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Save 20% on Your May Vacation!

Treat Mom - or yourself - this May! Reserve a Gulf Coast vacation and get away before May 21, 2016 and save 20% on your beach vacation. Beat the summer heat, and crowds, by kicking off your summer in May. Right now, when you book a Gulf Coast condo rental or vacation home, we will give you 20% off when you depart your stay by May 21, 2016. You may be wondering if the weather and water are warm enough to warrant hitting the beach now. Our answer? YES! And, not only is the weather great and without summer's [...]

2016-04-30T13:29:51-05:00April 30th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Let’s Make A Deal!

Spring is a great time to visit the beach. It's also a great time to score an amazing deal on a Gulf Coast getaway and hit the shores before the summer crowds. But, if even our offer of 20% off when you stay before May 21, 2016 isn't quite a steep enough deal for you, don't worry. We want to make you a deal on a Gulf Shores vacation home. Summer Breeze is a fantastic seven bedroom home located directly on the sugar white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. Right now, when you call our reservations team for [...]

2016-04-28T15:16:19-05:00April 28th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Upcoming Art Events in South Walton

Need an excuse to come vacation in a Scenic 30A condo? The ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival and the Digital Graffiti Festival are the perfect opportunities for you to come visit us! ArtsQuest is a three day long event happening from May 6th-8th, 2016 and it includes activities such as dance performances and live music in addition to the art show. Art will be displayed in over a dozen different mediums including watercolor, printmaking, pastels, ceramics, metal, and mixed media just to name a few. There will be a special area called ImagiNation for the kids to enjoy! This event [...]

2016-04-26T19:24:54-05:00April 26th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Reserve a Grande Villa in Destin

Are you searching for a grand vacation home for your summer vacation to the Emerald Coast? Consider Grande Villa in Destin, a six bedroom home in the Frangista Beach community near Crystal Beach. Grande Villa offers four floors and ample space for fun. From the first floor, which features three bedrooms, as well as living areas, to the fourth floor loft, your group of up to 22 guests will adore this home. Grande Villa offers lovely furnishings and incredible upgrades such as stainless steel and granite in the kitchen, as well as whirlpool tubs and walk-in showers in the [...]

2016-04-22T15:13:37-05:00April 22nd, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Beach Rentals for the 2016 Hangout Music Fest

The 2016 Hangout Music Festival is right around the corner. This year, the festival offers up another amazing lineup. And, if you have your tickets, don't forget to book your condo or beach home. If you haven't already booked your beach rental for Hangout Music Fest, don't worry. We still have a few condos and beach homes in Gulf Shores and in nearby Orange Beach available for your stay. If you are set on staying as close to the action as possibly, we have just one more condo rental in Gulf Shores available for Hangout Fest. It's Compass Point [...]

2016-04-21T18:41:35-05:00April 21st, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

The 2016 South Walton Wine & Food Festival

Wine and food festivals are favorite things to do on the Gulf Coast. But, if you love to sip and savor, your vacation destination of choice along the beach should undoubtedly be South Walton. A vacation on Scenic 30A will put you in close proximity to some of the best restaurants around, but also some of the best culinary events. This is especially true in the spring when you have festivals such as the Sandestin Wine Festival and the upcoming South Walton Wine and Food Festival, which will kick off April 28, 2016 and offer 4 days of delicious [...]

2016-04-19T21:36:36-05:00April 19th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

#sweetSouthernmoments Video Contest – We Have a Winner!

We want to thank everyone who entered our #sweetSouthernmoments video contest this spring. And, we are excited to announce that we have chosen a winner! Seen left, we chose this tiny fisherman as our sweetest Southern moment of all the many submissions we received. There is nothing quite as memorable as reeling in that first catch while on vacation with your family. We know this little angler will remember this moment, as will his family, for a long time. We were humbled by the many videos we received and the moments you let us share in, from weddings [...]

2016-04-13T15:06:39-05:00April 13th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

The Cobia World Championships in Destin!

One of the most exciting events of the year is going on now in Destin - the running of the Cobia! Cobia season started late last month and will officially end on May 9, 2016, so book your Gulf Coast vacation now if you love to fish. With Cobia season in full swing comes one of Destin’s favorite events, the Cobia World Championships! It is easy to participate in the tournament if you are interested! All you have to do is schedule a fishing trip with one of our local Destin charter boats. Once aboard, hit the open water with your bow or pole [...]

2016-04-11T15:19:40-05:00April 11th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Panama City Beach Named as a South’s Best Beach

The Gulf Coast offers many wonderful beach communities to choose from when planning your family's dream summer getaway. Each community offers white sand, beautiful water and a lot to see and do. So, how do you choose? Well, why not go with the beach recently named as one of 'The South's Best Beaches' by Southern Living Magazine? One that was also named as one of the '10 Best Beaches in Florida' by Conde Nast Traveler and one of the best beaches for family's by Family Vacation Critic. We are talking about none other than Panama City Beach, Florida, a terrific [...]

2016-04-06T13:37:13-05:00April 6th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

The 2016 Flora-Bama Mullet Toss

It's time once again for the annual Mullet Toss at the Flora-Bama, located near our Perdido Key and Orange Beach vacation rentals. This is an exciting spring event on the Gulf Coast, with several events leading up to the big Gulf Coast's Greatest Beach Party on April 22-24, 2016! If you're athletic, the next mullet event coming up is the annual triathlon on April 16, 2016. Now in it's 20th year, this event aims to see who can swim, run and bike the fastest along our beautiful beaches. The course begins with a 1/4 mile swim through the Gulf [...]

2016-04-04T19:54:32-05:00April 4th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|