Cape San Blas Vacation Rentals in Barrier Dunes 
Pet Friendly Vacation Rentals & Pet Friendly Beach!

Avoid the crowds of Destin, Seagrove & Panama City! 
Pristine, Gulf Coast Florida Panhandle Beaches 
in Cape San Blas, Florida! Quiet, uncrowded, pet friendly, white sand beaches!

Child jumping on Cape San Blas beach

Welcome to Paradise: Cape San Blas Florida!
We offer 2BR & 3BR vacation rentals from direct beach front to no more than 200 steps to the beach and all close to each other. No streets to cross to get to the beach other than a quiet, neighborhood street in 2 cases.

All of our pet friendly Cape San Blas vacation rentals are in Barrier Dunes, a gated, gulf-front neighborhood offering 2 pools, lighted tennis courts, fresh water fishing ponds, boardwalks, playground, pet stations throughout and, best of all, always a family-friendly environment to enjoy your beach vacation!

NONE of our rentals are more than 200 STEPS to the beach & all of our rentals come stocked with everything we can think of to make your beach trip relaxing and your packing easy....right down to the beach chairs &  good books to read on the beach! See the AMENITIES page for details!



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The only stress in Cape San Blas Florida is deciding what to do 1st:

  • Walk to St. Joseph Peninsula State Park - go snorkeling for scallops in Pristine St. Joe Bay, kayak, go shelling or just explore the pristine coastal wilderness!  See our "Places To Go" page.
  • Romantic Horseback Ride on the Cape San Blas beaches at sunset---  See our Things to Do page!    
  • Fish from shore or take a deep sea fishing charter into the Gulf or St. Joe Bay!  See Links.
  • All of our rentals in Barrier Dunes are pet friendly AND the Cape San Blas FL Beaches are dog friendly!  See our "Pets page."
  • Crabbing or Scalloping—learn how on the “Things to Do" page.
  • Golf---only minutes away.  See our list of golf courses from Port St. Joe, Carrabelle & Tallahassee to Panama City!
  • Enjoy a swim in the Gulf Front pool (1 of 2 pools in Barrier Dunes--the 2nd pool is now HEATED!)  fish & feed the turtles in the Barrier Dunes fresh water lakes!  Barrier Dunes even has 2 lighted tennis courts for your enjoyment.
  • Visit historic Apalachicola and eat the freshest seafood you've ever had, shop or go to the Dixie Theatre.   See Places to Go!
  • Go to the Indian Pass Raw Bar for oysters, shrimp, crab legs & jambalaya, or Toucans in Mexico Beach  --see  the Groceries and Restaurants page for Cape San Blas & area restaurants.   Don't miss the PET FRIENDLY restaurants in Port St. Joe, Cape San Blas, Apalachicola & Mexico Beach!
  • Watch a beautiful sunset every night—the beach faces west for great views.  You can even watch the sunrise from the bay side of the Cape on the same morning!
  • Want the average temperatures or details on the area?  See About Cape San Blas 

Our rental properties are the best stocked, most personally cared for Cape San Blas vacation rentals - get the personal touch you won't find with regular management companies--3 of these Barrier Dunes Rentals are owned by Wendy Jackson (Cape Escape Vacation Rentals, LLC owner!) & I care for all of them like they were my own!


Barrier Dunes 191  Turtle Crawl  -  2BR/2BA Gulf View and 75 steps to the beach
Barrier Dunes 91    Cape Escape II - 2BR/2.5BA  On a lake and 200 steps to the beach
Barrier Dunes 12    Pelican View  -  3BR/3.5 BA  Direct Gulf Front.
Barrier Dunes 67    Cape Escape I  -  2BR/2BA  150 steps to the beach, best for the budget!
Barrier Dunes 52    Sea Breeze 2BR/2.5BA  40 steps to beach, gulf views, across from gulf front pool
Barrier Dunes 11    Paradise -  3BR/3.5BA  Direct Gulf Front
Barrier Dunes 7      Tropical Breeze - 3BR/3.3 BA, direct beach front
Barrier Dunes 15    Gulf Breeze - 2BR with a loft/2.5BA. First tier, gulf views, 20 steps to beach
Barrier Dunes 1      Walking on Sunshine - 2BR with loft/2/5BA.  Direct gulf front
Barrier Dunes 4      SeaScape - 2BR with loft/2/5BA.  Direct gulf front
Barrier Dunes 177  Waters Edge - 2BR Gulf View, 50 steps to the Beach
Barrier Dunes 188  Turtle Tracks - Gulf View - 2BR Gulf View, 90 steps to the Beach
Barrier Dunes 2      Shore Thang - 3BR Direct Beach Front 

Map of Cape San Blas, FL


Aerial view of Cape San Blas (or Cape Sand Blast or Cape San Blass...)Fl Panhandle. Coastal Vacation ParidiseCape San Blas, FL. Jackson Family Beach Vacation Rentals
St. Joseph's Peninsula - Cape San Blas, FL
Sometimes people don't know how to pronounce it, so they may call it Cape Sand Blas, Cape San Blast, Cape St. Blass, Cape Sandblast or Cape SanBlass --we just call it The Cape!

The Sunsets are incredible on Cape San Blas, FL--the beaches on Cape San Blas face West!  
Sunrises are awesome on the bayside, so don't miss those if you're an early riser!


Pet Friendly beach! Dogs are welcome on the beach anytime! Joe loves the Cape San Blas BeachesFootball on the beach, great sunset, then crab walk! Great family memories!
Even your dog gets to enjoy the beach!  The beaches are pet-friendly--your dogs are welcome with no time restrictions! 
This was Buzz on his first Cape San Blas trip about 50 lbs. ago!

Football on the beach while watching a beautiful sunset....then off to chase the ghost crabs and blue crabs on the beach and maybe
see a Sea Turtle laying her eggs!  The holiday memories are amazing!


Skimboarding in Cape San Blas, Florida! Vacation RentalsCoastal sunset by Joe. Cape San Blas is a pristine beach paradise in the FL Panhandle

Emily Skimboarding in one of the tidal pools! Not bad, since she was 6!


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