Destination guide

The tranquil city of Shalimar awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Shalimar. This city's restaurants, golfing and boating attract many visitors, and its relaxing and welcoming location add to the charm. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Eglin Air Force Base are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Shalimar

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Shalimar a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Wild Willy's Adventure Zone (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Shalimar

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shalimar

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shalimar is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fort Walton Beach Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • John Beasley Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Liza Jackson Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Henderson Beach State Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shalimar

The nearest airport is in Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Shalimar?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 6,265 house rentals around Shalimar. From 896 Houses to 5,136 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Shalimar is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shalimar?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Shalimar:

  • Crystal Beach: 1,320 vacation rentals
  • Holiday Isle: 1,950 vacation rentals
  • Frangista Beach: 2,991 vacation rentals
  • Seaspray: 1,439 vacation rentals
  • Baytowne Wharf: 414 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Shalimar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Shalimar. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Northgate Shopping Center: 11,616 home rentals
  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club: 11,531 home rentals
  • Emerald Coast Convention Center: 11,786 home rentals
  • Emerald Coast Science Center: 11,799 home rentals
  • Okaloosa Island Pier: 11,793 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shalimar listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Shalimar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 896 Houses in Shalimar. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shalimar include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5,136 lodging choices
  • Villas: 23 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 25 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Shalimar?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5,575 vacation homes with pool available in Shalimar.

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