Nestled between the sparkling cities of Destin and Fort Walton Beach lies a gem of a hotel known as “Waterscape”. Here, guests are transported to a world of relaxation and adventure, surrounded by the beauty of Okaloosa Island’s vast sand dune beaches and the endless possibilities of entertainment and dining.
For those seeking a night out, the sounds of live music and adult fun can be found at the nearby “Ricks on the Island” bar, while the whole family will delight in the proximity to the Gulfarium, an aquarium housing trained dolphins, sea turtle rehabilitation center and a host of charming sea critters, including seals and penguins.
The location of The Island Hotel couldn’t be more perfect, with the Emerald Coast Convention Center located just across the street and a plethora of delicious dining options just steps away. Indulge in a feast at “The Crab Trap”, a large-scale seafood restaurant complete with beach volleyball courts, or sit down for a bite at “Anglers”, a restaurant located on the picturesque fishing pier. The fishing pier itself is an attraction in and of itself, providing breathtaking views and plenty of opportunities to reel in the catch of the day. If you’re in the mood for something more casual, “Stewbies” seafood market and restaurant offers a menu of delicious and affordable seafood options. And for those looking to imbibe in a little bit of everything, “Ajs Oyster Shanty” serves up succulent oysters, live music, and bar activities.
For those who want to work off some energy, “Adventure Zone Arcade” is the perfect place to do so. This fun-filled destination offers Putt Putt golf, go-carts, and a fully-stocked arcade, sure to provide hours of entertainment. And for those looking to explore the area, downtown Fort Walton Beach and its popular “Ratchet Hatchet” axe-throwing venue is just a stone’s throw away.
And with the 5-minute drive to Destin, guests are never far from the excitement of one of Florida’s most popular destinations. But why brave the traffic when you can sit back, relax, and let “The 5 Ride” transportation company take care of the driving? With their on-board party lights and karaoke, “The 5 Ride” adds an extra layer of fun to any excursion.
In conclusion, The Island Hotel is an idyllic getaway, offering a breathtaking blend of relaxation, adventure, and entertainment, all surrounded by the beauty of Okaloosa Island. So pack your bags and get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime.