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Hol Surf & Racquet Club 711-2BR-Mar 2 to 5 $685! Pool & Gulf Views-FunPass

Bedrooms 2
Space 928 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2, Sleeps 6

Top Reasons to Book this Condo!

1. Fun Pass (1 Ticket Daily) see below

2. Seventh floor unit w/Gulf & Pool Views from screened-in balcony

3. Walk to the jetties where the Gulf and Destin Harbor meet.

4. Amenities: Pool, Lighted Tennis Courts, Grills, shuffleboard, Fitness Center & Sauna

5. Professionally Managed; 24/7 Service

*Holiday Surf & Racquet Club charges a mandatory Check in, Parking and Security Fee of $76.72 to each booking. We add this line item to your reservation and remit it to the building for you.*

*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!

*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. The Fun Pass is not available on monthly rentals.

Fun Pass; Destin Traveler: As a gift to you, 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.

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.

More Details


Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 928 sq. ft.
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
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 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 - 2 twin/ single
    sleeper sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sofa bed in living room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
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
  • 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


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Hol Surf & Racquet Club 711-2BR-Mar 2 to 5 $685! Pool & Gulf Views-FunPass
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 12 reviews

Propert is good wish they had washer and dryer on units

  • 4 of 5

Beds are very uncomfortable my mom and I got up with back pain every morning.

Otherwise it was lovely

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nasima. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this lovely condo. We’re happy to hear you found the unit lovely. We will certainly pass along the recommendations on a washer/dryer in the unit as well as the mattress in the master bedroom to the owner. We hope you will come back to visit! Thank you for staying with Real Joy!
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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: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Toni, we are glad you enjoyed this nicely furnished condo with beautiful Gulf and beach views from the private balcony. Also, we are very happy you found our Company a pleasure to work with. We don’t advertise that this unit has a washer/dryer and we also advertise that there is a coin operated laundry facility onsite so that guests will be fully aware of the situation prior to booking. The owners were aware of the outside issues and the property is currently undergoing renovations from October 15, 2017 – January 1, 2018. Thank you for your feedback and for staying with Real Joy.
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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'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
Owner's Response: Hi Matt. Thank you for your feedback on your stay at this lovely condo. We’re happy to hear you found the unit clean and had plenty of towels during your stay. Our teams work hard to keep the units clean and comfortable for our guests. We will pass along your recommendation on the mattress in the master bedroom to the owner. We value your referrals and hope you will come back to visit. Thank you for staying with Real Joy!
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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: April 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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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: September 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 of 5

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

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: June 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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Property Manager

RealJoy Reservations
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
February 23, 2018

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 Destin

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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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • Varies
  • 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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