Tucked away from the beach and nestled along the Choctawhatchee Bay is the family friendly area of North Santa Rosa Beach. This bay front area hosts a variety of small gated communities and quaint neighborhoods.
On the north side of Highway 98, North Santa Rosa Beach provides a small-town feel and is only a short drive to shopping and entertainment in both Destin and Panama City Beach. Just to the east of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, you’ll find many bay front homes and communities with great amenities and many opportunities to enjoy nature.
North Santa Rosa Beach encompasses Mack Bayou on the west to Eden Gardens State Park on the east. Outdoor actives are endless with the proximity of Point Washington State Forest, Eden Gardens State Park and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in Santa Rosa Beach. Paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, and even horseback riding are daily adventures awaiting nature lovers in North Santa Rosa Beach.
The Nathan Abbott Team recommends visiting a few great local restaurants in North Santa Rosa Beach.
The Bay Seafood Restaurant, located at the base of the Highway 331 bridge, is the newest restaurant opened by Great Southern Cafe owner Chef Jim Shirley. Shirley has created a new kind of local hangout at The Bay, where guests can bask right on the sand while enjoying live music, cocktails, beach games, standup paddle boarding and excellent food.
The Marigny serves authentic, Cajun, Creole, and New Orleans food for the entire family in Hogtown Bayou/Old Santa Rosa Beach.