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Okaloosa Island

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Address: Fort Walton Beach, FL
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We just got home from a stay on Okaloosa Island. We love it and would stay again. The only downfall this week was lots of seaweed and red flags.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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109 reviews 109 reviews
26 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We just got home from a stay on Okaloosa Island. We love it and would stay again. The only downfall this week was lots of seaweed and red flags.

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Summerside, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Got to be Florida's best kept secret. Magnificent views, terrific restaurants and shopping, much less expensive than further south, easy to navigate, safe. Need I say more?

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Okaloosa Island is a beautiful area with the sand dunes and emerald water! Not very crowded, and lots of places to gain access to the beach. Absolutely loved this area!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This area is a little less traveled and is beautiful as well as there are some good eating places and shopping.

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I lived in the area for 3 years before moving away and I LOVE going to the Island beaches. Very clean and beautiful. I did not utilize the entertainment venues or restaurants but have no complaints from years prior

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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Okaloosa Island is home for various hotels, restaurants and beach theme stores. Also has plenty of activities to go to. Fishing (for the very first time in my life) is what I did at the Okaloosa Pier. As a first timer a had a blast, I was on bait duty the whole day. For a first timer great spot,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Visited family in May and they took me to Okaloosa Island. I fell in love. This beach is gorgeous! Soft white sand - little to no shells... sea foam and emerald green waters - clean and inviting. Plenty of open space to relax. I have been to beaches on the east coast, west coast and Hawaii... this is the one... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I love the beach on Okaloosa Island on the bay side. The water is calm and there are generally less people there - and its very easy to get to. It's great for kayaking, and there are usually people there on paddle boards - or you can just get out into the water.

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Benton, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Went to beach many times and it was great for my children playing on the sands and swimming. Firework on Wednesday night at 9pm was cool. Remind yall that traffic wasn't that bad compare to Destin FYI.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Kids Love the sand... so cool to the feet. Water is great for young children waves not bad at all and water is beautifully clear. Water is best in May early June. JUNE Grass comes in after 1st week or so in June till mid August.

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Address: Address: Fort Walton Beach, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach

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