We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights

This beach and pier is absolutely beautiful, but the only bad thing is that you need to pay to walk... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
Had the beach to ourselves

What more could you ask. The sand was powdery white as snow. There were a few shells that were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chesapeake, Virginia
via mobile
Read all 2,563 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family vacations.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“white sand” (283 reviews)
“clear water” (71 reviews)
Pensacola Beach, FL
Write a ReviewReviews (2,563)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 2,455 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beach and pier is absolutely beautiful, but the only bad thing is that you need to pay to walk in the pier, crazy!!! The color of the water is breathtaking and the views, everything beautiful!

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What more could you ask. The sand was powdery white as snow. There were a few shells that were still whole but mostly the solitude was just so special.

Thank MeMe615
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Days Inn & had a magnificent view of white sand. It was a wonderful sunset of pink hues & then to awaken with the beach ablaze with the morning sun was amazing.

Thank mshafer1957
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could watch the waves for hours and we both loved bird watching. This was one of the best vacations.

Thank caseynvicky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The water was a little cool. That didn’t keep us from enjoying walking and collecting shells. The was hardly anyone on the beach, but we didn’t make it until the afternoon. We were still able to find some shells, so thankfully it wasn’t too picked...More

Thank purplepanthar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in town for the airshow in early November. We took our four kids to the beach one saturday morning/day. It was chilly at first, but the kids didn't care. They still swam! We had the beach to ourselves for a while, and even...More

Thank abneyt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The water is crystal clear and the sand is Snow White!! Real nice place to sun or swim. Clean beach no trash or junk!!

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful clear looking beach, the view is amazing!!!!!!!! The sand is soft and the kids just loved it, btw if you get hungry they r plenty places to eat.

Thank gary t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pensacola Beach is an awesome area. There are several restaurants that have beach access or water views. There's live music seemingly every night. The beach is unbelievable. Soft, white sand with emerald waters. An absolute must for a laid back beach vacation.

Thank Dustin G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not crowded the week of Thanksgiving. One morning it was 59, but with a sweatshirt it felt like 99. High was only 70 degrees, but we were warm enough & comfortable getting into our bathing suits and playing in the water. Some sting rays appeared...More

Thank SrChief
Nearby Restaurants
Flounder's Chowder House
2,846 reviews
.75 km away
Crabs We Got Em
2,520 reviews
.67 km away
Casino Beach Bar & Grille
527 reviews
.35 km away
The Drowsy Poet
254 reviews
.74 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gulf Islands National Seashore - Florida District
979 reviews
.61 km away
Pensacola Beach East Dog Park
14 reviews
.64 km away
Jolly Sailing
393 reviews
.73 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from lvsutton | Reviewed this property |
Yes the water is cold then but can still have nice time at beach. Too cold to get in water.
Farhad E
1 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
The pier has great fishing at casino beach but the best place is the small pier at the end of the ft Pickens island . It is very deep water and is close to the pass that connects the gulf to Pensacola bay
16 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from jam18081 | Reviewed this property |
the parking at casino beach is good and crabs is a great place to .eat.