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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

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Recent Mexico Beach reviews

  • Fishing Trip getaway

    "Love the space, went down for a guys fishing trip, for the second time in two years. The space is very convenient to the fishing pier and marina. We will be back next year."
    Guest: Mapes079 Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 17, 2014
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  • Family vacation at High Cotton

    "High Cotton really is only steps away from the beach! I would say that the location is the best thing about this rental. There is also a cart to help you carry all your stuff to the beach. This was a huge help, especially when you have a 4 year old and a 9 month old (you have a lot of stuff!!) There is a toilet conveniently located on the ground floor, and a hose to rinse off when returning from the beach. The beds were all very comfortable, and linens provided clean and good quality. The house does have air conditioning, making for a nice comfortable temperature inside. We found the upstairs to be very clean, however I would have liked the main floor to be cleaner. It seemed like it needed a deeper clean (dusting, sweep under furniture, wipe cabinets etc). You notice these things more when you have a baby crawling around! The house is nicely decorated. We enjoyed looking at all the pictures and the original decorations around the house. The house has a fast internet connection and cable tv. The beach is a haven for shells, we saw dolphins swimming almost everyday, and there was a sea turtle nest on our section of beach, although we were not there long enough to see them hatch! The owners of this property were very helpful and always quick to reply to questions. I found using VRBO a very easy and convenient process."
    Guest: Georgina Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 13, 2014
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  • Perfect for a quiet getaway

    "My friend and I needed a change of scenery after the loss of our 15 year old American Eskimo. We longed for the peace and solace that being around water always gave us. The owners were very accommodating and friendly. Everything we needed was there. The air was wonderful. My friend didn't need his Claritin all week. I slept better on the king bed than I do my own. Would like to know what kind of mattress they have. The whole place was comfortable and quiet. Just what we needed."
    Guest: Summer M. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 25, 2014
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  • Just like home

    "My husband and I and 3 dogs stayed for the month of September for the second year in a row. We love this house! Steps away from the beach, quiet neighborhood, great neighbors. This house is exactly like the pictures. June, the owner has done a wonderful job making upgrades and keeping this house looking good. A new privacy fence and grass in the back yard make it fun for our 4 legged family members. Angels place is clean, comfortable beds, and well stocked for all your needs. Would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: KMarie Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 7, 2014
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Mexico Beach Travel Tips

Mexico Beach is a small coastal community located 20 miles east of Panama City Beach along the Florida Panhandle on the "Forgotten Coast." It's a serene destination on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and offers the small-town atmosphere you're looking for in a relaxing tropical getaway. Mexico Beach is considered a "secret" vacation spot among families and some have been coming here for generations.

Nature's beauty is preserved and the beaches are full of life in Mexico Beach. Visitors can head out for some shopping or dining and hike through parks and conservancies during their stay. If you want to see the dolphins play at sunset, Mexico Beach is the place to do it. The most favorite pasttime among visitors and locals is swimming in the clear waters.

Mexico Beach Attractions

Beaches: Some of the best beaches in the country are found in Mexico Beach. The sand is made up of nearly 12 different materials and contains quartz crystals. There are no rivers that flow through Mexico Beach so the sand is pure and white, and since it's reflective it doesn't get hot during the summer. Visitors to Mexico Beach get to enjoy 5 miles of the coastline with plenty of public beach access. If you're lucky, you may even get to see a sea turtle. Five endangered species venture onto the shore in Mexico Beach to create nests for their eggs.

Diving: There's easy access to several dive sites off of the coast of Mexico Beach that are perfect for scuba diving, snorkeling and spearfishing. Visitors will enjoy the beauty of the natural and artificial reefs as well as the shipwreck sites. The Empire Mica is a wreck site that will give divers a world-class experience in 105 feet of water. There's also the lumber ship Vamar, which lies 27 feet below the surface near the Bell Shoal area. It's accessible by scuba divers and snorkelers, and is even visible from the surface.

Things to Do in Mexico Beach

Dining: You'll find everything you could want to eat in Mexico Beach. From mom-and-pop eateries to restaurants featuring live entertainment, everyone in the family will find a new favorite food. You can grab fresh seafood from the Fish House Restaurant, Gourmet by the Bay, Killer Seafood or Regan's Pub and Oyster Bar. Or you can choose to relax at Caribbean Coffee, Graba Java Internet Cafe or Sharon's Cafe.

Shopping: If you're looking for a place to shop 'til you drop, head to stores along Highway 98. There's a wide variety of offerings such as gifts and souvenirs as well as other little stores tucked away in motels and restaurants. You can find gifts at Beachwalk Beachwear and Giftware, Frost Pottery Garden and Gift and The Grove.

Fishing: There are more than 125 artificial reefs in the Gulf of Mexico, which make for one amazing fishing trip. Whether you want to hit the water along the coast or head out for some deep sea fishing, you're guaranteed to have a good time in Mexico Beach. There are three bays for launching and many of the charter boats in this coastal town offer inshore or offshore trips that include your gear and license. Some of the species found at Mexico Beach include king and Spanish mackerel, grouper, red and black snapper, mahi mahi, pompani, speckled trout and redfish.

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