Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Festival, Fireworks & Football!

Festivals, fireworks and footballs! Those are just a few of the exciting things going on this Labor Day. To top it off, we've also got a great special running, up to 20% off now through Labor Day weekend, meaning now is the time to book your vacation in Northwest Florida or Coastal Alabama! If you love country music, boy, have we got an event for you! Grab your tickets to the annual Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam. This isn't just some local concert (although those are really great around here), this is big time. Book a Panama City Beach condo or [...]

2016-07-28T21:11:10-05:00July 28th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Paddle at the Porch in Destin!

It's almost August and that means it's almost time for one of the most exciting sporting events in Destin, Paddle at the Porch! Now in it's 5th year, Paddle at the Porch will take place August 20, 2016 and you won't want to miss your chance to paddle to glory during your Destin vacation! Paddle at the Porch takes place at one of the most famous restaurants in Destin, The Back Porch. This iconic local restaurant is located just off Scenic Highway 98 and enjoys views and beachfront access to the emerald water and white sand of the Gulf [...]

2016-07-27T10:42:22-05:00July 27th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Sandcastle Dreams Beach Home Available this August!

Beat the heat before the kids head back to school. Book a beach vacation and choose Sandcastle Dreams vacation home in Destin for your getaway! Sandcastle Dreams is truly, well, a dream come true if you are seeking a large, luxury vacation home where you can sneak some family and friends away for a few days. The home offers seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and plenty of space for fun and relaxation with your loved ones. In addition to great space, this Destin vacation home also provides incredible amenities, sure to set this vacation apart from any you have taken [...]

2016-07-26T13:32:54-05:00July 26th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Parasailing on the Gulf Coast!

On of the greatest water adventures you can have while on a Northwest Florida or Coastal Alabama vacation actually takes place high (high) above the Gulf of Mexico. We're speaking of something called parasailing. If you have been on vacation to the Gulf Coast then you have undoubtedly seen the parachutes out over the water, the feet of visiting daredevils dangling below. We highly encourage you to be one of those daredevils! While the experience may look terrifying from afar, we assure you, it is actually quite relaxing. Yes, relaxing! You can check out our experience over Destin [...]

2020-02-20T11:15:40-06:00July 22nd, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Retreat to Fort Walton Beach & Waterscape Resort!

Are you looking for a condo in Fort Walton Beach? If so, check out Waterscape! Southern has multiple condos in this resort and we want to help you find the perfect one for you and your family. The smallest condo we have sleeps four and the biggest sleeps ten. Each condo is unique, but all are well equipped with the best amenities, including washer/dryer in accommodations, covered parking and a full kitchen. You will also have a beautiful view of either the pool or beach from your balcony. The two buildings share a wonderful pool with a lazy river, [...]

2016-07-21T13:51:49-05:00July 21st, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Labor Day Weekend Specials & Events

For many, we are only weeks away from cooling temperatures and the feelings of fall in the air. While fall may be just around the corner, things are still plenty hot along the beaches of the Gulf Coast! Don't let the fall feeling get you down. While the end of summer is always a little sad, we don't truly start to feel fall along the beach until nearly November. That means you can plan a vacation to Northwest Florida or Alabama's Gulf Coast for months to come! Your next opportunity to hit the sand, especially once the kids go back [...]

2016-07-19T17:49:38-05:00July 19th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Tips for Watching the Blue Angels on Pensacola Beach

It's that time of year - the Blues are back at the beach! We are very excited to have our Blue Angels, who call NAS Pensacola home, return to the skies over our beaches on Saturday, July 16 at 2PM. If you're headed down to vacation in Pensacola Beach for this incredible event, we have a few tips for making the most of your Blue Angels experience. So, what's our biggest tip for attending the show? Go early! With many travelers arriving on Saturday, and with a very small bridge to get you onto Pensacola Beach, traffic backs up [...]

2016-07-14T22:11:21-05:00July 14th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Rates Reduced Beginning July 30, 2016!

Have you been thinking about booking a back to school vacation to Northwest Florida or Coastal Alabama for you and the kids? Or, maybe Labor Day weekend plans are already on your mind. Either way, you will want to book now. Why, you ask? Because our summer rates drop, and they drop sooner than ever before. Beginning July 30, 2016, you will see rates of up to 35% off our normally higher summer rates on our Northwest Florida vacation condos and homes, as well as those along Alabama's Gulf Coast. The best part is that you don't have to wait [...]

2016-07-13T08:35:13-05:00July 13th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

The Flora-Bama Gulf Coast Paddle Championship

Planning to hit the shores of Northwest Florida this July? If you will be staying with us in a Perdido Key condo rental the weekend of July 23, 2016, there is a must-attend event at the famous Flora-Bama that we know you won't want to miss! One of the best parts about going on a beach vacation is enjoying the sand, sun and especially some adventures on the water! The Gulf Coast Paddle Championship is a great place to get inspired to strike out on such an adventure and incorporates one of our favorite water sports - paddle boarding. [...]

2016-07-11T10:02:37-05:00July 11th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|

Luxury Rentals in Gulf Shores!

Are you in need of a little beachfront luxury for your summer getaway? Don't worry; it's not too late to enjoy an incredible stay, and score a great deal, especially if you are interested in a vacation to Gulf Shores, Alabama! Southern recently welcomed a brand new - and we mean brand new - Gulf Shores beach home to our program, Beach Therapy. Completed earlier this summer, this new construction home doesn't miss a beat when it comes to fine interiors and incredible amenities. Beach Therapy offers 4,600 square feet of space and overlooks the emerald water of the Gulf [...]

2016-07-07T08:03:30-05:00July 7th, 2016|Gulf Coast Blog|