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Your Guide to the Most Beautiful Beaches Within Five Hours of Atlanta
| Friday, February 23, 2018

Beaches within 5 hours of Atlanta

When everyday life starts to become routine, it may be time for your next relaxing getaway. With pristine palm-tree lined beaches, sugar-white sand, and sparkling emerald water, Florida’s Gulf Coast is the ideal choice for your next vacation. South Walton boasts a variety of beautiful beaches that are within five hours of Atlanta. So, what are you waiting for? Start packing your bags and get ready for your next road trip to paradise!

Once you’ve learned about the best beaches within five hours of Atlanta, be sure to download our free Vacation Guide for more great travel tips. The guide is full of information about the best things to see and do during your next Florida Gulf Coast vacation!

Here Are the Some of the Best Beaches Within Five Hours of Atlanta

If you are searching for the most beautiful beaches within five hours of Atlanta, these ones should be at the top of your list!

1. Seagrove Beach

As soon as you set foot on the sandy shores of Seagrove Beach, you will fall in love. Laid-back yet luxurious, this coastal paradise is one of the most beautiful 30A beaches. Because it is conveniently located in the middle of the other beach communities on 30A, Seagrove Beach is truly at the heart of everything. The upscale neighborhood contains pristine beaches and coastal dune lakes, and you’ll find plenty of ways to have fun out on the water. Dive into the Gulf or take the kids paddle boarding on Eastern Lake. On Seagrove Beach, the possibilities are endless!

2. Grayton Beach

Known as “the heart and soul of 30A,” Grayton Beach offers a vacation experience unlike any other. Moss-covered live oaks and pristine white-sand beaches are just a few things you’ll discover in this laid-back beach town. Explore the local shops and art galleries, bike along the scenic Timpoochee Trail, or go off-roading directly on the sandy shoreline. When the sun sinks low into the horizon, gather around and roast marshmallows over a classic beach bonfire under the stars. Grayton Beach is one of the best places to relax and reconnect with your loved ones!

3. Rosemary Beach

Named one of America’s most romantic small towns, Rosemary Beach will sweep you off your feet! This intimate beach town is filled with world-class restaurants, boutiques, and some of the most breathtaking beaches you will ever see. Browse through the shops and galleries, cast your line on a deep-sea fishing adventure, or sink your toes into the white sandy beach and soak up the sun.

4. Blue Mountain Beach

Blue Mountain Beach was named after rare blue lupine flowers that are unique to this beach town. This seaside beach community offers spectacular views of the Gulf and is known for its casual atmosphere. Greet the sunrise for a morning walk along the beach, go on an afternoon swim with the kids, or relax on the shoreline and look for dolphins. While you’re there, make sure to stop by Blue Mountain Beach Creamery for some of the best homemade ice cream you will ever taste!

5. Santa Rosa Beach

Named as one of Travel & Leisure’s Top 5 favorite towns in America, Santa Rosa Beach is South Walton’s original beach neighborhood. Santa Rosa Beach is filled with incredible restaurants, shops, art galleries, and tons of family-friendly attractions. Get out and explore miles of scenic hiking trails at one of the state parks, enjoy a round of golf on a world-class course, or relax on the beach. You’ll find plenty of ways to stay entertained on Santa Rosa Beach.

Experience 30A to the Fullest When You Stay With Royal Destinations!

No matter which of our amazing beach communities you choose, your perfect destination awaits you on 30A. Allow Royal Destinations to create your custom, hand-tailored escape to South Walton. Our experienced staff will take the time to understand your needs, and can assist with information on golf packages, fishing charters, dining, activities and more! 

Guests staying with Royal Destinations may also enjoy access to our world-class concierge service. From beach gear and bonfires to baby supplies and more, our concierge team will ensure that you have everything you want or need while on vacation. Explore our incredible vacation rentals today and contact us to start planning your next trip. We can’t wait to welcome you!



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