#1 – Gulf Islands National Seashore – Pensacola
Gulf Islands National Seashore Wins Title of Florida’s Best Beach
Clearwater, Siesta Key, Playalinda and Pass-a-Grille in top 5
In the battle for the title of Best Florida Beach, the Gulf Coast reigned supreme as home to four of the top five winners. Throughout four weeks of voting, it was neck and neck between Gulf Islands National Seashore and Clearwater Beach. The undulating talcum sands of the panhandle near Pensacola won out in the end, and Gulf Islands National Seashore is our winner, with Clearwater Beach runner up.
The brilliant white beaches of Siesta Key, located just off the coast of Sarasota, snagged the third place spot, while it’s over on the Pacific Coast — the Space Coast to be exact — where you’ll find the fourth place winner, Playalinda. Quirky Pass-a-Grille Beach finished in fifth position.
Read more at: http://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-florida-beach/
PENSACOLA BEACH RANKS #5
Top Beaches Revealed Based on Millions of Traveler Reviews and Opinions on TripAdvisor
Baia do Sancho in Brazil #1 in the World; Siesta Beach in Florida Tops U.S. List
NEWTON, Mass., Feb. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2015 Travelers’ Choice™ awards for Beaches. In its third year, the awards recognize the best beaches globally, including top lists for Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K., and the U.S.
“For travelers looking to escape the snow and cold, we’ve unveiled the world’s best beaches based on feedback from the TripAdvisor community,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “The best news is that travelers can find affordable hotel deals on TripAdvisor for less than $200 per night at these award-winning beach destinations, enabling them to make their warm-weather dreams a reality.”
Travelers’ Choice award-winning beaches were determined based on the quantity and quality of traveler reviews and ratings for beaches on TripAdvisor gathered over a 12-month period.
Read more at: http://globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/02/18/707371/10120630/en/World-s-Best-Beaches-Named-in-2015-TripAdvisor-Travelers-Choice-Awards.html
PENSACOLA RANKS #4
Between slipping on that polka-dot bikini and sipping Mai Thais, you can always count on the beach to heat things up. Whether you like to kick it poolside or explore local tiki bars, the beach is a constant sultry getaway.
But not all beaches are created equal.
To help you decide where to spend your next island vacation, we rounded up the 16 sexiest beaches in America — and some sexy adventures that await there.
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