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Okaloosa Paradise at Blue Dolphin With Beach Service

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 2 Baths (Sleeps 6-8)

Direct Gulf-Front. IMPORTANT NOTE: At present there are metal supports on the balcony and construction work is scheduled to begin in the fall. The last two photos show the balcony as is now. PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR RATES ARE DISCOUNTED DUE TO THE BALCONY SUPPORTS.

Blue Dolphin is the ultimate Ft Walton Beach/Destin get-away. There are only ten units in the complex which results in an uncrowded elevator, pool, and beach. Blue Dolphin was completed in July 2002 and this unit was remodeled in November of 2015 with new wood-look tile flooring and new ceiling treatments. A Blue -Tube U/V Germicidal light system was installed in the A/C unit to improve air quality and reduce allergens. Our third floor, Gulf-front unit offers breathtaking views from all angles.

The unit is not just a 15' box with a balcony, like many units. It is a 'Platinum' rated beach front condo with a wall of windows and a glass-hinged door instead of an unattractive sliding glass door.This well-appointed condo features ten-foot ceilings, granite countertops, wood-look tile throughout, a private Gulf-front pool, and covered parking. Our condo feels more like a home than a beach condo. The beds have 4' memory foam toppers. The living room has a plush sofa and love seat plus a rocker/recliner. The unit is over 1250 square feet with a 25-foot private Gulf-front balcony.

The unit is fully furnished and professionally decorated with washer and dryer as well as a fully-stocked kitchen. Wi-Fi password protected access in unit.

More Details

Property Manager
Johnny or Leslie Johnson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Johnny or Leslie Johnson

Hi There! We're Johnny and Leslie and are excited to offer our condo for rent. We have wanted a condo on the beach for years, and are thrilled to own this Blue Dolphin condo. We hope you are able to visit and return for years to come. It's a great place to vacation! Come check it out!

Johnny or Leslie Johnson purchased this condo in 2011

Why Johnny or Leslie Johnson chose Fort Walton Beach

We love Ft. Walton because it is only 3.5 hour drive from home and you are at the most beautiful beach in the world. The sand is white as snow and the water is emerald green. One of our favorite places is on Crab Island with the tide rolling in as boaters and jet skiers congregate in the warm sun. On the weekends in summer there are food venders, music, and activities.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Your condo was really nice - very roomy, the beds were so comfy (and the pillows were so great my mom didn't even use hers from home that she ALWAYS travels with!!!) and we loved the small building with a few condos in it much better than the bigger ones. Not so many people around and more than enough room on the beach for us to grab an end set of chairs/umbrella and spread out so my kids aren't disturbing our neighbors on the sand!!

Thank you so much for the fast communications and making the rental process go so smoothly. We definitely will keep you guys in mind for our annual BEACH trips!
Oct 2014
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Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bunk Area - 2 twin/ single
  • Master and second bedroom have 4' memory foam toppers
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is covered parking beneath the building. This is a middle unit that is only steps from the elevator. Seasonal beach service includes two chairs and an umbrella daily.


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Okaloosa Paradise at Blue Dolphin With Beach Service
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 44 reviews

Family reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our condo at the Blue Dolphin was our home away from home for a week! We met other family members, who also stayed at condos at Blue Dolphin, for a mini-family reunion during the last week of June. Our condo had all the amenities of home and far exceeded our expectations of size, layout, furnishings, and so much more. The location of Blue Dolphin is perfect for restaurants and other fun stops while on vacation. Leslie and John were easy to work with during the reservation process and booking, in preparation for our trip, and in follow-up after our return home. We'll definitely look at re-booking here or another one of Leslie and John's properties if we vacation at Fort Walton Beach in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you come back for many reunions to come! Thanks so much for being our guests
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Nice Property

  • 5 of 5

Location and furnishings really nice. Enjoyed my stay

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Property was clean and well maintained. Nicely decorated and appointed.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay! Lovely Condo, nice pool, short walk to the beach. Beach chair and umbrella service is very convenient! Located close to restaraunts and shopping.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for choosing our condo for your trip to the beach.
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September 2016 Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time at the Blue Dolphin and we wished we could have stayed longer. Johnny and Leslie have done a great job furnishing the condo with everything you will need for your vacation. The beach service was a great addition.

We have stayed on Okaloosa Island for over 20 years at different condos and we highly recommend staying at the Blue Dolphin. The number of units relative to the pool size (a big deal if you have kids) is perfect.

Thanks again for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Trip 2016

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Blue Dolphin 302 in Ft. Walton, was amazing everything was exactly like promised. The condo was beautifully decorated and everything you would need for your stay. The beach was one of the best I have ever seen. And the owners were so helpful and answering all questions that we had. Would highly recommend it to anyone. Thank You. Leslie and John for sharing your condo.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for choosing our condo for your stay. We are so glad that you had a wonderful time!
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Fabulous Vacation Stay at the Blue Dolphin!!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at the Blue Dolphin for a wedding. The home is beautifully decorated with high-end furnishings and a delightful decor. Plenty of furniture, that was also comfortable and practical. Lots of room to move around and stocked with everything we needed. Large master bedroom with the most comfortable bed I think I have ever slept in! Wonderful view of the ocean, covered parking, and the pool is kept absolutely crystal clear. Everything was clean, clean, clean! Floors are awesome and I loved the paneled ceilings as well, just gorgeous attention to detail!!

We travel to Florida twice a year and have stayed at many places, this home is definitely at the top of our list of places we have stayed. I highly recommend this home and will visit again!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so happy that you chose our condo for your stay and hope that you are able to return!
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Ft Walton Beach airport (VPS)
Nearest Barpub
0.75 Miles
Helen Back
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 98
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Helen Back Cafe, The Steamery, Waffle House
Nearest Beach
You are on the beach!
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Parasailing, Jet skiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Windsurfing, Shelling, Mini Golf, Dolphin Tours


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

From 150/nt and 950/wk
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice. This is a no pets and no smoking rental with no exceptions. Must be 25 to rent.

4 day or longer rentals will be considered for all dates except for Summer.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.