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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Paradise awaits your arrival! Palms North Unit 3A is just steps away to the pristine white beaches and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico. This quaint 16 unit condominium is located directly on Scenic Hwy 30A in Dune Allen Beach, Santa Rosa, Fla. A private boardwalk that allows for easy beach access is just a short walk across the street. Stroll barefoot on the white sand with the warm gulf breezes or jump in the waves to body surf, skimboard or go kayaking. After a sunny day on the beach splash into the private pool only accessible to the visitors and guests of the Palms North complex which is located right outside Unit 3A. For those seeking adventure, bike or walk the 17 mile bike path along Scenic Highway 30A that is accessible right in front Palms North.

Relaxation and comfort surrounds this easy access, ground level 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo. Newly remodeled, this beach theme unit can comfortably accommodate up to 6 sleepers. Stacked with all major amenities, including high speed wifi, Flat screen TVs and Tivo Unit 3A provides the feel of a second home. The generous master bedroom has a king sized bed with private bathroom. The 2nd bedroom is furnished with 2 twins beds with an adjoining bathroom and in the living area there is a convertible couch for additional sleepers. The attached screened in porch is just steps away from the private pool and is a perfect sitting area for a shady sea breeze or an enjoyable evening dinner among the stars. Whether you are a light or heavy traveler, Unit 3A has plentiful room and closets as well as ample parking.

Palms North is quiet and peaceful (no high rises, hotels, traffic or congestion) and when you are not enjoying the quiet beaches, you may walk to local boutiques, restaurants and a coffee cafe all located at The Gulf Place Town Center. Bikes are available at a local bike shop as well as kayaks. The Gulf Place Amphitheater offers family events, concerts and a large grassy area for kids to play. Challenging golf is available at Santa Rosa Country Club within blocks of Palms North and they boost a beautiful restaurant located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Just a few short miles further east you will find Grayton Beach and Seaside for more shopping and restaurants.

If you are looking for adventure it's all easily accessible via Destin (west) and Panama City's (east) many entertainment attractions such as Gulfarium, scuba diving, Big Kahuna water park, dolphin cruises, fishing, go-cart tracks, miniature golf, numerous restaurants and the Silver Sands Outlet Mall (the largest upscale outlet mall in the Southeast). Enjoy championship golf throughout the area or if deep sea fishing is what you desire there are many charter and party boats at Destin Harbor. All just within just minutes.

Good times, good food, good memories and great hospitality await your arrival!!

Keywords: Short walk to the beach, Condominium, condo, beaches of South Walton, Scenic 30A, Dune Allen Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, close to Seaside

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2018

About Jan

I have been coming to Dune Allen Beach ( from Chicago suburbs) since I was 16 when there were only 3 houses on the beach! Crazy to see how it has changed over the years. I have never missed a summer vacation here and absolutely love it. I got married, had 3 children and we had the opportunity to purchase Palms North 3A. Our children have spent every summer here as now my grandchildren as well. Memories made! I hope everyone that stays in the condo has many wonderful, warm moments and family memories! Cheers!

Jan purchased this condo in 1999

Why Jan chose Dune Allen Beach

Why not? :)

What makes this condo unique

Close proximity to the ocean

Close proximity to the pool

First floor, no stairs to climb

Quaint area


Dune Allen Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • $300.00 damage deposit returned in 14 days
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom has a king size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Bedroom 2 has two single beds
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pull out sleep sofa is a queen size bed and sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) Guest Bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) pull out sofa sleeper for additional guests
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.8444443 based on 45 reviews

Short but Sweet!

  • 5 of 5

Was only able to stay just a few days but oh my gosh it was amazing! Hit a very warm week for this time of year. Water was so clear, very private beach area and was so glad for the private boardwalk that not only took just few steps BUT also had a shower to rinse off.

Was fun exploring all the restaurants and sports bars in the area many even in walking distance. Saw a gorgeous wedding on the beach too. We are coming back!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Condo great ... cable not!

  • 4 of 5

Hi Jan! Everything was fine ... EXCEPT for the cable! May I suggest if you are going to rent during football season, to upgrade your package to include the SEC network. While there were some SEC channels on the line-up they did not work and we were not able to access them. We were trying to watch the Auburn game but could not because of this.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the condo! As for the cable not having a more extensive sports channel it is because of the packaging. To upgrade for a very few short months of football season we would then have to pass along the upgraded cost to ALL of our renters, those even in the summer, which in turn would raise weekly costs. May I suggest a few great sports restaurants that are in walking distance and fun to hang out in while cheering your team on? Looking forward to having you again for your Thanksgiving holiday!
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Our family will use 3A again in the future. 3A on 30A. Can't get any more magical than that!

  • 5 of 5

Jan, the owner, and Dolphin, the rental managers, are very professional yet friendly. We've been holding family reunions at Dune Allen for 60 years. 3A is a wonderful nest to return to at the end of a beach filled day.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thrilled you had a great time! Would love to have you back again!
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Jackson Tenn.

Amazing...amazing and more ... could not have asked for a better place to stay.. loved it

  • 5 of 5


We absolutely had an amazing time. Great place ,quite, close to the beach .. made u a wreath and left it on the counter.. just our way of saying thank u .. we would like to rent the same week next year !!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU so much for letting me host your vacation! And thank you so much for the beautiful wreath! How sweet of you. Look forward to having you back!
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  • 5 of 5

We use to come to Desttin every year, but decided last year to give 30a a try and we fell in love with the area. We stayed at BlueMountain Beach last year but decided to stay closer to 98 this time. And we are so glad that we did, we have found our new favorite condo. We could not have asked for a better location. We were literally 30 seconds away from the beach, you can see the ocean from the reserved parking space. The pictures of this condo do not do it justice, and you will not be disappointed to stay here. The condo is very spacious and open , great beachy decor, very clean and spotless, has everything you could possibly need, comfortable beds, seconds away from the beach, sand toys and beach chairs for you to use, and Dolphin Developers was so easy to work with. The owner (Jan) was very quick to respond to questions and easy to work with. Great prices! The location was perfect. Close enough to Destin but away from the crowds. In Destin the beaches usually have 3-4 rows of people, but at Dune Allen you have no more than one row and you're spaced out. Our favorite place to eat is Donut Hole and we were about 5 minutes away. Best donuts you will ever eat!!! The chocolate angels are to die for. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner food is wonderful and very affordable. We also tried out a place called South of Philly, just off of 30a, about 5 minutes from the condo. We read great reviews and decided to give it a try. Best Philly Cheesesteak you will ever eat! It's like the real deal. And we quickly realized this was a local favorite. We can't wait to come back next year. Thank you Mika family for sharing your beautiful condo with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were a delight to work with and am so happy you loved the area! See you next year!
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Guntersville, AL

Awesome stay!

  • 5 of 5

Place was great!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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17 mile bike path runs right outside the property.Great for biking, running and strolls. Great shopping close by, both boutiques and outlet mall. Restaurants in walking distance




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Handling fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 12.0%

A minimum age of 25 years old to rent the unit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.