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The year-round sun and warmth of Florida make it the perfect destination for a getaway, any time you need a break. But planning where to go, all of your activities, as well as where to make your temporary home is a big task. The town of Seaside along Historic Route 30A is a choice that will give you unforgettable memories, water, sand, sun, and fun throughout your stay. Our Happy Place is a four-story, four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home with room for up to 10 guests. From the moment you step in, you’ll find a fun and inviting Seaside, Florida vacation retreat in the heart of Historic 30A.


Restful Relaxation

Guests looking for a fun and exciting yet restful and relaxing stay in Seaside along 30A will find all they desire and more in the home at Our Happy Place. Fun and stylish furnishings and finishes with beach décor touches can be found in every area of the home. Located in a quiet community, Our Happy Place is just moments from the sand and crashing waves of the Gulf, as well as plenty of 30A fun.

Exterior Features

Arrive at the home and take in its grand four-story structure. Each level is covered with a blue siding and white trim that blend in with the surroundings and offer a calm, beach feel. The first floor features a covered patio with entry to the home, as well as a patio looking out to the neighborhood street where you can sit and socialize together or with nearby neighbors. There is also a small deck with an outdoor shower and a place to hang wet beach towels or other outdoor gear. The second floor boasts a balcony with Adirondack-style seating and a cozy porch swing off the front of the home. The top floor of the home features an observation tower with bar seating.

Interior Amenities

Step inside the home to a small foyer where you can set your things aside. There is also a cozy half bathroom. Straight ahead you’ll find the open great room. Take a seat on the cozy chairs or couch, warm yourself by the fire, watch a favorite movie or TV show on the wall-mounted flat-screen TV, or simply admire the dark wood beams of the ceiling. At mealtime, head to the fully equipped kitchen. Spacious counters, including a kitchen island with seating for two, join stainless steel appliances and a number of cabinets and drawers holding everything you need to prepare and serve a home-cooked meal. Enjoy the meal at the long, rectangular table that seats everyone! You’ll also find the laundry room with a full-size washer and dryer on this level. At the top of the steps to the third floor, you’ll find a cozy sitting area/den with a couch, wall-mounted flat-screen TV, and an en suite bath with tub/shower combo and single-sink vanity.

At the end of a fun-filled 30A day, retreat to a private bedroom. Head to the second floor. Choose the master suite for a king bed, tall dresser with flat screen TV on the top, balcony, and en suite bath featuring a soaking tub, frameless glass walk-in shower, and double-sink vanity. The second bedroom boasts a queen bed, night tables, dresser, wall-mounted flat-screen TV, access to the balcony, and en suite bath with tub/shower combo, single-sink vanity, and private toilet room. The third floor offers a second master suite! The cozy space features a king bed, wall-mounted flat-screen TV, sitting area, and en suite bath with soaking tub, separate walk-in shower, and double-sink vanity. The fourth bedroom is perfect for the kids.  It is located off of the den area and includes two sets of twin-over-twin built-in bunks. A large set of cabinets offers plenty of space for all their things, and space under the lower bunks can store their luggage. Plus, the den space with the TV is just steps away, so they can have quiet time, watch their favorite TV shows, or just have some time away from the adults. There is a space for everyone to enjoy a Seaside 30A adventure!

Sleeping Accommodations, Sleeps 10

2nd Floor | Master Suite – King + Full Bath

2nd Floor | 2nd Bedroom – Queen + Full Bath

3rd Floor | 2nd Master Suite – King + Full Bath

3rd Floor | 4th Bedroom (off den) – Twin-Over-Twin Bunks x2 + Full Bath


Things to Know:

Book Your Seaside, Florida Vacation Now

No matter when or how long you plan to stay in Seaside and 30A, Our Happy Place will give you all the fun, excitement, rest, and relaxation you’re looking for. Contact us today to book the memorable stay that will have you coming back for years to come!

Memorial Day Weekend ushers in the dog days of Summer. Days filled with sunshine, sand and salt air. To kick-off our favorite season of the year, 30A communities have planned a weekend full of activities to celebrate the holiday weekend.


Friday, May 25th
4:00pm | Stories by the Sea- The REP is excited to present a free, one-of-a-kind storytelling experience for kids of all ages at Solomon Square.

8:00pm | Central Square Cinema: The Lego Ninjago Movie- Enjoy a family-friendly film under the stars! Bring your chairs or blankets and head to the Seaside Amphitheater.

Saturday, May 26th
7:00pm | Summer Concert Series: Guthrie Brown- This Nashville native started playing the guitar at the age of 6. His sound has been compared to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and he has toured with Jonny Lang and Willie Nelson.

Monday, May 28th
6:30pm | The Prince & Pauper- The REP puts their spin on this classic tale. Peppy players take on this classic story, engaging the audience and creating lasting memories.

Alys Beach
Sunday, May 27th
7:30pm | Sinfonia Goes Pop- Enjoy the orchestral sounds of Sinfonia Gulf Coast under the palm trees at the Alys Beach Amphitheatre followed by a fireworks show over the Gulf.

Rosemary Beach
Friday, May 25th
10:00am | Havana Hat Bar & Got Ink?- Take home a special keepsake! Decorate your own fedora. Hats not your thing? Get creative with an airbrush tattoo or sing your favorite song at kids karaoke.

Sunday, May 27th
9:00am | 30A Farmer’s Market- Discover everything from fresh fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, kombucha, smoked meats and more from local vendors.

Monday, May 28th
7:00pm | Spring it On Concert Series- Pick up “Good Vibrations” on the East Long Green with Sun, Sand & Surf as they perform classics from the Beach Boys.

30Avenue- Inlet Beach
Friday, May 25th
6:00pm | 30Avenue Concert Series- Your toes will be tapping and hips swinging when I’magene takes the stage.

Saturday, May 26th
6:00pm | Enjoy local favorite, The Scratchtones as they take the stage for an evening full of good vibes and tunes.


Sunny Skies. Sandy Toes. Salt Air.

Does the winter blues have you dreaming of a beach vacation? Trade in your flannel and jackets for tank tops and swimsuits. Make your dream a reality with Dune Vacation Rentals.

Discover the charming beach communities of Scenic Highway 30A— WaterColor, Seaside, WaterSound Beach, Seagrove and Rosemary Beach. We have luxury vacation homes for groups of all sizes. From Carriage Houses, perfect for a small group or couple’s getaway, to large custom homes for groups of 15 or more.

Find your perfect home away from home on the Emerald Coast and start planning your stay today. Dune Vacation Rentals offers the best in concierge services. From ordering groceries before your arrival to ending the day with a bonfire on the beach, we can help you prepare and plan a perfect, stress-free stay.

An added bonus—book DUNE DIRECT and SAVE! By booking directly through our office you can save up to 12% on online booking fees. We also offer flexible dates in case of an emergency and local experts to answer all of your questions about our homes and the area.


It’s easier than ever to travel to the beach this summer! Flights are now available from over 20 cities across the United States, and with two local airports servicing the area, you can go from bags to beach in no time.

More than 10 new seasonal direct flights are launching in the next month. Is your city on the list?

Book your flight and stay on 30A today!


Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport | Panama City Beach
Airport Code: ECP
Airlines: Southwest Airlines, Silver Airways, United Airlines
Website: www.iflybeaches.com

New Direct Flights—Starting in June

Available Direct Flights
St. Louis
Dallas- Fort Worth

Same Plane Destinations
Corpus Christi
Kansas City
Los Angeles
Washington DC

Destin/ Ft. Walton Beach Airport | Valparaiso
Airport Code: VPS
Airlines: Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, GLO, United Airlines, Southern Airways Express
Website:  www.flyvps.com

Now Available/ Coming Soon
Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport (May 20)
MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (June 2)
Denver (May)
Fort Lauderdale (May)
Kansas City (May)
Knoxville (May)
Las Vegas (May)
Louisville (May)
New York City/ Newark (May)
Cincinnati (May- August)
Cleveland (May- August)
Columbus (May- August)
Oklahoma City (May- August)
New Orleans (June- September)

Direct Flights
Washington D.C.
Dallas- Fort Worth
Little Rock
St. Louis


Our WaterColor collection is expanding! Discover the newest luxury vacation homes available from Dune Real Estate Company in WaterColor. Escape to the pristine and luxurious WaterColor community along Scenic Highway 30A and indulge in coastal living at its finest. Dune Real Estate Company is proud to announce two of our newest homes, now available for your next 30A beach getaway, 433 Western Lake Drive and 63 Western Lake Drive ideally located in the much desired WaterColor community.

433 Western Lake Drive

New to the rental market, 433 Western Lake Drive offers guests over 6,100 square feet of luxurious coastal living. This custom WaterColor home features exceptional views of Western Lake, six bedrooms and 6.5 baths, as well as a private pool. With no detail overlooked, the sheer beauty of craftsmanship is exquisite. A perfect vacation home for the entertainer, bridal party, or large family, 433 Western Lake Drive awaits.

63 Western Lake Drive

Newly constructed, 63 Western Lake Drive is situated directly on 30A. Located steps from the WaterColor Beach Club and beach access, this open concept luxury home offers exceptional design elements, decor, and details. This professionally decorated 7 bedroom/ 7.5 bath custom home features a private swimming pool, garage, and carriage house. Sleeping 16, this home is the epitome of the WaterColor lifestyle. With outdoor living space, including a Jacuzzi and entertainment courtyard, your party will indulgent in coastal luxury at its finest.

Contact Dune Real Estate Company for more details on our collection of premier vacation homes in WaterColor and along 30A and reserve your greatest beach getaway today.

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, has come and gone and the vacation season is in full swing along the Emerald Coast!

If a luxury vacation home along 30A is what you’re in search of this summer season, Dune Real Estate Company has been named the premier boutique vacation rental company along Scenic Highway 30A and has an incredible collection of fine beach homes for your holiday at the beach.

Specializing in luxury vacation homes, Dune Real Estate Company’s primary objective is to create “Raving Fans” out of not only guests but owners alike. We take pride in knowing that if we exceed every expectation that we will be your 30A Vacation Rental Company for years to come.

We trust each and every guest will be as pleased as the one before them. Read on for a recent review provided by guests of Patrick’s Cottage in Rosemary Beach.


Patrick's Cottage Rosemary Beach

What a wonderful experience! Thank you to the owners of this gorgeous property and thank you to Dune Real Estate for outstanding customer service. the house was beyond perfect, the pool was warm for our young children to swim and enjoy. This was our best vacation rental to date. we will for sure be doing business with Dune again and this property! -May 4, 2016

Choose your favorite beach community and then select your vacation home by size, ideal location, amenities, and more at Dune Real Estate Company.

Welcome to beautiful WaterColor, Florida. Escape into the incredibly preserved natural Florida landscape just a short distance from the WaterColor Clubhouse as well as the WaterColor Community beach access. This incredible home, Siena By The Sea, is located in the Camp District at 55 Spartina Circle and overlooks Camp WaterColor Pond. A one-of-a-kind 4 bedroom/ 4.5 bathroom luxury vacation home along 30A featuring a private pond, direct path to the Camp District pool, and easy beach access. Detailed architecture, incredible interior design, and comfort work seamlessly together to create a luxurious vacation home rental in the much desired WaterColor Community along 30A and the Emerald Coast.

Siena by the Sea Lake Siena by the Sea Living

Many unique features are available when you reserve Siena By The Sea, including a custom bunk room ready with toys as well as baby gear (pack-n-play). Love the great outdoors? The outdoor patio is complete with a grill and fire pit for outdoor entertaining! Reserve this custom luxury WaterColor vacation rental home today and discover the incredible beauty encompassed in the 30A Community of WaterColor.

When choosing the perfect luxury vacation home along 30a, what comes to mind? If you thought Gulf Front property with an incredible view of the Emerald Coast in one of the most sought after communities, Rosemary Beach, then we have the perfect vacation rental for you and your crew! The SS Rosemary is now available, located aside one of the beautiful boardwalks overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Rosemary Beach, Florida. Whether you are seeking an intimate vacation getaway or a family affair this home will accommodate your wants & needs and our DuneREC team will exceed your expectations along the way!

With three large bedrooms and three baths this stunning home sleeps up to seven people, so it fits the entire family and maybe even some friends! The first floor boasts a beautiful master suite that opens up to its own beach front deck with breathtaking views of the turquoise waters of the Emerald Coast.

rosemary 3

Also on the first floor is an adorable twin bedroom, with custom bunk beds your kids will love. Outside you will find a cozy courtyard with a gas grill, outdoor shower and access to the Rosemary boardwalk. Upstairs you will find an open concept living space with stunning Gulf views, a state of the art gourmet kitchen and a spacious deck perfect for watching the sun set after a long day at the beach.

rosemary 4This Gulf front home is an absolute treasure, a place for you and your family to make memories that will last a lifetime. Reserve your Rosemary Beach getaway, book the SS Rosemary  vacation home today!


If you and your family are looking for the perfect vacation home, then look no further because we have a stunning newly listed vacation property that you and your family will love.

Located in one of Watercolor’s most desired districts, the Park District, this warm and inviting home will allow your family to experience the summer of their lives. With the WaterColor Beach Club just across 30A, you and your family will be able to take full advantage of your summer vacation. Not to mention that this home is right between WaterColor’s boathouse and walking distance from the many shops and restaurants of WaterColor.

This home’s fantastic location guarantees that you an your family will never be bored on your summer vacation, but the home’s impeccable design also guarantees a relaxing experience in a beautiful home. Featuring five King bedrooms all with there own ensuites this home ensure you and your families comfort and privacy. The main master suite is a stunning oasis with a walk in closet, soaker tub and gorgeous French doors that open up onto a private courtyard between the main house and the carriage house.

The open concept living area is located on the second floor and is filled with stunning natural light. The high ceilings create a beautiful large space that features a gourmet kitchen, dinning and living areas.

Sleeping up to 14 guests this newly listed home is the ideal place for you an your family to make life long memories. This is the perfect place for you so book right away before its too late!

You will absolutely love this warm and welcoming, four bedroom three and a half bath, WaterColor vacation property. Located in WaterColor’s popular Camp District, we guarantee that you and your family will have an unforgettable vacation experience when you stay at Family Thyme, 1295 Western Lake.

1295 Western lake drive Dune

Walking up this home’s shady drive you will be invited by a large porch that leads into a beautiful hard wood floored living area. With a large TV, this living area is the perfect place to curl up with your family and enjoy a movie after a long day at the beach. The adjoining large gourmet kitchen is fully stocked with all the luxuries of a gourmet kitchen needed to make all your favorite meals and entertain your guests. This home even includes a gas and a charcoal grill so you can grill up some delicious treats on a warm summer night.

1295 Western Lake

Up the stairs you will find that large windows fill the rooms with gorgeous natural sunlight. The master bedroom is a spacious retreat with a king sized bed, TV, walk in closet, screened in shady porch and a  large master bath including a jacuzzi tub surrounded by large windows, double sinks, and a walk in shower with three shower heads. This home also has an additional three bedrooms and two baths, sleeping up to ten guests, so there is room for the whole family and even some friends. Don’t miss out on your much needed Family Thyme in WaterColor, Florida!

1295 Western Lake is the perfect vacation home for you and your family, contact Dune Real Estate Company for reservations today.