Anyone looking for a great holiday destination in the south east of the USA should try Laguna Beach in Florida. Located by the Gulf of Mexico, this resort offers so many things for holidaymakers to see and do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay here including self catering accommodation, condos, apartments, villas and B&Bs.
The Florida resort of Laguna Beach offers wonderful sandy beaches that are superb for holidaymakers who are looking to relax and soak up the sun. In addition to this, there are many watersports to be enjoyed here including swimming, fishing, diving, snorkelling, surfing, water skiing, wind surfing and sailing. On land, a great way for visitors to explore the area is by taking a scenic drive, hiking and cycling. There are numerous golf courses located in this area including the Holiday Isle Golf Club, which is about 10 minutes away from Laguna Beach. Other popular activities here include tennis, paragliding and bird watching. Numerous restaurants, bars and cafes are located in and around Laguna Beach offering a good variety of dishes. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can buy provisions from local stores.
Holidaymakers staying at Laguna Beach will find lots of great places to visit along this stretch of coast in northwest Florida. For example, about 30 minutes away is Panama City where tourists can view dolphins, sea lions, sharks and other animals at Gulf World Marine Park. About 45 minutes away is the city of Destin where tourists can visit many fine attractions such as Gator Beach and Sasquatch Zoo. Here there are also excellent museums including the Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida and the Emerald Coast Science Center.
A little further away is Gulf Breeze, which is about one hour and 30 minute’s drive from Laguna Beach and features a delightful zoo.
The weather is hottest in July and August with average temperatures of about 81 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest time of the year is January when the average air temperature is 51 degrees Fahrenheit. July is also the wettest month with 8.8 inches of rainfall on average. October averages the lowest rainfall with approximately 2.9 inches.
The Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) is about 15 miles from Laguna Beach. Flights arrive here from Atlanta (ATL). Visitors can fly direct to Atlanta and get a connecting flight to the Northwest Florida Beaches Airport. Flights arrive at Atlanta from many major U.S cities as international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others. Car rental companies are located at the airport including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.