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Santa Rosa Beach

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Address: Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
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Beautiful white powder beach with some gentle surf

This is a great beach but beware the stretch through Seaside and Watercolor is private so you can only legitimately use if staying in the resort. This means not cheap but as with... read more

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great beach but beware the stretch through Seaside and Watercolor is private so you can only legitimately use if staying in the resort. This means not cheap but as with so much in life - you get what you pay for. Cabana man will set out your deck chairs and umbrella - just roll up with your... More 

Thank DocAnt
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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197 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come here a few times each year and it is one of our favorite beaches. The beach is always clean and you have plenty of room to spread out. You don't have to deal with all of the nonsense that goes on in Panama City and don't have all the Destin crowds.

2 Thank latraveler393
Greenville, South Carolina
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 families with teenagers vacationing together. Awesome area with many places for them to explore. Many great house rentals available in different types of areas. Would highly recommend!

Thank kajowa
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165 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose Santa Rosa over Destin. We are so glad we did. It is very laid back. You can walk to dinner, bakeries and ice cream. Our happiness. Beautiful beaches.

1 Thank pvbmom
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

best beaches I have ever been to anywhere. The sand is soft and white so it does not get too hot. crowds can get thick on busy times but usually plenty of room to spread out. The condos setting up beach chair rentals can block access to the water by packing the chairs so close together right up by the... More 

Thank timlafferty
Shreveport, Louisiana
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61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in watercolor home. Loved our house in watercolor in the camp district. Beautiful beaches. Incredible food!

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Endwell, United States
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7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real Gulf beach with typical fine, white sand and a wide, welcoming stretch of space with ample room for sun-worshippers as well as Frisbee and kite enthusiasts. Families are welcome and there is plenty of food close-by.

Thank jony883
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beaches along 30A are incredible. The white sugar-sand beach is one of the best, if not the best beaches in the world. The restaurants in this area are incredible.

Thank Q7294OIcharlesm
Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is clean, and has lifeguards in certain spots. However, I don't recommend the Seaside/Watercolor area during Spring Break. Way too many unsupervised teenagers. Go stay in the quiet side of Seagrove for a relaxing trip with smaller children.

1 Thank Vibeke B
Birmingham, Alabama, USA
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79 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This whole area along 30A is great. The water is clear and the sand is white. If you ever visit, you will never go to another beach.

Thank uabericm

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