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Beach Condo overlooking Large Pool & Private Beach. Great Location for Families

Bedrooms 1
Space 954 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Gulf-front Resort Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Beachfront Condo | Free Wifi

This Gulf-front resort condo offers the perfect combination of beach resort and island retreat! Located 5 miles west of Destin on Okaloosa Island, Destin West Beach & Bay Resort has a campus that spans from the Choctawhatchee Bay to the Gulf of Mexico with a walkover bridge for easy access to the incredible abundance of amenities and nearby attractions.

Destin West Gulfside 205 is located on the 2nd floor in the Gulfside Building of Destin West, and comfortably accommodates up to 6 guests. The furnished Balcony overlooks the Gulfside main pool area and offers views of the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico just beyond.

Bedding Summary: Sleeps 6

Master Bedroom: King Bed

Bunk Bed Area: Two Twin Beds

Living Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa

Destin West Gulfside 205 has an open concept floor plan that’s ideal for spending time with family and friends while on vacation. The Living Area is comfortably arranged and boasts a sleeper sofa, flat screen TV, and entrance to the furnished Balcony. The Kitchen is fully equipped with everything you’ll need to create your favorite meals from the comfort of home.

The Master Bedroom is furnished with a King Bed, flat screen TV, and ensuite Master Bathroom. The Master Bathroom has a full-sized tub with a shower. The nearby Bunk area has two Twin Beds and a connecting Guest Bathroom. The Guest Bathroom has a large walk-in shower. Each room has been thoughtfully and stylishly arranged to offer you and your guests a comfortable, relaxing, and refreshing beach vacation.

Destin West Gulfside 205 offers very close access to the Gulfside pool and hot tub, children’s wading pool, fitness center, and beach access boardwalk. The Bayside amenities are easily accessible across the walkover bridge, and include the lazy river, zero-entry pool, heated pool with waterfall, and two community hot tubs. Beach chair and water sport rentals are offered in season, typically March – October. Complimentary wireless internet is provided.

Destin West Beach and Bay Resort Information:

Destin West has become a popular landmark resort destination for many families traveling to beaches of Northwest Florida. It spans the entire width of Okaloosa Island from north to south, with enticing amenities on both the Bayside and Gulfside of the resort. Gulfside amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, a 5,000 sq. ft. community pool, hot tub, children’s wading pool, a smaller half-covered heated pool, community grilling area, and lighted beach access boardwalk.

The resort beach offers beach chair and umbrella rentals and water sports rentals in season. The beach offers powder soft white sand and the waters of the Gulf of Mexico are a gorgeous emerald green – truly the best part of your next beach vacation!

Across the walkover bridge, the Bayside of Destin West Beach and Bay Resort boasts a 700 foot long lazy river, a lagoon pool with waterfall, zero-entry pool, and two community hot tubs. The Bayside also has a community grilling area and overlooks the tranquil Choctawhatchee Bay.

Great dining, shopping, golfing, fishing, water sports, the Emerald Coast Conference Center, and entertainment are all within walking distance.

Professionally Managed By Compass Resorts

More Details

Property Manager
Compass Resorts
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

About Compass Resorts

Founded in 2006, Compass Resorts offers travelers a wide variety of vacation rental homes in the greater Destin area. From 1-bedroom condos to 7-bedroom Gulf-front houses, all of our rental homes meet the highest Quality standards. Compass Resorts offers vacation properties in Central Destin, South Walton, Holiday Isle, and Okaloosa Island in sought-after communities like Destiny by the Sea, Dunes of Destin, the Silver Beach Towers Resort, Silver Shells Beach Resort and Spa, Destin Towers, and many more. The Compass Resorts website provides detailed information about all of our communities and vacation homes - as well as local events, area information, and concierge recommendations. Our mission is to deliver the highest quality Vacation Rental Experience as measured by Guest satisfaction. We listen intently to the needs of our Guests, and do business fairly, honestly, and with the highest level of care. Each year, we welcome thousands of families to the Destin area, and we enjoy making them feel right at home. The dedicated staff of Compass Resorts makes the difference!


Ft Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 954 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bunk Area - 2 twin/ single
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedding Summary: Sleeps 6 Master Bedroom: King Bed Bunk Bed Area: Two Twin Beds Living Room: Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Beach Condo overlooking Large Pool & Private Beach. Great Location for Families
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
Louisville, KY

Great location, Overall Nice Room

  • 4 of 5

Nice room, but had somewhat worn furniture and fixtures. We love this location because its on the main pool and easy beach access. We have stayed at many different Destin West rooms and this one was middle of the road. Not bad, but not amazing.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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No beach space

  • 3 of 5

We have vacationed at Destin West 8 times over the past 12 years and this may be our last. It was the most crowded we have ever seen. My biggest issue was the beach service for the chairs and umbrellas - they took up ALL of the beach except 50 feet for those that didn’t want to use their services. They set up 3 rows deep so you couldn’t even see the water or your kids playing in the waves and at best they only rented out 50% of what they set up for the day. The service was trying to force to to pay so that you would be closer to the water.

Traffic from Fort Walton to Destin and vise vesa would be line up for miles in the afternoon and evening.

The room was as advertised and the pools and lazy river at Dest West are great.

Just beware of the very crowded beach with no view.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and absolutely loved the stay. Everything was so clean and pretty. This is one of my favorite places to stay and look forward to staying again!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 4 of 5

My family of 4 loved our stay in this condo. It was sized perfect and clean. The views were great. Seeing the ocean and the pool at the same time was a bonus. It was easy to get to both. Not too far to have to carry things. Loved it was walking distance to pier and restaurants. The only things with the condo we were displeased with was the mattress in the master. It was not comfortable, 2/3 if the treadmills in the gym were broken and the swim up grotto pool you can use next door was closed for repairs. However, having 2 heated pools make up for it. Over all great place. Will stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marblehead, Oh

Fantastic condo

  • 5 of 5

Most beautiful beach, great condo amenities, condo is clean and has great pool view. Easy access to amenities from second floor including exercise facility, grills, 2 pools and hot tub. Quickly on beach and extremely short walk to many restaurants. Easy and quick drive to destin (7 mins) straight shot to boardwalk free parking. Easy drive to fort walton. I will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great unit location and property

  • 4 of 5

Building property and condo exactly as described. Being on the second floor is excellent giving you a choice to avoid waiting for elevators. Everything you need is a close drive or short walk up beach. Only things that weren't great were the huge pool outside of unit is not heated which was too cold in mid March. We found the heated pools across the bridge though. Hot tubs around too so not a big deal. Lazy river not heated either. Beware if you're coming in winter months. Having the curtain not a physical door in the bunkroom makes using the living room difficult after small kids are sleeping. If you usually need a two bedroom this set up may not work for you. Also the place could use a good steam cleaning for the tile and carpet and furniture. Bathrooms and kitchen were spotless though. Patio floor really needed good cleaning also. All that said I would go back during the warmer months and stay in this place again.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


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