CAPE SAN BLAS, FLORIDA

Navarre beach with its rich natural beauty is a treasured barriers island of Florida. It lies between the Gulf Islands and Navarre Beach State Park. Navarre Beach is a small quiet and tranquil community, the best place to escape the 9 to 5 grind. The sugar white sandy beaches and clear blue waters have figured in the top lists of many beach magazines. What awaits you beyond the Navarre bridge is a tropical paradise rich in natural splendor. It is 12 miles of white sand and inviting waters with 8 miles of undeveloped shoreline of the Gulf Islands National Seashore to one side which is the longest federally protected beach in northwest Florida. The area abounds in varied flora and fauna, a is treat for nature lovers and wildlife watchers. The beauty of Navarre beach lies in its simplicity and tranquility. It has a very different feel than the other beaches of Florida that are usually teeming with visitors.

The beaches are so secluded here that it almost feels like its your own private beach. There is a wide array of recreational activities available in the region. The traditional beach activities include surfing, boating, parasailing, snorkeling and scuba diving. The gear is easily available at the beach. You can also take Kayak eco tours of the region. For kids a particularly interesting place is the Panhandle Butterfly house and Nature walk of Navarre where they attempt to educate people about butterflies and their eco systems. If fishing is your thing no other place can be as good as The Navarre Beach State Fishing Pier or you could take a deep sea fishing charter

The local as well as visitor favorite at Navarre Beach is the Rib Shack of Navarre. They serve the best bbq dishes. The East Bay crab house is not only famous for its mouth watering crab dishes but also for prime ribs and steak. The Gus Corona Cafe serves crunchy salad with oven fresh garlic bread. Larks Nest is good if you are feeling lethargic and want to grab a cup of coffee. Mr Pitas Mediterranean Buffet is an affordable way to enjoy wholesome Mediterranean cuisine.

Navarre Beach has some great beach accommodation options such as condos, homes and villas.