Florida’s Panhandle is known for many things, from the picturesque white sand beaches to endless fun on the Gulf of Mexico. The Panhandle is also known for its collection of charming beach towns, that all offer something different and unique. One of the best-kept secrets in our slice of paradise is Mexico Beach, a small coastal community that offers the fun of Florida without the crowds. Choose Cape & Coast Premier Properties to host your getaway and walk directly to the beach from your vacation home. Whether you want to paddle the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, enjoy locally caught seafood, or explore the fantastic shopping scene, there are endless things to do in Mexico Beach, FL!
Mexico Beach Water Activities: Kayaking, Parasailing, & Fishing
With five miles of beaches for visitors to enjoy, it’s no surprise that watersports are a popular activity in Mexico Beach. Your stay with Cape & Coast includes complimentary watersport rentals and beach equipment with VayK Gear. Rent your kayaks, paddleboards, kayaks, and boogie boards with VayK, and your gear will be delivered to your vacation rental. For other experiences on the water like chartered fishing trips, we recommend:
- Crazy Waverunners and Parasail: If you are looking for some exhilarating fun on the water, you can rent a Waverunner or fly high with a parasailing adventure with this local outfitter.
- Mexico Beach offers excellent fishing with native species like pompano, red snapper, Spanish mackerel, and grouper calling our waters home. Join fishing charters with companies like KC Sportfishing Charter.
- Panhandle Adventures: If you are looking for a unique guided experience, Panhandle Adventures has a trip for you! Embark on a dolphin tour, snorkel for scallops, or join a cocktail cruise at sunset.
Check Out the Mexico Beach Shopping Scene
There are several charming shops and boutiques to check out while you’re here.
The Shell Shack is a must-stop selling fresh seafood and a wide variety of souvenirs like t-shirts and seashells. Discover unique coastal decor at Seagreen Salvage & Co and find a one-of-a-kind piece of mosaic art at Cloud Nine Creations.
Mexico Beach Restaurants
Since Mexico Beach is on the Gulf Coast, you can expect fresh, locally caught seafood at our most popular restaurants. Killer Seafood offers all your seafood favorites like fried shrimp, fish tacos, fried flounder po boy, and calamari. We recommend Mango Marley’s if you want to pair your seafood with a tropical cocktail. Don’t forget to stop at Mexico Beach Sweets for ice cream and candy after dinner.
Stay in Our Mexico Beach Vacation Rentals
Now that you know about all the beautiful things to do in Mexico Beach, FL, you may wonder where to stay. Cape & Coast Premier Properties offers two Mexico Beach vacation rentals for your getaway. Our Mermaids’ Tale rental is a spacious four-bedroom property, brand new for 2022! We also provide the five-bedroom Sunset Dreamer property, offering a private pool and plenty of space for large groups. If these properties don’t meet your criteria, we have dozens of properties to choose from throughout Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast.