Monthly Archives: May 2019

Boater Safety Tips ~ The Southern Scoop’s Beach Tip of the Month

Boater Safety Tips ~ The Southern Scoop's Featured Tip of the Month Let's talk about boater safety tips! With summer on the horizon, we bet you'll find yourself on a boat at some point between now and Labor Day. Whether you're the passenger or the driver, boater safety is paramount. It goes beyond a little common sense (and remembering your life jacket). When planning your beach vacation in Destin, Pensacola Beach or Gulf Shores, our boater safety tips will help you stay safe on the waves! Boater Safety Certification First thing's first - before you can operate a boat, [...]

2020-02-19T10:17:09-06:00May 30th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Best Places to Stay at the Beach

Nothing says "family time" like a summer vacation! With the kids out of school, no matter at what age, this is the perfect time of year to hit the beach. Not to mention, there's no better time to plan than the present! If you're searching for some vacation inspiration, then we've got you covered. Read on below for some of our picks for the best places to stay at the beach. These homes are large enough to accommodate the whole family, so whether your party is big or small, you can do it all! They are also available this [...]

2019-05-24T21:56:03-05:00May 24th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

Last Minute Memorial Day Getaways

Last Minute Memorial Day Getaways ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Memorial Day is just around the corner! In fact, it's a week away, and many travelers will be making their way down here this weekend to kick off summer. In addition, it looks like the weather will hold up for Memorial Day weekend! Expect an average high of 88 with no chance of rain and bright, sunny skies. Could you ask for more perfect weather on your beach vacation? We think not! Not to mention, if you're looking for last minute Memorial Day getaways, then we've got you covered. We [...]

2019-05-20T11:00:17-05:00May 20th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Say Hello to Oleander in Panama City Beach

Our Featured Property ~ Oleander in Panama City Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals We are thrilled to introduce you to one of our newest vacation homes in Northwest Florida, Oleander in Panama City Beach! Whenever we bring on a home boasting this much coastal charm, we can't help but get excited. There are so many things we love about this house, from its location directly on the shores of Panama City Beach to its pale blue walls and shiplap throughout. Take a look at some of the pictures below, and read on for a tour through this charming beach [...]

2019-05-17T11:00:40-05:00May 17th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Summer Surfing in Destin, Florida

Surfing in Destin, Florida ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Summer is almost here! Are you ready? Just a few short weeks and we'll be soaking up some sun at the beach every weekend. Whether you're planning a vacation or a staycation, there is nowhere better than the beach. When it comes to family time and adventure travel, the beach is a fantastic getaway. For those looking for surfing in Destin, we've got you covered with Ride On Surf School. This is a great way to bond with the whole family as well as try a fun new water activity! Because [...]

2019-05-13T10:09:47-05:00May 13th, 2019|Adventure, Gulf Coast Blog|

How Much Money to Save for Upgrades

How Much Money to Save for Upgrades ~ The Business Blog ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Whether you are a tenured vacation home owner or a brand new one, knowing how much money to save for upgrades to your property is important. There is one set amount we recommend, but there are also things to keep in mind when putting away money for your property. In the video below, our Destin revenue manager, Sam, breaks it down for us while enjoying some time at our new Destin, Florida vacation condo Alerio B402. When it comes to [...]

2019-05-10T16:13:57-05:00May 10th, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Management|

Mom Deserves a Beach Vacation, Too!

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Mother's Day is almost here, and what better way to show mom how much you love her than by giving her what she really wants? This year, switch things up and celebrate Mother's Day at the beach. There are so many great things to do at the beach; getting to soak up some sun is just an added bonus! Whether your mom is a foodie or wants to be pampered, we've got you covered. Read on below for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Mother's Day at the [...]

2020-02-19T10:31:01-06:00May 3rd, 2019|Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|