Sense of Place

The Pearl Joins Preferred Boutique, Preferred Hotel Group’s Elite Collection

The Pearl Hotel, a beachside retreat in the idyllic town of Rosemary Beach has been accepted into membership of Preferred Boutique™, an elite collection of intimate hotels and resorts. An inspiring brand that defines the boutique hotel experience, this exceptional collection of more than 150 members, each featuring 100 rooms or less, is unique by design, showcasing style, services, and personality on an intimate scale.

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If you love tailgating (who doesn’t?), and you’d like the chance to be featured in the magazine and online, send us the best of the best tailgating photos you have to Emmett@theideaboutique.com.


Have you seen our Alys Beach feature article in the March/April issue of VIE? Flip to page 20 to see the spread! If you haven’t visited Alys Beach, you should plan to… soon! In the mean time, check out the most recent editon of The-e Alys Gazette.


Have you heard the news? The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue hits the streets tomorrow. Guess where the photos were taken? Right here in Northwest Florida.


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SoWal.com recently asked readers to complete the thought, “You’re so SoWal if…” Check out the winning entries!


30A.com has partnered with M Public Relations of Miramar Beach to help manage the growing network’s daily operations and branding initiatives.


Dog Man Du hot dog stand worker Jerry Baldwin refers to Rosemary Beach as “Mayberry on the beach.”

The town, founded in 1995 by the Rosemary Beach Land Co. and its president Patrick Bienvenue, is a vacation hot spot that was recently named one of the top places to visit this summer by tripadvisor.com.