SoWal Towns

Gulf Place

Vibrant Shopping & Dining On West End

Gulf Place is a vibrant neighborhood nestled on the west end of SoWal. Splashing fountains, park benches, tree-lined streets, footpaths, and an amphitheater complement the town center’s location directly across from the Gulf of Mexico. And you’re just a short stroll away from community pools, golf, shops and eateries.

Gulf Place visitors can easily experience the the 26-mile stretch of Scenic 30A area and its eclectic shops and eateries. Enjoy breathtaking views and sunsets over the emerald colored waters of the Gulf of Mexico, while sinking your toes into the sugar-white sands. Nearby nature preserves offer hiking, biking and wildlife watching, while the Gulf and surrounding bays provide an open invitation for deep-sea fishing and watersports such as parasailing, snorkeling and kayaking.

Gulf Place is the complete vacation spot with rental condos, swimming, tennis, dining, shopping and the beauty of the clear, turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whether it is summer or winter, the beach at Gulf Place is always spectacular. The sugar white sands are clean and wide. The sunrise provides hope for the day while the sunset provides reflection of the day's fun.

There are many restaurants and bars with outdoor seating and live music on certain nights. Stop by Gulf Place for the Third Thursday Walkabout from 5-7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. Walk the shops of Gulf Place and find the latest fashions for women and men, swimwear, casual beachwear, and bath and body products.
Take a stroll through the Artist Colony and you will find experienced, friendly artists that are happy to help you find something unique and special. Eight local artists in one fabulous location offering jewelry, pottery, photography, watercolors, recycled art, tie-dye art, funky mermaid art, gourd and paper mache' sculptures, acrylics, painted windows, outdoor furniture and more! 

Gulf Place has multiple beach accesses, making it easy to get to the beach. If you need to spend time with the family beyond the beach, there are several inviting and relaxing pools. Beyond beautiful, the pools are large, easy accessible and kid friendly.  

The venues throughout Gulf Place offer the perfect location for a beautiful beach wedding or event. Gulf Place can accommodate parties of all sizes. Choose from the one of the greens, pools, or the beach as your venue for an unforgettable wedding and reception. Gulf Place has a two-acre amphitheater, along with smaller spaces. You can host a birthday party, wedding or community event. Gulf Place also hosts many large live music events in the amphitheater throughout the year. Through the summer, be sure to bring a blanket and catch a Sunday night concerts. Check the Live Music Calendar for more details. Stay in the know about Gulf Place by following their Facebook page. Gulf Place Merchants are featured in Shopping & Dining Destination Guide.

Wyndham Vacation Rentals is located conveniently in Gulf Place for ease of checking in. Everything you need is all within walking distance in Gulf Place. So, park your car, unload, and relax, and know you are in paradise. 

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