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Try the Winning Wines at Tasting of Champions Jan. 27

Try the Winning Wines at Tasting of Champions Jan. 27

South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival presents will present Tasting of Champions on Friday, Jan. 27 at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Guests will have an exclusive “first taste” of the medal winning wines that will be featured in the upcoming South Walton Beaches Wine and Food Festival, April 27-30, 2017. This is a great opportunity to get a preview and taste the festival wines in advance of the actual event in April. Plus, there will be about 250 medal winners just announced so it’s exciting... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017


Specials for Destin Snowbirds and Winter Guests

Specials for Destin Snowbirds and Winter Guests

Welcome winter guests! Many of our South Walton and Desitn snowbirds have been asking about special offers and deals for winter guests staying in Destin and South Walton. Here's the great winter deals in and around Destin that we found: (if you know of others please let us know and we'll update this list) Pompano Joe’s Seafood House -  Happy Hour Daily 3 pm-5 pm  $1.00 off at all bars on well drinks, domestic bottles, draft, and house wine and $4.25 Margaritas at Tiki Bar and Beach Bar  Boiled Shrimp... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017


Free Winter Concerts at The Market Shops at Sandestin

Free Winter Concerts at The Market Shops at Sandestin

Our winter season is here and with it comes the joys of a quieter and cooler time of year. Our expansive soft white sand beaches are wide open this time of year, which is ideal for walking, collecting sand dollars and enjoying the restorative qualities of the beach. Beyond the beach, our winter guests want to know about things to do. We're pleased to announce that the Market Shops at Sandestin will again host their FREE weekly winter concert series.    Every Sunday in January and February, the Market Shops will... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017


Allegiant Announces New Flights to Destin Starting in May 2017

Allegiant Announces New Flights to Destin Starting in May 2017

Great news! Allegiant Air will begin new, nonstop air service from Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) to 11 cities around the U.S. starting in May 2017. Locals love to travel to destinations, including Austin, Washington D.C. and Louisville, among others, and families love to travel to Florida’s Emerald Coast to enjoy our soft white sand beaches and fun family activities, making this expansion a win-win. This is the largest single expansion into Florida in the company's history. To celebrate, the Allegiant Airlines... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017


Save Our Bay Oyster Roast, Jan. 28

Save Our Bay Oyster Roast, Jan. 28

Oysters are not only a delicacy, they are also critical to the health of the Choctawhatchee Bay, which the community depends on for fishing and recreation. In celebration of the oyster and to raise funds for the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), the non-profit organization responsible for sustaining healthy local waterways through monitoring, education, restoration, and research, Whole Foods Market-Destin is hosting the “Save Our Bay Oyster Roast” on Saturday, Jan. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.    The... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, January 9, 2017


2017 30A Songwriters Festival Kicks Off Next Friday

2017 30A Songwriters Festival Kicks Off Next Friday

We enjoy welcoming hundreds of talented songwriters from across the nation to Scenic 30A and the beaches of South Walton. Many are very familiar with our coastal communities and have been attending the festival every year over its seven year history. For others, this will be their first time visiting South Walton and the Emerald Coast and will be awakened as to the beauty and friendly Southern Hospitality that is our trademark. From Jan. 13-16, music and the beach converge, resulting in a weekend of soulful sounds, incredible... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, January 6, 2017


Stay on 30A for a Romantic Valentine’s Day Beach Getaway

Stay on 30A for a Romantic Valentines Day Beach Getaway

Thinking about a romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day 2017? Consider staying along Scenic Highway 30A in a cozy Newman-Dailey vacation rental. What better way to say “I love you” than a romantic weekend at the beach? With miles of sugar white sand beaches to traverse and reconnect with the one you love, South Walton’s 30A also offers charming beachside towns to explore, sidewalk cafes and Gulf-front restaurants, such as Bud & Alley’s and the  Vue on 30A . In addition, couples can enjoy romantic activities such as horseback... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, January 4, 2017


Most Popular New Year's Resolutions for 2017

Most Popular New Years Resolutions for 2017

 It is the time of year for goal setting and New Year’s Resolutions. We recently read the Most Common New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 as reported by NBC News and we want to help you achieve your goals. Here’s how Newman-Dailey can support the most common 2017 New Year’s Resolutions: Get Healthy. The goal to get healthy emerged as the most common resolution with more than 62 million searches on the topic. And there is no better place to support this goal than with the healthy beach lifestyle. Florida’s Emerald Coast embraces... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, January 3, 2017


New Year's Eve Celebrations in the Destin Area

New Years Eve Celebrations in the Destin Area

It’s time to welcome a New Year. Will you be welcoming 2017 in the Destin area?  If so, New Year’s Eve events in Destin and South Walton are abundant and ringing in 2017 along Florida’s Emerald Coast is alaway a fun way to start a New Year.  Here’s a roundup of the hottest spots to say farewell to 2016 and ring in 2017 in and around Destin, Florida. Noon New Year’s Eve (Destin) - Lulu’s Destin i s hosting their second annual Noon Year’s Eve celebration just for kids starting at 10 a.m. on December 31. Kids can enjoy... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, December 30, 2016


Christmas Dining in Destin

Christmas Dining in Destin

Welcome to our extended family celebrating Christmas at the beach. We hope you enjoy your vacation rental as you gather with family and friends. And if you're interested in eating out for Christmas, we've compiled a list of some of the Emerald Coast's Christmas dining hotspots: Cuvee Bistro (Destin ) – Enjoy award winning menu and special holiday features.  Special Christmas Day Feast 11 am- 3 pm.   36120 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL  32541, 850-650-8900 www.cuveebistrodestin... Continue reading

Posted on Saturday, December 24, 2016