St. Joe Club & Resorts Property Management
Our management team brings many years of executive experience gleaned from the resort, golf and vacation industries. St. Joe Club & Resorts philosophy is to deliver exceptional service, amenities and benefits unlike any in Northwest Florida — and this team of professionals delivers on that promise.
Interested in joining the St. Joe Club & Resorts Rental Program?
Contact NewOwner@StJoeClub.com or call 850.213.5180
For more information please contact one of our Vacation Rental Management Team Members 850.231.7708 | email@example.com
When servicing a prestigious home such as yours, details are everything. Our team of professionals pride themselves in ensuring that we stand apart from the competition on three critical areas:
With the marketing power and brand affinity of WaterColor® and WaterSound®, we are able to focus on providing vacations to discerning consumers who are less worried about a deal, and more inclined to demand the experience that can only be provided by a Forbes Four-Star/AAA Four-Diamond hospitality team. Our team of revenue management analysts have industry leading tools that allow us to focus on maximizing your annual revenue without having to heavily discount the off-peak season to increase occupancy — therefore avoiding extensive wear and tear on your home while preserving the rates that your home deserves.
Providing award-winning service and experiences start with your home being kept in spectacular condition throughout the year. Our homes are cleaned and maintained by staff that is trained to Forbes standards by an on-staff professional whose only job is to profess attention to detail and superior service standards. Every single staff member is hand selected from an elite group of hospitality professionals and must adhere to an extensive list of employment criteria, ensuring that our staff can be trusted in your home. When we service your home, staff must be in uniform and adhere to strict policies so that we never interfere with the ambiance of the community or guest experience.
Even though it may seem more convenient to have guests drive directly to the rental home to check-in, we feel it is a critical part of the resort vacation experience to check-in with our staff prior to arriving at your vacation home. This allows us to have face time with guests before they are granted access to your home and ensure that they meet the age and occupancy criteria that are required while also assisting them with any concierge needs that they may have for their vacation.
Most owners will qualify for a Resort Membership in St. Joe Club & Resorts.
Owner's guests will also benefit from the many amenities and resources that St. Joe Club & Resorts provides. The Resort-Level membership is valid as long as our rental management relationship is active. This affords our rental homeowners access and discounts to the exclusive amenities outlined below while you are a registered guest of the resort.
- Access to Two Private Golf Courses
- Camp Creek Golf Club (designed by Tom Fazio)
- Shark's Tooth Golf Club (designed by Greg Norman)
- Access to the Public Golf Course, Origins Golf Club (designed by Davis Love III)
- Fee to Play: No Green Fees; Cart Fees Only
BEACH AND POOL (offered seasonally)
- Access to WaterSound Beach Club
- Private Beach with Complimentary Beach Setups to Include Chairs and Umbrella (first-come, first-serve basis)
- Zero-Entry Pool, Towel Service, Bar and Restaurant
BIKES, TENNIS & FITNESS
- Complimentary Bike Provided per Bedroom (one-bedroom's receive two bikes) Plus Discounts on Additional Bikes Needed (available for WaterColor Homeowners only)
- Access to Tennis Facilities at WaterSound Beach Club and Shark's Tooth Golf Club (no fees to play)
- Complimentary Access to WaterColorWorkout Facility
- Complimentary Kayak/Canoe Rentals at WaterColor BoatHouse
- Discounted YOLO® Board Rentals at the WaterColor BoatHouse
- Preferred Pricing on Pontoon Boat Rentals at Bay Pointsm Marina in Panama City Beach
- Access to Beach Bonfire Services at WaterSound Beach Club
DINING & RELAXING
- 15% OFF Dining at Fish Out Of Water Restaurant and The Gathering Spot (located at WaterColor Inn), 19th Hole Grille at Camp Creek, Shark's Tooth Golf Club and Watersound Beach Club Bar & Grill
- Discounts at InnSpa at WaterColor Inn and Spa Pearl at The Pearl Hotel
- Complimentary DVD Rentals from the WaterColor Inn Library
- Guest Service & Check-In at WaterColor and WaterSound (24 Hour Services Available at WaterColor)
- Award-Winning Service from Qualified Hospitality Professionals
- Resort-Charging Privileges
Benefits to Refer Others to our Program
- A 10% Homeowner's Referral Fee for reservations
- A cash bonus of up to $500 for management referrals
Frequently Asked Questions:
What makes St. Joe Club & Resorts the best vacation rental management choice on 30-A?
A: The only Forbes Four-Star & AAA Four-Diamond rated company in the area; plus, world-class resort amenities to include golf, marinas and a private beach club at WaterSound.
What is the management fee and what does it cover?
A: The management fee is a 70/30 split. St. Joe's 30% includes the booking of your home, marketing, website presence, accounting, guest services resort amenities, assigned rental coordinator and inspector, security checks, and personal assistance with all home matters.
How are you able to get higher rental rates than the competition?
A: Direct marketing and campaigns targeted to a proven database combined with the resorts' amenities and luxury service yield higher rates. We find that the affluent traveler is looking for a luxury resort experience while enjoying the comforts of a home; and, we are the only company that can provide both.
What expenses can I expect when I sign up?
A: Any initial startup cost will be split 70/30 with St. Joe Club & Resorts paying 30%. Each home is different based on the current inventory in your home. We can gladly have a rental coordinator meet you at your home to review and set up any initial expenses.
When and how do I get paid?
A: We offer direct deposit which is paid on the 20th of each month.
Do you have a homeowner-only access website?
A: Yes, we do. Our website allows our owners to view their rental statements and availability calendar as well as make owner reservations and view important news.
How quickly do you fix the maintenance issues in my home?
A: We have an onsite maintenance team that responds immediately. If it is something major, we work with a specialist from our select vendor list. We will coordinate any work with the specialist and approve with the owner.
Whom do I call when I have an issue and what is the response time?
A: The front office is staffed 24-hours a day and can immediately help you or put you in touch with the proper team member.
What are the housekeeping fees and who pays them?
A: The guests pay the housekeeping fees which vary according to the number of bedrooms. Owners are offered a cleaning fee at a discounted rate.
Do you pay my sales taxes? How does that work?
A: The sales tax and bed tax for your home rental are charged to the guest and collected during their stay. The resort then pays the taxes to the state and county.
How are financials reported?
A: We offer a monthly financial statement for you to review.
If I choose not to use St. Joe Club & Resorts as my management company, can I still buy a membership?A: Yes, you can. We will put you in touch with a membership coordinator to review your membership options.
If I choose a membership, can I pass the access and discount onto my rental guests?
A: If you choose not to utilize St. Joe Club & Resorts as your rental management company, and instead you purchase a club membership — those benefits are for you — with some limited unaccompanied guest privileges. However, at no time, can membership benefits be utilized for non-St. Joe Club vacation home rental guests.
I am not a golfer. What is the benefit of St. Joe Club & Resorts?
A: St. Joe Club & Resorts was built on the vision of bringing the holistic resort experience to luxury vacation rentals. While golf is an important aspect of the resort experience, so is the Beach Club, dining, concierge and other superior services that our team can bring exclusively to your rental.
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Let's create a partnership. We are positive you'll find that our services and amenities will exceed your expectations. We will maximize your rental income, giving you the best return on your investment. We are committed to you as a partner and will treat your home as if it were our own
Please call 1.850.231.7708 and one of our property management experts will be happy to go over the benefits. There is no comparison!