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 features

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 rentals are available around South Walton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 19,171 holiday lettings around South Walton. From 5,844 houses to 11,256 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Panama City Beach: 13,247 holiday homes
  • Destin: 11,103 holiday homes
  • Miramar Beach: 10,483 holiday homes
  • Fort Walton Beach: 9,656 holiday homes
  • Gulf Coast: 93,787 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in South Walton! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Panama City Beach: 13,247 holiday lettings
  • Destin: 11,103 holiday lettings
  • Miramar Beach: 10,483 holiday lettings
  • Fort Walton Beach: 9,656 holiday lettings
  • Panama City: 7,826 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in South Walton are:

  • Destin Airport (DTS): 12,450 self catering accommodations
  • Panama City-NW Florida Bea. Airport (ECP): 12,088 self catering accommodations
  • Eglin Afb (VPS): 10,382 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in South Walton? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in South Walton. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Big Kahuna's Water and Adventure Park: 12,448 holiday rentals
  • Russell-Fields Pier: 13,375 holiday rentals
  • The Golf Garden of Destin: 14,943 holiday rentals
  • Destin History and Fishing Museum: 12,199 holiday rentals
  • Golf Course At Seascape Resort: 15,386 holiday rentals

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

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