Ocean Avenue in Melbourne Beach :: Romantic B&B Getaway

  This past week I had the pleasure of meeting two couples traveling together that enjoyed their stay so much, they thought I needed to add some more pictures and brief descriptions of not only our quaint town, but, more importantly, of our own beautiful street, Ocean Avenue, so that others may get a small

Convenient Kayak Fishing!

Melbourne Beach has a new water adventure for our guests – and the best part about it? It’s in our backyard! The Black Dog Bait and Tackle shop announced that it now has fishing kayak rentals for half (4 hours) or full day (8 hours) excursions in our Indian River. They even provide guided tours!

Our Florida Bed and Breakfast Awarded Top 10 Best B&B in US for 2012!

Our Port d’Hiver Bed and Breakfast in Melbourne Beach Florida is not only celebrating our 5th Anniversary on December 17,  2012, but we are also thrilled about the honor of being the TOP TEN B&B in the US Award for 2012 from Bedandbreakfast.com! Bedandbreakfast.com is by far the largest global bed and breakfast directory with

Picture This: a Florida Beach Vacation Revealed!

“Sometimes the soul takes pictures of things it has wished for, but never seen.” ― Anne Sexton, Poet A Florida beach vacation at Port d’Hiver bed and breakfast is now revealed on Pinterest! Have you ever read a guest review of their stay at our Melbourne Beach bed and breakfast on TripAdvisor and thought to yourself,

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