Top ten reasons to visit Navarre Beach

There are a million reasons to visit Navarre Beach. Florida’s panhandle boast white sandy beaches, shimmering gulf coast waters and a variety of activities and fun in the sun. But Navarre Beach takes the cake and here’s why:

  1. Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center- This place is one of a kind in our area. The conservation center offers a variety of exhibits and activities focused on the gulf coast’s favorite marine critters, sea turtles.


  1. Navarre Beach Marine Science Station- Experiment and explore all the wonders of the Gulf of Mexico at this one of a kind educational center. Summer camps will engage your child in science and sea life.


  1. Navarre Beach Marine Sanctuary- Dig diving? Snorkeling your thing? How about a glass bottom kayak tour? The near shore and deep water artificial reefs of Navarre Beach will blow your mind! Check out sea turtles, fish, dolphins and more!


  1. Panhandle Butterfly House- Navarre is known for having one of a kind ecotourism attractions, and the butterfly house is no exception. This enclosed garden boasts dozens of fluttering butterflies and flowers. I could sit beside the koi pond for hours.


  1. Uncrowded beaches – Navarre Beach boasts miles of the most undisturbed beaches in the world thanks to Gulf Islands National Seashore. Known by the locals as “Florida’s best kept secret,” Navarre Beach offers visitors their own private oasis, something most gulf front beaches cannot claim.


  1. Boutique shopping- Shops like Saltwater Cottage offer unique finds that you will not see anywhere else. Take home a new painting created by one of our local artist or how about a homemade scented candle?


  1. Amazing sunsets- Words cannot properly describe what it is like to stand with your toes in the sand and watch the sun slip down over the water after a perfect day in paradise. Each sunset is one of a kind here on Navarre Beach.


  1. Juana’s Pagodas- Located along the beach water front this restaurant has got it all. Recently named to the Top 10 Florida Beach Bars, Juana’s is a staple among long time visitors and locals. Try out their killer shrimp tacos or dance the night away to live music.


  1. Tunes by the Dunes- As the summer heats up, the summer concerts start. This long time tradition brings live music and dancing to the beach each Thursday night. Visit before Aug. 31 to get in on the fun.


  1. Navarre Beach Fishing Pier- Cast a line from one of the longest fishing piers in the Gulf of Mexico, or simply take a stroll down the pier.

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