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It's Five O'Clock Somewhere! A Fan Favorite on the Island!

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Trundle, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)


Even if calendar is marked Tentative, please inquire! Rates fluctuate with length of stay and my mood that day so please inquire!

Dauphin Island is truly a place like no other. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, you’ll feel the difference as soon as you drive over the bay on the magnificent high rise bridge and take in a deep breath of fresh Gulf air.

A historically significant location, Dauphin Island and the the fort, Fort Gaines, was vitally important in the Civil War. The fort, now retired, stands guard overlooking Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico and today, Dauphin Island thrives upon its emphasis on low-key, family oriented vacations. Forget road congestion, water parks and outlet malls – the island doesn’t even have a need for a traffic light. Instead, envision bike paths, walking trails, seven miles of white sandy beach and simplicity, centered upon outdoor recreation and the environment.

Relax & enjoy the serenity of Dauphin Island. Our beach front condominium is located in the newest building on the island, 'Holiday Isle' It is a seven story condominium complex with a gorgeous view of the beach. Enjoy the beach, read a book on the balcony, watch the dolphins, find seashells in the sand or go out and explore the many activities that our island has to offer. Covered parking is available at our condo door. Our condo is located on the same floor as the social center and the fitness center. The Social Center is where you can hang out with family and friends, watch the big screen plasma TV, cook in the large kitchen, or just gaze at the pool, beach and water views. Elevators & stairs are located catty corner to our unit with access to the first floor lobby, the pools, the sauna and the boardwalk to the beach. Our unit is professionally decorated with quality furniture and accessories for your enjoyment.

The Holiday Isle complex is gated and offers 24 hour patrolled security. There are 2 levels of covered parking. The tennis court is on the third floor with additional parking and a wonderful view of the Mobile Bay and the Bay Bridge. One of the pools is an outdoor pool that is half covered so you can sit and watch the kids in cool comfort. Or, go to the other side of the pool and work on your tan! The outside pool is gated and controlled by an access gate. When you exit the access gate, you walk across the wooden boardwalk to the beach. The inside pool is great for rainy days and evening swims. The hot tub, sauna and steam room are located next to the indoor pool. The lobby is staffed from 9-5 every day with friendly island natives. The lobby has an incredible rounded column style salt water tank of beautiful fish as its focal point.

Take a long stroll on the white sand beach. Relax, read a good book and listen to the waves. Go antiquing in nearby towns. Wait until you see the crabs that scuttle around at night! Take a bucket and your flashlight and try to catch them! If you want to go out for dinner or entertainment, there are close restaurants and bars on the island. The restaurants, shopping and entertainment of Mobile, Alabama is less than 30 minutes away and the CASINOS await you in Biloxi, Mississippi. Zipping over to the Biloxi casinos takes approximately an hour. Gulf Shores, Alabama has a huge outlet mall and entertainment strip and it is just a car ferry ride over the bay away.

Enjoy the golf course, just a few minutes away, with its beach views. Go boating. Rent bikes and ride on the trails throughout the island. Visit the gorgeous and quiet Bird Sanctuary. Rentals are available for boats & fishing. Charter boats are available at Pelican Reef Marina.

The Island is loaded with history such as Ft. Gaines, the Indian Shell Mounds, the Ancient Oaks, The Shell Island Light House, & Middle Bay LightHouse. It is a great place to enjoy every holiday & local events. Check out the Dauphin Island, AL Chamber of Commerce website for information about events such as Mardi Gras, The Fishing Rodeo, The Sailing Regatta, Bike Week and more.

If you are ready for a fantastic get away, please visit our island and stay in our condominium. Our motto? 'It's 5 O'Clock Somewhere!' Call or email me for more information. :)

Sorry, it's impossible to keep up with the phone calls.

Please email me with the details of your visit.

I'll try my very best to get back to you within a day.

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Julie Starling
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Julie Starling

We are the original owners of the condo. We have enjoyed many happy times here and we welcome you to visit and create your own wonderful memories on the beautiful Dauphin Island!

Julie Starling purchased this condo in 2007

Why Julie Starling chose Alabama Gulf Coast

Dauphin Island is the best kept secret of the United States! A totally unspoiled beach without the commercialization of neon signs, pancake houses, putt putt golf courses and crowds and crowds of people. When you cross the bridge onto the island, you just breathe a huge sigh of relief and all anxiety fades away. Google 'Dauphin Island' and see all the great things about this island beach resort!

What makes this condo unique

The view, especially at sunset, is my favorite part of our unit. Hearing the waves and feeling the ocean breeze is just mesmerizing. Walking the beach in the morning and hunting for crabs at night with my kids are my favorite activities. I enjoy the facilities at the complex as well. We are located on the best floor, the second floor, with covered parking and quick access to the fitness center and the social center which is also located on the same floor.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi, Julie.

I just wanted to thank you again for allowing us to rent your condo. It was perfect. We loved how convenient it was to a few restaurants. The Islander is our new favorite restaurant. We definitely plan on returning to Dauphin Island, and we hope your condo will be available again.

Thank you,

Aug 2016
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Dauphin Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) extra comfy!!!, Queen/Full bunk bed(1), Single Bunk bed (1), Rollaway Twin Size Trundle Bed (1)Sleeper Sofa Full Size (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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It's Five O'Clock Somewhere! A Fan Favorite on the Island!
average rating of 4.904762 based on 149 reviews

Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time scheduling a beach vacation for Grandparents, parents and grandkids. Julie was incredibly helpful in guiding me through the process and answering questions. The condo location is wonderful, easily accessible, with a great view of the beach. The condo was immaculate and well appointed. We found the availability of the pool especially helpful. The grandkids were able to swim in the afternoon when the July beach sand was too hot to enjoy. The condo staff was attentive with prompt answers to our questions. Skinners Seafood is a must do. We made daily treks for the great seafood. Lighthouse bakery served us the best huge cinnamon rolls ever. We made many wonderful family memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo! Clean, spacious and fully stocked cabinets! The view is beautiful!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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'70's Ladies

  • 5 of 5

This was another great beach trip in the books. This is our favorite beach and this condo was perfect. Even though we had to deal with bad weather we were still able to gather lots of great shells. We took full advantage of the great balcony even during the rain. The owner is great to work with, she texted me several times to make sure everything was okay. The unit is on the 2nd floor so you can see the beach perfectly and the underground parking right outside your door is very convenient.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

My husband, four kids and I had a great time!! The bunk beds were perfect for the kids!!! When the weather wasn't cooperating, we just swam in the indoor pool or had lunch/dinner at one of the local restaurants! We loved how low key and relaxing the island was. We also enjoyed The option of getting fresh seafood at skinners and grilling at the condo for dinner so we could watch the sun set in the evenings. The condo is stocked with everything that you need!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful resort

  • 5 of 5

This property is SO well done. I have never seen a beachfront establishment that is so clean, and the staff is so helpful. This unit was beautifully decorated and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome condo with great features close to the beach for a great price!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect! My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights and loved it! The condo has a beautiful view of the beach from the balcony (and from the living room and master bedroom through big sliding glass doors) and also has a full kitchen and laundry room!

Check in and out were easy and we hope to visit again !

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Morgan State Park
Gulf of Mexico
Mobile Bay
Dauphin Island
Fort Gaines
Skinner's Seafood
Beach Bums Beach Shack
Smokey's Island BBQ -- CLOSED
Oarhouse Restaurant LLC
St. Francis Episcopal Church
Barnacle Bill's Marina Grill
Pelican Bay
Isle Dauphine Golf Club
Isle Dauphin Country Club
Fort Gaines
Audubon Bird Sanctuary
Indian Mound Park
Dauphin Island Airport
Cedar Point Fishing Pier Inc
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Daupin Island Ferry going across Mobile Bay
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Isle Dauphine Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Point of Interest
Dauphin Island Pier
Nearest Point of Interest
Isle Dauphin Country Club & Golf Course
Nearest Point of Interest
Indian Mound Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Fort Gaines
Nearest Point of Interest
Bird Sanctuary
Nearest Point of Interest
Dauphin Island Airport


Rates & Availability

Dauphin Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2
Jul 11 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall Break
Sep 19 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $135 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Please send me an inquiry about your dates; price quotes can vary depending on holidays and festivals, my mood that day, aqnd how many guests are booked already. I would love to send you a quote based on your vacation time preference.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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