Southbay Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located on Pensacola’s west side, the Southbay neighborhood is bordered by North Blue Angel Parkway to the east, Highway 98 to the south, Erin Drive to the west, and undeveloped land to the north. The small subdivision features single-family homes along Southbay Drive, Southsky Lane, Blue Lake Drive, Blue Sky Drive, and Southwind Circle. A small lake in the center of the community offers many residents a scenic waterfront view. Southbay offers safe and secluded homes, yet it’s located within minutes of area attractions and amenities.
Situated fewer than 14 miles from the crystal-clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the Southbay subdivision provides residents with easy access to a variety of recreation hot spots, including Perdido Key State Park. Hundreds of acres of protected beaches on a pristine barrier island offer opportunities for recreation opportunities ranging from fishing and surfing to sunbathing and swimming. Other outdoor activities can be enjoyed at Big Lagoon State Park, located fewer than nine miles from Southbay. The park offers facilities for camping, hiking, picnicking, swimming, kayaking and canoeing on Big Lagoon.
The world-famous white-sand shoreline of Pensacola Beach awaits residents, with only a 20-minute drive from home. Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier, the longest fishing pier on the Gulf of Mexico at 1,471 feet, provides easy access to an assortment of fish ranging from flounder and bluefish to mahi mahi and Spanish mackerel. The pier also provides excellent sightseeing opportunities for wildlife viewers seeking to catch a glimpse of the many sharks, rays, dolphins and manatees that make their home in the gulf.
Southbay residents with children will benefit from its proximity to several area schools, including Blue Angels Elementary School, Warrington Middle School and Pine Forest High School.