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11 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Destin Condo Rental Photos and Description

Destin Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, Sleeps 2-4)

Gulf of Mexico View! BEST BED ON THE BEACH! #1 Rated Consumer Magazine Serta I Series Mattress. We are local owners who personally rent and manage our Sterling Shores Condominium. Book directly with owners like us and save! We look forward to excelling in customer service. Your vacation is very important to us. Let us help you make lasting family memories. Your DESTIN, FLORIDA beach getaway. There are only 8 one bedroom vacation rentals in the 160 - unit Resort. SEE OUR ONE BEDROOM STERLING SHORES vacation condominium ON YouTube search on the internet: 'Sterling Shores Unit 312'. Our beautiful designer-decorated, one-bedroom, one-bath, NON-SMOKING/NO PETS Sterling Shores condominium home is located in the vacationer's paradise of fabulous, fun Destin, the deep-sea fishing capital of the Gulf Coast. Enjoy beautiful condo living open to the serenity of the sea.  We have created your oasis in Paradise for leisurely days packed with as much excitement or relaxation as you choose. The pleasures of a 240-ft. gulf front private beach and club with a refreshing oasis pool right on the sand are steps way.  A sparking 4300 s. f. lagoon zero entry pool, endless decks and tropically landscaped gardens, and even a 42-seat surround sound movie theater offer you beach life at its finest. A new, larger and better equipped fitness room. This is Destin's perfect stay-and-play vacation resort and beach club in a gated, beachside, nine-acre lushly landscaped community. Walk to the Back Porch, and other restaurants and amusement parks including The Track and Big Kahuna's. Great golf, fishing, and shopping, including Destin Commons, Baytown Wharf, Grand Boulevarde & Silver Sands Outlet, one of the nation's largest designer outlet malls, all are close by. We live in Destin and are glad to help with your vacation questions. We offer an exceptionally clean, personally maintained, and comfortable, smoke-free/pet-free, vacation environment.  We look forward to your vacation visit. Our rates are all-inclusive. No added fees.


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

Diane and Bob Fiore
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Diane and Bob Fiore

WE LOVE DESTIN! We live in Destin and are business owners here. We personally manage and maintain our Sterling Shores condominium home, and will meet you during your visit. We enjoy sharing our bit of paradise with our guests from a locals point of view. Our goal is to help make this your favorite beach vacation ever with special tips on fishing, golf, restaurants, shopping, hiking, and adventures of all kinds. Family memories are what brought us here to live permanently in 1995, and we want your family memories to bring you back again and again!

Diane and Bob Fiore purchased this condo in 2001

Why Diane and Bob Fiore chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We are very proud of the like-new condition in which we keep our condominium. The new bed is top of the line I Series Serta rated #1 by Consumer magazine. We hope you will visit soon!

What makes this condo unique

We maintain our condominium home in like-new condition to make it special for your family. Sterling Shores is a 'stay and play' vacation destination. Walk to the Back Porch Restaurant, Destin Diner. Very near recreation destinations of Henderson Beach State Park, Destin's Morgan Sports Center, Big Kahuna's and The Track. Great grocery stores and markets with WalMart within one mile and The Fresh Market and the new Whole Foods (next to Bass Pro) , are wonderful 'foodie' experiences close by as well. Publix is less than two miles. Destin is a shopper's dream with the largest designer outlet mall in the country and dozens of boutiques to suit your individual fashion sense. Fine, award winning dining abounds including many of Florida Trends top picks or well as casual, waterfront restaurants that welcome bathing suits and bare feet. There are even restaurants with playgrounds right on the beach. If you prefer natural beauty with miles of sugar white beaches and award winning state parks with miles of hiking trails with some of Florid'a highest sand dunes and coastal fresh water lakes are here too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay was wonderful! Thank you for the use of your lovely condo-it exceeded our expections! We will definitely return. Great view, clean & spacious accomodation! Happy Family Memories.

The key lime pie was a fantastic surprise.

Thank you. Bobby, Elizabeth, Casey, & Liam
Jun 2009
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average rating of 4.909091 based on 17 reviews

Sterling Shores stay

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great for us. It was maintained well. The view was nice.the beach was easily accessible & we likes the pools. We had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted our condominium worked well for you and David.Sterling Shores is a wonderful resort for family reunions with the great family focused pools and amenities as well as the terrific location. We hope to see you again and that Destin and Sterling Shores will become your favorite place for making family memories. Thank you for staying with us! Diane and Bob
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Excellent. Highly recommended.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for the wonderful accommodations of your condo. Had such a fun and relaxing trip to Destin. A plus...Thank you for the Key Lime pie!! What a sweet welcoming surprise it was delicious.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We appreciate the opportunity to host your family vacation and hope to welcome you to the beach every time your heart says, 'Go!'
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Awesome condo!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay at Sterling Shores. It was a fun place to stay. The large pool was fun and they had activities for the kids poolside. Beach was crowded, but we were there in July, so expected that.

Diane and Bob's condo was the best part of our stay. The condo was in excellent condition and the largest one bedroom we've stayed in. We had our 2 girls (10 and 5) there for part of the vacation, then just hubby and I. The kitchen and living area are very spacious with enough seating, but not unnecessary furniture to take up space. The condo was very clean and the master bed was very comfortable. There were sand toys, umbrella, and boogie board in the closet. Also appreciated the fact that there was dish soap, dishwasher soap, salt and pepper, coffee filters, etc. We also enjoyed the very large balcony. Bob and Diane were wonderful hosts and we would definitely stay with them again. Thank you for a great trip!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Michelle, for vacationing with us. It was a privilege to host your vacation, and we are delighted our condominium provided you and your family the experience you hoped for with your beach vacation. Sterling Shores is our in town get away, and it is always a pleasure to share it with others. We look forward to welcoming you again! Your kind and gracious words are very meaningful to us, and we appreciate you generously sharing your thought with us and our future guests.
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Nashville Tennessee

Tracy and Kelley Smartt

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I came to Sterling Shores to celebrate our 1 year Wedding Anniversary. We had an amazing time . Thanks for your sweet hospitality . We really enjoyed our stay . See ya next time

  • Submitted: May 23, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We are happy our condominium was all you had hoped for, and that you found a comfortable retreat. We were delighted to host your first anniversary celebration! We look forward to welcoming you again and again. Our Very Warmest Wishes for Many Happy Years Together, Diane and Bob
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Cozy Seaside Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a winter getaway in this cozy and comfy condo at Sterling Shores! The view from the balcony was lovely with the pool, Palm trees and the ocean! The resort was meticulously cared for, and the staff was always friendly and very helpful! We enjoyed how convenient it was to shopping and a great variety of restaurants....a short walk to the Back Porch for an ocean front lunch or dinner was a great plus! Best of all was meeting the owners, Diane and Bob!! They went out of their way to make sure we had all we needed for a comfortable, memorable stay. Thank you Diane and Bob, we are looking forward to returning again next winter! 😊

  • Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a joy having you, and we look forward to welcoming you again. We are both delighted our Sterling Shores condominium was all you had hoped for and that it was a comfortable place for you to call home. We hope to see you next year for a sunset at the beach! Our Very Warmest Destin Regards, Diane and Bob
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Dayton, OH

Comfort at its BEST!

  • 5 of 5

Though we have not yet checked-out, I wanted to be sure to take time to let others who may be considering this condo know that they've chosen the exact right place!

This condo can't be beat for the totality of the package! Very very clean, spacious enough for a family of four (husband, wife and two young daughters made up our crew), all the amenities needed to "feel at home" - (fully functional kitchen, washer/dryer, TV in living room and adequately sized bedroom, very large bathroom and bathtub and nice sized counter-top for family dining, card playing, work area,etc...). The view overlooks the nicest grounds (spectacular pool, green grassy areas and palm trees galore) of any resort we've seen. Very nice view of the ocean from a very nice sized balcony where morning coffee can be enjoyed at its best! You simply feel like you're on vacation here! Almost coddled!

The owner Bob answered all the questions we had about the area and yes, he provided a wonderful key lime pie for our taste enjoyment!

Not one thing has come up that we have been dissatisfied about or needed. We would recommend this condo a thousand times over! Don't miss out!!

Thanks Bob and Diane for a wonderful wonderful place to stay! We WILL be back before the year ends and hopefully many times again thereafter!

Sincere Regards,

Brian and Julie from Ohio

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bob joins me in thanking you for your warm comments. It is very generous of you to take your time to share with us and other families who may be considering Sterling Shores or one of our Beach Resort condominiums for their home away from home. Your vacation is very important to us. We try very hard to provide a special place where our guests can make family memories. We look forward to welcoming you every time the beach calls!
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
VPS Regional Airport in Ft Walton Beach
Nearest Barpub
Back Porch Restaurant, Gulffront
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Kelly Plantation, Indian Bayou and Regatta Bay
Nearest Restaurant
Back Porch Restaurant, Candymaker (breakfast
Nearest Beach
200 feet of private beach
Car: recommended

Beach-combing,Shelling, Scuba, Snorkling, Dolphin Watching, Reading, Photography, Beach-bumming, Building Sand Castles With Your Children, Making Family Memories


Rates & Availability

Destin Condo Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Fall
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2016 - Feb 28 2017
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

departure cleaning $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Call 850-650-2669 for help with questions. Absolutely nonsmoking. Absolutely no pets.

$500 deposit by personal check. Balance paid upon arrival by personal check or cash.

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Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spa tub with shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed (1) So Comfortable you will want to take it home! Commercial grade queen size sofa sleeper
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
On 9 acres of tropically landscaped land, 2 Pools, one of which is on the beach, Gas Barbecue grilling area next to the large pool, 42-seat Surround-sound Movie Theatre, gated community, new exercise facility.

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