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Destin West Gulfside 501 ~ Right on the Beach! ~ 2 BR+Bunk Area, 2 Bath

Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA
  • Condo1165 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights

Beachfront Condo, 2 BR + Bunk Area, 2 Bath (sleeps 6-8) Ocean view, Pool, Wifi

Welcome! This clean, cheerful, beachy and spacious condo is sure to win your heart! 1 OF ONLY 10 DIRECT OCEAN FRONT UNITS! (Zoom in on Google Satellite view below for location of property). The view is amazing and unobstructed by buildings. Look for miles down the beautiful Emerald Coast and pristine sugar-white sand beaches. Our Ocean Front condo is the perfect sunny beach condo. Dolphin watch from your balcony, catch the sunrise and watch the sunset on the Beach as the sun peaks over the fishing pier in the distance. Your family will love all that Destin West Beach & Bay Resort has to offer. Destin West Beach & Bay Resort Condominium is the perfect location on Okaloosa Island.

LOCATION:

Destin West Beach & Bay Resort, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, Florida (on Okaloosa Island 4 miles west of the Destin bridge).

CONDO ACCOMMODATIONS:

Our 5th floor Gulf front Condo comfortably sleeps 6-8. We have a King bed in the Master Bedroom, TV, private entrance to the balcony with amazing view of the ocean and a full Master Bathroom. *Leave the curtains open and awake to your amazing Gulf Front view* Our Second Bedroom has a Queen Bed, TV/DVD and private entrance to a private Bath. Across the hall is a fun Bunk area with 2 single beds, and a TV/DVD; Fully equipped Kitchen; Stackable Washer/Dryer in unit.

BEACH SIDE POOLS:

5,000 sq. ft. pool, one of the largest on the Island; Kiddie Pool and Hot Tub; Villas Pool, heated seasonal; Amazing Kiddy Water Splash Playground; and the Beach Dune Walkover.

BAY SIDE POOLS:

Convenient Sky Bridge Walkover from our unit to Destin West Bay side; features Award winning 700 ft. Lazy River complete with tubes to float in, perfect for the whole family; 2 Hot Tubs; Wading Pool; Waterfall Pool, heated seasonal.

FEATURES:

~ This unit offers FREE Beach Service (2 chairs/1 umbrella per day of your stay), simply see the beach attendant and give them your unit number. Seasonal March 1st - October 31st.

~ One of the select few end units in complex, with tiled balcony that curves the building for more views.

~ Situated on four secluded miles of undeveloped pristine sugar-white sand beaches.

~ Sand Dunes scattered with Sea Oats.

~ Convenient Beach Shower, at the Dune Walkover.

~ An enormous 5,000 sq. foot Pool, Kiddie Pool, Amazing Pirate-themed Kiddie Water Playground and Large Hot Tub.

~ Cool Off, Numerous Swimming Pools, Surrounded by Lush Tropical Landscaping.

~ Four shared Charcoal BBQ Grills, close to the unit.

~FIREWORKS watch from our balcony amazing Okaloosa Island Fireworks Wednesdays 9pm from the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier. Seasonal Memorial Day - Labor Day.

~ Easy Access, Convenient Sky Bridge Walkover to Destin West Bayside Resort which includes an Award Winning 700 Ft. Lazy River, complete with tubes to float in, perfect for the whole family, Waterfall Pool and 2 Hot Tubs.

~ On site State-of-the-art Fitness Center that has all the machines that you need, located Beachside.

~ This unit offers free wireless internet.

~ Key code entry. On-Site Management for easy check-in. Receive the same service and on-site management that you would get if you rented through Destin West Beach & Bay Resort.

~ Minimum Age Limit for Renters. You must be 25 years of age to rent at Destin West Beach & Bay Resort.

ATTRACTIONS:

Our Condo is right on the beach and walking distance to The Fishing Pier, The Boardwalk which has many great and fun Gulf Front Restaurants such as The Black Pearl, The Crab Trap, Floyd's Shrimp House, as well as surfer shops, beach shopping and more. The Emerald Coast Convention Center, and Gulfarium (live marine shows). Wild Willy's Dinosaur-Themed Adventure Zone. Fudpucker's Restaurant, arcade and stages for summer entertainment on the Island is directly across the street from our complex, walk from our convenient pedestrian walkover bridge. What to do in the area: A great website to preplan for your trip is http://www.EmeraldCoastFL.com

Destin West Beach and Bay Resort is situated on four secluded miles of undeveloped pristine sugar-white sand beaches on Okaloosa Island. Minutes from Destin Pass, referred to the 'luckiest fishing village in the world'. Fly and deep sea fishing is available across the bridge, in the Destin harbor. The best snorkeling is at the west end of the island among the jetty rocks. Parking is available at the foot of the Destin Bridge.

2017 Destin beaches rated #1 beach destination in the US from the travel web-site Tripping.com. U.S. News Travel, Destin is ranked #1 in best Florida Beaches 2015. Destin wins Travel Channel's Best Family Beach 2013, Destin, Florida. Good Morning America has recognized Destin's Harbor as one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Places in America. Okaloosa Island & Destin West featured in the April 29, 2010 Wall Street Journal. Destin named among Frommer's Top Destinations of 2010. You are in the center of it all. Approximately nine miles from Okaloosa Regional Airport (VPS). Our guestbook is filled with wonderful compliments on our special, bright vacation get-a-way. Won’t you come and sign our book too? Share in the delights of our beach haven.

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Property Manager

Marcy Alford

Member Since 2006
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Feb 21, 2018
About Marcy Alford

My husband and I love our Gulf Front vacation home on Okaloosa Island, Ft. Walton Beach. We chose Destin West Beach & Bay Resort for all the wonderful amenities it has to offer. It's the best location, 'right on the beach'.

Marcy Alford purchased this Condo in 2002

Why Marcy Alford chose Ft Walton Beach

We chose Destin West Beach & Bay Resort on Okaloosa Island, Ft. Walton Beach for the Location, Location, Location.

What makes this Condo unique

We enjoy the sugar white sand beaches. Our condo is within walking distance to the Gulfarium, The Fishing Pier and The Boardwalk which has several restaurants, beach shopping and more !!!!

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
      • Bedroom 1
        1 king, Master Bedroom with Gulf view.
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen, 2nd Bedroom, 1 Queen Bed
      • Bunk Area
        1 bunk bed
      • We have a King bed in the Master Bedroom with Gulf view, TV, private entrance to the Balcony with amazing view of the ocean and a full Master Bathroom. *Leave the curtains open and awake to your amazing Gulf front view*. At the entry is a cheerful guest bedroom with Queen Size Bed, TV/DVD and private entrance to the Bathroom. Across the hall is a fun Bunkroom with 2 single Beds, that's perfect for children, TV/DVD. Our Sofa is also a Queen sleeper for your extra guests.

      Bathrooms

      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, tub, shower
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower
      • 2

      Location Type

        • Beachfront
          This unit is directly On the Beach!
        • Oceanfront
          1 of only 10 DIRECT OCEAN FRONT UNITS! at Destin West Beach & Bay Resort.
        • Resort

          Meals

            • Guests provide their own meals

              General

                • Heating
                • Air Conditioning
                • Ceiling Fans
                • Clothes Dryer
                  Also, full size Iron & Ironing Board. Drying Rack.
                • Elevator
                  Direct elevator access to an enormous 5,000 sq. ft. pool, hot tub, kiddy water playground and the beach walkover.
                • Fitness Room / Equipment
                • Garage
                  6 level parking garage, elevator access.
                • Alarm Clock
                • Linens Provided
                  Bed Sheets, Pillows and Pillow cases, Bath and Kitchen towels are provided.
                • Local Activities Guide
                • Towels Provided
                  Bath and kitchen towels are provided.
                • Washing Machine
                  Stackable Washer/Dryer in unit.
                • Wireless Internet
                  This unit offers free WI-FI wireless internet.
                • Free Wifi

                  Kitchen

                    • Freezer
                    • Blender
                    • Cooking Utensils
                    • Dishes & Utensils
                    • Dishwasher
                    • Coffee Maker
                    • Kitchen
                    • Microwave
                    • Refrigerator
                    • Stove
                    • Toaster

                      Dining

                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 6 people

                          Entertainment

                            • DVD Player
                            • Satellite / Cable
                            • Stereo
                              Bose Radio/CD player.
                            • Television

                              Outside

                                • Balcony
                                  From our Living Area and Master Bedroom you will have access to our wrap around Balcony with views of the Gulf of Mexico, Fishing pier and all the way to Navarre. To your left unobstructed views of the Choctawhatchee Bay and Destin.
                                • Outdoor Grill
                                  4 Shared Charcoal BBQ Grills, close to unit on the Gulf side.

                                  Suitability

                                    • limited accessibility
                                      Multiple elevators, standard doors, the balcony doors have high thresholds; not wheelchair accessible.

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Communal Pool
                                          This property has an enormous 5,000 sq foot pool and kiddy pool. Seasonal heated pool at the Villas. Across our Sky Bridge Walkover to the Bay side is our Award Winning 700 ft. Lazy River, complete with tubes to float in, perfect for the whole family, 2 Hot Tubs and seasonal heated Waterfall Pool
                                        • Outdoor Hot Tub
                                        • Outdoor Pool
                                        • Shared Hot Tub
                                          The complete Destin West Beach & Bay Resort has 3 shared hot tubs.

                                          Attractions

                                            • cinemas
                                            • museums
                                            • restaurants
                                            • water parks

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • beachcombing
                                                • miniature golf
                                                • outlet shopping

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • fishing
                                                    • golf
                                                    • jet skiing
                                                    • parasailing
                                                    • pier fishing
                                                    • surfing
                                                    • swimming
                                                    • wind-surfing

                                                      Notes

                                                        • This unit offers FREE Beach Service (2 chairs/1 umbrella) each day of your stay. Seasonal, March 1st - October 31st.

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                          Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                          27 Reviews

                                                          Wonderful4.9/5

                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Great week on Okaloosa Island

                                                          Pam P.

                                                          Beautiful property. Condo has great gulf-front views and is so convenient to the beach.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          So glad to hear that you and your family had a wonderful vacation, enjoyed the beach and your stay in our condo. Thank you very much for taking the time to write this great review, it is appreciated! Hope to have you back again. Thank you. Marcy

                                                          Exactly what we were looking for in the Destin area

                                                          Nick H.

                                                          Our main purpose for going on this trip was to introduce our 2 year old son to the ocean and beach. His favorite things always seem to revolve around the ocean so this seemed like a perfect fit. We live in Texas and rather than going to a 'good enough' beach in TX, we decided to drive a few more hours and spend a week in the Destin area. We originally chose Okaloosa Island due to less crowds than Destin itself and we were so glad we did. It also helped that we were here in early May. In addition, the weather was perfect and the beautiful view out of the condo's windows highlighted that fact every day.

                                                          I agree completely with several of the other reviews. This place delivers exactly as seen in the photos: clean, organized, and has pretty much already has anything you think you may need. We spent every morning on the balcony watching people walk the beach while we enjoyed breakfast and ended every day watching the moon over the water. As each day inched us closer to the end of our vacation it became harder and harder because we knew we'd miss this place - and we certainly do. We have a decent yard and all, but nothing like this :)

                                                          For us, the location proved to be perfect. It's away from the hustle and bustle of Destin itself and - having a 2 year old - it was in ideal proximity to several mini-golf options and the Gulfarium. Granted, we ended up spending at least 4-5 hours a day on the beach - and that was fine with us! Just a quick walk after you get off the elevator and you're there. Couldn't have asked for anything more. We also ended up having either dinner or lunch at nearly every restaurant at the Boardwalk and enjoyed them all.

                                                          Suffice it to say we absolutely plan on coming back and staying here again soon. Both Marcy and the Destin West staff were fantastic leading into our trip and were always very quick to respond if we had any questions. As you can tell, I can't say enough great things about it here. If you're trying to pick between two or three places and this is one of them - just book this one. You'll have a great vacation that you'll never forget!

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          So glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our condo, property and the area. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this generous kind review, it was a pleasure to read, and it is appreciated! Hope to have you back again. Thank you. Marcy

                                                          Almost perfect!

                                                          Bri B.

                                                          Location, location, location! This unit has one of the best views I have found on the gulf coast. Sunrise and sunset are both spectacular. Units amenities are nice, unit was clean. Plenty of nearby restaurants and activities. The two caveats I have is that (1)the internet connection/ cable tv were spotty to nonexistent. In today's world that is almost unacceptable. And (2) the unit needs some new pillows. But you can always just walk out to the balcony, watch the ocean waves and the dolphins playing and forget all about those issues . . .

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          So glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed our condo and your stay at our property. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review, it is appreciated. And thank you for letting me about the pillows, I didn't know I will replace. Sorry about the spotty Internet/TV, the Association in February this year upgraded to Fiber Optic Cable Lines, it's still being sorted out. Again thank you for the great review, it is appreciated. Hope to have you back again for your next vacation. Thank you.

                                                          Perfect location and the most spectacular Gulf views.....sunrise and sunset from the balcony!

                                                          Jimmie D.Southern Indiana

                                                          Without a doubt, the most breathtaking views of the Emerald Coast! Both sunrise AND sunset from our wrap-around balcony! Came home with many beautiful reference photos for future paintings. Especially loved the calming blues and soft yellow tones of the decor. We prepared most of our meals in the condo and had everything we needed in the well stocked kitchen. Felt pampered by all the best....Fiesta dishes, KitchenAid appliances, etc. Also, how nice to be able to do a load of laundry whenever we wanted!

                                                          Fell asleep to the soothing sounds of the waves rolling in each night. Awoke to the gorgeous Gulf right outside our bedroom! Our son and daughter-in-law were very comfortable in their beautifully decorated private bedroom and bath. Made good use of the beach chairs and umbrella every day and enjoyed moonlit walks on the beach each evening.

                                                          We ate outside at the Crab Trap, an easy walk from the condo, and highly recommend the Southern style crab cakes and the Jumbo crab and shrimp linguine there. Had breakfast one morning at Destin's Another Broken Egg Cafe. The Floridian Omelette and the Granola, Fruit & Quinoa were really good! Also ate on the deck at Dewey Destin's restaurant....bronzed scallops, steamed potatoes, corn on the cob, and crab cakes, all mouth watering! Of course, we came back to the condo with one of their amazingly delicious authentic key lime pies!

                                                          Midweek, we rented a sparkling clean pontoon boat for five hours from the special folks at True Blue Crew! Had a great afternoon out on the Bay and saw dolphins, sand pipers, herons, pelicans and the many spectacular homes in the area. Lots of boats of all sizes in Destin Harbor, even a pirate ship!

                                                          Made a stop at Crab Island, and enjoyed walking in the clear green waters there. Surprised that the island is three feet underwater!!

                                                          Very much looking forward to our next visit! Marcy was wonderful to work with, graciously and patiently answering all of our questions. Absolutely could not have had a better stay!

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Thank you very much for taking the time to write this fantastic review, it is appreciated. Wonderful to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our condo, the beach! and found many amazing places in the area to eat and play. Thank you so much for the fantastic review! Marcy

                                                          Great location and convenience to beach access

                                                          Fred M.Westerville, Ohio

                                                          You cannot find a class A unit on Okaloosa Island with better access to beach, amenities and restaurants. The view of the morning sunrise and beach from the balcony is spectacular! You can see Destin, Harborwalk and the mid-bay bridge to the east. We walked to the Boardwalk many evenings for dinner and entertainment. The best restaurant in FWB is Bay Cafe, underneath the bridge.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Hi, so glad to hear that you enjoyed our condo, the spectacular view, and walking on the beach to The Boardwalk for dinner, love Bay Cafe restaurant too! Thank you so much for taking the time to submit this fantastic review, it is appreciated. Thank you, Marcy

                                                          Clean and beautiful views

                                                          Tom R.

                                                          If I could I would give it more stars. From all the modern conveniences of home to the spectacular views. The condo was clean and had everything we needed to stay for a week. Loved everything, location was within walking distance to everything you need. Will be booking our next trip to this place asap.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          So glad to hear that you and your family had a fantastic vacation, and thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, it is appreciated. Look forward to having you back for your next vacation. Thank you. Marcy

                                                          Location

                                                          Fort Walton Beach, FL, USA

                                                          From our 5th floor Beachfront condo, at Destin West Beach & Bay Resort, you're within walking distance to The Gulfarium, Marine Adventure Park, the Sea World of the Gulf Coast for family fun, (0.5 miles). The Boardwalk (0.25 miles), which has many great and fun Gulf Front Restaurants, such as The Crab Trap, Black Pearl, Floyd's Shrimp House, as well as surfer shops, beach shopping and more! Wild Willy's Dinosaur-Themed Adventure Zone. Fudpucker's Restaurant, arcade and stages for summer entertainment on the Island is directly across the street from our complex, you can walk across the street at our convenient pedestrian walkover bridge. And Okaloosa Island's 1,261 foot Fishing Pier (0.25 miles), the Pier is lighted for night-time fishing and has rod holders and benches built into it. The Emerald Coast Convention Center (0.5 miles). Indian Temple Mound Museum (1 mile). Located just minutes from the Destin Pass (4 miles). You're a short drive to Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8 miles). Air Force Armament Museum (8.6 miles). The Track Family Recreation Center (8.8 miles). Destin Commons (11 miles). Silver Sands Factory Outlet (15.7 miles). Top Area Golf Courses (5 miles to 15 miles). Okaloosa Regional Airport (VPS) (9.5 miles). LOCAL CALENDAR OF EVENTS ~Fudpuckers Spring Volleyball Tournament ~Billy Bowlegs Festival (every June) ~Destin Fishing Rodeo (every October) ~Destin Seafood Festival (every October) ~Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival (every October) ~Florida State HOG Rally (every October)

                                                          Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Tax Rate
                                                          11%

                                                          Changeover day: Saturday Accept ALL Major Credit Cards. Prefer Saturday to Saturday rental on 7 nights stay. $350.00 deposit taken at time of reservation. Deposit will be applied to the statement. Balance due 30 days before arrival. If you cancel outside 30 days of your arrival date, you will be charged $100.00 plus tax. If you cancel inside 30 days of your arrival date, you forfeit full advance payment; will work with you on an individual basis. Key Code Entry. On-Site Management for easy check-in. Check-in is after 4:00 pm or sooner if the unit is cleaned; check-out time is 10:00 am. For more information on the unit, or available/open dates please call (412) 491-3288 or email.

                                                          27 Reviews
                                                          Wonderful 4.9/5
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