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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

There is a reason they call this 'Scenic Gulf Drive' - Come discover some of the most beautiful beaches and majestic views in Destin and, for that matter, the entire Gulf.

A perfect mix of days at the beach, family activities, nearby golf, and a short walk to great restaurants, combine to make Maravilla one of Destin's most desirable vacation addresses. The sugary-white sand beach will call to you for morning walks, afternoon dips, and evening strolls.

Our second home (and, we hope, yours for a while) is located in Building Three, just steps from Maravilla's private beach, or the heated pool with jacuzzi. Our smoke-free and well-appointed condominium features one of the more spacious two-bedroom layouts in the development.

Our Condo has been updated and freshly decorated throughout with shades of yellows, greens, and blues for a cheerful, yet relaxing, color scheme. The main living area has been given a fresh look with white wood furniture and new accessories. These include a Sharp flat screen high definition TV (HDTV) in the well-equipped entertainment center. A new Pier 1 Banana Chair reflects the tropical atmosphere of the Coastal region. Paintings and photos of Mediterranean Islands enhance the look of the new, clean decorating theme.

The Master Bedroom has been appointed with an Englander mattress set topped off with Martha Stewart Bedding, Cindy Crawford furniture, and a wall-mounted Panasonic Viera HDTV, These amenities combine to create a sophisticated and comfortable reprieve for our primary guests.

The second Bedroom has a new HDTV with a built in HD DVD Player. This can come in handy when you wish to entertain the kids in a separate area from the adults.

Relax in either of Maravilla's two pools, or spend time under your umbrella at the beach, which we provide, along with two chairs in season. For the more athletically minded, play on one of Destin's many championship golf courses, work out in Maravilla's private fitness center, or play tennis on either of two courts. You can even shoot some hoops or play some shuffleboard on-property.

Of course, there are always amusement parks, miniature golf courses, and shopping at Destin Commons or Silver Sands Factory Stores to compete for your leisure time (and your Visa card limit!).

There's plenty of room for your family of six, and your beach accessories. Enjoy the view from our large, 27 ft. long, third floor balcony that looks out through the coconut palms to the Gulf, and some magnificent sunsets. The balcony is accessible from both the main living area, and the master suite. Step onto the balcony, take a seat in the patio furniture, sip your favorite beverage, and have a relaxing evening with your family or friends while the breeze rustles through the palms.

Sea Breezes and Sunsets - we loved it so much that we bought it after only our second visit. We know you will love it too.

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Beth Criscillis
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

About Beth Criscillis

We are a family of five from Louisville, KY. Beth is a former special education teacher and Gary is in the commercial insurance business. We've been married since 1980 and began growing our family in 1984. We are blessed to have three adult children, their spouses and two grandchildren (so far!!). Our children and their families all live in Louisville. We look forward to our time with the kids and grandkids every Sunday after church. We have all come to enjoy traveling and Destin is one of our favorite destinations.

Beth Criscillis purchased this condo in 2004

Why Beth Criscillis chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We visited Maravilla on several occasions prior to our purchase. While visiting Destin, we looked at numerous other properties but always kept coming back to Maravilla because of the convenient location, the family atmosphere and the great facilities. It was the type of place that we wanted to come back to as a family and we knew that our guests would feel the same way.

What makes this condo unique

We realize that there are so many little things that combine to make up a great vacation experience. Primary among these are the location, atmosphere, and amenities of the property you choose. We understand and appreciate that these intangibles can make or break a vacation. This is why we chose Maravilla as our second home, and continue to pay attention to detail - a well-stocked kitchen, new TV's, fresh bedding, quality furnishings, even new door hinges. All of these small things add up to what we hope will be one of your most pleasant vacation experiences ever!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The owners were very up front about the construction going on at Maravilla. There was verry intense work being done during the week. However they did not work on the weekends and did not start before 9 a.m. Despite the annoyance of the construction the facility was well keep up and clean. You can not beat the convenience of the great restaurants and shopping. The beach is amazing. We are from Cambridge England and never seen a more beautiful beach. The condo also was freshly painted with a new Refrigerator and dishwasher. we had a beautiful week. We would do it again.
Nov 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Miramar Beach in Walton County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Tennis Courts Beach Service (2 chairs and 1 Large umbrella)


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

average rating of 4.6551723 based on 31 reviews

Very nice and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We'll go back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved the beach!

  • 4 of 5

The location was great. We would stay here again. The codo has everything you need to enjoy your time away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome getaway

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a very clean well maintained condo. We can't wait to book again for Spring.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are blessed with a helpful cleaning crew. We appreciate positive feedback and love it when other families get to enjoy the Holiday's at our condo. Our family certainly has enjoyed many great vacations in Destin.
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More Than Accomodating

  • 4 of 5

After reviewing the listing and reading the reviews we found Beth's condo to be exactly what we expected. It exceeded our expectations and the fact that it is "pet friendly" is a major benefit. Excellent amenities, location and just steps across the street with a cross walk directly in front of the property for easy access to Maravilla's private beach. The condo had two beach chairs reserved for guests and the beach services was excellent. The surrounding area is a composite of upscale and gated communities, low density rental units and an excellent location for morning walks and jogging. A couple of sidewalk cafe's (coffee and bagels) are within walking distance. We would recommend the condo to friends or relatives and especially those who have pets.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve and his family were so easy to deal with and full of helpful tips that can help our association be the best it can be. I appreciate this kind of renter. Thank you
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  • 4 of 5

Great location~close to the beach. Had a great time. Owners were responsive to our questions.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love how everyone appreciates the convenience of our location to great restaurants and shopping. And we do have the best beaches! Thank you. Beth and Garry
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Great location, nice view, comfy accommodations

  • 4 of 5

Location is great-close to restaurants and shopping. Beach access including chairs and umbrella is an added bonus. Condo is furnished in a beach decor and feels homey and comfortable. Wifi was very slow, but otherwise accommodations and location make this a relaxing stay at the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Fort Walton, FL or Panama City, FL
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
27 May 2017 - 12 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £116.86 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £155.81
Cleaning £74.01 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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