Alys Beach at a Glance

Alys Beach is bustling with full-time residences, vacation rentals, recreational amenities and a lively mix of shops and restaurants.

Photo by MK Sadler

With an engaging dialogue of creative idioms and traditional architecture, the town of Alys Beach reflects elegance and confidence. Now almost two decades since its founding, the town is bustling with more full-time residences and an ever-expanding array of vacation rentals, as well as new recreational amenities and a lively mix of shops and restaurants.

Left & Right: Photo by Jean Allsopp
Middle: Photo by Chris Luker, courtesy of Alys Beach

Alys Beach Comes of Age

HOMEOWNER EXCLUSIVES Last year, Alys Beach opened its members-only Beach Club offering commanding Gulf views from three levels with intimate lounge areas, an open-air restaurant, and a sunset bar. Front and center is a mirror infinity pool and gracious sun and shade decks. In addition, guests and owners have access to the stunning Caliza Pool and the state-of-the-art ZUMA Wellness Center.

DINING Joining the established George’s, NEAT, and Raw & Juicy is The Citizen, a globally-inspired restaurant with a sleek oyster bar, tailored menu, and artisan craft cocktails. Coming soon will be a reimagined Fonville Press, relocated and expanded to include a market for essentials and a café with casual patio seating.

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SHOPPING Barefoot Princess opened in January. Parasol, another upscale women’s boutique, is almost ready to open. Mary Clark’s popular MAST brand will soon include a children’s boutique and a holiday café for hot beverages, wine, and small bites.

ART Much of the charm of Alys Beach lies in the off-the-beaten pedestrian walkways connecting secret gardens and pocket parks animated with public sculptures by both local and internationally renowned artists.

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