Santa Rosa Beach

A perfect example of quintessential Florida, the town of Santa Rosa Beach was known by the much more colorful name of Hogtown.

Welcome to Santa Rosa Beach

Walton County's Santa Rosa Beach

Charming, pastel painted stores, luxury beachfront homes and the Emerald Coast's signature pairing of sugar white sands with crystal clear blue-green waters are only a fraction why Santa Rosa Beach is such a desirable place to live. A perfect example of quintessential Florida, the town of Santa Rosa Beach was known by the much more colorful name of Hogtown until the later part of the 18th century. While Santa Rosa Beach encompasses a large area for a town in 30A, it is broken up into smaller, unique communities such as Grayton BeachAlys Beach and Blue Mountain Beach. Despite that some of these neighborhoods furnish differing atmospheres, the one thing they all share is their commitment to the finer things in life; there's a reason why Santa Rosa Beach, and its various villages, is one of 30A's and Florida's most popular areas to both live and visit.

Nature Meets Luxury Living

Santa Rosa Beach is home to almost 17 miles of pristine Florida beach. Between the Emerald Coast, Hogtown Bayou and the Choctawhatchee Bay, there is no shortage of nature to explore in Santa Rosa Beach. This is without even counting the neighboring Point Washington State Forest's 15,000-acres and 27 miles of trails to hike or the equally gorgeous arboraceous landscapes of Deer Lake State Park and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Needless to say, those lucky enough to have years of exploring these vast preserves under their belt still find new natural treasures to discover.

Natural & Man Made Beauty

The beaches and state parks of Santa Rosa Beach aren't the only thing of beauty stunning residents and visitors alike. Enter Gulf Place, one of Santa Rosa Beach's many neighborhoods, featuring high end shopping and dining with a strong emphasis for local art. From live music to sand sculptures and everything in-between, you'll find that the muse of Mother Nature isn't wasted in South Walton County.

This love of art extends to the culinary side of Santa Rosa Beach as well, with chefs such as Greggory Smith, Isley Wight and Steven Sand, of Surfing DeerVue on 30A and Blue Mabel Smokehouse respectively, restaurants whose visually dazzling gustatory delicacies rival anything found in Paris, New York or Medona. Exploring all the beaches, woods, trails, dunes, shops and restaurants of Santa Rosa Beach and its many neighborhoods could take a lifetime, but it's a good goal to have if you ask us.

Around Santa Rosa Beach, FL

There's plenty to do around Santa Rosa Beach, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Be Bold Coffee, Cava and Cakes, and Renaissance French Restaurant.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.68 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.73 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.74 miles 232 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.18 miles 40 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Shopping 1.59 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Santa Rosa Beach, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Santa Rosa Beach. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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South Walton Montessori Academy
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PreK - 6th
No rating available
9th - 12th
Dune Lakes Elementary School
K - 5th
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Van R. Butler Elementary School
K - 5th
5th - 12th
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