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The Dolphin House Perfect for Weddings and Family Vacations

Bedrooms 9
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 9 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 6.5 Baths, (Sleeps 30-34)

Welcome to THE DOLPHIN HOUSE- one of Pensacola Beach's premier Mega Houses! We have 6 full bedrooms and 3 cubby bedrooms with 6.5 baths that can sleep 30 in beds and up to 34 with futon and 2 sofas. Private pool and direct gulf view and access. The home is 5450 sq feet on 2 levels with tile flooring and 16 flat screen tv's with built in dvd's through out the home. We have separate family rooms on each level that can handle large gatherings. The 2nd LEVEL FAMILY ROOM is 1200 sq. feet that has both Gulf and SOUND views and can be used as a RECEPTION or inside WEDDING AREA in case of bad weather. 5 flat screened tv's wall mounted for a great entertainment area are in this area as well. We have a huge kitchen area that contains stove/oven/microwave/2 refrigerators/2 dishwashers/separate ice maker/bar area. We have a custom designed kitchen table that sits 16 people and is a MUST SEE! The home contains a full laundry area with washer/dryer, each bedroom has own bathroom with 2 custom tile showers and 4 tub/shower combos,complete granite kitchen and bath countertops,ceiling fans thru out home, and leather wrap around furniture and custom decor in entire home. We have plenty of parking space underneath and a front driveway that can handle 20 vehicles. 2 covered decks with front of the home looking directly into the gulf with unobstructed views and beach just steps away across the street with easy access. WE RENT TABLES AND CHAIRS FOR WEDDINGS/PARTIES AND ALSO HAVE TWO SISTER HOMES-THE BLUE MARLIN (VRBO 264524) AND THE SEAHORSE COTTAGE. Check out the Dolphin House on Facebook to see photos from previous events.


More Details

Jodi Russell
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2018

About Jodi Russell


Jodi Russell purchased this house in 2011

Why Jodi Russell chose Villa Segunda


What makes this house unique



Villa Segunda House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 34
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • ALL renters must be a minimum age of 25 years old unless they are accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
  • Small event permits are required for weddings/events/receptions. All events must be approved by owner prior to booking, event fee $223 added to total.
  • There is a four night minimum rental policy. During summer season reservations will only be accepted for weekly, Saturday to Saturday rentals.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (6), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (6), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
The Dolphin House has 16 flat screened tvs- 14 32 inch dvd combo's and 2 52 inch big screen tv's- 2 large family rooms-upstairs family room is 1200 sq feet with both gulf and sound views and contains 5 TV's, foosball tables, and lounge area perfect for weddings and large gatherings-tile flooring in home and each bedroom has private bath-3 master suites downstairs-covered decks on front facing gulf and beach and back overlooking private pool and tiki bar/pool deck/gas grill and pool chairs-kitchen has 2 dishwashers and fully furnished cooking and eating utensils-2 refrigerators and seperate ice maker for large groups-granite countertops in entire kitchen,bar, and all bathrooms-5500 sq feet of covered underneath parking and additional parking in front that allows for up to 20 vehicles total-gulf beach is directly across the street with unobstructed views and easy access.


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The Dolphin House Perfect for Weddings and Family Vacations
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Jodi Makes Her Home...Become Your Home

  • 5 of 5

We actually got married here in 2015, so this review is loonnggg overdue. This was the perfect place for us and all of our families to combine and get on each others nerves. Lol. We had rented from Jodi before and I still had her email contact. When my wife decided she wanted an actual wedding (90 days before our already planned honeymoon) I messaged Jodi and she was more than helpful in accommodating us. She even assisted us in where to get the proper permits from and how to get a marriage license in Florida. The only thing she didn't do was get ordained and marry us herself (to be fair, i didn't ask or she may have. Lol). We have sinced rented from other home owners and quickly realized that the folks running both the Dolphin and Starfish houses were head and shoulders above the rest. I would definitely recommend Jodi's properties to anyone and would rate this posting higher if it allowed me to. Thanks again for opening up your home and making it feel like our own.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the glowing review Artious! We usually have 40 weddings a year between the two houses and since the majority of them are destination weddings, we try our hardest to help make them perfect! (and I have considered becoming a notary) I am so glad your family has enjoyed our homes and I hope you will give me a call the next time you plan on visiting Pensacola Beach.
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Dream Wedding

  • 5 of 5

I spent (an embarrassingly high number of) hours looking for the perfect beach house for our wedding, and the Dolphin House exceeded all expectations. The house was spacious, clean, bright, and adorably decorated. The porches were great, and the back yard was PERFECT for our reception. For the number of people able to stay in the house, compared with many other houses I looked at, the rate was decently affordable. We had never visited Gulf Breeze/Pensacola Beach before, but we can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gulf Breeze

Perfect home for a group stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is absolutely the most beautiful house on the beach! We just rented for our wedding week and had about 30 people stay here comfortably! Owner and Management were so helpful along the way! Reservations and check in were a 5 star as well. It has some of the best views and provided the most beautiful setting for our magical day!!! I highly recommend this house for and family function or a beautiful wedding.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Council bluffs, IA

Beautiful home with one noteable problem

  • 3 of 5

The owner was great, very helpful and prompt when answering questions!! We arrived to this beautiful home overlooking the beautiful white sand beach. We loved all the home had to offer and was excited to get married. The night upon our arrival one of my guests found a cochroach in her bedding, then we found them crawling on kitchen counters, on walls in the laundry room and in closets... Which I will add is where my wedding dress and luggage stayed. Other than this everything was great we had a great wedding on the beach and were sad to leave. A few days after we returned home I sadly and embarrassingly realized the cochroaches traveled with us, so I am now battling an infestation in my own home. I wish they would have fumigated or offered a disclaimer prior to our arrival, but mostly hope the issue is addressed prior to anyone else's arrival. This was the only problem and I will say the extra fridge, dishwasher and ice maker was so convenient. The home was perfect for our group size and accommodated everyone nicely.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy to hear that the Dolphin House was the perfect location for your wedding, as it has been for several other people this year. We are sorry to hear that all aspects of the home were not up to your expectations. The Dolphin House has been continuously occupied since March of this year and your comments have been the first we have received in regards to this issue. We are local, hands on owners who also employ the management company, Paradise Beach Homes, to ensure all guests have a positive stay 24 hours a day at our three properties on Pensacola Beach. Prior to check-in, all of our properties are cleaned and inspected by the management company. All three properties also have a weekly extermination policy in place, so we would know if this was an ongoing problem. We did not receive any calls from you during your stay about the issue. If you had called us directly or notified the management company, we would have immediately sent a professional to the house to take care of the problem.
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May 20 2014 Wedding!!

  • 5 of 5

I held my wedding at this house last year and since then I have been ready to go back. This home and the owners were wonderful and made my wedding a dream come true! I had about 40 guests at the reception, a dj, a bartender, caterer, a photographer and never once did it feel cramped. Twenty three people stayed in the home and at times it felt empty. We had placed the round tables around the pool with white linens and white chairs. The area in front of the tiki bar was our dance floor and everyone was having fun the whole time! The owners were VERY accommodating. Anything we needed for the wedding, they were quick to help! My guests and I will never forget what an amazing wedding/vacation we had at the Dolphin House! Its been a year and everyone still talks about it. Thank you and I look forward to our next family vacation there!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your big day with us! We had 25 weddings at the Dolphin House in 2014 and we will host 28 this year. Please give us a call when you want to book an anniversary trip!!! Best Wishes- Mike & Jodi
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Atlanta, GA


  • 5 of 5

We celebrated my daughter’s wedding here on May 9th, 2015. Everything about the location and the house were exceptional. The porch comfortably held 30 women for the Bride’s Tea. The pool deck and cabana area was perfect for the 45 guests at the rehearsal dinner and area under the house with its white ceiling was beautiful for the reception. The spacious kitchen and huge table made for easy preparation and staging of each of the events. Even with all of this activity and 30 guests staying in the home there still was plenty of space. I definitely recommend this house for either a beach wedding or a family vacation.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $167.5
Linens/cleaning/damage $500 + Tax

Weekly rentals during the summer seasons are Saturday to Saturday only.
A reception fee of $200 is added to the total if a wedding and/or reception is held at the house.
The pet fee is $167.50 per pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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