A Week at the Beach in Cape San Blas, Florida


For Kevin’s birthday this year we took a little getaway to Cape San Blas, Florida. It was our first time to visit that part of Florida and we absolutely fell in love! Not only were the beaches gorgeous and secluded, but it was also PET-FRIENDLY!!! Miley and Howie could go!! And they could run on the beach and play with us! :)


How gorgeous is this beach? It had sugar white sands, a beautiful blue ocean, and clean, clear waters. The water temperature was perfect! It truly felt like a tropical paradise.


We stayed at Barrier Dunes in the Pelican View condo. I’ll be sharing more about where we stayed in another post. Our condo was the fourth from the left, the one that’s jutted out further than the two beside it, and has a red umbrella on the bottom balcony. Each unit is 4 floors, so we had all three beachfront balconies in that unit! :)


Here was our view from the balcony. We could watch the sunset right from our condo.


From our balcony, we could walk down the stairs to the boardwalk leading to the beach. This was our daily view!


Oh my gosh you guys. Miley and Howie FREAKED! :) They LOVED the beach!! It was so funny seeing them go so crazy running in the sand!!! They were so-so-so excited every day for their morning walk on the beach.


We had the whole place to ourselves!! We would normally take our walk between 9 and 10 am and we could be out for an hour and never see a single soul. As you can see on the left, there were no huge hotels or condominiums packed with people. Just single-family beach houses and cabins. Barrier Dunes (where we stayed) was the largest complex we saw on the beach.


I couldn’t get over Miley and Howie’s cute little footprints in the sand as we’d walk on the beach. Little munchkins!


At night we’d sit out on the beach and watch the sunset.


The beaches of Cape San Blas face west, so the sun sets over the water every night. A rare view from the Florida panhandle!


On our first morning at the beach, we woke up to this stunning double rainbow right outside our window stretching over the ocean. What a perfect way to start the week!


We’d head out every morning for our daily walk on the beach.


And when we’d get back, we’d set up camp and relax! :)

Here’s a preview of what our morning playtime was like with Miley and Howie:

Click the Play button
above to watch the video and be sure to turn on the sound so you can hear the relaxing waves :)


Then they’d nap hard on the beach in the afternoon! :)


We’d come back out again just in time for sunset.


You guys know how much I love sunsets, and we seriously saw some of the most stunning, memorable sunsets ever at Cape San Blas.


Loved sitting out on the beach every night, watching Miley and Howie play at sunset.


Can I transport back here right now??


One morning we woke up and there so many shells on the beach during our walk!


I have seriously never seen anything like it.


We had so much fun collecting a few of the big, unbroken ones as souvenirs! :)


Someone had even made this cute beach shell wedding cake. :)

Another video! :) It was so hilarious watching Miley and Howie play in the waves! They were not afraid at all. They loved splashing and eating the waves! :)

Play the video above and watch where Miley catches the frisbee at the end. She totally hams it up and looks right at the camera after she catches it, lol!! She’s like “Did you see that Mom?? Did you get it??” Lol!

She is such a ham. When there were people on the beach in the afternoon, Miley would catch the frisbee and do a “victory lap” looking around to see who all was watching her (they all were!) :) If anyone was cheering she’d promptly take the frisbee and drop it right at their feet for them. Of course they would all throw it again for her, lol! :)


We’d come back out to the beach every night just in time for sunset.


We even saw another rainbow on the beach! Wish I could Photoshop myself into this photo!! :)


And this one. :)


Shells, sunsets, and my two little stinkers.


Kevin and I would snuggle on the beach and watch this every night.


You know what else is awesome about Cape San Blas?? You can have beach bonfires!! :)


That’s right… That means BEACH S’MORES!! :) We loved this tradition each night. We couldn’t resist sitting out on the beach, watching the dolphins, listening to the waves crash, and warming up by the fire.


We would walk off all the calories the next day during our morning walk ;)


We would also see the dolphins on our morning walk.


We saw tons of these little guys digging holes all over the beach! :)


One night there was a storm rolling in (on the left side of the screen) right at sunset and the sky was seriously the most crazy, incredible sky I have ever seen.

By the end of the week, Miley and Howie had the waves all figured out! :) They loved diving into the waves and “surfing” them back. The water was really shallow so they could run really far out and still be able to touch. This is my favorite video of the week, love how Howie just dives right into the waves, lol! :)


Miley and Howie are too cool for the beach! ;) They played hard and they napped hard. :)


Howie had a grand time digging in the sand and rolling around in it, so on the last day — after a big day of running on the beach and playing in the waves — we dug him a big hole and he climbed right in, lol! Of course we were mean and couldn’t help but bury him. ;) He is such a good boy though. He didn’t seem to mind one bit. He was in no hurry to get out, lol! :)


Our final bonfire on the beach, at sunset.


I will never forget the sunsets at Cape San Blas!


Loved sitting on the beach with Kevin and watching them with Miley and Howie every night.


On the last night we invited our neighbors who we’d gotten to know over the week to join us for beach s’mores.


We totally converted them to the Ritz Peanut Butter Cup S’more!! They are new fans!! :)


Thanks so much for looking!! :) If you’re thinking about planning a trip to Cape San Blas, I’ve got a few more posts coming up about where to stay and where to eat. :) Stay tuned!! :)

Have a great Wednesday!! :)

See more posts from our week in Cape San Blas:

Where to Stay in Cape San Blas
Miley and Howie on the Beach

See More Posts About: Miley and HowieTravel


Terri September 11, 2013 at 2:08 am

Two awesome people, two cute pups and some amazing pictures.


Callie September 11, 2013 at 3:09 am

What awesome pics!!! I was amazed! The trip was wonderful but the models (your dogs!) really great!!! A big kiss from Greece! We have nice sunsets in Greece too, but the ones you was were fanastic! What kind of photo editing program do you use? Thanks for the answer in advance! Callie


Amanda September 11, 2013 at 10:09 am

Thank you Callie! I use Photoshop CS5. Here’s my standard editing process: How I Edit My Photos. Hope this helps!! :) xoxo

Sarah @ The Wanderblogger September 11, 2013 at 3:20 am

What a beautiful place to stay AND a great way to spend a birthday! I like being on sections of beaches far away from the high rise condos and hotels. Crowded beaches are definitely not my thing.

How in the world did you get the dogs still enough to take a photo of them with goggles on?!


Julia @ hungryandconfused September 11, 2013 at 4:26 am

Miley and Howie are sooo cute. We dogsat a Boston Terrier this summer and she was a bit jittery, so not sure she would have conquered the waves like those two! I love Bostons (and French Bulldogs) because they have similar personalities to pugs (I used to have two pugs and miss them terribly). Definitely considering getting one to be a brother or sister to my boyfriend’s Basset Hound!


Becca September 11, 2013 at 4:54 am

Oh Amanda…what fun you all had…!
The pix of Miley and Howie’s happy faces were priceless!
What a great vacation. So happy for ya!
Looking forward to more!
Florida Hugs,


Barb September 11, 2013 at 5:03 am

Wow- you need to seriously frame a LOT of these pictures- GORGEOUS! So glad you had a blast. What lucky dogs you have!


Maureen September 11, 2013 at 5:28 am

I’m officially depressed, Miley and Howie had a better summer vacation than me. . . Lol! Beautiful pictures of an even more beautiful place. Thanks for sharing with all of us!


Sonia September 11, 2013 at 5:37 am

We’ve been going to cape San blas for several years. We also choose it because it is pet friendly!! We love it there!! In fact we are going to be spending January and february there next year!! I hope you ate at up the creek oyster bar. Our favorite. Can’t wait to read and see more pics of your vacation howitzer wish we were there!!


Lisa List September 11, 2013 at 5:48 am

Hi Amanda!

WOW! It looks like you’re all having a blast! How fun to be able to bring Smiley and Howie too :). I used to live in Tallahassee and I’ve been to St George which isn’t too far from Cape San Blas. I can’t believe I’ve never been here, it looks so beautiful.

Happy birthday to Kevin and have fun!


Lisa List September 11, 2013 at 5:51 am

Sorry about that Miley! Darn auto spell check :)

Caroline @ chocolate & carrots September 11, 2013 at 6:20 am

What an amazing sight and that first family photo…I just melted. Such a happy family! :D


Viola September 11, 2013 at 6:27 am

Lovely photos, Amanda, makes me miss the years I used to enjoy the natural seaside in South Carolina. My fav pic is the BTs in goggles! The reason the coast had so many shells one morning, is there was a storm and currents/tide which brought them in. From the years when my mom lived in SC this would happen, thus she had an enormous seashell collection with so much variety and perfect pieces not even broken.

Isn’t it fun how BTs love the ocean and playing in the waves! My Phoebe would dive in with her face and retrieve shells as she stood in the water. Thanks for this visit to the beach in your photos!


Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective September 11, 2013 at 6:32 am

Looks like you guys had a blast! Gorgeous photos! :)


Kathie Kirts September 11, 2013 at 6:49 am

Thanks for the wonderful photo preview of our spring break trip 2014! Your dogs are natural showmen. beautiful photos.


darcie September 11, 2013 at 7:01 am

that place looks AMAZING!


Lindsay T September 11, 2013 at 7:07 am

Beautiful, where did you stay??


H J Gadiyar September 11, 2013 at 7:10 am

Excellent pictures of the beach, sunset, shells, etc. Thanks for sharing such precious moments on the beach.


Trisha September 11, 2013 at 7:10 am

Awesome! Great memories for you and the family. Mother nature was nice to you on your trip, thanks for sharing and Happy Birthday to Kevin : )


Simone September 11, 2013 at 7:33 am

1. Your pictures are breathtaking! It looks so beautiful and relaxing 2. I cannot even handle Miley and Howie right now – they are so cute! They look like best friends who just got their dream vacation to the beach!

Great pictures!


Susan Kay "Omi" September 11, 2013 at 7:42 am

LOVE this post!!! Miley and Howie are amazing little critters and the pictures are gorgeous!! We will have to explore this area. We’ve seen plenty of Florida but never here.


jenny Flake September 11, 2013 at 7:46 am

Oh my goodness, this might be my favorite travel post yet!! These pictures are just stunning. Your sweet pups had the time of their life, little cutie pies! Those sea shells are killing me, so fun! xoxo


Anele @ Success Along the Weigh September 11, 2013 at 8:01 am

WOW! I’ve never heard of this place but you can bet I’m going to check it out now!

You realize that Miley and Howie’s happiness now depends on you moving to the beach, right? It’s the right dog parent thing to do! ;)


Amanda September 11, 2013 at 10:26 am

I think you’re right ;) We saw plenty of houses on our morning walks that I would’ve taken! ;)

Julie @ follow your heart woodworking September 11, 2013 at 8:05 am

Beautiful photos, especially the ones with the dogs. I have a Chihuahua and we’re always looking for pet friendly places, so thanks for that information as well.


Leslie MacFadyen September 11, 2013 at 8:12 am

First of all my favorite posts are about Miley & Howie and my 2nd favs are about trips you guys take so this might be my all time favorite post. Love the photos, sounds like you guys had such a wonderful trip. My husband & I love looking at your posts together, we feel a “kinship” with you guys as we are married with 2 dogs and no children and have a full, fun life as well. Thanks so much for sharing with all of us!


Mary September 11, 2013 at 8:19 am

These pictures are amazing!! What a lovely trip!!


Ann Anderson September 11, 2013 at 8:34 am

Your pics are great! You two are special & make my day!
Can you find me a man like yours?


Becky September 11, 2013 at 8:35 am

I love your posts. You take such excellent pictures and the recipes .. oh my!


Paola September 11, 2013 at 8:38 am

Absolutely love Cape San Blas! This is probably my favorite vacation spot ever. My fiance proposed to me there and we are returning next summer to get married on the beach! Super excited to see your next post :)


Emily F. September 11, 2013 at 8:39 am

I wish so much I could somehow hang that picture with the storm in my house! It is seriously amazing. I would buy to get a copy of that picture. Such talent you have.


Ashley | Spoonful of Flavor September 11, 2013 at 8:43 am

I love all your posts with Miley and Howie, they look like they live the life! And the cape is gorgeous, St Joe bay is our favorite place to kayak.


Jen September 11, 2013 at 8:53 am

I love your photos! I was at the beach (in North Carolina) the same time you were in San Blas (following on Instagram), and your photos were giving me great inspiration as an amateur photographer. I would love to know the settings you used, or what programs you used to edit them! The link to your settings doesn’t seem to be working just yet, but I know you just posted this morning. Thanks for sharing :)


Amanda September 11, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Hi Jen! Thank you so much for letting me know! The settings should appear immediately as soon as I make a post, so if they don’t, something went wrong, lol! Thank you for calling it to my attention so I could fix it. :) If you click the photos now, you should be able to see the settings. I took a lot of these photos with my iPhone though, so if the settings are blank, that means I took it with my iPhone :) Hope this helps!! :)

Lynne September 11, 2013 at 9:06 am

Amanda: you always take great photos, but you have outdone yourself this time! Gorgeous shots!!! Cape San Blas is beautiful and I want to go!!!! You both look fabulous btw -


Emma Strobelt September 11, 2013 at 9:10 am

Can we please have some how-to posts for your amazing pictures?? What did they look like SOC and how did you edit them? They’re absolutely gorgeous!


Amanda September 11, 2013 at 10:25 am

Thank you Emma! I use Photoshop CS5. Here’s my standard editing process: How I Edit My Photos. A lot of these photos were also taken with my iPhone. Here’s a list of my favorite iPhone camera and editing apps. Hope this helps!! :) xoxo

KeeKee September 11, 2013 at 9:19 am

My goodness these pictures are awesome! How did you guys ever leave? I would want to still be there right now! You and your hubby are gorgeous together and Miley and Howie are too cute. Looks like they had a ball!


Jacqueline September 11, 2013 at 9:41 am

OMG! 1. I am obsessed with all these fabulous pictures!!! And 2. THOSE SEASHELLS???? Are you kidding me??? I just went on my honeymoon and I walked up and down the beach for hours looking for seashells for souvieners….and I came home with about 20 little tiny ones. I would be in seashell heaven there!!


heather d September 11, 2013 at 9:49 am

Gorgeous pictures! You, Kevin and those sweet Bostons are adorable! :)


Terry September 11, 2013 at 10:22 am

We love the Forgotten Coast ~ my husband and I were at Cape San Blas 36 years ago when we decided to get married! Then in the early 80’s we discovered St. George Island ~ and love Apalachicola’s small town feel with neat shops and good food too!


Terry September 11, 2013 at 10:23 am

WAR EAGLE!!!!!!!

Fatima September 11, 2013 at 10:39 am

OMG…this is the Florida I want to visit! Can’t wait to get more details in your next post!


Carrie in Spokane September 11, 2013 at 11:00 am

Great pictures! Love the ones of the dogs on the beach wearing goggles.


Angelica September 11, 2013 at 11:32 am

Beautiful pictures great place must have been nice and relaxing loved it


Heather K. September 11, 2013 at 12:04 pm

We have been to Alligator Point, about 80 miles away, before with our dog and loved it. I have looked at this place online in the past, but your pictures do it much more justice than what I had previously seen. I want to go! Great photos!!


Rachel September 11, 2013 at 12:50 pm

You take THE most beautiful pictures Amanda! I know you’re super talented with photography, but do you use photo editing as well? Your vacation looked phenomenal! Thanks for sharing!


Amanda September 11, 2013 at 12:52 pm

Thank you Rachel!! I use Photoshop CS5. Here’s my standard editing process: How I Edit My Photos. A lot of these photos were also taken with my iPhone. Here’s a list of my favorite iPhone camera and editing apps. Hope this helps!! :) xoxo

Sally September 11, 2013 at 2:01 pm

Thanks so much for sharing these beautiful photos with us! We recently moved to FL and have never even heard of this place. We will be sure to check it out with our two dogs. (But they aren’t nearly as photogenic as your two little cuties!)


Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain September 11, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Simply breathtaking. I am so glad Kevin, the pups, and you had a great trip!


Kathleen September 11, 2013 at 2:36 pm

I always love your photos, so many of them have taken my breath away at times but these pics are just THE best I’ve ever seen. Beautiful. Glad you had a good holiday and thanks for sharing your knowledge of photography with us!


Meri September 11, 2013 at 2:53 pm

I love all of your pictures.


Gail Deavers September 11, 2013 at 3:18 pm

Our family went to Cape San Blas, Florida last year…and I do agree, it was beautiful, the shells were amazing!! The only thing we didn’t like is there’s no place to shop much or go out to eat there!? If there’s something I must do at the beach–it’s EAT!!! Love me some seafood. We had to go into either Port St. Joe or Apalachicola. My brother has a friend who has a beautiful home there that’s on the beach side, only a few walking steps to the beach,….but really, they need some local restaurants in the worse way! I love to cook, but didn’t expect to have to do that much while on vacation. A grocery store would have been a plus as well…Love your photos!!! Awesome sunsets!! Thanks for sharing!
Trussville, Al.


scrappysue September 11, 2013 at 3:44 pm

just when i think u can’t wow me any more with your stunning photos :)


Gary Shannon September 11, 2013 at 3:56 pm

What a great bunch of pictures, are you guys professional photographers?
We’ve been going to the same area, Alligator Point, St. George, Carrabelle,
and Apalachicola for the last 10 years, and love it. What time of the year
were you y’all there? Again, great pics and videos,{luv the dogs}, we take
ours too, he loves the water, but not the waves, we’re both getting old I guess.
One more thing is the beautiful dark skies, I do a lot of video astrophotography
with my scope, the place is just an astronomers dream….Gar


Shirley September 11, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Such gorgeous photography. It looks like you guys had the whole beach to yourselves!! Thanks for sharing! You are a great looking couple!


Anilu September 11, 2013 at 6:20 pm

Wow!!!… I’m stunned!!!, not only by the amazing landscape, but your pictures…. are unbelievable!!!!, seriously!, they are beautiful! =)


Molly at Duchess of Fork September 11, 2013 at 8:08 pm

Gorgeous photos, Amanda! Isn’t San Blas just wonderful? It’s only a short drive from us in Destin and my inlaws get a house there every summer. We love going scalloping. You’ll have to try it the next time you come down!


Kelley September 11, 2013 at 8:15 pm

I love your photos. You have a great eye. However, they just don’t look real. They look over done. I’m interested to hear your thoughts on why you edit photos so heavily, particularly the colors.


Amanda September 11, 2013 at 10:24 pm

Most of these were taken on an iPhone, and I do think they come out a little more saturated on the phone than on my camera. I love color though, so it doesn’t bother me! :)

Cinda September 11, 2013 at 8:47 pm

I loved all your pictures! And that may be my next place to visit!, it truly looks beautiful!
Don’t you just love small beach towns! We had a wonderful beach house in Crystal Beach, TX. But, unfortunately Ike came, we will rebuild ! May take a little longer but, I love the quietness of a small beach town! The people are always wonderful! Thanks for the pics, truly enjoyed!


Jocelyn Edwards September 11, 2013 at 9:30 pm

We love barrier dunes 12…stayed there many times… Have been to the cape since 1994-you should have seen it there before the hurricane -the dunes were so beautiful. Cudos to the county for restoring the beach -fabulous!! Love this place!


Annette September 12, 2013 at 4:56 am

Beautiful pictures! What kind of camera did you use and what were your settings? …if you don’t mind. There are a group of us girls that have been going there for 10 years, staying in our friend’s beach house and we all agree that there is no better place on earth. Its beautiful! Thanks for sharing your pictures.


Deemarie September 12, 2013 at 11:44 am

Beautiful photos. Sounds like you both had a wonderful vacation. I love the beach too the best place to relax. Thanks for sharing. I can’t wait to your second post on Cape San Blas, Florida.


Pech September 12, 2013 at 1:47 pm

What incredible gorgeous photos! The colors are just amazing with all those blues, all that sunshine, all those SUPER EXCITED doggies. It seems like it was a present for them more than Kevin! The beaches you are showing are so different than the ones I am used to seeing here on the West Coast (which are more rocky). Florida is a long way from us (harder to get to than Hawaii!) but I’ll have to bookmark this place to my bucket list for maybe one day… Thanks so much for sharing.


Shaina September 12, 2013 at 1:51 pm

I can just imagine you converting those neighbors to the Reese’s S’mores: “You have GOT to try this!” Love the photos! I miss those little stinkers.


Preston Russ September 12, 2013 at 9:49 pm

Wow! Great pictures. My wife, Sherrill and I moved to Cape San Blas in March, 2000. We loved the fact that there are no high rises located here. It has been a great place to live and our dogs love it. I must warn you that you rarely see deputies here, but they will write you a ticket for having your dogs off lease. I don’t worry about it because my dogs and I run every morning around 7:00 AM before anyone patrols. This is a great place to escape the rat race and get away. Again, I love your pics and look forward to seeing more.


Jill Meiser September 13, 2013 at 8:28 am

Cape San Blas is our favorite place. We’ve been going down there 2-3 times a year (from Atlanta) for 8 years now, and Barrier Dunes is wonderful. We’re renting a unit there for a week in mid-October, as a matter of fact. Your photos are just gorgeous, and indeed there is nothing like a western-facing beach view for the best sunsets. Thank you for sharing your fantastic images of our favorite little “finger of paradise”.


Katya O'Leary September 13, 2013 at 1:50 pm

We love Cape San Blas as well. Your pictures are fabulous and capture it perfectly. I, too, always LOVE the shells there!!


Tiffany September 14, 2013 at 11:48 pm



Renee - Kudos Kitchen September 16, 2013 at 8:12 am

These are some of the most amazing photos I’ve ever seen. Your little Bostons look like they had the time of their lives! Miley and Howie are simply adorable and two very lucky pups! I also have two Bostons but they have yet to travel and see the world. I completely understand your passion and love for the breed. They are the best dogs, EVER! Thank you for sharing them with us :)


Tori September 16, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Amanda – your pictures are absoutely amazing. Just beautiful. The pictures of Miley and Howie chasing the frisbees in the other post are just amazing as are the sunset photos. You are a truly talented photographer. I always look forward to seeing your pictures, wheter of brownies, puppies, jewelry, anything – all are wonderful.

Where in FL is this? I’ve never heard of it. We go to the Destin area every year. I would love to check this out. It looks awesome.


Marion September 17, 2013 at 7:15 am

Hi Amanda,
Great pictures. We were actually your neighbors that week at Barrier Dunes. It was great meeting you all (including Miley and Howie). We had such fun watching them play on the beach. I also love your blog.
Cheers from Atlanta!


Dana Russell September 17, 2013 at 10:22 am



Jessica @ The Budget Savvy Bride September 19, 2013 at 7:09 am

I *LOVE* all the pics of the dogs! I would love to take our pups on a trip with us– how did you find a beach that was dog-friendly?


Karen September 19, 2013 at 5:59 pm

You guys are all amazing! Thanks for the photos and the smiles. It honestly looks like the perfect place for a vacation!


Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke September 22, 2013 at 12:03 am

Wow, what an adventure!!! I love these images, and those seashells on the beach—amazing!!!


Denise Marie September 25, 2013 at 8:33 pm

Why am I not there – now? OMG, seriously gorgeous photos, what a piece of heaven. Must Go Soon! Thanks for sharing …..


Dee White January 14, 2014 at 12:52 pm

Where about in Florida is this looks so beautiful


Erin Kaven January 14, 2014 at 8:06 pm

SHHHHHHH!!!!! We have been trying to keep the Cape a secret so it doesn’t become another Condo infested FL beach!!!! We go once a year to BD and our dogs love it. Just keep it quiet.


patto February 10, 2014 at 6:53 am

Wow your dogs are so gorgeous. I have a boston terrier puppy also but hes mental…beautiful sunset and loving the beach loving hot guy posing more ;)


Greg February 26, 2014 at 11:33 am

If you like the sunsets you got to see the sunrise over the bay right across the street. The fishing is great also. Your pics got me planning a trip with my dog.


Steve February 26, 2014 at 8:38 pm

We love all the good press. But, I am pleading with you all to write the Gulf County Board of Commissioners to ask them allow the same dog friendly beach access so many of us have come to enjoy- which is now enforcebly banned. Dog are no longer free to swim, fetch balls, or roam the empty beaches.


Mary March 15, 2014 at 6:04 pm

Absolutely stunning pictures, and I LOVE LOVE the reeses s’mores idea!


Kathy April 10, 2014 at 9:46 am

Lovely !!!…..what time of year were you there & what was the temperature like. Was the condo crazy expensive? Is it a kid friendly area?
PS: Fabulous Picts.


Amanda April 20, 2014 at 2:42 pm

Thank you Kathy! We were the the second to last week of August. The weather was really nice. Hot during the middle of the day of course, but we would go out for lunch so we could be inside during the hottest part of the day, then come back when the weather cooled off to be on the beach in the afternoon and for sunset. I would say it is more pet-friendly than kid friendly. It’s not UN-kid friendly, but there’s not a lot of activities other than the beach and a pool. No jet skis, no para-sailing, no go karts, no mini golf, no shopping, nothing like that. Just a secluded beach and a sunset over the ocean! :) Hope this helps!

Mauricia January 13, 2015 at 5:43 pm

Saw your little dogs, great photos. I have two Bostons and they are rescue boys. Yours are adorable.
Thank you


Brett May 14, 2015 at 7:37 am

Hi Amanda,

I came across your website when my wife and I were going to Italy back in September. Your pictures of Cinque Terre were incredible. All of your pictures are really great. I just happened to find your Cape San Blas pictures while looking up CSB pics online. Great shots! We are going there this weekend for the first time, heard a lot of really good things about it. The end of this page mentions another post with places to eat but I couldn’t find it. Do you have restaurant recommendations? We are also staying at Barrier Dunes and are looking forward to some dinners on the deck! Thanks in advance!


Debbie L July 10, 2015 at 5:30 pm

We vacationed at Cape San Blas last summer. Not much to do, but beautiful! I was wondering, were you there in October and if so do you remember when the sunset? Thanks!


Donna August 24, 2015 at 1:23 pm

Beautiful pictures!! Just wondering what month you were there?


Amanda August 24, 2015 at 5:42 pm

Hi Donna! We were the the second to last week of August. Hope this helps! :)

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