Plan Your Stay

SUGGESTED VENDORS AND ACTIVITIES
Discounts available for some of these businesses after booking your vacation with us!


VIEW OUR RESTAURANT SUGGESTIONS AND EVEN MORE ACTIVITIES HERE!

BOAT/WATER SPORTS RENTALS
True Blue Pontoon
Destin Vacation Boat Rentals
Gilligans of Destin
Xtreme H2O
Luther's Pontoon Rentals
Pontoon Rentals from Panama City Beach
30A Pontoon Rentals 

      

PADDLEBOARD AND KAYAK RENTALS
The Surf Sup Dude
La Dolce Vita - Rent almost anything you can imagine for your trip from LDV!
SUP Express
Wet Destin
The Rental Shop 30A



EXCURSIONS
Crab Island Water Taxi - Get to Crab Island without renting your own boat! (Also the safest option if planning to drink)
Catamaran Cruises - Dolphin, snorkel, sunset, and firework cruises available
Destin Seablaster - Dolphin, snorkel, sunset, and firework cruises available. All you can drink beer and wine included in adult ticket! Use this link for a coupon!
Buccaneer Pirate Cruise - A favorite among kids and families!

 
OTHER THINGS TO DO
Gulf World Marine Park - Use this link for a discount code!
Gulfarium
Big Kahuna's Water Park
Shipwreck Island Water Park

FISHING CHARTERS
One Shot Charters
Destin Party Boat Fishing
Play N Hooky Charters
Surf Fishing Charters - Fish right off the shore with Sandflea Outfitters, the only surf fishing rental and charter in the area.
Panama City Fishing Charter - Inshore Fishing Charter



GROCERY SERVICES
The Beach Butlers
Destin Grocery Girls
Be My Shopper
Instacart and Shipt are available in the area as well!


 
BABY SUPPLIES AND BABYSITTING
Crib Connection
Rent Gear Here
30A Relax


My Beach Sitter
Babysitters at the Beach
Angelfish Babysitting and Nanny Services


GOLF CART RENTALS
Golf carts may not be permitted at some properties or in some communities.
Ecco Motors
Destin Golf Cart Rentals
The Rental Shop 30A
Street Legal Golf Carts 30A
Electric Cart Company


BIKES AND BEACH GEAR RENTALS
Coastal Cruisers Destin
Big Daddy’s Bike Shop
RentGearHere - RentGearHere has all types of rentals available for your vacation!


 
CATERING AND PERSONAL CHEFS
Chef Jekyll
Chef Damiano
Cajun DaVinci
Eclat 30A
 
PET CARE AND PETSITTING/BOARDING
Dog Vacay
DR. Norm’s Animal Hospital
Barry Veterinary Hospital Inc.
Find care on Rover


PHOTOGRAPHY
Homeland Photography
Beach Shutters Photography
Wave Photo
Ashley Nicole Photography and Films
Pure 7 Studios
Modus Photography
Brenna Kneiss Photo


BEACH BONFIRES
Beach Bonfires are only permissible in Walton County (not Okaloosa County) and require a permit. The easiest way to have a beach bonfire is to contact one of the many businesses in the area that set them up. If you would like to plan a bonfire yourself, you must obtain the permit yourself. More info here.
Light Me Up
30A Blaze
Jongle Beach
Live Well

NIGHTLIFE
Family friendly and adult only options here!

F
udpucker's Teen Night - family friendly
The Track - family friendly
Harborwalk Village - both family friendly and adult only options here
Baytowne Wharf - both family friendly and adult only options here
The Village Door Music Hall - some events adult only

Red Door Saloon - 21+ at night
Boathouse Oyster Bar - 21+ at night
AJ's Destin - 21+ at night
Club LA - Concert Venue, some events 21+


UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Sandcastle Class - Dan in the Sand will travel to you and meet you on the beach anywhere between Panama City Beach and Pensacola. Create a big, unique sandcastle creation with a talented sandcastle artist.
Dining in the Sand - Enjoy a private dinner right on the beach at water's edge. Available for groups of most sizes for special occasions or just because! Must be booked in advance. Call 790 on the Gulf at 850.650.4853 and ask for Christine or Jeremy.
Coastal Dune Lake Cocktail Cruise - Private pontoon cruise on the largest dune lake in Florida; Enjoy beer, wine and soda as you take in the sunset from the boat or hop on one of the provided paddleboards.
Surf Fishing Charters - Fish right off the shore with Sandflea Outfitters, the only surf fishing rental and charter in the area.



EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES: Visit these websites for events in the area

30A  
SOWAL
VISIT SOUTH WALTON 
EMERALD COAST OF DESTIN
VISIT FLORIDA - The official site for Florida visitors
BEACHCOMBER
TO DO IN DESTIN - Check this link for a monthly list of things happening around town!



REAL ESTATE SALES
   
Ready to purchase your own "Beach Escape"? Call us for listings or to view great values in beach properties before the prices increase again! 

Vicki Gordon, Broker cell 850-246-2222    

Click to view our local MLS:  www.beachescapesrealty.com

*Beach Escapes guest receive a discount

WEATHER INFORMATION FOR THE AREA