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Gulfside 402 ~ True Luxury Beachfront at Destin West ~ Best View in the Resort!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,165 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

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

Gulfside 402 - Upgraded True Oceanfront Condo w/2BR + Bunks

If you're looking for a place with sugar-sand beaches and the most stunning sunsets in Destin, you've found it. If you're looking for somewhere to sit back and watch dolphins frolicking from your balcony, you've found it.

If you're looking for paradise on the Gulf side of Florida - you're in luck, because you've found it, right here at Destin West ~ Gulfside 402.

Newly redecorated to reflect tropical bliss, Gulfside 402 offers an exclusive beach experience for sun-seekers who expect the very finest: It's one of only 10 BEACHFRONT units at Destin West, and boasts sensational west-facing sunset views - and the chance to watch the colorful bursts of fireworks over the pier.

A true oceanfront unit, you can step outside and find yourself at the surf's edge in less than a minute, or sink into the hot tub and let all of your worries dissolve in the fresh sea air.


Toss a football or fly a kite on the wide sugar-white sand beach. Walk to the fishing pier, the Gulfarium, or many shops, restaurants, and activities at the Boardwalk. Take just a few steps through the protected seaside dunes and feel the surf splash at your ankles. Turn left at the ocean and quickly enter a 3.5 mile stretch of undeveloped land and empty beach… this pristine wildlife preserve is perfect for that morning stroll down the beach.

The pool area at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort is second to none, and the largest pool - 5000 square feet - is just a few steps from your patio! The kiddos will also have a blast at the nearby Splash Playground. Or you can use the Skybridge to access the Bayside amenities and wade into the zero-entry pool or catch a leisurely ride on the 700 ft lazy river, where you'll enjoy the rush of the nearby waterfall feature.

Just a few miles away you'll find Destin's harbor, where you can choose from special trips like charter boat fishing, dolphin cruises, sunset sailing, or just grab a bite to eat or do some shopping while watching the sunset.

Also less than 10 miles from the airport and 1 mile from the grocery store.


* Family-friendly layout: 2 bedrooms plus a bunk room (with privacy door) make this unit perfect for families with little ones who get tucked away before the second round of fun starts.

* Comfortably sleeps 6-8 happy beachgoers.

* Master bedroom with king-size bed and big, luxurious tub, plus 42" HDTV

* Second bedroom with queen-size bed and 42" HDTV

* Bunk room with safety glass door, privacy blinds and combo 20" HDTV/DVD player.

* Queen sleeper sofa

* Exclusive upgrades to help you vacation in style: marble floors, granite countertops, and upgraded showers and bathrooms

* Sprawling designer kitchen is fully equipped - perfect for winding down over a pitcher of margaritas after a day of sun-soaked fun Easy access to the beach and five pools

* Expansive, state-of-the-art fitness center for keeping your bikini body on point

* Four outdoor grills

* Beach service is included from March 1 to October 31. Relax like a VIP - without worrying about lugging heavy beach equipment to and fro.

* Nearby Bay offers fishing, crabbing, and windsurfing. Boat and jet ski rentals available next door. Access to the Ramada Inn's pool with swim-up bar located in a grotto, or refuel at their restaurant/grill.

* Key code entry means no keeping track of keys, and on-site management is happy to help with any unexpected complications.


* Beach lovers who are looking for a special experience. Gulfside 402 was the developer's unit, which means that you will get to enjoy top-notch finishes like granite countertops and upgraded showers, fixtures, and flooring.

* Anyone who appreciates a good view. This exclusive unit is just one of five (count 'em, five!) beachfront condos that also have pool & pier views and faces west - for the most sensational sunsets. Families. You'll love the easy access to the pool, hot tub and especially the beach.

* Vacationers looking for a relaxing, exclusive experience. Enjoy beachfront service and proximity to fine dining and upscale shopping.

Get in touch today - and start the countdown until you arrive at your own personal paradise!

More Details

Property Manager
David Jenn
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About David Jenn

David Jenn - (850) 888-0515

Why David Jenn chose Fort Walton Beach

We vacationed here 2 years in a row and then bought our first unit in 2007. We have enjoyed this location so much that we recently bought our second unit. the amenities are great and the beach and pool are steps away from the unit. The kids love the lazy river.

What makes this condo unique

The view from the balcony is fantastic night or day. All new furnishings and paint, Flat screen TV's. tropical decor. New door on bunk room.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This is one of the best vacation spots we've ever been in! The view is unsurpassed, condo is beautifully decorated and well supplied. Thanks for helping us have a great family vacation!!!
Jun 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Floor Area:
  • 1165 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1). Bunk room has privacy door with shade
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool ...
  • Hot Tub


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Gulfside 402 ~ True Luxury Beachfront at Destin West ~ Best View in the Resort!
average rating of 4.928571 based on 20 reviews

The best unit at Destin West - now even better!

  • 5 of 5

This unit is directly on the beach with awesome views (we have seen dolphin from our balcony every year). It is decorated beautifully and appointed with all the details that make your vacation effortless. We have stayed in this unit for many years and are so spoiled that we refuse to rent any other unit. Our last stay was even better because David Jenn helped set us up with a boat slip on the bay side, so my husband who is a fishing enthusiast could bring his own boat and fish every day. It is the perfect unit in the perfect vacation spot with something for everyone to do. We enjoy the views, the beach, the pools, the lazy river, the splash park, the hot tubs, the pier, the restaurants and shops and now we can also enjoy boating in the bay! It is an annual family tradition that my entire family looks forward to!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Deb. Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We are thrilled you had such a great trip. I love when we are able to help our families bring their boats on vacation as well. This is such a perfect unit for your family. We can not wait to host your family again soon. ~ David and Lisa
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Fantastic Condo

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at Gulfside 402. David Jenn was very helpful, prompt, and professional in assisting with any of our concerns. He provided great reviews of local restaurants and things to do prior to our arrival and well laid-out instructions for our arrival, our stay, and our departure. He also was very quick to lend a helping hand to any items I may have overlooked. There were no concerns related to this condo. It is one of the ten best units in the Destin West complex, partially because of its location and views of the Gulf. The condo was clean and very well appointed (make sure you look under the beds and in the closets for everything that can be used at the beach!) Kitchen was well-stocked and water pressure was great. Beds were very comfortable and additional pillows and blankets were provided throughout. Five minute walk to the lazy river (across the bridge) and the gulfside pool is an easy elevator ride down. The beach, itself, is not crowded; especially when compared to some of Destin's beaches. Destin West is maintained very well. The grounds are clean and special care is taken throughout the complex. The complex is within close proximity of restaurants, attractions, a grocery store, and Destin. I spent a great deal of time looking at dozens, maybe hundreds of places to stay for our vacation in the area, and I genuinely believe that this condo is one of the best. The cost is more than fair and delivers a fantastic value. Thank you for an incredible week, David!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tony. Thank you for such a kind review. I always want our families to feel at home right when they walk in the door. We always will make sure you have a fantastic stay. This condo does have beautiful views and has so many great restaurants and family attractions close. The lazy river is definitely one of my favorites. We would love to have your sweet family come back anytime. From our family to yours ~ David
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Awesome in every way!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our beachfront condo at Destin West! Our view was beautiful! The pools are fantastic. Our teenage kids enjoyed the pools & lazy river more than the beach! We booked with David & Jenn 402 beachfront & were extremely pleased. The beach water was not at its greatest during our stay but the great condo & pools & then the shrimp boil & fireworks (next door at Ramada kept us entertained. There is so much to do here. The lazy river is a major plus for the kids while the beautiful view & convenience of the beach was what we adults were looking for! Loved our stay & plan to do this again next year! Thank you David & Jenn!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Terri. Thank you so much for your 5 star review. We are thrilled your family enjoyed their stay. =) The views are just beautiful, and of course there really is something to do for all ages from small kiddos to teenagers. The water was so beautiful as well. Feel free to contact me when you are ready to return. ~ David
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We had a great time. The apartment was lovely and the location was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay!

  • Review Submitted: 03-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Margaret. Thank you so much for your 5 star review. =) I am thrilled your family had such a wonderful stay. Feel free to contact me anytime when you are ready to come back. From our family to yours. ~ David and Lisa
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Mendota,IL/cold midwest

Two months in paradise!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th stay in this beautiful condo. The weather was incredible this year. The condo is beautiful with amazing gulf front views. Frank, the owner and David, the manager were very accommodating and easy to work with. Any issues we had were taken care of quickly. It really is a vacation in paradise!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Pat. I am so glad you had a great stay with us again this year. We love to hear of families returning year after year. It truly is paradise. We would love to have your family come again next year. Feel free to contact me when you are ready to book your next stay with us. ~ David
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Gulf 402 is the best unit at Destin West

  • 5 of 5

My family has been vacationing at Destin West for over 10 years now. We have stayed in many different units over the years, but none of them compare to Gulf 402. This condo is not only beautifully decorated, but it also has a wonderful view and a very well stocked kitchen! We celebrated Thanksgiving in this unit in 2014 and the kitchen had everything necessary to cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner! Our most recent stay was in June of 2016 and we were delighted to find a brand new Keurig coffee maker! Frank and his wife go out of their way to make sure they have taken care of all of the 'special touches' that make your vacation enjoyable! They take care of all of the details, so all you have to do is enjoy yourself on the beach!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Deb, We love to have return guests! I appreciate that you notice all the special touches we try to have to make your vacation better. We hope you continue to stay with us at Gulfside 402!!
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