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Beautiful views! Enjoy the Gulf breezes & Sunshine! Book your beach getaway!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,175 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxuriously Renovated, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, The Best Views From The 12th Floor!

The lovely Ariel Dunes I built in 2006, 24 story high rise condominium located on Seascape Resort. Relax & unwind at our comfortable two bedroom condo with gulf views on the 12th floor. Our unit sleeps six comfortably, is decorated in a gorgeous coastal elegance and is rated 'Platinum'. It features a private balcony, nine ft ceilings, ceramic and porcelain tile throughout, granite kitchen countertops, and beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay. This is the perfect vacation spot to kick back and enjoy yourself! Take advantage of the ease of a delicious meal in the Cabana Café located on the bottom floor, which also hosts live music seasonally. There are additional restaurants/bars nearby located on the beach as well. You can take in the natural beauty of the turquoise color water, savor the evening with walks on the soft white sand beach, feel the sand between your toes, watch the sunset, and enjoy the good life.

SMOKING IS NOT permitted inside the unit except on the balcony.

Absolutely NO PETS are allowed in the unit under any circumstances. Owner is allergic.

There is a minimum age requirement of twenty-five years old to rent our condo.

More Details

Owner
Michael & Erika
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish, italian, greek
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About Michael & Erika

We are longtime beach-lovers from New Orleans, who fell in love with Destin years ago. We have always desired to have a slice of paradise of our own to enjoy. We feel that this lovely beach town should be shared with the world. We own Real Estate in New Orleans and wanted to branch out to our favorite get away.

Michael & Erika purchased this condo in 2012

Why Michael & Erika chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We have viewed many other condos and homes in Destin through the years, none compare to Ariel Dunes. The upscale units are a plus, 'nice floor plan, granite, quality cabinets, everything is well built'; along with the amenities.. which isn't easy to come by in the Destin area. We love the location, it's a perfect fit.

What makes this condo unique

Ariel Dunes is in the heart of Old Scenic Hwy 98 & Miramar Beach. This resort has it all, wonderful on-site restaurant, bar, tennis, basketball, beach volleyball, relaxing pools, golf, breathtaking views of the lovely sunsets and emerald green water.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful condo. Destin beaches are like no other. We enjoyed the sand & surf so much. The heated pool got a lot of use as well. The large patio overlooking the ocean was a place we found ourselves enjoying morning/noon/&night.

Tips: You will need a lot of sunscreen! Get to the beach early & set up your chairs/umbrellas/blankets and leave them until you're ready to go down after breakfast. Pompano Joes is a must. The grilled crab, amberjack blackened & reggae roll were delish! Fudpuckers was fun. Fed the alligators & try the appetizer platter and hushpuppies, really everything was tasty. Goggles and snorkels were used in ocean to find sand dollars, hermit crabs, sea snails and to look at the fish. When trying to find sand dollars look for a small hole (black dot) skim the sand & they'll be underneath. We were out about chest deep. The shopping center where Amc Theaters is located is also a fun place to go. Brookstone has good massage chairs you can try for free. Zoe's kitchen was delicious & located there as well.

We got to see two stingrays and a manatee from the balcony.

Our first trip to Destin,Fl was nothing short of amazing!!! And the condo was just icing on the cake. We loved every minute inside & outside Ariel Dunes I. Hope to come back someday.
Jul 2016
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Amenities

Miramar Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 12
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1175 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Towels, soap and blowdryer provided
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Double sinks, towels, soap and blowdryer provided
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Euro-top mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Pillowtop, actual twin size
  • Queen sleeper in the living room has padding for extra comfort.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Complex Features • # of Stories/Floors 24 • Elevator • Gated Community • Putting Green • Tiki Bar/Grill • Bike Trails • Fitness Center Onsite • Golf Course Community • Lighted Tennis Courts • Snack Bar Onsite • Casual Dining Restaurant • Game Room Onsite • Grill Area - Gas Grills • Pub/Bar On-Site

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Beautiful views! Enjoy the Gulf breezes & Sunshine! Book your beach getaway!
average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews
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lovit

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and clean :)

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was very nice. Thank you

  • 5 of 5

My grandson, Stephen, wrote in your guest book, a very nice and long

review. I could never find the person in the office when I would go down to see her thus I never received a map or information. Stephen fished in the lake quit often. We found a number of good places to eat on Highway 30 and enjoyed

them very much especially the Crab Trap. The deep sea fishing was a nice

experience.

Thank you Michael for being so gracious

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Martha, We thank you & your grandson for submitting your kind review! I'm so sorry to hear about your difficulty getting a map, I'm sure that anyone in the office could have assisted you. My wife tells me now that we did have a copy in our living room TV console table drawer with all the brochures and restaurnat menus "if it's still there" . We are happy to hear that you and your family were out and bout enjoying a few good eateries...there are so many to choose from. Wow! I bet the deep sea fishing was wonderful! You're welcome, happy to be of assistance or to make sure y'all are content. All the best, Michael & Erika
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Beautiful condo!!!

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely condo and so close to the beach, very clean and the perfect home away from home!! I will definitely be staying here again!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Stefanie! Thank you for your kind review & compliments! We are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our condo. We hope that you choose us again for your next Destin; we will be happy to have you. All the best, Michael & Erika
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Awesome experience

  • 5 of 5

We truly loved the condo and its location. The view was spectacular and the owners were extremely helpful and easy to reach. The condo was very clean and had great access to the beach

Next time we come to this area we will definitely stay here!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review! We are thrilled to hear that y'all loved our condo and the area. We agree, we can't get enough of the views either! Thank you for your compliment, we were happy to be of any assistance/help. Sure, absolutely; we'd be happy to have y'all again when you visit the Destin area. All the best, Michael & Erika
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Wonderful lanai and ocean view

  • 5 of 5

I looked extensively for a condo for our summer trip with our 2 teenage sons. This condo is beautiful, clean, and there is everything you will need for an awesome stay. I think we all enjoyed the large balcony the most. Any meals at the condo were out on the lanai overlooking the ocean with those lovely ocean breezes. The condo has all you need for any type of cooking, we made blended drinks and even cookies in the oven. The owners, Michael and Erika are truly a pleasure to work with. Interacting with them was superb, they truly cared what we thought of the condo and how our stay was. The building and pool were also clean and very well kept. The Cabana Cafe restaurant was also very good which we had takeout a few times and ate on our balcony. Having never been to Destin before I did not know that this area where the condo is located actually Miramar Beach is a bit down the road from very busy DESTIN. The traffic in Destin was pretty heavy. For us it worked well. We would definitely recommend to others and would love to come back someday.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Diana, Thank you for your kind review! We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our condo. We agree with you about the balcony; it's our favorite spot as well. I'm happy to see that you had everything you needed during your stay and were pleased with Ariel Dunes in a whole. Thank you, it was a pleasure to work with you as well. Your comfort and happiness is our top priority during your vacation/stay. Yes, Miramar Beach is a bit quieter, less traffic area of Destin...we adore it so. Thank you for taking care of our condo. We do hope that you choose us for your next visit to Destin, we'd be happy to have y'all. All the best, Michael & Erika
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This was one of the nicest places we have rented.

  • 5 of 5

After three years , due to my husbands health we were able to come back to Destin.

We were lucky to rent this unit as it was so comfortable, and well stocked with all anyone

would need.

The owners were so accommodating and so easy to work with.

Would recommend the unit to friends and relatives.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carol, Thank you for your kind review! We are so pleased to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your stay. We are happy to be of any assistance that's needed. We just want to make sure that you're comfortable and happy. We do hope that you chose us again for your next visit to Destin; we would love to have you again. All the best, Michael & Erika
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Map

Bonefish Grill
Carrabba's Italian Grill
PF Chang's
Bad Ass Coffee
Panera
Cuvee Destin
Cabana Cafe
Bike/Pedestrian Path
Silver Sands Premium Outlets
Destin Commons
Whale's Tail At Seascape
Pompano Joe's
Another Broken Egg Cafe -- CLOSED
Crab Trap
Stinky's Fish Camp
Cantina Laredo
Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House
AMC Destin Commons 14
Aegean Greek Restaurant
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Ft.Walton Beach-VPS
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Miles
The Whales Tale
Nearest Golf
0.6 Miles
Seascape Golf
Nearest Restaurant
32 Metres
Cabana Cafe at Seascape
Nearest Beach
0.4 Miles
Miramar Beach
Car: recommended

Enjoy the many extras this condominium has to offer with the comforts and amenities you want and expect. Relax and enjoy 11,000 sq feet of pools; one is heated year round, the other featuring a mushroom waterfall that all kids will adore.BBQ grills are available, a championship 18-hole golf course, eight tennis courts, a fitness center, and with just a short walk to the beach, access 2,000 feet of the most beautiful white sugar sand you will see anywhere. Along the emerald green waters you can savor the evening with walks along the white sand beach, watching the sunset, enjoying the good life.

There are many activities on site or nearby. They include, sail boating, waterskiing, parasailing, jet skiing, snorkeling and diving, windsurfing, biking, antiquing, movie theaters, enjoy miniature golf and go-carts at The Track, and have a blast at Big Kahuna's water park. You can also charter fishing with privately owned fishing fleets, arrange Sunset Cruises and Glass Bottom boats are available.

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Rates & Availability

Miramar 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 21 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Early Fall
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$195
$1,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 9 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
4 night minimum stay
$145
$875
 
 
Spring Break
Mar 1 2018 - Apr 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,375
 
 
Spring/Summer
Apr 27 2018 - May 20 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,075
 
 
Summer
May 21 2018 - Aug 26 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$875
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

If you would like a nightly/monthly rate quote, please contact us.

Property owner speaks Italian, Spanish, Greek, Arabic and English.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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