Alys Beach Vacation Rentals
Flanked by sugar white beaches and the Gulf of Mexico to the south and Alys Beach Preserve to the north, Alys Beach is an oasis for relaxation, exploration and indulgence.
Both the Caribbean-style architecture and quiet neighborhoods contribute to the Alys Beach’s easy pace and relaxed mood. Its design is a modern approach to community planning with a hint of old world charm. Vacation rentals range from a bed and breakfast style room to a five-bedroom spread complete with lap pools and private courtyards.
Its streets, courtyards, promenades and market places were all designed to be both innovative and timeless. Alys Beach is a close-knit community with small shops and restaurants lining pedestrian streets, making it a great place to stroll or enjoy a bike ride.
With the pristine white sand beaches a short walk from the vacation rentals, along with an abundance of amenities available to guests, a vacation in Alys Beach is a time of simplicity, beauty, and relaxation.
Retreat to Caliza Restaurant after a day at the beach for quality food and drink, and polished, friendly service. The restaurant overlooks a gorgeous infinity pool, where softly lit candles and cool coastal breezes create a chic and relaxed atmosphere.
Seasonal menu items are inspired from around the world with a mix of fresh local seafood, grilled steaks, pasta, soups, and a variety of salads. Caliza’s open-air bar is the perfect spot for happy hour, offering artisanal cocktails designed for poolside sipping and a thoughtfully curated list of craft beers and wines by-the-glass.
NEAT Bottle Shop and Tasting Room offers two distinct experiences under one roof, while bringing a thoughtfully curated selection of artisan spirits, wines, craft beers, handcrafted cocktails and barware to SoWal. Alongside creative cocktails and riffs on the classics, the food menu a variety of light bites, ranging from gourmet cheeses and charcuterie to savory dips and caviar with tableside service.
Fonville Press is a relaxed café, bookstore, park, and gathering spot located in Alys Beach along Scenic Highway 30A-the perfect place to read, play, eat and live. Get your morning cup of coffee and settle in among floor to ceiling dark wood bookshelves to read your favorite magazine or pick up a new book title. In addition to a full coffee and espresso bar, enjoy a full café menu made with fresh local ingredients.
George’s at Alys Beach is located on Scenic 30A in an Old Florida cottage with a new feel. Whether you choose to Behave or Misbehave, George’s excellent reputation guarantees you’ll feast on the freshest food around. Each season’s bounty brings a new menu to George’s, along with a few tried and true favorites that never go away. It’s always prime time to experience the creativity and love that shines through each dish.
In the heart of Alys Beach, the town's inaugural retail building – the Alys Shoppe - features chic apparel and accessories for men and women from designers around the world. Many of Alys Shoppe’s designers have a great story, a unique aesthetic, are eco-conscious and practice fair trade.
Nestled in Alys Beach across from George’s, Ann Hartley Alys Beach, showcases a thoughtfully curated collection of treasures from Ann’s travels. Fine clothing, artisan jewelry and truly one-of-a kind found objects—from the luminous silvers of San Miguel, Mexico, to the dark-stained antiques of Marrakech Ann travels the world to search out statement pieces for you and your home.
In addition to the beautiful Gulf backdrop, Alys Beach boasts an array of sites for nature lovers to enjoy. Lake Marilyn and its iconic towered bridge is peacefully tucked into the back of the community, flanked by pine forests and whitewashed houses.
The nature trail through 22 acres of preserve feels miles away from the beach, a testament to the diverse ecosystem found along Scenic 30A. Central Park is a great green space to picnic, meet with friends or just enjoy the outdoors.
Bike rentals are available to explore the lush landscape all throughout town. With a fleet of approximately 200 bikes, ranging from coastal cruisers for adults to beach cruisers and bikes for children, Alys Beach Bike Shop will get you fitted for the perfect size ride.
For active travelers, the fitness center and tennis courts are open daily. And for those who want to slow down a bit, the breathtaking Caliza Pool invites owners and guests to play, relax and enjoy the Gulf Coast sun in style. Its stunning design and luxurious cabanas will make you never want to leave.
Alys beach hosts several signature events throughout the year. The Alys Beach amphitheater is a lively green space that serves as the site for live music, outdoor movies and other fun events, like 30A Wine Festival. Alys Beach is also home to Digital Graffiti, a three-day festival that turns Alys Beach’s stark white walls into a canvas of light. Stay tuned to the SoWal Events Calendar for all the happenings in Alys Beach.
Alys Beach is a groundbreaking community located along the Gulf of Mexico, six miles east of Seaside on Scenic Highway 30A. Read more about this unique South Walton beach town and find a vacation rental at AlysBeach.com. Follow Alys Beach on Facebook for updates on town events, photos, wine tastings, shopping and dining.
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