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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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One of the best beaches along this coast.

We have stayed at different hotels/condos along this stretch of beaches, and this is one of the best. There is public access on in a couple of places but it does not seem to get... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Nashville, TN
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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have stayed at different hotels/condos along this stretch of beaches, and this is one of the best. There is public access on in a couple of places but it does not seem to get overcrowded. The beach is wide and easy to walk for miles if you so choose. The water, typical along the whole stretch, slopes gently into... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were here in the off season so it was quiet and we had lots of room! Great access points with small parking lots.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in a resort this visit but have stayed in motel, but wherever you stay the beach is the star. You don't see many shells like you do other places but the while sand and the blue clear water are wonderful. Reminds me of Clearwater Fl but you have to go lots further south for that so Destin Beach... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the beach at night around 6pm the view was gorgeous, postcard ready, have your cameras ready.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

White soft sand beaches in destin include this one. A better location than other beaches, my advice stays the same - if you're not coming to party but are coming to enjoy the views, look for hotel specials nearby during October to February. Good times. We prefer this time of year because the beach walks are very enjoyable and QUIET.

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Lafayette
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

. White sand. Emerald green water. Very unique tons of lodging. It is centrally located to anything you could want to do in Destin. Whether it's shopping or spending the day doing activities with the kids very clean Beach. Well kept. It's a place where you party and it doesn't get out of hand no Wild Nights just amazing memories... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sands are awesome like walking on powered sugar they are so white. Walked from one beach to the other offers miles of beach to walk.

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Tuscaloosa AL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 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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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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