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  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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With a stay at WaterColor Inn & Resort in Santa Rosa Beach (Seaside), you’ll be minutes from Central Square and Seaside Repertory Theatre. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Grayton Beach State Park and Point Washington State Forest.


Make yourself at home in one of the 60 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with Egyptian cotton sheets, and all rooms are furnished with queen sofa beds. Rooms have private furnished balconies. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, while iPod docking stations and cable programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Treat yourself with massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 5 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Food & Drink

Enjoy a meal at one of the resort’s dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 3 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM for a fee.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This resort has 4 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free valet parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

WaterColor Inn & Resort
34 Golden Rod Circle
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 United States


4.5 Very Good 520 Reviews
Awesome resort with great rooms and wonderful staff!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort accommodated our small business meeting perfectly! The room was wonderful and beautiful with an updated "Nantucket"-look. The ground floor rooms have no view of the ocean BUT they have a sitting area with a small shower cabana for use when you come from the beach. The outdoor area is really nice with fire pits for ambience AND warmth! The staff was wonderful also. Our business meeting was in a small room but perfect with an AWESOME breakfast buffet. One of my business partners stated, "the French Toast was ON POINT!" Our group loved it enough that we will be returning next year BUT I will also try to stay here with family/friends! The pillows are down so sleeping was a little difficult for me but the bed was comfortable. If you are in the shower then the light from the shower penetrates into the bedroom and can awaken someone sleeping. Also, it took quite a while for the hot water to get going.

Wonderful Watercolor!!
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is dreamy!! We loved our ocean view. We loved the size of the room and the comfortable bed! We loved the attention to detail, the friendly staff and the very clean room.
Housekeeping was truly amazing! When we would leave the room, clean towels and cookies would magically appear! Coffee in the lobby each morning was great too! Riding bikes to all our favorite restaurants was also a nice bonus. Thank you Watercolor for a nice getaway with my husband. So ready to come back.
**** cleanest hotel room award! Loved all the hooks in room to hang beach stuff.
**** Only negative- don't go to The Watercolor Store! They overcharged us and would not correct. This was the only negative at this lovely place.

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Reviewed 1 month ago

This was our first trip to the area so all of my research was done online but a little help from friends. Our visit was only for four days so renting a condo or house was not necessary. The Watercolor Inn is the perfect option for short stays. Our room overlooks the ocean, was comfortable and luxuriously appointed with upgraded amenities. The service throughout our stay was remarkable. I had called the hotel two days earlier to get some restaurant recommendations and when we arrived at the front desk they had menus and maps for all of the places we talked about waiting for us. Every staff person we encountered throughout the hotel was extremely friendly and helpful. “The answer is ‘yes’, what is your question?” Seems to be their motto
We were close enough to everything but not in the thick of chaos. A short walk to Seaside shops and restaurants. But don’t miss FOOW- (fish out of water), which just reopened. We were there every night for a bite or nightcap after a stunning renovation . We would definitely return to the watercolor Inn

A special place
Reviewed 1 month ago

Special shout out to Randy, Somjai, Irina and Ky...blessings! Cannot recommend this oceanfront place highly enough. Accommodations are a cut above. Staff in every area went beyond to make sure I was taken care of. Neighborhood is great for walking. Thank you, Watercolor. I will be back.

Reviewed 2 months ago

Four star hotel on 30 A, adjacent to Seaside. Lovely accommodations, superb food. Upscale and quiet.
Excellent conference center with great service and function space. Highly recommend for business or pleasure.