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Sun and Fun

Perhaps one of the best beaches in the USA. If it's hot, you'll boil, But you can also cool off in... read more

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Bill K
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McHenry, Illinois
Beautiful beach

Pensacola Beach has beautiful white sand. The beach is close to the water so you don’t have to walk... read more

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barbre
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Frostproof, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday

Perhaps one of the best beaches in the USA. If it's hot, you'll boil, But you can also cool off in the Gulf. If it's cold, you'll freeze. But you can also warm up in some of the best eating establishments this side of the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pensacola Beach has beautiful white sand. The beach is close to the water so you don’t have to walk too far in the sand to get to the water. The beach is very clean and free of seaweed and debris.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank barbre
Reviewed 2 days ago

Sand that looks and feels like sugar, gorgeous turquoise water, wide expanses of beach. You won't find a better beach anywhere in the world.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank evalynfromFlorida
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We tend to try and find a spot where there isn't as many people so it is more relaxing. White Sand. Amazing Breeze. Breathtaking Views. We love it here!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brookemnt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for one night whilst driving from Florida to New Orleans great little town has everything you need. Hotel was great and great beachside location.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My first visit to this beautiful, well kept beach... white sand, blue/green water; monitored by resort authority, apparently dogs are not allowed as one lady had to bundle her pup and head back to her hotel.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was one of the best beaches I have ever been to. I am usually a fan of Destin Florida but I think Pensacola topped that. Pensacola has so many nice places to eat with a wonderful view. I cannot wait to return.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank danicabrackett
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Pensacola beach is so beautiful the white white sand you have the rough side and the sound side so worth going to both sides

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RMM49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful white sands with low spring break crowds. Walkable to fantastic restaurants and hotels. We will be back next spring!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lisa7489
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed 5 days at Pensacola Beach visiting with family. The weather was uncharacteristically warm with temps during the day in the upper 60s and low 70s. The area offers a lot to do - with most our days spent at the beach, shopping, or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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atl0010
September 10, 2018|
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Response from purplepanthar | Reviewed this property |
You might have to stay at one of the hotels on the beach for that. We didn’t see any private showers on the beach and we’ve been to several locations there.
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Mohammad A
July 16, 2018|
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Response from 294caryr | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You can totally get in the water! The temp does vary a little based on the air temperature - so if by some strange chance it’s like 40 degrees - then Yes, the water will be cold along with the air temp; however - even... More
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Jameaka B
July 10, 2018|
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Response from 85triciar | Reviewed this property |
Sundown is the time we were told.
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