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Breathtaking Surf & Racquet Club OCEANFRONT condo renovated in 2017!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Immaculate open concept 5th floor unit just steps to the beach and Ritz Carlton

Limited dates in MAY and JUNE 2018 are still AVAILABLE!!

STUNNING 2017 renovation of this one bedroom Surf And Racquet Club condo with remodeled kitchen completely open to the main living areas offering SWEEPING OCEAN VISTAS from almost every area of the condo! BEACH HOUSE CASUAL meets COASTAL CONTEMPORARY in the sophisticated décor.


• Free Wi-Fi High Speed broadband Xfinity Internet and HD TV programming available on two large wall mounted HD TV’s

• Large, OPEN CONCEPT living and dining area with a 50 inch HD TV on a full motion mount that enables adjusting to almost any angle. Rustic engineered wood flooring, and comfortable furnishings include a DOUBLE BED FOLD-OUT SLEEPER

• Gorgeous white kitchen with ALL NEW high end Stainless Steel Appliances, NEW granite counters including a huge breakfast bar, SHIPLAP walls, NEW Bosch washer and dryer and NEW Rustic engineered wood flooring and a large assortment of small appliances, kitchen utensils and cookware

• Updated bath with NEW floating vanity and NEW tile floor

• Spacious bedroom with SHIPLAP wall, top of the line Simmons Beautyrest mattress and high end luxury sheets and bedding, a 40 inch HD TV on a motion mount and lots of storage in an oversized dresser, nightstands and closet

• Generous COVERED VERANDA wraps from the living room to the bedroom and offers a sofa as well as a bistro dining set

• The mechanical storage room also contains beach gear, boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrella and tennis racquets

The Surf and Racquet Club is a gorgeous, private, gated resort that is extremely well maintained. The resort offers DIRECT OCEAN ACCESS, 2 SWIMMING POOLS and 4 HAR-TRU TENNIS COURTS in addition to lovely grounds and sweeping lawns and is just steps away from the RITZ CARLTON via either the beach or a paved pathway draped by a live oak canopy.

Come see why Southern Living, Coastal Living USA Today and others rank Amelia Island in their Top Ten lists!!

TOP 10 ISLANDS IN THE US (#3) - Conde Nast Traveler RCA, 2017

BEST ROMANTIC GETAWAY - Jezebel - Best of Atlanta, 2017

20 BEST PLACES TO LIVE ON THE COAST - Coastal Living, 2017


HAPPIEST SEASIDE TOWN (#4) - Coastal Living, 2017

Best Places to Live - BEST HISTORIC DOWNTOWN - Coastal Living, 2017


BEST SMALL TOWNS 2017 (#6) - Southern Living, 2017

10 BEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA - 2016 Conde Nast Traveler

TOP 10 ISLANDS IN THE U.S. - Trip Advisor 2016

#3 BEST COASTAL SMALL TOWN Fernandina Beach - USA Today 10Best 2016

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Joe and Joan
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Joe and Joan

After vacationing in Amelia Island for many years and owning a second home here, we finally made the full time move to Amelia from Atlanta in 2014 and couldn’t be happier! Since our full time residence here is not oceanfront, we decided to fulfill a dream and purchased our condo in Amelia Surf and Racquet in 2017 as an oceanfront retreat for ourselves as well as family and friends!

Joe and Joan purchased this condo in 2017

Why Joe and Joan chose Amelia Island

We spent years visiting beach towns all up and down the east coast and on both coasts of Florida, but immediately fell in love with Amelia the first time we came here over 20 years ago! And the feeling has never changed. From the unbelievable, uncrowded beaches to the charming historic town and the old growth oak canopies all over the island, we’ve never found a place that offers so much or feels more like home.

What makes this condo unique

The View is simply spectacular. And the location of this south end resort accessed from an idyllic tree canopied street just steps away from the Ritz Carlton can’t be beat! Miles of beachfront at the back of the complex and miles of pristine paved trails to the front with pools and tennis on the property and golf, restaurants and shopping all less than a mile away offer something for everyone!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We’re referring to it as a “home-tel” because it felt like a home away from home, but also like a swanky, modern hotel! It was clear right from the start that it had been recently renovated from top to bottom. It even smelled new! It was spotless, too. The hosts added personal touches like fresh flowers and a bottle of wine with a little note attached. It felt so special. I am absolutely going to recommend this place to family and friends that travel to Amelia Island! We greatly appreciated the hosts’ Amelia Island guide, which included restaurant and activity recommendations. We took their advice and had a great meal at Espana in Fernandina Beach. Because the weather was unseasonably cold and rainy, we spent most of our time at the Ritz-Carlton, which is a short walk away, either along the beach or on a pathway that runs along the road. Absolutely amazing food, service, etc. A word of caution for Uber enthusiasts — we managed to get an Uber to Espana, but there were none to be found when the bars closed at 2 a.m.! Granted, it was a Monday and it was February, but you may have to find your own transportation.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Amelia Island in Amelia City

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • There are no resort fees or parking fees and high speed internet is complimentary. 2 Pools & Tennis on 4 Har-Tru courts are also complimentary.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • *New floating vanity *New tile floors and backsplash *New shiplap wainscoting *New toilet *Newly resurfaced tile shower and tub combo
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The Newly Remodeled Bedroom features: * King bed with luxury bedding * 40 inch flat screen HD TV with a full motion mount * Large dresser and nightstands * Access to the balcony overlooking the pool and sea * New engineered wood floors and a shiplap wall! There is also a double bed pull out sleeper in the living room sectional with bedding provided.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Breathtaking Surf & Racquet Club OCEANFRONT condo renovated in 2017!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Perfect getaway with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

Over the past few years my significant other and I have stayed at a variety of places around Amelia Island, but I think we just found our favorite! We stayed for New Years and had the most amazing view of the Ritz Carleton’s fireworks show without even having to leave!

Our entire stay was a dream - this condo is absolutely perfect with all new amenities, beautiful modern decor, and a stunning view of the ocean. We especially loved being able to walk right outside to the tennis courts, walking trails, and private access to the beach.

The owners thought ahead about anything we could possibly need - the condo was fully stocked with everything from beach gear to all new cooking utensils and appliances. There was even information about restaurants and things to do in the area. It had all of the comforts of home but better!

If I could give 6 stars I would - we absolutely recommend staying here and will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and honored that our home was part of your new year's celebration! We look forward to having you stay again!! Joan and Joe
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  • 5 of 5

You will be so pleased you stayed here! Every appointment in a 5 star hotel is addressed in this condo! Totally updated and beautiful in a fantastic location!

Joan and Joe emailed explicit directions and codes for entry to make our travel and arrival seamless.

We plan on making this our go to condo in Amelia!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and beautifully decorated condo! We loved it.

  • 5 of 5

Great ocean views from the condo. We appreciated all the thoughtful touches that Joe and Joan provide their guests. It was a wonderful place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the condo and appreciated the special touches! We would love to have you come back and hope you will!
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Hawley, Mn

Great find!

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely property located on beautiful Amelia Island. We loved the canopied drive to the property, the comfortable and tastefully decorated condo and the breathtaking views. There are many well maintained walking trails in the area and easy access to the beach. Joan and Joe have a seamless system to facilitate a smooth check in, stay and check out. They have a booklet of information in the condo outlining everything you may want to know for the area (attraction, restaurants, info about the condo, etc).

If you are considering a trip to Amelia Island and this property is available for your dates, CLICK THE BUTTON. You will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such kind words and urging folks to CLICK THE BUTTON! We are very happy that you enjoyed the condo and would love to have you stay again!
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Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Fabulously Wonderful Condo

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed condo w/ all the amenities one would ever need for a first class relaxing vacation. Kitchen was well stocked, king bed very comfortable, high end linens, beautiful view from all rooms, convenient to shopping and restaurants. The owners take great care of their condo as well as their guests. In the condo was a notebook listing restaurants w/ descriptions as well as sites to see and available activities on the island to do. The owners are available for questions and very prompt w/ their responses. We will definitely return !!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear that you enjoyed the condo and Amelia! We try to think of everything our guests might need and welcome special requests… We would love to have you stay again and hope you will come back soon!
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Beautiful, immaculate condo with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a perfect stay at this beautifully decorated, updated, immaculate condo! We were given detailed instructions before we arrived of how to get into the gate, where the condo is located, where to get a luggage trolley if needed, etc... They also have a website they provided with suggestions for everything on Amelia Island. It was an anniversary trip and Joan left us a bottle of champagne, fresh flowers, chocolates and a very sweet note! I've stayed in VRBOs and Airbnbs several times and now pack amenities that are usually found in nice hotels, so I'm not going to the drugstore the first day of arrival. It was completely unnecessary this time. The condo was stocked with coffee and creamers for the first morning, a basket of snacks, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, makeup remover wipes, q-tips, cotton balls, hand soap at both sinks, laundry detergent, fabric sheets, 2 bottles of water in the fridge, extra paper towels and toilet paper and probably more that I am forgetting. We were in town for the annual car show, so we didn't get to spend as much time lounging on the balcony or using other amenities of the property, but beach chairs, beach towels and boogie boards are provided for the short walk across the boardwalk to the beach. The front door is an electric lock that uses a code, so you don't have to worry about having a key if your group splits up. At the end of your stay, you just use a different code on the lock as you leave so that the owners are notified and the cleaning crew can get the condo ready for the next group. There is also a booklet provided with all the info on the condo, maps, places to eat, things to do and the owner's phone numbers if you need them for anything. As everything was perfect for our stay, a phone call was never needed. Also, the king size bed was very comfortable (that's something I always read for in reviews because not sleeping well can ruin a trip).

  • Review Submitted: 15-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for all of the kind words and comments! We are happy that we helped with your anniversary celebration and hope you had a great time at the car show! We truly do care about our guests and strive to treat them like we would want to be treated ourselves… And we are so happy to hear that you appreciated the special touches! We would love to have you come back and hope you will!
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Car: recommended


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Cleaning fee £53.81

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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