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4.2 out of 5 Very Good
156 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air Conditioning
Pet Friendly


Explore the area

Popular LocationEmerald Coast Convention Center9 min walk
Popular LocationGulfarium Marine Adventure Park10 min walk
Popular LocationOkaloosa Island Pier12 min walk
AirportFort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional)20 min drive

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  • (Butterfly Goddess) Docked Houseboat

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 420 sq ft
    • Studio
    • 1 bathroom
    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More details(Butterfly Goddess) Docked Houseboat

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire house boat to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Island Houseboat

Waterfront room with kitchen and balcony
This houseboat features free self parking and free WiFi in public areas. The accommodation features free WiFi and a balcony, plus a kitchen with a refrigerator and a microwave. A living room, a coffee/tea maker, and a shower are among the other amenities available to guests.
Air-conditioned accommodations at this houseboat offer coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators and microwaves.

Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Near the beach


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Free toiletries

Living spaces

  • Living room

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony


  • Air conditioning

Pet friendly

  • USD 30 per pet per day

Location highlights

  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Boat tours on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Rafting nearby


  • Property does not allow children



Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification.

Access methods

Access code, private entrance


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per day
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property; All guests older than 10 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: USD 300.00
  • Cleaning fee: USD 50 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Please be advised that this property is a houseboat and not a standard hotel.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Children 10 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

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About this area

Fort Walton Beach

Located in Fort Walton Beach, this houseboat is on the waterfront. HarborWalk Village and Destin Commons are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park. Wild Willy's Adventure Zone and Emerald Coast Science Center are also worth visiting. Kayaking, snorkeling, and parasailing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours nearby.
Visit our Fort Walton Beach travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Emerald Coast Convention Center - 9 min walk
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park - 10 min walk
  • Okaloosa Island Pier - 12 min walk
  • Wild Willy's Adventure Zone - 13 min walk
  • Indian Temple Mound Museum - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • AirportNorthwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) - 20 min drive


  • Old Bay Steamer — 4 min walk
  • AJ's Oyster Shanty — 6 min walk
  • Asiago's Skillet — 7 min walk
  • Helen Back Cafe — 7 min walk
  • Angler's Beachside Grill — 14 min walk

Frequently asked questions

Is Island Houseboat pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of USD 30 per pet, per day.
How much is parking at Island Houseboat?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Island Houseboat?
Check-in is from 4:00 PM–anytime.
What time is check-out at Island Houseboat?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Where is Island Houseboat located?
Situated on the waterfront, this houseboat is within a 10-minute walk of Okaloosa Island Beach, Emerald Coast Convention Center, and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Wayside Park and Okaloosa Island Pier are also within 15 minutes.
Very Good
156 reviews
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities
Very peaceful and quite. I use this space to help me think and relax and it was just what I needed. The host was great. Will book again
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Cozy spot
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness
Fantastic place. Highly recommend. Beautiful area.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, amenities
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, room comfort
The experience was awesome, I wish we would have been able to spend more time on the boat. The communication was phenomenal, there was a few hiccups, but overall definetly worth it.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

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