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**Unbeatable Luxury & Value** On Beach Luxury in Destin...Read Reviews """

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 30 nights


About the property

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

On-beach, 2 bedroom/2 bath, Platinum-rated condo with awesome views and heated pool. We're one of the newest condos in Destin, Our Guest Reviews are second to none and we pledge to maintain this 100% satisfaction rating! As an added benefit, we also have free high-speed wifi, which even works throughout our pool areas.

Act now to rent directly from THE OWNER and get the best value for your vacation in this Fabulous 2 bedroom / 2 bath condo in renowned Ariel Dunes 1!! (Please note: This is truly a for rent by owner condo! NO management company involved and NO hidden fees included!).

**Once booked, you will receive a code to the door for the dates of your stay so you can arrive and depart whenever you like without having to check-in on someone else's schedule.

**Make sure to read the GUEST COMMENTS and get the peace of mind that you have to have when planning your family's vacation. By staying with us, you can ensure that your family will have a very comfortable and Hassle-Free vacation.

Ariel Dunes is adjacent to Majestic Sun and Surfside in the Seascape Resort but worlds apart in luxury and appeal. Act now to experience everything this Landmark Resort has to offer. If you've been to the Destin area lately, you had to have noticed the two magnificent Towers in the skyline, which are now the tallest buildings in Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

Situated in the Seascape Resort Community, Ariel Dunes towers over the adjacent Seascape golf course and offers breath-taking views of the Gulf of Mexico as well as magnificent views across the golf course to the Choctawhatchee Bay. We also have 5 great restaurants on site.

When you enter off of Scenic Gulf Drive and proceed through the security gate, you will instantly know that you have chosen the perfect vacation destination! While pulling up in to the building's drive-thru entry court and main floor lobby, you will immediately admire the expansive pools (some of the largest in Destin) which total in excess of 11,000 square feet, as well as the large adjacent deck areas and extensive landscaping. As an added benefit, the pools include a heated section during colder months as well as complimentary lounge chairs.

Following a short trip up one of several elevators, you will enter our 2 bedroom, 2 bath luxury condominium to find all that your heart desires in a vacation accommodation. This unit features nine ft ceilings, ceramic tile and wood plank flooring throughout (no dirty carpets with allergens), raised panel kitchen cabinetry and beautiful GRANITE countertops. The kitchen is fully equipped with all Stainless Steel GE PROFILE appliances which include a 26 foot side by side refrigerator with filtered ice and water, dishwasher, self-cleaning oven with smooth-top range and a built-in microwave. In addition, the kitchen has been fully equipped with all utensils, plates, cookware, KEURIG instant coffee brewer, crockpot, blender, toaster and many other items that will ensure optimum convenience.

This Platinum level condo has been furnished in a way that complements the already luxurious feel of Ariel Dunes. The dining area has a large dining table with seating for six as well as a bar with two stools. The living room features a cozy queen sleeper/sofa, a standard sofa, a soft chair with ottoman and a coffee table...all with a view of the Gulf's beautiful waters. A 50" LED TV enhances the living area and also includes a DVD and VCR as well as an assortment of DVD’s. A large eight foot sliding glass door opens from the living area to the outdoor living area on the balcony (one of the largest balconies in the building) and offers magnificent views out to the Gulf and of the pools below.

The fully furnished master bedroom includes a king size bed with pillow-top mattress, soft chair and ottoman, dual bedside tables with lamps and clock radios as well as an LED TV, and DVD player. This room offers views of the Gulf and access to the 400 square foot balcony through its own eight foot sliding glass door. It also includes a master bathroom which features a glass enclosed shower, double vanity and a large garden tub that also has a view of the ocean.

The guest bedroom features a queen bed with a plush pillow-top mattress, night stand and clock alarm as well as a dresser, large closet and LED TV with DVD player. It has private access to the guest bathroom which can also be accessed from the hallway. The view from this guest bedroom is impressive - providing a wonderful look across the Seascape Golf course and out to the Choctawhatchee Bay. (For more information on the layout, check out the unit floor plan in the pictures below)

We also have an upgraded full-sized, front-loading & Samsung washer and dryer, brand new wood plank flooring in living room and bedrooms, high-end electronics, board games, DVD's, card games, books and more are included in this magnificent condo. We hope and feel that once you stay with us, you want have any reason to ever stay anywhere else in Destin.

Don't risk your family's vacation by going with a 3rd party managed condo. By staying with us, you can be rest assured that the photos, description and guest reviews on this page are for this specific condo. You can also have confidence that the condo will be clean and crisp when you arrive as we have a detailed inspection done after each cleaning. Further, I can guarantee that you won't find a comparable unit in Destin for a better price. Avoid all the pitfalls associated renting one of many condos rented by a management company or agent by going directly with the owner. Please inquire with me before confirming anywhere else... and please beware of hidden charges such as Amenity Fees, Damage Waiver Fees, Administrative fees, etc.

Thank you and we can't wait to have you. Please don't just take our word for it... Click on 'COMMENTS' below and check out what our guests are saying about their stay.

Restaurants on our property and within walking distance:

- Cabana Cafe: in our Lobby (

- Royal Palm Grill: Seafood Steaks Sushi Oysters (www.royal

- Whale's Tail Beach Bar & Grill: On our beach

Beach & Surf Shops within walking distance from condo:

- Beach & Surf Shop

- Alvin's Island

- WINGS Surf Shop

Nearby Airports:

VPS (Northwest FL Regional): 23 miles,

ECP (Northwest FL Beaches International): 42 miles

TLH (Tallahassee): 2 hrs

MOB (Mobile, AL): 2 hrs

MGM (Montgomery, AL): 2.5 hrs

GPT (Gulf Port, MS): 2.75 hrs

Keywords: “Destin Vacation rental”, “destin condo rental”, “destin condo”, “florida beach condo”, “vrbo florida”, “gulf front rental”, “beachfront condo”, “destin by owner”, “seascape condo”

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We took our vacation here with our three children. We had a fabulous time. The place was immaculate with top notch decor and ammenities. My kids really enjoyed the pools, and we all enjoyed the beach here. The beds are unbelievably comfortable. Excellent condo. We hope to return. A wonderful bonus was the fact that the condo was full of inflatables, beach chairs, a beach cart, sand toys. Fully stocked kitchen made cooking for the family easy. The owner was excellent to communicate with and made booking the condo easy. Thanks again!
Sep 2009
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Miramar Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Dual vanities, glass-enclosed shower,garden tub w/ocean view
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private access from Bdrm 2 as well as from kitchen
  • Master Bath has two vanities, large garden tub, glass-enclosed shower and plenty of space. Second bathroom has private access from the 2nd bedroom as well as access from teh kitchen. it has wide vanity top with single sink and cabinetry. Hairdryers are provided in both bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Two couches, one that makes out into queen sleeper, 50" LCD
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King-size with pillow-top mattress, LED TV, plank flooring
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen-size with pillow-top mattress, LED TV, plank flooring
  • King size beds (1) In master bedroom. Very plush and includes a tempurpedic topper, Queen size Beds (1) In guest bedroom. Sealy, pillow top mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa in Living area that sleeps like an actual bed
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Ground floor lobby with great restaurant, Drive-through main entrance, Expansive pools in excess of 11,000 square feet. Seascape Community Features: Convenient beach access to over 2000 feet of powder white sand and emerald green water, 18-hole championship golf course with Pro shop, conference center, 8 tennis courts, fresh water lakes, shuttle service, beach service and Whales Tail Bar and Grill.


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average rating of 4.878788 based on 39 reviews
Birmingham, AL

Excellent Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is an awesome place. You can not go wrong renting this one! Everything was just like it was in the pictures. It was very clean and taken care of. The owner was exceptional to work with. This was a sudden trip with special circumstances for us and he was more than willing to work with us. We will definitely rent from him again. I also have already recommended this condo to two friends.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2009
  • Stayed: April 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Condo

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this condo for a week in October. We stayed here with another couple and it was perfect. Each couple had their own bathroom and space. Condo is very well stocked and had everything we needed. You can see the ocean from this condo but not the beach. However, the beach is just a few minutes walk away. Great location. Great balcony space. The pool is right below the balcony and the pool waterfall is a little loud but very tolerable, and they turn it off at night. Enjoyed our stay here and would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Spot for The Two of Us

  • 5 of 5

My son and I stayed here over the Labor Day holiday. The condo itself was fantastic - all the amenities you could want! It was also in walking distance of great places to shop and eat. We didn't have to get in the car once!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable and nice accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Condo was very nice and just as described and pictured. Plenty of room, huge balcony and nice accomodations. Even had beach chairs and umbrellas. Enjoyed my stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Ariel Dunes was wonderful! The condo was fully equipped and even had tons of beach toys and a beach cart which made our haul to the beach muchairs easier! The resort was exceptional and the owner of our condo was such a pleasure to work with! We will definitely consider staying there again on our next trip to Destin which will probably be next year! The beach at Destin is unbeatable!!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly as I dreamed!!!

  • 5 of 5

First, I am sceptical of giving this property

A fabulous review for fear I won't be able to reserve it again.

It was exactly as pictured. I am a very picky person and this met every expectation. Amazing view, close walk to a beautiful beach. Wonderful amenities at Ariel Dunes.

Condo was well appointed, clean and felt like home.

Save me a couple weeks a year!!😊򒠊

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Destin Commons
Whale's Tail At Seascape
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Grand Boulevard
Cabana Cafe
Grand Boulevard
Buster's Oyster Bar & Grill -- CLOSED
McGuire's Irish Pub
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Track Family Recreation Center
Big Kahuna's
Dewey Destin Seafood
Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill
Royal Palm Grille
Alvin's Island - Tropical Department Stores
Fat Daddy's Pizza-Destin
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier
Destin Harbor Boardwalk
Car: recommended

Fabulous shopping within 1 mile of the property. From one of the largest Outlet Malls in the US (Silver Sands Outlet) to the high-end designer shops and the awesome Bass Pro Shops at Destin Commons, you will be close to it all. If its night life and fine dining you're looking for, we're only a 5 minute drive to The Village of Baytowne Wharf which has numerous choices for dining and socializing as well as great shopping. This an exciting 28-acre pedestrian village overlooking the Choctawhatchee Bay; this area features an array of small boutiques, charming eateries, inspiring galleries, and energetic nightlife. This area also includes a jam-packed schedule of outdoor festivals and special events for the entire family. You can also entertain the kids at Big Kahuna’s water park and play at The Track entertainment center which are only minutes away and are easily accessible from Ariel Dunes


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Check-in is at 4pm and check-out is 10am. At booking, you will receive a code to the door for the dates of your stay and can then arrive and depart whenever convenient for you without having to pick up or drop off keys.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.