Alligator Point is a skinny peninsula, shaped like an alligator, located on the Gulf of Mexico
in Franklin County, Northwest Florida
. Vacation home rentals in Alligator Point are about an hour’s drive from Tallahassee
and just west of Ochlockonee Bay
. Located on Florida's Forgotten Coast
, Alligator Point boasts mostly natural beauty without much big development. Alligator Point is a small beach community
with an abundance of low- rise apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals that make this island the perfect place to escape. The beach at Alligator Point allows for miles of unpopulated walks and provides breathtaking sunrises and sunsets.
is a shallow, neutral estuary and a barrier spit lagoon. The harbor is 4 miles long and 1 mile wide with an average low water depth of 4 ft. Because there is little freshwater flowing into the harbour, salinity levels allow for the successful clam harvesting
industry within the harbour near vacation rental accommodations.
Alligator Point vacation rentals offer picturesque accommodations right on beautiful private Gulf beaches in one of the least touristy places left on the Florida Coast. Minutes from apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation, you can go swimming, salt and fresh water fishing, shrimping
, shelling and dolphin watching
. Spend you days relaxing with nature
and planning your romantic seafood dinners
. Catch it yourself or buy some from a local shop or right off the fishing boats and prepare it in your well appointed apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation or dine in one of the local restaurants. There is no better place for seafood.
Vacation rental lodging and villas in Alligator Point are surrounded by great rivers and springs to explore and lots of natural things to do and see. The Wakulla River
is fed by Wakulla Springs
one of the largest springs in the world and is known for its great canoeing or kayaking
. The crystal clear water runs about 10 miles to the Gulf, there is not much development along the river and you can see lots of wildlife and birds. In close proximity to privately owned apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals you can visit Bald Point
and Ochlocknee River
State Parks; St Marks
and St Vincent's
National Wildlife Refuges; Tate's Hell Swamp
and the Apalachicola
National Forest. Here you will find everything from bears and manatee to gopher tortoise and red wolves
Alligator Point vacation rentals offer an experience that may be quietly life changing. It is the ultimate romantic holiday or family fun in the sun vacation where relaxation meets nature.