Ground Floor Condo at Beautiful El Matador, Okaloosa Island

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to El Matador Resort, on beautiful Okaloosa Island. The powdery, sugar-white sands found here are unique to this exclusive area, and if you are fortunate enough to vacation here, you'll experience a beach vacation like nowhere else in the US. The island atmosphere of Okaloosa eliminates the crowded found in nearby Destin, while putting you within minutes of Destin Harbor and all of the attractions of the Emerald Coast.

El Matador Resort, unit 217 is tastefully decorated and offers a wonderful vacation experience on a budget. This unit, located in building 2, is close to the ocean and pool.

The living and dining area, which adjoin the private patio, have an open floor space, offering room for your family to relax. This unit is on the ground floor with a wide expanse of grass outside of the door.

Tile floors & Carpet, well equipped kitchen.

We provide bed linens, blankets, bath towels, etc. Please bring your own beach towels. There are communal Washers and Dryers near the elevator lobby on each floor.

El Matador Resort is a gated resort, with a 24 hour security check point. Spaceous lawns and walking paths provide a peaceful getaway within the resort. 2 large pools offer fun for everyone. A large exercise gym and his/her spas are also free to everyone staying in the resort. There are basketball and tennis courts available to everyone, and a large reception hall may be reserved in advance for parties or meetings.

About the area: Okaloosa Island is part of a 30 mile stretch of continuous natural sand barrier. The ocean here is typically as clear as any water can be, with an emerald green color unique to this small area. The sands are pure white and powdery, like sugar, and the beaches are kept emaculately clean and safe by wonderful Okaloosa County authorities. There is plenty of fun right here on the island, from putt putt golf, to outdoor grills to fine dining and night life. We have a fishing pier just a mile away, which is also the home of the original Gulfarium Dolphin Exhibit. Take the kids to the Gulfarium to see dolphins perform, as well as their friends the walrus, sea lions, and penguins. They'll love it.

Okaloosa Island is located within Fort Walton Beach and near world famous Destin. Destin, a beautiful 10 minute drive to the East, where she will meet you with a picturesque view of the Destin Harbor at Harbor Walk Village. Destin is home to the largest private Gulf Fishing Fleet and busiest charter deep sea fishing fleet in the Southeast. If you are interested in good seafood, then just pick one of Destin's many dockside grills for a taste of the day's fresh catch.

The more adventurous may enjoy a jet ski dolphin tour, or a parasailing adventure. You may also find bungee jumping, go karting, golf, putt putt golf, water theme parks, outlet shopping and much more. Bring your family to our beautiful coastline, and take home memories of a lifetime.

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1035 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 Years Old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Tv and Fan in master bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • King bed in master bedroom, twins in guest room and queen-size sofa bed in living room Two reclining chairs in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2 (0.25): toilet, shower

    Has a sink...moreless

  • Both are new bathrooms, just added in 2014.


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pier Fishing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located on 2nd floor by elevator....moreless

  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Located on 2nd floor by elevator....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Crock pot, electric fry pan,toaster oven, coffee maker, microwave, dishes, glasses, pans....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Opening on a beautiful grassy area. Great for little children....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    $10 deposit with the Security office....moreless

  • Sauna


Write a review 4.8
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Fall
Aug 5 - Oct 29, 2016
3 night min stay
Late Fall
Oct 30 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$725 $1,300
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $95 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/11/2016
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  • White sand beach

    White sand beach

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VRBO #483205

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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Ground floor condo at beautiful El Matador, Okaloosa Island

Fort Walton Beach #483205

2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 8

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