Santa Rosa, Florida Navarre Beach Florida

Discover the unspoiled and unhurried natural beauty unlike anywhere else when you spend the day along the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Time slows down as you and your family soak up vitamin D, build sandcastles and devour local treats. With more than 7 miles of unmatched beauty, this makes an ideal destination for all visitors.

For those who love to snorkel or dive, there is no better place to go than Navarre’s Artificial Reefs. There you are met with unique marine life such as coral, turtles, stingrays, fish, octopuses and much, much more.

Book a charter boat excursion with one of our seasoned captains to battle redfish, flounder, and even Spanish mackerel. Don’t let the big boats fool you, though, as booking a charter isn’t the only way to catch a big one. With rod and reel in tow, fish like a local on the longest fishing pier in Florida, stretching 1,545 feet long and towering 30 feet above the water, where you can catch pompano, cobia, and tarpon.

Explore natures best places to paddle. Grab a board from Sage’s Paddle Company and paddle by Kayak through the Santa Rosa Sound, by board in the Gulf of Mexico or by Canoe as you cruise down Blackwater River with friends and family. You will soon find that there’s no better feeling than truly experiencing nature just before the sun goes down.

Go at your own pace as you bike down Florida’s National Scenic Trail. We guarantee all smiles as you come across an array of candy-colored houses, sun-kissed dunes, and seashore views. Head North, beyond the beach, and experience picture-perfect places for nature lovers and outdoor adventurers. First stop, Coldwater Gardens. Why camp when you can “glamp”? Go glamping and immediately transform your style of travel. Immerse yourself in the environment as you engage with the untamed beauty that Navarre Beach has to offer without sacrificing any of the comforts of home. Lounge around a crackling campfire while sharing stories with your loved ones, creating unforgettable moments.

Take part in a one of a kind yoga experience as you inhale relaxation and exhale stress with certified yoga instructors. Complete your yoga session with a mouthwatering meal fresh from the gardens, prepared by talented vegan chef, Sarah. Coldwater Gardens implements several unique growing methods to produce food. From aquaponics to Shiitaké mushroom cultivation, and much more in between, there is a little something for all to enjoy. Guests are welcome to explore the 352-acre property, complete with hiking and biking trails, four private sandbars, and many different agriculture techniques. getrelaxing.com

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