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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited Fort Walton Beach and stayed in both hotels and condos on Okaloosa Island several times over the past 10 years and have visited over the Thanksgiving holiday week for the past 3 years. We LOVE this stretch of sugary white sand. From...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you get a chance to rent a condo or stay in a gulf-front hotel, please don't hesitate. There are great restaurants in the area (Ft Walton Beach is just across the bridge) and more than average stuff for the kids to enjoy.

Thank M23rdPWR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Okaloosa Island is a rareity into itself . . Surrounded to the west by the Santa Rosa sound the to the South and Southeast by the Gulf of Mexico. Lots of fun things to do on this island.

Thank 16rictik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at a rental/time-share resort on the island. Beach was clean and quite and not crowded. Liked the area for restaurants as well as general location. We liked being able to go east to Destin for shopping, restaurants, etc. Or, we could go west...More

Thank jamiencwalker
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We had a blast hanging around Okaloosa Island! The sand feels magical on our feet! The kids had fun running up and down the beaches!

Thank Traveler770769
Reviewed October 27, 2018

From the beautiful white sands to the clear blue waters, this place is the best. I have not been to a nicer area. The sunsets are picture perfect.

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

It has the Most gorgeous views! Emerald waters & pearl white sand! Doesn’t get much better than this.

Thank emddrn
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

White Sand!!! I absolutely love this beach!!! Beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico! Family Friendly and great place to watch the sunset.

Thank imanni566
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Clean beaches, white sands, and emerald green water. Nearby bathhouses with showers. Plenty to see and do. Good parking, plenty of restaurants to choose from

Thank LoveTravel825546
Reviewed October 15, 2018

My husband and I visited Okaloosa for the day, and if I could, I would have spent my entire vacation here. One of the nice things is that there were SEVERAL public parking and beach access areas along the strip. They had clean bathrooms, showers,...More

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Michele W
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Response from 502deborahr | Reviewed this property |
We used towels from our hotel room. There are people on the beach infront of each hotel who rent chairs and umbrellas. I believe it is $30 a day for two chairs and umbrella.
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Kimberly7ro | Reviewed this property |
Ok, I'm thrifty and generous. This may not be the answer you want but I would buy your own chairs from a nearby beach store. Chairs come in different styles and prices. Starting at about $10. At the end when you are done... More
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Lynda A | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer as I only visited here. I do not live here so I was not involved in that weather event.