Why Choose Our Destination?
South Walton - a collection of 16 coastal beach neighborhoods - stretches along 26 miles of breathtaking coastline in the heart of Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. Sugar-white sand beaches and turquoise waters offer a natural setting for a productive yet relaxing meeting. A variety of meeting facilities and accommodations are available - from full-service resorts to beach front cottages. Beautiful beaches complemented by world-class accommodations, award-winning dining, diverse shopping, the arts and outdoor pursuits can be found here. A pristine and natural environment, a year-round temperate climate, a host of activities and wide range of accommodations make South Walton the ideal meetings destination. A variety of meeting venues in South Walton can accommodate 6 to 1,600. Large groups gravitate to the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Embassy Suites at Miramar Beach and Seascape Golf, Beach and Tennis Resort. All offer a variety of meeting spaces and accommodations, as well as amenities for attendees and their families to enjoy during free time. Smaller groups from two to 300 retreat to communities such as The Pearl in Rosemary Beach, WaterColor Inn and Hyatt Place, all which recreate authentic community life, traditional Southern hospitality and a sanctuary from fast-paced lifestyles. Their community philosophy - planning for the future by reinterpreting its past - makes these venues ideal for incentive retreats, small board meetings and team building. Yet another ideal venue for smaller groups is TOPS’L Beach & Racquet Resort adjacent to Topsail Hill State Preserve, the most pristine coastal property in Florida.
Distance from airport
- Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
49.89 km from city center
- Northwest Florida Regional Airport
54.72 km from city center
- Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional Airport
115.87 km from city center
Timpoochee Bike Trail
Silver Sands Factory Stores
The Visit South Walton (TDC) Sales staff will assist meeting planners in selecting the ideal venue that fits their specific needs. The TDC specializes in meeting group needs from arranging site visits, distributing RFP’s and creative ideas on attendance building. South Walton is a convenient driving destination from southeastern cities and traveling is convenient with three regional airports located nearby: Northwest Florida Regional (VPS), Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) and Pensacola Regional (PNS) with direct flights to Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Memphis, Nashville, Washington DC, St. Louis (Seasonal).