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LOCATION, LOCATION! Luxury 3 Bdrm/2 Bth Condo with great Ocean, and harbor views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,290 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Updated kitchen, sleeps 8, amazing views, laundry in condo

Beautiful, designer owned, luxury condo at the Pelican Beach Resort in the Terrace Bldg. Steps to the Beach, featuring a large balcony to enjoy spectacular views of the ocean, lake and sunsets. Resort amenities include 3 Pools, 2 spas, 2 workout rooms, tennis courts, conference rooms, Chans Deli & Market, Beachside Tiki hut and sundeck. Last year Southern Living Magazine Readers Poll rated our Beach as one of the top 3 most beautiful beaches in the United States. The Resort is located on the beach side of Highway 98 across from Big Kahunas Waterpark, putt-putt and track. Within 2 miles, you'll find the Harbor where you can enjoy waterfront dining, live music, fishing charters, boat and wave runner rentals and all new Harborwalk Entertainment Complex including, Harry T's, Crab Island Cantina, shopping & family activities. One mile East, is the famous Back Porch, The Track & Putt Putt. Brand new to this website, we have many repeat renters and excellent reviews in our guest book

An awesome Family Destination.: Our family has been vacationing in Destin for 8 years now and there is no place like it. The 5 of us enjoy the beach, the more private Terrace Pool, going to Fishermans Wharf at the harbor for family fishing charters and walking the docks around 2 to see what all the fishing charters are bringing in for the days catch. It truly is the Worlds Luckiest Fishing Village. We stroll down the docks to AJ's on the harbor where the live music starts at 5pm every day and enjoy some fresh seafood. Another family favorite is walking east on the beach to the Back Porch for lunch. The bronzed AmberJack is always great! There are Kayak rentals, parasailing, and beach chairs and umbrellas to rent on the Beach. At times the ocean is so still & crystal clear you can see a freckle on your toe in waist deep water. Other times the surf comes roaring in and then the waves are perfect for boogie boarding. Everyday is a new day, but each one holds uncompromised beauty. The sunsets are second to none!

Dining Galore!: The dining oppertunites are endless. For Beachfront casual we like Poppys or you can walk right off the beach in your flip flops, sand in your toes to the Back Porch. For Beachfront elegant the Inn at Crystal Beach. I love to sneak off with just my husband or a girlfriend for lunch when the prices are lower and the food is a 10. No trip would be complete without an evening at Baytowne Village on the Bay. Lots of restaurants, shops, live music and family activities. Also do not miss the New Harborwalk entertainment complex on the harbor with shops, fly overs and family dining at Harry T's, Poppys, Dewey Destin,and The Shed jjust to name a few. The Winn Dixie grocery is right across the street as well as Another Broken Egg breakfast resteraunt. , A Fresh Market is a few miles east and there is a Publix east by the Bay bridge. Fresh seafood at Sextons. If you love sushi you must go to the Hibatchi grill at Harbor Docks, ultra casual, the best Sushi, and on the harbor. Biggest steak & best ribs are at McQuires.

More Details

Property Manager
Cindy Crawford
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2017

About Cindy Crawford

Mike and I are from Cincinnati Ohio. We brought our 3 sons here in 1999. It is a magical place filled with years of memories. Cant wait to someday bring the grandkids to build sand castles. We have traveled all over the U.S. and seen many beaches, but Destin is near and dear to our hearts. Its about an eleven hour drive but very doable in a day and always worth it.

Cindy Crawford purchased this condo in 2003

Why Cindy Crawford chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Once you visit with us, you will know why. Wonderful! After 10 years we have never found a better resort or location. Everything about the Pelican Beach Resort is just what we wanted in a beach getaway. When we purchased the condo we had 3 teenaged sons and there is a water park, go-carts and putt putt within walking distance. Shopping, restaurants and entertainment options are conveniently located to the Pelican.

What makes this condo unique

Location can't be beat. Steps from the most beautiful beach in the U.S. Having morning coffee on the balcony with an ocean view.

The sunsets from the balcony are the most spectacular I've ever seen, especially in the Fall. The amenities of the resort, 3 pools, 2 spa tubs, tennis courts, a Deli, a market on the property, Tiki Hut for beach beverages, beach service. Awesome.


Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1290 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Town ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom 2 can be accessed directly from Bedroom 3.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Balcony access off the Master Bedroom. There is also a new queen sleeper sofa in the Living room. Unit has its own washer/dryer for your convenience. There are TV's and dvd players in all bedrooms.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Singles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeping
  • Staff
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Outside- Chairs (6) There is a round table with 4 chairs and also 2 chaises on the balcony. A few small beach chairs can be found in the hall closet on occasion.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

LOCATION, LOCATION! Luxury 3 Bdrm/2 Bth Condo with great Ocean, and harbor views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
Marengo, OH


  • 5 of 5

After renting this property last year, my husband and I simply HAD to request the same location for our vacation in May. The condo is very spacious, comfortable, and inviting, and the view is absolutely AMAZING!!!! Everything you could possibly need is so close by--grocery stores, restaurants, family entertainment, and shopping. The beach is wonderful, as is the pool area. Everything is very well-maintained. We will DEFINITELY stay here again...and again!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have quite a few repeat renters. I strive to continually upgrade the furnishings to make sure guests want to come back, so I appreciate your review. Cincy
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Nice condo

  • 4 of 5

It was a little further from the beach than we were expecting. The unit was nice and had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

#1 UNIT!!!- having 3BR/2Full Baths is perfect for our family, nicely decorated. Love the location, walk to shopping, grocery, Mellow Mushroom, BEACH (without crossing a street). The scenery is breath-taking especially at night. The view from the balcony shows nicely lite fountains in the lake in the foreground, and beautiful homes. I would highly recommend this unit. The owners are wonderful people, great customer service. Lots of amenities, fishing, ocean kayaking, boating, swimming (pools (2) and/or ocean). Beach location is great - we love to walk on the beach to the Back Porch restaurant for lunch/and(or) cocktails.Enjoy your stay, we have stayed there many times:)

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review. Please continue to stay in #704 in the future and tell all your friends and family too!
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Very nice family vacation spot

  • 4 of 5

The Pelican Beach Resort is a very nice family vacation spot. The only hick-up we had was that we had to wait 1-1/2 hours before we could check in. It was a little inconvenient after having driven over 5 hours to the resort. We stayed in the Terrace unit which was furthest from the beach but shuttles were readily available to take us to and from the beach. The resort had every amenity to make our visit comfortable and is conveniently located to practically everything such as shopping, water parks, boating, parasailing, movies, gyms, kids activities and more. We will definitely recommend the Pelican Beach Resort to family and friends.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Just retuned from a wonderful Destin vacation with my family. Our stay at the Terrace at the Pelican Resort was so great. The condo was beautiful, comfortable, spacious, well maintained and the view was awesome. Hot tubs, pools and a private beach - who could ask for more? I wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four had a wonderful week on the beach in August 2008 and thoroughly enjoyed this tastefully and cheerfully decorated condo as our home base. The view from the living room and balcony was lovely day and night. The soft, white sand beach was an easy 2 minute walk across the property. The two pools offered playful alternatives to the beach, one being conveniently located in our building, where we could check on our teenage children from our balcony. The snack bar was a handy and fun stop for the kids. We made use of the condo's kitchen for convenient breakfast and lunch, and visited local restaurants for dinner. A very relaxing break!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ft Walton/Valpraiso
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Mellow Mushroom
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Highway 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Louisiana Lagniappe
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Destin Beach
Car: recommended

The perfect Destin, Florida Rental, this Luxury Condo is located on the 7th floor of the Terrace Building in the Pelican Beach Resort. Large balcony with spectacular views of Beach, Harbor and sunsets. Unit 704 offers covered parking. The property is on the BEACH side of Highway 98, across from Big Kahuna's Waterpark. One of two buildings on the property with shared ammenities. Featuring beach front, 3 pools, 2 work out facilities, gas grills, 2 hot tubs, tennis, chair and umbrella service, beachside tiki hut, onsite deli/store. Superbly well maintained grounds and convenient location. Many restaurants, nightspots, groceries, live music, waverunner rental, kayak rental, waterpark, putt-putt and shopping all within a mile of the Resort. Destin offers many options for the golf enthusiast as well.

Other Activities: On site PLAYZONE, supervised childrens activities during season

Golf: Many public courses to choose from


Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 15 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 26 2017 - Jul 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Summer 3
Aug 15 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Resort Fee $160 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

There is a nonrefundable $50 Reservation Fee added to the rate at time of booking.
A $200 Deposit is required at the time of booking to Hold your reservation. Full payment is due at Check -In. Major Credit Cards accepted.Cancellation prior to 14 days of check-in will result in a full refund of deposit. Cancellation within 14 days of check-in will result in forfeiture of your deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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