Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Beaches of South Walton


Located in Northwest Florida, the Beaches of South Walton are 26-miles of emerald green and turquoise waters, sugar white beaches and unspoiled nature. The people in the area are very friendly too.

All 26-miles of coastline is “Blue Wave” certified by the Clean Beaches Council, meaning the beaches are clean, safe and environmentally friendly.

The 14 beach communities offer first-class accommodations, culinary cuisine, shopping, arts, year round events, and outdoors activities.

About 40% of South Walton is protected from the development of high-rise buildings to protect the natural environment that South Walton is known for. Beachgoers are treated to pure nature and breathtaking views—the way it should be.

The Beaches of South Walton has one-of-a-kind accommodations, from cozy beachside homes and cottages and first-class resorts to charming bed and breakfast, with their own personal touch. Whatever you choose, you’ll have a wonderful and relaxing time. Most of these accommodations offer breathtaking views of the surroundings.

When not at the beach, you could have fun by playing a round of golf or taking in some tennis. If you’re a tennis player, you’ll be glad to know that there are hard and soft clay courts available for play and the only Wimbledon-style grass courts along Florida’s Emerald Coast.

Speaking of outdoors activities, the Beaches of South Walton feature miles of paved trail ideal for hiking, biking, jogging and rollerblading. For those seeking adventure, the state park offers plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy. Some of the activities are swimming, fishing, boating, sailing, snorkeling, canoeing and kayaking.

Pamper yourself to a relaxing day in one of the exquisite spas at the Beaches of South Walton while enjoying a variety of services—from soothing therapeutic massages to body wraps.

South Walton is also thriving art community. You can see some of the art showcased in many of the galleries and boutiques.

Shopping opportunities are as diverse as the 14 beach communities—name brands, rare collectibles, hand-made arts, specialty shops and more. Shoppers will want to visit the Gulf Place, Grayton Corners, The Shops at Grayton, Seaside and Rosemary Beach.

The Beaches of South Walton offers world-class dining and is home to some of the world’s best-trained chefs, who brought their culinary expertise to more than 70 top restaurants—six are among the “Top 500 Restaurants” in Florida. You will surely find at least one that more than pleases your palate.

Photo credit: Beachesofsouthwalton.com