Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Pensacola Beach

Enjoy the live music and other features of Pensacola Beach. This walkable city is known for its beaches, seaside and island views. Pensacola Naval Air Station and Historic Pensacola Village are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Pensacola Beach

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Pensacola Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tiger Point Golf and Country Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • A.C. Read Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Gulf Breeze Zoo (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Roger Scott Athletic Complex (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Osceola Municipal Golf Course (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Marcus Pointe Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Pensacola Beach

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, June, August and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach is famous for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Pensacola Beach. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Naval Live Oaks Nature Preserve (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Shoreline Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Woodland Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Wayside Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Plaza De Luna (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Seville Square (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Pensacola Beach

The nearest airport is in Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), located 10 mi (16.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is 35.8 mi (57.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Pensacola Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,965 holiday lettings near Pensacola Beach. From 527 Houses to 2,114 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Pensacola Beach area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pensacola Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pensacola Beach:

  • Toilla Segunda: 424 holiday homes
  • Villa Primera: 522 holiday homes
  • Lafitte Cove: 367 holiday homes
  • Villa Sabine: 474 holiday homes
  • Villa Segunda: 449 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pensacola Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pensacola Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier: 2,899 holiday lettings
  • Gulf Islands National Seashore: 2,279 holiday lettings
  • Portofino Boardwalk: 2,967 holiday lettings
  • Fort Pickens: 4,368 holiday lettings
  • Gulf Islands National Seashore: 3,098 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pensacola Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pensacola Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 527 Houses in Pensacola Beach. Our other popular types of Pensacola Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,114 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 250 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pensacola Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,357 holiday homes with pool available in Pensacola Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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