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Fun, sun and sans

So Beutiful. Many alive shells. I walked and walked! Thre was a lot of jelly fish but they were... read more

Reviewed today
Hillofocala
Beautiful beach

Very lovely white sand beaches with large public access parking adjacent to the beach ball water... read more

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Deborah H
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Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family vacations.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“white sand” (269 reviews)
“clear water” (72 reviews)
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Pensacola Beach, FL
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Reviewed today

So Beutiful. Many alive shells. I walked and walked! Thre was a lot of jelly fish but they were easy to avoid.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very lovely white sand beaches with large public access parking adjacent to the beach ball water tower. Public restrooms available. Area is not as commercially built up as some. Does cost to walk out on the pier. We drove out to the Gulf Shores National...More

Thank Deborah H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The white sand is beautiful. There are lots of fun things to do and great restaurants. The people are friendly. The beach is easy to get to. Its very family friendly. It’s our favorite place to go. We try to make it there every year.

Thank mitirato
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The sand is super-fine and very soft and white. It almost feels like walking on flour. The water was surprisingly warm for early April.

1  Thank Svenborg
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The white sand was easy to walk in and the beach area was clean. The water was crystal clear at this time of year.

1  Thank FLgirl74
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately the wind was blowing and it was cool on the day of our visit. But still it was a beautiful sight—white sand and blue water. Be sure to walk out on the pier ($1.25 each for a “walk once” fee). Lots of top notch...More

1  Thank heart0texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful beach. Very pretty. Clean area. Great place to spend the day with family. Don't hesitate to visit.

1  Thank Jewelcreekjo
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When it's not superly overcrowded, this is the most serene and beautiful beach..The waters are breath taking..I can spend hours on end just sitting there watching and listening to the waves...

2  Thank TeeTee0203
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pensacola BEach is a residential island. To me, and now to many, it is the number one beach in the world. The sand is white, the beaches are clean naturally, for the most part excepting some spring breakers, it is a romantic place and still...More

1  Thank PandoradeBalthazar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful green waters and drinking alcohol is allowed. This is a great beach with a pier and gift shops. Live music and restaurants.

1  Thank mommalisa1976
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Yes it's open to the public..
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Response from Kn00kie | Reviewed this property |
We just returned from here and a local told us the best time to come is the time frame you’re thinking. Low volume and typically great weather (and sometimes the turtles as still active). This is when we plan to try have our... More
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Response from caseynvicky | Reviewed this property |
There was a dog park under construction when we were there in May. It is on the left just before you get to the Fort Pickens area
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