Make Portofino Island Resort - Pensacola Beach your next getaway—choose from 17 great vacation rentals
Cool ocean breezes swirl down the sun-baked beaches that hug the deep blue waters of Florida's Emerald Coast. If you're looking for a way to blend stunning scenery, iconic beach lifestyle, and the luxury and elegance of a beachside resort, then look no further than our vacation rentals at Portofino Island Resort.
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Perched on the stunning sand of Pensacola Beach, this postcard-perfect resort offers guest the chance to dive into everything from fishing cruises to long, lazy days on the beach soaking in the sun. With a prime location, putting you close to seaside adventures, local attractions, and easy access activities, you'll be treated to a seemingly endless array of fun.
Where is the Portofino Island Resort?
Just steps from the gorgeous, warm sands that surround Portofino Island Resort, this ideal spot puts you in the heart of fun and relaxation. Four miles from the heart of Pensacola Beach, and 30 miles from the relaxed vibes of Fort Walton Beach you'll be ideally located at the resort for memory-making day trips, while still being surrounded by beach-inspired adventures.
Things to do at Portofino Island Resort
With the expansive ocean and white-sand beaches as your playground, the great outdoors provides a wide range of fun-filled adventures and ways to get out and explore the beauty at your fingertips.
Staying close to home means that you can take advantage of on-site amenities like tennis, bicycles, and of course the pools. Challenge your friend to a game or two of tennis to show off your backhand, then take a relaxing bike ride through the lush grounds. After hitting a café for a quick bite and a drink, head back to lounge in one of the seven tropical pools.
Dive into the resort-style watersports for a day of boogie boarding, paddleboarding, or even kiteboarding. Get your adrenaline going with a soaring experience as you fly high above the water with a parasailing session, or maybe stay a little closer to the waves when you reserve a Waverunner to skip the across the water and feel the wind on your face.
Take a moment to spend some quiet time with your special someone as you take in the fireworks during a sunset cruise. Wake up early to see the dolphins swim along side the boat and learn about the local marine life on a specialized cruise that takes you through the Santa Rosa Sound.
With world-class fishing in your backyard, your options for boat trips are vast! You'll find onshore and offshore trips to suit your preference. Get a few friends together and charter a private tour with expert guides to tackle the trophy fish and see if you can land the big one! You might even score some delicious fish to cook up in your rental kitchen.
Whether you're trying something for the first time or looking for some advice from an expert, the resort provides lessons with pros for tennis, tips for local fishing, and helpful insights for golfers looking to hit the nearby fairways.
Day trips and nearby fun
Jump on the Catamaran Cruise to Pensacola Beach to wander through the shops on the boardwalk and grab a glass of refreshing wine at the Wine Bar. Find the perfect token to remember your trip by in one of the unique shops, or upscale boutiques. You won't want to miss a meal at Cactus Flower. Serving fresh Mexican cuisine with a taste of California, there is something for everyone to dive into.
Golfers will love the opportunity to play at four distinct courses that work together to create a golfing experience unlike any other. The Emerald Coast Golf Trail Pass gives you exclusive access to drive the links and read the greens at Tiger Point Golf Club, The Club at Hidden Creek, Shalimar Pointe Country Club, and Scenic Hills Country Club. With each course showcasing perfectly groomed fairways and alluring hazards, golfers will be in heaven!
Fill your days with sun-soaked relaxation, gentle waves lapping at your feet, and ocean-inspired adventures that will leave lifelong memories. Our vacation rentals at Portofino Island Resort let you experience the casual beach lifestyle while pampering you with the elegance of a truly high-end resort.