It’s that feeling you get when you finally round the corner and spot the hotel for the first time. All your dreams and plans for your vacation begin with that moment. And when you stay at the Holiday Inn Resort – Fort Walton Beach hotel, that moment is the start of something magical.
We are located directly on the beach facing the Gulf of Mexico. Go ahead, get excited. Take in the color. The wonder. The knowledge that the white sands and emerald waters are your new backyard.
Get out of the car. Race the kids to the front desk. Check out the view from our lobby. Place your key in the door, wait for the familiar buzz – and unlock your personal adventure.
Whatever you want out of your vacation, it’s right here. We’re at your service – helping you have fun and create memories. This is how a vacation should feel. Our Fort Walton Beach hotel is perfect not just for family vacations, but also for romantic getaways, meetings and events, and business travel.
The Holiday Inn Resort – Fort Walton Beach hotel is located close to restaurants, nightlife and outdoor adventure. The Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Boardwalk Okaloosa Island are within walking distance. The Emerald Coast Convention Center is across the street. Eglin Air Force Base and Hurlburt Field are mere minutes from the hotel.
We’re a quick drive to fun family attractions like Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park and The Track. Discover upscale shopping at nearby Destin Commons and Silver Sands Outlets. World class golf courses await at The Oaks and The Pines. Avid anglers can join one of the many fishing charters out of Destin Harbor.
Everything you need to have an unforgettable vacation is here. Don’t believe us? Check out our reviews here.
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