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“Beautiful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Okaloosa Island

Okaloosa Island
Fort Walton Beach, FL
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Type: Beaches
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Starkville, Mississippi
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

We stayed for a full week and had a blast. Beautiful weather and a great beach! Family oriented, but we did not feel out of place as twenty somethings. FWB is a cute mid sized beach town.

Visited August 2013
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Covington, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Beauty and Relaxation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

One of the best places on the Gulf coast to go to if you're not interested in touristy junk and traffic. Beautiful beaches, nice restaurants and missing the crowds of Destin and other places.

Visited September 2013
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Mary Esther, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Beaches”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Love it here! No messing around with traffic of Destin. I just love it. If you go out to the public access, you have a better shot at parking than you do at the Boardwalk. But the boardwalk does have an easy walk to Crab Trap to get some drinks or something to eat.

Visited July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
“Another fantastic trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Our stay was the second week of September in a gulf front room at Waters Edge and this was our 3rd trip in the last 18 months - The beach is just fantastic ( we went to Sanibel in May and the shelling is great but not idyllic as Okaloosa) sand is so soft and the sea conditions were excellent, like warm bath water. Great location, no big crowds and everthing is easily accessable. Can't wait to get back!

Visited September 2013
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“sand so fine it squeaks when you walk on it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We've visited here 3 times and stayed on the Island twice. It is our favorite family vacation spot. You get the fabulous Destin beaches without the crowds or traffic. The Island has everything you need and the hassles of popular vacation spots are left behind in Destin. You can't go wrong!!

Visited July 2013
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