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Amazing WATERVIEW in every room, 16 floor, PORTOFINO - oceanfront resort

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,333 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

2BR/2.5BA, sleeps 6, waterfront condo on Pensacola beach

Direct WATERVIEW,the SUNSET and CITY LIGHTS in every room from the 16th floor WATERFRONT condo @ a DISCOUNTED rate. Pamper yourself in this beautiful upscale resort. 1 Queen size bed, 1 King size and 1 Queen size sofa-sleeper - sleeps 6.

***WiFi Internet and NETFLIX movie service is included;

PORTOFINO, the most luxurious resort on PENSACOLA BEACH and surrounding area, is the only resort located all the way at the end of all developments next to the beginning of 11 miles of Gulf Islands National Seashore Preservation. Because of that it is not as crowded as other resorts on Florida Panhandle.

PORTOFINO ISLAND Resort has everything you need to enjoy your EXCLUSIVE ISLAND VACATION!

*FITNESS CENTER with the new top of the line exercise equipment - personal trainer and fitness classes on site; smoothie bar; indoor heated Olympic size pool and 7 outside pools; 8 Jacuzzi; 5 Tennis clay courts (the former touring tennis pro on site) and Spa with saunas, steam rooms, Jacuzzi.

Two beach sites - Gulf and Sound. Waterpark on the Sound side (fees extra).

INCREDIBLE views of the Intercoastal Waters, the Gulf of Mexico, and the National Seashore can be enjoyed from every room in this designer 1,333 square feet recently built condo on the 16th floor!

- Broadband Internet connection with WiFi

- NETFLIX movies service

- Sleeps 6

- NO smoking and NO pets policy. There are many local animal boarding facilities available to use for your convenience.

- Have to be 25 years old to reserve

ROOMS DESCRIPTION:

- Fully equipped kitchen with tile counters, side bar and tile floors, full size refrigerator plus half bath off the kitchen

- Living room with a large flat TV and Blu-Ray DVD WiFi player, CD player, Queen size sofa-sleeper and beautiful waterfront view and sunsets

- Master suite - King-size bed, jetted tub and walk-in shower, large flat TV, Blu-ray DVD WiFi player.

- Guest bedroom -Queen-size bed, TV, Blu-Ray DVD player, full bathroom and amazing waterview.

- Electric grill on the balcony.

- Beach chairs and an umbrella are provided in the room - beach chairs also can be used as backpacks

Balcony access from every room

Airport glass on all sliding doors

Washer and dryer for your convenience

AMENITIES:

-- Portofino Spa & Fitness Center with sauna, Jacuzzi and steam rooms. Latest natural spa treatments are offered for a fee.

-- Large fitness room with the modern top of the line equipment, TVs and water view. Fitness classes - yoga, Pilates, etc. with a fitness instructor on site (fees extra).

-- Smoothies and Snacks are available for purchase

-- Onsite restaurant, grill, bar and pizzeria at the Lifestyle Center

-- 5 clay tennis courts, lighted (tennis pro on site, classes available)

-- Inside Olympic size heated pool and 2 outdoor pools with 2 jacuzzi and lounge chairs at the Lifestyle Center

-- Poolside food and drinks service available

-- Additional pool with jacuzzi and lounge chairs next to each tower

-- Volleyball net set at the beach (ball is available for rent)

-- Live music entertainment on summer weekends and holidays

-- Fireworks on holidays

-- Take a trolley if you want to Pensacola Beach new Ferris Wheel, Boardwalk, restaurants (runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day).

-- Take a walk or a bike ride along the untouched nature of the seashore.

AMENITIES FOR RENT:

Water Park

Beach chairs and umbrellas set at the beach

Kayaks

Bicycles

Teen Cruise, Blue Angels Cruise & Dolphin Cruise

Boogie Boards

Hobie Cat Sailboats

Wave-runners

Scooters

Scooter Trikes

Kids Korner

Tie Dye

Meet the tennis Pro/ Hit Around

Surf Boards

Paddle Boards

Kid’s Club, Kid’s Night Out & Holiday Kid’s Events

Portofino 1 catamaran cruises

Portofino 1 catamaran - takes you to the boardwalk and back

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS:

--Historical Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas offer tours or independent exploration of its beautiful historical sites from 18 century.

--Explore nightlife and shopping in Pensacola's beautiful historic downtown district or Pensacola Beach boardwalk.

--Attend baseball games with fireworks at night at the new Baseball Stadium located right on the water in Pensacola Downtown(20 min from the resort)

--Band on the Beach presents different singers every Tuesday evening at 7pm - almost year around.

--Two popular shopping outlets are about 1 hr away in opposite directions - Destin, Fl and Foley, AL.

--Naval Aviation Museum with the largest IMAX theater and Blue Angels shows (May and July) conveniently located in Pensacola.

--Gulf Breeze Zoo located just 25 min away on 98 Hwy

--Gulfarium located about 55 min away in Fort Walton, FL.

--FunCity with water park is located in Pensacola -35min.

--Big Kahuna's Water Park is located 55 min away on 98

----Science museum is located in Mobile, AL (1hr away)

--For SCUBA divers: Pensacola has been chosen as the final resting place for the 'USS Oriskany', the largest artificial reef in the world. This is the only aircraft carrier accessible for the majority of SCUBA divers and the largest artificial reef ever created.

PORTOFINO POLICY:

Anyone under the age of 25 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to reserve and occupy a residence.

Motorcycles, R.V.s, boats, and trailers are not permitted within the resort.

No SMOKING, No pets policy.

RESERVATION POLICY

Check-in time begins at 04:00 PM. All guests who arrive early are able to use the resort amenities however access to the condo will not be available until 04:00 PM.

Check-out time is no later than 10:00 AM to avoid the late departure fee charges.

Deposit is 50% at the time of booking and payment in full 21 days before arrival.

The unit and prices are not guaranteed until deposit is made and the unit is reserved.

CANCELLATION POLICY – reservations (see exceptions below) require a 30 day cancellation notice prior to arrival to receive back advance deposit refund, less a $80.00 processing fee and the VRBO/Homeaway service fee.

Reservations for Holidays, Spring Break, Special Events and during a period from the week prior to Memorial Day through Labor Day week require a 45 day cancellation notice prior to arrival to receive an advance deposit refund, less the $80.00 processing fee and the VRBO/Homeaway service fee. Please note, cancellation or early departure due to inclement weather or any other events does not warrant a refund.

A travel insurance can be purchased through the VRBO site (or any other site) during booking process for possibilities of late cancellations.

More Details

Property Manager
Roxolana
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Roxolana

I relocated to Pensacola Beach in 1993. My husband and I traveled many places in the world but we fell in love with Pensacola Beach. We do get spoiled here by the beach's spectacular scenery - not many beaches in the world could stand a comparison to our pristine land with beautiful sugar-white dunes and emerald waters.

Roxolana purchased this condo in 2005

Why Roxolana chose Pensacola Beach

At Portofino you really feel like you are on a remote island far away from a stressful modern life yet at the same time not deprived from technology or social life in case you miss it... And so many things to do right here, without leaving the resort.

The elegance and serenity of living is nestled right here on a barrier island of Santa Rosa, between the sugar-white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and Intra-coastal Waterway. You will not want to leave!

Even Europeans find the place spectacular!

What makes this condo unique

With an unobstructed water view in every room you feel like on a cruise ship! At night you still see the far away city lights and the beautifully lighted Lifestyle Center Area.

Family or single - you will find here home away from home and I believe that you will have an amazing vacation at Portofino that will make you wanting to come back again and again.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Roxolana,

We had a very nice time. Portifino is a lovely development. It was really nice to have the bay behind us to use since we had "red flag" days during the time we were there. Your condo lacked nothing we needed. I know you worked very hard to clean before we arrived because I found everything spotless! We will definitely think of returning to your unit again.
May 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Pensacola Beach in Escambia County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 16
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1333 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5 bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleeper Sofa Queen size (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Medical Natural Spa on site, Fitness room with modern equipment, two saunas, 2 steam rooms, Jacuzzis (inside and outside), Olympic size heated indoor pool, heated outside pools, 5 clay tennis courts, additional pools and jacuzzi next to each tower

Reviews

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Amazing WATERVIEW in every room, 16 floor, PORTOFINO - oceanfront resort
average rating of 4.915493 based on 80 reviews
5

So wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

So many times I think: why can't my mother-in-law own a condo in Florida? Well I don't have that, but I do have Roxolana! I felt perfectly at home and I enjoyed lovely views of both the Gulf side and the sound side. Even in the guest bedroom you can lay in the bed and see the waves rolling in the Gulf! My kid had that view! Professionally maintained condo, impeccably clean condo, highly trained staff on site yet very casual and easy. The very laid-back family atmosphere that I am now coming to expect from the gulf shore area. Wonderful music by the pool on the Saturday we were there and it ended at 9 p.m. which was perfect for my kid. The pools were heated and 70° made it just fine for being outside and we required sunblock. At 70 degrees we were doing all the activities and the water felt great. The seashells on this beach are very large and large chunks of sand dollars are washing up. The ocean was so blue and so clear that you can see the entire ocean floor and I could even bring my five-year-old out on a boogie board and a surfboard. And the sound is so warm and sandy and the most adorable hermit crabs are there for the kids and there's a point you can walk or kayak to and it has an estuary that we were able to paddle up into with a stand up paddle board and kayak. The people down there are so friendly and my child was making friends left and right in the pool. Now we have to name all of our stuffed animals after our friends from the pool. And how easy was it to rent the kayak right downstairs and catch the dolphin boat ride onsite which really was a blue angels cruise and as a bonus we saw dolphins. We combo'ed a trip to Walmart with buying food on site and had a great time. The condo had so much space and so many towels and sheets and anything you could possibly need. Literally you could have three couples there because there's a half bath in the main room. And for us with just ourselves and one kid it was amazing because we could put our kid to bed in the guest room and still watch TV in the living room and get food in the kitchen. This is so much better than having a joining hotel rooms. And yet you are getting everything you might get at a Resort Hotel. Laundry in room! I don't even understand how hotels stay in business! I checked in at the front desk it was just like checking into a hotel but I got so much more then I could ever get in a hotel! Thank you, Roxolana!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chambersburg, PA 17202. USA
5

AMAZING

  • 5 of 5

Our stay exceeded our expectations! The condo was everything it was advertised to be. The views were spectacular, the space was more than amply, furnished comfortably and had everything you could possibly need.

Portofino Resort is exceptional from the facilities, amenities, grounds, beach and staff. We simply can’t say enough about the staff. There were always smiles, warm greetings and offers of help.Our sincerest thanks to everyone for their kindness. Special thanks to our hostess and owner Roxolana for sharing this outstanding opportunity to stay in your wonderful condo. Our only regret is that it isn’t available for our visit next year!!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Independence, MO
5

Great amenities and views!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the spa, pool, gym, and fitness classes. Staff great! Restaurants on site were excellent & delivered to room. Walked the gorgeous Gulf beaches every day. Loved the friendly community. Thank you Roxalana for fantastic accommodations and sharing your home.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking your time to write a review. I am really glad you enjoyed your stay and thank you for being such nice guests!
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4

The condo was lovely...it was spacious and clean

  • 4 of 5

The weather played a big part in our stay...it was unseasonably cool...which had us in the condo more than usual...the furniture in the condo was very uncomfortable ! We just couldn’t relax in the chairs or the couch...But the staff at the resort were very friendly and accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing the review. I am sorry you had a bad weather something that is not in anyone's control unfortunately. As to the furniture I am surprised to hear that since I have never had anyone complaining about it just the opposite. I usually ask all my guests to let me know if they need anything and surprisingly didn't hear from you during your stay. I could have tried to accommodate to improve your stay.
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Lebanon,Illinois. 62254
5

We had a great time

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The people at Portofoino were really nice the whole area of the Condo was very clean. I would recommend this place to my friends and family. I plan on coming back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Deal

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and relaxing time. It was a great deal too!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
13 Miles
Pensacola International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Portofino Terracota, grill and bar
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Tiger Point Gulf Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 98, Hwy 10
Nearest Restaurant
Portofino Terracota Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Pensacola Beach
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £78.91
Damage Deposit £71.74

Cancellation policy: All reservations (see exceptions) require at least 30 day cancellation notice prior to arrival for daily or weekly stays and 60 days for monthly stays to receive back advance payment refund, less $85.00 processing fee. Reservations for Holidays and the high season May 21 - Sep 10 require at least 45 day cancellation notice prior to arrival. No refund is issued after the stated above timelines. Renters can purchase a traveler insurance on VRBO site during their reservation or from any other company.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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