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Okaloosa Island

Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Mt Pleasant
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Okaloosa Island is ess crowded with gorgeous beaches and water. There is not a lot of public access to the beaches there so it makes it more private and so safe and calm feeling. Yet, it's close to Ft Walton and Destin attractions. We have stayed at Aqua Villa and Vista Del Mar for about 20 years.

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Tallassee, Alabama
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Our 13 and 14 year old boys went fishing. The gentleman working helped them with everything they would need and didn't try to "over sell" to them. And the arm band was good all day so they were able to go twice and pay just that one day. They loved it so much they went again the next day. I... More

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Hammond, Louisiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Plenty of public beach acess points complete with restrooms and showers making loading up at the end of the day much more pleasant... and easy parking.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Just visited here for the first time and will definitely go back! It was not crowded (we were there during the off-season). The white sand beach is beautiful! There were dolphins playing within view of the beach almost every day that I was there! Since Okaloosa Island is between Destin and Ft. Walton, there are many restaurants and attractions just... More

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Plano, Texas
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194 reviews 194 reviews
45 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Usually beautiful here after Isaac taking awhile to clear, still nice, we enjoy it. We stay at El Matador condos to the West is unspoiled beach for miles.

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Southern Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
42 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

The beaches are beautiful and not as crowded as the beaches in Destin. Kayaking off the beach was amazing and the sand is incredibly cool!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

the beach was wonderful, and pretty. There were weddings on the beach as well, ppl were friendly. very calming to just walk the beach, or lay out for a tan, and take a nap as well. the children enjoyed flying kites as well.

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Shalimar, Florida, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Sand is sugar white and actually made of quartz. Water is beautiful, you are able to see wild dolphins at play. A nice cement fishing pier has a great view. Awesome location for families, couples and singles!

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

I love reading the reviews. Now first off, the review about the seaweed. You just happened to be here when the seaweed came in. This is very rarely a problem. Usually green-blue waters. The one about the Landfill. I don't know who recommended your place, you stayed, but almost all the condos here are nice. I don't understand why you... More

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Kokomo, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

It was a very relaxing day. All the locals were very friendly and the prices were great for a beach community.

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