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PERFECT IN SOUTH WALTON 2021 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Walton County, Fla.–January 25, 2021– Visit South Walton is pleased to announce the 2021 Perfect in South Walton Award winners. The annual awards, now in its seventh year, are nominated and voted on by visitors and residents alike and recognizes local restaurants, businesses and events in a variety of categories.

“The Perfect in South Walton awards are a great opportunity for us to celebrate local businesses – to help them feel a little love from locals and visitors who have made great memories thanks to the people working hard to create a special experience for them,” says Visit South Walton Director of Marketing and Communications David Demarest. “It’s one of the ways we support those businesses and help remind visitors of the many reasons they have to come back again.”  

You can view all the winners at Perfectinsouthwalton.com and flip through the digital Perfect in South Walton 2021 Guide.

Here are this year’s Perfect in South Walton Award winners listed by Category:

ACTIVITIES/SHOPPING

Best Art Gallery/Studio:

Diamond: Justin Gaffrey Studio

Platinum: Blue Giraffe

Gold: Fusion Art Glass

 

Best Clothing Boutique:

Diamond: Mercantile

Platinum: Willow Boutique

Gold: Barefoot Princess

 

Best Event:

Diamond: 30A Songwriter’s Festival

Platinum: 30A Wine Festival at Alys Beach

Gold: Shunk Gulley Oyster Festival

 

Best Golf Course:

Diamond: Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club

Platinum: Camp Creek Golf Club

Gold: Raven Golf Club

 

Best Jewelry Boutique:

Diamond: La Vie Est Belle

Platinum: McCaskill & Company

Gold: Jewelry of 30A

 

Best Kids Attraction:

Diamond: The Hub 30A

Platinum: Baytowne Adventure Zone

Gold: Fonville Park

 

Best Park/Nature Locale:

Diamond: Grayton Beach State Park

Platinum: Eden Gardens State Park

Gold: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

 

Best Shopping Area:

Diamond: Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

Platinum: Seaside

Gold: Silver Sands Premium Outlets

 

Best Tennis Facility:

Diamond: WaterColor Tennis by Matchpoint Resorts

Platinum: Sandestin Tennis Center

Gold: Rosemary Beach Racquet Club

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

Best Bed & Breakfast/Inn:

Diamond: Hibiscus Coffee & Guesthouse

Platinum: Rosemary Beach Inn

Gold: Residence Inn by Marriott Sandestin

 

Best Hotel/Resort:

Diamond: The Pearl Hotel

Platinum: WaterColor Inn & Resort

Gold: Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

 

Best Rental Management Company:

Diamond: 360 Blue

Platinum: 30A Escapes

Gold: Your Friend at the Beach

 

FOOD/DRINKS

 

Best Breakfast:

Diamond: Donut Hole

Platinum: Black Bear Bread Co.

Gold: The Perfect Pig

 

Best Casual Dining:

Diamond: The Red Bar

Platinum: Shunk Gulley Oyster Bar

Gold: The Bay

 

Best Coffee House:

Diamond: Amavida

Platinum: Bad Ass Coffee

Gold: Sunrise Coffee Co.

 

Best Craft Beer Selection:

Diamond: Grayton Beer Company

Platinum: The Craft Bar

Gold: Idyll Hounds Brewing Company

 

Best Fine Dining:

Diamond: Café Thirty-A

Platinum: Pescado Seafood Grill & Rooftop Bar

Gold: Vue on 30A

 

Best Happy Hour:

Diamond: Bud and Alley’s

Platinum: Great Southern Café

Gold: Amici 30A Italian Kitchen

 

Best Lunch:

Diamond: Chanticleer Eatery

Platinum: George’s at Alys Beach

Gold: Cowgirl Kitchen

 

Best Sweet Treats:

Diamond: La Crema Tapas & Chocolate

Platinum: Blue Mountain Bakery

Gold: Blue Mountain Beach Creamery

 

Best Wine List:

Diamond: Wine World/The Wine Bar

Platinum: Wild Olives Wine Bar & Bistro

Gold: Grayton Corner Café & Wine Shop

 

SERVICES

Best Beach Photographer:

Diamond: Chandler Williams/Modus Photography

Platinum: Dawn Chapman Whitty Photography

Gold: Jessica Winkler Photography

 

Best Beach Service Provider:

Diamond: La Dolce Vita

Platinum: Jake’s Beach Service

Gold: Rent Gear Here

 

Best Fishing Charter:

Diamond: Reel 30A (tie)

Platinum: Dead Fish Charters (tie)

Gold: Florida Boy Adventures

 

Best Local Musician or Band:

Diamond: Forrest Williams Band

Platinum: The Pickled Pickers

Gold: Dread Clampitt

 

Best Outdoor Adventure Company:

Diamond: YOLO Board

Platinum: Baytowne Adventure Zone

Gold: Adventure 30A

 

 Best Spa:

Diamond: Serenity by the sea Spa

Platinum: WaterColor InnSpa

Gold: Spa Pearl

 

VENUES

Best Conference Space:

Diamond: Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Platinum: WaterColor Inn & Resort

Gold: The Pearl Hotel

 

Best Live Music Venue:

Diamond: The Red Bar

Platinum: The Hub 30A

Gold: AJ’s Grayton Beach

 

Best Wedding Venue:

Diamond: Alys Beach

Platinum: Eden Gardens State Park

Gold: Vue on 30A