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Hermitage By the Bay on Okaloosa Island

Bedrooms 2
Space 750 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

Beautiful bay front condo (1330 Miracle Strip Parkway) on the ground floor of a well manicured and quiet three story complex. Well appointed and tastefully decorated unit includes 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room with, a full kitchen and private balcony over looking the water, featuring beautiful sunrises AND sunsets. Now offering WiFi. The complex boasts a beautiful bayside pool with spacious deck and picnic tables, assigned parking spot, ample extra parking and boat trailer parking, and fishing pier with an assigned 18 ft, boat slip for this unit. Hermitage By the Bay is across the street from public beach access to the Gulf of Mexico at Beasley State Park, located on beautiful Okaloosa Island, between Destin and Fort Walton, FL, walking distance to The Emerald Coast Convention Center.

Unwind and enjoy beautiful sunrises AND sunsets from your own private balcony. You're on island time!

Check-in 3 pm. Check-out 10 am. Unit has no pet, no smoking policy and 3 day minimum rental.

More Details

LeAnne Bonner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2018


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Bunk beds/2 sets.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay/sound
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Two bedroom, two bath ground floor unit with a full kitchen with dishwasher, cable TV, DVD player, internet access, washer/dryer, private balcony over looking the water, fishing pier with designated boat slip. Three story complex offers bayside pool, outdoor barbeque grills, picnic tables, and lawn swings. Near popular Crab Island and pontoon boat rentals nearby on the bay. For those who love to walk, enjoy our new bayside walkway. Located on beautiful Okaloosa Island between Destin and Fort Walton Beach, FL.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Hermitage By the Bay on Okaloosa Island
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

We absolutely enjoyed our stay at Hermitage on the Bay!

  • 5 of 5

Our place had a beautiful view and was close to everything we were looking for. LeAnne was great with recommendations for places to eat and do. This was our first visit to Destin area and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. You couldn't ask for a better vacation rental.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Toni for your wonderful review. I hope you can visit us again. LeAnne Bonner
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What beautiful sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Heritage by the bay. We've stayed here before in different units but this was by far the greatest view we've had.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sunsets are beautiful but the sunrises are even more spectacular. It's the perfect beginning and end to everyday in paradise.
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Great place to get away and relax.

  • 4 of 5

The property was very nice and quiet. It rained 2 of the 3 day we were there but we really enjoyed sitting out by the pool on the one sunny day we had. Would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wish you could have had more sunshine but thanks for the sweet comments and I hope you can return in the future.
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  • 5 of 5

I live in this area (not on the water) but wanted to find a really nice place for our family vacation. My son and his wife and 2 babies were visiting from Virginia and we wanted to be on the water and near restaurants and also stay in a nice place. We couldn't have been more pleased with this condo and location! It was very clean and was decorated so cute and had all of the necessary cookware we needed! One of the best things about this condo was the fantastic views! I could never have imagined how great the view was with the pictures on the website. The condo pool was really nice and close as well! There were numerous restaurants all around us and you never really have to get back in your car as they are all within walking distance! There is also a Tom Thumb right next door!!! We were very pleased with everything and would highly recommend this condo to any type of family with young or older children! The owner was very nice to deal with as well and answered my questions very quickly! I will definitely stay here again when the kids return next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We love our little piece of paradise and love sharing it with people who enjoy it as well.
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  • 5 of 5

If you are a boat owner, this place is perfect. A boat slip is available with this rental which is mandatory for my visits to the Emerald Coast. The condo has great views of the Choctawhatchee Bay and you are just minutes from Destin and Fort Walton as well as The Gulf of Mexico. Many great restaurants are within close walking distance from this property. I look forward to staying at this condo for years to come.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Excellent location ! The unit is furnished nicely with every thing for an extended stay or short term. We bring a boat here to sail. The bay and surrounding areas are great to sail in. The gulf beaches are just across the road, There are many fine places to eat at. Pandoras is one of our favorites. And many more. We have come here for the last 3 years and the owner is very good to deal with.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for great review. Love returning guests!
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Fudpucker's Beachside Bar & Grill - Okaloosa Island
Bar & Grill
Salvati's Pizza Factory
Pizza Restaurant
Rockin Tacos
Mexican Restaurant
Black Pearl Island Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Pino Gelato Cafe At the Beach
The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk
Seafood Restaurant
Al's Beach Club And Burger Bar
Hamburger Restaurant
Floyd's Shrimp House
Seafood Restaurant
Angler's Beachside Grill
Seafood Restaurant
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
Emerald Coast Convention Center
The Gulf
Seafood Restaurant
Old Bay Steamer
Seafood Restaurant
Hightide Seafood Restaurant and Oyster Bar
Seafood Restaurant
AJ's Oyster Shanty
Oyster Bar Restaurant
Asiago's Skillet
Breakfast Restaurant
Helen Back Cafe
Pizza Restaurant
Bay Cafe French Restaurant
French Restaurant
Giovanni's One89
Italian Restaurant
Props Brewery & Grill
Japan & China Taste
Chinese Restaurant
Bamboo's Jamacian Restaurant
Jamaican Restaurant
Ali's Bistro
Italian Restaurant
Fokker's Pub
Bar & Grill
Sotol Tequila & Mezcal
Mexican Restaurant
Burrito del Sol
Mexican Restaurant
Taste Tapas & Wine Bar
Tapas Bar
KC's Sandbar & Grille
Bar & Grill
Barbecue Restaurant
Robinson's Cruse Thru
Fast Food Restaurant
Lanie's Kitchen II
Filipino Restaurant
Papa Joe's Hideaway
Bar & Grill
The Boardroom Pub and Grub
Maas Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Tipsy Pig
Bar & Grill
Synergy Organic Juice Bar and Cafe
Sabor A Mexico
Mexican Restaurant
Thai Kitchen
Thai Restaurant
Fusion Bistro
Sealand Restaurant
Steak House
Beach Butt BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Fat Stacks
Tijuana Flats
Tex-Mex Restaurant
Chicken in Basket
Soul Food Restaurant
Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum
Chapala Authentic Mexican Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Licious Cafe, LLC
Pho Restaurant
Captain D's
Seafood Restaurant
Clemenza's at Uptown
Italian Restaurant
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
FUDPUCKERS and Elks Lodge
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Fudpucker's on the Island
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Beasley State Park
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Beach.

* Fish.

* Water sports.

* The Gulfarium.

* Wine, dine, shop.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Enjoy the pool.

* Catch a fish or a crab.

* Fly a kite.

* Build a sandcastle.

* Enjoy a sunrise or sunset.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* The Gulfarium.

* Enjoy water sports.

* Walk new bayside walk way.

* Military Museums.

* Pool/beach activities.

On Choctawhatchee Bay offering on-site fishing, crabbing, and boating. Next door to a convenience store and an Elks Lodge which offers beach games and kid's play area for members, as well as bar, dining room, bingo nights, big screen tv, and band parties. Within walking distance of parasailing, wind surfing, jet-ski, kayak and kite-board rentals. The Gulfarium (a salt water aquarium featuring marine shows) and The Boardwalk featuring The Crab Trap as well as other open air restaurants, night clubs and retail shops. Angler's beachside restaurant with a public fishing pier on the Gulf, charter fishing and a beachside playground are only a hop skip away on our little island paradise.

Walk our new bayside walkway to the newest Fudpuckers for waterside dining or enjoy the views all the way to Brooks Bridge where you find a beautiful park with playground, shaded picnic tables, boat ramp and near by restaurants such as Pandora's and the popular Emerald Coast Convention Center

and Adventure Park with putt- putt golf, zip line and climbing towers. Okaloosa Island is a bridge away from Destin offering unlimited activities including dining, shopping, entertainment, sports, amusement, and charter fishing.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Check in time is 4pm central time and check out time is 10am central time. Please observe these times to keep my maid happy.

Monthly Rate: $2000 - $3500

Summer rates are $250 per night or $1500 per week.
Winter rates are $175 per night, $1000 per week or $2000 per month.
Snowbird special: 15% discount for minimum 2 month rentals between November and March.
Three night minimum stay. Check out 10 am please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.