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Crystal Sands Beach

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Address: Destin, FL
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Great Beach!!!

This is a great, great Beach! Beautiful water, white, white sand - just fantastic! Not much else to say - it's just peaceful and amazing. Look at the pics! Oh, as for access... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cary and Kelly R
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Pensacola, Florida
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Tuscaloosa AL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The water is clear and an especially beautiful color. Sand is white. Beautiful view and sunsets. However, almost every time we go out there are dogs on the beach, and I don't care for dogs, especially think there should be no loose dogs. I don't know who to call about that.

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Pensacola, Florida
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380 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great, great Beach! Beautiful water, white, white sand - just fantastic! Not much else to say - it's just peaceful and amazing. Look at the pics! Oh, as for access though - just drive down 98 and look for signs that say BEACH! Follow one of those and you'll get there!!!

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3 Thank Cary and Kelly R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 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

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2 Thank Marco S
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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.

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Thank Rosario C
Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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.

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

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.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

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.

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Thank Anne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

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

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Norcross, Georgia, United States
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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.

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