Everything You Need to Know About John’s Pass Village

Are you bringing your family on a trip to Florida? Then you’re probably curious about the best family-friendly things to do in Madeira Beach.

Sure, you can spend your time enjoying the beaches or strolling through town, but no trip to Madeira Beach is complete without visiting John’s Pass Village!

Guests in our Madeira Beach rentals love exploring the fun attractions here and creating amazing memories with their crew. Here’s what to know before you visit! 

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Things to Do


Whether you want to pick up some new clothes for the family or treat yourself to a new accessory, you can find it all at John’s Pass Village. Head into Beach Brain, Island Rags, or Wild Time Caribbean Trading Company to find new clothes for every member of your group. Searching for jewelry? Gray Jewelers, Landing Company, and The Bronze Lady are great options. Finally, be sure to check out the specialty shops like Cuban Paradise Cigar and Cafè, Beef Jerky Outlet, and Laska Bead and Glass! 

Family-Friendly Things to Do

John’s Pass Village has tons of fun experiences that you can have with your family as well. Check out the Alligator and Wildlife Discovery Center to get up close and personal to local marine life. The experienced staff can teach you all about the animals and let you interact directly with them. If you’re interested in seeing dolphins, in particular, book a cruise with Dolphin Quest! Your captain will lead you to the parts of the water where you’re most likely to see dolphins. 

Hubbard’s Marina offers a little bit of everything, from deep-sea fishing and sightseeing to restaurants and shops. Florida Tiki Tours is great for enjoying a delicious drink out on the water, and finally, Splash Harbour Water Park is wonderful for relaxing in the waves without having to go to the beach. No matter what you want to do, you can probably find it right here! 


You’re sure to get hungry while you’re exploring John’s Pass Village, but luckily, you don’t have to travel far to get some delicious local cuisine. If you’re looking for a tasty beverage, head to Bad Beach Craft Brewing Company. For a local bite to eat, you might enjoy delicious eateries like Sculley’s Waterfront Restaurant, featuring fresh seafood with an amazing view, or Mad Pub, with tons of mouthwatering dishes and over 100 craft beers! Start your morning at the Addicted to the Bean coffee shop, then finish off the day with a yummy dessert from Yogurt City. 

Plan Your Stay

Of all the fun Madeira Beach things to do, John’s Pass Village is one of the most popular, and there’s no question why. Come check it out for yourself! After you’ve explored John’s Pass Village or the other unique things to do in Madeira Beach, you can head back to your vacation rental to enjoy a relaxing evening with your family. When it comes to finding the best vacation rentals in Madeira Beach, look no further than Sandy Beach. 

Sandy Beach offers a huge catalog of rentals in the Madeira Beach area, ideal for groups of all sizes. You’ll always have access to amenities like high-speed internet, spacious living and dining areas, and beautiful views of the area around you. Plus, if you ever have a question or request to make your stay more comfortable, we’re just a quick call away. Contact Sandy Beach today to book your trip to Madeira Beach!