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Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 6 Bedrooms, 8 Baths, (Sleeps 15 adults; 8 children, 1 infant)

Mara Vista is a gorgeous home located in the neighborhood beach community of Inlet Beach, FL. Inlet Beach is located just 10 miles west of Panama City Beach and directly to the east of Rosemary Beach, FL. See for yourself what makes this area known to be home to 'the World’s Most Beautiful Beaches'. We have WiFi and a computer for your use.

Inlet Beach has 3 dedicated beach access boardwalks on a 19 acre park. The closest boardwalk is a short 5-minute walk from the house. There are also miles of bike paths leading to restaurants, shopping and activities.

Mara Vista is a 5000+ square foot, 6 bedroom home with game room, outdoor kitchen, and morning kitchen/wet bar on third floor. A cook's dream with Wolf oven, commercial refrigerator, dishwasher, wine cooler, ice machines, triple sink plus prep sink and dinner service for 20 including plates, glasses, coffee mugs and silverware. The home is fully furnished with brand new furniture, 4 flat panel TVs, DVD player. Luxury sheets and plush bath towels are provided.

There is one king bed in the master bedroom, a crib and bunk bed in the nursery just off the Master Bedroom. We have another children's bunk bed on the master level in a separate bedroom. On the 2nd floor main level, there is 1 Queen in Bedroom 4, 1 Queen in Bedroom 3, and on the lower pool level there is a bunk bed with full on bottom and twin on top in Bedroom 2, 2 Queens in Bedroom 1. We have a queen sleeper sofa on the 1st floor. There is also 1 Queen size bed in the pool house.

Our home features a private pool with whirlpool. The pool house has an open air kitchen, equiped with refrigerator, ice machine, gas cooktop, and a pool bathroom with shower. The 6th bedroom is located in the pool house and has it's own private bathroom. There is a charge of $350/week to heat the whirlpool and pool.

Huge wrap around balconies on the second and third floors are made for watching beautiful sunsets. You can see for miles from the third floor balcony. Lots of large windows and French doors lead to the balconies and pool, with comfortable lounge furniture for relaxing. The Mara Vista is truly a 'beauty by the sea'.

Inlet Beach is a gorgeous, uncongested “sugar sand” beach that adjoins the east side of Rosemary Beach and the west end of Camp Helen State Park and salt water Lake Powell at the east end of Scenic 30A. Sunning, swimming, fishing, and kayaking are available.

For those that want to get up and out there is a short bike ride or 2 block walk to Rosemary Beach shops and restaurants. There are several restaurants an easy bike ride from the house in Inlet Beach. Pier Park is a short 10-minute drive east on 98 (toward Panama City) that has a large cinema, shops, restaurants, and an amusement park. Nearby golf courses this area is a hidden paradise for golfers.

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About The Owner

We are a young family and have always enjoyed watching sunsets on every trip we take around the world. We have the most beautiful sunsets off our balcony at our beach house.

The Owner purchased this house in 2006

Why The Owner chose Inlet Beach

We built this house as a gathering place to vacation with our family and friends and knew we would be able to create many beach memories. Inlet Beach is a quiet neighborhood community perfectly located between Rosemary Beach and Panama City Beach.

What makes this house unique

Gorgeous sunsets from our house. It is nice to take a walk to the beach, and come back to the house and rinse off in the pool. Inlet Beach is great for biking and walking.


Inlet Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Correct Cancellation policy is listed on our rental agreement. Our rental agreement supersedes all other printed and published policies for property
  • Policies and prices are subject to change without notice. Prices and policies as listed on the Mara Vista Vacation Rental Agreement supersede
  • any and all other printed and/or published policies and prices.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Garage
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - Pool Bath - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - Pool Bedroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2nd Floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2nd floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 3rd Floor Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 3rd Floor Master Level - 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed
    Pool House - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (5), Double Beds (1), Rollaway Twin Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa (1), Bunk Beds (3)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Computer, WiFi, Cable TVs, Stereos, CD Players, Private Pool, No Pets


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average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Nice house at a nice price

  • 3 of 5

We visit this part of 30A every year, so we have a decent grasp of the market and expectations. This house was more affordable than most other rentals for our sized group. Inlet Beach is literally right next door to Rosemary, which we like to frequent. We did have a larger group (8 adults / 11 kids), that tested the house's capacity in several ways. The rental cites that it sleeps 23, but I don't see anyway that's possible. There are beds for 15 if you include the pool house bedroom. We had several folks sleeping in sofas and on the floor. Additionally, there were no sheets for at least two beds (downstairs pull-out sofa & closet bunk). The silverware also came up short for a group of our size. It should be restocked to match the listed capacity. The kitchen was however well stocked with kitchen prep tools and plates. The ice makers were nice too. Enjoy.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mayfield Hts., Ohio

Mara Vista Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Mara Vista included 5 families. Even with 22 people the home was very spacious and each family had their own bedroom and private bathroom! The location and short walk to the private beach (even with little children) will bring me back. After spending the week on the powdery white squeaky sand beach, I see myself deciding on this part of the Florida Gulf coast rather than other areas of Florida. Being in between Panama City Beach and Destin gives you the best of everything to choose from as far as restaurants, shopping and fishing! The Kitchen appliances made me feel like I was in a state-of-the-art Kitchen! There were multiple mini fridges and a wine cooler that kept our drinks cold! Even the swimming pool and hot tub were large enough for our many kids and adults. Adrienne was very helpful and accommodating before and during our stay. We loved the Mara Vista and can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tallahassee, FL

Great memories, great house, great vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have taken our kids and their friends to Mara Vista every year for years ! It's a beautiful home with space for everyone to spread out. Each room in the house is well maintained and beautifully decorated. Every bedroom has it's own bath. The beach is gorgeous. We made the short walk to Rosemary (a couple of blocks) everyday to hit the Sugar shack or Cowgirl Kitchen. Great bike riding path for miles. This feels like an old Florida vacation before huge condos and spring break hit this area. Love it love it!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome House

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at Mara Vista this past summer and loved it! This 3 story home is great for large families or a multiple family vacation; everyone will have plenty of room and their own space. Rarely is what you see in the pictures actually better in real life, but this was definitely the case. The home was truly perfect for our vacation with a private pool and being literally steps from the beach. It took maybe a minute from the back gate to having your feet in the soft white sand, a very easy walk we did several times a day with our two teenagers. The kids want to make this our annual vacation spot. George, the owner, was wonderful to work with in helping make sure we had a great family vacation. I highly recommend his home to anyone looking for a great beach vacation in a perfect location!

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marietta, GA

Spectacular getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family had an excellent getaway at Mara Vista! It is a beautiful spacious home. The kitchen is huge and great for entertaining. The beach is a short walk away. If you feel like chilling, the pool is excellent too. And best of all, you don't have to drive. You have shops and wonderful restaurants in Rosemary. We will definitely be going back!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house for a group. Lots of bedrooms which are spread out all over the three floors. The Kitchen is huge and perfect for entertaining. Two nice dens so the kids had a place to hang out as well as the adults. The balcony is a perfect place to watch the sunsets. Love the pool and pool house! You could stay there all day it has everything you need. Easy walk to Rosemary shops and restaurants if you feel like an adventure! I can't wait to go back. Very nice owners.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Airport (ECP)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Service $210 + Tax
Cleaning $390 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Rate quotes are subject to change without notice. Rates posted on the rental contract provided by the property owners supersede any other printed or published rates for Mara Vista. Our cancellation policy is available upon request, and is provided on our rental contract. Our cancellation policy is posted incorrectly on this site. Policy as stated on our rental contract supersedes any and all other cancellation policies for Mara Vista, whether printed, posted or stated.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.