Retire in Seaside, FL

Livability Score
40
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Chanticleer Eatery

Everything we ordered was outstanding!!! Pork chops Chicken Hamburger Shrimp Topped only by key lime pie

2. Chiringo

This spot is amazing. Delicious drinks, great tasting food and incredible service. Everything tasted fresh. The atmosphere was great, you could even enjoy...

3. The Perfect Pig

I had the most incredible parmesan crusted pulled pork pesto cheese melt. I did not think a melt could be so delicious. All the flavors blended so well...

4. Great Southern Cafe

So popular they don't need my review but I would like to comment on my 3 favorite things about Great Southern in Seaside. The outdoor seating is...

5. The Red Bar

If you are looking for divey atmosphere and simply delicious food, this is the place. We have gone every year for the past 3 years and it never...

Golf
1. Golf Garden of Destin

Great Par 3 course with great customer service. Plus they have a couple of Par 4's. They have putt putt golf for the family and a really nice club house....

2. Indian Bayou Golf & Country Club

I've been playing here on vacation for over 25 years. It's just a great course with 3 nines, friendly staff, reasonably priced. Try it, you'll have a...

3. Emerald Bay Golf Club

Quality course for the money. Booking a tee time online came with a free shirt which ended up being a "you pick" from the retail rack - a nice surprise....

4. Bluewater Bay Resort

Great time at Bluewater Bay playing golf. The course was in great shape. Compared to the Destin courses, this is a great money saving option. We paid $27...

5. Windswept Dunes

We played here on 7/20/16. Wow... What a hidden gem off of the beach. I was skeptical when I booked the tee time but the recent reviews were dead on. This...

Active
1. Grayton Beach State Park

We stayed in the cabins so can't comment on the campground but our trip was amazing. You are in these cabins right off of 30 A near seaside, Grayton and...

2. Seaside Beach

I've been coming to Seaside since 2000 and I fell in love with the town and the beach. Each street in seaside has a unique pavilion with stairs leading down...

3. The Rental Shop

Rent here!!!!! The owner will make sure you're happy!!! Patronage small businesses. They are great!! I promise! We rented their NEW bikes, you will Love...

4. Flippers Adventure

After debating on a place to go snorkeling we decided on Flippers. All of the staff were very friendly, from the people in the office to the gentlemen...

5. Balance Health Studio

I just had the wonderfully healing experience of meeting Dr. Joe at Balance Health Studio. My back has been going out and causing increasing pain for months...

Arts
1. Modus Photography

Beautiful photos and gallery! They have local beach photos and amazing travel photos from many locations. They also do beach & family portraits! Definitely...

2. The Blue Giraffe

Cute place enjoyed looking around There is lots of things to look at Love the wind chimes that greet you as you approach the shop

3. The Zoo Gallery

This store is sooo cute! It's a must go to if you're at Grayton Beach! The store is filled with one of a kind everythings ranging from clothing to art...

4. Beach Sand Sculptures

Our group of 15 had a blast with Mike and Brandy! They made us sand castle masters! We all enjoyed creating our own designs and they kept it fun for...

5. Seaside Repertory Theatre

A unique venue at the beach, this theatre offers professional productions for children and adults. Don't visit 30A without seeing a play at the Seaside Rep!...

Shopping
1. Sundog Books

A quaint bookstore that reminds me of the privately owned bookstores we went into as a kid. This store is a throwback to yesteryear before the...

2. Central Square Records

In the era of music downloads, Central Square Records is a fantastic place to browse around and explain to your kids that music on vinyl is simply cool....

3. Modus Photography

Beautiful photos and gallery! They have local beach photos and amazing travel photos from many locations. They also do beach & family portraits! Definitely...

4. The Blue Giraffe

Cute place enjoyed looking around There is lots of things to look at Love the wind chimes that greet you as you approach the shop

5. Pickets

Walk through the yard and into a house full of fun, elegant, practical, and luxurious items for the home or gifts to share. This place is packed with...

Health
1. Balance Health Studio

I just had the wonderfully healing experience of meeting Dr. Joe at Balance Health Studio. My back has been going out and causing increasing pain for months...

2. Doc Smiley's Urgent Care

Clean place, friendly staff. The doctor was experienced and knowledgable. She was able to treat me onsite for mysterious allergic reaction. Waiting time...

3. Family Chiropractic Center

I visited Dr Soroka on a Thursday morning while on vacation. Candace (who runs the front desk) greeted me at the door and was just delightful. The...

4. Soroka Brian K DC

Dr. Soroka is professional, gifted and dedicated. He has helped me tremendously with TMJ related pain. I am in Santa Rosa intermittently. Those who live in...

5. Seacrest Dental

I'm in Florida on vacation and had a dental emergency. They were so nice quick and reasonably priced. They even gave me tips on what to see on the rest of...