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Holiday Isle & 'It's Five O'Clock Somewhere'' will be YOUR favorite beach spot!

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Last updated: 07/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

WELCOME TO OUR BEAUTIFUL DAUPHIN ISLAND! SNOWBIRDS WELCOME!!
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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Property Type

  • Condo
  • Details:

    Elevator : We are located catty corner to the elevator-great for accessing the beach quickly! (and the elevator is quiet)...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    23...moreless

  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome:

    Very very very kid friendly!!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking in our unit or on the balcony!!! The covered garage may be available as an option....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, but this is the condiminium complex policy, if it was ours, we would welcome pets. They ARE children too! :) Condo owners have pets with special collar tags-Prescence of a pet results in immediate expulsion from the condo and loss of all monies....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Can park in front of unit and use wheelchair into unit with no limitations except for door jamb lip of front door. Elevator is located catty corner close with flat walkway. Fflat walkway down to the fitness center also, and on same floor as our unit, would need to open two doors to get into fitness center. Going to beach would have stairs leading off the boardwalk into the sand that may be a problem....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • 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)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Our televisions provide the networks through cable television service. We also have family dvds and movies in the unit for your viewing....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    We have play station and games in our unit for you to use....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Play station games are available for your use....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have family dvds and vhs tapes for you to use if you would like. ...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Gorgeous view of the water in front of you and to the left is a view of a curving sandy beach, fishing pier and water. To the right is the view of the sand beach as it stretches along the island. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    You will be able to call the kids in for lunch from our balcony! Directly on the beach! Hear the waves!...moreless

  • Resort:

    Holiday Isle is the best resort on the island, with two pools, fitness center, sauna and steam room, outside grill, tennis court, ping pong table and much more!...moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Please, please, please keep the doors closed to the balcony when the air conditioning is on!...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    separate laundry room has the washer and dryer with extra storage room provided with wall cabinets located over the machines....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    our unit has front door covered car parking. ...moreless

  • Elevator:

    We are located catty corner to the elevator-great for accessing the beach quickly! (and the elevator is quiet)...moreless

  • Garage:

    The three story garage is gated and needs a code to enter. The garage is covered on the first and second floor. Our unit is on the second floor so there is basically covered front door parking at our unit, The tennis court is on the third floor and the rest of the floors have to share the third floor garage parking with the tennis court and take the elevators to the units in the upper floors. Our unit is the best!...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless internet ...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    yes, bed linens and towels are provided, not sure if the beach towels have 'walked off' so plan on bringing your own....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    available but the parking garage should be big enough....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    not sure how tall the garage is to accomodate recreational vehicles but the state park is located within walking distance and parking may be available at the park....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Our condo does have a land line telephone but does not allow long distance calls. Cell Phone coverage is limited due to the hurricane proof thick walls. Walk into garage to make cell calls....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    separate laundry room has the washer and dryer with extra storage room provided with wall cabinets located over the machines....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    But, of course!!! ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    of course! please feel free to bring your favorite pans if cooking gourmet dinners is a must, but basic pans, pots and cooking utensils are in our unit....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Upgraded stainless steel dishwasher…or make the kids wash dishes!! LOL...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    our unit has a beautiful stocked kitchen with granite counter tops and counter stools to sit on and talk with the chef!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Upgraded stainless steel appliances for you to heat up last nights leftovers!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Guests do leave spices and coffee maker baskets and dish soap but I cannot guarantee that they will be there....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Upgraded Stainless Steel Appliances for you to prepare delicious meals!...moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric cooktop...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Our balcony is very large and wide; table set seats six. also have wicker benches, additional chairs and side tables....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The outside pool is surrounded by a concrete patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There are two pools, one inside and outside. The outside pool is partially covered so you can count on not getting a sunburn! :)...moreless

  • Sauna:

    The inside pool has a separate sauna room, steam room and the hot tub is part of the inside pool....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    The inside pool of the complex offers a large hot tub for sharing and a steam room and sauna....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    The jetted tub is in the master bathroom and separate from the shower. AAAAAAHHHHH!...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Aug 10, 2016
3 night min stay
$190
Late Summer
Aug 11 - Aug 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$140
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$185
Fall
Sep 6 - Nov 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$150
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$170
Winter
Nov 28 - Dec 21, 2016
3 night min stay
$65
Christmas/New Year
Dec 22 - Jan 8, 2017
3 night min stay
$185
Early Spring
Jan 9 - Feb 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$65

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Cleaning $135 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

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.

Thanks!

Julie


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 07/28/2016
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Location

2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Daupin Island Ferry going across Mobile Bay
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Isle Dauphine Golf Course
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 10
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: 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!

Why the Owner Chose Dauphin Island, AL, USA:
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!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
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.


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  • Holiday Isle & 'It's Five O'Clock Somewhere'' will be YOUR favorite beach spot!

    Holiday Isle & 'It's Five O'Clock Somewhere'' will be YOUR favorite beach spot!

  • New tile flooring & carpet!

    New tile flooring & carpet!

  • Dining table and the view of the left side of our updated unit.

    Dining table and the view of the left side of our updated unit.

  • Morning coffee time!

    Morning coffee time!

  • Plenty of room on our oversized balcony for sunset dining.

    Plenty of room on our oversized balcony for sunset dining.

  • Full size glassed shower, separate toilet area & jetted tub - spa ahhhh!

    Full size glassed shower, separate toilet area & jetted tub - spa ahhhh!

  • Second Bedroom features Queen over Queen bunkbed and Twin over Full bunkbed.

    Second Bedroom features Queen over Queen bunkbed and Twin over Full bunkbed.

  • Extra towels, buckets and toys are located in the laundry room cabinets.

    Extra towels, buckets and toys are located in the laundry room cabinets.

  • Holiday Isle lobby features huge saltwater aquarium and information desk.

    Holiday Isle lobby features huge saltwater aquarium and information desk.

  • Indoor heated pool with hot tub, sauna and steam room and shower.

    Indoor heated pool with hot tub, sauna and steam room and shower.

  • Tennis anyone? The view of the bay is outstanding from all the elevator lobbies.

    Tennis anyone? The view of the bay is outstanding from all the elevator lobbies.

  • Fitness center has floor to ceiling glass so you can enjoy the water views.

    Fitness center has floor to ceiling glass so you can enjoy the water views.

  • Comfy new furniture highlights our spacious condo.

    Comfy new furniture highlights our spacious condo.

  • Plenty of space for family dinners!

    Plenty of space for family dinners!

  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

    Kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

  • What amazing sunset views!

    What amazing sunset views!

  • Master bedroom has access to extra large balcony.

    Master bedroom has access to extra large balcony.

  • Spacious second bedroom has access to bathroom and walk in closet.

    Spacious second bedroom has access to bathroom and walk in closet.

  • Second full bathroom is off family room hall and has access to second bedroom.

    Second full bathroom is off family room hall and has access to second bedroom.

  • Outdoor grills located next to pool and beach- what a great place to dine!

    Outdoor grills located next to pool and beach- what a great place to dine!

  • Huge pool is half covered so you will not get a sunburn! Plenty of chairs!

    Huge pool is half covered so you will not get a sunburn! Plenty of chairs!

  • View of the outdoor pool, the boardwalk and the beach. WOW!!

    View of the outdoor pool, the boardwalk and the beach. WOW!!

  • Time to relax and watch a tennis game!

    Time to relax and watch a tennis game!

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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