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Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach, FL
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Type: Beaches
Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Description: Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family vacations.
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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

The beach was beautiful, but the sea had weeds and the water was is bit murky. I would not put it in the same league as Miami's south beach or fort Zachary in Key West. That said, other areas in the Pensacola beach were clearer than the beach at Hampton inn!

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Orlando
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Tax on everything in Pensacola beach area to take care of beach. My husband did not like this portion of our stay.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Was a bit worried that the water in Pcola was not going to be as clear as were used to when visiting Destin, however I can say the beach was pretty much the exact same. Warm clear water, and the soft white sand that we love seeing when visiting the beach.

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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100 reviews 100 reviews
51 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We love living here, having the most beautiful beaches in Florida. The friendliest people. Plenty of open beach, so if you want to be secluded you can be. If you want to be in the mix of the parties you've got that too. Parking is always free anywhere you want. Just be careful that some places right off the road... More

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We just stayed on the beach section that belonged to the hotel. It still was crowded, but not as much as the public section. The water was crystal clear, beautiful. However it was full of jelly fish and we were stung numerous times. Several days after getting there the sea weed rolled in turning the water into this mushy mash... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The beach was clean and the water warm. The sand was so clear throughout the entire area. You could see the little fish in the water. Hardly any waves.

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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Excellent beach my only concern was some of the shops and attractions closed to early and is a little trafficy

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Huntsville, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Really a beautiful beach! The sand was white, the water was so aqua and clear, and not as crowded as some of the beaches I have stayed at in Destin and Ft. Walton. I had no idea that this beach was so beautiful. We stayed on casino beach and there was free public parking for miles. So much beach that... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is the most beautiful beach we have seen. White sand, very clean, blue water, calm water, not super crowded.

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Hitchcock, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Pensacola Beach is beautiful and much closer to Texas than Destin. I like that I can walk up and down the beach and have plenty of room to roam without wall to wall tourists like Destin.

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