Sometimes you stumble over a place ideally suited for life’s true getaways. A place that offers a wide band of white sandy beaches edged by sea oats that borders calm, clean, gulf waters. Where boardwalks span rolling dunes and provide walkways to endless activities and unforgettable memories. This place is Mexico Beach, FL. Located in the panhandle of Florida and just a half-hour drive from Panama City. Mexico Beach is ideal for those who want to truly get away.
Mexico Beach averages 320 days of sunshine each year! With five miles of beach available for enjoyment, there is plenty of space and you’ll never have to search for a spot to set up your beach chair. Unlike destinations further south, Mexico Beach experiences brief, subtle changes in season. Summers are balmy and wonderful, and winters are calm and cool. But most visitors prefer the spring and fall with the warm days and comfortable nights. No matter the weather, there’s always a warm feeling when you’re in Mexico Beach.
Our quaint destination is ideally situated far enough away from the crowds and congestion yet close enough to most urban amenities. Our local businesses offer various services and conveniences and will go out of their way to assist anyone with a special need during their stay. There are many amenities one can select from when securing their overnight accommodations. Whether you’re planning to stay for several weeks or need a short weekend getaway, Mexico Beach has a variety of accommodations that fit almost any budget. Choose from charming Gulf view cottages, spacious Gulf front condos, luxury vacation home, RV parks, and Gulf front hotels. No matter what type of lodging you desire, you’re sure to book your ideal place here.
Mexico Beach offers not only beautiful beaches and breathtaking sunsets but also world-class fishing. Our proximity to productive waters draws anglers from all over to allow you the chance to reel in the big one. Accessing the Gulf of Mexico is very convenient. With numerous public beach access points, public boat ramp and canal waterways, fishing is plentiful from both the shore and boat. Don’t have a boat or want to bring your gear? A fleet of charter boats are available for any angler who needs a ride out into the gulf or bay. Many of our charter boats offer the option of inshore or offshore trips, and most include your gear and license. We are one fishing community you will continue to visit again and again. To put it simply, fishing here is phenomenal!
Mexico Beach offers some wonderful shops and boutiques where you can browse all day. Our retailers have just about everything one could be searching for. From that unique piece of local artwork to the traditional souvenir t-shirt, there is a shop that will meet all your exploring needs. For the avid angler in the group, there is still plenty of shopping to do, from stuffing the tackle box to picking out new boat gear, Mexico Beach offers something for you, as well.
From burgers and fries to shrimp and tacos, one of the best enjoyments for being on vacation in Mexico Beach is eating out. Sink your teeth into some of the freshest seafood around or cool off with a scoop of hand-dipped ice cream. You won’t have to journey far to enjoy these and other great meals in Mexico Beach. So, whether you are in the mood for seafood or simply down-home cooking, we have the eatery for you. Also, forget about a fancy-dress code, you are on vacation, and casual dress is part of the friendly, relaxing ambience of every eatery here.
Are you ready to truly enjoy a laid-back destination? Ready for unspoiled white sandy beaches, pristine Gulf waters, spectacular sunsets, and great meals to be enjoyed by yourself or with others. Be ready to indulge in the simple things. Whatever you desire out of this beach vacation, we’ve got it covered- if it doesn’t consist of chain restaurants, overcrowded shopping malls, or traffic lights. The indulgent options are endless. Wonderful memories and long-lasting traditions await in Mexico Beach, “The Unforgettable Coast.”