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RealJoy Reservations

Member since: 2004
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Hol Surf & Racquet Club 112-2BR-AVAIL9/26-9/30 $620 -RJFunPass*Buy3Get1FreeThru12.31*

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Destin Condo Rental Photos and Description

Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2, Sleeps 6

Top Reasons to Book this Condo!

1. Destin Traveler: As a gift to you from Real Joy, FREE activities are included every day of your stay! Enjoy one free admission each day to some of the area's most popular attractions: Santa Rosa Golf, Baytowne Adventure Zone, Sea Blaster's Snorkeling, Sea Blaster's Dolphin Cruise, Big Kahuna's Water Park, and Unlimited DVD Rentals!

2. Walk straight out to the pool from your screened in porch here!

3. Take a walk down to the jetties where the Gulf and Destin Harbor meet-

4. Holiday Surf & Racquet Club Amenities: Pool, Lighted Tennis Courts, BBQ Grilling area, shuffleboard, exercise room and saunas.

5. Large Flatscreen TV in living room

6. This home is managed by RealJOY Vacations, which means you have access to 24/7 service for any emergencies which may arise so you can have a stress-free vacation!

7. Just 5 miles from Destin Commons with over 75 shops, including Cold Stone Creamery, Rave Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop and less than 2 miles from Big Kahuna's!

Ways to Book Online.

1. Click the book now button on this site.

2. Send an email request from this ad and receive a full quote including a link that you can follow to book.

*Holiday Surf & Racquet Club charges a mandatory Check in, Parking and Security Fee of $73.06 to each booking. RealJoy adds this line item to your reservation and remits it to the building for you.*

*SNOWBIRD / 55+ RENTAL* Snowbird Season is from Nov 16 thru Feb 17 on a monthly basis. The monthly rate is $1350 per month + $500 refundable deposit and taxes/fees. To reserve, please call reservations at 850-974-0974.

This immaculately clean condo has two bedrooms and two baths. The master has a king bed, the second bedroom has a queen bed and there is a pull-out sofa bed in the living room. The kitchen is fully equipped - enjoy dining in the separate dining area, the breakfast bar or your private screened in porch.

This first floor unit has a screened in porch, perfect for enjoying evenings ouside, and you are steps from the beach, just walk out your back door!

Holiday Surf & Racquet Club is located directly on the beach in exclusive Holiday Isle, which is a peninsula surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and Destin Harbor. With an elevator located in the lobby for your convenience, this destination is sure to please!

Holiday Surf & Racquet Club has a heated pool, 2 lighted tennis courts, BBQ grilling area, shuffleboard, exercise rooms and saunas. There is free wifi in the lobby and pool areas. There are also coin operated Laundry facilities.

The pool is pristine - the Holiday Surf and Racquet maintenance staff are State of Florida Certified Pool Operators and have received training to ensure the cleanest pool in this area year after year.

In order to make your stay more affordable, NO beach service is provided. Beach service can be purchased from a vendor for around $25/day.

Once you stay in Holiday Isle, you'll want to come back year after year!

Area Attractions:

If you haven't been to Holiday Isle, you're in for a treat. It's a serene, little oasis in the middle of Destin, with 2 and a half miles of paved trails for walking and biking, surrounded by quiet neighborhoods perfect for exploring on a bike. It's just minutes away from restaurants, shopping, boat docks, fishing, golf, and amusements.

An easy walk along the beach will take you to the jetties, where the Gulf of Mexico and Destin Harbor meet, a spot well-known for great snorkeling and fishing. Here you can also watch boats going out deep sea fishing and returning from gulf to harbor.

Close by is Destin Commons, a beautifully landscaped, pedestrian-friendly area and a great family venue where children will love to play in the interactive water fountains. Also for the younger guests, a nautically/pirate themed outdoor playground features a 1,750 square foot soft play area with various creatures from the sea, slides, and a treasure chest! Destin Commons also has a mini-train for the kids. Destin Commons features over 75 shops and restaurants, including Cold Stone Creamery, Rave Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop.

Our policies for renting to under 25's are:

1. an extra $100 per person ($1000 min. for houses/$500 min. for condos) refundable CASH damage deposit, to be paid at time of check in

2. extra 25% premium

3. check-in at office

4. you must be present for a check-out inspection

~Another lovely vacation rental managed by RealJoy Vacations in Destin, Florida.~

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
RealJoy Reservations (Property Manager)
Call Manager
Speaks: english


based on 7 traveler reviews

Hol Surf & Racquet Club 112-2BR-AVAIL9/26-9/30 $620 -RJFunPass*Buy3Get1FreeThru12.31*
average rating of 4.142857 based on 7 reviews

You get what you pay for

  • 3 of 5

This was a VRBO location, but we rented from RealJoy. The property was gated and pretty clean. The rental unit was a bit dated but clean. The beds and pillows were very old and stained...but livable. When we arrived there was no cable and no internet...I have 3 younger kids, so this was a real problem. We called the front desk and they (VRBO) were very helpful. They called the cable company to come take a look. Apparently the owners or RealJoy (or maybe they are one in the same) turned off the cable and internet after the last renters left because they were "streaming too much porn" (per the cable guy). He was able to turn the cable back on to only one of our 3 TVs, but it wasn't until 2 days after we arrived. He/they never got the internet back on. My kids were not amused at the lack of technology to say the least. I didn't really mind the silence...but the kids hollering soon took the place of Dan TDM and Pat and Jen, so the silence was short lived. I had to call RealJoy about the internet because VRBO couldn't authorize it to be turned back on. They "worked on it" but never called me back to say why it was never turned on and no discounts were offered. The VRBO staff at the front desk gave me codes for their lobby wifi, but it was too far away to use. It is right on the beach so that is very convenient. This unit didn't include beach umbrellas/service. The pool is clean and has several shaded chairs/tables. My review of RealJoy is just average. Destin on the other hand is amazing and totally made up for their shortcomings.. It is the perfect mix of big and small. We rented jet skis and went on a dolphin tour with Extreme H2O. They immediately took us to several spots where dolphins and their young were swimming in the ocean. We didn't get to touch or swim in the water with them, but I think this was a better experience than a 2 minute ride on the poor dolphins cooped up in the sea world type place. We liked them so much we went back the next day and rented a pontoon boat to snorkle and go to crab island. Extreme H2O and all of their staff were very nice and reliable, so we highly recommend them. If you have the extra money renting through VRBO may be alot nicer than through RealJoy.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location.

  • 2 of 5

The toilet kept running even after staff looked at it. The bedrooms are lacking from the pic of the living room. They redid the living room but the bedrooms are old. The beds are extremely hard and very very uncomfortable. We asked for a mattress topper after explaining the cheap quality of the mattress, so they sent a sheet! I again expressed my displeasure so the next day which was halfway into the trip they brought an actual topper which made it ok but not good. The pull out mattress in the living room was horribly thin, non supporting and two bars jammed into your back. Terrible pullout bed. I expressed this so they offered an air mattress. Later that day we received it and that night we needed to use it but it had weak batteries, the pump supplied didn't fit and the air mattress had two small holes making it useless. The next day I again expressed my displeasure that for the first two nights two of the three beds were useless and I slept on the floor. They finally sent us a working air mattress. I left a voicemail about my displeasures asking for a partial refund by they didn't call back and I haven't seen any part of refund. They have a nice location beachfront but the owners didn't spend money on their guests beds and pullout bed. The pic of the living room is nice but the bedrooms are very dated. This company allowed us to spend a high dollar amount for a very lacking unit. The sleeping arrangements are very subpar and we are upset this was allowed to happen. Once you get there it is too late to fix and every day we suffered with how we slept. Unit 112 and VRBO/RealJoy need to fix these issues before others waste their money here. I also am still waiting for a partial refund for the great inconviences that were caused and allowed. This was our family vacation and it was messed up by not having adequate mattresses to sleep on which caused a big big lack of sleep. So as you read this VRBO/RealJoy and the owners of unit 112 we didn't enjoy the unit and want a partial refund. Call me!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry that you had this experience! Our Ops team did the best they could in responding to your needs. This was an uncommon occurrence. To our knowledge, we haven't received a complaint from any other guest about the bedding in this condo and it has been full of guests all year. We brought you a mattress topper, then we brought you an air mattress and because the air mattress didn't work when we first brought it to you, we brought you another the next day and issued a refund of $100 for your inconvenience. We're sorry you experienced this issue, but we couldn't justify the high refund that was requested.
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Get away & relaxed

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful, the condo was Clean. Not a far walk from the Beach. Really nice people that works at the front desk. Very peaceful, Loved the pool too.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

They had really good service and were really kind.honestly one of my best experiences ever and really convinient having the ocean right in front of the room. The only thing left out was for us to have another week of vacation there

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation... Great Place

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast staying here. The place was clean and exactly like pictures on the website... even better. Great location on Destin, FL. We will definitely be back. Guys, thanks so much for a wonderful mini vacation.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • Rates shown are base rates & do not include tax, processing fee and cleaning
  • 3 night minimum, except 4th of July, we're looking for a weekly booking
  • 30% down at time of booking, not refundable
  • balance due 30 days prior to arrival
  • we offer optional trip insurance for an add'l 7%
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Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , pull out sofa in living room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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