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All Inclusive Low Rates with Gulf View!

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Shared Hot Tub


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


Enjoy gorgeous views of the Gulf and the sugar white sands of Pensacola Beach from the 9th FLOOR of this luxury Portofino Resorts condominium. Everything is here to complete your perfect family vacation, or for a romantic get away! But don't take my word on that, just see what past renters have to say about the condo! 'We rented Betsy's beautiful condo for family members who were in town for graduation. What a relaxing retreat it was! It is beautifully furnished with a panoramic beach view from every room. I highly recommend it!' Make sure to check out what past renters have said about this beautiful condo, by visiting my on-line guest book!

The smoke-free condominium features an open floor plan, with high ceilings and floor to ceiling sliding glass doors opening out onto a private balcony.

The decor is beautiful yet simple, featuring big, comfy slip-covered chairs and sleeper sofa. Art is found throughout the spacious condo, which features tiled floors in the main living and dining area, and carpeting in the two bedrooms. Each bedroom is a complete retreat, including a television and video player.

Be a smart renter, and make sure you ask what the rental fee includes. MY QUOTES INCLUDE ALL FEES AND TAXES, AND IT IS A GULF FRONT VIEW. NOTE: VRBO charges a fee if you use their on-line payment option.

I accept credit card payments through Paypal. Just call or email for more information!

Keywords: Gulf Front View Condominium

More Details

Betsy Booth
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2017

About Betsy Booth

I lived in beautiful Pensacola with my 4 children for 23 years. We love the condo, and hope you will treat it like your home while you are here!

Betsy Booth purchased this condo in 2003

Why Betsy Booth chose North West Florida

Portofino has it all-and we love feeling like we are able to get away, while being right on the beach.

What makes this condo unique

The sound of the ocean lulling you to sleep at night. Plus, all the amenities of home right here. We don't even go out-we just cook in, and watch videos, play games. Just great!

Guestbook comments from the owner

It's been a beautiful week. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your gorgeous facility. We hope to be back and will share with others who may be looking for a beautiful getaway.
Mar 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Pensacola Beach in Escambia County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • resort ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Pillow top mattress, Queen size Beds (1) Pillow top mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen convertible from sofa in main living room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
High Speed Internet Access


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(84 traveller reviews)

All Inclusive Low Rates with Gulf View!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 86 reviews

A wonderful experience

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time renting from VRBO. The property owner, Betsy, was great to work with. She made the booking process as uncomplicated as possible and delivered the keys to me quickly. The condo looks even better than the pictures and it was exactly as described. The condo was clean, smelled fresh and all of the appliances, TV's, etc. were in working condition, there was plenty of hot water, the beds were of good quality and comfortable. We appreciated that there were fresh linens, beach towels, plates/utensils, paper goods, etc. The view is AMAZING from the balcony. The Portofino Resort is upscale with an attentive, friendly staff that appeals to all ages. Note to those who use debit cards...the main office will put a hold of $100 per day of your stay while there that can take up to a week to reverse. The grounds are well-maintained and workers are out daily tending to the property. We had one issue with a clogged toilet. We called Betsy about it and she had maintenance there to fix the toilet within 10 minutes. I would HIGHLY recommend Betsy's lovely condo to anyone wanting to enjoy Pensacola Beach. I personally recommend the National Seashore beach just down the road to observe the wildlife first-hand. For the best seafood, visit Peg Leg Pete's but expect a wait because they are always busy. If it's a rainy day, cross the bridge to the National Naval Aviation Museum to spend a few hours exploring. We will definitely be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo, amazing view, perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay in this condo and we would definitely return! It is nicely decorated, has everything you need and is very clean and comfortable. The view of the gulf from the spacious balcony is fabulous! Betsy is great to work with and was very accommodating when we asked to stay an additional night. I would recommend this condo to family and friends and look forward to our next trip!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. I look froward to having you visit our beautiful beaches again!
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Couldn't ask for a better stay -- five stars!!

  • 5 of 5

My sister, aunt and I recently spent a long weekend at Betsy's lovely condo. Everything is exactly as shown in the photos and we had a fabulous stay. Betsy was a great hostess in all respects: she communicated clearly and promptly during the booking process, and was responsive and helpful in answering a few questions once we arrived. Check-in at the main office was a breeze, and check-out was simple as well. The condo is clean and tastefully decorated; the beds are comfy; and the showers work great. We especially loved the spectacular view from Betsy's 9th floor balcony and from both bedrooms. We also fully enjoyed all the facilities that Portofino offers. The whole experience was wonderful and we wouldn't hesitate to rent again from Betsy or to highly recommend her condo to others.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! I look forward to having you back again soon.
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Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

Trust all these 5 star reviews!! Betsy is as attentive as advertised. The unit is a perfect size in a great location with all the amenities you could ask for. And the views and facilities were exactly what we were wanting for our little getaway. We will be back!

Couldn't have been more pleased with the entire experience. Thanks for everything!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed yourself! I hope you will return again soon-
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Great condo with a wonderful view

  • 5 of 5

Betsy is a great hostess and very responsive. This condo is super clean (we are picky!) and has all the comforts of home plus the best view. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great condo - very comfortable and practical!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely decorated and very comfortable for a family. I was impressed with the little practical things that just make a vacation easier, like chairs for the beach, super soft sheets, and an extra air mattress if needed to name a few. It sounds weird to start a review with practical things but they make a difference when selecting a unit!

Also, great view of the gulf!

And last but certainly not least, Betsy was extremely responsive to all of my questions. I was sure I was driving her crazy but she was very patient and always quick with an answer. Again, things that make a vacation easier are big winners with me!. Thanks Betsy!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you found everything you needed to enjoy your stay! I look forward to you coming again soon.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Pensacola Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early summer
1 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Memorial Weekend
24 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
3 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fourth of July week
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
Blue Angels Week
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
Labor Day weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Thanksgiving Week
19 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas week
19 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
News Years Eve week
26 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £270.56

Renters must be a minimum of 25 years old. Absolutely NO smoking or pets permitted. My rates are inclusive of ALL fees, taxes and a cleaning at check out. This does NOT include the service fee charged by VRBO for payments through their site, and I will require an additional 6% for payments through VRBO.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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