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Address: 78 North Barrett Square, Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
Phone Number: 866-655-2912
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Rosemary Beach is a neo-traditional town located on northwest Florida's...

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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Gorgeous town and beach!

I felt like I was in Europe as I drove through the main eating and shopping area of Rosemary Beach. The buildings look like something you would see in England. The town was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Portageville, Missouri
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Portageville, Missouri
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81 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt like I was in Europe as I drove through the main eating and shopping area of Rosemary Beach. The buildings look like something you would see in England. The town was established in 1995 but the buildings look like they have been there a long time. The beach access from the shopping and dining area requires a code... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We rented a condo at Rosemary Beach and while there are no views to the water, the condo was very nice and upscale, the shopping and area were fun. Rosemary Beach feels a bit like a Disney version of the Dutch Caribbean. The beach is amazing. Sugar sand, turquoise waters, calm and flat for so long, very safe, and plenty... More 

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Midlothian, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a wonderful surprise to find Rosemary Beach and say WOW it looks and f eels like Europe. WE walked through this place, parked for free, lovely views and great cafes/restaurants ENJOY

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Rosemary Beach is my absolute favorite place in Florida. I have had the pleasure of traveling and staying throughout Florida and there isn't any other place that I have found to feel so special. All of the people in the community and the staff are the friendliest people I have come across. They are warm, welcoming and always helpful. Each... More 

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Tavares, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Anytime we are back home visiting my family in Panama City we make sure to make it out to 30a and enjoy its offerings. Our favorite being Rosemary Beach. Beautiful architecture town perfectly maintained. Wonderful assortment of shops and rental properties. It is so fun to get lost on the roads leading to the beach and look at all of... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful downtown areas. The buildings are so unique. It kinda feels like you are in another country for a min.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

The best beach, dogs ok early am, stunning homes, well-designed community, super restaurant in Havana Beach, wonderful farmer's market Sunday mornings (special kudos to the organic cinnamon almond butter), wonderful green spaces, one stunning Infiniti pool. Less crowded than its sister Seaside, and I prefer the richer colors to the Seaside pastel.

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Freeport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Most of the beaches in this area are incredible. The water is warmer than Atlantic and Pacific beaches and unless there is a storm around, the waves/currents are much calmer than the East and West coast beaches. There were lots of public access areas but parking is limited.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The most beautiful and sophisticated beach destination in the west coast of Florida. Spectacular planning, architecture, character, homes, hotels, shops, everything. Great for family and romantic gateways. Ten points!

Thank JorgeBrugo
Houston, Texas
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106 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful coastline, quaint and luxurious cottages, lovely shops and just a beautiful community overall, Rosemary Beach is one of the prettiest hamlets on 30A.

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