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Aug 19-26 OPEN Direct Beach Front Condo! FREE Beach Chairs Daily BOOK NOW!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 1.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


NO Check IN.... You will receive a door code

NO Check Out.... Just pack and go

Free...2 Beach Chairs & Umbrella Daily Mar 1st - Oct 31st

Minimum age requirement is 26 years old.

Second Floor Condo Directly on the Beach! What a VIEW!! Hear the waves from your balcony while watching the dolphins swimming right in front of your condo. Come down and enjoy life with your loved ones and make many treasured memories. Have no worries while at the beach! Enjoy the brilliant white sand & depending on the day the water may be blue or emerald green. Walk out your door down to the 1st floor and put you toes in the sand on the beach and your beach chairs will be waiting for you daily. Our condo is a comfortable and a relaxing place to be. The sound of the waves will have you relaxed soon after you arrive

Our condo with the light colors and the beautiful cream travertine floors and kitchen counter tops has a bright, healing, and happy feel about it. It also has....

Four flat screen TV'S

--- One above EACH bunk bed

--- One in living room

--- One in master bedroom

We provide WiFi

We provide long distant phone calls at no charge

DVD Player


Private Balcony Over The Beach... The VIEW!! The VIEW!!

TWO beach chairs & UMBRELLA INCLUDED!!!!

A saving to you of 150.00 for the week. Available March 1- October 31.

You know you are in love with the Emerald coast the 1st morning you wake up and sip your coffee on your balcony and decide if you are going to stroll the beach, swim in the pool, go shopping, play golf, go fishing, parasailing, play volley ball on the beach, etc....

Discover what Destin has to offer....

15 min walk to Beach Walk Cafe 850-650-7100

15 min walk.... Crab Trap Seafood and Oyster Bar 850-654-2722

7 min walk... 790 On The Gulf for lunch or dinner 850-650-4853

10 min walk...Camille's for Dinner 850-337-8860

10 min walk...Camille's Coffee Shop for Breakfast Lunch.. and rent bike also 850-337-8860

5 min drive... Twirl Frozen Yogurt Cafe 850-269-0439

9 min drive... play golf ......... ....Kelly Plantation Golf Club 850-650-7600- ------Emerald Bay Golf Club 850-837-5197

14 min drive... to The Village of Baytowne Wharf


--- Outdoor Theater (movies for kids)

--- Restaurants

--- Shopping

5 min drive Destin Commons shopping with expansion coming 2014 850-654-2018

To name a few.....

--- Bass Pro Shop

--- Cache

--- Black & White

--- Chico's

--- Hard Rock Cafe

10 min drive to Silver Sands Outlet Mall


8 min drive to Publix Supermarket or 12 to Winn Dixie

10 min Big Kahuna's Waterpark 850-837-8319

25 min Gulfarium Marine Park 850-243-9046

9 min The Track.. go carts 850-654-4668

9 min Putt Putt Golf 850-654-4668

15 min Harborwalk Village


--- Dolphin cruise 850-654-6888

--- Buccaneer Pirate cruise 850-269-0896

--- Pontoon & Waverunner rentals 850-650-0390

--- Deepsea Fishing charter or go see the catch of the day (Google Destin Fishing Charters)

--- Parasail 850-650-0390

--- Sunset cruise

--- Countless restaurants

--- Nightlife

10 min dr Fat Daddy's Arcade 850-424-6021

30 min dr to Air Force Armament Museum 850-882-4972

Churches (Google Churches of Destin)


Drive time depends on time of year.

Added Guest information 3-14-13

Comfortably sleeps up to 6, 1 king bed, 2 bulks & a pull-out queen sleeper sofa. Completely furnished, linens, and a fully equipped kitchen.

Crystal Sands has only 3 stories so your beach is never over crowded.

Come stay with us. We want you to enjoy it so much you will come again next year. If you need anything I can help with please let me know. Dont hesitate to call 985-630-8218 or email.

Please add 11% tax, 70.00 cleaning, and 300.00 refundable damage deposit.

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Cynthia Denman
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Cynthia Denman

I am sure we are just like everyone else that comes to Destin. Once you come you just can't wait to return. Sitting on the beach the entire day can make a girl happy!! Then shop later. Laughing. We did not have beaches like this in the small town in MS where I am from. Just so happy to have property in Destin that we all can ENJOY!

Cynthia Denman purchased this condo in 2004

Why Cynthia Denman chose Scenic Gulf Drive West

This condo is in a warm neighborhood part of Destin. The street in front of the condo is only a two lane which makes for slower traffic. This makes it a comfortable place to take a walk and enjoy the area at a slower pace and just relax.

What makes this condo unique

This building is built close to the water so you can hear the waves really well.


Crystal Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • 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
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Jack and Jill bath with 2 lavatories, 2 toilets,1 tub/shower combo.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bunk Area - Two twin mattress
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper Sofa in Living room
  • Master has a king size bed, Bunk Bed had 2 twin mattress, living room has sleeper sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Woodridge, Illinois

Greg & Cheryl

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed multiple times at Cynthia's beach condo in Destin for the past few years. Every time we come down from Chicago she has been very helpful  and responsive to our needs. The condo is very comfortable, tastefully decorated and well furnished.  Having grown up in Florida not far from the ocean I very much appreciate this location right on the beach. The condo, situated on the second floor of the building, provides a great view along with privacy. You really can spot dolphin pods slowly swimming by not far from shore. Also the US Air Force puts on almost daily overflights going in/out of close by Eglin Air Force base.  The neighborhood surrounding the condo location is almost completely residential and very quiet. All of retired life's necessities ( shopping mall, grocery store, movie theaters, restaurants, etc. ) are close by. To sum it all up this property is fantastic.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, location, location!

  • 5 of 5

The location of this property can't be beat! Walk out the door, down the hall, out the gate and you are on the beach! Settle in to the chairs and umbrella beachside and there was no need to go anywhere else. I will never stay anywhere but beachfront again after seeing people lugging their kids and gear down the streets and across Highway 98 to get to the water! Watched a storm roll through from the balcony and after saw dolphins swimming by! Bring a hammock as at the end of the stairway to the beach there are poles suitable to attach it to, this became one of my kids favorite activities in the evening. Plenty of space for this family of 5. We did find that the pull out bed in the couch was uncomfortable, as most are, so we used an air mattress that we purchased instead. We appreciated the keyless entry so we could pull right in to the parking lot after our full day drive and have immediate access to the unit. Overall it was just as described and we would love to return to Destin someday!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Decatur, AL


  • 5 of 5

This condo was absolutely perfect for the two of us! Spacious, all necessary appliances, great tv and above all a wonderful view. We even saw manatees (I was shocked) from our balcony. Mostly it was nice dealing with Cynthia instead of a crowded rental office. We had our codes upon arrival and we're all set. A fantastic vacation!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Murfreesboro, TN.

Great view, nice room, right on the beach. Loved it. Owner is very nice.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice room, comfortable bed, nice tv's, great view from the patio.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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London, Ohio

The cutely decorated condo with a view!

  • 4 of 5

What I loved:

*This little place had the most beautiful view! You literally are just steps away from the sand/ocean! I loved the location too! It is on the less crowded/populated end of scenic Rt. 98.

*Although there is only 1 1/2 baths, they both open up to the shower/laundry area. The shower/bathtub is definitely dated, but does put out fairly good water pressure!

*All three boys (10 year olds) swam in the pool and seemed to enjoy it. It is right out front, in the parking lot.

What I didn't love so much:

*My twin boys and I went with another adult and her son. There is one bedroom with a king bed, then two built in twin bunks, and a sleeper sofa. My friend and her son took the bedroom with the king bed. They said, comfort wise, it was just ok. I initially and happily took the sleeper sofa. My view was the ocean! But, for two nights, I got little to no sleep. It is a very thin and uncomfortable mattress. The third night, I put the couch back together and just slept on it. It was an upgrade from the sleeper mattress, but not by much. I happen to lay with one of my son's on the bottom built in bunk and finally got a good night sleep. I found that mattress to be comfortable, but there is pilling on the mattress, and even with a sheet on the bed, you feel the pilling bumps any time you adjust your position or move. I never did try the top bunk because it was a thinner mattress than the one on the bottom, so I just stuck there.

**I realize this is a personal preference thing, of course, but if you read reviews like I do, it's just nice to know what other people thought.**

*The kitchen/kitchen appliances could stand to be updated, but it served our purpose for the week.

*The two TV's at the end of each bunk did not work. I really wish I would have known this when booking as we considered this a bonus for the boys. Someone came TWICE to try and fix them (we had to adjust OUR schedule to let them in and be there. One day they didn't even show after we waited during the allotted time we were given. The third time they came, we were unaware they were coming and we were awakened by knocking at the door at 8am.) *Again, no fault to the owner, but I wish I would have been told ahead of time that those particular TV's weren't working. It was an inconvenience for sure! BOTH techs said this was a fix that would require NEW wiring coming from the outside AND going thru other units. The boys never got to use those during the trip.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Right on the water!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I visited Destin and both rented condos in Crystal Sands. Our stay was wonderful! Arrival is simple with the keypad. Cynthia provides the codes up front for the pool and beach in case you arrive prior to check-in so you can use those while you wait for the designated check-in time. The condo is centrally located, well-stocked and comfortable. The location is perfect. The chairs and umbrella are a great touch. The only issue we had was the public beach area next to the condos was overly crowded, with a few days of very rude children, as should be expected during the season.

Overall, our stay was amazing! I would definitely rent this condo again. As a side note, if you haven't tried the Royal Red yourself a favor and do so while you're there. Best shrimp we've ever had!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 16 2017 - Aug 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Summer II
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
Beach FUN
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
Sunny Beach Days
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 5 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall II
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 14 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Spring II
Apr 15 2018 - May 12 2018
7 night minimum stay
May 13 2018 - Aug 18 2018
7 night minimum stay
Beach Time
Aug 19 2018 - Dec 31 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $98
Damage Deposit $300

Administrative fee of 50.00 may be added at time of booking.
Cleaning fee may be added to reservation at time of booking.
Tax of 11% may be added to reservation at time of booking.
Thanksgiving and Christmas week rate is 1198.00
Age requirement of at least 26 years old staying in the unit entire length of stay.

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.
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