Enjoy spending time in unique and not-so-touristy destinations? Then why not head on over to the gorgeous island of Okaloosa in Florida. This island forms part and parcel of the Santa Rosa Island and one can expect to enjoy a relaxing vacation filled with lots of fun water activities, lazying around on white sandy beaches, or enjoying amazing sunsets from the comfort of your own private balcony. Some of the attractions you can expect to find in the area include an amusement park, boardwalk, and hotel from the mid-1930s. If this sounds like your kind of vacation then check out this list of best Vrbo vacation rentals on Okaloosa Island, Florida.
Located within a three-story suburbian townhouse is this unique hideaway located near the beach. The hosts welcome visitors who are looking for a personalized vacation with a home-like feel. You will occupy the lower part of the house while the host occupies the upper two floors. This beach hideaway boasts one bathroom in a studio setting and is suitable for three guests. You will have access to private parking and guests can make use of the two bicycles and beach gear such as towels and umbrellas. Outside your sanctuary, you have a private deck with a bar, and an enclosed outside shower.
Beachbums Hideaway - a Unique Beachfront Studio
Top guest reviewsHas everything you need for the beachThere was no beach service in front of the town homes which was a bonus for us since we used the chairs and umbrella Dave and GinnyIn short this is a great spot couples take noticeVery clean and enjoyable would stay againAll you need are your clothes and food and the location is perfect
Host:However the unit is very close to OkaloosaGreat rental for a couple Not sure about a child staying also since it is pretty smallVery very accommodating None of the commercial hypeExactly what a week on the beach should be As close as possible to the beach and the studio is great for two and a babyThank You Dave and Ginny With sharing this great beach place with usRead more reviewsThere were lots of great restaurants nearbybut we were able to get in a lot of beach time and some great seafood Great little beach getawaycomplimentary snacks beach gearand there is the beautiful Emerald CoastHad everything we needed Location was SPOT ON Restaurants and a Publix just up the road and that beautiful beach just out the back door
A stone’s throw away from the turquoise water lies this beautiful corner beach unit. The home offers some amazing sea views with glass panel doors and windows surrounding the home. The space is light and airy and you will have direct access to the white sandy beach. The open-plan lounge and dining area lead out to the quaint balcony with a sitting area where you can enjoy amazing sea views. Guests staying at the property have access to the swimming pool and there is a fully equipped kitchen, one bedroom, and two bathrooms. The unit is best suited for four guests.
Oceanfront Corner Unit with Pool and Private Balcony- Island Sands Unit 301
Top guest reviewsthe pictures dont do itWell stocked with everything No need to pack extrasI was a little worried about the bedIt was perfect and the view was incredibleit was perfect and so comfortableKitchen was well supplied and everything was neat and cleanVery clean fantastic viewsthe complex we were in wasn't too bigThe condo was airy and bright with awesome views of the emerald waters and white sands
Host:amazing Erin was very responsive and a wonderful host Hope to return next yearthe owner was very nice to deal withSuper clean and so cute owners are very responsive and nice Would not hesitate to stay here againbut they were so wonderful to work withBe aware there is some construction noises next doorRead more reviewsjust pack lightly or take many trips#301 is easy to rentWe loved everything about the placebut it was free entertainment watching their progressThis was a great location
This spacious and luxurious condo offers open plan living with partial sea views. The gorgeous and tastefully furnished space offers two bedrooms and two bathrooms for six guests. It also features a fully stocked and renovated kitchen with everything you need to prepare delicious hearty meals that can be enjoyed around the six-seater dining room table. The master bedroom hosts a king-sized bed with flat-screen television while the second bedroom has a queen-sized bed.
Sea Oats Unit 510 Gorgeous Oasis with Partial Gulf Views!!
A romantic beach oasis awaits you in this modern oceanfront studio that offers breathtaking uninterrupted sea views. The Space allows for ample natural lighting to come through the glass-panel sliding doors and mirror walls creating an illusion of more space. The decor of the home is light with pale colors that incorporate the surrounding landscape into the theme of the home. There is an intimate balcony leading out of the studio where you will have a direct view of the water and the home has an optimized kitchen area and bathroom.
Gorgeous Ocean Front Studio Most Affordable-Free Beach Service
Top guest reviewsThe beach front view was AWESOMEWe enjoyed eating meals on the balcony and at the kitchen bar facing the oceanWe had access to everything we needed in the condoThe bed and couch were comfyand I thoroughly enjoyed the room darkening curtainsThe room is decorated Nicely and everything was cleanIt was very clean and well equippedPlace was beautiful clean and fairly pricedThe condo was very clean and comfortable
Host:Property owner is great to communicate withGreat experience Love Okaloosa Islandthe owner texted me several times throughout our stay ensuring everything was going wellBeach Ocean and weather could not have been better Great WeekBrad checked in on us and made sure we got things handled with ease making things comfortable from even before check-in Great access to all sorts of things and very beautiful beach views to wake ...Read more reviewsThe location of the condo is perfectThe room is Just a few steps from the pool and oceanSmall but quaint condo Amazing view of the beachThe condo was amazing withbest view ever Looking forward to next yearHave stayed in this unit multiple times over the last 9 years
From the third-floor of the balcony of this property, you can enjoy some of the best views of the Gulf of Mexico. It is a beautiful two-bedroom condo on Okaloosa Island. The home is great for accommodating small groups and families. The space features two beautifully decorated bedrooms and two bathrooms. You and your party of five can enjoy access to the swimming pool, take walks the white sandy beach, and enjoy free high-speed internet.
Summerlin-Beachfront for Late Summer! 5 Star!
Top guest reviewsThe view from the large balcony is outstandingVery comfortable condo with beautiful viewsThe condo had everything you need to feel right at homeThe condo was beautiful cozy and very comfortable and the view was breathtaking:) There was so much to do in the areaThe condo was exactly as described Very clean and neatEverything is updated and cleanThe condo was clean and well stocked
Host:Tina is terrific to work withThe owners are so accommodating and responsiveBeautiful oceanfront condo with an amazing lanaithe 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 stayRead more reviewsEvery 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 KathyWe stayed in Unit 304 for five glorious nights late March 2019just a few miles from DestinWe will certainly consider returning for another visitEvery night listening to the waves crashing
This newly renovated corner condo offers a comfortable home-away-from-home space that features enough space for six people to have a comfortable and memorable vacation by the beach. The property has an open feel to it as it boasts lots of windows that incorporate some of the outdoor scenery into the interior of the house. The master bedroom has its own private balcony overlooking the Gulf while the balcony coming off the living room offers views of the bay. This resort-style complex features a number of swimming pools from a lazy river pool to a heated swimming pool and hot tub. There are lots of fun things to do here for the entire family.
Destin West, Bayside, Corner- 2 Balconies, Bay &Gulf Views, LOTS OF WINDOWS
Top guest reviewsThe condo is always clean and has a well stocked kitchen to cook inThe condo is spacious and has everything you need for a comfortable stayThe condo was very neat and had more room than we expected for a 1 bedroomThe condo was clean and the kitchen was well stockedWe took advantage of the beach access the fishing pier and the poolsCondo was very clean when we arrivedThe condo in the Sandpiper was clean and very spaciousVery clean Condo well stocked Everything so convenient
Host:Great location for beach pool fishingOwners are very quick to respond to any questionThey are wonderful people to rent from and fun to hang out at the beach bar with too Hope to see them again next yearPeggy and Glenn are very accommodating and are quick to take care of any issuesThank you for providing us with a great rentalRead more reviewsWe could walk across the pedway to get to the beachGreat location for access to local activities and the beachWe have stayed in various properties within the Destin West complex and this was the best at the best price tooThe views from both balconies are gorgeousWhen you stayed at the best - why change?
Located in the lovely Okaloosa Island is a condominium building that is a favorite among holiday-makers. The building is strategically located on the beachfront making sunbathing, swimming, and beach strolling a must-do when staying at this location. There are also a number of awesome bars and eateries in the area and some must-see attractions. Guests will be welcomed to a fully furnished one-bedroom apartment that can accommodate six guests.
Beachfront condo #PI307 with Private Balcony.
Top guest reviewsThe living room and balcony had a beautiful view of the gulfNo surprises and looks like the photosThe appliances all worked but was in real need of upgradingThe view from the balcony was breathtakingWe found the king bed very comfortableIt was very clean which is super important to usIt was clean and comfortablerefrigerator and washer/dryer bed very comfortable
Host:the pool and hot tub were great andWe did not have any issues at all during our stayWe drove in and could bring small amounts of the things we neededthis review helps I am thankful for such a great vacationNeeds some updating Carpet worn and needs replacing Also would help to have safety bars in bath areas and shower Had to leave early due to storm moving into gulf areRead more reviewsWe loved the powder white sand at this beach and dolphins going by in the morningand we took advantage and stayed in a few nights for dinnerWe really like the location and condoWe really enjoyed this area and the location of this building for our family beach vacationbunk beds are dirty (white rails were brownish)
This lovely fifth-floor apartment features a spacious balcony with a wonderful partial view of the Gulf of Mexico. Spend afternoons sipping on sundowners prepared from your fully equipped modern kitchen or cozy up in the homely living room that features a large-screen television. The unit is within walking distance to the beach and visitors will have access to all the property amenities. Water sports lovers can rent out kayaking and boating equipment in advance and you will be within reach to most of the attractions, restaurants, and boardwalk shops in the area.
Sea Oats Unit 509 Paradise AWAITS! 2 bed/ 2 bath Partial Gulf Front View!!!
Top guest reviewsThe beds were surprisingly comfortableIt was nice to have the umbrella and 2 chairs to use on the balcony however as a family we missed out on the actual 2 chairs and umbrella that were included as part of the onesSwimming pool is large with plenty of chairs and umbrellas Very roomy and comfortable condoIf you need extra there are 2 chairs and a beach umbrella for you to use along with beach towels provided to you in your roomYou have 2 chairs and an umbrella waiting for you on the beachThe condo was clean and decorated nicelyThe condo is extremely well kept clean and beautifully decoratedI dint had any poblems everything was clean and very peaceful placeThe condo was everything we expected and more Very clean and very spaciousThere are lots of cooking utensils to use as well as a dishwasher and a washer and dryer
Host:The only suggestion I have is minimal - provide tissues more shampoo and salt and pepper shakersNo need to bring anything except your clothes not even washing powders Very short walk to the beachThe only negative I could see was the water pressureWonderful time at Okaloosa Island beautiful condo close to shopping and great meals or grocery stores to make homemade style meals Unit could use another extra roll of toilet paper and paper to...Kimberly Lang Vacation Rentals knows just how to make your family feel right at home while you are on vacationRead more reviewsRight on the beach it's perfectBut the condo and distance to the beach were greatCheckin is super easy just put in your codeIt was also deemed "Red Tide" while we visitedOnly problem was Tropical Storm Cindy who caused rain the first 3 days and caused the beaches to be closed to swimming for the entire stay
Located in the lush and green Waterscape Resort known for its exquisite pools lies this gorgeous upscale apartment on the third floor of the building. The home is tastefully decorated with a beach and rustic theme to it. There are two bedrooms and three bathrooms and the accommodation can sleep six guests at a time. The living space is open-plan with the living room leading out onto the balcony that offers breathtaking sea views. You will be within walking distance to the white sand beach and there are two large Jacuzzi hot tubs in the complex.
A305; 2K'S w bunk alcove: GORGEOUS GULF VIEWS! PREMIUM BEACH SERVICE! CLEAN!!
Top guest reviewsI would say the view from the balcony is obstructed mostly with a large palm tree right in front of the balcony Judging from the picturesEverything was in close proximity to our wonderful room overlooking the gulfIt was a nice view from the mater bedroom thoughThe young guy running the chair service was surprised the chairs were not included in our rental packageThe condo has everything you needThe beds and furniture were comfortable and clean Close proximity to restaurants and other attractionsThe decor was tasteful and the grounds were well kept and beautiful
Host:We love staying at waterscape and really enjoyed working with this ownerSecondly the housekeeping crew did an awful job cleaning from the previous guestsOverall a great resort and nice condoOverall a very nice vacation and could have easily been a higher rating had the aforementioned details been addressed JimLake Orion MIThe complex was also very well maintained and a great place for the family to relax at the beach and enjoy the refreshing swimming poolsRead more reviewsWe really enjoyed staying in this beautiful condoThe kids loved the pool areaAge 16 to 71 stayed for 5 days Nice locationhalf eaten Oreos out of the package in the pantry serving bowls along with m&msShe was very easy to get in touch with and the whole process was seamless (
Just 100 steps from the beach lies this oasis for 4 people in a tranquil setting. The home has a beach theme to it and has been newly painted. There is one bedroom with a king-sized bed, a lounge area with a comfortable sleeper sofa, free WiFi, and a fully equipped kitchen. This place gives one a complete home experience while enjoying all the benefits of being on vacation. The home has an age restriction that does not allow children under the age of 10.
Okaloosa Island, Less than 100 Steps to the beach, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps 4
Top guest reviewsthe bed was super comfyThe bed was also the most comfortable bed I've stayed in ourside my ownI enjoyed having a private parking space with easy access to the elevatorit was the cleanest condo I have ever stayed inNot a direct beach front viewCondo was clean and bed was very comfortable
Host:some Rhonda was great and easy to work with and you can tell she cares about her rentersWe cannot say enough great things about this propertyWe had a great time Condo is exactlyAs pictures and described Quick easy access to beach Beach was great and family friendly Rhonda was very patient in answering all my questions day of check ...but still good Good WiFi for work purposesw/ two chairs were so greatRead more reviewsthe board walk within a couple of miles and Harbor Walk village in Destin about a 10 min rideThe condo was just as advertised in a great locationThe addition of free beach service every day was icing on the cakeThe location is great with good restaurants with in a mileThe temperature was 65 on average
Rent your private space near the beach
If you are looking for a home-like experience while enjoying all the cool things that a summer vacation by the beach has to offer, then you certainly should check out these amazing vacation homes near the Gulf of Mexico. Each home is unique and offers visitors a chance for creating memories by the beach.
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