New Upscale Resort Community on 30A | Kaiya Beach Resort

Kaiya Beach Resort on 30AThere are several new developments popping up along Scenic Hwy 30A, and we are very excited to learn about Kaiya Beach Resort as one of the newest luxury resorts. This upscale 26-acre neighborhood will be located just west of Alys Beach on the corner of County Hwy 30A and South Watersound Parkway. Proposed residences will include 59 single family homes and 15 town homes, plus a 20-room boutique inn complete with resort spa and fitness center. Developers also plan to feature 60,000 square feet of restaurant and high-end retail space.

Committed to their vision of a unique luxury community on 30A, developers Jason Romair and John Pinkerton have designed Kaiya with amenities that will make it a well-connected and walkable resort. Full concierge will be available throughout the community. The master plan for Kaiya Beach Resort is being adjusted with other 30A communities and locals in mind to bring value to area residents. To make it a seamless addition to other dearly loved communities on 30A like Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach, WaterSound, Seaside, and others, proposed plans for Kaiya feature a low density community. About 35% of the community will be dedicated to parks, walking and bike trails, a formal town square, garden spaces, and wetland and environmental preservation areas. The heavy emphasis on green space will make it an excellent fit among neighboring communities. Additional community benefits to include improvements and additions to 30A’s bike paths, rights of way and electrical and utility lines.

Construction for initial infrastructure in Kaiya Beach Resort is tentatively planned to begin by the end of 2015 if community plans are approved. We are super excited about this new development and will be following it closely. If you have any questions or interest in this unique new luxury community, please do not hesitate to call us at 850-583-1640.

*Please note that Kaiya is in the early phases of development. Details and amenities are subject to change by the developer without notice.

About Craig Baranowski

Craig Baranowski is the team leader for Team Baranowski of Keller Williams Luxury International on Scenic 30A. He is a multi-million dollar top producing agent with extensive experience in investment property, second homes and distressed real estate. When he is not selling real estate he is spending time with his family on the beach or training for his next cycling race as an elite masters racer.

You can contact Craig at or by calling 850.583.1640.


  1. bonnie woods says

    I believe the June 14 meeting of the Walton County Commissioners includes a discussion or requested approval of 148 residences + commercial buildings on 28 acres. Is that correct? The website above says 59 + 15 homes/townhomes + a 20 bed B&B on 26 acres, Which is correct?

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