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Must visit if in Pensacola

Wow, what a wonderful beach. Wonderful restaurants and shops in the area. Excellent bike path and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rosy l
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Louisville, Kentucky
via mobile
Great beach and area!

We love coming to Santa Rosa. The beach is clean and the water is very clear. We will visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
matt d
,
Dallas, Georgia
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Pensacola Beach is the main attraction on this island.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wow, what a wonderful beach. Wonderful restaurants and shops in the area. Excellent bike path and National Golf Shore Park is located in Santa Rosa Sound. This is an excellent area to take family and children to. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank rosy l
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love coming to Santa Rosa. The beach is clean and the water is very clear. We will visit multiple times this year!

Thank matt d
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Between the condo/hotel sprawls of Pensacola and Navarre Beaches, this area is a nice escape from the tourist traps, but parking is at a premium, so go early in the day.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Since the island authorities created a dog beach in the middle of a residential and tourist access area the beach has gone to the dogs. Large dogs off leash,dropping their business wherever while the owners chit chat merrily( if you don't look,you can't see it...More

3  Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Very clean beaches, pure white sand, and blue water as clear as anything. Beautiful sunsets and great beach to just sit and admire the view.

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

The beaches here are as white as snow and the ocean water is a clear blue green. There are many places to pull off and park and several spots with restroom facilities and picnic spots. Well worth the time to visit!

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Santa Rosa is by far one of the best kept secrets in Florida. A good selection of hotels, restaurants (Flounders & Peg Legged Pete's are a must)! The Blue Angels Museum at the Pensacola Navel base is just minutes away as well as other sites...More

1  Thank B8600USfreds
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I took my daughters (4 and 6) on a week long trip here. The beaches were clean and beautiful and the water was perfect for two littles that can't swim. I'm looking forward to going back!

Thank Meghan B
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

The sand looks like sugar. The beaches go for miles with pull offs to see the beauty. There is a campground and a 1830's brick fort that is an adventure for kid and adult alike.

Thank cdhcch
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Even though this strip is very narrow and is over-washed during some hurricanes the shoreline hasn't changed much in recent history. If you look carefully you can even find a military canyon (battery with rails) concealed in some of the higher dunes. The lagoon side...More

1  Thank TBeaupre
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Lana G
21 July 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
9 May 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
18 April 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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