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South Walton Shopping Guide

by Adam Schlosser
South Walton Shopping Guide

Top Places to Shop in South Walton Florida

If you like shopping while on vacation then you’re in luck.  South Walton and the 30A corridor is a shopping destination like no other.  Today, in hopes of enhancing your 30A vacation experience, we’ve crafted a comprehensive guide to shopping in South Walton Florida.  With so many unique 30A beach communities, such as Rosemary Beach, Grayton Beach and Seaside, the area’s shopping scene can seem somewhat daunting when deciding where to start.  Thankfully, this South Walton shopping guide should help you map out a game plan that best fits your needs.  Our list begins on the east end of SoWal in Inlet Beach and ends in Dune Allen Beach on the west end so lets get started!

Inlet Beach Fun Places to Shop

You’ll find a bunch of great places to shop in Inlet Beach.  30Avenue, Crossings At Inlet Beach and Shoppe@inlet are the 3 main shopping complexes where you’ll find awesome boutiques and tasty restaurants.  They’re all located on the north side of highway 98 and are easily accessible via bike or afoot if you’re staying in Rosemary Beach or anywhere on the east end of the 30A corridor.  Below are some of our favorite places to shop in Inlet Beach…

30A Olive Oil Co:  One of the original shops in the 30Avenue complex, it’s where you’ll find exotic oils, sea salts, balsamic vinegars, artisanal cheese, fun gift and much more!  Watch our interview with the founder of 30A Olive Oil in Inlet Beach below…

Margaret Ellen Bridal – @margaretellenbridal_30a:  If you’re a bride to be or know someone that is, make sure to check out Margaret Ellen Bridal located in 30Avenue.  The more than 125 FIVE STAR reviews on Google confirm it’s a premier South Walton bridal salon.Margaret Ellen Bridal 30a inlet beach fl

Destin Ice Market: Located on the north side of highway 98 in Inlet Beach, Destin Ice Market is a great place to pick up Gulf fresh seafood, fine wines, and local craft beer.  They also have a huge selection of gourmet cheese, steak, desserts and much more.

Rosemary Beach Fun Places to Shop

Hands down one of the best 30A communities for those that love to shop, Rosemary Beach is loaded with high-end boutiques.  Below are some of our favorite places to shop in Rosemary Beach…

Disco 30A – @disco30a:  Located in Barratt Square on the north side of scenic 30A, Disco is a ladies dream boutique.  You’ll find a huge selection of clothing, shoes, and accessories from top brands like “Sundress”, “Cecelia New York”, “Lack of Color”, “Jeffrey Campbell” and more.Disco 30A Rosemary Beach boutique

Rosemary Beach Trading Company:  Located next to Disco on the north side of Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach Trading Company is the go-to-place for t-shirts, hats, souvenirs, collectables and more.   You’re sure to find something awesome there that will remind you of your Rosemary Beach vacation for years to come.

Bombora Sun & Surf – @bomborasunandsurf: If you need beach related apparel, Bombora Sun & Surf is the place to go in Rosemary Beach.  Located at 78 North Barrett Square, it’s where you’ll find great swimwear, beachwear, beach gear and much more!Bombora Rosemary Beach FLHuck & Harlowe: A dog outfitter boutique located on the south side of 30A in downtown Rosemary Beach.  Huck & Harlowe is a great place to find something special for your furry friend!  From gourmet dog treats to paw salve to fragrance spray to toys… You’re sure to find something unique for your best friend at Huck & Harlowe in Rosemary Beach.

Willow Boutique – @willowboutique:  Offering a huge selection of fabulous women’s cloths, shoes, accessories and more.  Willow Boutique’s slogan is, “Where the city meets the beach” and they are located in Rosemary Beach and Seaside.Willow Boutique Rosemary Beach FL

Gigi’s Fabulous Kids’ Fashions and Toys:  The destination for the coolest kids clothing and unique toys.  Gigi’s is located on the south side of Rosemary Beach Town Center across from The Pearl Hotel.  They have a huge selection of kids swimwear, shirts, shorts, hats, accessories and much more!

Seacrest Beach Fun Places to Shop

You’ll find a bunch of fun of little outdoor kiosks at Peddlers Pavilion which is right off of scenic 30A in Seacrest Beach.  Peddlers Pavilion is about a 2 minute walk from the center of Rosemary Beach.  Typically, each season brings new kiosks so you’ll want to check it out for sure and grab a wine or beer at Peddlers Pub to sip on while you shop!

Creatively Bent – @creativelybent30a:  Located at Peddlers Pavilion (north side of 30A in Seacrest Beach), Creatively Bent is the place to find beautiful handmade jewelry.  They offer pearl and gemstone earrings, bracelets, necklaces, anklets and rings.  It’s a great place to find a coastal accessory you’re sure to cherish forever!Creatively Bent 30A Seacrest Beach

Seacrest Trading Company:  This new Seacrest Beach shop is located just west of Peddlers Pavilion and it offers a large selection of shirts, hats, shoes and other apparel.  It’s where you’ll find a great Seacrest Beach souvenirs to take home and remember your 30A vacation.

Ophelia – @opheliaswimwear:  This is one of the top swimwear boutiques on 30A.  Ophelia has a huge selection of women’s swimwear, clothing, jumpsuits, dresses, accessories and more.Ophelia 30A swimwear

Alys Beach Fun Places to Shop

Alys Beach is just a short walk or bike ride from Seacrest and Rosemary Beach.  It offers a bunch of high-end shopping options as well as the best lunch spot on 30A… George’s At Alys Beach!

Mast – @mastalys:  Located off of Castle Harbour Drive in Alys Beach, Mast is a place where you’ll find a unique piece of décor for your home.  You’ll find great furniture pieces, handmade items, antique items, lighting and more.  If you’re looking for items to take your home décor to the next level, then check out Mast in Alys Beach.Mast Alys Beach Boutique

Alys Shoppe:  The place to find officially licensed Alys Beach merch such as t-shirts, hats, jewelry and other accessories.  They have unique items for women, men and children alike.  Alys Shoppe is where you’ll find something great to remember your South Walton vacation.

The Hub 30A Fun Places to Shop

The Hub is located next to WaterSound right in front of the Prominence on 30A community.  It’s great complex made up of boutiques, restaurants, and a live music venue.  The Hub 30A is always a fun place to hang out and it offers some fantastic shopping opportunities as well.  Below are some of our favorite places to shop at The Hub…

Mermaids of 30A – @_mermaids.of.30a_:  There you’ll find beautiful coastal jewelry, art, seashells and gifts.  You’re sure to find a fun coastal item or 2 at Mermaids of 30A boutique.Mermaids of 30A at The Hub

Mary Ellen DiMauro: A women’s clothing boutique with a peaceful energy.  They make mindfully craft clothes you’ll want to wear all the time.  With a bunch of 5 Star Google Reviews you know that Mary Ellen DiMauro is a 30A boutique you need to check out!

Salt Air 30A – @saltair30a:  Much more than just a bike rental and repair shop, Salt Air offers a great selection of stylish beach hats, shirts, drinkware, and more!  Owned by a super friendly couple out of Nashville, Salt Air is your go-to-place for all things fun!Salt Air 30A at The Hub

Shore Thing Cigars:  The best cigar shop in South Walton hands down.  It’s where you’ll find the Luke Bryan exclusive Davidoff Gran Robusto cigar.  In addition to the Country Music Legend’s exclusive cigar, you’ll find a huge selection of stogies in a laid-back, open space made for hanging out.  They have cold craft beer on tap, TVs and lounging areas to enjoy a smoke and brew.

OKO Lifestyle:  Located at The Hub, OKO is an acronym for, “equip to Overcome, demonstrate Kindness, give Opportunity”.  Kindness and opportunity to purchase fantastic clothing is exactly what you’ll find at OKO Lifestyle!

Seagrove Beach Fun Places to Shop

Seagrove is the largest of the 30A beach neighborhoods and it features a bunch of great shopping opportunities.  Below is our list of favorite places to shop in Seagrove Beach

Art & Soul 30A – @artandsoul30a:  This fun boutique is locate on the north side of scenic 30A just east of the rare coastal dune Eastern Lake.  You’ll find local art, local jewelry, fun gifts and new age items.  If you’re looking for a local South Walton souvenir then you’re sure to find something awesome at Art & Soul in Seagrove Beach.Art & Soul 30A Seagrove Beach FL

LD Surf Shop: One of the best surf shops in South Walton.  LD Surf Shop is loaded with affordable beachwear, beach gear, sandals, accessories, gifts and more. They have a large selection of fun t-shirts as well.

Yellowfin Ocean Sports – @yellowfin30a:  The go-to-spot in Seagrove Beach for fishing gear and anything watersports related.  They have a great selection of fishing tackle, apparel, bait and more.  They also rent stand up paddleboards, kayaks and bikes.Yellowfin Ocean Sports 30A Seagrove Beach

Coastal Dune Co:  A really fun Seagrove shop where you’ll find coastal apparel, fine wines, craft beer and gourmet snacks.  Coastal Dune Co features outdoor seating with beautiful views of Eastern Lake.  It’s a great place to hang out, drink beer or wine and take in the scenery.

Clay Garden & Gift – @clay30a:  Located on the south side of 30A in Seagrove Beach, Clay’s gift shop features preserved wreaths, scented candles, local jewelry, lanterns, gardening tools, watering cans, books, and more.  Clay has the 30A area’s largest selection of herbs, annuals, shrubs, vines, grasses, shade plants, succulents and container pots.Clay 30A Seagrove Beach

Bungalow Home and Life 30A:  Located in Seagrove Plaza, they feature a curated collection of home décor, gifts, local art pieces, and seashells!

Coast Hippie – @coasthippie:  Located behind the old Whiskey Bravo, Coast Hippie is a super fun 30A boutique featuring beach inspired T-shirts, hoodies, hats, accessories for men, women and kids alike!  Coast Hippie was started by 2 sisters that grew up along the Gulf Coast of Florida.Coast Hippie 30A

Run/SUP: Located in front of Coastal Hippie, RUN/SUP is the go-to-spot for running apparel, clothing and accessories.  In addition, they offer Paddleboard and Kayak rentals.

Seaside Fun Places to Shop

Seaside is the mecca of the 30A corridor and offers a ton of great shopping options.  Below are some of our favorite places to shop in Seaside…

Mercantile – @mercantileseaside:  A cozy boutique well stocked with designer casualwear, gifts and accessories.  They have clothing for women and men with a rustic-chick feel.  They have a great selection of cowboy boots, shoes, shirts and much more!Mercantile Seaside Florida

Cabana by The Seaside Style: Seaside’s original open-air market where you’ll find a wide variety of fashion items, accessories and coastal décor.  It’s located on the south side of scenic hwy 30A in Seaside.

Duckies Shop of Fun – @duckiesseaside:  Since their inception, the owners of Duckies in Seaside have had a mission to create the ultimate “Shop of Fun”.  At Duckies you’ll find unique toys, clothing, silly stuff and more.  Duckies Shop Of Fun is the perfect place to find a birthday present.Duckies Shop of Fun 30A Seaside Florida

The Art of Simple:  Located at 25 Central Square in Seaside, The Art Of Simple celebrates the simple pleasures of life.  You’ll find apothecary, art, antiques, home décor, gifts and much more.

WaterColor Fun Places to Shop

WaterColor is just a short walk or bike ride west of Seaside and has a bunch of great shopping options…

WaterColor Store:  Located on the south side of scenic 30A, the WaterColor Store is where you’ll find officially licensed gear.  It’s a great place to snag WaterColor souvenirs such as  T-shirts, hats, hoodies, drinkware and accessories.WaterColor Store 30A

Old Florida Outfitters – @oldfloridaoutfitters:  Located in the heart of WaterColor Town Square, Old Florida Outfitters is the place for outdoor apparel as they carry the top names in sportswear.  They offer a huge selection of saltwater fly fishing tackle as well.Old Florida Outfitters 30A WaterColor

Grayton Beach Fun Places to Shop

You’ll find a bunch of fun boutiques in Grayton Beach on the south and north side of scenic 30A.  Below are some of our favorite places to shop in Grayton…

Tribe Kelley Surf Post – @tribekelleysurfpost:  Located on the south side of 30A in Grayton Beach (across from the Red Bar), Tribe Kelley Surf Post is the area’s one stop shop for hand-picked vintage brands.  It’s a USA clothing brand intended to keep you feeling comfortable.  You’ll find unique clothing (women and men) and fun items at Tribe Kelley Surf Post in Grayton Beach!Tribe Kelley Surf Post 30A Grayton Beach FL

He Said She Said:  It’s a locally owned Men’s and Women’s Grayton Beach boutique and gift shop.  He Said She Said is located in the Uptown Grayton shopping center off of scenic 30A.

Beau Interiors – @beauhomeinteriors:  A coastal living lifestyle store in Grayton Beach.  It features home décor items such as lighting, rugs, furniture, and gifts.  If you’re looking for coast décor to enhance your home then you’ll want to check out Beau Interiors for sure.Beau Interiors 30A Grayton Beach FL

The Shard Shop:  Located at 26 Logan Lane in Grayton Beach, The Shard Shop is the perfect place to go when you need a break from the sun or on a rainy day.  It’s where you make works of art from glass shards and is fun for the entire family!

Blue Mountain Beach Fun Places to Shop

For The Health of It – @forthehealthofit30a:  Located in the High Pointe center in Blue Mountain Beach, For The Health Of It is your go-to spot for organic produce, juice, snacks, supplements and more!  If you like to eat healthy while vacationing in South Walton, you’ll want to stop by For The Health Of It and get your provisions.For The Health of It 30A Blue Mountain Beach Florida

Gulf Place / Dune Allen Beach Fun Places to Shop

Shunk Gulley Liquor & Wine – @shunkgulleyliquorandwine:  If you’re vacationing on the west end of the 30A corridor and forgot to get booze, then Shunk Gulley Liquor & Wine is where you’ll want to go.  They offer a huge selection of wines, beer and spirits.  They also carry ice and utility items such as bottle openers and corkscrews!Shunk Gulley Liquor and Wine Gulf Place 30A

30A Store at Gulf Place:  The place to pick up official 30A.com gear, Beach Happy gear and accessories!

Affinity Boutique – @affinity_boutique:  Located behind Gulf Place, Affinity Boutique is one of the most underrated shops on 30A.  They have a huge selection of unique women’s clothing and locally made jewelry.  Affinity is one of the most authentic boutiques in South Walton.Affinity Boutique 30A Gulf Place

SOHO Beach:  A funky beach boutique at Gulf Place with a huge selection of designer handbags, backpacks, wallets and jewelry.

That completes our list of favorite places to shop in South Walton.  If we left one of your favorite 30A boutiques off our list, please use the comments below to tell us about it.  South Walton is growing so fast I’m sure by the time this article is published a new boutique will pop-up so please let us know.

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