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Stunning New Residences Available from Romair Homes in Watersound Origins

The Watersound Origins community, located just one mile north of 30A beaches, is growing to include the new Pathways phase and an additional 107 new homes. Construction has begun on several properties with over one third of the homesites already sold! The Pathways neighborhood is taking on spectacular curb appeal with the addition of the […] Read More



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Step Back in Time at Rosemary Beach

One of 30A’s planned New Urbanist communities, Rosemary Beach is an architectural treasure trove, boasting influences from the West Indies, New Orleans, Charleston and St. Augustine, among others. The grand homes (many with adjoining carriage houses that are just as extraordinary) are interconnected by a discreet network of pedestrian paths and boardwalks, which become even […]

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5 Local Places to Enjoy in (Almost) Total Isolation

During the off-season, it’s not too difficult to secure a secluded spot to call your own on almost any local beach. But during Spring Break and the sweltering summer months, out-of-town guests are here in full-force, making some locals feel a tad bit claustrophobic. If you find yourself needing to get away from it all, here are a few places you’ll almost always have […]

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Babysitting at the Beach: Tips from a Professional

It can be tough to find a good babysitter any time, but it’s even harder when you’re away from home on vacation. When mom and dad want to enjoy a night out by themselves, who can you call? What questions should you ask a potential babysitter? With a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership, classroom teaching experience and […]

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And the Winners Are … 30A Hot Spots Poll Results Released

You nominated them. You voted for them. And now, it’s time to reveal the winners of this year’s 30A Hot Spots Awards! Almost 1,750 of you cast 52,000 votes across 31 categories, and we are pleased to present a list of your choices for the hottest spots in South Walton. With hundreds of amazing local businesses in […]


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30A Color Provides Reliable Home and Handyman Services

Ask any homeowner along the gulf coast, and they’ll tell you that one of the biggest challenges of home ownership here is finding reliable help with home repairs, painting, house keeping, remodels and basic home maintenance. “Almost everyone says it’s impossible to find high-quality workers, and when they do find someone, they’re often unreliable,” said Jesse Davis of […]

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Spring Break 2017: When Are Schools Out?

Spring Break is here, folks, and South Walton will once again welcome tens of thousands of visitors this season. For easy reference, we’ve put together this round-up of when all of the major colleges, universities and school systems will be here at the beach. PRO TIP: Looking for something fun and different to do this year? You can book […]