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“Scenic drive”
Review of Seaside Beach

Seaside Beach
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Seaside
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

If you've seen the movie "The Truman Show" starring Jim Carey, you might enjoy driving through Seaside, east of Destin, south of Hwy 98, and just west of Seagrove beach. Seaside was the setting for "Seahaven" in the movie. Driving the main road (30A) through the area will give you a good view of the unique architecture seen in the film. It's a lovely town, though crowded (even in October), and it's definitely an upscale place.

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Seaside Beach is my happy place. The beach is not just clean, but perfect. White sand, blue water, gentle surf. There is not a prettier beach anywhere. Not a good beach for "shelling," but otherwise it is unbeatable. The best part is that there is such restricted commercial activity that you really feel like you have "gotten away from it all." Hope that never changes.

Thank Stacey H
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Reviewed October 3, 2013

We really enjoy this area, like a postcard. We ate at Bud and Alley's a must for the view and sweet potato fries.

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Reviewed September 8, 2013

Seaside beaches are absolutely amazing, clean and with powder white sand. In general Seaside is a picturesque little town. At first I thought it was a Disney village, like a little town called Celebration in Orlando, but it’s just adorable like that on its own. I’ve heard that “The Truman Show” was filmed here and it’s not surprising given the beauty of it.
In this town everything seems to fit together perfectly, especially the pastel colored houses.
There are many restaurants to choose from, although quite pricey. Bikes can be rented from a local bike shop for a fun bike ride around town. Make sure to swing by the Seaside Chapel, it’s a very beautiful Building to see, no matter what your religious beliefs are. Architecturally it falls into the “New Urbanism” category and it’s worth the short trip.

This is the perfect setting for a relaxing beach getaway. Life seems slower and simpler here.
I love this little town and will most definitely return.

Visited August 2012

1  Thank Aida S
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a great family beach. Gorgeous sand and water. The visibility is really awesome, making it easy to spot sea life.We saw 3 sting rays! And on a previous trip to seaside I saw a huge puffer fish : )

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