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Best beach anywhere!

Santa Rosa Island is always my destination when I am looking for a beautiful beach that's not too... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
Family Fun

Spent the week here and had a wonderful time. We rented a house and did all of our own cooking... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
Jimmie H
Concord, United States
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Pensacola Beach is the main attraction on this island.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Santa Rosa Island is always my destination when I am looking for a beautiful beach that's not too crowded and a family type atmosphere. The beaches are clean and the water clear. There are many shops, restaurants and fun activities very close by on the...More

Thank DarcelMueller
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Spent the week here and had a wonderful time. We rented a house and did all of our own cooking, all within walking distance to the beach. Lazy Day Beach Rentals provided us with chairs and umbrellas and the local Winn Dixie down the street...More

Thank Jimmie H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I hate to give away my secret, but this beach is the best spot in Florida! While this beach isn't the biggest in the state, it is super clean and not populated ~ both of which are important to me.

1  Thank Kerrie W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Imagine you want to get away from it all, with a white, snowy, powdery, sandy beach without any rocks, a nice umbrella to give you some shade, sitting on a beach chair, looking out over emerald green water, with a nice cold drink in your...More

7  Thank RonRalph1959
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The beaches look like snow and feel like sugar crystals on your toes. The water gleams like emeralds; thus the name calling 'The Emerald Coast'.

1  Thank Laura W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Take this more interesting route and you'll not regret it. The island is both upscale in places, rustic in other places, and natural dunes in the natural areas. No tolls coming on the east end and leaving the west end bridge...don't know if there are...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you desire beautiful deserted beaches,this is the place to go. We went in March it was a little windy but we enjoyed them anyway.

Thank fmcguffey
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went to the beach near the west end to have a picnic lunch and it was so lovely we ended up staying until sunset. Not crowded (during spring break), very clean, nice sand, easy parking and very relaxing. Made for an exceptionally nice day.

Thank harrartom
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Native beach area...Beautiful beach with sugar fine white sand and emerald blue water...picture perfect! Beautiful drive if you don't want to walk the beaches! Shells to be found! Feel as if you have the beach to yourself! Many bath houses with flush toilets and wash...More

1  Thank Herrin79
Reviewed 19 March 2017

There is no comparison to this white sand & blue gulf water! Lots of unique shells too! Quiet & not overly crowded! A must experience spot!

Thank Leemom2
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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.
Kerry J
10 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.
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