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 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 19,170 holiday lettings near South Walton. From 5,843 Houses to 11,254 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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Crystal Beach: 1,328 holiday homes
  • Panama City Beach: 13,304 holiday homes
  • Destin: 11,140 holiday homes
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,453 holiday homes
  • Miramar Beach: 10,553 holiday homes 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:

  • Panama City Beach: 13,304 holiday lettings
  • Destin: 11,140 holiday lettings
  • Miramar Beach: 10,553 holiday lettings
  • Fort Walton Beach: 9,688 holiday lettings
  • Panama City: 7,894 holiday lettings

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

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

  • Santa Rosa Mall: 10,400 holiday rentals
  • Russell-Fields Pier: 13,446 holiday rentals
  • Frank Brown Park: 13,484 holiday rentals
  • Silver Sands Premium Outlets: 15,732 holiday rentals
  • Florida State University Panama City: 9,958 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Walton listed on 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

Crystal Beach
1,328 holiday rentals
Seagrove Beach
2,453 holiday rentals
Holiday Isle
1,949 holiday rentals
Seacrest Beach
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Inlet Beach
2,719 holiday rentals
Lullwater Beach On Gulf Of Mexico
1,204 holiday rentals
Rosemary Beach
1,405 holiday rentals
Frangista Beach
3,022 holiday rentals
St. Tropez
1,321 holiday rentals
Biltmore Beach
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970 holiday rentals
Dune Allen Beach
1,398 holiday rentals
Port of Call
1,173 holiday rentals
Blue Mountain Beach
865 holiday rentals
Long Beach
2,288 holiday rentals
Laurel Grove
56 holiday rentals
WaterSound Beach
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2,623 holiday rentals
El Centro Beach
946 holiday rentals