Beach resorts of Perdido Key, Florida, are visited by many vacationers, so you can find there a large number of vacation rentals: condos, houses, cottages, cabins, apartments and villas. All properties for rent feature great amenities, so vacationers will enjoy a very pleasant stay at this Florida resort area. White sand dunes with sea oats, bunch grass, beach grass, Florida rosemary, railroad vines, beach morning glories - clear blue sea expanding to measureless horizon - Perdido Key is a haven for those who love nature. Perdido Key Beach Dune Habitat is where you will find such flourishing flora, as well as the endangered Perdido Key Beach Mouse. Loggerhead turtles lay eggs here between the months of May and September. Pelicans and gulls, among other birds rest and nest. Monarch butterflies find refuge in Perdido Key Beach Dune Habitat on their migrations to South America. Gulf Islands National Seashore is on the eastern and rugged end of the island. You must take precaution, for the sunlight can be intense, insects more biting, sand more loose. And winds at night can reach over forty miles per hour dropping the temperature, even during the middle of summer. Swimming at times can be hazardous. Flags fly in warning when sharks, jellyfish, and strong currents are present. Founded in 1978, Big Lagoon State Recreation Area, named for the body of water, is 678 upland acres and much more popular. Seventy five campsites, five picnic areas with shelters, a 500-seat amphitheater, boat ramp with dock, boardwalks, nature trails, and an observation tower invite the visitor to enjoy their vacations among the natural surroundings. Perdido Key State Recreation Area is 247 acres of protected beaches, dunes and wilderness. It acts as a buffer for the mainland against strong winds and dangerous tides, and it preserves the habitats of rare species of birds. To fish, you need a saltwater fishing license.
Many properties for rent in this resorts are built on the beach or within walking distance. Almost all vacation rentals (condos, beach houses, apartments, cabins and cottages) have vacation amenities such as restaurants or shops nearby. One restaurant on Perdido Key, Florida, is considered a landmark: Flora-Bama. Known as America's "Last Great Roadhouse", Flora-Bama was established in 1964. Nightly bands play, while waiters and waitresses serve up oysters, shrimp, crab, and crawfish. Fresh coffee is brewed at the Lost Java Key. Just about all taste buds are satisfied on Perdido Key and in Pensacola. Some fascinating events take place in the area. The Interstate Mullet Toss is one where people compete by throwing fish from Florida to Alabama. Polar bear dips happen. If you sing and write or you love music, there is an international songwriting festival. Check out their calendar for events. Since Perdido Key is smaller, more rustic, and quieter, take a day trip to the city of Pensacola to find most of the daily events. Much of the stores you will find on Perdido Key, Florida, are home furnishings or arts and crafts. Quaint grocery and retail stores keep you from needing to go to Pensacola for your necessities.
Perdido Key, Florida, is where you go for a quiet retreat, with near perfect paradisial beaches on the refreshing, blue Gulf of Mexico waters. Creatures of all kinds fly, swim and scamper throughout the waters and island. Plant life grows in abundance. The greater Pensacola area is where you go to explore all kinds of sports and leisure: scuba dive, kite surf, surf on and off-shore, jet ski, wave run, water ski, canoe, kayak, tour by foot, car, boat, and helicopter. Catch a hockey game, baseball game, car race, woman's football game, or dog race. See plays, operas, symphonies or the ballet. Peruse art galleries and museums. Perdido Key is home to the first golf course created in the state of Florida: the Lost Key Golf Club. The par 71 signature designed championship course is also an Audubon International Silver Signature Sanctuary; the first one certified in the world! Take it all in when you arrive to this western end of the Florida panhandle. Witness nature in its varigated creations, designs, and systems. With a barrier island change with the tides. Your vacation at the vacation rentals (condos, apartments, beach houses, cottages or cabins) settled in the beach resorts from Perdido Key, Florida, may seem and sound like wilderness, but one glimpse of white sands, clear blue waters and a blinding sun and you'll ready yourself for a tan, good sport, and summer fun. To a perfect vacation contribute the excellent quality of the properties for rent available here: houses, condos, apartments, cottages and cabins. In the peak season it can be pretty hard to find accommodations in this beach resorts, so start planning your next vacation in Florida NOW!