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Tops'l Beach & Racquet Resort
(800) 874-9836
Destin, Florida
Surrounded by towering white sand dunes and emerald-green sea, this stucco- and tile-accented beachfront resort mingles the essence of a majestic Mediterranean retreat with the convenience of a Florida Gulf Coast locale.

Ranked a top 50 tennis resort by tennis magazine TOPS’L features 12 rubico (soft) courts, 10 of which are lighted. TOPS’L’s certified professional tennis instructors led by Director of Tennis Joe D’Aleo are dedicated to making your tennis vacation one to remember. The courts are kept immaculately groomed and can be reserved 24 hrs in advance with no charge for court time. The newly renovated clubhouse and tennis facility offers private lessons, daily clinics, player matching, round robins, men and women interstate tournaments, and a proshop with the latest fashion in tennis apparel. TOPS’L has over 10 tennis packages to choose from that feature group clinics, private lessons, advanced court time, proshop discounts, ball machine, and we can customize any package to fit your tennis needs.
Off the Court
At the resort's Fitness Club, guests have access to cardio and weight-training equipment, free weights, virtual-reality bikes, and group classes including aerobics, water aerobics, yoga, and stretch; a staff of personal trainers tailor programs to meet guests' specific fitness goals. In addition, an on-site 18-hole putt-putt course is accompanied by a chipping-and-putting green, and a 20-station, lighted fitness trail circles the Tennis Club and beach-view condos. The Tops'l spa offers massage treatments, hot tub, steam room, sauna, and an indoor/outdoor heated pool.
Accommodations and Dining
Spread throughout the property in either two-level units, a mid-rise building, or two 15-story towers, the resort's one, -, two-, and three-bedroom condominiums are individually owned and furnished; all, however, feature full kitchens, washer-dryers, and housekeeping services, and buildings are linked by frequently running trams. The resort's main dining destination is the Ocean Club Restaurant, which serves fresh seafood and American fare to the tune of a live band. The Blue Dunes grill next to the pool on the beach offers lunch and there is a tiki bar poolside , and the on-site Sandbar Market & Emporium does sell breakfast fixings.

January - February
  • Studio: $107 and up/night 
  • Villa: $155-$358/night

March - May 24

  • Studio: $149 and up/night
  • Villa: $214-$486/night

May 25 - Aug. 6

  • Studio: $195 and up/night
  • Villa: $275-$682/night

Aug. 7 - Sept. 3

  • Studio: $149 and up/night
  • Villa: $214-$486/night

Sept. 4 - December

  • Studio: $107 and up/night
  • Villa: $155-$358/night

*Prices may vary

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Kids' Stuff
The recreation director and staff at the resort's seasonal "Topsy T. Turtle Surf’s Up Kids Club" arrange supervised pool activities, beach volleyball, kids night out, family night and inspired arts-and-crafts activities for children ages 5-12. The Tennis Club offers Junior novice, intermediate, and advanced clinics for kids ages 7-18.

The closest airports are Fort Walton Beach (VPS, 24 miles), Panama City Regional (PFN, 43 miles), and Pensacola Regional (PNS, 85 miles).