For up-to-date Coronavirus information in the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area visit destinfwb.com.
SHORT TERM RENTALS IN FLORIDA ARE BANNED INDEFINITELY
On April 30, 2020 in Executive Order 20-112 the Governor extended the ban on short term rentals “for the duration of this order”. While the order itself does not set or contain an end date, it is our understanding from Governor DeSantiss press conference on 4/29/20 that the State will continue to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak and make adjustments to the Executive Orders as necessary.
Fort Walton Beach, FL Coronavirus Update as of 5/9/20
Effective May 5th, all beaches in Okaloosa County are open from dawn to dusk without activity restrictions. Beach Access 7 on Okaloosa Island is currently closed due to construction.
Safe social distancing is recommended and groups should be limited to 10 people or less. This includes public and private beaches, beach access ways, trails, parking areas solely for accessing public and private beaches, and beachfront city parks.
Area bars and nightclubs remain closed until further notice per Florida governor.
Effective May 4th, all restaurants and food establishments are allowed to re-open, with full outdoor seating, pending the tables are six feet apart. Indoor seating will be allowed at 25 percent of building capacity, per the Florida governor.
A number of our restaurants will continue to offer curbside pickup and delivery services.
Summit County, CO Coronavirus Update as of 4/25/20
All short-term rentals (stays that are 30 nights or shorter) must cease taking new reservations from April 21- May 31.
State of FL Executive Order Page:
Okaloosa County Coronavirus Updates:
Summit County Coronavirus Updates: