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Great Gulf Front Condo

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

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

Great Gulf Front Condo with un-obstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico from your private balcony/den/master bedroom. Newly updated accommodations including granite countertops, tile flooring, large walk in shower and separate garden jetted tub. Stainless appliances in kitchen and extras included to make your vacation complete. Upgraded linens for your comfort and 3 flat screen T.V's. Eating area for 6 and chaise lounges on balcony overlooking the ocean. Rooms have blackout drapes for a restful stay. Den has added sofa sleeper for extra guests. Tops'l property is located adjacent to Sandestin Hilton and National Park for additional enjoyment. Beach chair/umbrella service available.(not included in rental rate). This unit awaits special guests, wanting to fulfill their beach vacation dreams!

Keywords: Gulf Front Condo

More Details

Robbie Harrell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 6, 2017

About Robbie Harrell

Dr. and Mrs. Gayle Harrell own 2 rental condos in the Tides @ Tops'l property.

Robbie Harrell purchased this condo in 2000

Why Robbie Harrell chose Destin Area

Great location and adjacent to Sandestin Hilton. Your walks on the beach to the south, along the quite preserve for mikes, will be truely memorable.

What makes this condo unique

Tops'l Property will be your best location for amenities, and within close range of all you will need for a great beach vacation.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great rental unit! We loved the resort at Tops'l and especially it's location. Unit 202 in the Tides building was so clean and comfortable. Our family of 4 had plenty of room to spare. We will definitely request this condo again each year when we return. This was a true Gulf Front unit and the views were fantastic!
Aug 2010
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Great Gulf Front Condo
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 13 reviews

We loved the condo, awesome place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We were in Destin a few weeks ago for my daughter's wedding, first time to visit. The condo was great! We loved the great view of the swimming pools and beach from the master bedroom patio and the living room patio. It was nice to have kitchen items such as coffee maker, blender, etc. We used disposable plates, but the place had plates, cups and glasses. We sure enjoyed relaxing on the patio and people watching. We also had plenty of towels, and didn't have to wash them after every use, so that was an added plus. I received immediate response to our enquiry on availability and all of the paperwork went very smoothly, all handled via email. Thanks Robbie! We definitely plan to stay here next time we visit Destin.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. Very glad you enjoyed your beach vacation and do hope you'll stay again soon! Thanks again, Robbie
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Very Nice place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great condo- We really enjoyed our stay here. The owner was very quick to respond to email, and we were able to book this within 24 hours. Tops'l is very nice in general. There are free fitness classes and the tennis courts are superb and do not cost extra to play on. The condo itself is on the second floor with a great balcony right over the boardwalk to the pool and beach. This is a great spot if you like to "people watch" people coming and going to the beach. There are lounge chairs and a dining table on the patio, which was great. Be aware- the kitchen has the bare minimum in terms of cookware and the smallest coffee mugs in the world. Also, the condo could've been cleaner when we arrived- there was some sand left on the floor. If you are able to overlook these things, as I could, you will enjoy this place!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you took the time for a review and happy you enjoyed your beach vacation. Your suggestions are something I can change! Always helpful! Thanks again, Robbie
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Summer Fun

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Tops'l this year. We stayed in a different unit on the 8th floor last year and enjoyed it as well. Positives: it was clean, close to the stairs that you take down 2 flights (one floor) to exit to pool/ocean level, beds are comfortable, washer/dryer work well. Only negatives were that the Keurig didn't work (but there was a functional classic coffee maker,) minimal towels so you need to wash frequently, and there was no remote to make the DVD player work. We couldn't find a baking/cookie sheet in the unit, either. Also, know that the 2nd bathroom is not attached to the guest bedroom--it is directly across the hall.

The owner is responsive to questions in a timely manner.

You would likely get a better/non-obstructed view (only partially tree obstructed in this unit) by staying up higher. Our view was better last year on the 8th floor--but this view is still breath-taking! Quickest pool/beach access is from a 1st floor unit.

We would consider staying in this unit again. Great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad your Beach Vacation was a 4/star! I will definitely follow up with where the remote and cookie sheet walked off to. It can be replaced. Hope you'll stay many times more. Thanks again, Robbie
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  • 4 of 5

Perfect!!! It was the perfect spot..view of both pools, and the beach, not to mention it was beautiful....We will absolutely be staying again! Our 4 kids enjoyed it very much as well! It was equipped with everything we needed! The Master bed was very comfortable...the kids said their beds were as well!

It was nice to be able to sit on the balcony and watch them at the pool, and being on the second floor was awesome!!

Close to everything In town!

David and Danielle Combs

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your beach vacation, and it was all you'd hoped it would be. Hope to help you again, if you plan another beach getaway. Thanks again, Robbie
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Will be back!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying right on the beach in your condo. Our view from the second floor overlooking the pools and the beach was just beautiful. Great location that's Close to lots of shopping and good restaurants. Comfortable beds and soft linens. Thank you, Robbie, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad your stay made your beach vacation the best! Thanks again, Robbie
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Nashbille, TN USA

Has Potential!

  • 3 of 5

The owner is very nice! pro's: close distance to stairs leading to pool then beach, LOVE Tops'l, nice having 2 full beds instead of twins! Cons: master vent not working, master bath vent so noisy it most likely irritated other condo renters, towels were in cood condition but smelled of smoke bad, HVAC vent coated w/dust & no filter, pipe under sink not properly attached so I spent time cleaning it up & doing maintenance issues, washing comforters that were stained. TP smelled smoke also. I did, however, leave it better than when I got there! lol If updated (including faucets) and those issues resolved, it could be NICE!!! Overall, many people might not be bothered by what bothered us ;-)

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Tides building, at Tops'l Resort, is a Gulf front Property.

Note: not all units and balconies face the Gulf. This unit is Gulf facing.

No hidden fees!


Rates & Availability

Sandestin Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 6 2017 - Feb 28 2017
4 night minimum stay
Spring II
Mar 11 2017 - May 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 20 2017 - Sep 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 12 2017 - Oct 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.5%

No hidden fees/cleaning fee included

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Sandestin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master Bath-Large Walk-in shower, separate large jetted soaking tub, double vanity, and separate toilet. Guest bath- large shower/tub combo, separate toilet, single vanity
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1) Upgraded mattress., Double Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Association/maintenance on sight. Any issues within the unit to be addressed with maintenance

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