At Dune Allen, you don’t have to seek out the best scenery – because you’re completely surrounded by it. One of South Walton’s most naturally stunning beach neighborhoods, Dune Allen boasts three rare dune lakes, an abundance of walking trails, and plenty of beach access points. The raw, untouched ambiance of Dune Allen draws photographers, birdwatchers, fishermen, and nature lovers from around the world.
Of course, there’s more to Dune Allen than its gorgeous landscape. This beach neighborhood also has cozy beachside cottages, funky boutique shops, and casual, seafood-focused dining spots to round out your naturally refreshing vacation.
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Dune Allen hosts three of South Walton’s 15 rare dune lakes. These brackish bodies of water are not only beautiful to look at, but also perfect to play in. Read our tips for enjoying and exploring the dunes of Dune Allen.updated: May 30, 2014 1:58 pm
South Walton is home to the largest concentration of coastal dune lakes in the world, and Dune Allen has three – Stallworth Lake, Lake Allen and Oyster Lake. Providing an up close and personal look into a geographical rarity, rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard and spend some time in Mother Nature exploring the plants and wildlife that inhabit these hidden gems. updated: Feb 03, 2014 7:04 pm
Everyone knows about the great food getting served up at Stinky’s Fish Camp, but few know about the fantastic live music scene at this South Walton classic.updated: Sep 01, 2013 1:22 pm
From the exquisite rarity of its coastal dune lakes to its winding trails and remarkable state parks, Dune Allen is the perfect place to enjoy the best Mother Nature has to offer.updated: May 01, 2013 1:16 pm
Acclaimed Chef Emeril Lagasse features South Walton in his national television series, “Emeril’s Florida” focusing on the best of the Sunshine State. While in South Walton, Chef Emeril’s program showcased local restaurants, a Gulf fishing excursion and a visit to a Santa Rosa Beach farm. We have exclusive access to some of the fantastic recipes
highlighted in the program, as well as the entire episode for you to enjoy
.updated: Apr 02, 2013 11:13 am
Locals know it now you can too. Leave No Trace is South Walton’s program of principals designed to help locals and visitors reduce their impact on our beautiful beaches. With a record 115 sea turtle nests in 2012, it’s more important than ever to remove all items, fill in holes, and turn off lights.updated: Jan 11, 2013 4:54 pm