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Inviting suite w/boat slip to complex marina - shared picnic area & pool!

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 5 nights

About the property

House, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Glimmering waters and playful palms beckon from the porch of this clean and cozy Pirate's Bay condo. With access to a nearby private dock for your personal water craft, impeccable views of the lush lawn and marina below, and entry to the complex's private pool, you won't have to go too far to find your bliss in this little slice of paradise on the scintillating Emerald Coast.

Open and airy, this unit houses a queen bed and sleeper sofa and has enough bed space to sleep four guests- making it an ideal home away from home for a family of four or a group of friends.

The quaint kitchenette is complete with a stove top, fridge, and microwave and is equipped for light meal prep before or after daily excursions.

This unit also contains a full bathroom with a standalone shower. Guests also have access to a shared washer and dryer to ensure they return home with sand-free garments.

Besides the major perks of unbeatable ocean views from the porch, access to the complex's pool, and a private dock space on the marina, guests can enjoy free WiFi and cable TV.

A stay in Smee's Retreat in the Pirate's Bay Condo complex is perfect for a family of four, a couple on a romantic retreat, or a group of friends planning their yearly getaway. Not only is the well-maintained complex full of opportunities for family fun or much-needed rest and relaxation, but sunshine and soft white sand await at nearby beaches in Okaloosa and Santa Rosa Islands.

If waking up to the rustle of palm leaves in the morning breeze and falling asleep to the whisper of waves in the marina (just below your porch!) is just what you need to re-energize, than this Emerald Coast vacation rental is just what the doctor order. Booking now is so easy, you'll feel like you're on vacation already!

*Snowbirds welcome! If you're looking for a long-term stay during fall and winter, give us a call for our special rates.

More Details

Property Manager
Vacasa, FL - Emerald Coast
Member since: 2001
Speaks English
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
25 February, 2017

About Vacasa, FL - Emerald Coast

Thanks for considering a Vacasa home! We provide full-service management for privately owned vacation homes, and like to think that we offer our guests the best of both worlds: the unique experience of staying in a one-of-a-kind vacation home, with the peace of mind that comes from knowing that the home you book for your special vacation is cared for by professional housekeepers and property managers.



Vacasa began in 2009, simply because our founder and CEO Eric wanted to find a better way to share his wife’s family��s summer home in Long Beach, Washington with guests as a vacation rental. Eric and his early team worked to build Vacasa on the premise that local employees can do what they love most (taking care of guests, homeowners, and properties), while the hands-off tasks of vacation rental management—things like marketing, filing taxes, and maintaining a website—could be handled by a specialized central support team.



Our passion is connecting travelers with the unique experience of staying in a vacation home, and we would be honored to be your host. Please contact us with any questions about this home—our team is standing by!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Fort Walton Beach in Florida

Property Type:
  • studio
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool


3.4/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Inviting suite w/boat slip to complex marina - shared picnic area & pool!
average rating of 3.375 based on 8 reviews

This condo definitely needs some updating, throughout (Furnishings, cook top, blinds, etc.) . So ...

  • 5 of 5

This condo definitely needs some updating, throughout (Furnishings, cook top, blinds, etc.) . So if you're looking for the "lap of luxury" this is not the condo for you. But what is does have that is a great plus is quiet, peaceful, location. I'm not one for the hustle and bustle of destin. It's okay to go there, but I don't want the "touristy" feel constantly. So this cabin is not far from Destin (maybe 10-15 min drive), but far enough away that you can have some peace and quiet. It has a great pool and harbor view! So it is small and updating is definitely needed, but with updating comes a higher price, so it's all in what you are willing to give up. But if you're like me, just looking for a little piece of peace, then it's for you. (it kind of gives off a "luxury" camping feel.) But if you're looking for the "Ritz Carlton" , this is not it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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Was very pleased for the price.

  • 4 of 5

Was very pleased for the price.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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Pretty View

  • 3 of 5

The view was very pretty. That's about the best thing I can say about it. We were not in the unit very often but, it would have been nice if the cable service was working. The unit had missing pieces to the vertical blinds, about 8. This affected our privacy and we couldn't control how much light came into the room. I am hoping that with my complaints to the general manager all repairs have been made. The room needs serious updating and other minor repairs. I felt like I was in a cheap hotel.

The location was great. Restaurants and shopping very close by. If you enjoy walking, within walking distance.

I would stay on this property, again, just not in this unit. There are 2 different companies that manage units at this property. I would recommend not choosing a Vacasa unit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pirate's Bay...perfect stay for us!

  • 5 of 5

This room was perfect for our short little visit to the beach! The condo was clean and neat, the grounds and pool area were immaculate and beautiful! this was everything we needed and could ask for! Anything you could want or need was very close by.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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Needs a little improvement.

  • 4 of 5

The view was great! But that was about it. The room was outdated and dirty and could use some improvements with cleaning and replacing some things.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacasa
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  • 1 of 5

Don't stay here! Don't has Vacasa! I never will again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Vacasa
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave your review here. We are sorry to see that you did not have a better experience with us. We strive for guest satisfaction and are always happy to hear feedback about how we can improve our homes and our services. This home has great water access and also provides access to a pool for those not fond of salt water; we believe our guests can have a wonderful time here!
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