Hotels in Shalimar, Florida

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Shalimar overview

Shalimar is a luxury getaway known for its beaches, and surrounded by picturesque views of the sea and waterfalls. You'll enjoy the abundant bar and dining choices. Families will find plenty of fun at Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park and Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park. Make plans to visit the popular Eglin Air Force Base and Destin Commons. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Shalimar is for you.

Where to stay in Shalimar

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Shalimar has options to suit everyone's style. There are 195 hotels in the Shalimar area and you can shop as many as 109 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 45%.
  • • 29 2-star hotels with an average price of $52 per night
  • • 78 3-star hotels with an average price of $94 per night
  • • 82 4-star hotels with an average price of $130 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 17194 user reviews of Shalimar hotels: Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-Eglin AFB

How to get to Shalimar

Fly in to Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from downtown Shalimar. Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach) is the next closest major airport, 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

What to see around Shalimar

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • John Beasley Park
  • • Oak Tree Nature Park
  • • Turkey Creek Nature Trail
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Adventure Golf and Arcade
  • • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park
  • • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park
  • • The Track Family Recreation Center
  • • Morgan Sports Center
Its beaches and waterfalls are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Fort Walton Beach Park
  • • Liza Jackson Park
  • • Henderson Beach State Park
  • • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎
  • • James Lee Park
Below are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir—or simply browse:
  • • HarborWalk Village
  • • Santa Rosa Mall
  • • Destin Commons
  • • Silver Sands Premium Outlets
  • • Grand Boulevard Town Center
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club
  • • Air Force Armament Museum
  • • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club
  • • Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum
  • • Indian Temple Mound Museum

When to visit Shalimar

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 73°F day, 37°F night
  • • April-June: 90°F day, 48°F night
  • • July-September: 90°F day, 62°F night
  • • October-December: 84°F day, 37°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 16.7 inches
  • • April-June: 15.9 inches
  • • July-September: 22.9 inches
  • • October-December: 15.5 inches