Unless you’re a member of the military, it can be hard to stay near the airport in Eglin, FL, since it is located on the air force base. Most travelers to Eglin stay nearby in hotels at Fort Walton Beach, though the benefit of being near Eglin AFB is that there are quite a few budget accommodations.
Beach lovers will not lack resorts and hotels that overlook the water, many of which offer great off-season rates and discounts. If you’re hoping to enjoy a more indulgent stay, Fort Walton Beach is known for posh resorts and spas with all the modern amenities you’re looking for.
Hotels in the Eglin area expect to get a lot of family travelers, and their locations and amenities reflect that. From easy beach access to free breakfast, your travel party can go straight from your room to dining to the sand in no time at all and without extra expense.
Eglin is a popular area to stay in, which means the hotels can sometimes be sold out in the surrounding towns, like Fort Walton Beach and Destin. For those times, and for visitors who enjoy a bit more freedom in their lodging, there is a long list of vacation rentals available. Save money by dining out less often and making your own meals in your provided kitchen. Have a little alone time with an accommodation comprised of more than one small room. Come and go as you please without having to worry about annoying other guests. The benefits go on and on and vacation rentals make a good home base for your travels.
Want a homey and more personalized stay? Book a room at a bed and breakfast. With at least one meal included, you’ll save money over a similarly priced hotel, plus you’ll get the chance to mingle with other guests over breakfast and sometimes an included cocktail hour. The service provided at a bed and breakfast makes all the difference.
Whether you want a cozy couple’s getaway or a family vacation, Eglin and the surrounding area is a great little vacation spot, with accommodations to suit everyone’s likes and budget.