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Gulf Side 305 Premium Renovated, Beautiful, Homey, get your bkg now Summer

Bedrooms 1
Space 880 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

1 BR 2 Baths, Bunks Sleeps 6 You will enjoy this very nice, updated, 3rd floor

Complete Renovation finished in 2015 with new AC unit, granite,cabinets,sinks, tile back splash, new stainless appliances, scraped, knock down ceilings, new white leather sofa sleeper, new bedroom furniture, new baseboards, crown molding, all doors, trim/walls have been painted, new furnishings, more. New built in bunk beds, new bath vanities, mirrors. Designer decorated, new modern canvas art, reclaimed wood LR furnishings, King bed in Master, 2 bunks, and LR Queen Sleeper sofa. Condo has wireless internet. Free videos available. LCD TVs, DVD player in unit, under kitchen cabinet radio/music, 2 full baths, extra walk-in closet with shelves, hangers, private balcony to watch water, people, and sunsets directly close. 305 is close to elevator for convenience, laundry room is just steps away from front door. Full kitchen with built in microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, mixer, crock pot, all wanted pots and pans, silverware, dishes, linens. 4 Elevators and 24/7 front desk. There is a convention center, exercise room, game room with machines, inside heated pool. Deli restaurant close by inside pool that serves sandwiches, soups, salads, light foods, sells wine, beer, soft drinks, and miscellaneous with room to sit and visit. Outside is security and guard gate up front, Detached covered parking, loading and unloading parking, tennis court, several gas grills, shuffleboard, beach boardwalk, large sun deck with chairs, outdoor beach-side pool, poolside bar and grill, kiddie pool, whirlpool. Since building sets on the beach it is far enough away from street hustle and bustle, lush landscaped entrance to enjoy as you enter. You will be proud to be there! The emphasis at the Resorts of Pelican Beach is superb amenities, friendly, helpful, available staff for a clean, well maintained destination for you to have a happy, relaxing vacation. You will never find a cleaner, neater place to stay. The attached Conference Center can

host groups up to 350 guests. Inside walking space.

Minimum age to check in is 25.

Ft Walton Airport, VPS,about 20 miles and Panama City International Airport about 60 miles East of Pelican Beach. Great place for families, for Winter renters who escape the cold, snowy Winters up North. MANY events and programs for the Winter guests to meet, greet, get to know, socialize, have special dinners in the Cafe on property. Girls at front desk are friendly and helpful with any problems or questions 24/7.

More Details

Property Manager
Frances Wadley, Owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Frances Wadley, Owner

Active Realtor in Milan, Tennessee. Retired Manager Sears.

Member Chamber of Commerce, Business and Professional Women, First Baptist Church, love Jesus, family and friends, travel, decorating our home and 2 condos in Destin, organization, Bridge, Mexican Dominoes, and working with people to find a better life for themselves. I will work as long as God gives me health---love to meet people and work with them. I was first female manager of a Sears store in local district, first lady in Milan Rotary Club, first lady Chamber of Commerce director, President of several organizations. My husband was Operations Director for the Contractor at Milan Arsenal in Milan with 43 years service, Capt of UTMartin's early football teams, inducted into UT Martin Sports Hall of Fame,well-known boys baseball coach, elected youngest deacon at Martin's First Baptist church. We have 3 children and families who enjoy Destin. Addition: I have been honored this year with Chamber Woman of the Year for 2015, and my home yard was selected as Garden Club Yard of August. VIP Magazine of Jackson, Tn asked me to write why I like living in Milan. (Tn) in September issue. I am enjoying my Real Estate clients; had more sales last year than ever before. Life is good. My life is full of God's blessings.

Frances Wadley, Owner purchased this condo in 1999

Why Frances Wadley, Owner chose Destin

On the Gulf Close to Waves! $60,000 Renovations!! Very popular destination, very clean and well managed, 24/7 front desk, cannot get closer to beach! and close to all the Destin area attractions, restaurants, shopping, outlet malls. Destin ranked best beach last several years by Southern Living readers and as top Family Destination along with Disney World in Southern Living annual vacation survey. The Emerald Coast has been voted as #1 Beach in America by USA Today readers.

What makes this condo unique

Clean, up to date, well managed, beautiful property with

family things to do on property and nearby.

Guests like the indoor pool that swims out to an outside pool. Across street from Kahuna Water Park downtown

Destin. Close to popular The Track, for your children to enjoy go carts, water boats, bungi jumping, multiple activities. Close to the Fishing Marina with all its boats, activities, restaurants and a Tourist street of shops.


Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Decorator, original painting on wall, designer curtain
  • 2 Spacious baths with showers in both.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King Size bed, designer decorated through-out, wall Samsung TV, connecting bath
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
This a 3rd floor unit very close to elevators for loading and unloading. Laundry facilities few steps from front door. Just right height in 19 floor building for seeing, hearing the water, and feeling the luxury of living on the beach. Pelican Beach is located directly across street from Big Kahuna's Water Park, near the famous Destin Marina, boat rides, deep sea fishing, near good restaurants, close to the largest Designer Silver Sands outlets shopping, large Destin Commons with huge cinema theater, nationally known stores,Chicos (Yay), kids water spurts, Baytowne Wharf in Sandestin. Lots to do, places to go in Destin! Some of the Amenities of Pelican Beach include security at the entrance, covered parking, game room and movie rentals, Chan's Deli, which serves sandwiches, pizza, wine, beer, ice cream, and more. Work-out room, steam room and sauna, heated inside and outside pools, whirlpool located on pool deck. This property is known for their cleanliness.


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Gulf Side 305 Premium Renovated, Beautiful, Homey, get your bkg now Summer
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Perfect Vacation Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

This condo felt like home away from home. The owner was extremely helpful and responsive. The condo was immaculate and tastefully decorated. The location is ideal being close to many shopping, dining and entertainment options. The balcony overlooking the ocean was unbelievably beautiful and relaxing to wake to. We definitely did not want to leave. I would highly recommend this condo to anyone. I hope we will be able to return soon!

P.S. The only constructive criticism I might offer is a more comfortable bed. It was a bit rough on our backs!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Dawn, for writing the Review; I was about to ask you for one! I agree with all the compliments--it does feel like home when you come in and shut the door., and it is convenient to laundry, elevators, and answers/help from front desk.I will certainly check into the bed comfort because the bed is one of the most important items in a condo since guests usually come for rest and relaxation. I appreciate you, and come again to celebrate birthday, or for whatever reason to get away.
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Best unit in Pelican Beach Resort!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming here for ten years and this unit is the best we have ever stayed in. We love the color combinations, the furniture and overhead lighting. No slamming doors and drawers. May we please winter here again next year lord willing.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to read this and know that you are happy to be in 305 and that you appreciate all the expense and efforts of the major upgrading. Thank you for writing your love for our condo; I look forward to your coming each year in the future, and meeting you.
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Crest Hill, Illinois

Wonderful condo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently thoroughly enjoyed a month's stay in your lovely condo. We especially appreciated how spotless it was and how well appointed.....plenty of towels, dishes, pots and pans, silverware, a comfy king-sized bed. When not using the heated pools, we loved sitting in the sunshine on the balcony watching the waves roll in. Location couldn't be better; shopping, movies, and great restaurants all nearby. If you like Italian food try lasagna we have ever had (homemade pasta). All in all, this was a perfect get-away!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this 5 Star Review. Come Again. Frances
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Cordova TN

Best unit in Pelican Beach Resort!

  • 5 of 5

We've been staying at Pelican Beach for a number of years...never at the same unit twice. That'll change now! This unit is the best one yet. The decor is perfect. The location within the building is perfect. We have had a great stay here this week, and hate to have to leave. We'll be back...and will certainly book this unit when we need a 1 BR here!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Unit

  • 5 of 5

This unit was beautifully decorated, clean, and had a great view of the ocean. The location was in the center of everything, so if you want things to do nearby it's perfect.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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April B. Anniversary trip!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I LOVED this unit!! We stayed there for our one year anniversary and it was perfect. Francis was very helpful and worked with us on our dates. It has a perfect view right on the beach. It is perfect location to everything you want to do in destin. The unit itself is gorgeous. I could have moved right in. You have everything you need in your condo. It is very neat and clean and recently updated with the finest furniture and appliances. The decorations are great. When I go to the beach I like to stay in a place that feels like the beach and is decorated with bright colors, this unit is just that. And the king size bed was so comfy. If you have two kids its perfect too. The bunk beds are specious and looked comfy also. My husband and I highly recommend this condo. We will be back next sure!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breakfast Restaurant
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Seafood Restaurant
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The Local Market
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Island Wing Company
Bar & Grill
Shake's Frozen Custard
Dessert Shop
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Brunch Restaurant
Italian Restaurant
Capriccio Cafe
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Mary's Kitchen
Smoothie King
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Thai Restaurant
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Morgan Sports Center
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
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Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q
Barbecue Restaurant
Donut Hole Bakery Cafe
Wendy's Kitchen
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Harbor Docks
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Hog's Breath Saloon
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Gilligan's Seafood
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Mama Sherry's Pizza, Wings & Things
Pizza Restaurant
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Pizza Restaurant
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Mexican Restaurant
Lennys Subs
Sandwich Shop
China One
Chinese Restaurant
Chicken Wings Restaurant
Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House
Seafood Restaurant
Destin Harbor
Marina Cafe
Steak House
"Charter Boat ""Into The Blue"" @capt_fish_killa"
The Breakfast Table
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The Dinner Table Destin
Gator Beach
Birdies's Coffee + Stuff
Coffee Shop
Pelican Adventures
S.E.A. Chase Watersports
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Ft Walton Beach Airport VPS; Panama City Internat
Nearest Barpub
Pelican Beach property
Nearest Motorway
U S Hwy 98 E and I-10
Nearest Beach
Pelican Beach --- outside your Living Room
Car: recommended

Largest Designer Outlet Mall, and Destin Commons with all kinds of restaurants, large theater,water spurts, many stores, restaurants,sports, and outside life Bass Pro Shopping. Major Construction for new Shops and Business going on in 2014 at Destin Commons.

Easy ways to get to Destin are US Hwy 45 from North to South ending in Mobile, 331 from Montgomery, I-10 which runs East and West, exit 85 S in Crestview to Destin and more.

Vacationers arriving by air will have a choice of three airports - all within an hour's drive.



Domestic and international connections are a breeze at Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS), which offers more than 50 nonstop flights daily to primary hub cities across the nation. Flights are available from several major airlines, including Delta/ASA, American Eagle, Northwest, US Airways and Continental.



More connections and great fares may be available at Pensacola International Airport, about an hour away from the Emerald Coast with shuttle service to Ft. Walton and Destin.




Additional information about rental rates

Administration/Cleaning $160 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

I have changed to "Book Now" so that you can book yourself with a credit card or electronic check to bank account shown for the $200 deposit. Bancorp South Bank: Routing No. 084300603, Account No. 76089358 The deposit is refundable if cancellation is requested 14 days before arrival. I will be notified of your booking and will immediately call Pelican Beach to confirm the Reservation and have a Confirmation sent to your provided email. Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. There are sometimes promotional discounts during the year. Saturday to Saturday 7 night stays are requested during May, June, July, and August, but ask to negotiate. Under 25 ask for policy. Over Age 25 people must be present, especially during Spring Break. Call Owner, Frances, for any questions 731-414-1588. I will enjoy talking with you to share Pelican Beach and Destin area, or to make booking simpler for you.

Owner has another Rental Condo in Sandestin Area, 2 Bedroom. VRBO 72363 731-414-1588

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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