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Recent Mexico Beach reviews

  • 1st Mexico Beach Trip

    "Mexico Beach is a great little, laid back town with awesome beaches and not over crowded. Rental 361772 was a great place for 6 people and only a few steps to the beach. I have walked a lot father from some major condos. It's a great value for the money! I would definitely stay here again!"
    Guest: Ron Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 7, 2014
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  • Great vacation rental

    "Great condo. We loved everything about this place. It is nice & quiet, close to the pool & ocean, located on the first floor, and very close to restaurants. Very spacious and clean. Hope to return next year."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 5, 2014
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  • ONE HAPPY COUPLE!

    "We recently returned from our fantastic and so relaxing time in Mexico Beach. This is probably our 4th time. We had a wonderful experience dealing with the owner. She was thoughtful and responsive to all our inquiries. The unit is VERY NICE. Above the average rental and very well taken care of. I will definitely call on Ethanne for our next trip!!"
    Guest: ONE HAPPY COUPLE! Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 20, 2014
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  • Ready to go again!

    "Excellent place to stay on the beach. The elevator was small but it made carrying luggage upstairs a breeze. The ONLY thing I would change about this house is the jacuzzi tub in the downstairs bedroom. Very small and no shower. I also wish they would allow small pets. Other than that the house was great and we've already made reservations for 2015!"
    Guest: JKM Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 11, 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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