The Ultimate Guide to Seagrove, Florida

What trip to the beach is complete without some time on the water? Yellowfin Ocean Sports, headquartered in Seagrove, offers bike, kayak, and paddleboard rentals and sales. If you rent from them for multiple days, they’ll even deliver your equipment for f
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Seagrove is one of a strand of beautiful communities along Florida's route 30A. Find the best things to do in this Florida paradise.

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Welcome to Seagrove, Florida!

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Visit Seagrove, Florida, for a slice of old and unhurried Florida in the midst of a vacationer's paradise. Tucked between luxe Alys Beach and utopian Seaside, this 30A neighborhood is a close-knit hub of locals and visitors who know and love the community's quiet streets and glittering ocean views. Named for the thick grove of trees that surrounds it, Seagrove possesses a peacefulness that makes this small beach stop a can't-miss.

Whether you're a seasoned Seagrove visitor or a delighted newcomer, here are the places to stay, eat, shop, and play during your visit.

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Eat at Cowgirl Kitchen Market & Cafe

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or just a snack to take to the beach, make your first stop Cowgirl Kitchen’s Seagrove Beach Market and Cafe. The 30A-favorite’s Seagrove location includes a market brimming with gourmet and specialty fo
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Whether you're looking for breakfast, lunch, brunch, or just a snack to take to the beach, make your first stop Cowgirl Kitchen's Seagrove Beach Market and Cafe. The 30A-favorite's Seagrove location includes a market brimming with gourmet and specialty foods and offers premade casseroles and entrees to can take home. Grab a table in the café for local favorites such as The Heartache (pimento cheese and praline bacon on a biscuit) or Drunken Shrimp Tacos (gulf shrimp, tarragon cream, chipotle salsa).

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Eat at The Perfect Pig

Appease your appetite for upscale Southern cooking at The Perfect Pig, where you can get roasted pork sandwich with Gruyère and fig sauce for lunch and New Orleans–style barbecue shrimp for dinner. Napa Valley meets the south of France meets the Gulf in t
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Appease your appetite for upscale Southern cooking at The Perfect Pig, where you can get roasted pork sandwich with Gruyère and fig sauce for lunch and New Orleans–style barbecue shrimp for dinner. Napa Valley meets the south of France meets the Gulf in this comfortably rustic setting that captures the laid-back, old-school vibe of Seagrove.

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Play at Yellowfin Ocean Sports

What trip to the beach is complete without some time on the water? Yellowfin Ocean Sports, headquartered in Seagrove, offers bike, kayak, and paddleboard rentals and sales. If you rent from them for multiple days, they’ll even deliver your equipment for f
Christopher Futcher/Getty Images

What trip to the beach is complete without some time on the water? Yellowfin Ocean Sports, headquartered in Seagrove, offers bike, kayak, and paddleboard rentals and sales. If you rent from them for multiple days, they'll even deliver your equipment for free, so you can focus on exploring 30A from the water. (Hours vary, so call ahead before stopping by.)

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Play at Balance Health Studios

Balance Health Studio has your Zen, fitness, and bodywork bases covered, with classes that include yoga, spin, and boot camp, plus chiropractic and massage services. Group or individual personal training can also be arranged. 
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Balance Health Studio has your Zen, fitness, and bodywork bases covered, with classes that include yoga, spin, and boot camp, plus chiropractic and massage services. Group or individual personal training can also be arranged.

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Shop at Big Mama's Hula Girl Gallery

Make a perfect beach find at Big Mama’s Hula Girl Gallery, a kitschy fusion of local art, tropical décor, and coastal jewelry. Browse the vast assortment of locally made goods for souvenirs, hostess gifts, and whatever else your heart desires.
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Make a perfect beach find at Big Mama's Hula Girl Gallery, a kitschy fusion of local art, tropical décor, and coastal jewelry. Browse the vast assortment of locally made goods for souvenirs, hostess gifts, and whatever else your heart desires.

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Stay at Monte Verde

As Seagrove is not home to a resort, the good life is lived via vacation property rental. A gorgeous option for a big gang: Monte Verde, a classic, oceanfront luxury home perched directly above the warm waters of the Gulf. The Garrett Realty–managed renta
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As Seagrove is not home to a resort, the good life is lived via vacation property rental. A gorgeous option for a big gang: Monte Verde, a classic, oceanfront luxury home perched directly above the warm waters of the Gulf. The Garrett Realty–managed rental property sleeps 10 and has extensive outdoor living spaces in addition to its three bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms (including an outdoor shower!).

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