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Recent Seaside reviews

  • Fabulous Family Retreat

    "From the welcoming front porch to the breathtaking views from the tower, this house was the perfect family retreat. William and his staff were easy to work with and answered all questions promptly. I would highly recommend this house for a Seaside vacation!"
    Guest: Caroline R. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • "Heavenly Cottage"

    "We just came home after a wonderful week at Snail's Pace. Very cozy and beach feel cottage. Perfect for reconnecting with family. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed and pretty much ate every meal in our cottage, made good use of the barbecue pit. Cottage was well stocked with board games and cards for indoor activities. Also, looked forward to going to bed because the beds were so comfortable;we probably slept in more than we should have. The location was so close to the beach that we took advantage of many walks to the beach day and night. If you want hassle free walks to the beach, town square general store, ice cream, snow cones, good food, shopping and want to wear your flipflops all the time, this is your place...Obviously, still feeling blissful and can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: " Family Vacation 2014 " Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 24, 2014
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  • Perfect Getaway

    "Shady Lady has everything you need for six people and the location is perfect. The warm days were amazing and Seaside as always was wonderful. The walk to the beach is one minute and relaxing on the porch is the best. Loved the little chapel and all the parks. We had three couples and all plan to go back to Shady Lady. Came home relaxed and happy."
    Guest: Beach Lover Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 4, 2015
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  • Wonderful place for a small family.

    "Great little condo. Really enjoyed having a (shared) private walkway right down to the beach. The kitchen was fully stocked with just about anything we could think of for cooking. Housekeeping had the place spotless for us when we arrived. The owner is friendly, and responded to all of our email queries very quickly. We brought our 4 year old and our 1 year old, and the place was perfectly child proof for them. (i.e. no small breakable items on tables for the 1 year old to destroy) We were there over a long weekend in September, and it was a very quiet atmosphere. Perfect for babies needing to nap during the day. Highly recommended for people with small children."
    Guest: Linda B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 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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