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Beach Front 1BR Unit WITH A WATER PARK ... Last Minute Special!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 460 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach Front 1BR Unit WITH A WATER PARK ... Last Minute Special!

DESTIN WEST VILLAS #403. 1BR/1BA-Efficiency Destin West Gulfside Villas a gulf front WATER RESORT, side unit, private balcony, WiFi, tile throughout. GET THE BEST OF THE SOUND SIDE AND THE BEACH! The unit, #403, was all new in 2006! It is set up an a full efficiency apartment, with a large balcony overlooking the Island and Destin. The unit comes complete with a walk-in shower AND a garden tub, as well as efficiency appliances, solid-surface counters, high ceilings, and tile floors throughout. This is the only property around with amenities on BOTH the beach side AND the sound side of the island. It has a large amount of beach front butting up next to BeasleyPark and vacant government beaches, open to the public. Destin West, has 4 pools for your enjoyment, including 2 seasonally-heated pools, 1 kiddie pool, a lazy river, a zero-entry pool, a waterfall pool, and also has 3 hot tubs. The grounds have several barbecue grills, and a delightful walkway and access into the Choctawhatchee Bay for great swimming, playing, or fishing. We even have a Fudpuckers restaurant and bar right next to the bayside building.

Bedding: Master-56"x80"/Living room-Full futon

AND IT GETS EVEN BETTER! As a guest of ours, your pool passes also permit you to use everything The Island (formerly the Ramada Resort) next door has to offer. This includes the Grotto pool with cooling waterfalls and hot tub, the Splash Garden kids’ play park, the heated cabana pool and kiddie pool! The lush tropical grounds surrounding these pools also have several restaurants (fine dining, BBQ, cafe, pizza), bar/sports lounge, and shops (complete with souveniers, beach toys and refreshments). These are incredible facilities, which include the only swim-up bar in the area!**

Also Gulf front WATER RESORT, with private balcony, bunk room, WiFi. YOU HAVE FOUND THE BEST BUILDING ON THE BEACH! These units were all new in June 2009! Watch the kids play at the water park, and the beach sunset at the same time from your private balcony. This is the only property with this level of amenities large beach front, dune crossovers with 4 freshwater showers, 2 foot washing stations leading up to a spectacular split level courtyard with 3 pools and multiple decks- one offering a zero entry point, wading pool with built in water toys, play area for toddlers and children, barbecue gas grills, incredible LAY-Z River for floating in the sunshine while refreshing in the gently winding waterway, 2 hot tubs, courtyard pavilion and an astounding 10' waterfall reminiscent of a Caribbean rainforest oasis. A fully equipped on-site fitness center is just under the building, so you don't have far to go to get in the best shape of your life. Fudpuckers restaurant is on the bayside, and many other restaurants are on the beach side pool deck serving all your favorite foods and libations. Covered parking protects your car from the hot Florida sun. Interior features include nice appliances, countertops, huge balcony, floor to ceiling glass doors, breakfast bar, and tile floors throughout.

This unit is so close to the ocean that you can hear, feel, and smell the sea breeze while falling asleep with the windows open. It has a fully equipped mini kitchen, and courtesy beach chairs and umbrella provided to make your stay more comfortable. Beach service also is available.

DW403 has a large private balcony with island and ocean views, and easy access to many spectacular amenities. One of the largest pools on Okaloosa Island is right out your door and on the beach. There is also a professionally landscaped cookout/picnic area where you can grill the day's fresh catch, while watching the waves roll in.

SPECIAL: We appreciate our armed forces, and are proud to offer military discounts!

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More Details

Owner
Discount Vacation Properties
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Discount Vacation Properties

Welcome to our homes. I hope you enjoy them (and take care of them) like we do.

Why Discount Vacation Properties chose Ft Walton Beach

We chose Okaloosa over anywhere else in the world, because the beaches are the white, the ocean is emerald blue, the island has building restrictions (so it is not crowded), and it is close to all the shopping, restaurants, and activities.

What makes this condo unique

We are 6 miles to everything Destin has to offer, yet we have no crowds on the beach or heavy traffic on the roads.

Amenities

Ft Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 460 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Extra $500 damage deposit in renters are all under 25.
  • After 4 guests, extra $10/night per guest. Rental agreement and photo ID must be submitted to manager immediately after booking.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Village
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 can sleep on couch too
  • Main bed is 56"x80"
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs and umbrella are in the unit, and beach service is also available. Water park.

Reviews

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(5 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 3.0 based on 5 reviews
2

Nice resort, very small condo

  • 2 of 5

The resort property was great! I would highly recommend people staying at Destin West. Our room was much smaller than the photos made it seem. Not much privacy in the bathroom, with there being a window/cut out in the wall. Was not enough towels and only one roll of toilet paper, we had to go and buy some for the rest of the week. I’ve stayed in cleaner condos, but the pool access and beach made it all worth it!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect space for up to 2 adults + 2 kids

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our stay. We did not spend much time in the room but the room was sufficient. I would not consider it to be a 1br. It is a studio with a designated bedroom space. The beach is SO close and there is a lot to do within a 10 minute drive.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1

Tired and unclean

  • 1 of 5

The floors had some sand and they were also dirty when we arrived. Only a half roll of toilet paper and no additional stock in unit. Luckily we had a car and were able to drive to Publix and pick some up. I left my extra rolls there in case someone needs it!

Sure, the place was cheap, but I would have paid more for a place that appeared to be better maintained, cleaner and of course had toilet paper.

Note, it was only two of us...no way I would consider more than that in this small unit. Speaking of size, it only had a two burner range top that didn't fully boil water.

I did contact manager who responded right away but said I should have called earlier about the cleanliness; and yes he had a point. But we arrived late and had to be out early for activities, so there was no time. I emailed when I had the chance.

I guess if this IS THE CHEAPEST unit you can get, you are getting a bit less than what you pay for. I would have at least expected cleanliness for something that has had little to no updates since it was built or converted. Won't stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Needs some updating/

  • 3 of 5

Had an older tube TV, other one small flat screen. Cable service very spotty. Many of the items in the unit were worn out. Busted off broom, dustpan a joke. Curtains faded, many lights burned out. Didn't take out beach equip, very worn. We also were out of water for parts of 4 days of a 9 night stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The cable service is provided by the HOA. Had you told us you were having issues, we could have had them come check it out. The HOA also provides the water. They had a supply break during your stay, and had to turn off the water to the building a couple times in order to diagnose and repair the pipe. We're sorry for the inconvenience that may have caused. If you had told us you had burned out light bulbs, we would have sent someone to replace them. We're glad you enjoyed the rest of your stay.
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5

Wow! We could not have asked for a better vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Waterscape! It was very close to the beach, pools, parking, restaurants, shopping, groceries, fishing pier, and pretty much everything. The room was nice, spacious, and very clean. We were happy that we got a good price, and the kids loved everything there is to do around Waterscape too. It’s a great family destination. People are so nice. We saw dolphins playing almost every day. The beach is so soft an white, and the water so blue and pretty on sunny days especially. There is lots of great restaurants around here, and even more in Destin. The men went deep sea fishing out of Destin harbor, only a few miles away, and caught enough to eat for a year. Sky Ventures made booking very easy. We’ll be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you found the beaches, waters and people as warm and inviting as we do. We hope to see you again for years to come.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ft Walton Beach
Nearest Barpub
The Pier
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
I10
Nearest Restaurant
Fudpuckers
Nearest Beach
Ft Walton Beach
Car: not necessary

You have everything you could want at this resort. No need for a car here. There is even a free beach shuttle going between Okaloosa, Ft Walton Beach, and Destin. We also have a fully equipped on-site fitness center to help you get in the best shape of your life. This property has great activities. There is a seasonal kids’ club including poolside twister, sandcastle building, jell-o slurping, pool games, crafts, story time, face painting, water sports, and our new, poolside movie nights. Also, we even have kayak and jetski rentals right on our beach! This property is close to the fishing pier, restaurants, clubs, mini golf, and water toy rental. It is only a few miles to the Destin bridge, and right where all the action is. Covered parking protects your car from the hot Florida sun. Our ideal location on Okaloosa Island’s Miracle Strip Parkway (Hwy 98), means that you are a short walk from a convenience store, many fine restaurants, bars, clubs and shops.

This lovely 1 bedroom, 1 bath efficiency (3 walled bedroom, and pass-through to bathtub) condo with WiFi, is close to the parking garage as well as the pool deck and crossover to the Bay. Total convenience! The building is on the beach side of the island with a good view of the entire East end of Okaloosa Island, between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. It is the best vacation destination for the family, golfer, shopper or fisherman. There are no high rises in sight, as nothing over 7 stories is allowed on Okaloosa. Because this building has oodles of waterfront, the white beaches and the teal Gulf waters are never crowded, making it simply paradise! Many people say that these are the most beautiful beaches that they have ever seen. You can relax on your private 4th floor balcony, and watch the sunrise over the island! Need more units … ask us about our others.

Bedding: Master-Queen/Living room-Full futon

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Maid $75 + Tax
Pool pass $5 + Tax

Manager requires separate rental agreement and ID upon booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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