Destination guide

The beachside setting of South Walton is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday 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 accommodation options 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 holiday in South Walton. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 there

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 centre. 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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around South Walton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18,800 holiday rentals around South Walton. From 5,551 Houses to 11,251 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around South Walton is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lower Grand Lagoon: 7,436 holiday rentals
  • Destin: 11,213 holiday rentals
  • Panama City Beach: 12,557 holiday rentals
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,318 holiday rentals
  • Seacrest: 594 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in South Walton! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Lower Grand Lagoon: 7,436 holiday homes
  • Destin: 11,213 holiday homes
  • Panama City Beach: 12,557 holiday homes
  • Fort Walton Beach: 9,758 holiday homes
  • Miramar Beach: 10,550 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in South Walton are:

  • Panama City-NW Florida Bea. Airport (ECP): 11,510 holiday houses
  • Eglin Afb (VPS): 11,301 holiday houses
  • Destin Airport (DTS): 12,602 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in South Walton?

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

  • M.B. Miller County Pier: 11,323 holiday rentals
  • Emerald Falls Family Recreation Center: 10,140 holiday rentals
  • Northwest Florida State College - Fort Walton Beach Campus: 10,237 holiday rentals
  • Eglin Air Force Base: 11,147 holiday rentals
  • Topsail Beach State Preserve: 15,963 holiday rentals

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

Explore destinations around South Walton

Lower Grand Lagoon
7,436 holiday rentals
11,213 holiday rentals
Panama City Beach
12,557 holiday rentals
Fort Walton Beach
9,758 holiday rentals
Miramar Beach
10,550 holiday rentals
Panama City
7,568 holiday rentals
DeFuniak Springs
2,891 holiday rentals
Upper Grand Lagoon
6,299 holiday rentals
Ponce De Leon
4,281 holiday rentals
Okaloosa Island
9,032 holiday rentals
16,839 holiday rentals
11,848 holiday rentals
7,922 holiday rentals
Hurlburt Field
2,633 holiday rentals
Mary Esther
3,605 holiday rentals
6,268 holiday rentals
3,970 holiday rentals
Lake Lorraine
6,143 holiday rentals
Pretty Bayou
5,498 holiday rentals
Ocean City
5,094 holiday rentals