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Best Destin Activity For Social Distancing – Stand Up Paddle Boarding in the Gulf of Mexico

Yes, there are a variety of things to do in Destin that allow for social distancing and our top choice is stand up paddleboarding in the Gulf of Mexico. This fun activity allows you to distance yourself from others yet still bring friends and family along to experience an exciting day on the water.   The Gulf of Mexico is especially fun for Stand Up Paddle Boarding because the water is frequently crystal clear, allowing you to see down into the water to view a variety of marine life. From fish and jellyfish to dolphins and sea turtles, you Continue reading

Published on Friday, July 31, 2020

What You Need to Know about Direct Check-in for Newman-Dailey’s Destin Vacation Rentals

As part of our new COVID-19 processes, Newman-Dailey is pleased to offer direct check-in for all of our South Walton and Destin vacation rentals (exception Silver Beach Towers guests must pick up a packet at Beachside Inn to enter property). We are committed to staff and guest safety so our main offices and lobbies remain closed at this time and guests may go directly to their vacation rental any time after 4 p.m. on the day of arrival. Here’s our new procedures and protocol for direct check-in at our Destin and South Walton vacation rentals Continue reading

Published on Thursday, June 4, 2020

Book with Confidence - Cancellation Policy for Destin Vacation Rentals

  Like much of the country, we are ready to resume life and embrace the new norm. Guest and staff safety is a top priority for the team at Newman-Dailey. Our beaches are open and we are ready to help families plan a safe and much-needed beach vacation with confidence.  Private, professionally managed vacation rental homes and condominiums are a great choice to practice social distancing and enjoy time with loved ones in a clean, safe environment.  While there are many variables as we transition to new norms, we want our guests to Continue reading

Published on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Corona Virus Update - South Walton and Destin Beaches Re-Open May 1

As promised, we want our “Dailey Insiders” to the be the first to know about South Walton and Destin beaches re-opening. We’re excited to celebrate the re-opening of South Walton and Destin beaches! Here are the details of the beach re-opening requirements to allow enjoyment of area beaches while keeping beachgoers healthy and safe.  South Walton Beaches The 26-miles of beaches in Walton County beaches have reopened with restrictions for use as well as requirements for social distancing. The beaches may be used for activities Continue reading

Published on Thursday, April 30, 2020

Corona Virus (COVID-19) Cleaning and Sanitization Process for Our Vacation Rentals

Cleanliness and safety are always a top priority at Newman-Dailey Resort Properties. As such, our team has developed new practices that achieve the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitization as recommended by the CDC to prevent the spread of Corona Virus (COVID).  Our Housekeeping and Laundry Manager, Eddie Gray, former Vacation Rental Housekeeping Association Executive Housekeeping Professional of the Year, has been an industry leader in developing COVID protocols. He and his team have developed cleaning protocols that achieve the highest Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, April 29, 2020

COVID-19 Impacts on Your Property Investment and Mortgage

As the nation fights against COVID-19, many homeowners are uncertain as to how they will be making their next mortgage payment.  Many lenders are coming forward and providing some relief to property owners.  On Saturday, March 21st, 2020, President Trump ordered that foreclosures and evictions will be ceased for a period of 60 days in response to this pandemic.  Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have said that they will offer options for borrowers that may include mortgage payments to be suspended for up to twelve months due to economic Continue reading

Published on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

What is there to do in Destin since Coronavirus?

We know you need a change of scenery and don't want to miss taking your treasured Destin beach vacation this year. At Newman-Dailey guest and staff safety is our top priority. Therefore in addition to our enhanced sanitization and cleaning protocols and new COVID-19 procedures, our team has created a list of things to do in Destin that allow for social distancing. Here are our top suggestions:  Try Stand Up Paddle Boarding.  This fun water activity is an individual watersport. Get out on the water, either in the Bay, the Gulf, or the Sound Continue reading

Published on Friday, March 13, 2020

Where can you go on vacation during Coronavirus?

  It is important to consult the CDC Travel Health Notices page for the latest travel advisories.   After experiencing social distancing and self-isolation, we know you'll be ready to  break free and enjoy life again. We think you'll be seeking destinations that provide open spaces, scenic beauty and a healthy lifestyle. These are the ingredients of a beach vacation along miles of soft white sand beaches on Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast.      The team at Newman-Dailey wants to help families plan their escape Continue reading

Published on Thursday, March 12, 2020

Destin, FL Vacation Coronavirus Tips

Updated September 1, 2022 We enjoy welcoming guests back to the beach, and the health and safety of our guests, clients, and staff remains a priority for the team at Newman-Dailey. Our clean, sanitized private vacation rentals are a safe option for taking a South Walton and Destin beach vacation. Newman-Dailey has instituted enhanced sanitization and cleaning practices and procedures for all of our vacation rentals, which includes an extended time between stays for sanitization and cleaning of each vacation rental. VIEW OUR COVID-19 SANITIZATION PRACTICES HERE   Continue reading

Published on Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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