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Top 10 Ways to Achieve Mental Health While Visiting the Beach In Destin, Florida

Staying mentally and physically healthy can be a challenge. That’s why “wellness vacations” are highly recommended.  The beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida provide great health benefits. According to WebMD, the mental health benefits of visiting the beach are numerous stating that studies show short walks can boost your mood. In addition, the fresh coastal air, sunshine, and open blue space have been linked to overall improved health and can have lasting benefits for people who have anxiety, depression, and stress.   

Once you plan your trip to the beach, here are our top 10 ways to improve your mental health while visiting Destin, Florida:

1. Walk the Beach.

2. Drink lots of water.

3. Relax and sip tea and honey from the porch or balcony.

4. Soak in the tub or Jacuzzi at your vacation rental.

5. Get active with a bike or stand-up paddleboard rental with La Dolce Vita.

6. Enjoy retail therapy at Silver Sands Premium Outlets.

7. Book a Spa Treatment at Salamander Spa.

8. Attend a Yoga Class at Roast'd Yoga Bar.

9. Eat healthy (try fresh Gulf seafood & fresh juice smoothies)

10. Meditate.

ADDED BONUS: Use these tips with Newman-Dailey’s Healthiest You Package and you’ll have all the ingredients necessary to improve mental and physical health. Available with stays of three nights or more, the “Healthiest You” package includes:

  • Retail Therapy - $50 gift card to Silver Sands Premium Outlets (while supplies last)
  • Bottled water to stay hydrated.
  • Yogi lavender tea for relaxation.
  • Local honey from Register Farm for antioxidants.
  • Waterproof bag for long walks on the beach.
  • Discounts for spa treatments, yoga classes, and rentals at partner businesses. View partner offers here
  • View spa and wellness options here.

Grab your best friend, mother, daughter, aunt, cousin or significant other and make plans to visit the beach for a wellness vacation to refresh the mind, body and soul! Start planning your getaway by viewing our collection of South Walton and Destin vacation rentals online or call one of our local vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652.  *Some restrictions apply. The Healthiest You promotion is available with any Newman-Dailey Vacation Rental stay of three nights or more. (*excludes stays at Beachside Inn). Click here to learn more. When booking online, use PROMO CODE HEALTHYU

See you @ the beach!

Published on Monday, September 12, 2022