Gulf Breeze is a vibrant, family-centered community in south Santa Rosa County, in Northwest Florida. It is located on a peninsula strategically situated between Pensacola, to the west, and Pensacola Beach and the Gulf of Mexico, to the south.
Visitors find a warm, friendly business community that provides restaurants, stores and entertainment to enhance their vacation experience. Residents and visitors benefit from a mild climate with seasonal changes and plentiful natural and organized opportunities for an active and varied lifestyle.
Gulf Breeze is well-known for its award-winning schools, excellent local government, nationally ranked medical facilities, local zoo, and superb public parks and recreational facilities. One of its biggest assets is its business community. Entrepreneurial in nature, 85% of the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber's membership is a diverse array of small businesses. Gulf Breeze is home to internationally recognized companies like AppRiver and Avalex as well as Andrew's Institute for Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine which is a world-class institute for orthopaedics and sports medicine in Northwest Florida led by renowned Dr. James Andrews. Large retail stores like Walmart, Bealls, Lowe's and Publix are located in the area.
Residents also have access to both personal and professional advancement at the South Santa Rosa County campus of Pensacola State College as well as at a variety of advanced degree or certification programs in Pensacola at the University of West Florida, Pensacola State College, and Troy University.
In Gulf Breeze, you'll find the best of all worlds - unspoiled natural beauty and a relaxed lifestyle.