Courtesy Pensacola Bay Area CVB
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.