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Beachfront for 8! REMODELED- *3BR-Ground Floor-Nautilus 1101

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Bedrooms 3, Bathrooms 2.5, Sleeps 8

Top Reasons to Book this Lovely Condo:

1. Real Joy Fun Pass (1 TIX) See Below

2. Ground Floor Beach Front Condo

3. Just remodeled- Spring 2017!

4. Spacious with Bunkroom for 4

5. Heated Pool, Grills, Adjacent Market

6. Managed by Real Joy, 24/7 Service

*SNOWBIRD / 55+ RENTAL* Snowbird Season is November through February on a monthly basis. The monthly rate is $1300 per month + $750 refundable deposit and taxes/fees. To reserve, please call reservations at 850-974-0974.

Spend your vacation at award-winning Nautilus Condominiums in beautiful Okaloosa Island, located just 1.5 miles from Convention Center. Recently updated, this 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath unit comfortably sleeps ten: the master bedroom has a king-sized bed, there's a queen in the second bedroom,two bunk beds (sleeps 4!) in the third bedroom as well as a pull-out sofa in the living room. The master bedroom features doors to the balcony. *Though this property has sleeping accommodations for ten guests, the association will only allow a maximum of eight guests. Prep dinner in your huge, open, fully equipped kitchen with a bar, enjoy coffee on your large, private patio, or use the wireless internet - you'll have no trouble relaxing here!

Nautilus features a heated pool, a BBQ area with grills & a picnic table, ample parking & a small market adjacent to the parking lot. You won't find a better condo, or a better deal!

Okaloosa Island Traveler: As a gift to you from Real Joy, FREE activities are included every day of your stay! Enjoy one free admission each day to some of the area’s most popular attractions: Big Kahuna's Water Park, Cattywampus Snorkeling tour, The Sea Blaster’s Dolphin Cruise, and Unlimited DVD rentals. Snorkeling and Dolphin Cruise available March-Oct and Water Park is available Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Area Attractions:

Okaloosa Island is a laid back community, convenient to both Ft Walton Beach and just 10 minutes from Destin! Walk down the beach to The Boardwalk for great restaurants, shopping and nightlife, cast a line from the Okaloosa Fishing Pier or visit the Gulfarium and try the dolphin splash encounter!

Welcome to The Boardwalk! Located directly on The Gulf of Mexico, on the beaches of beautiful Okaloosa Island, The Boardwalk is your one-stop destination for fun, day and night! Relax on the beaches of The Gulf of Mexico while sipping a frozen concoction prepared at our outdoor bar upstairs at The Crab Trap, stroll the boardwalk and visit Islanders Coastal Outfitters for new beach attire or grab a frozen snack from Pino Gelato. When day turns to night, Al’s Beach Club is our premier club and burger bar. Hungry? We've got that covered as well! Grab some fresh from the Gulf seafood from any of our great beachfront restaurants located directly on The Boardwalk!

Our policies for renting to under 25's are:

1. an extra $100 per person ($1000 min. for houses/$500 min. for condos) refundable CASH damage deposit, to be paid at time of check in

2. extra 25% premium

3. check-in at office

4. you must be present for a check-out inspection

~Another lovely vacation rental managed by RealJoy Vacations in Destin, Florida.~

More Details

Property Manager
RealJoy Reservations
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within 12 hours
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About RealJoy Reservations

Real Joy Vacations is a professional property management company located in Destin, Florida. We provide Vacation Rentals in Destin, Okaloosa Island, SanDestin, 30A, and Panama City Beach! Something for everyone! We have Affordable family rentals as well as Beachfront Condos and Luxury Homes with Pools! Grab your Swimsuit and enjoy the spectacular emerald green water and sugar white sands of Northwest Florida! By utilizing the latest technology to provide our guests with timely property updates and having maintenance available 24/7 at the tap of a button, we help to provide you with a stress-free stay. The cleanliness of our properties is a high priority. Providing keyless entries so you don’t have to fumble with keys is for your ultimate security. We price competitively, and above all, want you to enjoy your experience. Let us put the Real Joy into your vacation!

Why RealJoy Reservations chose Florida Main North West

The Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida is an amazing destination for your beach vacation! Sugar white sands and emerald green waters await. Whether your idea of relaxation is people watching on a beachfront balcony or being right in the middle of the action, we can help you find the vacation property that’s right for you. Our maintenance team, on call 24/7, and our friendly staff will help you to have a wonderful trip!

What makes this condo unique

Real Joy Vacations manages properties to fit all budgets! Whether you are looking for a beachfront location, a luxury home with a private pool, or would like a budget-friendly, walk to the beach option, we have properties in all shapes and sizes! Most of our properties come with the Real Joy Fun Pass, which gives you one or two free tickets to daily attractions each night of your stay along with unlimited DVD rentals. Our offerings are fantastic for families because they give you room to spread out. With substantially more space than the average hotel room, most of our properties offer separate living areas, full kitchens, and washer/dryers. Our guests can cook their own meals if they wish and launder their things if needed. You can count on the Real Joy team’s extensive property management experience. From our excellent customer service reps to our cleaning crew, we want you to have a wonderful stay.


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , Two Bunk Beds, sleeps 4!
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper Sofa
    Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 king , with Patio access, beach views & ensuite bath
  • *Though this property has sleeping accommodations for ten guests, the association will only allow a maximum of eight guests.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


3.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Beachfront for 8! REMODELED- *3BR-Ground Floor-Nautilus 1101
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 9 reviews

Loved our trip!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the condo! It was very cozy and had lots of room! It's a little dated but we thought it had a lot of character!! There were plenty of dishes to cook full family dinners!! We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you loved this spacious condo of ours. Our team works hard to keep the units well maintained for the comfort of our guests. This unit does have great character – and we look forward to having you stay with us again! We have great winter rates right now.
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Great location, easy access to beach

  • 4 of 5

It is our 3rd year at 1101 Nautilus. We love that it does not feel small for our group of 8. On the first floor , near pool and around the corner from beach . Spacious unit and comfortable beds. A few things we would like see change to help guest experience. There are too many clickers for tv and difficult to figure out what to use. The bedroom with bunk beds are great, however the one in left side up top is hard to get out of because ladder is by your head. We missed the ice machine & carpet in living room floor. The arm chair legs are loose , so be careful. The unit was clean as usual, but did not appreciate cleaning people waiting outside door at 9:30. We love this unit and will continue to book, but thought we should point out a few things

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review of this lovely unit. We are glad that you and your family have enjoyed the convenient location of this spacious unit for the last few years. We are sorry to hear that there were some issues that caused your stay to be a little less convenient than it has been for you in the past. We have addressed these issues with our operations team to do what we can to make it more comfortable for future guests. We have great winter rates right now – and we look forward to having your family stay with us again.
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Good size condo

  • 3 of 5

The location was great! Easy access to the beautiful beach! Condo was a great size for 8 people comfortably. My only complaint is that the appliances were older and showed their age. There was only 1 skillet and spatula which made cooking a little difficult but we made it work.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and large unit!

  • 4 of 5

The condo is very spacious and having 2 and 1/2 bathrooms is wonderful. Being on the bottom floor is great for unpacking, pool and beach access. The only drawback is there is no view on the patio. The dunes is all u can see but the patio is very large. Great location to everything!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words regarding this lovely unit. We’re glad you enjoyed the convenient location and large floorplan. So many features make this an ideal unit, and we look forward to you staying with us again!
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Great location but condo needs improvement

  • 3 of 5

We love to stay at the Nautilus because it is less crowded and easy to access the beach. This condo was right next to the beach walkway so the beach was minutes away. What we do not like about it was that the kitchen was not fully stocked with everything we needed to cook with. If you do not cook on vacation, what they have on hand would probably be good enough. We cook the whole time so the kitchen did not have proper cookware for us to use, unlike the other condo we rented at the Nautilus. Also, the floors were always sticky and there was no vacuum or dustpan to use. There was an old broom I found. My daughter's feet were black minutes after walking on the tiled floors. We would definitely stay at the Nautilus again but would probably pick another condo over this one.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This 3 bedroom condo was a great vacation rental for our family!

  • 4 of 5

Spent a 3 generation spring family vacation on the most beautiful white, sand beach we have ever experienced. The Nautilus 1101 is very roomy as described with ample bedrooms, baths and living space for our 4 adults and 2 children (4 yrs and 6yrs old). Surely appreciated the laundry facilities! Altho the condo needs a bit of attention(painting wall touchups and woodwork etc) and cleaning(carpet in bedrooms and fabric couches) the location was fantastic. Right out the door to pool and beach. Altho renting from RealJoy, the office staff onsite were very friendly and helpful. Great location and would rent again.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback on this lovely gulf-front condo. We are so glad to hear that your family members of all generations enjoyed their time in this spacious unit. We are sorry the condo seemed to need attention during your stay, as our team works hard to make sure our properties are well maintained for our guests comfort and updates have been made to the unit. This location in Fort Walton Beach can’t be beat and we look forward to you staying with us again!
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)
Car: recommended

Okaloosa Island is a barrier Island located between Fort Walton Beach, Florida and Destin, Florida on US Hwy 98. This Gulf front barrier Island is part of Fort Walton Beach and is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, Intercostal Waterway and is connected to Destin and Fort Walton Beach by bridges at each end of the island.

Okaloosa Island has the largest boardwalk in the Destin area with restaurants, nightlife, shops, ATM machine, playground area, volleyball nets, showers, restrooms, lifeguard station, fishing pier, and wheelchair access ramps.

Okaloosa Island's 1,261 foot fishing pier is the only fishing pier servicing the Destin area. The pier is lighted for night-time fishing and has rod holders and benches built into it.

Okaloosa Island houses the Gulfarium, a marine park featuring dolphin shows for family fun and aquatic entertainment.

Okaloosa County's visitor tourist center is located in the middle of the island.

Jets ski rentals, parasailing, airplane rides, beach umbrellas and beach services available throughout the Island.

Miniature golf center with batting cages and arcade located on the bay side of the island.


Rates & Availability


  • Varies
  • US Dollars
  • Rates shown are base rates & do not include tax, processing fee and cleaning
  • Nightly minimums range from 2 to 7 nights, depending on the season
  • 30% down at time of booking, not refundable
  • full payment due 30 days prior to arrival
  • we offer optional trip insurance for an add'l 7%
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