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Book with Confidence - Cancellation Policy for Destin Vacation Rentals

Published on Monday, January 8, 2024

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 Continue reading

New Year's Eve Happenings along beaches of 30A, Miramar Beach & Destin, Florida

Published on Tuesday, December 26, 2023

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. Baytowne Countdown 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 Continue reading

Make Your Winter Holidays Brighter With Our Winter Holiday Sale

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 Continue reading

Newly Renovated Destin Vacation Rental - Book Sandpiper Cove 2121 For Fun In the Sun

Published on Friday, December 8, 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 Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to Book Next Year’s Beach Vacation Now

Published on Monday, November 13, 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 Continue reading

Best Beach Homes for the Holidays in Destin

Published on Friday, November 10, 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 Continue reading

How to Avoid Vacation Rental Scams When Planning Your Destin Vacation

Published on Monday, October 23, 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 Continue reading

Newman-Dailey Voted Best Property Management Group by Readers of EC Magazine

Published on Friday, October 20, 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 Continue reading

Buying Or Selling Real Estate at Hidden Dunes Beach & Tennis Resort Is a Strong Investment Strategy

Published on Tuesday, October 3, 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 Continue reading

Revenue Projections for Vacation Rental Condos in and around Destin

Published on Monday, October 2, 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 Continue reading

Top 7 Reasons to Book a Destin Vacation Rental for Thanksgiving & the Holidays

Published on Wednesday, September 20, 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 Continue reading

Mini-Vacation - A Quick Trip to the Destin That Won't Break the Bank

Published on Monday, September 18, 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 Continue reading

Timberview Helicopters – See Destin From a New Point of View

Published on Tuesday, July 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 Continue reading

Don’t Plan a Beach Getaway… Make It a Spontaneous Summer Stay!

Published on Friday, July 14, 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 Continue reading

5 Wildlife Encounters on Your Destin, Florida Vacation

Published on Thursday, June 29, 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 Continue reading

Southern Grace Vacation Home-Where Charm, Elegance and Beauty Meet In Miramar Beach, FL

Published on Wednesday, May 24, 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 Continue reading

Summer Fun In Destin, FL - Save on Select Vacation Rentals

Published on Wednesday, May 17, 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... Continue reading

2023 Concerts in the Village Features Live Music Every Thursday

Published on Tuesday, April 18, 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... Continue reading

Destin, Florida Is Home to One of the Best Beaches In U.S. in TripAdvisor Best List

Published on Tuesday, April 4, 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 Continue reading

Pelican Beach Resort 1511 Is a Heavenly Destin Condo

Published on Wednesday, March 29, 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 Continue reading

Introductory Summer Rates On Destin Vacation Rentals

Published on Friday, March 10, 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... Continue reading

Sea Blessings Vacation Rental Home In Frangista Beach

Published on Wednesday, March 8, 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 Continue reading

Top 8 Things We Love About Destin, Florida

Published on Friday, February 10, 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 Continue reading

2023 New Year's Resolutions to Achieve at the Beach

Published on Tuesday, January 3, 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: Relax More. 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 Continue reading

Holiday Happenings & Christmas Meals In South Walton & Destin, Fl

Published on Friday, December 23, 2022

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.  CHRISTMAS REFLECTIONS 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 Continue reading

Get to the Beach Faster - Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport Expands

Published on Monday, November 14, 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 Continue reading

Top 3 Things to Do in Destin for Labor Day

Published on Tuesday, August 2, 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 Continue reading

Get the Best Deal On Your Destin Vacation Rental

Published on Friday, June 10, 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 Continue reading

Hidden Dunes Condominium 1703 Available for Summer Fun

Published on Wednesday, June 1, 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 Continue reading

Beachside Inn In Destin, Florida Reopens After A Four-Month Renovation

Published on Monday, May 16, 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 Continue reading

Top 10 Best Vacation Rentals In Crystal Beach, Florida

Published on Tuesday, March 15, 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 Continue reading

My Beach Memories Photo Contest Winners Spring 2022

Published on Friday, February 25, 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 Continue reading

San Remo 207 Refreshed & Ready For Your Family

Published on Tuesday, February 8, 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 Continue reading

What’s New For 2022 In Miramar Beach and Along Scenic Hwy 30A

Published on Tuesday, January 25, 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. New Restaurants 30A Continue reading

Royal Bahamian Destin Vacation Rental is Ready to Welcome You

Published on Thursday, January 6, 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 Continue reading

NEW ADDITION - Oasis By the Sea in Destiny by the Sea

Published on Thursday, December 23, 2021

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 Continue reading

Private Chefs and Catering Services for Destin, Miramar Beach & 30A

Published on Friday, December 10, 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 Continue reading

Destin Condo Jade East 630 is Refreshed & Ready for Your Family

Published on Thursday, December 2, 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 Continue reading

Destin Vacation Rental Sterling Sands 306 is Beach Bliss

Published on Wednesday, November 17, 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 Continue reading

Top 3 Reasons to Book Your Destin Beach Vacation Early

Published on Monday, November 15, 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: Best Selection.    The early vacation planner Continue reading

Give Thanks in Destin, Florida this Thanksgiving

Published on Thursday, November 4, 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 Continue reading

Newman-Dailey Partners with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance for All Hands on Deck

Published on Friday, October 15, 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 Continue reading

Keep Calm and Beach On at Crystal Dunes 303 Vacation Rental

Published on Wednesday, October 13, 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 Continue reading

Oasis by the Sea in Destiny – Destin Vacation Rental Home Shines

Published on Thursday, October 7, 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 Continue reading

My Beach Memories Photo Contest Winners 2021

Published on Friday, October 1, 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... Continue reading

BRAND NEW VACATION RENTAL HOME IN CRYSTAL BEACH - Coastal Cove may become your family’s new treasure

Published on Friday, September 10, 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. Continue reading

Toasting Mom with a MOMosa Vacation in Destin, FL

Published on Tuesday, August 31, 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 Continue reading

Watching the Storm - Ida Slated to Make Landfall in Louisiana

Published on Friday, August 27, 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 Continue reading

Allegiant Adds New Direct Flights to Destin, Florida

Published on Monday, August 23, 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 Continue reading

Welcome to Hidden Dunes Condo 1406

Published on Thursday, August 5, 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 Continue reading

Jade East 1210 Destin Condo Adds Upgraded WiFi to Work from the Beach

Published on Thursday, July 29, 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 Continue reading

Top 5 Vacation Ideas for A Labor Day Vacation

Published on Tuesday, July 27, 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 Continue reading

New Additions at A World Away Destin Vacation Rental Home Make it a Whole New World

Published on Thursday, July 15, 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 Continue reading

Where is the best place to stay for Labor Day in Destin

Published on Friday, July 9, 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 Continue reading

New Addition! Sandpiper’s Destiny Vacation Rental Home in Crystal Beach

Published on Wednesday, July 7, 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 Continue reading

Destin is Among the Best Cities to Own Vacation Rental Property

Published on Monday, July 5, 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 Continue reading

Fourth of July Events in Destin and South Walton 2022

Published on Friday, July 2, 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 Continue reading

Join the Food for Thought Food Drive and Spread Love to Local Students

Published on Wednesday, June 30, 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 Continue reading

New Vacation Rental Option at Emerald Dunes in Crystal Beach

Published on Thursday, June 17, 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 Continue reading

Upgraded and Ready for your Destin Vacation – Caribbean Dunes 103

Published on Wednesday, June 2, 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 Continue reading

Memorial Day Weekend in Destin, Florida – Honoring Heroes, Festive Events & Beach Time

Published on Friday, May 28, 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 Continue reading

Newly Renovated Jade East Condo in Destin Shines

Published on Wednesday, May 26, 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 Continue reading

Plan a Destin Beach Vacation during Late Summer Value Season & Save

Published on Monday, May 24, 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 Continue reading

Destin’s New Adventure Packs Help Families Create the Best Beach Vacation Ever

Published on Friday, May 7, 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 Continue reading

New Vacation Rental Option at Mediterranea Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida

Published on Friday, April 30, 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 Continue reading

Best Yoga in Destin

Published on Tuesday, April 20, 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 Continue reading

Destin Vacation Rental Home with Heated Hot Tub - Sandy Starfish Shines

Published on Wednesday, April 7, 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 Continue reading

Top 8 Things to Do in Crystal Beach, Florida

Published on Monday, April 5, 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, Continue reading

Back by Popular Demand! Royal Bahamian is Available for Destin Vacations

Published on Thursday, April 1, 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 Continue reading

The Mom Creative Stays at a Beach Rental at Hidden Dunes Resort: Newman-Dailey Property Review

Published on Friday, March 26, 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 Continue reading

The Empress 404 at Seascape Resort – Steps from the Best Beach Bar in Miramar Beach

Published on Wednesday, March 24, 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 Continue reading

New Options for 30A Vacation Rentals in Dune Allen and Santa Rosa Beach

Published on Tuesday, March 23, 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... Continue reading

Stay and Play along National Scenic Byway Highway 30-A

Published on Thursday, March 18, 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 Continue reading

Late Spring Savings on South Walton and Destin Vacation Rentals

Published on Friday, March 12, 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.  Continue reading

Book Silver Shells St. Maarten 302 & relax and enjoy the view

Published on Wednesday, March 3, 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.  Continue reading

Southwest Airlines Launches Flights from Destin Fort-Walton Beach Airport for Destin Vacations

Published on Thursday, February 25, 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 Continue reading

New Addition: Book St. Croix 301 at Silver Shells Resort for Fun in the Sun

Published on Wednesday, February 24, 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... Continue reading

Newman-Dailey Happy Hours Provide Creative Cocktail Ideas for Destin Vacations

Published on Friday, February 19, 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 Continue reading

RECENTLY RENOVATED! Maravilla Vacation Rental Provides Luxury and Great Rates

Published on Wednesday, February 17, 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 Continue reading

New South Walton Restaurants and Businesses for 2021

Published on Monday, February 15, 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 Continue reading

New Addition! Jade East Condo 830 Joins Our Collection of Premier Destin Condos

Published on Friday, February 12, 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 Continue reading

Emerald Dunes 201 Delivers Family Fun in Crystal Beach, Florida

Published on Wednesday, February 3, 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 Continue reading

Best Things to Do for Spring Break in Destin, Florida

Published on Monday, February 1, 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 Continue reading

New addition: Blue Haven Point Vacation Rental Home in Crystal Beach

Published on Wednesday, January 27, 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 Continue reading

Book Renovated Penthouse 1700 at Hidden Dunes Resort for a Luxury Destin Vacation

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 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 Continue reading

Heather Green and Shannyn Stevenson Honored as the Top Destin Real Estate Producers of 2020

Published on Monday, January 18, 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 Continue reading

Hidden Dunes Villa 36 Upgraded for Added Comfort

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 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 Continue reading

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Destin

Published on Tuesday, January 12, 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 Continue reading

My Beach Memories Photo Contest Winners Fall/Winter 2020

Published on Monday, January 11, 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 Continue reading

Coastal New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

Published on Thursday, January 7, 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 Continue reading

The Top Vacation Rental in Crystal Beach - Emerald Dunes 104

Published on Wednesday, January 6, 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 Continue reading

Top 10 Destin Vacation Memories of 2020

Published on Monday, January 4, 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 Continue reading

New Vacation Rental Option at Jade East Towers in Destin

Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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. Continue reading

The Early Bird Gets the Best Rentals

Published on Wednesday, December 23, 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  Continue reading

Shannyn Stevenson Honored as the Top Real Estate Producer for the Third Quarter

Published on Monday, December 21, 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 Continue reading

Moon Crush 2021 - Live Music Event in Miramar Beach, Florida

Published on Tuesday, December 15, 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 Continue reading

Christmas on the Coast 2020

Published on Monday, December 14, 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 Continue reading

End the year with a blast! Top 5 Reasons to Pop into 2021 in Destin, Florida

Published on Friday, December 11, 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 Continue reading

Book Your Destin Vacation for 2021 Now and Save

Published on Friday, December 4, 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 Continue reading

New Addition: Miramar Beach Vacation Rental Condo Windancer 402

Published on Thursday, December 3, 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 Continue reading

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