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Jetty East Beach

Destin, FL
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Ranked #14 of 28 attractions in Destin
Type: Beaches
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florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

feel like you're completely in another country around this location. With the rocks and the great water quality, it's very different than a typical beach location.feels like I'm in Mexico or the Caribbean around the jetties.the calm water of crab island is usually quite a treat, but obviously can change depending on time and weather conditions.also absolutely the very best... More

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Hendersonville, Tennessee
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The profile pic of Jetty East Beach was taken during beach restoration. It looks a million times better now. The hurricanes of 2003-2005 really took a toll on this beach, but it is back to prime. I've submitted a current picture. This is my favorite beach in the world.

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Rowlett, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

To me this is not an attraction, it's a condo. We've been coming to Destin for over twenty years. We have tried a couple of other places, but always return to Jetty East. The people here are friendly. The site is impeccably clean. The beach is awesome. Pool is great. Good place to stay for any age group.

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Evans, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

we went to this beacj with the children to snorkle. The beach is very nice and protected from the Wind because of the jetties but I'm glad we didn't pay a boat trip to snorkle there. There is nothing to see! It's still a perfect place to go with children because there are no waves.

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Alabama
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I love the area (Holiday Isle). I love that you can see and walk to the jetties. Beautiful sunset. Very clean. Gated with security. Great swimming pool. My only complaint is the balconies. They are solid walls so you can't see the ocean while sitting inside your condo.

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Atlanta GA
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85 reviews 85 reviews
16 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This part of the Destin area is nice now that the beaches are back. (Due to some very serious storms, the beach eroded and was practically non-existent). The sand is back and the dunes are fixed. The water is just a little prettier here because its shallow further out allowing for that emerald green to really show off. Its nice... More

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Destin, Florida, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Pretty spot to watch the big fishing boats coming and going. Sunset is breath-taking. No surf but quiet water. Good for young kids. Be careful if you dive off the jetty. When the current is going out you can be swept out to sea. But swimming is safe from the beach.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Beach was nice. Moderate walk from Public access point. Water was off while we were there. Murky, low visibility, dirty. But spoke to people that come every year and they say they had never seen it like this before. When the water is clear/ and at high tide this is the place to snorkel for free!!!!

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Destin, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Do not waste your money to stay at Jetty East or any where else on Holiday Isle. This area was built on what was a nature preserve. Big money came in and put buildings on coastal wetlands. Now the beach in washing away and the homes on what is left of the beach will flood with high surf. Come to... More

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Ripley, Mississippi
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We met up to flyboard at the jetties and the water was a nasty, oily brown! It wasn't pleasant to get in at all! I recommend calling ahead to see what the water is like before I went there.

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