We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 58 Destin accommodations

The Islander

3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   502 Gulfshore Dr., Destin, FL 32541
Hotel amenities
The Islander
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Save Saved
You added The Islander to your Saves list
94%
Ranked #7 of 58 Specialty Lodging in Destin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Wes M
Write a Review

108 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    73
    28
    2
    3
    2
See reviews for
52
22
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (23)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (108)
  • Mar-May only
    (31)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (41)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (25)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (11)
All months
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved my stay at The Islander. It's not a new, fancy place, but the whole area is great. The beach is close to the jetties, or you can walk around to Norriego point for a little more seclusion. The free beach chairs are a definite perk and the pools (at least one is heated), hot tub and grilling pavilions... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from a week-long family vacation at the Islander. The outside areas are well maintained, pool is nice, walking paths, grill & other common areas are pretty, if you can stand the constant cigarette smoke & buts everywhere. Lots of parking & the Holiday Isle area is perfectly removed from the main drag through town. However, our... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from a family vacation to Destin. We really enjoyed The Islander. Our room had a great view of the water and overlooked the pool. The property is really nice, the pool is very well-kept, and the beach is beautiful. We used the chair and umbrella service all week, which I highly recommend. They set up for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Georgetown, Ohio
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The staff really are great at this condo. Older than some condos close by but looks as good or better. Condo room was very nice ,stayed in, 503, clean and a nice view. Beach setup comes with the rental very good extra. The only thing that kept me from giving this resort a 5 was the beachfront they have is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Olive Branch, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had a few minor issues with the sinks in our room. Parris came to our room and quickly and professionally fixed the problem. We then asked if by chance she had coffee fixings because we had not gone to the store and wanted some coffee in the morning. She returned to the room with her own personal coffee creamers... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Destin, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The Islander is located on Holiday Isle and is family friendly. Our room has a great view of the Gulf. There are two pools, tennis court, basketball hoop, two hot tubs, two shuffleboard courts, and charcoal grills. They have karaoke on Monday nights and kids' activities in the mornings. The staff is friendly and the place is always clean. We... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have come to this same condo for many years. They are older now but we like the location on Holiday Isle, and I like the layout. The living area is large and you have great views. The beach is only steps away & there are also 2 pools & a tennis court. The condo layout is very family friendly.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have stayed at the Islander many times. We always default back here for many reasons. The rooms are clean and we have a great view of the ocean. It is within a short distance of everything you could need while on vacation. I will have to say that this is the first year I have stayed where the chairs... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were at The Islander June 20 - 27 and had a great time once again. The room (615) was clean and ready when we got there. The staff was friendly and helpful. Karaoke on Monday night was fun as always. The beach was in great shape with Nate doing a terrific job in umbrella and chair set-up. And the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bloomington, Illinois
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Just finished a week's stay at The Islander. Great location off the busy main road in Destin. Condos are located on a private, gated facility. Guests must enter a secured code to access parking lot and also use the beach entrance. Beautiful location, and never a concern for security! Staff was amazing! Very friendly and willing to help in anyway.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to The Islander? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Islander

Address: 502 Gulfshore Dr., Destin, FL 32541
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Islander 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com and Tingo so you can book your The Islander reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Islander Hotel Destin

106 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (75)
Viewed
Room/suite (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (20)
Viewed
View from room (9)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (14)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (25)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (32)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (16)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay