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06/28/2021
30A

The Ultimate 30A Summer and Fall Guide

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Travel looks different for adventurers of all types. For some, getting away from the stress of the daily grind and enjoying time a one-of-a-kind vacation revolves around towering mountains, time on the slopes, and fresh alpine powder in abundance. For others, the ideal vacation comes down to red rock canyons, sweeping desert landscapes, and options to take in sprawling canyons whenever the heart desires it. Still, others find their best vacation stride in a place where sugar-white sands and emerald waves collide seamlessly and if you fall into this category,

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06/24/2021
Destin

Five Luxury Homes Just Added to Our Program

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If you’re planning an upcoming trip to Destin, Miramar Beach, or 30A, Five Star Properties is sure to have a luxury beach house that fits your needs. We’ve recently added these five stunning properties to our program and they’re absolutely amazing. If you’re looking for an Old Florida style beach house, a modern beach home, or anything in between, we have a home you’ll love. Check out the five newest homes to join the Five Star program. Big House by the Sea   A magnificent, newly-constructed beachfront home with spectacular,

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06/22/2021
Destin

Video of the Week: The Luke House

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Located in the heart of Crystal Beach in Destin, this beautiful beach house is known as “The Luke House” because of its prominent placement on Luke Avenue. The Luke House features tons of curb appeal with a spacious southern-style front porch, perfectly manicured lawn, and French doors that lead into this luxurious home. Entertainment For All Guests of all ages will love hanging out in The Luke House’s game room. The game room is on the second floor and features a flatscreen TV, Blu-Ray player, Xbox 360, foosball table, and

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06/17/2021
Activities

Fourth of July Events in Destin

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Fill up your Fourth of July Weekend with these patriotic Destin events! Smoke on the Coast at the Destin Commons– July 3rd Head out to the Destin Commons to enjoy delicious BBQ from 23 area restaurants, live music performances by our favorite local bands, lively street performers, and kid’s activities. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. and BBQ samples are just $1.00. Proceeds from the event benefit local charities. Fireworks will be displayed at 9:30 p.m.   Fourth of July Celebration at the Destin Harbor – July 4th Featuring live

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06/9/2021
Miramar Beach

Video of the Week: Bourbon Breeze

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Bourbon Breeze is a dazzling six-bedroom vacation home in the quiet community of Gulf Pines in Miramar Beach. This spectacular property is large enough to sleep up to sixteen guests comfortably in its six bedrooms. Plus, with a spacious open floor plan, a private pool, and less than a minute walk to the beach, Bourbon Breeze truly comes with everything you need for your next vacation. Spacious The one-story home features a spacious open floor plan that’s ideal for hosting events and gatherings. The living area features a wet bar,

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06/3/2021
Destin

Remodeled: Ocean Paradise

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Ocean Paradise is a Gulf-front home in Destiny by the Sea. This 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom sleeps 8, and is one of the few homes along the Emerald Coast that provides a rooftop sundeck. Recently, this home has undergone a complete remodel, transforming it into an even more stunning home. Check out some of these before and after photos:   New exterior paint Complete new interior paint creates a fresh and airy feel to this home. The kitchen has been completely remodeled with new countertops, light fixtures, and cabinets. The

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05/27/2021
30A

Video of the Week: Dune It Up

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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. Dune It Up features state-of-the-art amenities, breathtaking views, and masterful design. This three-story vacation home has everything you need for your next beach getaway. In fact, it even has one of the best private pools you’ll find on all of 30A. Its massive resort-style pool features sunk-in bench seating, a gigantic spa tub, and a swim-up cabana.

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05/19/2021
Destin

6 Luxury Homes That Still Have Availability This Summer

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Destin, Florida, and the surrounding areas are some of the most popular vacation destinations this year. Due to the high demand, a majority of homes, condos, and hotels are selling out and booked up for the entire Summer. If you are still looking for the perfect vacation home, look no further. Here are six of our luxurious properties that still have availability this summer. Note: Availability is subject to change based on new bookings Aria Del Mar Aria del Mare is a beautiful six-bedroom Miramar Beach vacation home in the

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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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