30A Lifestyle

The lifestyle available on 30A is why we love it. Free from all the "tourist traps", high rises, and big box things to the east and west, 30A is a geographically unique place that is oh-so-beautiful and different. 

Found 14 blog entries about 30A Lifestyle.

Merry Christmas from the Live 30A family!


If you're visiting 30A this Christmas (2020) - Things are going to look a little different, but there's still plenty to do - lights to be seen, music to be heard, delicious food to be eaten, and family memories to be made. Here, we've compiled a few events, ideas, and resources to help you make your 2020 Christmas on 30A as memorable as ever. 


Seaside 30A Post office Christmas

Christmas photo of the Seaside Post Office shared from 30amama.com


Where to See the Best Christmas Lights on 30A

  • Seaside: Seaside Square 

  • Rosemary Beach: Barrett Square & Downtown

  • Watercolor: Around the community

  • A short drive from 30A, but spectacular:  Defuniak Springs Lake Christmas Lights (More info Here) 

328 Views, 0 Comments



Seaside, a charming beach community in South Walton, is so picture perfect, it looks like it could be a movie set—and it was! Seaside was the filming location for Jim Carrey’s classic movie, The Truman Show. With sweet, pastel-colored houses and perfectly landscaped streets, Seaside offers a picturesque background for your next vacation adventure. For those who do not know, this town has been a staple in the 30A market since its development! From second homes to vacation rental properties, you will never make a wrong turn when it comes to this perfect, coastal community!

 Seaside Florida Live 30A


The Beaches


One of the top reasons to visit Seaside is the beach! With plenty of waterfront properties and easy beach access, the beach is the first place

133 Views, 0 Comments

It's that time of year that warms our hearts again, Thanksgiving on the coast! For those of us who adore our local chefs and opt into dining locally, the options are endless on 30a. Our excellent friend Shawna, at Live 30a, has compiled a list of the most sought after holiday dining experiences that are sure to create long lasting memories.


Photo Source: Cuvee 30a

Dining out:

- Cuvee 30a - Cafe Thirty A - Old Florida Fish House  - Stinky's Fish Camp -The Perfect Pig - The Pearl - Havana Beach Bar and Grill


Photo Source: Old Florida Fish House


Private Dining:

- Chef Holbrook with Signature Catering 30a - Chef Gordaux - Swiftly Catered - Marrow Private Chefs
145 Views, 0 Comments

Attention local & vacationing lovers… we’ve got plans for you here in the heart of Watercolor, FL!

Sometimes the best experiences are right under our noses, but it takes a little creativity and thoughtfulness to put together the perfect day with the one you love. Our team at Live30a has compiled a custom experience for an upscale date night in Watercolor, FL that is sure to set your mind at ease and invigorate you while you intentionally deepen your relationships this fall!
Photo Source: www.LittleMissCreative.com  Married couples can even forget to date their spouse. Life gets busy, then a couple weeks go by without shutting down the daily tasks of life and completely checking in with one another to focus on relationship...…
321 Views, 0 Comments

One question we've all asked ourselves at some point in 2020 is:  "How can I make the most of this new #socialdistanced world I live in?"

Much of the world is facing new and uncharted difficulties within their daily home & work routines. Masking up, avoiding hugs, postponing travel, and adjusting as much as possible to all the latest rules and recommendations takes intention and energy. One thing we could all use more of regardless is intentional time outdoors in stillness and solitude, breathing in the fresh air.  Many have taken the path of least resistance this year... You know, the path of (dun, dun, dun) endless mindless scrolling on social media platform fix of choice. Cough Cough* Guilty here, too! But what IS the path that is…
329 Views, 0 Comments

Today we're going to address a life or death issue on 30a... GOOD FOOD! We all know that our local community is known for its (drumroll)  BEACHES primarily, but our coastal community has sooooooo much more to offer than that. 30a is home to some of the worlds BEST chefs and creative outdoor vibe dining! 30a takes the dining experience to a new level.

You're probably familiar with the vintage airstream row in the heart of Seaside, Bud and Alley's epic sunset views... but let's introduce some other nearby favs that may not already be on your restaurant radar! Especially some of the newer joints. Maybe this will give you just one more reason to plan your next vaca. We all need a good solid reminder to hit the reset button and chill from life's business,

974 Views, 0 Comments

On 30A, most of the "action" happens on the "east end" of 30A, that is -- Watercolor, Seaside, Seagrove, Watersound, Seacrest, Alys Beach, Seacrest Beach, Rosemary Beach, and Inlet Beach. That's where you'll find the "Planned Urban Developments" and "Town Centers" - where the cute shops, HOA's, and aesthetically clean lines, and homes all compliment one another in the community. It's also where you'll have a little smaller lots, and higher density - and well thought out amenities, etc. 

Gulf Place Town Center 30A Live 30A Real Estate



On the "West End" of 30A - this is where you'll find the surfer vibes and the locals hanging a little more loose. You'll find a little slower pace, a little larger yards (sometimes), and an eclectic mix of homes, styles, and people --

504 Views, 0 Comments

 Love 30A and considering living at the beach instead of vacationing 2-3x per year?

Here's Our Guide to Becoming a Local on 30A

Heads up... It's entirely possible for you to live like a local, 10 minutes or less from the beautiful beaches of 30A. Here's how to make it happen and how others have ditched spending $10-25k+ per year on vacationing to 30A - to Living the 30A lifestyle. 

Inlet beach pier Camp Hellen State Park Live 30A Real Estate

New Business Practices & Work Lifestyles Make Living at the Beach a total Possibility. 

Previously, living at the beach (full time or part time) was reserved for the super wealthy, astute entrepreneurs, remote workers, local service providers, surfers, and beach bums. With COVID-19 changing the working landscape around the world, millions of people have found

1,897 Views, 0 Comments

Seaside, Florida is one of the most iconic and picturesque communities on 30A and is well visited by beach lovers all around the world over the past 30 years. From a world-renown town plan, to an artist colony, a charter-school by the beach, culinary experts around every corner, to a Seaside lifestyle that many dream about - there's plenty to checkout in this little and literally "seaside" town.  

Here's our list of Favorite Things in Seaside, Florida:

Seaside Florida Real Estate Live 30A

*Love this photo? You can purchase it and most others on our site via local 30A photographers who have donated art to support the partnerships we have in Nicaragua. *

#1.) No need for cars - walk or bike everywhere! 

- Intentionally master-designed to encourage walking and biking, you won't

300 Views, 0 Comments

During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) quarantines and stay-at-home orders, many businesses have had to temporarily close or get a little creative to roll with the punches and keep business going. Many of the 30A restaurants are operational during this unprecedented time offering take-out meals and curbside pickup. 

Thank you to our friends at 30A Eats have provided an extremely helpful and comprehensive list of the 30A / South Walton restaurants open for take-out or delivery during COVID-19.



Click Here to see the full list at 30AEats.com

Live 30A Rosemary Beach Restaurants

641 Views, 0 Comments

Sign up for email updates from Live 30A