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Life beyond a Hotel Room

Looking down from the sky over Scenic Highway 30-A in Northwest Florida, it’s hard to imagine that ten thousand vacation homes lie beneath you, each one the hub of sun-kissed memories that families will cherish for a lifetime. Although you can find a few hotels here, many families who visit the area have cast aside that idea for their accommodations. Join the community of savvy travelers who have discovered the secret to great vacationing here and reserve a private home on 30-A.

Thirty-A comprises thirteen villages, seamlessly intertwined to create a one-of-a-kind community. Each village has a unique personality, but each shares the same beautiful stretch of white-sand beach. These are places where you can be with others and still be yourself. When you’re ready to escape the crowds, skip the trip to a chain hotel and stay in a vacation home in the heart of the community instead. It’s time to experience life like a local!

Let’s dive a little deeper—fifty-eight feet deeper, to be exact. This area may be home to the world’s most beautiful beaches, but just off the coast of Grayton Beach you will also find the only underwater art museum in the country! The Underwater Museum of Art doubles as a habitat for local marine life. Whether you plan to rent a kayak, take a boat, or hire a guide, don’t miss the opportunity to get lost in this liquid zoo of freedom and art, where wildlife and structure collide for a spectacle unlike any other.

Imagine a luxurious beach hideaway that allows your extended family to leave their individual homes behind to gather in one—with space for card games, skits, and secret family recipes—a home that’s cared for by a team that also cares for you.

As the day comes to an end, sit back and unwind with your family and friends around a beach bonfire carefully curated by the vacation rental experts at Royal Destinations. While the warm embers glow and the Gulf waves wash against the shore, it won’t take long to realize that you are somewhere special. After an experience like this, heading back to your accommodations can feel underwhelming—but it doesn’t have to. Rather than returning to an ordinary hotel room, make your way to a home like Grayton Dream. Imagine a luxurious beach hideaway that allows your extended family to leave their individual homes behind to gather in one—with space for card games, skits, and secret family recipes—a home that’s cared for by a team that also cares for you.

Underwater Museum of Art, Grayton beach, Grayton Beach Florida, Grayton Beach State Park, UMA
The Underwater Museum of Art off the coast of Grayton Beach is the only museum of its kind in the US. Diving expeditions are available so visitors can check out the underwater sculptures and marine life. | Photo by Romona Robbins

If you’re looking to plan less and experience more, head to Royal Destinations to discover your perfect home away from home—one that excites you and your family and leaves you counting down the days until your return. Known for unrivaled guest satisfaction, their local team is committed to providing hand-tailored experiences that go beyond the four walls of your vacation rental. It’s time to abandon the close quarters of a hotel room and the loud strangers next door. Forget the fading concept of what a getaway used to look like and indulge yourself in the serenity of a private home. This is a vacation. This is 30-A.

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Whether you’re looking to plan your next vacation or you need a property manager that truly understands what it takes to present your home as a gift on 30-A, the Royal Destinations team is ready to help! Visit RoyalDestinations.com or call (850) 790-5001 to learn more.

Story courtesy of Royal Destinations



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