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'Villa by the Sea' Best of the Beach & Harbour - Steps to Sand - 5 Star Reviews!

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Beach side view of building, pool in center


Last updated: 04/19/2016

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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 BR, 2 full baths. Max occupancy sleeps 6 Deck faces Destin Harbor

Directly on the beach! Very Private!

Beautiful and private Holiday Isle, near everything. Watch fishing boats and sailboats in Destin Harbor from your deck, have coffee in the morning on your cozy 2nd porch overlooking the sand dunes and blue Gulf waters. Poolside Villas is an intimate 3 story villa with only 30 units wrapped around the pool. This corner unit is sunny and private. Swim in the calm waters of East Pass or walk to the surf in the Gulf. Snorkeling and scuba at the jetties is right outside your door. Destin's famous seafood restaurants are just across the harbor. Water sports golf and shopping minutes away. Sidewalks for walking and jogging in this quiet neighborhood.

YOUR VACATION HOME: This comfortable and attractive condo has nice furniture and plentiful kitchen appointments. Beach view from the front porch, with storage space for beach gear. Deck off living room hosts a great view of the harbor with nice patio furniture. Deck patio faces the beautiful harbor lights An elevator is central in the building for your convenience.

PRIVATE BUT CLOSE TO EVERYTHING: Every vacation attraction is nearby but the condo is private - located at the end of Gulfshore Drive on beautiful Holiday Isle. Just 1 mile off Hwy 98.

BLUE OCEAN WATERS: Sun on our white sand beach and swim in the clear, blue, gentle waters of the East Pass, where sailboats and power cruisers anchor to swim and snorkle, or they sail on out into the Gulf. Walk a little along the jetties to watch the locals fish, or go on to the gulf waves and more of the beautiful white sand beach that stretches for miles. Beach umbrellas are available for rent on all the beaches. Of course, the pool and deck are the center of meeting new friends and relaxing on a chaise facing the sun, or a nice evening dip under the stars. Come stay with us - enjoy Destin!
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 20%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2016

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : yes

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Age 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have pool toys and beach towels you can use....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the unit....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets are allowed with guests...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Private to master BR...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    In hallway...moreless

  • Fully equipped with towels, wash cloths. beach towels* *If you use our beach towels, we ask that you launder and dry them before you depart, as housekeeper has time for other linens only, ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Well appointed kitchen. Dining area adjacent to bar/kitchen. Table seats 4, bar seats 2. Local custom does not allow beach towels to hang on balcony or porch railings. Charcoal grill and Gas grill are in pool area. Grilling is not allowed on the decks or porches. Elevator and convenient steps. Unit is on second floor. Rolling Luggage racks provided for move in and move out. ...moreless


  • Books
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    flat screen TV...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View:

    The view of the beach from the pool deck is endless. We have a deck overlooking Destin Harbor plus a smaller patio at the front door with a view of the sand dunes....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Step off the pool deck (where there is a shower) onto the white sand, walk past sand dune to the Destin Pass beach, where the water is gentle and excellent for chldlren, but also excellent snorkeling...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Table seats 4,with 2 seats at adjacent bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Flat Screen TV...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Secure, gated ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of fry pans, sauce pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 8 dishes and silverware, glassware...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Freezer:

    Top frost free freezer with icemaker...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equiped kitchen, with electric range, dishwasher, toaster, elec can opener, blender Lobster pot, elec coffee maker, ,...moreless

  • Lobster Pot


  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


Write a review 4.8
from 30 traveler reviews
Rental rates plus an $100.00 cleaning fee are subject to 11% Florida tax. A refudable security/damage deposit is required immediately to secure the rental dates.  The rental charges are due 2 weeks prior to arrival. Cancellation for full refund requires 45 day notice of cancellation.  The security/damage deposit is refundable after the condo is cleaned and inspected and no damages noted.   The condo is available year round.

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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Destin Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hog's Breath Saloon,
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Valley
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lousianna Lagniappe

Car: Recommended

Destin is the fishing destination of world class deep sea fishermen. It is also the site of the world's most beautiful beaches. Soft white sand, gentle beaches and blue waters. Destin is the center of the Gulf Coast's visitors' pleasures. Golf, deep sea fishing, tennis, Water Park, Gulfarium and a fine Zoo, class shopping malls, discount malls and classic boutiques are close by. Mini bus, taxi cab and water taxi service are available. Jet ski rental, pontoon boat rental within minutes. Pirate ship sailing, fishing, cigar boat trips, skuba dive schools are just some of the harbor attractions. Restaurants on the boardwalk and along the beach are famous for seafood and all menu varieties.

In addition to all the local activities and features, this condo is located in a 3 story, intimate setting that is centered by the pool and sundeck which are a friendly gathering point and entry to the beach.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2015

About the owner: We have been renting condos for 20 years. . We have always felt that the guests that share our condo got a chance to enjoy it as much as we have. We think you will find most everything you need there! Bring your swim gear and some frozen peas to feed the fish at the Jetties, and you will have fun!

Why the Owner Chose Destin, FL, USA:
When we saw this property when it was first built, we said: 'This is where we want our grandchildren to play' - the beach is so perfect, and the property is not large - three floors and 30 condos total. The condos surround the pool area and the sundeck is the center of new friendships.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
The view of the harbor from our deck is a never ending pleasure. Our corner apartment affords extra windows and a cheerful open feeling. Our second patio area at the front door is a quiet place to read and feel close to the beach but quietly private and away from the pool.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 20%
Calendar last updated: 04/19/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Beach side view of building, pool in center

    Beach side view of building, pool in center

  • Noriego Point, close by, walk along Destin Harbor and East Pass beaches, sunsets

    Noriego Point, close by, walk along Destin Harbor and East Pass beaches, sunsets

  • Twin beds, lg 4 drawer dresser, kids beach toys,  iron & board in full closet.

    Twin beds, lg 4 drawer dresser, kids beach toys, iron & board in full closet.

  • Large capacity Maytag Washer and Dryer

    Large capacity Maytag Washer and Dryer

  • After sunset

    After sunset

  • 30 apts on 3 floors elevator + easy stairs security gate #203 on  left corner

    30 apts on 3 floors elevator + easy stairs security gate #203 on left corner

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 20%
  • Calendar last updated 04/19/2016