About Seaside, FL
A Picturesque Small Town That Celebrates the Luxury of Simplicity…
Seaside, Florida a place where the orange and pink hues of the sunset, the turquoise blends of the sea and the glistening whiteness of sand blend in perfect harmony to create a stunning backdrop for a unique and unforgettable experience.
Seaside, Florida, is an unincorporated master-planned community, located directly on Northwest Florida’s acclaimed sugar-white sand beaches in South Walton County on Scenic Highway 30A, between Destin and Panama City Beach. Founded in 1981 by Robert and Daryl Davis. Seaside, Florida, is the much-heralded birthplace of The New Urbanism movement, which is based on rediscovered traditional town planning principles.
Situated on 80 acres, this community is a pedestrian-scaled beach town with 423 residences, 42 specialty retail shops and 12 restaurants and eateries. Seaside, Florida, is designed so that life’s daily needs are within a short stroll or a bicycle ride away and features a thriving downtown including civic, cultural and educational institutions, an artist colony, a public charter school, an inter-faith chapel, a repertory theater and The Seaside Institute. The town rose to global fame as being the main filming location of the movie The Truman Show (1998), featuring actor Jim Carrey.