Frequently Asked Questions
Do we have free WiFi?
Do the units have hair dryers?
Do the units have irons and ironing boards?
Do we have laundry facilities?
Yes, Coin-operated washer and dryer in every room. A change machine and detergent are available.
Do we have maid service?
Yes. Towel exchange on Wednesday.
Do we provide pool towels?
No, guests must bring their own.
Do we have an elevator?
Yes. Two, east and west.
Do we have free on-site parking?
Do we have a hair/nail salon?
Yes. Appointments made through the office
What time is check in?
Do we have high definition televisions?
Yes. Two in each apartment, one in the living room and one in the bedroom.
Do we have a fitness area?
Do we have a free coffee and breakfast bar?
Do we have a “Loaner Library”?
What do we supply?
Toilet paper, bath soap, bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths
Does the unit have a coffee pot?
Yes and we supply filters, but not coffee.
Does the unit have a tea kettle?
Do we supply dishwashing liquid and dishwasher powder?
Do we supply kitchen towels?
Yes, but not paper towels.
Do we have fully equipped kitchens in the one and two bedroom apartments?
Yes, fully equipped, with a dishwasher.
What size are the beds?
Starting September 2016 all master bedrooms will have a King size bed, full size Murphy bed in every living room and two twin size beds in the second bedroom.
Do we supply bed linens?
In Living Rooms
What size is the Murphy bed?
Do we supply bed linens?
Do we have High Definition television?
Yes with premium channels
Pool and Patio Area
Do we have a pool?
Do we have a diving board?
Do we have a hot tub?
Do we have pool side tables?
Yes with chairs
Do we have pool side loungers?
Do we have grills?
Yes, in the pool patio area under the Tiki Hut
Do we have picnic tables?
Yes. 3 in patio area
Do we provide pool/beach towels?
Towels are in rooms upon check-in. Exchange day is Wednesday
Do we have access to the beach?
Yes, private beach access just across the street using the room key
Do we have Beach Chair Rentals?
Do we have shuffleboard courts?
Do we have an outdoor beachfront shower?
How do we get to the Surf Rider from Ft. Lauderdale or Miami?
Fort Lauderdale Airport – GO Airport Shuttle 1-877-544-4646 and SuperShuttle Service 1-800-258-3826
Miami Airport – SuperShuttle Service
Do we need a car once we get to the Surf Rider?
Only to go out and about. All necessities are within walking distance. The Pelican Hopper is an excellent local bus which connects with Broward County buses at the Galt Ocean Mile. Timetables available in the office.
How Far Is It…
To the beach?
Across the street via our private beach gate directly to the beach
To Anglin’s Fishing Pier?
1 mile south
To Pompano Fishing Pier?
½ mile north
To a grocery?
To a drugstore?
To Las Olas?
Eight miles via private auto or bus service
What is the Water Taxi and what is its schedule and route? http://watertaxi.com/
What is the Coffee, Bagel and Doughnuts Event?
On Tuesday mornings at 10AM, everyone is invited to gather under the awning to meet other guests, to hear about places to shop, area sightseeing highlights and available tours. We also have a chair masseuse available!
What is Hot Dog Day?
Thursdays at noon join the Surf Rider family for barbequed hot dogs around the pool, usually with live Caribbean music and steel drums, and often a local fashion show from some of the nicest boutiques in town.
Does the Surf Rider give you a hard sell to buy a week?
Absolutely not! If you are interested in purchasing a week, simply check with the office for availability.