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Crystal Sands Beach

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Address: Destin, FL
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Glorious white sand beach

I have been to many areas of Florida: Miami, Sanibel Island, Orlando, Matlacha, Fort Myers, St. Pete, Pensacola and the Everglades etc., and I have walked many of Florida's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to many areas of Florida: Miami, Sanibel Island, Orlando, Matlacha, Fort Myers, St. Pete, Pensacola and the Everglades etc., and I have walked many of Florida's beaches taking photos and searching for shells, but my experience of seeing the crystal, white sand beach of Destin, Florida was unlike any other. And the water of the Gulf here,... More 

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the white, powdery Sand! Doesn't get stuck anywhere, so soft and beautiful against the emerald coast. We had fun walking the beach, playing football and frisbee. Very nice and relaxing!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach blew my mind! We traveled here for our destination wedding and got married on the beach. It couldn't have been more picturesque! The water truly is as clear as it looks in photos, and we saw dolphins from our honeymoon suite every day we were there. The sands are white, the water warm, and because of the time... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite Beach in the USA . We have visited in this area 4 times in the last 3 1/2 years and look forward to visiting again . A hidden gem beyond description . The whitest softest sand on the emerald water as far as you can see to your left or right .

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the whitest and softest sand ever! It is closest to flower than to sugar. It is so thin that when you walk, your feet make a funny sound! The water is transparent and green giving its name to the coast. It is a jewel! It is great for weddings too! Do not miss an opportunity to visit this... More 

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 15 February 2017

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 15 February 2017

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 7 February 2017

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 5 February 2017 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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