The Seaside Institute can provide a learning space with accommodations to the following types of groups:

  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Student Groups with an approved educational program
  • Adult Professionals with an approved educational program
  • Workshop Instructors with an approved educational workshop


The Seaside Institute is home to the Academic Village, which is comprised of seven cottages and a large courtyard space. Located across from the Seaside Neighborhood School, the Academic Village offers eleven (11) separate sleeping quarters, each with a private bath.



Our Assembly Hall is right next door, and offers a meeting space that can accommodate lectures, concerts, exhibits and more.



The Seaside Institute is designed to provide a campus-like venue for learning and discovering, all within walking distances to Seaside's shops, restaurants and beaches. 


Or call 850-231-2421

We do not offer vacation rentals. 

Groups are able to reserve their dates, but are subject to approval by a Seaside Institute representative. If your group does not meet our requirements, your reservation will be released. 

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— The Seaside Institute