CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA

Crystal Beach lies in Okaloosa County along the scenic Gulf Drive. With the Henderson Park Beach on one side and Miramar beach to the other it is the prefect Florida beach vacation destination. It boasts of a wide expanse of sugar white beaches and clear emerald water. Crystal Beach is very close to Destin Harbor so the famed Florida night life and fishing is only a short drive away. The beach is lined by several high-rise condos so there is no dearth of accommodation options. A scenic locale with the most prefect view of the Florida sunset, thats what crystal beach is all about.

The several recreational activities of the region include renting boats, kayaks, bikes and canoes on the beach. You can also indulge in the other beach activities like swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and parasailing. You also have permission to use waverunners here. Since the area is close to Destin there are abundant opportunities for fishing. For the adventurous souls there is kayaking, surfing and windsailing. You can also take the dolphin cruise and see the dolphins frolicking in the warm Florida waters. If you drive down along Highway 68 to the west end of Crystal Beach you will come across a bowling alley and a water park as you head closer to Destin Harbor. Other activities in the area include golf and tennis.

Crystal Beach is home to some wonderful culinary gems. The Seafood is the freshest and the portions biggest at Cooters Raw Bar & Restaurant. If you want something close to the homestead go to Olde Schoolhouse Restaurant for home-style food and atmosphere. For curry lovers Amarit Thai Restaurants and Thai Nana Restaurant are the best joints. Hellas Restaurant and Bakery serves sumptuous salads and desserts. The Hin Lee Chinese Restaurant serves delicious food at affordable rates you can ask for a takeaway or enjoy the pleasant ambience at the restaurant. For Italian food Casa Ludovico Italian Restaurant is a good choice. Head to the Crab shack for succulent crab delicacies and for your morning cuppa to the Crystal Beach Coffee Co.

Crystal Beach has a host of accommodation facilities to suit the needs of every visitor