The Best Florida Beaches for Florida Beach Vacations!

Best spots for a fun, lazy Florida beach vacation!

Florida beaches! Many of the beaches in Florida, rank tops in the U.S. and best in the world! Beach lovers flock to the coastline of the state in droves! You'll find some of the most popular vacation areas anywhere, right here in the 'Sunshine State'!

Whether you're looking for cheap vacations in Florida, a romantic getaway, or a place for a family holiday, there's loads of coastline hot spots to choose from! So if you have a yearning for a vacation on the beach, you’re certain to find one in the 'land of fun and sun', just to your liking...... see our top tips for choosing a beach for your vacation!

Florida has over 700 miles of wonderful sandy beaches! Each of the beach areas of the state are unique. The sand, terrain, wave action, water temperature do vary quite significantly.

Take a look at each of the main areas and decide for yourself, which is the best!

WHICH Florida Beach Is For You?

No one is truly the ‘expert’ on the best Florida beaches, no matter what their expertise. This section will give you lots of information about each of the beaches in the sunshine state. But remember in the end, you are making the choice. You are 'paying the tab' for your vacation. YOU are the best judge of 'what's hot and what's not'!

Different strokes for different folks, as the saying goes. What appeals to some, may not appeal to others.

But, with hundreds of beaches to choose from, there's lots of choice of fantastic destination ideas for Florida beach vacations!

Here are some of the popular,

world famous FL beaches listed by location!

Just click on any highlighted link to learn more!

The East Coast

The East Coast Beaches of Florida.
From the warm wonderful waters of the Southeast, to the more rugged coastline in the northern area, these Atlantic beaches remain popular year after year! In particular, the area is best known for it's awesome coastal wave action, attracting surfers from everywhere, and families seeking out an inexpensive tropical vacation.

Amelia Island

Cocoa Beach

Dania B.


Ft Lauderdale

Fort Pierce




Ponte Vedra


St. Augustine


The Panhandle

Florida’s Panhandle Beaches.
Sometimes known as the Emerald Coast, this more northern stretch of land, bordered by the Gulf of Mexico is a little paradise unto itself! Panama City does ‘rock’ with the Spring Break crowd. But there’s much more to the Panhandle than just parties! This beautiful ribbon of sparkling white sand which extends for miles and miles, draws families, fishermen, retirees and golfers, too!


Ft Walton



Panama City



The Beaches of the South

The Southeast Florida beaches.
Ultra chic, ritzy and oh so they sizzle, both day and night! If you're looking for excitement and heat, this area promises not to disappoint! Some of the best known beaches in the world, are located in this area. Breath-taking scenery, warm waters, opportunities for outdoor adventures like camping, kayaking, canoeing and hiking are just a few of the many perks of the southern coastline hangouts!

Bahia Honda

Key West


Fort Zachary



South Beach

Gulf Coast Beaches

The Gulf Coast beaches of Florida.
Soft, white, silky sand. A gentle, rolling surf. Stunning sunsets. Luxury resorts. World-class restaurants. Nature preserves and attractions aplenty. You’ll find secluded areas, to swinging party beaches and everything in between on the FL west coast!

Marco Island


Sanibel Island

Lovers Key


Fort do Soto

Fort Myers Beach

Lido Key



Anna Maria Is.


Longboat Key

Siesta Key

Treasure Island

The Central Beaches

The beaches near Orlando Florida.
These beaches are those closest to one of the most popular state attractions, Disney World, so families are particularly drawn to the area. Daytona features a chance to park along the waterfront and hosts annual festivities such as Bike Week, drawing followers from all over North America.

Cocoa Beach



New Smyrna

The Beaches of the Northeast

The Atlantic beaches on the Northeast coast.
Many natural, unspoiled, secluded Florida beaches. Many very busy populated coastline fun spots. A rugged, but beautiful area, attracts a varied crowd, seeking relaxing vacation time. Many vacationers from the Northeast U.S. coast, visit this area, as it is the closest FL beach vacation area.

Amelia Island




Take a look at the many things to do in Florida to help make your decision easier, to choose your destination beach in Florida!

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