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Okaloosa Island

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Address: Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

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Awesome beach, slow pace

First time visiting the area. The whole family loved the white sand beaches and emerald green water. Being from tx, we are blown away by being able to see your feet in waist-deep... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 July 2016
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Lumberton
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Lumberton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

First time visiting the area. The whole family loved the white sand beaches and emerald green water. Being from tx, we are blown away by being able to see your feet in waist-deep water. With all the condos, not sure how much public visitors have due to much of the space reserved with chairs and and umbrellas set up daily... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Not that much to do in this area. Long walk to restaurants or short drive. Quite area and nice if you just want to hang out at your condo. No big stores for shopping like groceries or Walmart near by

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

My family has rent a condo on Okaloosa Island many times during the past 10 years, Summer Place to be specific. A great place that never let's us down. Lots to do in the surrounding area for children and adults alike. Plenty of local attractions and places to eat at reasonable prices. Destin is only 20 minutes away for those... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This place was great! The boardwalk has a ton of restaurants and shops. The beaches are clean and peaceful. The pier is a great walk. Lots of activities to do. Could spend a whole day there.

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Berea, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The sand was perfect and the water was great. The beaches weren't as packed as you would think for being 4th of July week.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Fabulous beach, but no place to park conveniently. And the traffic on 98 can almost be intolerable. Hotels grab beach sites every morning with continuous chain of chairs, but occasionally interrupted.

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We have been going here for years. The sand and water are beautiful. It is as beautiful as the Caribbean without the expensive plane fare. Folks here are very friendly. The beach is a nice combination of family and seniors. Many, many condos for lodging. Very convenient to grocery stores, restaurants and shopping. Just a short drive to Destin or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

So glad we stayed here! So much to do - easy to get to Destin, Seaside and Pensacola by car - right in the middle of everything. Can't go wrong!

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

The Island has everything to offer that you'll find in Destin at a fraction of the price and a fraction of the crowd.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We enjoyed our first trip to the Gulf and Okaloosa Island! It was a great mix of island and beach town atmospheres. Not too far removed from great attractions, so plenty to keep us busy, but far enough for us to really relax. Very family friendly. The June Grass was the only disappointment, but that is Mother Nature.

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