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Great Shelling

Get here early as parking is limited - but the beach is worth the visit. Shelling is abundant as... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dave E
West Mifflin, Pennsylvania
Nice beach, good shelling, difficult parking

We went in the morning, small parking lot, so get there early. Shelling is pretty good, depends on... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Elina P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Get here early as parking is limited - but the beach is worth the visit. Shelling is abundant as we filled several plastic bags with shells. Does pose a bit of a problem as the beach is loaded with shells resulting in some difficulty walking...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Omg ... Paradies must be nearby. Love this beach, this place, this Island... can I live there please ?! ...

1  Thank m8eleven
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Limited parking but NICE Bathrooms, shower to get sand off feet, etc. Limited parking. Great place for shelling. Many private residences along this stretch of beach. Found a nice sized scotch bonnet AND hard to find golden olive here in March, along with 5 gallon...More

Thank FortMyersRecycler
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went in the morning, small parking lot, so get there early. Shelling is pretty good, depends on the tide and the time you go. clean beach, nice sand, it’s located near amenities so you can walk to other places, or park and walk if...More

1  Thank Elina P
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

You must check the local tide charts, then head out early morning when the tide goes out. We went to the beach about 6:30 am with our bags and metal scooper on a pole. There was only another expert sheller on the beach at that...More

Thank kimmy35
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This beach is very close to Bowman's Beach. Bowman's is on Sanibel Island and Turners Beach is on Captiva. Didn't expect such a nice beach since I didn't see it on any of my maps. Spent hours here, bending over collecting seashells with a number...More

Thank Beachlover1425
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great beach day which included a beautiful beach, great shelling, and any amazing SUNSET!! Wasnt too busy as there is a small paid parking lot. Bathrooms are available in the lot. Also had a bonus of dolphins swimming out about 50yds off shore.

Thank Nanagu11
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This beach is beautiful and clean. Great opportunity to view the awesome sunsets that are mesmerizing! The shelling is best at low tide. Pair the two together and what a fun way to end the day.

Thank cindy m
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a community beach open to the public. There is no fee for the park but parking a car does have a fee. The minimum is one hour for $4. Be aware that the lot is very small and parking is difficult. There are...More

Thank dese2
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The only downside to this area is finding parking, due to the small lot. We drove around Captiva and had lunch after not finding a spot. When we came back, we got right in. Parking is $4/hr, just like anywhere on Sanibel. The water is...More

2  Thank Jaime M
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