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August 2017 Blog Posts


Hidden Dunes Villa 17 Brings a Touch of Italy to the Emerald Coast

We’ve discovered that when you blend ideas, cultures, styles or art forms the result is often a richer experience with layers and textures that cannot be achieved alone. That’s that experience you’ll find at Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort Villa 17.  For starters, Hidden Dunes Resort blends the diverse accommodations with lush walk paths, secluded (read)

Published on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Destin Real Estate Market Heats Up in 2017

As we wrap up summer of 2017, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Real Estate Division has compiled a state of Emerald Coast report for those interested in buying or selling real estate in the Destin area. First and foremost, our agents are reporting that the Destin real estate market has been hot, hot, hot this year!  The market is proving that buyers (read)

Published on Monday, August 28, 2017

Cornhole Tournaments Held Across the Emerald Coast

Are you a backyard Cornhole player? If you answered, “yes” you may want to take your cornhole game to next level and compete for prizes. This fall, Cornhole Tournaments are being planned from Destin to Rosemary Beach on 30A. Here’s a round-up of tournaments:  September 2 – Rosemary Beach Cornhole Tournament taking place Labor Day Weekend. Come (read)

Published on Friday, August 25, 2017

Amalfi Coast in Destin

What does Destin have in common with the Amalfi Coast? While geographically the two destinations are very different, they share a warm Mediterranean climate, featuring warm summers and mild winters. With the weather a common thread, Amalfi Coast in Miramar Beach features the best of both world's--miles of sugar white sand beaches, beautiful (read)

Published on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Best Local Sushi Spots in Destin

Best Local Sushi Spots in Destin Destin didn’t get to be known as “the world’s luckiest fishing village” by accident. It is true we have some of the best fishing right off the shimmering emerald coast. With great fishing comes great responsibility. That is why we feel it is so important to have so many deliciously fresh caught (read)

Published on Monday, August 21, 2017

Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean Headline Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam 2017

If you love country music as much as we do, you won’t want to miss the 2017 Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Beach. The annual music festival is held over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1-3, and will feature some of the hottest artists in country music.  The three-day country music festival will feature headliners, including Jason Aldean, Little Big (read)

Published on Friday, August 18, 2017

Lucy Buffet Releases New Cookbook Gumbo Love

We are a fan of Lucy Buffett. Sister to Jimmy and the owner of the beloved destination restaurants, including LuLu's Destin, she won us over with her fun-loving personality, delicious meals and passion for supporting the Destin community.  A delicious love letter to the Gulf Coast’s vibrant food culture, this summer Lucy released her second (read)

Published on Monday, August 14, 2017

Endless Summer Fun and Labor Day Events in Destin

Are you missing the beach? If so, consider making plans for a Labor Day beach getaway that includes fun, sun and sand. You deserve it! Along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, there is endless summer fun and a variety of events taking place during the Labor Day weekend. Here are some of the fun Labor Day events that will be held along Florida&# (read)

Published on Thursday, August 10, 2017

Window Wednesday: San Remo 303

 For today’s Window Wednesday, we headed to Scenic Highway 30A to a quiet beach resort in Santa Rosa Beach—San Remo. San Remo is a gated community, tucked behind the dunes along the Gulf of Mexico. It is a treasure for those who want to get away and relax and unwind.  While there are a variety of great vacation rental options at San Remo (read)

Published on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

New Stores and Dining Options Open at Grand Boulevard

We’re always asked “what’s new in Miramar Beach and Destin?". Recently, we’ve been sharing the news that there are new stores and dining options at  Grand Boulevard at Sandestin. Conveniently located in Miramar Beach, Grand Boulevard has become the place to go for shopping, dining, and to catch the latest movies on the big (read)

Published on Monday, August 7, 2017

Best Happy Hours in Destin

When  you're on vacation, you're on beach time and that means it's never too early to enjoy a delcious alcoholic beverage. Therefore, we've gathered the Best Happy Hour Drink Specials in Destin and presented them below. Cheers!  The Beach House Drink Specials: $4 house wine; $3 well drinks; $2 off select apps; $1 off all draft (read)

Published on Thursday, August 3, 2017

Best Italian Restaurants in Destin

If you're craving authentic Italian cuisine, Florida’s Emerald Coast does not disappoint. Like many cities across the nation, Destin has attracted Italian families who enjoy our beautiful white sand beaches and relaxed beach lifestyle. For those looking for the best Italian restaurants in and around Destin, Florida, here’s our list of best (read)

Published on Tuesday, August 1, 2017

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