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Beautiful Emerald Isle 3 BR Beachfront condo on Okaloosa Island near Destin

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spectacular Views, 3BR, Two Baths, Two Balconies, New Everything!

Our luxurious Emerald Isle Dreams Condo is on breathtaking Okaloosa Island in the beautiful Emerald Isle Club. The Gulf of Mexico and its beautiful turquoise waters is steps away right out front.

This totally remodeled three bedroom, two bath condo is on the fourth floor of a building directly on the Gulf, with two balconies offering great views of the beach and Gulf.

Okaloosa Island is a stunningly beautiful barrier island between Ft. Walton Beach and Destin that is famous for its laid-back atmosphere, pristine beaches, water sports and awesome family attractions.

The Emerald Isle Club recently underwent a near $5 million renovation and our unit #402 is a spacious 1,700-square foot 3BR condo that was totally remodeled and updated, from floors to ceilings. Everything in our unit is new - appliances, beds, furnishings, linens, bath towels, dishes... everything!

The Emerald Isle Club is a great family-friendly building. Spring break and partying groups of singles are not allowed. It's quiet and relaxing and you and your kids will be safe and secure and have a ball here.

Our unit is ideal for two couples with 2-4 young children. We can handle up 8-9 people. The bunks in the children's room are meant for kids. The top bunk has a 100 pound weight limit.

We have two balconies! Both have comfy furniture and awesome side views of the beach and the Gulf.

The main master bedroom has its own private side balcony with views of both the Gulf out front to the right and the inter coastal waterway to the left. It has a new memory foam king size bed and private, luxurious attached bath and deluxe walk-in glass shower.

There is another king size bed in the second master bedroom, which also has a private side balcony with a wonderful view of the gulf. The guest bedroom has direct access to the second bathroom and shower.

The third bedroom also shares access to that second bath with tub and shower and has a twin bed and a twin-over-regular bunk bed. This is a great room for kids or extra guests, though the top bunk is not meant for anyone over 150 pounds.

There's a comfortable living room with sofas and chairs. There is also a separate family room with queen size sleeper sofa, love seat and chair that is great for family games, movies and relaxing. It can be closed off as a fourth bedroom for sleeping privacy if desired.

As noted above. the unit is great for a large family or two couples with small kids. It is ideal for up to eight people but can handle up to 9 if there are small children.

Large and brand new flat screen high definition televisions (five of them) are in all the major rooms, The living room has a 55 inch Smart TV with DVD. All the TVs have cable. We have free internet wi-fi for your devices and Bluetooth radios and speakers.

The kitchen is fully equipped with brand new cooking utensils, silverware, glassware, coffee maker, deluxe Ninja blender and appliances.

We have is a Pack 'n Play for babies and a small highchair.

There are coin-operated washers and dryers in a separate laundry room down the outside hallway for your convenience.

Out front on the beach, our guests have daily beach service with two lounge chairs and an umbrella, set up for you each morning and included with your booking at no additional charge (service provided March 1 through Oct. 31). We also have extra beach chairs in the condo for you to use, as well as boogie boards for riding those waves!

Watch the dolphins as they play in the beautiful emerald-colored waters. Or the sea birds as they skitter up and down the surfline. Feel your tensions and stress slip away. Rental kayaks, paddle boards and beach toys are available right out front, too.

There is a beautiful seasonally heated swimming pool for you and your guests, right in front, just off the beach. Outdoor grills, picnic tables and a spacious deck are great for beachside picnics and socializing.

Inside #402, you’ll love morning coffee on either one of your own private balconies, listening to the waves in the afternoon, watching the stars come out at night. There are comfy chairs and tables on both balconies for lounging or outdoor dining.

There is no smoking inside this unit.

There are so many things to do here and in the immediate surrounding area of the Emerald Coast! Our beaches are considered to be among the very best in the world.

Play beach volleyball on sand so clean it squeaks underfoot. Laugh with the sea lions at the world's oldest, continuously operating live marine show. Land a big one from the 1,261-foot-long fishing pier five minutes away.

If you want to explore, the area abounds in fun things to do and experience.

Destin, with world class shopping and dining, is a 10 minute drive away. There are marinas and attractions right nearby, like the Gulfarium Marine Adventure park just a mile down the beach and Destin's Harborwalk Village, where restaurants, activities and entertainment abound.

The spectacular Gulf Islands National Seashore is a short drive to the west.

Find out for yourself why families return here year after year, generation after generation, to build memories in the sand.

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More Details

Mike Wendland
Member since: 2016
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018

About Mike Wendland

We're Mike and Jennifer Wendland and we do a lot of traveling across North America and discovered the Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida several years ago. We fell in love with the laid back beauty of Okaloosa Island and its awesome beaches and have found ourselves here so often that we decided to get our own place. We bought this condo in 2016 and have totally rebuilt it room by room. When we can't be here because of our travel schedule (we are travel writers), we love to share it with our special guests as a rental.

Mike Wendland purchased this condo in 2016

Why Mike Wendland chose Ft Walton Beach

It is large, roomy and those two balconies give it such great views. We loved remodeling it and chose this unit because it is so close to the beach and those awesome emerald green waters.


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Two bathrooms and showers
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Bunks are for children only.Top bunk has a 100# weight limit
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beautiful Emerald Isle 3 BR Beachfront condo on Okaloosa Island near Destin
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Lovely Condo in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a family of 5 and a family of 4 stay here over Spring Break. It was a perfect fit and a great location on the island. Close to restaurants and shopping. Perfect lay out for 2 families to share. @ master bedrooms was a plus. A kids bunk room and extra living room was great. TV's in every room. Updated beautifully and very nicely decorated. A perfect beach feel. Beautiful views from the balcony and easy access to pool and beach. We have vacationed in Destin for the past 20 years and staying here made us fall in love with Ft Walton!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy your families had a great vacation! Thanks so much for your kind words and we hope you return year after year!
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Wonderful weekend with the family.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The owners are so nice and very helpful. The unit is immaculate. Great place, you’ll love it.

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well decorated and very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This unit is very tastefully decorated, they did an excellent job with the remodel. We were there for Thanksgiving and the pool was heated so you could swim. The beach is absolutely amazing and well kept. We saw lots of dolphins and manta rays. Will definitely come back and rent here again.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, Clean and Spacious.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the condo. There was plenty of space for everyone to spread out and have their own "area" when we were inside (which was not very often...who goes to the beach to stay inside :) but we had to come in some due to weather). Our total party had 4 adults and 5 kids. The bunk room was perfect for the 4 boys and the additional sitting room has a pull out couch that worked great for our daughter. It is listed as a 3 bedroom, but it is more like a 4 which was an added bonus! The condo was very clean and well maintained and the walk to the beach was nothing. Great view from the balcony. Only thing I wish it had was a washer and dryer in the condo (there is one on the floor) and an ice maker. That would make it perfect. But it was great! Thanks for sharing your home away from home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it! We DO have an icemaker. It is in the freezer. It must have ben turned off when you were there.
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Gorgeous, spacious condo

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this spacious newly remodeled condo. Super clean & beautiful, with new furnishings that were obviously chosen with care. Super comfy bedding, modern everything. Many extra thoughtful touches. Would recommend & would stay here again! Be sure & note that it is a side unit-thus a side view of the ocean from the balconies (but a nice view).

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relax and enjoy!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I recently stayed at this beautiful condo. The emerald isle location is perfect for families who do not like the crowded beaches and it is more laid back and relaxing than other properties that we have stayed at.

The condo that we stayed at was recently renovated and easily accommodated the entire family. The property owners were very friendly and helpful. We thoroughly enjoyed our spring break stay and look forward to going back in the near future!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Fort Walton Beach Airport
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Right out front
Car: recommended

We are located on the Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida with beaches consistently rated as among the best in the world. The condo is on Okaloosa Island, known for its powder soft white sand and clear turquoise colored waters. We are just west of Destin, home of world class shopping and dining, known as "the world's luckiest fishing village" where spectacular deep sea fishing is just offshore.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £135.88
Damage Insurance £44.54

Rates are subject to change until deposit is received.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.