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Vote for 2018 Perfect in South Walton Awards

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. – November, 24, 2017– Visitors and locals can now vote for their favorite businesses, events and activities in South Walton. The Top 5 nominees from each category will be available to choose your favorite from beginning Friday, November 24. You can vote for your favorite South Walton business, event or activity by going to perfectinsouthwalton.com or the Visit South Walton website. Voting will remain open until December 21.
“The Perfect in South Walton Awards are not only a great way to honor a business, event, or activity in South Walton,” says Visit South Walton Director of Communications David Demarest. “it’s one of the ways we keep our visitors talking about their favorite vacation memories throughout the shoulder seasons. Whether you’re remembering a favorite meal, or the work of your favorite artist, this is a great way to remind our visitors to make plans to return to South Walton and help us keep offering them the high-quality vacation experience that they expect.”
Perfect in South Walton Award winners will be announced in Spring of 2018.
The categories and nominees for the 2018 Perfect in South Walton Awards are:
Best Breakfast:

  • Another Broken Egg
  • Big Bad Breakfast
  • Black Bear Bread Co.
  • Donut Hole
  • The Perfect Pig

Best Lunch

  • Baytowne Provisions
  • Chanticleer Eatery
  • George’s at Alys Beach
  • Pizza by the Sea
  • The Great Southern Café

Best Casual Dining

  • Bud & Alley’s
  • Marie’s Bistro
  • Shades Bar & Grill
  • The Bay
  • Red Bar

Best Fine Dining

  • Café 30A
  • Edward’s Fine Food and Wine
  • Restaurant Paradis
  • Seagar’s Prime Steaks and Seafood
  • Trebeache
  • Vue on 30A

Best Wine List

  • 45 Central
  • Cuvee 30A
  • NEAT Tasting Room & Bottle Shop
  • The Wine Bar/World
  • Vintij Wine Boutique and Bistro

Best Craft Beer Selection

  • Grayton Beer Company
  • Growler Garage
  • Idyll Hounds Brewing Company  
  • The Craft Bar

Best Sweet Treats

  • Blue Mountain Beach Creamery
  • Kilwin’s Chocolate, Fudge & Ice Cream
  • La Crema Tapas & Chocolate
  • Pecan Jacks Ice Cream & Candy Kitchen
  • Sweet Henrietta’s

Best Coffee House

  • 30A Songwriter Radio- Music & Coffee
  • Amavida Coffee & Tea
  • Badass Coffee
  • Fonville Press
  • Starbucks

Best Local Musician or Band

  • Chris Alvarado
  • Continuum
  • Dread Clampitt
  • Forrest Williams Band
  • Heritage

Best Live Music Venue

  • Baytowne Wharf Events Plaza
  • Seaside Amphitheatre
  • The Red Bar
  • The Bay
  • The Hub

Best Event

  • 30A Half Marathon & 5K
  • 30A Songwriters Festival
  • Digital Graffiti
  • Sandestin Wine Festival
  • South Walton Beaches Food & Wine Festival

Best Park or Nature Locale

  • Deer Lake State Park
  • Eden Gardens State Park
  • Grayton Beach State Park
  • Jolee Island Nature Park
  • Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Best Outdoor Adventure

  • 30A Airboat Adventures
  • 360 Blue Experiences
  • Arnett’s Gulfside Trail Rides
  • Parasailing Pirates
  • Rent Gear Here Sunset Cruise
  • YOLO Board + Beach

Best Fishing Charter

  • 30A Bowfishing Charters
  • Choctawhatchee Bay Fishing Charters
  • Dead Fish Charters
  • Fishy Booty Charters
  • Slow & Low Coastal Outfitters

Best Tennis Facility

  • Rosemary Beach Racquet Club
  • Sandestin Tennis Club
  • Seaside Swim and Tennis Club
  • TOPS’L Beach and Racquet Club
  • Watercolor Tennis

Best Golf Course

  • Burnt Pine Golf Club
  • Camp Creek Golf Club
  • Origins Golf Club
  • Raven Golf Club
  • Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club

Best Art or Design Gallery/Studio

  • Andy Saczynski Studio and Gallery
  • Justin Gaffrey Gallery
  • Mary Hong Gallery
  • Not Too Shabby by Marisol Gullo
  • The Blue Giraffe

Best Beach Photographer

  • Modus Photography
  • Steve Wells Photography
  • Hello Miss Lovely Photography
  • Shelly Swanger Photography
  • Jacqueline Ward Images
  • Marla & Shane Photographers
  • Moon Creek Studios
  • Pure 7 Studios

Best Jewelry Boutique

  • Allison Craft Designs
  • Fusion Art Glass
  • Jewelry 30A
  • La Vie Est Belle
  • McCaskill & Company
  • Shimmering Seas Jewelry- 30A

Best Clothing Boutique

  • Alys Shoppe
  • Mercantile
  • Nicole Paloma Monet Monet
  • The Barefoot Princess
  • Willow Boutique

Best Shopping Area

  • 30Avenue
  • Central Square-Seaside
  • Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
  • Merchants of Rosemary Beach
  • Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Best Kids Shopping

  • Carter’s
  • Coconut Kids
  • Duckies Shop of Fun
  • Gigi’s Fabulous Kids’ Fashion & Toys
  • Little Red

Best Kids Attraction

  • 30A Airboat Adventures
  • Baytowne Adventure Zone
  • Flutterby Festival
  • The Hub

Best Meeting Space

  • Baytowne Conference Center
  • Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
  • Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
  • TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort
  • Watercolor Inn

Best Wedding Venue

  • Alys Beach
  • Eden Gardens State Park
  • Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
  • Rosemary Beach
  • Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
  • The Bellamy of 30A
  • The Chapel at Seaside
  • The Pointe on 30A

Best Event Venue

  • Alys Beach
  • Grand Boulevard at Sandestin
  • Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
  • Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
  • Bellamy of 30A
  • The Hub
  • The Pointe on 30A
  • Watercolor Inn- Lake House

Best Spa

  • Beach Ready Spa
  • Serenity by the Sea Spa
  • Spa Sandestin
  • Vivo Spa Salon
  • Watercolor Inn Spa

Best Hotel/Resort

  • Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
  • Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
  • The Pearl
  • TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort
  • Watercolor Inn & Resort

Best Rental Management Company

  • 360 Blue Properties
  • Blue Swell Vacation Rentals
  • Dune Allen Realty Vacation Rentals
  • Resort Quest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
  • Rivard of South Walton County
  • Sterling Resorts

Best Bed & Breakfast

  • Hibiscus Coffee & Guest House
  • Lisbeth’s Bed & Breakfast by the Sea
  • The Rosemary Beach Inn