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Beach near Crescent Arms/Crystal Sands condos

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WWD
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Beach near Crescent Arms/Crystal Sands condos

Hi there,

looking to get some input on beach around Crescent arms condos.

Is it shallow? Kid friendly? Busy and crowded or not so much?

(My only experience with Gulf beaches were Sanibel and Captiva)

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1. Re: Beach near Crescent Arms/Crystal Sands condos

The beach in front of Crystal Sands and Crecent Arms is fantastic. It is called Crescent Beach. The sand is like sugar and has a very gently slope...perfect for children. The Gulf water is very calm..

Sanibel is one of my favorite places in FL, but the beaches there can't compare to Siesta Key.

You can read all the reviews here on TA...all favorable.

~SRQgirl

Edited: 12 August 2013, 20:08
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2. Re: Beach near Crescent Arms/Crystal Sands condos

Great area of the beach.

Much prefer Crystal Sands of the 2 properties mentioned.

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3. Re: Beach near Crescent Arms/Crystal Sands condos

Hi WWD,

When we were on SK this past May, we remarked at what a perfect beach it is for children! With the white quartz sand that doesn't get hot, to the small 'tide pools' that are created as the tide changes,and leaves shallow pools great for children to dig and play in, without being in the moving surf (and Mom and dad can park their chairs right in the center, to stay cool in the water, too!), it's great. There was kite flying, and gentle boogie boarding going on, too.

The clarity of the water is amazing! We also noticed that the restaurants are all very family friendly,too.

All this..and key lime pie!!

Hope you all have a great vacation!

cc,

Cupcake

4. Re: Beach near Crescent Arms/Crystal Sands condos

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