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Make The Most of Your Trip to the Gulf Coast

Planning a family trip or a weekend away with friends? Whether first-time visitors or seasoned beach resort goers, our itineraries highlight Pensacola landmarks and can’t-miss destinations in the area and on-site. Find inspiration and plan your three-day trip with activities designed to maximize relaxation or recreation.

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Trip for Two

Day 1 - Arrive

  • Arrive at The Pensacola Beach Resort, check-in, and get settled in your own private sanctuary — a cozy Gulf or Bay View room.

  • Head to The Grand Marlin early to catch a stunning sunset dinner.

  • Enjoy a cocktail and live music at The Salty Rose or take a starlit walk on the beach, featuring limited light pollution to help protect our turtle ecosystem.

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Adventure, Together

Day 2 - Explore

  • Stroll from the hotel directly to the beach and enjoy convenient chaises and umbrellas, or rent bikes and pedal down the National Seashore.

  • Schedule an in-room massage for your return to the resort, or enjoy poolside cocktails while lounging on our private pool deck.

  • End the day enjoying each other’s company on an inspiring sunset cruise.

  • Indulge in locally caught mahi mahi or filet from Windrose, the hotel’s lobby restaurant.

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Memories Made

Day 3 - Depart

  • Savor fluffy French toast, sip mimosas, and enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico from Windrose.

  • Take one last walk along Pensacola Beach, soaking up the scenery.

  • As you leave, head to historic downtown Pensacola for shopping, a stroll, and a bite at Carmen’s Lunch Bar & Tapas.

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Adventure Starts Now

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Arrive at The Pensacola Beach Resort, check-in, and get the kids all settled in your Gulf or Bay-front room.

  • Head down the street for a casual seafood dinner at Peg Leg Pete’s, a spot loved by locals with lots of options for little pirates.

  • If you still have the energy, book an evening adventure on Little Sabine Bay with a dazzling Glow Paddle that the kids will love.

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Taste, Splash, Play

Day 2 - Explore

  • After a few silver dollar pancakes at Windrose, head to the beach. Left something behind? You can grab it at the hotel’s shop, Seaglass.

  • Grab lunch with a side of thrills at Laguna Adventure Park, Beach Bar + Grill.

  • Take a nap or a laidback swim at the hotel’s private pool deck with zero-entry for little ones and poolside cocktails for the big kids.

  • Head into historic downtown Pensacola for a fun-filled evening at Graffiti Pizza or stick a little closer to home at Shaggy’s Pensacola Beach.

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Last Day, More Thrills

Day 3 - Depart

  • Enjoy a morning paddle board with the family or another swim in the pool before it’s time to pack up.

  • On your way out of town, head to the nationally renowned Naval Aviation Museum and check out our hometown Blue Angels and Pensacola’s rich aviation history.

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Greet Your Pals

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Arrive at The Pensacola Beach Resort, check-in, and have your crew find their rooms.

  • Meet downstairs for a specialty cocktail at the hotel’s lobby bar before a delicious dinner at The Grand Marlin.

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Choose Your Adventure

Day 2 - Explore

  • Meet up for brunch at Windrose for some avocado toast or a full spread of delights.

  • Begin the day venturing out on the Gulf’s famed deep-sea fishing waters.

  • The land lovers can take a walk or cycle down the protected National Seashore.

  • Hit the beach together in the afternoon with convenient chair rentals at the end of the boardwalk.

  • Stroll between your beach spot and The Salty Rose for piña coladas and light bites.

  • Head into historic downtown Pensacola for an Italian dinner at Angelena’s or to popular sushi bar Dharma Blue.

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Fun & Farewells

Day 3 - Depart

  • Before or after checkout, store your belongings at the front desk and end your friends getaway with an open-air Dolphin tour.

  • Toast your last moments of the trip with a mimosa at the hotel’s private pool deck as everyone heads out for their departures.

Explore Our Rooms

King Executive Gulf Front with Balcony

1 King Bed
Gulf Ocean View
638 Sq. Ft.
Settle into your coastal retreat on a spacious wraparound balcony with inspiring gulf and bayside views. Calming colors and natural accents invite you to unwind in this breezy oceanfront sanctuary.

King Executive Bay Front with Balcony

1 King Bed
Bay View
779 Sq. Ft.
Take in picture-perfect views of Little Sabine Bay and the Gulf of Mexico on your wraparound balcony. Inside, a blend of soothing hues, beach-inspired touches, and a stylish sitting area help set you at ease.

King Gulf Front With Balcony

1 King Bed
Gulf Ocean View
525 Sq. Ft.
Grab a front-row seat to brilliant Emerald Coast sunrises and sunsets while perched on your balcony. When the day is done, drift off to sleep in your plush king-sized bed for a rejuvenating night's rest.

Offers & Packages

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