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Rosemary Beach

78 N Barrett Sq, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461-5039
+1 866-655-2912
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"The perfect beach!"

Rosemary Beach is a wonderful, family friendly community on the Gulf of Mexico. The whole community... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Fantastic but bring your checkbook

This is an expensive and affluent appearing area. The atmosphere is small town white bread... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tyler, Texas
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Rosemary Beach is a neo-traditional town located on northwest Florida's gulf coast, between Panama City and Destin, at the eastern end of Scenic Route 30A. Easily accessible by air or by car, the town is a 30-minute drive from the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport and a one-hour drive from the Fort Walton Beach Okaloosa Airport. The Rosemary Beach Land Company and President Patrick Bienvenue had a vision they wanted to share with the world. In 1995, that vision became a reality and Rosemary Beach was born. Rosemary Beach Land Company’s development plan is founded in the principles of New Urbanism and Traditional Neighborhood Development. Inspired by other classic beach towns, the 107-acre, gulf-front town of Rosemary Beach was designed to bring back the notions of community, neighborhood and convenience. In other words, this slice of heaven on earth offers residents the opportunity to live and work in paradise. In their search for paradise, people often travel to the far corners of the earth, only to come up empty-handed. In reality, paradise is a lot closer than most people think. Long stretches of pristine beaches made up of the brightest of white sands. Refreshing breezes blowing off the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The peace and tranquility of gently lapping surf, singing gulls and sandpipers. These are things that have been quietly awaiting discovery in a section of Florida's panhandle. These are the ingredients that make up the town Rosemary Beach--paradise found.Residents of Rosemary Beach are lucky to not only live and work here, but also to have the opportunity to play here. When work is finished and the rest of the errands can wait, Rosemary Beach is the perfect location for a vacation. Mild year-round temperatures, yet still a change of season; spectacular beaches free from crowds; the natural beauty of a beach-side destination located on a designated scenic road; aesthetically-pleasing architecture and award-winning, expertly-designed layout; convenient and quaint town center, amenities such as tennis courts, pools, dune walkovers to the beach and lots of green areas in which to relax; these are the qualities of the new paradise of Rosemary Beach.
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78 N Barrett Sq, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461-5039
+1 866-655-2912
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Rosemary Beach is a wonderful, family friendly community on the Gulf of Mexico. The whole community is clean and well maintained. Bicycle riding is the best way to get around Rosemary Beach and there are plenty of places you can rent them. (It would be...More

1  Thank SawyerHank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an expensive and affluent appearing area. The atmosphere is small town white bread America. Bikes and kids everywhere. The beach is private and immaculate. The area overall is very modern and clean. I love the architecture of the town. We rented a 5BR...More

Thank rhpatt29
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can't say enough great things about Rosemary Beach! It is breath taking and not nearly as crowded as the other beaches. The sand is beautiful and sugar white and the subsets are certainly heavenly. Apparently you can rent umbrellas and chairs, but we visited...More

2  Thank mrsrobmoore
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Classy, beautiful, fun, the perfect beach. Not crazy like those down the road, this beach is everything you want it to be... Family friendly, yet fun to party!

1  Thank Montgomery H
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

My favorite spot on 30A. Very relaxing. Beautiful beach. Lots of outdoor activities: walking, shopping, biking, dining, open air markets, tennis, lawn games etc. beautiful sunsets.

1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This little town is so amazing! Lovely buildings and shops, a farmer's market in the greenspace during certain days or times of year. (But it was super busy and hard to find parking, so we parked beyond it in Aly beach and rode bikes back.)...More

1  Thank mikki777
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We went on a Sunday and there was such a beautiful farmers market (sunday 9-1pm). The community is so beautiful and everyone was so friendly. We traveled on bike and it was such a pleasure to do so. It was safe and we could see...More

1  Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Our first visit was April 2017, for Spring Break. We hadn't been to a beach in years, and never taken our girls as they had no interest in the sand and surf (just swimming pools). We were so pleasantly surprised! This area is filled with...More

1  Thank momsuper
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Entire beach is a nice and beautiful town located 10 miles before Panama City. Only people staying there have access to beaches , hence do not waste time if you have no access. It a made up planned town and not a natural beach town..classy...More

3  Thank Suman r
Reviewed 17 April 2017

In fairness, I only got to see this beach from a gated entry that was strangely locked for apparent private entry? I’m guessing for the vacation rentals in the nearby village? Other than that, I can say that I didn’t know anything like this existed...More

1  Thank Len_in_Texas80
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Karen S
I would like to know if I should relocate from Hawaii to this area? The beaches look cleaner and I do not see any homeless tents anywhere like we have in Hawaii.
11 January 2017|
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Response from maryam s | Reviewed this property |
I love rosemary beach (have not seen any homeless people there) , however ,I love Hawaii too ( have only been to Maui , and didn't see any homeless people there either!). somy point is : taking a vacation somewhere is... More
What is there for children under 12?
11 October 2016|
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Response from Andres A | Reviewed this property |
This is totally a family place, if you are looking for some good, old school family time with bike rides, beach picnics, afternoon or early morning fishing, beach fun , family dinner this is your place, but if you are... More
How are the tennis facilities? Are clinics held for adults and juniors? What about Round Robins?
27 September 2016|
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Response from KLWGirl | Reviewed this property |
Tennis facilities are excellent!! Not sure about the instruction.