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Beautiful beach

We stayed at Portifino on the beach. Sand was amazing, waves were perfect. Excellent places to eat... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BL4ever
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Edmond, Oklahoma
via mobile
Gorgeous but crowded.

The white sand is unique and looks like snow. Small shells litter the beach in areas and the water... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
eliz375
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family vacations.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“white sand” (280 reviews)
“clear water” (74 reviews)
“laid back” (33 reviews)
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Pensacola Beach, FL
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed at Portifino on the beach. Sand was amazing, waves were perfect. Excellent places to eat. Seafood is pricey so be ready to spend some $. Our boys loved it!

Thank BL4ever
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The white sand is unique and looks like snow. Small shells litter the beach in areas and the water is pretty warm. It does get crowded, especially on weekends.

Thank eliz375
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We sat on the white sand beach tucked behind dunes. The ocean was a perfect blue with many sea birds buzzing about. The shelling was great, but we hardly found any shell but a partial shell.

Thank Haba1ba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pensacola Beach Pier was amazing. We had such a great time there. The beach was clean and amazing white sand.

Thank BobbyDarNateMandy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Pensacola Beach officials allow massive tents beach front, it closes off the beach to the paying umbrella renters and mostly attracts freeloaders, drunks and other bottom dwellers. Overall the Blue Angel weekend was excellent.

Thank bobaleaux
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite beaches. Gorgeous blue water, big long pier, so so many options for restaurants and bars. Beach boardwalk. A decent amount of parking and is free. Saw the blue angels fly by and do a show that was super interesting.

Thank Anne F
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Casino beach is probably what most people think of when they say PCB. It's the one with the huge parking lot and water tower painted like a beach ball. It has lots of amenities with food, bathrooms, lifeguards, etc but is the most crowded. If...More

Thank maldenmusic
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The beaches are clean. Enjoyed the Blue Angels Air show! The traffic is not as bad as it is in places like Panama City.

Thank Cecil B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a fabulous and affordable beach to travel to! We have returned every year for three years now and will continue to do the same! Super clear water, nice white soft sands, and affordable!

Thank 24bridgett24
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful part about of the United States. However, has become very popular with tourists, and can be very expensive in summer months and around holidays.

1  Thank gina444
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Mohammad A
17 July 2018|
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Response from Cary and Kelly R | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You can totally get in the water! The temp does vary a little based on the air temperature - so if by some strange chance it’s like 40 degrees - then Yes, the water will be cold along with the air temp; however - even... More
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Jameaka B
11 July 2018|
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Response from Tricia R | Reviewed this property |
Sundown is the time we were told.
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jtbailey1948
8 July 2018|
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Response from rreid8895 | Reviewed this property |
There are public restrooms available on the beaches (bay side or Gulf side) close by the restaurants, retail stores, and other tourist attractions. As you drive further East, you'll find private beaches with no access to... More
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