Watersound West Beach Activities
Dining Near WaterSound West Beach


Drive along Scenic Highway 30-A, and you'll find incredible coastal cuisine. Located in the AAA Four-diamond- rated WaterColor® Inn, the flagship restaurant Fish out of Water® offers outstanding views and combines the freshest local fish and meats with an eclectic approach to traditional beach cuisine.

Beaches at WaterSound West Beach


WaterSound® West Beach is proud to be part of Florida's Emerald Coast, which offers 80 miles of pristine white-sand beaches stretching along the Gulf of Mexico. This sand is made up of pure Appalachian quartz and reflects the sunlight through the surf, giving the water its beautiful emerald-green color. Once you visit, you'll see why this area of Florida has earned the name Emerald Coast.

Boating & Fishing at WaterSound West Beach

Boating & Fishing

If boating and fishing are your passion—this region offers some of the best! The beautiful Gulf of Mexico, the area's 17 freshwater and saltwater lakes, Choctawhatchee Bay, West Bay and St. Andrews Bay provide unmatched opportunities for fishing and water sports in Florida. Located 27 miles east of WaterSound West Beach, Bay Point Marina  in Panama City Beach offers fishing, boating, jet skiing, swimming, sailing, snorkeling and off-shore charter boats.

Deer Lake State Park

Area State Parks

Deer Lake State Park is located to the east of the community. The park shares its name with the coastal dune lakes within its boundaries. Coastal dune lakes are extremely rare worldwide and in the United States they occur only along the Gulf Coast. Enjoy hiking and biking trails that wind through thet park. It's also an excellent location to view wildlife.

Nearby Spas


The InnSpa, which is located at WaterColor Inn just 4 miles west, offers a tranquil, intimate setting and highly effective treatments inspired by the surrounding elements of the sea — an understated kaleidoscope of coastal color, seaside textures, and the intoxicating smells and rhythms of the Gulf.



Looking for challenging and outstanding golf courses? Named "Course of the Millennium" by Travel + Leisure magazine, Camp Creek® Golf Club, is a Tom Fazio-designed, 18-hole, par 72 championship course measuring 7,159 yards and is sure to provide the challenge for which you're looking. Designed by Greg Norman, Shark's Tooth was named one of "America's Best Residential Courses" by Golfweek. It stretches 7,209 yards from the back tees and features five fairways that border scenic Lake Powell. The OriginsSM Golf Club at WaterSound strives to make golf more fun and accessible to families, beginners and casual golfers, offering a six-hole regulation course that alternatively plays as a nine-hole executive course and a 10-hole par-three layout.

*St. Joe Club & Resorts is an exclusive membership club that provides access to a diverse offering of benefits and privileges at St. Joe owned and operated amenities and facilities. Amenities include The Beach Club at WaterSound; three 18-hole championship golf courses- Shark’s Tooth, Camp Creek and SouthWood; one six-hole executive golf course- Origins; two tennis facilities; and a fitness center. Numerous privileges including dining, recreational activities and social events are also offered. Access to amenities and privileges is based on Membership Level.

Biking around WaterColor


WaterColor's Town Center as well as WaterColor Crossings are located less than 5 miles from the WaterSound West Beach community. WaterColor's Town Center offers a wide variety of locally-owned shops where you can purchase men's, women's and children's clothing, as well as accessories, art and gifts, reserve a fishing charter, relish a cup of coffee as the sun comes up, or enjoy a meal and a glass of wine under the stars. WaterColor Crossings includes a variety of businesses including a Publix, a restaurant, a wine and spirit shop and more.


"WaterSound®", "WaterColor®", Fish Out of Water®","Camp Creek®" and "WaterSound (and Boat Design)®" are registered service marks of The St. Joe Company or its affiliates. "OriginsSM" is a service mark of The St. Joe Company or its affiliates.