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“Beautiful!”
Review of Santa Rosa Island

Ranked #7 of 109 things to do in Pensacola
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Pensacola Beach is the main attraction on this island.
Houston, Alabama
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

Not covered up with condos! Loved the drive through the dunes, drove all the way to Navarre beach. Great food at Flounders!!!

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Ann W
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Pensacola, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“The Bahamas have nothing on us.”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Gorgeous beaches and water. Quiet and not too crowded. Miss being able to park anywhere along the road to walk down to the Gulf. (As it was when I was a teen) Now you must park in designated parking lots and walk to the areas nearby. If you want to watch bathing suits, stay near all the hotels, otherwise, drive toward Ft. Pickens, or the opposite direction, toward Navarre and find a quieter spot.

Visited January 2013
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3 Thank chinqua
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Stone Mountain
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful drive.”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

No rush, just meander along and enjoy all the sites as you like. Then stop, enjoy the visit and go to the next interesting site.

Visited March 2013
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Thank WalterBudBussell
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
Level 2 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“The island is gem in NW Florida with stretches of unspoiled, sugar white sand beaches & clear, turquoise Gulf water.”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

The business core has a lot to offer in the terms of dining, shopping and beautiful hotels. But the main attraction is the gorgeous beaches: the public Pensacola Beach sandwiched between two National Seashores. You can see sea turtles, bottle-nosed dolphins and manta rays swimming in the water and see osprey, bald eagles, and other amazing shore birds flying overhead. A paradise.

Visited February 2013
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8 Thank Kimmerb57
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Milton, Florida, United States
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Linda Chumley”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

Beautiful beach,but needs indoor showers to get the sand off and change clothes,plenty of places to eat and shop

Visited June 2012
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3 Thank Linda C
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