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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,383 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Named as one of the top 10 “Best in the US” for 2017 by Lonely Planet! Come to Okaloosa Island for a great and relaxing vacation. Take a look at what's offered in this great condo on the beach! Rental rates include complimentary beach service provided by Coastal Beach Services!

Surrounded by crystal clear emerald waters and sugar white beaches, this top floor condominium offers spectacular views of the gulf, the Choctawhatchee Bay, and the night lights of Okaloosa Island. Breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over the bay and gulf are also included at no additional cost. This is it...your Beach Retreat!

This brightly decorated condominium boasts a spacious floor plan with a balcony off the living room and master bedroom. The unique floor plan offers the privacy of two separate bedrooms while maintaining a friendly, family-oriented space with a large living area and kitchen which lends itself for a relaxing vacation for all. Family areas and bathrooms are tiled, bedrooms are carpeted. The unit is decorated with custom colors,original artwork and crown moulding throughout.

The master bedroom opens to the balcony with a wonderful view of the gulf and the night life of Okaloosa Island. The furnishings in the room are comfortable including a king size bed and an armoire which holds a 32 Inch HD/ LCD TV with Blu-Ray/Wi-Fi connected(Movies via Netflix available) and Direct TV. The bathroom has a garden tub with separate shower and double sinks. This bathroom is spacious and has a large walk-in closet.

The guest bedroom features a large picture window with views of the gulf and bay, a queen-size bed, an armoire with 27 inch LCD TV with Direct TV Channels. This bedroom opens to the whimsically decorated second bathroom of the unit.

The brightly decorated, child-friendly bunk area has separate access to the second bathroom. This bedroom features its own LCD TV with built in DVD player for the children's enjoyment along with selected Direct TV channels. This room is also suitable for teens.

The kitchen is fully-equipped with everything needed for cooking and/or entertaining. The laundry area is located off the kitchen. The brightly decorated living room is home to a 32 inch LCD television with HIGH DEFINITION Cable, DVD, CD and VHS. Direct TV service is provided and offers more than 200 channels, including Disney, SHO and Discovery channels. Enjoy our library of DVD's,and CD's as well as our small reading library.

Free wireless internet is available in the condo and throughout the condo complex. Free internet phone service throughout the US. Great views of the beach, gulf, pier and pool area are afforded from the spacious balcony. The hide-a-bed will also accommodate additional guests for your stay.

Relaxation and serenity surrounds you at the first-class beach resort of Destin West. There are MANY pools to choose from at Destin West. The bayside offers a 700 ft. lazy river, a heated pool with a waterfall flowing into it, and 2 large hot tubs in the center of the bayside complex. There is also a gradual decline pool that feeds into the Lazy River. Parents love the safety of their toddlers playing in the water.

The beachside complex offers a 5000 sq. ft. pool, a splash garden for the kids, a kiddy pool, and a large hot tub. You will also have access to the large Ramada Inn pool that features a grotto pool with swim up bar!

A SKYWALK or bridge connecting the beachside complex to the bayside complex makes using all of the amenities at Destin West a breeze! The beachside also has a state of the art FITNESS GYM right on the beach.

CHARCOAL GRILLS and PICNIC TABLES on both the bayside and beachside make grilling out inviting and fun. Or throw FRISBEE/FOOTBALL on the grassy areas by the grills on the bayside.

We have made every effort to provide you with all the amenities needed for a relaxing vacation in your beach home-away-from-home. This unit's custom design combined with the amenities expected from a first-class resort like Destin West is truly the reason to 'Come to the Beach!'

Keywords: Condominium,penthouse, luxurious, beach service

More Details

Bill Tumlin & Grace Ellis
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Bill Tumlin & Grace Ellis

Hello! This is part of our family and we are happy to invite you to our little piece of paradise. We now live in Tennessee after many years on the Florida Gulfcoast. We love the beach and all it has to offer and know you will enjoy it as much as we do! Bill, Constance and the kids

Bill Tumlin & Grace Ellis purchased this condo in 2006

Why Bill Tumlin & Grace Ellis chose Fort Walton Beach

It was a great opportunity to have something right on the beach. Okaloosa Island offers some great family opportunities. Great beaches, some great food and entertainment within walking distance make it a great location. Not quite as crowded as Destin and not quite as remote as Navarre...this is a perfect balance.

What makes this condo unique

Lots of water! Of course the beach and gulf are just steps away, but you also have the benefit of lots of fresh water in all of the Destin West water amenities including the lazy river, the giant pool, the other smaller and heated pools and the splash park. The fitness center is well equipped and airconditioned so when you've had enough's a great place to burn off some of those vacation calories. Gulfarium is just down the road and the boardwalk is great.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time . The unit was top notch . The view from the balcony was perfect for the beach and the pool. We cant wait to go back
Aug 2012
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Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1383 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Single Vanity
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , Dual Vanity.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Front Bedroom - 1 queen , Bathroom adjoins by door; shower and vanity.
    Bunk Area - 1 bunk bed , Twin sized mattresses on bunk.
    Master - 1 king , Private master bath adjoins, with separate tub and shower.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), (1) Pac-n-play (1) kept in master closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sized sleeper in living room, Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Internet Access, HDTV (Direct TV), Washer/Dryer(Stacked unit), Outdoor Grill (BBQ), No Pets


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(39 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.769231 based on 58 reviews

Wonderful... as usual.

  • 5 of 5

Renting from these owners is always a pleasure. They are easy to work with and their condos are always top notch. I've stayed in different units over the years and they are consistently clean, well equipped, and beautifully decorated. I will be staying with them for years to come and I recommend you do too.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Jason, Thank you for this awesome and kind review about our condos and company. We enjoy serving you year after year! We strive to provide the best vacation possible for our guests. Thank you again and we look forward to your return. Thanks, Bill Tumlin/Grace Ellis
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Wonderful condo/ great owners

  • 5 of 5

The condo was lovely! It had far more items to prepare us for our stay than I was expecting (coffee filters, soap, etc). I've stayed in this complex before and had the bare minimum. Although we didn't need them, there were several family friendly items there (stroller, high chair, boogie boards). We got married at the hotel next door and two nights were included in our wedding package. We booked the condo for an extra night because it was 100% nicer than the hotel. Bill and Grace were super responsive on any issues that came up. They were pretty much operator error on my part, but it was nice to know they immediately got back to me they few times I texted them. The only thing that I would suggest is more kitchen dish towels. There was only one of each. That could have been a cleaning staff issue, though. I highly recommend this condo!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Kathryn, Thank you for your detailed review and for booking with Shelley's Vacation Favorites! We are so glad that you enjoyed this condo and your vacation. Thank you for the feedback on the kitchen towels. We have purchased more :) Thank you again and we look forward to serving you again. Thanks, Bill/Grace
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Beautiful unit. Live the Destin West. This was a very nice ckean unit with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

Love the Destin West. Stay there every year. U it 604 gulfsude was beautifully decorated. Had everything you needed fir a perfect vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Susan, Thank you for booking with Shelley's Vacation Favorites! We are thrilled to know that you thought "This was a very nice clean unit with everything you need." and that you loved the decor :) We look forward to your return soon. Thanks, Bill/Grace
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The Best!!

  • 5 of 5

2nd time in this condo and is still our favorite place to come!!! Love it!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Fran, Thank you for your awesome review! We are so happy that this is your favorite place to vacation to. We look forward to serving you again next year! Thanks, Bill/Grace
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Such a relaxing vaca

  • 5 of 5

Such an awesome view. Loved the decor and how beach chairs and umbrella were complementary.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Crystal, Thank you for your review! We are thrilled that you "loved the decor and views" from our lovely condo. Thank you for booking with us! We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Bill Tumlin
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Loved our stay!

  • 4 of 5

Spacious, clean, roomy condo. Customer service from Bill was outstanding. He made great recommendations for things to do and places to eat. The view was great and we are so happy we found this place.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Tim, Thank you for this wonderful review and kind compliment. Thanks for booking with Shelley's Vacation Favorites! We are so happy you thought "The view was great and we are so happy we found this place." We look forward to serving you and your family again soon! Thanks, Bill Tumlin
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Rockin Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill - Okaloosa Island
Bar & Grill
Black Pearl Island Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Pino Gelato Cafe At the Beach
The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk
Seafood Restaurant
Al's Beach Club And Burger Bar
Hamburger Restaurant
Floyd's Shrimp House
Seafood Restaurant
Salvati's Pizza Factory
Pizza Restaurant
Angler's Beachside Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Emerald Coast Convention Center
Old Bay Steamer
Seafood Restaurant
The Gulf
Seafood Restaurant
Hightide Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar
Seafood Restaurant
AJ's Oyster Shanty
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Asiago's Skillet
Breakfast Restaurant
Helen Back Cafe
Pizza Restaurant
Bay Cafe French Restaurant
French Restaurant
Giovanni's One89
Italian Restaurant
Props Brewery & Grill
Japan & China Taste
Chinese Restaurant
Bamboo's Jamacian Restaurant
Jamaican Restaurant
Ali's Bistro
Italian Restaurant
Fokker's Pub
Bar & Grill
Sotol Tequila & Mezcal
Mexican Restaurant
Burrito del Sol
Mexican Restaurant
Taste Tapas & Wine Bar
Tapas Bar
KC's Sandbar & Grille
Bar & Grill
Barbecue Restaurant
Lanie's Kitchen II
Filipino Restaurant
The Boardroom Pub and Grub
Robinson's Cruse Thru
Fast Food Restaurant
Maas Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Tipsy Pig
Bar & Grill
Papa Joe's Hideaway
Bar & Grill
Synergy Organic Juice Bar and Cafe
Sabor A Mexico
Mexican Restaurant
Sealand Restaurant
Steak House
Thai Kitchen
Thai Restaurant
Fusion Bistro
Beach Butt BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Fat Stacks
Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum
Chicken in Basket
Soul Food Restaurant
Tijuana Flats
Tex-Mex Restaurant
Captain D's
Seafood Restaurant
Chapala Authentic Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Licious Cafe, LLC
Pho Restaurant
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Fudpuckers On the Island
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Shalimar Pointe Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Crabshack/Angler's Seafood/Fudpuckers Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Gulfarium and Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier
Nearest Point of Interest
Air Armanent Center (Eglin AFB)
Nearest Point of Interest
Turkey Creek Preserve/Nature Trails
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin Commons
Nearest Point of Interest
Crab Island
Nearest Point of Interest
The Jetty's
Nearest Point of Interest
Destin Harbor
Nearest Point of Interest
Dewey Destin's Seafood
Nearest Point of Interest
Helen Back
Nearest Point of Interest
Old Bay Steamer
Nearest Point of Interest
County Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Mulhollows Bistro
Nearest Point of Interest
Uptown Station
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Rosa Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Sam's Club and Walmart Supercenter
Nearest Point of Interest
Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Fort Walton Beach Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Okaloosa County Fairgrounds
Nearest Point of Interest
The Mullet Festival
Nearest Point of Interest
Really cool sea life mural
Nearest Point of Interest
Chans Wines
Nearest Point of Interest
Baytowne Wharf
Nearest Point of Interest
San Destin Outlet Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Highway 30A
Nearest Point of Interest
Hurlburt Field
Nearest Point of Interest
Northwest Florida Regional Airport
Car: recommended

Marine Shows/Aquarium, Fishing/Fishing Pier


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Accidental Damage Waiver $49
Cleaning Fee $130 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

VRBO now charges guests a service fee up front which is a percentage of the rental rate. We strongly recommend purchasing trip cancellation insurance for your vacation protection.

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.