At a Glance
Located along a 26-mile stretch of sugar-white sand beaches and turquoise water on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, South Walton has welcomed generations of visitors seeking an upscale and relaxing place to unwind. Discover wide-open spaces beyond the boardroom, from pristine landscapes for activities and events to picturesque outdoor venues for gathering safely.
Imagine planning a meeting steps from award-winning beaches and surrounded by gourmet dining, boutique shopping and championship golf. Now imagine that meeting is in a modern facility with premium accommodations and exceptional service.
The Perfect Place to Meet
Each year, more meeting planners discover that these 16 unique beach neighborhoods— Miramar Beach, Seascape, Sandestin, Dune Allen, Gulf Place, Santa Rosa Beach, Blue Mountain Beach, Grayton Beach, WaterColor, Seaside, Seagrove, WaterSound, Seacrest, Alys Beach, Rosemary Beach, Inlet Beach—are also perfect for working hard and having fun.
With more than 15,000 guest rooms, 155,000 sf of meeting space, year-round great weather and off-the-clock activities, any time is an ideal time to host meetings and events in South Walton. Whether for a 10-person executive retreat or a 1,500-person convention, you’ll find your perfect meeting destination along the beaches of South Walton. Stay in luxury boutique hotels, full-service resorts, grand beach houses or cozy cottages.
About 40 percent of the land in South Walton is preserved for nature. And it’s put to good use, with four state parks, a 15,000-acre state forest and 15 rare coastal dune lakes providing plenty of opportunities for incredible eco-exploration.
Enjoy a variety of teambuilding activities, from stand-up paddleboarding to golf, and art gallery tours to wine tastings. Outdoor activities are abundant thanks to more than 200 miles of hiking and biking trails and easy access to the Gulf of Mexico and Choctawhatchee Bay.
Experience a diverse culinary scene at one of more than 200 restaurants highlighting a fusion of flavors created by award-winning chefs using fresh-from-the-Gulf and locally sourced ingredients. Make an evening reception on the beach even better with a bonfire and s’mores!
Business + Pleasure
We make planning simple, but we also offer the best of both worlds: business and pleasure. Bring your family and stay a few extra days to discover why TIME magazine named South Walton one of “The World’s Greatest Places.”
Located on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, South Walton is an easy drive from anywhere in the Southeast. Major corridors including I-65, I-55, I-10 and US Hwy 331 flow right toward this 26-mile stretch of sugar-white sand between Inlet Beach and Miramar Beach.
Learn more at VisitSouthWalton.com/Meetings.