Destination guide

Experience sun and surf in Navarre Beach vacation rentals

A compact beach community on the northwestern tip of Florida, Navarre Beach offers miles of pristine white shoreline against turquoise waters with gentle surf. Vacation home rentals in Navarre Beach offer solitude and simplicity that beckons beachgoers to enjoy a seaside paradise with calm waters, soft sand, and a vibrant landscape that’s perfect for a rejuvenating beach getaway.

Things to do

Best excursions near vacation home rentals in Navarre Beach

Though relaxation is the main attraction of Navarre Beach, vacation rentals can be found near all manner of exciting locations and attractions for the whole family. These include the Gulf Breeze Zoo, a large zoo with exotic species from all over the world, a charming farm, a wildlife preserve, and organized animal feedings, and the Navarre Beach Marine Park, a sandy spot for sunbathing, swimming, beach barbecues and volleyball. The Navarre Beach Fishing Pier is a great spot for sunbathing, swimming, or fishing, and the Santa Rosa Sound offers opportunities to sail out on the water or charter a boat for deep-sea fishing.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Navarre Beach

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Navarre Beach has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Hidden Creek Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Gulf Breeze Zoo (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Tiger Point Golf and Country Club (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Fort Walton Beach Golf Club (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventure in Navarre Beach

With its beautiful beaches and glistening water, Navarre Beach is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Water sports like kayaking, jet skiing, paddleboarding, surfing, snorkeling, boating, and fishing are all popular options for the area’s beaches. Paved walking and biking trails are also great ways to view the landscape and catch glimpses of native wildlife, along with nature and hiking trails that take you into the dense wilderness. With so much of the area being walkable, vacation homes in Navarre Beach put you right in the center of the action.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Navarre Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Navarre Beach

Travelers love Navarre Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Navarre Beach is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa Rosa Island (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Gulf Islands National Seashore (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Oak Tree Nature Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Naval Live Oaks Nature Preserve (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Liza Jackson Park (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Shoreline Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Navarre Beach

The nearest airport is in Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), located 19.5 mi (31.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is 21.7 mi (35 km) away.

Getting around

Transportation in Navarre Beach

Navarre Beach has few major roads, with most vacation homes found within walking distance of the popular destinations, beaches, and restaurants. If you do want to travel farther, a taxi service, buses, coaches, limousines, and rental cars are available to take you to nearby destinations. Biking is also a popular option, due to the many paved bike paths found throughout the area, and gives you a chance to take in the scenery and attractions at your own pace.

Food and drink

Best delicacies in Navarre Beach

Ranging from family-owned eateries to fresh, local fare, the restaurants in Navarre Beach offer plenty of culinary interest to delight your taste buds. Experience tastes of the bayou, Cajun spices, fresh-caught seafood, classic American dishes, or delectable baked goods, all within a short distance of the beach and your summer rental. If you’re in the mood for something more familiar, the local restaurants also offer Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Mexican, and other cuisine options.

Essential info

Key facts for stays in Navarre Beach vacation homes

Navarre Beach is a quiet, close-knit community with unspoiled beaches and natural landscapes, so if you plan to book a stay at one of the vacation homes, it’s important to remember to leave the beaches as you found them. No fires, glass, or dogs are allowed on the beach, and the natural areas have strict rules regarding waste on the trails. The waters on the beach tend to be calm, but riptides occur on occasion, so it’s best to check the surf conditions on the Santa Rosa County website before visiting the beach. In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1 for emergency services.

Where to stay around Navarre Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 780 vacation rentals near Navarre Beach. From 500 Condos/Apartments to 154 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Navarre Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Navarre Beach?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Navarre Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • The Pearl of Navarre Beach: 50 vacation rentals
  • Beach Colony Resort: 108 vacation rentals
  • Summerwind Resort: 76 vacation rentals
  • Navarre Beach Regency: 34 vacation rentals
  • Caribbean Resort: 42 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Navarre Beach! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Navarre Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Navarre Beach:

  • Destin: 11,103 rentals
  • Pensacola Beach: 3,062 rentals
  • Fort Walton Beach: 9,647 rentals
  • Navarre: 1,316 rentals
  • Okaloosa Island: 8,919 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Navarre Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Navarre Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier: 3,087 rentals
  • Fort Walton Beach Park: 11,607 rentals
  • Okaloosa Island Pier: 11,661 rentals
  • Eglin Air Force Base: 11,015 rentals
  • Emerald Coast Convention Center: 11,670 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Navarre Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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