Book your stay with confidence. If you need to reschedule or modify your stay, you can do so within 15 days before arrival. Our policies for rescheduling or canceling a reservation in a Newman-Dailey Resort Properties professionally managed vacation rental are below. These policies are for direct bookings through Newman-Dailey. Excludes reservations made through Airbnb, VRBO, and other third-party booking websites as well as monthly winter rentals.
Up to 15 days prior to arrival:
Deferred final payment: Due 15 days prior to arrival.
Published on Monday, January 8, 2024
The time has come to say goodbye to this year, and ring in the New Year! For those staying in Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach and Destin, Florida on Dec. 31, here’s a round-up of New Year’s Eve 2024 celebrations to ring in the New Year in style.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-the-year celebration is an evening to remember, with two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy a family-friendly evening with face painting, kids activities, and LIVE music on the Baytowne LIVE stage 6 p.m. &ndash
Published on Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Stand up to the “winter blues” with fresh air and sunshine! Now through Feb. 29, 2024, beach lovers can save $25/night up to $100 savings on 4 nights on a winter getaway. The best part is that sunny offer is good for holidays too! Consider escaping the dreary winter weather and take advantage of the following:
Getaway for New Year’s Eve
South Walton and Destin, Florida is a great location to ring in the New Year! With a variety of celebrations held around town at mid-day, in the evening and at midnight, young and old
Published on Tuesday, December 26, 2023
Located in the heart of Destin, Florida within a small, gated community directly on the beach, Destin vacation rental Sandpiper Cove 2121 epitomizes the Florida beach vacation. Walk out of your cottage and you are on the sand and feeling the spray of the Gulf of Mexico.
Entering this newly remodeled 3-bedroom cottage, the beach colors blend seamlessly from the décor to the stunning beach views from the picture windows and balcony that seem to go on forever. The spacious living room with large comfy sectional is perfect for gathering
Published on Friday, December 8, 2023
A beach vacation is a time-honored tradition for many. After welcoming families to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida for more than 38 years, we know that making time for memories with family and friends at the beach simply makes life happier. Therefore, we want to help families plan their cherished beach vacations.
Here are 5 reasons to book your 2024 beach vacation before the end of the year:
Best Selection .
Those who book their vacation early enjoy the best selection of Gulf-front vacation rentals and homes that often fill up, especially
Published on Monday, November 13, 2023
Celebrating the holidays is fun but celebrating the holidays at the beach is AMAZING! We’ve been welcoming families to the beach for more than 38 years to celebrate holiday traditions. With our snow-white sand beaches as the backdrop, our guests love taking pictures and enjoying the Florida sunshine during the holidays.
To help your family plan, we’ve highlighted some of the BEST beach homes for the holidays in Destin, Florida: ( Holiday homes booking fast. Reserve yours today )
Southern Grace (5 bdr 4.5 bath)
Located in the exclusive
Published on Friday, November 10, 2023
As one of the longest-operating vacation rental companies in Destin, Florida, there is nothing worse than having to tell an excited visitor who just arrived in town that the beautiful Destin vacation rental home or condominium that they thought they reserved and paid for is not legitimate, and they have been the victim of a scam.
Common vacation rental scams include fake vacation rental listings, non-reputable booking sites, being rushed to make the reservation and unusual payment methods. Here’s what to look for when booking a vacation rental
Published on Monday, October 23, 2023
The team at Newman-Dailey strives to be the best every day. We are honored to be voted the best Property Management Group on the Emerald Coast for 9 consecutive years by the readers of Emerald Coast Magazine.
The annual readers’ choice " Best of the Emerald Coast " awards are announced each year in the October issue of Emerald Coast Magazine. Each year, the team is humbled and honored to receive this vote of confidence and recognition among the community for our professional property management services.
Serving the Emerald Coast for more than
Published on Friday, October 20, 2023
Nestled along the shores of Miramar Beach, Florida, lies a hidden gem in the world of real estate: Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort. This charming community is not just a place to live; it's a lifestyle that combines the best of beachfront living with top-notch amenities and an unparalleled sense of community. The best part is whether you’re considering buying or selling a property within Hidden Dunes Resort’s 27-acre Gulf-front property, your investment will retain its value. The median sales price at Hidden Dunes Resort
Published on Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Have you ever dreamed of owning a Destin condo or vacation rental home at the beach? Second home ownership can be a great investment as well as a place to create family memories now and for generations to come. By placing your beach home or Destin condo on a rental program, you’ll enjoy supplemental income to help underwrite costs while having your own piece of paradise to enjoy time with family and friends at the beach.
Newman-Dailey real estate agents are experts at helping clients find the perfect property for their lifestyle and
Published on Monday, October 2, 2023
Thanksgiving and the holidays are a special time of year when families get to enjoy precious time together. At Newman-Dailey, we love welcoming families back to the beach to celebrate annual traditions and make new ones. Our extended family of guests and homeowners have discovered the joys of enjoying Thanksgiving and the holidays at a Destin vacation rental. Explore our collection of Destin vacation rental homes or Destin condos that are perfect for holiday celebrations.
Here are the top 7 reasons to reserve a Destin
Published on Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Fall is a beautiful time of year at the beach. It is a time when the pace slows; crowds become a distant memory; the water is warm for swimming; air temperatures are pleasantly cooler; events and fall festivals are taking place every weekend; and Monarch Butterflies and dragonflies flitter over the sand dunes—It’s Autumn Tides!
Sound glorious? Consider a mini-vacation. Mini-vacations offer big fun on a tight timetable. With lots of choices for a quick trip to the beach, the joys of a beach stay are within reach. Whether you prefer
Published on Monday, September 18, 2023
Try something new this year and see Destin from a different point of view with Timberview Helicopter Tours !
If you love coming to Destin for the white sand beaches and emerald waters, consider taking flight during your next visit and seeing the coast from a bird’s eye view.
Upon arrival at Timberview Helicopters in Destin, you will be greeted by a friendly staff prepared to help you get ready for your tour. Once your group has been checked in and given brief safety instructions, you will be guided outside to anxiously await your flight.
Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2023
It’s been a busy year and finding the time to plan for fun is often a challenge. Therefore, our team is making it easy to be spontaneous! Our team of local vacation specialists enjoy the thrill of finding the perfect vacation rental home or condominium for each individual’s needs and preferences. They'll even email you a list of choices within your favorite beach enclaves to review at your leisure.
Whether you wake up inspired to take a quick trip to the beach with your significant other or you're craving a solo trip to clear your mind
Published on Friday, July 14, 2023
Bears, Birds, Bonnetheads...Oh my! Beachgoers received a surprise recently when a black bear cub was spotted swimming in the crystal blue waters of Florida’s Emerald Coast. CNN Video Report shows the bear cooling off in the crystal blue waters. Wildlife experiences such as this are possible during a Destin vacation. While seeing a bear on the beach is unusual, it is common to see lots of other wildlife during your stay in Destin and Miramar Beach, Florida. Here's a look at the top 5 animal encounters that are common in Destin, Florida:
Published on Thursday, June 29, 2023
RECENTLY UPGRADED! Check out this luxury home located in a gated community just steps from the community pool and a short stroll to the beach! Southern Grace vacation rental home exudes charm, elegance, and beauty.
Southern Grace is the perfect name for this luxurious five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home located in the gated community of Emerald Waters Village in Miramar Beach, Florida. Driving up to the carport with its elegant lighting and beautiful wood ceiling, you feel the Southern hospitality the moment you arrive.
This Miramar Beach vacation
Published on Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Summer is almost here! Have you planned your summer beach vacay yet? If not, the team at Newman-Dailey is happy to provide suggestions for vacation rental homes and condos that would be perfect for your group. From Gulf-front condos to spacious homes with private pools, we have something for everyone. Check out our collection of Destin vacation rentals here or peruse some of our new properties with great introductory summer rates featured below...
Sandpiper Cove 2121
This Gulf Front condo has been completely remodeled from top to bottom
Published on Wednesday, May 17, 2023
The wildly popular, family-friendly, concert series runs through June 22. Held at the Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation's Cultural Arts Village in Destin, FL, the 10-concert live music series will feature premier regional and national musicians and bands performing everything from classic rock, reggae, and disco to modern pop. Plan to bring a beach chair, towel or picnic blanket and relax on the lush lawn while being entertained by talented musicians presenting lively musical performances. Bring your own picnic dinner and beverages of your choice, or
Published on Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Sure, locals claim it, but it’s always nice to have outside sources name our beaches as the best in the nation. Recently, Henderson Beach State Park was named one of the best beaches in the U.S. on the TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Best Beaches List. The list, which is based on reviews and ratings collected over the past 12 months, is decided by real travelers from all over, sharing real opinions and stories.
Among the Top 25 Beaches in the U.S., Henderson Beach State in Destin, Florida ranked #6, noting reviews such as “ The soft
Published on Tuesday, April 4, 2023
NEW ADDITION! We’re excited to introduce Pelican Beach Resort 1511 as a new option within our collection of premier Destin vacation rentals. This spectacular one-bedroom Gulf-front condo features spectacular views of the beach and Gulf!
With cool green walls, and a large mirror to reflect the Gulf’s natural hues coupled with comfy furnishings to snuggle in for a movie or just relax in the living room, this beautifully decorated condo makes a great home away from home at the beach. The fully equipped kitchen features granite counters
Published on Wednesday, March 29, 2023
It’s easy to get busy and put off booking your summer beach vacation. However, this is one time that you don’t want to procrastinate. Those who book early are being rewarded with low introductory rates for June stays. For beach lovers who wait, the risk of paying higher rates and the chance that the best rentals will already be booked increases as we get closer to the summer months. Now is the time to select your 30A, Miramar Beach, Destin vacation rental.
Start by exploring our new and updated beach vacation rentals and make time
Published on Friday, March 10, 2023
NEW ADDITION! Check out Sea Blessings vacation home just 1 block from the beach in the quiet Frangista Beach neighborhood. This darling beach cottage includes daily beach service, four bikes and is pet-friendly!
You’ll want to check out this charming three-bedroom, one-level home provides sleeping for you and 10 of your closest friends or family members. The plush furnishings provide endless comfort, and the modern appliances provide conveniences that guests appreciate. Each room has a flat screen TV, cool air conditioning and hardwood floors
Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Destin, Florida is a popular vacation destination. As locals, we appreciate the special benefits we receive from living along Northwest Florida's Gulf Coast. Here are our top 8 reasons why we love Destin, Florida:
1. The Weather
Destin enjoys a mild year-round climate with summers in the high 80s and cool winter days in the 60s and 70s. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 46°F to 88°F and is rarely below 32°F or above 92°F. The warmest months are July and August with an average high-temperature
Published on Friday, February 10, 2023
Happy New Year! We’re here to inspire some New Year’s Resolutions that will keep you healthy mentally and physically. Here’s our top 5 New Year’s Resolutions:
In today’s fast paced environment in which we’re all addicted to scroll and the next click, we recommend resolving to relax more. Plan time to set down the mobile phone and close the laptop. Schedule time to rest and relax. Whether meditate to the sound of waves lapping the shore or just spend some time in the lazy boy with a good book, it&rsquo
Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2023
There’s no better place to celebrate the holidays than at the beach. Whether you want to enjoy twinkling lights and holiday decorations or ring in the New Year with champagne and delicious food, there’s something for everyone in Northwest Florida.
Orchestrated by the City of DeFuniak Springs, Christmas Reflections is an annual, month-long display in December of 10 million Christmas lights around historic Lake DeFuniak. Hosted nightly from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Address: 3 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, Fla.
Published on Friday, December 23, 2022
Expansion Complete at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.
The Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) officially opened the new highly anticipated Concourse C in September. As one of 22 joint-use commercial service airports in the country, Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport has seen tremendous growth since 2016 when it added service from Allegiant Air. In 2016, Allegiant started service from Destin to St. Louis and Cincinnati. Within two years, by 2018 , Allegiant was providing service to 22 destinations and announced VPS as its place of operations
Published on Monday, November 14, 2022
Labor Day Weekend means it is time to take a break from working and take time to rest. Fortunately, rest and relaxation are our specialties along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. Here are the top three things to do in Destin for R&R on Labor Day Weekend:
Watch the Sunset
One of our favorite Destin Labor Day activities is getting a front-row seat for the sunset show. Labor Day weekend signifies the end of summer and Labor Day Sunsets are like nature's fireworks, celebrating the end of a spectacular summer season.
Published on Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Are you craving some beach time? If so, you may be looking for ways to stretch your travel dollar and get a deal on your next Destin or 30A vacation rental. A visit to the beach rejuvenates the mind, body and soul so we want to help make a beach getaway a reality. Therefore, we’ve gathered our best “insider tips” on how to get a deal on your next Destin vacation rental.
Plan Your Visit During Slower Weeks.
While this seems obvious, rates fluctuate with demand so selecting weeks in which demand is lighter can save your
Published on Friday, June 10, 2022
Looking for a Gulf-front condominium for your summer beach vacation? Consider Hidden Dunes Condo 1703 . This open, airy condominium on the 17th floor features stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico and white sand beaches down below.
Your group will adore the bright white beachy decor, and shabby chic, deep seating, comfy couches for relaxing and reconnecting after a day at the beach. This updated vacation rental features an upgraded kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar with bar height seating. Enjoy meals at the dining room table
Published on Wednesday, June 1, 2022
We’re excited to announce that Destin’s beloved Beachside Inn has reopened after a four-month renovation. With its freshly painted exterior, refreshed rooms, and updated pool deck, the popular spot for family beach vacations just got better! Located at the gateway to Crystal Beach, Beachside Inn has been transformed into a modern coastal Inn while still embodying its original roadside charm.
The upgraded guest rooms reflect a modern coastal feel with a nostalgic nod to Destin’s origin as a small, friendly fishing village
Published on Monday, May 16, 2022
Looking for the quieter Destin experience? Located to the east of Downtown Destin, Crystal Beach is a quiet, charming beach neighborhood. With its roots tied to Destin’s historic fishing village, the Crystal Beach neighborhood is less than 6 miles to the Destin Harbor, which is coined the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village and the home to the largest charter fishing fleet in the nation.
The Crystal Beach area features a mix of lodging options ranging from the recently refreshed Beachside Inn, a modern coastal neighborhood motel, to beachfront
Published on Tuesday, March 15, 2022
We recently hosted our bi-annual Beach Memories Contest. It’s a joy sharing our guests’ experiences, including birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, firsts and much more!
Hundreds of travelers shared their favorite memories from their last Destin vacation for a chance to win a vacation stay at the newly remodeled Beachside Inn in the heart of Crystal Beach. After reviewing the most endearing stories of guests’ special memories at the beach, the three submissions with the most points became our My Beach Memories photo contest winners
Published on Friday, February 25, 2022
For those seeking a new hideaway off Scenic Hwy 30A, check out San Remo condominiums in Santa Rosa Beach. Located within walking distance to Gulf Place and the popular Shunk Gulley restaurant, San Remo offers a picturesque setting and is just steps from the beach. Wonderfully hidden behind lush foliage, the four-story upscale gated condominium complex intertwines nature and creature comforts to ensure that you leave your vacation unwound and rejuvenated.
While there are many options at San Remo, there is a spotlight on San Remo 207 ,
Published on Tuesday, February 8, 2022
It’s planning time! A time to begin the exciting process of planning your vacations and travel for 2022. While there are endless options, many are opting for hassle-free travel to drivable beaches and South Walton and Destin beaches are often at the top of the list. And for the many return visitors to the area, here’s a round-up of what’s new for 2022 to enhance your next visit to 30A, Miramar Beach or Destin.
30A Cork & Barrel is a high-end bottle shop featuring highly allocated and hard-to-find premium
Published on Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Are you looking for a picture-perfect cottage to work from the beach or a home away from home at the beach for your next family vacation? Consider Royal Bahamian vacation rental home in the quiet Crystal Beach neighborhood.
The large open living area is perfect for gathering family and friends. This coastal cottage is a short stroll to the beach and sleeps up to eight. So whether you’re seeking a location for a winter sabbatical to work from the beach or for a family vacation, Royal Bahamian beach house is ready to meet your needs.
Published on Thursday, January 6, 2022
When you’re seeking a luxurious location to call home during your next Destin beach vacation, consider Newman-Dailey’s new vacation rental option in the gated, affluent neighborhood of Destiny by the Sea. Oasis by the Sea luxury vacation rental home that will provide your crew the perfect backdrop while you’re in paradise.
Oasis by the Sea in Destin features three stories each with a balcony for ample time outside enjoying the coastal breezes. A fantastic home for several families, Oasis by the Sea strikes the balance of offering
Published on Thursday, December 23, 2021
One of the joys of staying in a Destin vacation rental is the fully stocked kitchen. That being said, one of the joys of being on vacation s not having to cook. To experience the joy of both, many vacationing families have discovered the benefits of hiring a personal chef to create an intimate in-home dining experience.
Whether coming to the beach for the holidays, a special celebration or just a romantic rendezvous, travelers staying in Destin, Miramar Beach and along Scenic Highway 30A have a growing number of options for in-home catering
Published on Friday, December 10, 2021
Are you seeking a recently enhanced Gulf-front condo for your next Destin vacation? Jade East 630 is refreshed and ready to welcome your family. This two-bedroom, beachfront condo features striking tile floors, fresh paint, new drapes, new living room furniture, a wet bar, and a new dining set.
While the interior is beautifully decorated, most importantly, it complements the gorgeous blue hues of the Gulf of Mexico that are visible through the floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. The doors open to a private balcony with comfortable outdoor furniture
Published on Thursday, December 2, 2021
Are you looking for a Gulf-front Destin vacation rental for your next beach vacation? Consider Sterling Sands 306 for your beach home away from home. This well-appointed 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo sleeps up to six with a king in the primary bedroom, queen in the guest room, and a sleeper sofa.
With gorgeous views of the beach and Gulf from almost every room, this beautiful vacation home has been updated with new flooring, furniture, and lighting. Guests enjoy stepping out onto the large balcony with a clear railing, providing uninterrupted views of
Published on Wednesday, November 17, 2021
You’ve probably already started dreaming about your next beach vacation. Relaxing on the soft white sand beaches with warm coastal breezes rolling over your skin and cool drink in your hand, you’re relaxing and soaking up the beach life. Now is the time to stop dreaming and start planning. Here’s the top 3 reasons to book your 2022 South Walton or Destin beach vacation now:
The early vacation planner gets the best vacation rentals. With Gulf-front vacation rentals in high demand, those who book
Published on Monday, November 15, 2021
Are you still trying to finalize your Thanksgiving plans? The team at Newman-Dailey Resort Properties wants to help. We’ve been helping our guests plan memorable holiday celebrations for more than 36 years.
Office Manager Kerbi Ancona talks with many guests personally and the number one thing they tell her is that when they celebrate Thanksgiving in Destin, Florida, they feel less stressed.
“Our guests tell me they often go out to eat and leave the cooking to someone else. What they enjoy most is spending quality time together in a relaxed
Published on Thursday, November 4, 2021
The Newman-Dailey Resort Properties team recently joined forces with the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) to help improve the ecology and water quality of Big Redfish Lake behind Sanctuary at Redfish Resort in Blue Mountain Beach. As one of the area’s 16 coastal dune lakes, Big Redfish Lake is important to the local ecology of the area by providing critical habitat to local species and recreational opportunities for visitors and residents.
Our team rolled up our sleeves and dug in to plant several different types of grasses on the
Published on Friday, October 15, 2021
Seeking a tranquil place to rest and unwind within a scenic beachside setting? Consider a Crystal Beach vacation rental. Crystal Dunes 503 has the cure for stress. From the beachfront views of the waves lapping the shore to the modern coastal décor, guests will experience calming vibes the moment they walk in the door.
Upon entering the spacious 1,779 square foot condominium, guests feel like they’ve stepped into heaven on earth. With 9-foot ceilings, glass doors letting in Florida sunshine and open floor plan, Crystal Dunes 503 brings
Published on Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Are you looking for an oasis by the sea (aka the Gulf of Mexico) in Destin, Florida for your next beach vacation or holiday celebration? We’ve got a great suggestion for a vacation rental home. Oasis by the Sea is a four-bedroom luxury vacation rental home that sleeps up to 12 of your favorite friends or family members.
Located within Destiny by the Sea, an upscale, gated neighborhood in Crystal Beach, Oasis by the Sea offer three stories of luxurious comfort. Each floor includes a balcony or patio, kitchenette, and large windows to welcome
Published on Thursday, October 7, 2021
We enjoy seeing and hearing about our guests’ experiences at the beach. Each year, the beach is where families come together to rest, reconnect, and celebrate life’s special moments. For more than 36 years, the team at Newman-Dailey has been welcoming families to the beach and we always enjoy hearing about our guests' experiences and the joys of their vacation. Our annual My Beach Memories photo contest allows us to read and see our guest’s stories and reward the winning submission with a free vacation rental stay.
Published on Friday, October 1, 2021
If your family’s vacation priorities include a private pool, walking distance to the beach, plenty of indoor and outdoor space and big open balconies for enjoying coastal breezes, we’ve got the vacation rental home for you. Coastal Cove is a seven-bedroom, 7.5-bath vacation rental home in Destin, Florida. Located in the quaint Crystal Beach neighborhood, this four-story home has all the amenities necessary for a relaxing beach escape.
The large kitchen that opens to the dining room and gathering areas features granite counters, stainless
Published on Friday, September 10, 2021
We’re celebrating Moms! This has been a tough year and Mom has been doing it all! She's the chef, the housekeeper, the launderer, the teacher, the chauffeur, the cheerleader, the coach and so much more. We know the stress of this last year has added up and taken a toll on Mom's mental and physical health. That’s why we created the MOMosa Vacation!
Plan a trip to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida this fall (September - November 19) and take advantage of our MOMosa Vacation package , which combines our low fall rates on vacation
Published on Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Like everyone along the Gulf Coast, we're monitoring Tropical Storm Ida, which is strengthening in the Caribbean Sea forecasted to make landfall in Louisiana on Sunday night (8/29)/Monday morning (8/30).
Our thoughts and prayers are with our western neighbors and our extended family of friends and guests who live in this area. We have availability for those who wish to move out of the storm's path and stay with us in Destin, Florida. A hurricane watch is in effect from Cameron, Louisiana, to the Mississippi-Alabama state line, including
Published on Friday, August 27, 2021
Hey friends in Minneapolis and Las Vegas, it just got easier to reach Destin, Florida’s soft white sand beaches!
We’re thrilled to announce that Allegiant Airlines has new routes from Las Vegas (LAS) and Minneapolis (MSP) and to Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS).
Allegiant specializes in providing direct service from America’s small cities to world-class destinations, including Destin, Florida, with affordable fares. While Allegiant only flies on certain days of the week and baggage charges may cost extra, travelers will enjoy the
Published on Monday, August 23, 2021
We’re excited to welcome Hidden Dunes Condo 1406 our collection of well-appointed vacation rentals, and this gorgeous condominium is ready to welcome your family. This spectacular corner unit on the 14th floor has exceptional views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico. Whether you’re sitting inside and enjoying the vistas from the comfort of the couch in a climate-controlled setting or stepping out on the private balcony to enjoy the coastal breezes, it’s easy to embrace the calm and settle into beach time.
With three bedrooms, a fully
Published on Thursday, August 5, 2021
We know that families want to stay connected and entertained while at the beach. In addition, many families are working and schooling remotely from the beach, and the need for reliable high-speed internet and WiFi has grown exponentially. The owners of Jade East 1210 understand the need for speed and have upgraded to 100 Mbp, providing guests reliable broadband powered by a fiber-optic connection, making it perfectly equipped to handle your family’s entertainment needs and your workload. The added bandwidth also supports the condominium&rsquo
Published on Thursday, July 29, 2021
Labor Day is the holiday that signifies the end of summer and a moment to rest. As the nation comes back from the pandemic, American workers are seeking outdoor destinations, including beaches, mountains and state parks. For those considering a Labor Day beach vacation to Destin, Florida, we’ve highlighted our top 5 vacation ideas for a Labor Day.
Eco-Friendly Labor Day Vacation
If you’re seeking an environmentally responsible Labor Day vacation that will allow you to commune with nature, consider a 30A eco-vacation in Blue Mountain
Published on Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Do you love leaving your day-to-day world behind and losing yourself on vacation? If you answered, “yes”, you’ll want to consider escaping to the beaches of Northwest Florida to feel a world away by staying at A World Away Destin Vacation Rental and enjoy the home’s wonderful new additions, including a new gathering space in the converted garage and enhanced backyard with pergola overlooking the private swimming pool.
Located within the quiet Crystal Beach neighborhood, A World Away has transformed into a whole new world
Published on Thursday, July 15, 2021
There are many great choices for staying in Destin for Labor Day. The best part is that Labor Day is part of our Late Summer Value season and our published rates are discounted 20- 30% off peak summer season rates. Here are our top picks for places to stay for Labor Day in Destin, Florida.
Jade East – Best location Near the Destin Harbor
We like this family-friendly property for Labor Day due to its proximity to area attractions and the Destin Harbor. Located across the street from Big Kahuna’s Waterpark (one free adult admission per
Published on Friday, July 9, 2021
Are you looking for a vacation rental that sleeps 10 in one of the best beach neighborhoods in the Destin area? Check out Sandpiper’s Destiny vacation rental home, now managed by Newman-Dailey Resort Properties.
This gorgeous three-bedroom, three-story home overlooks a beautiful lake in Destiny West neighborhood of Crystal Beach, Florida. Cradled by twisting oaks, waving palms and Four Prong Lake, Sandpiper's Destiny offers the calm of a warm beach breeze along with the tranquility of its lakeside setting.
This luxury home boasts three full
Published on Wednesday, July 7, 2021
As many re-imagine their future, the thought of purchasing a vacation home has emerged. The next question is “where?” While there are many tourist-friendly destinations with varying appeal, ranging from big cities to majestic mountains to beaches to vineyards, the beach naturally attracts tourists of all ages. The beach strikes a nice balance between your personal enjoyment and as a rental revenue generator. Owners can gather with their family and friends during the slower months and rent their property when it is in high demand among
Published on Monday, July 5, 2021
Happy Fourth of July! It’s a thrill to celebrate our nation’s independence and it’s even more fun when you’re at the beach. Looking for fun things to do for your independence day 2022 celebration? Here’s our suggestions depending on where you’re staying.
Events Near 30A Vacation Rentals (including Sanctuary at Redfish)
4th of July Parade (Grayton Beach)
July 4, 8 a.m. Starting at The Red Bar
Come join in the fun for the annual July 4th parade in the wonderful and funky town of Grayton Beach
Published on Friday, July 2, 2021
Join Newman-Dailey Resort Properties in Fighting Childhood Hunger by participating in the Food for Thought - Food Drive
and earn a chance to win a FREE 3-day/2-night stay in a Destin vacation rental!
The team at Newman-Dailey is passionate about serving our community and we think our guests and clients might like to join us in this effort. If you agree, we invite you to Vacation Forward and spread love to our community by supporting area students in need.
Participation is easy and we'll reward your good deed with a chance to win a FREE 3-day /
Published on Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Are you looking for a new location for your next Destin vacation? If so, you’ll want to see our newest vacation rental option at Emerald Dunes condominiums in Crystal Beach – Emerald Dunes 303!
Now part of our collection of premier Destin vacation rentals, Emerald Dunes 303 is ready to be your beach home for your Labor Day beach vacation and beyond. This gorgeous three-bedroom, two-bath beachfront Destin vacation rental enjoys a premier location along Scenic Gulf Drive. Already in high demand due to its location, and roomy comfortable
Published on Thursday, June 17, 2021
Looking for the perfect Destin vacation hideaway for your family? Check out Caribbean Dunes 103! This recently upgraded vacation rental condominium just steps from the beach has been remodeled to include new décor and artwork. The kitchen was updated with new appliances and lighting. When it’s time to retire, guests will enjoy the new bedding and new carpet in the bedroom. Hallway bunks are great for the kids and when you’re ready for fresh air and coastal breezes, simply step out on the back porch and to feel the warm wind on
Published on Wednesday, June 2, 2021
With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, we’re delighted to welcome many traveling families to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. While we know you’ll want to spend lots of time soaking in the sun and enjoying the area’s pristine beaches, there are some great local events to honor our military heroes and enjoy live music and fun. Here are the highlights:
Memorial Day Ceremony in Santa Rosa Beach (Monday, May 31)
The historic Gulf Cemetery will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. The 106-year-old cemetery
Published on Friday, May 28, 2021
We’re delighted to share that the owners of Condo 120 at Jade East Towers have completed a full renovation of their three-bedroom, three-bathroom condominium, conveniently located on the first floor of Jade East in the heart of Destin, Florida. This blessed location means that you can be the first to reach the beach and put your toes in the sand each morning. Adorned with new outdoor furnishings, the beach-front balcony puts beach lovers near the action. With a view of the soothing blue hues of Gulf of Mexico in the distance, the pool just
Published on Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Trying to decide when to take your next beach vacation? Consider this “Insider Tip”, Destin vacation rental prices decrease 20-30% after August 9. As the summer begins to wind down and students begin to return to school, availability for the best Destin vacation rentals improves, and rates decline as part of our Late Summer Value Season . This is the time of year to get a deal on a luxury vacation rental home or enjoy big savings on a one- or two-bedroom condominium.
The month of August is hot but refreshing water activities and cool
Published on Monday, May 24, 2021
After last year, we know families are ready to have the best beach vacation ever! Luckily, our friends at the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention & Visitor Bureau have made it easy to find adventures for your family when visiting the Destin area. In addition to all the great activities and watersports that Destin offers, the team has created “ Adventure Packs ” which pair some of the area’s best local restaurants with the best experiences to create dream-worthy adventures for your family. We’ve highlighted a few of
Published on Friday, May 7, 2021
Mediterranea Resort in Miramar Beach is one of the most popular condominium resorts due to its premier location on Scenic Highway 98 near Pompano Joe’s Restaurant. Its semicircular design grants each condominium a relaxing view of the Gulf. The centerpiece of this premier, gated-resort is the Gulf-view pool and hot tub just steps from the beach. With a gated beach access, guests enjoy miles of white sand beaches along with a beach-front Gazebo—ideal for enjoying coastal breezes and watching the surf roll in from high atop the dune.
Published on Friday, April 30, 2021
While the beach has naturally calming qualities, sometimes it’s nice to reach a deeper level of calm and relaxation. For those seeking the best yoga classes in the Destin area both in-studio and on the beach, we’ve gather our staff’s top picks for Yoga in Destin. We’ve divided our list by coastal community (west to east) to help you find the yoga experience that closest to your vacation rental home or simply try them all. We hope you enjoy exploring these meditative sessions and finding a new level of Zen.
Sunshine Yoga (
Published on Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Are you seeking a Destin vacation rental home with a heated hot tub? Sandy Starfish vacation rental beach home in Crystal Beach is a shiny spot in this quiet neighborhood of Crystal Beach. The backyard includes a gas grill, covered seating for eight, lounge chairs for sunbathing, a private pool, and a heated hot tub. The heated hot tub is a popular bonus, which provides guests added stress relief as well as other possible health benefits, including muscle relaxation, improved sleep, pain relief, and improved circulation.
Named in honor of the tranquil
Published on Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Do you like to feel like a local on vacation? If so, we recommend staying in the Crystal Beach neighborhood in Destin, Florida. This charming beachside community is home to pastel-colored beach homes with white picket fences. The sugar-white sand beaches are accessible via neighborhood beach accesses and dune walkovers that are conveniently located along Scenic Highway 98. Here is our list of the top 8 things to do when you stay in Crystal Beach, Florida:
1. Bike Crystal Beach Neighborhoods & Scenic Gulf Drive
One of our favorite things to do
Published on Monday, April 5, 2021
We’re excited to welcome Royal Bahamian vacation rental home in Crystal Beach back to our collection of beach cottages available for Destin vacations! The picture-perfect cottage is ideal for vacationing families.
With a large open living area and nap room for kids of all ages to hang out, Royal Bahamian a three-bedroom vacation rental home is a cozy oasis at the beach. And when sunshine calls, there are lots of options. Simply open the front door and step out to the neighborhood pool directly across the street or head one block south to reach
Published on Thursday, April 1, 2021
We hosted Jessica Turner, The Mom Creative, and her family for a beach vacation at Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort. This was the first time they have traveled since quarantining due to COVID-19. Read about her experience below:
Beach Rental in Destin: Newman-Dailey Property Review
By Jessica Turner
Our family spent spring break in Destin for five-nights, staying at Hidden Dunes, a resort property in Destin managed by Newman-Dailey Resorts . Our visit was hosted Newman-Dailey, but all thoughts are my own in this post. Hidden Dunes
Published on Friday, March 26, 2021
For those looking for a beach escape that is still in the heart of the action, The Empress 404 at Seascape Resort delivers. This incredible Destin condominium overlooks Scenic Highway 98 with spectacular views of the beach and Gulf of Mexico. Step out on the 40-foot furnished balcony to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the action down. Watch as beachgoers park their cars and struggle to unload their beach chairs and umbrellas and make their way to the beach while your group simply steps onto the elevator and walks steps to the beach where seasonal
Published on Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The team at Newman-Dailey Resort Properties is delighted to welcome five premier 30A vacation rentals to its collection of South Walton vacation rental properties. Previously managed by Dolphin Developers, we're delighted to provide our expert property management services along with our exceptional service to owners and guests. Established in 1985, we've been welcoming families to South Walton and Destin's beaches for more than 35 years. If you enjoy the charming qualities of Scenic Highway 30A or have always wanted to stay along this National Scenic...
Published on Tuesday, March 23, 2021
We’ve long known that Scenic Highway 30A is special. In fact, in 2006, the state of Florida took notice designating it as an “official” Florida Scenic Highway. Now, 15 years later, the iconic road has been named a National Scenic Byway by Scenic America , placing this scenic stretch of coastal highway among the ranks of six other scenic Florida roadways, including A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway, Big Bend Scenic Byway, Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway, Florida Keys Scenic Highway, Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway,
Published on Thursday, March 18, 2021
Spring is in the air and the beach is calling. Spring is one of the most beautiful times of the year at the beach, and for families who are flexible with their travel plans, plan a late spring getaway and save 10% of the standard rate.
Late spring is a sweet spot along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. With comfortable daytime temperatures, fewer crowds, and fun local events, it's easy to see why locals love late spring.
Take advantage of our Late Spring Fling Special Offer by booking a stay of three nights or more at
Published on Friday, March 12, 2021
If you’re considering Destin, Florida for your next beach vacation, you’ll want to consider a beach condominium at Silver Shells Resort. This sprawling resort has plenty of space to spread out and enjoy the Florida sunshine. And to help keep you and your family safe, each condominium enjoys a private elevator entrance.
To ensure you can access the soft white sand beaches faster, we recommend staying at a lower level condominium. One of our favorite lower level Destin condos is St. Maarten 302 . This cute beachy condo has lots of
Published on Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Southwest Airlines® is now offering direct flights to the Destin-Fort-Walton Beach Airport. Southwest Airlines travelers will now be able to fly into Valpariso (VPS) just 30 minutes from downtown Destin.
Flights begin May 2021 for late spring and summer beach travel to Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). The initial flight schedule has launched and is now available for purchase on Southwest.com.
DESTIN/FT. WALTON BEACH, FLA., DAILY SERVICE BEGINS MAY 6, 2021 Beginning May 6, 2021, Southwest will commence
Published on Thursday, February 25, 2021
Are you ready to start planning your next Destin vacation? If so, you’ll want to include Silver Shells Resort in your list of considerations. For starters, Silver Shells Resort features an exceptionally large lagoon pool with a hot tub and kiddie pool. The kids will also love the playground adjacent to the beach, and Dad will appreciate the lush grilling area. Of course, with the famous Ruth's Chris Steak House on property, Dad may want to skip the grill and let the esteemed chefs at Ruth’s Chris handle the meal prep. The property also
Published on Wednesday, February 24, 2021
At Newman-Dailey, our team enjoys toasting sunset with delicious libations. We’ve participated in our share of beach bonfires and sunset happy hours along the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida. As such, one of the things that got us through quarantine during COVID-19 was our "Dailey Happy Hour" at the Beach series. We had the joy of stepping out on the deck and enjoying the coastal breeze and sounds of the surf while we made some of our favorite happy hour concoctions. Check out these creative sunset cocktail ideas for your next
Published on Friday, February 19, 2021
Are you searching for the perfect vacation rental for your family of 8 or less along the beaches of South Walton or Destin, Florida? If so, you’ll want to check out Maravilla Resort, which has a dedicated beach walkover and access acres of soft, white sand beach. Maravilla is a family-friendly resort community and is ideal for families with small children and seniors. Located in Miramar Beach within walking distance to Pompano Joe’s, the intimate condominium complex includes a large pool overlooking the Gulf and clubhouse for guests&
Published on Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Welcome 2021! The New Year brings new beginnings and as such we are welcoming new restaurants and businesses to our community. Thanks to our friends at Visit South Walton who helped us create this list of the new dining options and new businesses that you’ll want to try out on your next South Walton and Destin vacation.
The Citizen (Alys Beach)
On Scenic Highway 30-A in Alys Beach, The Citizen has opened as a coastal tavern with fine indoor, outdoor and take-away dining. An 18-seat bar and 12-seat custom raw bar along with outdoor seating
Published on Monday, February 15, 2021
New Addition! We’re excited to welcome Jade East Condo 830 to our collection of luxury condos at Jade East Towers in Destin, Florida. Jade East’s incredible Gulf-front location in the heart of Destin is just the beginning of this Destin condo’s charm.
Staying in Jade East 830 feels like a warm breeze on a summer day at the beach. The updated décor infuses crisp whites with soothing pale blues that complement the vibrant blues of the Gulf of Mexico. The location on the eighth floor provides guests gorgeous views of the beach
Published on Friday, February 12, 2021
Location, location, location! Emerald Dunes Condominiums is located in the heart of Crystal Beach overlooking the soft, white sand beaches of Northwest Florida. For families who want to feel like a local while in Destin, the Crystal Beach neighborhood is the place to be. Across the street from Emerald Dunes, walkers are greeted with pastel-colored houses and white picket fences as well as Camille’s Café, a local favorite for fresh menu items, sushi, and local brews.
Families who select Emerald Dunes 201 for their vacation should
Published on Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Destin, Florida is one of the most popular spring break destinations for families with children and teens. Destin’s soft white sand beaches and emerald green waters provide a playground for all ages in an expansive outdoor setting. Beyond the beach, there are a variety of activities and experiences that will allow everyone in your group to have fun! In addition, when you stay with Newman-Dailey, you'll enjoy FREE activities with each day of your stay. Here’s a list of our favorite things to do in Destin for Spring Break.
Published on Monday, February 1, 2021
Does the lack of travel last year have you feeling blue? If you answered “yes”, it’s time to get back to the beach and the gorgeous blue-green waters of the Gulf! For an added dose of the “blues”, check our new addition— Blue Haven Point ! This adorable three-bedroom, two-bathroom Destin vacation rental home located in the charming Crystal Beach neighborhood will easily turn your frown upside down.
The sunny interior of Blue Haven Point is guaranteed to cure all kinds of ailments because there isn’t much that
Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Are you craving a luxury beach vacation? If you answered, “yes”, we think you’ll love the recently renovated Hidden Dunes Penthouse 1700 .
Penthouse 1700 at Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort is more than just an enormous condo with 3,600 square feet of living space, 9-foot ceilings, four bedrooms, five bathrooms and bonus sleeping rooms, it’s a luxury beach getaway! With expansive windows and a corner location high atop the Gulfside Condominium, the Penthouse offers 360-degree views of the shimmering Gulf of Mexico, the
Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Newman-Dailey Resort Properties awarded Real Estate Agents Heather Green and Shannyn Stevenson as the 2020 Top Producers of the Year. Diane Green was the Top Real Estate Sales Agent for 2020 and Shannyn Stevenson earned Top Listing Agent for 2020.
After earning top accolades in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and now 2020, Heather Green consistently demonstrates she is among the best real estate agents serving 30-A, Miramar Beach, and Destin area. Green employs proven marketing strategies, ranging from home staging to social networking, which results
Published on Monday, January 18, 2021
Join us for a virtual tour of Hidden Dunes Villa 36. This recently upgraded Destin vacation rental features new furniture, new flooring, and a new living room television. With stunning views of the Hidden Dunes lake and a well thought out floor plan, this 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom villa has a lot to offer families.
This comfortable Hidden Dunes Villa is a short walk to the beach. Guests enjoy laughing with friends on the screened-in porch, unwinding in the Jacuzzi bath, and strolling through lush trails throughout the resort. After a fun-filled day
Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2021
The most romantic day of the year is approaching and we thought it was the perfect time to share our list of the most romantic things to in Destin, Florida to help our guests create a romantic Destin vacation. These ideas are perfect for Valentine’s Day or a romantic escape any time of the year. Plan a stay during February and enjoy $25 off per night up to 4 nights (up to $100 savings). Click here for details.
Sunset on the beach .
Our number one pick for romance in Destin is to watch the sunset on the beach. Bring a blanket or
Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2021
While 2020 was a tough year, we were able to celebrate the silver linings with our guests through our fourth My Beach Memories photo contest. We’ve been accepting submissions from August 2020 through December 29, 2020 of our guests’ favorite beach vacation memories and we’re excited to announce the winners!
From stories of COVID-blessings and first visits to the beach to weddings and favorite activities, our hearts were warmed sharing in our guests’ joys, celebrations and beach vacation traditions. We’re honored
Published on Monday, January 11, 2021
As we say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021 with open arms, this is a great time to start healthy habits for the New Year. We’ve all made resolutions in year’s past that don’t always come to fruition so this year, we’ve created a list of resolutions for your next Destin vacation that we think will bring you joy and jump start a healthier happier you.
Try Something New on Your Next Visit to Destin
If you are a foodie, it could be trying a new South Walton or Destin restaurant. Or if you love to cook, rent a vacation rental
Published on Thursday, January 7, 2021
The top vacation rental in Crystal Beach is actually on the bottom! Check out our newest addition to the Newman-Dailey collection of premier Destin vacation rentals-- Emerald Dunes 104 . This beautiful first-floor, two-bedroom, two-bath condominium with a bunk room overlooks the shimmering emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico and sleeps up to eight.
With its incredible location on the first floor, this Destin condo opens to a patio overlooking a lush green nestled behind the dunes. Simply step outside, breathe in the salt air and let the relaxation
Published on Wednesday, January 6, 2021
As we reflect on 2020, we enjoy finding the silver lining on an otherwise tragic year. Through our “My Beach Memories Photo Contest” stories, we had the joy of sharing many special memories with our guests. We think that coming to the beach with your family and friends provides a much needed, safe escape to enjoy a change of scenery and to relax and reconnect. The following are priceless stories of each family’s 2020 memories and unique blessings.
#1) COVID Blessings
“My husband and I both work in the hospital and after
Published on Monday, January 4, 2021
The newest addition to our collection of premier Destin condominiums is Destin Condo 1230 at Jade East Towers . The calming blue hues beautifully complement the Gulf of Mexico, which can be seen through the floor to ceiling windows that lead to the private balcony. Guests rave about watching the sunset from the private balcony, entertaining in the fully-stocked kitchen, and lounging in the master suite, which features spectacular views of the Gulf. Plus, the convenience of a washer/dryer and a wet bar make entertaining a joy.
While it is lovely watching
Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Say goodbye to 2020, and start planning to make 2021 fun! Now is the time to book your 2021 Destin vacation! Book early and get the best rate and the best rental!
Check out our collection of South Walton and Destin vacation rental homes and condominiums , including our new and upgraded rentals , and secure yours today. The early bird gets the worm and the best vacation rental!
Book before December 31st to take advantage of our Peace of Mind special offer and enjoy 10% off* your Destin vacation rental. * Some restrictions apply . See
Published on Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Real Estate Agent Shannyn Stevenson was honored as the "Top Real Estate Producer" for the third quarter of 2020. Stevenson was honored for being both the “Top Sales Agent” and the “Top Listing Agent” for the third quarter of 2020.
While COVID-19 made selling real estate more complicated, Shannyn has found creative ways to serve her clients. Shannyn’s use of personalized, guided video walk-throughs of properties allowed her clients to view listings and ask questions in real-time and get to closing faster.
Published on Monday, December 21, 2020
MOON CRUSH LIVE CONCERT - REMAINING RENTALS GOING FAST
We are excited to announce that South Walton will host the first annual, Moon Crush Live Concert Event! If you're missing live music as much as we have been, you'll be excited to learn that Moon Crush is designed to be a socially distanced experience for you and your favorite people to connect and enjoy live music in a responsible way. Once you get here, you will be just a short walk, bicycle or golf cart ride away from the music and the beautiful beaches.
The incredible Moon Crush line-up
Published on Tuesday, December 15, 2020
While this year has been anything but normal, we’re not going to miss the opportunity to celebrate the holidays along the Emerald Coast. For those considering a holiday getaway to the beaches of South Walton and Destin, Florida, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the opportunities to celebrate while staying safe. Here are our top festive holiday events for 2020:
Jolly Jubilee 2020 at Destin Commons
A series of holiday happenings will take place at Destin Commons now through Christmas. With a 50' Christmas tree as an anchor, the premier
Published on Monday, December 14, 2020
The year 2020 has proven challenging and many are ready to pop into 2021. For those who are healthy and able to travel, here are our top 5 reasons to ring in the New Year in Destin, Florida.
1. Enjoy a change of scenery while staying in a safe, sanitized Destin vacation rental home or condominium. It’s a fun safe place to gather your crew and ring in the New Year in style. (Bonus! When you stay in a Newman-Dailey vacation rental for NYE, you’ll receive a complimentary bottle of champagne to start your celebration
Published on Friday, December 11, 2020
Our team has been welcoming guests to the beach for more than 35 years and we know that the newest properties and those closest to the beach book first. Therefore, we encourage our guests to book early to enjoy the best selection at the best rate. As an added bonus, we're offering our guests Peace of Mind knowing their vacation is booked at the best rate with our special 10% discount for stays of 4 nights or more for stays between Jan 1 through October 31, 2021 (excluding holiday weeks).
With hundreds of premier Destin beach vacation rentals available
Published on Friday, December 4, 2020
Windancer 402 is the newest addition to Newman-Dailey’s collection of premier vacation rental homes and condominiums in Miramar beach. This exclusive fourth-floor loft suite features amazing views. With granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, your family will love preparing meals in this kitchen that opens to the dining and living area. Step out on the balcony for coffee or a sunset toast and enjoy expansive views of the beach and shimmering waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This 3-bedroom condominium features two traditional rooms
Published on Thursday, December 3, 2020