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It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere in Destin

Its Five OClock Somewhere in Destin

When you’re visiting Florida’s Emerald Coast, It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere is an appropriate expression and the perfect Destin vacation rental for those seeking a beach home near the beach with a private pool. This luxury Destin rental located within the quiet Crystal Beach neighborhood features five bedrooms and can sleep up 16 of your closest friends and family. Guests spend most of their time outside around the private pool but the interior is equally cool and relaxing. Gather in the comfortable living room with the giant... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Best Bloody Mary on the Emerald Coast

Best Bloody Mary on the Emerald Coast

In addition to loving wine and craft beer, South Walton and Destin residents have an appreciation for the perfect Bloody Mary. What better way to honor this morning cocktail than to hold a Bloody Mary Festival to see which restaurant makes the most delicious Bloody Mary on the Emerald Coast? The 2nd Annual South Walton Bloody Mary Festival will be held Oct. 1, 2016 at the Market Shops at Sandestin near Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort . Held in Miramar Beach, the Bloody Mary Festival is one of our favorites. The 2016 event... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Find a Hidden Treasure in Destin

Find a Hidden Treasure in Destin

Many of our guests call looking for a hidden treasure for their next Destin vacation. Fortunately, our team has the perfect suggestion,  Hidden Treasure beach rental house in Miramar Beach, Florida. At Hidden Treasure, families appreciate that there is enough space to spread out. Nestled among the palm trees in a private corner of the Emerald Shores neighborhood, Hidden Treasure is a great find. With three bedrooms and two and half baths, the beach rental home features a large downstairs for gathering with friends and... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016


New Destin Restaurants Opening Fall 2016

New Destin Restaurants Opening Fall 2016

We're often asked…"What's new in Destin?” and “Where should we go to eat?” So we’ve combined these frequently asked questions to update you on the new South Walton and  Destin restaurants opening this fall 2016.   Destin Love Shack Comes to the Destin Harbor The Destin Love Shack is a laid-back, open air dining spot in the heart of the Destin Harbor.  A new Fusion Bistro that offers a wide variety of dishes and natural juices. Entrees are seasonal, taking advantage of the freshest ingredients available... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2016


What's New at Eggs on the Beach EggFest, Sept 24

Whats New at Eggs on the Beach EggFest, Sept 24

The  3rd Annual Eggs on the Beach  EggFest will return to Seascape Resort this weekend! On Sept. 24, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., more than 30 Big Green Eggs will be fired up and teams will be cooking and serving samples of their best recipes for a chance to win cash and prizes. The cooking competition benefits two local non-profits--the Fisher House of the Emerald Coast and Food For Thought. Here's what's new at the 2016 Eggs on the Beach Cooking Competition: More Cook Teams. The 2016 competition... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, September 19, 2016


Tips to Enjoy the Destin Seafood Festival like a Local

Tips to Enjoy the Destin Seafood Festival like a Local

Planning a trip to Destin this fall? Be sure to check out the 2016 Destin Seafood Festival , September 30 - October 2. The 38th Annual Festival will begin on Friday, September 30 (4:00pm-10:00pm) and continue on Saturday, October 1 (10:00am-10:00pm) and continue through Sunday, October 2 (11:00am-4:00pm). The festival takes place along the scenic Destin Harbor Boardwalk and is sure to impress the whole family with live music, endless food, crafts, and children’s activities. Best of all, there is no admission charge. Our team... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, September 16, 2016


Stay in Blue Mountain Beach, a beach town with Blue Lupine and Friendly Locals

Stay in Blue Mountain Beach, a beach town with Blue Lupine and Friendly Locals

What is your favorite b30A each community? We have many favorites but we’re especially intrigued by Blue Mountain Beach on 30A. Why is it named Blue Mountain Beach, you may have wondered. Blue Mountain Beach is one of the highest points along Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. When the early settlers saw the coastline from their boats, the coast appeared to have a blue haze from the Blue Lupine plants that grow abundantly in South Walton. Therefore, the area was named Blue Mountain Beach. Newman-Dailey features a variety of... Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016


What Makes the Best Destin Real Estate Agent

What Makes the Best Destin Real Estate Agent

With many miles of sugar white sand beaches and shimmering emerald green water, it’s natural for families to want to own a slice of paradise. There are hundreds of listings, dozens of websites, and a wide range of prices. Where to begin? We recommend starting with a trusted and experienced real estate agent. What makes the best Destin Real Estate Agent? Here are some things to look for in a Emerald Coast Realtor: Narrow Destin Real Estate Options. In today’s technology driven environment, information is at our finger tips,... Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Be Complete with Serenity by the sea Spa Specials

Be Complete with Serenity by the sea Spa Specials

We’ve been welcoming guests who are taking advantage of our Be Complete Beach Retreat . While the package includes shopping at Whole Foods and a complimentary yoga class, guests have asked for recommendations on other ways to relax and rejuvenate while visiting in Destin and South Walton. We recommend scheduling a service at Serenity by the sea. If you’ve experienced, Serenity by the sea you know what we’re talking about. This spa features many services, including facials, massages and body treatments as well as a salon with... Continue reading

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016


Celebrate Life’s Special Moments this Fall with the Celebration Vacation

Celebrate Lifes Special Moments this Fall with the Celebration Vacation

Life is full of special moments and if you don’t take time to celebrate, you’re missing out. It’s so easy to just keep going with life as usual but we’re here to remind you to take time to celebrate life! Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, reunion or just time together with friends, Newman-Dailey created the Celebration Vacation package to make your celebration even more memorable. (and because who doesn’t like free stuff?) The Celebration Vacation includes: - A bottle of Champagne - $50 Silver Sands Premium Outlets... Continue reading

Posted on Friday, September 9, 2016