Stylish woman wearing two-tone Deco watch in stainless and 18k yellow gold in a sunny street lined with palm trees. Stylish woman wearing two-tone Deco watch in stainless and 18k yellow gold in a sunny street lined with palm trees.

The Emerald Coast

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Journey Along 30A

Throughout the year, we will be sharing some of our favorite places, stories and visionaries that inspired us during our 2020 photoshoot in the beautiful seaside towns of Rosemary Beach, Alys Beach and Kaiya Beach Resort.

Alys Beach

the woman who built it

Renowned architect Marianne Khoury-Vogt shares the inspiration behind her and her husband Erik Vogt's sea-side designs in Alys Beach.

Beautiful hite stuccoed buildings with palm trees, ocean side views and fashionable woman looking out at the sea searing Deco watch in stianless. Beautiful hite stuccoed buildings with palm trees, ocean side views and fashionable woman looking out at the sea searing Deco watch in stianless.
Beautiful hite stuccoed buildings with palm trees, ocean side views and fashionable woman looking out at the sea searing Deco watch in stianless. Beautiful hite stuccoed buildings with palm trees, ocean side views and fashionable woman looking out at the sea searing Deco watch in stianless.
Q and A with Marieanne
What inspired some of your designs in Alys Beach? What inspired some of your designs in Alys Beach?

"The initial basis for the architectural style at Alys Beach was the simple stuccoed masonry buildings of Bermuda. But we have slowly evolved our own particular take on these precedents, moving away from the particular style while retaining its essential form."

What inspires your architecture? What inspires your architecture?

"Traveling has always been, and continues to be an integral part of our lives, and this greatly informs the work that we do. Italy, Morocco, Thailand, Japan, Guatemala and Portugal are more recent examples of travel that have influenced our work, each in a different way."

What projects are you currently working on? What projects are you currently working on?

"Our current work is expanding a bit beyond our typical residential portfolio. this includes a large restaurant... [and] work on a town hall and community theatre."

Rosemary Beach

best-kept secret

Take a minute to escape with us to Rosemary Beach, with its picturesque seaside views, lined cobblestone streets and architecture unlike any other.

Fashionable woman wearing Deco watch outside the boutiques in Rosemary Beach. Fashionable woman wearing Deco watch outside the boutiques in Rosemary Beach.

Explore 30A

Its own slice of paradise, the Rosemary Beach community offers a variety of ways to let loose, have fun, and enjoy a fabulous beach vacation. Relax beachside or poolside, under the warmth of the Florida sun.

Rent bicycles and explore Scenic 30A. Take a job on the Fitness Path that winds throughout the community, take a class at the Fitness Center or play a game of tennis with friends or family on the courts of the professional Racquet Club.

Shopping & Dining

Rosemary Beach offers the most unique shopping experiences and delicious restaurants on the whole of Scenic 30A. With independent merchants offering charming toys, elegant accessories and fashionabe clothing, and restaurants that offer food and beverages from the completely casual to the fantastically fine, you and your family will not be disappointed with the fun that can be had exploring the community's many shops.

Fashionable woman wearing Deco watch outside the boutiques in Rosemary Beach. Fashionable woman wearing Deco watch outside the boutiques in Rosemary Beach.

Shopping & Dining

Rosemary Beach offers the most unique shopping experiences and delicious restaurants on the whole of Scenic 30A. With independent merchants offering charming toys, elegant accessories and fashionabe clothing, and restaurants that offer food and beverages from the completely casual to the fantastically fine, you and your family will not be disappointed with the fun that can be had exploring the community's many shops.