South Walton's Scenic Highway 30A is home to quite a few colorful beach communities. Each community is unique in its own way, offering different experiences to locals and beach vacationers. One of these is Gulf Place, a 25-acre neighborhood where shops and residences mix with wide sidewalks, palm-tree-lined streets, and beautiful green spaces. Here, you'll find casual yet delicious eateries, including Perfect Pig, Pizza by the Sea, and Sunrise Coffee Co. Shops feature everything from casual beachwear to recreation rentals. The Artists at Gulf Place is a set of eight art galleries filled with art from local artists, and borders a grassy amphitheater that hosts live concerts, social gatherings, and food and wine events. Gulf Place is also located right by the Gulf, and beachgoers can use the convenient Ed Walline beach access to get to the sugary shores.
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As a prominent hub of South Walton activity, Gulf Place is a great place to stay during your next 30A vacation. Check out this list of vacation rentals near Gulf Place, and start planning your trip today!
Inn at Gulf Place 202
The Inn at Gulf Place 202 is located right in Gulf Place. The rental unit has a one-bedroom and can accommodate up to four guests, making it perfect for a romantic escape or small family vacation. Visitors will love the incredible beach views from the living room and breezy balcony. The cozy living space includes a comfortable seating ensemble with a queen-size sleeper sofa, TV, a hardwood-topped dining table, and a kitchen with stainless-steel appliances. The bedroom has a king-size bed and coastal wall decor. As for vacation amenities, guests have access to a community pool and tennis courts.
Casablanca is a beachfront, Mediterranean-styled vacation home situated within walking distance of Gulf Place. With seven bedrooms and eight baths, it can entertain up to twenty-two vacationers. The home boasts high ceilings, open living space, Gulf-front views, a media/game room, spacious sleeping quarters, a refreshing swimming pool, and private beach access. The open great room takes advantage of its waterfront position, featuring large windows that show off shimmering vistas. All the rooms are beautifully appointed, and the master suite, in particular, ensures its guests' vacation in luxury. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, marble floors, a sitting area, walk-in closets, a lavish bath with a walk-in shower, and a wall of glass doors that access a breezy balcony.
You'll be counting your beach blessings when you book a stay at Blessings, a beachfront home located right across from Gulf Place (and right next door to Casablanca). The residence has five bedrooms and can accommodate up to twenty-two vacationers, making it an ideal getaway destination for a family reunion or multi-family vacation. The home's high ceilings create a warm and welcoming atmosphere that makes it easy to forget your worries and relax. You will love the furnished beachfront balcony, where you and your fellow guests can sip tropical cocktails, watch the waves, and listen to the soothing sounds of the beach. A private beach access leads directly to the snow-white shores. When you're not lounging on the balcony or the beach, a large private pool is provided for your enjoyment.
Abacos 307 is a South Walton condo that is only minutes from the beach and the Gulf Place town center. The three-bedroom rental can host up to eight vacationers, so be sure to bring your beach-loving friends along for fun. Inside, lightly toned walls, tile floors, and subtle coastal accents create a relaxed vibe. The master bedroom includes a king-size bed, while each of the other guest bedrooms has a queen-size bed. Additional sleeping space is found in the form of a queen-size sleeper sofa in the living room. Visitors of Abacos receive access to excellent amenities, including a pool and spacious sundeck.
San Remo 205
Boasting a prime location overlooking the Gulf, San Remo 205 is a one-bedroom, two-bathroom vacation rental within close proximity to Gulf Place. It can accommodate up to six guests, so bring your honey for a romantic getaway or a grab the family for a fun beach vacay. Guests will enjoy beach views from an outdoor balcony, as well as the living area. The condo's interior has a comfortable, relaxed vibe, featuring a regal red ceiling, plush furnishings, decorative plants and accents, and an elegant entertainment center and wet bar. The master bedroom includes a queen-size bed, while a sunshine-yellow bunk nook with a twin bunk is perfect for the kids. San Remo has a community pool, hot tub, BBQ grills, and a fitness facility.
Peek a View
Just a short stroll away from Gulf Place, Peek A View is a stunning, three-level vacation home on 30A. With four bedrooms, it can entertain up to thirteen guests. One glance at the residence, and you'll be transported to a beach frame of mind. The home features a teal exterior with white accents and balcony railings. Inside, lightly toned furnishings and coastal décor immediately put the mind at ease. Every room is uniquely and colorfully decorated. One room with a twin bed is painted sunshine yellow, while another guest bedroom is a tasteful light blue. In addition to comfortable living and sleeping accommodations, the home has a bonus media and game room, a private pool, a BBQ grill, and outdoor seating for poolside dining.
Beach Dreams really do come true when you stay at this aptly-named 30A vacation home. This three-level abode is only a quick walk from Gulf Place town center. It offers paradise-perfect accommodations for South Walton vacationers. With five bedrooms and three baths, the home can house up to thirteen visitors. The open great room is brightly lit as sunshine streams through the large windows and glass doors. A comfortable seating ensemble is made up of a charcoal-colored couch, matching armchair, and Adirondack accent chairs centered around a white drink table facing a TV for entertainment. Sleeping quarters include a king-size bed, two queen-size beds, a full/twin bunk, two twin-size beds, and a queen-size sleeper sofa. A private pool and patio offer the perfect spot for secluded relaxation.
It doesn't get any better than a luxurious beachfront vacation home with private beach access, which is exactly what Reflections offers its guests. With six bedrooms, Reflections can entertain a party of 20, making it great for large family get-togethers, wedding parties, or beach reunions. Perched on a sugary dune, this stately home boasts impressive Gulf views from its various balconies and many windows. In addition to scenic views, the home includes a high-ceilinged living room with brilliant white furnishings, floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors, a state-of-the-art kitchen and gleaming breakfast bar, formal dining area, breezy balconies, luxury sleeping quarters, and a private pool overlooking the beach. Of the five bedrooms, two are master suites with king-size beds. One of these suites claims the entire third floor and features cathedral ceilings, an elegant master bath, and balcony access.
Happy Days await at this gorgeous rental home that is located mere steps from the shore and only a short walk from Gulf Place. Happy Days is a seven-bedroom beachfront estate, and it can host up to eighteen beachgoers. It consists of the main residence and a carriage house, providing distinct quarters for multiple vacation parties. The main home includes a welcoming great room and five of the bedrooms. Of these bedrooms, four of them have king-size beds, while the fifth is a comfy bunkroom with two full/twin bunks. The cozy carriage house features an intimate living room, dining area, kitchen with breakfast bar, a king bedroom, and a room with two twin-size beds. A private pool and expansive sundeck overlook the Gulf. Nothing better than beach views while lounging on your own private pool deck and sipping your favorite beach drink.
Take your pick from a couple of rental properties available in the Legends townhome complex. Secluded among coastal flora, this charming complex radiates a feeling of privacy that many crave during a beach vacation. Not only are these units bright and inviting, but each also provides guests with access to relaxing vacation amenities. These include: two community pools, two hot tubs, BBQ grills, two beach access points, a sand volleyball pit, and a tennis court. With Gulf Place just down the road, and other 30A destinations nearby, vacationers love that the quiet seclusion doesn't mean a lack of conveniences.
Ocean Reef has multiple two- and three-bedroom units available in the Sea Haunts townhome complex, which is only a short distance from Gulf Place and the Ed Walline beach access. These townhomes are either beachfront or beach view, which means incredible views from sunrise to sunset. Though each is uniquely appointed, the townhomes have a few things in common: open floorplans, large windows that overlook Gulf vistas, breezy balconies, and private beach access. A beach vacation is always better when you can wake up, walk straight to the shore, and bury your toes in the sand. Sea Haunts also has a community pool and hot tub it shares with San Remo.
If you've been wondering where to stay for your South Walton vacation, hopefully, this list will help you decide. Gulf Place is a vibrant community and a perfect home base while you're vacationing in the area. Does one of these 30A vacation rentals meet your needs? Book now, and start planning the rest of your Gulf Coast stay!