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Live Theatre in Miramar Beach

Our many Ocean Reef Resorts guests know the at the Emerald Coast offers an abundance of natural beauty due to the sugary shores and glistening jewel toned waters of the glorious gulf. We also have a cornucopia of other delights including championship golf, fabulous fishing, world class shopping venues, delicious dining, bodacious bars and sensational seasonal festivals. And we now have culture. ...
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10 Sandestin Views Off the Beach

Sandestin Beach and Golf Resort is synonymous with the words “beautiful beach”. The pure white sand crystal quartz beach shimmers brilliantly in the bright sun. The sparkling sugary shoreline sits nestled beside the glorious waters of the Gulf of Mexico, which reflect glittering jewel toned waters that range from lime colored peridot to deep emerald green.
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Two Big Buddy Vacation Homes

Ocean Reef Resorts has provided private distinctive vacation rental properties to hundreds of thousands of happy beach going guests for three generations. Many arrive upon our sugary shores beside the glistening gulf for annual vacations, which have become a meaningful family tradition.  Besides the beautiful beach there is so much to do here in this precious Floridian paradise.
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South Walton Butterflies

Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests make a special trip down to the South Walton at this amazing time of the year. Autumn beckons in wonderful dry weather with delightful golden sunshine, crisp azure blue skies and perfect temperatures with highs in the seventies and sweater weather evenings in the fifties. There’s really no need for air conditioning or even heating this less humid time of ...
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Who is Dewey Destin?

Many of our guests know that Destin is the “The World's Luckiest Fishing Village” but only the fortunate participants of this adventurous sport understand why it merits this exceptional distinction.
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Destin vs. Pensacola Beach

Many of our Ocean Reef Resorts guests already know the differences between Destin and Pensacola Beach. The adage “It’s like comparing apples to oranges” applies here. They share one major commonality but in other ways they are very different places. For those of you who are just now exploring these sugary shores for a possible first visit, here is a comparison and a contrast of Destin vs ...
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A South Walton Morning (Video)

“Morning has broken like the first morning.  Blackbird has spoken like the first bird. Praise for the singing. Praise for the morning. Praise for them springing fresh from the world!”
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33 Pet Friendly Destin Vacation Rentals

Ocean Reef Resorts offers 33 wonderful pet friendly vacation rentals in Destin and Miramar Beach. Besides our pet friendly accommodations, delightful dog diversions are available in and around Destin which include special parks where dogs can have some fun exercise with fellow canines.
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Buying Organic Food in Destin

One of the healthiest trends in recent years is purchasing organic food. Simply stated, organic food is defined as produce or other ingredients that do not include, use of deadly pesticides, synthetic fertilizers made from chemicals, genetically altered organisms or have received ionizing radiation treatments. To most this healthy eating trend sounds like a “no brainer”. Organic food also ...
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7 Weird Things About Destin

Ocean Reef Resorts guests know that Destin is a very unique destination and a wonderful world of its own since they have been experiencing this special piece of paradise with families and friends for decades. However even Destinites are unaware of some of some of our peculiar oddities that make this such a special place.
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