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Loved the beaches on Santa Rosa Island

We enjoyed the beaches on the island much more than the ones closer to Pensacola. There were no... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2015
Willy W
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Portland, Oregon
Heaven on Earth, If You Know Where to Go

I've been coming to Santa Rosa Island every year since the mid-1970s. It's a wonderful place to... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2015
Rebecca F
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Pensacola Beach is the main attraction on this island.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

We enjoyed the beaches on the island much more than the ones closer to Pensacola. There were no crowds and it was easier to walk along the edge of the water due to lack of the sand build up. Absolutely gorgeous.

2  Thank Willy W
Reviewed October 14, 2015

I've been coming to Santa Rosa Island every year since the mid-1970s. It's a wonderful place to vacation but it can be crowded in the areas closest to the hotels. Here's where you need to go: head to the westernmost side of the island, within...More

16  Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed October 13, 2015

We stayed four nights here for the first time and were amazed at the beauty of the white sand beaches here! We also loved that you can experience the Gulf Islands National Seashore on both the east and the west sides of the island, giving...More

1  Thank kurokitty
Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is one of the prettiest beaches you will ever see. From the spring time to late fall this is an enjoyable location to be. Pure, clean and enjoyable quartz sand to sink your feet into, like nothing you have ever felt... All that includes...More

4  Thank LipeByte
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This barrier island has been saved from over-development so there are many options for beaches on Gulf and inland water sides. Wonderful views from bridge access. Fast fact....site of 2nd Spanish settlement about 1632.

1  Thank DianneWheatley
Reviewed September 27, 2015

Pretty area, nice views, and little difficult to traverse the sand. Couple places were quiet, but we were in off season.

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed September 17, 2015

...unequal beach beauty, peace, quiet, a sun bunny's dream place. Plenty of outdoor and indoor activity on the island with plenty of well known beach eateries...

1  Thank UmanosukeUeda
Reviewed September 14, 2015

We love the beaches, hotels, bars, restaurants, vibe, and convenience of the island. We've come here several times a year for decades and highly recommend it.

Thank ColoradoDoc
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Go on Tuesday stay all day then get a free concert that evening. Bands on the beach is awesome. Great place for family and friends

Thank BabsWilson
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Very well managed, clean, and peaceful beach; lots of wonderful vendors for jet skiing, souvenirs, and, of course, dining. Loved walking and running along the white beaches, enjoying the long pier as the sun goes down, and enjoyed the public access beach near the pier....More

2  Thank Jerry T
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Lana G
July 21, 2017|
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Response from ThomasM1 | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of hotels at each end of the Island. There are a few at Navarre Beach, including one new one, Springhill Suites. There are quite a few hotel options on the other end of the Island at Pensacola Beach.
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Kerry J
May 9, 2017|
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Response from Sarah W | Reviewed this property |
They do not. This is a federal reserve. You are on your own here.
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Tracy S
April 17, 2016|
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Response from JiamesB | Reviewed this property |
This should be no problem, and with Labor Day being gone the prices drop drastically. Goggle rental agents in Escambia County Florida. There will be many listed that can handle what you are looking for to rent. Pensacola... More
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