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Sugar White Beaches right outside your door!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom/ 2 Full Baths/ Full kitchen right on the beach

2 Bedrooms/ 2 Baths. One bedroom has King size bed, second bedroom has 2 double beds and living area has queen size sleeper sofa. Sleeps 8. Also features a full kitchen with pots/pans/dishes. Everything you need to stay at home and plenty of places to go out to eat, or fish or play putt putt or go to a water park. Lighted tennis court! Really no reason to leave the place. It's beautiful. Pool is about 3 feet from the patio. Beach is about 3 feet from the pool. Great view of the white sandy beaches from inside the den and on the patio. Washer and dryer are inside the condo. Living area has large tv as do both bedrooms. Condo has cable tv and wireless internet.

More Details

Karen Glaus
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

About Karen Glaus

My name is Beth. I'm a tennis pro from Franklin, Tn., where I have lived my whole life. I traveled to the Destin/Ft. Walton area many times while I was growing up and fell in love with it. About 2 years ago, I bought a condo in Ft. Walton at El Matador. I have really enjoyed making it a place that I love and enjoy and have been fortunate that others have enjoyed it as well. I recently went there on vacation and found this one that I have also worked on and love it.

Karen Glaus purchased this condo in 2013

Why Karen Glaus chose Fort Walton Beach

The El Matador condo I bought a few years ago is just so great, I didn't think it could get any better. I have so many friends and family and others that are enjoying it, I kept looking for another place that would be just as great or better and I found it with this condo. It literally has the pool and beach within steps of my patio. The beach is so beautiful and not too crowded and just the perfect place to relax and have fun.

What makes this condo unique

The biggest benefit for this condo is that it is on the ground floor and just a few steps to the pool and beach. I love being so close to the beach where it isn't a chore to run inside for a minute. No more hassle of packing everything to enjoy the pool or the beach. No elevators. The parking is right beside the door. I love Destin. It's just so full of life and fun, but a bit crowded for me. This gives me the benefit of not being so crowded but it's still only 5 miles away from Destin when I choose to go there. To me, this is VACATION at it's finest.


Okaloosa Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double shower heads in master bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • 1 King bedroom, 1 bedroom with 2 double beds, 1 queen sleeper sofa in living area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Sugar White Beaches right outside your door!
average rating of 4.785714 based on 28 reviews

Great Condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very nice & perfect for our family. The first floor access to the pool & beach was great, especially with kids!! The condo had everything we needed. Karen was great too!! Very helpful & had lots of suggestions for us!!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Condo in an even better location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Karen's place on Fort Walton Beach! The condo is very cute, well equipped, and - the best part - directly on the beach. We visited on a girl's trip, and it was so nice to be able to walk directly out of the condo and onto the beach. Karen was extremely helpful throughout the entire process with booking, answering questions, and giving recommendations. We will definitely be back! Thank you for an unforgettable trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our three days in this condo. Everything was just as described, ground floor, pool just outside the patio and the beach just past the pool. The condo was clean and inviting. We will definitely rent this condo the next time we go to Florida. We had a wonderful time! Thanks Karen Glaus for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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good time

  • 4 of 5

The location and setup of the condo. was great. It was next to pool and made access real easy. The condo. was clean, but needed some updates, especially the closed doors. The property and pool area were maintained nicely. Perfect for 4 people, small for many more , unless small kids. Plenty of parking, and the office is right there with friendly staff.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not a bad place to stay

  • 3 of 5

The a.c. was iffy the double bed room was warmer than we like. The rest of the condo was cool. The bed were really comfy. The pool is super close to the patio. The walk to the beach is about what u expect from any beachside rental. Overall for the price was a good stay. If the bedroom was cooler i would give a 4 star review.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location, wonderful condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Island Echos. We couldn't have asked for unit closer to the beach and pool, so convenient. The unit was clean and very well stocked when we checked in. The beds were comfortable, which is not always the case in a rental unit, and the shower in the master bath was huge! It was perfect for cleaning sand off little ones and rinsing bathing suits! I received the sweetest email before our trip telling me nice places to eat and fun things to do from the owner, I really appreciated that. I will definitely stay here again and recommend to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Car: not necessary

Located less than 2 miles from the Gulfarium. It's a family place where you can see Dolphin shows and even swim with the dolphins. It's also about 5 miles from The Big Kahuna Water Park in Destin Fl.


Rates & Availability

Okaloosa Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 26 2017 - May 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 28 2017 - Aug 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

**Minimum of 7 nights stay during June and July**
All other times is a minimum of 4 nights.

No smoking
No pets
Must be 25 to rent

*All rates subject to change before confirmation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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