Thursday, September 8, 2022 / by Cj Hays
A jewel along Florida’s Emerald Coast, Destin is known for sugar white beaches, emerald green water, golf courses, world famous fishing and variety of shopping venues.
Destin is known as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and provides a variety of fishing, attractions and entertainment at the Destin Harbor. Destin is home to a variety of festivals and events throughout the year. Some of the most popular are the Destin Fishing Rodeo and the Destin Seafood Festival.
Destin provides a variety of premier condominiums and vacation homes for your visit to the Emerald Coast. Two popular Destin golf resorts are Regatta Bay Golf and Country Club and Kelly Plantation Golf Club. Each resort offers excellent amenities and real estate ranging from undeveloped lots to luxury homes.
The popular Henderson Park Inn is Destin’s only beach front bed and breakfast and overlooks more than a mile of the most pristine, undeveloped white sandy beaches. This luxurious all-inclusive resort is a New England-style Gulf front retreat that is adults-only.
If you would rather catch a sale than a fish, Destin is a shopper’s dream. Destin Commons is a premier outdoor mall featuring a variety of retailers including Bass Pro Shop, Belk, Ann Taylor Loft, Bananna Republic and many more. Popular restaurants at include HardRock Café and Jonny Rockets. The summer 2014 expansion of Destin Commons added more major retailers like H&M, Chipotle and a bowling venue.
Destin also has many additional shopping areas with national, regional and local retailers. You’ll also find an array of spas offering traditional and newest unique treatments along the Emerald Coast.
While you’re in Destin, The Nathan Abbott Team recommends trying the great food and service at Cuvee Bistro. Cuvee Bistro features fine dining and cuisine by well-known Chef Tim Creehan. You can also enjoy casual dining in the bar with one of Destin’s best happy hours.
Northwest Florida Regional Airport has recently expanded their flights for a total of 50 non-stop flights daily to primary hub cities across the nation, making domestic and international connections easy. Destin Jet at Destin’s private airport also makes reaching this Emerald Coast jewel a breeze.