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Bradenton Beach

Address: South Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL
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Bradenton, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Bradenton Beach is one of the finest beaches in all of Florida. The sand is white and the waters are so very blue. This is a beach to be enjoyed by all ages, whether you are looking to sit in the sun, sit in the shade, play in the water...... You can walk the beach and collect shells.....I highly recommend... More 

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Wappingers Falls, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Bradenton beach,also known as Coquina, has everything: walking/ biking paths, a new restaurant and changing cabins, wide beach area, picnic tables, and dolphins. Much nicer than Siesta. This beach should be on the top ten list.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Drove throughout the area and had lunch at local restaurant. The beach is comparable to others in the area like Siesta and Lido, but we preferred Siesta. There are lots of restaurants and residences along the beach. You had to look for pedestrian paths for access. It was cold and not too many people. I'm sure it's very busy during... More 

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Holmes Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Bradenton beach has something for eveyone. Great beaches and beachside places to enjoy all day. Great restaurants and bars with awesome food and entertainment at night. And dont forget to try a somre great ice cream and a little miniature golf with the kids.

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Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Bradenton Beach is a lovely place to chill out on. It is never too crowded (when we have visited) yet there is always something going on. Since they have replaced the sand after the storms that eroded it a couple of years ago it is so much better great sand very flat and a smooth glide into the sea. We... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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34 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A lovely beach, uncrowded with a nice parking lot nearby. The biggest problem is getting In and out of the area...the traffic always seems toa be horrendous as, but just be patient...Bradenton Beach is worth the effort.

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New York
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68 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

In the lower 48 this is a great beach. Key strengths: easy access and free parking, not very deep (don't have to walk forever to get to water), amazing sand (finest I have ever experienced (along with Siesta). It is not the most visually stunning beach, though the water is very nice and the beach is well kept. There are... More 

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Ludington, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The beach was lovely with restaurants and bars right on the beach. There was a very nice dog park only a few miles away.

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Mississauga
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The beach is wide with talc like sand. As we were there is Jan there were far fewer folks on the beach then later in the spring. The beach was clean and the Tortuga Beach Resort provided lawn chairs and umbrellas free of charge

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New Brunswick, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

When we arrived on Christmas Day we were very disappointed to see that huge waves had washed in many dead mullet fish, which were all over the sand. The locals seemed to think some fishermen had disposed of them back to the water from their nets, which really did seem to be a waste of fish. Our question is there... More 

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