Relax and embrace the laid back Florida lifestyle at the superb Hilton Hotel Pensacola Beach Hotel. Located directly on the beachfront facing out over the Gulf of Mexico this stunning destination offers superb amenities, beachfront swimming pools and tip top service all within easy walking distance of the area’s world class water sports, landmark attractions, vibrant shopping and restaurants and bars.
Guest rooms and suites are both stylish and modern with panoramic views of the Gulf of Mexico or Santa Rosa Sound from their own private balconies. Thoughtful amenities include comfortable Hilton bedding, flat screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee making facilities, microwave, mini refrigerator, and ironing sets, separate bathrooms have granite counter tops, luxury Peter Rothman toiletries and hair dryer. Two and Three bedroomed suites feature separate living areas and fully equipped kitchen spaces– great for larger families or groups of friends travelling together.
Packed with things to do there’s never a dull moment at this popular beachfront spot. Start your day with a workout at the well-equipped beachfront view fitness centre then fill up with a hearty breakfast at H2O the hotel’s signature restaurant. Serving some of the funkiest food around in a casual beachfront setting H2O offers fine dining inside and casual no frills food by the pool. Make sure you try the Sunday “Brunch on the Beach” while you’re here, with five buffet stations Prime Rib steaks, fresh seafood salads, made to order omelettes and much more all washed down with bottomless champagne and Bloody Mary’s serving it’s a great way to while away couple of hours on a lazy Sunday afternoon!
Sun seekers appreciate relaxing poolside at the large outdoor pool deck – with two Gulf facing outdoor pools, plenty of loungers, Latitudes Pool Bar serving tasty snacks, ice cold cocktails and craft beers all on hand it’s the perfect place to chill out and top up your tan.
The resort’s got everything for the perfect holiday – there’s absolutely no need to venture far, however if you do decide to get out and about you’ll find lots to see and do in the surrounding area.
It’s all about the beach about the beach! Rated the 5th best beach in the country by TripAdvisor the sugar white sandy beaches opposite the hotel offer something for everyone at this stretch of paradise on the Gulf.
Kick back for the day, soak up the sun, and enjoy the tropical waters and refreshing sea breezes from the comfort of your Oceanside lounger and If all that lazing about becomes too much to handle then there’s plenty of water sports action available. Hire a kayak or paddle board, learn to windsurf, go snorkelling, bounce across the waves on a jet ski, go fishing on a charter boat or from one of area’s the two piers – the choice is almost endless!
Nature lovers will enjoy a strolling along the Pensacola Beach Eco trail and learning about the local plant and animal life including dolphins, sharks, turtles, birds, plants, fish and more. Informative signage at key locations along the trail explores many of the ecological aspects of the area and many of the signs have additional information that can be accessed by scanning their handy QR codes with your mobile device.
Take the family to Pensacola National Naval Aviation Museum and walk in the footsteps of astronauts Neil Armstrong and John Glen who were once stationed at the nearby base. With over 150 military aircraft, an IMAX theatre and the MAX flight simulators for you to try out – it’s a great experience for all the family. And if you think you recognise some of the some of the scenery you probably do, it’s where some of the aircraft scenes from Top Gun were shot!
Just across the road from the naval Museum you’ll l find the Pensacola Light House. First lit in 1859 the lighthouse offers a climbing tour, admission to the keepers quarters and a fascinating display of historical exhibits, you’re already in the area so pop on over and enjoy the view from the top. Other historical sites of interest in the local area include the Historic Pensacola Village Houses, the TT Wentworth Florida State Museum and Fort Pickens.
Golfers of all levels are spoilt for choice with a great selection of welcoming courses close to hand. And of course make sure you visit the Boardwalk before you head home – there’s plenty going on and it’s a great place to pick up some last minute souveneirs.