Places to Stay


places to stay - serenitySerenity Beach Rentals

Serenity Beach Rentals, LLC offers coastal vacation rental homes along the beautiful beaches of Cape San Blas, St. Joe Beach and Mexico Beach. Whether it’s hours of quiet solitude or activities in the great outdoors that you crave, we have a little something for everyone.


The el-governer motelEl Governor Motel – Under Hurricane Repairs

The El Governor Motel is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico along scenic U.S. Highway 98 in the heart of Mexico Beach, Florida. Their 120 beachfront rooms overlook the beaches and the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The pool bar, wave runner rentals, parasail rides, skimboarding, surf fishing and a world of other beach activities are all within steps of your motel room.


Port Inn

Port Inn is a recently-restored 21-room hotel located in the small coastal town of Port St. Joe on Florida’s quiet Gulf Coast, less than twenty minutes from Apalachicola and Mexico Beach. The Inn sits just across the street from St. Joseph Bay and Frank Pate Park with public boat launching facilities, and just three blocks from a new, state-of-the-art marina offering fishing charters and waterfront dining.


Mainstay Suites

The new MainStay Suites in Port St. Joe is the first and only AAA-rated hotel in Gulf County, located 15 minutes from historic Apalachicola, and one of only four along the entire Forgotten Coast to receive a 3-diamond rating, with affordable nightly, weekly and monthly stays.