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Destin West Beach and Bay Resort

3.0 of 5 Condominium   |   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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed here last spring for our honeymoon and I can't say enough positive things about it. We booked it through Compass Resorts at a very reasonable price for a 7 night stay. Our penthouse condo was very clean and the kitchen was well stocked. We used an app to check in and check out without any... More

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Austin, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First I was misquoted. I was given a price of $858 for a four night stay, when I went to book it moments later, it was $1243. Once we got to our room, it looked like the carpets had not been vacuumed, much less cleaned in several years. There was also a huge clump of hair in the shower, and... More

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

Thank you for posting your review. Since the unit you rented wasn't identified, we can't determine whether you stayed with us, Destin West Vacations, the company that owns this tripadvisor page. We're very sorry to hear of your issues, either way. We certainly want all of our guests to be satisfied with their condo and experience with us. On our... More

mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been renting through vrbo.com for at least 6 years. This place is great with the lazy river on the bay side, and huge pool across the street on the beach side. The complex is huge and covers both sides of the highway with a sky walk over to keep you from walking across with the traffic. It's located... More

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

Thank you so much for posting your review. We're not sure if you've ever booked with us, Destin West Vacations, but we are so glad that you enjoy yourselves each year and keep coming back. Thank you for your repeat business! Sincerely, Destin West Vacations More

Clear Lake City, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my familys 2nd stay at Destin West. The first year we stayed on the Bayside, this year was on the Gulfside in Rm. 512. The condo has everything you could ask for or need. The carpet and furnishings could use some updating/cleaning but all in all it was everything we expected. Having full access to all the amentities... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Even though you didn't rent from us, Destin West Vacations, we are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay on the Resort! Sincerely, Destin West Vacations More

Louisville, Kentucky
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time at this Resort and we loved it. Loved the Lazy River. Family went off for other events & we could be found at the Lazy River. Great location .. Enjoyed the beach & Bay. Lots of friendly people at the pool. ..Looking forward to going back.

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

Thanks so much for posting your review. Since the unit you rented wasn't mentioned, we are unable to determine whether you stayed with us, Destin West Vacations, the owner of this tripadvisor page. However, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you return. FYI for travelers - not all Lanai units offer grills or hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The condo was clean and easy access to everything. I will be back. Very cozy having more space with kids than in a hotel. Also love being able to have access to ramada plazas pools. More bang for your buck.

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

Thank you for posting your review. Since the condo you rented wasn't mentioned, we are unable to determine whether you stayed with us, Destin West Vacations, the owner of this tripadvisor page. We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay on the Resort. We hope you visit again! Sincerely, Destin West Vacations More

Center, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time to stay at Destin West Beach and Bay Resort...We stayed in Pelican #304 bayside and we absolutely loved it...We had a great view of the lazy river which looked exactly like the pictures...It was a little walk across to the beach but not to bad...The beach was beautiful..We arrived around 3:30 and was able to... More

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

Thank you so much for posting your review. We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Sincerely, Destin West Vacations More

VANCLEAVE, MISSISSIPPI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every year we stay here and it seems like every year it gets better and better. We stayed for 4 nights this year and it was absolutely wonderful. The lazy river is always my favorite place to relax. We stay in Heron 406 every year, the owner is so easy to work with, we book through VRBO. We had so... More

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

Thank you so much for posting your review. We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Sincerely, Destin West Vacations More

Athens, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several issues arose with this rental. We were unable to check in at the appropriate time which was listed as a possibility, but the staff cut the check very close to the limit. There was no cable outlet in the bedrooms. The cleaning staff left a bag of unlaundered sheets in the living room floor, which were never picked up... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We appreciate your feedback. It looks like you may have stayed at Destin West during the time that the Gulfside HOA was making some changes to its cable provider and set up. Unfortunately, for a period of weeks some rental units did not have cable activated in the master or... More

Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a condo through Destin West Beach & Bay Resort hoping for the best, and got much better than we expected. Our unit (4105 in the Sandpiper building) was lovely. The condo itself was fresh, and charming, with a beautiful view of the lazy river and pools, and the bay. It was well appointed, well updated, and felt like... More

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

Thank you so much for posting your review. We are glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Sincerely, Destin West Vacations More

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Address: 1320 Miracle Strip Parkway, SE, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Fort Walton Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Destin West Beach and Bay Resort 3*
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Destin West offers the best of many worlds. We encompass both sides of the island, with beautiful views of both the Choctawhatchee Bay and Gulf of Mexico from our family-friendly condos and penthouses. Tired of the sand? Relax on the deck of our large Gulf-side pool while kids enjoy the adjacent Splash Garden. Or float in the Lazy River at our Bay-side tropical pool oasis. We feature villa units all the way to 3 bedroom fully equipped condominiums, all with private balconies. Penthouses feature double decks with roof-top private hot tubs. ... more   less 
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