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Jetty East Beach

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Address: Destin, FL

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Great place for a vaction with kids and the ocean is breathtaking. All the stores that u would need to by food from are all relatively close to the condo. For fun there is also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Glenn W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a vaction with kids and the ocean is breathtaking. All the stores that u would need to by food from are all relatively close to the condo. For fun there is also big kahuna right down the street So far everything has been great

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Thank Glenn W
Oklahoma City, OK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this beach because of the reviews stating it is a good location for snorkeling. The beach is not as clean as Crystal or Henderson beaches, and it is more crowded. Plus, numerous snorkeling tour groups came in, which meant it was much more difficult to snorkel comfortably. I was kicked with snorkelers' fins multiple times. There were more... More 

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Thank RachelCS
Destin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is breathtaking! Our chairs were set up every morning ready for our arrival. The water was clearer than it has ever been. Very little seaweed and the jellyfish stayed away this year!

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Thank lorisX3953KP
Hendersonville, Tennessee
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84 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've stayed at the Jetty almost every year since 2000. It's like home away from home. This year the beach was so horribly managed it has us looking to stay elsewhere next year. The beach and the pool are flooded with non-Jetty East guests from all over the place. If you leave your spot for a bit there is a... More 

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Thank MartinBlank94
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The posted photo of the Jetty East Beach was a few years. The Holiday Isle Gulf side property owners, along with the city of Destin, paid to have sand literally blown back up on the beach from the Gulf of Mexico. The beautiful sugar white beach has been restored, but most properties decided to place a large burm between their... More 

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Thank NKBH
Wentzville, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

What happened? No beach. Steep drop for the kids in to the waves. I would not pay the prices they charge at these condos for the simple fact that the beach is packed full of people and no place to walk. Do not stay here.

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opelousas, la
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Never crowded. Always nice. I find the condos around this area (Holiday Isle) are a better price than the newer ones further down plus the beach is never crowed.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This is a short beach in front of the condos which is great for me as I have to bring everything out. It is next to the Jetties and opens up wider. No crowds, white clean and room for fishermen also. Keep it under your hat!

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Austin, Texas
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133 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stayed at a friend's condo. We loved the location on the beach. There were chairs you could rent after you walked over the bridge to the beach. The pool was heated, and it was very large.

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Thank TulsaTraveler0807
Newport, New Hampshire
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Perfect place to watch the boats come and go. Also, lovely sunsets over the bridge. White sand (of course). Fairly quiet location-many families were having picnics while watching the sunset.

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