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05/12/2010
Destin

Lune Lac in Miramar Beach – Luxury Rental

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Lune Lac is an exquisite gulf front rental with a private beachside pool. This magnificent rental boasts 5 bedrooms with 5 private baths, a gourmet kitchen, two separate living areas, and over 5,000 square feet under roof. This is one of the most amazing beach front rentals in the Destin area. There are no homes to the west of the property allowing for the most spectacular sunset views you have ever seen! Lune Lac features a full kitchen along with 2 other mini bars throughout the home. This is the

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12/17/2009
News

Southwest will be Landing in Panama City on May 23!

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Bay County lands Southwest // VIDEO, PHOTOS, DOCUMENT Comments 58 | Recommend 6 Low-cost carrier to begin service in May from Panama City to 4 destinations October 21, 2009 01:10:00 PM By PAT KELLY / News Herald Writer WEST BAY — Beach balls were tossed aloft, pom-poms waved and hundreds stood and cheered Wednesday in the unfinished terminal of the airport construction site near West Bay as Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly announced via streaming video that his low-cost airline was coming to Bay County. “This is the largest airline

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12/14/2009
30A

4 Bedroom Seagrove Rental with Private Pool

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TR_tcxAmQI] This beautiful vacation home is located south of 30A in Seagrove. This is the quintessential beach house directly by the beach with a private pool and cascading waterfall. This gorgeous 4 bedroom/4 Bath home is only 50 yards from a private beach access where the beaches are not overcrowded. Each bedroom has a private bath providing privacy for all of it’s guests. This gorgeous vacation rental has it all and can’t be beat for the price. Enjoy televisions in every suite along with private balconies to unwind. The gorgeous

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12/8/2009
Uncategorized

Delta 4 Day Sale on Florida Flights for 2010

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Hurry – 4 day sale to Florida! Book Now Dear Mr. Mclean, Act fast and take advantage of this fantastic 4-day sale now! Purchase your air and hotel vacation to anywhere in Florida and save up to $150. Plus, earn up to 1,000 bonus miles, in addition to earned flight miles, through the SkyMiles program. Air and 3-nights hotel to sun soaked Florida from $340* per person. Book by December 10, 2009 for travel January 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010, with no black out dates. *Sample prices listed are

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12/7/2009
Destin

Vista Mare 30A Beach Rental with Private Pool & Gulf Views

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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTYqmACFALw] Vista Mare is the quintessential beach house. This beautiful rental sits directly across the street from the gulf along Scenic 30A in Seacrest Beach. Enjoy your private oasis with a private swimming pool in the back yard. The home boasts an 11×20 swimming pool that is strictly for this home. Sit on the porch and enjoy the incredible gulf views or take a stroll along the beach. There is a beach access directly across the street from this home. This house has just been completely remodeled in 2008 to

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12/7/2009
30A

Watersound, a St. Joe Masterpiece along 30A

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Watersound is a community of excellence. Its location among white, sandy dunes, placed so exquisitely against emerald Gulf waters is perfection personified. The architectural gems that call Watersound home are pleasing enough from the outside, but the attention to detail and quality finishing work inside may make it hard to get out for a trip to the beach. But you’ll manage.  Watersound is a product of the St. Joe Company, who has made development a work of art. Watersound is many things, one being location. Watersound calls historic 30A

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11/30/2009
Destin

Utopia, a Luxurious Condo Retreat in Destin Florida

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Utopia is the finest gulf front vacation condo in the Silver Shells resort. This condo is located in St. Maarten, the only true gulf front rental capable building in the Silver Shells resort. This is a very large two bedroom, two bath condo that sleeps 6 comfortably. Utopia is a ground floor lanai unit. Walk out your sliding glass door and walk directly to the beach or pool, no need to wait for elevators. This Destin vacation rental condo has just been completely remodeled in 2009 and features the finest

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09/16/2009
Destin

Regatta Bay, an Upscale Destin Community

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Regatta Bay is nestled in what can be described as a sanctuary. Within the gated community of Regatta Bay exists many architectural gems and one of the finest championship golf courses in the country. In fact, even from highway 98 a few of its holes beckon the golfer to peer in. Once within the community of Regatta Bay, the award winning golf course’s characteristics become even more apparent. And the club house at Regatta Bay is no less appealing. The 16,000-square foot facility offers opulence to be sure. It also

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09/16/2009
30A

Watercolor, Florida’s Prized Possession

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Watercolor, without a doubt, is the single most impressive development I have ever laid my eyes on. I live along highway 30A, where many spectacular communities are nestled. But in my mind, Watercolor sets itself apart. The neighborhoods are exquisitely planned. The homes of Watercolor exist with foliage carefully wrapped around them, lending it to a feel of oneness with Nature. In fact, all of Watercolor is like that. Parks and trails meander through the lush landscape and walking bridges arch over the stunning Western Lake, a rare dune lake

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09/16/2009
30A

Rosemary Beach, an Upscale Beach Retreat

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Rosemary grows wild in Florida’s South Walton county, but it’s not the only Rosemary worth admiring along the marvelous Florida coast. Rosemary Beach is a planned community on the east end of famed highway 30A. Rosemary Beach is an example of New Urbanism, a concept spawned by its neighbor a few miles down 30A, Seaside. Rosemary Beach is designed for ease of living. Boardwalks and footpaths lead to salient features, whether a park, plaza, tennis court or pool. Shops and restaurants in Rosemary Beach are a great attraction. Rosemary Beach

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09/16/2009
30A

Seacrest Beach, a Place to Make Memories

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Between Rosemary Beach and Watersound is the dreamy community of Seacrest Beach. On the western edge of Seacrest Beach is a splendid dune lake, Camp Creek. Camp Creek meanders along and runs up against the sands of the Gulf waters, sometimes opening and exchanging waters there. This rare dune lake, one of many in south Walton country, is a prize that Seacrest Beach residents are well aware of. It’s difficult not to look out the car window when passing or difficult not to stop while walking or riding by. Because

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09/14/2009
30A

Seaside, an Experience of a Lifetime

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Seaside is legendary. And not because of the impact it has had on others, but because of the way it has impacted my life, personally. Of course, I am not the only person to have been drawn to Seaside, Florida. Before I give my account, I’ll note some others. Time magazine remarked on the architectural aspects of Seaside, “the most outstanding design achievement of its era…” The New Urbanism movement of Seaside is often regarded as the first of its kind. Many accolades can be bestowed upon Seaside from many

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