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17TH FLOOR - GORGEOUS VIEWS! UNBELIEVABLE VALUE!

Steven & Andrea Simone

Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Steven & Andrea Simone

Advertiser since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014
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17TH FLOOR - GORGEOUS VIEWS! UNBELIEVABLE VALUE!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Ariel Dunes Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Bunk Area, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Rent direct from owner this beautiful Ariel Dunes condominium. Located on Scenic Gulf Drive (formerly Scenic Hwy. 98) Our little piece of paradise features a gorgeous view of the Gulf Of Mexico, beautiful sunsets, Seascape Golf Course and Choctawhatchee Bay from the 17th floor.

You enter by a convenient covered drive thru check in, ground floor lobby. Convenient to multiple elevators.

Ariel Dunes features two large pools (one heated), full service restaurant, easy walk to snow white beach, convenient to Seascape Golf and Tennis, close to new Destin Commons Mall and Silver Sands Outlet Mall, many great restaurants, sports bars and entertainment.

Our one bedroom condominium accommodates up to six people. The master bedroom has a very comfortable queen size bed, six drawer dresser and two nightstands, cable TV/DVD/remote & large closet. 2 bunk beds and a queen sleeper sofa.

Large living room /dining room/ Kitchen features cable TV/DVD/stereo/cd player, COX Internet cable.

Kitchen features all stainless steel appliances, 25 cu ft side by side refrigerator with large ice maker, electric range, microwave, dishwasher, all cooking utensils, coffee maker, blender, toaster. All granite counter tops, six bar stools, breakfast table.

Balcony has table and four chairs for dining/entertainment and 2 Adirondack chairs for watching the beautiful sunsets.

Keywords: condo,rental,vacation

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Steven & Andrea Simone (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 9 traveler reviews

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17th Floor - Gorgeous Views! Unbelievable value!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
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17th Floor - Gorgeous Views! Unbelievable value!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p205339vb
-(571) 296-6743
Ariel Dunes Emerald Coast-Destin Area
5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5
We are on our way home as I type this review. We absolutely had the best vacation and this condo was just right for us. My kids loved the bunk beds! The view from the balcony was perfect, and the beach was a short distance. The pools were great as well as Cafe Cabana. We will definitely be back! Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful property!
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
17th Floor - Gorgeous Views! Unbelievable value!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p205339vb
-(571) 296-6743
Ariel Dunes Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Oklahoma
5

Great condo!

  • 5 of 5
This condo was perfect for our family vacation! My boys, 13 and 17 slept great in the bunk beds, my husband and I slept comfortably in the master bedroom. Great location with a short walk to the beach! The view from the balcony was beautiful! The kitchen was well stocked with cooking items/appliances. The washer and dryer were great! We would love to rent this condo again and were very pleased! The rental process was very smooth. No complaints!
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
business
17th Floor - Gorgeous Views! Unbelievable value!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p205339vb
-(571) 296-6743
Ariel Dunes Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Plainfield, IL
4

We love the scenic Emerald Coast!

  • 4 of 5
We're finishing up our 2nd week along Old Scenic 98, which is probably the best spot in the Destin area (Miramar Beach) because it's right on top of the beach, great views, more laid back than the bustling Destin/Ft. Walton area but you still have all the conveniences at your fingertips.

This is our second time staying at an Ariel Dunes condo through the Simones, who are very professional and responsive. Both condos (the other is VRBO 199537) were clean and organized and the decor makes you feel right at home. We love the zero-depth pool with fountain. The beach is just across the street (looks farther in the pictures than in reality). The Whale's Tail food is delicious and cheaper than the Cabana Cafe...but, hey, you pay for the pool-side service.

The 1 BR and built-in bunks are the perfect size for a family of 4. The kitchen truly is FULLY equipped with updated appliances. Plenty of bath towels, hand towels, and wash cloths are provided in both bathrooms. The owners provide you with a start up of TP, paper towels, laundry detergent, dish soap, and hand soap. We also enjoyed the use of the beach chairs and umbrella. The 17th Floor is a little high for us so we didn't get to enjoy the balcony very much and the pub-height stools and table made us a little nervous with our younger kids (3 and 7).

The complex itself, Ariel Dunes II, could be a bit cleaner. The floors in the pool bathroom areas didn't seem to be washed daily nor the soap and paper towels refilled, etc. The cleaning staff at Ariel Dunes was visible throughout our stay but it didn't seem as clean as the first time we stayed here 2 years ago. Ariel Dunes also had security on staff at the zero-depth pool checking bracelets, which was good to check for people who weren't guests but it started to become a nuisance when the same security guard didn't recognize you when you were in an out of the pool throughout the day and would walk up to you in the pool or at your chair to do a spot check.

Overall, our visits here have been fantastic. The Simones' condos are extremely nice, clean and comfortable. We've done searches for other townhomes/condos in the area that aren't high-rise but can't find anything where the pools are as nice with convenient go-to restaurants (Cabana Cafe/Whale's Tail), and up-to-date decor/appliances within this price range. Even the more upscale, beachfront homes are lacking in areas that Ariel Dunes makes up for.
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
business
17th Floor - Gorgeous Views! Unbelievable value!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p205339vb
-(571) 296-6743
Ariel Dunes Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Lafayette, LA
5

Had a GREAT vacation here!

  • 5 of 5
The condo was GREAT!! We had two adults and three kids and this place worked really well for us. The pools are very nice and came in handy when the beach was filled with algae. I would recommend this place to others and would stay again. The queen bed in the bedroom was pretty hard. I slept fine but would have liked it a little softer. The bunk beds were very comfy and so was the pull out sofa. Can't wait to come back!
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
business
17th Floor - Gorgeous Views! Unbelievable value!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p205339vb
-(571) 296-6743
Ariel Dunes Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Leesville, Louisiana
5

Smith family

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time while staying in your condo. The location is great; close to everything but also very private. The beach is a very short walk from the unit and was beautiful. The condo was very clean, well decorated, and had everything that we need to make our stay comfortable. We have 3 kids; ages 14, 12, and 6 and were very comfortable with plenty of room. I would definately recommend this place to anyone coming to Destin in the future. The condo was great, the price was great, and the loction was great. Thanks
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
business
17th Floor - Gorgeous Views! Unbelievable value!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p205339vb
-(571) 296-6743
Ariel Dunes Emerald Coast-Destin Area
Franklin, Tn
5

The Best Experience

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I loved this condo. The view of the ocean is spectacular and very relaxing. The accomodations were the best and we look forward to coming again in the future. We would recommend this to anyone.
  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.

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Rates & Availability

From $99 Per night

Ariel Dunes Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Mar 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$100
$600
$1,100
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 7 2015 - Apr 10 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$995
 
 
Spring
Apr 11 2015 - May 15 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$695
 
 
Summer
May 16 2015 - Aug 14 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,095
 
 
4th of July Week
Jul 4 2015 - Jul 10 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 15 2015 - Sep 18 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$895
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%
Notes Cancellation Policy

For cancellations made more than 60 days prior to arrival, an administrative fee of $100 will be charged to the credit card on file. Cancellations made between 30 & 60 days prior to the arrival date will incur a $300 cancellation fee to be charged to the credit card on file. Cancellations made less than 30 days prior to arrival will result in a forfeiture of the full rent.
Simply give us a call and provide a credit card to secure your reservation.

-- No deposit due at the time of booking

-- Full Payment due 30 days prior to arrival

-- Safe/Secure Online payments accepted through Intuit Payment Network (makers of Turbo Tax)

-- Credit card payments (AMEX, Visa, MC, Discover, add 3%)

-- Above rates exclude Cleaning Fee and Tax
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Amenities

Ariel Dunes Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Bed, Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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