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Susan at the front desk is the best ..all staff was wonderful but we dealt with Susan the most and... read more

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Arnold, Missouri

I've been to Pensacola City Beach dozens of times. If you want to hang out with throngs of people... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Located on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is a popular spot for family vacations.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“clear water” (62 reviews)
Pensacola Beach, FL
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Reviewed yesterday

Susan at the front desk is the best ..all staff was wonderful but we dealt with Susan the most and she was great

Thank vcki01
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to Pensacola City Beach dozens of times. If you want to hang out with throngs of people and kids, please stay in the Casino Beach area. BUT, if you want to get away from all that, just drive east for the free beach...More

Thank PureMiPuraVidaATL
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beach is very noce with blue water. Clean in all respect. Do offers shower & public restrroms on beach along with chair rentals.

Thank Mayur986
Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited this beach in August. We stayed at the Portofino Island Resort and the adjacent beach was clean and quiet. The resort staff provided chairs and umbrellas. Beautiful water and white sand.

Thank Cherese_AVC
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a day trip from Biloxi , MS and I was so happy we come went to this beach. White sand , clear water and we could walk far before it got deep. I hope to go again

Thank bevmik
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been visiting this beach for about a year now since moving to coastal Alabama. It was one of our favorite beaches... but, I have since grown to dislike how crowded it gets along with the fact that the lifeguards/security and even the onsite...More

Thank beardogmom
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice beach with lots of nearby restaurants, shops, bars and stores. Beach was clean, you can rent chairs or bring your own.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I am a local so I am sort of biased, but it really is beautiful here. I recommend Crabs if you are wanting seafood. Kids have a pretty cool playground there and the music is always relaxing. For a more adult time, head across the...More

Thank ColeJonesTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pensacola is always a good family vacation. Clean with good food...not too rowdy. Far enough from Destin to be quiet but close enough for attractions.

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been all over the gulf coast and was pleasantly surprised. This is a great family beach. White sands, emerald waters and just enough waves to enjoy swimming in the ocean. Wonderful pavilion on the beach and great pier for evening walks. Most restaurants and...More

Thank Angela C
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Dana D
Is the algae bad there this year? We were in PCB last year and it was awful! Really hoping for clear water this year!
21 June 2017|
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Response from DRA1958 | Reviewed this property |
We usually only go to Pensacola Beach in the winter; January/February. We have never really seen much for algae. On occasion, after a storm, we may see a little washed up on the beach, but the beach cleaner is out there... More
How do you reserve those shelter houses just past the toll booth at Pensacola beach ? Is it first come or do you pay for them?
13 June 2017|
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Response from pamelagay2015 | Reviewed this property |
If you mean the covered picnic tables most are on first come basis.
Roxy r
Is alcohol permitted on pensacola beach? Can and do people fish?
13 June 2017|
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Response from Martinaatyahoo | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about alcohol but they do fish. I believe they can have cans but no glass for drinks and I have seen coolers.👍