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10005 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, FL 32550
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Camp Gulf
Ranked #20 of 58 Specialty lodging in Destin
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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The Villages, Florida
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beach is great here, surrounded on both sides by 'private' beaches. I hate private beaches, I feel the beaches should all be public!! Oh well. Anyway, first time here, we loved it. Nice level spots with cement. Lots of sand, and be careful of the stickers! Remove your shoes when you enter your RV or you'll be bringing them... More

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Bryant, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Dear Camp Gulf; Our group consisted of 12 people ,4 dogs, and 4 campers. Our sites were great (212 through 215) and the campground was very good! All of the staff workers were very helpful and friendly. We stayed for 10 days and only wish it would have been longer(Aug. 17th - Aug. 27th). We were also very impressed with... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second trip to Camp Gulf. Really enjoyed the beach. Campground is tight but not too bad considering where you are. The only complaint I have is that there were cigarette butts everywhere, even on the beach. Didn't seem like management cared about that or the fact that other people weren't cleaning u after there pets. We will... More

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Gillette Wy
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family had a wonderful trip in Destin. We stayed in the new Sandcastle cabin. The cabin was very nice inside. We loved being able to step off the deck onto the beach. We enjoyed the view of the water until the camping spots in front of the cabin were occupied. Most of our view was of the back of... More

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PatrickONeill, Manager at Camp Gulf, responded to this review

SO glad to hear that you had a Wonderful trip! This 3 week lull in August is the best time for us to do major maintenance on needed things. Schools start so early now most families are finished traveling for the summer. The new seawall area has been in the works for years. We have reinforced the old wall so... More

Frisco, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrival was super easy and had help with parking and getting settled. Very large park and yes alot of people. However, everything was very quiet and the bathrooms are clean, large and private. Beach was beautiful of course and stores are close.

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PatrickONeill, Manager at Camp Gulf, responded to this review

Awesome to hear! We always want to exceed your expectation, Thanks for the affirming comment! Happy Camping! (And shopping!) More

Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect family vacation. Almost canceled due to weather forecast but decided to chance it and am glad we did! Park staff was amazing and the park itself was fabulous. The beach was gorgeous and the clean pools at the end of the day were very welcome. Our site was clean and I really appreciated the noise curfew secondary to... More

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PatrickONeill, Manager at Camp Gulf, responded to this review

Fantastic! Love to here 'Perfect'! It is what we strive for! We will see you next time. If you every see ants or anything awry just let us know while you are here and we will handle it! Happy Camping! More

Sanibel Island, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had high hopes for this campground as it has been our list to visit for awhile. My husband got up at 5:30am to set up our beach chairs only to have a family sit right on top of us when they arrived at 9:30. There was plenty of room for them to sit but oddly enough they didn't see... More

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PatrickONeill, Manager at Camp Gulf, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you we uncomfortable in the July Summer crowd. We would like to invitee you back at a less busy time. June/July is the busiest time of the year here, as you might imagine. Much of the rest of the year has a lower occupancy and still good weather, not too mention lower rates. Sounds... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first long distance camping trip as a family. In our group we had 7 people total; my husband, mother in law, 17 & 16yr old daughters, and 4 & 5yr old daughters. Booking was easy and hassle free. The staff always has an answer for your questions, always. I love how there is an aerial picture of... More

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PatrickONeill, Manager at Camp Gulf, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed everything about your stay! Maybe you CAN stay longer next time. We try to offer the best and we know that places directly on the beach are so hard to find. The owners here are family oriented and will continue to offer a friendly family park for you to enjoy for a long time... More

Highland Village, TX
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camp Gulf was a great way to spend a week with the family. The staff was helpful and the grounds well maintained. We stayed in one of the beachfront spaces and literally walked of our camper door onto the beautiful white sand. The water was about 200 feet away from our door. I would recommend this campground!!

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Awesome! Love to hear how much you appreciate the location! Happy Camping! More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently returned from Camp Gulf and it was a wonderful experience! We found the staff to be extraordinarily friendly and helpful and the overall condition of the property to be very good. My wife and I were there sans kids :-) but from what we saw, there was a lot of stuff for them to do....whole place seemed very... More

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PatrickONeill, Manager at Camp Gulf, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to make such lengthy comments. Glad you enjoyed our beach front sites. They are too close to the water to have sewer pipes in the ground. As you can imaging during a a high surge hurricane they would be underwater. We can pump you out everyday if you wish. I assume by your comment... More

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Address: 10005 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, FL 32550
Location: United States > Florida > Florida Panhandle > Destin
Also Known As:
Camp Gulf Hotel Destin

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