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WaterColor Inn

WaterColor Inn is a boutique hotel nestled on nearly 500 acres of sugar-white sand beach along the Gulf of Mexico. Perhaps inspired by its natural surroundings, WaterColor Inn has garnered the coveted Forbes Four-Star Rating and AAA Four-Diamond Rating for exceptional service and attention to detail. The family friendly resort is the perfect place to spend your vacation, whether you're looking for a bit of relaxation or a taste of adventure. 

WaterColor Inn captures the essence of a tranquil getaway with intimate spaces for a romantic getaway, as well as plenty of room for a large family gathering. With a classic coastal design, the intimate 60-room inn offers a relaxed beach house ambiance with all of the perks and amenities of a well-appointed boutique hotel. Accommodations with Gulf views, dune views, and spacious suites are available.

Dining and Drinks
Room service is available, as well as two excellent on-site dining options, The Gathering Spot, and the award winning FOOW - Fish Out of Water. FOOW embodies the spirit of the WaterColor community: coastal, fun, and unpretentious, with impeccable service and cuisine in an approachable, coastal setting overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. The menu features locally-sourced Southern cuisine. Gathering Kitchen + Bar is a gem for guests in a laid-back lounge setting.

As a member of the St. Joe Hospitality collection, WaterColor Inn offers guests access to a host of amenities, including a top-notch coastal fitness center, private golf and beach club access, complimentary bicycle use, kayak, canoe, pontoon boat and YOLO Board rentals, catered beach bonfires and much more.

Weddings and Meetings
Meetings, weddings and special events feel a little more inspiring at WaterColor Inn with their casually sophisticated venues, captivating waterfront setting and spectacular Gulf of Mexico views. Whether you’re hosting clients, celebrating with friends and family in a tent with sweeping views of Western Lake, or hosting a golf tournament or fishing charter, your WaterColor gathering will be an occasion your guests will never forget. To learn more about hosting your event at WaterColor Inn & Resort, call (850) 231-7773.


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Upcoming Events at WaterColor Inn
Friday, February 3
6:00 pm Jamah Terry @ FOOW
Sunday, February 5
11:00 am Otha Allen @ FOOW
Friday, February 10
6:00 pm Kyle Lamonica @ FOOW
Sunday, February 12
11:00 am Brett Stafford Smith @ FOOW
Friday, February 17
6:00 pm Jamah Terry @ FOOW
Sunday, February 19
11:00 am Megan Ashley @ FOOW
Friday, February 24
6:00 pm Jamah Terry @ FOOW
Sunday, February 26
11:00 am Weston Hines @ FOOW
Friday, March 3
6:00 pm Jamah Terry @ FOOW
Sunday, March 5
11:00 am Joey Shaling @ FOOW