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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.25 Baths, (Sleeps 6)


The sugar-white, sand beach, emerald water, and spacious pristine acres of island resort living are available for you, at our condominium in the popular El Matador beachfront resort! The heated pool and tennis courts are adjacent to our building, while the resort boasts of many activities which include two pools, sauna, whirlpool, tennis courts, basketball court, beach volleyball, updated exercise room, plus weekly activities for our winter guests. All of this is within a gated, gulf-front, resort community!

The condominium comfortably accommodates six, with a king-size bed in each of the two bedrooms and a NEW sleeper sofa in the living room. Located on the second floor, there is an elevator available & our balcony faces the intercostal waterway. Linens are provided for 6 and the kitchen is fully equipped for your needs. We also have wireless high speed internet! The newly redecorated (Including all new kitchen< new bathroom, & new flooring) condominium interior, new king mattresses/bedding & new flat screen TV, completes your stay with Florida beach decor. And your kids will love all the beach toys we have for guests to use!

We understand the importance of family get-aways & have maintained the same low rates over the past several years, to keep our condo budget friendly.

To the west of the resort is 17 miles of undeveloped beach, for those long walks and shell collecting. A few miles to the east are plenty of vacation activities, such as parasailing, marine life park, great restaurants, charters for fishing and dolphin watching, plenty of shopping (outlet mall), go carts, golf, night life, water parks, and other recreational activities. Of course, building sand castles on our beach, or quietly relaxing during the breathtaking sunsets, are two specialties of this favorite family destination.

We would love to have you as our guests to make your own wonderful lifelong memories!

You are welcome to email me directly, too:


Please check my calendar for dates.

Keywords: Condominium, El Matador, Okaloosa Island, Fort Walton Beach

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Pattie Weaver
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018

About Pattie Weaver

We have always enjoyed beach vacations and once we discovered the gorgeous sugar white sands & clear turquoise waters of Okaloosa Island/Fort Walton Beach, we decided to purchase a condo to have a place of paradise to call our own & also share with others thru vacation rentals! We truly enjoy assisting others in their vacation plans and have fun keeping the condo filled with all sorts of fun beachy novelties, so the Florida atmosphere can be enjoyed inside, as well as outside on the beach :-)

We've experienced many, many other beaches, in several states, but found this one to be one we want to continue coming back to. There are numerous unique features of this area, unlike any other......

I love getting to know our renters a little bit! It is exciting to hear of their stays & see their family vacation photos :-)


Pattie Weaver purchased this condo in 2004

Why Pattie Weaver chose Fort Walton Beach

The El Matador is a very unique property, being at the far west end of Santa Rosa Blvd & at the end of the street, with nothing buy miles & miles of government owned Island between our resort & Navarre! You can walk for miles along the beach, & often be the only one around :-)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Ron & Pattie, we would like to thank you for sharing your beautiful condo with

us on May 25, 2009 - May 30, 2009. It was nicely furnished,clean and very

spacious. We would love to move right in. There is no other beach like this

one. The water is crystal blue and the temperature is always good for

swimming. To be able to walk for miles and see nothing but ocean and sand

is awesome! We took long walks everyday and saw plenty of aquatic life,

manta rays, sea turtles, and lots of dolphins. We also found some big shells.

One morning we were lucky enough to have a very playful dolphin visit. He

was out trying to steal the fisherman's bait and got little upset with them so

he started smacking his tail on the water then later that morning he was

jumping straight up in the air out of the water. He put on quite a show.

Thank you again for our wonderful vacation at your condo. We will visit


Mr. & Mrs. Robert Goble Silver Lake, Indiana.
Jun 2009
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Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Full Bathroom with Extra Sink area
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) King Bed in each bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
3 Cable TVs, Exercise Room, Sauna & Whirlpool, No Pets


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  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed for 10 days and loved everything about our trip! The condo has plenty of room, is a nice short walk to the beach, is very convenient to one of the pools, and really felt like home to us as soon as we walked in. A hurricane (Nate) was expected shortly after our arrival, and out of concern for us, the owner texted that evening to make sure we were okay and if we had any needs. All was well! My favorite thing was the property location - at the very end of the vast row of condos, which meant a much less crowded beach along with views and sunsets which are not obstructed by condos. Everyone in our family, including the kids, commented that they loved where we stayed and wanted to return again.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your glowing review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay & look forward to hearing from you, again. Keep in touch!
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It was a perfect relaxing vacation for my family!!

  • 5 of 5

We went during our kids spring break in April of 2016. We wanted somewhere that was not crowded with the spring break flood and this was perfect!!!! We practically had to the beach to ourselves the entire time as well as the pool. My kids loved it!!! We also loved that Destin was only a short drive if we wanted to explore. We did the Dolphin tour from the destin boardwalk/pier and that was alot of fun!!! We loved the room. The beds were comfortable and we enjoyed the view from our balcony and being able to see the freshwater as well. We will definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your awesome review! I am so glad you enjoyed your stay & appreciate hearing the highlights! Yes, we also enjoy the times we have the beach to ourselves....paradise! We look forward to having you stay, again!
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying in this condo. Everything is perfect and Pattie is such a gracious host. Look forward to returning in future.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review & kind words, Debra! This has been an amazing year with several return guests!!! We appreciate each & every one! Keep in touch!
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  • 5 of 5

We had the time of our life while staying here. This was our first trip to this part of Florida, and believe me it will not be our last. The beach was beautiful, the water was clear, the sand is powder white and this condo is amazing. Pattie was so helpful in planning our trip. I know I had many questions and she answered every one of them. We took our Spring Break here with myself, my husband and our 3 boys(19, 11 & 9) and there was something to do for everyone. The boys loved all the sand and beach toys and our 19 year old loved the beach chairs. Pattie and Ron have not missed anything with this condo. It is very well equipped and they also provide towels.... Can not say anything but positive things about this place and our stay. I have already gave their name out and shared with people about this condo. Thanks again so much Pattie you ROCK!!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your heartwarming review, Sue.... We sincerely appreciate your kind words & look forward to hearing from you again, when you are ready to return! We love our repeat guests & have many of them :-)
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Home away from home, but better

  • 5 of 5

Loved the condo. It was homey and we were very comfortable there. Clean and had everything we needed. Not a far walk from the beach. A beautiful, quite, private beach at that, made it all the better. Will definitely stay here again of we ever get to go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review....I'm very happy to hear how much you enjoyed our little paradise. I always enjoy hearing about guests visits & love to swap tips on great places to eat, etc. Please drop me an email sometime, & let me know the fun things you did & great restaurants you found! We sincerely hope you do come back sometime, soon...... Please do keep in touch!
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First time in this unit

  • 5 of 5

I have been to El Matador before but not in this condo. This unit was nicely updated, Had everything we needed. The kitchen was well equipped even though we did no cooking . We enjoyed the large balcony . Each bedroom has a king bed and a nice tv. The complex is quiet and clean. Patti was easy to work with and responded quickly to my emails. I would definitely recommend this unit and I will stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for such a wonderful review! We do our best to continually update the condo.... & we will be replacing the bdrm carpet next month! And what could be more fun than helping people with vacation planning!!!! Thanks so much for choosing our condo!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $70 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

July 4 holiday week, rents Saturday - Saturday, with a 6/nt minimum stay.

Please contact owner for accurate pricing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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