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13 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Destin - Sterling Sands

This wonderful third floor unit is located in the heart of Destin at Sterling Sands. Sterling Sands is a low-rise building with 285' of private beach! This building and unit attracts repeat renters year after year. There are two sizes of two bedroom units at Sterling Sands - this is the large, 1200 square foot unit which offers much more space for your family to feel comfortable.

MANY UPGRADES ARE COMPLETED!!! Brand new paint, countertops, drapery, cabinets, stainless steel appliances, furniture, bedding-- you name it - it's new!! Book now to reserve this beautiful unit before all of the prime summer weeks are full!

New plank tile flooring has just been installed in the unit--eliminating all carpet for extra cleanliness! The kitchen is a chef's dream with a solid surface stove and new neutral countertops. All of the things you need to prepare a meal at the end of the day are provided for you; pots, dishes and utensils. The dining area seats 6 at the new dining table. The eating area and the living room have spectacular views of the turquoise water. A new beverage refrigerator has been installed in the living area so all of your drinks will be cold and ready for the beach! The living room has all BRAND NEW furniture as well as new lamps and pictures. The queen sleeper sofa and additional seating can seat 6 comfortably. A new flat panel television has been added for your relaxation at night.

The master bedroom has a comfortable king bed and the mattress has been encased in a zippered protector for your peace of mind. Not many units offer this feature! There is also a new flat panel television in the master. You can lay in bed and watch the dolphins playing in the water or you can relax in the jetted master tub after a long day in the sun!

The guest bedroom features another king bed which is also encased in a zippered protector to protect our guests from allergies and dust mites. A new flat panel television has been purchased so the guests in this room can have some relaxing down time at the end of the day. The guest bedroom has access to the 2nd full bathroom to insure privacy in the guest suite.

New bedding and towels have been purchased for your comfort!

You can eat every meal on your secluded, tiled deck that contains an eating table and 5 chairs! The clear glass railing allows you a birds-eye view of the blazing sunset every night.

A full-size washer and dryer is in the unit so you can keep up with your laundry while you are on vacation!

Another added bonus is the beach service that is included with this unit! Two chaise chairs and one umbrella will be set up for you every day of your stay so you don't have to worry about getting up early to get your chairs in a premium location on the sand. The onsite beach service also rents kayaks, boogie boards and stand-up boards for your enjoyment.

Sterling Sands has a small exercise room to help you keep off those vacation pounds and two gas grills are provided so you can grill your fresh catch from your deep-sea fishing trip.

With delicious restaurants close by and a small amusement park across the street, you have everything you need for a relaxing vacation without ever leaving the building.

If you do choose to venture out, Destin Commons, an open-air upscale shopping area is located a few miles away from your unit. There is a Bass Pro Shop's Uncle Buck's bowling and a Rave movie theater along with many stores and restaurants. The Silver Sands outlet mall is very popular with our visitors and is an easy 15 minute drive from the building.

Destin is a vacationer's paradise with the gorgeous turquoise water and cool white powder sand. Along with all of the shopping and dining establishments you will have many opportunities for making your vacation memories on the beautiful Emerald Coast.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Barry Slotter
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
13 September, 2016


based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Beautiful, comfortable and clean Condo!

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed staying in Unit 305 and plan to book again. It's on a perfect level, not to high and not to low. Especially nice having chairs and umbrella on the beach that came with the unit. The pool is well maintained, which we used daily while staying the week. The owner is was very easy to deal with and accommodating. The kitchen has everything you needed to cook. TVs in every room! Also, the balcony is nice and big with a big table to have meals on. The decorations in the condo were nicely done as well. Also, like the resort is located in the middle of Destin. Almost forgot, the beaches are to die for and you look out at it from Den and master bedroom! This unit is a must book!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Destin Destination!

  • 5 of 5

This was our young family's (6 & 3 year old) first time to visit Destin and we were very pleased with our choice to rent this condo! The property is recently renovated, very clean, very nicely decorated, and well equipped. The property location is about as close of a walk to Destin's gorgeous beaches as you can get and the large, well maintained pool is a great option as well. A big plus is that the rental also includes prepaid daily beach umbrella and chair service. Oh, and the view from the balcony is incredible! The owner was very responsive and the process of renting was stress free. Overall, it was a great vacation experience for our family and we would definitely consider renting this condo again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Perfect 10

  • 5 of 5

This condo is just as lovely as described and pictured. Lush, comfortable bedding. Clean, spacious, and has a beautiful view of pool and Gulf. Near good restaurants and shopping. Owner very responsive and accommodating. I've rented many oceanfront condos and this by far the best.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Montgomery, Alabama

Great choice for this young family

  • 5 of 5

As our first family vacation with a 3 year old and a 1 1/2 year old- this condo was a perfect choice! It is very nicely decorated, yet there was a ton of floor space for the kids to play with their trucks and tractors! The master closet is so big, it could have housed our Pack-n-Play. The balcony is perfect-a great view of the pool and ocean. It has solid glass panels (rather than posts) which were great for safety. The only hiccup for us was that the dining table did not accommodate our portable hook-on high chair.

The BIG perk was the beach service!!! It was SO nice to have chairs and an umbrella waiting for us. This is a MUST-HAVE!!! My husband and I would love to rent this unit again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Fantastic family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We love this condo! It has plenty of room for our family of four, great furnishings, really comfy beds, beautiful views, and the beach service is such a perk! The owner is great to work with and very helpful in making sure everything is just right from booking thru our stay. The location is amazing with The Track and Big Kahuna across the street - two must dos for families! And we love that we can walk down the beach to The Back Porch for lunch. We've stayed at this property at least 10 times and rented from this owner for the last 8. This unit is our new favorite! We will be back for fall break!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, KY USA

The Best Condo Experience in Destin

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this exceptional condo was during Spring Break, which has it's own set of issues. We won't be returning to Destin during this time of year. Although, this had nothing to do with our condo; it was beautiful, clean and accommodated my gang, 3 adults, 2 teenage boys perfectly. The closet space was more than adequate. The view of the beach is perfect and if you can time it right, your beach chairs and umbrella (which are complimentary with your stay) will be directly in front of the balcony. The pool is directly below and so is the walkway to the beach. The condo is well stocked, with the exception of storage containers for left over food and wine glasses. Otherwise, there is everything you could need, plenty of knives, cooking pans and utensils (even chip clips and kitchen shears). The pocket doors are an upgrade that I haven't found in most condos in this area. It may not seem like a big deal unless you've stayed in a a condo that you have to do yoga moves to get into and out of the bathrooms. These bathrooms are very nice and the Master is extremely roomy.

The condo building is in a fantastic location. It is close to grocery stores, Target, Walmart etc. The Back Porch, a popular beach bar and grill is only a couple of buildings away and an easy walk on the beach or sidewalk. It's just close enough, yet far enough away...

Eli, the young man who takes care of chair, umbrella, kayak and paddle board rental is very nice and accommodating, as well. Although, they only rent the kayaks by the hour, he worked out a nice deal for us to have one for four hours. It was one of the highlights of the trip for both the kids and me.

In closing, I don't want to forget to mention Barry and Sherry, who from our very first correspondence were prompt, professional and extremely nice to work with. Their follow through was impeccable on all levels, from providing information, updates on payment status and responding to my messages when letting them know we had arrived and departed. Our experience in the condo and with them was the best I've ever had when dealing with VRBO.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Destin, Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
10 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Mar 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring Break
18 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Housekeeping £90 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £205
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Destin in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • city centre
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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