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Crystal Sands Beach

Destin, FL
+1 850-685-2493
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Never going back to Mexico or Caribbean

We love it here. We stay at Grand Caribbean East Unit 301 and it has become our home away from... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Lake Orion, Michigan
Beautiful and relaxing!

We went to a wedding on this beach in the evening and it was breathtaking! White sands and... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Greensboro, North Carolina
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“white sand” (36 reviews)
“clear water” (20 reviews)
“beachside inn” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We love it here. We stay at Grand Caribbean East Unit 301 and it has become our home away from home. The beach is powdery white sand - no stones - not hard packed. The water is crystal clear! No wonder it is called Crystal...More

Thank maltesemama15
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We went to a wedding on this beach in the evening and it was breathtaking! White sands and beautiful water! It wasn't very crowded and found this beach very relaxing!

Thank Howdytoyou
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Upon our arrival to Destin, we immediately changed into our swimsuits and headed straight for the water. The crowd was minimal and we were able to find a spot right near the water to lay back, relax and enjoy!! The sand is fluffy and white...More

Thank pecantan70
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We LOVE Crystal Beach. When we travel to Destin, we always look for a condo to rent on Crystal Beach. It is quiet, not over populated, clean and the view is incredible. There are a few public access areas on Crystal Beach, but they are...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

These beaches are beautiful with the white sand, calm clear water. You can see for miles. Just relax on the beach and float in the water.

Thank Fran C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

During hurricane Irma we had to evacuate. My sister rents a house and offered it to us while we wait the storm out. It turned our stressful situation into a vacation. The sand is beautiful and white and doesn't get hot. The water was blue....More

Thank cgiralico
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We visited this beach the week of 9/10/2017. We were running away from hurricane Irma. This beach is the best beach I have ever visited. Sand is like sugar, water was warm and inviting. The people here have been, so very friendly. I highly recommend...More

Thank mxxman_9
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The beach is a public beach in Destin however a lot of the beach areas in front of the properties belong to the property owners of the condos and houses. My family and friends ended up moving at least 3 times on the beach due...More

Thank 2017JCY
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is one beautiful beach. Uncrowded, with chair and umbrella service until 5pm. The sand is sugary white and the beach is very clean. This is our favorite spot in Destin!

Thank djcubano
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I will definitely be going to Destin Fl again soon. The water is wonderful and the area was really nice

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Questions & Answers
6 September 2017|
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Response from Kim S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but most days the waves are smaller and better for skim boarding & body boarding.
Paola C
19 July 2017|
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.
13 July 2017|
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Response from klr1410 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can.