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Blue Heaven South Walton Vacation Home Is A Dream Come True!

Blue Heaven South Walton Vacation Home Is A  Dream Come True

Do you dream in shades of blue? If so, we have the vacation home to make your dreams come true! Blue Heaven will have you walking in the clouds the moment you step into its soaring entry. The light, open floor plan features a gourmet kitchen, designer-furnished living room, and seven bedrooms! The fenced-in backyard is complete with a pool, spill-over spa, and gazebo housing a grill and a kitchenette. Plus, your own sand volleyball court!  This gem is on the beach side of the road, with a private drive. Take the electric... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Newman-Dailey continues in the top 10% of Real Estate Agencies

NewmanDailey continues in the top 10 of Real Estate Agencies

For 2013 Newman-Dailey Resort Properties remained in the top 10% of Real Estate Agencies on the Emerald Coast. “For over 28 years, clients have relied on Newman-Dailey’s stability and vision to turn their real estate expectations into realities,” said Jeanne Dailey, Founder & CEO/Broker of Newman-Dailey. “In addition, I’m happy to announce that Trent Clark is our top sales agent for the first quarter. And Mark DeSalvo is the company’s top listing agent for the first quarter of 2014!” Housing has been the theme throughout... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Fishing in Destin this Spring

Fishing in Destin this Spring

Destin has earned the reputation as the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village.” As such, Destin has annual calendar events and festivals that celebrate this revered sport.   From now through May 18, daily tournaments (6 a.m. – 7 p.m.) are held at the Okaloosa Island Pier. Register your catch with Pier Shack ($25 Cobia; $20 King Mackerel; $20 Pompano) and earn the title of biggest catch!  From now through April 30, HarborWalk Marina hosts the 17th Annual Destin Cobia Tournament. The tournament provides anglers with... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014


Shannyn Stevenson joins Newman-Dailey’s Real Estate Sales division

Shannyn Stevenson joins NewmanDaileys Real Estate Sales division

Shannyn moved to the area in 1980 and watched our small little fishing village grow into an amazing popular vacation destination. Having witnessed the growth of our local community develop into a world-class vacation spot, it only made sense that she pursue a career in Real Estate.  “I dipped my toe into the Real Estate market in 1999; I initially started as an “accredited buyer’s agent” and held that position for nearly 4 years before deciding to add listing agent to my Real Estate Portfolio,” said Shannyn.  She... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014


8 Things to do in Destin on check-in day

8 Things to do in Destin on checkin day

Once you arrive to the beach, most families have mixed feelings of excitement and exhaustion from the trip. Since check-in time isn't until 4 p.m., vacationers often find themselves with some free time before their Destin rental is ready.  While your unit is being prepared and inspected, there is no reason why your vacation should be on hold. Start living the salt life now! Here's 8 things to do in Destin and South Walton to begin enjoying your vacation immediately! Head to the beach . Enjoy use of the Newman... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2015


IT’SUGAR Opens at Destin Commons

ITSUGAR Opens at Destin Commons

As if Destin’s sugar white sands weren’t sweet enough, now you can add some extra sweetness to your beach vacation. Specialty candy and gift retailer IT’SUGAR opened this month in Destin Commons . The store offers more than 1,000 confections to satisfy your sweet tooth. Brands include Saturday Night Live-themed candies and products.(Conehead chocolate bar, anyone? Or maybe some Taco Town gummy tacos?) There’s Disney gear from candy and magnets to jewelry and watches, including Frozen; My Little Pony plush and accessories;... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015


Welcoming a New Baby in Destin

Welcoming a New Baby in Destin

There is a new baby in Destin, Florida! We’re excited to share that Lily, a bottlenose dolphin at the Gulfarium on Okaloosa Island, gave birth to a female calf. Gulfarium staff report that the newborn is healthy and active.   The young dolphin joins her mom, Lily, and grandma, Delilah, as dolphin ambassadors at the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park . Park staff will soon begin Dolphin Calf Chats, special daily presentations that give guests the opportunity to talk to a trainer and learn about the newborn dolphin. Dolphin... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Destin Kicks Off Summer Concert Series

Destin Kicks Off Summer Concert Series

Summer is a great time to visit the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. In addition to relaxing and enjoying time on the sugar white sand beaches during the day, evenings heat up with live outdoor concerts at a variety of venues all along the Emerald Coast. The summer concert series feature a wide variety of music and each is on a different night of the week. So grab a blanket or low back chair and take your pick from these great options. All concerts are family-friendly, free and open to the public. Bring a picnic... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2015


Memorial Day Events in South Walton & Destin

Memorial Day Events in South Walton  Destin

The official start to summer is almost here. And what better place to spend Memorial Day, honoring those who have served our country while spending time with family and friends than along the sugar sand beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida.   After a day of soaking up the sun, there are plenty of Memorial Day events along the Emerald Coast that will have the family feeling patriotic as well as entertained.     At Sandestin’s Village of Baytowne Wharf , live music begins Saturday and lasts all... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2015


May Events in Destin

May Events in Destin

For those coming to the beach (or thinking about coming to the beach) next weekend, you’ll be excited to learn the May weekend is filled with fun events and things to do in Destin, Florida. Here’s a round-up of events and activities on May 18 & 19 so you don’t miss the fun! Blessing of the Fleet – This is a special week in Destin, Florida as we celebrate the many blessings in this coastal community. On Thursday, the Blessing of the Fleet will take place at 4:00 pm at Fleet Marina behind Brotula's Restaurant Destin (used... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015