Destination guide

The relaxing city of Shalimar awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Shalimar. This city's restaurants, golfing and boating attract many visitors, as does its relaxing and welcoming location. Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Eglin Air Force Base are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Shalimar

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Shalimar a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Wild Willy's Adventure Zone (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Shalimar

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shalimar

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shalimar is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Walton Beach Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • John Beasley Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Liza Jackson Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Henderson Beach State Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Shalimar

The nearest airport is in Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Shalimar?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,288 holiday lettings around Shalimar. From 903 Houses to 5,156 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Shalimar?

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 Shalimar:

  • Crystal Beach: 1,311 holiday homes
  • Holiday Isle: 1,949 holiday homes
  • Avalon Beach Estates: 4,276 holiday homes
  • St. Tropez: 1,270 holiday homes
  • Dune Allen Beach: 1,387 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 Shalimar?

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

  • Windswept Dunes Golf Course: 11,357 holiday lettings
  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club: 11,544 holiday lettings
  • The Golf Garden of Destin: 14,954 holiday lettings
  • Golf Course At Seascape Resort: 15,356 holiday lettings
  • Silver Sands Premium Outlets: 15,671 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Shalimar 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 Houses in Shalimar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 903 Houses in Shalimar. Our other popular types of Shalimar holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 5,156 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 26 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Shalimar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5,600 holiday homes with pool available in Shalimar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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