Lifestyle

Watersound Origins Crossings is more than just community, it’s a lifestyle. Located just minutes away from the expansive white-sand beaches and emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, our community enjoys easy access to all of the entertainment and activities this world-class vacation destination offers.

BEACH

Our sugary white-sand beaches sparkling emerald waters draw visitors from around the world. Miles of beautiful beaches are at your fingertips and lie just a quick bike or golf cart ride from our community. Nearby Grayton Beach and Topsail Hill Preserve State Parks are local favorites for their peaceful tranquility.

BIKING

Bicycling is a popular way to enjoy our locale and our extensive bike lanes, trails, and great weather make it a practical method of getting around. Nearby Scenic 30A offers 17-miles of paved bike path and beautiful scenery to both the casual and serious cyclist.

BOATING

Boating is in our blood and if it floats—from inner tubes to yachts—you’ll find it here. The Gulf of Mexico, Choctawhatchee Bay, St. Andrews Bay, and rare coastal dune lakes provide a full-range of boating experiences. Kayaks and stand-up paddle boards are favorites and offer an easy and inexpensive way to get out on the water. Nearby Panama City Beach is home to dozens of marinas that provide boat sales, maintenance, docking, storage, and rentals.

DIVING

South Walton is home to a brand new network of artificial reefs that offer wonderful snorkeling and SCUBA diving opportunities. Nearby Grayton Beach is home to the world-renowned Underwater Museum of Art.

FISHING

Deep sea charter fishing, surf fishing, spear fishing, and scalloping are all at your fingertips. Nearby Panama City Beach is home to two public fishing piers that offer both beginners and pros easy access to deeper waters and bring species like tarpon, King mackerel, and cobia within reach. Several fishing rodeos draw fisherman from throughout the Southeast every year.

NATURE

South Walton is a nature lover’s paradise. Our area is ringed by several state parks, the Gulf of Mexico, and St. Andrews Bay. Bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, alligators, black bears, and hundreds of species of migratory birds all call our area home. The area is a bird watcher’s and nature photographer’s paradise and offers ample opportunities for day hikers.

SHOPPING

Scenic 30A offers many unique shops and boutiques. Nearby Pier Park provides endless shopping opportunities; This “city within a city” features hundreds of shops, restaurants, theaters, arcades, and it’s own amusement park. Your favorite grocery, department, and discount super-stores are close at hand as well.

DINING

Hundreds of restaurants are close-at-hand and multiple online restaurant delivery services are available. Fine dining, seafood, and fast food styles are all well-represented by both local proprietors and national chains. And of course, if you’re a seafood lover, our area’s Fresh-from-the-Gulf fish, shrimp, scallops, and oysters are as good as it gets.

NIGHTLIFE

South Walton is home to many bars, restaurants, and music venues, and has a strong local music scene. The area hosts several large music festivals and concerts throughout the year including Pepsi’s world-famous Gulf Coast Jam. Nearby Aaron Bessant Park features an outdoor amphitheater hosting weekly concerts.

ATTRACTIONS

If excitement is what you seek, nearby Panama City Beach will not disappoint. Waterparks, zip lines, bungie jumping, jet skiing, parasailing, dolphin shows, and children’s amusement parks are just a few of the activities waiting to be enjoyed.

ATHLETICS

Panama City Beach’s Frank Brown Park is just a short drive away. This extensive athletics complex features tennis, basketball, and shuffleboard courts, softball, soccer, football, and basketball courts, playground, indoor gym, a youth freshwater fishing pond, dog park, walking and bicycling trails, and picnic grounds with covered shelters. The park’s aquatic complex features outdoor pools.

GOLF

Neighboring Panama City Beach is home to multiple public and private golf courses and our year-around great weather and mild winters mean you’ll never have to take a break from your game.

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