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Here's Why It's Perfect for Meetings

Located along a 26-mile stretch of sugar-white sand beaches and turquoise water on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, South Walton is continually recognized as a premier meetings destination. Our natural beauty sets a breathtaking backdrop for meetings in an uncrowded paradise. Discover wide-open spaces beyond the boardroom from pristine landscapes for activities and events to picturesque outdoor venues for gathering safely. Explore traditional meeting facilities or out-of-the-box, unique event spaces

Whether for an executive retreat or a convention, South Walton, Florida’s 16 unique beach neighborhoods offer charm and style through stunning architecture, fresh and creative dining options, championship golf and unique teambuilding activities.

Travel is a breeze, whether by car or by plane – South Walton is conveniently located approximately 35 miles from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS).

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“The WaterColor Inn in South Walton offered our group incredible amenities and accommodations that have surpassed other meeting destinations where our group has held meetings.”

—Jim Cogdill, SEDDAA President, The Southeastern Dodge Dealer Advertising Association

Named one of National Geographic’s "Best Trips of 2019."
South Walton is home to four Convention South Reader’s Choice Award Winners and two of our resorts are designated as Forbes 4 Star/AAA 4 Diamond properties.
Architectural Digest 2018, named Rosemary Beach in “The 30 Most Beautiful Main Streets in America.”
South Walton’s resort hotel, The Pearl, was chosen #1 in the list of “The Top 10 Resort Hotels in Florida” by Travel + Leisure.
National Geographic named South Walton one of its 28 best trips around the world for 2019.
South Walton named one of the 15 best beaches in Florida by Condé Nast Traveler.
TravelPulse named South Walton the best summer town in Florida.
Architectural Digest 2018, named Alys Beach and Seaside in “The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns.”
South Walton named one of Outside's 25 best trips to take in 2018.
Coastal Living named South Walton one of the 20 best places to live by the coast.
South Walton named one of Country Living's 16 best small towns in Florida.
South Walton named one of the 15 best places to visit in Florida.
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Top 10 Reasons To Host Your Meeting in South Walton

When planning a group event, you're often faced with tradeoffs. Do you want the most spectacular location – one that your guests will always remember? Or do you want the kind of place that makes planning the trip easy? Well, when you plan an event in South Walton, you get both. Here are 10 reasons groups prefer South Walton:

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