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Sombrero Beach

Mile Marker 50, Marathon, FL 33050
305-292-4560
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Ranked #7 of 19 Attractions in Marathon
Type: Beaches
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Orlando, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Pretty crescent spot, with palms. We snorkeled off the shore near the jetty looking area that sticks out into the water. Not a ton of colorful fish like at the reef, and not to clear but enough to stuff to have a fun time looking in the all the nooks and crannies and very shallow and calm for beginners. We... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

The Keys are not known for their beaches but this one is a nice place for swimming. Great family area with a sand volleyball court, public restrooms and fountains to rinse the sand from your feet. Get there earlier than the rest of the crowd for a good spot.

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Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

This was a beautiful beach with very nice picnic areas, free parking, showers, and clean restrooms. We launched our kayaks for free from the boat ramp and paddled through the mangroves of Sisters Creek and Whiskey Creek. Saw lots of fish and a giant spotted eagle ray. Beautiful scenery.

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Liverpool, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Absolutely gorgeous little beach. Did see some Man-O-Wars washed up in the early am. Watch your step !

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This beach is very small. After beinv in california and having access to miles of beaches this small tiny beach was pretty disappointing. We were hopinv to have someplace we could lay around and chill all day but this is definitely not it. Water was dirty. And quite a bit of trash laying around. Would skip this destination.

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Rochester, Michigan
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great place to sit and have a picnic. Several trees for shade and a real kicked back tropical feel..

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Huntington Beach, CA
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Family friendly beach and park with amenities. Shade on beach. Water was fine for swimming but there was sea grass near the entry. Out a little was great. Saw lots of iguanas which was fun in the trees. An actual park with playground equipment and trees and covered tables right behind the beach too. h/c parking They even had a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It was nice to have a place you could enjoy the beach.It was very well kept and you could see and read about the old light house.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Not bad for a small beach, the tide was in and it was deserted when we arrived (around 5pm on a Sunday) so it was nice after driving for 6 hours to chill out and hear the water. However there is a lot of seaweed which does smell and quite a lot of litter which was a disappointment. It's nice... More

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Warrington, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We drove by to check it out and deemed it not worthy of a return visit. The beach was very grassy with nowhere to escape the hot sun. I did think the park like setting along the road was nice.

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