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Let the Dolphins Serenade you to sleep...Yes!! It is that close to the water

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

So Close to the Beach You Will Wear Your Swimsuit to Bed !!!

Any closer to the Water..and your Swimming with the Fishes

Enjoy the beautiful emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico with your sixth floor balcony view. The solitude of the spacious pristine white sand beaches along with spectacular views of the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

HIGH SPEED WIRELESS INTERNET PROVIDED FREE!!!

Sunsets??? I've got them with a beautiful golden glow on the white sand beach.

Our unique, three bedroom two bath floor plan with bunk in the third room will sleep six to eight comfortably. This Non-Smoking unit in the Gulf Dunes Condominium Complex is tastefully decorated.

It is located on the sixth floor (really the seventh there is covered parking) and features ceramic tile flooring, a KING bed in the master, a KING bed in the second room and a bunk bed with a twin on top and a full size bottom for the kids in the third room, and a queen sleeper sofa. A full size washer and dryer are also in the unit.

It is close to just about everything you could want. The Pier is within walking distance for all those wanting to 'Pier Fish' and also for those who might want to 'Beer Fish' the Angler's sports Bar is there also and features at last count about 30 TV's for all your sports needs. There are resturants by the dozen around you of all types. For the children there is the famous Gulfarium where you can go see all your favorite dolphins and other sea life. only .2 of a mile away.

Going to a convention?? well I am only 1 tenth of a mile from the brand new Emerald Coast Convention Center

For the children there is a Playstation 2 and for the adults there is a Television in each room with a DVD player in the living room and also the master.

Special property amenities include: 426 feet of Gulf Frontage, lush tropical landscaping, private dune walk-over with shower, and two seasonally heated pools.

One FREE Beach Umbrella set-up per day while you stay. $48 per week. This can be removed from the overall daily and weekly rates if you do not want the set-up. This will reduce your daily rental cost by $8 per day ($48 week).

It is conveniently located two miles from Fort Walton, four miles from Destin, and one mile from the new Convention Center.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Kent Amos
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Kent Amos

I presently live in Mobile Al. I grew up in Destin and my family lives there still. It is one of the most beautiful places you have ever seen.

Kent Amos purchased this condo in 2001

Why Kent Amos chose Florida Main North West

When I was a teenager I was a lifeguard right on this beach..it is near and dear to me.

What makes this condo unique

This is a LARGE well maintained unit. Recently painted and ready for YOU!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My guests are not only great they are quite poetic. I sure love my guests and they seem to love me. They want the Gulf Dunes but other guests have it so I am moving them to my Terrace unit.......



Kent,



My heart has sunk and hit the floor,

For I will have The Gulf no more,

The roar of the waves as they hit the shore

Will no longer drown out my husband's snore.



Alas, dear Kent, the choice must be

To move to Destin, near the sea,

"Til the end of March , we're hoping with glee

That The Terrace it is for Eddie and me.



With fingers crossed ( and love your loyalty to your previous guests)

Betsy and Ed
Jan 2009
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Amenities

Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) King in both rooms, Double Beds (1) Bottom in 3 room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Brand new thicker than normal mattress, Bunk Beds (1) Bunk on top in 3rd room
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Playstation 2, No Smoking is allowed in unit

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Let the Dolphins Serenade you to sleep...Yes!! It is that close to the water
average rating of 4.875 based on 25 reviews
4

Ready to head south again!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Gulf Dunes. Kent was great to work with and always received a timely response. Condo is a little dated, however it is clean, which was our #1 priority. View is breathtaking and the beach was clean. Loved having the parking space use and being by the heated pool. We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I am planning on replacing the cabinets and Kitchen which will make this completely current after this season. Thank you again for coming and staying.
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Manchester, TN
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Kent Amos, the owner, went out of his way to be extra nice to us. This condo is now our favorite. We hope to return as soon as possible. ROLL TIDE ROLL!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2007
  • Stayed: Jul 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mount Juliet TN
5

Girls Trip

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to drop a note to say thank you for a wonderful stay at your condo. Staying on the 6th floor with awesome views was great along with there being a key code on the door for easy access and you don't have to deal with a realty company or "keys"! Having a covered parking space out of the sun was a plus! The weather was perfect and the free beach set up every day was awesome! Kent was very helpful and was quick to respond to any questions that I had. This was the perfect get-a-way for me and my girls!! Thanks Kent and Roll Tide!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well thank you very much. I strive to make everyone's trip as perfect as it can be. Please come back
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5

Okaloosa Island Oasis!!!

  • 5 of 5

I know I am a little late with this review...but better late then never because this condo and the owner are worth telling you about! First, Kent is the most wonderful person you could ever possibly dream of working with. Right off the bat at the end of our initial phone conversation I felt like he was an old friend. My inquiry about the condo left me with that warm & fuzzy comfort feeling that I was investing my week's vacation in the right direction. As soon as we walked into this spacious condo we felt at home. The decor was light, bright & CLEAN! Talk about clean, the condo was immaculate. This was extremely important to me because my 7 yr old granddaughter has health issues and I did not feel the need to clean! The bunk room was a big hit with my granddaughter. She loved having her own TV and a space to call her own. I never knew which bunk (upper or lower) I would find her in. I can honestly say all the mattresses were comfortable and the 5 of us slept well each night. That's a bonus after a rough day of sunning & swimming (lol). I couldn't say that about the beds in other previous locations I have rented in the past! The kitchen was well stocked and cooking & dish washing never seemed a chore per the phenomenal ocean view through the balcony sliding glass doors! Speaking of gorgeous...the large balcony was a fabulous place to watch all the beach action while not physically down on the sand...morning, noon or night I (we) were mesmerized by the turquoise water, the sugar white sand, and the birds & dolphins playing. We were thrilled to watch the extensive fireworks show right from the balcony one evening (and it wasn't even the 4th of July). The entire complex was a great family atmosphere of smiling faces, giggling children & memories in the making. The grounds & pool area were clean & well maintained. Loved the close covered parking space too. Thank you Kent for sharing your lovely home with us! We can't wait to return and we will return within the year!! In closing, great condo, great owner, great experience, great memories, great choice!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best Vacation Rental experience ever

  • 5 of 5

Everything was so easy & hassle free, Kent is absolutely wonderful to work with. The condo was clean & roomy & the views were beautiful from the balcony. It was a huge plus for us that the AF Armament Museum was close by, we spent hours walking around there & really enjoyed it as well as the Gulfarium. It was our first time staying in that area & we were not disappointed, my only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer! We will definitely be visiting again!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Hill, TN
5

Very Clean

  • 5 of 5

Kent was very easy to talk to and answered every question promptly. The condo is very clean and that was important to us. The balcony is very large and it's easy for everyone to be out there at one time.

The condo is on the perfect floor to see the water and hear the ocean and I absolutely LOVED the parking spot as we could keep the sandy items in the bed of the truck and just grab them as we walked out. That was super convenient.

The beach setup was easy as you just go down and it's a "first-come first-serve" type of deal. If you want a particular spot, just be the first one there and sit in it. The guys will come by later and ask your room. Very easy. When at the beach, it's all about the location and this place is in a great location. You can walk to the Boardwalk and eat at a variety of establishments right on the beach.

Kent helped us with some questions about snorkeling and his knowledge of the water and the tides were very helpful.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My many thanks to you. I do try and make everyone's stay the best as I know that these trips are full of memories and I want you to take the good ones home with you.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Fort Walton Regional Airport

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Rates & Availability

Fort Walton Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer
Jun 19 2017 - Jul 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
$1,949
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 11 2017 - Jul 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
$1,949
 
 
Peak Summer
Jul 17 2017 - Aug 13 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
$1,949
 
 
Late Summer-Fall
Aug 14 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
$1,449
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is an additional $100 cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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