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Beach Resort
Ranked #20 of 39 Hotels in Destin
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Spring Break was our first family trip to Destin, Fl and it lived up to expectations. We are a family of five with two teenagers and a 9 yr old. The condo at Beach Resort (#206) was more than adequate with a spacious kitchen/living area facing the pool. Our girls stayed in the bunks while our son slept on the fold out sofa. The master bedroom was roomy although the bed could have been more comfortable. Noise wasn't an issue with those staying around us even though most of the units seemed to be rented. We did have a few minor issues with a leak in the master bath and the kids toilet leaking a bit but it didn't diminish our enjoyment of the week. The beach is right across the street which makes for easy access. The condo is just minutes away from many shopping and dining options. Everything from Bass Pro to Outlets to Outback and local spots like Dave's on the Beach. We will return to Destin in the near future.

Room Tip: On our next trip to Destin, we will attempt to rent end units which face the ocean (#216, $316, #416...
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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3  Thank LewisvilleDukie
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

Our son had a destination wedding at Henderson State Park. So we figured we would make a mini vacation out of it. We could not have picked a better place! It was directly across the street from the beach, great location to eating out and shopping!

The unit was updated in decor, had some visible wear in some areas(nothing major). The kitchen had everything you would need to cook but we didn't, only coffee and reheating leftovers.

The place was very pet friendly!

We have already looked at schedules for our return trip.

All the check in and out info was emailed, which made everything so easy since we were getting ready for the wedding.

Thank you Beach Retreat for a great mini vacation!

  • Stayed: November 2013
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6  Thank barbara h
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

Wow!

We stayed in unit 304 earlier this year. After that visit we thought it could be our new home at the beach. Now it is our new home at the beach. We love it here. It was near perfect before but now the owners have done some upgrades. There is some new patio furniture, new lighting and window treatments. Everything still seems brand new and perfectly maintained. There is just so much attention to detail!

This time we had garage parking as well as an umbrella and chairs set up for us everyday at the beach.

If you have any question please private message me and I will try to help.

Room Tip: We only stay in unit 304
  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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12  Thank smjsmj
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

I took our two boys, ages 8 & 9 in October 2013. We stayed in Unit 203, which we rented through Ocean Reef Resorts website. Check-in and check-out were done via telephone and the unit had a keypad for entry rather than a key to keep up with. Incredibly EASY and no stress! The unit was tropical and tastefully decorated and clean. Underground parking is included with this unit, which was fabulous - no hot car! The pool gates are locked, so only owners and guests can gain access and the pool is beautiful with a zero entry and fountain for children. There is a decent walk to the beach access, but it is along a wide sidewalk and drivers are very courteous to stop when you need to cross over. Chair and umbrella rental is included with this unit, which makes up for the walk. All in all, we didn't mind walking. There are also at least 3 restaurants in walking distance and unlimited options within a 5-10 mile radius. We would definitely stay here again and have no qualms about recommending this unit to others. Great activities for the kids while you are here: the Gulfarium dolphin and sea lion show, The Track and Fudpucker's Alligator Beach, where you can feed and have your picture made with an alligator.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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3  Thank 2boyzmama
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

My husband and I stayed in room 206 in August. Great condo, up to date furnishings, up to date location, nice pool (cleaned everyday by the pool guy), nice pool surroundings, hot tub, grills and restrooms. Loved it. 6 foot wide walking path that goes along the entire island. Take your tennis shoes and be like the 100's of people walking off those extra calories off. Just a short walk to the beach but the very worth it considering you will pay 50% for beach front in this area. Winn Dixie, drug stores, and outlets stores 5 minutes away. Dinning out was our only issue. The restaurants close by are tired and not worth the money. Head out to Hwy 98 for a better value for your money. Would go back again and again.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank Macmomma S
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Address: 548 Sandy Cay Dr, Destin, FL 32550-8275
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #20 of 39 Hotels in Destin
Number of rooms: 126

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