Okaloosa Island, the Perfect Beach Getaway
Trying to find that perfect summer beach vacation spot? Do you love powdery, sugar white sand? Do you love wide open beaches with lots of room for stretching out? How about crystal clear emerald blue-green ocean water that the dolphins call their home? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then we’ve got the beach for you. Okaloosa Island is one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Florida. This panhandle getaway is located in Fort Walton Beach, just east of Destin. Many vacationers already plan their vacations here year after year, but there is still room for you. When you stay in one of the Okaloosa Island Vacation Rentals, you will enjoy the luxury and convenience you deserve. Every guest goes home with memories of their lifetime.
The Emerald Coast of Florida
First and foremost, visitors seek this area because of the beach. Okaloosa Island vacation rentals sit on the most magnificent beach in all of the Gulf Coast. Visitors from Texas to Florida seek Okaloosa Island for its pure white sand and emerald blue waters. Okaloosa Island is part of a larger stretch of coastline known as the Emerald Coast. The Emerald Coast is famous for its emerald blue water specific to the area. These waters can be seen from Panama City to Navarre Florida. Okaloosa Island is within the Destin area, one of the most popular family oriented summer beach destinations.
Okaloosa Island's Natural Habitat
Many visitors are also drawn to the natural beauty of Okaloosa Island itself. Staying in one of the Okaloosa Island Vacation rentals offers guests the ability to stroll right out onto the natural beach and dunes. The sand dunes of Okaloosa Island can tower as high as sixty feet, and take years to develop. These protected dunes make gorgeous backdrops for weddings, family portraits, and nature photography. These dunes and beaches are also home to many endangered giant sea turtles who nest here every spring. Guests can view the nests, but may not interact with the turtles or nests. Many species of birds, small and large, call Okaloosa Island home as well. Blue crabs, hermit crabs, and all sorts of exotic fish dwell all around the island, especially in the Choctawhatchee Bay. A day of snorkeling will bring visitors into the underwater world seen by many each year.
Things to do Near Okaloosa Island Vacation Rentals
Adventure seekers will love the nearby activities of Okaloosa Island and Destin. Para sailing, jet ski rentals, and boat rentals are all available for a daily outing. Kids will love the dolphin cruise and putt putt golf. There’s fun for the whole family at one of the go karting tracks or water theme parks. And all of this is within minutes of any of the Okaloosa Island Vacation Rentals.