Property Location: When you stay at The Island Resort at Fort Walton Beach in Fort Walton Beach, you'll be on the beach, a 2-minute drive from Okaloosa Island Beach and 7 minutes from HarborWalk Village. This beach resort is 8.2 mi (13.1 km) from Destin Beaches and 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from Destin Harbor Boardwalk.

Rooms: Make yourself at home in one of the 335 air-conditioned guestrooms. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries.

Amenities: Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities including a fitness center and bicycles to rent. Additional amenities at this resort include complimentary wireless internet access, concierge services, and a picnic area.

Dining: Grab a bite at Fish House, one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/cafe. Relax with a refreshing drink at the beach bar, the poolside bar, or one of 3 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities: Featured amenities include complimentary wired internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Fort Walton Beach? This resort has 14004 square feet (1301 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and 5 meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


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General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
General Policies:

Checkin Instructions: Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policyGovernment-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental chargesSpecial requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteedThis property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cashThis property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.This property uses a grey water recycling systemPlease note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Special Checkin Instructions: Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Know before you go: The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory Fees: You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property: Deposit: USD 150 per accommodation, per stayBreakage deposit: USD 150.00 per stay (for guests under 25 years old)Resort fee: USD 32.77 per accommodation, per night The resort fee includes:Beach accessBeach towelsBusiness center/computer access We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional Fees: Fee for buffet breakfast: approximately USD 21.95 per personSelf parking fee: USD 15 per nightCredit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.2 percent The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 3643 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful resort hotel but. . the party doesn't end

    The property is lovely and Gabby at the front desk was great but for the price I expected less of a party atmosphere. We didn't pay over 400 00 a night to be kept up by drunken parties inside and out until after 1 am. They property and amenities would be worth the price if not for all the noise.

    May 18, 2024
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Major Construction Summer 2024 - Read this First

    The Island at Fort Walton is undergoing much more than a renovation, it is in the middle of a full fledge reconstruction project. The noise and associated construction peripherals are near unbearable, and will ABSOLUTELY ruin your experience, not to mention that you are still charged prices for a 5-star hotel experience. This reconstruction project appears to be interminable and will more than likely be going on all summer 2024, but you WILL NOT SEE IT MENTIONED in any advertisements, travel agencies or apps, or even on the phone if you speak with them live at their location. It is obvious they're trying to keep this project from potential visitors, and after our experience and in talking with other guests, this is shameless and false advertising. We've been staying at this hotel since 2001 and we love it, but this year is not the year to go there. Trust me, stay somewhere else.

    May 15, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great bar and bartender

    We loved the Tripp Tide bar. Mike the bartender is awesome. He’s so creative and always cheerful in providing great service and wonderful drinks. Made two women traveler feel safe at the bar. Would highly recommend this beach bar if visiting .

    May 12, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The Best Bartender

    I’ve stayed here multiple times now. My favorite part of The Island is bartender Mike Brewer. Love his presence behind the bar. The consistency of his drinks are unmatched. He makes sure his regulars are well taken care of while treating all guests with amazing service! Every day Mike is on is an added great day at the beach!

    May 12, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    Brought my family to the Island Resort in Fort Walton and we had a GREAT TIME! Dj Ivan had the pool jumping with some great music to get everyone up and having fun. The good was great and the drinks were refreshing! I loved the multiple pools and close proximity to the beach.

    May 11, 2024
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see Frequently Asked Questions), hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats /PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Miami Air operated by TUI Airlines Belgium N.V. : PC 19-085 & PC 19-117, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Swift Air: PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/ PC 19-079, A320-180-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats. CST2139014-20 120319