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Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,333 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Tower 5 Gulf Front Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Portofino Resort consists of 28 acres located on a pristine stretch of nature-preserved land bordering both the Gulf of Mexico and the tranquil waters of the Santa Rosa Sound. Enjoy direct access to several miles of federally protected sugar white sand beaches, complete with the renowned emerald green and turquoise waters of the Gulf.

Portofino is the premier destination resort in Pensacola Beach!!!

Indulge yourself at the most desired address on all of Florida’s Emerald Coast. Portofino combines the Italian Mediterranean, complete with a European spa, with America’s most beautiful beaches.

The open floor plan features 40 feet of spectacular Gulf view, allowing breathtaking views from each and every room! Floor to ceiling glass in both gulf front bedrooms and the family room, 9 foot ceilings with crown molding, and an expansive private balcony with a grill. Elegant Tuscany columns, domed entryway, arched ceilings, granite counter tops, imported Italian floor tile, and the master bathroom Roman whirlpool tub only begin to describe Portofino’s distinct Mediterranean feel.

For the athletic minded, there are five lighted Rubico (clay) tennis courts; pilates/yoga/spin/kickboxing classes on premises; Tiger Point, a 36-hole championship golf course, is a water taxi ride away; onsite rentals for bicycles, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and water bikes. Enjoy bicycle riding or hiking on Gulf Island National Seashore’s paved trails. What more can a family ask for – there’s something for everyone!

Pamper yourself at Spa Portofino, a $5 million 40,000 square foot lifestyle center, featuring customized body treatments, facials, full body massages, pedicures, available poolside or in your own resort residence. Spa Portofino also features a gourmet restaurant as well as a grill, an indoor Olympic pool with a soaring wood-beamed ceiling, state-of-the-art fitness center, two outdoor zero-infinity pools and decks overlooking the magnificent Santa Rosa Sound, whirlpool spas, saunas, steam rooms, and (seasonal) Kids' Camp.

Part of the Portofino experience is the Lifestyle center that includes state of the art exercise machines and free weights. Every treadmill, elliptical trainer and stair stepper has its own cable equipped TV and DVD player. Portofino features a gourmet restaurant as well as a poolside grill. Attendants are available to bring food and drink to you at your request!

We have a 2 BR GULF FRONT unit on the 16th floor of Tower 5 with sensational sunsets every evening! Tower 5 is close to the beach, a short walk gets you right on the beautiful white sand and pristine waters of Pensacola. It is a just a couple minutes walk to the tennis courts, the Spa/lifestyle center, Infinity Pools and restaurant. Each of the five towers in the Portofino Resort offer their own large pool and hot tub, along with umbrella tables, chairs, and loungers for sunbathing.

Our unit faces southwest, and is the newest of the five towers. The only thing you will see looking out the 40 feet of floor to ceiling windows and our expansive deck is the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Rosa Island. Miles of spectacular breathtaking views of sugar-white sand beaches and seashore; no high-rises or other towers, nothing to block your view!

OUR CONDO OFFERS AN UNOBSTRUCTED OCEAN FRONT VIEW OF THE GULF, OVERLOOKING THE GULF, SANTA ROSA SOUND AND PENSACOLA BEACH!

Beautifully furnished 1,333 square foot unit with a king bed in the master bedroom and queen bed in the guest bedroom. Both bedrooms have private baths and there is a half bath in the common area. There is a sofa in the great room, which opens into a queen sleeper. Both bedrooms feature flat screen TV’s with DVD players, ceiling fans and direct entry to the balcony. Floor to ceiling light blocking drapes offer a great sleeping environment.

The great room includes an entertainment center with 42” plasma TV, and DVD Blu-ray player, movies on hand to watch or rent movies online. The dining area features a table with seating for six. In addition, 3 bar stools offer additional seating facing into the fully equipped kitchen. The condo is equipped with high speed wireless internet and a reserved parking space under the building offer you a cool automobile since they are shielded from the hot sun!

Indulge yourself in paradise! Wake up to unobstructed views of the ocean, dolphins cruising the shoreline, and relax in the evenings on the private balcony enjoying the fantastic sunsets, and the sound of the surf.

In addition, we have beach chairs, and a beach umbrella as well as some beach toys for the kids ready for your visit. This will save you bringing your own, or renting them on the beach! (The charge to rent them is $40.00/day so this will help your budget too!)

We have a second Gulf Front Condo in Tower 3 as well, so if you don't find the availability you're looking for here, please visit our other condo listing at VRBO #401301

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 June, 2017

About Owner

My wife, Carol and I live in Houston, TX and we own our medical/professional business. We love to travel and visit beautiful and exotic places. The gorgeous beaches along the Florida panhandle have long been one of our favorite locations to visit. When the opportunity came along to purchase a luxury vacation home on the beach in a world class resort like Portofino, we jumped at the opportunity. We visit our vacation home several times a year and we love sharing the experience with our friends, family and guests.

Owner purchased this condo in 2014

Why Owner chose North West Florida

Our family has vacationed in Pensacola Beach area and Portofino many times in the past and we absolutely love the views, the pristine, white sandy beaches and the laid back lifestyle of Pensacola. Spending a week in a beautiful, luxury resort, like Portofino is such a restful and rejuvenating experience. Our plan is to someday retire to the area. In the meantime, we visit as often as we can and we would like to share our lovely condo and the experience of a relaxing Portofino vacation with other families looking for an exceptional and relaxing vacation experience.

What makes this condo unique

The views from our condo are tremendous! It is a magical, relaxing escape from the everyday stress of life and has something for everyone, young and old alike! Watching dolphins jumping in the waves as the sun comes up, or just a stroll along the beautiful white beach observing the wildlife is a unique experience we would love to share with your family. The sunsets are spectacular and the perfect end to a perfect day at Portofino!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 16
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1333 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Guest Bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Half Bath
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
40,000 square foot lifestyle center and European spa, featuring customized body treatments, facials, full body massages, pedicures, available poolside or in your own resort residence. Spa Portofino also features a gourmet restaurant as well as a grill, an indoor Olympic pool with a soaring wood-beamed ceiling, state-of-the-art fitness center, two outdoor zero-infinity pools and decks overlooking the magnificent Santa Rosa Sound, whirlpool spas, saunas, steam rooms, and (seasonal) Kids' Camp. Part of the Portofino experience is the Lifestyle center that includes state of the art exercise machines and free weights. Every treadmill, elliptical trainer and stair stepper has its own cable equipped TV and DVD player. Portofino features a gourmet restaurant as well as a poolside grill. Attendants are available to bring food and drink to you at your request!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 36 reviews
5

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year in a row to stay in your wonderful home at Portofino. Once again, the condo was immaculate and beautifully decorated. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay....and plan to stay with you again next year!

Kevin and Lynne Clifton

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very nice review, and so happy you and your family had another great vacation at our condo! We definitely hope to have you back again next year!
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

We could not get the TV to work in the guest bedroom. Always said no signal. Wonderful condo. Would like to stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you thought the condo was wonderful, and you would like to return again! A simple phone call to either of us or the maintenance department could have fixed the TV issue, not sure why you never contacted either of us. Those phone numbers are provided to our guests. The cable on the back of the TV had been unplugged, a simple fix after being reported by the following guest.
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5

Why would you stay anywhere else?

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a wonderful week at this beautiful condo and property. The condo was decorated very well with new paint and furniture throughout! This was by far the cleanest property we have ever stayed in as well. The view of the gulf and bay is excellent! We enjoyed watching the sunset with a bottle of wine after a long day at the beach and found this very relaxing! Pools were great as well as on site dining. Much to do here and just a short walk to the beach. Staff was also very friendly. We won't hesitate to visit this condo again! Thanks to Rick and Carol for sharing your wonderful condo!

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It always makes us smile to hear how much our guests enjoy their visits! We love the condo, the view, and all the wonderful things Portofino has to offer as well! We would love to have you back, hope you can visit again soon!
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5

Pensacola Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo, beautiful beaches, great activities. Absolutely wonderful stay at this unit in Portofino. I have pretty high expectations when it comes to customer service, and Rick and Carol exceeded my expectations. Communication was prompt and any questions we had were addressed quickly and completely. The unit was perfect - view was spectacular, you won't need to bring anything other than clothes. There were even beach chairs and towels! Probably my favorite feature (besides the spacious balcony) was the AMAZING living room rug...if my feet had a face it would smile every time I stepped on that rug. If you stay here you'll find out :) Also, I was thrilled to find out my swim/bike/run training would not suffer while on vacation - there is a 25m indoor lap pool, the road is fantastic for biking and plenty of sidewalks for running (just watch out for the nesting birds to the east...very territorial). There is also a complete fitness center with spin bikes, treadmills, and a smoothie bar! Perfect location if you're looking to keep up with your athletic pursuits while away from home.

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, thank you for the fantastic review, we do our very best to make your vacation experience wonderful in every way! You are right, the balcony and the view are amazing, and so glad you appreciated the rug, it does make your feet smile!!! Sounds like you had a great vacation, and that is our ultimate goal for our guests. Portofino has so many amazing amenities, there's always something new and fun to do! Or just sit and relax, whatever your definition of a perfect vacation is!!!
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Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at this wonderful condo in Portofino. The view was amazing, the location relaxing, the condo itself was deliciously comfortable! The owners were a delight to work with. They truly care about the quality of their guests stay, from their welcoming communication to supplying all the neccesities (beach towels, chairs, beach umbrella, cooler bag) needed for a beach vacation. Thank you Rick and Carol!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review! Portofino is a wonderful place to relax and get away while having all the comforts of home! We're so happy you enjoyed all the little "extras" we provide for guests and we do care about our guests having a wonderful vacation! The view is amazing and a great place to relax any time of day or night! Hope you are able to return soon!
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Absolutely a great condo and experience for my family. It was definitely TOP SHELF

  • 5 of 5

The owners were outstanding to work with. They kept their condo up today and impeccable. Would definitely rent it again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad your family had such a great time! We do hope to have you back again in the future! Glad you loved the condo and Portofino as much as we do! It is an amazing vacation destination!
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Location

McGuire's Irish Pub & Brewery
Captain Joey Patti's Seafood Restaurant
Bonefish Grill - Pensacola
"Great food, great atmosphere!!"
Carrabba's Italian Grill
"Short drive...very good food!"
Pensacola International Airport
The Melting Pot
red blue fish pensacola beach fl
The Zoo
"Wonderful zoo! Very hands on, great for young and old alike. A great place to visit."
National Naval Aviation Museum
"Very nice! A must see!!"
Car: recommended

Personal Trainers, Pilates, Spin Classes, Yoga Classes, Water Aerobics, Kids Water Activities (seasonal), Pool-side Entertainment, Blue Angels, National Museum of Naval Aviation, Gulf Breeze Zoo

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Pensacola Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late Summer
15 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,179
for 7 nights
£2,179
 
 
Early Fall
19 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,163
for 4 nights
From
£279
£1,722
 
 
Winter
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
£904
for 4 nights
From
£215
£1,334
£1,929
 
 
Early Spring
1 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,281
for 4 nights
From
£309
£1,899
 
 
May
1 May 2018 - 22 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,338
for 4 nights
From
£323
£1,985
 
 
Memorial Day
23 May 2018 - 28 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,942
for 4 nights
From
£474
 
 
May 29-June 1
29 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,468
for 4 nights
From
£356
 
 
Early Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,179
for 7 nights
£2,179
 
 
July 4th and Blue Angels
30 Jun 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,627
for 7 nights
£2,627
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,265
for 4 nights
From
£305
£2,179
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61
Tax Rate 11.5%

Price includes daily amenity fees, check in fee and cleaning fee. VRBO Damage Protection Plan or security deposit required.
50% of condo rental fee is due at the time of booking. The $59 Damage Protection Fee and the VRBO service fee are also due at the time of booking, and the remainder is due 30 days prior to arrival. For reservations made less than 60 days prior to arrival, the entire amount is due at the time of booking.
Reservation less than 4 nights will incur cleaning fee of $150 plus tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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