Destin has so much to offer visitors year round!
The world class white sand beaches usually come to mind when thinking of the primary reason people love visiting the Destin area. The weather is a large factor as well. Being in north Florida and between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Choctawhatchee Bay keeps the temperatures very reasonable year round. The Destin Harbor is home to Florida’s largest fishing fleet for a very good reason, the area’s deep sea fishing is FANTASTIC! With an abundance of Shopping, Restaurants, Beach Front Accommodations, Coastal Cruisers Bike and Scooter Rentals, Recreational Activities such as boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling, golf, tennis (at most resorts) etc. Destin is growing in popularity with visitors returning annually.
Destin Local Businesses & Friends
We have been in the area for years and have built relationships with many local businesses and organizations. While you are in the Destin, Fort Walton Beach and 30A area feel free to visit these businesses (and let them know you found them here!).
(If you know of a local business that should be included on our list just let us know)
Pompano Joes Seafood House: Right on the Beach on Scenic Hwy 98 in Destin (and just down the road from the Bike Shop!). Stuffed Mahi Mahi, Coconut Shrimp, our famous Reggae Rolls: Jalapeno peppers, jerk chicken, black beans, tomatoes and cheese stuffed in a flour tortilla, deep fried and served with a mango-papaya chutney and pico de gallo salsa. Come on in for some fun and fresh affordable seafood with a Caribbean flavor. Savor the flavor of The Islands… see website
Maravilla Resort has the largest private beach in the area—2.5 acres of private pristine beach! Maravilla Resort is family oriented. It is a relaxed resort community and it is less crowded than the downtown Destin area. Many folks enjoy the view of the ocean from the beachside pool at Maravilla Resort. Plus, another large pool is located by the clubhouse for a relaxing day of sun!Maravilla features “low rise condo buildings” as opposed to “high rise condo buildings.” Low rise condo buildings are more family friendly especially with small children and seniors. It is easy to walk to the pools and beach. Many folks find owning real estate in Maravilla Resort is a great investment!