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"The Retreat" Ocean Front Ground Floor walkout 5 Star Platinum" Check out video

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Private Pool

Overview

About the property

Lower Level Unit Awesome View Walk Straight Out To Beach Great If You Have Kids

Awesome Oceanfront condo, great views with patio. Minutes from Destin Commons, great shops, restaurants, bike and scooter rentals near by. Great view of the beach from the living room and kitchen. Watch the kids on the beach while you make dinner and enjoy cocktails. Marine life pass by as you enjoy wonderful sun sets. This is Destin at its finest. Three story building with huge deeded beach. Seasonal Beach chair service included :-)


Owner
Matthew
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Matthew

Our beach get away has been perfect for our family. My wife and I have been married for 20 years and have been to Crystal Sands every year. We have two children and have had plenty of room. If you need more room Check out our other unit A308 vrbo 590908

Matthew purchased this condo in 2012

Why Matthew chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

Location Location Location! You stay here once and you will know why this property is so popular. If you like the beach you feel you have struck it rich. Closest to the ocean you can get. Easily walk down with your coffee or back up for lunch, bathroom etc. This first floor unit makes your vacation one you won't forget.

What makes this condo unique

It's like this : You know you are in love with the Emerald coast the 1st morning you wake up and sip your coffee on your balcony and decide if you are going to stroll the beach, swim in the pool, go shopping, play golf, go fishing, parasailing, play volley ball on the beach, etc....??Discover what Destin has to offer....??15 min walk to Beach Walk Cafe 850-650-7100?15 min walk.... Crab Trap Seafood and Oyster Bar 850-654-2722?7 min walk... 790 On The Gulf for lunch or dinner 850-650-4853?10 min walk...Camille's for Dinner 850-337-8860?10 min walk...Camille's Coffee Shop for Breakfast Lunch.. and rent bike also 850-337-8860?5 min drive... Twirl Frozen Yogurt Cafe 850-269-0439??9 min drive... play golf ......... ....Kelly Plantation Golf Club 850-650-7600- ------Emerald Bay Golf Club 850-837-5197?14 min drive... to The Village of Baytowne Wharf?850-267-8180?--- Outdoor Theater (movies for kids)?--- Restaurants?--- Shopping??5 min drive Destin Commons shopping with expansion coming 2014 850-654-2018?To name a few.....?--- Bass Pro Shop?--- Cache?--- Black & White?--- Chico's?--- Hard Rock Cafe??10 min drive to Silver Sands Outlet Mall?850-654-9771?8 min drive to Publix Supermarket or 12 to Winn Dixie?10 min Big Kahuna's Waterpark 850-837-8319?25 min Gulfarium Marine Park 850-243-9046?9 min The Track.. go carts 850-654-4668?9 min Putt Putt Golf 850-654-4668?15 min Harborwalk Village? 850-337-8500?--- Dolphin cruise 850-654-6888?--- Buccaneer Pirate cruise 850-269-0896?--- Pontoon & Waverunner rentals 850-650-0390?--- Deepsea Fishing charter or go see the catch of the day (Google Destin Fishing Charters)?--- Parasail 850-650-0390?--- Sunset cruise?--- Countless restaurants?--- Nightlife?10 min dr Fat Daddy's Arcade 850-424-6021?30 min dr to Air Force Armament Museum 850-882-4972

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in this condo June 2011 and absolutely loved it. It was far enough away from the pool so there was not alot of noise at night. The condo had the most comfortable king size bed in the master room that I have ever slept in on vacation. Thank you guys for making this a very relaxing visit for us. We look forward to next year!
Jun 2011
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Amenities

Crystal Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub
    outdoor shower - outdoor shower , Great for rinsing off from the beach :-)
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • The Bathrooms function well together has a closet in the half bath. I keep the water heater turned up so it will last
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New Mattress
  • The bedroom is complete with furniture end tables lamps New t.v. etc.. Sun and Fun
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We both have traveled to many different beaches but we just kept coming back to Destin!! The location of this condo offers so many advantages. All shopping is North just a bike ride away, Close to Destin Harbor and its restaurants and night life. But still very close to Sandestin and Seaside. Great walking and biking path right outside the front door! Beautiful white sand beach right outside the back door!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

"The Retreat" Ocean Front Ground Floor walkout 5 Star Platinum" Check out video
average rating of 4.76 based on 28 reviews
5

LOVE THIS PLACE ! and YES, it is OCEAN FRONT !

  • 5 of 5

WE WILL DEFINATELY BE REFERRING THIS CONDO TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS ! IT'S AN IDEAL LOCATION ! The pictures definately accurately reflected the condo's appearance and location... OCEAN FRONT ! Don't forget to eat at The Donut Hole, and we also love The Back Porch ! Matt was sooooo helpful and was exactly the type of person I want to deal with every year as I plan my vacation ! Thanks Matt, especially for letting me have the condo YOU planned for your family that very weekend on such late notice... wow !

  • Submitted: May 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful condo

  • 5 of 5

Loved being steps away from the beach in this ground floor condo. Beautiful view, comfy beds- great place to stay

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice condo , Great location

  • 4 of 5

Walk right out your door to the beach. Owner easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The place was clean, tons of other families with children for our kids to play with. Walk to the beach can't be beat! Couldn't have asked for more!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great condo during a great spring break!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the condo for 4 nights with our 4 and 6 year olds. It was clean and had a good amount of space. It was amazing looking out at the beach ans ocean. We enjoyed our stay and hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Destin every summer since I was 9 years old ( Now 32 with my own kids). We have stayed in these condo's since they were built. This past year my husband and two kids stayed in Matt's condo. It was absolutely decorated great and Matt is one of the nicest owners I have dealt with. We love this beach and these condo's and I will be renting from him from now on. Just a great experience all around!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Panama City
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
CrabTrap
Car: recommended

Too much too list! Beach access with chair set up included. Complete full size kitchen, in unit washer and dryer, walking distance to the Crab Trap and more. Need more room vrbo 590908 Thats our 3 bedroom

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Rates & Availability

Crystal Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 20 2017 - Aug 12 2017
5 night minimum stay
$247
$1,735
$3,650
 
 
Sprall
Aug 13 2017 - Sep 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
$163
From
$220
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,250
$4,000
 
 
Fall
Sep 10 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$159
From
$175
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,200
$3,450
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
$138
$575
$1,500
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
$138
From
$138
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$800
$1,400
 
 
Spring Break 2018
Mar 4 2018 - May 19 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
From
$245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,399
$4,560
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
From
$250
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,624
$6,960
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are subject to change to reservation is confirmed. Different rates in different seasons. prefer sat check outs or sat check in's

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