This beachside 30a vacation home boasts serene water views and is just steps away from the pristine white sand dunes that make Watersound Beach one of the most desirable beach communities in the U.S. This home is very family-friendly, with plenty to do for people of all ages. Whip up a meal in the large luxury kitchen, relax on the idyllic front porch or enjoy cocktails in the private outdoor area. Additionally, you’ll have access to a golf cart to drive down the beach boardwalk.
The best place to get away? 30A! Dotted with interesting beach neighborhoods, rare coastal dune lakes, upscale resorts, funky beach bars, world-class restaurants and over 25,000 acres of protected habitats — Scenic Highway 30A is the not so best kept secret in Florida. This unique two-lane county road meanders along the shores of the Emerald Coast. You’ll find a wonderful mix of old and new Florida along this scenic area that hugs the forested shoreline of the jewel toned gulf. It’s truly a special place that the entire family will love.
For music, drinks and food, visitors and locals alike flock to the Red Bar for a lively atmosphere that truly celebrates the good life. Enjoy a cold beverage, the eclectic décor, and a house band that entertains with funky jazz and blues. The Red Bar serves everything from crawfish to pasta, and it’s all delicious. People come for the food and drinks, but stay for the atmosphere.
30A offers some of the beach biking in the world. The 19-mile paved bike path, referred to as the Timpoochee Trail, parallels the entire length of the scenic road and passes through all of its famous beach communities. Bike along and you’ll be sure to see coastal wildlife, awesome water views and stunning scenery you won’t see anywhere else.
If you want to find a beach that you can call your own, pack a lunch and plan a picnic at Deer Lake State Park. Often deserted but still close by, it’s a great place to hang on the beach and not be bothered. At this park you can also spot the extremely rare coastal dune lakes, which are only found in Madagascar, Australia, New Zealand, Oregon and here on 30A!
Best Beach in Florida
Best Place to Play Golf in Florida
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“Eight friends from all around the country convened in Watersound for a reunion. We had plenty of space in the home and the location just steps from the beach was hard to beat. The boardwalks, golf cart, pool, and sugar white sand were favorites among the group. We opted for an in-home chef and it was so delicious and so relaxing. Loved watching sunsets from our deck, playing music throughout the house on the Sonos, and gathering around the dining table each night with friends. What a fantastic trip!” – Equity Estates Investor