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Breathtaking Unobstructed Gulfront View in Tower 5 Portofino

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,333 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

It is a 2 bedroom 2 1/2 bath condo, with floor to ceiling windows and an unuobstructed Gulfront view!~ it is in Portofino,, which is a Breathtaking vacation resort and spa built between two bodies of water, rolling emerald surf on one side and tranquil bay on the other. At the heart of this retreat is an extraordinary health club for toning your body, and a world class spa for nurturing your soul.

The relaxing accommodations are so breathtaking that you will never want to leave. There are endless beaches to explore, tropical pool, nature trails, water sports galore, bike paths, sunset cruises and an intimate gourmet restaurant with a caring staff to cater to your every need.

3 day minimum rental required in Spring and Fall..4 day minimum rental in the Summer rental season,,,, This unit has an UNOBSTRUCTED GULFRONT SUNSET VIEW......The BEST view in PORTOFINO.......

Keywords: Condominium

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Bud Picou
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Bud Picou

I am Bud Picou and my partner is Mike landreth....We live in Houma,LA.just south of New Orleans...We are in the Donut Business....We work Hard,but the payoff is getting to unwind at this Fantastic resort during our downtime.....We welcome you to Enjoy our small piece of PARADISE......ENJOY......M&B

Bud Picou purchased this condo in 506

Why Bud Picou chose Pensacola Beach

Mike Landreth is originally from this beautiful area and I(Bud Picou) fell in love with this amazing beach community the First visit here......It has been my mission to own a piece of it one day.........

What makes this condo unique

While all of the units in portofino are beautiful,they all do not have quite the same view......Our unit Has the Southwest unobstructed gulf front view......We have an unobstructed(no other towers in your way) view of the gulf,as well as the island and Santa Rosa sound......The SUNSETS are unbelievable.....It honestly has the BEST view in Portofino......We have a built in grill on the Patio as well as having many extras such as beach chairs,umbrella,beach towels,blow up rafts,toys,boogie board and large beach blanket, all for guest use..we also have a Port o crib for those with very young children......


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Pensacola Beach, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 10
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1333 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • NO SMOKING UNIT.. Only allowed on Balcony.The fire alarm WILL trip if smoking in unit occurs and a $1500 fine will be imposed on guest.HOA RULE
  • Keep large glass doors CLOSED when AC unit is running(AT ALL TIMES), Failure to do so will result in the unit freezing up and damaging the HVAC system
  • Check in is at 3pm.NO early check ins unless otherwise discussed.Check out is at 10am SHARP,as housekeeper WILL ENTER at EXACTLY 10 am. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
8 pools including indoor, heated olympic lap pool, and childrens wading pool, Rubico tennis courts.


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Breathtaking Unobstructed Gulfront View in Tower 5 Portofino
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews
Madison, Mississippi

Beautiful view of Gulf and Bay

  • 5 of 5

This tower five unit is just beautiful. The sunset views look like those you'd see on a postcard!

Kitchen was perfectly stocked and beds were cozy!

  • Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Angie,,, We are happy that y'all enjoyed the stunning view! We thank you and hope that we can accomadate you again in the future!! THANKS Bud &Mike
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  • 5 of 5

Yes, the view is the best. We walked through the double doors of the unit and we were like, wow! Decorated with the taste of New Orleans and the awe of Pensacola. Tower 5 is a great building with quick access to the beach. The tower has its own pool and hot tub. The walk to the main building and main pool was maybe 5 minutes. The Portofino grounds are beautiful so the walk was enjoyable. Loved the reserved, covered parking and use of the beach supplies. My husband loved the zero gravity chair. A perfect home away from home. Thank you!

  • Submitted: 13-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The condo was clean and view was beautiful. Just as described

  • 5 of 5

Over the past 3 spring breaks (last week in March) I have stayed in Destin, Orange Beach and now Pensacola Beach. I usually get a 2-3 bedroom condo right on the beach. This 2 bedroom condo was a perfect size for my family of 4 (kids ages 10 and 12). The view was pretty. The kitchen was well stocked and the beds were incredibly comfy. I was however very disappointed with the resort and the resort staff. I am sticking to a 5 star review because I don’t think it had anything to do with the condo itself and if you are looking for different things in you vacation than us this place could be perfect. Overall we had a great time. I just want to honestly review the resort because I rely heavily on these reviews when choosing a resort.

I was really looking for lots for the kids to do since the weather looked iffy. I purchased the deluxe wristband for $499. I was originally planning to purchase the more expensive ones and I am so glad I didn’t. A woman from the adventure department called me a few days before we left to find out which I wanted. I was asking her about all the different things listed in each package. She had to call me back 3 times because she couldn’t tell me details about what the things listed were. In conversation she also mentioned (thankfully) that the boat tours weren’t running so that’s why I went with he smaller package. The walk to the beach/pool was incredibly long. My kids and I are active and fit but it was just a hassle. Based on the resort website I pictured them riding back and forth on the bikes. Between that idea and the water park, I thought the bands would be worth it. None of the golf carts bikes or scoot coups can be used inside the property. We did take a bike ride down to the nature reserve which was a great time. The water park was fun until the second day when one of the adventure staff told my 10 year old that he saw jelly fish and a bull shark nearby the day before 😳?We definitely didn’t get out $ worth from buying a wristband. The adventure staff seemed very unorganized and never knew the answer no matter what we asked about. Everything from renting scuba gear (not included in the wristband???) to even renting beach chairs seemed chaotic. I mean beach chair rental should be a well oiled machine right? I do have to say they were all very polite and kind just a little clueless. Overall my family enjoys being much closer to the beach and didn’t need to all the activity that was included in the wristband after all.

  • Submitted: 1-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect views of the beach, pool and sunset! We plan to be back soon!

  • 5 of 5

The unit is absolutely perfectly placed at Portofino. This was our first time staying - and would definitely return to the unit. Great views of the pool, ocean and sunset - and perfect location in the tower. The unit was well maintained - and loved having access to the umbrella for the beach. The kitchen was amply stocked - we cooked a lot. Overall we couldn't have asked for more!

  • Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Karlin,,,,, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you were pleased with the unit.. we strive to make our guests experience the absolute best! We look forward to accomodating you in the future ..... AGAIN,,, THANKS !~
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Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Very nice unit with everything we needed for our family of four. Easy access to great pools and beach. Plenty of fast elevators for a high rise... minimal wait time ever.

  • Submitted: 14-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you,, Martin! We are so happy that you and your family ENJOYED your stay!~
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Absolutely AMAZING!~

  • 5 of 5

I Couln't have asked for a better unit,,,, The sunsets are stunning and the unit is exceptional.....CLEAN and Beautiful!~ Well appointed and comfortable,,,, The beds are Exceptionally comfortable!~ Everything you need is THERE!~

  • Submitted: 14-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Pensacola airport
Nearest Barpub
Portofino Bar
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Tigr Point
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pensaola Beach
Car: recommended

Portofino Resort is located on the edge of the GULF NATIONAL SEASHORES in between 2 bodies of water...The GULF OF MEXICO, and SANTA ROSA SOUND!~Unobstructed views , nature rails through the dunes and the WHITEST BEACHES on EARTH are just a few of the amenities here,,,,, There is a world class spa, as well as luxurious skyhomes to enjoy all the splendors of this resort!~


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Pensacola Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 1 2018 - May 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 1 2018
May 30 2018 - Jun 29 2018
5 night minimum stay
Early Summer
Jun 7 2018 - Jun 10 2018
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
July 4th week
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
Blue Angel Air Show
Jul 5 2018 - Jul 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2
Jul 9 2018 - Sep 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 4 2018 - Nov 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Dec 1 2018 - Mar 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$75.29
cleaning fee C$153.13 + Tax
Check in fee C$95.71 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.5%

Check in fee $75.....Cleaning fee is $120.......11.5% taxes will be added......... • Please be mindful that you are renting a furnished condominium--not a hotel room. I do my best to provide for your needs. I provide bed linens and towels in all of the bathrooms. There is toilet paper and hand soap in each bathroom to get your vacation started. There are also 2 garbage can liners in each garbage can/waste basket. However, you may easily need more during your stay than I provide. There are no guest services providing extra towels or dish soap and toilet paper. THANKS !~

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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