Crystal Beach Visitors Guide
Crystal Beach is an iconic Northwest Florida neighborhood lined with charming coastal cottages, beaches with blue-green waters, and tons of unforgettable family fun things to do. Its close proximity to the Destin Commons, wonderful watersports, savory seafood restaurants, and so much more, makes Crystal Beach a popular destination among travelers to Destin. With emerald waters and sparkling quartz crystal white sand, Crystal Beach truly lives up to its name, and is a shining example of just how beautiful the Emerald Coast can be!
With that being said, Crystal Beach is so much more than just beautiful beaches. This is a great place to spot wild dolphins frolicking in their natural habitat, enjoy outdoor concerts and events, check out some local hot spots like The Crab Trap and Pompano Joes, and make unforgettable vacation memories. However you spend your time in the captivating Crystal Beach neighborhood, you’re sure to have an exceptional and enchanting time.Read more
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Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed on the beach in Destin. With that being said, Destin is a pet-friendly city, and offers plenty of lodging, dog parks, attractions, and things to do for both you and your canine companion to enjoy.
Beach wheelchair rentals are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis for use at James Lee Park in Destin. For more information, please call Beach Safety at 850-259-4131. Daily and weekly beach wheelchair rentals are also available at the best rates online with TripShock!
Glass bottles and containers are not allowed on the beaches of Destin. With that being said, alcohol is allowed on the beach, it just can’t be in a glass bottle.
Crystal Beach is known far and wide for its sparkling white sand, which is both beautiful and soft to the touch. Because of the sand’s texture, it is impossible to ride bicycles on the beach. However, there are plenty of wonderful places to ride bicycles in the area including the sidewalks along Scenic 98, and the nearby Timpoochee Trail in 30A.