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For information about the 2023 Perfect in Walton County Awards, click HERE

Perfect takes on many shapes and sizes. From cocktails, events, and locally owned boutiques to restaurants, small businesses and outdoor adventures, perfect is a feeling that resonates in your heart.

South Walton's 16 unique beach neighborhoods, sugar-white sand, and turquoise water certainly are picture-perfect, but at the heart of our community are the people, places, and activities that we celebrate.

The Perfect in South Walton Awards give locals and visitors a chance to shine a spotlight on their South Walton favorites. This year, a total of 36,531 votes were tallied, and the results are in! Congratulations to all of our 2022 Perfect in South Walton winners! 

CLICK HERE to view our digital Perfect in South Walton Awards guide. For more information about the Perfect Awards program, please contact Lisa Foster at (850) 333-2728 or Lisa@visitsouthwalton.com.


Best Art Gallery/Studio:
Saczynski Gallery, Diamond
The Blue Giraffe, Platinum
Justin Gaffrey Gallery, Gold

Best Clothing Boutique:
Mercantile, Diamond
Willow Boutique, Platinum
Indigo, Gold

Best Event:
30A Songwriters Festival, Diamond
Sandestin Wine Festival, Platinum
Digital Graffiti, Gold

Best Golf Course:
Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club, Diamond
Camp Creek Golf Club, Platinum
Raven Golf Club, Gold

Best Jewelry Boutique:
La Vie Est Belle, Diamond
Jewelry of 30A, Platinum
McCaskill & Company, Gold

Best Kids Attraction:
The Big Chill, Diamond
The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Platinum
Camp WaterColor, Gold

Best Park/Nature Locale:
Grayton Beach State Park, Diamond
Eden Gardens State Park, Platinum
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Gold

Best Shopping Area:
Grand Boulevard, Diamond
Seaside, Platinum
Silver Sands Premium Outlets, Gold

Best Tennis Facility:
WaterColor Tennis by MatchPoint Resorts, Diamond
Rosemary Beach Racquet Club, Platinum
Sandestin Tennis Center, Gold

Best Bed & Breakfast/Inn:
Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse, Diamond
Rosemary Beach Inn, Platinum
Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin, Gold

Best Hotel/Resort:
The Pearl Hotel, Diamond
WaterColor Inn & Resort, Platinum
Hotel Effie, Gold

Best Rental Management Company:
360 Blue, Diamond
30A Beach Girls, Platinum
Cottage Rental Agency, Gold

Best Breakfast:
Donut Hole, Diamond
Black Bear Bread Co., Platinum
The Perfect Pig, Gold

Best Casual Dining:
The Red Bar, Diamond
Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar, Platinum
The Bay, Gold

Best Coffee House:
Amavida Coffee Roasters, Diamond
Bad Ass Coffee, Platinum
2 Birds Coffee + Cafe, Gold

Best Craft Beer Selection:
Grayton Beer Company, Diamond
The Craft Bar, Platinum
Growler Garage, Gold

Best Fine Dining:
Café Thirty-A, Diamond
Vue on 30A, Platinum
Restaurant Paradis, Gold

Best Happy Hour:
Great Southern Café, Diamond
Hurricane Oyster Bar, Platinum
Amici 30A Italian Kitchen, Gold

Best Lunch:
Chanticleer Eatery, Diamond
Bud & Alley's, Platinum
Cowgirl Kitchen, Gold

Best Sweet Treats:
Blue Mountain Bakery, Diamond
Blue Mountain Beach Creamery, Platinum
Pecan Jack's, Gold

Best Wine List:
Wine World/The Wine Bar, Diamond
Cuvee 30A, Platinum
Seagar's Prime Steaks & Seafood, Gold

Best Beach Photographer:
Chandler Williams/Modus Photography, Diamond
Ashley Nichole Photography, Platinum
Jose David Cantu/JDC Photo, Gold

Best Beach Service Provider:
La Dolce Vita, Diamond
Jake’s Beach Service, Platinum
South Walton Beach Chair Guys, Gold

Best Fishing Charter:
Reel 30A, Diamond
Florida Boy Adventures, Platinum
Santa Rosa Charters, Gold

Best Local Musician or Band:
Forrest Williams Band, Diamond
Chris Alvarado, Platinum
Luke Langford Band, Gold

Best Outdoor Adventure Company:
YOLO Board, Diamond
Adventure 30A, Platinum
BOTE Grayton, Gold

Best Spa:
Serenity by the sea Spa, Diamond
Spa Pearl, Platinum
Spa Lilliana, Gold

Best Conference Space:
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Diamond
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Platinum
WaterColor LakeHouse, Gold

Best Live Music Venue:
The Red Bar, Diamond
The Big Chill, Platinum
AJ’s Grayton Beach, Gold

Best Wedding Venue:
The Chapel at Seaside, Diamond
Eden Gardens State Park, Platinum
Vue on 30A, Gold