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Gorgeous Gulf Front 3 BR/3 bath condo - 2 balconies overlook the amazing Gulf

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,850 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms (including loft) + Den, 3 Baths, Sleeps 6-8 - ideally sleeps 6

* A BEACH SERVICE UMBRELLA, 2 CHAIRS AND A TABLE ARE PROVIDED with all rentals from March through Nov. $180+ value and SO convenient.

When anxious thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with it's great wide sounds, cleanses me with it's noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused'. Rainer Maria Rilke

'I really don't know why all of us are committed to the sea, except, I think it is because we all came from the sea. And, it is an interesting biological fact that all of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that is in the ocean. Therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And, when we go back to the sea, whether to sail or to watch it, we are going back to wince we came'. As stated by an iconic former US President.

*If your week is booked, please check out my other similar condo in the same small 18 unit complex (5 are not rentals). It is equally as nice and I think both are nicer than the pictures :). property 366005.

Be sure to read guest comments at the end of this section*

'Blue Tide' 2B, in Seacrest, FL, is a beautifully furnished condo with 3 bedrooms (one being the loft), 3 full baths, 2 balconies overlooking the amazing Gulf of Mexico, very spacious with 1850 sq. feet of living space that is Gulf front. The beaches have been voted as one of best "America of America". YOU CAN WALK RIGHT OFF THE FAMILY ROOM BALCONY STEPS TO THE STEPS TO THE INCREDIBLE GULF - this is fairly unique and much appreciated by guests. Blue Tide is located on Scenic Highway 30A, 2 miles from Rosemary Beach and a few miles east of Watercolor, Seagrove, and Seaside. It offers a very light, fun and relaxing beachy feel. You will definitely feel like you are on vacation. It is also located on a scenic 17 mile bike trail. Bikes can be easily rented and delivered to the condo.

Enjoy the Georgeous panoramic views to the east and west from the 2 private balconies of the white sugar sand beach and sparkling emerald green water. It is truly breathtaking. There is nothing more beautiful and relaxing than winding up a day on the beach, shopping or site-seeing by watching the incredible rolling tides of the Gulf from one of your balconies. In the Fall and early spring the sunsets over the water can be incredible. The condo design is such that the sun never comes directly into the condo, no one can see in, so you never need to close the drapes. You can have wonderful Gulf views all day long from the master, kitchen, dining area, family room and the 2 balconies.

The condo is large, comfortable and after a couple of days, you will feel like you are home. The condo has 2 large bedrooms with comfortable king size beds and full baths attached. There is a loft with 2 single beds, 3 full baths. The loft is semi-private with stairs off the upstairs hallway and does not have one of the condo's 3 full baths attached. It is ideal for kids and teenagers and maybe young single adults. Probably not ideal for couples. There is also a queen size pull out sofa bed in the family room. The family room has an LED TV, DVD, VCR and CD player. TV's are also in the master bedroom, 2nd and 3rd bedroom/loft. All with cable. Master bathroom has a separate vanity and sink area outside of the bathroom/vanity and shower. The condo has wireless internet service.

The condo comes with a fully equipped kitchen (you can save a lot of $$$ by eating in - while watching and listening to the rolling waves of the ocean :)) with a good sized breakfast bar, 2 bar chairs and a large dining area with a table that will easily sit 6. Linens, towels and a full size washer and dryer are provided. There is a wet bar and wood burning fireplace. Two hundred linear feet of beautiful private beach. There are only 18 condos in this quaint, quiet, family friendly community and 5 are not rentals. The sunsets are spectacular. Fantastic atmosphere for a wonderful family vacation that will be remembered and treasured. Close to Watercolor, Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, Seaside and just down HWY 98 Destin and Panama City, many great restaurants, shopping, 17 miles of flat bike trails, tennis, great golf courses, many entertaining sites.

Wifi and free long distance in the US.

****NO SMOKING****

There are 2 grills out front near the parking entrance.


We want to thank you for the wonderful week we had at your condo. It was just as you described and then some. It was very clean and well maintained. My husband and I love the large master bedroom and we kept the sliders open a bit each night to listen to the waves rolling in. Very relaxing. My favorite part was getting up early with a cup of coffee and sitting on the porch of the master bedroom, reading a book, while listening to the waves and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. And my husband loved the huge tiled shower with the rain head.

It was great to be able to walk right off the living room, down some steps and be right on the beach. We could even watch the kids play at the beach while sitting on the living room porch. And your beaches are great.

Our kids keep talking how they want to go back and that they loved this vacation and the beach house because it was so relaxing.

Thanks you Brad for sharing your vacation home with us. We loved it!!

Betsy, MI

'THANY YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU...for a WONDERFUL stay yet again! We had beautiful weather, your work you did on the condo is fabulous and all in all we had a great week. All that said we would LOVE to reserve the condo again next year for the same week. Thanks you again. Emma 6/13

'We just got home from our fabulous week at your condo! It is sooooo nice & has such a wonderful beachy feel. We just loved it! Thank you, thank you, thank you for such a wonderful place to spend a vacation?

Linda, LA 6/2013

'We had a fantastic time. You have a fantastic condo and we absolutely enjoyed our time there. We will be back. Thanks again.' Anne, LA

'We have stayed at the Blue Tide 3 times and hope to continue to rent here every chance we get. The condo has everything you need for a relaxing trip to the beach. It is spacious, clean and most importantly, it is steps away from the beach with great views of the ocean. All in all, it is our favorite vacation spot and I would recommend it to anyone who wants a relaxing vacation surrounded by the best of Florida. M.M. TN

'We had a wonderful time at the beach. It was just what the doctor ordered. Can't wait to come back - we are already looking at dates.' Caroline, TX

'Just wanted to say thanks and the week was awesome. We had great weather and your place is the best equipped that we have ever stayed at. We loved it!' Brian, TN

'This has been an incredible week with weather that has been 'out of this world' wonderful - as is EVERYTHING in the condo. We ABSOLUTELY love it here.' Brooke, IN

'We had such a wonderful time. Your condo is absolutely perfect. I can't think of one thing I would do differently to your condo. It is perfect in every way.' Sara, GA

'We arrived yesterday and are thrilled. The best part is walking into the kitchen and seeing the spectacular view. I can't imagine how you are ever able to leave. We will be sure to tell everyone about your lovely home.' Anna, ARK

Top Ten Reasons Blue Tide 2B is the place to be:

10. The bathroom vanities are the perfect height

9. Golf courses near by

8. Dolphins are entertaining as they swim by

7. Wonderful bike trails

6. Nearby nature trails are outstanding

5. The owner is very nice

4. The constant changing shoreline and water color is amazing

3. No bugs in the house

2. The beach is clean and soft


J.C. Wis.

Check in is 4:00 p.m., central time - Check-out is 10:00 a.m. central time *

Bicycle rentals are available at quite a few rental companies and most will deliver and pick up the bikes. Discounts may be available if ordered in advance.

Play tennis on the clay tennis courts of Water Color or Rosemary Beach Racket Club

Many top golf courses available for public use - Santa Rosa Golf Club, Burnt Pines, The Links, Baytowne, Hombre, Greg Norman's Shark Tooth Golf Course, Raven.

Publix and Winn Dixie are located 4-5 miles east on HWY 98 at Carillon Beach.

Reservations are not guaranteed until the rental amount is paid in full or an acceptable deposit has been received.

For a rental of 5 or more nights, cleaning fees are included. If less than 5 nights a fee of $100 will be charged for cleaning.

Sorry, NO PETS or SMOKING is allowed.

IF THE WEEK YOU ARE INTERESTED IN IS NOT AVAILABLE, CHECK OUT MY OTHER PROPERTY VRBO 30536 - HomeAway 366005, same floor plan in the same complex and equally as nice.

Recent email sent to me from a first time guest:

"Had been over 10 years since our family vacationed together having 2 grown children (our son recently spent time deployed to Afghanistan with the Army), plus our daughter and son-in-law with a 2 year old little girl. Was way past time for a beach trip...

Blue Tide 2B is everything you could hope for and more...mere steps from the beautiful Gulf.

Morning coffee and evening cocktails spent on balconies watching dolphins daily and a loggerhead sea turtle coming right up to the Dunes at eth Blue Tide to build and lay her nest - was thrilling!

You can tell Brad takes pride in this unit. Updates are noticeable, especially the rain shower in the master bath. I wanted to bring this home with us... comfortable, spacious, clean and well stocked - bring your groceries and you will be set for a week (or 2). Whether staying in or exploring there is plenty of good dining choices, boat rides, fishing, shopping to serve anyone's wishes.

Can't wait to visit again... Blue Tide 2B (or 7B) will be where we make reservations.

Debbie F. - Georg

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Member since: 2003
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Brad

I am from Atlanta and we love the beach and go whenever one of my condos is not rented. Both condos have been renting for about 35 weeks each year, so I have to live a bit vicariously through the families that get the prime time. Knowing families are enjoying the condos and having a great time makes my day and week. Every time we go back it is like the first time for us. We absolutely love it!

Brad purchased this condo in 2006

Why Brad chose Seacrest Beach

A couple of things stand out about my property - you can walk right off the family room balcony to the steps to the beach (no elevators or going out front and around) - the sun never comes directly into the condo so the shades don't ever need to be closed giving you beautifull views of the gulf all day from the master, family room, dining area and kitchen - it is large, about 1830 sq. feet so everyone has plenty of room - it is quiet and no one can see into the condo plus it has the 2 balconies with breathtaking views that I think would compare to the best anywhere. The gulf of Mexico with the blue waters and sugar white sand are breathtaking and the easy access to great local resturants and shopping and biking trail make this area very special and a fun place to vacation.

What makes this condo unique

First of all, when you walk in the door and see the view of the gulf it is a true ahhhh! moment. The decor of the condo is light colors and very beachy with upscale furnishings. You will know you are at the beach and on vacation. We love listening to the rolling waves of the ocean all day and the evening. The views from the 2 balconies are spectacular. Watching the dolphins swim by (usually in the morning and the evening) is fun and our favorite thing is to watch the sunset each evening. Hanging out on the sand or the grassy area in the evening is so much more relaxing and fun than going out to one of the great restaurants. It is also great to be able to walk off the family room balcony to the steps to the ocean rather than go through hall ways or elevators. We also enjoy the many great restaurants in the area and places to see. Many families love the 17 mile bike trail to explore 30-A - great family fun.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Seacrest Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) pull out queen sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private covered balconies off the master and family room overlooking the ocean and white sand beaches. You walk off family room balcony to go to the beach.


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Gorgeous Gulf Front 3 BR/3 bath condo - 2 balconies overlook the amazing Gulf
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

owner is great to work with

  • 4 of 5

1st why not 5 star? Loved the beach, loved pool. I have a hard time with stairs. Age, cervical, and low back problems. The stairs to beach I traversed once a day. 3 levels in the condo were slowing me down a little. Great property for the price. I do prefer Destin for less driving, but Panama City was 15 mins. The grandson had a blast, and that's what it's all about!

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry the steps were an issue and that I did not understand the extent of this for the guest beforehand. It is disappointing to receive a 4 star review, because I strive very hard to provide a great place and service (very fast response to any issue) to help make it the best possible vacation I can. I have so many 3-5 time repeat families I think this is most often the case. I appreciate the comment about being easy to work with. To me, I feel privileged when someone chooses my condo for their vacation and feel very responsible to try to make it great. For what you get (Gulf front, 1850 sq. ft, private beach) I do try to keep the cost very fair and even provide a beach service umbrella and 2 beach chairs ($180-200 weekly value). I am so glad the grandson had a blast and it sounds like the overall experience was a good one. This is very important to me and am so glad they did. I certainly understand that if someone has significant problems walking up and down stairs it could be a little challenging. Had I understood in advance that this was a big issue I would have definitely made sure the stair situation was fully understood, and if it could be a problem, I probably would have recommended that my condo might not be the right choice. The 3rd level in the condo is to the loft which usually is used by kids who typically do not have any concerns about stairs. Over the past 10 years renting my 2 condos there the stairs in the condo and to the beach have been an issue only a few times. But, I do understand how they could be if someone has significant issues managing stairs. The flip side is because the condo is on a small bluff (with the stairs to the beach) the views are truly spectacular. They are truly hard to beat. Also, you can walk right off the family room balcony to the steps to the beach. No walking around the building or down an elevator. This is so convenient and fairly unique along 30A. Most families choose 30A and my condo because of the much smaller crowds (except around Seaside), private beach, no high rises, large comfortable condo, quaint beach community feel, incredible views and much less traffic than either Destin or Panama City. It really is a great place for a beach vacation.
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  • 5 of 5

We've never met Brad but he's a super nice guy and his beachfront property is nothing less than perfect!! This was our first time at the Gulf Coast side of Florida and let me tell yah, this side of the coast, specifically the famous Route 30A, is absolutely breathtaking.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brads place was great, quite spacious and couldn't be better located.

  • 5 of 5

The views from this property are really amazing as this stretch of beach sits on a bluff offering tremendous, sweeping views, it's really beautiful. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Place

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful trip down to Seacrest this weekend. We loved the condo and Brad was great to work with. We've stayed in the area many times but our kids even actually commented that they would like to stay at this condo again. Great, private loft for tweens or older. Beautiful, clean, great location, and an indescribable view of the Gulf!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have rented at Blue Tide several times and mostly with Brad Bridges. Every time we have had a great vacation!! We travel with another couple and take turns with the master suite that has a private balcony overlooking the awesome beach, but even when it is not our turn in the master suite we still get a King bed in the second bedroom. Two king beds is hard to find. The best part is watching the sunset each night. Love Goat Feathers seafood to purchase and cook at the Condo. Lots of great restaurant choices within short drive. The complex always seems quiet. Love the wine cooler that is available. This year we could not get the blender to work. I emailed Brad so that he would know, not expecting a new one. Within hours we had a new blender delivered!

Sorry it took me so long to review, but you can't go wrong with 2B or 7B at Blue Tide!!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect vacation!!!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to experience the beach and get some much needed r&or. Family of 4 with two girls (young teenagers), this couldn't have been more on key for what we were looking for. Both girls had their own room and bathroom. Balcony views are breath taking. As we entered the condo, all of us kept saying it's better than the pictures!! We enjoyed mornings, afternoons and evenings on the beach soaking up rays, looking at the beauty, or crab hunting. The two balconies were awesome, we ate lunches on the bottom. In the evenings, we just watched the waves on the top balcony. Brad was very prompt and answered every question we had. Our code didn't work at arrival, he had it fixed in less than 5 minutes!!! The interior is gorgeous, beautifully decorated and everything you have at home, Brad has and more. Plenty of beach space, we never felt crowded. The area is incredibly safe and very well maintained. We ran or rode bikes each morning on the paved trail, my husband rode all over the area. We enjoyed live music each night at The Village at Santa Rosa on 30A. Close proximity for eating out or to Panama City Beach. Highly recommend a boat to Shell Island and snorkel on the gulf side, it's something you'll not regret or forget. One of two favorite vacation places ever!! We plan to come back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
ECP - New Panama City Beach airport
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Seacrest Beach, North West Florida

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
June 23 - August 10
23 Jun 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 11 - August 31
11 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept. 1 - Nov. 2
1 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £302.32

July 4th week rate is $2550.00
Thanksgiving week is $1390
The credit card fee of 3% will be passed along. If using e checks, there is no fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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