FORT WALTON BEACH, FL--(Marketwired - Dec 26, 2014) -  Marriott has opened the doors on its newest select-service property on Okaloosa Island, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin. Located just six miles west of the Destin Bridge, the state-of-the-art location is open for business, welcoming guests from all over to discover its ample amenities and vibrant setting. Many guests eager to be the first to stay at the only beachfront Marriott property in Fort Walton Beach and Destin placed their reservations months in advance.

The newest little Marriott gem is the first of the Marriott brand, from Pensacola to Panama City, boasting 87 luxuriously-appointed rooms, a spacious lobby and breakfast area, and a sparkling Zero-Entry Pool; complete with Children's Aquatic Play Area. Guests are invited to relax amid the sights and sounds of Fort Walton's nearby emerald-green waters, splashing gently into the sugar-white sands of the coast just steps away.

Travelers can take advantage of complimentary WiFi throughout the property, and wake up to a hot breakfast buffet, expertly prepared by the hotel's talented team of tastemakers. The property is the only beachfront Marriott within 40 miles and its zero-entry aquatic area provides the perfect place to splash and relax when not at the beach.

Guests looking to explore their surroundings can take in an exhibition at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, embark on a trip to Hurlburt Field or Eglin AFB, or make a splash at Big Kahuna's Water Park near Destin Commons Mall. Fort Walton Beach and Destin provides plenty of diversions, including dolphin cruises, helicopter tours, parasailing, and fine dining cruises just moments from the hotel.

The excitement surrounding Marriott's newest property is contagious, with travelers flocking from all over to treat themselves to a stay. Invitations have recently gone out for an upcoming Showcase Event, where guests can explore everything the property has to offer. To attend, simply contact General Manager Sherri Cox,, to be included in the VIP event.

About Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin

The Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin welcomes guests with brand new, spacious and modern hotel accommodations. Whether visiting on business or for vacation, its staff is dedicated to making every visit memorable and unique. Each of the hotel's rooms and suites offer mini-fridges, microwaves and coffee makers. Upgrade to an oceanfront room, and treat yourself to beautiful and expansive beach views. Free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel keeps you connected, and a complimentary hot breakfast every morning will fuel you for the day ahead. Gather with friends or colleagues in the hotel's contemporary lobby, or enjoy time at the pool. Be sure to venture out of the hotel and explore Fort Walton Beach, Destin and the Emerald Coast.

Contact Information:

Fairfield Inn & Suites Fort Walton Beach-West Destin
540 Santa Rosa Blvd.
Fort Walton Beach Florida 32548 USA