What makes the South Walton beaches so special?
Located on the beautiful Emerald Coast of the Florida Panhandle, South Walton's beach neighborhoods make this stretch of coastline a favorite beach vacation spot.
Beach town vibe
Relax – The South Walton beach neighborhoods have both amazing views and spa treatments in abundance, a great combination to relieve your stress. Book a massage or skin treatment at one of the area's day spas and enjoy your zen-like state on one of the sunny beaches.
Get outside – Hike the trails at Deer Lake State park, or fish at Eden Gardens State Park. Rent bikes and tour the the trails at the Grayton Beach or Point Washington State Parks.
Shop – Get a little retail therapy. Shop for beach clothes, jewelry, totes and souvenirs at boutiques along 30A.
Amazing water everywhere
There's always relaxing on the beach, floating on the waves, and sand castle-making competitions. But when you want to really get out on the water, you've got options.
Specialty cruises – Check the local tour operators for amazing exepriences like swimming with the dolphins, snorkeling, or book a dinnertime sunset cruise.
High-speed action – Rent jet skis from for a day of skimming over the water. Get a bird's-eye view of the beach on a parasailing adventure.
Paddling – Rent paddle boards or ocean kayaks on the waves and look for sea turtles, or paddle Western Lake in Grayton Beach State Park. Plus there's a lot more to do here:
- Deep-sea fishing
Fresh seafood and more
From seafood to pizza, everything tastes better sitting next to the water. Seafood is fresh and local at the Seagrove Village Market, plus they serve up burgers, homemade key lime pie, and more. Local specialties include Gulf oysters and shrimp, grouper and catfish, Southern favorites, like green tomatoes and hush puppies, and, of course, key lime pie. You'll find something for every taste throughout South Walton.