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Ask About May Specials**Portofino 9th Floor Panoramic Beach Front Views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,333 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

Two Bedroom Sky Home Condo - Gulf Front Pensacola Beach, FL

2 bedroom, 2 ½ bath: sleeps six--- Two condos available

Portofino Island Resort- two 9th floor condo's across the hall from each other in Tower 1:

Tower 1 Condo 903 (1-903 west) with beach views to enjoy the sunsets

**Condo 1-903 west- king size bed (master), queen size bed (guest), and new queen size sleeper sofa (living)-- see photos 4-10

Tower 1 Condo 908 (1-908 east) with beach views to enjoy the sunrises

**Condo 1-908 east- king size bed (master), two twin beds (guest), and queen size sleeper sofa (living)-- see photos 12-18

This condo is beach/ocean/gulf front... right on the water

Stunning panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico and Santa Rosa Sound

28-acre resort complex is a uniquely modern, Mediterranean design

Sky home condo has 1,333 square feet of space with tile floors

28 ft long, 170 square-foot private balcony over looking the beach

Electric outdoor stainless steel grill (1-903 only) on the balcony

Floor to ceiling windows, nine foot ceilings

Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops- oven, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker (with coffee), blender, double refrigerator, all utensils and pots and pans

Breakfast bar with 3 barstools

Dining room with 6-8 chairs

Washer and dryer

46 inch HDTV , blu-ray player (living room)

28 and 32 inch flat screen tv's (bedrooms) with DVD players

Jacuzzi tub in master bath

Wi-Fi internet(free)

Covered garage parking


You must be at least 25 years of age to rent

Gulf front location and easy access to the beach

Each tower has private heated pool with hot tub

40,000-square-foot, lifestyle fitness center that includes

- State of the art fitness equipment including Cybex weight machines and True cardio equipment with individual LCD TV

- Personal trainers, Pilates, spin classes, yoga classes and water aerobics are also available

- Spa offers massage therapy, facials, and various body treatments

- Two outdoor Infinity Pools with a view of the spectacular Santa Rosa Sound at lifestyle fitness center

- Indoor Olympic-size lap pool at lifestyle fitness center

- Five, lighted, Rubico Hydro tennis courts

Bar and restaurant with poolside service

Fine dining restaurant as well as an outdoor grill restaurant by the pools, pizza to go, and an indoor and outdoor bar

Front desk concierge

Bicycle, scooter, kayak, and jet ski rentals

Very modern gated resort, condo built in 2004

Located 15 minutes from downtown Pensacola, and 25 minutes (16 miles) from the local airport

The Spa & Lifestyle Center offers two outdoor infinity edge pools with hot tubs, and an indoor Olympic size lap pool. A great place to be on vacation every day while lounging at the pool deck with casual outside dining from the Grill and seasonal live entertainment. Inside the Spa & Lifestyle Center enjoy fine dining at the Terracotta Restaurant, a convenient Market, Gift Shop, Concierge, 3 Spa Treatment Rooms and a full state-of-the-art Fitness Center. On site are 5 Rubico clay tennis courts and all the bikes and boating activity rentals for a really fun day at the Beach.

Leave your worries behind, but keep comforts of home close at hand. This Portofino spacious two-bedroom suite offers its own unique decor and will spoil your family with a number of great amenities. At Portofino Island Resort, it’s easy to make your experience as relaxing or as invigorating as you desire. From luxurious spa treatments to exciting water adventure activities, you are sure to find the perfect activity for everyone in the family at our Pensacola Beach resort. Situated along eight miles of untouched white sand beaches within the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Explore the sand and surf as you hike, bike or kayak along the shoreline. Exclusive parking, indoor and outdoor pools and whirlpool spa with food and beverage service. Portofino Island Resort is located about 3 miles east of the main part of Pensacola Beach.

More Details

Property Manager
Dave Freiwald
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 30, 2017

About Dave Freiwald

Teri and Dave have 3 mostly grown and mostly on their own children with 3 grandchildren. We all live in Little Rock, Ark. We really enjoy traveling especially to exotic beaches. We have been to the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire (4X), Curacao), Bermuda, Cancun, Costa Rica, Hawaiian Islands (3X), and several cruises. We love the sugar white sands and clear blue water of the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach.

Dave Freiwald purchased this condo in 2012

Why Dave Freiwald chose Florida Panhandle

Our condo at Portofino Island Resort offers you both quiet, romantic getaways, or family adventures.

Come see us...

Guestbook comments from the manager

Dave...I want to thank you once again for being so helpful to me for my spring break trip. We had an amazing time and everyone loved your condo. The staff was so friendly and it was incredibly beautiful and relaxing. I will definitely try and stay there for my next beach trip and recommend it to my friends and family. Have a wonderful week!
Mar 2013
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Pensacola Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1333 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Sleeper sofa in living room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Ask About May Specials**Portofino 9th Floor Panoramic Beach Front Views
average rating of 4.9 based on 41 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It was very enjoyable and kid/teen friendly!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you and your family had a super time.
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo in an excellent complex. Unit offers a good view of the Gulf and a partial view of the bay. Plenty of room and a relaxing unit.

Great location for beach access, good restaurants (especially Grand Marlin, Flounders, and Peg Leg Pete's) and reasonable drive to mall, Barnes & Nobles and Naval Aviation Museum. Excellent grocery store nearby in Gulf Breeze.

This was our 7th visit to the Portofino Resort and we will return again.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like the condo, the beach, and its location to various activities worked out well for you. Thanks for coming.
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  • 4 of 5

Had a great time at portafino, as we do every year. This is not a complaint, if I were the owner, I would appreciate the headsup. The commode in the guest room has a safety pin to assist in flushing. The pin rusted out so my husband put in one just like it. Suggest that gets fixed, not all guest are handy-men. We were disappointed there was no barbecue-pit - However, Wonderful stay !

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay and temporary repair. Sending a note to the maintenance department the minute I send this response. Sorry about the grill but HOA won't let me place a portable grill on the balcony (I tried).
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Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying in your condo! It was located in a perfect location. We enjoyed everything about the resort. We will definitely be back! Thank you for all of the great information! Looking forward to another stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great, thanks for coming. Portofino's location is the best situated on the edge of 10 miles of uninhabited seashore.
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Gorgeous and Spacious

  • 5 of 5

Both the resort and the condo were beautiful. The condo is spacious and very clean with gorgeous views of both the ocean and the gulf. While our reason for coming was Red Snapper season, we enjoyed both the pools and the beach, which was just across the street, and restaurants and shops were only minutes away. My husband and I were thoroughly impressed and hope to book the exact same unit next year, if not sooner.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming. Glad you had a great time. Looking forward to your next visit.
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Pensacola Spring Break

  • 5 of 5

We went to Pensacola for a quick getaway trip during part of our kids spring break and we had a fantastic time. The condo has an amazing view in the morning the kids would sit on the balcony watching Dolphins and during the day we would explore the beach, play in the amazing property pools and use the watercraft rentals we did it all from paddleboards and catamarans and jet skis to my afternoon nap on the beach chairs. My kids were so tired from all of the amazing activities each day we poured them into bed. The condo is situated in a great spot at the border of the seashore preserve on on side and then down the road all of the restaurants at the boardwalk. We even ate several meals and enjoyed the spa on the property. It was a great getaway.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad your family was able to enjoy our beach condo. It's a great home base to check out all the Gulf and Pensacola Beach has to offer. Play hard and take a nap...that's what I'm talking about. Thanks for coming.
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Peg Leg Pete's
"Nice place for dinner and a brew."
Hemingway's Island Grill
"Great view and food on the Boardwalk overlooking the bay (sound)."
National Naval Aviation Museum
"The best place to get out of the sun for a few hours."
Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier
"Go fishing or just for a nice sunset walk."
Fort Pickens
"Check out an old fort and the beach and wetlands nearby. Blue Angels practice one day a week..."
Casino Beach
"Huge public beach if your looking to meet people. Also lifeguards."
Cactus Flower Cafe
The Oar House
Pensacola International Airport
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Pensacola (PNS)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Pensacola Beach Boardwalk
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.05 Miles
Gulf of Mexico
Car: recommended

Situated along eight miles of untouched white sand beaches within the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Explore the sand and surf as you hike, bike or kayak along the shoreline. Exclusive parking, outdoor pool and whirlpool spa with food and beverage service.


Rates & Availability

Pensacola Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Break 2017
Mar 11 2017 - Apr 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 29 2017 - May 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day 2017
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 30 2017 - Aug 19 2017
5 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Aug 20 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017-18
Dec 1 2017 - Mar 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

LDW insurance- no refund $75 + Tax
cleaning $142 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

In addition to the condo rental rates listed above, add a cleaning fee $142 + Limited Damage Waiver (LDW) insurance $75 (included in "Instant Quote") + resort amenity fees: $10/nt fall-winter; $15/nt spring; $20/nt summer plus tax (not included in "Instant Quote") plus 11.5% tax on condo rental and all fees. An additional check-in fee of $75 will be added from Memorial weekend thru Labor Day weekend plus tax (is not included in "Instant Quote"). The summer holidays of the 4th of July, Labor Day or special events (Blue Angels) are $50 per night higher.

Deposit: A deposit that equals 50% of the total cost is required for final booking, and the remaining balance collected 30 days prior to the arrival date. Credit cards accepted.

To book correspond with me thru email via VRBO for quote/info. Final booking with credit card/address info either thru email or phone call to me. Confirmation email will be sent to you by my management company in approx 1-day.

Cancellation policy: Notice of cancellation greater than 60 days before arrival will result in 100% refund. Notice of cancellation between 30 and 60 days before arrival will result in forfeiture of $250 of your deposit. Cancellations or changes to reservations within 30 days of arrival that result in a reduction in the number of nights will result in a forfeiture of $250 of your deposit and an amount equal to one night room and tax. Please note, cancellation or early departure due to inclement weather does not warrant a refund. 

Last minute bookings may qualify for further discounts, ask for it.

To book correspond with me thru email via VRBO for quote/info. Final booking with credit card/address info either thru email or phone call to me. Confirmation email will be sent to you by my management company in approx 1-day.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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