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“Pristine beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Malaquite Beach

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Owner description: This beach on Padre Island is a great camping and beach-going spot.
Delaware
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Pristine beach”
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We stopped here to go for a nice long walk on the beach at the end of December. I love how the park has been kept pristine, but I disagreed with leaving dead fish along the high tide line left over from the red tides. I understand the principle in trying to leave everything as natural as possible, but stinking carcasses that have already been picked over by the scavengers just seem...wrong.

Visited December 2011
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Marvelous Beach/visitor center”
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Nice clean beach. They have the turtle rescue/release during the summer time. Been having red tide blooms this winter that is very irritating to the sinuses.

Visited December 2011
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Lawrence Kansas
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“all day :)”
Reviewed 8 December 2011

We spent two days at this beach, this kids couldn't get enough!

Visited March 2011
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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Monday Afternoon On The Beech”
Reviewed 26 August 2008

We went the week before Labor Day.
Nice beech by Texas standards, clean facilities with a conveiece store [beer & fishing gear sold], showers, sand rinse, picnic tables, education center, tours. This is a family park you don't have to worry about "spring break " type behavior. We just wanted to swim & lay out in the sun. The park is isloted enough that you don't have a hotel or pier obstructing your vistas. Seniors will feel comfortable also. I was impressed with the beech wheel chairs that are availaable for those with mobiity issues. Park Rangers patrol the area on ATV's from time to time. No lifeguards were present.

*WATCH OUT FOR THE HUGE MOSQUITOES*
THEY ARE RELENTLESS!

Don't go when the winds are out of the North or the wind is fairly mild in late August. Do bring insect replent, we didn't.

Late in the afternoon when the tide was low, my Wife & I were finding Sand Dollars past the first sand bar in waist deep water, to our surprise we saw a 3 foot Black Tip Shark. The nature guys on TV make it look so fun BUT we were scared.

Overall, I'd say it's a good park to go to check off your list & move on to your next destiation.

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