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Get an overview of this hotel3.5-star resort on the beach, near Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Popular highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
24-hour front desk

When you stay at The Island by Hotel RL in Fort Walton Beach, you'll be on the beach, a 1-minute drive from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and 6 minutes from Destin Harbor Boardwalk.

This beach resort is 7.2 mi (11.7 km) from Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park and 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from Destin Commons.

Make yourself at home in one of the 335 air-conditioned guestrooms. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a picnic area.

Grab a bite to eat at one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 3 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Fort Walton Beach? This resort has facilities measuring 14000 square feet (1301 square meters), including conference space. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools at The Island by Hotel RL, and enjoy amenities like an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This eco-friendly resort also offers a garden and a terrace. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

The Island by Hotel RL has designated areas for smoking.

  • Picnic area 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Children's pool 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1301 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Terrace 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 14000 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Ballroom 
  • Banquet hall 
  • Airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 335 
  • Garden 
  • Parking onsite 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Free local calls 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Towels provided 
  • Linens provided 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Wheelchair accessible 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

The Island by Hotel RL has 2 restaurants on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Breakage deposit: USD 100.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 15 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Beach access
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 12.95 for adults and USD 5.95 for children (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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