Directly to the south of Honeymoon, this park is accessible only by boat and is virtually as nature made it: unspoiled and pristine. Consequently, it often tops national beach polls, and its 3 palm-lined miles of su…
This park, so named in the 1940s when marketeers pitched the island as the perfect getaway for newlyweds, is graced with the Gulf Coast's legendary white sand, a dog-friendly beach and warm aquamarine water.
Next to the pet beach, this cafe offers basically the same stuff as the Island Cafe up the beach, with a special fish fry at 4pm on Fridays, and pancake breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 11am.
On the beach, the Island Cafe serves sandwiches, snacks and beer, and offers bicycle ($20 per hour), kayak ($10 to $20 per hour) and umbrella ($25 per day) rentals.
Honeymoon Island's Nature Center offers exhibits on local habitats and wildlife, and hosts monthly presentations from wildlife experts, artists and other interesting speakers.