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Suntans, Sunsets & Sensational Views at Portofino

People7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 5-7)

Our Portofino Unit is a Gulf Front Condo with sensational views of the Gulf of Mexico and the Santa Rosa Sound.

This unit has 1,333 square foot of living space as well as a large balcony with a convenient outdoor grill. The vista from the patio allows sensational sunsets and beautiful Gulf and Sound views.

This condo has many upgrades including tile flooring throughout, granite counter tops in the kitchen and bath, and a fully equipped kitchen for those who like to cook. The master bedroom has a king bed with a great view of the Gulf and Sound. The second bedroom also features outstanding views (all windows are floor to ceiling). This second bedroom has a queen and twin bed to accommodate 3 persons sleeping. All rooms were professionally decorated with a beach theme.

Portofino has a 40,000 square foot Lifestyle Center which has outdoor infinity pools and hot tubs, an indoor Olympic size pool, a 3,000 square foot fitness center with steam and sauna, and multiple spa services. Each Portofino tower has its own pool and hot tub Our unit overlooks the pool. Enjoy on site dining at Portofino's Terra Cotta Restaurant, wine bar, gourmet deli, and juice bar.

Portofino is a true resort, and a destination your family will want to return to year after year.

After enjoying all the beach has to offer, return to your beach side haven to kick back and relax. Take in the fantastic view and make family memories on your vacation in this unit.Reservation Office Hours 9-7cst

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Property Manager
Kathy
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
60%
Calendar last updated:
3 November, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Pensacola Beach in Escambia County

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Lift
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Portofino has a 40,000 square foot lifestyle center available to guests who stay at this resort.

Reviews

Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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Suntans, Sunsets & Sensational Views at Portofino
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 6 reviews
5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week long stay at this condo and it was amazing. The condo was very clean, spacious, and perfect for five of us. The views from the balcony were awesome! Portofino is a wonderful place to stay on Pensacola Beach. The beach was clean and very uncrowded, which we all loved. The pools were immaculate and very well maintained. Kathy was very easy to work with and made our stay that much more enjoyable. I will rent this condo again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent condo

  • 5 of 5

The view from balcony was excellent with one side facing ocean and other side facing lake. Photos are not giving justice. Then condo was spacious, clean and well maintained with all facilities. Portofino resort also has facilities for water activities which we did not know until we checked in and checked out the property. Really loved our Stay. Thanking property manager Kathy for all the help and support. I would definitely recommend this property and would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Condo!

  • 5 of 5

The view was the first thing I noticed when I cam into the room and it was amazing. Everything was stocked and cleaned. Everything was also walking distance (beach, gym, restaurant on site). Kathy was so sweet and responded to my emails fast. Would definitely book this condo again.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is the one!!! Book it fast!!!

  • 5 of 5

I wish I looked at these before, b/c I hate how much time has lapsed w/ these negative reviews just lingering for all to see.We adored this unit, & the only reason we booked another unit for 2015 was to be closer to family in tower 4. But!! We booked w/ Kathy again. Working w/ Kathy last year, & this year has been fantastic. She responds to all communications super fast, that it pleasantly & continuously surprises me.

I disagree with the first review by 95%. I need to be fair, because there was some truth. Yes, there was sand on the floor, & yes-- eventually our feet were black. Was the sand there upon arrival? No.

The place was spotless when we arrived.

Was there sand after our 1st trip to the beach? Oh yes, & then some! If we did not clean sand off the floor, then yes our feet would eventually turn black. That's not a housekeeping's issue, I look at it almost like personal hygiene. This is not a hotel. There is not a maid service coming behind you every morning to pick up after you. The whole point of VBO, is to rent a home by owner. This beautiful condo was our dream home for 5 days. And guess what? If you want a clean home, you need to CLEAN it! So let me describe our dream home. There is seating for 9 to eat not including the living room furniture. In the master bedroom is the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in other than my own. It was nicer than our bed at The Ritz on our drive back home to NC. There were plenty of towels, linens, extra blankets, and pillows. There was hand soap, toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, dish & clothing detergents. There was enough supplies to get you started including garbage bags. As a mother I was so grateful for the added bonus of shout stain remover. The garbage shoot is maybe twenty feet from the front door of the condo. Have no fear my friends. It is behind closed doors, and does not have any lingering smells. Plenty of cleaning supplies. The kitchen was well stocked including coffee. Beach chairs, beach toys, a safe in the master closet (we did not feel the need to use it). In reply to the door- ITS A HURRICANE Door= enough said.I know there are many more added bonuses that I'm forgetting due to the amount of time that has lapsed since our trip. Before our vacation was even over I was quizzing Kathy about availability for next year.I'm not being compensated in any way for this review. And honestly, I'm a very picky person, so remember that when reviewing this rental.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

More pluses than minuses

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time this weekend at the condo and we love the location and the resort amenities. Pluses: view was fantastic, condo is comfortable and had everything that we needed, the Portofino staff was incredible, this was a great value (cheaper than a hotel and a million times better). Minuses: the loud door noise happened to us, too. The condo above was getting prepared for a "VIP" and the staff was in and out all night the first night. I thought it was a party or someone jackhammering above us. Kept us up on night #1. On night two, I tracked down the problem and talked to a staff member about it. They were very good and stopped coming in and out and oiled the door. Floors are still pretty dirty. We all woe shoes. Bed in the master bedroom wasn't great. Might have been the linens, though. They were awful and scratchy. I'd suggest losing the plastic bed covers and putting a bit more money into the linens. Overall, though, I would recommend this place. I'm hoping the small issues will be cleared up.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Filthy!!!

  • 1 of 5

Unfortunately, this was the worst condo I have ever rented. Although the price was a little lower than the others, we were extremely disappointed. The view is great and the amenities were nice, however, the upkeep of the place was terrible. Although the owner states she used a new cleaning lady...the mildew,dirt,dust throughout the condo was not due to a single poor cleaning. I was disgusted with what I found...from hair and trash all over the bathrooms to a full dishwasher of dirty dishes that were there on our arrival. You could not go barefoot in the place without your feet turning black from dirt, sand and whatever was on the floor. In addition...although the owner had no control over this...everytime someone opened and closed the patio door above....it rattled the condo below....not a relaxing or enjoyable time as I expected.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As an owner at Portofino and also a person handling numerous units, my guests can rest assured that my #1 goal is to provide the best rentals available, and face to face check ins, which gives any guest a chance to see the units well before I leave. This did occur in this case. Ironic that my guests do tend to come back year after year and like the fact that I am very service oriented and cleanliness oriented. I had an issue with my phone and had to replace the one damaged during the 3 night stay this guest visited which made my high level of service impossible over this time frame. I explained in email to this guest that the person that cleaned the unit before her arrival was her first time ever cleaning for me. Ironically I am known for extremely clean units and once I got her email after leaving, I personally went to the unit and did a deep cleaning to turn around the few issues I found. In my opinion you will not find better Portofino units to rent and I am quite proud of the work ethic of those working with me, in general. It would be a shame for 1 person to paint a picture so untrue of me my business and my units. I work tirelessly to provide the very best.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Pensacola Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
11 Oct 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£567
for 3 nights
From
£141
£1,090
 
 
Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 22 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£688
for 3 nights
From
£181
 
 
Memorial Day
23 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,058
for 3 nights
From
£304
£2,203
 
 
Summer
29 May 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£899
for 3 nights
From
£251
£1,811
 
 
Summer
6 Jul 2018 - 11 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£7,547,449
for 3 nights
From
£2,515,768
 
 
Blue Angels
12 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
£1,058
for 3 nights
From
£304
£2,203
 
 
Summer
16 Jul 2018 - 15 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
£899
for 3 nights
From
£251
£1,811
 
 
Fall
16 Aug 2018 - 10 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
£698
for 3 nights
From
£184
£1,354
 
 
Winter
11 Oct 2018 - 28 Feb 2019
3 night minimum stay
£567
for 3 nights
From
£141
£1,090
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£899
for 3 nights
From
£251
£1,811
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fees £84.18
Booking fees £60.88
Tax Rate 11.5%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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