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05/6/2021
Activities

4 Reasons Why Destin Should Be Your Summer Destination

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Looking forward to the sweet smell of Summer in the air? The sea air, sunscreen, and food grilling? That sums up the smell of Destin during the Summer months. It is a smell and feeling we all long for. But Destin is so much more than Summer ambiance and sunshine. Check out these four other reasons you should visit Destin this Summer. 1. The Breathtaking Beaches Thanks to the sugar-white sands and emerald waters, our beaches have become world-famous. The sand in Destin feels soft, powdery, and is often compared

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04/27/2021
Destin

5 Luxurious Pet Friendly Homes

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If you are an avid fan of traveling with your pet, then Destin pet-friendly vacation rentals are an important piece of the puzzle. We believe that no matter where you are going, you should be able to bring Fido (depending on his or her size). That’s just another advantage of renting a home over a hotel. There are several pet-friendly rentals on 30a and Destin to choose from, as well as plenty of things to do with your dog. The beaches in South Walton are pet-friendly if you have a permit, up-to-date

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04/20/2021
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Video of the Week: The Great Escape

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The Great Escape is a gorgeous lakefront home with a private pool and a stunning master suite with sweeping views of the lake. Located in the heart of Destin, The Great Escape is close to shopping, dining, and most importantly, the beach! The beach is just a 3-minute walk away or take the complimentary bikes for a quicker trip. Get the best view from the third-story master suite with a lookout deck and beautiful windows to see every angle from inside. The Great Escape is a truly gorgeous home with

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04/13/2021
Destin

Luxurious Homes with Hot Tubs on the Emerald Coast

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What’s more relaxing than staying in a luxurious vacation home with a hot tub on the Emerald Coast? We don’t think it gets much better than that. Check out a few of Five Star’s dazzling vacation homes in the area with private hot tubs.  1. Castawaves As soon as you arrive at Castawaves, you’re reinvigorated with a breath of fresh air. The all-embracing bright white house stands three stories tall with a rooftop terrace and suggests that you leave all your worries behind, buckle up and get ready for the

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04/7/2021
30A

Video of the Week: The Enclave on 30A

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  The Enclave on 30A Located directly on County Hwy 30A, less than 20 yards away from the Dune Allen Beach public beach access, you’ll find one of the largest and most luxurious homes on the Emerald Coast. The Enclave on 30A features state-of-the-art amenities, breathtaking views, and masterful design. Amazing Amenities The Enclave on 30A also has one of the largest rooftop decks in the area with a dazzling view of the Gulf of Mexico. The views from the rooftop deck are absolutely incredible and you’ll have to see

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03/30/2021
Rosemary Beach

Remodeled: Rose Marie

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Rose Marie, named out of inspiration for the luxury home’s locale, is a beautiful six-bedroom home with charm and class for seamless immersion into Rosemary Beach living. This home has recently undergone a complete remodel, transforming it into an even more stunning home. Check out some of these before and after photos. New Exterior and Interior Paint The courtyard will transport you into charm and relaxation with its brand new renovations. The vibrant new landscaping brings a sense of nature and relaxation as you sit by your private pool. In

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03/25/2021
Rosemary Beach

Home Spotlight: Rose Marie

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Rose Marie ROSEMARY BEACH | GULF VIEW 6 BEDROOMS · 5.5 BATHS · SLEEPS 14 · 3589 SQ FT   Rose Marie, named out of inspiration for the luxury home’s locale, is a beautiful six-bedroom home with charm and class for seamless immersion into Rosemary Beach living. This property has recently undergone stunning renovations. Charm and relaxation define this Rosemary Beach home. Sophisticated Interior The home is beautifully designed with wooden ceilings throughout the home. Canned lighting and an abundance of windows lend to a crisply-lit experience. The living space is open

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03/15/2021
Watercolor

Video of the Week: Shades of Summer

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Shades of Summer is a stunning four-bedroom vacation home in WaterColor, FL. This beautiful home is just a three-minute walk away from the beach and boasts incredible views of Western Lake and the Gulf of Mexico. Guests also have access to the numerous WaterColor community amenities including the community pool, hot tub, grilling area, and tennis courts. It’s also just a few doors down from WaterColor’s Beach Club, where guests can go to relax and unwind! EXTERIOR COMFORT As you walk up to Shades of Summer, you’ll immediately notice this

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03/10/2021
News

Southwest Airlines Joins Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport

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An exciting and affordable flight option is joining the Destin/Fort Walton Beach area. The Okaloosa Board of County Commissioners announced the airline carrier Southwest Airlines is set to begin flights out of the Destin-Fort Walton Beach airport beginning May 2021.   “We’re bringing additional access to the beaches of Northwest Florida just as winter-weary families begin to dream of warm summer escapes in wide-open places,” said Andrew Watterson, Southwest Airlines Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer. “Our arrival in these communities with daily service also ushers a new flexibility

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03/2/2021
30A

Video of the Week: Mai Tai

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Enjoy sipping Mai Tais under the summer sun at this new construction home in Dune Allen Beach! ‘Mai Tai’ is a luxury vacation rental located near the infamous Stinky’s Fish Camp Restaurant and is just a two-minute walk away from the new beach access. With a prime location, and luxury amenities and decor, you can’t go wrong with choosing ‘Mai Tai’ for your 30A getaway!     Spacious Mai Tai boasts 6 bedrooms, 6.6 baths, and sleeps 17! The first floor of the home houses three of the six bedrooms.

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02/22/2021
30A

5 Incredible 30A Homes To Book This Spring and Summer

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30A beach communities begin just after Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, when 30A branches off from Highway 98. Heading southeast toward the coast, you’ll first encounter the town of Dune Allen, where the rare and unique coastal dune lake ecosystem is unlike almost anywhere else on earth. Next, enter Santa Rosa, which boasts the 15,000-acre Point Washington State Forest Preserve, with more than 10 miles of hiking trails, as well as the popular Santa Rosa Golf and Beach Club, where you can play golf right on the beach. Past that,

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02/16/2021
30A

10 Amazing Gulf Front Homes

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When you’re visiting Destin, odds are, you’re probably going to want to spend as much time as possible soaking in the beauty of the Gulf of Mexico. The turquoise waters and crystal white sand here in Destin are sure to have you hypnotized. If you’re looking for a vacation home that boasts incredible Gulf of Mexico views, look no further! Check out some of our amazing Gulf-front homes. 1. Le Bon Vivant Le Bon Vivant: Visitors looking for modern luxury right in the heart of 30A, Le Bon Vivant is

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