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5 Awesome Scenic 30A Souvenirs

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.
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Majestic Sun or Ariel Dunes?

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.
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3 Must-Visit Florida Beach Towns

Florida has nearly 1200 miles of coastline and over 97 million visitors head to the sunshine state each year for vacation.   There are seemingly endless options for a beach retreat, but you probably already know that.  What you may not know is that all the beaches in Florida are not created equal.  There’s a special part of the state that has pristine white sand beaches and ...
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First Time to Destin? Random Things You Need to Know

Eager travelers come to Destin for the pristine white sand beaches and the tranquil emerald-hued gulf waters.  Our little community has rapidly emerged as THE Southeast’s premier beach destination. Most guests make it at least an annual tradition to visit Destin, yet there are still plenty of first timers discovering this paradise.  With nearly 34 years of providing distinctive ...
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Top 3 Restaurants on the Bay

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.
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7 Reasons to Visit Crystal Beach

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 residential community of single family homes and luxurious condominiums located along Scenic Highway 98, bordering Destiny towards the east and the expansive ...
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New Watercolor Vacation Home

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.
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Destin Bachelorette Party Ideas

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 rise in destination beach weddings here in Destin and along the Emerald Coast.
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Destin Photo Tips

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.
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Beachfront Homes in Dune Allen

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 edge all the way to Rosemary Beach. The curve in the road marks the location of Dune Allen Beach and serves as a gateway to Scenic 30A.
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