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Gulf Place Merchants

Gulf Place is one of South Walton’s most beloved places to eat, shop, play and stay. The 25 acre community is located in the heart of Santa Rosa Beach on the corner of 30A and 393, across the street from Ed Walline Beach Access. With on-street parking directly in front of retail stores and a 2-acre amphitheater for community events and weddings, you’ll find plenty of reasons to love Gulf Place.

Art. Dine. Shop. Services.

Take a stroll through the eclectic Artist Colony and you will find experienced, friendly artists that are happy to help you find something unique and special. Their colorful galleries filled with jewelry, pottery, photography, hand painted wood decor and more.

With coastal chic, casual, or grab-&-go options for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Gulf Place offers something for the whole family. Satisfy your cravings with BBQ, mouth-watering pizza, and sweet treats paired with a coffee. 

Whether you’re shopping for high end fashions, locally made art and gifts, paddle boards and bikes, or beach gear, Gulf Place is loaded with a diverse selection of independently owned shops and galleries. Services include everything from wellness to design, banking and more for locals and visitors alike.  

For a list of shops, restaurants, and services, visit


Gulf Place Town Center has all the elements that make a small town, downtown special.  Enjoy family friendly  seasonal concerts on the Amphitheater Green performed by touring and local top artists under the stars. Follow Gulf Place on Facebook for upcoming events.

The Gulf Place Merchants Association sponsors a Wine Walk every 3rd Thursday of the month.  The month of December is celebrated with Champagne rather than Wine. Attendees can enjoy samplings of hand-selected wines, light appetizers, live music and giveaways while venturing to all of the unique Gulf Place shops. Learn more about Wine Walkabout cost and hours at


More than 200 vacation condos offer a variety of accommodations, many with views of the Gulf, turtle ponds, and three sparkling swimming pools. Sidewalks are lined with lush native plantings and towering palm trees that connect you to all the shopping, restaurants and art galleries. With several pristine accesses to the world’s most beautiful beaches just steps away, you can easily walk or bike everywhere you need. Visit for more information.


Gulf Place is located on Scenic Highway 30A, at the intersection of CR 30A and CR 393. For a list of shops, restaurants, and services, visit For the latest buzz, including specials and events, follow Gulf Place on Facebook and Instagram.





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Upcoming Events at Gulf Place Merchants
Thursday, October 20
5:00 pm Gulf Place Wine Walk
Thursday, November 17
5:00 pm Gulf Place Wine Walk
Thursday, December 15
5:00 pm Gulf Place Wine Walk

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