Grayt 30A Vacations Blog

Safety on and off the Beaches of 30A

With our beaches becoming more and more populated with visitors each year, we thought we’d share some laws, rules and etiquettes that are expected to be followed while vacationing in South Walton. Be aware – Be alert - Be safe!BicyclesBicycles are a fun and increasingly popular wa... View the full post »

Spring Break Savings

20% savings on limited openings  There are a few openings left on the Spring Break calendar. Check your calendar against ours and see if you can get here and enjoy the fun. Not much more time before it all starts so act now. 

Have you ever been to Seagrove Beach?

Bet you'd like milly mae's cottage  Old Seagrove Beach is a wonderful place and Milly Mae's Cottage is a wonderful base from which to explore it. New on our rental program, this cottage offers a super family friendly beach vacation experience. This home sleeps ei... View the full post »

Beach Gear Credit!

Beach Gear Credit – Included with the Rental of MOST of Our Vacation Homes!Included in the rental of our vacation homes (except Magnolia Honeymoon Cottage) is a $40 per night Beach Gear credit (up to $560 for a 2-week stay). What can I get with this credit,... View the full post »

Grayton Beach History

The Story of Grayton Beach is Full of Character and Characters… Here's some Al Capone trivia we bet you never knew!If you walk down one of Grayton Beach’s oyster-shell roads, you may have the feeling things don’t change very fast here. Pine and oak trees surro... View the full post »

A Grayt visit to San Antonio, Texas!

A Grayt learning experience!Three representatives of the Grayt Team just returned from the annual Vacation Rental Managers Association (VRMA) International meeting in San Antonio, Texas very excited about the experience. Visiting the historic Alamo Fort and walking along the famed San A... View the full post »

Dune Watch

SoWal tells the Dune Watch story! This beach house is the real thing. Read about Dune Watch and a little bit of Grayton Beach history on SoWal.com. We consider SoWal to be the most authentic voice for the 30A community and they always have been. We are pleased they pick... View the full post »

People say the nicest things about...Moondance!

Another Grayt Vacationer tells us... "Absolutely wonderful experience.  From booking, to beach gear, to the place itself, it was an amazing vacation.  I've been to the beach and that area many times, including living in PCB for about 3 years, and this was one ... View the full post »

Little Homes Hold the Biggest Memories…a September post from the Beach

This month we wanted to feature two of our smallest homes, both of which have been owned by the same family for many decades…and both of which the next generation have taken over and completely remodeled to become their own!Artless Sprite – The Covell family go way... View the full post »

Have you ever seen a Sea Turtle?

While you are visiting South Walton, you may have the opportunity to see a nest. We are blessed to share the beach with Sea Turtles and we do our best to love and protect them. We know you will want to help.From May to October South Walton's beautiful beaches are the nesting... View the full post »

Endless Summer ... an August post from the SoWal Beaches!

Endless Summer…From movies to license plates to flowers, the term has become a part of our everyday language. The English Definition Dictionary defines Endless Summer as having or seeming to have no end; eternal, or infinite. From the movie of the same name, it means tha... View the full post »

A Special Fall Discount Announced

It's the best time to be here! We are offering 15% off a minimum 4-night stay at several select properties through October 31st. Let's face it, August to October is the best time to be here; amazing sunsets, cooler weather, less crowds, lower rates (that ju... View the full post »

People say the nicest things...

A recommendation for Sandy toes A Grayt dog friendly beach rental in Gulf Trace. This review was set to us after a June 2021 stay. We are so graytful for our guests!"We highly recommend this property. The location is amazing - short walking distance to th... View the full post »

Big Homes for Big Families

If you book it they can come! Limited openings have just been released for August!!! One brand new home and one refreshed and refurbished in 2021. Both have pools, both with excellent beach access. Check out Jada's Dare in Grayton Beach and 3 by th... View the full post »

Dog Days of Summer

Dog days of summer? July 2021 The Dog Days of Summer have begun here at the beach and run through August 11th this year. What are the Dog Days of Summer exactly, and what do they have to do with dogs?? Let’s turn to the Farmer’s Almanac…The ter... View the full post »