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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Seaside reviews

  • Thanksgiving week

    "We had a great thanksgiving week at Palm Cove. The house is great, the hot tub on the roof is awesome, the kitchen had everything we needed and then some. We experienced a couple of hiccups with cable not working but Ms Betty was very sweet and accommodating."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
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  • Great Beach Retreat

    "We stayed at Sandcastle for 8 nights and loved it. We had 6 adults and two toddlers and had plenty of room. I loved how the bedrooms are all upstairs and living and dining downstairs. This worked well with our family having different bedtimes and morning arising times. I also loved the screened in porch in the front. Our kids played out there frequently. It has a lock on the screen door which was great. The house was equipped with everything we needed during our stay except for a vacuum for sandy floors. The grill area is in an odd place of the house. It is out the back door with no room to sit or enjoy the cook out. I think this would be more enjoyed in the front by the porch. The house is in a great location. It is an easy walk to the beach. Some of us walked to town while others rode bicycles to town. It is also close to the adult and family covered pool. It is a pretty good walk to the other pool though. Sandpiper rentals were great to work with. We had everything we needed. The welcome breakfast our first morning was great too!"
    Guest: Pam B. Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 8, 2014
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  • Merilee-by-the Sea & a Perfect Vacation

    "My husband and I have just returned from a two-week stay at Merilee-by-the-Sea on 30A in Seaside, FL. In all of our many years vacationing in Seaside, we have stayed in many different cottages. This home proved to be for us the PERFECT one. It's not just about its overall comfort and the fact that it recently was renovated. It has more to do with the exquisite taste with which it has been furnished and designed. We had a fabulous time there, in large part due to the many amenities of the home: plenty of refrigeration and freezer space; an ice-maker; wine cooler downstairs, and a clean and beautiful gas range. The kitchen's countertops are most unusual and beautiful. To say the least, everything was sparkling clean. The home's living area furnishings are tastefully done in soft off-white tones, with some color touches here and there; the sofa appears to be down-filled and extremely comfortable. There is artwork throughout that is very comforting to view, in particular some exquisite drawings in the master bedroom upstairs. These owners clearly have very fine taste in all regards. This home provided us with one of the most memorable of our many years visiting Seaside. It is by far the most beautiful one we've stayed in. In fact, we look forward to booking a vacation there again next year. The owner was very helpful prior to our arrival, sending us all the pertinent information well ahead of our visit. We can offer no higher recommendation for a vacation cottage in Seaside than this one. Bar none! I can promise you will enjoy your stay in the lovely comforts of this carefully-tended cottage."
    Guest: jessica Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 21, 2014
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  • Carmella

    "My family and I had a Story Book Christmas staying in Seaside at this beautiful large cottage called Amazing Grace!! We walked everywhere and enjoyed all the local shops and specialty stores which are filled with warm Southern Hospitality!! As an Interior Designer, I loved the furnishings and architectural detailing to this cottage especially the 4 spacious porches, comfortable furniture and cozy couches and rocking chairs! Bravo to the homeowners! We will rent this property again!! Thank you for sharing such a special place!! Cheers!!"
    Guest: Carmella Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 31, 2014
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Seaside Travel Tips

On the Florida Panhandle between Panama City Beach and Destin is the master-planned community of Seaside. Robert S. Davis inherited the land that became Seaside from his grandfather with hopes of converting it into an old-fashioned beach town. Seaside was one of the first cities in America to use New Urbanism design, which promotes walkabilty between neighborhoods and offers several different types of housing.

Waves crash into the Gulf Coast and visitors can swim and play in the clear waters of this Northwest Florida beach destination. The main beach in Seaside is accessible under a tall gray structure that resembles a cross between a pyramid and lighthouse.

Seaside offers visitors with a sense of community and the family-friendly feel is everywhere. The city is home to one of the best beaches on Earth and gained popularity as the filming locadtion for "The Truman Show" starring Jim Carrey.

Seaside Attractions

It's prime location on the Gulf Coast makes Seaside a popular place for visitors. There are three swimming pools, six tennis courts, a world-class croquet lawn and nature walks. Water activities are an obvious must when staying in Seaside. You can have just as much fun as the kids with sand volleyball, sandcastle building, sunbathing, swimming, fishing, snorkeling and a number of other water adventures.

Kids will love a vacation to Seaside where they can learn how to surf and go kayaking, snorkeling, skimboarding, boogie boarding and paddle boarding at Kidz Beach and Surf and Skim Skool.

If you'll be visiting Seaside in March, sign up to be a participant in the Seaside Half Marathon and 5k Race. Runners from all over the country flock to Seaside for the race and each participant receives a medal upon completion. The half marathon will pass through the neighboring communities of Watercolor, Grayton, Blue Mountain Beach and Santa Rosa Beach. You'll run along coastal Highway A30 and take in beautiful views of the water as you progress through the course.

Seaside is very much about creating things and celebrating artists in the community. The whole family will love a trip to The Repertory Theater. It was founded in 2001 and welcomes more than 25,000 visitors every year. The Emerald Coast Theatre Company performs there and is the only professional company on the Emerald Coast. they perform everything from fun kids shows to plays for adults.

In November Seaside hosts the Seeing Red Wine Festival, a nationally-known event. There are testing tents and wine samples from around the world with the option of purchasing your favorites to take home with you. The festival is held on the streets of Seaside and is one of the community's favorites. Tickets for Seeing Red are $120 per person and get you all the wine, food and music you could ever want. Special chefs will also be there to offer demos and samples of some of the best hors d'oeuvres you can find at local restaurants. Other wine events in the Seaside area include Vine to Wine at Seascape Golf, Beach and Tennis Resort, Al Fresco Reserve Tasting in Ruskin Place, Taste of the Beach After Dark in Santa Rosa Beach and Taste of the Beach and Charity Auction in Destin.

Things to Do in Seaside

Shopping: Art galleries, clothing, accessory shops and specialty stores are all over Seaside. Galleries include Fired-Up Pottery Painting, The Justin Gaffrey Studio and Newbill Collection by the Sea. You're guaranteed to get the retail therapy you were looking for with a visit to local stores such as Deja-vu on the Beach, Jahaza Belle, Seaside Class and Seaside Kids. Specialty stores include The Art of Simple, Amore by the Sea and La Vie Est Belle.

30A Songwriters Festival: If you visit South Walton and the Seaside during the 30A Songwriters Festival, you can enjoy live music from a variety of genres providing entertainment. There are more than 200 performances during the course of the three-day event. This is the only festival of its kind in the area and draws in thousands of attendees every year.

Deer Lake State Park: This park has the same name as a coastal dune lake within the same boundaries. Coastal dune lakes can only be found in the U.S. along the Gulf Coast. There are rare plants such as lupine, spoonflower, pitcher plants and one of the largest populations of Curtiss' sand grass in the state. Visitors to Deer Lake State Park will find this dune ecosystem and animals including migratory birds and butterflies. The beach is easily accessible via boardwalk and has beautiful views. Activities at Deer Lake State Park include swimming, fishing, hiking, picnicking, wildlife viewing and lounging on the beach.

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