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Enter the “Beach Town” Sweepstakes

Enter the “Beach Town” Sweepstakes

We all have a favorite beach read, and one of our favorite authors is NYT Best Selling Author Mary Kay Andrews, who has published some of our favorite beach novels over the years. From Summer Rental and Ladies Night to Spring Fever and Save the Date , Mary Kay Andrews has provided us entertaining tales of women who persevere through troubling times to get their life back track and enjoy romance along the way. Mary Kay Andrews’ new novel, Beach Town, will arrive in bookstores nationwide on May 19. Can’t wait...  Click here... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015


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


Wine Festivals to Family Festivals at the Beach this Weekend

Wine Festivals to Family Festivals at the Beach this Weekend

 If you’re headed to the beach this weekend, you’re in for a real treat. For wine lovers, we’re celebrating the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival and the Destin Charity Wine Auction. For families, there’s tons of action packed fun. Here’s the line-up for wine enthusiasts, craft beer drinkers and foodies: On Friday (4/24), from 4 – 6 p.m. the Winemakers and Shakers will be held at Wine World in Destin (across from Destin Commons). From 6 – 9 p.m., it’s the Craft Beer & Spirits Jam at the Town Center at Grand... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015


Cultivate Café Opens Along the Destin Harbor

Cultivate Café Opens Along the Destin Harbor

If you love natural foods as much as you love the natural beauty of Destin beaches, be sure to check out the newly opened Cultivate Café located at 529 Harbor Blvd. #101. With so many delicious Destin restaurants to choose from, this farm-to-table eatery serves up the freshest local foods in fresh new ways. Restaurant owners Shane Morris and Joyce Sedersten were motivated by what they perceived as a lack of vegetarian options in Destin. Although not strictly vegetarian, patrons can find lots of vegetarian-friendly options... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Enter the “Beach Town” Sweepstakes

Enter the “Beach Town” Sweepstakes

Do you have a favorite beach read? Is there a book you brought on your beach vacation and couldn't put down? One of our favorite authors is NYT Best Selling Author Mary Kay Andrews, who has published some of our favorite beach reads over the years.  From Summer Rental and Ladies Night to Spring Fever and Save the Date , Mary Kay Andrews has provided us entertaining tales of women who persevere through troubling times to get their life back track and enjoy romance along the way. Mary Kay Andrews’ new novel, Beach Town... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015


Celebrating 30 Years of Warm Welcomes!

Celebrating 30 Years of Warm Welcomes

This week we’re celebrating! It was 30 years ago (April 15, 1985), when our founder and CEO Jeanne Dailey and her business partner, Randy Newman, officially launched Newman-Dailey Resort Properties. Since then Newman-Dailey has grown in size but remained focused on its core values—Have Fun, Excel, Professionalism, Integrity, and Teamwork. Our team has welcomed thousands of families to their home away from home at the beach, and we are honored to be a part their timeless traditions and precious memories. Our extended family... Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, April 16, 2015


New Retail Stores Coming to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

New Retail Stores Coming to Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

We’re not sure who is more excited about the news—locals or guests. Grand Boulevard at Sandestin recently announced it will welcome three national retailers to serve Northwest Florida, including Anthropologie, Vineyard Vines and J. McLaughlin. While we are spoiled with fabulous boutiques offering one-of-a-kind apparel as well as Silver Sands Premium Outlets for designer name brands, there are some national retailers that we would happily welcome to South Walton and these stores indeed make the list. First up, the classic,... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015