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Jetty East Beach

Destin, FL
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Ranked #15 of 28 Attractions in Destin
Type: Beaches
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Uhrichsville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful place to snorkel and take young children! The inlet is calm and has a quiet secluded feel.

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Brunswick, Ga
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I gave it a 3 star even though I didnt go, because I WANTED to go but its a long walk out over thick sugar sand, it was 105 heat index, and I would have had to haul fishing equip ect thru all that. Wish they could build a boardwalk out to it, because honestly it was the only area... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Water is super clear, sugar sand, beach wasn't crowded, condo 407B was lovely with an awesome view. We are making it our vacation destination from now on. It's Paradise!!!🙌😍

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florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
11 helpful votes 11 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
17 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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