Learn about more Pensacola attractions by browsing two Pensacola Bay Area CVB Itineraries. See which of the two itineraries your group would get most excited about on a trip to the Florida beach town.
If you are looking for a high-end, elegant getaway, Portofino Island Resort and Beach Club on Pensacola Beach and Eden Condominiums on Perdido Key are luxurious accommodations. 10 Portofino Dr., portofinoisland.com; 18 Via De Luna Dr., beachclublife.com; 16281 Perdido Key Dr., edencondominiums.com.
Day 1: Spend the day relaxing by the pool and receiving poolside massages and rejuvenating spa services. For dinner, visit the nationally renowned Jackson’s Steakhouse for a savory, artistically prepared steak and a glass of fine wine. 400 S. Palafox Place, jacksons.goodgrits.com.
Day 2: Set sail on Chulamar charter boat for a private deep-sea fishing adventure on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. A few local restaurants on the beach will even cook your prize catch to your order. 701 Pensacola Beach Blvd., chulamar.com.
Day 3: Board the Portofino I for a quick cruise to the Portofino Boardwalk where you can find various island shops and restaurants. Envie Boutique is a new shop featuring designer clothing. For even more shopping, historic downtown Pensacola is only a short drive away. Afterwards, go out for a gourmet meal at Global Grill in the heart of downtown Pensacola. 400 Quietwater Beach Rd., visitpensacolabeach.com; 27 S. Palafox Place, dineglobalgrill.com.
The Holiday Inn Resort and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Hotel on Pensacola Beach are family-friendly accommodations with incredible views of the Gulf of Mexico. 14 Via De Luna Dr., holidayinnresorts.com; 165 Fort Pickens Rd., margaritavillehotel.com.
Day 1: Enjoy a day swimming in the sparkling water and basking in the warm sand. For a taste of our fresh seafood, try The Grand Marlin on Pensacola Beach. 400 Pensacola Beach Blvd., thegrandmarlin.com.
Day 2: For an exhilarating rush, go parasailing over Santa Rosa Sound or rent a jet ski for the afternoon. Spot some of the area’s wildlife on a dolphin cruise in Pensacola Bay. Also, Fitness Onboard at Margaritaville offers paddleboard rentals and lessons. McGuire’s Irish Pub, serving deliciously hearty dishes, is a popular restaurant in Pensacola. Gregory St., mcguiresirishpub.com.
Day 3: Sam’s Surf City is fun for the whole family with four large slides, a lazy river, a children’s pool and a sand volleyball court. For dinner, soak in the view from the deck at The Fish House while enjoying one of the area’s favorite dishes, Grits á Ya Ya. 6709 Pensacola Blvd., samsfuncity.com; 600 S. Barracks St., goodgrits.com.