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Aug 18, 2018
“Simply Amazing.”
May 22, 2018
“Beaches as beautiful as anywhere in the world!”
The towns along Florida's Panhandle--Fort Walton Beach, Okaloosa and Destin-- comprise the Emerald Coast.
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

We visited the Emerald Coast actually on recommendation from our 14-year old son. He said, "The water is crystal clear and the sand is white!" I was not a believer, as we had traveled to many beaches across the U.S. and none have those qualities....More

Thank Sarah06081835
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We love to visit the Emerald Coast and do so once or twice a year. However we never go during peak season as it can get very crowded.

Thank ellgee48
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We decided to take a break from the Winter’s Cold and visit Destin and the Emerald Coast! It is simply a beautiful place with pristine beaches. Most of the buildings, shopping and roads are relatively new. While developers for decades focused on building further south...More

Thank Larryrutkowski
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

A cold front had passed through, but we still couldn’t resist taking off our shoes and walk it that beautiful white sand. As you walk you can hear your footsteps singing to you. Just to make the sensation more wonderful is the color or the...More

Thank 834bettye
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

When you can't make it to a Caribbean destination, this is second best. Beautiful white sand beaches and emerald water. We stayed in Destin and loved it. Teenagers loved it too! From Dallas area count on a 13 hour drive and loads of traffic delays...More

1  Thank univtexas72
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

There is no better way to spend a summer vacation than along the Emerald Coast, with family and friends. The water is gorgeous and we are always envious of people who live here. We have a beach but the muddy Mississippi River flows into the...More

Thank AttyVette
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

It truly is the "Emerald Coast" because the water shimmers in a beautiful blue green color... the sand is white and fine. We've been coming down here for years and the beaches and water this year are better than ever. My only advise is to...More

2  Thank Jon M
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We just spent a week on beautiful Okaloosa Island and spend 4 days at Orange Beach in May. We have also stayed in Destin. Loved all 3 spots. Destin is the most commercial of the 3. Orange Beach and Okaloosa are much quieter but we...More

2  Thank bgcg66
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Overall the emerald coast is ok. Not sure why people come here in the summer though. You could go to Sarasota or Naples and stay for half the price since down south tourist season is in the winter. Also, down on the west coast of...More

10  Thank Scooter H
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

The beach is fantastic! It's so beautiful and nice! We come late in the summer and there's hardly anybody here! The sand is white and the water is very clear!!

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