Our 5 Favorite Spots to Grocery Shop on the Emerald Coast

Woman shopping for groceries near her vacation rental

We know, we know—grocery shopping isn’t exactly on the top of the list of things you’re looking forward to on your next 30A vacay. But we truly believe that a well-planned, well-executed trip to the supermarket at the beginning of your holiday is the key to elevating your South Walton vacation from mediocre to magnificent. Let us explain. Imagine for a moment that you’re just waking up on your first day of vacation—perhaps in a stunning oceanfront villa like Diamond … Learn more »

Coastal Dune Lakes: Rare, Beautiful, and Right In Our Backyard

Beautiful view of a coastal lake. We have vacation rentals nearby.

If you’ve been to South Walton, Florida you know what a magical place it is. The crisp, white sand beaches and clear, turquoise water are exactly what you think of when you imagine the perfect beach. But has your vision of the perfect beach ever included a lake— hidden behind the dunes? Probably not. Did you know that South Walton is home to this extremely rare natural phenomenon? And not just one. There are fifteen coastal dune lakes here! Coastal … Learn more »