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Portofino 3 BR - Best View (Beach, West & Sound) - specials!!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Immerse yourself in an island lifestyle that is a world apart, not a world away.

Portofino is an exclusive destination resort and spa nestled between the pristine sugary beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and the tranquil waters of Pensacola Bay.

Its unique location, at the east end of Pensacola Beach and just 15 minutes from downtown Pensacola, offers the best of both worlds — unspoiled beaches, plus galleries, museums, and shopping within easy reach.

Inside and out, Portofino is stunning from every viewpoint architectural work of art with a 'timeless' Italian Mediterranean flair. The convenient under-building parking allows for over 60% of the 28 acre resort to remain undeveloped for wildlife habitat and lush tropical landscaping.

The spacious, smoke-free, three bedroom residence offers breathtaking water views from every room.

Spa Portofino, an exclusive spa featuring Jurlique products, offers new and unexpected standards of personal service. Guests revitalize body and spirit within a 40,000 square foot lifestyle center, featuring customized body treatments, facial or full body massage, and other luxurious salon experiences.

Featuring an indoor Olympic and five heated pools; 5 clay tennis courts; whirlpool spas, saunas, & steam rooms; a gourmet restaurant; seasonal Kids' Camp.

A world of adventure awaits — only steps from your door. Explore eight miles of scenic trails and open beaches. From biking, kayaking, dolphin cruise and sailing to tranquil nature walks, the natural beauty of the area's unique ecosystem affords endless opportunities to merge lifestyle and nature.

The views of the Gulf of Mexico, the Intracoastal Waterway and the National Seashore can be enjoyed from every room in this 18th floor end unit designer condo. Relax and enjoy the waves, the sunrises, and the sunsets.

*18th Floor condo with 68 feet of windows and balcony (2506 square feet)

*Fully equipped kitchen

*Master suite: King-sized bed, walk-in closet with Gulf of Mexico views

*Guest bedroom: 2 queen-size beds with Sound views

*Third bedroom: 2 twin beds with West and Sound views

*Private bath for each bedroom plus a half bath

*Sleeper sofa in living room

*Designer Ceramic tiled condo throughout unit

*Granite slab countertops in kitchen and bathroom

*Crown Molding throughout condo

*Designer window treatments

*Tuscany and Twisted Columns on the balcony

*Outdoor grill on balcony

*High-speed Internet access is available

*Exquisitely & professionally decorated in Tommy Bahama and Hemingway furniture

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Pamela Dean
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Pamela Dean

We are Pam and Wes Dean and thank you for your interest in our Pensacola Beach vacation home.

Pam has been coming to Pensacola since 1987 when her sister lived here. She introduced Wes to it in 1996 and have been coming here ever since that day. In 2002, Wes and Pam decided it was time to bite the bullet and buy a place on Pensacola Beach and we quickly fell in love with Portofino and its plans.

Wes is in the technology business and Pam is in the operations and technology. Wes is a double dawg (BBA and MBA from UGA) and Pam has a electrical engineering degree and her MBA from UGA.

We have 5 children and we enjoy fishing, baseball (Pensacola Blue Wahoos), football (go Dawgs), boating, tennis, lounging, hiking, and reading. We love to walk the Sound out to the Point at Portofino!

Pamela Dean purchased this condo in 2004

What makes this condo unique

This property has perfect access to the beach and to the sound; therefore, if you want to get away from the waves you can easily and quickly do that. The property has many pools to choose from (indoor and out). It has tennis courts and is right next to the Gulf National Seashore, which is great for birding, walking, and spending time with Him!

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great way to spend the Christmas vacation. The condo is so comfortable and well equipped to have a wonderful holiday meal. The owner is wonderful to work with and answers questions promptly. We had a nice and relaxing vacation.
Dec 2015
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Pensacola Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 18
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 9:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Living area - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Room - Sleeper Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) In master bedroom, (2) Two queen beds in 2nd bedroom, (2) Two twin beds in 3rd bedroom., Sleep sofa bed in Living Room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Outdoor Hot Tub (shared), Sauna & Steam Room (shared), Pool (At the building and at the 3 at the spa), Electric Outdoor Grill (BBQ), High-speed Internet Access, Juice Bar, Restaurant, State-of-the-Art Fitness Center


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Portofino 3 BR - Best View (Beach, West & Sound) - specials!!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 22 reviews

Always awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Been coming here for several years and are never disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always love having the Godwin family stay in our home away from home! Thanks for the great review.
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Home away from home

  • 4 of 5

Had everything we needed, kitchen was well stocked to cook meals at home. Great view for fireworks! Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Condo and excellent vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was fabulous! It was much bigger than the pictures portray and was decorated nicely. There were plenty of towels and the kitchen was stocked nicely. There were plenty of beach chairs and toys left over from previous guests which made it nice when we had family come over. The resort is so beautiful and amenities were plenty. The pools were great and warm enough to enjoy but cool enough to be refreshing and were never crowded since there are so many of them. Entertainment down at the main pool was awesome and you can hear them from the balcony at night which we enjoyed. Great view of Tuesday night fireworks from the balcony as well. Beautiful views of the water and the island all around. We enjoyed both the sound and the Gulf sides multiple times. It's a little bit of walk if you are lugging your beach gear but go minimal and it's great. Not the fault of the owner at all but I will say a few things about the resort that are helpful to know up front: 1. The clearance in the parking garage is only 6'3" so if you are traveling with any kind of luggage carrier on your vehicle you will not be able to enter the garage. No big deal as parking outside was never a problem but good to know. 2. The food and cocktails are exorbitantly expensive. I enjoyed a night by the pool listening to entertainment with my sister and we each had 2 Bushwackers. The bill was $60.00!!!! That was the end of that. We made our own from then on. 3. There is little to no communication between the gate attendants and the front desk. Policy for guests changed every time we had one come. I have family in town so we had many. It was ALWAYS a pain and the the gate attendants were very rude to deal with. Just an FYI. The rest of the employees and I mean ALL of them were so friendly and helpful. I compared it to being in Disney more than once. They were great. One note for the owner, the Master bed squeaks so badly it made it difficult to sleep many nights for my husband and I. I ended up going to the couch multiple nights. Please don't think I'm being negative, we had a fantastic two week stay and my whole family loved it. The condo was one of the nicest we've ever stayed in and the elevators were always quick and never a problem. We will definitely be looking to come back next summer. (Maybe you could fix that bed though?) Overall rating....10 easy 10!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Beautiful condo. Perfect for our family's needs.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved Pensacola & Portofino

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 really enjoyed our weeklong stay at Portofino Tower 3, unit 1804. Our kids are ages 17, 15, 11 and 10 and there was something for everyone. The unit is great, very comfortable and spacious with fantastic panoramic views from every room. The patio was very large and included a grill, which we used regularly. There are flat screen TVs and Blue Ray players in every room, and we chose to bring a video game console as one is not included. Portofino is a very nice resort with many services & amenities, and we took advantage of the beaches, pools, hot tubs and exercise facility every day. The options are many – one day on the ocean, the next at the larger pools by the Lifestyle Center, the next at the quieter beach on the sound, and so on. It’s worth saying that the elevators are fast, and when you’re on the 18th floor that makes a difference. We had no issues come up during our stay, but I found the owners very pleasant to work with as we were preparing for our trip.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many places in Florida and in Alabama for our summer beach trips, but this was by far the best place we have stayed. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

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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