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Blue Nine 3

3 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms

7 Guests



Gulf Front

2 Parking Spaces


When walking into this property, get ready to be greeted with a million-dollar view! This 3-bedroom Gulf-front retreat is designed so you can go directly from the back door to the steps down to the beach. You'll love the spacious deck with just enough shade if you feel like sitting and watching the waves. Welcome to paradise!

Modern updates and cute coastal touches make you feel truly at home on your 30A beach vacation.

Sleeping Arrangements:
1st Floor, Bedroom 1: Queen bed, TV. Shared hallway bathroom with shower.
2nd Floor, Bedroom 2: King bed, TV and private balcony. Private bathroom with tub/shower combo.
2nd Floor, Bedroom 3: Queen bed and twin bed, TV. Private bathroom with tub/shower combo.

Blue 9:
Located in the tranquil community of Seacrest Beach, Blue 9 is a small complex that sits right on the Gulf of Mexico. The private beach access directly out your back door offers your family a truly special vacation getaway. This fully private beach is just for Blue 9 and its 9 townhomes and offers so much room for everyone to spread out and enjoy a beach day. You’re still close to great shopping and restaurants, easily accessed by bike or car. The 19-mile bike path that follows all of 30A runs right in front of the property.

Seacrest Beach:
Seacrest is a perfect destination with beautiful white sand beaches, coastal dune lakes, open green spaces, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Located near all your favorite 30A communities like Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, Seaside, and Seagrove Beach, you’ll have swift access to a variety of shopping and dining venues that are spread out along the Gulf Coast. The 19-mile paved bike path that parallels the entire length of the scenic highway 30A makes getting around easy - you'll find it right outside your front door.

* Smoke-free complex; no smoking in or around the building or beach access boardwalks
* Parking for 2 cars.
* Sorry, no pets allowed

An initial Benchmark signature box of amenities is provided for all guests. For the kitchen this includes: 1 roll of paper towels, 1 dish sponge, 1 dish soap, 2 dishwasher pods, 1 pack of kitchen wipes and liners for each trashcan plus 2 washing machine pods. For each bathroom it includes: 1 roll of toilet paper, 1 set of facial and bath soaps/body wash/shampoo/conditioner/lotion. For towels you will receive: 1 body towel/1 washcloth per guest and 2 hand towels per bathroom.


Coffee Maker
Outdoor Grill
Satellite / Cable
Washer & Dryer


  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Area: Seacrest
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware
  • High Speed Internet
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Shower
  • pets not allowed


  • 1 King
  • 2 Queen
  • 1 Twin

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House Rules

  • Check-In: After 4 PM | Checkout: 10 AM
  • No smoking or vaping
  • Renters must be 25 years of age or older
  • During busier times and due to limited infrastructure, internet connectivity may be affected.
  • You can read all of our rental policies here
  • All rentals require state and county tax plus additional required fees


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Guest Reviews

4.9 of 5 average

Seacrest Beach @ Blue 9 9/9 to 9/16

by Rochester Hills MI

5 of 5

We had a great time. Good weather and beach conditions. Blue 9 was good overall. A few comments.
Need new frying pans and some sharp knives. The faucets are actually loose in some of the bathrooms.

Response from Benchmark Management

Robert, We are so happy you enjoyed your recent stay with us at Benchmark Management! We strive to offer our guests a trip free of hassle and stress and are glad hear our team here at Benchmark was able to provide that for you! We will pass along your recommendation for frying pans and sharp knives as well as your comment about the faucets to ensure future guest satisfaction. We hope you consider Benchmark Management for all your future trips to the beach; we would be glad to have you! Sincerely, Benchmark Management.

Submitted on Sep 28, 2023

Love 30A and this Property is Perfect!

by Texarkana TX

5 of 5

On the beach, not crowded, and rental updated and equipped with all amenities! A plus for us were fewer staits to climb to the beach with children, chairs, coolers, etc. Stayed here the last 2 years after visiting 10 and hopefully again next year!

Response from Benchmark Management

Thank you for staying with us, Hollyn! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your stay at Blue Nine 3. Our number one priority is ensuring our guests' satisfaction, and your review confirms that we are doing just that! We look forward to hosting you again soon! Kind regards, Benchmark Management!

Submitted on Jul 11, 2023

Peace and quiet


5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. We have been coming to this property for over 8 yrs. The weather couldn't have been better. The beach was beautiful and not crowded. Unfortunately, the dolphins were on vacation somewhere else. We usually see them while we enjoy our morning coffee, but they had other plans. No problem, we'll be back.

Response from Benchmark Management

Dianne, Thank you so much for choosing us for your beach vacation! We're so happy to hear you enjoy this amazing property located in the tranquil community of Seacrest Beach so much that you return year after year! This modernly updated unit is perfect for a beach getaway with a group of friends or family. We would be honored to welcome you back next year, and hopefully the dolphins will be just as excited to see you as us! Sincerely, Benchmark Management

Submitted on Nov 13, 2022


by Covington LA

5 of 5

Location was perfect. Condo was so close to the water, kids could come and go without worry.

Response from Benchmark Management

You said it yourself, the location of the Blue Nine condo is truly hard to beat. With Beachfront access you are able to enjoy long days in the sand, making memories that will last a lifetime. We are so appreciative of your review. We enjoyed hosting your family and we look forward to hosting you again in the future. Benchmark Management

Submitted on Jun 28, 2022

Love Our Time!

by Sally G

4 of 5

Loved our time at Blue Nine 3. The private Beach was perfect! The slow internet & cell service were a bit of problem since 2 of our kids needed to work remote on & off while we were there. We would love it if that could updated if possible, because we would love to come back. Suggestions: Hot pads are needed in the kitchen. Outlets in master bath didn’t work.

Submitted on Jul 2, 2021

Great location!


5 of 5

We loved the location and beach access. The unit was well stocked with dishes, cookware, etc. There was a dining room chair that was coming apart and an upstairs ceiling fan didn't work. The unit is very comfortable and accommodating but could use an update.

Response from Benchmark Management

We're so glad that you loved the location and beach access of Blue Nine 3. Please come again! Benchmark Management

Submitted on May 17, 2021

Great Trip


5 of 5

Everything was just what we expected. Very nice and ocean front.

Response from Benchmark Management

We're thrilled that Blue Nine 3 met your expectations. Please come again! Benchmark Management

Submitted on Apr 12, 2021

Beach Front

by Vestavia AL

5 of 5

The property was clean and well prepared for guests. Having a key code made arrival late at night very convenient. The view from the condo was spectacular and the location was convenient for anything we wanted to do. The decorating was older but it had the perfect amount of seating for our group. It was a happy trip for all!

Response from Benchmark Management

Hi Florence, Thank you for sharing your feedback on Blue Nine 3. We were honored to have you, you were a wonderful guest. We are very happy you were satisfied with the unit and will pass on the decor feedback to the owner. We work hard each and every day to bring ours guests the best vacation experience. We can’t wait to see you again. Sincerely, Benchmark Management

Submitted on Oct 28, 2020

Lovely Seacrest Beach Condo

by Dallas TX

5 of 5

Beautiful view, low rise condo on uncrowned stretch of beach. My favorite property on 30A!

Response from Benchmark Management

Hello Katherine, We are so happy that Blue Nine 3 is your favorite place on 30A! The views and the beach access are definitely huge attractions to this complex, and are glad that you've enjoyed your time. See you again next year! Benchmark Management

Submitted on Oct 18, 2020

My 30A Vacation 2020 at The Blue Nine

by Ponchatoula LA

5 of 5

Love the Blue 9 rentals. The management was very professional and easy to work with. This is my second time staying at the Blue Nine and would recommend it, and the management company, Benchmark Management, for a beautiful vacation experience.

Response from Benchmark Management

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We were honored to have you and are so humbled by your response. We work hard each and every day to bring ours guests the best vacation experience. We can’t wait to see you again. Sincerely, Benchmark Management

Submitted on Aug 10, 2020

Wonderful Time on the Emerald Coast

5 of 5

Once again life is good on the Emerald Coast. My family and I have been traveling to the 30A area for over twenty years, (Destin, Fort Walton over forty years) and once again a superb experience was had by all. This is our third year staying at the incredible Blue Nine townhomes. Our family truly enjoyed our stay there again for 2020. Our townhome was clean, everything worked perfectly and the view of the ocean was outstanding.

It certainly exceeded our expectations. The staff at Benchmark was professional and knowledgeable. I certainly recommend employing Benchmark for your next vacation to 30A.

Response from Benchmark Management

Hi Shea! We are elated to read your review and hear that you've been coming to the area for so many years! It's so fantastic to know that Blue Nine has served your family so well over the years. We look forward to having you again next year, and aim to keep the streak going! See you soon, Benchmark Management

Submitted on Jul 20, 2020