Okaloosa Island condos are located on the section of Santa Rosa Island that is part of Okaloosa County. It is connected to both Destin and Fort Walton Beach by the Destin and Brooks bridges. There are many condominium options on Oskaloosa Island, ranging from smaller vacation condos to penthouse suites. Read more about Okaloosa Island homes.
The waterfront condos on Okaloosa Island are limited to seven stories due to zoning laws. This prevents overpopulation and strain on local resources. This enables the maximum number of condo owners in Okaloosa to enjoy the spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico, Santa Rosa Sound and Choctawhatchee Bay.
Okaloosa Island condos are on a barrier island that has a large part devoted to wilderness preservation and the white "sugar" sand beaches that are the Destin area's hallmark. This makes an Okaloosa condo an ideal place if you like the outdoor life - wildlife watching, beach sports, boating, cycling, running and walking. In addition,
Okaloosa is the home of the Gulfarium, one of the oldest marine parks in the U.S., featuring dolphins and other aquatic wildlife.The Emerald Coast Conference Center is a recent addition to the Island that has increased the popularity of local residences and businesses.
Shopping and dining are never far away. The largest boardwalk in the Destin area stands on Okaloosa, with a variety of shops and restaurants along its length. With Destin and Fort Walton only a few minutes away over the bridges that connect them with Okaloosa, dining and shopping are never in short supply. The Santa Rosa Beach Mall and Uptown Station Shopping Mall in Fort Walton Beach and the Silver Sands Factory, 20 minutes east of Destin provide all manner of shopping opportunities and a range of dining.
The popularity of Okaloosa Island condos with the vacation crowd means that buying a condo here is a good investment. You can either rent your condo out or sell it at a profit if you invest your money in a good complex and make improvements. Investing in an Okaloosa Island condo makes your vacation residence a good addition to your financial portfolio - making money for you while you enjoy everything Okaloosa has to offer.
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Listing information last updated on September 18th, 2014 at 2:30am CDT.