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Portofino Resort Information

What is Portofino Island Resort?

Portofino Island Resort is the ultimate Gulf Coast getaway and Pensacola’s premier family-friendly resort destination.

Where is Portofino Island Resort located?

Portofino is situated on 28 beautiful acres in Pensacola Beach between the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the gentle shores of Santa Rosa Sound. It is also adjacent to the pristine Gulf Islands National Seashore. The land itself is called Santa Rosa Island; it is the world’s largest barrier island.

What makes Portofino special?

Portofino’s beautiful waterfront location, stunning accommodations, world-class resort amenities and customized service standards – make it a natural indulgence. No other resort is located on the Gulf of Mexico, the Santa Rosa Sound and the Gulf Islands National Seashore. The vast complimentary and discounted amenities make Portofino Island a great vacation value.

How can I receive Premier Benefits?

Guests who book their stay through Premier Island Management Group (PIMG) are extended special amenities and discounts not offered to other guests. Benefits include 10% off beach chair set-ups, 10% off dolphin cruises, 10% off adventure rentals and many other outstanding perks. 

Learn More About the Perks of Booking With Premier Island Management

What should I bring with me to the resort?

Our condos all have fully equipped kitchens. Some units also feature a private grill on each balcony. Besides bringing food to cook, beach towels and sunscreen are always a plus and don’t forget your camera to capture your amazing experiences. Conveniently, small household items are available for purchase located in our Market

Are there any restrictions on the types of vehicles allowed to operate or park on the resort?

Golf carts, motorcycles, R.V.s, boats, and trailers are not permitted within the resort.

Is Portofino an independently owned and operated property, or it is part of a family of resorts?

Portofino Island Resort is an independent condominium resort. There are 765 condominium accommodations on the resort that are privately owned. Of those, more than 300 have been placed in the Premier Island Management Group vacation rental program. Those accommodations are rented to vacation travelers on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.

How many accommodations does Portofino Island Resort have?

Portofino features more than 300 two and three-bedroom designer accommodations within five Mediterranean-inspired towers. Each accommodation features a gourmet kitchen, master bedroom with spa bath, living area and sweeping water views of either the Gulf of Mexico, Santa Rosa Sound or the Gulf Islands National Seashore, and depending on the Tower, perhaps more than one water view.

What sports and activities are available at Portofino?

Portofino offers a number of recreation activities including sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, boogie boarding, surfing, cruises, tennis, golf (off-site), fitness classes, running club, personal training, hiking, biking, excursions, and more.

Are pets allowed?

Unfortunately, pets are only allowed when the owner of the unit is occupying the unit. However, there are many available local animal boarding’s to use for your convenience.

What dining options are there at Portofino Island Resort?

  • Coastal – inspired dining featuring the finest selections of seafood and land fare
  • al Fresco – open-air dining venue with an informal ambiance and a menu of fresh selections
  • Pizza Portofino – fresh, stone-baked gourmet pizzas and flatbreads
  • Smoothie Bar – juice-based smoothie shakes and healthy snacks
  • Starbucks Coffee – freshly brewed, handcrafted beverages inside the Lifestyle Center
  • The Market – pick up gourmet ingredients or prepared meals to go
  • Gourmet-to-You – order a gourmet meal prepared by our chef (for you or your entire family) to enjoy at your convenience in your guest suite

What are the hours of operations at Portofino Island Resort?

View our complete listing of business hours.

Hours of Operation

How does one get around at Portofino Island Resort?

Enjoy resort-wide tram service. Board the Portofino I catamaran and cruise to the Portofino Boardwalk to enjoy local dining, shopping and entertainment. Rent a bicycle and pedal across the resort and local area. Hike or stroll the resort and area beaches. 

Does Portofino Island Resort host groups?

Yes. We host groups for meetings, incentive groups, family reunions, church retreats and board meetings.

What is the resort’s address and telephone number?

10 Portofino Drive Pensacola Beach, FL 32561


What is the contact information for reservations and information?


*Some services available seasonally, certain third-party restrictions may apply