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Crystal Sands Beach

Destin, FL
+1 850-685-2493
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Avoid Destin if you own a dog... it’s look but don’t touch on the beaches

We rented a house here while looking to purchase a winter home. To our surprise dogs are not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nomad314
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Southern winter getaway.

We always take a trip over New Years to the panhandle with my mom and aunt. We stay here on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
cyclgrlka
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Tennessee
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“white sand” (38 reviews)
“clear water” (20 reviews)
“beachside inn” (4 reviews)
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"beautiful emerald"
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"public access"
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"nice beach"
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"chairs and umbrellas"
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"favorite beach"
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"private beach"
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"beach service"
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"beautiful water"
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"henderson state park"
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"emerald coast"
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"destin area"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a house here while looking to purchase a winter home. To our surprise dogs are not allowed on the beach and there is not even a designated dog section. Just flat out not allowed. While I understand the potential concerns while we stayed...More

Thank Nomad314
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always take a trip over New Years to the panhandle with my mom and aunt. We stay here on the ground floor looking out sliding glass doors to the beach. The condo’s Are nice and clean and well stocked and furnished. There are not...More

Thank cyclgrlka
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

The sun was shining, the warm breeze was blowing, the white sand was cool, and the emerald waves were lapping the sand. It was just G O R G E O U S!!! Everyday, we walked on the beach. It was just beautiful.

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

So beautiful- the sandy white sand, clear emerald sea. The waves were not to rough, which would've been perfect for swimming but sadly we visited when it was cold; we were looking forward to sunbathing and swimming on the beautiful beach.

Thank 04TSAB
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

We stayed across the road and walked down and swam at the beach. It is beautiful - unbelievable. Would liked to have spent longer there - drove the coast road from Tallahassee to New Orleans. This area was a great stop-off, our favourite. Beach here...More

Thank Jason F
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

I've been to beaches in Florida, Jamaica, Maui and the Caymans and Crystal Sands Beach was right up there. We have family on the east coast of Florida, otherwise this would be our new go-to for spring break and beach trips!

Thank tryingtohaveitall
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

Rented a condo on the beach. Clean white sand, clear water, not very rough surf. Just lounged on the beach everyday and fished. Went out to eat once a day. Don't go here unless you want to hang out on a perfect beach. There isn't...More

1  Thank a l
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

beautiful and the sunsets were even better. It was quiet. not a lot of people. There was wedding on the beach and couple of other gatherings, but it was so peaceful.

Thank Elaine L
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

We only stopped here on our drive for one night. Luckily our hotel was only one block off the beach. The crystal sand is simply impressive. The beach was clean as well.

1  Thank Stefan B
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Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

Destin has the most beautiful and pristine beaches I’ve ever seen in the United States. The water is emerald colored and clear. There was no seaweed or shells on the sand. The beach looks like something out of a magazine... just unreal. The sunsets are...More

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Virginia N
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Jamie M | Reviewed this property |
Crystal Sands Condos
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eddielp03
September 5, 2017|
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Response from denandvan | Reviewed this property |
Not really. I guess it would depend on a lot more things that I would know about since I’m not a surfer. Sorry this is so late. Maybe it will help someone else, though.
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Paola C
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a place right in front of crystal sands to rent chairs, paddle boards,kayacks and other stuff I'm sure.
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