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Last Chance for a Summer Trip!

Book a Navarre Beach Vacation Condo Before School Starts School starts so soon! And we know how busy life can get once you start making lunches, checking over homework, and attending functions to support your children. So, now is the time to book a last-minute getaway to the Gulf Coast. One of our favorite places for a quick retreat to the shore is Navarre Beach, FL. It offers a laid-back atmosphere with water adventure, delicious seafood, and coastal accommodations. Our Navarre Beach vacation condo inventory includes a variety of options, ensuring you find the perfect rental for your crew. [...]

2022-08-02T12:13:08-05:00August 2nd, 2022|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Don’t Miss These New Properties!

Check Out These New Vacation Rentals in Destin, Panama City Beach, & More If you haven’t seen our New Properties page in the past few days, you may have missed out on a few incredible additions. We update this page on our website with new properties each week. Here at Southern, we take every opportunity possible to introduce new properties to guests as we are excited to have them join our rental inventory. The four vacation rentals listed below are available for a 2022 vacation, so you still can book a last-minute stay. However, it is also never too [...]

2022-07-26T14:37:05-05:00July 26th, 2022|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Snowbirds It’s Not Too Early!

It’s Not Too Early to Start Planning Your Snowbird Getaway to the Gulf Coast Beat the migration and book your favorite Gulf Coast vacation rental before it is too late! It is time to start planning your 2023 Snowbird getaway to the Gulf Coast. There is so much to plan before you arrive including finding the perfect rental, discovering what events are in the area you choose to call home, and even deciding if members of your family are going to come down and join you during your stay. Continue reading for insight on how to successfully map out [...]

2022-07-19T10:37:55-05:00July 19th, 2022|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Refreshing Summer Margarita!

Watermelon Margarita Recipe for Your Summer Vacation We are big fans of all things “watermelon” this summer! After the head index we all endured in June, we feel refreshed and energized after enjoying a slice of watermelon ~ bonus points if you put salt on the slice! To further enjoy our summer craving, we are going to craft the perfect watermelon margarita. Imagine heading inside after a long day on the beach, pouring yourself a vibrant cocktail, and heading out to your private balcony. Sip and savor the coastal sunsets reflecting on another blissful day on the shore. Continue [...]

2022-07-12T10:16:22-05:00July 12th, 2022|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Are You Visiting During Snapper Season?

Where is the best place to catch Red Snapper? Red Snapper season is one of the most exciting 45 days along the Gulf Coast. Locals and visitors alike look forward to this time of the year. Red Snapper are fun to catch, beautiful to take pictures with, and delicious to eat. These three reasons are why the fishing season is so looked forward to and why it is so short. It is heavily regulated to ensure the species grow each year and continue to flourish in the Gulf of Mexico. This year, the season began on June 17th and [...]

2022-07-05T12:01:06-05:00July 5th, 2022|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Where to Watch 4th of July Fireworks!

July Fourth Fireworks in Destin, Panama City Beach, Orange Beach, & More If you have ever visited the Gulf Coast for Fourth of July before then you have experienced how the entire shoreline lights up for the 4th of July. This spectacular celebration is one that locals and visitors alike look forward to every year. Every firework show offers a unique viewing, but each tends to be so big, that you are likely to see the show not only in the city you are vacationing in but also in neighboring communities. This means you could be sitting on the [...]

2022-06-28T10:45:46-05:00June 28th, 2022|Event, Gulf Coast Blog|

Fourth of July Themed Appetizer

The Perfect Fourth of July Themed Appetizer for Your Beach Stay Have you ever heard of watermelon pizza? It is not only delicious and beautiful but also the perfect Fourth of July themed appetizer for your beach stay. Watermelon pizza consists of a slice of watermelon, topped with a creamy mixture and your favorite fruits. You can customize it to your family’s liking however, today we will focus on fruits that will turn this treat into the highlight of your Fourth of July party. It is quick to assemble, requires only a few ingredients, and is the perfect food [...]

2022-06-21T09:50:14-05:00June 21st, 2022|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Searching for a Luxurious Getaway?

Check Out These Luxury Vacation Homes in Destin Picture this – you wake up, make breakfast in a luxurious kitchen for your family while sipping on a cup of coffee, walk over to the beach and spend hours soaking up the Florida sunshine while splashing in the Gulf of Mexico, and complete the perfect day with a delicious dinner featuring fresh seafood. Sounds like the perfect day to us! You can experience this firsthand when you choose to book a getaway in one of these vacation homes in Destin. Our Destin vacation rental inventory is vast. We have a [...]

2022-06-14T11:50:20-05:00June 14th, 2022|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Book a Family Stay in Coastal Alabama

Vacation Homes with Private Pool in Coastal Alabama Summer will be here before we know it! Have you booked your family’s annual beach vacation? There is still time to find the perfect home with all the amenities you are looking for. From Gulf-front views to homes that are close by to area adventure, we have it all. Our extensive vacation rental inventory stretches from Northwest Florida to Coastal Alabama. Because of this, we are certain you can find the perfect property for your stay. One of the most popular amenities that guests search for is a private pool! Let’s [...]

2022-06-07T11:27:58-05:00June 7th, 2022|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Pack Your Clubs for a Golf Retreat!

Best Golf Courses on the Gulf Coast Calling all golf fanatics! Did you know the Gulf Coast is full of pristine courses? Most guests don’t automatically think of the beach being a place for golf, however, there are multiple courses to choose from. No matter if you prefer the activity and excitement in Destin or the serene surroundings of Perdido Key, there are options for you. To help you find the perfect match for your travel party, we have listed the best golf courses on the Gulf Coast below! 30A & Panama City [...]

2022-05-24T11:14:40-05:00May 24th, 2022|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|