15 Best Vacation Rentals In Fort Walton Beach, FL - Updated 2022

vacation rentals in fort walton beach fl

Fort Walton Beach is a small city known for fine white-sand beaches. It is located between Pensacola and Panama City and has become a major tourist attraction in recent times. This beautiful city is home to multiple resorts and attractions such as parks, museums, and aquariums. This holiday destination is a great choice for those looking to escape the mundane city life and get home absolutely relaxed. Fort Walton Beach is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts as it is a hub of some of the best recreational activities. And whether you’re looking for posh hotels or Airbnb vacation rentals in Fort Walton Beach, there are plenty of options to choose from. Check out some of the best vacation rentals in Fort Walton Beach, FL which will surely delight you.

1. Beautiful apartment close to the beach

This gorgeous apartment is located close to the surreal sandy beach, VPS airport, beautiful parks, as well as the Air Force bases Eglin and Hurlburt Fld. This is the ideal accommodation for couples, solo travellers and those travelling for business purposes. It is an absolute value for money and has all the necessities one would need for a delightful stay. The amenities offered at this vacation rental in Fort Walton Beach area include free parking on premises, free WiFi connection, cable TV, hairdryer, essentials and lots more.

Close to bases and beaches
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
123 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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it was perfect fresh air at night with open windows and fan
also - please know that the rooms do not have locks that can be locked from the outside
she keeps her house clean simple elegant
clean neat & very friendly
her house was very clean and appears exactly as advertised
great clean and quite home
her place is super clean and tidy
host is kind and welcoming
she is a great host and enjoyed chats with her
carol was an amazing host
she is very friendly and informative
carol was a fantastic host
the location is great
great location 10-15 minutes from everywhere
it is in a great location
it is the perfect location to the beach and anything else you could want
and we were really close to nice beaches and lots of places to eat
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2. Gorgeous vacation rental located on Okaloosa Island (from USD 154)

Located on Okaloosa Island, this charming vacation rental is the perfect fit for the squad of six. It is centrally located and is easily accessible to some of the most lip-smacking restaurants, spectacular nightlife and many more major attractions. The apartment is squeaky clean and the check-in process is super simplified as well. Besides being super pocket-friendly this apartment is fully functional and very well equipped. The amenities at your disposal include high-speed internet access, free parking on premises, kitchen facility, a laptop friendly workspace, cable TV and essentials.

Okaloosa island beach condo(2)
254 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

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Amenities & Room:
everything (light switches fan switches wifi pw etc
and the beds were super comfy
the huge tv in the living room was great for a movie night
the pool is nice with plenty of space to lay out and enjoy the space
there is room for a couple of people to move around comfortably in there
the place was very clean when we arrived
and clean floors and mopped floors building in somewhat of a disrepair
place was amazing and clean
the place was super clean and the beds were comfortable
bill's place was super clean as well
host was very friendly and eager to accommodate
great property great host
bill is the best host i’ve ever had
bill and lisa are very nice hosts
bill and lisa were both amazing hosts who communicated well with us
perfect location for our trip
the location is great
the location is great
very nice place just five minutes walk to the beach close to everything
we really enjoyed our stay great location great value really cute place
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3. Cosy and comfortable apartment for six (from USD 91)

Located just 15 minutes from Destin, this beautiful vacation rental is the perfect place to stay if you are looking to explore old Florida. The location is spectacular and the apartment is nestled in the midst of oak trees. The apartment can easily accommodate six people and is sparkling clean without a speck of dust. The amenities offered here include free parking on premises, hairdryer, cable TV, shampoo, essentials, air-conditioning and WiFi.

"Quirky Cottage"
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
174 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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also really enjoyed the guest log book on the coffee table
(temp elsewhere was perfect the a/c units work splendidly)
the cottage itself was comfortable and cozy with plenty of room for our family
the cottage itself was pristine comfortable and well decorated
10/10 will stay again cozy cottage was the perfect find for my trip to fwb
very clean & quiet
it is clean and comfortable
place was exceptionally clean
it was clean and had accommodating features
melinda's place was very clean and super spacious
hosts were great too
melinda and mike were excellent hosts
very lovely people to host a stay
melinda was an excellent host and responded back in minutes when i had questions
melinda was a great host and so understanding with us when we accidentally checked out late
location was safe and very close to the beach and restaurants
very relaxing and good location
cute place and great value
this place was super cute but simple and comfortable
in a quiet area with great neighborhood running and only 2 miles to the beach
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4. Lovely beachfront apartment for four

Located on the gorgeous Okaloosa Island, this charming vacation can easily accommodate four people. Destin is just a short distance from here and the other major attractions are also within the vicinity. The magnificent Fort Walton Beach is in close proximity from here and is a hub of recreational activities for all age groups. It is truly a great property for a quick and relaxing getaway. Some of the facilities at your disposal include TV access, air-conditioning, parking facility, washer & dryer, heater, and tons more.

Steps from the beach ! Cleaning fees and beach service included!
110 reviews
condo 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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It had everything we needed Loved having the chair and umbrella service
Pictures don't do it justice
We have stayed here the last few years in the same room We love it
it is exactly what you see in the pictures a home away from home Rudy and Yvonne
Perfect little condo especially if you have young kids
Property was clean and comfortable
It was kept in great condition and always very clean
The ocean views were spectacular and unlike any beach
It was clean and very cute and cozy
it was nice and clean good size
Always very nice and clean Owners are super nice and very quick and responsive to any arrising problem Thank you David and Olga for sharing your home with us
Condo was nice and furnished well
She wrote in your Guest Book
Loved how close we were to the beach
David and Olga were great to work with and were very accommodating Thank you for giving us a family vacation we won't forget
Older building which needs a bit of an update
Loved it Good location and also not to crowed
the location and the locals
Excellent choice for a couple Location steps from beach unbeatable
We wanted to be near the beach and guess what we were but a few steps away from it
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5. Swanky apartment located in Walton Beach Florida (from USD 205)

For a fabulous Fort Walton Beach vacation, book this swanky apartment. Located in the spectacular area of Walton Beach Florida, this beachfront apartment is a complete value for money. The apartment overlooks the phenomenal Gulf of Mexico and the powder white sands of Destin. It is a complete value for money and can easily accommodate up to six people. Besides having a fabulous location, there are plenty of necessities at your disposal for a hassle-free trip. Some of the amenities at your disposal include air-conditioning, TV, a swimming pool, washer & dryer, heating facility, internet connection and tons more.

Summerlin-Beachfront for Late Summer! 5 Star!
103 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The view from the large balcony is outstanding
Very comfortable condo with beautiful views
The condo had everything you need to feel right at home
The condo was beautiful cozy and very comfortable and the view was breathtaking
:) There was so much to do in the area
The condo was exactly as described Very clean and neat
Everything is updated and clean
The condo was clean and well stocked
Tina is terrific to work with
The owners are so accommodating and responsive
Beautiful oceanfront condo with an amazing lanai
the pool was heated (happy surprise)
This was our first visit to the Fort Walton area and we are so happy we chose this location for our stay
Every morning we enjoyed the sunrise watching the dolphins swim and a amazing sunset at night Thank you for sharing your "little slice" heaven Jim and Kathy
We stayed in Unit 304 for five glorious nights late March 2019
just a few miles from Destin
We will certainly consider returning for another visit
Every night listening to the waves crashing
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6. Awesome beachfront condominium on Okaloosa Island (from USD 128)

Located on Okaloosa Island, this beautiful apartment is on the top floor of a quiet complex where you can soak in the breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Get ready to be bewitched by the captivating sunrise and sunset views. It is super pocket-friendly as well and is the perfect choice for a squad of four. The apartment is clean and the facilities are to die for. Right from a swanky swimming pool to free WiFi, there is plenty at your disposal. A fully equipped kitchen, TV facility, parking, high-speed internet are amongst the other facilities offered here.

**GULF FRONT CONDO/BREATHTAKING VIEWS** Island Sands 308 w/Beach Service, wifi
116 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The balcony view was beautiful and so relaxing
The kitchen had everything we needed to cook dinner
The view from the balcony was stunning and made it super hard to leave to come home
The condo was perfect for the 3 of us
My wife and I brought our daughter to the beach for the first time here
The condo is very spacious and clean
There were plenty of towels for the bathrooms
We had a wonderful time Victor was great to work with
and we made the perfect decision
We had a great vacation with amazing views of the ocean and beach Victor and Valerie are very responsive and helpful throughout the process
Our experience was above all expectations
Our kids enjoyed the pier close by as well as the Gulfarium
Best ocean view ever Owners and property manager sensitive to guests needs
It is located in a quiet part of Okaloosa Island but with a short drive
The beach service was great too
It's also a smaller building
we ate at several fun places
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7. Superb apartment with excellent amenities (from USD 369)

This gorgeous beachfront apartment is located in the swanky Destin area and in close proximity to the Fort Walton Beach. This luxurious condominium offers comfortable king sized beds which is a boon for those looking for utmost relaxation. It consists of two spacious bedrooms and can easily accommodate six people. The facilities offered here include a swimming pool, air-conditioning, TV, washer & dryer, parking facility, heater and a fully stocked kitchen as well.

Emerald Escape On Okaloosa Island - Beachfront With Large Private Balcony
98 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

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The view from living room and master bedroom is beautiful
The condo has all the luxuries of home: fully stocked kitchen ample supply of bath towels a TV in every room
The beach service that was included in our rental was an added bonus
The views from balcony & master bedroom windows are breath taking
The kitchen was well equipped
and we chose to buy fresh seafood and cook it ourselves a few nights
It is rare when travelling that your destination pleasantly meets your expectations
The beds are very comfortable in both bedrooms and the bathrooms adequately sized
The condo was clean and well stocked with everything we needed
The pictures don't really do it
The owner was great to work with
glassware even a popcorn bowl
so the sun woke us up early every morning
I was told she was aware of them not working properly but had scheduled for a new unit to arrive after we left so as to not inconvenience us
The Owner was great to work with and answered my texts promptly for every question I had
There are also many places to dine nearby and
The location is great kinda out of the way
but yet close to everything
The best thing is that we were a few steps away from the beach
location was great just a very unfortunate event that made our stay not at all relaxing
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8. Value-for-money apartment for six (from USD 208)

This beautiful unit is located at the Island Princess Resort on Okaloosa Island. It has two super comfortable bedrooms which are the ideal fit for a group of six. This unit is cost-effective and is the perfect option for families and a group of friends. The rooms are oozing with cosiness and offer breathtaking ocean views as well. Every room is fully equipped with amenities such as a new 48" flat screen Smart TV, DVD players, WiFi, essentials and lots more.

Oceanfront 2 Bedrm, 2 Bath, Perfect for Two Couples, Small Families!
74 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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The ocean view from the master bedroom and the wonderful little kitchen
the bed was comfortable and the view was the best
We were able to fit the pack n play in the master bathroom Plenty of extra linen and pillows
Try getting a response like that from a hotel chain
The condo was beautifully decorated plenty of space and gorgeous bedrooms
Breathtakingly beautiful and everything we expected plus more Beautifully decorated and super clean and the beds were very comfortable
The condo was super clean and very trendy
The condo was very clean and everything went very smooth with the rental
The pool area was clean
The owners were wonderful and very easy to work with Can't wait to plan another trip
Was very easy to communicate with owner and she worked with us with anything we needed Very clean and well taken care of
Did that run our vacation?
They had 2 coolers sand toys chair and kite available to use
The nearness to wonderful restaurants made our evenings romantic and delicious
Plenty of room for us our toddler and grandmother
The property is in a great location
the white sand beaches are beyond compare
Only negative was a little disappointed in surrounding neighborhood
Beach Chair process was a bit different
A special shout out to the Marina Cafe
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9. Furnished cottage close to restaurants (from USD 77)

A group of four visiting Fort Walton Beach will enjoy staying at this cozy and fully furnished cottage. Many restaurants like Ocean Buffet, Chicken ‘N the Egg, and Olive Garden are at walking distance from this property. The cottage is attached to the main house and offers a cozy living area, a comfortable bedroom, a full bathroom and a well-equipped kitchen. A small patio and a fenced yard decorated with cute gnome statues are also accessible to guests.

Gnome Cottage
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
86 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
very clean loved the detailed touches from the candy to bath toys for kids
adorable and clean place great for beach vacation
the place was clean comfortable and i enjoyed the gnome touches
it was quiet clean and the hosts were super friendly
the knome cottage was awesome it was very homey clean and very easy find
great host amaing little airbnb highly recomended
she was very sweet and friendly
she was very warm and responsive
babette was so kind & helpful our entire stay
we had such a great time and babette and her husband are top notch airbnb hosts
the location was pretty close to everything that we did during our stay
great value easy check in convenient location
you will love this place it has its own private entrance and close to the beach
close to the main drag in fort walton beach and very clean
i recommend this place to everyone
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10. Well-appointed and family-friendly condo (from USD 332)

Those on a family trip to Fort Walton Beach can stay at this well-appointed condo looking out to Gulf of Mexico. In its two spacious bedrooms, it can easily sleep six guests. Done up in a beach theme, the condo has a spacious and open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, and two full bathrooms too. Spend time on the balcony as you admire the lovely ocean and beach views or drop by the building pool for a refreshing swim. Many restaurants are just a short walk away from this condo.

20 reviews  Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
condo was clean and quiet
very nice and clean
location and accommodations were perfect
great location nice condo we like smaller complexes this was ideal
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11. Stylish condo for eight (from USD 277)

Stay in comfort and style in this spacious condo that is perfect for large groups of up to eight guests. A chic living area flows comfortably into the coastal-themed dining area and a modern kitchen. Two luxe bedrooms and three spacious bathrooms complete the interior of this stylish condo. A large balcony is ideal for enjoying alfresco meals or simply hanging out with your gang. The condo complex also has a lazy river, a pool, a fitness center, and more amazing amenities. And the beach is also just a short walk away!

🦩Charming Walk-Out Level W/ Upper Pools~No Elevator Needed!~Waterscape A233🦩
25 reviews
condo 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

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the amenities are a bonus the pools are great
the bed is like sleeping on a cloud
the huge shower was my favorite the resort pools are top notch
we had 7 people in our party we all had plenty of room
plenty of room for everyone to enjoy
very clean and comfortable
beautiful condo very clean great property
the condo was nicely decorated and very clean
but your unit was beautiful the beds were comfortable and clean
this is our second winter staying in this wonderful condo it has beautiful decorations and everything was very clean
the owner is very nice and easy to deal with
extra kudos to the owner pinkie flamingo for making this one of our favorite vacation spots
decorated very cute was a pleasure dealing with the owner
very helpful i would recommend to family and friends
plenty of grills pool side that are cleaned and taken care of daily by staff
location is great as well
good location of complex and near a lot of activities like marina restaurants and the boardwalk
this was our 4th trip to this gorgeous place
wonderful trip the place is so beautiful beds are very comfortable
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12. Fabulous beachfront apartment for four

If you’re looking for beachfront condos for rent in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, then this listing might appeal to you. This gorgeous studio apartment offers mesmerising ocean views and is truly worth every penny. The rooms are tastefully decorated and look aesthetically appealing with a subtle, pastel decor. It is centrally located and in very close proximity to the beautiful beach. The unit is fully equipped with the best of amenities such as queen sofa sleeper, desk and dining table, 50" flat screen LED TV, a Blueray DVD player, free WiFi, free DVD rentals and a fully stocked kitchen as well.

Spacious, beachfront condo, Stunning views, Close to entertainment
20 reviews
House 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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The condo was very cozy and charmingly decorated
The condo is not oceanfront
It was everything we needed and more
We loved our view the room and the location
View of the ocean was nice but only to the west side
The condo unit was clean comfortable and nicely decorated
The views were awesome of the beach and sunset
The grounds and room were clean and we felt safe the entire stay Book it and enjoy
The construction next door was loud and distracting 7am-6pm but hopefully will be over soon
The employees were super friendly and helpful
The condo did not have a washer/dryer in the unit and only 1 roll of paper towels for the week (office refused to give us a new roll)
Also the beach chair service being included was a huge bonus for us
It was also well equipped which was a nice surprise
Being able to listen to the sound of the ocean from the condo was quite refreshing
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13. Wonderful and centrally located apartment

This spectacular townhouse is located within walking distance to parks, restaurants, and the beach. It is also just 15 minutes from the Eglin and Hurlburt Field Airforce Base. It has two spacious bedrooms which can easily accommodate up to four people. It is truly the best choice for a group of friends, families looking for a relaxing getaway. Some of the facilities offered here include free parking on premises, WiFi access, a laptop-friendly workspace, air-conditioning, essentials, heating facility and a fully stocked kitchen.

Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
89 reviews
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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bed was comfortable the ceiling fan was nice to have
for those who like their room cold an extra air conditioning unit is provided in the bedroom
the beds were super cozy
very clean and comfortable
nice bathroom towels and clean bathroom :)
simple clean and comfortable
the pool is clean and relaxing
great simple place that was very clean and super convenient
our host was very nice and attentive
two amazing people host this home
is was a perfect host
jerome was a great host and i would stay again
is was so lovely and kind
close to everything in town great location
nice place and great location
the distance was very close to the popular spots in the area
very cute and located very conviently to many shops & restaurants
great place very centrally located
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14. Chic condo with ocean views

Completely remodeled, this chic condo is located in Pirates Bay complex that offers spectacular views of the ocean. From your private balcony, gaze out to Santa Rosa Sound while sipping on your morning coffee. The condo has a studio layout but provides plush furnishings in the living and sleeping areas. A snug kitchenette, a dining area and a contemporary bathroom complete the interior of this condo. The gorgeous outdoor pool and alfresco dining spaces are also accessible to guests. Plenty of restaurants and beaches are located closeby too.

Beautiful newly remodeled condo with sound views and shared pool
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
43 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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the newly remodeled room was beautifully modern; and the view of the bay was excellent
great location great pool and balcony view
luckily i was prepeared and brought all of our own bed linen
perfect one night stay for 2 the main room was beautiful
the pool is beautiful at night
very clean and well maintained
just as described clean convenient and cozy
the condo was very clean upon arrival and check in was very easy
super clean apartment perfect for my husband and i to get away for a few nights
the space was nice and clean and very comfortable we enjoyed our stay there very much
price and location were great
very cute stylish and quiet
great place to stay close to a lot
great location and perfect for a couple
the beach is only minutes away and the location is super close to restaurants stores and attractions
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15. Beachfront studio with views of Gulf of Mexico

Those looking for accommodation that has uninterrupted views of the water in Fort Walton Beach should consider booking this beachfront studio. Due to its elevated location, you can take in direct views of Gulf of Mexico and the beach from the private balcony. Appointed with a plush leather chair and a soft couch in the living area, a comfy bed in the sleeping area, a lovely writing desk, a fully equipped bathroom, and a modern kitchen and dining area, this condo will ensure a relaxing stay for three guests. You can also access the pool, grill area, and picnic tables of the building. The beach is directly accessible from this property.

Beachfront Studio with Direct Gulf and Beach Views
Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
31 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfy bed couch lots of pillows blankets and chairs on the balcony for enjoying the view
amazing view comfy bed and couch and great features
lovely room with a great view
great space as well with lots of room
updated room with a nice kitchen
very clean and ice cold a/c
studio is clean comfortable and well equipped with kitchen utensils
what a wonderful place this was very clean and directly on the beach
clean condo and so close to the beach
when we arrived at the condo it exceeded my expectations the condo smelt clean and everything was neatly organized
anil was the absolute best host
the host goes out of his way to help you feel at home
he was very quick and super helpful with his responses
anil was an absolutely amazing host so quick to respond to all my questions
anil was a great host we booked at an unfortunate time right after a hurricane
this place is a perfect get away
great place great location great owner
it is super clean very cute inside and in the perfect location
did i mention it’s really close to the beach? definitely will stay again
anil’s place is the perfect cozy spot for a beach getaway
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An abode of white-sand beaches

Fort Walton Beach is one of the liveliest cities of Florida and is bustling with tremendous energy all year round. It is a great place for a quick getaway with friends and family without burning a hole in your pocket. And whether you’re looking for hotels with a lazy river or houses for rent in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, there are plenty of options to choose from. So take your pick and enjoy an awesome vacation here!

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