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Address: Pensacola Beach, FL
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Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family...

Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family vacations.

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Beautiful winter beach

A quick overnight--beautiful white beach, clean sand, rolling surf--all good for the soul. Found some delicate see treasures in the morning's shells ashore. A quiet getaway... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Junie L
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A quick overnight--beautiful white beach, clean sand, rolling surf--all good for the soul. Found some delicate see treasures in the morning's shells ashore. A quiet getaway treasure in winter.

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Thank Junie L
Fenton, Michigan
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited Pensacola beach several times in the past, and currently am wintering here... There are things to do year round, you have the beautiful beaches, the pier, Fort Pickens, hundreds of spots where you can get off on your own, and fish, shell, birdwatch or just hang out at the beach.. Also great for paddle boards, kayaking, kitesurfing..... More 

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Thank whitetip1998
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love Pensacola Beach. The water varies from blue to emerald green. They have the whitest sand we have ever seen and the texture is like walking in powdered sugar.

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Thank Rebecca P
Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall, the beach and sand are white and the water was mild. No seaweed there when we visited. The sand was even whiter in Destin, and there was more to do there, but Pensacola was a little quieter than Destin, and less crowded.

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Pensacola, Florida
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38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pensacola Beach has one of the most beautiful shorelines in the world. It has some very good restaurants.....and thats about the highlight. As far as attractions and shopping it is well, well below the grade. Pensacola Beach has changed over the years. The change? From a nice family oriented easily accessed beach to a high "thug factor" on the weekends... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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175 reviews
69 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Pensacola beach Island authority opened some dog beach areas with certain restrictions. The idea is ok but the Island authority has been irresponsible in enforcing the rules. As a result dogs wonder all over the beach, many off leash and poop where they feel like. Dog poop is everywhere and the tide does not take care of the problem.... More 

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Thank Mike G
Winter Springs, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to lay back take a deep breath and enjoy, this is for you! We loved it. Beautiful, fun lots to do and great places to eat.

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Thank bcgeorgette
Long Beach, Mississippi
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the area!!!! Great place to bring the family. Nice people. Nice atmosphere. Boardwalk is fun. Variety of stores and nice restaurants.

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Thank ScottAlan63
Arlington, Texas
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love coming out here when I visit. I grew up on the eastern coast and miss sitting on the beach so much. Pensacola is one of my favs. There's just something about it.

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Kennett, Missouri
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach. Loved the town also. Not the normal touristy restaurants and stores, more local flavor.

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