Book your Fort Walton Beach hotel, flight and vacation package to experience the beautiful and pristine white sands of Fort Walton Beach. The perfect vacation spot awaits you in Fort Walton, Florida. Sun bathe, check out local attractions or just relax at your beachfront hotel. Fine dining restaurants, boutique shopping and a wonderful nightlife all make Fort Walton Beach a jewel of the Emerald Coast. Fort Walton Beach and nearby Destin are renowned for their sugar soft, white sand beaches and emerald green waters, thus giving it the nickname ``The Emerald Coast.`` The Destin-Fort Walton Beach area has been voted as the ``#1 Beach in America`` by readers of USA Today and selected for eight years in a row as ``Best Beach in the South`` and ``Top Family Destination`` by Southern Living readers. The main part of Fort Walton Beach is surrounded on three sides by water. It sits at the western end of Choctawhatchee Bay along a narrow section of the Santa Rosa Sound. Part of the town fronts on the Gulf of Mexico.