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A couple rowing on the river at The lodge 30A

Top Santa Rosa Beach Recreation Options

Find Endless Recreational Activities to Enjoy

Nestled between the sugar-white shores of the Gulf of Mexico and the lush pines of the Point Washington State Forest in the heart of Seagrove Beach in South Walton, The Lodge 30A provides bountiful opportunities to soak up the best of the area’s outdoors in a centralized location.

Closeup of spa amenities in the Spa at The lodge 30A

Spa

Spa

The Lodge 30A guests may enjoy access to nearby Spa Pearl, located at The Pearl Hotel in Rosemary Beach®.  Invigorate all five senses with the healing powers of the sea and innovative treatments and therapies.

A lady walking along the street at The lodge 30A

Shopping

Shopping

Greenway Station

The Lodge 30A is conveniently located within Greenway Station, 30A’s newest destination for shopping in Seagrove Beach.

The Hub 30A  

Enjoy shops featuring art and design, apothecary, women and children’s clothing, gifts, accessories, sunglasses, fine art, cigar shop (owned by country star Luke Bryan) and more. The Hub 30A shops have everything you’re looking for when a little retail therapy is in order! 

WaterColor Resort Shops & Boutiques  

Whether you are looking for the perfect gift, a one-of-a-kind piece of art, or just to fill your cooler with delicious beach treats, you will find it all near WaterColor® Inn & Resort. 

Pier Park in Panama City Beach  

This upscale outdoor shopping mall is one of the best in Panama City Beach, with shops that include Target, Forever 21, Dillards, JCPenneys and Marshalls. Dining and entertainment options include a Grand IMAX Theater, dinner, drinks, and entertainment at Dave & Busters and a great live music scene at Tootsies. 

Two bicycles parked in the garden near The lodge 30A

Hiking & Biking

Hiking & Biking

Hiking and biking trails are located throughout Walton County, where you can explore nature on winding paths through state parks, forest and picturesque gardens. Enjoy discovering unspoiled natural vegetation, rare coastal dune lakes and some of the nation’s most endangered bird species by foot or bike. 

Guests staying at The Lodge 30A receive discounted bike rentals at YOLO Board and Bikes, convenienlty located within Greenway Station. 

Nearby trails include:

  • Timpoochee Trail (Dune Allen to Inlet Beach)- Greenway Station is centrally located along Scenic Highway 30A and adjacent to the 18.5- mile Timpoochee Trail.
  • Deer Lake Trail (WaterSound Beach)- Located on the north side of Scenic Highway 30A, Deer Lake Trail winds along a coastal lake, offering splendid views of summer wildflowers, plants and diverse species of birds and butterflies. 
  • Cassine Trail (Seagrove Beach)- Head to Point Washington State Forest to enjoy a variety of terrain that showcases the diversity of Northwest Florida’s ecosystems. Take in the scenery at the turnaround point and make sure to check out the view of the headwaters of one of South Walton’s coastal dune lakes. 
A man rowing boat in the sea near The lodge 30A

Kayaks & SUP Boards

Kayaks & SUP Boards

Explore the emerald green waters of the Gulf of Mexico on a stand up paddle board or kayak one of 15 rare coastal dune lakes in the 30A area.  The lake outfall connects waters with the gulf and is truly a remarkable and rare up close experience with the coastal ecosystem here in South Walton.  The Boathouse Paddle Club has everything you need to gear up and get exploring. 

A couple rowing on the river at The lodge 30A

Boating & Fishing

Boating & Fishing

If boating and fishing are your passion—South Walton offers some of the best! The beautiful Gulf of Mexico, the area's many freshwater and saltwater lakes, West Bay and St. Andrews Bay provide unmatched opportunities for fishing and water sports in Florida. 

A couple roasting marshmallows by beach near The lodge 30A

Beach

Beach

South Walton is known for our stunning sugar-white sand beaches and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Beach access and services including beach bonfire and beach setups are available to The Lodge 30A guests through the WaterSound Beach Club as an opt-in amenity for a daily fee.

Nearby public regional beach accesses include: