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Located south of Highway 98 directly on the Gulf of Mexico

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  • Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
  • 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy W - Miramar Beach
  • Florida 32550 - United States
  • (850) 267-8000
  • http://www.sandestin.com/

A census-designated place in Walton County

Walton County is Florida’s best small county. The county boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world including 13 certified Blue Wave Beaches and the county has extensive timberlands as well as agricultural areas.

The average temperature is 69 degrees with an average temperature in January of 53 degrees and 81 degrees in July. The county also boasts Florida’s highest point at 345 feet above sea level.

Euchee and Creek Indians originally inhabited the area and in 1808 the first non-Native American Settlers came to the area from Scotland. In 1890, the sawmill town of Point Washinton was founded marking the first economic engine in the area—timber. In 1920 Grayton Beach was founded marking the next great economic engine that would eventually define the county—tourism.

Beaches of South Walton is the very epicenter of Florida's Panhandle, a 200-mile stretch of tall, powdery-white dunes, vast stands of pine forests, cool underground springs, marshlands, bays, coastal scrub, backwater bayous and crystalline gulf waters. Welcome to the Beaches of South Walton Official Travel Guide. Explore and discover all that South Walton has to offer.

Let your imagination run wild. The full stretch of our beaches is even more beautiful than you dream. Sparkling clear turquoise waters. Sugar white beaches, renowned for their unspoiled nature. Among our 18 charming coastal communities, you'll find cozy bed and breakfasts, beachfront homes, world class resorts and the town of Seaside with its charming pastel cottages and unique architecture. Discover Grayton Beach, rated best in the U.S., Stroll along the beach at Topsail Hill, held in trust by the state of Florida as the state's most pristine beach environment. Enjoy five-star dining, fabulous shopping, championship golf and tennis and every water sport.

Come away. Discover a world of natural beauty unlike any other. A world of aqua waters as clear as crystal and sun-warmed sands as soft and white as the driven snow. Discover the aroma of clean salt air and the fresh scent of deep pine forests. Soak up pure sunlight. Walk in the refreshing shade of hammock woods draped in the lace of Spanish moss. Savor the glory as a ruby sun melts into a twilight sea. Welcome to The Beaches of South Walton - 18 individual beach communities dotting 26 miles of the world's most beautiful beaches. Pristine stretches of coastline surround beachside cottages, world class resorts, championship golf courses, fine restaurants, unique shops and more. Come away to The Beaches of South Walton. You will love our unspoiled nature.



While the Beaches of South Walton have always been a favorite family summer vacation destination, the spring, fall and winter perhaps offer the best times to visit South Walton and experience the true flavor of the area. Along with mild temperatures, these seasons bring quiet, peaceful beaches and the added bonus of lower prices.

Fall: October brings relief from Florida's summer humidity. While the average high fall temperature in South Walton is 80 degrees, the heat and humidity index is significantly lower than in other parts of the state. Gulf waters are still warm from the summer and the fishing opportunities are unsurpassed. With rental rates heavily discounted from summer rates, fall in South Walton is a bargain as well. Annual fall events in South Walton include:

Labor Day Family Activities - Held in various resorts throughout the holiday weekend;

Seaside's -Seeing Red- Wine Festival - First Weekend in October;

Emerald Coast Championship Pro Am Golf Tournament - Third weekend in November;

South Walton SportsFest - First three weekends in November.

Winter: Winter at the Beaches of South Walton means sweater weather for Florida natives, but feels like Indian Summer for most people. The average winter temperature is 68 degrees - not much cooler than more southern Florida cities like Orlando, which has an average high winter temperature of 70 degrees. With accommodations available at half the summer rate, South Walton is Florida's most affordable winter retreat. Days are typically clear and mild, providing the ideal setting for an afternoon of golf, a game of tennis, or a stroll on the beach or a game of tennis. Winter is also an ideal time to walk a favorite stretch of South Walton's 26 miles of beaches and contemplate the awesome beauty of the area.

Annual winter events in South Walton include:

Eden Christmas Eve Candlelight Open House - Weekend before Christmas;

The Great Southern Gumbo Cook-off - Mid-January;

Walton County Snowbird Club Activities - January, February and March;

Winter Visitor's Appreciation Tea Dance - Late February/early March.

Spring: Late March brings warm days and clear, cool nights -- typical spring weather in South Walton. The average high spring temperature in South Walton is 79 degrees, providing a perfect time of year to enjoy an early beach vacation or challenge one of the many golf courses in South Walton. The spring also brings a multitude of festivals to celebrate the season, including:

Sandestin Wine Festival - April;

Grayton Beach Fine Arts Festival - second weekend in May;

Seaside Spring Wine Festival - May;

Memorial Weekend Activities - Held at various resorts throughout the holiday weekend.