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Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, this waterfront Pensacola Beach resort is less than 10 miles from Gulf Islands National Seashore and Historic Pensacola Village. Downtown Pensacola is 12 miles away.

7 pools, day spa

Portofino Island Resort offers 7 pools, a full-service spa with dry saunas and steam rooms, and a fitness center. Dining options include 3 restaurants including a poolside bar and grill.

Gulf-view balconies

Condos at Portofino Island Resort have gulf-view balconies, full kitchens, and jetted tubs. Other amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet access, and washers and dryers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico, Portofino Island Resort offers a wealth of recreational activities, including 7 outdoor pools, beach yoga, beach volleyball, and a 40,000-square-foot lifestyle center housing a full-service spa and fitness center. Spa Portofino offers rejuvenating massages, body wraps, paraffin manicures, and a full range of facial and body treatments using Phytomer® skin care products. Dry saunas, steam rooms, and a spa tub are also available. A seasonal private tram shuttles guests around the resort.

Dining options include a poolside bar and grill, 3 additional restaurants, and room service. Business travelers may utilize the resort's 24-hour business center and multiple conference rooms for meetings and events. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the resort.

During the summer season, fireworks illuminate the sky over Santa Rosa Sound on Tuesdays.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Children's club 
  • Computer station 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 17000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1530 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Health club 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Number of floors - 21 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 7 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 5 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Total number of rooms - 720 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Second bathroom 
  • Separate sitting area 

Where to Eat

Terracotta Dining Room - Overlooking the pool deck and the Gulf of Mexico, this restaurant serves fresh local seafood, steak, and continental specialties.

Cobalt Bar & Grill - At this poolside venue, live music plays and signature drinks include a Blue Martini. Light fare is served.

Terrazzo Grill - With views of Santa Rosa Sound and 2 swimming pools, this restaurant serves light fare for lunch and a full dinner menu.

Nearby Things to Do

The resort has lighted Rubico Hydra tennis courts, bicycle rentals, and nature trails.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Aerobics on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Beach yoga on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Boat tours on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 5 PM

Minimum check-in age is 25


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply

Restrictions may apply regarding the number of people that may accompany a parent or legal guardian. Additional restrictions may apply during the spring break vacation period. Chaperoned groups are prohibited.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 150.53 per accommodation, per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the condo prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Welcome Gift Promotion

Book a stay in any rate category and receive the following upon check-in:

  • 20% discount on food and beverages purchased at the property
  • Complimentary DVD rentals
  • 1 complimentary round of golf per day and 50% off the cart rental (not valid on the day of departure)
  • Complimentary beach towels
  • 2 beach chairs and 1 umbrella (per room, per day)
  • Complimentary water taxi service to the Boardwalk (seasonal March 1 – September 7)
Valid per room, per stay. Offerings are based upon seasonality and can be subject to change. May be combined with other offers. Blackout dates may apply. Other restrictions may apply.

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