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The Island by Hotel RL
3.5 out of 5
Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL
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The price is $99 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

Nestled on the beach, this Fort Walton Beach resort is within a 10-minute walk of Wayside Park, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, and Emerald Coast Convention ...

3.8/5Good! (1,807 reviews)

"Beautiful place and even better customer service! Alexis at the front desk was extremely helpful, anything from getting us some pool towels to recommending things to do and places to eat. We had a oceanfront and the view was gorgeous! I would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

The Island by Hotel RL
Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
3 out of 5
1299 Miracle Strip Parkway SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL
The price is $101 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

Nestled on the beach, this Fort Walton Beach resort is just steps from Emerald Coast Convention Center and Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. Wayside Park and ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (479 reviews)

"We went during January, so for us it was too cold to use the pools, but they were open and super clean! Our room was gorgeous and it was really quick and easy to access the beach! We also loved the lobby area and the fact we could have breakfast and other meals on site. All of the staff was super ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2021

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach
The Nautical Whimsy at Portofino-The Ultimate Resort Destination Pensacola Beach
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Situated in Pensacola Beach, this resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Opal Beach and Park East On-Leash Dog Beach. Pensacola Beach Pier and Portofino Boardwalk are ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Amazing Views

"The condo was better than the pictures. Very clean and well maintained. The view as soon as you opened the front door was breathtaking. We had some maintenance issues related to hurricane Sally that the owner called maintenance into fix and the rest of the stay was flawless. I would absolutely stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020

The Nautical Whimsy at Portofino-The Ultimate Resort Destination Pensacola Beach
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A202~Pristine Oceanfront Condo with Magical Views In Every Room!
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Nestled on the beach, this Fort Walton Beach resort is within a 10-minute walk of Okaloosa Island Beach, Emerald Coast Convention Center, and Gulfarium Marine ...

5/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Relaxing and quiet location. Perfect Getaway weekend

"This was by far one of the best properties on the beach and this specific condo has the absolute best views. We felt like we were on the beach even when we were sitting inside. It was the perfect location with a short walk to the board walk and a short drive to Destin. We flew and used Uber with ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

A202~Pristine Oceanfront Condo with Magical Views In Every Room!
~newly Decorated~2 King Suite! Amazing Gulf AND Pool View-free Beach Service
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This family-friendly Fort Walton Beach resort is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of Okaloosa Island Beach, Emerald Coast Convention Center, and ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)
Great Condo.

"Great condo for the family. Close to everything. Stephanie was great! Will stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

~newly Decorated~2 King Suite! Amazing Gulf AND Pool View-free Beach Service
"InExcess" Aptly named Portofino 19th Story Luxury High-rise 2/2 Resort Condo
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Situated in Pensacola Beach, this romantic resort is within a 15-minute walk of Opal Beach and Park East On-Leash Dog Beach. Pensacola Beach Pier and Portofino ...

5/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Paradise on Pensacola Beach

"This is a fairly new listing on VRBO for this wonderful unit at Portifino. Pictures do not do this unit justice, it is huge!! Great views with no obstructions. All you see is the bay and the ocean with great sounds a night when you leave the large sliding glass doors open. Everything you need is ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

"InExcess" Aptly named Portofino 19th Story Luxury High-rise 2/2 Resort Condo
Beach Paradise Right Outside Your Door
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Situated in Fort Walton Beach, this romantic resort is within a 10-minute walk of Wayside Park, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, and Emerald Coast Convention ...

Beach Paradise Right Outside Your Door
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Surf & Sand Hotel

Surf & Sand Hotel

2 out of 5
40 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, FL
The price is $70 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
3.7/5Good! (1,548 reviews)

"Washer and dryer on site Clean rooms great location"…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Surf & Sand Hotel
Margaritaville Beach Hotel

Margaritaville Beach Hotel

4 out of 5
165 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, FL
The price is $189 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,000 reviews)

"Cleanliness, social distancing measures. We enjoyed the experience overall."…"

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2020

Margaritaville Beach Hotel
Luxury Suites Pensacola

Luxury Suites Pensacola

2.5 out of 5
6703 Pensacola Blvd, Pensacola, FL
The price is $69 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28
4.1/5Very Good! (572 reviews)

"I liked that the nightly rate was affordable for the condition and quality of the hotel. I didn’t like that maintenance did not come through after I spoke with front desk staff about room feeling humid and stuffy and that I noticed AC filter was dirty."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Luxury Suites Pensacola
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Resorts in Pensacola

Dreaming of a relaxing escape? You deserve all the luxuries and comforts of a resort, where you can find everything you need for your stay—from convenient food and drink options to activities and shopping. Choose from 8 resorts in Pensacola and discover the right one for you, whether you see yourself sitting down to fine dining or checking out the on-site boutiques.

Our top-rated Pensacola resorts:

The Island by Hotel RL - Beach resort rated 3.5 stars, 10-minute walk from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

  • Features 2 outdoor pools, 3 bars, and beach sun loungers
  • Popular for its central location
  • 2 restaurants on site

Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach - Beach resort rated 3 stars, steps from Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

  • Offers a restaurant
  • Has a poolside bar, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub

Luxurious 2 Bedroom Skyhome With Panoramic Ocean Views and Steps From The Beach!

  • Enjoy the spa tub and fitness center

Gulf Front Elite 2br/2.5ba Portofino Tower 1-809

  • Amenities include a spa tub and a fitness center

Luxurious 3BR Skyhome With Panoramic Ocean Front Views and Steps From The Beach!

  • Access to a spa tub and a fitness center

What Can I Do in Pensacola?

Travelers love exploring the beaches in Pensacola, and also come here to visit its historic sites and other landmarks. Check out the interesting exhibits at National Museum of Naval Aviation and Discovery Gallery, or grab your golf clubs for a game at A.C. Read Golf Course or Osceola Municipal Golf Course. Other top attractions you can add to your list are Saenger Theatre and Historic Pensacola Village.

Pensacola is also known for its:

  • Live music
  • Seafood
  • Theater
  • Hockey
  • Festivals
  • Entertainment
  • Museums
  • Architecture

When Should I Visit Pensacola?

Here's a breakdown of the seasonal weather to help you pick travel dates:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 72° F and nighttime temperatures average 42° F
  • April-June: 90° F is the daytime average and 54° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 90° F and nighttime averages are around 66° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 83° F during the day and 42° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 65.35 inches in a year

How to Get to Pensacola and Around the Area

Pensacola Transportation
NameTypeDistance
Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.) Airport 4.7 mi (7.6 km)
Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional) Airport 40.1 mi (64.5 km)
Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach) Airport 44.3 mi (71.4 km)
Pensacola Station Train Station 3.6 mi (5.9 km)

Frequently asked questions

What can I expect from a resort vacation in Pensacola?
Longing for a relaxing escape? Treat yourself to all the comforts and luxuries of a resort, where you can find everything you need for your stay—from convenient food and drink options to entertainment and shopping. Browse the resorts in the area and discover the best one for you, whether you picture yourself kicking back in a suite with stunning views or checking out the on-site boutiques.
What's the best resort in Pensacola?
How many hotel resorts should I expect to find in Pensacola?
Choose from Expedia’s 5 resort hotels in Pensacola where you’ll find top-notch bars, spacious rooms, and more.
What can I do in Pensacola?
Travelers come to Pensacola to experience its live music venues, theaters, and other cultural offerings. Grab your golf clubs for a game at Osceola Municipal Golf Course and Tiger Point Golf and Country Club, or head to Cordova Mall and Portofino Boardwalk for some retail therapy. Other top attractions you can add to your list are Pensacola Naval Air Station and Saenger Theatre.
What's the seasonal weather like in Pensacola?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 55°F. Average annual precipitation for Pensacola is 65 inches.
What's the best way to get to and around Pensacola?
Fly into Pensacola Intl. Airport (PNS), which is located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) away. You can also search for flights into Northwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS), which is 40.1 mi (64.5 km) away. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.

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