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 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)

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 features

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)
How to get there

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 near Pensacola Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,945 house rentals near Pensacola Beach. From 535 Houses to 2,073 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pensacola Beach is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Pensacola Beach:

  • Villa Segunda: 450 vacation rentals
  • Toilla Segunda: 423 vacation rentals
  • White Sands: 206 vacation rentals
  • Treehouse: 228 vacation rentals
  • Villa Primera: 526 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Pensacola Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Pensacola Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gulf Islands National Seashore: 2,314 home rentals
  • Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier: 3,001 home rentals
  • Portofino Boardwalk: 3,001 home rentals
  • Fort Pickens: 4,462 home rentals
  • Pensacola Station: 2,329 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pensacola Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 535 Houses in Pensacola Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pensacola Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,073 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 17 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 261 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Pensacola Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,339 vacation homes with pool available in Pensacola Beach.

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