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Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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Reviewed yesterday

Stayed in condo. Had some rain during week but went to hot tub. Red flags on beach so could not go into ocean/gulf. Some sharks showed up 2 days after we left the gulf. Was posted on FB. Not sure about going into that water...More

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The area felt safe. There was a variety of things to do close by. It is next to Destin so traveling for a visit is good and then also good to get out of the hustle and bustle of the busier area. Beaches were cleaned...More

Thank char175
Reviewed 2 days ago

The beach was wonderful the white sand and the breeze from the ocean felt nice and the people was nice as well. Will go back.

Thank gloriahuddleston
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beach was beatiful. Ocean had so much algae in it. We couldn't snorkel and the couple times we went swimming we got algae all over us. It was fun going down after it got dark and finding crabs on the beach and finding shells...More

1  Thank Craz J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been coming to this area for thirty years however the last 2 years have been disappointing. When we arrived at Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa Island on Sunday July 16, 2017 the beach and water was littered with dead fish and what is called June...More

Thank Harold K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great location, the white sand is so soft. Offers a little bit of everything. Destin is a short drive for outlet shopping.

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We travel to Destin every year. this was the first year we actually stayed on Okaloosa, but we have always used the public beach there. The water was not as pretty this year as normal, but there had just been a hurricane in the gulf...More

Thank kayce c
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Clear water and a nice place to relax. There is something for everyone. Beaches are clean and the sand is sugary white. Favorite vacation spot.

Thank Krystal W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is not a negative review for Okaloosa Island, but a negative review for the non-communication to tourists about the possibility of algae-infested waters that contain dead fish that wash ashore. As you can imagine, we hyped our teens up to beautiful clear water and...More

3  Thank JTDW_1030
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful island. The sands are always clean, and the water is usually clean and clear. If you drink, there's a Tom Thumbs and a Cash's liquor close by.

Thank Robbeeb123
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Sam S | Reviewed this property |
DOD ID is required for any Eglin secure areas
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3 June 2017|
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Response from Chelsey P | Reviewed this property |
If you want to enjoy seafood I would highly suggest The Black Pearl, The Crab Trap and Floyds Shrimp House. We were seated on a back deck with an ocean view at all three places and the food was amazing! There is a gelato... More
Andrea H
25 May 2017|
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Response from BDoubleU80 | Reviewed this property |
We were there two weeks ago and the water was chilly. But I agree, the kids were okay with it, but very few adults in the water.