Ocean Reef Resorts is pleased to offer our guests an abundant array of fine distinctive vacation rental properties along South Walton’s Scenic 30A, which happens to be one of the nation's most beautiful highways. This sensational two lane road meanders along the shimmering sugary shoreline of the Emerald Coast. This scenic corridor hugs the forested Gulf of Mexico providing breathtaking views of nature’s splendor and the…
Discover Destin, Miramar Beach, & South Walton
Visit, Explore, Live in Destin and the surrounding coastal towns of Northwest Florida.
10 Stunning Photos: Destin vs South Walton
The word is out on our beautiful white sand beaches and emerald hued gulf waters. Breathtaking, seemingly unreal photos can be found everywhere on the internet. The most notable destinations in Northwest Florida have to be Destin and South Walton. Destin is a household name and has been for generations. Neighboring to the east, South Walton has rapidly gained awareness, and rightly so. Although these two…
Top 11 VRBOs in Destin & South Walton
Have you ever heard of VRBO? If you are reading this article, chances are you have. However, how much do you really know about this niche travel website? It's our business to know all things vacation rentals, and with a name the at one time stood for - Vacation Rentals by Owner, you can bet we know all about it. With a humble start in 1996, the former Craigslist style listing site has grown into a significant OTA, or Online Travel Agency. What…
See why Coastal Living loves this South Walton home
This impressive South Walton beach home has a groundbreaking modern contemporary design and achieved national fame when it was featured in Coastal Living Magazine.
Sip Away: South Walton's Top Cocktails
Looking to celebrate with a special drink in South Walton? Treat yourself to a creative or classic cocktail offered at one of our restaurants, all of which were voted by locals and visitors as 2015 Perfect in South Walton winners. Learn more about South Walton’s top cocktails below, and toast to a perfect beach vacation.
5 Tips for Catching Stunning South Walton Sunsets
Sure, laying out in the bright sun and getting a tan is one way to enjoy your time at the beach, but you’re just as likely to find us heading out in the evening to catch a legendary sunset over the turquoise water. You really can’t go wrong watching the sunset anywhere in town, but it’s truly spectacular with a front row seat. Here are our favorite tips for making sure you get
Insider Tips for Finding Your Zen in South Walton
The beach is the perfect spot for centering yourself and breaking free of the noise. You'll find it pretty easy to be in the moment with these Zen activities:
Planning a Trip? Your Guide to South Walton Guides
Want to get the most out of your beach trip, but you're not sure where to start? There's a guide for that! Along with just about anything else you'd want to do while you're here, our collection of guides provides a great jumping-off point for the perfect trip.
What to do in South Walton in February
There’s never a dull moment in South Walton. From concerts and events to foodie finds, wine festivals and fun activities for the kids, South Walton has endless adventures to enjoy this month. See what’s going on around town. Spotlight Events: Feb 1st-3rd: 14th Annual Rosemary Beach Girls Getaway at The Pearl: 10 a.m. Comedy, cooking demonstrations, live music, auctions, food
Your Guide to an Unplugged Vacation in South Walton
Although the laid-back, welcoming South Walton community is one of the top reasons people love traveling here, visitors also love our beach neighborhoods as quiet, peaceful places to escape alone. If you’re looking to unplug during your South Walton stay, here are five places to find your zen.
South Walton Beaches Coastal Cleanup is Sep 20
Come out and join beach-loving locals and the Walton County Tourist Development Council for the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup 2014 on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. We can all help keep South Walton's beaches clean and pristine!
South Walton Turtle Watch Celebrates 20 Years
Four different species of sea turtles have made their way to the beaches of South Walton to fill their nests with hundreds of golf-ball like eggs. The South Walton Turtle Watch has been protecting these creatures for 20 years.
First Timer’s Guide to Sandestin
Sandestin is the beach neighborhood for those who want a little bit of everything: you can have a true resort experience or use it as home base while you explore all that the area offers. If it’s your first time in Sandestin, here’s what you need to know.
First Timer's Guide to Seaside
Seaside's reputation often precedes it – in the film "The Truman Show," Seaside provided the ideal setting for a version of perfect Americana. Here's the thing, though: Seaside doesn't need Hollywood effects to convince you it might be perfect. As a first-time visitor to Seaside, here's what you need to know.
Learn Beach Safety to Hit the Beach Safely
To make sure the beach is here to enjoy for a long time, learn to protect yourself and the natural splendor of the beach while you enjoy it. Check beach flags before entering the water, remember what you should and shouldn't do on the beach and take note of miscellaneous safety and accessibility tips to get the most out of your experience.
3 Reasons Why You Should Visit South Walton on Highway 30A
Have you ever heard of South Walton in Northwest Florida? If you haven't, here are three reasons that you NEED to add South Walton to your travel list, and why I think it is better than other parts of Florida!
South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival Donates $10,000 to Charity
The annual South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival donated $10,000 to Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF) to help more than a dozen children’s charities in Northwest Florida.
Paddleboarding for Beginners: 5 Tips for Gliding on Water
If you’ve ever wondered if stand-up paddleboarding is for you, Jeff Archer of YOLO Board has a simple answer: “The greatest thing about stand-up paddleboarding is that it’s for all ages. It’s the fastest-growing water sport in the world for a reason – and that reason is because everyone can do it.”