About Prominence on 30A

Located on Highway 30A between Seagrove and Alys Beach, Prominence is a 30A community convenient to all of your favorite 30A places along the beautiful white beaches of South Walton. This well-planned community features incredible amenities such as two beautiful resort-style pools, community grills, a bustling town center, open green spaces, and easy access to over 20 miles of bike and hiking paths.

Prominence on 30A Amenities

Prominence Community Amenities

  • Outside Grilling and Picnic Area
  • Pool 1 - Southside
  • Pool 2 - Northside, zero entry - heated seasonally
  • Access to miles of hiking and biking trails
  • Boutiques and more at The Shops @ The Big Chill
  • On-Site property management by Panhandle Getaways
The Big Chill at Prominence on 30A

The Big Chill 30A (formerly and sometimes still called The Hub)

The Big Chill 30A is the community’s town center. It includes restaurants, shops, and an amphitheater with a covered event pavilion. The Big Chill also has a great cinema screen for movies as well as a stage for concerts and events! Watch a game on the big screen or enjoy family themed movies with the well-loved event Screen on the Green. 


The Big Chill plays host to a Farmer's Market and other events throughout the year, plus there is entertainment most nights during high season. Terrific BBQ, tacos, wine and spirits, ice cream along with unique one-of-a-kind eateries to explore during your stay. And don't forget the local boutique shops, bike shop, art gallery, and even a Build-a-Bear Workshop.

Prominence on 30A Parking Information

Parking in Prominence

Only park on the driveway of the unit/property you rent. Guest’s risk being towed if not on their assigned drive. Parking is available around grassy area at The Big Chill (formerly known as The Hub). Street parking is not allowed in the triplex side.

  • Parking is Free of Charge
  • A & B Unit - 2 Spaces
  • C Unit - 1 Space
  • Overflow parking is available in Prominence South in the gravel parking spots on Pleasant and Clipper streets. No overnight parking at the pool.
  • No Available Trailer Parking
  • Bikes and Golf Carts Must be Parked in Unit Driveway or Garage
Prominence on 30A Bikes and Golf Carts

Golf Carts and Bicycles

Most units come with a golf cart and most include bikes at the home. Check featured amenities on your unit page to see if your rental comes with a golf cart.

A golf cart waiver is required to be signed in order to receive your keys.


Golf Cart Laws: Driver's license required, permitted on 35 MPH or less roads, all passengers must be restrained, drive sober, no open containers, no texting, no parking on the streets or pathways, no driving on utility path.

If a home does not come with a golf cart, Prominence will allow the rental of street-legal golf carts for guest use through an exclusive provider, 30A Gulf Carts. Contact Adam at 30A Gulf Carts at 850-502-9325 or visit https://30agulfcarts.com

Additional bikes are available to rent through local vendors in the Big Chill, Frankie's and Salt Air Bikes. 

Prominence FAQs

Pool Info

  • Hours: 8AM – 9PM - North Pool, heated seasonally*
  • Hours: 8AM - Dusk - South Pool
  • No Lifeguard on Duty & Children Under 13 Must be Accompanied by an Adult
  • No Hot Tubs
  • No Glass
  • No Flotation Devices

*Note: Pool heated seasonally is subject to change at any time by the HOA for the community. Not responsible for any change in seasonal heating of the north pool in Prominence. No refunds for any change to pool heated seasonally.


Grocery Shopping

  • Publix at Watersound Origins on US 98 at North Watersound Pkwy, approx 3 miles away
  • Publix in Watercolor Crossing on South Co Hwy 395 – 5 miles away
  • Recommend going in the evening, as there are longer lines and more traffic during the day
  • Have them delivered with Instacart, Shipt



  • Rent a Car at the Airport
  • Golf Cart
  • Uber & Lyft – Not Always Readily Available
  • Bikes – Can be Rented at The Big Chill from Salt Air 30A or Frankie’s


Beach Tents & Fires

  • Tents/canopies up to 10' x 10' are allowed during daytime hours on public beaches. Larger tents are allowed on private beach property.
  • Beach chair service and bonfire vendors can be found here: South Walton Beach Chair Association. These vendors can also rent paddleboards, kayaks, and other water equipment.
  • Book a bonfire through a local vendor or call SoWal Fire District at 850-267-1298 to obtain a permit and learn about guidelines for having a bonfire on the beach. Note: Code Enforcement will give you a hefty fine if you do not have a fire permit. They are out every night checking for permits. 
  • Fires are allowed on the beach but you must get a permit, pay a fee, and of course clean it all up.