Most Sought-After Ariel Dunes Condos

The Best Condos in Ariel Dunes I & II

Posted on 9/9/2022

The soaring towers of Ariel Dunes feature an outstanding location off Scenic Gulf Drive in the heart of Destin's Miramar Beach. They resemble sophisticated urbane structures usually found in Las Vegas or Miami. Each building is crowned with columned porticoes that resemble classic ancient temples and are dramatically uplighted at night.

They are part of the Seascape Resort, featuring 2,000 linear feet of crystalline white beach and access to a championship golf course along with a professional tennis center. Ocean Reef Resorts guests receive complimentary reduced rates for golf, tennis, and fun beach recreation rentals. Five gigantic swimming pools span the tower complex providing an incredible total of 23,000 square feet of watery refreshment. Both towers include upscale open concept designed living areas with nine-foot ceilings and balconies to enjoy the sensational gulf views.


Ariel Dunes I

Ariel Dunes I faces the gleaming jewel-toned gulf down the palm-lined entry boulevard with views as far as one can see into the southern horizon. Three pools span across its base, which encompasses 12,000 square feet of sparkling fun. It is great for kids with a shallow "zero-entry" at one end of a pool with a giant mushroom-shaped waterfall that cascades down upon them. Casual poolside drinks and dining are conveniently available at the colorful "Cabana Cafe" on the first floor of Ariel Dunes I. They serve favorite drinks, appetizers, seafood, pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and burgers. It also features live musical entertainment. Grills are available nearby, so you may enjoy having your own cookout and poolside dining. A great fitness center on-site as well.


Ariel Dunes II

Ariel Dunes II

Ariel Dunes II faces southwesterly, making it a perfect place to view spectacular sunsets that occur right over the gulf from autumn to spring. The vivid views include a precious coastal dune lake habitat that borders part of the forested golf course with the gorgeous gulf as a backdrop. Three additional pools with 11,000 square feet wrap around the side of Ariel Dunes II and overlook the lovely lake. There is also a convenient fitness center on-site with a sauna and steam room!


Although there are quite a few wonderful Ariel Dunes vacation rentals in both towers, the following are the most popular due to their comfortable furnishings, upscale décor, and premium gulf view positions. Here is a look at the favorites for each building starting with those that have three bedrooms that sleep eight or twelve fortunate guests.


3-Bedroom Ariel Dunes I

3-Bedroom Ariel Dunes I

3 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 8 Guests

Ariel Dunes I 401 sleeps eight beach-goers with the use of multiple beds, bunks, and a twin-sized trundle. This residence boasts a special location on the southeast corner of this building, providing various views of the sensational seascape and loads of natural light. A breezy wraparound balcony spans from the primary bedroom suite to the open living area to a guest bedroom. It features views of the golf course, the sparkling pool down below, and the glorious gulf down the palm-lined boulevard in the near distance. The living area is handsomely furnished with a dark brown leather couch, a matching lounger chair, and a vividly patterned accent armchair. They share views of the beautiful scenery in two different directions through a double set of sliding glass balcony doors. Rich hardwood flooring provides a warm ambiance, and the décor is decidedly upscale, with seascape themes. A rectangular marble-topped dining table beneath a shaded vintage chandelier includes four unique chic high-backed chocolate leather chairs on the sides and two cream-colored end chairs. The open kitchen has everything you need to create culinary delights and a sleek black granite-topped bar where you can set out appetizers, drinks, or a bountiful buffet. The primary bedroom features handsome, regal furnishings with a king-sized bed beside its own sliding glass balcony doors framing glittering gulf views. A luxurious ensuite private bath includes double vanity sinks, a soaking tub, and a separate glass-walled shower. One of the impressive guest quarters also has balcony access along with a private ensuite bath. It includes a queen-sized bed with a tall rustic beach-inspired wooden headboard. Mirrored Art Deco cabinets and bedside tables provide a fashionable shimmering accent. The other guest quarters is a great Bunk Room with a twin-sized upper bed and a queen-sized lower along with a twin trundle.


3-Bedrooms Ariel Dunes II

Ariel Dunes II 3 Bedroom

3 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 12 Guests

Ariel Dunes II 1410 sleeps twelve lucky guests using multiple beds, bunks, and two queen-sized sleeper sofas for use if need be. It also has a premier position with a wraparound balcony which provides stunning views of the gulf, the lake, golf course, and even the northern bay. Phenomenal views span the scenery from the southwest all the way to the northwest, giving you a "front row, center seat" to experience spectacular sunsets all year long. You may enjoy the panoramic vistas while relishing your favorite tropical drinks and munching on savory snacks. The bright spacious open living area frames these views through the sliding glass balcony doors and three walls with windows. This room is elegantly appointed and comfortably furnished with a white leather couch and love seat adorned with colorful pillows for Floridian flair. They sit upon a colorful abstract patterned decorative rug facing a rich hardwood entertainment cabinet that houses a large flat-screen TV for viewing pleasure. A rectangular hardwood dining table beneath a vintage sconce chandelier is lavished with six regal cream cushioned chairs with hand-carved palm fronds on an oval back. The ample open kitchen nearby has two matching palm-back carved raised chairs next to a gleaming black granite-topped bar where drinks and appetizers may be enjoyed. The primary bedroom has a majestic look featuring rich hardwood furnishings and a king-sized bed with a scrolled headboard. Sliding glass doors and a side window provide excellent views of the lake and gulf. The ensuite bath includes double vanity sinks, a soaking tub, and a glass wall shower. One of the charming guest bedrooms also has an ensuite bath and includes a queen-sized bed. These quarters feature a bright ambiance with golden yellow interiors and sunny windows on two walls. The other guest room is perfect for the kids since there are two sets of bunk beds with a total of four twin beds. This room has access to a full hall bath that also serves as a convenient powder room.


2-Bedrooms Ariel Dunes I

Ariel Dunes I 2-Bedroom

2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms / 8 Guests

Ariel Dunes I 1902 has two bedrooms that can accommodate eight privileged guests with multiple beds, bunks, and a queen-sized sleeper sofa. It soars high atop this luxury tower with a seagull's eye view of the glistening gulf in the distance down the open palm-lined boulevard. A breezy balcony spans the entire width between the main open living area and the primary bedroom suite. This provides interior views of the sparkling seascape from both rooms. Sliding glass doors provide easy access from each room so you may take your favorite drinks and go enjoy the soaring views. A latte-colored couch and love seat face these views, and a large flat-screen TV mounted on a white side cabinet. The dining area has a country coastal look with a beach-washed hardwood rectangular table and six unique charming washboard-backed chairs. The open kitchen includes brushed stainless steel appliances, a mottled malt-toned granite-topped bar, and four fashionable vintage modern raised chairs for wining and dining. The primary bedroom has rustic beach-inspired hardwood furnishings, a king-sized bed, and direct access to the gulf view balcony. Its ensuite bath includes a walk-in shower, a soaking tub, and two vanity sinks. The guest bedroom has white cottage-styled furnishings, a queen-sized bed, and a sunny window. An intimate bunk nook off the hallway includes two twin beds and a wall-mounted flat-screen TV for entertainment.


2-Bedrooms Ariel Dunes II

2-Bedrooms Ariel Dunes II

2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms / 8 Guests

Ariel Dunes II 1802 includes two bedrooms which also sleeps eight beach-going guests with multiple beds, bunks, and a full-size sleeper sofa. The open living and dining area feature a warm, upscale coastal look centered upon a wall of sliding glass balcony doors that highlight views of the gorgeous gulf. A wraparound brown leather couch with a lounger faces these views. The comfortably furnished balcony spans the primary bedroom suite with its own access. It has heavenly views of the lovely lake and emerald-toned gulf. The dining area has a wonderful tropical look with a large square glass-topped hardwood table with eight bamboo framed chairs with richly woven decorative straw backs. A handsome, rustic hardwood side cabinet includes a convenient coffee bar and wine rack. Three stylish raised café chairs with decorative metal backs sit adjacent to a light brown mottled granite topped kitchen bar as an additional entertainment place. Stainless steel appliances and warm blonde hardwood custom cabinetry inspire the creation of a fun family meal. The tastefully appointed primary bedroom features stately handsome hardwood furnishings, a king-sized bed with a dark tufted leather headboard framed with richly carved wood, and a sliding glass door that frames the jeweled gulf scenery. The private ensuite bath includes a walk-in shower, a separate tub, and double vanity sinks. The guest bedroom has a beachy look with a king-sized bed accented by a long white slatted wood headboard and a sunny window. Kids will love a private bunk nook with two twin beds embraced by a vibrant hand-painted wall mural of the gulf waters.


1-Bedroom Ariel Dunes I

1 Bedroom Ariel Dunes I

1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathrooms / 6 Guests

Ariel Dunes I 506 is a lovely one-bedroom rental residence that would be perfect for a romantic vacation getaway with your loved one. However, it also includes twin bunk beds nestled in a hallway bunk nook and a queen-sized sleeper sofa in the living room with the ability to accommodate a friendly family gathering for six beach-goers. The open living room has a crisp, nautically attired space brightened by a four-panel wall of sliding glass doors leading out to a balcony. It features a premier position providing special central balcony box seats of the glittering gulf in the distance down the palm-lined entry boulevard between two other towers. An upscale raised outdoor dining table with four chairs invites you to experience the stunning views while enjoying your favorite drinks and tasty treats. You may also see the views from within the open living area since the wall of glass doors showcases the sparkling seascape. A regal blue couch beneath a wall with three crisp color-matching coral prints, a latte-toned armchair, and a brown accent chair share these views, along with a large flat-screen mounted above a beach-inspired decorative cabinet. Four fashionable white stools provide seating for wining and dining next to a dark, gleaming granite-topped bar beside the ample open kitchen. The contemporarily furnished Primary Bedroom includes a king-sized bed facing a wall-mounted flat-screen TV for viewing pleasure. It has direct access to a unique private full bath with a tub shower portion connected by a door to a separate vanity area with a toilet off the hallway. This way, it serves as a full ensuite bath and convenient powder room.


1-Bedroom Ariel Dunes II

1 Bedroom Ariel Dunes II

1 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathrooms / 6 Guests

Ariel Dunes II 1206 is a one-bedroom vacation residence that has a similar floorplan providing extra sleeping arrangements and can accommodate a beach-going group of six. However, the kid's bunk nook with two twin beds each features individual flat-screen TVs for entertainment. This rental also provides a romantic setting since the open living area is filled with charming country-coastal-styled furnishings and décor. A wall of sliding glass balcony doors faces out toward a dazzling seascape. This premier location facing the southwest provides magnificent romantic views of the sunsets over the waters almost year-round. A balcony off the living area has seating to relish a heavenly panorama, including a lovely coastal dune lake habitat that borders a forested golf course fairway, the white ribbon of the beach, and the luminescent gulf. These same views can be seen from the open living area with a painting of a swirling sea that is comfortably furnished with an elegant tufted-back antique armchair and a cream-colored couch that can double as a queen-sized sleeper sofa. Besides the outdoor views, they face a large flat-screen TV mounted above a pale blue straw-woven beach cabinet. An intimate coastal-styled wicker table with two chairs sits beside the sliding glass doors for fun, intimate dining. Four handsome raised beach-washed hardwood café chairs with dark metal frames sit beside a richly mottled granite topped bar with chocolate and marzipan tones for entertainment space. The country kitchen has cream-colored appliances warmly accented by blonde hardwood cabinetry, providing everything needed to create culinary delights. The Primary Bedroom has a rustic elegant cottage-styled look with a stately tray ceiling, a sunny window, and a king-sized bed with a unique paint patterned headboard. It includes its own private full ensuite bath with two separate vanities and a tub shower combination. A half hallway bath serves as a powder room near a twin bunk.


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These most sought-after Ariel Dunes condos all share an awesome location close to popular gulf front restaurants with friendly beach bars, grocery stores, wine shops, and bargain shopping for world-class discounted designer goods at the famous Silver Sands Premium Outlets. You are also minutes away from drinking, dining, and shopping adventures. They are located at swank Grand Boulevard and the captivating Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. The enchanting New Orleans French Quarter-styled village also hosts outdoor concerts, family amusements, fun year-round festivals, and exciting seasonal firework celebrations.

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Enjoy viewing these wonderful sought-after vacation rentals on our state-of-the-art website, which includes detailed descriptions, vivid individual property images, satellite location views, seasonal rental rates, and calendar dates available for reservations. After you make plans and complete advance reservations for your favorite, you, too, may start to get excited to experience a magical, memorable beach vacation!


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