Destination guide

Lazy days on Laguna Beach

Situated in Florida's Bay County, Laguna Beach is an infectiously laid-back corner of the Sunshine State. Its stretch of idyllic coastline lives up to its exotic name, with palm-fringed, powder-soft white sands and clear, sun-spangled waters to cool off in. Laguna Beach vacation rentals range from cozy cottages with direct ocean access to sprawling mansions with luxury private pools, so you're bound to find a home-away-from-home ideal for your needs. And should you ever tire of lazing around in paradise, lively vacation hotspot Panama City is just a short drive away.

Things to do

Family days out around Laguna Beach

Within easy driving distance of your Laguna Beach vacation rental you'll find a host of enthralling attractions. If you need a break from the sun, Ripley's Believe It or Not offers a delightfully quirky day out. Peruse a vast collection of outlandish oddities from every corner of the globe, and enter an enchantingly immersive theater experience. Close to Laguna Beach, Coconut Creek Family Fun Park is home to an eclectic array of child-friendly diversions. Navigate your way around a maze the size of a football field, or enjoy a leisurely round of mini golf. Practically next door sits Zoo World, where you can feed gentle giraffes, cuddle adorable lemurs, or amble through aviaries packed with colorful tropical birds.


Get wet and wild on Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach's glistening waters draw aquatic adventurers of all ages from far and wide. Adrenalin junkies can rent jet skis and race across the waves at thrillingly high speeds, while those seeking kid-friendly thrills and spills might enjoy a hair-raising ride on a banana boat. For jaw-dropping panoramic views across the Bay County coast, you could try a spot of parasailing. Be sure to keep an eye on the ocean below, as from your elevated vantage point you may be able to spot graceful dolphins splashing around in their natural habitat.


Year-round sun on Laguna Beach

The Laguna Beach region enjoys around 320 days of sunshine a year, so it's an understandably popular 4-season destination. Laguna Beach vacation rentals are in high demand between May and October, when days tend to be long and hot, and the ocean is blissfully warm. Late spring and early fall are particularly great times to visit, as high summer brings humidity and higher rainfall. Winter weather is generally agreeably mild, but rarely warm enough for sunbathing, whilst nights can get a little chilly.

Natural features

Get back to nature at Laguna Beach

The Laguna Beach region is a haven for nature lovers of all persuasions. Less than 10 minutes by car from the coast, Conservation Park is a huge sprawl of carefully preserved wilderness, which encompasses fragrant pine forests, verdant wetlands, and diverse flora and fauna. With pristine boardwalks and miles of unpaved trails to traipse across, it's the ideal spot for a leisurely hike or invigorating mountain bike ride. Nearby Walton County is home to exceedingly rare coastal dune lakes, where both freshwater and saltwater species live side by side.

How to get there

How to get to and around Laguna Beach

Fly into Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Destin, FL (DSI-Destin-Fort Walton Beach), which is 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Laguna Beach?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 867 vacation rentals near Laguna Beach. From 154 Houses to 624 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Laguna Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Laguna Beach?

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

  • Seaside: 941 vacation rentals
  • Rosemary Beach: 1,191 vacation rentals
  • Seagrove Beach: 2,321 vacation rentals
  • Watercolor: 1,244 vacation rentals
  • Seacrest: 587 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Laguna Beach?

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

  • Pier Park: 12,345 vacation rentals
  • Grayton Beach State Park: 6,847 vacation rentals
  • St. Andrews State Park: 7,986 vacation rentals
  • Frank Brown Park: 12,476 vacation rentals
  • Camp Helen State Park: 13,766 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Laguna Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Laguna Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 154 Houses in Laguna Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Laguna Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 624 rentals available
  • Cottages: 25 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 59 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Laguna Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 686 vacation rentals with pool available in Laguna Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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