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Hol Surf & Racquet Club 711-2BR *OPEN 7/30-8/1 $768* Pool & Gulf Views! Fun Pass

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

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: Baytowne Adventure Zone, Sea Blaster's Snorkeling, Sea Blaster's Dolphin Cruise, Big Kahuna's Water Park, and Unlimited DVD Rentals! Snorkeling available May-Sept, Dolphin Cruise available Mar-Oct, Water Park available Mem. Day-Labor Day, all other activities are year-round.

2. Gorgeous views of the pool and gulf from your seventh floor, screened-in balcony!

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. 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!

6. 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 November through February on a monthly basis. The monthly rate is $1350 per month + $500 refundable deposit and taxes/fees. To reserve, please contact us (Property Manager) to give you a quote with this Special Rate. Currently, this can't be booked online.

*This property does not allow groups of adults under age 25. No Exceptions. *

This immaculately clean condo has two bedrooms and two baths. The master has a king bed, the second bedroom has two twins, and there's is a pull-out sofa bed in the living room. The kitchen is fully equipped and there are boogie boards and movies on hand for you to enjoy. This 7th floor unit has a balcony with excellent gulf views, perfect for enjoying evenings outside, and you are high enough to see the city, beach, water, everything!

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.

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 Godiva Chocolates, AMC Movie Theaters and Bass Pro Shop.

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

More Details

Property Manager
RealJoy Reservations
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About RealJoy Reservations

Real Joy Vacations is a professional property management company located in Destin, Florida. We provide Vacation Rentals in Destin, Okaloosa Island, SanDestin, 30A, and Panama City Beach! Something for everyone! We have Affordable family rentals as well as Beachfront Condos and Luxury Homes with Pools! Grab your Swimsuit and enjoy the spectacular emerald green water and sugar white sands of Northwest Florida! By utilizing the latest technology to provide our guests with timely property updates and having maintenance available 24/7 at the tap of a button, we help to provide you with a stress-free stay. The cleanliness of our properties is a high priority. Providing keyless entries so you don’t have to fumble with keys is for your ultimate security. We price competitively, and above all, want you to enjoy your experience. Let us put the Real Joy into your vacation!

Why RealJoy Reservations chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

The Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida is an amazing destination for your beach vacation! Sugar white sands and emerald green waters await. Whether your idea of relaxation is people watching on a beachfront balcony or being right in the middle of the action, we can help you find the vacation property that’s right for you. Our maintenance team, on call 24/7, and our friendly staff will help you to have a wonderful trip!

What makes this condo unique

Real Joy Vacations manages properties to fit all budgets! Whether you are looking for a beachfront location, a luxury home with a private pool, or would like a budget-friendly, walk to the beach option, we have properties in all shapes and sizes! Most of our properties come with the Real Joy Fun Pass, which gives you one or two free tickets to daily attractions each night of your stay along with unlimited DVD rentals. Our offerings are fantastic for families because they give you room to spread out. With substantially more space than the average hotel room, most of our properties offer separate living areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers. Our guests can cook their own meals if they wish and launder their things if needed. You can count on the Real Joy team’s extensive property management experience. From our excellent customer service reps to our cleaning crew, we want you to have a wonderful stay.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This condo was fantastic on all levels. The price was very affordable, the condo was spotless, recently renovated and larger in size than we imagined and the view of the water was great as well. It had a heated pool outside which we were not aware of at first, but once we figured that out we took full advantage of it. This condo even had water inflatables and toys for those people who have children. This condo complex is literally off the beach which was great to walk on the sand in the day time and try to find some cool shells. During the night hours it was very quiet and peaceful. I would highly recommend this place for anyone who wants to rent a condo for a steal.
Feb 2014
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Amenities

Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    sleeper sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofa bed in living room
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Hol Surf & Racquet Club 711-2BR *OPEN 7/30-8/1 $768* Pool & Gulf Views! Fun Pass
average rating of 3.25 based on 11 reviews
3

Beautiful inside the condo but very outdated and rough outside the condo.

  • 3 of 5

RealJoy is a great company and the condo itself is pretty inside, but the building and pool are very outdated and run down. I didn't realize there was not a washer/dryer machine in the condo, so if you go be prepared to go to another floor to wash or not wash at all. We go every summer to Destin and this was our least favorite place. I wouldn't rent this condo again but I would rent from RealJoy.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Economical choice

  • 4 of 5

I'll start of by saying the condo itself is fine. The pictures respresent what you get. Nothing fancy but it did the trick. Everything worked as promised and no issues with the condo itself. We booked this within a month us going to the beach and wanted something "on the beach" so our choices were limited. The building is older and the hallways and elevators are tight especially when transporting luaagge and beach accessories. The staff there is friendly though when renting this condo you're not renting through the management company onsite so the employees downstairs can't give you any info on your condo or provide much assistance. Though like I said, the condo itself was fine. Clean, everything worked and didn't have any issues and they provided you with plenty of towels wash towels. If I were to have one complaint it would be the master bed (as other have stated) it's hard as a rock. Also this condo only offers community based laundry downstairs for $1.50 a load.

I put this was an economical choice bc when you compare this condos to others it is a bit cheaper. Though with the economical stance you experience all that entitles. Had several issues with people being quite loud at 2am. No onsite security to call (I assume bc I never saw any security officers). The pool was quite crowded and if you wanted to grill something you had to do it in the parking lot where the grills were located. Overall, it wasn't a bad stay but I prob wouldn't go back. No fault of the condo itself. I would rate this a basic stay. No frills added type place. And couple that would dealing with some unsavory type people....it's an economical choice. I believe it's def worth the money (if able) to spend the extra and stay at a more upscale location.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Overall, very nice condo!

  • 4 of 5

Destin is our go to place for spring break. It was our third year in a row going down for the week, our 2nd time at Holiday Surf & Racquet Club. The location of the property is great, right on the ocean, easy access to the beach, and still close to the main part of town. This condo has recently been renovated, and the decor is lovely. The bed in the master bedroom is not very comfy. Airflow is a problem, the a/c unit is on the loud side, so you'll want to close your bedroom doors at night, but if they are closed, you won't get as much cool air in your room. Ceiling fans would go a long way. There are floor fans in the closets of the bedrooms, it helped. There are also beach toys in the dining room closet, that was an unexpected surprise. The kitchen is fairly well stocked. There isn't a large frying pan, we made tacos one night, and I had to use a little omelet size pan to fry up the hamburger, then switch it to a sauce pan so I could mix in the spices. But that really isn't a big deal at all. We had a few rainy days during our stay, there are puzzles in the 2nd bedroom closet, haven't put a puzzle together in years, but we had fun. Wifi is good, cable has a lot of channels. You won't be disappointed choosing this condo to stay in.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, and welcome back to Destin! We are so glad our updated condo was a great location for your stay, and you were able to enjoy the beach toys and puzzles. We will check on the larger frying pan to make sure one is available for future stays. Thank you for your feedback and for staying with Real Joy.
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4

Very nice!

  • 4 of 5

All rooms in the unit are updated & I loved the decor. There are wall mounted TVs in both bedrooms & a dvr in the living room. Great value for the price, we paid for 3 nights & got 4th night for free. Great view of the bay since you are on the top floor. Realjoy was very easy to rent from. They have door codes so you don't have to carry a key. However, you do have to pay to rent beach chairs if not renting a unit directly from the resort. The Realjoy units I looked at online appeared to be more updated than the ones managed by the resort. The nice beach chairs/umbrella rental is $30 a day or $25/day if you rent multiple days. The condo is in close proximity to lots of restaurants & stores, not walking distance but a short drive. We would stay in this unit again :).

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay! We are glad you enjoyed the ease of the coded entrance. Thank you for your feedback! We would love to have you stay with us again. Check out our great winter rates!
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5

Fun

  • 5 of 5

My family and I love the time we shared on the condo . Will definitely come back again!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the unit your stay! Thank you for your feedback! We would love to have you stay with us again. Check out our great winter rates!
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4

Clean and Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

This resort is in a nice location. Had nice amenities and the unit was clean and comfortable. It made for a nice vacation for our entire family.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed the unit your stay! Thank you for your feedback! We would love to have you stay with us again. Check out our great winter rates!
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Notes

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  • US Dollars
  • Rates shown are base rates & do not include tax, processing fee and cleaning
  • Nightly minimums range from 2 to 7 nights, depending on the season
  • 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%
  • SNOWBIRDS* $1350/mo + $500 deposit - Nov through February
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