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Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach
(4.6/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
Remote areas with sugary sand make Okaloosa Island popular with beach connoisseurs looking for an alternative to Destin. Along with quiet lodging, the island offers fine dining on a boardwalk with ocean views. The beach near the welcome center offers umbrella and chair rentals. Make Okaloosa Island a centerpiece of your Fort Walton Beach vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fort Walton Beach vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Public access beach areas were very clean with limited parking. Multiple locations between the resorts and hotel areas. Convenient showers and bath facilities at beach entry locations. 
  • Wanted to visit a Florida beach on Emerald Coast and Fort Walton beach was a nice surprise. The sand was incredible, so soft and so white, and the ocean perfect for swimming. Enjoyed watching dolphins...  more »
  • Beautiful white sandy beaches. Looks a bit like snow. We ate in most of the time and did some shopping Nice people there and very patient with visitors trying to find "our way." 
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  • Lots of fun, good vibes and crowded.
  • Pretty beaches and dinning
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