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Location !! Location !! Location ! Gated Resort with 3 pools, tennis, and lake.

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 21 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Central location! Walk to restaurants, shopping, Putt Putt, Big Kahunas Water Park, and of course the beach. Our condo will make you feel like royalty. Everything has just been renovated and is new. All new tile floors throughout, new paint, new cabinetry, new appliances, new counter tops, new linens, new designer furniture. Very Clean. Everything you need is here. Plenty of pots and pans, dishes, glasses, toaster, blender, microwave, new stove/oven, new refrigerator/freezer, silverware, etc...just like home. The king size bed is new and very comfortable and we supply the bed linens which are very luxurious. There is a large dresser, two nightstands w/storage, and a wardrobe so pack as much as you like although Destin is a very casual town. The master bath is spacious and includes an new sink, counter top and cabinetry. We supply luxury bath towels for you as well. Please bring your beach towels. The beach is right across the street!

Are your dates already booked? Check out our other vacation rentals.. listing numbers 7114545, 7068732, 4466879 and 4030802 right here on Vacation Rentals!

More Details

Property Manager
Michael and Tracy D'Avella
Member since: 2008
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Michael and Tracy D'Avella

After vacationing in Destin we fell in love with the area and decided to purchase this wonderful condo located near everything that Destin has to offer. We have made wonderful family memories here and absolutely love this condo. It is so beautiful and comfortable.

Michael and Tracy D'Avella purchased this condo in 2007

Why Michael and Tracy D'Avella chose Destin

The first time we walked in the door we saw that spectacular view and knew that this was the one! The palm tree lined lake is so beautiful. The living room and master bedroom are large and very comfortable. The location near all the fun things to do in Destin is just perfect. We love this condo and are certain you will too.

What makes this condo unique

Location! Location! Location! You can walk to the beach, Big Kahuna's Water Park, Putt Putt golf, and restaurants. It is in a quiet area even though it is only 3 miles to the Famous Destin Harbor.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Hi Tracy we had a great time at the condo.
Oct 2013
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Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The on-suite master bath includes a bathtub/shower and the linen closet provides plenty of storage for all your toiletries.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The condo has a king size bed with a new top quality mattress in the master bedroom and a queen size sleeper sofa in the family room and sleeps 4 comfortably. The HOA staff continually tells us it is the nicest condo on the property. This is a one bedroom condo. There is a new pillow-top king size bed in the spacious master bedroom along with a large mirrored dresser, nightstands and an armoire for plenty of storage for all your belongings.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The three pools are surrounded by gorgeous landscaping featuring native plants, flowers, and of course plenty of beautiful palm trees. The entire development surrounds a beautiful spring fed, fresh water lake which has a catch and release policy. There is a clubhouse on site that overlooks the lake and has a foot bridge which is great for walks or throwing in a line. There are four tennis courts. Storage is available if you would like to bring your boat, jet skis, trailer, or motorcycle for a small fee. There is an on site laundry located next to one of the pools so you can swim while your laundry is going.


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Location !! Location !! Location ! Gated Resort with 3 pools, tennis, and lake.
average rating of 4.767857 based on 88 reviews

Gulf Terrace Condo, Destin Fl

  • 5 of 5

The location was ideal for the two of us to explore and was clean and well equipped for every occasion. It was great that the owners, Tracy and Mike had left abundant information in the condo explaining attractions, eateries and nightlife. Good on you guys, you covered everything that a stranger would need visiting Destin. We had a great time and would recommend anyone to visit Gulf Terrace.

Ed and Ian

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We certainly appreciate your wonderful five star review and kind words. The location is excellent for exploring all of Destin. We are thrilled that you had such a great experience as we strive to make sure that all of our guests fall in love with Destin and the condo just like us. We provide a very clean, well equipped condo along with plenty of information on the area. Our goal is to have you return again and again as many of our guests do. Thank you once again. Mike and Tracy
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Clean room, nice location!

  • 4 of 5

Room was very clean and location was great!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guests. We do have a fantastic cleaning lady. The location to everything there is to do in Destin is wonderful. We hope you will be back again and again.
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Cute condo

  • 4 of 5

This was my family's first time traveling to Destin, Fl and we really enjoyed the city. The condo was clean and not too far from the beach. It's also close to all the restaurants in the area. The only complaint I have is the neighbors had a domestic fight our last night, which resulted in the police being called! My son heard the whole thing and was terrified. Otherwise it was a good stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guests. We are so glad that you enjoyed the condo and it's location close to the beach and all the restaurants. We wish we could control the other vacationing guests and wish that would not have happened. The condo development has quiet hours from 10:00PM until 10:00AM which are strictly enforced.
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

The exterior of the property is questionable and a bit off putting. However, the condo itself is lovely. It is very clean and quiet. The location is excellent. This rental is an exceptional choice for those who want to enjoy Destin on a more reasonable budget.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guests and for the five star review. We are glad you enjoyed the condo, Destin, and your vacation. The exterior has just been painted and they look great. We hope you'll be our guests again soon.
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  • 5 of 5

Very nice condo and so close to everything!!! We are definitely coming back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Lizeth for being such wonderful guests and for the excellent five star review. We are so happy to know how much you loved the condo and the resort. We look forward to you being our guests again!
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Nice Place

  • 5 of 5

The place was nice and clean, it was located in the middle of everything on the strip, great location.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such wonderful guests and for the excellent five star review. The location is awesome and we are so glad you had a wonderful vacation.
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Several to choose from
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Several to choose from
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* The Beach.

* The Harbor.

* Deep sea / charter boat fishing.

* Fine Dining.

* Have Fun, Fun, Fun.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* The Beach.

* Free concerts at the Harbor.

* Hang out at any of the 3 pools.

* rent a movie or hit a matinee!.

* Have Fun, Fun, Fun.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* The Beach.

* The Harbor.

* Shopping (the outlets, moms!).

* Dolphin cruises, snorkeling, rent a pontoon boat.

* Have Fun, Fun, Fun.

Beach, golf, restaurants, bars, water parks, miniature golf, fishing, shopping, bicycling, water sports, sunbathing, pier, boating, sailing.

Big Kahuna's Water Park, Merlin's Pizza or Mellow Mushroom (good pies) The Track for Go Karts (walking distance!) bumper boats, putt putt golf

The Harbor - free concerts all summer! Great food, great views, great memories!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.