Welcome to South Walton

26 miles of sugar-white sand and turquoise water along Florida's Gulf coast.

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16 welcoming beach neighborhoods, each with their own personality.

Escape at Your Own Pace

Everything from cozy cottages to full-service resorts. The perfect home away from home.

There's a reason many people refer to South Walton as a "getaway" instead of simply as a "vacation." It's because our sugar-white sand, turquoise water, and welcoming beach neighborhoods offer a mental and physical escape from day-to-day life outside of South Walton. A getaway at your perfect beach transports you to a more peaceful, relaxed, and energized state - and leaves you with lasting memories to treasure for years to come.

Become part of the tight-knit community that our 16 beach neighborhoods offer, and experience world-class shopping, delicious dining, local art, stunning natural landscapes, live music, family-friendly activities, and so much more. In South Walton, you'll experience popular spots to connect and engage - as well as be able to retreat to peaceful accommodations where you can reflect and relax.

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The 16 Beach Neighborhoods of South Walton

The allure of South Walton is as clear as our shoreline. Escape to a refreshing hideaway where you can unwind and rejuvenate. Admire the beauty of some of the best Gulf beaches. Marvel at the diverse architecture that defines our vibrant communities. We promise you an experience filled with lasting memories.

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Alys Beach

You’ll know exactly where you are when you enter Alys Beach – from its signature palm trees to its iconic butteries to its stunning white stucco architecture, Alys Beach makes a strong, stylish statement. Experience the high-end yet low-key feel of this beach neighborhood.

Blue Mountain

Named after the area’s brilliant blue lupine flower, Blue Mountain is an unforgettable sight. Enjoy gorgeous views of turquoise water from the top of this beach neighborhood, which sits at a slight incline compared to the rest of South Walton.

Dune Allen

Looking for an escape? Come to Dune Allen, where visitors enjoy abundant outdoor space and a welcoming, tight-knit community.

Grayton Beach

With a neighborhood motto of “nice dogs, friendly folks,” it’s clear that Grayton Beach is a place that embraces the easygoing lifestyle. Retreat to this beach neighborhood and become a part of a welcoming, fun-loving community.

Gulf Place

Stroll along Gulf Place’s sugar-white sand and lush green spaces; then, get out and see the stores and restaurants at Gulf Place Town Center. Energize with a refreshing session in the swimming pool, a game of tennis, or a jog along the Timpoochee Trail.

Inlet Beach

Come explore Inlet Beach, one of South Walton’s most untouched beach neighborhoods. Here, it’s easy to spend a day daydreaming by the beach or strolling along the sand. Laid-back and carefree, the Inlet Beach community welcomes all.

Miramar Beach

Sitting along a wide, scenic boulevard right along the Gulf, Miramar Beach is a hub of activity. Visit this beach neighborhood’s colorful shops and eclectic eateries; stay in a family-friendly resort or private beachfront home.

Rosemary Beach

Here, neighbors share small talk from wide balconies and open patios; groups of young ones gather for games of tag on sprawling green lawns. Nearby restaurants are full of foodies trying out the chef’s latest seasonal dish; down the street, families sip hand-made sodas and milkshakes.

Sandestin

For those whose perfect beach vacation includes a true resort experience, Sandestin offers the best of all worlds. Choose accommodations to suit any style, whether it’s full-service leisure or a cozy private rental.

Santa Rosa Beach

Founded in 1910, Santa Rosa Beach has a rich history. This long-standing vacation destination remains a hotspot for visitors years later — in fact, Santa Rosa Beach was recently named as one of Travel + Leisure’s Top 5 Favorite Towns in America.

Seacrest

This easygoing beach neighborhood is the perfect place to escape for a beach vacation. Spend a day wandering through the shops and sights of Seacrest — you’ll spot everything from gorgeous dune lakes to gourmet restaurants. Then, unwind with a stroll along Seacrest’s sugar-white sand.

Seagrove

Discover the charm of Seagrove, a beach neighborhood that locals and guests love. Lush oak trees, magnolias, and pines have spread deep roots in Seagrove — and so have long-time visitors who keep coming back.

Seascape

Spend your time in Seascape relaxing on its pristine beach; change things up by diving into one of this beach neighborhood’s five swimming pools. Then, explore Seascape by foot — there’s plenty of space to cover along its walking trail and golf course.

Seaside

In the colorful neighborhood of Seaside, you’ll feel immediately at ease — here, most people get around by bike or by foot. Funky airstream trailers serve hot dogs, fresh juice, shaved ice and more; just down the road you’ll find cozy cafés and a specialty market.

WaterColor

This active, upbeat beach neighborhood boasts a beautiful landscape and stunning architecture shaped to complement the area’s natural features. Accommodations range from intimate private rental homes to the award-winning WaterColor Inn & Resort.

WaterSound

This intimate beach neighborhood has everything you need for a perfect vacation — all located within walking distance. WaterSound is an enclosed, private paradise designed to help you escape, relax, and enjoy the natural beauty of South Walton.

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