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Southbay by the Gulf

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Overview
940 Highway 98 E, Destin, FL 32541-2828 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Truly a great location in the heart of the city of Destin. Private beach and pools make it Always family friendly albeit some of the units are a bit dated in decor. I have noticed that many have taken it upon themselves to do some...More

Thank Shoranzy
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This was our second time to stay at Southbay, with 6 years in between visits. Our first trip we booked from the condo owners and had a really great experience. Our latest trip was booked through a vacation rental group and cost quite a bit...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017

We enjoyed a nice week at the beach in unit 124. Our unit was clean, comfortable, updated, and spacious. It was perfect for a large family with kids of many ages. We greatly enjoyed having a balcony off the master bedroom and the living area....More

Thank ltcky
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We stay in Unit 78. It feels like you are staying in a home. We have been coming to Southbay for years and love the location! You are on the gulf side and the beach access is great. I would recommend renting chairs and an...More

Thank Vegaslov
Reviewed April 11, 2017

South Bay boast they are steps from the beach, well from our unit it was a half mile of them. They also talk of a "Stocked" fresh water lake, well the entire week I was there not one fish was caught anyplace on this lake...More

Thank Bill W
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Truly Unique! One of the last remaining secret gems of Destin. A 15 acre beach front vacation townhome property with a lake for fishing, 2 pools, tennis courts, BBQ grills and centrally located while still More offering a seclusion for relaxing. 2 & 3 bdrm townhomes now available! New onsite management is Emerald Coast Vacation Rentals Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Tennis Court
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
$90 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Southbay By The Gulf Hotel Destin
Location
United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
$90 - $360 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Southbay By The Gulf Hotel Destin
Location
United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
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Traveler (66)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (2)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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"Do your research on the condo photos. Our photos actually made the condo look better than it was when we..."
stephaniewA1763EZ
Aug 9, 2015
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"I would suggest rooms on the side near the beach. I stayed in unit #43 and it was awesome (but not on the..."
constances789
Jul 8, 2015
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"Bridge across lake looks longer than it actually is. Also having a corner unit works out well for people..."
Alfwhoa
Jul 15, 2014
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"Ask a lot of questions when you call the rental property about the unit you are renting - particularly when..."
TrixyinMI
Jul 6, 2014
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