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Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked it. Though the scenery was pretty in the water, since it is a fishing pier it was a little precarious and nasty with the fishermen. Fish bait and hooks are flying everywhere. You are constantly on the lookout from being hooked!! That being...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my granddaughters there a week ago. BEST BEACH EVER. They felt comfortable walking out in the water, because they could see their feet even when they were shoulder deep. We will go back FOR SURE

1  Thank Tammie L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited okaloosa to eat, shop, and have fun! We were not disappointed! We hung out on the pier to see what people were catching and to bird watch. It’s also a great place to see dolphins! After that, dinner at the crab trap, some...More

Thank Suzy M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The water was so clear this year! We have vacationed here for the past few years. We have often had issues with June grass. This year, however, the water was so clear and clean. The beach was in great shape, as well. We saw dolphins...More

Thank melani85
Reviewed 6 days ago

Next to some great restaurants, saw dolphins, an osprey, wind surfers, pelicans and a bunch of other sea birds.

Thank wes n
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came to Okaloosa Island for the first time this June. Spent a week with the family for vacation. We had am amazing time! The sand is just the softest ever! we rented a condo right on the beach, and it was perfect. Played in...More

Thank willeys2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

We watched dolphins swim outside our condo each morning, swam in clear, emerald waters, and walked the beach at night.

1  Thank JHMC2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice beaches and very good water to swim in. The pier is good for fish watching and fish catching. We did not visit the aquarium adventure this trip but next time we will. We saw Dolphins every time.

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach! My girls went snorkeling around that area, we stopped by the beach and took pictures, it was beautiful. The water was clear, white sand, gorgeous day might I add.

Thank Janet N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I hoped Okaloosa Island would be quieter than Destin and it was. Doesn't mean it wasn't full, it's just smaller. We rented a condo and spent a relaxing week going from the pool to the beach and repeat. The sand is beautiful. The water not...More

1  Thank parpaced
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Michele W
June 19, 2018|
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Response from deborah r | Reviewed this property |
We used towels from our hotel room. There are people on the beach infront of each hotel who rent chairs and umbrellas. I believe it is $30 a day for two chairs and umbrella.
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Lynda A | Reviewed this property |
Prices are a bit high and especially for Holidays. You are expected to stay in their section of the beach. If you are going to do beach often, invest in one of those backpack or easy carry chairs. Use $saved for something... More
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Lynda A | Reviewed this property |
I cannot answer as I only visited here. I do not live here so I was not involved in that weather event.