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Destin West Beach and Bay Resort

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1320 Miracle Strip Parkway, SE, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We bounce back and forth between here and waterscape! Phenomenal pools! Access to 3 total! Staying gulf side waterfront is what we like to do by have stayed on bay side for the lazy river and the rooms have always been nice clean. Kitchens always seem to be under stocked but that's more for the property owner than the resort... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed our stay at this resort in the same condo for 2 years. The views are spectacular. I love getting up and having coffee on the balcony watching the water, so calming. The amenities are great... 3 pools, work out room and beach front...what more can you want!

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Destin West RV R, Guest Sevices at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you returning to stay with us again soon. More 

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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just checked out of this unit and I wanted to write this review while it was still fresh in my mind. First I would like to point out the positives. This unit is bayside and right next to the lazy river. The amenities are wonderful. I could hardly keep the kiddos out of the lazy river. They even preferred... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented 203 Gulfside and it was perfect for our family of six. We had our two year old in a pack-n-play, ten and three year-old stayed in the bunk room, and thirteen year-old on the pull out couch. Glad we payed the extra money to stay gulf side! We were so close to the beach and to the splash... More 

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Destin West RV R, Guest services at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, although you did not rent thru us this visit, we hope you will next time. I am sorry that you had a bad experience with the management company that you used. We are Destin West Vacations, and we are located onsite and have staff 24 hours a day on duty to take care of your... More 

Warren, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 2nd stay at Destin West (beach front). There's so much for the adults and kids to do. There's the beach, the pool, lazy river, splash pad, kiddie pool, and hot tub. Although the hot tub jets weren't working this trip, we still had a blast. Will definitely be booking here from now on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in #307 gulfside. It was nice and clean. Kitchen was fully stocked. More than 3 adults would be cramped if you spent too much time inside. The pools were nice too. I thought the view from the balcony would be of the side of another building - we could see the gulf!

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Madisonville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the amenities at this resort. Lazy river is great! Nice pool, but very crowded! We enjoyed the movie nights by the pool for the kids. The room I would say was okay. A lot of the furniture was broken and dirty. The room is definitely not the highlight. Parking can be tough at times. Overall, it was decent.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will not stay at this resort again or would I stay in in this area of Destin. The water was very rough and seaweed ridden. Destin beaches much calmer and crystal clear. This resort does not offer chair or umbrellas you have to reserve this as an additional daily charge of $30 for two chairs and one umbrella. Also... More 

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Memphis, TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have rented the same unit through VRBO for the past 7 years. The owners are great to work with and the unit is always clean. We stay on the bay side because our kids love the lazy river. The pools are nice, and we like having the bridge to cross over to the beach side. They also offer activities... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our condo was very dirty. Had to clean upon arrival just to be liveable. Where does the cleaning fee go that is required to be paid? Too much mold and mildew on some of the furniture. Had to be put on the back patio. Furniture was also filthy or broken. The elevator smelled of urine with no air circulating.

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