Welcome to West 30A
A tranquil region with a slower pace of life, beautiful coastal homes, and many full-time residents
The west end of Highway 30A in Florida, also called West 30A, is a hidden gem unlike anywhere else in the region. This part of 30A offers a unique experience that simply cannot be found anywhere else. The area has pristine beaches, clear blue waters, and abundant outdoor activities such as fishing, golfing, and hiking. The homes and architecture in this area have a distinct character inspired by the Caribbean and French island styles.There is also a mix of new builds, condominiums, single-family homes, and charming beach cottages.
The local community is welcoming and active, making it an ideal place to call home for full-time residents. The West 30A has a slow, quieter pace and has the highest point on the coast with stunning views that overlook beautiful beach towns. West 30A also has many beach access points that are not as busy as other towns making it easy to enjoy water activities like paddle boarding.
What to Love
- Many full-time residents and a peaceful community
- Quiet neighborhoods with elegant homes and condominiums
- Beautiful scenery and several public beach access points
- Quality public and private schools
West 30A presents a unique blend of luxury and tranquility. Its natural beauty, serene surroundings, and exclusive beachfront properties make it a favorite destination, attracting full-time residents and loyal locals.
This idyllic area is a tranquil retreat with a backdrop of gorgeous scenery and a host of amenities. Locals enjoy this golf-cart-friendly community with fine dining, outdoor adventure, and fun community events in an upscale area with quiet neighborhoods and beachy vibes.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Red Fish Taco
is a casual and lively restaurant and bar with indoor and outdoor dining. The restaurant has a funky beach vibe, serving fresh seafood tacos with live musical performances. Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar
is an attractive option with two-story dining and a lively atmosphere. The restaurant serves classic coastal dishes and is known for its panoramic bar and live music.
The Vue on 30A
is a fine dining experience on the Gulf with stunning ocean views and direct beach access. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating and serves fresh seafood. Stinky’s Fish Camp
is a unique experience situated on a coastal dune lake with beach access and fresh fishing bait. While the bait and tackle shop attracts locals for fishing tournaments, the restaurant is a lively space with live music, fresh seafood, and southern hospitality.
The 30A Store
is a popular eco-friendly store that sells beach-inspired apparel for men, women, and kids. For the Health of It
is a wellness destination with multiple attractions, including organic groceries, fresh juices and smoothies, and massage therapies.
Things to Do
Gulf Place Wine Walk at Gulf Place Town Center
is a monthly event to sample small plates and curated wines from local restaurants. There is also live music and an interactive map to help guests find unique merchants and enjoy giveaways. Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club
features an 18-hole championship golf course with intricate elevation changes and natural habitats. Members can also enjoy golf instruction, private beach access, and social events in the beautiful clubhouse.
The Gully Amphitheater
is a hub for music, entertainment, and events in Santa Rosa Beach. The outdoor venue is a natural space with a large lawn and walkable shops at Gulf Place Town Center. Locals can attend concerts, weddings, and wine festivals in the space.