USA Gulf Coast Florida Fort Walton Beach Listing #36303

Destin West Resort - Gulfside 207 - Fort Walton Beach, FL

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10 reviews
Max. occupancy: 4 1 King Bed, 2 Twin Bed 1 bedroom 2 bathrooms No pets 
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2nd Floor Condo W/Partial Gulf View! Shared Amenities, Near Shopping/Dining

Enjoy this exquisite one bedroom, 2 bathrooms, unit conveniently located on the 2nd floor. This unit offers a private balcony with easy access to the pool and beach. The elegant master bedroom has comfortable King size bed and a private bathroom. Set of twin bunk beds are also privately located near the guest bathroom. A fully equipped kitchen (should you want to cook) features a side-by-side refrigerator equipped with ice, ultra-quiet dishwasher, oven with smooth top range, and a built-in microwave. The kitchen also features a coffee maker, toaster, and blender. Washer and dryers are also in every unit. There are 2 TVs with VCR and DVD combo. Wireless internet included. This is the perfect location since The Gulfarium, The Boardwalk, and many shops and restaurants are within walking distance. The beachside complex offers a 5000 sq. ft. pool, a splash garden for the kids, a kiddy pool, and a large hot tub. Also, you have an annually heated pool beneath the villas. The beachside also has a state of the art Fitness Gym. The bayside offers a 700 ft. lazy river, a heated pool with a waterfall flowing into it, and 2 large hot tubs in the center of the bayside complex. There is also a gradual decline pool that feeds into the Lazy River. The bridge connecting the beachside complex to the bayside complex makes using all of the amenities at Destin West easy. There are charcoal grills and picnic tables on both the bayside and beachside make grilling out fun. Spend your days relaxing and floating in the resort's lazy river or sunbathing near one of many pools.

Parking Notes: There is no parking spaces for boats, trailers, or RVs.

Parking passes are required. Two passes will be in the welcome packet inside the unit upon arrival.

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.

AMENITIES

Bathrooms

Jetted tub

Common areas

Gym/fitness room

Features

Iron

Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Partial AC

Kitchen & dining

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Location

Ocean view

Oceanfront

Water view

Waterfront

Beach access

Gulf view

Gulf-front

Media

Internet

TV

Cable

DVD library

DVD player

Wireless router

On-site activities

Hot tub : Shared

Pool : Shared

Outdoor

Balcony

Theme

Snowbird-friendly

10 reviews

Tim J. Oct 2021
Real review - Nicely sized place and has great potential. A few suggestions here to make it a solid 4+ stars...The issues: There are no consumables so make sure to bring salt and pepper. TV remote in the bedroom doesn't control the TV and honestly, for the price, you could upgrade it to a larger TV. The chair in the living room was clearly broken and needs to be replaced. Patio view is good but the palm trees block most of it so you get a narrow view of the pool and you have to stretch to see the ocean. But they are visible !! The supplied paper products are the cheapest available. Again, for the price, you could step that up to improve the experience. Place was clean overall. Outlets were old and most didn't work. They might have been tied to light switches but good luck finding which ones turn on the outlet. Oh and please either remove or actually attach the headboard to the master room bed. If you move it slams against the wall. When I looked it was not attached to the bed. It would be a good idea to paint the walls and frame / steps for the two bunk beds. Lastly, supplied towels are old and worn out. This is a really nice spot and could easily be updated to be a 4+ star vacation unit. Just need a few details attended to.
Manager response:
Thank you for staying with us, Tim. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your time in this home. Thank you for letting us know there is room for improvement. We always appreciate feedback on how to make our guests stay more comfortable and will pass your suggestion to our local team for consideration. We hope to host you for another pleasant stay in the future!
Lucas C. Jul 2021
My wife and I had this condo booked for July 3rd - July 9th. Unfortunately, our stay was accommodated by long rainy days. The furniture in this condo is very old and out dated. The only lounge chair is broken and provides no comfort. The sofa is a very old high back with high sides that make it impossible to spend any long amount of time on it to relax. The cushions for the outdoor seating are old and torn. We left the condo on the 5th due to the poor weather and lack of accommodations inside that needed to be there to provide a comfortable space to relax. The mattress in the master bedroom is an older thin non pillow top firm mattress. If you like a firm bed with no plush, you’ll sleep just fine. I will say the Vacasa staff we spoke with were very nice. Destin West is a great resort, we will certainly consider staying there again just not in Gulfside 207. The owner needs to step up and invest a small portion of their profits into new furniture.
Manager response:
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We are disappointed to see that these concerns were not reported to us during your stay as we would have been happy to assist. We have passed your feedback along to our housekeeping staff so they are aware of your concerns. We hope to have the opportunity to impress you in the future!
Sarah E. Jun 2021
Very clean, had everything we needed, and a great location and amenities! We will definitely be back!
Cortney S. Jun 2021
The beach access is easy-the walk across the bridge to the pool wasn’t bad at all. I would recommend bringing a blanket as a very thin one is provided and no extra linens. The condo could use updating and cosmetic paint updates. Otherwise the condo was clean and balcony overlooks the gulf side pool. Plenty of towels provided.
Cara E. May 2021
Perfect for a beach getaway for a family! Kitchen was well-stocked with good appliances. Easy access to the beach too!
Crystal M. Apr 2021
Condo was nice and looks exactly like the pictures. Furniture was a little outdated.
Peggy M. Jan 2021
Loved that it is close to the beach and the pool. Great view of pool and small view of the gulf (but it’s there.) Clean. Beds comfortable (except for bunk...).
Easy check in and out with Vacasa, and when I had questions, they were immediate with their response. I’d stay again.
Amy W. Oct 2020
The resort was nice & easy beach access. Everyone their was friendly & I never felt unsafe. The bed & pillows were comfortable. The unit was not cleaned real well... grapes on the kitchen floor, cigarette ashes on the balcony floor. The balcony chair cushions had rips in them & needed replaced. It says partial gulf view & it should say one foot of gulf view. Unfortunately there are four huge palm trees blocking the pool/gulf view. This unit does not come with beach service, so that is an extra $45 a day.
Manager response:
Thank you for your review, Amy! We are sorry to read the home did not receive a satisfactory clean prior to your arrival. The housekeeping supervisor has been advised so she can follow-up on the matter. We will discuss the seat cushions with the owner. We hope to see you again!
RUBY Y. Oct 2020
We enjoyed our stay. The mattress was the most comfortable we've had in many vacations. The only thing I think would be nice is if the condo managers would trim the trees near the condo balcony. We could not see anything from our 2nd story balcony overlooking the pools except the trees.
Manager response:
Hi, Ruby! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We will give your suggestion about the trees needing a trim to the local manager for further review. We hope to host you again in the future!