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- SANTA ROSA MAGIC - Pensacola Beach - ON THE GULF

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday townhome in Pensacola Beach - SANTA ROSA MAGIC

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

SANTA ROSA MAGIC - ON BEAUTIFUL PENSACOLA BEACH, not across the street from the beach and not in a tower: this exquisitely decorated gulf view beach home is located in Port Side Villas, a gated community of luxury duplex town homes. Port Side Villas is just steps away from the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico and eight secluded miles of the pristine white beaches of Gulf Islands National Seashore and historic Fort Pickens. This is the “best kept secret on the Gulf Coast”.

Leave your watch in your travel bag. The best part of this week is that you have ample time to do absolutely nothing. Kick back in your sling chair with your favorite chilled beverage, dig your toes into the powdery white sands, and wait … for the magic of Santa Rosa Island to capture you. Watch your children as they build sand castles, net tiny sea creatures, dodge the rolling surf, and squeal in delight as the sandpipers dare them to “catch us if you can”. Bait your surf rig and catch a pompano for the grill or just stroll along the water’s edge, but remember to pause occasionally and watch. Sea turtles, porpoises, mantas, heron, pelicans and hundreds of Mother Nature’s fowl make this protected sanctuary their home. This is what memories are made of.

When the urge to mingle becomes irresistible, walk the recreation path or catch the island Trolley to boardwalk shops, fine restaurants, nightclubs, charter fishing, and an assortment of action beach rentals. Just over the bridge is the delightful Zoo at Gulf Breeze and ten minutes further the City of Pensacola offers more fine dining, shopping, art galleries, and historical sites to explore. If golf is your passion there are nine challenging courses nearby to test your game. Don’t miss the National Museum of Naval Aviation at Pensacola Naval Air Station. It may be your most pleasant surprise.

Keywords: Pensacola Beach, Condo, Condo Rental, Pensacola Beach Rental, Vacation Rental, Beach Rental, Pensacola Beach Condo, Port Side Villas, Duplex condo, Beach Townhome.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Jo Hamilton
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 November, 2016
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About Jo Hamilton

Dan grew up in the East Hill area Of Pensacola; living there with his parents and two brothers for 15 wonderful years. In 1961 the family moved to Denver Colorado.

Though he embraced his parents decision to return to their roots in the Rockies, Dan never forgot his 'Huck Finn' childhood adventures and close friends in Florida. It took 30 years but Dan finally made his way back to the Gulf Coast and fell in love again with Pensacola and the beach.

Over the next seven years he made numerous visits and finally purchased his Port Side Villas unit in 1999. Shortly thereafter Dan met Jo and quickly introduced her to Pensacola. Two years later they celebrated their wedding day on the beach in front of their Santa Rosa Magic!

Today, Jo and Dan still call Colorado home but love to spend many joyful, relaxing weeks each year on the beach in Pensacola enjoying their little piece of heaven!

Jo Hamilton purchased this townhome in 1999

What makes this townhome unique

Portside Villas is a very unique complex and perhaps the only neighborhood of it's kind on the Florida Panhandle. From Alabama to Apalachicola it is difficult to find another duplex community of custom town homes, located directly on the gulf, immediately adjacent to 8 miles of undeveloped National Seashore, and located within 30 minutes of an international airport. It is totally a one of a kind jewel!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

- SANTA ROSA MAGIC - Pensacola Beach - ON THE GULF
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Columbia Illinois

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your beautiful villa with us.

The online pictures don't do it justice. Everything was decorated very nicely, the kitchen well equipped, comfy beds and furniture. And you can't beat the best location on the beach...away from the crowds! We have friends & family in the area & have stayed at many rentals on the beach and this was our favorite to date. Thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anna and Family

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Pensacola Beach and we had a GREAT time! Your home had everything needed and was beautifully decorated. We loved being so close to the Beach too! The whole family (grandparents, parents, and kids) enjoyed this trip. The pool was very nice too and we spent many evenings there. Also, having a beautiful view, we were able to see dolphins right outside our windows. We can't wait to visit again next year. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, so glad you enjoyed your family time. Come back again!
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Cleveland, Ohio

Best beach vacation ever

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful retreat you have at Pensacola Beach. We had a wonderful family get away with our daughters family. Your home had everything needed to entertain us for a week. The home was so comfortable we stayed home all but one night. Your kitchen was stocked with the best equipment and the ability to grill out made cooking a treat. Thanks for having a pack n play and toys for the beach for our grandchildren. The beach is the best in Florida and watching the Blue Angels made for some real excitement. Take it from us who have been renting for years on VRBO your place was the best !!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope you will come back again! Thank you.
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Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family spent Thanksgiving there. Although the weather was cold, reaching record-breaking lows, we enjoyed our visit very much. The accommodations were even better than we expected. The condo was very spacious and immaculate. Every possible item we needed was provided. The owners were very, very personable and accommodating. I would highly recommend this place and look forward to returning when the weather is warm.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pipe Creek, Texas

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! The photos did not do justice to the unit. It was clean and comfortable. The views of the beach were awesome and it was so close! We were close to town and lots of good restaurants, but far enough that the beach was almost empty. The 3 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths were perfect for 5 adults and 2 small children. The kitchen was great and the owner even equipped the kitchen with an item we asked about and it didn't have. We used the gas grill and enjoyed evenings on the back deck. It was just perfect. We didn't want to leave! We will definitely come back. We would highly recommend renting this place!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We hope you will come back! We want our guests to enjoy it like we do- it's such a great place to really relax! Jo and Dan
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  • 5 of 5

We tremendously enjoyed this gorgeous home away from home.

We knew it would be perfect given the useful and friendly communication of the owners from the get-go.

The house is well set up for all kinds of different people (3 generations). It was extremely helpful to have "beach" items already there instead of us buying them for example.

All the info provided before our stay and the one in the house as well.

We would definitely recommend these owners to friends and family.

Enjoy the moment!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your feedback. We hope you will come back again, we appreciate people like you!!
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Pensacola Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Peg Leg Petes
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
HWY 98, I-110, I-10
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
peg Leg Petes
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Rosa Magic, Port Side Villas
Nearest Point of Interest
Boardwalk Shops & Restaurants
Car: recommended

7 miles of uninhabited National Sea Shore starts in front of this complex and runs West to Historical Fort Pickins, The National Museum of Naval Aviation is a 35 minute drive away...don't miss this experience. The Navy's Blue Angles routinely practice over this end of Santa Rosa Island.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Pensacola Beach, Pensacola Beach

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

House Cleaning £157 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £393
Tax Rate 11.5%

*** RATES MAY VARY relative to: #of guests, Holidays, Blue Angles wk, Special events, etc ***

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Pensacola Beach in Florida

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet and Sink
  • Full bath at each Bedroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master Suite with full bath & refrigerator.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , with private full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , with private full bath.
  • Master and main floor bedrooms have balcony decks with ocean views. 3rd bedroom has ocean view as well. Full bath at each bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This is a custom built duplex property. Construction was completed in the Fall of 2008. Includes Landscaping, pool and Tennis court

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