Escape from the noise of the crowded beaches and tourist-filled streets to one of our Emerald Coast vacation rentals on the pristine shores of Mexico Beach, Florida. This sleepy little seaside town gives you the chance to take a deep breath, dig your toes into the warm sand, and enjoy a bit of peace and quiet.
If you're long overdue for a getaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, look no further than our Mexico Beach, FL vacation rentals for a dreamy Florida getaway.
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Located in northwest Florida, about 24 miles south of Panama City Beach, Mexico Beach is part of Florida's "Forgotten Coast," so named for its serene, undeveloped character with a relatively small population, but all of the beauty of more popular Florida beaches. Known for its white sand beaches, bevy of marine life, and mouthwateringly fresh seafood, Mexico Beach has it all. Here, you'll see the high-rise buildings typical of other beach towns give way to a slower lifestyle filled with world-class fishing, sun-soaked beach days, and easy day trip opportunities to local attractions nearby.
Does the nature photographer in you thrill at the chance to see wild sea turtles in their natural habitat? Without the hoards of noisy beach-goers to disturb them, it is a common sight to see these majestic creatures nesting on the sandy shores of Mexico Beach.
Rent a kayak to gently paddle through the waves and explore the picturesque coast, or take to the air with a fun parasailing or kiteboarding experience. Mexico Beach offers a seemingly endless array of ways to enjoy the crystal blue waters of the Gulf. Afterwards, kick off the sand from your day at the beach and indulge in a fresh seafood dish at a local restaurant. Our Mexico Beach, FL vacation rentals are near many world-class seafood joints - perfect for sampling some of the local fare.
Outdoor lovers will want to make a day trip to Tate's Hell State Forest, surrounded by all elements of nature. A scenic 60-mile drive from the heart of Mexico Beach, this forest spans 202,437 acres and features everything from protected wetlands to endless green pines. During your visit, you'll be able to learn the lore of this secluded swamp - a perfect place for birdwatching and hiking.
Delve into the local nightlife in Panama City. A quick 24-mile trip from Mexico Beach, you'll be able to lounge on the sprawling beach by day and sing your heart out at night. With hotspots that cater to everyone from eager karaoke singers to clubbers wanting to dance until the break of dawn, the nightlife here is filled with energy and excitement.
History buffs will relish in a cultural day trip to Marianna. A 73-mile drive away, Marianna is home to a minor Civil War battle and Florida Caverns State Park. Filled with stalactites and stalagmites, the tour will take you through the only publicly accessible cavern in Florida.