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Coastal Retreat - Ultimate Beach Getaway with Unbelievable Views!!

Bedrooms 1
Space 439 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Experience the perfect beach getaway for two in this studio/efficiency unit at the Inn at Seacrest Beach, located between Rosemary and Alys beaches. Beautifully situated among classy and exceptional beachfront communities on 30A, this slice of paradise offers a delightful retreat, gorgeous ocean views, private pool/hot tub access at the Inn, a wide array of restaurants both within an easy walk or a short drive, unique shopping, bike trails, golf and much more.

Unit 409 – Coastal Retreat – is a newly decorated studio apartment that provides the comforts of home with luxurious accommodations. The kitchen is equipped with a full-size refrigerator, toaster oven, microwave, Keurig, coffee maker and much more, offering guests the option of eating meals in at the breakfast bar or on our private balcony. Publix and Winn-Dixie supermarkets are conveniently located nearby. From up-scale restaurants to casual eateries, there is no shortage of fabulous food within minutes of Seacrest Beach. Coastal Retreat offers wi-fi for our guests as well as a top of the line 40” LCD TV if you want to just kick back and relax. The Inn has a shared washer and dryer facility for your convenience.

Rental bikes are available (some can even be delivered to the Inn) for our guests to explore Rosemary Beach to the east and as far west as Grayton Beach, with the approximately 10-mile biking trails winding through a scenic tour of 30A’s exceptional charm and simplicity. Golf options include championship courses in Destin, a PGA Qualifying School course and public courses in Panama City and Santa Rosa.

There is convenient private beach access just a short walk away. Beach chairs and umbrellas can be rented at the beach or purchased locally.

Shoppers will not be disappointed with the wide range of options, from national retailers to cozy boutiques. Restaurants, entertainment, or just quiet relaxation on the white sandy beaches enjoying the breathtaking hues of the Gulf…there’s something for everyone at Seacrest Beach…come explore for yourself!

More Details

Property Manager
Jennifer Ostenson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Jennifer Ostenson

We have owned and managed vacation properties for several years and greatly enjoy offering unique, upscale and affordable getaway options that give people the opportunity to relax, unwind, reconnect and simply have fun. Our future goals include retiring at the beach!

Jennifer Ostenson purchased this studio in 2012

Why Jennifer Ostenson chose Seacrest Beach

This property offers travelers many options...relaxing at the beach, biking, shopping, golf, tennis, and more! The location and amenities provide the perfect combination for your beach getaway.

What makes this studio unique

Seacrest Beach is beautifully situated between the beaches of Rosemary and Alys and these communities offer our guests fabulous restaurants, unique shopping, and private beach access in addition to seasonal festivities. With our Getaway Guide, guests can be assured that virtually any information is right at their fingertips.


Seacrest Beach Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 439 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Coastal Retreat - Ultimate Beach Getaway with Unbelievable Views!!
average rating of 4.8133335 based on 75 reviews
Vestavia Hills, AL

Great get away!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as pictured on the website. Great view and Jennifer was very helpful and responsive. Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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a sweet oasis that is near the activity hubs...

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean and quiet. The deck has a great view to the water and of the sunset where we would enjoy morning coffee and even afternoon lunch or appetizers. The condo is simply decorated and had the basic conveniences we needed for a weekend stay. (refrigerator and coffee pot :)) - never used the toaster oven or microwave but those are nice to have. The bed was comfortable.// We enjoyed the private pool; as well as, the walk to the beach. Situated between Alys and Rosemary Beaches, we walked to various restaurants and to the hub of activity and live music. (a great idea to bring a flashlight as it gets dark on the sidewalks and there can be lots of people and bicycles.)

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay on 30a

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I got away for a quick Anniversary get away to 30a. We were married in Seaside 8 years ago! It was last minute so couldn't find anything in Seaside. We did come across Coastal Retreat which was close to some of our favorite things on 30a. The unit is very budget friendly, cozy, efficient, clean, comfortable and decorated nicely. We didn't spend too much time in the room despite some rain on our trip. This place was perfect for the two of us and Jennifer was a pleasure to work with. Alys, Seacrest, and Rosemary town centers are just a short walk away with all of their amenities and the beach a pleasant walk away. You can not beat the soft white sand of the gulf! Thank you for a great stay. My husband and I had a wonderful time reconnecting and enjoying kid free time!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week!! Very nice and clean studio. Short five minute walk to the beach, but we used the tram when we were carrying our chairs, umbrella, cooler, etc. and they were very friendly. Enjoyed the BBQ food truck in Seaside and biking to Donut Hole, Charlie's Donut Truck in Alys Beach, Shades, Pizza by the Sea, and La Cocina. Also enjoyed dinner in Panama City at Margaritaville and Pompano Joe's. Three full days of the ocean being closed, but weather was great once the day and a half of storms passed. Thank you so much for a great and enjoyable stay!!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy for 2!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect location for a great price! Having access to a private beach was perfect for avoiding an overwhelming Memorial Day weekend crowd. The place is cozy and clean with a view of the beach!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Satsuma, Alabama

Great central location. close enough to walk to shops and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful and relaxing stay. The studio was perfect for my husband and me. He has already mentioned going again next year.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Raw & Juicy
Juice Shop
Amavida Coffee and Tea - Seaside
Coffee Shop
Pickle's Snack Station
Hamburger Restaurant
Wild Bill's Beach Dogs
Hot Dog Restaurant
Meltdown On 30A
Sandwich Shop
Barefoot Barbeque
Barbecue Restaurant
Shrimp Shack
Seafood Restaurant
Taco Bar Seaside
Mexican Restaurant
Pizza Bar Seaside
Pizza Restaurant
Surfing Deer
Fine Dining Restaurant
Seagrove Village Market
Seafood Restaurant
Cowgirl Kitchen
Breakfast Restaurant
723 Whiskey Bravo
American Restaurant
Fish Out of Water Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
The Gathering Spot at WaterColor Inn
Sushi Restaurant
Pizza by the Sea at WaterColor Crossings
Pizza Restaurant
Cafe Thirty-A
American Restaurant
Angelina's Pizzeria & Pasta
Italian Restaurant
Brozinni Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Mi Casita Mexican Grill
Mexican Restaurant
The Perfect Pig Gourmet Market
The Red Bar
Spanish Restaurant
Another Broken Egg Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
Bad Ass Coffee
Coffee Shop
Grayton Seafood Co.
Seafood Restaurant
The Craft Bar
Bar & Grill
Grayton Beach State Park
Latin American Restaurant
AJ's Grayton Beach
Hibiscus Vegetarian Cafe
Seaside Food Trucks
Fast Food Restaurant
Grayton Corner Cafe
Twin Oaks Farmstand
Organic Restaurant
Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Chanticleer Eatery
American Restaurant
Black Bear Bread Co.
Pickle Factory
Pizza Restaurant
Steamboat Grill
Bar & Grill
Roux 30A
Old Florida Fish House
Seafood Restaurant
Eden Gardens State Park
Bruno’s Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Seafood Restaurant
Marie's Bistro
Mediterranean Restaurant
The Rolling Dog
Hot Dog Stand
Mile Marker Fifteen
Southern Restaurant (US)
Red's Chicken Shack
Chicken Restaurant
Johnny McTighe's Irish Pub
Redds Fueling Station

Our property is conveniently located to the beach, shopping, restaurants and a great walking/biking trail all within a short walk.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $55 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Reservations made directly through the owner must have a credit card on file in lieu of security deposit. Online bookings through VRBO include a refundable security deposit of $200 and applicable VRBO traveler fees. Applicable credit card processing fees of 3.5% + $.15 will be applied to cancellations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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