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Bedrooms 4
Space 1,680 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Large 3 Bedrooms + bonus room. 2 Baths, 4 vanities. On the beach. Sleeps 10

Emerald Isle is like new again! Complete remodeling of the building. The unit also getting lots of new updating and it is as comfortable as ever. Escape the crowds to Okaloosa Island at Emerald Isle. We offer one complimentary beach service ( 1 Umbrella 2 chairs). You will love the uncrowded beach and crystal clear water that awaits you. The gulf beaches have been called some of the most beautiful in the world. Very close to all of the conveniences that you will need, grocery, restaurants, shopping, and all of the typical beach attractions without all of the traffic and congestion. Our island restaurants are some of the best in the panhandle. Old Bay Steamer and Magnolia Grill & AJ's just to name a few.

Discover the difference this very spacious 4th floor unit can make to your vacation.

Our living room has a brand new large sectional sofa. HD TV DVD beautifully wall mounted. We have 3 bedrooms. 1 King BR with TV; 2 queen bedrooms with 32" TV's. Large bonus room sleeps four, bunk twin beds and a full bed. If you must bring your computer we have a desk and cable modem and wireless internet for your convenience.

Our 3 bedrooms plus bonus room affords privacy, for you to enjoy, that many units can't offer. We sleep 10 in beds. No Pullouts. We offer 1680 square feet, decorated for comfort and relaxation. Once you experience the space, comfort and privacy it is with hard to come back to the beach without it. Not only do we have two full baths but two four foot sinks with granite vanities with lots of mirrors between the king room & bath and a queen room and bath. Yes Ladies, that is four vanities.

Our access down to the pool and beach is so quick. It offers convenience to families with children. Our beautiful white beach and clear blue green ocean offers the best vacation ever.

Relax as you sit out on new patio furniture on one of our two large private balconies watching and listening to the ocean waves. As the sun goes down you might sit out by the pool and watch those gorgeous sunsets. If you are up for it you may want to play some tennis in the evening, or walk the beach looking for crabs.

Whatever you do remember that all of the days at the beach are great ones. Making memories is so important.



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Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1680 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Keep noise low. This is a family building.
  • Absolutely no smoking. Not even on patios.
  • Any violations of the county fire code will be fined. 10 max occupancy.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • In addition to 2 full baths there are 2 four ft vanities with sinks right outside the baths between King Bedroom and One Queen Bedroom.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom # 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom # 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom # 3 - 1 queen
    Bonus Room or br 4 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Sleeps 4
  • (1) King size bed, (2)Queen size Beds , (1) Full Bed, (2) Twin or Single Beds
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Okaloosa Island is a great place for families!!! Least crowded beaches.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.9117646 based on 37 reviews

Fantastic decor & size!!! Enjoyed our week there & the weather was wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

Great pool & access to beach!!! Always enjoy those white sand beaches & beautiful water!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ann for the great review. We were so happy your family could have a nice holiday at the beach. We think our unit is great space for families.
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Nice Condo, quiet, family oriented

  • 4 of 5

Our trip to the beach was great! They unit was the perfect size to accommodate all of us. Hassle free check-in/out! The walk to beach was short and easy, not the crowds we were used to on holiday weekend which was awesome! Hassle free elevator rides (no long lines or waits)! Everyone super friendly, great family environment. The only negative for us was the reserved parking was a very tight space for our large SUV, so we parked in guest parking, however, for smaller vehicles it would be fine. We will definitely be back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your review. WE are happy you enjoyed your stay.
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Garland, TX

It was awesome

  • 5 of 5

We loved the fact that it was beautifully decorated. Even more loved that it was Within steps of the beach. The beach was not crowded at all. The people were so friendly, are so friendly.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We are happy you enjoyed the unit as well as our quick access to the beach. Our beach is far less crowded than most. It really does make it more enjoyable. Our goal is for our guest to relax and totally enjoy our area.
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Dallas, Texas

Wonderful Condo!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week at Betty's. There wasn't a single thing that required a call to her or to maintenance. The condo is exceptionally spacious, so we loved being able to spread out, and it's very nicely decorated, as you can see by the pictures. The kitchen had about everything you could need, and it's about as close a walk as you can get to the beach on Okaloosa Island, plus it was great having a beach set-up waiting for us each day. Thanks, Betty!

The Rehlings

Dallas, Texas

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you so much Kathy for the review. We are so happy we reached all of your expectations. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Absolutely loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was beautiful, on a quiet beach, plenty of room for my family and a nice view. The owner was easy to get ahold of, nice and quick to respond. I had an issue with the shower not working. I texted the contact person in Florida and she was there in my room with a maintenance man within 20 minutes. It was an easy fix and I greatly appreciated the speed and urgency they showed regarding my concern. Overall it was absolutely wonderful. I think we'll be going back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Abigail, Thanks so much for the awesome review. I am happy you had a great time. Thanks for understanding the glitch with shower. I am really happy it was promptly taken care of as to not inconvenience you. We want our guest to have great family time. Thanks, Betty
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Great place for your summer getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything. Great accommodations. Close walk to pool and beach. Close to grocery and all your needs. Kitchen was fully stocked. 5 stars from our family.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much much for the great review. We are happy that you enjoyed your time here on Okaloosa Island. We appreciate your visit. I hope it was a great family time.
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Betty Smart
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2018

About Betty Smart

Married 51 years. Just retired . Life has been good.

Betty Smart purchased this condo in 2001

Why Betty Smart chose Fort Walton Beach

In 2001, not looking to buy anything, we were on vacation on our favorite beach here at Okaloosa Island. My husband happened to notice an ad in the paper for a condo that had a lot more space than the units we had stayed in before. So out of curiosity we went to look at it. Our small granddaughters were with us and it inspired us to look at it because it was large enough for our whole family. The rest as they say is history. We would not trade all of these family memories for anything. Having added 3 grandsons along the way has made it even better.

What makes this condo unique

The biggest benefit is feeling like this is home while we are here. We love coming down at other times like Thanksgiving with the whole family coming. It is just a great place to be.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for the great visit ! We enjoyed the visit! And the condo was very nice!!!
Jun 2017
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McGuire's Irish Pub
"Great hamburgers and steaks! Near Destin Harbor."
Old Bay Steamer
"Awesome!! Lobster, Crab legs, Shrimp, New Potatoes, Corn on the Cob. Really good salad befor..."
Magnolia Grill Fort Walton Beach
"My Favorite Restaurant!! for the last 16 years and still my favorite!!"
High Tide Lounge
"Local Favorite Fish house "
Mary's Kitchen
"Home Cooking! Great for lunch @ Uptown Station!"
The Crab Trap
"Right on the Beach. Playground on the beach for kids. Near the Long Pier."
Floyd's Shrimp House
"Right on the beach near Crab Trap and Black Pearl on Hwy 98. "
Anglers Beachside Grill
"Great Family Restaurant. Next to Crab Trap!"
Fudpucker's On The Island
"Hwy 98"
Callahan's Restaurant & Deli
Harbor Docks
"Great for Breakfast"
Donut Hole
Stewby's Seafood Shanty
AJ's Oyster Shanty
Sealand of Fort Walton Beach
"Wonderful beautiful ambiance and great food and service."
Ali's Bistro
Blue Collar Cafe
"Great for breakfast and lunch."
Asiago's Skillet
"Awesome different Breakfast place!!!"
Helen Back Cafe
"Great to call in and pick up. The very best pizza"
Rick's Crab Trap
Burrito Del Sol
Props Craft Brewery & Grill
"Near Publix"
Original Waterfront Crab Shack Restaurant
"Casual on the waterfront."
Giovanni's One89
Destin Commons
Dewey Destin Seafood
Destin Harbor Boardwalk
Destin Fishing Charters Service
Bay Cafe
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nortwest Florida Int. Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hyw 98
Nearest Beach
Located on the beach
Car: recommended

Located on Okaloosa Island's beautiful white sand beach. Incredible beach location!




Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 11.0%

$100 refundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking. Total Payment is due 21 days before check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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