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2600 Sq Foot Luxurious Empress Condo with 3 Patios with Both Gulf & Lake View

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 10

The Empress Unit 601 embodies all that it implies: luxurious furnishings, spectacular accessories, balconies with sweeping Gulf AND Lake views -- in short, 2600 sq ft of breathtaking elegance. This unit is truly one of the largest, most beautiful and best located condos in Destin. RECENTLY RENOVATED. This amazing 3BR/3BA 6th floor unit with a spacious floor plan offers unparalleled views of the Gulf of Mexico, lake, and golf course from virtually anywhere in the Condo. Unobstructed views to the east and west from the Gulf front balcony provide gorgeous sunrise for that morning coffee and spectacular sunsets as you sip on an evening cocktail.

Creamy earth tones welcome you to the lap of luxury, where each bedroom has the utmost privacy and the best views in town. This open floor plan condo is tiled with luxurious travertine throughout the foyer, living room, bathrooms and kitchen. There is a full wet bar in the living room, complete with beautiful wine, martini, beer and margarita glasses for your enjoyment. There is a sound system throughout the unit, including speakers on the balcony! The high-end dining table seats 8-10 comfortably. There is also a cozy sitting area adjacent to the dining room with a gas fireplace. The Kitchen and Bathrooms have just been renovated with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances (including a double over and french door refrigerator), vessel sinks, heated Jacuzzi and rainfall shower-head!

3BR: This unit has TWO gorgeous master bedrooms with king beds - each with its own private spa like bath and balcony overlooking the Gulf. A third bedroom has two double beds and a huge window with a stunning view of the lake. An additional sleeper sofa is located in the living room.

Large tiled balconies facing BOTH the front and rear with ample comfortable seating provide a place for sunbathing, reading, dining or just enjoying the view. There is an electric grill on the lakeside balcony for those evening barbecues and a trash chute so you don’t have to leave the condo!

This spectacular condo is professionally decorated and has all the comforts of home, including a state of the art kitchen, laundry, four flat screen televisions with DVD players, and high speed wifi internet. The main TV also has a HD converter. Ipod docking cables allow you to immerse the entire unit with your musical taste. We also have movies for the whole family and games for your children. You will not find a more luxurious and spacious condo than this one!

With this rental, you are provided with two beach chairs and an umbrella in your condo that you can take to the beach, in lieu of spending $40 a day using the local beach service operator.

All Destin Palms Vacations guests receive a free Destin Palms VIP Perks Card that provides free passes to the area’s most popular attractions. Each day of your stay, you will receive one free adult pass to a charter fishing excursion, a dolphin cruise aboard the SeaBlaster speed boat, and 18-holes of golfing at three different Sandestin courses.

The free passes are per reservation and not per guest. They are non-cumulative. Guests can use passes at different activities on the same day. For instance, a guest could play 18 holes of golf for free in the morning and then go on a free dolphin cruise on the same afternoon. The card also entitles you to do an activity more than once for free. For example, if you wanted to golf daily, each day of your stay (excluding day of departure), one person in your party could golf for free.

Free golf and charter fishing excursions are available year-round. The dolphin cruise operates March-October. Perks are not available to monthly renters.

The Empress is a private gated property with only 44 units, semi-private elevators, private reserved parking, its own pool, and a beautifully renovated new lobby.

More Details

Property Manager
Jessica Forrester
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

About Jessica Forrester

We are a family of five and we absolutely LOVE Destin. We have a second condo in the adjacent Majestic Sun. Needless to say we visit regularly and the area has become part of our family's vacation tradition.

Why Jessica Forrester chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We cherish this property and enjoy using it as much as possible. We are grateful to have found one of the most beautiful and spacious properties in Destin... and most importantly, with spectacular and sweeping ocean views! We furnish and maintain it to the highest standard so that our guests can have a truly memorable experience! This wont be the cheapest unit but you wont be disappointed. Our nearby management team will ensure that your stay is well looked after. We are blessed to have many repeat visitors :)

What makes this condo unique

Our condo is centrally located to many major attractions in the Destin area. We are minutes away from world class shopping, restaurants, family attractions, and of course, one of America's top beaches just steps away from the condo. The property is secure, the region is upscale and the unit is very unique!

Amenities

Miramar Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Floor Area:
  • 2675 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • all 3 bathrooms have upgrade travertine tiles, granite counter tops, luxurious vessel sinks. 1st Master bedroom has heated jacuzzi, rainshower head. Both masters have walk in travertine showers with bench seat
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 2 King beds, 1 Sofa Bed bed, 2 Full beds
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

2600 Sq Foot Luxurious Empress Condo with 3 Patios with Both Gulf & Lake View
average rating of 4.724138 based on 29 reviews
5

The only place to stay in Destin

  • 5 of 5

This is the 4th year at the Empress, 3rd year in 601. We loved every minute of the vacation. The property manager is always very helpful. The location is spectacular and the views from the balcony are breathtaking. The condo is well appointed and more than large enough for the 10 of us. We will continue to book this condo as long as it is available. Our family loves our time together in Destin and is the most relaxing vacation we have every taken.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Athens, GA
5

Wonderful Condo with Great Views

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This condo is not only spacious, but very well decorated and remodeled. Great views off the front and back balconies. Kitchen is awesome. Parking space is right next to the elevator and the elevator opens up next to the door. Crazy convenient. Have stayed here twice and will always stay in this unit if available.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Destin Palms Vacations
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Yukon, OK
5

Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Our family had a wonderful time in this condo. The views were perfect, the condo had everything we needed, and the beach was right across the street (which was not busy at all and there is also a walking bridge that went over the street). The sand is the super soft sand that people dream about and the beach was not crowded during our stay.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Slidell, LA
4

Great Vacation

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Overall my vacation was wonderful. The condo was beautiful and very spacious. The only issue I had was the A/C in the master bedroom was not working properly. A repairman did come out quickly to check the unit but he was unable to fix the problem.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Destin Palms Vacations
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5

601 empress, great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very dirty.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

This unit was very nice unit! Would love to stay here again if was guaranteed clean housekeeping on arrival. Numerous housekeeping issues on arrival.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We strive to give our guests a 5 star experience, and we apologize that you did not feel your stay was 5 stars. We realize that no one is perfect, and that is why we ask the guests to let us know of any housekeeping or maintenance issues when they arrive so that we can take care of them immediately. When you made us aware, we sent someone over. When it did not meet your satisfaction, we issued a refund in the amount of the cleaning fee that you paid. We felt that was the right thing to do given the circumstance. We have had a meeting with housekeeping, to ensure that something like this never happens again. We hope that you will come back and visit again in the future so that we may give you the 5 star experience that you deserve. - Destin Palms Management
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5

Another spectactular vacation

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The Empress 601 is our favorite place to stay in Destin. The condo is beautiful and the views of the ocean are unbelievable. This was our 4th year at the Empress and will not be our last. The condo had ample room for the 10 of us with room to spare. There was new furniture in the living room and a new queen hide-abed which we did not have to use due to the ample space in the bedrooms. Love, Love, Love this condo.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us at The Empress. We're so excited to hear you enjoyed your stay, and appreciate your feedback. This is a fantastic condo and a great fit for you and your family, so please feel free to call us anytime to re-book. We hope to have you back to stay with us again in the near future! Have a great day! -Destin Palms Management
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Pompano Joe's
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Grand Boulevard
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar
Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Miramar Beach is nestled between Destin proper and Sandestin. It is ideally situated near the best shopping and dining in the region. The beach is stunning and lively while the property also overlooks a serene but welcoming golf course.

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