From our first venture to Destin we knew we wanted to be in this great resort. So we found just the right condo. A low floor with a great view of the gulf and the resort property and its huge pool. Then we went to work and upgraded everything in it. New kitchen, new living room, new bedroom furnishings, virtually everything is brand new. And designed to be the framework of a great beach vacation. You’ll find that our luxury condo is open, spacious and welcoming. You’ll notice that we’ve created an environment that will make you feel like you’re at home, even though you’re at the... beach. It’s the perfect backdrop for the breathtaking views of the Gulf you’ll see through the sliding glass doors that open to the balcony. Just like us, you'll want to spend lots of time here because of the wonderful views of the beach and gulf. Whenever we come down we bring along binoculars so we can enjoy the dolphins while having our morning coffee out here. And make sure you take time like we do to enjoy the breathtaking sunsets that are the perfect end to an exciting day - - - or the beginning of an enchanting evening. This spacious balcony is just the beginning of what we think makes our vacation home away from home pretty special.
HERE’S SOME MORE INTERESTING FEATURES OF OUR BEACH RESIDENCE AT ST. CROIX 305:
-1200 Square Feet of Living Space on the 34rd floor
-120 Square Feet of Balcony with seating for 4 plus a lounger
-Living room seats 5 with 46” Flat Screen TV, DVD, and surround sound
-The living room is equipped with Queen Sleeper
-Dining Area seats 5 around a glass top table
-Kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances
-Fully equipped Kitchen including blender, coffeemaker, toaster
-Master Bedroom has KING bed and a 42” TV, DVD and gulf view
-Master Bath has garden tub and glass walled shower
-2nd Master has KING bed and a 35” TV
-The 2nd has a shower and hair dryer
-The bunk area is kid-friendly with twin bunks
-There is wireless internet access throughout the residence
-There is a washer/dryer conveniently located in the condo
We picked St. Croix 305 because it offers us the finest vacation experience in Destin. We think you’ll agree that Silver Shells St. Croix 305 is just the place for you and your family to enjoy a truly memorable beach vacation. We’d suggest that you not wait too long to make your plans because our condo rents most of the year. So if you want to make sure your family has the beach vacation you all deserve, give our rental manager a call or an email as soon as you can.
ABOUT SILVER SHELLS
Silver Shells is Destin’s only true beachfront resort. It offers everything your family needs for a luxury vacation on the resort property. And it’s located minutes from world-class golf, challenging sport fishing, exquisite restaurants and boutique shops. The resort has a great many wonderful features:
-1100 feet of white sand beach frontage
-7,500 square lagoon pool with waterfall and whirlpool
-Indoor pool for swimming year round
-Underground parking leads directly to the elevators that take you to your floor
-Elevators open to climate unit inside the building
-Fitness center on the main floor
-Beach service (costs extra) and water sport rentals
-Ruth’s Chris Steak House
-Beachfront dining at the Sandbar
-Complete Spa services
- Fitness Center with treadmills, cross trainers, bikes and summit trainers
-Tennis and basketball courts
-Entry through secured gates
Silver Shells offers an unparalled vacation experience for the most discerning guest.
Left on 09/13/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | Rita G.
Condo was not what I was expecting. Very cheap and broken outdoor furniture. Floors were dirty. The kitchen was poorly stocked. Not enough towels to keep from having to wash everyday. Would not stay here again.
Round Rock, TX, United States
Left on 06/25/2013 for a stay in June 2013 |
The management company was great when making reservations but trying to reach somebody after that was ridiculous. Nobody ever calls back & you MIGHT get lucky and have someone answer the phone. We had a few issues and called the emergency number once and person answering the phone was very unprofessional and told us she didn't know who to call? Seriously. The property itself was wonderful and we will go back!
Knoxville, TN, United States
Left on 04/03/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | Melissa F.
Had a wonderful time. Condo was very nice and location was great. Will probably try to rent this same condo again.
Loveland, OH, United States
St Croix 305
Left on 08/19/2012 for a stay in August 2012 |
The condo was clean except for the kitchen cabinets and the master shower.
This condo just needs some basic maintenance and updating. Door handle was missing, toilet paper holder fell out of the wall, hot tub missing knobs, the dryer switch would not work without the use of pliers and the couch has been used a great deal as one would sink almost to the floor if not careful :)
Silver Shells is one of our favorite places to stay. It is always beautiful on the property, the pool is super clean,and the beach bar is the best!
Plainfield, IN, United States
St. Croix Review
Left on 10/13/2010 for a stay in October 2010 | Kevin A.
Great place to stay, wonderful complex... only complaint, the main pool wasn't heated as advertised
Would not stay in this Condo or use BBG for our next vacation.
Left on 09/21/2010 for a stay in September 2010 | Heather H.
After driving 10 hours with 2 kids under 2, we searched for the BBG location for almost an hour. We plugged in the address on google maps before we left home and it took us to Walmart. We used GPS and got the same location. We tried calling around 4:30, but everyone had left for the day. With 2 crying/hungry kids and a LOT of stress, I was finally able to get someone from PC BBG on the phone for help. It ended up being VERY inconvenient for us to have to get our key this way.
We finally arrived at the condo and initially were pleased with the decor. My dad opened the silverware drawer and pulled out a knofe that looked like it had been dipped in peanut butter and put back. I looked through all the silverware and found several items covered in gunk and dirty. I started looking through the cabinets and found 4 coffee cups used and never cleaned, plates that were filthy, had to remove ALL dishes and clean ourselves.
The carpet was horribly filthy, as were all the floor mats. Not very happy having my 10 month old baby girl crawling all over them. Bath tub had dirt ring and hairs in it, showers had hairs and mold growing in the cracks. Toilets had mold growing under the rim - Disgusting!!!! I could go on and on.
For what we paid for the week, the place should have been spotless. I read our contract and know we could have called in our complaints, but I decided I'd rather do the work myself and know that I cleaned as much as I could and not worry about it for the week. I will be posting a review of 305 for other travelers to see in hopes that they don't have the same troubles we had. In all our trips to Destin, I've never had this much trouble, never had to pick up a key, or had to lift a finger to clean when we walked through the doors.
We did like Silver Shells, it was our first stay, but after talking with other guests, we will go through an actual owner next time.
The condo was very expensive for it's size. We had friends stay
Left on 07/05/2010 for a stay in July 2010 |
because it was even more than we paid last year but still paid more. There was trash and a child's pair of underwear under the furniture. We will not book through bestbeach again. We will go through Silver Shells.
Left on 06/08/2010 for a stay in June 2010 |
The condo was decorated beautifully but it wasn't very clean. The location was great - but it is a little tricky getting in and out of the complex. The parking garage was nice but if your vehicle is low to the ground the exit will scrap the bottom of the car. Additionally, the other guests there were not what we expected. We have stayed in Destin for years and this is the first time we encountered such rowdy and rude guests.
Great View...love Silver Shells
Left on 03/15/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | Ashley F.
We have previously stayed at Silver Shells in the St. Lucia building. While that building was newer and the unit was a bit nicer, the view from St. Croix was much better! We loved being on the 3rd floor and having a great view of the ocean and pool. The pool is far enough that it isn't too noisy, but not a long walk either. The unit was fine, my only real complaint is that it could use a new couch. Also, be aware that this unit does not include the beach chair rental which is $30 per day. They did have an umbrella and chairs in the unit, but you cannot set these up in front of the resort. You would have to go to the public beach just next to it.
Overall a great vacation! We love Silver Shells and will coming back again!
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