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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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best beach on gulf coast

This is the best sand, much better than Destin or Panama City Beach. There are also lots of drive in options for public, not like in other beach towns where you have to go to a... read more

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the best sand, much better than Destin or Panama City Beach. There are also lots of drive in options for public, not like in other beach towns where you have to go to a hotel's beach or in front of private condos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Pensacola beach so much and I have been coming here several times a year for many years now. I love exploring the beach area and even downtown. I usually take a day or two to go out to Destin area. The water at Pensacola is pretty calm and the waves aren't ridiculously big. It's a great place for... More 

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Plano, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked through RMI and stayed at Pensacola Beach Club. Check-in/Checkout were easy and convenient. Our unit was right on the beach so the view was beautiful. This time we drove all the way from Texas and the journey was actually quite relaxing. It was warmer than usual during out visit but still, it was too cold for swimming. The pier... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent beach to spend the day. Very busy, but very clean. I would recommend renting or bringing a beach umbrella to make your day phenomenal. My kind of heaven.

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louisiana
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love Pensacola beach. I really love the bay side. The waters are calm especially for young kids. They used have music that you can hear anywhere on the beach.

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Mobile, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I think this is the most beautiful beach, and clean. Will return as often as I can in the future. I hate you have to pay a small toll to get over the bridge, though.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was visiting Pensacola and decided to take in Pensacola Beach. It was a Saturday in late September and the place was very busy. Driving along the shore-line there are several free stopping places away from town where you can park and enjoy the white sand and the stunning views. Excellent

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is a nice balance of Panama City Beach and Henderson State Park Beach in Destin. It's not as quiet as Henderson State but not as busy as Panama City although in the busy season, that could change. This is a very bikes able area. Has an island feel to it. Nice shopping/boardwalk area. Nice mix of casual and... More 

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Attleboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed 2 nights in Gulf Breeze and spent the day in the beach in the Fort Pickens section of Pensacola. Not too many people like the main beaches in the tourist area. Sand is clean water is clean and beautiful. Free parking a slots of it. Stayed until the sun went down. This will be out beach when in the... More 

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

White sand that stretches for miles. Ocean was warm and calm and ideal even for non-confident swimmers. Lifeguards were on duty and patrolled up and down the beach. Many bars and restaurants close to the beach. Lovely place to spend some time with the family but remember to take plenty of water and sunscreen.

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