Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola

4.8
#2 of 10 in Parks in Pensacola
Santa Rosa Island is located in Pensacola. Our Pensacola trip planner makes visiting Santa Rosa Island and other Pensacola attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Create an itinerary including Santa Rosa Island
map
Santa Rosa Island Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
163 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • October 2, 2017
    This is the most beautiful beach anywhere. Gorgeous. This was pure heaven for me. This would be great for families. I could spend weeks here. No where else compares.  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    When you come to Pensacola and want a nice beach that's not too crowded, Santa Rosa provides that. It's not always the case, but in large part, it's beautiful, relaxing, and hard to go wrong  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    Great place to visit, hang out, vacation. Plenty to do, whether you are looking for tourist activities, bars, restaurants, or solitude on a beautiful beach. The whole family loves this place.  more »

Plan your trip to Pensacola

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Pensacola

You'll find places to stay throughout Pensacola, but reserve a place downtown for the best local atmosphere and access to nearby beaches. Downtown Pensacola is on the water, and it features a collection of inns and bed and breakfasts in historical buildings and upscale tower hotels. The national chain hotels and motels along Interstate 10 by the Davis Highway and Pensacola Blvd. exits provide budget-friendly options within driving distance of downtown. It might be tempting to choose one of the budget motels along Highway 90 just west of downtown, but these reside in a rundown area. If you're arriving to spend most of your time by the ocean, stay on Pensacola Beach or Perdido Key, which sit just outside the city limits.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Pensacola by other users

5 days in Pensacola BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Pensacola BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Pensacola BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Pensacola BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Pensacola BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM SPAIN May, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Florida Panhandle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 45 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Pensacola BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 42 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Pensacola BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans