Are you looking for the best places to travel in December and beyond? As locals, we are blessed to live alongside some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. That said, it’s reassuring to know that respected publications such as Conde Nast Traveler, Southern Living, and Good Housekeeping Magazine also recognize the Emerald Coast among the best places to travel in December and in the coming year. Here’s a look at how our beaches rank:
Best Places to Travel in December - #7 South Walton
Good Housekeeping Magazine recently ranked
Published on Monday, December 26, 2022
It’s time for holiday planning! Time to start coordinating where, when, and meal prep for the winter holidays, including Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Hanukkah. For many families gathering at the beach for the holidays has become a cherished tradition. 30A and Destin vacation rentals provide a home away from home in a gorgeous setting to gather and celebrate the holidays with loved ones. The best part is that when the celebration is over, you’ll enjoy leaving the cleaning to someone else.
Here are our top tips for cooking holiday
Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Looking for a 30A vacation rental for your next South Walton beach vacation? Check out our latest addition, Sanctuary at Redfish 1119 . This gorgeous condominium set on the western corner of Redfish Lake in Blue Mountain Beach provides guests peaceful views of the nature preserve and lake in the distance from the long balcony that spans the condo’s width. Stress melts away as you hear the breeze rustling through the water oaks and smell the salt air drifting from the nearby Gulf.
The three-bedroom condo is beautifully decorated with cool and
Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Are you planning a 30A vacation this summer? If so, you may want to take advantage of the FREE day-use admission to Grayton Beach State Park and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park located along Scenic Highway 30A this summer.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Walton County Tourism Department is covering the cost of entry for day-use visitors to increase available parking for beachgoers and offer access to wide a variety of eco-tourism activities available in South Walton County.
Topsail Hill State Preserve is a 1,640-acre Gulf-front park, which
Published on Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Sanctuary at Redfish in Blue Mountain Beach along Scenic Highway 30-A combines luxury and nature. With private access to Big Redfish Lake, multiple pools and hot tubs, complimentary kayak use, and pontoon boat trips to the beach, there are countless ways to relax without ever leaving the property. Sunbathe in the expansive pool deck which seamlessly blends four-tiered pools (one heated seasonally), two hot tubs, a fire pit, and four grills with the untouched natural foliage along the Gulf. Take a seasonal ferry ride across the dune lake to the shores...
Published on Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Looking for the perfect 30A vacation rental for your next beach vacation or to work from the beach? Check out Sanctuary at Redfish 2115 overlooking the resort pool and coastal dune lake in Blue Mountain Beach.
This three-bedroom condominium was recently upgraded with new flooring, 70” SMART TVs, and a new workspace in the master bedroom to make it easier to work from the beach. For those who can work from anywhere, the view overlooking the coastal dune lake will inspire creativity and increase productivity.
With three bedrooms, travertine
Published on Thursday, January 27, 2022
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
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
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
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
Do you want to stay along Scenic Highway 30A but want to avoid crowded towns like Seaside and Rosemary Beach during the busy spring and summer seasons? Newman-Dailey Resort Properties specializes in properties that are close to the action but are a quiet, serene oasis that allows families to relax and escape life's chaos. Sanctuary at Redfish is one of those resorts. Located along Scenic Highway 30A in Blue Mountain Beach, Sanctuary at Redfish is nestled next to a preserve and overlooks Redfish Lake, one of South Walton’s rare coastal dune
Published on Thursday, April 15, 2021
Sanctuary at Redfish is truly a magnificent gem along Scenic Highway 30A and has one of the best community pools. Overlooking Big Redfish Lake, the pool includes three pools including an adults-only pool, two hot tubs, a firepit, a grilling area, and private cabanas. Located in Blue Mountain Beach, just minutes from popular beachside towns of Grayton Beach, WaterColor, and Seaside, at Sanctuary at Redfish guests enjoy the luxury and serenity of one of the best resorts in Florida. Set amidst a nature preserve and overlooking a rare coastal dune lake...
Published on Wednesday, October 28, 2020