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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited Black's Island for Memorial Day weekend and enjoyed the resort very much. The staff was super helpful, the island was beautiful, the water was amazing...we simply did not want to leave! If you are looking for a laid back, "off the grid" type of vacation, this is definitely your place. Our family loved it and can't wait to...

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is a place everyone should come to once in a lifetime to see the views, sunsets and pure relaxation Yes, it is a Island so there are limits to and from land, but the ferry boat rides are every three hours- Can not get any better than that! This resort is to get away from the loud crowds, sounds...

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1Thank Tiffanyb7
Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Let me start by saying that I would love to demand my money back form these folks but form the looks of things, the money is already gone. The place is marketed as an exclusive, high end getaway and I suppose that COULD be true. We arrived and were picked up promptly. Turns out they are "closed" during the winter...

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12Thank krislier10
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Black Island resort is a small beautiful island with around 20 2 bedroom 2 bath rustic but well equipped houses on it. Looks like Gilligan's island or some other tropical paradise, unlike the surrounding area. Some have a loft with a twin bed for kids. This is not the Ritz so don't expect it to be. It is comfortable and...

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Seabrook, Texas
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We had a nice time. The place had beautiful views, kayaks around the island, and rabbits running around. Really cool. The main drawback is getting back and forth to the island. It limits you on grabbing dinner on the mainland. Also, the ferry was not reliable on the times that they give you. There is no food on the island,...

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5Thank Jdelta9889
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We checked in on July 14th with our family. There were 10 of us including our 13 month old grand-daughter. Today, we checked out...none of us wanting to leave. The bungalows are gorgeous and feel like home. No wifi in the bungalows, but it is available in the main house which was just a short walk away. The absence of...

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1Thank webarb
Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Visited in 2014 and decided to return in 2015 for another relaxing vacation, this did not happen. Will not be returning to the island for anymore vacations. Restaurant they had there in 2014 was closed. Was not told this when we booked and we did not bring food with us. Totally not worth the price. There were several other mishaps...

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11Thank jrl1229
Dacula, Georgia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We just got back from our trip to Black's Island. It's a real unique place to visit. Very laid back and gorgeous. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The bungalows are beautiful and decorated really nicely. The beach is wonderful and the surrounding waters are filled with wildlife. We went paddle boarding, kayaking, used the small boat with electric...

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4Thank Dawn S
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 13 January 2015

My husband and I stayed in August 2014. We enjoyed it very much. Our bungalow was very clean and we didn't have any maintenance issues. The staff was very friendly and helpful the few times we needed something. I think they pretty much live on the island and it seems like there isn't always someone actually working if you need...

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4Thank Emily F
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

My family and I have had the best time on Blacksisland. The pool was stunning, the cottages was perfect it had looked like no one had ever stayed in the cottage before. The staff there was just outstanding! We have stayed many places all over and Blacksisland is my families and I favorite place ever. My family always had something...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Black's Island is a well thought of island in the heart of Port Saint Joseph Bay. We offer several amenities such as kayaking, snorkeling, full service restaurant, bar, private balconies and private beaches. Black's Island is the only resort island in North Florida within driving distance from Chicago to Texas and along the Eastern Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Black's Island Vacation Resort

Address: 2049 HWY 30A, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Port Saint Joe
Price Range: RM2,111 - RM2,333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“All rooms have amazing views!”
 of 5 bubbles Tiffanyb7, 6 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in 3 very nice and close to the clubhouse Twenty five is on the far side and is secluded but a farther walk.”
 of 5 bubbles 19rosss, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“LOVED IT!! (But IT IS an Island so bring some bug spray)”
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 of 5 bubbles pcaqua, 25 Aug 2013 | Read review
“All the bungalows are perfect, there is not a bad one.”
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 of 5 bubbles Molly-Baker, 16 Jul 2013 | Read review
“All cabanas have great views. Not a bad place on the island!”
 of 5 bubbles AshleyD501, 20 Oct 2012 | Read review
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