Visitors Guide to Shopping On 30A
One of the things people love about 30A are the many boutique shops found all along the corridor. From Inlet Beach to Alys Beach to Seagrove Beach to Dune Allen Beach and everywhere in-between there are shopping opportunities abound. Our goal here is to highlight the best shops on 30A so that visitors can better decide where they want to spend their limited time.
30A Olive Oil – 12805 Hwy 98 E. Suite N101 Inlet Beach, FL 32461
This boutique and tasting gallery offers the highest quality oils, balsamic and sea salts sourced from all over the world and bottled in-house. 30A Olive Oil has all their olive oils, balsamic vinegars, gourmet oils & sea salts readily available for guests to taste. Additional products sold in the store including pasta, pottery, soaps and lip balms are sourced as locally as possible. The Basil Lemongrass Infused Olive Oil and Jalapeño Sea Salt are personal favorites! Go check them out and add a little flavor to your next meal.
Margaret Ellen Bridal – 12805 US Highway 98 East, Suite N201, Inlet Beach, FL 32461
30A is such a wedding mecca which makes the Margaret Ellen Bridal Salon the perfect addition to Inlet Beach. Margaret Ellen Bridal carries designer gowns and even gives brides private appointments so they can truly relax and enjoy this once in a lifetime experience.
Mingle – 12805 US Hwy 98 E, Suite F101 Inlet Beach, FL 32461
Mingle Modern Gatherings and Gifts likes to cater to those who like to decorate and celebrate! They offer beautiful home decor pieces from furniture to napkins and its the perfect place to pick up unique gifts for a hostess, wedding or really any celebration. Besides the great products that Mingle sells they also are a full-service balloon boutique. You can select balloons of any color, size, and design from their “balloon bar” and they will create amazing arrangements. If your creative juices aren’t flowing then simply ask the fabulous Mingle team to create a one of a kind arrangement to fit your needs. They also sell unique party supplies including candles, plates, napkins and cake toppers.
Otium 30A – 12805 US HWY 98 E Suite L101 Inlet Beach, FL 32461
Fashion meets fitness at Otium. This little shop is quickly making a name for itself on 30A. They offer a variety of amazing fitness classes from Hot Yoga to Barre to TRX. Otium also carries luxury activewear, jewelry, accessories, candles and skin care products. You are sure to find something stylish and unique every time you walk into the store.
Outpost – 12805 US-98 K101, Inlet Beach, FL 32461
Outpost is another boutique that is a one-stop shop for everything beautiful from home goods and furniture to accessories and clothing. You will walk in and feel like you have entered the pages of a magazine. There is even a sweet, little cafe and wine bar attached so you can grab a coffee (or wine) while you make your way through this beautiful space.
UPS Inlet Beach – 13123 E Emerald Coast Pkwy, Ste B, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
Besides their great delivery services, the UPS Store in Inlet Beach is also a great place if visitors need to print or get some work done!
Willow + Mercer – 12805 S101, US-98, Panama City Beach, FL 32461
This boutique joined Inlet Beach in the new development 30Avenue. This space is stunning from the moment you walk in. They have amazing jewelry, women and men’s fashions and large shoe section. Like the other Willow boutiques, the fashion will not disappoint. They carry great designers and even showcase up and comers while staying true to the coastal lifestyle.
Bombora Surf Shop – 78 N Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
This surf shop is one of my favorite places to stop by. They have amazing designer swimwear which makes it always my first stop before hitting the beach. When you buy anything at Bombora you can walk out and fit right in with the 30A locals. Don’t worry if you forgot any of your beach items at home Bombora has you covered including sunglasses, sandals and fun beach floats. They even have many great baby and toddler items.
Gigis Fabulous Kids’ Fashions & Toys – 62 Main St, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
As a dad of two boys, Gigi’s is a must stop. It is such a fun stop and the kids will love to look at all the unique toys, puzzles, costumes and games Gigi’s stocks. Gigi’s also carries the most adorable kid fashions including infant sizes. Make sure to look for the train chugging along!
Pish Posh Patchouli’s – 82 S Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
This staple in the Rosemary Beach square has been around for over 20 years. Anyone who has walked the square in Rosemary can tell you about Patchouli’s because the heavenly scents that spill out of the store into the street. The beautiful scents are coming from all their amazing bath and body products you can even create a scent of your of from their scent bar.
Rosemary Beach Trading Co – 34 N. Barrett Square #1C, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
The perfect spot to pick up your official Rosemary Beach logo gear.
Stellar – 104 N Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
A great new boutique specializing in young adult fashions. Stellar also has unique gifts and even some adult fashions for both men and women. This will definitely be a favorite stop for all the “tweens” in your life.
The Sugar Shak – 5 Main St, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
Know as, “the sweetest place on Earth,” The Sugar Shak will not disappoint anyone’s sweet tooth. They truly have any and every kind of candy and sweet you can imagine. They even serve ice cream which is perfect to grab on the walk home after a long day at the beach.
The Hidden Lantern – 84 N Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
Need a new read for the beach? This charming, local bookstore has a great selection and you are sure to find something intresting.
Tracery Interiors – 72 Main St, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
Tracery carries gorgeous upscale home furnishings. You’ll want to live in the store because the team has such a talent for putting together hip, cool and inviting spaces. You can hire the Tracery interior design team to bring their talents to your own home if interior design is not your gift. Tracery also carries accessories, art and gifts.
Willow Boutique – 5 Main St, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
This is the original, flagship boutique in the Willow trio (see Willow + Mercer above). This boutique is a must stop for any fashionista. They have amazing contemporary items from classic designers as well as fresh, new up and comers.
LMN – 10343 East County Highway 30A, Seacrest Beach, FL 32461
LMN has been one of the most popular boutique shops on 30A for a while now. Neely always offers the latest and greatest from brands like Alternative Apparel, Amanda Uprichard, Bel Kazan, Corey Lynn Calter and many more. Friendly service and the best women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories are what you’ll find at LMN at Peddlers Pavilion in Seacrest Beach.
Ophelia Swimwear – 10343 E County Hwy 30A B120, Seacrest Beach, FL 32461
Ophelia in Seacrest Beach is the place to get the latest and greatest women’s swimwear and clothing. In addition to Seacrest Beach, you’ll also find Ophelia in Seaside and at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin.
Seacrest Sundries – 10343 E County Hwy 30A F108, Seacrest Beach, FL 32461
Seacrest Sundries is a convenience store, restaurant, retail store, and overall fun place to hang out all in one. They have a nice collection of novelty gifts, beer, wine, groceries and more. However, they also cook up delicious breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Seacrest Sundries is a unique local spot I highly recommend checking out.
Ann Hartley – 11 Castle Harbour Drive, Alys Beach, FL, 32461
Located in Alys Beach, Ann Hartley is an awesome, upscale shop that showcases a wonderfully curated collection of treasures from the owner’s travels around the world. At Ann Harley Alys Beach you’ll find artisan jewelry, fine clothing and many other one-of-a-kind items. You’re sure to find something spectacular at Ann Hartley Alys Beach.
NEAT – 11 North Castle Harbour Drive, Alys Beach, FL 32461
NEAT Tasting Room and Bottle Shop features an amazing collection of artisan spirits, wines and craft beers. You’ll also find a vast selection of high-end bar accessories in the Bottle Shop. In the Tasting Room, you’re able to sample exclusive wines, liquors and craft beers. They often have events at the Tasting Room where they host different wineries, distilleries and breweries. You’re sure to find the perfect bottle and catch a buzz at NEAT in Alys Beach.
The Alys Shoppe – 30 Mark Twain Lane, Alys Beach, FL 32461
Handmade jewelry, designer beachwear and Alys Beach brand apparel can all be found at The Alys Shoppe. It’s a resort style boutique for women and men of all ages.
WaterSound Beach Shops
13 Hub Lane – 13 Hub Lane, Watersound, FL 32461
Located at the HUB 30A, 13 Hub Lane is where you’ll find home decor, furniture, jewelry and more. You’ll find a bunch of unique items at 13 Hub Lane that will help complete your interior design project.
Adaro Art – 21 Hub Lane, Watersound, FL 32461
You’ll find one of the best selections of original artwork and decor at Adaro Art in WaterSound. Located at the HUB 30A, Adaro Art is the creation of Francisco Adaro a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a well-known painter and is an artist of all visual media. At Adaro Art you’ll find original wall art, sculptures, jewelry, ceramics, toys and t-shirts.
Allison Wickey Gallery – 27 Hub Lane, Watersound Beach, FL 32461
Fine local art is what you’ll find at Allison Wickey’s WaterSound store. Arguably, no other local artist has been able to capture the natural beauty of 30A and South Walton better than Allison Wickey. In addition to Allison’s art, you’ll find original pieces created by dozens of other local artists. If you’re looking to furnish your South Walton home with high-end art that captures this areas’ natural beauty then stop by Allison Wickey’s store at the Hub 30A in WaterSound.
The Lens Bar – 7 Hub Lane, WaterSound, FL 32461
Looking for the top brand name sunglasses and eyewear? If so then The Lens Bar at the HUB 30A in WaterSound has you covered. You’ll find a large selection of brands such as Costa, Oakley, Maui Jim, Kaenon and Rayban. The Lens Bar is a modern store and it’s the only Optical / Sunglasses shop in the area where you can customize everything.
Mermaids of 30A – 9 Hub Lane, WaterSound, FL 32461
Located at the HUB 30A in front of WaterSound, Mermaids of 30A has an exciting collection of Gulf Coast inspired jewelry. In addition, you’ll find original paintings, pottery and other coastal inspired decor.
OKO Lifestyle – 31 Hub Lane, Watersound, FL 32461
Located next to the HUB 30A in WaterSound, OKO Lifestyle offers modern casual clothing for women of all ages and body types. The founders of OKO Lifestyle have a love for fashion and are passionate about empowering women.
Shore Thing Cigars – 37 Hub Lane, Watersound, FL 32461
For those that love fine cigars and cold draft beer, Shore Ting Cigars next to the HUB in WaterSound is where you want to be. They have an area to sit, watch TV, drink beer and puff on a fine cigar.
Queork – 15 Hub Lane, Watersound, FL 32461
The majority of the worlds cork comes from Portugal and it was a trip to that country that sparked the idea for Queork which now has multiple locations. At Quork in WaterSound Beach you’ll find a bunch of amazing cork based items such as glasses, satchels, handbags, shoes, wallets, dog leashes and much more. Quork is truly one of the most intriguing stores on 30A.
Seagrove Beach Shops
Abode Beach Interiors – 4281 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Abode Beach Interiors in Seagrove is a boutique shop and a full-service design company. At Abode you’ll find a beachside lifestyle boutique with a large selection of antiques, furniture and vintage items. In addition, you will find all types of lighting, tableware, soft goods and more. Abode Beach Interiors is the place to go when you’re looking to furnish your 30A vacation home.
Bow Wow Meow Pet Co – 4935 E County Hwy 30A #3, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
This is the Go-To dog and cat shop on 30A. If you have pet care needs then Bow Wow Meow in Seagrove Beach has what you’re looking for. At Bow Wow Meow you’ll find organic pet food, toys, gear and 2 private self-washing pet rooms. Also, if you’re vacationing on 30A and need to rent a crate for your dog, they have them available at Bow Wow Meow in Seagrove Beach.
Clay Garden and Gifts – 4808 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
At Clay 30A in Seagrove Beach, you’ll find a large selection of plants, shrubs, perennials, herbs and all types of native garden items. Clay is also a great place to find gifts and unique pottery. Their staff is extremely friendly and they are conveniently located on the south side of Scenic 30A on the east end of Seagrove Beach.
RUN/SUP – 20 Gardina Street Cottage 2, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
The RUN / SUP retail store in Seagrove Beach is where to go if you’re in need of anything Stand Up Paddle Board or Running related. They have a huge selection of athletic gear in the SUP and running categories. All the best name brand items in the Stand Up Paddle world including sunglasses, running shoes, hats and more you’ll find at the RUN/SUP retail store located behind Whiskey Bravo and Cowgirl Kitchen in Seagrove Beach.
Seagrove Plaza – 3723 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
You’ll find multiple shopping options in one place at Seagrove Plaza which is centrally located in Seagrove Beach. Boutique shops at Seagrove Plaza include the following; 30A Store, Jewelry of 30A, Liz Fashions and The Green Owl. There’s also a SubWay restaurant at Seagrove Plaza in case you work up an appetite.
Yellowfin Ocean Sports – 30 Heron’s Watch Way, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Yellowfin Ocean Sports in Seagrove Beach (also have WaterColor and Grayton Beach location) is one of the best bait and tackle shops on 30A. You’ll find a large selection of saltwater fishing gear including rods, reels, lures and more. Other things you’ll find at Yellowfin Ocean Sports include apparel, kayaks and bike rentals.
Seaside 30A Shops
Baby + Bump – 63 Central Square, Seaside, FL 32459
Baby + Bump is a popular maternity and baby boutique shop in Seaside. Pregnant women will find a large selection of clothing items and accessories. Also, you’ll find fantastic clothes for your baby and/or toddler. Baby + Bump is located in the heart of Seaside and is a fun shop for expecting moms.
Deja Vu – 25 Central Square Unit B1, Seaside, FL 32459
Deja Vu in Seaside is where you’ll find sophisticated urban apparel that is affordable relative to other shops on 30A. In addition to trendy clothing, you’ll find shoes, jewelry, bags and other accessories at Deja Vu in Seaside.
Duckies Shop of Fun – 45 Central Square, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Duckies Shop of Fun is my wife’s favorite toy store on 30A. In addition to toys, they have a large selection of kids clothing and accessories. Duckies in Seaside is a great place to find a fun, affordable gift. You won’t miss this store in the Seaside town square as there is a giant yellow duck sitting outside.
Perspicasity – 2236 E County Hwy 30A, Seaside, FL 32459
Perspicasity is a women’s clothing and accessories store in Seaside. You’ll find unique dresses, shirts, hats, jewelry and more at Perspicasity.
Sundog Books – 89 Central Square, Seaside, FL 32459
For more than 30A years Sundog Books has called Seaside home. It’s an independent family owned bookstore in the heart of Seaside, FL and is a great place to learn the history of 30A and Florida’s Emerald Coast. In addition to books, you’ll find apparel, hats and other unique gifts at Sundog Books.
Boca Boutique and Galeri – 174 Watercolor Way # 102, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Located in WaterColor in the same vicinity as Publix, Boca Boutique is a fun, eclectic specialty shop providing a wide range of products. At Boca Boutique in WaterColor, you’ll find casual, comfortable fashion, antique-inspired jewelry, beach footwear and affordable gifts for your 30A vacation home.
Little Red – 1777 E County Hwy 30A #101, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Clothes and toys for girls and boys is what you’ll find at Little Red. Located in the heart of WaterColor next to The Blue Giraffe, Little Red is a boutique kids clothing, swim and toy shop that is worth checking out if you have kids or grandkids.
Old Florida Outfitters – 30 Watercolor Blvd N # 101, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
At Old Florida Outfitters in WaterColor, you’ll find an assortment of beachy outdoor apparel for women and men. You’ll also find Fly Fishing tackle, fishing outfits and all other types of fishing equipment at Old Florida Outfitters. The best name brand hats, shirts, shorts and equipment to thrive on the water is what you’ll find at Old Florida Outfitters in WaterColor.
The Blue Giraffe – 1777 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Known for Art and Gifts with heart, The Blue Giraffe in WaterColor is one of my wife’s favorite shops on 30A. The Blue Giraffe is a fun gallery filled with bright colored art, creative gifts, books, Gulf Coast inspired jewelry and much more. They also offer “Creative Classes” such as Paint Like a Rock Star, Paint Therapy and upcycled Art at The Blue Giraffe in WaterColor.
Grayton Beach Shops
Beau Interiors – 32 E County Highway 30A # C, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Beau Interiors in Grayton Beach is the place to find unique rugs, furniture, art, lighting, gifts and all types of accessories. In terms of top home decor shops on 30A, Beau Interiors is on that list. It captures the concept of coastal living perfectly and has exactly what you need to spruce up your 30A vacation house.
Gypsea Boutique – 63 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
If you’re looking for a fun, eclectic mix of women’s clothing, jewelry and art you’ll find it at Gypse Boutique in Grayton Beach. Located close to Chiringo and The Red Bar, Gypsea Boutique is a contemporary 30A store with something for ladies of all ages. You’ll find one-of-a-kind bohemian clothing, shoes and gifts that are sure to please.
lululemon – 80 E County Hwy 30A, Grayton Beach, FL 32459
Upscale yoga and running apparel are mainly what you’ll find at lululemon in Grayton Beach.
Nicole Paloma – 100 E County Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Mix hand-sewn with hand-painted and you get original fashion at Nicole Paloma in Grayton Beach. This 30A shop is truly a unique boutique in that it combines the professional stitching skills of Nicole Paloma and painting skills of local artist Jamie Zimchek. The result of their collaboration is a one-of-a-kind clothing line.
The Shard Shop Grayton Beach – 26 Logan Ln, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Located at the Shops of Grayton, The Shard Shop is where you go to create original pieces of art from glass shards. They supply everything, you just show up and get your creative mojo on. The Shard Shop in Grayton Beach is the perfect place for baby showers, birthday parties, girls night out, date night, team building and more. People of all ages have fun making art at the Shard Shop 30A.
The Zoo Gallery – 89 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
The Zoo Gallery in Grayton Beach offers a wide variety of unique art, jewelry, pottery, furniture, home decor, prints, t-shirts and a bunch of other cool stuff. It’s been a Grayton Beach landmark store for a while and is located right across the street from The Red Bar.
Treasure In Paradise – 1414 County Rd 283 S, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Located next to the Shops At Grayton, Treasure In Paradise is a reasonably priced 30A store where you’re sure to find unique items. For example, hard to find CD’s of local music artists, repurposed beach chairs, umbrellas and toys. Treasure in Paradise is truly one of the most unique, authentic shops on 30A and is a great place to find one-of-a-kind gifts.
Gulf Place Shops
30A Tropical Store – 4368 W County Hwy 30A s104, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
A huge selection of beach accessories, beach toys and beachwear is what you’ll find at the 30A Tropical Store in Santa Rosa Beach. From beach chairs to towels to swimsuits to sunglasses to kites to body-boards they have everything you need for a day on the beach.
Affinity Boutique – 56 Spires Ln Unit 17-a, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Located at Gulf Place in Santa Rosa Beach, Affinity Boutique is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. At Affinity Boutique you’ll find fun clothing, art, and accessories for women of all ages. The staff is extremely friendly and the store has a fun Bohemian Chic vibe.
Artists at Gulf Place – 7 Laura Hamilton Blvd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
The Artists at Gulf Place is a really cool collection of 8 different galleries which offer locally created sculptures, pottery, shirts, acrylics, furniture, photography and more. You’ll find the huts behind the main Gulf Place entrance and they are built in a circle with a connecting boardwalk so you can easily browse from gallery to gallery. If you’re looking for truly local, South Walton art then the Artist at Gulf Place is a must shop spot.
Furry Fanatics – 56 Spires Ln Unit 12A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459
All natural pet food and treats in addition to a vast selection of dog supplies are what you’ll find at Furry Fanatics. It’s a fun Santa Rosa Beach pet store located at Gulf Place that has everything you need to keep your dog or cat happy and healthy.
The 30A Store in Gulf Place – 45 Town Center Loop, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
The 30A brand has become an absolute monster locally, nationally and internationally for good reason. They are all about spreading the love and showcasing 30A Florida to the world. If you’re like me, you probably first discovered 30A via their blog. Before we moved to South Walton from Wisconsin 5 years ago, we spent lots of time reading about the area and watching videos via their blog, 30a.com, so for that, we are grateful. 30A has a number of retail stores one of which is The 30A Store in Gulf Place. There you can purchase unique t-shirts, hats, wine and many other 30A brand items.
YOLO Board and Bike – 95 Laura Hamilton Blvd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
The place to get the best Yolo bikes and boards. Yolo is a local lifestyle brand and they’ve become one of the world leaders in Stand Up Paddleboards and beach bikes. At the Gulf Place Yolo store, you’ll find all of their best in class gear including their high-end beach cruiser bikes.
Our guide to the best shops on 30A is never complete as there are always new boutiques opening in South Walton. As the list of great shopping opportunities increases so will this blog post. If you have a favorite 30A store that is not yet on our list, please leave a comment below and we will add them to it.