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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:
June 23, 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 Florida Panhandle

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.


Fort Walton Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Sugar White Beaches right outside your door!
average rating of 4.787879 based on 33 reviews

Exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

Property was clean and easily accessible to parking lot, pool, and beach. Owner was great to deal with. Would definitely rent again!

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely & Clean

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time here! The condo is beautiful, location is great and we loved how close it is to the beach. We definitely did not miss having to lug our stuff up and down an elevator! No complaints

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location, cozy condo, could live in a place like that

  • 5 of 5

The condo is perfect for a small family. The rooms and living area are very nice and there are great amenities. I really enjoyed the proximity to the pool and beach. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I loved the property and it was so convenient for my grand kids to go back and forth to the beach.

  • 4 of 5

The condo was well decorated and had everything we needed available. It was clean and had comfortable beds.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location! Lots to do or just relax on beach.

  • 5 of 5

The condo is conveniently located on the bottom floor so that you can park right out front or use the covered parking if there are spots available. Okaloosa Island itself is pretty laid back with not much going on so it is pretty relaxing. There is a Tom Thumb mini-mart within walking distance and it has pretty much anything you might need. We went to the Publix grocery store (5 min. drive) when we first got there and got things for a few dinners and breakfast. Kitchen is pretty well stocked with any dishes you might need to fix basic meals. It was also nice having a washer and dryer available. The king bedroom was a little cramped as well as the bathroom but sufficient for a weeks stay. Our girls stayed in the 2 full-size bedroom and it was larger with a larger bathroom and they had plenty of room. The pool is just right outside the condo ( a few steps) and the walkway to the beach is just past that. Very nice beach with soft, white sand. We went into Destin and Fort Walton if we wanted to eat out. In Destin, we ate at Mary's Kitchen and the food was very good. We also rented a pontoon boat and went to Crab Island. The girls had a good time using a stand-up paddle board which was included with the pontoon. There is a nice shopping area (Destin Commons). We also went to Fudpuckers and looked at the alligators. One day we drove to Pensacola and watched the Blue Angels practice. It is free but check the website to see their schedule. We also went into the National Aviation Museum which was also free. In the evenings, we enjoyed playing tennis. There was a court at the condo and there were 4 rackets and balls located in the condo for us to use. Overall, a very nice relaxing vacation. We flew into the Destin/Fort Walton Airport with is only 20 min. from the condo and we rented a car. It is a nice, small airport that was easy to get around.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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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

Fort Walton Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 28 2017 - Aug 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break
Mar 10 2018 - Mar 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2018 - May 25 2018
3 night minimum stay
May 26 2018 - Aug 4 2018
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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