Pensacola Beach Voted #1 Best Beach in Florida

USA Today Names Pensacola Beach #1 Best Beach in Florida ~ Southern Residential Leasing


You won’t have to go far for the best beach in Florida – it’s right here in Pensacola! An outstanding honor, Pensacola Beach was voted #1 best beach in Florida by USA Today readers. Readers loved Pensacola Beach for its “white, powder-soft sands and busy boardwalks.”

Pensacola Beach #1 Best Beach in Florida

The Quietwater Beach Boardwalk is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike. It plays host to a variety of dining, shopping, and nightlife. The access to the sound-side of the beach is perfect for young families, or those looking for smoother waters. Across the way is the Gulf side, with sands equally as soft and sparkling blue waves.

Pensacola Beach #1 Best Beach in Florida

Quietwater Beach Boardwalk

Readers also loved the “old Florida feel” of Pensacola Beach. It’s home to Fort Pickens, a historic military site along the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Fort Pickens operates year round and visitors can enjoy fishing, swimming, hiking, camping, historic structure tours, and more. It is a must-see if you are planning to visit Pensacola Beach!

Pensacola Beach #1 Best Beach in Florida

Fort Pickens on Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach was not the only local beach named in the poll! Readers also voted Panama City Public Beach #2, Gulf Islands National Seashore ranked #3, and Navarre Beach came in at #4. Proof that we truly do have the best beaches around!

Looking for a rental home close to the beach? Southern Residential Leasing is offering several homes for rent in Pensacola, just a short drive away from the Gulf of Mexico. Come see why Pensacola Beach is truly the #1 Best Beach in Florida!

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