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SPECTACULAR GULF FRONT Remodeled East End Unit in Low Density Gated Condominium

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,223 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 60 nights


About the property

GULF FRONT fully remodeled end unit in private condominium w/only 27 units!

MAGNIFICENTLY remodeled Gulf front condo in the highly sought after Emerald Dunes condominium! Enjoy the Emerald Coast from this beautiful 2nd floor end unit with promises of coastal memories for a lifetime. Expansive Gulf views come standard with our condo allowing for picturesque sunrises & sunsets to start and end each day. This condo sleeps (8) enjoying (2) bedrooms (each having views of the Gulf), a set of hallway bunks and a sleeper sofa. There are (2) full bathrooms (Master having its own and 2nd/guest bath having an access door directly into 2nd bedroom). Highlighting the condo are the open & spacious living, dining & beautiful kitchen areas. These wonderful entertaining areas have all the views you come to the Florida Gulf Coast for. Whether you're preparing a gourmet meal, savoring a shrimp or flavorful cocktail or just lounging around, ONLY END units enjoy this extra spacious entertainment area making comfort an ease. The stunning kitchen is fully stocked, enjoying all new stainless steel appliances and other important kitchen musts. This includes a coffee maker, Kuerig, toaster, blender, pots, pans, baking gear and much more. And yes, there is a large pantry, ready to hold food for an army of beach goers. Dining has options as well, choose to eat at the expansive bar, dining table or enjoy a meal on the covered gulf front balcony. Other condo features included: brand new front load washer & dryer, flat screen TV's in living room & bedrooms, jacuzzi tub in Master bath, (4) beach towels w/beach bag & for all rentals that fall between March - Oct, (1) free beach set-up w/on site rental company (includes two chairs & umbrella). As a final bonus, the elevator is optional! This condo is located up only one flight of stairs positioned right across from the East stairwell (I LOVE THIS THE MOST:)

Emerald Dunes is a private/gated condominium with amenities that include the large pool, hot tub, gas BBQ grills, boardwalk showers, bathrooms and beach attendants. These amenities (including the vast beach) are private and are for the enjoyment of Emerald Dunes guests & owners only.

You can't beat the building's location either. Emerald Dunes is located on the West end of Scenic Highway 98 which has minimal traffic and plenty of essential attractions within walking distance. Just across the street is one of the best coastal cuisine restaurants, Camille's, especially known for their delectable sushi & intimate bar. And talk about coffee convenience, the Java Cafe is right below Camille's, ready to serve your morning Joe and is also open for lunch. Publix(grocery) and Destin Commons (one of the largest shopping & entertainment malls), is located within (2-3 minutes) which holds a bowling alley, movie theater, restaurants & galore of shopping opportunities.

Finally, one of the more notable characteristics that sets Emerald Dunes apart from most condominiums is the private low density setting. There are only 27 units with all amenities under coded supervision and a parking lot with plentiful space. Come and create Destin memories for a lifetime! Remember you only live once, so 'Don't Live to Work, Work to Live!'

Also, I speak to all guests prior to accepting reservations to ensure we have all questions answered and to go over all details for the reservation. We want to welcome guests who will be responsible, accountable and considerate of our vacation home. So please feel free to call me at anytime with any questions prior to requesting a reservation. Thank you again and we look forward to you and your family allowing us to accommodating you stay here in beautiful Destin, FL!

P.S.: For larger groups or family reunions we also own the opposite West end unit, Emerald Dunes #205, VRBO #328262. It has the exact same layout (2br & 2bth, sleeps 8) and was just purchased & updated. If "bigger is better", you may love our newest venture. It's a beautiful 2661 sq ft, Gulf front penthouse (3) buildings away in Dunes of Crystal Beach. It's VRBO #800661 and is a 5br 4bth "Legend " of a property.

More Details

Property Manager
Randy Rintala
Member since: 1999
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

What makes this condo unique

We are the Owners of opposite West end unit (#205) allowing for larger groups to have separate accommodations in same building. It has the exact same layout and was remodeled too! The VRBO # is 328262 and the reviews are wonderful!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Crystal Beach in Destin

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1223 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2nd bth is guest bth w/additional direct entry to 2nd bdr
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Master bth w/Dual vanity
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • (1) King, (1) Queen, (1) set of hallway bunks, (1) queen sofa bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Additonally, the location of Emerald Dunes is prime for other activities within steps of condominium. Bike & scooter rentals, coffee/java shop are located directly across the street w/(3) restaurants w/a 2 blocks, covered picnic/gazebo area for large or any type gatherings is also within 100 yards. A new wedding venue along the famous Henderson Beach Bed & Breakfast are w/in (3) Blocks just to add to the wonderful proximity of ED.


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(28 traveller reviews)

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SPECTACULAR GULF FRONT Remodeled East End Unit in Low Density Gated Condominium
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews

Wonderful for my family's beach vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Condo #201 was wonderful. Was perfect for my family of 6. Was pleasantly surprised by the stock of trash bags, dishwasher tablets, beach/pool toys and beach bag. Condo was very clean and well kept. The owner was very friendly and helpful. I will recommend this condo to others!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The space and location was perfect for a quiet and relaxing vacation. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property with excellent views and beach access

  • 5 of 5

The property was in excellent condition and was perfect for our family of 5. Great views and stocked with everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overland Park

Fantastic condo, location and amazing beach!

  • 5 of 5

Emerald Dunes totally exceeded our expectations! The view and beach access were fantastic. Since it's a corner unit, you have a larger beach view. We enjoyed the balcony so much! The beach is just a few steps away, plus the complex is secure with gated parking and a gate to the beach. The private beach is fantastic, we had a ton of room and the beach attendant was very helpful and friendly. The condo was super clean and very nicely decorated. The kitchen was well stocked - we cooked several times and had everything we needed. We used the bunk beds (they were perfect for our kids) as well as the pull out sofa. Everything was very comfortable. The pool and hot tub area was clean and we used both several times. The entire complex is very well maintained.

We enjoyed fantastic meals at Dewey's and sushi at Camille's (across the street). Highly recommend both of them. The kids enjoyed a pirate cruise, which was very well done.

Just a few suggestions - a couple more beach towels would be a bonus. There are 4, but we had 8 people so we had to bring some, which take up a lot of room packing. A couple of washable rugs near the front door would be nice. Although we swept the tile floor daily, we always felt like our feet were gritty from the sand. Just nice to have - neither thing diminished our stay in the least. We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location with private beach access and very nice amenities!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four enjoyed a perfect spring break vacation here and thought it had everything we were wanting plus more!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lone Tree, CO

Great property and even better location

  • 4 of 5

First of all, this is a wonderful condo with everything you need to enjoy your time at the beach. I will start with the property itself. The grounds are clean and well maintained. The pool was very comfortable. The beach is unbelievable and the chair attendant was very helpful. No complaints whatsoever. Now for the condo itself. The end units are certainly the preferred units and I can see why. From the second you walk in the door, you'll love this place. You also notice how well maintained it is. Randy was very accessible and his team did a great job. The bedrooms and bathrooms are spacious and clean with the amenities you would expect from a nicer property like this. Even though we did not use them, the hallway bunkbeds would be perfect for younger children. The kitchen is great and well appointed. Really liked being on the 2nd floor. Here's my reason for a four star rating: the beds. They are just too hard. I tossed and turned all night. If you like very firm beds, you will love this place. I really do plan to rent this property again despite the beds. Heck, maybe by then, they'll have new ones! I do highly recommend this property!! Here's my take on a few restaurants: Boathouse (over on the harbor) meh... it was okay. 790 on the Beach (about three block east) it was okay, service was good. Camille's on Crystal Beach (across the street) excellent food and service. That's about all we did other than the beach, which is why we were there. Awesome place!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
HWY 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: not necessary

Emerald dunes is located in the most ideal area of Crystal Beach & Scenic Hwy 98. The West end has less congestion & traffic. There are no major commercial buildings within site of property, keeping a more intimate vacation venue. There is so much within a one mile radius of the property including conveniences like Publix grocery and (3) local restaurants. Other attractions within this one mile area include: The Henderson Beach Inn (big wedding venue) The Henderson Beach State Park, major shopping center/Destin Commons (that has just expanded), Rave Movie Theater, 3 golf courses, ice cream shops, walking/jogging paths, bike & scooter rental adjacent to a coffee shop located just across the street from Emerald Dunes and of course the best beaches in the world! I can keep going & going but I believe there are a few things yet to be discovered on your own:)


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Late Summer
12 Aug 2017 - 30 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Labor Day week
31 Aug 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Sept Summer
6 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Fall
28 Oct 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas & New Years
21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
SNOWBIRD Winter 2018
3 Jan 2018 - 9 Mar 2018
60 night minimum stay
for 60 nights
10 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
31 Mar 2018 - 6 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
7 Apr 2018 - 4 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
5 May 2018 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
4TH OF JULY 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jul 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
4 Aug 2018 - 29 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
30 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £136.01
Damage Deposit £194.3

The cancellation policy is located on the contract. Please review all details including condominium rules and other important info before reserving and processing payments. We do encourage the VRBO vacation protection plan which is located n the VRBO homepage under security tab. All credit card payments are subject to a 2.5% processing fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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