Roughly 50 snowbirds attended a Jan. 23 social hosted by Navarre Properties at Summerwind Resort. A growing population of the seasonal non-resident, long-stay guests who sustain local tourism during winter months are welcomed back at the beginning of each year.
“I see a lot of new faces,” Petra Fransis, general manager of Navarre Properties, said.
Fransis believes Navarre’s appeal as a calm, less hectic getaway is spreading by word-of-mouth.
Janice and Jim Pelzcynski of Greenfield, Wisc., agree.
They said the peace and quiet Navarre Beach often motivates them to travel 16 hours every January to enjoy warmer weather and serenity. They’ve been condominium owners at Navarre Beach since 2001.
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