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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shalimar?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 6,275 vacation rentals near Shalimar. From 899 Houses to 5,152 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Shalimar for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling 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: 1,313 vacation rentals
  • Holiday Isle: 1,945 vacation rentals
  • Dune Allen Beach: 1,357 vacation rentals
  • Baytowne Wharf: 421 vacation rentals
  • Frangista Beach: 2,967 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Shalimar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals 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:

  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club: 11,507 vacation rentals
  • Windswept Dunes Golf Course: 11,209 vacation rentals
  • Northgate Shopping Center: 11,490 vacation rentals
  • Fort Walton Beach Park: 11,638 vacation rentals
  • Okaloosa Island Pier: 11,768 vacation 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 899 Houses in Shalimar. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shalimar include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5,152 rentals available
  • Villas: 22 rentals available
  • Cabins: 23 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 5,586 vacation rentals with pool available in Shalimar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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