Tips for Planning Your Holidays at the Beach
Thinking of getting out of the house for the holidays? We have noticed a spike in guests looking to spend the holiday season along the Gulf Coast and we understand why. Spend Thanksgiving in a luxurious beachfront Destin vacation rental. What is better than preparing a delicious feast with an incredible view of the water? Or pack up the gifts this year and spend Christmas in a vacation condo in Orange Beach, AL with the Gulf of Mexico just steps away. No matter what your holiday plans are, consider moving them to the beach! Below you will find some tips for planning your holidays at the beach to ensure a successful stay. We hope you join us at the beach this holiday season!
Choose a Location Along the Gulf
Each area along the Gulf Coast offers something different so it is important to do your research and choose the one that will support your vibe for the holidays. We have listed each area below and categorized them into two groups. This will give you a better understanding of each area and what to expect during your holidays at the beach.
Serene Surroundings & Close Proximity to Excitement
- Fort Morgan
- Perdido Key
- Navarre Beach
Adventure, Family-Fun, & Delicious Dining
- Orange Beach
- Gulf Shores
- Pensacola Beach
- Fort Walton Beach
- Panama City Beach
Vacation Condo or Vacation Home?
After you choose the perfect spot for your getaway, ask yourself some questions such as how much space you may need. If you are traveling with a large group, consider a vacation home. If you are visiting with your immediate family, a vacation condo might be the perfect size. Our inventory of Gulf Coast vacation rentals offers tons of variety allowing you to find the perfect rental suitable for your stay.
Plan Your Activities and Dining Ahead of Time
It is a great idea to plan each day before you arrive. Booking excursions and reserving a table at your favorite restaurant ahead of time can save you a headache when you get here. To assist in planning the ultimate vacation, visit our Gulf Coast Guide. Here you will find a variety of activities in Orange Beach, restaurants in Destin, and so much more. Also, be sure to visit our Southern Perks partners for discounts and deals on local businesses.
We hope these tips for planning your holiday at the beach inspire you to pack up the family and head down to the Coast!