Wonderful restaurants and numerous boutiques, including the first-ever 30A Store, there’s something for just about everyone at the colorful Gulf Place development.

With a sparkling beach just across Scenic Highway 30A, stop in at the 30A Store to load up on gear, but also grab a cold beer or cup of coffee and a treat from Sunrise Coffee, hang out at the hand-crafted bar or lounge in one of the beach chairs out front to enjoy that Gulf breeze.

The nearby beach also offers plenty of inspiration for The Artists at Gulf Place, a collection of colorful huts here that showcase a variety of local talents.

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WaterColor Clock Tower

WaterColor’s Town Center

From the divinely creative to the just plain fun, the shops and boutiques around the WaterColor Inn & Resort feature an assortment of clothing, gifts and much more. Located within the resort, you’ll find everything you need here to create a memorable vacation, or even bring a little of the Gulf Coast back home with you.

In WaterColor’s Town Center, Beachfolly offers fashion forward swimwear and cover-ups as well as resort casual clothing. So whether you’re heading to the Beach Club for some sun, or out to dine at Fish Out of Water, Beachfolly has the adornments and accessories to make any outfit complete.

Just across the bike-lined street, The Blue Giraffe is a unique art and gift gallery representing a diverse array of local and regional award-winning artists. Original art, handcrafted furniture and jewelry, sculptures and interior accents cover every surface. Their “Sea of Books” alcove holds a distinctive selection of inspirational titles.

Shopping in WaterColor

Shopping in WaterColor

Just around the corner past WaterColor’s iconic clock tower, Old Florida Outfitters is something of a local institution, with tons of outdoor gear, including fly fishing supplies for use on the Gulf and nearby lakes.

Local ladies also make quite the fuss over The Fuss Boutique’s unique eye for cosmopolitan style, amidst a sea of flip-flops and sundresses.

Exhausted from all that shopping? Pop into Wine World for a refreshing glass of white wine and a grilled panini.

Baytowne Wharf Dining and Nightlife

The Village of Baytowne Wharf

A bustling cobblestone town center perched at the edge of Choctawhatchee Bay, The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the thumping heart of the larger Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort that encompasses it. With dozens of quaint shops, excellent restaurants, nightclubs and plenty of attractions for kids (and kids at heart), Baytowne Wharf is a fun event-filled destination any time of day, night or year.

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Rosemary Beach Shopping

The Merchants of Rosemary Beach

Secret boardwalks, gas lamps and bubbling fountains await those who explore Rosemary Beach by foot (or on a rental bike from Bamboo Bicycle Company), but the charming old-world town center is the true hub of daily life here. On the north side of 30A, an assortment of casual restaurants and upscale boutiques (including a surf shop for the beach-bound) surround a shaded lawn.

Start out with a cup of local coffee at Amavida, and if you love looking at the local artworks that adorn Amavida’s walls, check out the other galleries around the plaza.

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Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Silver Sands Premium Outlets

Just a stone’s throw from the white sands of Sandestin and Miramar Beach, Silver Sands Premium Outlets is a shop-a-holic’s paradise. Silver Sands Premium Outlets is home to 110 designer and name brand outlet stores with 465,200 square feet of retail space.

You’ll find impressive savings of 25% to 65% every day at Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Cole Haan, DKNY, Gap Outlet, J.Crew, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Michael Kors, Nautica, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Swarovski, Tommy Hilfiger and more.

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Grand Boulevard Park

Grand Park at Grand Boulevard

A gorgeous outdoor shopping plaza just outside the well-manicured gates of Sandestin, Grand Boulevard is one of the newer additions to South Walton’s already rich shopping scene.

You’ll find national brands here such as J. Crew-at-the-beach, Orvis and Billabong, as well as home-grown retail success stories like Fusion Art Glass Gallery, The Zoo Gallery, Wine World, and Donna Burgess Gallery.

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