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Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,333 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Tower 5 Gulf Front Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Portofino Resort consists of 28 acres located on a pristine stretch of nature-preserved land bordering both the Gulf of Mexico and the tranquil waters of the Santa Rosa Sound. Enjoy direct access to several miles of federally protected sugar white sand beaches, complete with the renowned emerald green and turquoise waters of the Gulf.

Portofino is the premier destination resort in Pensacola Beach!!!

Indulge yourself at the most desired address on all of Florida’s Emerald Coast. Portofino combines the Italian Mediterranean, complete with a European spa, with America’s most beautiful beaches.

The open floor plan features 40 feet of spectacular Gulf view, allowing breathtaking views from each and every room! Floor to ceiling glass in both gulf front bedrooms and the family room, 9 foot ceilings with crown molding, and an expansive private balcony with a grill. Elegant Tuscany columns, domed entryway, arched ceilings, granite counter tops, imported Italian floor tile, and the master bathroom Roman whirlpool tub only begin to describe Portofino’s distinct Mediterranean feel.

For the athletic minded, there are five lighted Rubico (clay) tennis courts; pilates/yoga/spin/kickboxing classes on premises; Tiger Point, a 36-hole championship golf course, is a water taxi ride away; onsite rentals for bicycles, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and water bikes. Enjoy bicycle riding or hiking on Gulf Island National Seashore’s paved trails. What more can a family ask for – there’s something for everyone!

Pamper yourself at Spa Portofino, a $5 million 40,000 square foot lifestyle center, featuring customized body treatments, facials, full body massages, pedicures, available poolside or in your own resort residence. Spa Portofino also features a gourmet restaurant as well as a grill, an indoor Olympic pool with a soaring wood-beamed ceiling, state-of-the-art fitness center, two outdoor zero-infinity pools and decks overlooking the magnificent Santa Rosa Sound, whirlpool spas, saunas, steam rooms, and (seasonal) Kids' Camp.

Part of the Portofino experience is the Lifestyle center that includes state of the art exercise machines and free weights. Every treadmill, elliptical trainer and stair stepper has its own cable equipped TV and DVD player. Portofino features a gourmet restaurant as well as a poolside grill. Attendants are available to bring food and drink to you at your request!

We have a 2 BR GULF FRONT unit on the 16th floor of Tower 5 with sensational sunsets every evening! Tower 5 is close to the beach, a short walk gets you right on the beautiful white sand and pristine waters of Pensacola. It is a just a couple minutes walk to the tennis courts, the Spa/lifestyle center, Infinity Pools and restaurant. Each of the five towers in the Portofino Resort offer their own large pool and hot tub, along with umbrella tables, chairs, and loungers for sunbathing.

Our unit faces southwest, and is the newest of the five towers. The only thing you will see looking out the 40 feet of floor to ceiling windows and our expansive deck is the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Rosa Island. Miles of spectacular breathtaking views of sugar-white sand beaches and seashore; no high-rises or other towers, nothing to block your view!

OUR CONDO OFFERS AN UNOBSTRUCTED OCEAN FRONT VIEW OF THE GULF, OVERLOOKING THE GULF, SANTA ROSA SOUND AND PENSACOLA BEACH!

Beautifully furnished 1,333 square foot unit with a king bed in the master bedroom and queen bed in the guest bedroom. Both bedrooms have private baths and there is a half bath in the common area. There is a sofa in the great room, which opens into a queen sleeper. Both bedrooms feature flat screen TV’s with DVD players, ceiling fans and direct entry to the balcony. Floor to ceiling light blocking drapes offer a great sleeping environment.

The great room includes an entertainment center with 42” plasma TV, and DVD Blu-ray player, movies on hand to watch or rent movies online. The dining area features a table with seating for six. In addition, 3 bar stools offer additional seating facing into the fully equipped kitchen. The condo is equipped with high speed wireless internet and a reserved parking space under the building offer you a cool automobile since they are shielded from the hot sun!

Indulge yourself in paradise! Wake up to unobstructed views of the ocean, dolphins cruising the shoreline, and relax in the evenings on the private balcony enjoying the fantastic sunsets, and the sound of the surf.

In addition, we have beach chairs, and a beach umbrella as well as some beach toys for the kids ready for your visit. This will save you bringing your own, or renting them on the beach! (The charge to rent them is $40.00/day so this will help your budget too!)

We have a second Gulf Front Condo in Tower 3 as well, so if you don't find the availability you're looking for here, please visit our other condo listing at VRBO #401301

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Owner

My wife, Carol and I live in Houston, TX and we own our medical/professional business. We love to travel and visit beautiful and exotic places. The gorgeous beaches along the Florida panhandle have long been one of our favorite locations to visit. When the opportunity came along to purchase a luxury vacation home on the beach in a world class resort like Portofino, we jumped at the opportunity. We visit our vacation home several times a year and we love sharing the experience with our friends, family and guests.

Owner purchased this condo in 2014

Why Owner chose Florida Main North West

Our family has vacationed in Pensacola Beach area and Portofino many times in the past and we absolutely love the views, the pristine, white sandy beaches and the laid back lifestyle of Pensacola. Spending a week in a beautiful, luxury resort, like Portofino is such a restful and rejuvenating experience. Our plan is to someday retire to the area. In the meantime, we visit as often as we can and we would like to share our lovely condo and the experience of a relaxing Portofino vacation with other families looking for an exceptional and relaxing vacation experience.

What makes this condo unique

The views from our condo are tremendous! It is a magical, relaxing escape from the everyday stress of life and has something for everyone, young and old alike! Watching dolphins jumping in the waves as the sun comes up, or just a stroll along the beautiful white beach observing the wildlife is a unique experience we would love to share with your family. The sunsets are spectacular and the perfect end to a perfect day at Portofino!

Amenities

Pensacola Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 16
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1333 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Half Bath
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
40,000 square foot lifestyle center and European spa, featuring customized body treatments, facials, full body massages, pedicures, available poolside or in your own resort residence. Spa Portofino also features a gourmet restaurant as well as a grill, an indoor Olympic pool with a soaring wood-beamed ceiling, state-of-the-art fitness center, two outdoor zero-infinity pools and decks overlooking the magnificent Santa Rosa Sound, whirlpool spas, saunas, steam rooms, and (seasonal) Kids' Camp. Part of the Portofino experience is the Lifestyle center that includes state of the art exercise machines and free weights. Every treadmill, elliptical trainer and stair stepper has its own cable equipped TV and DVD player. Portofino features a gourmet restaurant as well as a poolside grill. Attendants are available to bring food and drink to you at your request!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime
average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews
5

Why would you stay anywhere else?

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a wonderful week at this beautiful condo and property. The condo was decorated very well with new paint and furniture throughout! This was by far the cleanest property we have ever stayed in as well. The view of the gulf and bay is excellent! We enjoyed watching the sunset with a bottle of wine after a long day at the beach and found this very relaxing! Pools were great as well as on site dining. Much to do here and just a short walk to the beach. Staff was also very friendly. We won't hesitate to visit this condo again! Thanks to Rick and Carol for sharing your wonderful condo!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It always makes us smile to hear how much our guests enjoy their visits! We love the condo, the view, and all the wonderful things Portofino has to offer as well! We would love to have you back, hope you can visit again soon!
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Pensacola Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo, beautiful beaches, great activities. Absolutely wonderful stay at this unit in Portofino. I have pretty high expectations when it comes to customer service, and Rick and Carol exceeded my expectations. Communication was prompt and any questions we had were addressed quickly and completely. The unit was perfect - view was spectacular, you won't need to bring anything other than clothes. There were even beach chairs and towels! Probably my favorite feature (besides the spacious balcony) was the AMAZING living room rug...if my feet had a face it would smile every time I stepped on that rug. If you stay here you'll find out :) Also, I was thrilled to find out my swim/bike/run training would not suffer while on vacation - there is a 25m indoor lap pool, the road is fantastic for biking and plenty of sidewalks for running (just watch out for the nesting birds to the east...very territorial). There is also a complete fitness center with spin bikes, treadmills, and a smoothie bar! Perfect location if you're looking to keep up with your athletic pursuits while away from home.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you for the fantastic review, we do our very best to make your vacation experience wonderful in every way! You are right, the balcony and the view are amazing, and so glad you appreciated the rug, it does make your feet smile!!! Sounds like you had a great vacation, and that is our ultimate goal for our guests. Portofino has so many amazing amenities, there's always something new and fun to do! Or just sit and relax, whatever your definition of a perfect vacation is!!!
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5

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at this wonderful condo in Portofino. The view was amazing, the location relaxing, the condo itself was deliciously comfortable! The owners were a delight to work with. They truly care about the quality of their guests stay, from their welcoming communication to supplying all the neccesities (beach towels, chairs, beach umbrella, cooler bag) needed for a beach vacation. Thank you Rick and Carol!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review! Portofino is a wonderful place to relax and get away while having all the comforts of home! We're so happy you enjoyed all the little "extras" we provide for guests and we do care about our guests having a wonderful vacation! The view is amazing and a great place to relax any time of day or night! Hope you are able to return soon!
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5

Absolutely a great condo and experience for my family. It was definitely TOP SHELF

  • 5 of 5

The owners were outstanding to work with. They kept their condo up today and impeccable. Would definitely rent it again next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family had such a great time! We do hope to have you back again in the future! Glad you loved the condo and Portofino as much as we do! It is an amazing vacation destination!
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5

Portofino Island Resort is the best kept secret in The Gulf Islands National Seashore!

  • 5 of 5

We loved your condo and all the amenities that are offered. The view is breathtaking! Having the fully stocked kitchen was so nice. We appreciated all the chairs and coolers for a day at the beach. The rooms were very comfortable and we enjoyed the surround a sound for movie watching in the evenings. Also the outdoor restaurant and bar were especially pretty in the evenings with the fireplaces in the center of the tables. We had a wonderful vacation and will be back.

Dave and Kathy

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your lovely review. Portofino is such a wonderful place, an oasis for rest, relaxation, and beauty. Everything from the beautiful beaches, to the amazing sunsets, the sugar white sand, and nature at it's finest all lend themselves to a true vacation paradise! So happy you enjoyed everything, and looking forward to having you back!
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5

The Best Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit to this condo. We are never disappointed. Great location, great accommodations. Already looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had another great visit. We look forward to having you back again! We truly appreciate our guests! It is definitely a great get-a-way location with something for everyone!
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Car: recommended

Personal Trainers, Pilates, Spin Classes, Yoga Classes, Water Aerobics, Kids Water Activities (seasonal), Pool-side Entertainment, Blue Angels, National Museum of Naval Aviation, Gulf Breeze Zoo

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Rates & Availability

Pensacola Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Early Summer
May 30 2017 - Jun 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$412
$2,475
 
 
July 4th and Blue Angels
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,995
 
 
Late Summer
Jul 10 2017 - Aug 13 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
$412
$2,475
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 14 2017 - Oct 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$324
$1,945
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
$249
$1,495
$2,185
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
$358
$2,150
 
 
May
May 1 2018 - May 22 2018
4 night minimum stay
$375
$2,250
 
 
Memorial Day
May 23 2018 - May 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
$525
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$354
$2,475
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.5%

Price includes daily amenity fees, check in fee and cleaning fee. VRBO Damage Protection Plan or security deposit required.
50% of condo rental fee is due at the time of booking. The $59 Damage Protection Fee and the VRBO service fee are also due at the time of booking, and the remainder is due 30 days prior to arrival. For reservations made less than 60 days prior to arrival, the entire amount is due at the time of booking.
Reservation less than 4 nights will incur cleaning fee of $150 plus tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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