Fall is a magical time of year along the pristine beaches and charming seaside towns of south Walton County, Florida.
Ushered in with the cooler weather, besides the blessed low humidity, yay!, guests to the area can expect to find peaceful, uncrowded beaches and attractions, lower off season rates for practically everything, and a abundance of outdoor festivities that the whole family can enjoy.
Another fantastic reason to visit the Emerald Coast this time of year is the plethora of test seafood that becomes available as migrating fish species pass through our warm waters and a variety of sport fish seasons open.
One of those local delicacies, that are plentiful this time of year, is the Rock or Spiny Lobsters, which are hand caught, plucked from the ledges and overhangs of our famous limestone and coral underwater wonderland full of thousands of different species of sea life.
Whether you are up for catching the yummy crustaceans on your own, or whether you prefer to let someone else do the angling, here is a delicious preparation you can enjoy making in the comfort and intimacy of your fully equipped kitchen at 30-A Suites, in sunny Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
Sweet Cream Butter Broiled Florida Spiny Lobster Tails
- 4 (6-9-ounce) spiny lobster tails, split open in the shell
- 1/4 stick unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
- sea salt to taste
- fresh ground pepper to taste
Preheat oven broiler on medium high. Place all 4 of the lobsters on a cookie sheet and make sure they are opened up down the middle.Evenly spread the softened butter over each of the lobster tails' meat.Lightly season each lobster tail with salt and pepper.Place lobsters in the oven on the middle rack under the broiler.Let lobster cook under the broiler for about 7 minutes or until just barely cooked throughout.Remove lobsters from oven and let cool slightly.Serve lobster tails warm with fresh lemon.
For more ideas when visiting the Emerald Coast and Walton County, be sure to contact the beautiful beachfront boutique hotel, 30-A Suites.
Situated amidst the rolling, polished quartz crystal sand dunes and the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, 30-A Suites offers guests a luxurious stay with an exclusive feeling, set away from the hustle and bustle of the main drag, along scenic route 30-A, for which the property takes its moniker, in beautiful Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
Ideal for the traveler that prefers a more authentic, laid back vacation, our gorgeous rentals are the epitome of personalized comfort with a modern flare. Each uniquely decorated unit has been designed to be your coastal oasis surrounded by lush tropical foliage and fragrant blooms of jasmine or magnolia.
Our guests will find spacious living areas complete with cozy furniture, fully equipped kitchens, sumptuous bedding, crisp linens, oversized bathrooms with modern luxuries, and private patios overlooking our breathtaking landscape.
Nearby activities you will love include exploring the historical grounds of Eden State Park, visiting a preserved plantation, perusing art vendors along the boardwalk. Enjoy golfing at some of the most prestigious courses in the country, diving, sports fishing charters, and so much more you may not know where to begin.
Enjoy a romantic dinner for two at one of many gourmet eateries close by to your rooms, then enjoy a leisurely stroll down the soft white shoreline as you count the shooting stars. Or stay in and wrap yourselves in our Egyptian cotton bathrobes while you dine on freshly caught gulf seafood prepared right in the comfort and intimacy of your suite's complete kitchen.
Close the night with a movie, snuggled into our down comforters and plush pillows, serenaded by a chorus of crickets, tree frogs, and owls mingling with the steady sound of the surf, just a few steps away from your room.
So this Fall, take a break from it all and come take advantage of the cool weather and uncrowded beaches, along with all the great outdoor festivities, on the Emerald Coast with a stay at the incomparable 30-A Suites, the most gorgeous boutique hotel in Northeast Florida.