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03/19/2020
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A Letter to Our Guests

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To Our Guests, In light of recent closures and changes in our area due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Five Star Properties will be allowing any guest that was set to arrive between now and April 15, 2020, to change their dates over the course of a 12-month period. This may be extended as we receive information on any changes regarding Coronavirus and local closures.  At Five Star Properties, we care about the well-being of each and every guest and we are committed to providing a safe and clean home to

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03/17/2020
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

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As a property management company, we wanted to take the initiative in giving you the facts about Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our area and the precautions we are taking against the spread of this virus. First, it’s important to know the facts. While Florida is currently under a state of emergency as a precaution for spreading the virus any further, the CDC has not issued a blanket limit on domestic travel for the general population at this time. We are open for business and accepting all travelers! With that being said,

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01/7/2020
Miramar Beach

Brand New Vacation Rentals in Miramar Beach You’ll Love

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If you're thinking about planning a summer vacation to Miramar Beach, you're in luck. Five Star Properties recently just added some of the most extravagant vacation homes in the area to the program. Check out these gorgeous vacation rentals in Miramar Beach that you could book for your summer getaway. 

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06/13/2019
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Destin Makes Southern Living’s List of Best Beaches in Florida

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If you’ve ever been to Destin, Florida, it probably won’t come as a surprise to you that it made Southern Living’s list of the top 10 beaches in Florida. With Destin’s stunning turquoise waters, white sandy beaches, and coastal charm, it’s not hard to see the appeal in this beach town. Known as the “world’s luckiest fishing village,” Destin is a prime travel destination for beach lovers, fisherman, and seafood enthusiasts alike. There’s something everyone can enjoy in Destin. It’s a great area to visit if you’re planning a romantic

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03/14/2019
Destin

Destin Named One of the 2019’s Top 10 Southern Beach Towns

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Southern Living just released their 2019 list of the south's best beach towns. Not surprisingly, Destin, FL came in at #2.

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11/23/2018
Holidays

Five Star Properties’ Destin Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale!

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Dreaming of white sandy beaches, blue skies, the sea breeze, and sparkling turquoise waters? You might need a trip to the Emerald Coast. Northwest Florida has some of the most beautiful homes on the Gulf of Mexico, so there’s no better place to visit. Additionally, Five Star Properties is offering a 10% discount Destin Black Friday through Cyber Monday! If you’re ready for a trip to Destin or 30A, book with Five Star today! Just check out some of the beautiful homes we have on our program! Big House by

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10/15/2018
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25% Off For All Displaced Families, Volunteers, & First Responders of Hurricane Micheal

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On October 10th, the southeast experienced one of the largest and strongest storms to ever hit the United States. Hurricane Michael was the first Category Four hurricane the Florida panhandle has ever experienced since record-keeping began in 1851.

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07/28/2015
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Artificial Reef Placed off Grayton Beach

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On July 10th, the South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) deployed an artificial reef off the shores of Grayton Beach. Named Turtle Reef for its shape, this reef is the first in a series of 13 artificial reefs to be installed along the Gulf Coast over the next several years. Waves of excitement from the community have surrounded this new addition to Grayton Beach. This project came about from the desire to raise awareness about marine life and ecosystems, especially after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. Schools have

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09/29/2014
30A

Why Is the Water on the Emerald Coast Green?

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One frequently asked question that I receive after posting on our company Instagram account (@fivestarproperties) or our Facebook account (https://www.facebook.com/ExperienceService) is the water there in Destin and on 30A really that color? The simple answer is Yes! But it is interesting when you go into detail as to how the Emerald Coast has wound up with some of the most beautifully colored water in the world. Much of the color we perceive when we look out at the clear-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico has to do with the

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02/28/2014
30A

Spring Break Safety

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Spring break and warmer temperatures are just around the corner, and many co-eds are planning their annual trip to the Emerald Coast and the Beaches of South Walton. Both the Walton and Okaloosa County Sherif’s Departments are reminding visitors to stay safe and be smart during their trips, and here are three quick reminders for a safe spring break. -Be Smart. Both the Walton and Okaloosa County Sheriff’s departments will be detaining underage drinkers. Please remember that the drinking age is 21 in Florida. Additionally, drivers caught while driving under

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01/11/2014
30A

Dressing for the cold along the Emerald Coast

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With most of the nation is caught in the “Polar Vortex”, an extreme polar low pressure system that has become disturbed, sending frigid temperatures well into the deep south, many Emerald Coast visitors are looking for ways to stay warm. With temperatures hovering around 20 degrees and the wind chill making it feel significantly colder, locals and visitors will need to bundle up for the next few days. According to both weather and fashion experts, layering is the key to staying warm as the temperature drops. Your first layer should

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10/11/2013
30A

Celebrate the Best of the Emerald Coast

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Emerald Coast Magazine celebrates the “Best of The Emerald Coast”, Saturday, October 19, at Grand Boulevard in Miramar Beach. Earlier this summer, Emerald Coast Magazine readers, Facebook fans and Twitter followers had the opportunity to vote for their favorite restaurants, attractions, and service providers. The “Best of The Emerald Coast Readers Choice Awards” showcases some of the reasons locals love to live here and visitors flock to our beautiful beaches every year. As you can imagine, just about every possible category is represented – from best brunch, to most romantic

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