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'Bikini Bottoms' 23 Steps to sugar white Beach, steps to beach front pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Bikini Bottoms provides an unique, fun filled beach experience like none other!

Designed by world renowned Dungan/Nequette Architects and showcased in Southern Living magazine, Bikini Bottoms is sure to put a smile on every face. Just steps from the sugar-white sands of the Gulf Emerald Coast (beach access is at dune walkover #2), every inch is creatively utilized in this non-smoking, whimsical beach home. The inverted floor plan has both bedrooms on the main floor (each with full private bath) and a large attached screened porch to enjoy every moment of Carillon Beach. The master offers a queen bed while the guest bedroom has three twins. Upstairs, you will enjoy the beachy blues and greens of the living room and fully-equipped stainless steel kitchen. The living room offers one of three HDTV televisions (43" HDTV in living room), a CD/DVD player, games, books, and everything to make your beach stay memorable. Ocean views, spectacular sunsets and al fresco dining can be enjoyed from the oversized 2nd level sun deck off of the living room. Bikini Bottoms has also features a secluded garden, gas BBQ and over 600 sqft of deck/porch space for enjoyable outdoor living.

Bikini Bottoms is in a prime location less than 23 steps from almost one mile of sugar white sand at Carillon Beach. No need to tolerate the Seaside or Rosemary traffic or cross 30A to get to the beach when you have all of the privacy and security of Carillon with the conveniences of a vibrant resort gated community.

Carillon, located just beyond the east end of 30-A, is a gated community of single-family homes located within steps of Carillon Beach, Downtown Carillon (shops and restaurants), Lake Powell and bicycle paths that will take you along the adorable beach communities of Rosemary, Seaside, and Seagrove, and several state parks. There are plenty of amenities at Carillon; including three pools (one heated, one gulf front Beach Club), two tennis courts, kiddie pool, basketball/sport court, bicycle rental and, of course, plenty of beach front to enjoy. Enjoy live music Downtown at 'Grooving on the Green' during summer, or listen to the music of the Gulf right on your own porch. Beach chair service is included (March 1- October 15) for your pleasure which includes two chaise lounge chairs and a large beach umbrella. Pier Park, the Emerald's Coast newest desination shopping/theater/resturant complex, is just a 10 minute drive away. See Links below for more information. Getting to Bikini Bottoms is now even easier with the opening of our new airport, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP).

For the quick grocery trip, Publix and Winn Dixie are just a 1/4 mile away. For added convenience, a washer and dryer are also included.

And for those of you who must 'work' while on vacation, you will appreciate the recent addition of WiFi high-speed Internet service. NOTE: Please plan on using your mobile phones, as there is no land line phone service at “Bikini Bottoms”.

May your time at 'Bikini Bottoms' be filled with relaxing sunsets, cool drinks, and sand between your toes. We know you will come back every year so do not miss your chance to book your reservation today! Dates are booking fast($500 security deposit required). $125 cleaning fee & 12% sales tax added to all rentals. PLEASE NOTE: Minimum age required to reserve Bikini Bottoms is 25 or older. Sorry, no pets or smoking so all of our guests can enjoy their stay.


Keywords: House, home, beach

More Details

Jack Mandula
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

Why Jack Mandula chose Carillon Beach Ph X

The first time we saw Bikini Bottoms, my wife said to me "now that's what a beach home should look like, let's get it". It's bold, bright and every color that shouts out fun at the beach,we are glad to share our home and we hope it puts a smile on your face.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a perfect week at the beach. We loved the short walk to the beach and the charming community. We enjoyed all of our meals on the sun deck. Thanks so much.
Aug 2014
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Carillon Beach Ph X House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , 2 sets of linens provided
    Kids bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , 3 sets of linens provided
  • Master bath has walk-in shower, 2nd bedroom bath has tub/shower combo
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Drawers built in under bed
    Kids bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Drawers built in under bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1) Twin bed size
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Other Rental Amenities Include, Seasonal (March 1-Oct 15) Beach Service (2 lounge chairs + umbrella), Large private Outdoor Shower, Beach Toys & Much More!


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'Bikini Bottoms' 23 Steps to sugar white Beach, steps to beach front pool
average rating of 4.525 based on 76 reviews

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Bikini Bottoms was a great place to stay during Spring Break for our family of 4. Bedrooms and bathrooms were great. And the kitchen included all the amenities that were needed for dining in. The upper deck and screened in porch were great as well. We would stay there again.

This was our first time staying in the community of Carillon Beach, and we loved it. Close to the beach. Great pools. Bike rentals. It was great. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sharing our home with families is always a pleasure, hope to have you as our guests again.
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

Very cool little house!! Super close to the beach and not far from the pool 😀? only downside is the layout. The kitchen was upstairs, but with the house being so small I like how they worked with the space they had. Also they need to fire their cleaning company. Not like the place is filthy dirty and not bad enough to ruin a trip, but there were a lot of crumbs and sand everywhere especially between mattress and bed frames definitely could have been vaccuumed and wiped down better. Overall I would recommend this place as it was super close to the water and was a very cute place.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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My experience as a renter of Bikini Bottoms

  • 3 of 5

House was attractive, clean and comfortable, it had everything I needed except for one thing


It was very difficult at times to lock/unlock.

The owner was aware of this and had written instructions which did not always work

and he was reluctant to hire a locksmith.

I do not plan to rent this house again.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guest. Our home has hurricane door locks that were serviced before our guest arrived. After numerous locksmith appointments were delayed by our guest, our locksmith determined the door locks worked fine and demonstrated to our guest how to lock and unlock but our guest could not remember how to do even with written instructions. She wanted the locks replaced which was explained to her would not change how the locks would operate. We did everything possible to address her concerns in a timely manner.
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Great home very relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

The home is in a great location. Is very guiet and a great place to swim in both the gulf and at the pools.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

This cute, quaint house is just steps from one of the beach access points and an easy walk to the Bellview and the Beachside Pools. The beach toys provided at the house and the beach chairs/umbrella were a bonus! This made our trips to the beach very easy! And a quick walk back if we forgot anything. We didn't spend much time in the house, but it fit our needs. If you want a little more elbow room, Bikini Bottoms doesn't have a ton (living room/kitchen is small with limited comfortable seating -- but works for the space provided) but for our family of 3 we didn't need a ton of room. Our daughter loved the bunk room and having her own bathroom. We loved the Carillon community and felt like we were almost on a private beach. Groceries and restaurants are very convenient as well as Pier Park and Seaside. The owner was very responsive to our questions prior to our arrival and quick with the deposit credit. Great price for the location!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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My friend and I absolutely loved it!!! Cannot wait to go back!! Thank you so much!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was amazing. It had everything we needed and more!!! Perfect distance to the beach and stores!! Will for sure go back again! I have already gave people the links!!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Northwest Florida Beaches Intl Airport (ECP)
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Castaways Sports Grille in Downtown Carillon
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Camp Creek Golf Club, 850-231-7600
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
HWY 98
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Carillon Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Walkover
Nearest Point of Interest
Beach Club Pool
Nearest Point of Interest
Bellview Pool and Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Downtown Carillon
Nearest Point of Interest
Chapel and Town Hall
Nearest Point of Interest
Carillon Bell Tower
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: recommended

Just steps to a beach walkover and Lake Carillon and Lake Powell. Kids can ride their bikes and parents can know they are safe inside the property. Carillon is great for walking, running and biking. Playground, tennis courts and basketball courts. 24 hour gated community- no traffic. Outdoor summer concerts series and outdoor movies on Village Green beside Carillon lake. Lake Powell and St. Helen state park adjacent to Carillon Beach. Great fishing and exploring. Pier Park is 10 minutes away- More than 125 restaurants like Margaritaville, Tootsies, Five Guys, Cold Stone Creamery, Red Robin, Panera Bread, Olive Garden and Longhorn Steakhouse, to name a few, shopping (Target, Dillards, Walmart) and 18 screen IMAX theater. Immediately outside of the 24-hour Carillon guard gate is a Publix, Winn Dixie and CVS Pharmacy for all of your needs. On-site Sunday Service, Weddings, Trivia Night at Castaways, Shipwreck store for souvenirs. Rosemary Beach, Seaside, Alys Beach, and Grayton Beach are close by.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

$500 Damage/security deposit due at time of reservation.

We accept VRBO online payment (including most major credit cards and eChecks) and personal checks.

Rent, cleaning fee and sales tax due 30 days before arrival.

During Spring Break and Summer, rentals are Saturday to Saturday for full weeks only.

Check in time : 4pm
Check out time : 10am

Monthly rental rate Oct 1 - Feb 28 only

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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