Coastal Life header

Coastal Conversations

Author: Natalea Thomson

Are you in need of some me time? If you’ve been neglecting self-care, Coastal Mississippi is the place for rest and rejuvenation. With world-class spas, healing yoga centers, and 26 miles of white sandy beaches to explore at your own pace, our tri-county region will meet your every wellness need.


You can’t spell time without -me, so why bother neglecting ME time? Coastal Mississippi boasts several spas offering a wide array of customizable pampering sessions. Head to one of our world-class casino spas for the ultimate relaxation

Looking to get away with your sweetheart for some quality time? Consider Coastal Mississippi as your backdrop for rest, relaxation, and romance. With 62 miles of coastline to explore, we have enough to see and experience to keep your itinerary booked and your passion kindled. Our breadth of beaches, boating, and fishing excursions are perfect for adventure seekers, while our history trails, birding opportunities, and eco-tours suit our nature enthusiasts. If it’s a weekend of leisure you seek, our list of attractions, activities, and

Are you planning on attending the South’s premiere arts and crafts festival? You should! Mark your calendars for November 2 – 3, 2019 for the 41st Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival presented by Blue Moon. We’ve crafted our own How-To guide to ensure you navigate Coastal Mississippi’s biggest festival like a pro.


Named in honor of Peter Anderson, the late master potter and founder of Shearwater Pottery ca. 1928, the festival celebrates the arts community at-large, and will see more than 400 artists and crafters selling their

Foodie. Epicure. Gourmand. Connoisseur…a person with a particular interest in food. Pick any label and it's suited to all fans of the tri-county region of Coastal Mississippi. The generous Gulf supplies over 200 species of fish, not to mention proudly serves as the leading source of the nation’s oyster and domestic shrimp industries, a title in progress since the mid-19th century. The subsequent influences of Eastern European and Vietnamese cultures on a native seafood-centric diet have rendered a beautifully layered coastal culinary identity.

The holidays are over...and while your wallet may feel a tad overextended, the call of the traveler still beckons! As you start making travel plans for 2020, consider Coastal Mississippi, where the promise of unlimited possibility and the joy of discovery along 62 miles of scenic coastline await. From outdoor adventures to one-of-a-kind attractions to fresh-caught coastal cuisine, Coastal Mississippi has an itinerary for every type of traveler and budget. We've outlined suggestions for the perfect last minute getaway to our tri-county region

Does your family favor the speed of a go-kart track over sunbathing by a pool? Are you a big kid at heart who likes the occasional arcade zombie battle or adrenaline rush of air hockey tournaments?

Say no more! Coastal Mississippi boasts an array of top notch, family fun activities for kids of all ages.

Family Fun in Coastal Mississippi

Escape at Margaritaville Resort & Family Entertainment Center

This 55, 000 square foot family entertainment center is described as part arcade and part amusement park. Climb the 58 foot volcano rock wall, navigate the 14 sky trail

Summer is in full swing, and we are celebrating Coastal Mississippi-style with a lineup of stellar headlining entertainment.

From concerts with international recording artists, stand up-comedians, and feats of acrobatic wonder, our casino properties showcase it all. Read on for the headlining entertainment coming to Coastal Mississippi in August!

  1. Lunaro

Lunaro at Beau Rivage

Welcome to Lunaro! A new cirque-style production celebrating Hollywood and the cinematic arts. Audiences will enjoy action and adventure as they marvel at heroic feats and

As much as we relish our warm weather in Coastal Mississippi, all of the time spent outdoors beckons the need to cool down. And what better way to get cool than with cold, sweet treats?

We've made a list of the Top Cool Down Treats here on The Secret Coast. Get ready to visit them all because summer just began!

The Yard Milkshake Bar

The Yard Milkshake Bar in D'Iberville

Having opened in 2019 at the D'Iberville Promenade, this chain from Gulf Shores has wowed Coastal Mississippi with its indulgent ice cold treats of specialty milkshakes, ice cream cones, floats, and more!


Summertime in Coastal Mississippi provides two certainties: SUN and FUN. When the temperature is higher and the days are longer, there's no excuse not to shed those layers and get outside! Soak up our beautiful coastal weather by taking advantage of the multitude of outdoor activities we offer.

Splash and Swim

For the aquatic lovers, we recommend beating the heat by cooling down poolside. Coastal Mississippi's casino resorts offer luxurious pool settings with options for private cabanas and bartenders at an arm's length away. Swim over to the

Back for its 17th year, Scrapin’ the Coast will run June 21 - 23 at the MS Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. The South’s largest premier car, truck, and bike show has been wowing fans since its inception and this year won’t disappoint. In addition to the car and truck show, expect to see live bands, hydro and air bag competitions, a burn out contest, corn hole tournament and more! Though, when you’re not scrapin’ by the action in Biloxi, there are so many fun things to discover in Coastal Mississippi.

In between burnouts, scrape down the

Search Hotels