South Walton Beach Communities

Sixteen Beautiful Beach Communities, One Fabulous Destination

We invite you to discover the perfect beach for your Florida vacation on South Walton beaches, sixteen unique and colorful beach communities nestled side by side along 26 miles of the most beautiful coastline you’ll ever see. Here, where memories are made in the heart of the Northwest Florida Panhandle, your family can count on being welcomed with warm southern hospitality to your home away from home in your South Walton beach rental. Diversity, that’s what you’ll find on South Walton beaches. No matter in which South Walton beach community you choose to stay for your family’s Florida beach vacation, both the close proximity and flavorful character of each beautiful beach will give you plenty of time and more than enough reason to indulge in them all. South Walton; sixteen beautiful beach communities, one fabulous destination.

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Alys Beach Watersound Seaside Watercolor Sandestin Inlet Beach Rosemary Beach Blue Mountain Beach Dune Allen Beach Grayton Beach Destin and Miramar Beach Santa Rosa Beach and Gulf Place Seacrest Beach Seagrove Beach

Blue Mountain Beach

Blue Mountain Beach

Blue Mountain Beach, with its hilltop dunes, presents spectacular views of the South Walton coastline. This special part of 30A is named after its native blue lupine flowers, and is known as having unbelievable sandbars for fishing and surfing. Blue Mountain Beach offers delicious dining choices, beach boutiques, art galleries, a small general store and the best homemade ice cream in the south at the Blue Mountain Beach Creamery, a very popular spot on 30A. And for some super healthy … Learn more »

Dune Allen Beach

Dune Allen Beach

Dune Allen Beach is an extraordinarily beautiful beach village where you will discover fabulous beach vacation homes between the Gulf of Mexico and three “unique to the world” coastal dune lakes: Allen Lake, Stallworth Lake, and Oyster Lake. Located on the quiet western end of 30A, Dune Allen Beach is an amazing place to experience your Florida vacation, especially if you are an outdoor enthusiast and nature lover, as the beach and rare coastal dune lakes present nature like no … Learn more »

Grayton Beach

Grayton Beach

Grayton Beach epitomizes the old-Florida Gulf Coast lifestyle and captures the hearts of all of those who find themselves in this charming beach community. Located just off Scenic 30A, beautiful coastal scenery of state dune land and native shrubbery surrounds the small village – you’ll definitely feel a true local vibe as walking through Grayton Beach is simply a pleasure. Enjoy lunch or dinner just off the beach while catching some jazz at the Red Bar, a favorite hot-spot of … Learn more »

Gulf Place

Gulf Place

The beautiful beach community of Gulf Place on Scenic 30A rests between Dune Allen Beach and Blue Mountain Beach. With its convenient beach access, Ed Walline Park, Gulf Place is the perfect vacation destination for those seeking a variety of activities within steps of their front door; be it swimming in one of the two large community pools, taking part in a creative art workshop, playing tennis or simply heading out for a stroll on the beach, Gulf Place is … Learn more »

Inlet Beach

Inlet Beach

Once known as Soldier’s Beach in the 1920s, Inlet Beach is the easternmost beach community in South Walton, with Lake Powell on the north and the beautiful sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico to the south. Inlet Beach boasts the largest public beach access point in South Walton, enticing beach lovers to this much loved location, naturally protected by beautiful endless sand dunes and flora. Inlet Beach hosts fine dining establishments, but casual is definitely the style of … Learn more »

Santa Rosa Beach

Santa Rosa Beach

Santa Rosa Beach has forever drawn visitors to its shores, as it is the heart of the Beaches of South Walton. Home of South Walton’s finest legends, and with art shops sprinkled throughout the villages, you’ll find the local culture at your feet. Set between the Gulf of Mexico and the Bay, you are surrounded by emerald-colored luminous waters that quite simply soothe your soul. Along Santa Rosa Beach you’ll discover the beautiful beach communities of Dune Allen Beach, Gulf … Learn more »

Seacrest Beach

Seacrest Beach

Quaint Seacrest Beach is one of the area’s smaller beach communities nestled near Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach. Both quiet and extremely beautiful, Seacrest Beach boasts Camp Creek Lake, known for its wondrous marshlands, indigenous plants, and spectacular wading birds. For those visitors seeking pure relaxation on a magnificent beach, Seacrest Beach comes highly recommended. But not to worry, there’s plenty nearby to do whether by bike along the Scenic 30A bike trail or within a short driving distance to … Learn more »

Seagrove Beach

Seagrove Beach

Set among luscious shrubbery and age-old native trees, Seagrove Beach is one of the area’s oldest beach towns and is very popular to visitors who appreciate that old-Florida beach feeling. Seagrove Beach is home to two coastal dune lakes – extraordinary bodies of water and treasures to this beautiful beach community. Located just in the center of South Walton on Scenic 30A, and near to the architecturally noted town of Seaside and the authentic village of Grayton Beach, when staying … Learn more »

Alys Beach

Alys Beach

Alys Beach is an architecturally beautiful and sustainable community along the eastern end of Scenic 30A, and only a short drive from many of Dune Allen Realty’s vacation rentals. Here you can discover delicious dining options, from beach casual to simply elegant. For the lovers of contemporary art, make sure to attend the highlighted event of Aly’s Beach, the spectacular and world-renowned Digital Graffiti festival that takes place each May. Artists come from all over the world and, instead of … Learn more »

Rosemary Beach

Rosemary Beach

Rosemary Beach was ‘born’ in 1995. The designers chose to pattern the charming architecture and style after a combination of St Augustine and New Orleans – two cities rich in history and culture. Just a short drive from some of Dune Allen Realty’s vacation rentals, you can savor Rosemary Beach’s culinary delights, visit a spa, spend some fine boutique shopping time, or bike the Timpochee Trail. And who doesn’t love a Farmer’s Market? At Rosemary Beach, you’ll find the best … Learn more »

Seaside

Seaside

A happening place for people watching, Seaside, with its pastel colored homes and white picket fences, was made famous as the background scenery of the Truman Show. Although built in 1981, Seaside’s New Urbanism design remains timeless. Here you will discover outdoor theatre in season and plenty of taste tempting food carts, from heart healthy to sinfully yummy. For fine dining, who can’t resist Seaside’s waterfront restaurant Bud and Alley’s? Located in the center of Scenic 30A, from either east … Learn more »

Watercolor

Watercolor

The community of WaterColor was established in 1999 and sits on almost 500 acres, situated along 30A between Destin and Panama City Beach. Hop in your car or on your bike for a short ride from your Dune Allen Realty vacation rental, and head over to WaterColor’s Town Center where you’ll find several boutiques that offer a variety of goodies from sweets to fine wine to golf accessories to signature resort apparel. Watercolor offers both outdoor and elegant dining experiences. … Learn more »

Watersound

Watersound

WaterSound, located on the eastern end of Scenic 30A is one of the area’s newer communities with three neighborhoods linked by pedestrian boardwalks designed to protect the natural beauty of the dunes. Origins Golf Club can be found in WaterSound and is open to the public. The golfer in your group can enjoy a Davis Love Golf Design of six-hole regulation, or alternatively play as a 10-hole par-3. This is a great course for beginners and casual golfers, as well … Learn more »

Sandestin, Seascape, and Miramar Beach

Sandestin, Seascape, and Miramar Beach

Sandestin, Seascape and Miramar Beach are popular areas for vacationers who want to be a part of the action. Visitors will enjoy the many activities that nearby Destin offers, like shopping at Silver Sands Outlet Mall or catching a film at the Destin Commons, and a variety of water sports from deep sea fishing to parasailing to jet skiing. Big Kahunas is conveniently located in Destin, as well as other “amusements” for your children (of all ages, mind you). Running … Learn more »