So, you probably read the title of this blog and thought to yourself, “Do I really need a reason?” Because who wouldn’t want to have a vacation home in one of the beautiful communities along 30A? We know, but we want to give you some reasons anyways because we never pass up a chance to share with everyone our love for this South Walton area. If you are lucky enough to live at the beach, then you are lucky enough, right? Well, we think that also applies to vacationing here on 30A. So, let’s talk about some reasons that you should put “owning a vacation home on 30A” on the top of your bucket list!

1.    The beautiful beaches speak for themselves.

The beaches along the Emerald Coast are among the most beautiful beaches in the world, and we aren’t just saying that because we are totally bias. Just ask anyone who has lived or vacationed in this area and they will back us up. The sugar white sand and emerald green waters are like none other.

2.    Vacationing on 30A is like visiting a high end resort community.Alys Beach

Have you ever been to one of those vacation resorts where you never have to leave the resort and everything that you could ever want or need was readily available and mostly within walking distance? Well, the communities of 30A are a lot like that. Seriously, everything that you could ever want or need.

3.    If you are looking for a vacation home to rent out, this is your dream location.

You will have no problem at all filling up your rental calendar (and quick!) with a vacation home on 30A. This area has become one of the most popular beach vacation spots in the whole country, with people booking their vacations at least a year in advance. Aside from that, homes on 30A have been known to book up year round, even during the off season. Talk about a rental machine!

51 Green Street back of house4.    It won’t take long before you have your spouse convinced to move here permanently.

People who visit South Walton and the 30A area frequently have been known to fall so in love with this area that they end up making their vacation a permanent one. You will get this story a lot from the locals in this area who started out just like you and ended up turning their vacation home into their permanent residence.

5.    If you buy it, they will come.

Do you have family scattered all over that you never get to visit with as often as you would like? Well, invest in a vacation home on 30A and the family will come – trust us! Careful what you wish for though because you may not be able to get rid of them!


Are you interested in buying a vacation home in South Walton? Of course you are! Melissa Clements is a seasoned real estate agent with years of experience and ample knowledge of this area. Contact her today to answer your questions and help you get started on your journey to owning a vacation home here on the Emerald Coast.