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The Island by Hotel RL
3.5 out of 5
Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $109 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Nestled on the beach, this Fort Walton Beach resort is within a 10-minute walk of Wayside Park, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, and Emerald Coast Convention ...

3.8/5Good! (1,658 reviews)

"We liked the grounds and location. There were some areas that needed updating."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The Island by Hotel RL
Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
3 out of 5
1299 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $104 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30

Nestled on the beach, this Fort Walton Beach resort is just steps from Emerald Coast Convention Center and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Wayside Park and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (454 reviews)

"Great"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
The Suites at Marina Bay
2.5 out of 5
80 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $62 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Situated on the Strip, this resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Okaloosa Island Pier, and Fort Walton Beach Park. Air Force Armament ...

3.9/5Good! (578 reviews)

"Didn't like the fact that all rooms don't look over marina. Ours looked at parking lot. However staff was nice and place was clean. Shuffle board had leaves on it and I was offered a broom to sweep it myself.overall we enjoyef our time there."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

The Suites at Marina Bay
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~newly Decorated~2 King Suite! Amazing Gulf AND Pool View-free Beach Service
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Situated by the ocean, this resort is within a 10-minute walk of Okaloosa Island Beach, Emerald Coast Convention Center, and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
Great stay

"We enjoyed our trip, location on the property was great and Stephanie was very easy to work with"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

~newly Decorated~2 King Suite! Amazing Gulf AND Pool View-free Beach Service
A202~pristine Oceanfront Condo With Magical Views In Every Room!
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Nestled on the beach, this Fort Walton Beach resort is within a 10-minute walk of Okaloosa Island Beach, Emerald Coast Convention Center, and Gulfarium Marine ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Family trip

"It was our first time to FT Walton. We loved the condo. Very clean and spacious. Will love to stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

A202~pristine Oceanfront Condo With Magical Views In Every Room!
Beach Paradise Right Outside Your Door
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Situated in Fort Walton Beach, this romantic resort is within a 10-minute walk of Wayside Park, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, and Emerald Coast Convention ...

Beach Paradise Right Outside Your Door
Marina Bay Resort
3 out of 5
80 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Situated in Fort Walton Beach, this resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Indian Temple Mound Museum and Emerald Coast Convention Center. Gulfarium Marine Adventure ...

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The Island by Hotel RL

The Island by Hotel RL

3.5 out of 5
Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL
The price is $109 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
3.8/5Good! (1,658 reviews)

"We liked the grounds and location. There were some areas that needed updating."…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The Island by Hotel RL
Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin

3 out of 5
573 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
The price is $82 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
3.9/5Good! (1,295 reviews)

"Hotel staff was Great, I wasn’t booked for ocean view but front desk guy, (sorry can’t remember his name) gave us Ocean view room! I was very appreciative of that and Thank Him so much especially due to this was my daughter’s 1st time in Destin. Room was nice but Ocean view made it Great. This hotel ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach

3 out of 5
1299 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
The price is $104 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (454 reviews)

"Great"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
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Resorts in Fort Walton Beach

Dreaming of a relaxing escape? Treat yourself to the luxuries and comforts of a resort, where you can find everything you want for your trip—from tasty food and drink options to activities and shopping. Take a look at the resort options in Fort Walton Beach and discover the one that's best for you, whether you see yourself sitting down to fine dining or checking out the on-site boutiques.

Here are our top-rated Fort Walton Beach resorts:

The Island by Hotel RL - Beach resort rated 3.5 stars, 10-minute walk from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

  • Features 2 outdoor pools, 3 bars, and beach sun loungers
  • Popular for its central location
  • 2 restaurants on site

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach - Beach resort rated 3 stars, steps from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

  • Offers a restaurant
  • Has a poolside bar, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub

The Suites at Marina Bay

  • Enjoy the outdoor pool, spa tub, and fitness center

~newly Decorated~2 King Suite! Amazing Gulf AND Pool View-free Beach Service - Situated just 10 minutes away from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

  • Amenities include a spa tub and a fitness center

What Can I Do in Fort Walton Beach?

Travelers enjoy exploring the beaches, and have good things to say about the fishing and other water activities. Check out the interesting exhibits at Emerald Coast Science Center and Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum, or take the whole family to Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Wild Willy's Adventure Zone. Destin Harbor Boardwalk and Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park are a couple additional top attractions in the area.

Visitors also enjoy Fort Walton Beach for its:

  • Dolphins
  • Surfing
  • Seafood
  • Bird watching

When Should I Visit Fort Walton Beach?

Here's an overview of the seasonal weather to help with deciding your vacation dates:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 71° F and nighttime temperatures average 45° F
  • April-June: 89° F is the daytime average and 57° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 90° F and nighttime averages are around 68° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 83° F during the day and 45° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 62.36 inches in a year

How to Get to Fort Walton Beach and Around the Area

Fort Walton Beach Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional) Airport 7.2 mi (11.6 km)
Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach) Airport 8.1 mi (13 km)
Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.) Airport 35.4 mi (57 km)

Frequently asked questions

What is Fort Walton Beach like for a resort vacation?
Dreaming of a relaxing escape? You deserve all the luxuries and comforts of a resort, where you can find everything you want for your trip—from tasty food and drink options to entertainment and shopping. Pick from 7 resorts in Fort Walton Beach and discover the one that’s best for you, whether you see yourself sitting down to fine dining or hitting the golf course for an afternoon game.
What's a favorite resort in Fort Walton Beach?
The Island by Hotel RL - Beach resort rated 3.5 stars, 10-minute walk from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Features 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and 3 bars. Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach - 3-star beach resort steps from Emerald Coast Convention Center. Has a lazy river, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. The Suites at Marina Bay - Enjoy the a marina, outdoor pool, and spa tub. A202~pristine Oceanfront Condo With Magical Views In Every Room! - Situated just 10 minutes away from Emerald Coast Convention Center. Amenities include a water park, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Newly Decorated2 KING suite! Amazing Gulf AND Pool View-FREE Beach Service - Situated just 10 minutes away from Emerald Coast Convention Center. Access to a water park, a spa tub, and a fitness center.
How many hotel resorts can I expect to find in Fort Walton Beach?
Take your pick from Expedia’s 7 resorts in Fort Walton Beach where you can enjoy onsite spas, spacious rooms, and more.
What can I do in Fort Walton Beach?
Travelers enjoy exploring the beaches, and have good things to say about the fishing and other water activities. Get some time by the water at Okaloosa Island Beach and John Beasley Park, or take the whole family to Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Emerald Coast Science Center. You’ll also find top attractions like Destin Harbor Boardwalk and HarborWalk Village in the area.
What's the seasonal weather like in Fort Walton Beach?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 56°F. Average annual precipitation for Fort Walton Beach is 62 inches.
What's the best way to get to and around Fort Walton Beach?
Fly into Pensacola Intl. Airport (PNS), which is located 35.4 mi (57 km) from the heart of the city. You can also search for flights into Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS), which is 7.2 mi (11.6 km) away. If you’d like to explore around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.