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FABULOUSLY GULF FRONT!! 2ND FLOOR END UNIT w/FREE BEACH SETUPS!

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 60 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, sleeper sofa, 2 Full Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come and enjoy our updated condo in private/gated condominium! Gulf front, west end unit condominium w/sunset views perfect for a painting! Cool sea breezes and tranquil surroundings await you at 205 Emerald Dunes, settled in the heart of Crystal Beach which is well known for beautiful, wide beaches and no high rise condominiums. Not only does this mean less people on the beach but also adds to the relaxing atmosphere of the Crystal Beach community. Simply lounge on your gulf front balcony with a good book, relax on the beach, or rent a bike just across the street and tour the quaint, cottage style community. A bike path is also just across the street which goes the entire length of Scenic Hwy 98. Additionally several restaurants are within walking distance and just two blocks away are four major shopping areas complete with Publix Grocery, various shops and restaurants as well as a large movie theatre.

This 2nd floor end unit condo has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, hallway bunk area and a queen sleeper sofa in the living room. Brand new ceramic tile throughout the entire condo and a fully remodeled kitchen that boasts granite counter tops, painted cabinetry & stainless steel appliances. Other brand new items addressed were the AC, water heater, front load washer & dryer and fresh paint throughout. But our favorite update was our ability to double the living area space. Incredible gulf views can be enjoyed by all from the living area featuring a full kitchen with breakfast bar and dining area. The covered gulf front balcony is a great place to start the day relishing your morning coffee and end the day enjoying the evening sunsets. Evening meals can be poolside with two stainless steel gas grills adjacent to the pool and are maintained by the Association staff. As an added bonus, the elevator is optional due to this end unit condo positioned in front of west stairwell. Just one flight of stairs and it opens up directly across from our front door. Perfect for those who are anti-elevators/impatient as myself:)

Also, I speak to all guests prior to accepting reservations to ensure we have all questions answered and to go over all details for the reservation. We want to welcome guests who will be responsible, accountable and considerate of our vacation home. So please feel free to call me at anytime with any questions prior to requesting a reservation. Thank you again and we look forward to you and your family allowing us to accommodating you stay here in beautiful Destin, FL!

P.S.: For larger groups or family reunions we also own the opposite East end unit, Emerald Dunes #201, VRBO #596028. It has the exact same layout (2br & 2bth, sleeps 8) and updated too. Our newest venture, is a beautiful Gulf front penthouse (3) buildings away in Dunes of Crystal Beach. It's VRBO #800661 and is a 5br 4bth "Legend " of a property.

Keywords: Beachfront condominium, Gulf Front condo;Crystal Beach; Destin Lodging

More Details

Property Manager
Randy Rintala
Member since: 1999
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 July, 2017

Why Randy Rintala chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We love the Crystal Beach area due to the wide and un-crowded beaches and close proximity to a wide variety of shops and restaurants.

What makes this condo unique

This unit is gulf front on a private beach. Also, located at the West end of Scenic Hwy 98 & close to Henderson Beach State Park which is just a 4 minute walk. This area of beach encompasses Destin's largest, most private, quiet, peaceful beach and very much like Destin was when we were just kids.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Crystal Beach in Destin

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , new tile flooring
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , new tile flooring
    Bunk Area - 2 Bunk Bed , Hallway bunks
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Free beach setups including one umbrella and two beach chairs for your daily use are included in the rental rate. Additional setups can be rented on the beach. This condo is also located right on the Scenic 98 corridor with a bike path that is to the side of the road, safe for children and travels the length of Scenic 98. Bike rentals are right across the street from the condo.

Reviews

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FABULOUSLY GULF FRONT!! 2ND FLOOR END UNIT w/FREE BEACH SETUPS!
average rating of 4.810811 based on 37 reviews
5

The property is well maintained and has all the necessary amenities. The location is perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo is spacious and kept very neat and clean. Great layout. The bunk beds in the hallway were definitely a plus. Furniture is well taken care of. Kitchen is stocked. We were very pleased with both the appearance and comfort of the condo.

The property felt very safe. The security and maintenance were friendly. Randy was professional and very helpful. We would definitely chose this property and condo again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent views, clean and updated

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this owners properties for the last 3 years. They are always clean, updated and stocked with essential elements. We will be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unit 205 of Emerald Dunes was the best appointed and best equipped condo that we experienced.

  • 5 of 5

This is our 11th straight year coming to Destin and staying in properties facing the beach. Second time in Emerald Dunes but the first time in this condo. We were there for Jan and Feb this year (2017). Everything was first rate: beds, TV, (DVD, DVR, streaming), storage, floors, and the best equipped kitchen (appliances included) we have experienced. Living area furniture is high quality. The balcony furniture was elevated so you could see the beach over the railing. Security access to the facility was appropriate and the maintenance person was pleasant and ALWAYS working on something. As a west-facing end unit, we had a full view of the beach and great sunsets. The owner is easy to work with and very professional. We will return next year. Tom & Judi French

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property, great owner!

  • 5 of 5

The owner of this property was very helpful and accommodating. Wonderful location, and great service!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful condo stay at Emerald Dunes.

  • 4 of 5

Our condo was a dream. Dealing with Randy was a treat. He had all our paper work to us in plenty of time, all the codes to use the facilities were all there. The condo was very pleasant, plenty of room, comfortable beds. The appliances all worked, the view was great. Couldn't ask for a better place to stay. We stayed 5 nights and will certainly view this property for next year.

Loved having the beach chairs and umbrellas for free each day.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great setting for a romantic or family getaway. This is highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

The unit was extremely well kept, very clean and well appointed everything you need to make it a home away from home. Terrific location close to grocery and all types of shopping thst your heart desires - on a rainy day😉򒐠Best of all was being beachfront with easy access to the beautiful sand and surf. Randy provided his personal attention to support our stay. Couldn't ask for more. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

A 4+ mile bike trail runs the length of Scenic 98 and bike rentals are right across the street. The expanded Destin Commons is 1 mile away which is loaded with shopping opportunities, restaurants, movie theater 7 bowling alley. Big Kahuna Water Park is approx. 3 miles west of the property. The famous Silver Shells Outlet Mall is approx. 4 miles east of the property.

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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer Peak
27 May 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
6 night minimum stay
£2,195
for 6 nights
From
£341
 
 
Late Summer
12 Aug 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
£852
for 3 nights
From
£234
 
 
Labor day
31 Aug 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,257
for 4 nights
From
£277
 
 
Sept Special
6 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£575
for 2 nights
From
£213
 
 
Early Fall
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£916
for 3 nights
From
£256
 
 
Late Fall
28 Oct 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£490
for 2 nights
From
£170
 
 
Thanksgiving
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,428
for 5 nights
From
£256
 
 
Early winter
27 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£473
for 2 nights
From
£162
£2,276
 
 
Christmas & New Years
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,172
for 4 nights
From
£256
£2,276
 
 
Winter
4 Jan 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
60 night minimum stay
£4,402
for 60 nights
£2,276
 
 
Spring Break
10 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,206
for 4 nights
From
£264
 
 
EASTER 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,641
for 5 nights
From
£298
 
 
Spring
7 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£618
for 2 nights
From
£234
 
 
Early Summer
5 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,342
for 4 nights
From
£298
 
 
SUMMER PEAK 2018
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
£2,323
for 6 nights
From
£362
 
 
4TH OF JULY 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,834
for 7 nights
From
£384
 
 
SUMMER PEAK 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 10 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
£2,323
for 6 nights
From
£362
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,172
for 3 nights
From
£341
£2,387
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £134.38 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £191.97
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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