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January 2012 Blog Posts


Have you made plans for Valentine's Day?

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we want to help you find the perfect cozy place in Destin, FL or South Walton to spark the romance. The area's sugar white sand beaches and the Gulf's shimmering water provide the perfect backdrop for falling in love again.  For those staying 3-nights or more, enjoy our Valentine's Day Package , (read)

Published on Monday, January 30, 2012

Right across from the beach!

Our family has been coming to Destin since 1997. Blue Surf is our favorite because you just go next door or cross the green and you're with your family and friends! (read)

Published on Friday, January 27, 2012

We had a great time!

Our choice of Newman-Dailey Resort Properties for our vacation site was a random one and we do not think that we could have done any better with months of planning. The Trinidad House was a perfect match for our needs -- everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly and I am still getting positive comments about the house itself and its location in Destin (read)

Published on Friday, January 27, 2012

Congratulations to Jerry Bielawski!

Jerry earned the "2011 Top Producer Award" by Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Real Estate Division. The annual award recognizes the real estate agent who lists and sells the largest volume of properties within the calendar year. Jerry achieved top listings and sales for December 2011 and top sales for the fourth quarter, which contributed to (read)

Published on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Who Will Win the Super Bowl?

While we don't know the outcome, we know the 2012 Super Bowl will be action packed. The New England Patriots and New York Giants have proven themselves as the best teams in the nation and we have great respect for working hard to be the best. The team at Newman-Dailey strive for excellence each and every day and are inspired by others who do the same... (read)

Published on Monday, January 23, 2012

Calling All Sponge Bob Fans

We did a double take when we heard Krustee Krabb restaurant opened in Fort Walton Beach, FL. Named after the infamous cartoon restaurant where Sponge Bob is a fry cook, the Krustee Krabb caters to families. Kids will enjoy ordering the "Crabby Patty's"  while parents will enjoy the diverse selection of fresh seafood, including trigger fish, crab (read)

Published on Friday, January 20, 2012

Can you name all 44 presidents?

For those who enjoy following the many stories, struggles and accomplishments of our presidential leaders, the 2012 Chautauqua Assembly, themed "A Journey Into the American Presidency," will be of interest. Held in DeFuniak Springs, located 45 minutes north of Destin, FL, the four-day program (Jan. 26-29)  features seminars, interactive sessions... (read)

Published on Thursday, January 19, 2012

What's your hobby?

Art lessons, painting classes, creative writing, bowling, golf, ballroom dance, book discussions and more are all offered in the Destin area. And since it is national hobby month, we want to make sure our Destin and Walton Snowbirds have the opportunity to enjoy their hobby or try a new one while they are here with us in Destin, FL.   Check out (read)

Published on Wednesday, January 18, 2012

US Airways Offers Direct Flights from D.C.

Residents in Washington, D.C. now have direct access to the beautiful white sand beaches of Destin, FL. US Airways recently announced that it will begin daily non-stop service from Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS) to Washington Regan-National Airport (DCA), starting March 25, 2012. US Airways will operate a 50-seat CRJ regional jet that (read)

Published on Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Remembering the words of Martin Luther King Jr. "Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase."   

Decades after his death, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is still an inspiration to many people, in part because of the words of wisdom that he shared with

Published on Monday, January 16, 2012

Congratulations Jeanne!

We voted for you (BestIn Destin) and always recommend your company to owners and guests. Jessica and Landra are the reason people keep coming back to Jade East. With people like the two of them its no wonder your company is so successful. Keep up the good work, G. Rosenberry (read)

Published on Friday, January 13, 2012

72-Hour Sale

This great weather is making us feel giddy. Since we're in such a good mood, we decided to offer 15% off our home and townhome rentals if booked in the next 72 hours (by noon CST Sunday, 1/15/12) for winter stays now through Feb. 29. With clear blue skies, shimmering emerald waters and bright white sand, the beach looks spectacular. So we're (read)

Published on Thursday, January 12, 2012

Welcome Winter Guests

We wanted to take a minute to send a big warm Newman-Dailey welcome to all our winter guests. We're delighted to have you with us for the next couple of months. There are lots of activities to keep you busy. From art classes at the Bayou Arts Center to a round of golf on area courses, we're confident you'll find activities that suit your interests. Check out today's (read)

Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Sanctuary at Redfish

We're delighted to be selected as one of the exclusive property management companies for Sanctuary at Redfish on Highway 30A. The luxury condominium resort is located on approximately 14 acres overlooking one of South Walton's rare coastal dune lakes. The resort features a long list of first class amenities, including three pools, two Jacuzzis, a (read)

Published on Tuesday, January 10, 2012

30A Songwriters Festival

The 30A Songwriters Festival is this weekend! Songwriters from across the country will gather in South Walton and Destin, FL for the third annual event, Jan. 13-15. We're told the three-day festival will include more than 125 musicians and over 250 performances in venues ranging from intimate listening rooms to spacious outdoor amphitheaters. The (read)

Published on Monday, January 9, 2012

Fine Time to Explore Wine

It's the First Friday of 2012 and since our theme for this year is celebrations, a Friday Wine Tasting at Chan's Wine World may be in order. From 5-7 p.m., Chan's Friday Wine Tasting will feature great wines that are a good value.  They will be pouring several of each varietal, including Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Zin and Cabernet, at all three (read)

Published on Friday, January 6, 2012

"This is the Place"

Many enjoy the relaxing sounds of the beach, including the sound of waves lapping the shore, seagulls calling as they fly overhead and children's laughter. And now South Walton has a another sound--a song. The area's beaches are irresistible to many, including talented musicians. We know of several celebrity songwriters and musicians, including Faith (read)

Published on Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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