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Exciting Saltwaterfront Luxury

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-7)

*Three new LCD flat screens enhance professionally decorated two bedroom retreat. Both canal and golf front, within a 41 acre resort offering private gated beach and famous Destin Harbor.

Updated second floor unit makes for commanding panoramic views of newly renovated canal district, wildlife, boating, and golf. It features cheerful decor and recent new kitchen, tile, high end balcony furnishings, and aforesaid LCD TVs in each bedroom. (42 inch in living room)

Upgrades galore. Art Collection. This upgraded retreat proudly displays original collectible Florida oil paintings and Destin themed limited signed prints. High end balcony furniture allows you to sit on the balcony in style relaxing with the panoramic view of boating and golf. Take a short stroll to the gated private beach with Rick's Crab Trap food service or four star restaurant Louisiana Lagniappe. (owner's favorite restaurant)

Location, Location, Location...This unit sits in the middle of all of Sandpiper Cove's amenities. Short stroll to everything.

One of the nicest updated units in this amenity rich resort. Short stroll to FREE par free golf, 5 pools, gated private beach, boating, tennis, canal boating, nearby shopping, etc...

Keywords: waterfront, canal, private beach, golf, pool, flat screen TV, on site restaurant, renovated , upgraded, condominium, new kitchen, tennis, gated security

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About The Owner

Owner is South Georgia attorney and judge who loves the resort amenities and beauty of Sandpiper Cove. Owner loves the fact that only at Sandpiper Cove can one enjoy the harbor/canal, private gated beach, great dinning, and golf in one resort. Owner's other vacation property was featured in Southern Living Magazine. Therefore, owner takes great effort to provide a unique upgraded atmosphere in this vacation property.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2007

Why The Owner chose Holiday Isle

This unit has upgrades and views that are rare. It rests on saltwater boating canal. Teeming with boats, fish, and birds, it has commanding views of multiple holes of the golf course. Being a second floor unit, views of golfers, boaters, and wildlife is enchanting. Easy stroll to private beach, four star restaurant, tennis, 5 pools, and other amenities.

What makes this condo unique

This unit is in the middle of everything at Sandpiper Cove. Short stroll to all amenities. Sit on high end balcony furniture sipping a drink looking over boating, fish, wildlife, and golfers. Then get up, cut off the 42 inch LCD and take a short stroll to beach, dinning, golf, pools, hot tub, or boat ramp. Stroll up and down the harbor district taking it all in.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved sitting and watching the canal and golfers. Loved the extremely nice interior and upgrades. Glat screens were awesome. Unit is beautiful. Five stars.
Nov 2012
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Holiday Isle Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Recently new pull out sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Exciting Saltwaterfront Luxury
average rating of 4.68 based on 27 reviews

Great looking condo

  • 5 of 5

We spent a short spring retreat in this nicely furnished and decorated condo. Great location near beaches and near shopping and restaurants.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place

  • 5 of 5

Awesome condo and owner. great updated unit. great location. enjoyed every minute. great views on balcony. nicely furnished. comfy bed. will be back. extremely clean. fun. unique. loved the beach, canal environment and golf course. owner was great.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thank you for sharing your lovely beach home.Great experience.

  • 5 of 5

This unit is our favorite in Sandpiper. Destin is a great place to spend a vacation with family. We loved the security of being in a gated community. The beach was beautiful and easy to access. We liked the fact this portion of the beach was not too crowded even at peak season. We also loved the location which is close to shopping, activities and good food. The free golf course is a great benefit. We found the unit to be very clean, fresh smelling and in good repair. The kitchen was well equipped and all appliances worked as expected. The air unit provided a cool retreat from the beach. The beds were comfortable and plenty of linens and towels were provided. Parking was right in front of the unit.

We found the price to be very competitive with other units. The owner was easy to contact and answered all of our questions. He was very friendly and a great source of local information. Check out was easy.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: My pleasure
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The condo was okay but is in major need of an upgrade

  • 2 of 5

I'll start by saying this was our first vacation with my wife and our 2 young boys. My family goes to Destin every year for the 4th of July so we decided to go with this year. I'll start by saying the property owner is very responsive and answered our calls and texts almost immediately; which is always a good thing. But the cons outweighed the pros here in my opinion. Here is a list of the things we were not pleased with.

1. The pull out couch had to be 15 plus years old. It was stained and extremely faded and it sunk in when you sat on it. Then when you pulled it out for a bed, the mattress was so old it sunk completely in at the top of the mattress and you felt every bar and spring.

2. All the mattresses for the beds were old and cheap.

3. The simple appliances like toaster and coffee maker did not work.

4. The wood on the balcony was full of rotting wood and even had a wasp nest on it that had to be taken care of after we got there.

5. There were ants EVERYWHERE. We had to keep all groceries in the fridge because anything you left out would bring a colony of ants within minutes.

6. All the tub drains were clogged or semi clogged and drained super slow.

I'm not trying to be picky here but I had 3 other family members at the same complex and they all rented 2 bed condos and they were all night and day nicer. And they paid either the same or cheaper than what we paid. I just think if you're going to keep charging this amount for a rental property, it would make sense to keep things nice and updated.

All in all we had a nice time as a family and we will definitely be coming back down next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Untrue shocking allegations in this review by a person whom I have never even communicated or done business with. The unit was rented during this period and all communications were with a different female individual who was very complimentary. My family takes great pride in keeping our unit in great shape and updated. I am available and responsive 24/7 to all who rent our unit. Our sofa and living room furniture is only two years old and purchased at a top end furniture store that carries brands like Tommy Bahama. It is not faded or in bad shape and is actually featured in recent pictures. We replace furniture on ongoing basis. Each year we spend money on updates. Our mattresses are not "old or cheap" and are even encased in protective covers and padding not found at most hotel chains. I cannot confirm or deny that there was a wasp nest on the back of a common building. As soon as I learned of this claim, I immediately reported to security for maintenance to take care of it. They indicated there was not one. I do confirm that the association does regular pest control. I also confirm there is no ongoing sugar ant issue. The unknown reviewers allegation about the deck is not true. I have immediately reported the claims to the responsive owners association which is responsible for inspection of exterior items. The deck is adequately painted and looks nice. It is attractive with over $3500 in high end outdoor furniture overlooking harbor canal and golf course. We sit on it with our children. I have a cleaning and inspection crew that inspects the unit and checks to see if things work, including appliances. Toaster and coffee maker were purchased this year. They work. Furthermore, I have team to immediately replace any broken items. Renters just have to let me know. I recently had plumbing upgrades in unit and will at my expense confirm there are no issues with plumbing. We care about our guests and are very responsive when there are issues. The lady renter was complimentary, grateful, and never mentioned the list of misleading allegations from someone with whom I never communicated or transacted business.
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Sandpiper is a wonderful place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Unit 2034 is a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property! Owner very responsive & attentive!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful beach access - close to everything needed!! Owner was very attentive to questions! Loved having gated community!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Local Market
Bric � Brac
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Capriccio Cafe
Coffee Shop
Louisiana Lagniappe
Seafood Restaurant
The Pancakery
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Hog's Breath Saloon
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Gilligan's Seafood
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Mama Sherry's Pizza, Wings & Things
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The Back Porch
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
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Boathouse Oyster Bar
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This resort is unique because it has both private beach and the world famous Destin Harbor. Enjoy a truly gated community. Additionally, you will love the on site famous gourmet restaurant louisiana lagniappe...




Additional information about rental rates

owner $75 + Tax
cleaning fee $115 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund