Following the success of Seaside and Rosemary Beach, the respected firm of Duarny Olater-Zyberk & Company returned to Scenic Highway 30-A in 2003 and teamed up with town architects Erik Vogt and Marianne Khoury-Vogt to design and create the New Urban community town of Alys Beach.
The 158 acre development features 1,500 feet of beach front and a 20-acre nature preserve, and was created with the highest standards for beauty, sustainability, and quality of life. The striking white masonry superstructure residences blend the architecture of Bermuda with the gracious character of courtyard living. The marriage of these two inspirations achieve an uncomplicated, organic, breathtaking beauty.
There are three residential house types in Alys Beach: the courtyard home, the compound, and the villa. The villas are the most typical, freestanding on their lot with yards all around. The courtyard homes and compounds are more special. Built to the edges of the lot, these types are organized around a private central courtyard, with outdoor galleries, terraces, gardens, fountains, and pools. All residences and buildings in the town of Alys Beach are constructed to fortified standards, meaning that they are designed to withstand harsh coastal elements, hurricanes, and other natural disasters.
Amenities within the town of Alys Beach include parks and trails that preserve the wonder of the majestic coastal habitat, the award winning Caliza Pool, featuring an infinity-edge saltwater pool and the acclaimed Caliza Restaurant, a 22-acre nature preserve offering an 1,800-foot winding path in a secluded preserve, an amphitheater, tennis courts, the emerging town center, as well as George’s Restaurant, Fonville Press, Neat Bottle Shop and Tasting Room, and more.
The town of Alys Beach is a true triumph of substance and style and a perfect reflection of what makes Scenic Highway 30A so special.