Found 24 blog entries tagged as BEACH LIFE.

The Emerald Coast is making global waves again. National Geographic recently named South Walton to its list of Best Trips for 2019, confirming what communities served by The Premier Property Group have long known: our region offers much more than just beautiful beaches. Citing the vast and varied marine life and the local efforts to protect natural resources, the National Geographic team chose South Walton as one of only three U.S. destinations to make the list.

 

The magazine is not alone in its applause. In 2018, Forbes called South Walton Florida’s Best-Kept Secret. 

Comprised of 26 miles of beach, 16 communities, and four state parks, South Walton welcomes more than 4.1 million visitors annually, of which almost 40% are return guests. A…

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Spotlight on Bird Watching

Visitors may flock to the Emerald Coast for our sugar-sand beaches and unspoiled landscapes, but our unique natural resources extend far beyond coastlines and waterways. The Choctawhatchee Audubon Society calls our region the most biologically rich area in the U.S. in terms of the number of living creatures. From sea turtles to bottlenose dolphin to great blue herons, the species who pass through our area are plentiful and diverse. 

 

Like our local communities, The Premiere Property Group embraces ecotourism, which can be defined as sustainable tourism. It includes authentic experiences that are distinctive to the local region, and it differs from mass-market tourism in that it exists because of the place. Simply…

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No matter where you live in the United States, the 4th of July represents a day of national pride and an opportunity to set aside differences and reflect on all the things that make our nation strong. From backyard barbeques and neighborhood parades to festivals and spectacular fireworks displays, families and friends will gather in every community to enjoy traditions that are as American as baseball and apple pie.

 

In the neighborhoods served by the Premier Property Group, visitors and residents get to experience all this excitement against a backdrop of some of the nation’s most exquisite coastal environment. In fact, many take in the region’s amazing fireworks displays from a boat in one of our region’s bays, intercoastal waterways or the…

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Upcoming fishing seasons and tournaments

The Florida Gulf Coast is widely-recognized for its amazing sport fishing opportunities and tasty catches—many sought out by even the most discriminating foodies. It’s why the city of Destin has long been coined the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and why ardent anglers travel from all over the world to get in on the action.

 

The good news is that the regions served by The Premier Property Group offer endless options for wetting a hook year-round, whether trolling or bottom-fishing on the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico or fishing in the Emerald Coast’s plentiful bays and lakes. But, not all months offer the same opportunities, and fishing aficionados will want to be aware of the seasons for…

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There is a lot to celebrate about The Premier Property Group’s (PPG’s) Thirty-One on 30A’s development. Namely, it’s the first gulf-front condominium project introduced along scenic Highway 30A in more than a decade, making it a rare find. Not only does the $70 million project encompass the most up-to-date, contemporary design elements, but it is state-of-the-art in terms of building codes and technological offerings when compared to neighboring luxury developments.

 

While that differentiator alone makes the project particularly attractive, it’s the attention to lifestyle details that truly make Thirty-One exceptional in the market, according to the property’s lead sales agent, Oliver Robbins. “We are essentially offering a high-end luxury…

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Some things to consider before taking the plunge

The Emerald Coast is an attractive area for investing in second homes. In recent articles we’ve told you about the area’s healthy tourism and economic outlook and why the future of real estate sales is expected to remain promising. Just as a refresher, visitor numbers in South Walton alone grew from 3.2 million in 2015 to 4.1 million in 2017. The Emerald Coast enjoys a high volume of return visitors (more than 10 times for many), and the majority rent condos or homes during their stay.

 

Here at The Premier Property Group (PPG), we understand why so many people fall in love with the communities we serve and want to own property here. It’s our goal to make sure that customers make the best…

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Distinctive experiences come in many shapes and sizes along the Emerald Coast. A feast for the senses, our region is home to stunning water views and lush natural surroundings, soft, sugar-white beaches, the smell of warm Gulf breezes and, of course, tastes that will delight even the most discriminating palate.

 

Award-winning restaurants and celebrated chefs are abundant across the communities served by The Premier Property Group. Whether you are seeking a Gulf-to-table experience, Southern cooking, healthy fare or international cuisine, the chefs of the Emerald Coast strive to create dining experiences that will keep you coming back for more.

Here are a few of our favorites.

Jim Shirah, executive chef at Dewey Destin’s Seafood, grew up…

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The Premier Property Group (PPG) is proud to announce the next wave of luxury condominium development in Destin’s quaint Crystal Beach community—Parkside at Henderson Beach Resort. Part of the Henderson Beach Resort portfolio of accommodations, this distinctive retreat is now open for sales and will provide an elegant addition to the resort’s upscale, secluded backdrop.

 

Parkside is being sold exclusively through PPG, and early trends suggest that demand will quickly outpace supply. Notably, of the two buildings initially released,  20 of the 24 available units were pre-sold in a pre-launch VIP release.

“Opportunities to invest in brand new condominiums in Destin do not surface very often, especially in a celebrated resort development on the…

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From Gulf-to-table to farm-to-table, the Emerald Coast is home to a wide array of locally-sourced, fresh food options that characterize the region’s celebrated cuisine. For those who like to get up close and personal with their food choices, U-pick farms exist that allow residents and visitors to harvest their own produce while making lasting memories.

 

Amid growing demands on our time, these options are a great way to spend time with family and friends, buy healthy food, enjoy the outdoors and support local business owners at the same time. While Northwest Florida’s temperate climate allows for year-round growing, March kicks off an active U-pick season and a prime opportunity to land a variety of fresh, locally-sourced crops.

Best of all,…

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Approximately five hours west of Florida’s Emerald Coast, the excitement is already building for New Orleans’ celebrated annual festival: Mardi Gras. Weeks of celebration will draw hundreds of thousands of people to the city for plenty of revelry that culminates in the main event on March 5th.

The centuries-old celebration derives its name from the French words meaning Fat Tuesday—a religious holiday that takes place the day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent each year on the Christian calendar. To prepare for the traditional practice of fasting during Lent, people would “indulge their appetites”. Today, Mardi Gras is synonymous with colorful parades, feasting, imbibing and plenty of fun.

 

While New Orleans is the official U.S.…

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