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PRIVATE IN-LAW APARTMENTEMERALD COAST HAVEN WITH PRIVATE ENTRANCE, COZY AND NICELY DECORATED. CENTRALLY LOCATED BETWEEN DESTIN AND PENSACOLA BEACHES. NAVARRE BEACH AND PIER IS ONLY 4.5 MILES. LOCAL PLACES OF INTEREST Navarre Pier and Beach 6 miles Downtown Market place and Landing 11 miles Okalossa Island Beaches and Boardwalk 12 miles Famous Crab Island 16 miles Destin Commans 23 miles Destin Beach and Harbor Boardwalk 25 miles Pensacola Beach 26 miles
Destin - Miramar Beach Resort Getaway Low PriceLocation, location, location. Our place is most appropriate for couples looking for a convenient spot within walking distance of several restaurants/bars/coffee shops. Our place is not huge, but just right for two people. The location of the unit is on the 9th floor of a resort building with lots of amenities (pool, fitness, spa, etc). We face the back, but still have a nice view of the surrounding area. Take the elevator to the 1st floor and cross a footbridge and you are at the beach!
Elevated Waterfront Views | Dolphins | Private 2BRWe can't wait to host you! This coastal-modern, newly renovated, 2nd-floor apartment includes 2 bedrooms (plus a loft), a full kitchen, living area, washer & dryer &, unbeatable waterfront views. The spacious bedroom includes a sitting area, full bathroom, walk-in closet, dresser, & a super comfortable queen bed. The loft has a queen sleeper sofa, full bathroom, closet space, microwave, and Keurig, plus a loft with a comfy queen. Two queen air mattresses, with auto inflation, are included.
This Emerald Coast beach vacation comes with a large scoop of fine white sand, a splash of the clear green Gulf, and a sprinkling of military installations. There are a couple of Air Force bases right on the beach, and the neon-lit “Miracle Strip” (as the highway through Fort Walton Beach is sometimes called) tends to cater to that population. While this isn’t exactly a tourist town, its strip malls, beachfront homes, and waterfront fish shacks have an unpretentious vibe that suits a low-key traveler. Families will appreciate the parks and museums, and outdoor enthusiasts will adore nearby Okaloosa Island for its dreamy beaches, lively boardwalk, and abundant watersports.
About 55 miles west of Panama City Beach and 55 miles east of Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach is mainly served by the Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS), located less than ten miles outside town. Two other airports, Pensacola International Airport (PNS) and Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP), are also within striking distance, although the latter is 60 miles away. Still, most vacationers arrive from the north by car, cruising down US 123. Alternatively, it’s possible to arrive on the scenic, coastal route, US 98, from the east or the west.
You’ll definitely need wheels to get around town, but rental cars, taxis, and rideshares are all viable options. Shuttle and limo services are also plentiful in Fort Walton Beach.
Summers are popular with visitors, and they are also rainy, humid, and hot, with temperatures sometimes creeping into the 90s Fahrenheit. Spring and fall are still pretty warm, with temperatures hovering between the high 60s and low 80s, and not as rainy as the summer, but with fewer visitors. Meanwhile, winters are fairly short and not too cold, with temperatures ranging from the high 30s to the mid 60s. The best months to visit are April and May, when conditions are perfect and summertime crowds have yet to arrive. Regardless of when you’re traveling, be sure to pack your sunscreen, sunglasses, and sunhat. And don’t forget your raincoat in the summertime.
Just across the Choctawhatchee Bay from Fort Walton Beach, this windswept swath of the Gulf Islands National Seashore features sandy dunes and sea oats, gentle waves, and picnic tables. A boat launch offers opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding in the crystal-clear water.
Ideal for wandering, this popular fishing pier extends a quarter-mile into the Gulf of Mexico, and offers rental gear and illuminated night fishing, with redfish, ladyfish, mackerel, and tarpon regularly getting reeled in. The adjacent boardwalk features oyster bars, casual eateries, and fine dining restaurants along with cafes and shops. There’s also a nearby beach with soft sand ready-made for castling.
Perched in Fort Walton Beach’s historic downtown, this small museum contains more than 1,000 Native American artifacts along with interpretive exhibits on Native American and Florida history. Across the street is a large earthen mound built by the Pensacola culture many thousands of years ago.