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Get an overview of this hotelFort Walton Beach hotel with waterfall pool

The Boardwalk

Located next door to The Boardwalk , the Florida Gulfarium, and the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier, the Ramada Plaza Beach Resort is within 2 miles of downtown Fort Walton Beach.

Waterfall pool, 3 bars

This hotel has an expansive pool with a waterfall and swim-up bar, a lobby bar and beachfront bar, and a restaurant serving all meals. A business center and fitness room are also on site.

Comfy beds, HBO

Ramada Plaza Beach Resort's guestrooms offer beds with pillowtop mattresses, cable TV with HBO, refrigerators, and in-room safes. Wireless Internet access and local calls are complimentary.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Ramada Plaza Beach Resort is next door to The Boardwalk, the Florida Gulfarium, and the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier. Downtown Fort Walton Beach is less than 2 miles away.

This family-friendly hotel offers 2 outdoor pools and complimentary sun loungers and umbrellas. The Grotto Pool features cascading waterfalls and an outdoor spa tub. Children can stay busy at the hotel's children's club. In addition, a swim-up bar, beachfront bar, and lobby bar are on site, along with a restaurant serving all meals. Guests can take advantage of a fitness room and business center. Complimentary wireless Internet access is provided. The Ramada Plaza Fort Walton Beach Resort also offers Okaloosa Island's only Hertz car-rental kiosk, located on site.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Children's club 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Total number of rooms - 335 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Desk 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Bayou Country BBQ Hut - Seasonal, courtyard dining. Summertime favorites include wood-smoked ribs, pork, chicken, burgers, and hotdogs cooked on an open-pit.

Lobby Bar - Featuring Happy Hour. Hors d'oeuvres available with drink purchase. Televisions show news and sporting events.

Beach Bar - Beachfront bar on the Gulf of Mexico. Featuring tropical drinks. Seasonal.

Grotto Bar - Swim-up bar under five-story waterfall. Featuring tropical drinks. Seasonal.

Garden Café - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu specializes in American food. Overlooking the tropical gardens.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests have ample opportunity to swim on site with the two outdoor swimming pools with complimentary sun loungers and sun umbrellas. There is also a children's club on site. Nearby water activities include boat cruises and tours and there is a nearby dock for guest's personalized watercraft. Scuba diving and snorkeling are accessible and there is a golf range for practicing that drive or taking lessons.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Braille or raised signage 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

This hotel has been designated a Green Lodging property by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 10.95 for adults and USD 5.00 for children (approximately)
  • Deposit: USD 400 per stay (for guests under 24 years old)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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