Watersound Beach

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Welcome to Watersound Beach

A place of tranquility and beauty by the Emerald Coast.

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Watersound Beach is a beautiful, gated beachfront community right off Florida’s famously scenic Highway 30A. The beautiful Emerald Coast borders the town, providing expansive outdoor views and enjoyment. It is a short drive from Panama City Beach, between Seacrest and Seagrove Beach. The neighborhood offers a relaxed, family-friendly way of life while also providing much in the manner of entertainment and excitement. 
The housing market in Watersound Beach is booming, with families and young adults falling in love with Watersound’s idyllic seaside cottages. Residents here enjoy their time swimming and hiking and meeting for drinks or music downtown in the area’s entertainment district. Watersound Beach is home to a nice variety of restaurants and shops and has something for everyone.

What to Love

  • Bountiful outdoor views and experiences
  • Diverse dining and shopping options
  • Proximity to parks and beaches
  • Full calendar of events

Local Lifestyle

Watersound Beach offers a peaceful way of life to its residents. Most locals are here because they are seeking outdoor opportunities and calm. The town has many boardwalks and trails great for hiking and biking and countless surfing and paddle boarding opportunities. It is also a golfer’s paradise. Many residents of Watersound enjoy a day under the sun and a night out downtown.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Watersound’s downtown, known as “The Hub,'' brings great socializing opportunities to the town. Families, friends, and couples often head here for their meals and are nearly guaranteed to find something they love. George’s at Alys Beach serves American fare on a breezy porch or in a cool dining area for those who want a break from the sun. 
30A Blue Crawfish Company Creole Cuisine specializes in authentic, Louisiana-inspired crawfish boil. Whether you're dining alone or in a large group, Blue Crawfish Company is prepared to serve you and will leave you with a big smile. While mostly cherished for their food, the owners are also known to be incredibly amiable. Pescado Seafood Grill and Rooftop serves light meals and delectable cocktails in a chic rooftop bar for something a little more contemporary. Bruno’s Pizza is another popular spot. Delicious and to the point, this pizzeria is a crowd-pleaser. The Rooftop Bar at the Pointe on 30A is a fun spot for after-dinner drinks and is conveniently located near various other bars and venues, many of which offer live music. 
All of your shopping needs will be covered in Watersound. Anthea Le Jardin Art and Jewelry sells unique pieces, and Rosemary Beach Trading has one-of-a-kind gifts for yourself and your loved ones. 30 Avenue is an upscale shopping mall great for fulfilling your big-name needs.

Things to Do

Watersound Club is an elite beach club with volleyball, tennis, golf, and swimming. They are celebrated for their impressive amenities, including a beach cam and exclusive flight access on their private aircraft.
There are also many gorgeous parks and trails. Deer Lake State Park and Point Washington State Forest’s Eastern Lake Trailhead are popular spots. Locals also enjoy getting their sunshine at the Watersound Town Center Farmers Market, where accessing the best quality, locally sourced meats, honey, and produce is convenient and fun.
Gulf Coast Jam and Seabreeze Jazz Festival are two popular music festivals in the area. And come October, folks love to gather for the town’s twist on Oktoberfest.


The Walton County School District serves Watersound Beach. Some schools include:

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Overview for Watersound Beach, FL

351 people live in Watersound Beach, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $53,263. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

50 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Watersound Beach, FL

Watersound Beach has 139 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Watersound Beach do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 351 people call Watersound Beach home. The population density is 3,575.22 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.15 / 51.85%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
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