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Bedrooms 1
Space 945 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

One Bedroom With Bunk-Room, Two Full Baths

Gulfside 309 has everything you need for a perfect beachfront getaway! This bright, open, well-appointed, and professionally decorated residence at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort has a stunning view of the Gulf of Mexico and features fabulous pools and the beach within steps of your front door.

This fantastic residence sleeps a total of six guest and features a king size bed in the master bedroom, a bunk room that sleeps two, and a queen size sleeper! There are two full bathrooms, one with a shower and the other with a tub. The very generous and comfortable living room includes a flat screen television with DVD and access to a large, private deck, perfect for dinner, drinks and those beautiful Gulfside evenings. The condo also features a large chef's kitchen with breakfast bar, range, microwave, large refrigerator, dishwasher, toaster and coffeemaker, and all the amenities of home. The large master bedroom features a king bed, flat screen tv with cable and DVD and an in-suite master bathroom. The condo also comes with free Wi-Fi and COMPLIMENTARY BEACH SERVICE from March through October!

There are many pools to choose from at Destin West. The bayside offers a 700 foot lazy river, a heated pool with a waterfall flowing into it, and two large hot tubs in the center of the bayside complex. There is also a gradual decline pool that feeds into the Lazy River. You also get to enjoy all the amenities at the neighboring Ramada Inn, including the Splash Garden and Grotto Pool, on the Gulf side!

Stay cool during the day in the Gulf and warm up in the evening in one of the property's several hot tubs! Other amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, barbeque grills, picnic tables and a children's area featuring kiddy pool, splash zone, walk-in pool, and waterfall.

You're within a short walk to many great restaurants, including the Crab Trap, Black Pearl, Angler's, Fudpucker's and Old Bay Steamer and lots of nightlife. For the kids, the Gulfarium is just steps away. And... You're just a quick ride away from all the restaurants, shops and amenities of downtown Destin and Harborwalk Village!

Destin West Gulfside 309 is perfect for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation! We hope you love it as much as we do!

More Details

Gabe Canuso - Owner
Member since: 2012
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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Gabe Canuso - Owner

She's from the Florida Panhandle and he's from Philly. We fell in love on the sugary white sands of Okaloosa Island.

Gabe Canuso - Owner purchased this condo in 2014

Why Gabe Canuso - Owner chose Fort Walton Beach

We're beach-bums and stayed at Destin West for years... we loved it so much that we decided to become part of the community. We love the property, Destin West and all the surrounding restaurants and amenities. Come find out for yourself! We hope that you enjoy the property as much as we do. And it is our goal that our guests have a fantastic, memorable vacation!

What makes this condo unique

Large deck with a stunning view of the Gulf! Professionally decorated. Complimentary beach service! Perfectly located for great access to both the beach and the Lazy River.


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 945 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large Master Bedroom with In-Suite Master Bathroom
  • There is also a Bunk Room that sleeps two with an adjoining full bathroom.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews
Cleveland, Ohio

Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Gabe and Melinda's condo was spotless and well kept. The furniture and kitchen utensils were of a nicer quality than what you'd expect to see in most "rentals". The size of the unit was great for 2 adults and two children. The washer and dryer came in handy as did the two full baths. The location of the unit was perfect. Very close to the beach and pool on the gulfside and a short walk to the parking garage.

The property itself was very nice. The multiple pools made it feel less crowded than it was the week we were there. We enjoyed that it was away from the hustle and bustle of Destin. Gabe was very easy to work with in booking the unit and answered questions promptly. If we stay at Destin West again, we would stay at this unit. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would stay again!

  • 5 of 5

It is comfortable and tastefully decorated. We stayed for two months and enjoyed it. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great unit!

  • 5 of 5

The unit is in very good condition and had a nice view of the pool and the ocean. The kitchen was well equipped with above average appliances. 2 full baths, washer and dryer, nice balcony. We had a wonderful week and will definitely consider staying in this space again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canadian visitors

  • 4 of 5

A very nice, well equipped unit on Okaloosa Island. Great spot for a quiet winter vacation. Lots good amenities nearby - grocery store, restaurants, shops etc. Staff are very helpful and are well organized. Our weather was great, which allowed beach walks, golfing etc. Would definitely return to Destin West Resort.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Break

  • 5 of 5

Room was awesome!! Really enjoyed cleanliness and everything this condo had to offer. Will stay here again in the future. Thank you for sharing your condo with us :)

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marianna, Florida

Great vacation place!

  • 5 of 5

Although this was the 1st time we've stayed in this particular unit, it was the 3rd year in a row that we have stayed at Destin West on the Gulf side and we absolutely love it! This unit is now our favorite due to the location, the view, and the way that it's decorated! Unit was very clean, a must for me. The flat screen tv's, and the Directv service are a great bonus as well. And of course, the free beach service is awesome! Our kids love the different pools and hot tubs that are available, the lazy river, and the sprinkler park next door at the Ramada. The lazy river is absolutly beautiful at night with the changing colors in the water. We love the small town atmosphere of Okaloosa Island and Ft. Walton, yet it's close enough to drive into Destin to eat, shop or play. Two of our favorite restauranst are the Black Pearl and Angler's Beachside Grill, which is just a few doors down from the resort. We ate outside on the covered deck and had a wonderful ocean view. It really was the perfect family vacation and we'll definitely be back! It is always such a pleasure to rent from someone so helpful and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10.5 Miles
VPS - Ft. Walton Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Howl at the Moon
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Crab Trap
Nearest Beach
On the Beach

Enoy both Destin and Ft. Walton Beach! You're within a short walk to many great restaurants, including The Crab Trap, Black Pearl, Angler's, Fudpucker's and Old Bay Steamer and lots of nightlife. For the kids, Gulfarium is right nearby. And... you're just a quick ride away from all the restaurants, shops and amenities of downtown Destin!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Booking and Cleaning Fee $115 + Tax
Security / Damage Fee $27
Tax Rate 11.0%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. Call for more details and specials!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.