RV Parks in Navarre: The Complete List with Local Recommendations  

RV Parks in Navarre: The Complete List with Local Recommendations  

Isaac Wiinanen

This is a guide to all RV parks in Navarre, Florida. We give our informed opinion, as locals of the Navarre area. Our goal is to give context with reviews and try to help make sense of the local landscape. Those interested in staying at an RV park should go through the websites and Google Business Profiles of each business before making a decision.

illustrated map of rv parks in navarre

Inside Navarre

*Just* outside Navarre

Note on Local Cancellation Policies

One important nugget from reviewing all of the RV sites in Navarre: while they are all very well rated, the main complaint across all campgrounds was cancellation policy. Users felt like property managers were not “understanding” or “compassionate” when it came to giving refunds on cancellations. Read and know the policies of each RV park before you book! 

Defining “RV Park”

According to the Florida statutes, “Recreational vehicle park” means a place set aside and offered by a person, for either direct or indirect remuneration of the owner, lessor, or operator of such place, for the parking, accommodation, or rental of five or more recreational vehicles or tents; and the term also includes buildings and sites set aside or group camping and similar recreational facilities.

For our list, we looked at whether the RV parks have:  

  • Hookups
  • WiFi
  • Pet Policy
  • Pool on premise
  • Website & phone information
  • Google rating
  • General information

Holley Navarre RV Park 

Google rating: 4.6/5 
WiFi: Yes
Full hookups: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes, 2 pets per site.
Pool: No
Website: https://www.holleynavarrervpark.com/ 
Phone: 850-525-1564

This RV park is located on the north end of Navarre, in an unincorporated area called Holley. 

They take online reservations on their website. You can also call their phone number to reserve a spot. Additional guests are $5 per day. According to the website, the summer months are from March 1st to August 31st. There are 28 RV pads according to the website map.

Three different RV lot types are offered: pull-thru, extra long, and regular. 

  • Pull-thru offers an 80′ full hook-up, 2x 50 amp service, and 2 water spigots. 
  • Regular back-in spots offer full hookups, 30/50 amp service, and a picnic table pad. 
  • XL extra long is a 60′ full hook up, 30/50 amp service, and a large picnic table pad.

Since this park is located on County Road 87, you will have easy access from I-10 or State Road 98. Campers mention how clean the RV park is.  Another reviewer mentioned that Holley Navarre RV Park is in a “great location close to beaches/waterways/boat launch/stores for supplies”. 

As of this writing, there were 56 Google reviews, with an average of 4.6/5.

Positives mentioned by reviewers: 

  • The host, Brian, is described as super welcoming, nice, and extremely helpful with reservations
  • Family-friendly
  • Clean
  • Quiet and “chill”

Negatives mentioned by reviewers:

  • Lack of amenities

Santa Rosa RV Resort

Google rating: 4.4/5
WiFi: Yes
Full hookups: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes
Pool: Yes
Website: https://www.santarosarvresort.com/
Phone: 850-936-4791

Santa Rosa RV Resort is very central in Navarre. They are located at the intersection of County 87, State 98, and nearby County 399 (which is the road to Navarre Beach). According to their website, they have 88 sites, with 24 waterfront spaces and 7 pull-through RV spots. 

A very unique aspect is their access to the Santa Rosa Sound, which they describe as beach access. Technically, the beach is on the other side, but it is connected to the gulf.  This is a great location to swim, with much calmer waters compared to the Gulf. 

They offer a ton of amenities, including a fishing pier (with no license needed!), cable TV, on-site laundry, a fitness room, private bathrooms, a fenced pet area, and watersports. 

As of this writing, there were 643 public Google reviews, with an average of 4.4/5. 

Positives mentioned by RV campers: 

  • Pool is designed perfectly to capture the sun and block the wind
  • Clean (mentioned MANY times)
  • Well maintained sites
  • Friendly staff
  • Great landscaping

Negatives mentioned:

  • Road noise is mentioned by several reviewers since 98 is located directly to the north of all sites
  • Some reviewers took issue with the cancellation policy

Emerald Beach RV Park

Google rating: 4.5/5
WiFi: Yes
Full hookups: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes, though there are a list of rules on the policy page
Pool: Yes
Website: https://www.emeraldbeachrvpark.com/
Phone: 850-939-3431

Emerald Beach RV Park is a 71-spot RV park in Navarre. As you go east on 98, the RV park is tucked away where the road curves around the Santa Rosa Sound. 

The RV park has free “basic” WiFi for guests to use. They also have a 300-foot pier, which guests can fish off into the Santa Rosa Sound, without a fishing license. There is a heated pool on the premises that can be used year-round. 

A white sand beach is on the south end of the property, directly on the Sound. 

As of this writing, there were 565 public Google reviews, with an average of 4.5/5. 

Positives mentioned by RV campers: 

  • Guests really enjoy the private pier
  • RV sites, showers, etc. are all mentioned to be “very clean”, one reviewer even said “meticulously clean”
  • Very peaceful
  • Great staff/management
  • Lots of nice amenities

Negatives mentioned:

  • Some reviewers had an issue with the RV park’s cancellation policy
  • Some reviewers claim RV spots are too close together

Google rating: 4.5/5
WiFi: Yes
Full hookups: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes
Pool: Yes
Website: https://navbeach.com/
Phone: 850-939-2188

Navarre Beach Camping Resort is a hybrid resort, offering RV sites, cabins, travel trailer rentals (RV rentals), tent sites, and vacation houses. This is a “professionally managed” property, meaning a corporate management company (named IVEE) takes care of the rental business. 

Most of the RV sites are “standard”. There is a selection of “extra large sites”, and an exclusive selection of “executive” sites and “waterfront sites”. On the provided park map, most of the RV sites are quite a distance away from Highway 98, with only a dozen or so near the road. We highly recommend looking at the map to get your bearings. 

Navarre Beach Camping Resort is unique from the rest of the RV parks in that it offers both RV rentals and alternative forms of staying on the property. They have a dog park, heated pool, laundry space, rental clubhouse, ice cream shop, and hot tub. It should also be noted the property is gated from external traffic. 

As of this writing, there were 815 public Google reviews, with an average of 4.5/5. 

Positives mentioned by RV campers:

  • Hospitable and helpful staff – one guest even remarked “…living definition of southern hospitality…”
  • Well maintained with a “good manager” as one reviewer remarked
  • The pool and hot tub are clean

Negatives mentioned:

  • Cancellations – some users were unhappy with how the company deals with cancellations and refunds

The Hideaway Retreat

Google rating: 4.3/5
WiFi: Yes
Full hookups: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes
Pool: No
Website: https://www.thehideawayretreat.com/ 
Phone: 850-939-2717

On the very eastern edge of Navarre is The Hideaway Retreat. This is a boutique waterfront campground experience, with 50 RV sites. There are four different types of spots: Waterfront, Premium Waterfront, Waterview, and Premium Waterview. The sites have 20-50 amp hookups, along with WiFi.

They have a “chic” camp lobby, along with laundry facilities. There is a rental camper on site, called the “Shabby Shasta”. A community campfire happens in the evenings at “The Hangout”, with cornhole, ring toss, ping pong, and more. More facilities are pending, including a fishing pier and kayak rentals (when these will be available is unclear). The property is located on the Santa Rosa Sound, with a beach for swimming. 

According to the website, when booking, you are guaranteed a site, but not a specific site number (unless you pay an additional fee),

Our impression of The Hideaway Retreat is that the owners have a focus on making a niche aesthetic experience. Nice lighting, neutral colors, and a chic website design. This seems to be a way to bring in younger adults and parents, which is a great addition to Navarre. 

As of this writing, there were 630 public Google reviews, with an average of 4.3/5. 

Positives mentioned by RV campers:

  • Pretty scenery and nice aesthetics, one user said “…like camping in a cozy Norman Rockwell community…”
  • Peaceful with beautiful trees
  • Nice, clean beach
  • Restrooms and showers are solid
  • The manager, Jeannie, is said to be very nice and helpful

Negatives mentioned:

  • Low-hanging tree limbs – several users mentioned issues with low-hanging tree branches 
  • Cost – some users said it was more expensive than it should be
  • Tight spots – several users reported limited space for camping

Papa Bass Campground

Google rating: 4.5/5
WiFi: Yes
Full hookups: ?
Pets allowed: ?
Pool: No
Website: No website listed
Phone: 850-607-1259

Papa Bass Campground is located on the westernmost end of Navarre, technically in Midway. This seems to be a newer or lesser-known campground, and no website is listed in the Google Business Profile. 

The campsite is tucked away south off of Highway 98. The sites look simple but cozy. According to the owners on Google, they accept both monthly and long-term RV stays. Cost varies by site, but the base is $415/month + electric, as of the date of this writing. There is both a laundry room and storage units, according to past guests. 

Papa Bass Campground is self-described by the owners, “We are a small RV park. We have built a small community that caters to full-time guests, including young couples, students, working class, and retirees.”

As of this writing, there were 33 public Google reviews, with an average of 4.5/5. 

Positives mentioned by RV campers:

  • Affordable
  • Quiet, tucked away
  • Calm atmosphere
  • Good for long-term stays
  • Owner is very helpful

Negatives mentioned:

  • No serious negatives to note

Grater RV Hideaway Cove

Google rating: 4.6/5
WiFi: Yes
Full hookups: Yes
Pets allowed: Yes, limit two pets
Pool: No
Website: https://www.graterrvhideawaycove.com/
Phone: 850-200-5006

Grater RV Hideaway Cove is a small RV park to the east of Navarre, technically in Mary Esther. It is family-owned and operation started in 2022, with 9 new RV sites. They offer daily, weekly, and monthly rates. Each lot is covered in stone, with full hookups and a picnic table. There is a privacy/security fence spanning the perimeter of the property, along with video surveillance. 

The campsites look extremely clean and well-manicured. Grater RV doesn’t have all the amenities of the larger RV parks, but it seems much more private and laid back. In our opinion, this is a great find in the local area.

As of this writing, there were 13 public Google reviews, with an average of 4.6/5. 

Positives mentioned by RV campers:

  • Very clean, described as “meticulously clean” by one reviewer
  • Simple
  • Plenty of room
  • Close to activities, beaches, and amenities
  • Helpful hosts/owners
  • Reasonably priced

Negatives mentioned:

  • WiFi was described as “not working” by one user, though this appears to have been remedied in May 2023.


We want to make sure you have a good experience while visiting Navarre. All of the RV parks listed will be good, safe options for you and your family. Navarre in general is very down-to-earth, clean, and safe compared to other areas of Florida. If you have any questions about traveling in Navarre or need a luxury vacation rental experience – reach out to us!

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Isaac Wiinanen

Isaac lives in the Panhandle of Florida. He enjoys spending time on the beach, eating ice cream, and writing for Tide Effect!

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