How far are you from Crab Island?

We are approximately a 15-20 minute boat ride to Crab Island.

How fast do your boats go?

Pontoons aren’t built for speed and we have to keep smaller motors for the rentals. Our 60HP motors run approximately 15 -18 MPH.  Outside factors affect this such as how many people you have on the people, how much equipment you’re carrying, ect…

Do you provide life jackets?

Yes. Life jackets are provided for children and adults, and available in all sizes. It is required that all passengers 6 years old and under wear a life preserver while the boat is moving. Beach Weekend has some small life jackets but recommends if you have one that is US Coast Guard approved to bring it with you.

How old do I have to be to take the boating test?

If you are born on or after January 1, 1988, you are required by Florida State Law to hold a boater’s safety card to rent a vessel. This test can be taken here:

How long is my boater’s test good for?

Your Florida Boater’s Safety test is good for 90 days.

What do I need to bring with me to check in?

You’ll need to bring a valid ID, form of payment (All major credit cards are accepted, debit cards, or cash) and your boater’s safety certificate (if you are born on or after January 1, 1988).  We will accept a picture of your boater’s safety certificate on your phone.

Can we bring alcohol?

Yes, you may bring alcohol.  Our full service Ships Store also has many items for sale to include ice, beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, floats, apparel and more.  With that said, you are always encouraged to Boat Responsibly.

Do you provide ice?

We do not provide ice, however, we have ice for sale in addition to many other products in our Ships Store.


Check in/Check out?

CHECK-IN begins at 4:00 PM CST

CHECK-OUT is at 10:00 AM CST

How & when will I receive check in instructions?

Please make sure we have your correct email address and number, so you can receive the information. Upon booking, you will receive an email confirmation of your booking. One week, 72, and 24 hours before checking in you will receive the keypad door code from Lodgify via email and text, that will begin at 4 p.m. the day of your arrival.

What is included in the reservation?

The following items are provided in our properties: We supply a startup supply of trash bags, toilet tissue, paper towels, and dishwashing detergent. All units are supplied with trial size toiletries. Bed and bath linens, blankets and pillows are all provided. All kitchens are fully equipped with dishes, silverware, pots/pans, toaster, oven, coffee maker, and microwave.Wi-Fi/internet is included in all units. Please bring your own beach towels and do not use the bath towels at the pools or beach.

Cancellation Policy?

100% of paid prepayments are refundable when canceled 60 days before arrival or earlier. 50% of paid prepayments are refundable when canceled 30 days before arrival or earlier. 0% refundable if cancelled after.


Sorry, no refunds for early departure. There are no refunds for inconveniences beyond our control including but not limited to air conditioning, power, cable, internet/wi-fi, pools, hot tubs, weather or construction projects.

Pool Heaters?

Pool heaters are an additional charge – $150 per booking.

BBQ Grills?

BBQ grills are provided and allowed at the following units:

•1 Barracuda

•2 Barracuda

•3 Barracuda

•1 Fish 2 Fish

•Red Fish Blue Fish


•A Fish

•B Fish


Due to HOA regulations and fire code enforcements of balconies, BBQ grills aren’t permitted at every u

Departure Responsibilities?

Check out time is at 10 a.m. Please leave the property reasonably clean and in damage free order as the housekeeping team will arrive shortly after. Additional cleaning charges may apply if the unit is not left in reasonable order. Clean off all food from dishes and kitchen utensils and start the dishwasher upon departure. All trash must be secured in a plastic bag and disposed of. Please do notstrip the beds and leave all towels on the bathroom floor.Text 850-694-5161 when you have checked out.

Who do I contact once I get there if I have a question, concern, or maintenance issue?

For all issues call 850-362-6020


All units provide free and reserved parking for up to 2 vehicles per unit. Larger units that sleep 12 or more provide parking for up to 4 vehicles. For anything larger such as trailers, vans, or buses please contact for accommodations – 850-362-6020.

Boat Slips?

Boat slips are available please call for accommodations – 850-362-6020.


Contact 850-362-6020

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