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Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,192 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Sofa-Sleeper, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Come to Destin, Florida and enjoy the sugar-white beaches and emerald-green waters!

We have a 2 story condo that is fully furnished with all the necessary kitchen appliances, towels, linens & blankets. You have a reserved parking spot within steps from your front door.

Our condo is located on the beach side of Highway 98 on a beautiful five-acre fresh water lake. Fish right off your deck, or at one of the gazebos located within the complex. It's just a three minute stroll through Southbay's tropical paradise to the sugar-white private beach and we even provide a wagon to make things easier to carry. Once at the beach you will be provided with 2 chairs and an umbrella (March thru October). There are two pools (1 heated...February to Mid-April) and 2 kiddie pools within walking distance. You never have to cross a street to get to the beach or pools!

Our condo has 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths on the first level. Each bedroom is furnished with a flat-screen TV. The master bedroom includes its own private deck that overlooks the 5-acre fresh water lake with a spectacular view!

The newly renovated second level has a spacious, family room with a queen sofa-sleeper and a complete dining area, with new carpet in 2014. Enjoy watching a movie on the 50” plasma TV with free cable, along with a DVD & VCR. Walkout onto the upper deck and enjoy the beautiful sunsets on the completely furnished deck including a new patio table with umbrella (seats 6) and a new gas grill in 2015. Grab your fishing pole and try and catch a bass or maybe a snapping turtle that are waiting for you in the lake! The fully equipped kitchen was completely renovated in 2013 with ceramic floors and granite counter tops. It includes an updated half bath with ceramic floors and not to forget...a washer and dryer for your convenience.

There are other amenities to enjoy at Southbay, two lighted tennis courts, two large pools (one heated) & two kiddie pools. Then a short walk to the private beach with no streets to cross!

We included 2 chairs & umbrella for your use. We have boogie boards, plenty of sand toys, many toys for the kids to play with and a wagon to put all your things in!

Southbay by the Gulf is located in the heart of Destin right off of Hwy 98. There is Harbor Walk Village for shopping, dining, activities and deep sea fishing, as well as a huge outlet mall located about ten minutes away. If you are a golfer, there are several great courses nearby. Super Wal-Mart is less than 2 miles away and there is also a Winn-Dixie right across the street. There are several shops and restaurants within walking distance. The Big Kahuna water park is less than a mile away. There is miniature golf, go-carts and other rides for your kids to enjoy!

Whether you are looking for a nice family vacation, a fun girls trip or a romantic getaway, Southbay by the Gulf will be perfect for everyone!

So schedule your vacation today...put your flip flops on...come enjoy a relaxing time at our condo and have some fun in the sun on the beach in Destin!!!

See you soon!

More Details

Property Manager
Lynda Tanner (Contact #1) Vickie Byrom (Contact #2)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

quote from our guest book,

your condo and location are fantastic. the pool was wonderful, we played tennis, only because you thoughtfully stocked your closet with racquets and balls, forgot ours, watched tv, which is double the size of anything we own. and of course the beach was wonderful.

the island wing company across the street was great.

for restaurants the original Dewey Destin is very casual with great food and the boathouse serves great oysters and has entertainment.

we'll be back
Sep 2013
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Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1192 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Trash goes out on the curbs every morning.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in Bedroom 1 (Master Bedroom)
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located in Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Located in Hallway
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
2 beach chairs and umbrella provided at beach (March-October) 2 Adult pools and 2 kiddie pools Beach toys, boogie boards, etc. provided 2 Lighted Tennis Courts 50' Plasma TV Free Cable and WIFI


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Beautiful lake, clean condo with lots of room and only a 5 minute walk to the beach!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed fishing in the lake and the beach was beautiful. The condo was clean and quiet and we loved the two decks overlooking the lake. Simple 5 minute walk to the beach and the attendant there had our umbrella and chairs ready every day. This location and condo would be great for a family as it is very close to the water park, great restaurants and shopping.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I hope to see you back real soon! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you
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Great condo

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Condo #46 and it was a great place for the months of Jan. and Feb. 2018 to get away from the snow and cold of Maine. Lynda was very accomodating and made sure everything was A1 in the condo. Southbay at the Beach was a great place to be as there were so many friendly snowbirds that we met and look forward to seeing them again next year. The gazebo down by the beach was a great place to meet new people and have gab sessions at the end of the day. I rate the whole stay as excellent!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable, pet friendly condo in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We looked at quite a few places to stay in Destin. So glad we chose this condo for our stress free week of fun. Lynda was easy to contact and responded quickly.

The condo was very clean. It was fully equipped with everything we needed. Some of our favorite moments were spent eating breakfast on the upper deck overlooking the beautiful lake, or unwinding in the evening at sunset.

It was close to the beach, and shopping. Looking forward to another trip of flip flopping fun in this condo! Thank you Lynda for sharing such a great place to make memories.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Flippin Fun for the big 60!!!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I spent 6 days at Flip-Floppin Fun in the Sun and we had a wonderful time! Lynda was so helpful, you couldn't ask for a better owner to work with. Let me just say condo was clean and you need to bring nothing but your clothes! The unit also washer and dryer :-) The beach is a short walk away & there are two pools. The lagoon is full of fish (catch & release) and other wildlife. You will truly enjoy the deck off the living area. This unit is pet friendly, but beware of the mirror. The dog (or cat) on the other side will become your pet's nemesis!! :-) Looking to rent a condo in Destin? Look no further than Southbay Unit 46. We will definitely be back! Thank you Lynda!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay while on vacation!! Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent 7 days in Southbay unit 46 and we had a fantastic time! The unit was very clean, the kitchen had all the appliances, utensils, cups, plates/bowls that we needed, and having a washer and dryer to use in the condo was very useful! I was in contact with Lynda multiple times throughout our planning process and stay and she was always very helpful, nice, and responded very quickly. The beach is just a short few minute walk away as are the two pools and tennis courts and you don't have to cross the road at all to get there. If you are looking into renting a condo while visiting the Destin area I highly recommend staying at Southbay unit 46. We will definitely be returning back!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time out to write a review. I am glad you all enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back to stay with us again. Thank you again!
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Destin trip

  • 5 of 5

Great condo! Our family of five and small dog had a great experience! The condo was exactly how it was described and the area is very pet friendly. Location is great- close to everything. Tons of beach and pool toys and even toys and games to play with in the condo. We would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Smoothie King
Juice Shop
Mary's Kitchen
The Track Destin
Shake's Frozen Custard
Dessert Shop
Morgan Sports Center
The Back Porch
Seafood Restaurant
Mexican Grocery Store
Joe's Crab Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
Seafood Restaurant
Big Kahuna's Water & Adventure Park
Ruth's Chris Steak House
Steak House
Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
Barbecue Restaurant
Wendy's Kitchen
Takeout Restaurant
Fuji Seafood Buffet
Seafood Restaurant
The Pancakery
Breakfast Restaurant
Island Wing Company
Bar & Grill
Another Broken Egg Cafe - Destin
Brunch Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Bric � Brac
American Restaurant
The Local Market
La Paz
Mexican Restaurant
Capriccio Cafe
Coffee Shop
Lennys Subs
Sandwich Shop
Chicken Wings Restaurant
China One
Chinese Restaurant
Thai Delights Restaurant
Thai Restaurant
Louisiana Lagniappe
Seafood Restaurant
Gator Beach
Callahan's Restaurant & Deli
Pepitos Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Shrimp Basket Destin
Seafood Restaurant
Health Food Restaurant
Jasmine Thai
Thai Restaurant
Osaka Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse & Sushi Bar
Japanese Steakhouse
Destin Ice & Seafood
Seafood Market
Half Shell Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Donut Hole Bakery Cafe
Destin Vacation Boat Rentals
Kelly Plantation Golf Club
Beach Walk Cafe
The Other End
American Restaurant
Primrose Restaurant
Hog's Breath Saloon
Seafood Restaurant
Harbor Docks
Seafood Restaurant
Gilligan's Seafood
Seafood Restaurant
Mama Sherry's Pizza, Wings & Things
Pizza Restaurant
Mama Sherry's Pizza, Wings & Things
Pizza Restaurant
Burrito del Sol - Destin, FL
Mexican Restaurant
First Watch - Destin
Breakfast Restaurant
Graffiti & The Funky Blues Shack
Live Music Venue
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Walton Beach , VP
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Lots close by
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Nearest Point of Interest
Big Kahuna
Nearest Point of Interest


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%

If you choose to book on line there are a extra fees that VRBO will charge you, but it does give you piece of mind. I do have a pay pal account also that you could use, which is secure and no extra fees. You have a choice of doing the insurance or the damage deposit you do not have to do both. Any questions just call Lynda property manager. Thank you

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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