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Address: Mile Marker 50, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone Number: +1 305-292-4560
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Great beach.

What a wonderful beach to visit. You will not be disappointed. Nice sand and clean water. Great place for children. Small waves and shallow water .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
rodneyr616
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Lecanto, Florida
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Lecanto, Florida
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a wonderful beach to visit. You will not be disappointed. Nice sand and clean water. Great place for children. Small waves and shallow water .

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Canada, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Would have given 5 except could not find change facility. Only a washroom. Nice park frontage area. Play area. Outdoor showers. Wheelchair access right to beach. Beach is good sand ground to a point and then you have weeds on the bottom. Beautiful location. Easy to find. Lots of parking. Free

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PA
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great stop on way to or from Key West. Signs mark the left turn (if heading South) then go about 1-2 miles. Picnic areas, restrooms, plenty of parking. Family friendly.

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of algae and very narrow beach! Water was very milky and brown! The keys don't have the best beaches but it's the best place for snorkeling and deep sea fishing!

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Naples, Florida
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This has to be one of the quietest most peacefully beaches I have ever been to. Bring your dog (on a leash) and kick back and enjoy the surf, sand and sun. Other pets were well behaved and people very friendly. There is a bath house and a very large picnic area with a play ground for little ones. By... More 

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Thank Joe V
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather than sitting by our pool, we decided to spend the day at Sombrero Beach. Beautiful public beach. Plenty of parking. Kayak rental on site. Remember to ask your hotel staff if they have beach chairs you can bring for the day.

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Thank Chuck O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the best beach in the keys! It is dog friendly and our entire family had a great time!!! Next time we go back to Marathon we will definitely make this one of our stops

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Troy, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great public beach! pretty white sand and snorkeling. plenty of free parking. grills for a barbecue. nice bathrooms

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was fine for a beach day. Clean facilities, nice water, but lots of people. Playground and covered picnic pavilions.

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Frederic, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Supposedly one of the best beaches in the U.S. (according to the guy at the tourist information center in Key Largo). Great beach and many services are available on-site.

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