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5th Floor Bayview Paradise- Very Spacious Sleeps 6 Great View *New Management*

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo




Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Okaloosa Island - Destin West Pelican 502

1 Bedroom With Bunk Bed Room - 2 Bathrooms - Sleeps 4-6

Fabulous unit conveniently located on the 5th floor, private balcony with easy access to pool and lazy river. There is a king size bed in the master bedroom, and a set of bunk beds. Also utilize queen-sized sleeper sofa in the living room. There are two bathrooms one located in the master bedroom, and the guest bathroom is in the hallway. There is also a full kitchen with all the cooking utensils and pots and pans that you may need. Washer and dryers are also in unit

Sleeps up to 6!

*New Management*

*Wireless internet *

Enjoying making memories in this beautiful condo of Fort Walton Beach. The oversized balcony gives you the perfect opportunity to relax while overlooking the clear waters of the Gulf and Choctawhatchee Bay.

With the beach just a few steps away, paradise awaits you! Let the sounds of the crystal clear waves and chirping birds carry your stress away.

This luxury state of the art resort, being built in 2007, is the newest in the area and has a significant amount of diversity to offer. Enjoy all the things you need to make this beach vacation complete. The location is on one of the best parts of Fort Walton Beach, but also within minutes to all major attractions of the area.

While this property is located on the Gulf side, access by foot to the Bay side is possible by the Resort's own Skybridge.

The beautiful white sandy beaches are a short, less than 5 min, walk through property. A nice walkway will take your toes right into the sand!

**All guest can use all Ramada Inn amenities, RESTAURANTS, and POOLS! They have a wonderful Splash Pad for kids and a great pool with waterfall that you can swim under and sit at bar with a nice drink inside pool**

Amenities and Accommodations Include:

- 1 King Bed

- Bunk Room

- 2 Full Bathroom with standing shower and Garden Tub in master bath

- Oversized Balcony overlooking Bay side

- 2 Tv's with Cable

- DVD player

- Broadband/Wireless Internet not only in condo but resort-wide. Sit by the pool and enjoy WIFI.

- Fully stocked kitchen with Coffee Maker

- Black and Decker 12 cup programmable coffee maker

- Resort has an amazing 700 ft Lazy River Lagoon pool with a water fall

- Several pools including two on the gulfside

- 3 Whirlpools

- State of the art Fitness Center

- Walking distance to several dining, shopping, and entertainment

- Several Children's Activities during summer including face painting, story telling, dine in movie, etc. Schedule varies daily.

- Complimentary parking with covered garage

- Beach Chair Rental Service - Seasonal (Additional Charge - pay at rental tent on beach)

- Boogie Board and Kayak Rentals-Seasonal

- Keypad Entry so no need to worry about a key to the room

- All guest allowed to use Ramada Children's Water park area

- All guest allowed to use Ramada Laundry Facility just next door to resort.

- Check in at 4:00pm and check out at 11:00am

- Non Smoking Condo

- No Beach Service included

- 30 Day Cancellation Notice

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Krista and Benjamin Liewald
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2016


based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5th Floor Bayview Paradise- Very Spacious Sleeps 6 Great View *New Management*
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews

Wonderful place, but needs minor upgrades/fixes

  • 3 of 5

I am taking away 1 star for the trash and 1 star (I thought about 2, but less than 3 stars just isn't right!) for upgrades that need to be made to the unit itself.

Destin West Beach and Bay Resort is amazing. We were there in 2016 in both June and August. The lazy river, splash pad, and just general location are all wonderful. It's walking distance to restaurants, water sports, close to the Gulfarium, and just far enough out of Destin to avoid bumper to bumper traffic if going to a restaurant down the street. Lulu's is a MUST though! This stay we did notice a lot of trash around the lazy river (paper wrappers, cans, etc). Our first night, our building was struck by lightening. This caused the oven to go out. Maintenance said they would be up to try and fix it, but didn't come until the next day when I called again and was NOT nice. So much for that night's dinner! :(

The following morning someone came and rewired it to bypass something and make it stay on when we turned it on. We had no issues with it the rest of the stay. *I was told this happened to all in the of the "02" rooms in this building.*

Upon arrival, there was some weird fan in the unit that the maids had not removed. They came in to remove it right after we arrived. The unit had a weird smell for a bit, which I assume is why they had that fan. We got airfreshner at the store and that fixed it. While the maids were in there, I did also point out to them that the top bunk rail is VERY loose which is totally unsafe. They didn't sat anything, just wrote it down. They did have on Destin West uniforms. We took the mattress off of the top bunk for my son to sleep on the floor instead. No way I trusted it and I surely didn't want to be responsible if it completely broke. You also have to "play with" the blinds in the bedroom so people can't see in. Anyone walking by can see in if they stop and try looking. Kind of creepy! Comparing this unit to others, it certainly needs upgrades that would not cost a ton of money. We do plan on returning to Destin West next summer. I would stay in this unit again because this place is so fun, but really hope that upgrades and simple things are fixed. If not, I will look into other units first.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! As noted in the listing, this unit is under new management/owners. We strive for excellence and have taken your complaints serious. As new owners we have taken the below steps to your review: - Addressed Destin West to the resort cleanliness and maintenance service. -Maintenance has secured bed railing and confirmed with owner -Curtains have been placed in master bedroom for additional privacy -Deep cleaning of unit to ensure no odors are found, this is including steam cleaning of carpets. We have many plans of upgrading/remodeling in the near future and hope you will consider staying again. So sorry about the troubles and please be assure we have addressed all concerns.
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Everything was great!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our staying at this condo. Fantastic view on the bay, clean and well equipped kitchen. Location is perfect. Outstanding service and very kind owner.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Sergey! So glad you enjoyed your stay, we enjoyed having you!
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Very great vacation

  • 4 of 5

The stay was great. We really enjoy the resort.....our second time to this resort. The condo was nice but things I would suggest......non carpet flooring and black out drapes or something to add privacy. People can see right into the master from the hallway and the blinds don't shut well enough to hide it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice condo.

  • 4 of 5

The place was great. It smelled nice and was clean.

It only could use a couple minor improvements:

Ice maker was slow.

A couple of chairs on balcony were worn.

Wifi did not reach main bedroom effectively.

View was great. Loved the big tv in front.

Overall nice place. I would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our grandkids had a wonderful time! The home was clean as well as the whole complex. Staff was friendly and helpful. We are Floridians ourselves and even though the weather took a turn towards cold...the kiddos had a heated pool to swim in! Plenty to do in the area...we are deff planning a return visit to Destin West. Same condo as well. The view was beautiful and we enjoyed coffee in the mornings on the balcony albeit wrapped in a blanket..lol

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Late Summer
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Snow Bird
1 Nov 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Early Summer
1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £78 + Tax
Damage Protection £22
Reservation Fee £16 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Military, Senior and Repeat Guest Discount of 10%

One you request the booking, our management company will call you in 24-48 hours to confirm and collect deposit. Please be sure to leave a good contact number to be reached.

A minimum payment of $350 per unit is required at the time of booking a reservation with an arrival date more than 30 days in advance. ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS will be accepted for deposit. Deposit will be applied towards the total rent due. Full payment of reservation will be required 30 days prior to arrival and will be automatically charged to the same credit card given at the time of booking, unless instructed otherwise. For reservations made with an arrival date within 30 days, full payment will be required at the time of booking.

Monthly rental reservations
Reservations for two and a half (2 1/2) months or longer will be given priority during the winter season. Cancellations or changes of monthly rental reservations must be made ninety (90) days prior to arrival date. Credit cards will not be accepted for security/damage deposits or rental payments for monthly rentals. Cashier’s checks, cash, traveler’s checks or money orders will be accepted.

Age requirements. No rentals will be made to vacationing students or singles under the age of twenty-five (25) unless accompanied by a parent or guardian at a ratio of two (2) persons under 25 to one (1) adult over the age of twenty-five (25). Any reservation made under false pretenses will be subject to forfeiture of advance payments of rent and deposit. Further, the party will either not be permitted to check in or will be asked to vacate the unit.

Linen/maid service. Rates include a one-time linen/towel set-up and cleaning service at the time of departure. We suggest you bring beach towels, as we do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the unit.

A deposit of $350 Due at time of booking. Final payment due 30 days before arrival.
30 day cancellation notice required.

Manager'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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Okaloosa Island in North West Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • resort
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bunk Room Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    BunkRoom - 1 Bunk Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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