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Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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7 nights


Destin Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-5)

Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Great big sugar white sand beach!! A must see! Enjoy the view of the beach and the gorgeous emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico right from your own living room and private balcony!

This remodeled 4th floor unit has a great open plan! The cook will not feel left out while in the kitchen because it is open directly onto the living area. Great new granite counters and appliances have really updated this condo! It sleeps 5-6 with a king bed and 2 sleeper sofas. You will find all that you need in the kitchen for great meals. View the pool, tennis courts and Gulf right from your kitchen, living area or private balcony!!

The ever-popular Holiday Surf and Racquet Club is located on exclusive Holiday Isle, a peninsula surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Destin Harbor. Here, you're removed from major thoroughfare traffic and noise, but minutes from restaurants, shopping, boat docks, fishing, golf, and amusements.

Walk or jog on Holiday Isle's two and a half miles of sidewalks, or bike through its quiet neighborhood streets. There's simply nowhere else in Destin that can compare!

Just outside Holiday Surf's door you can step into our pool -- or take just a few more steps to the beach and and the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. The beach offers opportunities for windsurfing, parasailing, snorkeling, and fishing, and Holiday Surf offers lighted tennis courts and exercise facilities.

An easy walk along the beach takes you to the jetty, where the Gulf and harbor meet. It's the perfect place for the end of the day. Here, you can watch a parade of boats returning from Gulf to harbor as, behind them, the sun sinks into the Gulf.

Only a few minutes' drive will take you to Destin Harbor, home of Destin's world-class charter fishing fleet, plus sailing excursions, sunset cruises, pleasure boat rentals, diving and snorkeling trips. Wonderful water-view restaurants and fun dockside bars line the harbor.

Nearby are abundant shopping opportunities, from exclusive boutiques to outlet stores; antiques and art to sandals and bathing suits. Numerous golf courses and amusement parks are only a short drive away.

This is a happy place... Come and enjoy!

Monthly rates are available for some seasons.

(Minimum rental age 25. No pets. No smoking.)

Keywords: Condominium

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mary Nelson
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2016
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About Mary Nelson

My husband and I live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. We are "semi retired" and are looking forward to some fun travels ahead. But, it will be hard to find any place as beautiful as Destin and the beaches and Gulf. We are involved with animal rescue which is our passion. We have several wonderful cats and dogs that we call our children. There is never a dull moment in our home!! We also love to take long hikes with our 'dog children'. With Tuscaloosa the home of the Alabama Crimson Tide we are surrounded by 'Bama Fever'!!

Why Mary Nelson chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

My family has been vacationing in Destin since the 50's and finally decided to purchase our own piece of paradise!! I have seen it grow and become a great destination place for families and singles alike. There are so many activities to enjoy or, do like me, and just enjoy relaxing with a great book!

What makes this condo unique

While I am staying at my deligtful condo on the beach I so much enjoy savoring the beautful view of the beach and Gulf. I can spend hours watching the fishing boats, sail boats and other watercraft. Or, I may just sit back on my balcony and catch up on my reading. Every day is a new adventure in my home on the beach!!


based on 15 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews

Great place to stay, right on the beach

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place to stay, very clean. The only downside is that if you are renting from an owner, you don't have access to some of the amenities. For instance, the free DVD rentals and the linen exchange. Also, you have to pay to rent the beach chairs and umbrella. But, other than that it was really nice and very close to the beach. We enjoyed our stay very much and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well kept

  • 3 of 5

Mary is super nice and very informative. We however did not like the privacy on the balcony as we had constant people right beside us within arms reach. Thus we had no private conversations or "us" time. The beach umbrellas are stacked on top of each other for the entire length of the beach. So you will be right with whomever is screaming,snoring or whatever. You have 150yd walk to get beyond the umbrellas so it's deal with the closeness or haul to the next property.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The condo was amazing! The pictures don't do it justice. The kitchen is fully stocked. It had everything: a blinder, Crock-Pot, pots, pans, dishes, cups, wine glasses, tea pot, coffee maker, grilling stuff etc. Everything you could possibly need. The porch is screened in so you don't have to worry about bugs or your beach stuff blowing away, when you put it out to dry. The beach has beautiful crystal clear water. I loved that she had an umbrella, two beach chairs and two beach mats so we didn't have to rent any. Mary is such a sweet lady, she called to check on us and helped us with anything we needed. She even gave us some recommendations of good restaurants.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Elizabeth for your kind words about my condo! I am so glad that your family so enjoyed their stay. I try to make everyone's vacation there as perfect as possible. I hope that your child's ball team won and had a great experience in the tournament. Hope to hear from you next year! Have a great school year!
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Fabulous Honeymoon!!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved Mary's condo, It had a beautiful view of the ocean and small walk to your very own private beach. the condo was very clean and had all the utensils we needed to do the small amount of cooking we did, the condo was so comfortable and it truly felt like we were home. The pictures do not do this little diamond justice, we had such a wonderful experience with this condo and how great Mary is to work with we Will be booking again for 2017. I was even able to sit on the loveseat and get a picture of the ocean through the balcony which is exactly what my husband and I were looking for. The king size bed was very comfortable and the kitchen and living room were very spacious. There was even beach chairs and an umbrella in the closet! Also we liked that we were so close to the laundry facilities as we did do laundry twice while we were there, overall I give it a FIRM 10 in rating!! Also a short drive to Harbor Walk and McGuire's Pub Is an excellent place for food and fun, couldn't ask for a better location as you are right in the middle of everything!!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words about me and my condo! I am so glad that you had such a great time on your "honeymoon"!! Wonderful memories for you to share. I look forward to hearing from you next year! Have a great summer!
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Asheville, NC

NC fishing fans

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying at this beautiful condo! It is clean and nicely furnished, and feels like home. The location is perfect, right on the Gulf, with fantastic views from the balcony. It's only a short drive to the famous Destin Harborwalk with the best seafood restaurants, and all the local events. The owners are very nice and easy to contact. We can't say enough about how much we enjoy staying at this condo. We will return next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hot Springs AR

Loved my condo

  • 5 of 5

Just went for our family vacation last week and my condo was absolutely like Mary told me. Everything was so clean and had everything we needed, we even had an umbrella and 2 beach chairs. Loved how she took great care of us sent me brochures a week prior to our vacation and text during our vacation to check on us and made sure we were having a good time.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charter boat fishing, Sailing excursions, sunset cruises, pleasure boat rentals, Snorkeling & diving trips, Golf courses, Wonderful selection of restaurants, from the upscale white tablecloth variety to the family-style picnic tables sort, Incredible shopping, elegant boutiques to outlet malls


Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 28 2016
7 night minimum stay
Oct 29 2016 - Dec 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
May 27 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $75
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation confirmed. Cleaning fee is $75.00. Monthly rates can be quoted.

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Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) One full convertible and one twin convertible.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Pool (heated in cooler seasons), Tennis courts (lighted), Exercise facilities, Shuffleboard courts, Coin-operated laundry facilities only steps from door of unit, Full kitchen (including microwave, cooking utensils), Screened balcony, Two TV's (one in living area and one in bedroom), dvd and stereo in living area, Initial set-up of linens provided, & after-departure cleaning, Minimum rental age 25

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