GD 514: OH MY! BEST one bedroom AT THE GULF DUNES HANDS DOWN!
Consider yourself LUCKY if you find this one bedroom open for your dates because it will not stay open too long. The owners completely remodeled the condo and it is now ready for the new season! Fresh paint, new furnishings, updated kitchen, ADDED WALK IN SHOWER. A brand new 50" flat screen television. Once you see the photos, you will fall in love. Amazing views from this 5th floor condo will not disappoint! Located directly on the beach, unobstructed views. Entry to the beach front balcony from the living room. Brand new queen size sleeper.
Check-in is at the onsite front desk - HOW CONVENIENT! - and the property features 2 beach front pools, tennis courts, workout room, lots of available FREE parking.
Experience the beauty of the Emerald Coast from this one bedroom sanctuary. Expansive views from east to west!
All of our daily and weekly guests receive the following complimentary guest package: 2 beach chairs and umbrella set up for you on the beach (March 1 to October 31); 18 holes of golf with 1/2 cart at Shalimar Pointe Golf Club daily; one free pass to a 2-hour Dolphin Cruise daily, 1 adult pass to snorkeling daily (April - October); nightly movie rentals, FREE Internet access (most units wireless).
Gulf Dunes Condominiums is close to Fort Walton’s shopping and dining and a mere ten minutes from Destin. Stroll along the beach to the Okaloosa fishing pier or Boardwalk. Stay with us and enjoy access to two beachside swimming pools (one heated November – March), private beach walkover, exercise room, tennis court, and a barbecue area.
Please visit Guest Amenities to view information about entertainment and activities available in our complimentary guest package (some exclusions apply).
Additional amenities include: beach chairs, movie/video library, sofabed, playground, walking, golf, boating, groceries, fishing, jet ski rental, in-room wireless internet, nearby grocery, movie rental available, nearby post office, sound/bay fishing, washer & dryer, nearby fedex, scenic drives, deep sea fishing, king, photography, dishes & utensils, exceptional views, beachcombing, boogie boarding, fitness room / equipment, nearby internet cafe, restaurants, living room, beach walking, kayak / canoe, massage therapist, snorkeling, water park, shopping, pier fishing, movie theatre, cookware, atm/bank, cinemas, churches, museums, medical services, marina, tub, high - speed internet, coffee maker, miniature golf, gulfarium, dance, nearby kinkos, deepsea fishing, medical services nearby, symphony orchestra, nearby atm, swimming, paddle boating, outdoor shower, water skiing, festivals, minimum age limit for renters, hospital, water parks, nearby golf course, ironing board, ice maker, resturants,local attractions,, iron & board, military base, sailing, bay/sound, keyless entry, toilet, ballet, vacuum cleaner, tennis, elevator, sleep sofa /futon, wheelchair accessible, outlet shopping, beach, zoo, non smoking only, exceptional sunrises, exceptional sunsets, surfing, events allowed, non-smoking condo, wildlife viewing, scuba diving or snorkeling, theatre, weddings, utensils, combination tub/shower, bird watching, walkway to water....Read more
Thank you for your kind words! We look forward to welcoming you back to Okaloosa Island again next year! Please remember to call to make your reservation, we would be happy to apply a returners discount!
A FlipKey verified reviewer
marietta, ga, United States
“Fabulous location condo needs updating!”
Left on 07/14/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 14, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
Brooks & Shorey are always professional and helpful and make the vacation a happy experience. The Gulf Dunes is an o.K. property that needs TLC in upkeep. Apt. 514 needs some updating in the linens and mattresses, stocking the kitchen a little better, fixing the screen door to the terrace. All in all we love Ft. Walton Beach and the condo was secondary to the location.
We apologize that your stay was not as good as it could have been, we will pass along to the owner that updates should be done, thank you for taking the time to fill out or survey and we hope to see you again in the future.
Alabama, United States
Left on 07/09/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | Charles C.Reviewed Jul 9, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
Very nice just couldn't experience the beach with my wife and kids because of the rain and storms all week
Left on 06/16/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jun 16, 2013Stayed Jun 2013
Condo was great, beach was perfect! The only negative was the quality of the bedding. The king bed was okay but the twin mattresses on the bunk beds are horrible. Not even really a mattresses. Just a very thin (2 or 3 inch) pad. They have wooden cross supports that make it impossible to sleep comfortably. We fought each day over who would have to sleep on them the following night. Pull out is not great either, but better than bunks. All other accommodations were great.
Left on 11/02/2011 for a stay in October 2011 | Reviewed Nov 2, 2011Stayed Oct 2011
We enjoyed our vacation very much. Gulf Dunes was a very quiet area. Located within a few steps from a beautiful beach and just minutes to some wonderful restaurants. We enjoyed the balcony that looked out over the gulf. We saw numerous dolphins every day playing in the water.The condo was clean for the most part, there was a few basic dishes,toaster,blender and few pieces of silverwares. There was not any basic items like laundry soap, salt pepper, paper towels,toilet tissue. we had to go and purchase these items. the last condo we rented has the start to all basic items and made the inital day much smoother for everyone. There was plenty towels(bring your own beach). Overall I would stay there again, but i felt like it was a bit over priced for week in October.
Left on 09/29/2011 for a stay in September 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Sep 29, 2011Stayed Sep 2011
We have stayed in several units in Gulf Dunes and have always been satisfied. The unit was clean enough but I think it could use some updating of furniture,bedding,and kitchen. It is starting to show wear and I think if you want to keep getting good rentals these things need looked into. Also, another suggestion is for the units to have beach towels so that people who fly in don't have to pack those. I have stayed at several places around the states and most of them provide beach towels. Also, trial size detergent and dish soap would be appreciated since we have to make sure laundry and dishes are clean. Overall, our stay was great since we know the area so well. Can't ask for better beaches!
“Mary C.'s review of Amazing beachview condo- wireless internet,”
Left on 06/27/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | Mary C.Reviewed Jun 27, 2011Stayed Jun 2011
The mattress in the unit was AWFUL. The kitchen was not the best equiped...OK, but not great. Other than that, everything was great. On the last night we were there, there was really a lot of noise during the "quiet time"...where was security? All in all, I would stay here again.
Left on 07/30/2008 for a stay in July 2008 | Terrie O.Reviewed Jul 30, 2008Stayed Jul 2008
My husband and I stayed the week in 514. The condo was clean and comfortable. We had not been to Ft. Walton in about 8 years, and we will be back next year. Also, we used the voucher for Captain Kid's it was wonderful. Great idea.
Left on 04/26/2008 for a stay in September 2007 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Apr 26, 2008Stayed Sep 2007
We had a very enjoyable vacation this past year and have already booked again for 2008. Brooks & Shorey make it so very easy to find the perfect resort for our vacation. I lived in Ft. Walton as a teenager as my father was in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Eglin AFB. I have brought my children to Ft. Walton almost every year for our summer vacations together. My children now bring their family's to the best beaches in Florida. We always have a fun time. You don't have to go very far for great places to eat or shop. We love to sit on the patio of our room and watch the beautiful sunsets and the blue waters and white sands.We can't wait for our next visit to the Greatest Vacation Place in Florida.
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