Florida is known for having everything from mangroves and alligators to caves and manatees, but its best feature is undoubtedly its beaches - especially the soft sugar-white sand that is so specific to this part of the world. Carillon Beach encompasses that amazing Sunshine State scenery, the small-town charm that is so important for relaxing, and the amenities that make Florida one of the best destinations in the country - plus beautiful vacation rentals that add an extra layer of happiness to your already wonderful getaway!
Where is Carillon Beach, FL?
Nestled in Panama City Beach, just 30 minutes east of Destin, Carillon Beach is the only private gated resort in the town. The community is approximately 104 acres, with Lake Carillon in the center of the property and Lake Powell, Florida's largest coastal dune, bordering the area.
Things to Do in Carillon Beach, FL
You'll find that everything that you'll need during your stay in Panama City Beach is conveniently located right here in Carillon Beach. Take the kids for ice cream or grab a bite to eat the sports bar in the small market area known as Downtown Carillon. If you forgot to pack some beach necessities, pop into the beach supply store and pick up some sunscreen or other important items.
If you're feeling adventurous, Lake Carillon and Lake Powell are ideal for water activities. You can rent paddleboards or kayaks to explore both. Oftentimes, you'll see people doing paddleboard yoga on the lakes. During your visit, be sure to check out the coastal dune of Lake Powell which is one of only a handful in the world. This incredible natural phenomenon is perfect for practicing your photography skills!
Bellview Park is a great place to take the entire family. The children's pool, playground, and playhouse are wonderful for younger kids, while the oversized heated pool is the perfect place for adults to lounge around and sip on an island drink. The community hosts concerts and movie nights on the Village Green and, when there aren't events, families frequently gather for picnics and games such as croquet.
Events in Carillon Beach, FL
Carillon Beach lends itself well as the venue for all types of events: weddings, reunions, birthday celebrations, anniversaries, company parties, conferences and more. The community's Meeting House, Events Green, Village Green, and Carillon Market Street can all be turned into amazing spaces to fulfill any vision.
In particular, Carillon Beach weddings are extremely popular. Brides can get married on the beach, in the park, in the Market Street Ballroom Loft, by the Market Street Fountain, on the Pier & Patio on Lake Carillon, on the Lakeside Terrace, or at any other number of other spectacular locations. Thanks to our on-site rentals, you and your guests won't have to worry about commuting back and forth between the community and off-site hotels. Instead, you'll be able to simply celebrate love in one of the most romantic places imaginable!
Small and perhaps not as well-known as some of other Florida beaches, Carillon Beach may not be the most popular destination for many tourists. However, once you've been here, you'll find yourself wanting to return year after year to this beachfront paradise. All it takes is that first trip to fall in love with Carillon Beach. Book today for an unforgettable experience!
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