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Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Wonderful first floor unit, with view of the Gulf, located in quaint, quiet Crystal Beach. Walk from the patio, across Scenic Gulf Drive, and through the beach entrance to the beautiful white sand beach and warm, turquoise waters of the Gulf. Adjacent to Henderson Beach National shore.

After a day at the beach, relax by the pool (heated seasonally) and oudoor spa, where there is wi-fi internet access. Or stroll down the sidewalk for a bite at Camilles. There are numberous other dining options within walking distance - from upscale dining at the Inn at Cystal Beach to more relaxed options such as Olive Garden, Outback, Chili's and Applebee's. And if shopping is your desired post-beach activity, we are within walking distance to Destin Commons and a 5-10 minute drive to the famous Silver Sands Factory Outlet. Big Kahuna's, the Track and numberous golf courses are also close by. There is so much to do in Destin, it will be hard to choose.

Our unit is very clean, well maintained, and has many updates, including granite kitchen counters, tiling, fixtures, paint, and furniture. Features include a king-size bed in master bedroom, bunk area, pull-out couch (sleeps six total), and jacuzzi tub in bath. Electronic keyless entry. BRING YOUR LAPTOP, WE HAVE WI-FI IN THE UNIT. Ideal for couples and small families. Please no smoking, no pets. Please note that we do not rent to persons under 25.

Please do not forget to read our reviews. We have many happy renters.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Michele Hamilton
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2017

About Michele Hamilton

Hi, we are Todd and Michele Hamilton of Holliston, MA (a suburb of Boston). We purchased our condo at Caribbean Dunes in 2003. We fell in love with the area 5 years earlier, when we came to the Panhandle for the first time for a temporary job assignment. We continued to vacation in Destin and decided to purchase our own home and share it with other beach lovers.

Michele Hamilton purchased this condo in 2003

Why Michele Hamilton chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

After looking at property for more than a year, we decided to purchase a home in our favorite neighborhood. We love Crystal Beach - it is quiet, close to Henderson Park, has lots of single family homes, quaint neighborhoods and no high-rises. We chose Caribbean Dunes specifically because of its location close to two public beach entrances and Henderson Park; we like the archectual style of the building, the well maintained property, the tall ceilings and well designed units. Most importantly, our unit affords us a view of the Gulf.

What makes this condo unique

Our home at Caribbean Dunes is located just steps from the beach, and yet we are within walking distance to a wide variety of restaurants and shops. We are close to championship golf courses, Big Kahunas, the Track, Destin Commons, Baytowne Wharf, Silver Sands Outlet Mall, and a variety of water sports. There is also biking, hiking and canoeing in the area.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are having a wonderful time here, the condo is great and the beaches are beautiful!
May 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Crystal Beach in Destin

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Jacuzzi Tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1) King in Master Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleep Sofa in Living Room, Bunk Beds (1) Hallway Bunks
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
No Pets


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(46 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.826087 based on 64 reviews

Great Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! The condo was perfect and very clean. The kids loved the bunk beds. This condo is in a nice area with minimal traffic and has easy, close access to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and a great location! The beach is steps away from my the back door even closer than the pool. The space was prefect for a family of 4. The only kick back was the size of the tv in the living room. It rained one evening and stayed in to watch movies and we did feel we like we had to sit closer to than we were to get a good view. But other than that it was perfect. Do plan on staying here again!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, we are glad enjoyed your vacation. We hope you return on your next trip to the lovely Emerald Coast. I think I have been defeated. I try not to watch TV while in Destin but others obviously would like to. When I am in Destin tin Sept, I will install a larger TV. You have all made my husband very happy!! Warmly, Michele Hamilton
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The location was great and the condo was really nice and clean. It had everything that you needed.

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I loved the condo. The kitchen had all you needed to cook if you wanted to do that on your vacation. The only thing to us that was missing was a larger TV screen. We are movie watcher and the screen was just too small.

  • Review Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy that you enjoyed your vacation. We work hard to provide a comfortable home, clean home. We are sorry that you were disappointed with the 32" TV. As we have three children, we like to encourage them to spend their time outdoors while at the beach. We do not spend much time watching TV. But will take your concerns under advisement. Warmly, Michele Hamilton
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Nice condo perfect for 4

  • 4 of 5

Across the street from two public beach accesses. Nice to be able to walk out the patio door and onto the walking path. Close to shopping and restaurants. Condo was nicely decorated, very comfortable for us and our two kids with a pool and hot tub. Only downside is you could hear the people above us.

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

I took my daughters, 17 yr and 13 yr, to Destin for Spring Break. We really liked the condo. It is nicely decorated and in a great quiet location. The owners have a guest book that has information about the area, restaurants and things to do which was really helpful. It has places to eat or rent bikes or water sports equipment that are with in walking distance. I enjoyed waking up in the morning, sitting on the front porch with a glass of orange juice in the sun looking at the ocean. The pool area is also really nice. The water temp was perfect.

The condo is right across the road from the beach but the beach is really small due to the condos on each side of it. We went to Henderson state park one day. The beach there is awesome. The other days we biked down to beaches along old 98. We had a great time. The price was great. We would stay here again if we were coming to Destin. The owner is very responsive and very easy to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for writing a review, we appreciate it. We are happy you enjoyed your vacation and our home at Caribbean Dunes. Crystal Beach is special; quiet but with plenty of activities close by. I agree that during high volume weeks, the public beach across the street can be crowded. There is a larger beach access at the other end of the property, or I often walk down the beach to Henderson Park or set up in a lower volume area along the beach. Luckily, there is plenty of beach in Destin. I hope you will consider us for your next trip to Destin. Warmly, Michele Hamilton
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Close to the beach !

  • 4 of 5

We love these condos. Second time we have stayed here. We have had a different condo both times, but all about the same set up. Super close to the beach! Nice quiet area.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to post a review. We appreciate it. Caribbean Dunes is in a great location. Wonderful small complex, very family friendly. We hope you will be back next year. Warmly, Michele
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Car: recommended


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 2017
20 May 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Late Summer
19 Aug 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
17 Sep 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76.75 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £153.5
Tax Rate 11.0%



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