In Seacrest, the best way of getting around is on two wheels. Bike rentals abound in this beach community, with daily and weekly rates and different type of bikes to choose from. Having your own bike means you can set your own itinerary at your own pace. And with your bike, you can explore not just Seacrest but also the nearby beach communities such as Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach. You can also rent additional bikes from us.
South Walton County is endowed with one of nature’s rarest phenomena, coastal dune lakes. Aside from this part of Florida, coastal dune lakes can only be found in New Zealand, Australia and Madagascar. The county has 15 named dune lakes, one of which is Camp Creek Lake near Seacrest. These lakes are said to be more than 10,000 years old, with some of them as shallow as 1.5 meters (5 feet).
In nearby Panama City, you can get some world-class golf action at Camp Creek Golf. This Tom Fazio designed course is only a 5-minute drive away, about 2.7 kilometers (1.7 miles) from Seacrest. It features 18 holes dotted with several marshes, making it one of the most beautiful courses in the area. There is a clubhouse where golfers can enjoy a meal, a snack or a drink.
Eco exploring is another word for ecotours, which let visitors explore the many natural wonders of Seacrest and nearby beach communities. While you can book for ecotours with several local operators, you can also go exploring the many reserves and parks in the area. In Santa Rosa which is only 2.9 kilometers (1.8 miles) away, you will find one of Florida’s state parks, Deer Lake State Park.
The park lies close to a coastal dune where some serious paddle boarding can be had. It also features a beach and other areas for swimming, as well as a boardwalk that will let you walk around the dunes. There are also several hiking trails and is also great for birdwatching.