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08/25/2016 15:55:35 PM

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5 Free Things to do in Destin

08/12/2016 08:42:23 AM

Ocean Reef Resorts has an outstanding reputation for providing fine vacation rentals in Destin, Miramar Beach, and along Scenic 30A in South Walton.

Destin Vacation Rentals: Condos vs. Homes

08/05/2016 08:54:49 AM

The common denominator for a fantastic family vacation or reunion with friends at the beach is the Destin area itself, where generations of families have made plans to stay in one of our distinctive vacation rentals. It’s no wonder since The ...

Prominence on 30A Rentals

07/29/2016 08:06:41 AM

Prominence is a picturesque residential community that has a “prominent” location beside Watersound on a sensational stretch of Scenic 30A near South Walton’s glistening waters of the emerald jewel toned gulf.

5 Services to Enhance your Destin Vacation

07/22/2016 08:32:08 AM

Welcome to the enchanting Emerald Coast for your fun beach vacation! Many of Ocean Reef Resorts guests have been coming to this precious piece of paradise for decades. The sugary shores and glistening green waters of the gulf are still here ...

10 Top Floor Miramar Beach Vacation Rentals

07/15/2016 08:20:25 AM

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No it’s a… Penthouse! Well, if not a penthouse it IS on the top floor. Ocean Reef Resorts is pleased to offer penthouse units as well as other choice top floor Miramar Beach vacation rentals ...

Secrets of the Destin Jetties Revealed

07/08/2016 08:28:38 AM

Although first time visitors may be unaware of this natural treasure, local Destin natives are very familiar with East Pass and the stone jetties that are there. In fact The Travel Channel named the Destin Jetties as the Number One Destination ...

30 Things to do on 30A

07/01/2016 08:28:15 AM

Maybe you’ve heard of Scenic Highway 30A? It’s a 28.5 mile beach road that hugs the Gulf of Mexico in Northwest Florida. It intrigues many as it is the main thoroughfare through a collection of charming communities, all focused on their ...

Reasons We Love Frangista Beach

06/24/2016 08:25:11 AM

Frangista Beach has become one of the most prestigious treasures to be settled along Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach. This sought after residential community made national news when first created back in 2000 with a Master Plan Development ...

5 Destin Beach Safety Tips

06/17/2016 08:32:54 AM

Our Ocean Reef Resorts guests come here to enjoy the beautiful beach. Sugary white sand shores and the glowing jewel toned gulf are hard to beat! read more

Think you are in Destin?

06/10/2016 08:47:40 AM

Dazzling Destin extends from Okaloosa Island near Ft. Walton Beach all the way over to near Panama City Beach. Actually that’s not true, however many people think it is. The crystalline white sugary shoreline and glittering jewel toned waters ...

The Town Centers of 30A

06/03/2016 08:19:05 AM

Ocean Reef Resorts is pleased to offer our guests a bountiful array of fine private vacation rentals along Scenic 30A, which is one of the nation's most beautiful highways. This picturesque corridor hugs the forested Gulf of Mexico coastline ...

Where do you Buy Fresh Seafood in Destin?

05/27/2016 08:01:17 AM

Inquiring minds want to know! Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests can’t wait to get to the beautiful beach, swim in the glistening gulf waters and enjoy some great fresh seafood! Of course there are lots of wonderful restaurants to choose ...

Destin Vacation Rentals with Must-See Master Suites

05/20/2016 09:27:22 AM

Here at Ocean Reef Resorts we offer an abundant assortment of fine distinctive vacation rentals in Destin, Miramar Beach, Sandestin and the picturesque coastal villages along Scenic 30A in South Walton. read more

Kid Friendly Restaurants in Destin

05/13/2016 07:59:49 AM

Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests arrive here with their kids to enjoy a wonderful family vacation on or near our beautiful white sand beaches.

3 Epic South Walton Vacation Homes Open This Summer

05/06/2016 07:58:15 AM

Southern Walton has become a premier delightful destination along Northwest Florida’s jeweled Emerald Coast. Once upon a time this part of the glistening Gulf Coast was referred to simply as “Destin”. This applied to the entire peninsula ...

7 Silly Things You Do On A Beach Vacation

04/29/2016 07:50:35 AM

Admit it - there are some silly things YOU only do when you’re on a beach vacation. In fact, it’s all part of the fun! How many of these can you say you’ve done - and might not have done if you weren’t by the shore? Going Out in ...

Beachside Towers vs Westwinds at Sandestin

04/22/2016 11:08:27 AM

Beachside Towers I & II and Westwinds are located on the wonderful Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. This gated 2,400 acre resort is actually a community comprising 30+ distinctively different “neighborhoods” and include golf course residences ...

Wine Pairings for Your Favorite Destin Beach

04/15/2016 08:07:15 AM

Wine coinsures and casual sippers agree – a great pairing results in an experience greater than sum of its parts.

5 Awesome Vacation Homes OFF the Beach

04/08/2016 07:56:38 AM

Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests have been visiting here for over 34 years and the destination is usually the big beautiful beach! The sugary quartz crystal sand and the emerald green water that goes with it that’s hard to beat. read ...

10 Stunning Photos: Destin vs South Walton

04/01/2016 08:26:23 AM

The word is out on our beautiful white sand beaches and emerald hued gulf waters.

The Food Film Festival in South Walton

03/25/2016 07:57:32 AM

Fortunate food aficionados everywhere will want to make plans now to attend an eatery extravaganza to be held along sensational Scenic 30A in South Walton. Ocean Reef Resorts is excited to announce that this three day event is being hosted by ...

3 Spring Destin Vacation Rentals for $100 a Night

03/18/2016 08:18:00 AM

Why stay in a hotel or motel during your next spring trip to the beach when you can stay in a lovely Destin vacation rental for less money with Ocean Reef Resorts? We have represented fine private rental properties on the Emerald Coast for over ...

Destin Vacation Rental Trends

03/11/2016 08:44:48 AM

Generations of families have visited the sugary shores of Destin as Ocean Reef Resorts guests for over 34 years. It has been our great privilege to provide fine distinctive vacation rental properties for families that now include Grandparents, ...

Destin Rentals with Great Showers for Singing

03/04/2016 08:04:50 AM

Feel like doing a little karaoke in the shower? Well when you are on vacation in paradise your heart is singing and oftentimes that joyful urge inspired by happiness occurs in a shower. Destin's beautiful beaches with the crystalline sugary ...

Top 3 Destin Golf Courses

02/26/2016 08:57:06 AM

Besides the beautiful beach, Destin is a popular destination among avid golfers with many gorgeous championship courses along the coast.

Where are the World’s Best White Sand Beaches?

02/19/2016 10:49:08 AM

Well here at Ocean Reef Resorts along the dazzling Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida, the short answer to this question is Destin, Miramar Beach and all along Scenic 30A in South Walton. read more

South Walton Outdoor Adventures

02/12/2016 07:59:27 AM

South Walton is home to truly remarkable sugar white sand beaches.

10 Destin Vacation Homes with Remarkable Pools

02/05/2016 13:26:47 PM

On your next Destin family vacation or beach reunion with friends enjoy the best of both worlds. In other words why not reside at an awesome home near (or on) the beach that has its own sparkling swimming pool? Here are 10 Ocean Reef Vacation ...

5 Destin Myths Busted

01/29/2016 08:04:40 AM

Destin is an island founded by pirates where nobody really lives and Sandestin is not the best resort there because the best beach is in Fort Walton Beach. True? These are some of the interesting myths and popular misconceptions about Destin ...

The Emerald Coast Glossary

01/22/2016 08:01:48 AM

Do you speak Emerald Coast? Here are 42 useful terms that will help you next time you are down by the beach in Northwest Florida.

5 Destin Beachfront Condos with Hot Tubs

01/15/2016 09:01:58 AM

Destin is a wildly popular vacation destination during the spring and summer seasons, but what about the cooler times of the year? Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests flock to the Emerald Coast during the fall and winter. read more

Sold Out in 2015: South Walton Rentals

01/08/2016 09:16:50 AM

Ocean Reef Resorts has had the privilege of representing fine distinctive vacation rental properties in Destin, Miramar Beach and along Scenic 30A in South Walton for nearly 34 years. read more

Destin's Most Socially Popular Posts

12/31/2015 08:23:01 AM

Ocean Reef Resorts likes to keep everyone up-to-date on all the happenings in Destin, Miramar Beach and along Scenic 30A in South Walton. We have been providing distinctive vacation rentals to generations of families for nearly 35 years. Each ...

30A Songwriters Festival 2016

12/18/2015 08:56:47 AM

The venues and musical entertainment for the 7th annual nationally renowned 2016 30A Songwriters Festival have been announced and tickets are going fast. Ocean Reef Resorts is proud to be a Premier Sponsor for the three days of on-going multiple ...

Destin vs Gulf Shores

12/11/2015 08:12:07 AM

A few of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests and those unfamiliar with Destin and/or Gulf Shores may be interested in knowing how the two compare. In our opinion of course there is no comparison, but in reality there are similarities and differences. ...

3 Beachfront Townhomes on 30A

12/04/2015 08:07:31 AM

You know the old mantra, “location, location, location!” Well all three of these wonderful beachfront vacation rental townhomes sit on sugar white dunes with spectacular views of the emerald jewel colored waters. They also are located at ...

Discount Designer Handbags in Destin

11/27/2015 08:33:37 AM

The Emerald Coast has become famous for our award winning “Blue Wave” beaches, the dazzling luminescent jewel toned gulf waters, numerous outstanding championship golf courses and deep sea fishing adventures - but did you know that Destin ...

Avalon Beach Estates Vacation Rental Homes

11/20/2015 08:21:38 AM

Avalon Beach Estates is a prestigious residential community located along Scenic Gulf Drive in the heart of Destin’s Miramar Beach. This location is highly sought-after by our Ocean Reef Resorts guests due to its close proximity to many p ...

Fantastic Fishing Piers near Destin

11/13/2015 09:42:10 AM

Fishing piers that jut out into the dazzling, jewel toned gulf are a big attraction along the Emerald Coast. Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests like to visit them not only for fishing but also to enjoy the sensational scenery, watch others ...

Top 3 Wine Bars in Destin

11/06/2015 08:37:05 AM

Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests already know where to go on their quest for fine wine in Destin and so should you. Three top rated places to go for such a savory treat are Vin’tij Wine Boutique and Bistro, The Wine Bar and Tim Creehan’s ...

4 Destin Beachfront Townhome Rentals

10/30/2015 08:24:20 AM

If you are searching for a beachfront townhome vacation rental in Destin or Miramar Beach check out these properties presented by Ocean Reef Resorts. They offer four different locations on Scenic Gulf Drive, and the name says it all. The sensational ...

3 Destin + 30A Thanksgiving Must-Dos

10/23/2015 08:01:58 AM

As many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests already know, Thanksgiving is an absolutely gorgeous time of the year to visit Destin, Miramar Beach and the picture perfect beach communities along Scenic 30A in South Walton. read more

Destin Honeymoons

10/16/2015 10:25:37 AM

Searching for a fun tropical place to celebrate your honeymoon? read more

Best Community Pool in Destin

10/09/2015 07:55:34 AM

If you are searching for Destin vacation rental properties with access to a fantastic neighborhood swimming pool then you have come to the right place! Ocean Reef Resorts has three wonderful homes available for your next family vacation at The ...

Great Beach Reads: South Walton Fiction

10/02/2015 07:55:51 AM

Time to curl up with a good book! You can always do so in your own comfy bed, couch or lounge chair but when do you find the time with the hectic pace of work and the kid’s never ending activities. Maybe you could read on a plane during your ...

Biggest Beachfront Balconies in Miramar Beach

09/25/2015 08:41:13 AM

Breezy and beautiful are two appropriate words describing a balcony overlooking the gorgeous emerald green waters of the glistening gulf. Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests spend a lot of time on their balcony when staying at one of our awesome ...

Beaches: Gulf Coast vs. East Coast

09/18/2015 08:38:39 AM

It’s hard to imagine, but on occasion we get inquiries from potential guests who have never visited our shores and want to know how it compares to the beaches along the Atlantic. Comparing the sugary white beautiful beach along Destin’s ...

3 Places to Cool off in Destin

09/11/2015 08:40:01 AM

So where do you go to cool off in the “coolest” town along the Emerald Coast? We’re talking Destin of course, where most visitors cool off in the glowing luminescent waters of the jewel toned gulf. However, sometimes great air-conditioned ...

5 Awesome Scenic 30A Souvenirs

09/04/2015 08:35:20 AM

Ah wonderful memories! Ocean Reef Resorts has been the proud purveyor of happy memories on the Emerald Coast for our visiting vacation guests for over 34 years. read more

Majestic Sun or Ariel Dunes?

08/28/2015 08:14:23 AM

Ocean Reef Resorts offers a variety of exemplary vacation rental properties of all kinds in Destin’s Miramar Beach with many popular rentals at Majestic Sun and Ariel Dunes. read more

3 Must-Visit Florida Beach Towns

08/21/2015 11:29:31 AM

Florida has nearly 1200 miles of coastline and over 97 million visitors head to the sunshine state each year for vacation.

First Time to Destin? Random Things You Need to Know

08/14/2015 10:48:38 AM

Eager travelers come to Destin for the pristine white sand beaches and the tranquil emerald-hued gulf waters.

Top 3 Restaurants on the Bay

08/07/2015 08:27:33 AM

For over 33 years Ocean Reef Resorts has continued to serve our happy guests by providing distinctive vacation rental properties for memorable meaningful times with loved ones. read more

7 Reasons to Visit Crystal Beach

07/31/2015 08:59:05 AM

Crystal Beach in Destin is perfectly named due to the shimmering quartz crystal white sand shore that borders the jewel toned waters on the gulf. The ever changing emerald hued waters here are absolutely dazzling. Crystal Beach is an upscale ...

New Watercolor Vacation Home

07/24/2015 08:41:41 AM

Welcome to the liberation of your soul and spirit near the soothing shimmering sugar white sands at Watercolor. We are pleased to introduce this new vacation rental home that has become a distinctive member of our Ocean Reef Resorts family. ...

Destin Bachelorette Party Ideas

07/17/2015 09:35:31 AM

Looking for some great ideas for your upcoming Bachelorette Party? Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests reserve one of our fabulous vacation rental homes to experience reunions and celebrations. In recent years there has been a significant ...

Destin Photo Tips

07/10/2015 09:26:46 AM

Flash that sparkling smile of yours since you and your loved ones may become proud participants for a portrait in paradise. Any trip to Destin, Miramar Beach or to the villages along South Walton’s Scenic 30A is always a pleasurable time. read ...

Beachfront Homes in Dune Allen

07/03/2015 08:07:08 AM

South Walton’s Scenic Highway 30A is a wonderful world of its own. Located about two miles east of Sandestin this scenic road jogs straight down towards the Gulf of Mexico where it then curves around Stallworth Lake and parallels the shore's ...

Destin + South Walton Jeep Rentals

06/26/2015 08:20:41 AM

You are riding beside a beautiful white sand beach in a jeep with friends while the salty breeze blows through your hair on a spectacularly gorgeous day. Maybe you have some vintage Beach Boys music playing. The top is down, everyone has a big ...

Destin July 4th 2015

06/12/2015 09:16:56 AM

The heartwarming memories of tomorrow are always created today.

Top 3 Destin Airports

06/05/2015 09:06:50 AM

Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests travel to Destin and throughout the Emerald Coast by car since several metropolitan areas in the southeast are nearby. In addition, airline connections in the past have been somewhat cumbersome. However ...

Destin Surf Shops II

05/12/2015 15:13:56 PM

Teaser Image: 141120-seagrove-004-3000-sowal-2000.jpg “Surf’s up!” Well it can, be especially when the winds are strong from the south. Dazzling Destin is always a fun adventure for our Ocean Reef Resorts guests since there is so much ...

My New Test

05/12/2015 14:59:32 PM

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05/04/2015 14:21:41 PM

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01/23/2015 01:23:28 AM

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New QA Media1

01/09/2015 03:50:50 AM

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09/19/2014 09:41:45 AM

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09/16/2014 01:54:05 AM

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