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WaterColor Inn Experience

Santa Rosa Beach Things to Do

It’s no surprise that WaterColor® Inn has remained the go-to resort for cherished family getaways.  With its functional yet intimate accommodations, distinct location on Scenic Highway 30A and overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, and variety of comfortable, convenient, and just plain fun family-friendly amenities, WaterColor Inn is the ideal beach destination for families, featuring plenty of recreational options. Additionally, with the recent expansions of WaterColor® Beach Club and Camp WaterColor®, developed by the WaterColor® Community Association, WaterColor Inn now boasts the most pool accesses on 30A, as well as a handful of new casual dining restaurants – providing families with plenty of options for basking in the Northwest Florida sun, just steps away from the area’s iconic sugar-white-sand beaches.

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A family having fun on the beach at WaterColor Inn & Resort

Beach Life

With 80 miles of impeccable beaches winding along the Gulf of Mexico, Florida's Emerald Coast is one of the country’s most beautiful vacation destinations. Its name is derived from the emerald-green hue of the water, which is a result of the sand – made of pure Appalachian quartz – reflecting the sunlight through the surf.

Aerial view of the Outdoor pool & beach at WaterColor Inn

WaterColor Beach Club

The club boasts three pools with expanded seating on lower and upper decks, as well as lounge areas.

People enjoying in the outdoor pool area at WaterColor Inn

Camp WaterColor

Camp WaterColor features two pools with slides, as well as a lazy river with lifeguard on duty, and a playground and basketball court.


From the moment you arrive, our warm southern hospitality and ample resort amenities are sure to win you and your loved ones over. 

Town Center

Take a stroll down 30A's WaterColor community, where the seaside shops are filled with coastal treats. 


Enjoy exhilarting adventures with nearly 500 beachfront acres framed by the Gulf of Mexico, a coastal dune lake, a longleaf pine forest and a private white-sand beach.

A view of an outdoor event at WaterColor Inn & Resort


With each unique event we host, WaterColor Inn welcomes guests to enjoy the vibrant culture, timeless charm and natural beauty of our oceanfront surroundings.