Gulf Front One Bedroom, A Couple's Favorite!

1 br Fort Walton Beach Condo


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Property Type:  Condo

Bed/Bath:  1 / 1

Sleeps:  4

Pets:  No

Smoking:  No

Rental Rates:

$120 - $200 per night

$580 - $1,210 per week

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Looking for Paradise? Here it is at the El Matador! Has to be the most sought of family vacation resort on the Emerald Coast. A secluded condominium nestled between the beautiful white sand dunes and the sparkling Emerald Waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

El Matador is truly a beach resort. Just two miles down Santa Rosa Blvd at the end of the Island you will find us ? secluded but still just a few minutes to all the amenities that Destin and Fort Walton Beach have to offer. Just six miles down Hwy. 98 you can enjoy Destin ? ? The Worlds Luckiest Fishing Village? ? charter a private trip or take the kids out on a group boat and catch dinner. While in Destin enjoy fine restaurants, shopping, and golfing on some of the best golf courses in the Panhandle of Florida. Hard to believe that you might need a day off from the beach but if you do take the family to Big Kahunas Water Park in the center of old Destin. Much more than just a water park? it?s a day of fun!

Back at the El Matador enjoy the large grass areas between our buildings just right for family fun and games. With two pools, his and her whirlpool, and saunas just right for your tired muscles after a game of tennis on one of our courts, or in our fitness center. We are located at the end of Okaloosa Island a small barrier Island between Fort Walton Beach and Destin. This gated community with thirteen miles of undeveloped beaches to the west is sure to have you longing to return.

Bedding Configuration: 1 King, 1 Sleeper Sofa

Room Description: 1 Bed/ 1 Bth Gulf Front Condo on the 2nd floor

Additional Features:
* Business: Nearby ATM, Nearby Post Office, Nearby Internet Cafe, Nearby FedEx, Nearby Bank
* Convenience: Area FitnessCenter, Nearby Medical Services, Nearby Grocery, Outlet Shopping, Movie Theatres, Golf Course, On Site Fitness Center, Nearby Golf Courses, Nearby Movie Theatres, Nearby Outlet Shopping
* Culture: Symphony Orchestra, Ballet, Museums, Theater, Concerts
* Entertainment: Cable TV, DVD Player
* Geographic: On Beach, Close to Town
* Kitchen: Full Kitchen, Refrigerator, Coffee Maker, Ice Maker, Microwave, Toaster, Cookware, Stove, Pots and Pans
* Living: Central Air, Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Ironing Board, High Speed Internet, Washer/Dryer On Site, DVD Players, 2 TV's
* Outdoor: Balcony, Shared Pool, Tennis, Beach, BBQ Grills On Site, Fishing, Boating, Parasailing, Jet-Ski-ing, Kite-Boarding, Snorkelling, Disc Golf, Diving, Sailing, Golfing

Owner/Manager last updated on 09/21/2014

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Amenities
  • ·Full Kitchen
  • ·Air Conditioning
  • ·High-Speed Internet
  • ·Balcony
Appliances
  • ·Coffee Maker
  • ·DVD Player
  • ·Microwave
  • ·Refrigerator
  • ·Toaster
  • ·Satellite TV or Cable TV
Activites
  • ·Boating
  • ·Fishing
  • ·Golf
  • ·Tennis
 
Property Reviews 
Best Place We have stayed by Far!
Deborah H. from New Iberia, LA recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in August, 2014
This Condo has the most beautiful view of both the Gulf and the pool! It is decorated so beautifully and was extremely clean when we arrived. Also the Realtors at Alicia J. Hollis whom we worked with were extremely friendly. In fact, we had absolutely no issues during our stay. Everything exceeded my expectations. Another great quality was the location, we were about ten minutes max from the Destin bridge so the location is perfect if you want to go into Destin for the day. Finally, one thing I really loved is the resort is the last one on the beach so the rest of the beach is open and had no buildings! It's extremely peaceful, private, and relaxing! I am looking forward to going back!! Highly recommend this condo!
 
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weather could have been better
A guest from Northville, MI recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in March, 2014
been at elmadador before friends have been staying there for over 30 years
 
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Home away from home!
A guest from Charlestown, Indiana recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in March, 2014
the location and the community are just what we like! the beach is wonderful. the condo well equipped and furnished. good place to walk on the beach or the street. el matador is our favorite place in destin away from the crowds but still close to entertainment.
 
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Spring Break
A guest from Greenwood, IN recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in March, 2014
Had a wonderful time with beautiful weather. Thank you so much for the stay!
 
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Love this place!
A guest from Columbia, TN recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in October, 2013
Love this place

Property Manager Response:
Response from Alicia J. Hollis, Realtor
We are very glad that you like this unit and we look forward to your return visit with us.
 
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El Matador/Sept., 2013
A guest from Maumelle, AR recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in September, 2013
Very condo and complex. However, the floors of the condo were dirty. Needed to be mopped.
 
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El Matador 425
Rob W. from Louisville, KY recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in August, 2013
Hope to buy at El Matador soon
 
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Good, Relaxing Week
Robert H. from Washington, Illinois recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in August, 2013
The weather was perfect. The location was great, on a beautiful beach.
 
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Fishing is the life of man
A guest from Madison, Indiana recommends this property.
Stayed for 5 days in July, 2013
Every once in a while , as you wait to see what lies beneath, you are blessed with what you catch
 
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El Matador
Don G. from Sapulpa, OK recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in March, 2013
Very nice unit, great view of the gulf and great beach. Not the greatest weather in the world but Hollis Realtors are surely not responsible for that. All in all we had a great time. Very relaxing and that is what a vacation is all about. We'll be back.

Property Manager Response:
Response from Alicia J. Hollis, Realtor
Good Morning Don, We are so glad that you had a wonderful time at the el matador unit 425, and we are so sorry for the weather it has yes, not been the greatest, but, we are happy that you had a relaxing time and hope to see you again. Thanks Chris.
 
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El Matador 425
Rob W. from Louisville, KY recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in February, 2013
The condo has very nice furnishings and mostly in good shape and clean.Enjoyed it very much. El Matador was in good shape and clean as always and AJ Hollis did a very good job with all the reservations and getting into the condo.
 
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Working Vacation
Robin S. from Rome, GA does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 7 days in September, 2012
Arrived on Saturday Sept 22nd, 2012 on a working vacation. I was told the unit had internet service. The internet service did not work. I was told it would be Monday before it could be repaired, essentially losing 2 days work. I was finally given a code to get on the Wi-Fi connection of another room. Air conditioner stopped working & the maintenance man could not get in the closet to repair because no one had a key. A locksmith had to be called before repairs could begin. Closet was opened & unit was repaired. Locksmith had to return to replace closet door handle & new lock. Several lights didn't work because bulbs were burned out. A lot of hassles & interruptions to what could have been a less stressful vacation. Overall prices have gone way up over the last 2 years. $65 cleaning fee is way out of line. Unit is advertised for a certain amount but by the time they add all of the extra charges for deposit, taxes, reservation fees, cleaning fees, etc. the price skyrockets. I had rather just have a bottom line price to rent the unit with all charges added beforehand. With the price I paid, I should have had no issues with anything.
 
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**
A guest from Columbia, TN recommends this property.
Stayed for 5 days in September, 2012
We always enjoy our stay at El Matdor and plan on staying there for many years to come!
 
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Great
Margaret B. from Menphis, TN recommends this property.
Stayed for 9 days in September, 2012
Had a wonderful time. Location could not be better. Unit was excellant
 
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Elmatador 425
A guest from Andalusia, AL recommends this property.
Stayed for 3 days in July, 2012
The unit was clean except for mold on the shower door. The pillows were extremely flat. And I thought that quite time was after 10pm. Well not the case. People were screaming in the pool as late as 11:30pm.
 
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Review is for Unit 425 only..( rented with Alicia Hollis Realty)
A guest from Kaplin, LA does not recommend this property.
Stayed for 14 days in July, 2012
This was the 2nd year I was in unit 425. I spoke with Ms. Hollis herself about the problems with the unit. Very dirty, two lights in the kitchen not working. Sheets on the bed were very thin and very wrinkled, appeared that the linens had been dried and rolled up in a basket for a few days. I am returning to El Matador (already booked), but I am staying in one of El Matador's units which I stayed in the 1st year I was there..Two years with bad experiences is too much. As far as the unit itself, it's obvious the owners spent alot of money when they refurbished their unit. Although the kitchen is not equipped as I would have it, the quality of furniture is exceptional however, too oversized for my taste in a condo of that size, but still very 's definitely not the furniture which caused me to go to Bldg. 3. The only perk using Hollis Realty is the umbrella and hope is that Ms. Hollis's company can make the proper changes as this year we were a group of 30 (10 units) We all love the grounds, the pool, the grass, the employees of El Matador...
 
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Broken Leg
A guest from Rockwall, GA recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in June, 2012
When we arrived at the El Matidor building 4 after dark my wife stumbled over the 4 inch or so threshold to the foyer of that building.The result was a broken leg various bruses and and a two day hospital stay before returning home, Horrible vacation but not the realtors fault. However the 425 unit needs some deep cleaning.
 
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Wonderful Vacation Experience with Alicia J Hollis Realty
Rosalinda C. from Appling, GA recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in June, 2012
This was the first time I had been to Fort Walton Beach on Vacation. I absolutely loved the Condo and the location (What a peaceful place). Alicia J Hollis Realty was exceptionally professional and very customer service oriented. I loved it so much that I booked again with them for 2 weeks next year!
 
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Emerald Coast
Rob W. from Louisville, KY recommends this property.
Stayed for 7 days in May, 2012
Very relaxing and the beach is fantastic
 
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