Pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and leave your worries behind when you bask in sun-drenched days at Port St. Joe, FL. This sleepy seaside town hugging the Gulf Coast is teeming with opportunities for fun and relaxation. Popular with residents in bustling Panama City looking for a slower pace of life, our vacation rentals in Port St. Joe give visitors a chance to dive head first into days of paddle boarding, snorkeling, scuba diving, or simply strolling along the warm sandy beaches - whatever fits your idea of a great vacation!
Where is Port St. Joe, FL?
Set about 45 miles east of the resorts at Panama City Beach and just 12 miles east of sunny Mexico Beach, the charming town offers the perfect spot to rest, relax, and explore the beauty of the sea. With its prime spot right on Florida's Gulf Coast, Port St. Joe makes it easy to get out on the water and explore. As one of the top spots for deep sea fishing, scalloping, and paddle boarding, you'll never have to go too far to find your fun!
Things to Do in Port St. Jose, FL
Wake up in your private vacation rental and sip your morning coffee as you enjoy the cool ocean breeze, then head down to the water to delve into a wide offering of ocean-side activities. Reserve your spot on a snorkeling or scalloping adventure with Seahorse Water Safaris and swim with the vibrant fish in the Gulf of Mexico.
Head over to Happy Oars Kayaks to rent a kayak and navigate the waves of the deep blue waters. Bring your fishing gear to try your luck at catching a Grouper, Red Snapper, or a Spanish Mackerel for a tasty dinner back in the gourmet kitchen at your vacation rental.
Golfers will especially like the beautifully tranquil championship golf course at St. Joseph Bay Golf Club. Designed to highlight the lush, tropical setting, you'll find beautiful water hazards on 14 holes and a course style that is perfect for a relaxing day navigating the greens and driving down the fairways.
Hit the nearly eight-mile-long Loggerhead Run Bike Path for an invigorating workout session before claiming your own slice of paradise on the warm sandy beach. Set up your umbrella, break out a good book, or simply watch the waves roll in as you feel the stress from your daily grind slip away.
Day Trips Around Port St. Jose, FL
If you're looking for something a little faster-paced, make the quick coastal drive to Panama City Beach to take in the cultural hot spot. Walk down the beaches, explore all of the unique shops, and make sure to stay for the world-renowned nightlife for a little bit of spice after the sun goes down!
Take a day wandering the trails at the St. Joseph Bay State Buffer Preserve seven miles away and learn about the local wildlife and marine life. These protected natural coastal landscapes are a great place to snap a few pictures of rare plants and unparalleled ocean views to send to your friends back home.
Treat yourself with sun-soaked days, a relaxed ambiance, and warm tropical breezes when you book a vacation rental in the stunning seaside town of Port St. Joe - you deserve it!
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