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Recent Pensacola Beach property reviews

  • What a great way to spend Spring Break with the kids!!

    "Thanks so much for recommending this unit to us. We had such a great time as a family, enjoyed some time at the pool and some time at the beach picking up seashells. We really enjoyed the time that we spent in the unit just hanging out together as a family. The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed to cook each night while the kids played the games left in the condo. We grilled steaks on the patio, boiled shrimp, potatoes, and corn and even steamed lobsters bought fresh from Joe Patti's Seafood. One of the great things was the alone time on the patio in the early mornings, just enjoying the Sunrise with a great cup of coffee. What a great view, we could easily see the bay, the gulf, and the main pool area from our patio. We had such a great time we plan to be back next year in the same unit."
    Guest: Really relaxed Date of Stay: March 2013 Review Submitted: April 26, 2013
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  • Great Place

    "Absolutely fabulous property with every amenity you could need. VRBO had a very accurate description of the unit-just as pictured and described. The unit was in a great location as far as the entire property goes with wonderful views of the Gulf and the Sound and that balcony-ohlala!!! We had a wonderful time and would definitely stay in this unit again and not even look at another we were so pleased. TIm the owner is wonderful to work with. The condo floor plan is spacious and the furnishings were lovely. I can't say enough good things--thanks so much!!!"
    Guest: AR Date of Stay: August 2011 Review Submitted: August 11, 2011
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  • Excellent beach front condo

    "Beautifully furnished condo with gorgeous views of the water and dock. Well maintained building. We all enjoyed our stay, rented paddle boards, sent 13 year old grandson to the National Flight Academy for a week of strategy and planning, granddaughters and daughter loved seeing the Blue Angels perform. Condo has crab traps and boogie boards. Just a wonderful week. The gracious owner has thought of everything to make a visit exceptional. Definitely plan on coming back!"
    Guest: Ev Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 14, 2014
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  • Amazing views!!!

    "Loved being on the top floor!! The views are amazing. You can see the ocean and bay. The sunsets are beautiful!!! Also, when the sun sets, you still have a view of lights. I would lay in bed at night just staring at the night time view. The condo itself is really nice. All the amenities of home and very comfortable. If we went back to Portofino, we would 100% want to stay in this unit again. Working with Mandi was very easy. Check in, check out was a breeze (and we had friends stay in other units that check in wasn't as easy). Loved having a keyless entry to room with a code. Makes it soo much easier. We had a great vacation!!! The pools are heated when the weather isn't that great. The beach is gorgeous. The owners have beach chairs and umbrellas and sand toys. Awesome! If you are a runner, the path along Santa Rosa National is amazing. You feel like you are running in the middle of nowhere. We really loved our stay in this unit. There is also tons to do in the area. We went to the aviation museum, zoo and Fort Pickens. All cool places to visit."
    Guest: Roadtrippers Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 23, 2014
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Pensacola Beach Travel Tips

On Santa Rosa Island you'll find the idyllic oasis of Pensacola Beach where snow-white beaches, swaying palm trees and gorgeous water views stretch as far as the eye can see. Whether you're looking for some peaceful solitude or a fun-filled family vacation, Pensacola Beach is sure to deliver.

Of course there's plenty of shoreline for you to enjoy, but when you need a break from the waterfront, Pensacola Beach is filled with excellent eateries where you can sample fresh seafood and other delicious meals. There are also tons of opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking and other outdoor activities as well as cultural attractions to explore.

Things to Do

- Fort Pickens: History and war buffs will love a trip to Fort Pickens, named after Revolutionary war hero Andrew Pickens. The fort was built in 1834 and was an active military base until 1947. It's the largest of four forts built to defend Pensacola and the only one that was never occupied by Confederates during the Civil War. Today you can visit this historic site and learn about its military role.

- National Naval Aviation Museum: Pensacola Beach is home the to National Naval Aviation Museum, which is the biggest naval aviation museum in the world as well as one of the most-visited attractions in Florida. And it's perfect for budget-conscious travelers because admission is free. You'll learn about the history of Naval aviation and see more than 150 fully restored aircraft from the Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. If you visit the museum on a Tuesday or Wednesday morning from March through November, you can watch the famous Blue Angels practice flying and aerial stunts.

- Pensacola Museum of Art: Art aficionados will definitely want to plan a trip to the Pensacola Museum of Art, which was founded in 1954. The collections focus mainly on work from the 20th century and modern and contemporary art in mediums such as painting, sculpture, paperwork, African tribal art and American and European glass. Some of the artists you'll see as you peruse the space include Salvador Dali, Fairfield Porter, Milton Avery, John Marin, Thomas Hart Benton, Alex Katz and more.

- Historic Pensacola Village: Step back in time and experience what life was like in previous years with a visit to Historic Pensacola Village. This spot features 27 properties found in the Pensacola National Register of Historic District, and 11 of these are open to the public. This part of the city provides visitors with a realistic look at the history of the area through exhibits, programs and museum tours. While you're here, take a tour of the Barkley House. Guides will you lead along the amazing architecture found on Zaragoza Street toward the home. Barkley House, built in 1825, is the oldest example high-house in Pensacola Beach that is still standing. Here you'll learn about the Barkley family, see what Pensacola was like during the American Territorial Period and enjoy the unbeatable views from the home.

Dining in Pensacola Beach

- Peg Leg Pete's: Dining out is always a fun activity on vacation, and Peg Leg Pete's is a top choice for residents and visitors alike. If you're looking for tasty seafood dishes, you'll find a variety of options, from oysters to clams, snow crabs and calamari. Meat lovers - don't fear- the menu features chicken and steak as well. Pete's creates a fun, relaxed atmosphere where something catchy is always playing on the jukebox, or sometimes there's live music in the dining room. Hospitality is important at Pete's, so you can be sure the service will be top-notch.

- Native Cafe: Another terrific option is Native Cafe, which as the name would imply, is owned and operated by natives of the area. In fact, the cafe is now run by fifth-generation residents of Pensacola, all in the Brown family, which include parents Joyce and Charles and their kinds Josef, Jesse and Arin. The eatery opens at 7:30 a.m. every day, so it's a wonderful place to start the day with a great breakfast like eggs benedict, pancakes, French toast or an omelet. Native Cafe serves lunch and dinner as well, so if you love breakfast foods, come back later for round two! Burgers, po' boys, fish tacos and seafood gumbo are all choices on the menu.

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