Break The Chains Of Monotony


Have you ever had one of those days where you wake up and have next to zero motivation to get out of bed to start your day?

The type of morning where you aren’t sure what’s heavier: your footsteps down the hall or the sigh you released when you realized you had to go to work?

There’s nothing wrong with trying to pretend you’re somewhere else in your head when the grind starts wearing you down. Pretending that the your time in the shower was actually a relaxing time in a hot tub isn’t a waste of of a moment. But the showerhead, like reality, eventually sprays you in the face and brings you back down to Earth.

We all get to a point where we feel a little burned out, a bit weary. It’s natural. No shame in dreading the daily rat race. We all know that without the job that we can’t put food on the table, a roof over our head, clothes on our backs. We know that the toil is eventually going to help us realize our own version of The American Dream.

It’s not that we’re ungrateful. We’re extremely grateful for everything we have. We’re just…exhausted.

Earl Wilson once said “A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.”

Follow his words of wisdom, pack your bags and come on down to visit us at The Palms of Destin.

Break free from the daily routine. Unbind yourself from monotony of every day life and treat yourself to time away at a world class vacation destination, at a price that won’t have you running back to work to try to recover what you spent.

We all deserve a chance to unwind. A chance to decompress. We need a place to go where we can take a deep breath and catch our second wind. Find tranquility, avoid hostility.

Not only does a coastal getaway here help re-energize you but it can boost your willpower and enhance your mood making you feel good and feel more like yourself. Even planning a vacation can be helpful! The excitement of having something amazing looming on the horizon can be that focal point to help get you through rougher portions of the day.

Rediscover the happiness you deserve and help yourself get ready for the next round in life. To get started on your way back to a happier you, call us today at 877-447-3767.



Best Ways to Spend Your Destin Vacation

There are worse things to do than to ponder how to spend a day in Destin!

Many a list has been created over the years highlighting the best things to do around Destin or the top attractions. So, we thought we would add our voice to the chorus!

Take a Sunset Stroll

Our beaches may be second to none – but we are positive that our sunsets are one of a kind!

Make a Hole In One

Destin is known for our many golf courses and sunny days perfect for having the game of your life!

Catch Your Dinner

Fish, shrimp or crab? You catch it and many of our local eateries will even cook it up for you. Or, bring your catch back to your suite and try a local recipe for the full experience of catch and cook!

Learn to Paddleboard

Always wondered what those people were doing out there on their YOLO boards? Contact our concierge to arrange for some lessons!

Try a New Watersport or Just Go Boating

Just like you wouldn’t hit the ski slopes without a few lessons, our staff can help you find the perfect surf instructor – or opportunities to try everything from snorkeling to parasailing. Or, you could just rent a boat or schedule a tour.

Go Nocturnal

Our night life in Destin is superb! Check out Nighttown or ask the concierge staff for individual recommendations based on your particular partying tastes.

Catch a World-Class Event

From the Destin Fishing Rodeo to the Destin Seafood Festival to world class fashion shows, kite flying events, and other assorted beachside fun in the sun, Destin has an event for almost everyone and every time of year!

Have a Dolphin Encounter

This may sound like an advertisement for the Gulfarium, where you can certainly have a one on one experience with these aquatic superstars, but in all honesty you can take a stroll down our beaches many days and watch their wild friends frolicking in the emerald seas. It really is an experience like no other!

Do you think we left something off of the list? Share your favorite Destin pastimes on our Facebook page!

Need more ideas for how to wile away your vacation days in Destin? Call us today to book your stay or ask our staff for recommendations. From reservations to transportation, we can help you plan the perfect getaway here at The Palms of Destin!



Have you ever seen sand so white that it dazzles your eyes?

Have you ever stood in emerald waters so clear that it almost felt like an aquarium, watching all the fish pass by your feet?

If you answered yes, then you must’ve been to Destin, Florida before. If you answered no, then it’s time for you to pack up and visit Destin.

There are many reasons to take a break and visit some of the most dazzling beaches on the globe. On or near the top of that list should be a stay at the Palms of Destin.

Palms Resort DestinA premier resort on the gulf coast combining luxury and affordability, the Palms is here to make sure that your visit to this magical place is whatever you want it to be. If you want peace and quiet, we can help you. If you want action, adventure and stories to tell for years, we can definitely help you on that as well!

We believe that affordable luxury, comfort and convenience are the key factors needed to make your stay at our resort is the best part of your amazing vacation! That’s why our resort is located near the beach and still in the heart of all the action. We want to make sure that you can find everything quickly and easily. You most likely traveled long enough to get here, you shouldn’t have to spend half the vacation in the car, too!

Our suites exude luxury but won’t force you to take out another mortgage to pay for it. Fine furnishings, fresh linens dressing your pillowtop mattresses, large modern bathrooms and fully equipped kitchens will make you and your family feel like you’re moving on up!

Private balconies overlooking our sugar white dunes and crystal clear, azure waters are guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser whether you’re enjoying a cup of coffee as you watch the sun rise or kicking back with a cocktail to watch the sun go down, the colors painted across the sky will leave an indelible mark in your memory.

Finally, we believe that you and your family deserve to be pampered on your visit to our piece of paradise. Our highly trained, on site staff are unmatched. Our concierge services will handle the details of any request, be it making reservations at one of our fabulous local restaurants serving up fresh, gulf seafood or setting up a family beach day complete with activities like jet skiing or parasailing making sure to include all the necessities like towels, sunscreen and even a picnic basket full of delectable finger foods. We handle it all to make your stay worry-free.

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Come find out what all the buzz is about! Call today to learn about our amazing suites, and the awesome amenities they include at The Palms of Destin! We guarantee to make your summer one to talk about for years to come.



The Palms of Destin recommends taking some time to slip your toes into the softest, sugar fine sand anywhere on Earth and to soak away your cares in the warm sunshine as you enjoy our crystal clear azure waves.

When you stay at the Palms in Destin, Florida, your trip is guaranteed to supply your future daydreams with images of unparalleled beauty!

The perfect choice for luxurious beachside lodgings, complete with all the amenities you want when staying away from home this summer, The Palms of Destin is ideally situated in the heart of all that our charming fishing village has to offer!

Our suites are unparalleled, both in affordability and quality. We redefine luxury and comfort, from the fine furnishings, to the sumptuous beds dressed in fresh linens, and oversized, modern bathrooms to the outstanding beach views and exemplary service provided by our highly trained on site staff! We roll out the red carpet and treat you and your family like the VIPs you are!

Our amenities will delight your senses and thrill the whole family!

Choose to spend a day lounging next to our salt water pools, or have our concierge service set up a spectacular beach day complete with access to our beach services where you can request handcrafted cocktails, a picnic of tasty finger foods, ride a jet ski over the waves, schedule a parasailing adventure or even try your hand at paddle boarding, kayaking or surfing. We have it all!

10269179_535478586564340_8648018901189613504_oNot only are endless stretches of amazing, snow white sand beaches just steps from your suite, but so are all the amazing activities Destin is known for including dining, shopping, and any number of outdoor or ocean excursions! Our concierge service will happily make recommends and reservations for any and all requests!

So take some time for yourself to recharge your spirit, and come spend some time soaking in the sun by the shore in Destin, Florida and stay in the ultimate coastal accommodations on the Emerald Coast, The Palms of Destin! Call to learn more or to book your stay!  1-877-447-3767


Destin is known as “The World’s Luckiest Fishing Village”.

If you’ve spent time on our incredibly white sandy beaches, seen the untouched beauty displayed in one of several state parks in the area, or spent some time eating the delectable delights that can be pulled from the clear, emerald waters then you can see how it must not have been a difficult decision for Leonard Destin to settle here in the 1800s.

Time has moved ahead, the area has grown and there’s so much more to do now! In fact there is always so much to do here on the gorgeous Emerald Coast, no matter the time of year, that you and your family may not know where to start first!

If you want a solid idea on what to check out first then feel free to ask our amazing staff once you’ve checked into your room at the premier resort on the Gulf, The Palms of Destin.Destin sugar sand

Begin the experience with a trip to the phenomenal beaches that captivate the heart and soul of every person that is familiar with them. Best part of this trip is that those very beaches are just moments away from your room! Here, make sure you take advantage of the fantastic beach services that can provide your family with everything from chairs to umbrellas, to arranging access to water toys like jet skis, paddle boards, kayaks, parasailing and more.

For the most fun, remember that getting to the beach early avoids the crowds, and leaves time for other exciting adventures.

Once it’s time to dry off, make your way over to the Destin Commons. Here you can browse the wares in all the beautiful shops. It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for a cool keepsake to take home, cosmetics, designer clothes, sports equipment; you can find any and all of it here! All that shopping is sure to work up an appetite so you can take the opportunity to grab an early lunch or late dinner at any of the marvelous eateries that offer up a range of tastes from the exotic to the homey.

Once you’ve filled up, the day is still going strong and you’re now faced with the difficult decision of what to do. You can succumb to the food coma and relax while watching a movie at one of most popular movie theaters around or you can work off the food in the splash pad nearby.

If you want to continue exploring what the area has to offer you can make your way to Henderson State Park and enjoy a walk along the pristine, protected shoreline where your family can watch native bird species, including bald eagles, scan for dolphins, fish, or simply stroll down a nature trail through the scrub pines.

Once you’ve worn the family out, head over to the Village of Baytowne Wharf, which is a wonderful way to close out the day. For dinner, dine on your choice of fresh seafood, pizza or BBQ, or skip dinner and go straight for the homemade ice cream, Sno balls and candy for dessert. The Adventure Zone will keep the kids occupied with the zipline, ropes course, Euro Bungy, Tower Climb, and Pirate Playground.Come stay at the Palms for beautiful sunsets.

For more fun ideas, be sure to make your next reservation at the Palms of Destin, the premier coastal vacation resort on the Gulf specializing in affordable beach luxury. Call 1.877.44.RESORT for information on pricing and availability. We’ll see you soon!