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August 2016 Blog Posts


Window Wednesday - Sanctuary at Redfish 1103

We have many clients who enjoy staying on Hwy 30A, but due to the popularity of many of the 30A beach communities, these towns have become crowded. For those looking to getaway to a quiet oasis,  Sanctuary at Redfish offers just that. The serene haven features natural vegetation, winding footpaths, and overlooks Big Redfish Lake, a rare coastal (read)

Published on Wednesday, August 31, 2016

What to Pack For Your Stay in a Beach Vacation Rental

We’re frequently asked what to pack when planning for your stay in a Destin vacation rental. It’s a great question and there are a lot of different answers. We recently compiled our own list and then realized that depending on your interests and your group the list may vary. Here’s the top things you should bring when staying in a (read)

Published on Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Is it Better to Buy or Rent in Destin?

We’re often asked if is better to buy home or rent home in Destin with today’s market conditions. Great question! While most of our clients come to Destin by first renting Destin vacation rental, after a few visits many decide to either relocate to the Emerald Coast or buy a second home or condominium. Our expert team of Destin real estate (read)

Published on Monday, August 22, 2016

Best Brunch Spots in South Walton and Destin

 To Brunch or Not to Brunch? That is the question. At Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, we have only one answer, “Yes!”, of course!  Vue on 30A Brunch on 30A Vue on 30a is well known as one of the best dining options in South Walton. Renowned fo their panoramic views, superb service, and an exceptional brunch menu, Vue on 30A is popular with (read)

Published on Friday, August 19, 2016

Best Places to Stay on 30A

We’re often asked “What are the best places to stay on 30A?” We really favor the beach neighorhoods of Blue Mountain Beach and Santa Rosa Beach as they are quieter than some of the more well-known South Walton beach towns of Seaside, Grayton Beach and WaterColor. One the newest rentals to join our program is a luxury condominium rental (read)

Published on Thursday, August 18, 2016

Best Fishing Charters for Families with Kids and Teenagers in Destin

There are several reasons Destin is known as the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village." It is home to the largest and most elaborately equipped fishing fleet in the State of Florida.  In addition, Destin offers the speediest deep-water access than any other Gulf coast community in Florida.  And finally, there are a number of underwater structures... (read)

Published on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Destin Family Beach Traditions

Our guests have been staying with us 10, 20, even 30 years in some cases, and we enjoy hearing about their family traditions that began at the beach. Now many return to the beach with kids and grandkids, and keep their traditions alive. Of our extended family of guests, some enjoy staying in the same Destin vacation rental annually, while others like (read)

Published on Monday, August 15, 2016

Vacation Like An Olympian in Destin

 It has been great fun cheering for Team USA during the 2016 Olympic Games. It is motivating to watch these athletes achieve their personal best and break world records, and we can’t help but be inspired. So we’ve compiled a fun list of ways to create Olympic-style fun on your next Destin vacation. Don’t let summer set without (read)

Published on Friday, August 12, 2016

Beach House in Destin

There is nothing better than having a Beach House to visit in Destin. That’s why for Window Wednesday, we’re featuring Beach House 202B. Located within the Beach House Condominiums in Miramar Beach, this premier Gulf-front condo features everything you need at the beach. The designer decorated bedrooms are comfortable and attractive. The (read)

Published on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Nashville Songwriters Florida Sunshine Tour (Aug 9-13)

Live music is a staple along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. And country music fans especially enjoy the regular touring performances by Nashville Songwriters. In January many perform at the 30A Songwriters Festival, in April acclaimed Nashville Songwriters perform during the South Walton Beaches Wine & Food Festival, and this month (read)

Published on Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Destin Day Trip to the Pensacola Naval Museum

If you are looking for something fun to do on a rainy day or even a beautiful day on the Emerald Coast, consider a day trip to Pensacola to visit The Naval Museum.  The Naval Museum is the largest museum of its kind in Florida. With 150 restored aircrafts from the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aviation, this museum is fun for all ages. Since (read)

Published on Monday, August 8, 2016

Top Reasons to Celebrate Labor Day in Destin

Don’t let summer slip away without a beach vacation (or two). You deserve a Labor Day beach getaway! Did you know that the average employee in the U.S. works 47 hours per week and 40% of employees report working 50 or more hours per week? If that’s not enough to convince you that you deserve a break, here are a few reasons to plan a Labor (read)

Published on Thursday, August 4, 2016

Our Secret in Paradise in Destin

Do you have a secret spot? Is there a place you love to go and get away from it all to rest and take a break from the demands of life? At Newman-Dailey, we have many secret spots in Destin and South Walton--one of which is “ Our Secret in Paradise ” in Destin. Our Secret in Paradise is a spacious four-bedroom Destin vacation rental home located (read)

Published on Wednesday, August 3, 2016

What questions should you be asking your Home Owners Association?

It is likely like your home or condomium has a Homeowners Association or Condominium Owners Association managing your neighborhood. We recently learned that many HOAs are not providing their members valuable information. So what questions should you be asking your Association Management Company to ensure your property and your money is being managed (read)

Published on Monday, August 1, 2016

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