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This villa is located at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort on Okaloosa Island. The villa offers breathtaking views of Choctawhatchee Bay, Okaloosa Island, Destin, and the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Rise early for a breathtaking sunrise or watch the fireworks over the Destin Harbor on special occasions. Located on the gulf side of the resort this unit is only steps away from the sugar white beaches. The large private balcony is a great place to enjoy a peaceful breakfast in the morning or a romantic dinner in the evening. Stay entertained with the 37-inch flat screen HDTV, digital cable with HBO, DVD player, Nintendo Wii with 2 controllers, 19-inch TV in the bed area, and free high speed WI-FI. The full kitchen has everything you need including a refrigerator/freezer, 2-burner stove, convection microwave, Keurig coffee brewer, filtered water, dishwasher, coffee maker, and blender. The Villa can sleep 4 with a queen size bed in the bedroom and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. The spacious bathroom offers a large garden tub for relaxing soaks and a stand alone glass door shower for a quick rinse. Guests staying in this cozy villa have access to all of the amenities of the Destin West Beach and Bay Resort. The gulf side of the resort features a beach access boardwalk, HUGE 5000 sq ft pool, large hot tub, children’s pool, and picnic area with charcoal grills. There is also a year-round heated pool directly under the Villa. The resort's fitness center is located on the gulf side. The fitness center has an impressive array of exercise equipment including weight machines, free weights, exercise mats, and cardio machines. The Destin West bay side resort is accessed by taking a quick stroll over the Highway 98 sky bridge. The bayside features the resort’s signature Lazy River Lagoon. The Lagoon is home to a 700 ft long lazy river, a heated pool with a waterfall, 2 over sized hot tubs, a beach entry pool, additional picnic areas, and a large patio for sunbathing or enjoying a cold drink under the lush tropical landscaping. Location and Nearby Activities: Conveniently located on Okaloosa Island, the Sunrise Villa is close to shopping, dining, exciting nightlife and activities. Less than a 10 minute walk from the resort, you will find The Boardwalk of Okaloosa Island. Here, you can enjoy a relaxing lunch while gazing upon the Gulf of Mexico or a romantic sunset dinner for two. Take a stroll down the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier for a better look at the Gulf of Mexico or rent some fishing gear and try to snag some dinner. Want to get up close to some local ocean life? Visit the Gulfarium and see some stunning sea animals. If you want more attractions, shopping, dining, or nightlife, Destin is only a 5 minute drive away over the scenic Okaloosa Island. Spend your days relaxing and floating in the resort's lazy river or sunbathing near one of many pools. Just steps away from the sugar sand beaches, the Sunrise Villa is perfect for honeymooners or a fun family vacation. Additional Information:
3-night minimum stay
Pets not allowed due to HOA
No smoking inside of the unit
Must be 25 or older to book
Joe and Angelle have lived in the Fort Walton Beach area since 2003. Natives of Tennessee and Louisiana, we both grew up taking vacations to the Gulf Coast. Okaloosa Island is a special place for us as we got married at Beasley Park right next to the Villa. Take comfort in knowing that we are local and are able to quickly respond to the needs of guests. Need help planning your trip? Just ask, we love to share our knowledge of the Gulf Coast and all it has to offer!
Destin West Vacations purchased this villa in 2009
The Destin West Resort offers everything you need for a beach vacation. The beach is only steps away, the pools and lazy river are amazing, and the location is unbeatable.
It was great to be back again so soon! The seafood festival was a blast. Our favorite breakfast spot is The Donut Hole, but get there early. Thanks for everything and we look forward to staying agaim soon.
We stayed in the condo for five days last week. Pros: walking distance to many activities and the beach. The resort pools are quiet and clean. Access to the Ramada was an advantage as it gave more space to walk. The splash park was a huge hit. Close parking to the room with easy access. Balcony was large and views of the ocean were spectacular.
Cons: Extremely hard to open and close the balcony door. There is a metal shade stop along the bottom of the balcony that could be tripped over easily. Stubbing a toe was a daily occurrence. The vertical blinds only opened hallway. Appliances were very dingy. The blender was broken so had to buy our own. There was so much sand in the bed. I had to buy a throw blanket to put over the sheets.
We made a last minute decision to go to Destin West to meet some friends and I was scrambling to find a decent condo. I am glad I found this one, but the owners were great! They were so helpful in every way. As for the condo, it was adorable. They have really put some personal touches in this condo and made it feel like home. My boys loved the Wii as well. We will be back!
This condo was perfect for our family. We were midway between the beach and the lazy river. Both walking distance away which is great since we have young kids. The condo itself was very nice and clean. Lots of towels to use too! Plenty of amenities that we didn't use but definitely great for a rainy day! The owners are also very responsive. I had no problems booking with them.
Had a great week at the condo! The condo had all the comforts of home even down to beach towels and toys. Especially loved the porch and the close parking in the parking garage (kept the car close and cool). The condo was clean and nicely furnished. The set up is efficiency style so once the couch is opened for the kids your only sitting space is the bedroom but for the price it was perfect for us, besides we really didn't spend that much time inside and when we did we were ready for some sleep! The only negative was it could use more dresser space so things can be put away. The resort itself is so large with so many things to do. Even with the rainy days you could swim in the covered heated pool. The lazy river was a favorite for the boys (age 8 and 15) and we visited all the pools and kids waterworks area. We even took a walk in the water of the bay. My husband and I really liked the fitness room, it had everything you would need and more. It was so nice to be within walking distance to the boardwalk. We ate dinner there 4 nights and would recommend all the restaurants there but we liked Floyds the best. Angelle was so great to work with and communication was fabulous. This was our first time dealing an actual owner rather than a rental company and it is so much better! I would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to have a great vacation, at a great price, in a great location and great owners!
My wife, daughter, son-in-law, and myself enjoyed our stay tremendously. The condo was well portrayed in the HomeAway listing and the correspondence with the owner confirmed it all. Upon our arrival, we found that our entrance pass code would not work. This problem was quickly and efficiently taken care of. The inside of the condo was spotless and very inviting. The balcony view was breathtaking to say the least. We enjoyed the outlet mall, the Irish Pub in Destin, Howl at the Moon and oh yes the Lazy River. This was so relaxing especially because the temperature the week we stayed was near 100 degrees. We would absolutely recommend this condo to our friends. We look forward to staying again in the near future.