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Family Friendly, On Beach/Destin, 2BR Loft/2bath, Sleeps 8--Beach Service Incl.

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Don't settle for a view, we are directly on the Gulf. Third floor of 3-story building, Unit 316-A. Sit on the balcony with a panoramic direct view of the beach and ocean. Steps from the beach without the crowds of a high rise. Two bedroom loft with a King (master), Queen (loft), two twins (off back of loft area) and Queen size sofa bed. Two stories with private master. Flat screen tv's with Blu Ray players, WiFi, stereo, well equipped kitchen, stack washer and dryer and much more. Professionally decorated and well maintained, new carpet in bedrooms Fall 2016, the exterior complex recently remodeled and always well maintained. Elevator located at center of the building along with luggage carts for easier in and out for the guests.

Located conveniently on the west end of Scenic Hwy 98 close to shopping, movie theater, outdoor mall and restaurants. Easy access to Emerald Coast Parkway and to Bay Bridge when arriving and departing.

ADDITIONAL RENTAL INFORMATION:

Family Rental -- No Student Rentals -- Must be 25 to rent

Free Parking (2 cars maximum)

Beach Service Included (2 Chairs/1 Umbrella) NEW for 2017

Outdoor Charcoal Grilling Area

Street Side Pool - Heated Seasonally

Check In 3 p.m. -- Check Out 10 a.m. (No early Check-Ins or Late Check-Outs please)

Sorry No Pets

No Smoking Unit (includes balcony)

Taxes/Cleaning not included in rates listed

$100 Refundable Deposit

Accept MC/VISA/DISCOVER/AMEX/E-Check

60 Day Cancellation Notice for Full Refund

Keywords: Gulf Front, Destin, 2 bedroom, Condo, views, fish, free parking, pool,

More Details

Property Manager
Lori Smith
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2017

About Lori Smith

Been going to the beach for many years and this unit has it all, directly on the beach, and location, location , location!! On the west end of old 98 so is convenient to everything. Professionally decorated.

Lori Smith purchased this condo in 2003

Why Lori Smith chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

This unit is directly on the beach. Not across the street with a view or angled where you have to lean out to see the water, but right on the sand! Panoramic views of the whole gulf! Its beautiful!

What makes this condo unique

Flat screen TV's, Blu Ray players, WiFi, stereo, beautiful views of the beach and ocean, sleeps 8 with two bedrooms and a loft. Close to the outlet mall and the most beautiful beach in the world!! This complex is family friendly without the inconveniences of a high rise. 3 Floors, elevator down and a short walk through the breezeway and you are at the beach. No long walks to take the kids up for lunch, no hike to the parking lot when it is time to go to dinner.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • 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 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen size fold out sofa in downstairs living area.
    Loft Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Loft Bedroom - Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Upstairs back bedroom - 2 twin beds/no window/slanted roof
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master with King Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) in loft area, Twin or Single Beds (2) off back of loft area, Fold out Sofa (Queen)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach Service by Twilight Beach Service is provided with the rental seasonally March-October! See the beach attendant upon arrival to reserve your set-up. Set-Up includes 2 chairs/1 umbrella. Any further Chairs/Umbrella set-ups can be arranged through them but are at the guests expense.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

Family Friendly, On Beach/Destin, 2BR Loft/2bath, Sleeps 8--Beach Service Incl.
average rating of 4.55 based on 20 reviews
4

Great location, beautiful condo

  • 4 of 5

Location on the beach was wonderful along with the quiet and beautifully decorated condo. I was concerned about previous travelers cleaning comments but was pleasantly surprised to find no issues. Beds were very comfortable and the kids really enjoyed the toys and boards available to use at the beach. We had issues with the televisions but was quickly fixed by maintenance after the owner was called. We had a MAJOR issue with the umbrella and chair Twilight beach service that has a contract with Crystal Sands condos. This service does not come with this specific condo and must be paid out of pocket. We were threatened and harassed by this companies worker on the beach in front of our children and other vacationers. The owner was called and the issue resolved as we were left alone by the worker for the rest of the week. Unfortunately this ruined our Destin vacation experience and we will not return. However, the condo and location were lovely.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bearden, Arkansas
5

Wonderful beach front stay!

  • 5 of 5

This Crystal Sands condo overlooks the beach & if you purchase the beach service umbrella/chairs for each day you are there, you know when the chairs are being setup each morning & you can normally see dolphins early in the morning from the beautiful view! It's close to town for convent places to eat. The imagination that went into decorating this condo is so creative and comfortable!! The convenient amenities there also make your stay more enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you visit us again!!
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2

Not what we expected!

  • 2 of 5

We arrived to a dirty condo (had to purchase broom to remove sand when we hadn't been to the beach yet) the ceiling fan upstairs was caked with dust (have pictures to prove.) The location was great, right on the beach. We've been to destin several years and will continue to go but will find another condo!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would have appreciated very much having the opportunity to correct this issue for this guest. I state clearly in my listings Hospitality APP that my cleaning company and I have a 100% satisfaction guarantee offered to every guest if they will contact me within 4 hours of arrival. Someone would have come and corrected that immediately. I was only notified they were not satisfied with their stay after they had departed and after I emailed them that I would have to withhold money from their deposit for non-compliance with the check-out procedures and for a sheet they spilled liquid makeup on and the stain could not be removed. I clearly state my check out procedures in the APP and again in a personal email prior to every guests arrival. I only charge a guest for this when my cleaning service charges me. It is my desire for every guest to go away happy about their stay at our property. Every guest has all this information prior to arrival along with my personal email and my personal cell number that I have with me 24 hours a day. Again, I would have appreciated being given the opportunity to correct this issue.
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Rogers
5

Nice place and close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Condo was clean and everything worked. It was well stocked for our needs. The loft area is not real private but it was great for the kids and their friends that came. Lori is quick to respond if you need anything. We will be coming back to this condo.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Crystal Sands! This was our first time visiting Destin and we absolutely loved it!! We plan come to come back each year and stay at crystal sands! The view from the condo was amazing. A full kitchen was awesome and very convenient! Washer and Dryer in the unit was also amazing! Great location! Awesome place to stay with young children. This condo had everything we could ask for!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raymond, MS
5

Great Place !

  • 5 of 5

We loved your place and have stayed at Crystal Sands many times and will continue to rent here in the future . Great location and the view is beautiful . Just wished your condo came with the chair rental included. Would recommend to friends and family . It was a great vacation thank you ! Jennifer

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer, glad you enjoyed your vacation at Crystal Sands!! We will revisit the idea and effectiveness of including the chair rental for the 2017 season as we do every year. Hope to have you back in the future!
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring Break
1 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£818
for 3 nights
From
£222
£1,529
 
 
Spring
8 Apr 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£764
for 3 nights
From
£204
£1,462
 
 
Summer
20 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,306
for 7 nights
£2,306
 
 
4th of July
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,448
for 7 nights
£2,448
 
 
Late Summer
8 Jul 2017 - 4 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,328
for 7 nights
£2,328
 
 
Last Chance Summer
5 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,751
for 7 nights
£1,751
 
 
Fall
19 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£711
for 3 nights
From
£187
£1,324
 
 
Late Fall
9 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£650
for 3 nights
From
£166
£1,226
 
 
Winter 2017/2018
1 Nov 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£578
for 3 nights
From
£142
£1,129
£1,617
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £136 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £80
Tax Rate 11.0%

Deposit to confirm reservation is $200 plus the Service Fee and is due at time of booking. The remaining balance is due in 2 payments 60 days and 30 days prior to arrival.

Please note that Effective 8/1/15 there will be a $100 Refundable Damage deposit applied to all bookings. This "Damage" deposit applies to damaged or missing linens, broken or missing décor items, AND towards additional cleaning costs for those not adhering to the check-out procedures as listed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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