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Why We No Longer Service Regional Beach Accesses

What are regional beach accesses and does Excel Beach Service provide chair rentals at them?

Beach Bonfires Are Back*

In the Walton County Board of County Commissioner’s meeting, held yesterday in Defuniak, the commissioners decided to reinstate beach bonfires in Miramar Beach, Santa Rosa Beach and the rest of South Walton. Effective immediately, all reputable vendors are allowed to provide the service provided they attain the proper permits. In short, beach bonfires are [...]

The Best Places to Watch the Sunset on 30-A

It is now the end of September. Football season is back. The humidity is dropping to nearly 50% and the outdoor temps become a little cooler. Plus, the sun begins to set over the beach. During much of the year, the sun rises and sets north of 30-A and Miramar Beach. But, during the [...]

How to Rent Beach Chairs on 30-A

How to Rent Beach Chairs on 30-A It is now June. The summer vacation season is well underway and now travelers are preparing to make the most of their time on the beach. From Miramar Beach to Seacrest Beach, the South Walton or 30-A area offers some of the most beautiful coastline in [...]

New Beach Access by Stinky’s Fish Camp

With the warm weather close at hand, we are all eagerly awaiting beach season. Travelers from all over the globe will be flocking to South Walton and 30-A to enjoy time on our pristine beaches. With more and more people coming each year, public beach accesses are a must. Public beach accesses provide necessary space [...]

Why Has it Been So Foggy?

This winter has been excessively warm, but also very foggy. As I work on the beach or run into folks visiting the area they have all been asking, “Why has it been so foggy?”

Avoid Ruining Your Vacation This Labor Day

How To Avoid Ruining Your Vacation This Labor Day Monday, September 3rd is Labor Day. And, on the beaches of Destin, Miramar Beach and along 30-A Excel Beach Service is will be putting out beach chairs and umbrellas for travelers looking to make the most of their long weekend. Even though we're not quite into fall, [...]

What is Customary Use and Where Can I Access the Beach?

What is Customary Use? Walton County extends from Miramar Beach to 30-A, and has prior to July 1st had a policy of Customary Use in regard to its Gulf beaches. Customary Use is a provision of the State of Florida that allows the general public to make recreational access of (sit down, walk [...]

Turtle Nesting Season

Destin and the Beaches of South Walton are home to a countless number of marine species. It is not uncommon to see bottlenose dolphins playing casually along the coast, or blue heron tiptoeing gracefully in the surf in search of food. These native species are indicative of the innate luxury and good fortune of [...]

By | 2019-05-04T03:28:51+06:00 February 10th, 2017|Beach Service, Local Information, Travel, Water Sports|0 Comments