"Bella Vista" Penthouse Level: Platinum Upgrades; Beach Front + Beach Service

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Den; floor to ceiling view of the Gulf of Mexico


Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Bella Vista at Waters Edge is just steps from the beach; overlooks the Gulf of Mexico, and has all the features you need to enjoy the beautiful Emerald Coast.

Our top floor, Gulf Front condo offers 3 bedrooms, (2 full size + 1 smaller Bunk Bed room) 2 baths, a modern kitchen, and comfortable casual living space.

Located near the center of the building on the 6th floor, you have an unobstructed floor-to-ceiling view of the Gulf. The balcony has comfortable seating and allows you to enjoy a drink or a meal while taking it all in.

The unit is located directly on the beach, and also overlooks the pools. On the 6th floor, you can enjoy all of the activities, yet have the peace and quiet of being just the right distance above.

The balcony can also be accessed from the Master Bedroom via floor-to-ceiling glass doors. You can allow the sound of the Gulf to lull you to sleep, and awake every morning to amazing views of the Gulf of Mexico.

Other features of this tastefully decorated condo include a modern kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, microwave, dishwasher.

The updated kitchen has double oven with 5-burner stove top includes a “power burner” and the bottom oven also has convection feature. The kitchen has dishes, pots and utensils needed to prepare and serve meals. You can opt for the slow-cooker if you want super easy meals.

*No Pets, No carpet, Allergen Protectors on Bed Pillows.

We use EverClean Green Air Filtering System for cleaner indoor air.

All 3 bedrooms have flat screen TVs; 2 have Blu-ray players.

The living room has a 50 inch flat screen TV, Blu-ray player with streaming movies capabilities, including: Pandora, Hulu, VUDU, for guests with existing accounts. Netflix is complimentary for all guests.

Unit has High Speed Internet, and land line telephone with free local and long distance calls.

Waters Edge has 2 pools; 1 large pool, (approximately 5,000 sq. ft.) and a smaller pool which is heated as weather requires.

BEACH SERVICE INCLUDED; 1 Umbrella and 2 chairs March 1 - October 31. Extra folding chairs available in the unit.

We also provide:
Electronic door entry code generated for your stay only.
Hair dryers: 1 per bathroom.
Beach Towels & Beach Toys
Comfortable bedding, and bath spa products.

*We use a private laundry; the bedding is not washed with the bedding of hundreds of other travelers.

Waters Edge on Okaloosa Island is just far enough away from the crowded beaches of Destin, but close enough to enjoy activities in Destin (if you choose).

We are just minutes away from :
The Boardwalk; shopping, restaurants volleyball, children's playground and nightclubs.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Emerald Coast Convention Center
Indian Temple Mound Museum
Deep Sea Fishing
Okaloosa Pier
Air Force Armament Museum
Old Bay Steamer Seafood
Ali's Bistro
Many other places to visit and enjoy good food.

We are confident you will love staying at Bella Vista!!

You must be at least 25 years of age to rent our condo.

We do not do monthly, or any long-term rentals. Rental is by the night or weekly.

*6 (six) persons Maximum Occupancy.

The condo is approximately 1240 sq. ft. Please see last photo floor plan.

Free Use of Other Property Amenities Included:
Gazebo area
Outdoor BBQ & eating area
Indoor fitness center
Private boardwalk to beach
Covered parking
Life Guards (beach) During peak season
On site security during peak season.

**If you are a first time guest, to use the 'Book Now' option you must include the best phone number for you to be reached with your Booking.

Bella Vista is available for nightly/weekly rental year round!

We require a $200 Refundable Deposit which is refunded as soon as our housekeeper inspects the condo after your departure.

Please feel free to contact owner with any questions prior to booking.

**Sorry, we don't do last minute bookings.

**Waters Edge does not allow trailers or campers on the premises. Waters Edge is a family friendly condominium community.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 6
  • 1231 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Property has 2 elevators.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years of age....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Window view of Gulf; floor to ceiling glass doors to balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Large closet, close to bath #2...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 bunk bed

    Flat screen TV, reading lamps. Best for children....moreless


Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bath spa products to help kick off your vacation...moreless

  • We have bath spa products for you to begin your vacation.

Other Amenities

  • Help guide in condo. How to use: TV options, Bluray, oven, etc. Local attractions / restaurants and directions to many. We supply beach towels for our guests....moreless



  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Directly on the beach. Balcony is a stones throw away from the Gulf of Mexico....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:


  • Telephone:

    Yes. Free local and long distance....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Please refrain from taking bath towels to beach or pools. We supply beach towels....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full capacity...moreless


  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet-style kitchen. Plenty of pantry space. Cuisinart cookware....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Stainless steel...moreless

  • Oven:

    2 ovens, lower oven has convection feature....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side-by-side refrigerator/freezer. Ice dispenser; cold filtered water dispenser....moreless

  • Stove:

    5 top burners, including power burner. ...moreless

  • Toaster:



  • Balcony:

    Balcony, overlooks pools and direct view of Gulf....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Very Large + heated pool (seasonally)...moreless

  • Heated Pool


Write a review 4.9
from 36 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 10 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov 1 - Mar 3, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Spring Break
Mar 4 - Mar 10, 2017
3 night min stay
Spring Break
Mar 11 - Apr 7, 2017
3 night min stay
Apr 8 - May 19, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Peak
May 20 - Jun 9, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer Peak
Jun 10 - Aug 4, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $135
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 11%




Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Guests will be responsible for any missing or damaged property.

We must add 11% tax (state & county) to rental rate, + $135 cleaning fee. The $200 Deposit is Refunded after housekeeper checks the unit. *We pay all credit card and booking fees.

50% Due at Booking, 50% 14 days prior to check-in. **Notify me is you prefer payments divided into thirds.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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10.6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
1.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy. 98, Miracle Strip Pkwy.
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Several within
Okaloosa Island, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
A few yards

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: We have always enjoyed the beauty of the coast, especially the Gulf of Mexico Emerald Coast with snow white sand. The decision to share our vacation home was a decision we made shortly after we purchased the property in 2013. We hope our guests will feel pampered, and relaxed when they visit Bella Vista.

Why the Owner Chose Okaloosa Island, FL, USA:
We searched the Destin area for beach property for several months. When our realtor crossed the bridge to Okaloosa Island, we saw the beautiful sand dunes and sea oats, and decided to extend our search just West of Destin. We looked at several (quite a few, really) properties in the Destin area and on Okaloosa Island; but when we entered the door of this condo and saw the gorgeous emerald water against the blue sky we knew we had found our place. Since we purchased this property because of the Beautiful View, we decided to give it the name: 'Bella Vista.'

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
No high-rise buildings, less traffic, pristine (less crowded) beaches. We are near the center of the property on the top floor. We love it here.

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • Den; floor to ceiling view of the Gulf of Mexico

    Den; floor to ceiling view of the Gulf of Mexico

  • Fully stocked updated kitchen

    Fully stocked updated kitchen

  • Master bedroom; balcony access and Gulf views.

    Master bedroom; balcony access and Gulf views.

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master bedroom vanity area

    Master bedroom vanity area

  • Guest Bedroom; Queen bed

    Guest Bedroom; Queen bed

  • Entrance of condo, sunset view of harbor: Opposite side of Gulf Front.

    Entrance of condo, sunset view of harbor: Opposite side of Gulf Front.

  • Fitness Room on 2nd floor.

    Fitness Room on 2nd floor.

  • View from balcony at dusk

    View from balcony at dusk

  • Full Capacity Washer & Dryer

    Full Capacity Washer & Dryer

  • Double stainless steel oven

    Double stainless steel oven

  • Master bedroom is on Gulf side

    Master bedroom is on Gulf side

  • Master; comfy king bed.

    Master; comfy king bed.

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • Guest room; Queen bed & flat screen TV with Bluray

    Guest room; Queen bed & flat screen TV with Bluray

  • View from balcony

    View from balcony

  • Waters Edge covered parking deck.  Level 4 is open parking, if you prefer.

    Waters Edge covered parking deck. Level 4 is open parking, if you prefer.

  • Bunk Room.

    Bunk Room.

  • Floor Plan

    Floor Plan

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 20, 2016

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