The beach provides some of the best surf fishing in the country. Pompano, whiting, bluefish, snook, tarpon, Spanish mackerel, and redfish can all be caught right off the beach.
Our Owner the Fisherman
Motel owner Ernie DeSantis is an avid fisherman who frequently fishes off the beach and in the river for a fresh catch for dinner. He is knowledgeable in fishing techniques, gear, fishing seasons, and the best fishing spots in the area. He will try his best to help you catch fish during your stay.
Guides and Boat Ramps
Guide services are available for flats fishing, inshore fishing, and deep sea fishing. Three nearby boat ramps offer canoe and boat rentals: Honest John’s, 1 mile; Inlet Marina, 6 miles; and Sebastian Inlet, 7 miles.
Owner, Iza, is a licensed yoga teacher and gives classes at the nearby community center.
There are nature trails within walking distance of the motel that take you through Florida landscape that the Ais Indians once inhabited. You might see a bobcat, alligator, horned owl, or otter on your walk. You will definitely see some very old Live oak trees.
There are many fine restaurants in nearby Melbourne and Indialantic. If you’d rather dine locally, here are some great places we recommend:
|• New England Eatery, 1.5 miles
• DeAngelo's by the Sea, 1.25 miles
|• Coconut Cove Cafe, 4.5 miles
• The Loggerheads, 5 miles
|• Island Fish Grill, 11miles Long Point Restuarant 5 miles
Choose one of our two fine local courses to enjoy your 18 holes:
|• Aquarina Golf Club, 2 miles
||• Spessard Holland, 8 miles
||• Biking and Rollerblading
Take an adventure along the 15 mile bike path from Melbourne Beach to Sebastian Beach. Our motel is at the center of the path.
Kennedy Space Center™, Universal Studios™, Disney World®, and Sea World® are all within 90 minutes of our motel.