Destin Florida Vacation

Destin Florida vacation – Emerald Coast for Romantic Couples


If you have heard of Destin Florida vacation, you would probably have heard that it is an ideal fishing destination. While it is commonly known as “The World's Luckiest Fishing Village”, it is also a wonderful tourist destination for people who just want to get away and enjoy the beauty of nature. Destin is actually located on the Emerald Coast of Florida in Okaloosa County. Apart from its large fleet of fishing vessels, it is also famous for its powder white beaches and emerald colored waters, typical of beaches on the Emerald Coast of Florida.

Where to Stay on your Destin Florida vacation

In terms of where to stay in Destin, you will be happy to know that almost all of the resorts and Destin Florida hotels have oceanfront views. In fact, most of them are actually on the oceanfront.

Three of the most popular resorts in Destin for couples are:
  • Silver Shells Beach Resort and Spa
  • The Palms of Destin Resort and Conference Centre
  • Silver Beach Towers Resort

In each of these resorts, you will find additional activities that you can do as a couple, and the entire experience from the room to the restaurants will be exquisite!

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If you and your partner are total beach lovers, then you will definitely have a great time in Destin Florida. Again, the beaches are white sandy beaches and the Gulf water is emerald green and perfectly clear so you can have an absolutely wonderful vacation if you sun-soak or do activities like sailing, scuba diving or snorkeling.

On the subject of Destin’s sandy beaches, the sand actually comes from Appalachian Mountains and is actually made from finely ground quartz crystal that gives the appearance of white sugar. This sand comes from residue flows from the Apalachicola River and is deposited into the Gulf of Mexico. The sand then drifts along the Gulf Coast and settles all the way from Panama City to the Alabama coast.

Activities for Beach Lovers in Love

Of course, there is tons of water sports that you and your significant other can take part in while in Destin because of how fantastically amazing the seas are. But apart from that, you can also add a little more adventure to your vacation by going to Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park. While there, you can participate in great water rides and do other activities like go-kart driving and miniature golf.

You can also opt to go on a romantic cruise with your partner and spot dancing dolphins, which is a frequent occurrence in the Destin waters. Another option would be to go deep sea fishing if you are that way inclined.

Once you are water-soaked and sun-soaked, you can take a break from that type of activity and go play some golf at some of the renowned golf courses in the area. Of course, this is more of a luxurious experience that is complemented by tasty bottles of wine and fabulous dining opportunities.

Depending on when you visit Destin, you can also experience the Destin Food Festival, which takes place for one weekend every October. You can get your hands on fresh seafood as well as sample some of the prepared dishes made from the Emerald Coast’s finest sea life.


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Destin Florida vacation might seem like an unlikely location for romantics, however if you are the type who enjoys nature and activities that go hand-in-hand with nature, then this is definitely the place for you. There is a lot that you can do together so give yourselves the opportunity to experience one of the most popular destination in Florida.

Mexico Beach, Florida makes fr a great romantic getaway from Destin, it's on 1 hour and 45 minutes by car.
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