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Sunrise from Your Balcony

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 4 nights

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Unit #513, is located in Ft Walton Beach on Okaloosa Island. Three-hundred feet of picturesque, gulf-front views of the beach and the clear, blue waters of the Emerald Coast are the finest in the area. Just four miles from the popular vacation spot, Destin, Florida, yet very close to restaurants, shopping, and all water activities - without the traffic. This unit an end unit and is one of four with the largest floor plans in the building with lots of light, a view of the gulf from each room, and one of few covered parking spaces. The living room has two sliding glass door that open to a wraparound deck. Master bedroom has king-size bed, private bathroom, 37' flat screen TV and a balcony with a gulf view. 2nd BR has Queen bed with a balcony with a gulf view and private bathroom. Each bedroom has a flat screen TV. The unit has washer/dryer, and full kitchen with Kuerig, giving couples or families luxurious, comfortable accommodations. Along with the 2 bedrooms the unit has bunks in the hallway, and a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room that will sleep up to eight in your party.

Shuttle service around Ft Walton Beach/Okaloosa Island and to Destin is provided by the Okaloosa County Transit. The mini-bus runs Monday-Friday from 5:30 AM to 11:00 PM and Saturdays from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Sunday service is available through early September. Stops are made at restaurants, shopping, beach locations and the new Emerald Coast Convention Center.

Ft Walton Beach/Okaloosa Island has great restaurants - Old Bay Steamer, The Summerhouse, Pandora's, Fudpuckers, Anglers, Pranzos and more.

The Okaloosa Golf Center has a driving range and 9-Hole Par 3 Golf Course (next to the Emerald Coast Convention Center). Okaloosa Regional Airport(VPS) is convenient to Okaloosa Island with service by Delta, ASA/Delta Connection, Continental, Northwest, and Comair.

Come relax and enjoy the ideal vacation at our unit in the lovely, Pelican Isle, gulf-front condominium on Okaloosa Island where you can spend time in peace and quiet or join in the many on-site and local activities.

We know your vacation time is valuable so how else to enjoy by staying at the best on the beach. You will love the views from the balcony, the white-sand beach, the heated pool and hot tub, outside charcoal grills and the many local attractions - Big Kahunas Water Park, Fort Walton Indian Temple Mound Museum, Florida's Gulfarium. Please note that our rates are competitively priced. We want to share our island paradise with you so book early and often. Your home away from home is waiting for you.

More Details

Kim Rouse
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Kim Rouse

I was born in Massachusetts and grew up only a mile from the Atlantic ocean and just loved the beach. While serving in the U.S. Navy I was stationed in Gulfport, MS and got a taste of the Gulf Coast and promised myself that one day I would be back. This is my dream and want to share it with you.

Kim Rouse purchased this condo in 2012

Why Kim Rouse chose Fort Walton Beach

I spent my birthday weekend at Pelican Isle and fell in love. So I inquired about a condo for sale on the other end of the one I stayed in. Within exactly 2 months of my stay I officially owned my very own condo in Fort Walton Beach with the best view of the gulf.

What makes this condo unique

Vacation Rental Amenities:

Heated pool

Jacuzzi in the Master bath

MBR Gulf View and Balcony

2nd Bedroom Gulf View and Balcony

Extended Balcony off the Family room

Full Size Washer/Dryer

Exercise Room

Gathering room

Gulf View from all Rooms.

High Speed Internet in Unit.

Non-smoking unit.

Flat Screen TV's in Bedrooms and Flat Screen TV DVD/VCR player in FR.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Sunrise from Your Balcony
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Very nice condo

  • 4 of 5

I did a lot of searching for a condo on the beach and my pick was worth the time. It is on the 5th floor corner of the building with a view to die for. If you are looking for a clean, quite and roomy condo this is for you. Thank you Ms Kim for sharing your place with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank Lelia for the very nice review. We do our best to make our condo a place where you and your family are comfortable and will make memories. We look forward to hearing from you on your next trip to Fort Walton Beach, FL.
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  • 5 of 5

This condo was amazing, perfect location, parking was a plus! My family (husband and 11 yr old boy) and I stayed here on our vacation and we couldn't have asked for a better place. It was beautiful, clean, and welcoming. The condo had all the amenities you could ask for. The views were amazing, it was our first time on the Gulf; the water was so calm and the sand cool and white, perfect for kids. We visited the Okaloosa Pier and got to see dolphins, sea turtles and tons of fish. The fireworks on the beach were a wonderful memory. Kim was a pleasure to work with and made sure we had everything we needed! We hated to leave, but made memories for a lifetime! I would come back in a heartbeat and highly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. Love knowing that our condo help make lifetime memories for you and your family.
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Spacious condo with great views!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third year staying at Pelican Isle, but our first time in this unit. We loved the end unit because you have a much larger balcony than middle units. This condo is huge and fully equipped with everything we needed. Kim was great to work with and very quick in her responses to any questions we had. If you're looking for a spacious condo with awesome views and easy access to the beach, this is it! This is by far our favorite unit at Pelican Isle and we can't wait to return next year.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Walton Beach at it's best

  • 5 of 5

This condo is HUGE! If you need space and/or privacy, this is the best deal on the beach. Not only can you see the beach from either balcony, there is plenty of room out there to move around and have a nice meal with the gulf breeze. Dolphins swimming by were just another plus. Steps from the beach, this condo has everything you need. If you didn't want to leave, you wouldn't have to! Yet all the Destin attractions are only 10-15 min. away. This is a great deal! Would go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Murfreesboro, TN

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this condo!

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time this month staying in this condo! Kim is absolutely wonderful to work with and I can't wait to stay again. Great location, great size, great amenities, great view of the ocean from the balcony and just a GREAT condo! No complaints whatsoever!! Pelican Isle has always been a favorite condo of mine in Ft. Walton but this particular condo is my fave unit hands down!!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love renters who appreciate our home away from home. We take pride in knowing that those who stay in our condo are comfortable and satisfied during their vacation. If you are not pleased we will do what we can to ensure your holiday is the very best. Thank you to all of you!
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St. Franacis, MN

Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

We are two snowbirds who have just spent Two months in this lovely condo. It was super clean, the kitchen was fully stocked with everything you could ever need, the beds were very comfy and Kim was awesome to work with. We loved the garage parking, the heated pool and hot tub, the beach chairs and umbrella (starting March 1st). We would definitely rent this unit again.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. It makes me so happy to hear that you two had a great stay in our condo while in Fort Walton Beach. Reading this review just makes me want to keep improving the condo so that guests like you will continue to come back. Hope to hear from you soon.
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Car: recommended

One of Okaloosa Island best values . Luxury condo at the Pelican Isle Resort (built in 2002). Platinum graded condo, pristine beaches, low density Okaloosa Island, 10 minutes west of Destin and its restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. Come enjoy the beautiful beaches. Check our rates.

* spectacular sunrise and sunset

* gulf front heated pool, spa, and picnic area

* free use of gulf front fitness center

* free high speed cable internet access

* free use of 2 beach chairs and umbrella


Rates & Availability

Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Aug 28 2016 - Jan 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - May 27 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
May 28 2017 - Jun 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
High Summer
Jun 11 2017 - Jul 29 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Jul 30 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2017 - Jan 27 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Deposit $300
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 11.0%


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Okaloosa Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1356 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Additional bunks in hallway and queen sofa sleeper in living room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Average Monthly Temperature’s January Average High: 61° F Average Low: 37° F February Average High Temperature: 65° F Average Low Temperature: 40° F March Average High Temperature: 71° F Average Low Temperature: 46° F April Average High Temperature: 78° F Average Low Temperature: 51° F May Average High Temperature: 84° F Average Low Temperature: 60° F June Average High Temperature: 90° F Average Low Temperature: 68° F July Average High Temperature: 91° F Average Low Temperature: 71° F August Average High Temperature: 91° F Average Low Temperature: 71° F September Average High Temperature: 88° F Average Low Temperature: 66° F October Average High Temperature: 80° F Average Low Temperature: 54° F November Average High Temperature: 72° F Average Low Temperature: 46° F December Average High Temperature: 64° F Average Low Temperature: 39° F

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