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Gulf Front One Bedroom - Sleeps Four and Right on the Beach

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

Looking for Paradise? Here it is at the El Matador! Has to be the most sought of family vacation resort on the Emerald Coast. A secluded condominium nestled between the beautiful white sand dunes and the sparkling Emerald Waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

El Matador is truly a beach resort. Just two miles down Santa Rosa Blvd at the end of the Island you will find us – secluded but still just a few minutes to all the amenities that Destin and Fort Walton Beach have to offer. Just six miles down Hwy. 98 you can enjoy Destin – “ The Worlds Luckiest Fishing Village” – charter a private trip or take the kids out on a group boat and catch dinner. While in Destin enjoy fine restaurants, shopping, and golfing on some of the best golf courses in the Panhandle of Florida. Hard to believe that you might need a day off from the beach but if you do take the family to Big Kahunas Water Park in the center of old Destin. Much more than just a water park… it’s a day of fun!

Back at the El Matador enjoy the large grass areas between our buildings just right for family fun and games. With two pools, his and her whirlpool, and saunas just right for your tired muscles after a game of tennis on one of our courts, or in our fitness center. We are located at the end of Okaloosa Island a small barrier Island between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. This gated community with thirteen miles of undeveloped beaches to the west is sure to have you longing to return.

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Calendar last updated:
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Fort Walton Beach in Okaloosa County

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 King bed, 1 Sofa Bed bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • live theatre
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

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Gulf Front One Bedroom - Sleeps Four and Right on the Beach
average rating of 4.269231 based on 26 reviews
Estill Springs, TN
5

El Matador Unit 344

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Love El Matador !!! Very laid back pleasant vacation spot !

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Alicia J Hollis Realtor
Owner's Response: So happy you enjoyed EL MATADOR unit 344 and the property, such a great location and all the amenities for you to enjoy. We hope to see you again next year for your vacation.
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Paducah, KY
4

Oklaloosa Island Retreat

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Gorgeous view from condo balcony overlooking the emerald waters of the Gulf as well as the pool. Grounds are very well maintained especially for an older complex. Security staff were friendly. Kitchen was well equipped with everything you need for an extended stay. Plenty of stg, appreciate the empty cabinets. Condo is nice and spacious especially for a one bedroom. Soda was comfortable but mattress was too soft for our taste. Condo is in desperate need of updating...blue carpet is downright nasty. Would stay here again but only if condo was updated. Washer and dryer were conveniet. We enjoyed our visit. Check out Cool Fish seafood in Niceville.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Alicia J Hollis Realtor
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Sikeston, MO
5

Great Valentine get away

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a wonderful stay at this condo the view is awesome and beautiful As a suggestion maybe the owners would consider tall patio chairs in the future for a better view

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Alicia J Hollis Realtor
Owner's Response: thanks so much for your wonderful review and we will talk to the owner about getting some tall patio chairs. I hope you enjoyed the wonderful views of that balcony, and the great sunsets also of course, our friendly dolphins. We will be happy to have you back again.
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Bellaire, MI
4

Old style

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was somewhat dirty.

I was very happy with the location.

I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Needs updating..bathroom especially. Carpet and tile flooring in kitchen and bath are well worn. TV is too small in living room. Mattress is starting to sag.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Alicia J Hollis Realtor
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Glasgow, KY
5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Stayed 7 nights and had a great time. The condo's are old but clean and well maintained. A great place to stay for the price.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Alicia J Hollis Realtor
Owner's Response: El Matador is the most popular property on Okaloosa Island, and this unit is on the 4th floor overlooking the gulf with an excellent view of the sunrises and sunsets, and most of all you can see the dolphins from the balcony. The unit, has had some work done to it, and it is a very comfortable place to stay and enjoy.
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Versailles, KY
4

Everything I wanted and very happy I stayed there

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Unit 344 was the one I rented. Very nice view of the beach and gulf horizon. The unit is mostly all original and could use some updating but is kept in very good order and clean. The rental rate was in line with the units age and overall condition. I enjoyed El Matador especially due to its location adjacent to a protected wildlife zone. Very private to that side or could go east to "people watch" on the beach. On site Paddle boarding and Kayaking rentals were used and they were in good order and at a fair price. Ground maintenance was perfect as was the exercise facility - very nice. I'd stay again for sure and plan on doing so.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paul, we appreciate you taking the time to respond to our reviews, and let us know how you felt about this wonderful condo at the el matador. Just to let you know, that it is the most popular property on Okaloosa Island especially that it is the very last one on the island, and very family oriented, so coming back would be a great joy to you and your family. Most of all I am so glad that you enjoyed this unit, and we do take pride in keeping them nice and clean and fix every issue with them. We would love to have you back with us.
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