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Cooking Demonstration at Le Creuset at Silver Sands

One of the best parts of living along and visiting Florida’s Emerald Coast is the abundance of fresh Gulf seafood. We delight in each passing season: red snapper season, cobia season, grouper season, flounder season and the list goes on. For visitors and snowbirds in town this week, our friends at 30AEats.com , V Seagrove and Le Creuset at Silver Sands Premium Outlets are teaming up to share tips on cleaning, preparing and cooking fresh Florida Gulf Coast seafood. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at the Le Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 30, 2015

Guide to Holiday Shopping in Destin and South Walton

The holidays are upon us and finding the perfect gift for family and friends is on many of our minds. Destin has always been known for great shopping. The Emerald Coast features three signature outdoor shopping plazas in Destin : Destin Commons, Silver Sands Premium Outlets and Grand Boulevard, which are filled with named brand stores sure to please many on your holiday shopping list. But for those looking for that unusual, quirky, or just authentically coastal gift for someone special, here are three recommendations for fun, quirky gift boutiques Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 23, 2015

Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2016 in Destin

It’s hard to believe we’ll soon be ringing in 2016! Where will you be welcoming the New Year? If you’re still undecided, consider renting a South Walton or Destin vacation rental for your New Year's Eve celebration. New Year’s Eve events in Destin are abundant and ringing in 2016 along Florida’s Emerald Coast is a fun way to welcome the New Year. Here’s a round-up of the hottest spots to say farewell to 2015 and ring in 2016 in and around Destin. New Year’s Eve Street Party at HarborWalk Village Enjoy Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Thanksgiving in Destin Holiday Menus

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our guests arriving for the Thanksgiving Holiday! Whether this is your first holiday with us or your 30th, you’ll quickly learn (or be reminded) why staying in a South Walton or Destin vacation rental for Thanksgiving is such a great idea The beauty of the beach in November is the perfect backdrop for celebrating time with family and friends and our well-appointed vacation rentals provide comfortable home away from home for the entire family. (The best part is the Newman-Dailey housekeeping team Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 16, 2015

South Walton beaches are popular for holiday celebrations

South Walton’s shimmering waters and white sand beaches are spectacular year round, and are even more magical during the holidays. We trade snow and sleds for powder white sand and paddle boards. Each beach community is trimmed with holiday décor. In the evenings, the glow of holiday lights throughout our coastal towns is stunning and the reflection of twinkling lights along the beaches and harbors is simply breathtaking. In addition, there are a variety of holiday events held all along the Emerald Coast. From festive boat parades on the Destin Continue reading

Published on Friday, November 13, 2015

Fall Market Trends for South Walton, 30A and Destin Real Estate

Our team of real estate experts continues to closely monitor the South Walton and Destin real estate market , reviewing trends and market changes that will help our clients. In Destin, the median sales price for homes from July – October 2015 was $278,000, representing a small decline of four percent compared to the same quarter last year. Overall, market prices have remained consistent over the last quarter and home values continue an upward trend. Popular real estate website, Trulia, reports that sales prices have appreciated 3.7% over the last Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 9, 2015

Best Breakfast Restaurants in Destin

 One of the most common questions we’re asked is “Where is the best breakfast in Destin?” We know breakfast is the most important meal of the day and quite honestly it was too hard for us to select just one. So here are our picks for “Top 5 Best Breakfast Spots in Destin.” Donut Hole Cafe & Bakery - Best Donuts in Destin One of the most iconic breakfast locations is the Donut Hole , which now includes three locations along the Emerald Coast. The original location in Destin is the most recognized so plan Continue reading

Published on Monday, November 2, 2015

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