Swirl, sip, nosh, repeat. Join us for the fifth annual 30A Wine Festival, hosted by the Alys Foundation, on Thursday,
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In Alys Beach escaping is an art form and enjoying the relaxed coastal lifestyle is a way of life. Within the beauty and serenity of Alys Beach, there are many options to play, relax, reconnect, dine, and embrace a healthy, active lifestyle.
Flanked by the sugar white sand beaches and the Gulf of Mexico to the south and Alys Beach Preserve to the north, Alys Beach is an oasis naturally suited for relaxation, exploration and indulgence. With a wide array of amenities and activities within walking (or biking) distance, Alys Beach is well suited for those who are active as well as those who prefer to find a serene spot to relax. From the 20-acre nature preserve and nature trail to the stunning Caliza Pool to pristine beaches, Alys Beach has plenty of places to break away from the everyday and enjoy the pleasures of life.
Recognized by Southern Living as the “Perfect Beach Town,” Alys Beach amenities make life enjoyable. From the enlarged fitness center to “rubico’ tennis courts to bike and stand- up paddle board rentals to decadent dining, Alys Beach makes each experience a moment to be treasured.
A day in Alys Beach may include waking up and heading out on the 30A bike path for a morning jog or bike ride or enjoying a vigorous work-out within the Alys Beach Fitness Center. As the day begins, many guests and residents enjoy a fresh coffee and breakfast pastry from one of the Alys Beach restaurants, including Fonville Press or Charlie’s Donuts. After a satisfying breakfast, it’s time for fun.
Explore the lush parks sprinkled throughout Alys Beach, then pick your favorite and head back later for a picnic lunch and game of bocce ball. Spend the morning making a splash at Caliza Pool where the infinity-edge saltwater pool and beautiful Moroccan setting make you feel as if you’ve been transported to another country while you enjoy the Florida Sunshine. Lunch is served from the Caliza Restaurant or head down the cobblestone road to George’s for fresh coastal fare.
After lunch, it’s time for more exploration. Grab a bike from the Alys Beach Bike Shop and traverse the town and nearby trails. Head out on the Alys Beach Nature Trail and find the hidden dragon while experiencing the native flora. Take a stroll over to the beach for coveted beach time, which can be as active or relaxing as you wish.
After a full day, join friends and neighbors at a nearby park to share stories of your Alys Beach adventures as the sun dips into the Gulf and colors the sky in vibrant pink and orange hues. Dining under the stars at Caliza Restaurant is an indulgent way to top off any day with a spectacular dinner poolside.
As the day comes to a close, it’s time to begin planning for tomorrow. Will it include a round robin at the Clermont Tennis Courts, a Pilates or Yoga Class at the Fitness Center, a swim the Caliza lap pool, or a performance at the Alys Beach Amphitheater, a shopping expedition or finding secluded spot to devour a good book? No matter what you choose, at Alys Beach you’ll find a life of balance, a life of simplicity, a life of beauty, a life well lived.