Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Valparaiso getaway

Enjoy the museums and other features of Valparaiso. This city has something for everyone. Eglin Air Force Base and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Valparaiso

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Valparaiso a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Turkey Creek Nature Trail (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Eglin Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Shalimar Pointe Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Valparaiso

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Valparaiso is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park‎ (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • John Beasley Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Liza Jackson Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Henderson Beach State Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Valparaiso

The nearest airport is in Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), located 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Valparaiso?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,876 holiday rentals near Valparaiso. From 1,358 Houses to 5,977 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Valparaiso is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Valparaiso?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Valparaiso:

  • Dune Allen Beach: 1,373 holiday homes
  • Crystal Beach: 1,291 holiday homes
  • Avalon Beach Estates: 4,265 holiday homes
  • Blue Mountain Beach: 837 holiday homes
  • Holiday Isle: 1,854 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Valparaiso?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Valparaiso. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Northwest Florida State College - Fort Walton Beach Campus: 10,112 holiday rentals
  • Eglin Air Force Base: 11,005 holiday rentals
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve: 16,010 holiday rentals
  • Destin Commons: 13,769 holiday rentals
  • Eastgate North Shopping Center: 11,430 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Valparaiso listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Valparaiso?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,358 Houses in Valparaiso. Our other popular types of Valparaiso holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5,977 holiday houses
  • Villas: 82 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 61 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Valparaiso?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7,006 holiday homes with pool available in Valparaiso. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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