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Crystal Sands Beach

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Address: Destin, FL
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Mon - Tue 09:00 - 17:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Beautiful white sand beach

Stayed on a beach side house on business and went running on the beach a couple of times early in the morning The beach is beautiful with lovely white sand Definitely worth a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed on a beach side house on business and went running on the beach a couple of times early in the morning The beach is beautiful with lovely white sand Definitely worth a visit

Thank Marco S
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW! Beautiful Fireworks Show coming up from the area of Crystal Sands Beach and Henderson Beach State Park. Not sure of the occasion but was very nice. About 30 minutes off excitement that was probably visible all along Emerald Coast Parkway. Fireworks Shows are a regular occurrence at this location.

Thank Jaded-Bird
New York
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482 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love the beach this is the place to go. The sand on crystal sand beach is just powdered sugar. Just beautiful especially at sunset.

Thank Rosario C
Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My preferred area of Destin to stay. From Henderson Park on east no high rises. Mainly 3 story condos so no overly crowded beaches. Crystal white sand with a nice angle water entry for kids to safely play in shallow water.

Thank jerrybhowell
Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Literally one of the most beautiful beaches in Destin I have visited yet. It's going to be hard to top the area if we have to stay somewhere else.

Thank daniellebrunson23
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach just across the street and a short walk down to the sand from where we are hanging out with family for the week. The ocean was calm and a beautiful turquoise color with very soft white sand.

Thank Anne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This destination was absolutely gorgeous. We loved our visit at Destin, Florida. The beaches have white sands and clear waters. I highly recommend it.

Thank JoAnne C
Norcross, Georgia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The way the afternoon sun plays on the water -- you won't get that on the Atlantic coast. The seaweed in the water's kind of nasty; it's a fact. But don't let that deter you. I've been to Copacabana and Ipanema, so trust me: Crystal Sands is a great beach.

Thank Tim A
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were staying at the Beachside Inn which was just a block away from crystal beach. The beach was so clean and easy to get to. Never ran across anyone that offered beach chairs though, would have been nice.

Thank Lisa K
Benton, KY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was amazed at the emerald waters and soft white sand. There was a bit of a rip current while we were there and there were a lot of jellyfish during certain times of day. They are called Moon Jellyfish and unless you are extremely sensitive are not a danger. It did not stop anyone from getting in the water.... More 

Thank Jack C

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