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Best Beach Condo

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

My condo is considered one of the most prestigious as well as unique on the beach. we have two swimming pools, two tennis courts, two wading pools for only 35 rental units. The pictures from our balcony show the stunning view of the beach and pools. ( “The Southeaster, C 206 South Pacific –)

My CONDO LOOKS DIRECTLY AT THE OCEAN, no buildings block the view

Right on the Beach, the Southeaster is between a mangrove swamp (on the west to view the setting sun) and the Ocean on to the East. It is on its own road with no through traffic (very rare on the beach) The Southeaster is RIGHT ON THE BEACH and OCEAN!!! In fact, it is one of the few condos that has a seawall and patio to sit on Right on the Beach.

The Southeaster is one of the most recognized places in New Smyrna Beach. Only 77 units of which only 35 rent their units ( and often time only the winter months) Amenities include two swimming pools (one heated) two wading pools, two tennis courts, a plaza on the beach itself ( only a few on the entire beach), there is no automobile driving on the beach in front of the Southeaster and the western son sets on a mangrove swamp protected environmentally,

My unit is my summer residence (Atelier) where collections of artifacts have gathered over the years. I have completely redone all bathrooms in Florientina tile and the utmost in furnishings. Splash tile is from Brazil and have personally painted in "faux" all walls.

Our view is the best in the area. We look directly over the beach. All furniture is new and pristine master king size bed from china, with matching sophisticated furnishings draped in a lemon lyme colour has the distinction of elegance featuring a masterpiece pastel painted on the beach over the headboard painted by Bernard Martin.

The ocean enters into my condo not only from its view but also by the sound of waves crashing, the rising moon and setting sun add to the ambiance. But the real reward is the comfort and warmth of an eclectic, alive yet warm place to call home. We love Atelier the South Pacific and know you will too.

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
June 11, 2016

About Bernard

Nationally known fine artist has sold through Sotheby's in New York. Search Bernard Martin for art information. Painting in New Smyrna Beach for Bernard and other well known artists has been a tradition

Bernard purchased this condo in 1975

Why Bernard chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

New Smyrna Beach is the best beach in Florida and The Southeaster is the Best Condo on the Beach as evidenced by the stature of the Owners such as past owner of the Orlando Magic and past bank owner. It is the Condo sought after by Winter Park / Orlando Residents. Most owners don't rent and there is 5 acres of green area, two swimming pools, two tennis courts, two wading pools for only 77 units

What makes this condo unique

The quiet nature of the Southeaster, totally renovated but totally a secret oasis. Five acres of green space for only 35 rental units and the other units are hardly used. It is peaceful and one of the only units right on the beach. The sundeck is right on the beach. I enjoy looking directly at the Ocean and pool, uncrowded and serene.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful View. The Owner was great and we could call him
Apr 2010
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New Smyrna Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(4 traveler reviews)

Best Beach Condo
average rating of 4.0 based on 6 reviews

Never Again

  • 1 of 5

It pains me to write this negative review since I myself have 2 properties on VRBO I but I feel compelled to do so. It started with the poor communication between the owner and me. I had to basically beg him to send me the contract to confirm the reservation. The condo itself is very worn down. There are new countertops on very old cabinets. The kitchen accessories were horrible. They were so bad that there was a note on the frying pans from a previous renter warning us not to use them since the Teflon was peeling off them. We in fact had a friend bring our own pots and pans from Orlando for us to use during our stay. The frig and range must have been 20 plus years old. The frig didn't even have an ice maker. As you can imagine the rest of the condo was in the same sad state as the kitchen was. It was frankly embarrassing to have our friends that own units in the complex over. Another friend of ours rented a unit for the same week same complex same price. Their unit was unbelievably nice compared to ours. It was laughable.

Lastly I had to fight to get my security deposit back from the owner. It took 30 days to get the deposit from them. I do realize he had in his paperwork that it would be refunded in 30 days, but I communicated with him the day we left the condo and each week there after with no response from him. I had to basically imply that I would be coming to his home to get our deposit for him to finally respond.

Southeastern as a complex is very nice. This condo was not. STAY AWAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Georgia Mountains

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Condo is exactly as pictured and described. It is also right above the game room with a pool table and big screen tv. The Southeaster is a great property. My wife and kids loved our 7 night stay and Mr. Martin checked in with us to make sure everything was great which it was.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Condo Stay

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a week in NSB and this condo was the icing on the cake for our stay. It is very well equipped, clean and very tastefully decorated. The beds are comfortable and the bedrooms are a nice size. The grounds around the condo are pristine and the 2 pools are very clean and welcoming. We definitely would come back to stay again. The owner was very easy to work with and gave us good info on eating places. Thanks for the memories!!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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DeBary FL

Excellent Views

  • 5 of 5

View of ocean was fantastic. Photos are accurate. Listened to the waves every night. Perfect location along NSB. The pool and sea wall seating was perfect for relaxing and enjoying the view with family. Condo was clean. We will definitely look to book this for our next trip.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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