If you like fresh seafood, talented artists from around the world, family-friendly festivals or a little competitive time on the links, Gulf County is the place to be. Fishing tournaments for all ages in both saltwater and freshwater are very popular and tons of fun. Reid Avenue has an array of boutique shops brimming with southern charm offering a unique variety of gifts and treasures to preserve your memories of Gulf County. Port St. Joe serves up plenty of great food and local flavor on the coast, with a selection of sidewalk cafes, bistros and some tasty food trucks offering a variety of cuisine for lunch and dinner.
There are several restaurants in downtown Port St. Joe, about three miles south, or drive a bit farther, 27 miles east, to the historic fishing village of Apalachicola, which is famous for its oysters!Learn More
Located on St. Joseph Bay, the WindMark Beach community is surrounded by exceptional boating and fishing opportunities for the whole family. The waters of St. Joseph Bay are designated as an Aquatic Preserve and are a vital birthplace, nursery and forage grounds for sea life, migratory birds and countless other species.
If you're looking to get out on the water, the Port St. Joe Marina is your launching point. Located just 4 miles east of WindMark Beach, Port St. Joe Marina—often called "Florida's friendliest marina—offers charter fishing boats, pontoon boat rentals, and tour boats. You're about as close as you can get to the grassy flats where speckled trout, redfish and tarpon hang out, or imagine being minutes away from some of the best off-shore fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.Learn More
In addition to the nearly four miles of beautiful beach of WindMark Beach®, St. Joseph Peninsula State Park is just 23 miles away - offering miles of white sugar sand beach that make it one of the top-rated beaches in the United States. Birdwatchers will love to watch the antics of a variety of birds—over 240 species have been sighted in the park, which is a coastal barrier peninsula.Learn More
If you feel like stepping out, there's always something going on in and around the quaint town of Port St. Joe, which is three miles south of WindMark Beach. Reid Avenue is home to many specialty shops. Drive into historic Apalachicola, 28 miles east and browse through the unique galleries, stores and antique shops or enjoy a dozen of the famous Apalachicola oysters! Once the third-largest port on the Gulf of Mexico, Apalachicola has a diverse and colorful past that remains visible today. There are over 900 historic homes and buildings on the National Register.Learn More