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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Benton, Arkansas
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family with 4 children, wonderful pools for all ages. Room S504 is nice and customer service is friendly!! Only con is I'm on gulf side and had to walk 700 feet to beach but lucky I brought the wagon which I can carry everything with me. Beach is excellent and water is almost light blue. Also avoid drive morning on... More 

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

Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return visit. More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful fun filled week with the entire family (18 of us with an age range from 4 months to 70+years). There was plenty of things to do and something to keep everyone busy having fun all week long. Planning a return visit but this time with 23 family members.

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

Thank you for your review. We do have alot of things for all ages here and it sounds like you got to do and see all of it. We hope to see you on a return visit soon. More 

Inverness, Florida
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at this resort twice and absolutely love it. The grounds are beautiful, you never have to leave! There is plenty to do between the pools and beach. The staff near the lazy river weren't very pleasant this year, but that's the only negative I can say.

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

Thank you for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you return soon! More 

Lascassas, Tennessee
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was surprised to read the review about the poor behavior of the kids in the hot tub. That's unfortunate but it sounds as though perhaps this was more an issue of poor parental oversight which could happen anywhere. My husband and I have been staying at Destin West since they built it about 16, 17 years ago and if... More 

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DestinWestVacations, Manager at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We do monitor our pools and pool areas for our guests and there is also courtesy patrol through our the property to assist any our guests. We defiantly look forward to your return to our resort. More 

Ooltewah, Tennessee, United States
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place! This is a perfect place for families of all ages. The lazy river pool and the beach across the street are perfect. We had a beautiful condo and had a terrific time. We look forward to going back this year. We love staying at the Fort Walton end of the beach because it was less crowded... More 

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DestinWestVacations, Manager at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review . We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return visit. More 

Channahon, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of 5 visited the Destin area for the first time and I found a unit in the Pelican building on VRBO beforehand. We rented a penthouse because we wanted to appreciate the view of the bay and the gulf. We went when it was a bit chilly so I do wish we would have rented one of the... More 

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DestinWestVacations, Manager at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back again soon. More 

Madison, Mississippi
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42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here recently with family and friends. We loved the pool area and lazy river. The zero entry pool is a plus with little ones. It was not a long walk from parking lot. The only issue we had was we stayed on the bay side and it was a long walk to the beach with small children. There... More 

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DestinWestVacations, Manager at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Perhaps next time you stay you might want to try a Gulf side unit so you are closer to the beach area. More 

Paintsville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second time staying at Destin West Resort. We absolutely love this area! The white, soft, sand and emerald water of Fort Walton Beach are simply among Florida's finest of coastlines. Hospitality here is great. Price is on the high end but condos are worth it.

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Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. More 

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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Pelican building, room 606. We have stayed in this complex before and loved it the first time. If u don't mind walking a bit to get to the beach, they have a safe walk over bridge that makes getting to the beach easy and safe. I will have to say that the sitting... More 

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DestinWestVacations, Manager at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we look forward to your return visit with us. More 

Homosassa, Florida
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51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We recently rented PH08 in the Sandpiper building and found that the property was well appointed and clean. Note: you must sign a contract that specifies that you may be assigned a different unit than the one you paid for, at their discretion upon your arrival. Most of the items one might need are provided; however you will need to... More 

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DestinWestVacations, Manager at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our no unit guarantee policy simply states that if your unit is not available to be rented to you we will move you to a comparable one (most of the time it is an upgrade) we hate having to move guests but sometimes it is required and we do notify the guest prior to their... More 

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