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Anne's Beach

Mile Marker 73.5, Lower Matecumbe, Islamorada, FL 33036
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Ranked #11 of 20 Attractions in Islamorada
Type: Beaches
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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We stopped by this beach after reading a post on floridarambler.com, recommending it as one of the nicest beaches in the upper Key's. It was super peaceful and quiet, few people, lots of birds and fish, very soothing. There were some nice tables within the bushes on the beach to have picnics. The water was very shallow, not that good... More

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Big Pine Key, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

There aren't really any beaches per Se in the Keys, however, this beach...if you can call it that is just...ok. Very...very minimal parking, so get there early, or the authorities will promptly ask you to leave. Nice gazebos, but they need to trim the overgrown mangroves. The beach...narrow....water is really murkey, and be careful, as you will sink down like... More

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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The first thing you must remember is that the Florida Keys is not known for its beaches. There are few opportunities between Key Largo and Key West to set your toes in the sand. Anne's Beach is one of them. It was once a very primitive spot on the ocean side of U.S. 1, but it has some amenities now... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Beautiful beach on the Key west's way. White sands and clear water. Almost anybody at the beach. Free parking lot. take your beach umbrellas because there is no one renting it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was attempt #2 when back in July, we went it was packed during Independence Weekend. Parking limited. We drove early now w/ our dogs, the beach has these small closed in bays, so that's nice but sand is muddy, water is not crystal clear blue, it was smelly, dirty, and because there is lots of the sea weed grass... More

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McHenry, Illinois
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152 reviews 152 reviews
58 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Stopped at this beach and spent an hour or so. It's a beautiful location and there are several shallow sections that allow you to walk a long ways out in the water. It's also a fun place to watch windsurfers, too. There are also bathrooms and an outside shower to rinse off.

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Humble, Texas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Small pocket of beach access with clear water that can be full of sea weed. Shallow enough for little kids to wade in. Parking is an issue. There are a couple of accesses you can check out to park at.

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Richmond, va
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Stopped on the drive south while key hopping. We parked across the street and walked over. Just a pretty untouched sandy beach with clear water....going back tomorrow!

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Montreal, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Little beach that's worth a stop. White sand. Clear water. But too little and no parking! For additional parking, you can park on the west side across from the south end of the beach near the bridge and fishing bridges and walk across. Some smells might bug you too...The path is cool though.

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped on our way back to Miami. Wonderful views! There are bathrooms and places with tables where you can eat a picnic and then take a swim .

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