Destination guide

Seaside paradise in Alys Beach vacation home rentals

With palm-lined streets and quiet beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, Alys Beach is the perfect oceanfront escape. Whether you want to relax by the water, explore Bermuda-style architecture, or enjoy fun with the family, Alys Beach vacation home rentals give you easy access to all this beloved seaside town has to offer.

Things to do

Fun surrounds Alys Beach vacation homes

Alys Beach brings visitors looking for rest and rejuvenation on the edge of the water and a chance to reconnect with nature. Vacation rentals can be found near Deer Lake State Park, a beach and lake area teeming with wildlife and beautiful scenery, and Carillon Beach, a sandy strand with seaside amenities for fun with the kids. Camp Creek Lake, a beautiful, crystal-blue lake with a lush landscape, is great for outdoor enthusiasts, and Eastern Lake is a haven for biking and walking through nature.

Outdoor activities

Must-try activities near Alys Beach vacation rentals

The natural beauty of Alys Beach makes it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The sugar-white sand, azure gulf water, maritime forests, and rare coastal dune lakes form a natural playground for adventure and discovery. On land, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and nature trails are popular ways to explore the landscape. Whether you prefer glass-like lakes or the shimmering water of the gulf, swimming, stand-up paddleboarding, kitesurfing, windsurfing, kayaking, and canoeing are exciting activities for the warm, sunny days.

Beaches

Best beaches near Alys Beach vacation rentals

The serene beaches in Alys Beach are its best-kept secret. If you’re looking for a quiet retreat near your summer rental, Inlet Beach, a white-sand shoreline with a nearby town filled with cottages, has a relaxing vibe and welcoming atmosphere. Wall Street Public Beach is a popular spot for sunbathing, swimming, and watersports on your own or with the kids. If you prefer lake areas, Powell Lake is a large body of water with sandy beaches and picnic areas offering a variety of aquatic possibilities. Philips Inlet, a sandy beach near a quiet inlet, is a family-friendly option for recreation with the kids.

Getting around

Getting to and from vacation homes in Alys Beach

Alys Beach vacation homes are near the beautiful beaches and interesting attractions in the area, giving you the convenient option to walk or bike to your destination. If you want to travel to other destinations or the surrounding towns, shuttles, taxis, rideshare, and rental cars are available.

Food and drink

Best cuisine in Alys Beach

From eclectic Asian eateries to Mexican hot spots, the restaurants in Alys Beach use locally sourced ingredients, fresh-off-the-boat seafood, and spices from its diverse cultural influences to create unique dining experiences. Fresh coffee, gourmet yogurt, fine wine, and freshly made pastries and bakery goods are also available in the independently owned establishments in the Alys Beach area, many within easy reach of your summer rental.

Where to stay around Walton County?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 18,022 vacation rentals near Walton County. From 5,478 Houses to 450 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Walton County for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Walton County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Walton County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Miramar Beach: 10,528 vacation rentals
  • Seaside: 940 vacation rentals
  • Santa Rosa Beach: 16,891 vacation rentals
  • Rosemary Beach: 1,196 vacation rentals
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,308 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Walton County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Walton County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Walton County:

  • Miramar Beach: 10,528 rentals
  • Santa Rosa Beach: 16,891 rentals
  • DeFuniak Springs: 2,881 rentals
  • Freeport: 16,761 rentals
  • Choctaw Beach: 6,678 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Walton County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Walton County are:

  • Panama City-NW Florida Bea. Airport (ECP): 11,216 vacation rentals
  • Eglin Afb (VPS): 11,261 vacation rentals
  • Destin Airport (DTS): 12,488 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Walton County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Walton County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grayton Beach State Park: 6,907 rentals
  • Silver Sands Premium Outlets: 15,577 rentals
  • Santa Rosa Beach Golf Club: 15,536 rentals
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve: 15,896 rentals
  • The Golf Garden of Destin: 14,877 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Walton County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Walton County

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