The Emerald Coast’s premier resort destination is the Portofino Resort on Pensacola Beach! Indulge yourself at the most desired address on all of Florida’s Emerald Coast. Portofino combines Italian Mediterranean architecture complete with a European spa, together with America’s most beautiful beaches.
Our 2 BR unit is located on the 12th floor in Tower 3 facing the beautiful Santa Rosa Sound. The open floor plan features 40 feet of panoramic Sound views, with breathtaking views from each and every room! Floor to ceiling glass in both of the sound-front bedrooms and the family room, 9 foot ceilings, and an expansive (28 feet) private balcony with electric grill. Elegant Tuscany columns, imported Italian floor tile throughout, and the master bathroom Roman whirlpool tub only begin to describe Portofino’s distinctive Mediterranean feel.
Our beautifully furnished 1,333 square foot unit provides a king bed in the master bedroom and queen bed in the guest bedroom. Both bedrooms have private baths and there is a half bath in the living area. There is a sofa in the great room, which opens into a queen sleeper. Both bedrooms feature ceiling fans and direct entry to the balcony. Floor to ceiling blackout drapes offer a great sleeping environment, allowing for lazy mornings if the mood strikes. Flat screen TV’s are in both bedrooms and the master also has a DVD player.
The great room includes an entertainment center with flat screen TV, DVD and surround sound system for theater quality sound. The dining area features an ornate glass-top table with seating for six. In addition, 2 bar stools offer additional seating facing the fully equipped kitchen. The condo is equipped with high speed wireless internet. Two reserved parking spaces under the building offer you a cool automobile since it will be shielded from the hot sun! Additional parking is available nearby.
Pamper yourself at the Aveda Concept Spa, a $5M 40,000 square foot lifestyle center, featuring customized body treatments, facials, full body massages, manicures and pedicures, available poolside or in your own resort residence. Part of the Portofino experience is the Lifestyle Center that includes state of the art exercise machines and free weights. Every treadmill, elliptical trainer and stair stepper has its own cable equipped TV and DVD player.
Portofino features a gourmet restaurant as well as a poolside grill, an indoor Olympic pool with a soaring wood-beamed ceiling, two outdoor zero-infinity pools and decks overlooking the magnificent Santa Rosa Sound, whirlpool spas, saunas, steam rooms, and a Kids' Camp during summer months. Attendants are available to bring food and drink to you at your request! Gas torches and fire pits provide ambiance and warmth around the lifestyle center pools.
The sound side beach features a boat landing and dock. A water taxi is available for a fee to take you to the boardwalk, where there are quaint shops and restaurants. Water sports such as parasailing and kayaking are available there. For the athletic minded, there are five lighted clay tennis courts, Pilates/yoga/spin/kickboxing classes on premises; Tiger Point, Marcus Point, Stonebrook and Hidden Creek, 18-hole golf courses, are a short distance away; onsite rentals are available for bicycles, kayaks, sailboats, paddle boards, and jet skis. Adventure Cove on the Sound side of the resort offers an area for swimming and climbing on floats. Activities for kids are also available during the summer months. Enjoy bicycle riding or hiking on Gulf Island National Seashore’s paved trails.
The private Gulfside beach offers not only beautiful white sand and emerald waters, but also attentive and courteous personnel available to provide chairs and umbrellas at a reasonable rate. During the summer months, there is also chair side food and beverage service available.
Portofino Resort consists of 28 acres located next to a pristine stretch of nature-preserved land bordering both the Gulf of Mexico and the tranquil waters of the Santa Rosa Sound. Enjoy direct access to several miles of federally protected sugar white sand beaches, complete with the renowned emerald green and turquoise waters of the Gulf.
Great nearby restaurants include Hemingways (a little expensive but awesome), Flounders, Peg Leg Petes (great seafood and very busy), Sidelines (sports bar with TV's at all inside tables), Red Fish Blue Fish (great inside and outside seating), Grand Marlin (right at the toll bridge; expensive but awesome), Native Cafe (especially for breakfast), Shaggy's (on the sound side as you come into Pensacola Beach (indoor and outdoor seating on the water) and Casino Beach Bar & Grille (at the pier and right on the beach)! These are our favorite restaurants! Check them out!
Rates are 15%-20% below published rates on the Portofino Website! The Portofino website address is listed as a link below. Please follow the following link for a more in-depth review of the resort:
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