Staying along Florida’s scenic 30A highway, which stretches along the Emerald Coast providing unparalleled views of the Gulf of Mexico, is an experience you’ll never forget. When you come to 30A, you have access to some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and you’ll be close to other great attractions like restaurants, farmers markets, and so much more. If you’re planning a trip to the area, there’s no better place to unwind than in one of our gorgeous Adagio vacation rentals. You’ll have all the comforts of home while enjoying an unforgettable vacation. Explore the area by water on a paddleboarding excursion or boat tour, then check out some of the best restaurants in Sandestin, just a few minutes from 30A.
As you research your trip, don’t forget to download a copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide! Inside, you’ll discover local tips on the best places to explore and things to do during your stay near 30A.
Top 3 Best Sandestin Restaurants
Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House
When staying on 30A, you have to make time to indulge the fresh, local seafood. One of the best Sandestin restaurants for seafood, Slick Lips is located in the beautiful Baytowne Wharf and serves up only the most delicious local fish and oysters. You can choose to sit at the oyster bar and shuck the night away or enjoy your meal at a sit-down table, but don’t forget to order the smoked tuna dip and chargrilled oysters as starters for the table.
Marina Bar and Grill
The Sandestin Resort area of 30A is filled with terrific restaurants serving up top-notch food with the freshest ingredients. The Marine Bar and Grill is located at the Sandestin Resort at the Baytowne Marina and offers diners gorgeous views of the Choctawhatchee Bay. The menu features an extensive list of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and more. During happy hour, which takes place from 4 pm to 6 pm, you can take advantage of great drink and food specials. And, don’t forget to check out their daily specials board with local dishes.
The Beach House
When you choose to dine at The Beach House, there’s no bad seat in the house. This fun, laidback establishment is one of the best Sandestin restaurants with a view. You’ll be able to gaze out at the white sand beach and that famous emerald-colored ocean as you sip a frozen drink and choose from a selection of entrees including fish tacos, seared Gulf grouper, or a crab cake sandwich. After your meal, you can walk straight out onto the beach to enjoy your day along 30A.
Unwind in an Adagio Vacation Rental
After you’ve spend the day lounging on our gorgeous beaches and exploring all the best restaurants in Sandestin, you’ll need somewhere cozy and comfortable to relax. Our Adagio vacation rentals are some of the best accommodations in the area with options for couples and large groups or families.
This Adagio B-301 rental can sleep up to 10 people with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an open living room and kitchen area. In the evenings, you can enjoy a glass of wine on your spacious balcony overlooking the gulf and watch the sunset over the water. You’ll have everything you need here with the fully-equipped kitchen and quick access to the Santa Rosa Beach.