Crystal Sands Beach

White sand beach
2968 Scenic Gulf Dr, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, USA
48 miles from Panama City Beach, FL
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Beach amenities

  • ParkingCar parking nearby
  • ShowerPublic showers available
  • WCPublic restrooms nearby
  • RestaurantsF&B places nearby
  • AccessibilityEasy beach access
  • Picnic tablesPicnic benches available
  • Changing roomsDressing rooms on the beach
  • PlaygroundKids will have fun!
  • SunbedsBeach chairs available
  • Gear rentalsEquipment for rent
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About this beach

Warnings and hazards

Dogs are not allowed on the beach.

This amazing beach with soft white sands reminded me of the Caribbean. With a very relaxing atmosphere, it is clean and the waters are 100% see-through.

A family beach, ideal for kids or couples, it's a snorkeling paradise. All kinds of amenities are available. Bathrooms are a bit far though. Dogs are not allowed, however. You can rent a sunbed (around $30) or bring your own chairs and umbrellas.

Very busy during peak season so get there as early as you can. If you're an owl, you should come at around 5 PM by the time the majority of people leaves. Finding a parking spot can be challenging, too. 

What we loved

  • Everything. A day was not enough so we ended up renting a condo across the street from the beach and enjoyed our stay for a few more days.
  • Snorkeling and paddling

Beaches nearby

Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Crystal Sands Beach which you can visit:

Beach reviewed by:
Reyven
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photo by David RomeroCrystal sands beach from abovephoto by Carol Pyronphoto by B Littlephoto by GBS 719photo by Pete Ashmanphoto by Darrell HoldcroftReleasing the turtleA morning in Destin

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Beach map and directions
The beach is located in Destin, Florida 2968 Scenic Gulf Dr, Miramar Beach, FL 32550, USA (Open on Google Maps)
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