We invite you to be our guests! Beautifully furnished & very
well equipped 2 bedroom 2 bath townhome overlooking the tennis
courts & swimming pool in private & secure Barrier Dunes gated
community. The "white sugar" beach, the clear turquoise blue Gulf
waters, & a second beachfront pool with clubhouse are only a 90
second stroll down the boardwalk. The 2 tennis courts & the newly heated
pool are located right next to your home and are literally 5 or 6
steps away. The freshwater fishing ponds, playground & gazebo are
close by. Less than a five minute walk outside of Barrier Dunes will
take you to "Coneheads", the newly constructed bike/pedestrian path, or the trailhead for the Maritime Hammock
Trail whichs winds through St. Joseph Peninsula State Park to the
shore of St. Joe Bay.
Barrier Dunes is adjacent to 2516 acre St. Joseph Peninsula State
Park, the #1 beach in America as reported by National Geographic
Traveler magazine in 2002. The park includes 1700 acres of
Wilderness Preserve, 20 miles of total shoreline (9 miles on the
Gulf the balance on St. Joe Bay), nature trails,& a boat ramp on St.
Joe Bay. Enjoy hiking, boating, swimming, snorkeling, shelling or
Activities on the Cape include horseback riding on the beach, biking
or jogging the newly constructed asphalt pathway, viewing the
old lighthouse, ice cream - a sandwich or dinner at "Coneheads",
pizza from the Trading Post, & of course the "Raw Bar"
or simply relax on the beach.
Activities near the Cape include golf at St. Joseph Bay Country Club
(15 min drive), boat rentals at the Port St. Joe Marina (20 min
drive), hike or bike St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge (15
min drive to the boat shuttle), offshore or bay fishing charters,
diving/snorkeling, harvest scallops-crabs-oysters from the bay,
visit historic Apalachicola (25 min drive) for shopping-dining-
antiquing or check out the visitors center at the National Estuarine
Research Reserve or the St. Vincent Island Museum (both are located
at the north end of Water Street in Apalachicola), on your way home
stop by the "Raw Bar" (across from the road to Indian Pass) for some
of the freshest seafood around, or visit Panama City. It's about 50
miles if you drive, but only about 30 miles if you swim.