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Welcome to Sunsets on the Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

Escape to the beach and enjoy vacationing in our condo along the Emerald Coast of Florida. We’re located at the West end of Okaloosa Island in Ft. Walton Beach. Vista Del Mar is close to miles of undeveloped natural beach. Our vacation rental has an incredible location and a breathtaking view plus it is well maintained and nicely furnished. You can almost 'reach out and touch the water.' We are on the second floor and an end unit. It does make a big difference in your view!!!! Visitors love the simplicity of a smaller complex. Mornings are enjoyable having coffee from the deck while watching the dolphins swim by. You can relax in the evenings while feeling the gulf breeze and seeing the magnificent sunset.

Near by Attractions Include:

Ft. Walton…

Main Street in Ft. Walton Beach offers unique shopping and dining along the main strip of Ft. Walton. You will find Coca-cola memorabilia, adorable children’s clothes, souvenirs to take back home and more. Check out the bistro on the corner, their food is wonderful.

The Gulfarium is a great way to spend part of your day. The dolphin shows are almost continuous and you can also visit all sorts of marine life such as seals, sea lions, sharks, alligators, penguins and more.

One of my favorite things to do is going para sailing. Okaloosa Island offers this service for the area. The views are wonderful and the ride is exhilarating.

Visit the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier. The Pier is 1262 Ft. long and has an octagon at the end so everyone has plenty of room to fish. If you are not in to fishing you can enjoy wonderful sunsets at the pier and also get a chance to see dolphins. If you didn’t bring your rod & reel, don’t worry, you may rent on there.

For night entertainment, the Howl at the Moon is a favorite piano bar. Great fun with great talent!

On the island the Old Bay Steamer is a favorite. The original Fudpuckers Bar & Grill is also a favorite for visitors & locals alike. For the best pizza head over to Helen Back. Los Panchos Mexican Restaurant has take out for those long days on the beach. Pandora’s Steakhouse offers steak, Seafood & prime rib.


Once you leave the island you are only a few miles away from Destin, Florida. Great seafood restaurants and entertainment can be enjoyed.

Shop till you drop at The Silver Sands Outlet mall. They house over 100 stores. When you are ready for lunch go to the Cheeseburger in Paradise and for dinner at the close of your day head to Carrabba’s Italian Grill.

Great Shopping, dining & entertainment can be found at the Destin Commons. Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort offers wonderful dining and specialty stores.

Big Kahuna’s Water Park is a favorite for the entire family. Destin, Florida is known as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.

Keywords: Condo, Rental, Hotel, Beach Condo, Ft. Walton Beach Condo, Okaloosa Island, 6mi W of Destin

More Details

Wanda Gillum
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

About Wanda Gillum

I currently live in North Georgia in a small town called Gainesville. After 35 years of teaching school, I am now retired. I have three beautiful GRANDgirls and two Grandsons. I certainly enjoy being their Gigi.

Wanda Gillum purchased this condo in 1992

Why Wanda Gillum chose Ft Walton Beach

Our family has owned this unit since 1992. My children have enjoyed many summers in the emerald green waters. Now I get to see my grandchildren do the same.

What makes this condo unique

Small Complex, 9 units - 100 feet from the beach - corner/end unit with it's own private entrance. Extra large window in living area enhances the views and the brightness in the rooms. Sitting on the balcony makes you feel like you could reach out and touch the water. Dolphins playing and Pelicans swoopin in for their catch. Convienient to shopping, restaurants and entertainment, yet away from the crowds and traffic.


Ft Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Two Twin Beds in second bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Awesome view of the Gulf of Mexico from the Balcony, Living room and Kitchen, Bar-style chairs/table on balcony for fabulous views of Gulf and Beach. Complimentary Beach Service is provided which includes one umbrella and two chairs. (March-Oct)


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(60 traveler reviews)

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Welcome to Sunsets on the Beach
average rating of 4.7166667 based on 60 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Hi Wanda... we had a fantastic week at your place. The view is beautifull and your place is perfect. Thanks for have a shower head for tall peaple 😂 we are +6f tall and was perfect for us . We hope to visit your place again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the area!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and Wanda is great. Easy check in/check out, some great food. Not over commercialized like Destin. Didn’t realize dogs can’t go on any of the beaches, but that was the only draw back and not anything to do with the condo. Overall, lovely area and great condo. Had everything we needed and loved the chair/umbrella service. Would come again.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, less crowded on that end of Okaloosa Island. Enjoyed dolphin watching each morning from the patio. Condo has everything you will need. Bring change for washer/dryer located right next door, very convenient.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location, clean and well-equipped!

  • 4 of 5

Great location on the beach with easy access. Comfortable furnishings, well stocked kitchen for cooking, nice balcony for morning coffee and watching the dolphins swim by! Wanda was very responsive and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This condo is awesome! Very clean and roomy enough for my family of four. We loved that we could bring our fur baby too.

The condo is equipped with everything you’ll need. Just bring your swim suit and the beach chairs are already set up for you daily which was a bonus. The beach is so close you can almost touch it from the balcony. We loved the island because its not as busy as Destin but if you want to go to Destin it’s not to far of a drive. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Conveniently located with a great view

  • 4 of 5

Have stayed at this site multiple times. Never a disappointment.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Water Park, Gulfarium, Golf Courses, Destin Fishing Marina, State Parks


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Maid Fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200

$100.00 Maid Fee Charged per Stay.
$200.00 Deposit Required (Refundable within 7 days of departure)
Monthly Rates are available for January, February and until March 15th.
Cancellation Policy: In regard to hurricanes/tropical storms, refunds will be given if the National Weather Service orders a mandatory evacuation. If an evacuation is ordered, a refund will be issued to any unused portion of rent to current guests and any advance rents or deposits.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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