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July 2017 Blog Posts


Enjoy Florida’s Tax Free Back to School Shopping in Destin, Aug 4-6

If you’re anything like us, you love to save money. This week our guests will enjoy a beach vacation coupled with Florida's tax free shopping for back to school items, including supplies (under $15) as well as apparrel, shoes and accessories (under $60). This weekend, Aug 4-6, shoppers along Florida’s Emerald Coast will enjoy no tax on certain... (read)

Published on Monday, July 31, 2017

Sea Turtle Season In Progress Along Florida's Emerald Coast

Have you ever been walking down the beach and noticed a square or rectangle section of beach roped off with caution tape? If so, you’ve had the joy of viewing a sea turtle nest. Sure there is not a lot to see on the outside, but there is a lot going on just under the sand, which is critical for the future of endangered sea turtles. Sea turtle nesting (read)

Published on Friday, July 28, 2017

Villas at Hidden Dunes Are Just Right

Finding the perfect vacation rental can be a daunting task. Planners must consider the size of their group followed by location and price. For those considering a beach vacation along Florida’s Emerald Coast, Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort offers three lodging options: Gulf-front condos, lakeside and poolside villas and Carolina-style cottages. (read)

Published on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Outstanding Service

Mary, I just wanted to say thank you for everything you did for me while I was looking for an apartment.  Your dedication and professionalism is truly outstanding. As an single person/active duty officer in the military is already hard for me to deal with unexpected moves but you were extremely helpful in that process. First off, you stayed working (read)

Published on Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Top Pizza Places in South Walton

 Staying in the South Walton area and don't feel like cooking? We've got you covered. Here are some of the best local spots in Santa Rosa Beach for you and your family to grab some deliciously, cheesy pizza. 1. Crust Artisan Bakery On your way home from a day in Destin? Stop in Crust Artisan Bakery right before the turn on to 30A. They don (read)

Published on Friday, July 21, 2017

Top Pizza Places in Destin

Ready to relax after the drive-in to Destin? Don’t feel like cooking that first night… or any night because you’re on vacation? Well, here are the top pizza places in the Destin area. And most of them deliver!  1. Jet’s Pizza “Life is short. Eat better pizza.” That’s their motto at Jet’s Pizza. They (read)

Published on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time to Coast in Destin

Looking for a relaxing escape? We’ll give you Time to Coast in Destin. It’s Window Wednesday, and we can’t help but want to show off this comfortable, coastal Destin vacation rental home. Located near shopping, dining and attractions including The Track and Big Kahuna’s Waterpark, Time to Coast allows guests to feel the joy of being on beach time. The (read)

Published on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lionfish in Destin- Taking a Bite Out of the Problem

The lionfish may not be the biggest fish in the Gulf of Mexico, but it certainly is one of the baddest. Don’t let this invasive species’ stunning appearance fool you, the lionfish is a fierce predator equipped with 18 venomous spines. Much like the lion is king of the Savanna, the lionfish can easily be deemed the king of the sea, and it (read)

Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Dewey Destin by Carolyn DiFebo

Our team of experienced real estate agents are not only knowledgeable on the Destin real estate market but the Destin area as well. Newman-Dailey Real Estate Agent Carolyn Difebo moved to the Destin area 25 years ago and is still proud to call Destin home. She recent shared one her favorite places to dine— Dewey Destin’s Restaurant . &ldquo (read)

Published on Monday, July 17, 2017

Top Reasons to Love Destin in the Fall

It’s never too early to start getting excited about fall. For many, fall means cooler temperatures, football and falling leaves. But for residents and visitors of the Emerald Coast fall means the best time of the year. Why you ask? Here are some of the top reasons why we love fall along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida.  Best Sunsets (read)

Published on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Crystal Villa A11 overlooks Destin’s Crystal Shores

Did you know Destin’s white sand beaches are the result of pure quartz crystal being washed down from the Appalachian Mountains and ground down to create the brilliant white sand along our shores? This is the reason the sand is so white and squeaks when you walk on it. So for today’s Window Wednesday, we’re featuring Crystal Villa A11 overlooking Destin (read)

Published on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Tickets on Sale for New Harvest Wine & Food Festival, Nov. 2-5

We are excited to share the news that Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation is introducing a new wine festival this fall—The Harvest Wine & Food Festival. Held in WaterColor along Scenic Highway 30A, the Harvest Wine and Food Festival will provide patrons the opportunity to sip and savor some of the world’s finest wine and culinary selections while (read)

Published on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

This is why I promote Newman-Dailey!!!

.....This is one of many reasons I continually promote love your guests and take good care of them!  And, I also get the best feedback when I send folks your way!  It is so rare to have such spectacular guest satisfaction.  Thank you so much Tracy!  Have a beautiful day! Beck B The Travel Voice by Becky!  (read)

Published on Friday, July 7, 2017

New in Destin - Rock Climbing Gym

We are frequently asked “what’s new in Destin?” And this month, we’re excited to share that Destin has a new attraction—Rock Out Rock Climbing Gym. This is a great addition to our coastal community, especially on those not so sunny days, double red flag days or days when you just need a break from the Florida sunshine.  The new 8,000 square foot (read)

Published on Friday, July 7, 2017

Tropical Destin at Trinidad at Port of Call

Summer is here and what better place to celebrate summer than Destin, Florida. Voted “best beaches for families” due to the soft, powder white sand beaches, Florida’s Emerald Coast is a popular summer vacation spot. And visitors who stay at Trinidad at Port of Call vacation rental home feel like they have arrived in the islands (read)

Published on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

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