Description

Sleeping eight carefree beach-going guests, this charming two-bedroom vacation rental at Emerald Dunes has a convenient location right in the heart of Crystal Beach. This low-density beachfront residential building gives guests an air of privileged living space. Emerald Dunes sits high upon sugary "dunes" above the bright crystalline beach and features panoramic views of the "emerald" toned gulf that extend as far as one can see into the glittering southern horizon.

Emerald Dunes 205 takes full advantage of these jeweled vistas with a unique open concept plan that features a spacious alcove for the living area with a wide window. The adjacent dining area sits next to sliding glass balcony doors and another side window that also frames the sparkling seascape. Comfortable outdoor furniture on the beachfront balcony beckons you to experience the scenery and listen to the sensual surf sounds while enjoying your favorite tropical drinks with savory snacks. The living area includes a pale blue couch, loveseat, and a large white armchair for comfortable seating around a beautiful custom-made hardwood coffee table. A 65" wall-mounted flatscreen TV, with a sound bar, provides theater quality entertainment. The dining area has a large country-styled rectangular table with ample seating for six. The open kitchen features white cabinets, brushed stainless steel appliances, and a white Carrera Morro quartz countertop with four wooden stools where appetizers, beverages, or a fun buffet meal may be easily served.

The Master Bedroom includes a king-sized bed and 75" flatscreen TV next to a sunny window, along with an ensuite bath with double vanities and a tub shower combination. The elegant Guest bedroom also has a king-sized bed, 55" flatscreen TV, and a sunny window with access to a full hall bath. There is also a Bunk Nook tucked off the hallway with two twin beds.

Excellent amenities at Emerald Dunes include the bright, beautiful private beach and a swimming pool with a sun patio in the front of the building near grounds with clusters of tropical palm trees. The pool is heated during the chilly times of the year, while a bubbling hot tub provides pampered relaxation whenever you may desire to use it. A community grill area is also on the beachside, which may tempt you to create a fun 'Surf n Turf' meal while the salty air stimulates your appetite.

This central Destin locale in the popular Crystal Beach neighborhood is conveniently close to grocery stores,  wine shops, and restaurants.  Four locally-owned dining establishments with excellent food are nearby overlooking the jewel-toned gulf, including The Crab Trap, Camille's, and 790 on the Gulf. Sensational shopping adventures at Destin Commons, Paradise Key as well as the City Market are also close by. Destin Commons is the most popular since it features an idyllic shopping experience with palm-lined pedestrian-friendly avenues with fountains where you may stroll around shopping at fashion boutiques, fine clothiers, and specialty shops. Restaurants, bars, and an AMC Multiplex Theater are also located there. The famous Silver Sands Premium Outlets, which is one of the largest designer discount centers in the nation, is just minutes away in Miramar Beach, offering tremendous bargains on world-class goods.

Second Floor:

All One Level: Living Room with Queen Sleeper Sofa and Balcony Access, Kitchen, Dining, King Bedroom with Tub/Shower Combo, King Bedroom, Hall Bath with Tub/Shower Combo, Twin Bunk Nook, Laundry.

Based on the daily temperature and at the HOA's discretion, the community pool is typically heated October through April.

*Emerald Dunes is a smoke free environment with smoking and chewing tobacco prohibited in all common areas, including the beach, walkways, pools spa, and pool decks, as well as on the balconies.

Amenities
  • Amenity Icon Community Grill/BBQ
  • Amenity Icon Community Hot Tub
  • Amenity Icon Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Elevator
  • Amenity Icon Gulf Front
  • Amenity Icon Heated Community Pool
  • Amenity Icon Internet
  • Amenity Icon Laundry
  • Amenity Icon No Pets Allowed
  • Amenity Icon Parking Spaces: 2
  • Amenity Icon Walk to Beach: 0-1 Minute
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Bedding
All One Level:
Twin Bunk
Twin Bunk
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Queen Sleeper Sofa
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Total: 2 King, Twin Bunk, Queen Sleeper Sofa
Reviews
Rating 5
We've been coming to the Crystal Beach area of Destin for more than a decade and have stayed in several different rentals up and down the beach.
Emerald Dunes Unit 205 is our new favorite! Exquisitely decorated, super comfy and great views of the beach. The way Ocean Reef handles rental and check in/check out should be the standard for all other rental companies. Emails and texts were minimal and efficient and gave us all the info we needed. We had to make a maintenance request (we had inadvertently turned off the refrigerator.) Your team was responsive after hours, got us a loaner fridge until maintenance came the next day, and then "fixed" our problem in the morning, without making us feel foolish (even though it was TOTALLY our fault!) Five stars for everything and I will highly recommend Ocean Reef to my friends and colleagues -- all except Unit 205, which we will keep to ourselves! Thank you for a great vacation!
Melinda B from Morrow OH - Stayed September 2023
Rating 5
Amazing
We loved this property! We can’t wait to come back!
Liz P from Dallas TX - Stayed August 2022
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FAQs

We welcome all of your questions! Most property-specific details can be answered in the AMENITIES tab, for example, "Is beach service included?", "Is there a community pool?" and "How far is the beach?". Additional answers may be found in our Rental Policies.

Still have unanswered questions? We invite you to ask below. Our vacation specialists look forward to providing you with a detailed response to help you find the best place by the beach!

Do you provide beach chairs/umbrellas?
Ellen H - Posted: 04/03/2022

Answer:

Beach chairs and umbrellas are not provided complimentary, but are most certainly available. Once you have secured your reservation, we will provide you with the beach services contact information. You can reserve chairs and umbrellas over the phone, or directly on the sand. See you soon!

Can you have canopys on the beach?
Celena P - Posted: 05/31/2022

Answer:

Tents and/or canopies are permitted as long as they do not impede the beach service. Tents and canopies must be set up on the northern (back) side of the beach. All tents and canopies must be checked in with the beach attendant to be tagged.

Is there an elevator? What floor is this unit on?
Kimberly B - Posted: 11/07/2022

Answer:

Emerald Dunes is a five-story low-rise condo complex that does include a community elevator. Emerald Dunes 205 is located on the second-floor, offering phenomenal gulf views and quick access to the beach.

Is this unit thoroughly cleaned after each guest?
Renee B - Posted: 06/18/2023

Answer:

As a valued guest, you can anticipate a clean environment every time you come to enjoy the beach with our company. We have implemented heightened cleaning procedures in our properties as recommended by the CDC. In addition to our ongoing rigorous cleaning standards, increased focus has been directed to cleansing high-touch point areas, including kitchens, bathrooms, handrails, remotes, and doorknobs. See you soon!
Is WIFI available in the unit?
Kimberly B - Posted: 07/10/2023

Answer:

Yes - Emerald Dunes 205 does include complimentary wifi. Happy surfing!

Is there a crockpot and iron in the unit?
Kimberly B - Posted: 07/27/2023

Answer:

Our kitchens feature the basic necessities, such as a k-cup coffee maker, toaster, blender, silverware, and dishes. You will want to pack specialty kitchen items such as a crockpot, spices, aluminum foil, sandwich bags, etc. An iron is also provided to ensure your vacation is "wrinkle-free!"

Here is a helpful video to ensure that you are fully equipped for the beach!

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