Anyone looking for a great holiday destination in the south east of the USA should try Emerald Beach Resort in Florida. Located by the Gulf of Mexico, this resort will provide 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 Emerald Beach Resort in northwest Florida has some lovely sandy beaches for holidaymakers to relax on and sunbathe. Holidaymakers can also enjoy many different watersports here such as swimming, fishing, snorkelling, water skiing, surfing, diving and sailing. Visitors to this area will find several golf courses including the 27-hole championship course at Panama City Beach. A fine way to explore the coast here and enjoy the magnificent scenery is by hiking and cycling. Numerous restaurants, bars and cafes are located in and around Emerald Beach Resort serving excellent cuisine including fresh seafood. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can purchase food, drink and other provisions from local stores.
Holidaymakers staying at Emerald Beach Resort will find lots of great places to visit along this stretch of coast in northwest Florida. Panama City is located just 15 miles east along the coast and is well worth visiting. Visitors to Panama City can enjoy the dolphins, sea lions, sharks and other animals at Gulf World Marine Park. Just over two hour’s drive away to the west of Emerald Beach Resort is the city of Pensacola, where tourists will find some fascinating places including the National Museum of Naval Aviation and historical military installations from the Civil War. Gulf Breeze is also a couple of hours away and has fabulous attractions including the zoo, where families can enjoy a great day out.
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 25 minute’s drive from Emerald Beach Resort. 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.