Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

Steps from the beach ! Taxes and cleaning fees included!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

First Floor -Steps From The Beach!!! Beach service for 2 included!

Located on beautiful Okaloosa Island, this cozy condo awaits you! You will be beachfront with your own private patio just steps away from powdery white sand and fresh Island breezes!

This is the perfect getaway place for a small family or couple wanting some romantic time alone. Our small community of 27 condos helps to ensure that the white sandy beaches are not crowded. This property features everything you will need after a wonderful day of adventure or relaxation.

Fort Walton Beach offers a variety of activities for all ages. The city of Destin is just a short drive away. Visit a water park, check out a dolphin adventure or rent jet skis! Whatever is on your list, you’ll find it here. And, of course there are plenty of nearby shopping, dining, and nightlife options, or you could be just like us and enjoy the beautiful beach all day long! Our area has everything you could need for your Florida vacation!

Direct access to private pool for guests only, just steps out your door. Private building with only 27 units. Assigned parking. Beach service with umbrella and 2 chairs included in season (March through October). Enjoy the beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear water.

Unit is located on the ground floor. No carrying luggage up flights of stairs or climbing them every time you go to the beach! Just open the living room door and your right there!

This is a 100% non smoking property - smoking is not allowed inside or anywhere near the doors or patio.

The primary must be 25 or older, present proof of age via text message or email if requested and must stay in the property during the rental period.

More Details

David and Olga Thurman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 6, 2018

About David and Olga Thurman

From our first stay at Island Sands we knew it was a special place and after years of vacationing amongst large crowds in big resorts with crowded beachs we knew we had found a new home away from home!

Why David and Olga Thurman chose Fort Walton Beach

Our unit is located on the ground floor. No carrying luggage up flights of stairs or climbing them every time you go to the beach! Just open the living room door and you're right there!

What makes this condo unique

Our small community of 27 condos helps to ensure that the white sandy beaches are not crowded.


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • towels provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Also has a sofa/sleeper in living area, all linens provided
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
*Pets are not allowed


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

92% Complete
7% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Steps from the beach ! Taxes and cleaning fees included!
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews

I never wanted to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was exactly as promised -- well, actually better than promised. It was comfortable, bright, convenient, quiet, and clean, with all the conveniences of home. With a few steps to the walkway to the beach, it allowed stunning views of sunrises and sunsets. The neighbors were friendly and considerate. The small number of units in the building was a bonus. It seemed like home, with a chance to socialize if so inclined, but allowing for privacy if not so inclined.

The island itself is very convenient to other attractions in the town, but off the beaten path enough to remain quiet and restful, without traffic. It's a great venue for walking or riding your bike.

The owners were so accommodating. Even when I found myself unable to operate the cable television, the owner was on the phone with me and the cable company to make sure I was able to access the programs I was looking for.

Without hesitation, I would encourage anyone to enjoy the space in this cheerful unit, but only if it won't interfere with my opportunity to take up residence there again!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Joanne! Thank you for such a nice review. We are so happy that you were able to enjoy all the amenities that the area has to offer and were able enjoy the great weather during your stay. Our doors are always open! Sincerely, David and Olga
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Mason, WI

Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

The condo was everything we hoped for. It was clean and well stocked. The beach was very nice. Beautiful water and sand. Would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Matt, Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed staying in our condo and chose Island Sands for your vacation spot. We enjoy the beach, soft sand and beautiful water as well! The doors are always open! Thanks again for your review! Sincerely David and Olga
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Our second stay

  • 5 of 5

The condo is in a three story building that has an old Florida appeal with well kept grounds , a parking lot with dedicated parking for each unit, and a large pool that is kept pristine. Unit 104 is on the ground level which we like. Check the pictures of this condo, it is clean, comfortable and the kitchen has everything you need . The owners are great to deal with. We have high expectations and everything about our stay has met them.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Le. We are so happy you both chose to spend your vacation at Island Sands again! Every time we leave we start counting the days until our return. Your description of the complex is really appreciated and it's really why we fell in love with Island Sands , small and comfy. Your both always welcome and we hope to have you return again. Sincerely, David and Olga
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Loved this condo and it's proximity to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and loved everything about the condo. Well stocked with towels, cooler and beach chairs. The decor was really cute and the kitchen was well stocked with supplies. Loved having the washer and dryer as well!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Lisa, It's so nice to hear you had a good time and was able to relax and enjoy the beach! Thank you for the kind words and for taking the time to share your experience with us. Our doors are always open! Sincerely, David and Olga
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our 20th Wedding Anniversary in this amazing condo. This was the first vacation me and my husband has ever taken alone. We were lucky to have 12 days here and enjoyed every single minute, not ever wanting it to end. We spent the first five days alone , then our son and girlfriend came down to spend the remaining seven days with us and enjoyed some wonderful family time . My husband and son went deep sea fishing for the first time and had a blast ! We definitely agree that this is the best stocked condo we have ever stayed in and was exceptionally clean . We can't wait to come back and will without a doubt stay here again ! Thanks so much David and Olga ! Sincerely, Lori and Jamie Turner

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Lori, Sorry for the late response , we have just spent the last 2 weeks at Island Sands and just returned home this evening. Thank you for choosing to spend your special anniversary vacation in our condo and we are so pleased your and your family enjoyed the beach as much as we do. We appreciate your nice review and if we can ever be of any help to you in the future please let us know and we hope to have you see you again soon! Sincerely, David and Olga
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Perfectly furnished condo with all the amenities on a quiet, beautiful beach!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here last week and absolutely had THE best time! The condo was very clean, tastefully decorated, and fully loaded with anything we needed. The additional 1/2 bath off the master was very convenient, and the king size bed was very comfortable! The beach was uncrowded and beautiful, and we all enjoyed boogie boarding, jumping in the waves, building sand castles, night hunting for crabs, etc. The pool was an added bonus, as it was nice to take a quick refreshing dip after a day in the salty ocean. The location was perfect for being close to Destin, but not in the middle of all the traffic! So many great restaurants around--we recommend Dewey Destin's! The owners were very helpful and quick to respond with any questions we had. Overall, this was an amazing beach trip and we would be thrilled if given the opportunity to stay here again! Thank you, David & Olga!!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Crislyn, We are so pleased to hear that your family enjoyed your stay on the Island and we really appreciate the nice comments about us and the condo. Our goal is to have our guests feel like they are visiting their own home while on vacation. Have a fantastic summer and we look forward to your return. Sincerely, David and Olga
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0


In addition to the above nearby activities there is also Water/Amusement Park, Gulfarium and several Restaurants/ Night Clubs


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Nothing hidden - all taxes and cleaning are included. The $59.00 property protection fee replaces a deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.