Destination guide

The beachside setting of South Walton is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in South Walton. This relaxing city is known for its sporting events, bars and surfing. Silver Sands Premium Outlets and Destin Commons are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in South Walton

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy South Walton for its surfing and golfing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that South Walton has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
  • Gulf World Marine Park (23.9 mi / 38.4 km)
  • Burnt Pine Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • The Golf Garden of Destin (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Emerald Bay Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in South Walton

South Walton is famous for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Walton. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Rosa Beach (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Blue Mountain Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Point Washington State Forest (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Grayton Beach State Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Seaside Beach (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)

How to get to and around South Walton

The nearest airport is in Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), located 14.6 mi (23.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is 21.3 mi (34.3 km) away.

Where to stay around South Walton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18,727 holiday lettings near South Walton. From 5,518 Houses to 11,208 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South Walton area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in South Walton?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Walton. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Seagrove Beach: 2,322 holiday homes
  • Miramar Beach: 10,506 holiday homes
  • Amalfi Coast Resort: 48 holiday homes
  • Lullwater Beach On Gulf Of Mexico: 1,154 holiday homes
  • Nautical Watch: 31 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in South Walton! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in South Walton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in South Walton with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Miramar Beach: 10,506 holiday lettings
  • Panama City Beach: 12,311 holiday lettings
  • Destin: 11,205 holiday lettings
  • Fort Walton Beach: 9,653 holiday lettings
  • DeFuniak Springs: 2,887 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to South Walton?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in South Walton are:

  • Destin Airport (DTS): 12,525 self catering accommodations
  • Panama City-NW Florida Bea. Airport (ECP): 11,169 self catering accommodations
  • Eglin Afb (VPS): 11,152 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in South Walton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in South Walton. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Eglin Air Force Base: 11,016 holiday rentals
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve: 15,764 holiday rentals
  • St. Andrews State Park: 7,977 holiday rentals
  • Hombre Golf Club: 10,278 holiday rentals
  • Grayton Beach State Park: 6,853 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Walton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Explore destinations around South Walton

Miramar Beach
10,506 holiday rentals
Panama City Beach
12,311 holiday rentals
11,205 holiday rentals
Fort Walton Beach
9,653 holiday rentals
DeFuniak Springs
2,887 holiday rentals
Panama City
7,264 holiday rentals
Ponce De Leon
4,248 holiday rentals
16,620 holiday rentals
11,791 holiday rentals
7,842 holiday rentals
Upper Grand Lagoon
6,127 holiday rentals
Hurlburt Field
2,624 holiday rentals
Mary Esther
3,599 holiday rentals
6,280 holiday rentals
3,872 holiday rentals
Okaloosa Island
8,921 holiday rentals
Lower Grand Lagoon
7,135 holiday rentals
Lake Lorraine
6,149 holiday rentals
Pretty Bayou
5,343 holiday rentals
Ocean City
5,011 holiday rentals