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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While I was at a conference my wife and my two teenage daughters went to Okaloosa Beach and they had a great time. I managed to go for a hours to the beach, to the many sites and to a couple of restaurants. It's definitely...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jackpJ8947RS
Reviewed 6 days ago

The island is truly a piece of God's heaven! This place rarely gets so crowded that you can't walk the beach or swim without running into someone. The sand is so soft and clean, as well as maintained, making your vacation experience so relaxing!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ksmith40330
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place!!!! Close to everything, lots of restaurants, shopping and yardsales! Traffic is not bad, traffic lights easy to follow as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank allthingsnew1914
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

White sand and crystal clean water with a slight greenish tint, it is the emerald coast. There are a few big hotels and tourist destinations on the east end.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rob5006
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Drove down with no reservations and stopped at the tourist information center and got a great deal on a room at the Best Western on the beach there. Stayed 4 days and loved every minute. Very clean area with friendly people everywhere we went.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 555traceyl
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Whether you want to relax, play, eat or just go go go, this is the Island to do it on. It's not chaotic like Destin. The ocean is stunning along with the sugar sand beaches! There are restaurants for any taste buds. Night life for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful white sand beaches! Clean restrooms! Will definitely come back when warmer to enjoy the beach with the family.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Commodores Landing unit 120 is the best! Right on the gulf w water views!! Beach across the street!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Audreykafaf14
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Staying at Destin West RV park. Nice sized lots, very clean. It would be nice if there were activities in order to meet fellow RVers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kimberlywA8146OB
Reviewed December 13, 2018

The views here are great, the sugary white sand squeaks under your feet and the beaches are big. We were here in the winter so we just walked the pier and the beach.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank taz321
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December 27, 2018|
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Response from jamiencwalker | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at a resort on the island. While I was on the beach, I would see people with metal detectors. There are areas that have public access. I would think you could get access to the beach from one of those.
June 19, 2018|
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Response from 502deborahr | 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 Kimberly7ro | Reviewed this property |
Ok, I'm thrifty and generous. This may not be the answer you want but I would buy your own chairs from a nearby beach store. Chairs come in different styles and prices. Starting at about $10. At the end when you are done... More