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Barefoot Beach Preserve

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Address: 503 Barefoot Beach Road, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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beautiful beach! Clean, clear waters. Facilities available. Parking not extensive so go early on or later after lunch or circle like a vulture and you may get luck. Will be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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raleigh nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

beautiful beach! Clean, clear waters. Facilities available. Parking not extensive so go early on or later after lunch or circle like a vulture and you may get luck. Will be enjoyed by any age. Will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I love this beach. But if you go in season, know that you must arrive fairly early to get parking and there is a fee for parking. They have great rest room facilities, it is always clean, and there is a small place for quick food options as well as kayak and paddle board rentals. A beautiful scenic beach, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful sand, scenery, blue water! This is a gorgeous beach. Great for families. Restrooms on site.

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Brooklin, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is a great beach, stretching for miles. There are modern bathroom and shower facilities. Some very limited snacks are available. The entrance is tricky as it is shared with the entrance to the gated community of multi million dollar beachfront homes! But you can drive through once you check in with the gate. Be careful where you park as... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

They charge you $8.00 to get in and tell you to look around for parking spots, handy cap was all gone and so was every other spot. They did not say anything about an area in the parking area that turtles nest in. It's an area that looks like parking and there were about 20 cars already there so we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This beach was much much less busy than others we visited. It was mostly families and seniors - so relatively quiet, not loud and obnoxious. The water was crystal clear and warm, very little seaweed. Tons of shells, and where the shells aren't plentiful the sand is super soft. Great place to "set up shop" with an umbrella and food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Staying in Naples and visited this beach twice. On a Monday and on a Friday. Friday was considerably more crowded. We arrived before 10 each morning and found parking but it is tricky. There are protected turtles and you can only park in designated areas. You drive into a residential area, there are large houses on either side. Just keep... More 

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Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Most beaches in Naples are packed in March (it is the height of the season) We were able to find a nice quiet place on this beach to relax and just listen to the sound of the waves crashing around us. Food is available but we choose to pack a cooler. Great way to spend a day while in or... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

When we travel we usually hit the state park beaches to get away from development and crowds. This beach park is one of the best we have visited in Florida. It is a little strange as you have to drive through a gated condo community to get to the park. We parked at parking lot #3 and walked the beach... More 

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Ruckersville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We've been there several times and have enjoyed each trip! It's going to be popular, so if you go on a weekend, get there early, or expect a walk from the overflow. We always go on a weekday and have no trouble getting in -- early.

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