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July22-26; 30- Aug 2: 4 nite min BEAUTIFUL CONDO-SPECTACULAR VIEW OF BAY!!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

GULF COAST WATERFRONT DREAM! Oversized (1776 square feet)3 bed, 2 bath luxury bay front condo (sleeps 8)-pak n play provided- with 180-degree waterfront views from both master bedroom and great room—so close you will feel like you can touch the water. Includes loads of the area’s best amenities: LAZY RIVER and Zero-Entry Pool (kid’s favorites!), 4 miles of secluded Gulf beaches, all while located in the heart of Okaloosa Island/Destin/Fort Walton Beach attractions.

Quotes from guests:

'You will not find a better view of the bay anywhere! We will definitely be return guests! Thank you!!'

'All I can say is 'Wow!' Awesome condo with a beautiful and peaceful view of the bay.'

LARGE FAMILY? NO PROBLEM! This huge 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit is larger than almost any other comparable unit you’ll find in the area. It is 1,776 square feet (not including the balcony) and sleeps 8 with tons of space to spare. Master suite has a king bed, private luxury bath with double vanity, Jacuzzi tub and separate walk-in shower, TV and sweeping views of the Choctawhatchee Bay. Second bedroom has a queen bed and TV. Third bedroom has a day bed and TV. Plus, there’s a pull-out couch in the large living room. Common areas are open and spacious with lots of seating. Dining area features a table that seats 8 and a breakfast bar that seats 4, and there’s an additional full-sized dining table on the balcony.

WATER-LOVER'S PARADISE, FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! The resort straddles Okaloosa Island, giving guests the only northwest Florida destination with resort access to both the pristine sugar white sand beaches of the Gulf and the beautiful and calm Choctawhatchee Bay. It boasts an aquatic playland that includes the region’s largest LAZY RIVER with free tubes, a kid-friendly Zero-Entry pool and splash park, plus a giant 5,000 sq. ft. pool, two large Jacuzzis, a waterfall pool that is heated in winter and a private pool exclusively for the use of Osprey guests! Other services include: beach service rentals(umbrella and chairs), boogie board/kayak /jet ski rentals, children's activities in the summer, a state-of-the-art fitness center, free local telephone and high-speed Internet, in-unit full-sized washer/dryer, complimentary garage parking.

BUSINESS TRAVEL DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS! Mix business and pleasure at this home-away-from-home. You may even want to bring your family along to enjoy a vacation while you work! Be productive with free local telephone and wireless high-speed Internet service. Don't miss a beat with your workout routine at our on-site state-of-the-art fitness center. Enjoy a stress-free, easy commute to both Eglin AFB and Hurlburt Field. Military per-diem rates available.

THE PERFECT SNOWBIRD NEST! This unit has all the comforts of home - updated, tasteful interior of soothing sage, natural wood and beach palms, fully appointed kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, in-unit full-sized washer/dryer. Unwind after a round of golf at any one of the area’s top-rated courses with a drink or meal on your very own balcony overlooking the water. Handicap accessible and convenient to FWB Medical Center and Sacred Heart Hospital.

AREA ATTRACTIONS:

The condo is conveniently located on Okaloosa Island, just steps away from:

- The Boardwalk beachside restaurants and the only area beach boardwalk

- Gulfarium (dolphin and sea lion shows and other sea creature exhibits)

- Emerald Coast Conference Center

- Various water activities such as kite boarding, parasailing, kayaking and jet-skiing.

Okaloosa Island connects Destin (4 miles away) with Fort Walton Beach (1 mile away), a major vacation destination that is chock full of attractions, including beaches, restaurants, shopping:

- Big Kahuna’s water attraction park

- Silver Sands Outlet Mall

- Harborwalk Village

- Baytowne Wharf

- Numerous world-class golf courses including Sandestin’s four championship courses, Rigatta Bay, and Kelly Plantation

- Miniature golf, go karts, bowling and kiddie rides

- Dolphin cruises

- Boat and jet ski rentals

- Bike and jogging trails

- Theatre and dinner cruises

Our family has been blessed to live in the Destin area for 5 years on two different military assignments. During our second stay we fell in love with this large luxury unit and the Destin West resort as the perfect second home and vacation destination for our growing family that includes four small children and loving grandparents. We look forward to many wonderful family retreats ahead and invite you to enjoy some of your most memorable family vacations at this perfect Emerald Coast paradise.

Keywords: Condominium, Condo, Beach, Gulf, Bay, Family Friendly, 3 bedroom, Luxury, Lazy River, Pools, Destin, Destinwest, Emerald Coast, deal, military

More Details

Property Manager
Sherry Knight
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Sherry Knight

We are a large family with four young kids and loving grandparents who all love the Emerald Coast with its miles of perfect beaches, countless amenities and wonderful climate.

Sherry Knight purchased this condo in 2011

Why Sherry Knight chose Fort Walton Beach

After living in the area for five years on two different assignments with the Air Force our family fell in love with the Destin area. We were fortunate to get the opportunity to purchase a family retreat that is large enough to bring three generations together in the heart of the Emerald Coast.

What makes this condo unique

Destin West is the jewel of Destin area resorts. It is a one of a kind paradise that brings the beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf of Mexico together to combine the best of both worlds. It is packed with some of the areas very best amenities. Our children can literally spend hours in the Lazy River, zero-entry pool and splash park.

Located in the very heart of the area we love walking to the Boardwalk, restaurants and shopping on the island and are just 5 minutes across 4 miles of secluded beach from Destin. Minutes from the best golf courses, dining, outlet shopping, theme parks, the airport, and both Air Force Bases you could not pick a more central location for a home away from home.

We selected our condo because of the luxury, size, and amazing views. At 1776 Sq/ft it is an oversized three bedroom that can easily accommodate our large family with space to spread out and relax. The master suite, great room, and large patio offer sweeping views of the bay that we wish we could wake up every day to!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a fantastic week! We had perfect weather and absolutely love the Destin West resort. The lazy river and pool were my daughter's favorites. The condo was nice once again and our favorite spot was the balcony. We saw dolphins in the bay at least 3 different mornings."
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Okaloosa Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - additional pak n play
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Only resort in region with Gulf and Bay side connected via a short jet bridge, Fitness Center, 4 miles of secluded white sand beaches, Calm Bayside water perfect for children

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

July22-26; 30- Aug 2: 4 nite min BEAUTIFUL CONDO-SPECTACULAR VIEW OF BAY!!
average rating of 4.885714 based on 36 reviews
5

Nothing to complain about

  • 5 of 5

This place was recommended by a friend who also has two boys. We were never bored and had a great vacation. The rooms were nice and clean and we didn't have any problems. Will be returning. Thanks Destin West!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When we can please 2 boys and their parents with our convenient location with a clean roomy condo, we are the place to come to! And please refer us to your friends just as you were by yours! Come back soon! Sherry
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5

Great location

  • 5 of 5

Loved pool, lazy river, bay and beach access

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paban, The convenient location is a real plus! Thanks so much for your review! Sherry
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4

This place is the best

  • 4 of 5

Can't wait to come back again

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Anne, That's the best recommendation you can give us! Please do come back. And ask for the return guest discount. Sherry
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5

Awesome condo!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do the condo justice. Very roomy. Our family was very comfortable. Great location. Short walk to beach. Great view from patio of bay. We loved it. We would definitely rent again.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeffrey, This is a great location, as you said, and very roomy for a family or several couples. Do come back! Sherry
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5

Beautiful and Relaxing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 days at 302 Osprey, and it was beautiful! The 3 bedroom condo was top notch! The bay view was breath taking! The lazy rivers and pools were so much fun! Many attractions surround the condo. The kids had a beautiful time on the beach just a minute away!! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Gihova, The bay view is breathtaking from the balcony and master bedroom. We are so happy you were satisfied! And, so glad that you'll be coming back. Let me know and I'll be sure to apply the return guest discount. Autumn is always lovely: still warm and less crowded than in the summer. Sherry
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5

Loved Staying Here!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I really enjoyed staying at this property. Everything was a perfect fit and the location was exactly what we hoped for. We will 100% be using this rental in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Alyxandria, Please do come back. We are so pleased you were happy with your stay. Sherry
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Gulf Side
Nearest Point of Interest
Boardwalk
Nearest Point of Interest
Secluded Beaches
Nearest Point of Interest
Emarld Coast Conference Center

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Rates & Availability

Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer '17
Jun 17 2017 - Aug 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$470
$2,825
 
 
Summer '17
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,450
 
 
Late summer '17
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,499
 
 
Fall '17
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$217
$1,299
 
 
Winter '17,'18
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
$125
$875
$1,650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $140 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%

We require a $300 down payment which is then applied to the rental balance. The balance is then divided in half with the first 50% payment due 60 days prior to arrival and the final 50% payment due 14 days prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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