Find the best place to stay — Ft Walton Beach

Where to stay around Ft Walton Beach?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,851 holiday lettings near Ft Walton Beach. From 6,799 condos to 1,443 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ft Walton Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ft Walton Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ft Walton Beach:

  • Villa Lago: 349 holiday homes
  • Magnolia Village: 754 holiday homes
  • Crystal Beach: 1,162 holiday homes
  • Villages of Crystal Beach: 873 holiday homes
  • Sandestin: 2,006 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ft Walton Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ft Walton Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum: 10,854 holiday lettings
  • Emerald Coast Science Center: 10,849 holiday lettings
  • Liza Jackson Park: 10,776 holiday lettings
  • Indian Temple Mound Museum: 10,853 holiday lettings
  • Destin Vacation Boat Rentals: 11,377 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ft Walton Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Ft Walton Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 6,799 condos in Ft Walton Beach. Our other popular types of Ft Walton Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 1,443 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 73 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 59 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ft Walton Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6,700 holiday homes with pool available in Ft Walton Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday villa in Fort Walton Beach, USA your home away from home

    Fort Walton Beach is a resort found on Florida’s Emerald Coast in the northwest of the state. It’s a popular destination for its sublime beach with immaculate white sands, and clear waters. At Fort Walton Beach vacation accommodation you’ll find yourself in an extensive tourist region that covers much of the coast of Florida’s Panhandle.

    Things to do in Fort Walton Beach, USA

    The main attraction near Fort Walton Beach vacation rentals is undoubtedly the fantastic beach lined with palm trees and boasting a broad stretch of gleaming white sand. It’s ideal for families with its shallow, emerald waters. Elsewhere you’ll find the Gulfarium, a sea life attraction aimed at all ages, featuring an array of shows and demonstrations, with dolphins, sea lions, otters, stingrays and penguins.

    Close to your holiday villa in Fort Walton Beach you’ll have all the facilities and amenities you could require for a self-catering holiday. There’s a fine selection of restaurants, and a tourism infrastructure in the area that includes golf courses, crazy golf and water parks.

    Within a short drive of Fort Walton Beach self-catering accommodation there’s plenty on offer for golfers, with Gator Lakes, Regatta Bay and Fort Walton Beach Golf Course. The latter features the attractive par 72, 18-hole “Pines” course. Meanwhile a short drive away, in Destin, is the Big Kahuna water park. This attraction offers more than 40 different water rides and pools, thrills rides and a variety of amusements to keep everyone entertained.

    If you’d like to discover the Native American heritage in the area around Fort Walton Beach holiday villas then it would be worth visiting the Heritage Park and Cultural Center, which boasts 6,000 different exhibits covering the 10,000 year history of four different local tribes.

    Places to visit on holiday in Fort Walton Beach, USA

    The city of Pensacola is about 40 miles to the west of Fort Walton Beach vacation accommodation, home to lovely beaches in the coastal communities to the south, and a host of attractions. It’s a destination with plenty of history, and at the Pensacola Historic Village there are museums and preserved early-19th Century buildings.

    Weather in Fort Walton Beach, USA

    Fort Walton Beach vacation rentals is set in a state with one of the USA’s most pleasant climates. The period from April to early-November brings plenty of warm weather, ideal for beach visits. The rest of the year is either moderately warm or mild.

    Cheap flights to Fort Walton Beach, USA

    The most convenient way to reach self-catering holiday villas in Fort Walton Beach would be to fly in to Atlanta (ATL) or Orlando (MCO) via British Airways or Virgin Atlantic from London-Heathrow (LHR) or Manchester (MAN), and catch a connecting flight to Pensacola Regional Airport (PNS).

    Sightseeing in and around Fort Walton Beach

    Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like dolphin viewing and fishing. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Fort Walton Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
    • Wild Willy's Adventure Zone (1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Oak Tree Nature Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club (4 mi / 6.4 km)
    • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)

    Seasonal weather in Fort Walton Beach

    If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Fort Walton Beach

    Travellers love Fort Walton Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Fort Walton Beach is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • John Beasley Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Fort Walton Beach Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Liza Jackson Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Oak Tree Nature Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Henderson Beach State Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
    • James Lee Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)