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20th Floor Condo w/Gulf Front Views!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Awesome views. Great condominium on 20th floor facing the pristine stretch of beach on the Gulf of Mexico. This is heaven on earth. Watch the sunset each evening as you relax... you will not be disappointed. We have WiFi and flat screen TVs in living and master bedrooms. Our bedroom TVs have both been updated to include Smart TV functionality with features like Netflix, Spotify, etc. Bose Audio System coming soon in March of 2016! We also provide beach chairs, umbrellas and towels for you use while you stay.

* Gated community

* Upscale amenities

* On-site spa services

* Large indoor and outdoor pool

* Shuttle to Pensacola restaurants/shops

* Terra Cotta restaurant

* All linens provided

* Fully-stocked kitchen

* Built-in barbecue

* Other amenities too many too list

Keywords: 2 BR/2.5 BA Condominium

More Details

Owner
Hong Chu
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 26, 2017

About Hong Chu

My family and I first visited the Emerald Coast in the '90s, and we fell in love. We are a family of avid travelers, as you can tell from my profile photo. In that particular photo, I was at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France with my two kids from many years ago. When we are not at the beach condo, we are off exploring other parts of the world. Through all the places I have been to, I have never seen anything as beautiful as this stretch of beach on the Emerald Coast. I grew up and went to school in the one of the fastest growing cities in the world - Shanghai, China, where I originally worked as an electrical engineer. My husband was born and grew up in the now vibrant city of Tainan, Taiwan.

Hong Chu purchased this condo in 2005

Why Hong Chu chose Florida Main North West

We bought this property because of the amazing scenery located right outside the window. We've seen many other beaches around the world, and believe it or not, the beaches on the Florida panhandle are hard to beat. Can you find sugar white sands at Santa Monica Beach in Los Angeles? Waking up during the morning and seeing that sun start shining its abundant light onto the gleaming sand is not something everyone in the world is able to see. Plus, Portofino offers such great amenities. How many resorts do you know that has seven swimming pools in one resort? After a long day on the beach, you can return to your room with just the soft sound of waves crashing against the shore. My absolute favorite part of Portofino Island is the seclusion. It is located a little farther in on the island, which means you get peace and quiet while still being close to the commercial strip.

What makes this condo unique

The resort is top rated with all the amenities of great resorts. There is so much to do on this resort. Tennis, beach, pool, spa, workout area - just to name a few. You choose how much you enjoy or just relax with a good book.

Amenities

Pensacola Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 20
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • 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
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • There is a bathroom inside each bedroom as well as a half bath near the entrance way of the condo.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom has one (1) king size bed. Second bedroom has two (2) twin size beds. Living room sofa converts into a queen size bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Full spa on property, great workout room, restuarant on property.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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20th Floor Condo w/Gulf Front Views!
average rating of 4.9454546 based on 55 reviews
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Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, spacious condo with a double bonus - view of the gulf and the bay. Both bedrooms have a view, the kitchen is big and well equipped. Tasteful and fun decor throughout. We will come back again!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2007
  • Stayed: Mar 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Best condo, this is a must stay in Pensacola

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this Condo the past two years and making plans for our next trip. The resort property is very clean, plenty of fun family things to do and food options. We love each tower has a pool then the main pool area. The owners are great to work with, never any issues, accommodating and take great care of their property. It's very spacious, very clean, well stocked and new furniture which is so nice. Views are amazing. Short walk to the beach and it's never been overcrowded. There are beach chairs and some toys and wave boards, which is nice. Take a wagon it's worth it! Never had any issues with noise either. Our family will continue to make this trip and stay in this condo for years to come.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Tiffany! I am so glad to hear that you had a great stay again this year. We take pride in keeping our condo updated with new furniture and fixtures, and we're glad to see that you have enjoyed the updates. We hope to have you back again next year! All the best, HC
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Great and we will be back

  • 5 of 5

Great experience. Had an issue upon arrival, owners were very quick to respond and able resolve issue. Condo very nice and superb location. Will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Lori! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to have you back in the near future! All the best, HC
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5

Awesome Views, Very Comfortable, Excellent Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

The property was pristine, clean, and very comfortable. They provided everything you need (pots, coffee maker, blender, utensils, detergent, bathroom tissue, paper towels). We literally only had to bring our food and drinks (and shampoo/soap), so that is such a Huge plus.

The beds were very comfortable (even the pull out sleeper from the couch was comfortable).

The Views from the balcony are truly breathtaking.

Parking is a breeze as well, just be careful driving in the garage because the corners are tight and it's hard to see oncoming cars (drive slow and you'll be okay).

The outdoor pools were very comfortable as well (warm enough for me to swim in May, and I'm very cold-natured so I was pleasantly surprised).

We received an email telling us everything we needed to do to check in (and checkout) so that was very nice as well. To check in, you just pull up to the office, get your room keys and parking pass, and you're pretty much done. They do take a credit card from you for any "on-property" expenses that you may decide to buy (drinks poolside or from the restaurants) and from what I understand they use your room key to charge items (kind of like a cruise ship). Everyone was constantly smiling and greeting us as we walked around, so that was a nice surprise and you can tell that Portofino wants you to have a good stay (and to return).

We later learned that Portofino does not provide Lifeguards at the beach. It is a "Swim at your own risk" situation, so if there ever is an incident in the water, you need to be prepared. Next time we return, I will bring a flotation device to throw at someone if they are ever in need.

Everything from beginning to end for us was truly excellent and Hong Chu did such an amazing job at making sure you are comfortable and informed every step of the way! Take advantage of that blender they have! It was awesome!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David! I am so glad to see that you enjoyed your stay in our humble abode. It's always our goal to make your stay as worry-free as possible, and I'm glad to see that we succeeded in doing so. All the best, HC
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Awesome views with relaxing atmosphere

  • 4 of 5

Your rental property was perfect. It was wonderful to arrive and see things exactly as pictured on the website. Very clean and comfortable unit with awesome views. The property is in a great location, just far enough away from downtown PB but not too far. We would definitely stay and recommend your rental again.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello David, and thank you for your kind words! I am so glad to hear that you had a good time. Hope to have you back in the very near future. ~HC
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Great February getaway!

  • 4 of 5

We spent the month of February at Portofino on the 20th floor of Tower I. The surrounding beaches were the whitest I have seen and a perfect place to watch the nightly sunsets. The condo is very well equipped and the owner was helpful with a few problems we encountered. The location was perfect, laid back, and a quick drive to tourist destinations. Portofino is a beautiful, well manicured resort, and probably quite busy during the tourist season. During the month of February there was not a lot of activity which was perfect for our winter getaway. The condo is in need of some minor maintenance but I would highly recommend it for your next beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello John and thank you for the kind words! We are in the process of slowly updating the condo so that there will be less "hiccups" so that you will be better able to enjoy the condo. Despite the "hiccups", I hope you had a great time during your stay and I hope to have you back in the near future! All the best, ~HC
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Map

Nearest Airport
16.2 Miles
Pensacola International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Terrazzo Grille (on property)
Nearest Golf
11.8 Miles
Tiger Point Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-110
Nearest Restaurant
Terracotta Restaurant (on property)
Nearest Beach
Pensacola Beach (Across the street)
Car: necessary

Attractions nearby include (but are not limited to):

-Ft. Pickens National Park

-National Aviation Museum

-Barrancas National Cemetary

-Historic Pensacola Village

-Pensacola Light House

-Gulf Breeze Zoo

-Pensacola Maritime Park (home of the Pensacola Blue Wahoos Minor League Baseball Team)

-Joe Patti's Seafood Market

Visit the Visit Pensacola website for more information.

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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
 
Summer 2017
May 24 2017 - Aug 13 2017
5 night minimum stay
$375
$2,625
 
 
Late Summer 2017
Aug 14 2017 - Sep 6 2017
5 night minimum stay
$285
$1,995
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 7 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$216
$1,512
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$216
$1,512
$2,700
 
 
Spring 2018
Mar 5 2018 - May 22 2018
5 night minimum stay
$305
$2,135
 
 
Summer 2018
May 23 2018 - Aug 12 2018
5 night minimum stay
$395
$2,765
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 11.5%

-Resort and Cleaning Fees are included in the base rate.
-Check-In Time: 4:00 p.m.; Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m.
-Special events rates are flat meaning that all taxes, resort fees, etc. are included in the rate. Special event reservations require a minimum of a 7 night stay.
-On rare occasions, I may be able to waive the minimum length of stay. This might occur when I have gaps in between 2 reservations or during the off season. It never hurts to ask!
-We offer monthly renting from after Labor Day until the first day of spring. Lease requires a minimum of 30 nights to qualify for the monthly rate. Please contact us to negotiate a price.
-Rates are always subject to change until you have paid your damage deposit.
-Blue Angels Performance 2018 Rate: $3360 flat rate (all fees & taxes included in this price)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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