Host exclusive and unforgettable events at El Matador in Fort Walton Beach, turning special occasions into lifelong memories. Whether you're planning a stunning beach wedding, an impactful corporate retreat, or a joyous family gathering, our prime banquet rooms and breathtaking views of the Florida coast offer a unique setting for your big moments.


But wait, there's more! Before you send out your invites, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide. Packed with information on the best spots and activities around Fort Walton Beach, it's your gateway to a flawless event. Get ready to discover and start planning today!


Simplifying Your Special Event


Seamless Celebrations with Vacation Rentals

Welcome your guests to El Matador, where we have two spacious banquet rooms perfect for any occasion. Our Fiesta Room offers a state-of-the-art kitchen and comprehensive on-site catering options. It's perfect for elegant weddings, lively receptions, and professional meetings, with TV access for seamless presentations. The Lounge provides a cozy atmosphere with a full kitchen and bar for more intimate gatherings. At El Matador, we ensure your events run smoothly, allowing you to enjoy the occasion fully.


Enhance the convenience and enjoyment of your event by hosting it and accommodating your guests in one picturesque location. Our diverse range of vacation rentals, from spacious condos with breathtaking ocean views to cozy units near the pool, caters to all your needs, ensuring each celebration is both spectacular and effortless. At El Matador, the perfect blend of beachside elegance and exceptional service awaits, ready to create a truly memorable event.

Exceptional Amenities for an Unforgettable Event


Relax and Unwind at El Matador

At El Matador, relaxation is a part of the experience. Guests can enjoy our two outdoor pools, including a heated option that ensures fun is not limited by the season. Our sauna offers a tranquil escape for those seeking calm, and with direct beach access, transitioning from event festivities to oceanside peace is effortless. These amenities promise a serene backdrop to any gathering, allowing guests to unwind in style.


Stay Active and Engaged

Keep the energy high with El Matador's fitness-focused amenities. Our well-equipped gym and tennis courts are perfect for guests who enjoy a good workout or a friendly game. These facilities keep your guests active and add a playful layer to your event, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy. Plus, our convenient coin laundry facilities make extended stays comfortable and hassle-free.


The Perfect Beachside Setting

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of our venue's proximity to untouched sandy beaches. This idyllic setting provides a serene ambiance that perfectly complements the joy and excitement of your events. It's a picturesque backdrop and a peaceful retreat for outdoor ceremonies, stunning photo sessions, and quiet reflection amidst the celebration.

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Plan Your Event at El Matador

Ready to create unforgettable memories at El Matador? Contact us today to learn more about our facilities and book your dates. Whether you're celebrating new beginnings, milestones, or professional successes, we ensure your event is nothing short of perfection.


Or, if you're ready to start planning, explore our special offers and book now. Make your event a landmark occasion and give your guests an experience they'll treasure forever. Dive into the beauty of Fort Walton Beach and let El Matador transform your event into a masterpiece.