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05/17/2019
30A

Top 11 Private Pools on the Emerald Coast

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Destin, Miramar Beach, and 30A are home to some of the most extravagant and luxurious vacation rentals on the coast with some of the largest and most spectacular private pools.

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05/9/2019
Weddings

6 Incredible Wedding-Friendly Homes in 30A

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Whether you're planning a small intimate wedding or a gigantic celebration, Five Star has a home to fit your wedding needs. Check out six of our favorite wedding-friendly homes in the 30A area!

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05/7/2019
Holidays

Your Guide to Memorial Day Weekend in Destin

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Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to summer in Destin, so it’s no surprise that there are tons of fun events happening. If you’re planning a trip to Destin or 30A over Memorial Day Weekend, you’ll have no problem finding events your whole family will enjoy. With a variety of concerts and celebrations in the area, Destin is the place to be over Memorial Day Weekend! Memorial Day Weekend Celebration at Baytowne Wharf If you’re looking for a fun activity your whole family will enjoy this Memorial Day Weekend,

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05/2/2019
Miramar Beach

Escape To Aria del Mare This Summer

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Summer is just around the corner. The countdown for the end of the school year is on, so it’s time to get your summer vacation plans settled. What better place to spend your family vacation this summer than in Aria del Mare in Miramar Beach? Aria del Mare is a stunning six-bedroom vacation home that sleeps up to 22 guests, making it perfect for big groups. This luxurious new-construction home has everything you need for an incredible summer getaway. Great Location Aria del Mare’s location is perfect for those searching

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04/30/2019
30A

6 Ice Cream Shops In South Walton You Need To Check Out

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As temperatures start to rise on the Florida panhandle, we've all got ice cream on our minds. Check out a few of our favorite ice cream shops in the area!

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04/24/2019
Holidays

8 Vacation Homes That Are Perfect for Memorial Day Weekend

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While summer vacation may be right around the corner, Memorial Day weekend is just weeks away! What better way to celebrate your holiday weekend than in one of Five Star’s incredible vacation homes in Destin and 30A? We still have plenty of properties open over Memorial Day weekend, so choosing the perfect home for you and your family will be a piece of cake! Check out some of the amazing homes you could stay in this Memorial Day and book your stay today! 1. Ocean 52 Ocean 52 is a

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04/18/2019
Destin

Your Guide to Easter Brunch in Destin, FL

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If you’re in Destin over Easter weekend, you’re in luck. There are tons of fun and exciting activities to do while you’re in town. Easter brunch is a staple on the Gulf Coast, so check out a few great local restaurants that are serving a delicious Easter brunch! Beach Walk Cafe Enjoy Easter brunch at Beach Walk Cafe at the Henderson Park Inn to enjoy amazing gulf views and a fine dining experience. Beach Walk Cafe is serving a four-course meal that includes pastries and muffins, your choice of soup

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04/12/2019
Video of the Week

Video of the Week: 5 O’Clock Somewhere

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If you’re planning a large group vacation in Destin, 5 O’Clock Somewhere is the perfect home to book. This Crystal Beach vacation home is one of the largest and most luxurious properties in the area. This stunning property accommodates up to twenty-eight guests in its eight bedrooms and it’s only a two-minute walk from the beach. Check out the video below to see why we love this home so much! Spectacular Backyard One of 5 O’Clock Somewhere’s best features has to be its incredible backyard. With a gigantic pool, Sonos

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04/12/2019
Property Management

8 Vacation Homes that Feature Guest Houses on the Property

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Planning a vacation for large groups can be challenging, especially if you’re planning a trip for multiple families. That’s why vacation rentals with guest houses are such a great option for large groups. Whether you’re planning a destination wedding, corporate retreat, family reunion, or multi-family vacation, these homes with guest houses are perfect for you! 1. Sandcastle Dunes Sandcastle Dunes is a beautiful six-bedroom vacation home in Watersound that sleeps up to fourteen guests. This home features a guest house that makes it perfect for multi-family or group vacation. Sandcastle

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04/11/2019
Holidays

6 Homes Available For Last-Minute Easter Bookings in Destin and 30A

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Spring has officially sprung on the Emerald Coast and it’s the perfect time to take a last-minute beach vacation. Easter weekend is just days away, but it’s the perfect reason to book that getaway you’ve been dreaming about. There are still plenty of homes available if you’re thinking about visiting Destin or 30A this Easter. Just check out a few of our available properties. 1. Capital Gains Capital Gains is a beautiful beach cottage in one of Blue Mountain Beach’s best communities, The Preserve at Grayton Beach. This gated community

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04/5/2019
Video of the Week

Video of the Week: Mockingbird Lane

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If you’re dreaming of a beach vacation off the beaten path, Mockingbird Lane is just what you need. This beautiful four-bedroom residence is located in Four Mile Village in Santa Rosa Beach. Nature enthusiasts, bird-watchers, and adventurers alike all love staying in Four Mile Village because it’s actually located within a nature preserve. Grab your binoculars because there’s no shortage of deer in Four Mile Village.¬†Guests at Mockingbird Lane get to enjoy a true Old-Florida style beach house while taking in all the local wildlife. Aside from the quiet peaceful

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04/2/2019
Destin

6 Amazing Gulf-Front Vacation Homes in Destiny by the Sea

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Destiny by the Sea is home to many gorgeous gulf-front properties, but we've picked out six of our favorite gulf-front vacation rentals you should check out if you're planning a vacation to Destin.

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