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“Beach Is a "10"”
Review of Okaloosa Island

Okaloosa Island
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

I have many words to describe the beach on Okaloosa Island, but probably the first word that comes to me is "beautiful". Although there are some "seedy" places on the island, they are diminished by the beauty of the beach and blue gulf waters. We have vacationed here at least one to two times a year the past 22 years, our grown children are now coming here and bringing their children to the vacation spot of their youth. Plus, the seafood is excellent. Although the area to the west (Destin) has grown by leaps and bounds in the past several years, we prefer Okaloosa Island for our vacation home each time we come down to the beach.

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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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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 liked walking up and down to see what everyone is catching. And, I know they are annoying to the people fishing but I love the Herons!

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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.

Thank Ashley A
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Reviewed September 13, 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 a short driving distance away.

Thank vicfreak
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