Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get from the Fort Walton Beach (VPS) airport to the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach?
You can call an Airport Shuttle and Taxi service at (850) 902-2246.
How close is the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach to the beach?
Lucky for you, the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach is located directly on the beach.
Where is the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach located?
Directly on the beach at 1299 Miracle Strip Parkway SE in Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548. We are directly next to the Hilton Garden Inn Fort Walton Beach and Old Bay Steamer!
What kind of activities are available at the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach?
During the summer we have all kinds of activities every day of the week which include, subject to change of weather:
- arts & crafts
- interactive mermaid and pirate shows
- ‘Dive-Inn’ movies,
- treasure hunts
- animal shows
- Parents Night Out
- Mermaid Academy
What is Mermaid Academy and how can I sign up?
Mermaid Academy takes place during the summer. You can sign your child up for Mermaid Academy on Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. for only $30 per child. Reserve a spot once you arrive at the hotel on a first-come, first-serve basis. The little mermaids love it. (Subject to change due to weather, etc.)
When do the ‘Dive-Inn’ movies start?
The ‘Dive-Inn’ movies will be put on in March for Spring Break, and then they will start again at Memorial Day and end around Labor Day weekend. You must be a registered guest to watch the movie. Movies play every night except Wednesday. (Subject to change due to weather, etc.)
What is there to do in Fort Walton Beach?
Looking for some fun activities to do while you’re in town? We have a whole blog about it! Check out our Local Guide here.
Where is the Gulfarium?
The Gulfarium is a great place for the whole family, and it’s right next door! You can watch dolphin shows and TOUCH sea life. Check out our Local Guide to learn more.
Does the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach serve breakfast?
We do have a great breakfast menu (buffet occasionally available) served daily at our on-site restaurant Riptides. Check out our breakfast menu.
Do children eat for free at the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach?
When you provide your coupon, up to four kids ages 12 and under eat free with a purchase of an adult meal in our on-site restaurant, Riptides Sports Grill. Our kids’ menu features a variety of kids’ favorites, which means your little ones will be full and happy.
What time can I check-in to my vacation at the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach?
You will be able to check into your vacation at 4 p.m.
What time do I have to check-out?
We never like to see our guests leave the beach, but check-out will be at 11 a.m. the morning of your departure.
Does the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach have a pool?
Our outdoor pool is equipped with both a lazy river, waterfall, hot tub and Gulf views. Perfect for some R&R! We also have an indoor pool for our guests to enjoy!
What is the temperature of the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach’s outdoor pool?
It stays between 79 and 84 degrees.
How much are the beach chairs?
Beach chairs are available for rent from Lazy Days beach rentals. It is approximately $30 per day for two beach chairs and an umbrella for $5 per hour. Check out our local guide for more information about Lazy Days or give them a call at (850) 261-2256 for reservations. Beach chairs are seasonally available from March to September.
Are there kitchens in the rooms at the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach?
Our rooms do not have kitchens but all of them are equipped with a microwave, mini-fridge and coffee maker. Check out our Rooms page for more details.
Does the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach have meeting space?
Yes! You can learn more about our meeting space on our Meetings page.
Does Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach have Wi-Fi?
We do offer free Wi-Fi! If you need help hooking up, feel free to ask one of our staff members … we’d love to connect you. Also, while you’re online check out our Beach. Love. Happiness photo contest and share your beach memories with us for a chance to win!
Is the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach non-smoking?
Our hotel is a non-smoking hotel.
Is the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach pet friendly?
No, we are not a pet-friendly hotel.
Does the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach provide parking?
Yes, we do have complimentary parking for our guests! You will receive one parking pass per room during the summer.
How old do I have to be to make a reservation at the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach?
You have to be 21 to make a reservation.
Does the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach offer senior discounts?
We do offer a senior discount, you can find your senior rate when you book direct.
Does the Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach offer military discounts?
In gratitude to the men and women who bravely serve our country, we allocate 4,000 room nights per year for military discounts, at a 50% off per diem rate. You can book your discounted room and click here for more information about our military discount program.