Santa Rosa Beach

Santa Rosa Beach - USA
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Powdery white sand and the clear waters of the Gulf are all par for the course along Florida’s Emerald Coast and Santa Rosa beach is no exception. Situated less than ten miles away from the ever popular beaches of Destin, what you get at Santa Rosa is a more laid back, and dare I say, upmarket experience. You can instantly tell there is money here from the fine beachfront properties and high end restaurants that line sections of the beach.

Whilst there are plenty of facilities at hand, much of the area around Santa Rosa beach is given over to state parks with Grayton Beach State Park and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park just a stone’s throw away.

As well as being popular with families, some of the quieter, more secluded areas of Santa Rosa beach are used by nudists. Whilst not strictly legal, and officially frowned upon the authorities tend to turn a blind eye.

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Santa Rosa Beach Reviews

Maybe the U.S.most beautiful beach

Frank Benoit
Jun 19th 2020

.This is to me the most beautiful beach area in the U.S.