Take a trip to Fort Walton Beach, Florida and stay with us at El Matador #129 . Located on the second floor of building one, this two bedroom accommodation has views of the inter-coastal waterway, the Sound, as well as partial Gulf views. Enjoy playing along the shoreline when you are not relaxing by the pool. A federal reserve is located close by for miles of undisturbed beach and great evening walks along the water. For a bit of exercise take in a game of tennis or visit the onsite fitness facility.
1,113 Square Feet Bed Sizes: Master Bedroom-King Second Bedroom-Queen & Twin/Full Bunk Bed Liv...ing Room-Queen Sleeper Sofa Private Balcony Corian Countertops 3 TVs 3 DVD Players Coin Laundry Facilities Community BBQ Grills Game Room Tennis Courts Meeting Room
Additional amenities include: sofabed, tennis, no pets allowed, keyless lock, queen: 1, king: 1, elevator, full/double: 1, no guests under 25 without parent, non smoking, twin: 1, partial view, snowbird rentals accepted, gated community, beach service for a fee in season.Read more
Great vacation with family to enjoy the time together
Left on 07/25/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | Great vacation with family to enjoy the time together
It was all that we expected plus more. The family enjoyed the atmosphere, the people and the beach of all places. The rooms were clean and we didn't have any issues with neighbors. Definitely will stay again in the near future.
Granite City, Illinois
Left on 06/13/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | Lisa Pellazari
Home away from home! Every year this is "our" condo. Perfectly located between the beach and the pools. We love this place!
Our stay with Southern was fabulous!
Left on 06/03/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | Brian Jennings
Staying at the El Matador provided us with great options of swimming with the beach close by and two pools to enjoy as well!! The home was ready to go when we arrived and we were able to get into the unit earlier than expected. Love the home very roomy for 8 people! One suggestion would be to update cookware.
Very Fun Trip
Left on 04/11/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | Claire
The only negative things I can say about this unit is the wavy, hard condition of the pull out sofa bed's mattress and the view. I thought I would have a better ocean view rather than through a parking lot and two other buildings to just catching a brief glimpse of the ocean's horizon.
Gibson Family, Allen, TX
Left on 06/24/2011 for a stay in June 2011 | Gibson Family, Allen, TX
A great vacation made easy!! The staff was friendly and helpful, and the condo/resort was so clean!! We'll be coming back next year!!
Beautiful Beach Front Property
Left on 06/01/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | Vickie
I was very pleased with this condo. Checkin was a breeze, they emailed me a security code & the time it would be ready. There was no paperwork or checking in to deal with. The condo was very clean. The only complaint that I had was not enough wash cloths in the bathroom. Myself, my son & his wife stayed for 5 days. I only had 4 washcloths. That is the only complaint I had. We had a wonderful stay & when we plan again we will stay at El Matador again.
Left on 04/14/2011 for a stay in March 2011 | Vanessa
We really enjoyed our stay at El Matador. The condo was great with plenty of space for all six of us - two adults and four teenagers. There was enough seating for when all six of the teenagers ended up at our place for an evening or meal. We also appreciated the beach toys. Thanks!
Left on 12/01/2010 for a stay in November 2010 | Judene
My favorite thing about this condo is where it is on the beach... it is the last set of buildings at the end of rows and rows of condos so if you want to escape the crowds of people, you can just walk up the beach (the air Force has a section of the island fenced off just past the condo, but the beach is still accessible) The condo was clean and beautiful, we all really enjoyed our stay. The only negative thing I would warn other renters about is the king bed in the master bedroom is terribly uncomfortable.
Our family experience was very good.
Left on 06/10/2010 for a stay in May 2010 | Veronica Jennings
This unit was comfortable for four adults and three children. The view from the balcony was impeded by a palm tree so you were unable to see the beach and the water. The facilities at the Elmatador with the heated pool and a second pool right on the beach was great. Unfortunately the hot tube spa was not open the entire stay and my father was looking forward to enjoying that while we were there. The unit was great and we had an enjoyable stay for 8 nights.
Royal Oak, MI
Souther Resorts - Exceptional!
Left on 04/14/2010 for a stay in April 2010 | CC67
My family recently had the privilege of booking a condo at El Matador thru Southern Resorts. We have been vacationing in FWB for 20+ years and have used the other "2" property managers for El Matador the previous years. I will make it a point going forward to contact Southern Resorts every year going forward. Very professional, courteous and easy to deal with. They realize that vacations can be a somewhat stressful experience booking your trip and ultimately checking into your eventual place of stay. They took all the stress out and made it an extremely easy and enjoyable experience. I highly recommend Southern Resorts for any vacation rental you may have in this part of Florida. Thanks again and if we are fortunate enough to return next year you will be our first choice! By the way, the condo was outstanding!!!
El Madador room 129
Left on 04/07/2010 for a stay in March 2010 | froggy484
I had fun while I was there. But the weather was cold, windy, and rainny. Did not like having to pay to do my laundry, or things we ran out of (papper towns, tolet paper, etx.)
Left on 11/04/2009 for a stay in October 2009 | jag61509
This is the area USA citizens come to. The beach, the sea, fishing, golf all are A1
#129 was excellent for 2 couples. Rooms baths kitchen all very good. Only down side to El Matador
apartments is Laundry facilities are common use and are charged at $1 a time an inconvience.
The local shops give great service and value. Read more
Response from Southern Vacation Rentals - 11/10/2009
Thank your for writing your opinion about your stay at El Matador.
Your fabulous review is a big motivation to continue exceeding all of our clients’ expectations.
It is a joy to read your remarks about our services and facilities and it is a great honor to know that your vacation with Southern Resorts was delightful.
Again thank you for your kind words. We look forward to having you as our guest again.
Fort Walton Beach
Family of 4
Left on 08/24/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | Family of 4
Family friendly. Beautiful white sandy beach, nice pools and air conditioned unit worked great!! Will definitely stay again!
we had a good vacation!
Left on 08/13/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | christy
just a few issues with #129 ice maker wouldnt make ice n farther from beach than i wanted n the view of ocean not to great!if we stay again it would be in building 3 or 4 because there right on the beach ....
very nice, roomy condo.
Left on 08/10/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | Big hill
i really enjoyed the room its self. Not much ocean view though. The overall area was convienent to everything and well maintenanced. The only problem was not enough towels or toilet paper.
New Orleans, LA
Left on 07/31/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | jgil5769
The resort was is in a great location and the unit is conveniently located in between both pools. However, the units beds were quite uncomfortable. My children were scared to use the bunk beds because they sounded like they might collapse and the king bed was very hard. Also, the refrigerator seemed to be broken because it wouldn't cool. Other than that, it was pleasant.
Very spacious but somewhat uncomfortable.
Left on 07/29/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | christina09
This is my 2nd year at ElMatador. I rented the condo for the price and the # it sleeps. I have a few complaints, the beds are absolutely uncomfortable (especially the master bed). Everyone woke up everyday stiff from sleeping on the brick beds. Another problem was everyday we had to get the hot tub key from the security guard for $10 and return it at the end of everyday, this was very inconvient. My other complaint is the site stated "beach service in season". I think that this should be a free service for renters of the property. Other than the above mentioned it was a great stay. The unit was nice and we enjoyed it.
Steve & Donna
Left on 04/12/2009 for a stay in March 2009 | Steve & Donna
The condo looked exactly as it was represented on the website. It was very clean and well-stocked. We had plenty of room and it was so close to the beach we could hear the waves all night through our open bedroom window. I would highly recommend El Matador for any family looking for a wonderful escape for the hectic realities of life.
Wonderful and fun on Fort Walton Beach
Left on 11/07/2008 for a stay in May 2008 | Mobilian
We have stayed in hotels and condominiums along the Alabama and Florida coast but they were very costly and therefore could only have our immediate family on the trip. This 5 day stay was just as comfortable and fun but more spacious and reasonable priced. Therefore, our children were able to bring along friends. We had a total of 9 and were fairly comfortable. The accommodation were clean and beautifully decorated.
Left on 10/24/2008 for a stay in June 2008 | bat1474
Very nice can't wait to go back!
great place for a great price!
Left on 10/23/2008 for a stay in August 2008 | smith
This was the first time we stayed at El Matador but it was a great experience. The room was very spacious and well kept. The pools were also very nice and well maintained we also really enjoyed having a pool near the beach! We would recommend this unit to anyone. It's a great place for a great price!
Left on 10/23/2008 for a stay in July 2008 | J W
Enjoyed the stay. Was very close to the beach. Kind of pricey though.
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