Florida Honeymoon Packages at Port d’Hiver

With clean quiet beaches, beautiful weather and the bubbling spa pool, our Melbourne Beach bed and breakfast is a haven for honeymooners as we have ideal Melbourne Beach Packages at our Romantic Hotel. Before booking one of our Florida honeymoon packages, one of our future bride and grooms and sometimes a mother or two will

A Typical Day with Gluten-Free Friends at our Melbourne Beach Inn

Room Service Breakfast on Ella Belle’s Porch In past blogs we talked about special dietary restrictions and shared a few of our favorite recipes, but this week is turning out to be Gluten Free Week here at our Melbourne Beach inn! Just by coincidence,  half of our guests require gluten-free meals and three more gluten-free

Dianne’s Room

On the west side of the main house at our romantic Florida getaway is a lovely little room that we call “Dianne’s Room”. Dianne Blackwood was the only daughter of Walter and Ella Belle Brown. She was born April 13, 1913 in Liverpool, England and grew up in the house at Port d’Hiver. In an essay published

Popping the Question at Port D’Hiver

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.”   Jane Austin, Pride and Prejudice    At 4:00 on a Friday afternoon, Scott and Allison, two new young guests from Elkridge, Maryland, bustled in the front door of Port d’Hiver with bags

Holiday Rum Cake Recipe

Holiday parties are in full swing, so we thought you might like one of our favorite recipes from Port d’Hiver Bed and Breakfast to sweeten up your loved ones this holiday season! Rum Cakes                                                                  1 cup finely chopped pecans                             1 box yellow