The “Moon, Sea and Me” package of the Port d’Hiver is just one of the entirely unique aspects of this Melbourne Beach, Florida Bed and Breakfast: check the schedule of rocket launches from Kennedy Space Center on the Inn’s website, and schedule this package, which includes 2 tickets to visit the Space Center to watch a launch!
Located only 200 feet from the world-famous Melbourne Beach, the longest beach in the state and considered the best surfing on the East Coast, The Port d’Hiver is also convenient to surf shops and beach activities, wildlife refuges and the historic downtown of Melbourne. Other nearby activities include biking, jet ski and boat rental, fishing charters, and skydiving. You will also find opportunities for tennis, nature tours as well as dolphin and manatee sighting tours.
Melbourne Beach, Florida
The town of Melbourne offers a number of enjoyable distractions, with shopping that includes antiques, clothing, art galleries in the Eau Gallie Arts District. Wonderful restaurants and cafes are available, as well as two local pubs that offer live music regularly. Museums and home tours provide entertainment, as well as a visit to historic Cocoa Village, only 40 minutes away.
These distractions are available, but only if you can bring yourself to leave the Port d’Hiver Bed and Breakfast in the first place! From the on-site pool and the complimentary fitness room there is a chance for activity as well as absolute relaxation next to the waterfall, among the palm trees and tropical flowers. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and light hors d’oeuvres by the pool, or sit by the fire pit. Then head up the beautiful, curving white staircase to your room for absolute comfort.
Romantic Beach-Front Bed and Breakfast
Decorated in classic cool and airy Florida style, the 12 guest rooms have titles such as The Creole room, the Windward Suite, the Yellow Room and the Mangrove Suite, which has a private porch. Most of the rooms include either a whirlpool or spa bath. Ocean or pool/garden views are equally attractive. Spa, food, wine or champagne and fresh flowers are all potential add-ons to cap your stay.
The Travel Channel and the Discovery Channel have both acknowledged this bed and breakfast, and it won the Traveler’s Choice 2017 #3 top small hotel award. Honeymoon packages, frequent stay programs and corporate rates mean that your stay at the Port d’Hiver can be tailored to your needs.
Complementary Room Service
Let’s not forget breakfast at this Melbourne Beach bed and breakfast: first, if you prefer, coffee or tea and the day’s newspaper will be delivered to your room before you eat, which can be in the dining room or in the privacy of your room. Special dietary requirements can be deliciously met with notice to the kitchen.
Some of the entrees you may encounter at the Port d’Hiver include Vanilla Custard French Toast or Italian Strata. Sides might be apple maple bacon or ricotta crepes with berries. For lunch and dinner, the staff of the Port d’Hiver can recommend fine, medium and casual dining, and will be glad to make your reservation for you.
Sea, sand and surf provide the backdrop and the essence of this one-of-a-kind stay in Melbourne Beach. Ultimate comfort will surround you no matter how you employ yourselves during your visit, whether you chose to be a part of science history by coming out to watch a SpaceX Falcon launch at Kennedy Space Center, or just forget the pressures of daily life among the tropical flowers in the courtyard of the Port d’Hiver.
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