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Island Dancer - TIDES 1511, Sandestin Area, Florida Vacation Rental by Owner

Tops'l The Tides, Sandestin Area Vacation Rental Condo

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team
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  •  850-837-1653
    09:00 am - 05:00 pm
    Central Time Zone (UTC-06:00)

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Last Updated: 12/05/2019


Most Amazing Gulf Views! Gigantic balcony - we promise!

Enjoy FREE golf, FREE fishing, parasailing, Baytowne Wharf adventure zone pass, and movie rentals each day of your stay. 1 pass per activity per day. Explore SoWal Package does not include stays over 14 nights. Inquire for rules and restrictions.

*The Tides Association and Owners are performing building renovations this fall/winter. There may be construction noise and/or workers present on property from now through Spring 2020. The balcony to this unit will not be accessible during parts of this work, and the balcony furniture will be stored inside of the property, limiting interior space. Contact us directly for discounted pricing and date limitations.*

Tides 1511 is a little slice of paradise so many people love to return to year-after-year. A full kitchen and dining area share amazing beach views - who wouldn't love cooking dinner inside while hearing the waves crash on the beach? The spacious living room adjoins the dining area and shares in similar views. A nice big HDTV greets guests who get amped up about not missing a beat with their favorite sports team. Direct access to the balcony is available in the living area; this unit has one of the biggest balconies in the building and is so special to us. Don't worry about getting sandy but still be able to catch some rays or watch that gorgeous sunset from high up. Back inside you have two bedrooms: the master with a king and guest room with a queen. Both have access to their own separate bathrooms (master being the biggest - includes a tub and walk-in shower). A washer and dryer are in the unit as well, just in case you need. So, what are you waiting on? Let's go on vacation!

The Tops’l Beach and Racquet Resort is conveniently located 10 miles east of Destin in the Miramar Beach/Sandestin, FL area. The resort offers fun and relaxation for all ages and also provides a quiet, secluded peace of mind while being only minutes away from activities, shopping, dining, and so much more! The Tides building is beachfront – only a few quick steps until your tired feet set foot on the white, sandy beaches. A nature preserve calmly sits to your East allowing for gorgeous scenery and glimpses of wildlife as well as far less-crowded beaches.

Building/resort facilities include the following:
- Secured, FREE WIFI
- 15 floors, 3 elevators + stairs
- Access to 2 Gulf front pools – building pool & resort pool
- Outdoor hot tub & kiddie pool
- Outdoor showers/bathrooms
- Community grills
- Seasonal tiki bar and grille
- Seasonal beach service (fee)
- Tennis courts (located directly in front of building only)
- NEW! Pickleball courts
- Basketball court
- Shuffleboard
- Putt-putt course
- Putting green

Owner/Gibson Beach Rentals FREE amenities:
- Easy-to-use app makes checking in and out a breeze, local recommendations, everything at your fingertips
- Keyless entry (check in at 4pm, check out at 10am)
- 2 lightweight beach chairs and 1 umbrella to carry to the beach
- After-hours emergency service
- Exclusive discounts for watersports, dining, services, and more

* Renter must be at least 25 years of age.
* DEPOSIT SCHEDULE: 30% due at booking. 70% due 45 days before arrival.
* CANCELLATIONS: 45+ days in advance incur a $200 penalty fee. 30-45 days in advance receive half of the base rate and housekeeping fee back. Cancellations less than 30 days prior to arrival result in full forfeiture.
* Snowbird winter rates can be provided upon request. Payment and cancellation policies differ.

All information provided is deemed to be correct but is subject to change.

Sandestin® is a registered trademark of Sandestin Investments and is used by Gibson Beach Rentals for location-purposes only.



From/To Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly Min Nights
$162.00 -- $1,109.00 -- 2
$179.13 -- $1,241.00 -- 3
$173.80 -- $1,074.00 -- 2
$185.00 -- $1,144.00 -- 2
$369.80 -- $2,299.00 -- 2
$185.00 -- $1,144.00 -- 2
$323.33 -- $2,019.00 -- 3
$368.13 -- $2,299.00 -- 3
$529.70 -- $3,314.00 -- 4
$407.33 -- $2,544.00 -- 3
$257.80 -- $1,599.00 -- 2
$269.00 -- $1,669.00 -- 2
$235.40 -- $1,459.00 -- 2
$300.36 -- $1,865.00 -- 2
$189.48 -- $1,172.00 -- 2
$251.08 -- $1,557.00 -- 2
$189.48 -- $1,172.00 -- 2

Final cleaning: $150.00

Payment(s) and Cancellation(s):

Payment: 30% due upon booking. Rem. balance due 45 days before arrival. If booking within 45 days of arrival, full amount is due.

Cancellation: Bookings cancelled a mnm of 45 days prior to arrival = full refund less $200.00 fee + tax. Bookings cancelled between 45-30 days prior to arrival = a refund of 1/2 of Rent Charges Total and Housekeeping. Cancelling your reservation within 30 days of arrival will result in complete forfeiture. 

For monthly/snowbird rentals, contact our office for terms.

Check-In Time:   4:00 PM

Check-Out Time: 10:00 AM


Bedroom Setup
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 King Bed
  • 1 Sofa Bed
Dining Room
  • Dining Table
Barbecue - Grills
  • Community Gas Grill
  • Private BBQ
  • Bathtub
  • Linens & Towels
  • Shower/Tub Combo
  • Walk in Shower
  • Hairdryer
Cooling Comfort
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Air Conditioning
Disability Access Features
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Bikes Included
  • Linens Included
  • No Pets
  • No Smoking
  • Smoking outside only
  • Condo
  • Elevator/Lift
  • Online Booking
  • Managed by Property Manager
Home Office
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Blender
  • Can Opener
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Garbage Compactor
  • Ice Maker
  • Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Mixer
  • Oven
  • Pots and Pans
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Utensils
Outside Living
  • Community Pool
  • Outside Shower
  • Gulf/Ocean View
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs Provided
  • View (Water)
  • Beachfront
  • Hot Tub/Heated Spa
  • Parking Available
  • Garage Included


Destin Florida Activities
  • Xtreme H2O Sports
  • Wet N Wild Parasailing
  • Destin harbor
Destin Florida Restaurants
  • Harbor Docks
  • Pompano Joe's
  • McGuire's Irish Pub
  • Joe's Crab Shack
  • Louisiana Lagniappe
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
Near by Activities
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Live Entertainment
  • Movie Theatre
  • Outlet Stores
  • Area Golf
Near by Attractions
  • Near Golf
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shopping
Recommended for
  • Adventure Trip
  • Beach Rentals
  • Children Retreat
  • Golf
  • Long Term Rentals
  • Romantic
30A-Beaches-South Walton Activities
  • Santa Rosa Beach
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve
  • Surfside Spa
  • SunQuest Cruises
30A-Beaches-South Walton Restaurants
  • The Bay
  • Bijoux
  • The Red Bar


India Smith

Awesome!    Sep 01, 2018

Our experience was awesome! Awesome balcony great beach view and so spacious! All amenities were accommodating and useful. This condo is a great get away home. All of the mirrors were perfect for us ladies!

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

Yay!!! It sounds like y'all had a fabulous time, we're so thrilled. Thanks for the exceptional review, we appreciate it. Be sure to mention our repeat guest discount on your next visit.

Ashley spivey

Relaxing    Jun 23, 2018

The stay at the Tides was very relaxing. The beach and pool area was not as crowded compared to other resorts we have stayed at in Destin. Price was very reasonable. My only compliant, the floors in the unit was not clean. You could tell housekeeping spot mopped the floors.

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

We are so glad ya'll had a great time! Tops'l Resort is a special gem bordering the Nature Preserve on the East side so we tend to see less crowds there since there aren't buildings packed in on every side. We are so sorry that the floors didn't meet your standards, and it's definitely something we take very seriously. We have a service order made to ensure they are sparkling clean for the next guest -- always let us know if anything is bothering you so we can address it immediately. We hold ourselves to a high standard and don't want a single guest disappointed! Make sure to book direct with us again next year to receive your return guest discount!

John Jeffreys

Great Condo    Jun 19, 2018

Had a great time. Condo was really nice. Spare bedroom bed was not the greatest and the living room furniture needs to be replaced. Pullout sofa was rather dirty. But overall, had a great time and would def stay again.
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Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

John we are terribly sorry to hear this! We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our units. We wish you had notified us right away so we could have made it right for you. We will also share your opinion of the furniture with the owners. Next time you'd like to visit, give us a call and let us help you find a unit better suited for you.

Steven Guess

Memorial Day Getaway    May 28, 2018

Very nice accommodations. The trip was hampered slightly by the tropical storm. But that being said, it was still a good four days. We have reservations to return in Sept 2018.

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

Yay!! We don't let a little rain ruin our day! We're so happy y'all had a great time and can't wait to have you back in September.

Kathy Hermiller

spring break 2018    Mar 31, 2018

Overall good. Nice location, away from the crazy busy part of Destin. Great beach and pool and liked having tennis courts, basketball, and shuffleboard right outside our door. Guest bed was very squeeky, kids did not sleep great. Master bath is in need of towel racks and would prefer a regular shutting door in the bath instead of a slider - very loud at night

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

We're happy you all enjoyed your time here! Our apologies for the inconveniences of the unit; we'll be sure to share your thoughts with the owner. Thanks for your input on the guest bed and bath door! We're having maintenance look into those now so we can quiet the noise. Next time you visit, check with us and maybe we can help you find a different unit to better suit your needs.

carol cooper

Great Beachside Condo    May 20, 2017

This rental was very clean, well kept and comfortably laid out for our family of 5 with a 13 year old daughter and 10 and 7 year old boys.    The huge balcony with the gulf front view was amazing!     

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

PERFECT! Thanks for leaving us a review, and we are glad ya'll found everything sparkly clean and well-maintained. Tides is a great place to stay with kids. These are some of the biggest balconies we have ever seen - we are jealous we couldn't relax with ya'll on one! Come see us again soon - you know where we are!

Gerald Doyle

Tides 1511    Mar 10, 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to Sandestin, and Tides 1511 was very nice.  If we were to come again, we would prefer to stay on a lower level and more toward the front of the building, as the patio was very cool until mid-afternoon when the sun came around to our side of the building.  The view, however, from our level was fantastic!

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

I'm so glad we had a very mild winter, know you were chilly on your balcony. Give us a call for a return visit and we can try to find a unit on the other side for you. We're glad you enjoyed your time here and look forward to your return.

Pamela Steele

Destin on the Ocean    Feb 09, 2017

A beautiful place, convenient location, nice people, lovely view. Would definetly stay again. 

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

Hello Pamela! It is so nice to know you had a wonderful time on the beautiful Emerald Coast! It is an extraordinary place with a lot of relaxing tendencies to it! We look forward to seeing you again!

Susummy Sanchez

AMAZING STAY!!!    Aug 08, 2016

This was the first time we stayed at a rental place. I must say it was amazing! It felt like we were at home, and had everything we needed. I recommend this place a lot. 

Gibson Beach Rentals reservation team 's reply:

This is so awesome! We are glad we could be your first vacation rental experience and that ya'll had such a good time! We hope everything was just as you imagined it would be (if not better) and that ya'll can come back down for another visit. We have a lot of properties we could help you out with even if this condo is booked. You'll receive a return guest discount for life with us - just mention this booking! See you soon!!!

Marion Spencer

Perfect getaway!    May 01, 2016

Great location, clean and family friendly.