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Top Okaloosa Island Beach Hotels

"beach Escape": Beachfront, Million $$ View, Free Beach Service, 1 King, 1 Queen
5/5Exceptional! (54 reviews)
Wonderful Condo!

"I loved staying in the condo"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

"beach Escape": Beachfront, Million $$ View, Free Beach Service, 1 King, 1 Queen
"beachy Keen" - 2 King Beds, Beachfront, Direct Gulf View, Free Beach Service
4.9/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)
Best Summer Rental

"Loved this condo! Had everything we could possibly need for our stay. Beds were so comfortable! Enjoyed our view from the balcony while I drank my coffee every morning. Can't wait to come back!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

"beachy Keen" - 2 King Beds, Beachfront, Direct Gulf View, Free Beach Service
Amazing View Right on the Beach! As Good as it Gets!
4.9/5Exceptional! (75 reviews)
Amazing ! Beautiful! Wow!

"The property is beautiful and very clean. The location is spot on with beach just steps away. Sunrise and Sunset views gorgeous! This was our second visit and will definitely stay again! Thanks Kim"…"

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2019

Amazing View Right on the Beach! As Good as it Gets!
Emerald Isle 107 - Steps to the Beach!
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4.9/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Great Thanksgiving week!

"Super nice property. Short distance to the beach. Heated pool was great. No beach service this week, but there were chairs to use in the condo. Had a wonderful time!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2019

Emerald Isle 107 - Steps to the Beach!
As Close To The Ocean As You Can Get! 9 Unit Complex!
4.8/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Springtime Weekend Stay

"Best location on the island! The condo was perfect for our family's weekend stay. It was immaculate and comfortable, although we spent most of the time either on the beach or in the backyard (which are pretty much one and the same). We had a small issue getting the right door code initially, but ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

As Close To The Ocean As You Can Get! 9 Unit Complex!
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach
3 out of 5
1297 Miracle Strip PKWY SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $289 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (561 reviews)

"Best staff in the state, best pina coladas in the state, and amazimg beach view with ample rentals around so youll never be bored."…"

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach
Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
2.5 out of 5
540 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $219 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (310 reviews)

"Hotel was very clean and comfortable. Mildred was great at the front desk."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
Courtyard Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
3 out of 5
414 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $219 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (287 reviews)
Great Stay

"Every member of staff was very friendly. Check in and out was very easy. Hotel was clean and modern . Great stay and would come back again .."…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

Courtyard Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
The Nautilus Condominiums
3.5 out of 5
660 Nautilus Ct, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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4.5/5Wonderful! (157 reviews)

"Very comfortable, staff friendly, great location. We will go back"…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2019

The Nautilus Condominiums
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 $241 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (395 reviews)

"Perfect location and great hotel. Kids also eat free. Definitely coming back."…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2020

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
El Matador
3.5 out of 5
909 Santa Rosa Boulevard, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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4.4/5Excellent! (202 reviews)
Great Weekend

"The people in the office are very nice and accomodating. Our room was not what we wanted and we asked for an upgrade. Within 5 minutes, they had gotten us another room. Later, they called us on the beach to let us know how little the upgrade ended up costing us. We love El Matador. This is our 3rd ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

El Matador
Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
2.5 out of 5
380 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $249 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,388 reviews)

"The hotel was fine. Room was clean. Staff was friendly. But the shower was the worst shower I have ever had in a hotel. The pressure was so low that the stream extended less than a foot from the shower head at full power. We had to just kind of sit under the dribble and wait to get wet. And as the ..."…"

Reviewed on May 16, 2020

Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
Island Echos Condominiums
2.5 out of 5
676 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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4.3/5Excellent! (136 reviews)
Wonderful

"We love okaloosa island. Condo 6I was clean and comfy. Everything was perfect."…"

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2020

Island Echos Condominiums
Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach
3 out of 5
1325 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $234 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,516 reviews)

"Not happy at all we didn’t get the room Expedia sho on rhetoric picture we called the front desc and they said is life lol"…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2020

Four Points by Sheraton Destin-Fort Walton Beach
Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
3 out of 5
573 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $254 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (2,127 reviews)

"The staff, amenities, Tiki Bar, access to the beach and the complimentary Beach chairs and umbrella on the beach were all great! The Beach view from our room was great as well."…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
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 $229 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,792 reviews)

"I did like the pool area and beach access. The room was rather outdated and the shower was not put together well the hole to the shower head was too large and it all just looked put together poorly. I don’t think it was good value for the money room wise but the pool,staff, and beach access was great. ..."…"

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

The Island by Hotel RL
Destin West Vacations
3 out of 5
1320 Miracle Strip Pkwy, SE, Suite #100, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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3.7/5Good! (109 reviews)

"We celebrated our 36 anniversary with this trip. Loved having beach chairs and an umbrella that came with the rental! The pools were great too! Our rental was perfect for two."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2019

Destin West Vacations
Emerald Coast Inn And Suites
2.5 out of 5
1214 Miracle Strip Pkwy Se, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $147 per night
3.7/5Good! (1,820 reviews)

"They are in the process of renovating but a very nice place!"…"

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

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Beach Hotels in Okaloosa Island

Known for its beaches and entertainment choices, Okaloosa Island offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 129 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in Okaloosa Island, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin - 3-star family-friendly hotel on the beach. It features 2 outdoor pools, a spa tub, and a poolside bar. Activities include beach volleyball. Guests love the beach locale and pool.

Destin West Vacations - 3-star condo resort on the beach. Our travelers recommend its proximity to shopping and helpful staff. This condo resort boasts 8 outdoor pools, a lazy river, and 5 spa tubs. Activities include beach volleyball and snorkeling.

As Close To The Ocean As You Can Get! 9 Unit Complex! - Condo on the beach. It offers in-room kitchens and TVs. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and comfortable beds.

Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront - 2.5-star hotel on a private beach. It features an outdoor pool, free full breakfast, and a poolside bar. Guests love the beach locale and overall value.

Courtyard Fort Walton Beach-West Destin - 3-star hotel on the beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and spacious rooms. This hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a poolside bar, and a restaurant.

Planning Your Trip to Okaloosa Island

Good weather can be important during a beach vacation, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and March, with an average temperature of 46°F
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and November, with an average rainfall of 4.00 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, August, March, and June, with an average rainfall of 6.56 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Okaloosa Island

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're excited to check out the beaches, head to James Lee Park for some relaxation by the water. Discover the area's entertainment choices and island views, and make time for local attractions like Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and John Beasley Park. You can also pay a visit to Fort Walton Beach Park or Wild Willy's Adventure Zone for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Okaloosa Island for its:
  • Dolphins
  • Surfing
  • Seafood
  • Fishing

Getting Around Okaloosa Island

To get to Okaloosa Island, book a flight to Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), the closest major airport, which is located 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

Frequently asked questions

What is Okaloosa Island like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and entertainment choices, Okaloosa Island offers a lot for the traveler planning a beach getaway.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Okaloosa Island?
Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach is a top beach hotel with an outdoor pool and free continental breakfast. Other good options for your beach trip include Courtyard Fort Walton Beach-West Destin and Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin. To enjoy some time by the water, head to John Beasley Park or Okaloosa Island Beach.
What is there to see and do around Okaloosa Island?
After checking into your accommodation of choice, you’ll probably want to venture out and explore. If you can’t wait to check out the beaches, head to John Beasley Park or Okaloosa Island Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Discover the area’s entertainment choices and island views, and make time for local attractions like Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Fort Walton Beach Park. Other things to see and do in the area are Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island and Wild Willy’s Adventure Zone.

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