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5 Star Accommodations On The Beach - Open Dates for Summer 2017 Book Now!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Newly purchased (Febuary-2014), with upscale furniture and decor to give the feel of a 5-Star Hotel! Furnishings and decor were chosen with the comfort of our guests being the main priority. When you walk through the door, you will notice the magnificent ocean in the distance. Then your attention will be drawn to the amazing decor throughout the condo, including our framed James Audubon prints; our attention to the smallest detail is to ensure the comfort of our guests.

We are on the 5th floor of a 7-story complex.

You will be drawn to the comfortable living area, with ample seating and a 52-inch SMART 3D TV, our spacious dining area that seats 10 comfortably. The gourmet kitchen, which includes Wusthof chef's knives, a tri-clad stainless, Le Creuset pot for making jambalaya, and a heavy stock pot for the ultimate seafood boil, is state-of-the-art. Feel free to use the fresh herbs growing on the balcony.

We have 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, plus a Queen Sleeper sofa.

The master bedroom has a king-size bed, bedroom 2 contains a queen-size bed, and bedroom 3 has a set of twin beds, all outfitted with comfortable, high quality mattresses. All beds have high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and layers of cotton and down blankets to assure a luxurious night's sleep.

The private balcony is very spacious and relaxing! There are two comfortable chaise lounges, a sofa, a swivel rocker, and a chair with ottoman for passing the day and enjoying the sunsets on beautiful Dauphin Island.

The island is a unique place. Leave the city noise and traffic behind you, and enter a world of tranquility. Our unit at the beautiful Holiday Isle complex offers everything for your comfort; luxury accommodations at a luxury condo complex, with truly amazing views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico from this beautiful 5th floor location! If you are seeking a quiet getaway on the Gulf of Mexico, this is perfect for you! Be prepared for total relaxation!

More Details

Owner
Sandy Walker
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Sandy Walker

As we were growing up, our parents worked very hard, and could often be heard saying, 'I'll be fine if I can just sit for a minute and catch my second wind!' So the name of our home on Dauphin Island is called 'Second Wind', where we look forward to spending time with our children & grandchildren and those we love, just relaxing, laughing, enjoying the island, the beauty of the gulf, making memories as we catch our 'Second Wind'!

Sandy Walker purchased this condo in 2014

Why Sandy Walker chose Alabama

We loved the ocean view from the large balcony, and we so enjoy the sunsets here during all seasons! The huge kitchen and spacious living areas work well for our family. And, Dauphin Island is an easy drive from our home in Mississippi, as well as very drivable for our children in Nashville & South Georgia.

What makes this condo unique

We fell in love with Dauphin Island on our first visit! The 'simple life' was just perfect for sharing time with our family! The island doesn't have a stop-light! Who wouldn't love that after a work week in Memphis! We found that it creates many opportunities to make memories together on the beach enjoying nature! We feel that vacations should be enjoyed; not one spent in a waiting line for a restaurant!

Again, the island is a unique place, and our unit at the beautiful Holiday Isle complex offers everything for your comfort: luxury accommodations at a luxury complex with truly breathtaking views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico from this beautiful 5th floor location!

Amenities

Dauphin Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2 sinks, dressing/make-up area, tons of thick towels.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , 6'Jacauzzi tub,a roomy walk-in shower and a separate toilet
  • There is a hair dryer located in each bath for your use! Master bath has a roomy walk-in shower, with a 6' Jacuzzi tub as well as a separate toilet area. The quest bathroom is shared with the Queen BR & the Twin BR. The bath has two sinks, make-up/dressing area, with a separate toilet & shower/bathing area. All baths have a huge supply of thick, Egyptian cotton bath towels, hand towels, & bath cloths. Bathrooms are supplied with body wash & shampoo, Kleenex & Cottonelle bath tissue (with refills)! Added extra towel racks for hanging & drying all towels. Thick bathmats help keep the floor dry! Cleaning supplies are located under the sinks for your use! .
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Keywest furnishings with quality mattress, linens & lamps!
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Fun room with comfort for adults or younger guests!
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Kingsdown mattress, luxury linens, lamplight & sidechair!
  • Master bedroom has a king bed with a Kingsdown mattress, Egyptian cotton linens & layers of comfortable covers. Plenty of bedside lamp light, a reading chair with ottoman, & a dresser lamp. The Queen & Twin Bedrooms are as well supplied as the Master. Great lamplight for reading, comfortable high quality mattresses & luxury linens. All bedrooms have two luggage racks & a set of linens for changing, located in the closets. Rooms were furnished & decorated so that all guests are assured a great night's rest!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Senior Adults Only Community
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Everything you have at home or think that you will need while on vacation is furnished here for you! The kitchen is outfitted for a cook! We enjoy cooking and like having the correct tools for the job. If you cook - I think you will find all that you need including fresh herbs on the balcony! We have two beach chairs, a rolling cooler, a small cooler, two beach mats, a sand bucket & toys as well as a colorful umbrella for you to use! The island is a unique place, and our unit at the beautiful Holiday Isle resort offers everything for your comfort, luxury accommodations, luxury resort, with truly amazing views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico from this beautiful 5th floor location!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

5 Star Accommodations On The Beach - Open Dates for Summer 2017 Book Now!
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Comfort like home!

  • 5 of 5

Never had a more relaxing and comfortable vacation "home away from home"!

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

FANTASTIC HOLIDAY

  • 5 of 5

THIS CONDO WAS ABOVE AND BEYOND FANTASTIC!!!!! PEACEFUL, COMFORTABLE, FELT LIKE HOME AND SANDY WAS SO HELPFUL AND QUICK TO RESPOND TO OUR EVERY QUESTION AND CHECKED ON US TO MAKE SURE WE WERE IN OK AND THE KITCHEN WAS SUPPLIED WITH EVERYTHING NEEDED TO COOK FRESH SEAFOOD FROM SKINNER'S LOL. THANK YOU AGAIN FOR SHARING YOUR WONDERFUL HOME WITH US.

RICK AND CINDY

INDIANA

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rick & Cindy, I am so glad that you guys enjoyed your stay at our home! It is my goal to create a comfortable and relaxing place so that all you do is sit back and enjoy. And, making sure you have everything you need for a stress free arrival is at the top of my list! So I am glad I could help. I look forward to having you both back anytime! Sandy
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Pearland, Texas
5

Fabulous condo. Beautifully decorated. Spectacular location. Could not have asked for anything more.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo and the location. So comfortable and so peaceful. Absolutely the best of any of the many vacation rentals we have stayed in. Want to return again and again.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dennis & Pj, So glad you were comfortable for your stay! That is certainly our goal when you chose to stay at our home! And, we want you to come back again and again! Sandy
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5

Second Wind is 5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

Second Wind was all that was promised! We have stayed in several beach condos and this was one of the most comfortable, well decorated and made my family feel at home. Sandy does a wonderful personal touch and attends to each detail to ensure your rest and relaxation. We love the community, the fresh seafood and the pools were a life saver on the rain days! Best equipped kitchen ever!

The condo was very quiet, staff was very helpful and everything was kept clean and fresh! We look forward to returning soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Home away from home, amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Sandy was super awesome to work with. She checked in with us to make sure we had everything we needed and had gotten settled. This condo is beautiful, out of a magazine. We brought our 3 children and everyone was so comfortable. The view from the balcony is a dream and I'll never forget the quiet mornings with coffee :) We'll be back!

This was our first trip to the beach with our children and was so relaxing. Dauphin Island is a wonderful vacation spot for families!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna, I am thrilled that your family enjoyed Dauphin Island and our home! I work hard to answer all your questions, so that your vacation can be restful and I am glad you noticed. Glad that you too enjoyed the quite of the balcony and had time to rest and relax - that is just what a vacation should be. I am looking forward to having your family back next summer! Sandy
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Somerset, Kentucky
5

Fantastic Home!! 🌞

  • 5 of 5

Sometimes when you see a property on the Internet, the picture is usually a outdated photo when the property was at it's best. Then when you arrive, you're unsure if it's even the same place? This is definitely not the case with property. The photos don't do it justice. Very well decorated, quality and comfortable bedding and a kitchen stocked with everything you can think of. Actually, the entire home was stocked with every amenity imaginable. Even shampoo and body wash. Our family throughly enjoyed our stay and loved Dauphin Island and it's laid back way of life. Sandy was great to work with. She answered every question and was so hospitable. She made our experience even better. It was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tennille, It was my pleasure to share our home with your family - and glad that you noticed that we had stocked everything you need - so hopefully, it makes your vacation easy and relaxing! And having the kitchen stock with good equipment and some of the basics makes it easy to enjoy a meal "at home" after a busy day on the beach. And, it is our intent & goal to keep our home "looking like new"! We take extra care with housekeeping, and maintenance to keep it as a "5 star accommodation" on a beautiful beach! So glad you enjoyed the comfy beds! Looking forward to having your family back next year! Sandy
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Mobile, Alabama
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Dauphin Island - Ft. Morgan

Dauphin Island is a splendid place to share family time, enjoying all of nature's beauty.

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Rates & Availability

Dauphin Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
May 22 2017 - Aug 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$330
$2,200
 
 
Fall 2017
Aug 21 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$260
$1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping Fee $95
Tax Rate 11.0%

Would love to share our home on Dauphin Island with you! Give us a phone call!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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