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Seaside Serenity -2BR Beach Getaway (on 30A!) in Santa Rosa Beach! - #103

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath on desirable 30-A

Sea Side Serenity is a wonderful, relaxing, and rejuvenating place to call home for your vacation and only a 3-minute walk to the beach and the Emerald Coast! This unit is truly one of the best you will find and has all the amenities you would expect and more. Tile throughout with wood-floor bedrooms. Flat screen TV in living room (includes DVD player) and bedrooms. Don't settle for less when you can have a super deluxe accommodation for your beach vacation.

Gulf Place Caribbean is the perfect vacation place for anyone who is looking for serenity and the sea! Forget the high rises and enjoy the uncrowded beach, yet you are only minutes away from all the attractions in Destin. This lovely 1st floor unit is a great location for families, seniors, or others who just like the convenience as there are no stairwells to navigate! The master bedroom features a king-size bed and private bath. The second bedroom has two beds with adjoining bath. Plus there is a hallway bunk-bed that sleeps two more. Step out of your condo and enjoy your own patio overlooking a pond with fountains and two charcoal-burning grills. From the condo patio, you are just steps away to the pool area and hot tub.

The gorgeous beach is an easy three minute walk across 30-A. Gulf Place has its own private beach walkovers for owners and guests. The amenities of Gulf Place are incredible. There are 3 pools (two are heated) tennis courts, two hot-tubs, walking and biking trails, and an outdoor amphitheater with free concerts in the summer. Also, Gulf Place Town Center offers several different dining options, lots of shops, an artist center, and more. Everything you need is within walking distance.

Attention golfers! There are twenty-two 18-hole and three 9-hole public or semi-public golf courses within an easy drive. Try a new course every day and test your skills on championship caliber courses that have some of the most beautiful holes you will ever play. Start with the 18 holes at the Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club just minutes from the condo. Here, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Gulf while enjoying the course described as the 'purest golf on the panhandle' by Golf Magazine. After your round, enjoy the sweeping views of the Gulf while dining at the Vue on 30A, the club's own restaurant overlooking the beach. It only gets better at the nearby Raven Golf Course, a gem designed by Robert Trent Jones. Or take the short drive up to the Camp Creek Golf Course in Panama City Beach. This beauty designed by Tom Fazio has won more awards and been named in more magazines than you can count. It is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary as named by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System (ACSS). We could go on and on but if you love to golf, you simply must come and check out the fine courses of Florida's Emerald Coast.

There is no lack of outdoor sports besides golf. Of course, the beach offers swimming, surfing, fishing, snorkeling and just walking on the amazing white sand of Santa Rosa Beach. Being sandwiched between the Choctawhatchee Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, Santa Rosa Beach also offers nearby sailing, boating, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, water skiing, and on and on. You name it. If it can be done on the water, it can be found here. There is also biking, tennis, shuffleboard, and swimming at the pool just steps from the condo. And with three nearby state parks, hiking, birding, and just about any other outdoor activity that doesn't involve snow or ice is found near here. Additionally, there is horse-back riding just 5 minutes away.

Let's not forget the fun places to shop in Destin. If you want to bring home some bargains, try the Silver Sands Factory Stores, a shop-a-holic’s paradise… and it’s also the nation’s largest designer outlet center. Silver Sands features over 100 designer factory stores including Coach Factory, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Under Armour, DKNY Company Store, Bare Essentials, Sony, Michael Kors, LOFT Outlet, Crewcuts, TUMI and much more. For the adventurer, there is a Bass Pro Shops store and numerous outfitters. If you like the smaller artsy shops, look no further than the Gulf Place Town Center or venture up 30A for many chic little shops where often the artist is hard at work on the creation that you will fall in love with.

Though Santa Rosa Beach and 30A is quieter than Destin, that doesn't mean you will go hungry. The condo, of course, is fully equipped for whatever the chef in you wants to create. Then again, you can choose to dine out at any number of great restaurants. From the pricy Ruth's Chris Steak House to the little beach dives that serve fish tacos and frosty cold mugs of draft there is something for everyone nearby. And speaking of nearby, save yourself the trouble of getting in the car and just stroll up to the Gulf Place Town Center for coffee at Sunrise Coffee Company, Pizza By the Sea, or for something a little more fancy, try La Playa. For something more adventurous, try The Perfect Pig where The South of France meets Napa Valley meets the Deep South. Also within walking distance, pick out the perfect beach attire at Soho Beach or Jewel Toffier Clothing. Need to rent a bicycle? We have that and more available to rent at Yolo Board. There's also a day spa, nail salon, hair salon, drug store, bank, ..and well, ...what more do you need?!

If you do want to venture out for a great meal to remember, there are many choices along Hwy. 30A including the incredible beach and sunset views at The Vue, which is a short walk up the beach. Then there's fresh sushi at Basmati's Asian Cuisine in Blue Mountain Beach; great seafood at Stinky's Fish Camp; or listen to live music while you dine at The Red Bar in Grayton Beach, a truly legendary watering hole and just a great place to have some fun. Plus, there are many, many other choices nearby including breakfast at the famous DoNut Hole just off 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. Try the Crab Cake Eggs Benedict there and you will be ruined for life. You cannot go wrong with anything on the menu at the DoNut Hole. We also highly recommend Captain Dave's in Destin for the freshest seafood around or the Acme Oyster House at The Village of Baytown Wharf in the Sandestin Resort. The list of great places to dine is almost endless!

All in all, this is a beach paradise waiting for you and if you want to really enjoy your time at the beach, this condo will not disappoint you. Do not delay as this one books up full every summer and once you stay here, you will know why.

Keywords: Condominium, golf, shopping, artisans, music, beach, pool, heated pool, tennis, shuffleboard, walking trails, biking, swimming, Gulf of Mexico, emerald coast, 30A, Destin, Panama City, outlet malls, golf

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

About teamcraig2@gmail.com

We have been blessed with 3 married sons and we all enjoy traveling to the 30a community for sun, fun, rest and relaxation!

teamcraig2@gmail.com purchased this condo in 2015

Why teamcraig2@gmail.com chose Santa Rosa Beach

We vacationed on 30a for several years and couldn't wait to come back. We hope you find the area as fabulous as we have; the beautiful crystal clear Gulf and white sandy beaches are amazing. GulfPlace is a fun and relaxing mixed-housing development with hundreds of Palm trees, pools, shops and restaurants, food, and fun for all!

What makes this condo unique

Wonderful walking trails, looking for shells on the beach, sitting under the umbrella just watching crabs hiding themselves in the sand and dolphins playing in the Gulf. You'll enjoy reading, eating, napping, swimming and feeling the warm summer breeze. Those are just a few of the activities you'll love to do.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Gulf Place in Santa Rosa Beach

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Outdoor shower - Shower Enclosure , Outdoor shower at pool
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Hallway bunks - 1 Bunk Bed , There are bunk beds in the hallway that will sleep two (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Beach Service Available at the beach - (chairs and oversized umbrella)


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

Seaside Serenity -2BR Beach Getaway (on 30A!) in Santa Rosa Beach! - #103
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

Beautifully decorated, clean and bright

  • 5 of 5

Loved every minute from sitting on the back porch listening to the soothing fountain to sunning on the beach. Beautiful updated condo.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing, well kept, extremely convenient.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay!
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Beautiful & so comfortable! Great owners

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our stay here! Owners were easy to communicate with & very accommodating! Love the condo & easy access to the pool area! Thanks for a wonderful stay! We will book again soon😊

  • Review Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Annie and family! We were thrilled to have you and so glad you were able to extend your stay. So happy you had a great time!
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Madison, Wi

Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Very easy owners to work with. The unit is clean, many improvements this year, comfy beds, new couches, well equipped kitchen, so close to everything. There are a variety of restaurants near by. It is very handy to get to the beach( 3-5 min), or walk out the door to the heated pool or hot tub (1-2 min).. This is our 2nd year here, we are already looking forward to next years visit. This year i really enjoyed just sitting on the "lanai" visiting, reading, napping etc. Thanks for sharing.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We were so happy to have you back again this year and look forward to your stay next year too! So glad you enjoyed your stay.
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We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time here with our two small children and my parents. The convenience of a first floor condo made the short walk across the street to the beach totally worth it. The pool is steps away and so is a charcoal grill. Everything we needed was provided and we felt very at home. The beds were comfortable and the shower water pressure was great. The Gulf Place restaurants and shops were very convenient and the little art community was adorable. I don't think we will ever stay in busy Destin again with this peaceful retreat right down the road. Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We know you have a choice, and we are grateful that you selected "Seaside Serenity"! We hope you will come again during your next stay at the beach. Thank you.....!
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Exceptionally comfortable, clean and convenient!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation in beautiful Santa Rosa Beach! Our accommodations were very comfortable and super convenient to the pool and grilling areas. Just a short walk and we were on the beach! Would definitely recommend this vacation site!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Destin, Florida
Nearest Barpub
several in Gulfplace
Nearest Golf
Golf and Country Club next to Gulfplace
Nearest Restaurant
several in Gulfplace
Nearest Beach
Santa Rosa Beach
Car: recommended

30-A runs parallel to the Gulf Coast and Gulfplace is located within steps of the beach. 30-A is located between Destin and Panama Beach, but has an upscale ambiance and Just a short distance to the infamous Watercolor, Rosemary Beach, and Seaside communities.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Gulf Place, South Walton

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Late Spring
3 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July holiday week
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 3
8 Jul 2017 - 5 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
6 Aug 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early Fall
10 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
5 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2
1 Jan 2018 - 10 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2018
11 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £92.76
Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Tax Rate 11.5%

Spring Break and Summer Rentals are Saturday to Saturday only.
Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed
A $250 non-refundable deposit holds dates and is applied to total rent. Thereafter, 50% of the balance is due at 60 days out - 100% due at 30 days out
Monthly rates in winter based on 28 days.

A non-refundable $250 holds reservation and is applied toward the total rent. 50% of balance due 60 days out; the remaining balance due 30 days out. Should the guest cancel prior to 30 days, the $250 deposit will not be refunded

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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