Perdido Key, Florida
About Perdido Key
•Located on a narrow strip of snow white beaches and
crystal blue waters, Perdido Key is located in the Northwest
Panhandle of Florida, between Pensacola, Florida and
Orange Beach, Alabama.
•No more than a few hundred yards wide in most places,
Perdido Key stretches some 16 miles, with almost 60 percent
of it located in federal or state parks – making it one of the
last remaining unblemished stretches of wilderness in the
•Perdido Key’s literal translation means “Lost Key,” so
named by the early Spanish who discovered it in 1693. Until
then, the Key was the well-kept secret of gulf coast Native
Americans – Perdido Key’s first inhabitants.
•Bridges link Perdido Key to the Florida mainland, as well as
neighboring Alabama. Those who make the short drive
across the water will agree that this “Lost” island is definitely
•With an average annual temperature of 75 degrees and 343
days of sunshine, it’s not surprising the Key is a long-hidden
retreat that blends together both year-round outdoor
activities and an authentic laid-back lifestyle uniquely its own.