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GORGEOUS GULF FRONT VIEW *** Great Fall Special ***

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 BR, 2 Bath, Sleeps 6.

*** Get this 2 BR for the same rate as our 1 BR, #419 *** $160/night August 12 to September 29 *** You can't beat these rates, and you're getting one of the most popular condos at the resort.

*** 7TH NIGHT IS ALWAYS FREE WITH A 6-NIGHT RESERVATION (Automatically calculated into your quote when you select a 7-night stay.) ***

Unit #415 was newly remodeled in 2014 and sits right on the beach. Enjoy your morning coffee on your private balcony while you take in stunning views of the beautiful white sand beach and emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. At sunset, listen to the sound of the waves as you sip a glass of wine on the balcony or sit on the steps of the boardwalk.

Features of this pretty condo include a beautiful new kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar, and adjoining dining area with dry bar with tile floors throughout. A 42-inch flat screen TV with new VCR/DVD combo is in the living room with a wonderful selection of classic Disney videos to keep the kids entertained. Each bedroom has a wall-mounted 32-inch flat screen TV with DVD. Complimentary WiFi is also included.

You'll enjoy a great night's sleep on the new Serta Perfect Sleeper mattresses in both bedrooms -- a king in the master and queen in the guest bedroom. The recently purchased La-Z-Boy queen-size sleeper sofa and recliner await in the living room. Both bathrooms have plenty of extra storage, granite countertops, and there is even a jetted tub in the master. We love it there and hope you do, too!

This unit has HD Cable with the SEC Channel in the living room. Dad can watch the game while Mom and the kids head to the beach. Everybody wins!

Complimentary WiFi.

Walk out the back door of the building to the private beach - no parking lots or streets to cross.

NEED TWO CONDOS FOR YOUR VACATION?? Check out Unit #419 (1 BR, 1 Bath - listing #694171), just 4 doors down from #415. Perfect for family vacations.


Laundry facilities are conveniently located just a few steps down the hall. Enjoy the heated pool, lighted tennis courts, exercise facilities and sauna on-site. Nearby activities include windsurfing, para sailing, snorkeling and deep sea fishing.

Holiday Surf & Racquet Club is located on Holiday Isle, a quiet peninsula situated between the Gulf of Mexico and Destin Harbor, tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Highway 98, yet still conveniently located near area family attractions and great dining experiences in and around the Destin Harbor area.

Here are a few nearby restaurants that we’ve tried and really like - in no particular order:

1. Dewey Destin's Harborside Restaurant

2. Boshamps Seafood and Oyster House

3. Marina Cafe - (Destin’s “most awarded” restaurant)

4. Harbor Docks - a local favorite.

5. AJ’s - They also have a great party boat - you'll be singing YMCA like the Village People on your way back to the harbor. Seriously.

6. Margaritaville - They have gluten-free burger buns for those with issues who still enjoy a burger now and then.

7. McGuires Irish Pub - . Great food, open late, and have their own micro brewery. Hubby says it might possibly be the best beer he's ever had. Others rave about their steaks and prime rib.

8. The Donut Hole (we LOVE this place for breakfast). Outstanding donuts and desserts; check out the dieter's special (which we refer to as a heart attack on a plate - but OMG! It is delicious!!). The lines get long here for breakfast; takeout will be quicker.

9. Bric a Brac - Word from one of our guests is that the new Bric a Brac restaurant right there on Holiday Isle is a must see. According to the website there is great food and jazz on the weekends. Can't wait to try this one out!

10. The Back Porch - This is a local favorite, and right on the beach. Gluten-free options. Best drinks in Destin. Hands down!

11. Pompano Joe's - The Travel Channel has featured Pompano Joe's as the ultimate beach shack and one of the world's best beach restaurants. Gluten-free options. Also right on the beach. Beach volleyball, anyone?

There are many, many other restaurants and steak houses - pretty much any food and price range you could imagine.

The condo is located close to Target, Winn Dixie grocery store, liquor store, the nail salon...

Things to do at the Harbor. So much fun!

Big Kahuna's Water Park!

Great shopping at the Silver Sands Outlet Mall!

LINEN/HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE: Our unit will be cleaned to quality standards prior to your arrival and after your departure. Laundry facilities are located on the fourth and sixth floors of the resort. The unit will be stocked with a starter supply of trash liners, toilet paper, bath soap and dishwasher soap.

Minimum rental age is 25. No Pets. No Smoking.

Rates subject to change.


Check-in time begins at 2:00 PM Central Time.

Check-out is no later than 10:00 AM Central Time.

2017 DEPOSIT: An advance payment of $500 is required to confirm your reservation.

CANCELLATION POLICY: If Guest wishes to cancel the reservation, payments will be refunded as follows:

a. If cancelled 90 days or more prior to Check-in Date, $240 of the $300 reservation deposit will be refunded.

b. If cancelled 22-89 days prior to Check-in Date, the $300 deposit will be forfeited.

c. If cancelled 22-89 days prior to Check-in Date, the entire rental fee will be forfeited unless Homeowner is able to secure a new guest at the rate quoted to Guest, and Homeowner will make every reasonable effort to do get the condo rented. We highly recommend purchasing the CSA travel protection policy to protect your vacation investment should your plans change unexpectedly at the last minute.

More Details

Property Manager
Pam & Dave
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

Why Pam & Dave chose Florida North West

Dave and I had been looking to purchase a unit at Holiday Surf for nearly two years. It took some time to find just the right one, but we were patient and it paid off. We were able to renovate and make this one just what we wanted.

We love how close Holiday Surf is to Destin Harbor. Whether we want an evening of fine dining, or something more casual, there are many, many wonderful restaurants nearby on Destin Harbor. Of course, we also love to visit the Silver Sands Outlet Mall and the stores and restaurants in the Santa Rosa Beach 30A area.

What makes this condo unique

We enjoy the quiet, low traffic area on Holiday Isle and appreciate the emphasis on guest comfort that we have found at Holiday Surf & Racquet Club. There is nothing like an early morning walk on the beach -- so quiet and peaceful. We love listening to families outside playing tennis or splashing in the pool or on the beach during the day. Their laughter is contagious! You'll leave for home relaxed and refreshed -- already thinking about next year's vacation.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful and relaxing vacation. Hope to reserve your unit again next year. Our girls had a wonderful time. Thank you.
Aug 2015
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Destin Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Plenty of storage. Blow dryer.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lots of extra storage. Blow dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , New plush king mattress
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New Serta queen mattress June 2014.
  • Gulf view from Master Bedroom.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Sauna
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • parasailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • tennis


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GORGEOUS GULF FRONT VIEW *** Great Fall Special ***
average rating of 4.827586 based on 46 reviews

Updated and Fun Unit!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo with all the beach gear (wagon, umbrella, boogie boards, floats, chairs, etc.) provided. The unit is very clean and cozy. The owner is very fast in her response time. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The location is perfect with lots of shopping, restaurants, and grocery stores in close proximity. The walk to the beach looked far in the pictures, but it was not far at all in person.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the great review, Mary. I just wish the weather had been a little more cooperative. Thankfully, Irma missed us pretty much completely. Whew! We're so glad you guys enjoyed your vacation and we thank you for all your help getting the stuff inside from off of the balcony. We love wonderful guests like you! Pam
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Our stay was wonderful although the weather was rainy and stormy. Watching the rough surf was neat!

  • 4 of 5

Clean, comfortable furniture and bedding, small bathrooms, great kitchen.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you guys enjoyed your vacation and hope that your anniversary was memorable and fun. Hopefully the next time you visit Destin the weather will be more cooperative. :-) Thanks so much for choosing our condo. Pam
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great experience

  • 5 of 5

we had a wonderful week in Florida! this condo offered everything we needed and everyone was quite comfortable! THANK YOU Pam!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh, Dana, you made my day! We really enjoyed having you and are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Come back any time!! Pam & Dave
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  • 5 of 5

The condo was simply adorable! Every year seven of us go on a girls trip to the beach, so we usually get a 3 bedroom. This year, only five of us were able to go the entire time, so we looked for a 2 bedroom and found this precious, classy little condo and were thoroughly satisfied. We also took advantage of the tennis courts! Pam was WONDERFUL! She was quick to respond to any questions that we had about the condo. :) I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review! We really appreciate that - almost as much as we do knowing that our guests had a great time. Keeping longstanding friendships alive is one of life's great joys and we are so happy we got to play a small part in making this year's trip a good one. We hope you will think of us again the next time you are in Destin. Thank you for being such wonderful guests! Pam & Dave
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Great Location!

  • 4 of 5

The condo was very clean and the kitchen nicely stocked. Great communication with owners. Nice family beach/condo. No problems with parking or elevator. Great location to grocery stores and restaurants. Unfortunately since this condo didn't come with the chair rentals that spread ALL across the beach, we had to set up our chairs at the far end (we even beat the guy setting up chairs at 6:30 AM but still had to move further down). Refused to pay daily rate for renting those beach chairs when this condo had 3 older ones for our use. We were a family of 6, but were only left 5 bath towels, so had to use W/D down near elevator to wash them. We also had to use the pull out couch, which those are never comfortable. The bathroom fans turn on when the bathroom light is turned on and they were very noisy. Didn't really care for having to walk thru lobby to get to pool and beach although the staff was always friendly. All in all it was a good family beach trip and I appreciate Pam letting us rent her condo :).

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very glad that you enjoyed your beach vacation. We wish things had been perfect for you and try very hard to make that happen. Thank you for your understanding and for your suggestions. We greatly appreciate it and will take those things into consideration when we refresh the condo again this year.
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pretty good condo

  • 4 of 5

Condo was clean with decent view. Dvd players in bedroom didn't work to well . But kitchin was well stocked with plates, glasses, and appliances. I would stay at this location again.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your feedback on the condo. It really helps us to know what we need to do to stay on top of things. We'll also be doing a refresh on the whole condo this fall once the rental season slows down. Most of all, we are glad that you had a wonderful vacation. Thanks so much for choosing our condo. We hope to see you again next time you're in Destin! Pam & Dave
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Ft. Walton / VPS
Nearest Beach
You're on it.
Car: recommended

Lovely quiet location, directly on the beach, but close to Destin Harbor pubs and many wonderful seafood restaurants. Try a sunset wine and cheese cruise or go deep sea fishing.

Many family activities and attractions are located nearby, such as the Big Kahuna Water Park and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. It's just a short drive to Silver Sands Premium Outlet Mall.

So many options! So little time!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $40

CANCELLATION POLICY: If Guest wishes to cancel the reservation, payments will be refunded as follows:

a. If cancelled 60 days or more prior to Check-in Date, 100% of the reservation deposit will be refunded.

b. If cancelled 22-60 days prior to Check-in Date, 50% of the deposit will be refunded.

c. If cancelled 21 days or less from your scheduled arrival date, the entire rental fee will be forfeited unless Homeowner is able to secure a new guest at the rate quoted to Guest, and Homeowner will make every reasonable effort to do get the condo rented.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.