The 16 South Walton Beach Neighborhoods
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.
Vacationing in Miramar Beach is like taking a stroll down memory lane through the beach towns of your childhood. This beach neighborhood brings back the feel of those classic coastal enclaves with its scenic beach roads, surf shops, fabulous restaurants, beachfront homes and beachside resorts and condos with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Seascape is an ideal mix of natural beauty, exciting beach activities, grand resort-style luxury and the homey comforts of well-appointed rental condos. Add to that 2,000 feet of breathtaking white sand beaches, and you’ve got a beachfront playground to call your own.
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.
A pristine and beautiful respite, Gulf Place is known for its vibrant artist colony, three beach walkways, amphitheater with manicured lawns, and sidewalks lined with lush native plants and towering palm trees.
Blanketed with native blue lupine flowers and some of the highest dunes on the Gulf Coast, Blue Mountain is a naturally laidback beach neighborhood that stands out along the South Walton coastline.
With a neighborhood motto of “Nice Dogs, Friendly Folks”, Grayton Beach is about as laidback and organic as a beach town can get. From the narrow neighborhood streets lined with live oaks and the old-style wooden beach bungalows to the “hippie kitsch” feel of the iconic Red Bar, it’s easy to fit in and feel at home.
With nearly 500 acres dedicated to natural beauty and preservation, WaterColor is a place where breathtaking views abound. WaterColor seamlessly weaves award-winning restaurants, shops, and more amidst its natural landscape, creating a perfect mix of indoor and outdoor adventure.
An outdoor amphitheatre. A nationally acclaimed fine arts festival. A local repertory troupe. When it comes to pairing beauty and the beach, the folks in Seaside have, well… made an art of it. Of course, that’s exactly what you’d expect from a town that wrote the book on New Urbanism.
Named for the thick grove of windswept trees that surround it, Seagrove has stayed true to its roots by preserving the same green canopy of oaks, magnolias, hickories and sand pines that came to define it a half a century ago.
From the beautiful turquoise water of the Gulf of Mexico and the deep-green wooded grasslands to the serenity of riding a beach cruiser bike between two dunes and driving a ball on the Camp Creek Golf Course, the gated resort community of WaterSound gives its visitors an exclusive peak into everything South Walton has to offer.
If you like your beach vacations on the quiet side, Seacrest’s tranquil charm is a perfect fit. It is an eclectic mix of classic Florida beach houses and brand new vacation homes. Fishing, kayaking, golfing, and good old-fashioned beachgoing are among the traditional forms of recreation here.
From its dramatic architecture to its casual culture, Alys Beach is where simplicity meets luxury. This beach neighborhood’s striking palm trees, lush green spaces, and intimate walkways make visitors feel relaxed and at home. A bustling coffee shop, a breathtaking swimming pool, and two upscale restaurants bring Alys Beach’s tight-knit community together.
No matter where you come from, a visit to Inlet Beach will have you feeling like a “local” in no time. Inlet Beach has a laid-back, residential feel. Take a bike ride around the quiet streets, or grab a bite at one of the popular local eateries. Here, it’s easy to “make yourself at home,” even on vacation.