wife Rosalinda and I discovered Portofino in 2003 and we are certain that it is absolutely one of the finest beach destinations in the world. The most wonderful sand in the world coupled with a beautiful world class facility with tremendous amenities. We would love to share our home with your family so that you may enjoy one of God's greatest gifts to mankind, the Emerald Coast of Florida's beaches, where the sand is as white as sugar.

Rosalinda Medina (Owner) purchased this condo in 2009

Why Rosalinda Medina (Owner) chose Florida Main North West

This PENTHOUSE is much more beautiful and spacious than typical beachfront lodging. It feels like home. Also, we love that it is a semi-private beach, far away from the very busy public beaches. The design of the building maximizes your view from every location and also makes it incredibly easy to get to your unit from wherever you park. If you want to get to the busier private beaches and boardwalk section, there is a ferry from the property every hour.

What makes this condo unique

Direct GULF FRONT view from all rooms of the condo and the balcony from high up at the PENTHOUSE level (21st floor). There are higher ceilings which allow for coffered ceilings and a very large beautiful plantation style window in the second bedroom. Supreme electronics throughout(55', 45', and 32' 1080P LCD TV's with Bose Cinemate surround in the family room, Sony Blue Ray players, built in grill on the patio, 8 heated pools throughout the year with one of them being an indoor Olympic sized pool, very frequent live music by the main pool area which has two very large free-form negative edge pools. Other Portofino amenities include a wonderful spa, gourmet restaurant, workout area on the second floor overlooking the main pool area and the bay behind it, 5 clay tennis courts with professional lessons available, beach service, water equipment rentals, bicycle rentals, children's water park, water taxi to the boardwalk business district, and kids camp so the adults can have a little free time.

Amenities

Pensacola Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 21
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1333 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size. Also 2 recliners
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

**PENTHOUSE**GULF FRONT**21st FLOOR**PORTOFINO**
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Miami, Florida
5

Great location away from the madness...

  • 5 of 5

Great stay. Property is very nice, amenities are spot on, condo was spacious and very comfortable.

Owner was very accommodating and a pleasure to deal with. Will be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States
5

Excellent stay! Diamond in the rough

  • 5 of 5

My family comes down to Pensacola beach twice a year for family gatherings. We own a unit in Portofino, but as our family has grown so has our needs for accommodations. We rented out a unit last year and it was OK because like most rentals we managed our expectations for a nice hotel type accommodation. I must say with the Medina's unit we were extremely pleased. It absolutely reminded me of our own unit at Portofino with regard to furniture, usability, comfort, and even down to the amenities with the TV and surround system. The Medinas were extremely fast in communication and I would not hesitate to rent from them again. Excellent all around. Thanks again for sharing your 2nd home with us and I will certainly recommend my friends, family, and colleagues to look in to renting your unit in the future.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stanwood, WA
5

A great vacation

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to find the condo clean and well appointed. It exceeded our expectations for style and functionality. Having a parking spot right at the elevator was a big help for our son with mobility issues. The owners quickly answered any questions we had and were very helpful. The property and amenities were wonderful and the people were kind and professional. We stayed here for a week, the sunrise view from the balcony was amazing. It was great to sit out there with a cup of coffee in the morning and enjoy the view of the Gulf. We purchased the adventure package and tried out just about everything. The dolphin cruise was so much fun. We would highly recommend this condo to anyone and would certainly love to come back.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO USA
5

Amazing view and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I along with his mother spent four beautiful days here. This was our first time visiting Pensacola Beach and wanted our first experience to be a positive one. We found Portofino Island Resort to be just what we wanted; peaceful, off the beaten path, a nice restaurant, clean and uncrowded beaches, a spa and very friendly staff. The Penthouse itself was beautiful. Two huge bedrooms, a nice sized balcony with a fireplace that we used on two nights. The kitchen had pretty much what we needed to cook a couple of meals while enjoying the sunset. My only suggestion to the owners would be to get the knives sharpen. Other than that, we really enjoyed our experience and would highly recommend this place to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain Home, AR
5

WOW! Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

I didn't think we'd ever experience a perfect vacation like we did on our second honeymoon to Bora Bora, but this trip matched it, and for a fraction of the cost! This Sky Home has absolutely stunning views, elegant furnishings and high end electronics. It is kept in immaculate condition and has convenient parking by the first floor elevator, you feel like a VIP. The resort has great activities for the entire family, never a dull moment. The owner was extremely helpful in our trip planning, it was an honor to be his guest. I would highly recommend this Sky Home and this resort for your next family vacation, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prattville, Alabama
5

The Best Place for a wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

This place is the best condo ever. I have been coming to the Portofino for several years now for the Memorial Day Weekend; Portofino is the best places to stay if you want enjoy the most of the beautiful beaches of Pensacola. After we stayed in this unit we just can't compare the comfort and view it has with any other unit we have stayed before. Also, the apartment is nicely decorated that it just makes you feel like home. The Owners are very friendly and they are always looking forward to make your stay and reservation process the easiest way possible. The time I have spent in this place will be unforgivable. I highly recommend it. We will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Pensacola Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
June
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$575
 
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$475
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$375
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$575
 

Additional information about rental rates

Non-Refundable Dmge Ins $49 + Tax
Less than 3 night stay $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Additional fees may apply for special accommodations. A $150 feasibility fee will be added to reservations of less than 3 nights. Availability is subject to change without notice. Reservations are not secured until full payment has been received. This is a strictly non-smoking unit. Violation is cause for a $500 fine. Smoking on the balcony is permitted.

Full payment is due in at time of reservation. We accept Visa or MasterCard only. Prices are subject to change up to the time of booking. Full refund up to 15 days prior to your arrival less a $350 cancellation fee.

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