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Coquina Beach

Longboat Key, FL
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Type: Beaches
Description: This scenic beach is located next to a small park on Anna Maria Island.
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Miami Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Coquina Beach is as equally as breath-taking as its neighbor to the north, Cortez Beach. I spent more time on latter, so will speak directly to it. However, Coquina Beach is very comparable. Cortez Beach is a VERY clean, family-oriented beach. Decent sized, in-tact conch shells can be found buried in the pale sands beneath the gentle chartreuse waves of... More

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Tampa, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

One of the most beautiful beaches around but very crowded most of the time except at extreme times of the day!! I guess it is just popular!! Try a more secluded beach access if you need more peace and quiet!

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Burke, Virginia, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Bee-you-tee-full! Gorgeous beach. Minimal crowds. Fantastic Gulf. This place is heaven on earth. Hope it stays that way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Perfect environment for the family. Clean, quiet, tranquil and safe for the children. Not to wavy or deep.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Coquina beach is the perfect beach to visit when you are looking for a beautiful clean beach to relax! The sand is white and there are a lot of pine trees that offer shade. There are dressingrooms, toilets and showers. The parking is free and there are some shops nearby.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I love going to this beach, plenty of parking, and you can take a nap, long walk, it's tends to be quieter, since there are not many houses and you either drive or take the bus, the sand is soft, and many shells can be found, also the dunes are nice. There are picnic areas, and bathrooms,, and snack bar,... More

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Beautiful beach on the Gulf of Mexico with small waves, blue waters, white sand, pine trees for shade, shelters for picnics, bathroom facilities and free parking.

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Eldridge, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I loved this beach best on the island! Great swimming area, nice cafe/bar and excellent walking path. At the base of the area is a nice shady area for viewing the water between Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key. We saw dolphin and manatee swimming here. A shady park with lots of picnic tables and shelters runs next to the... More

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Zutphen, The Netherlands
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

What you need is there: nice soft sand, clear water, SHADE, restrooms, showers, picknicktables, even grills! And across the street a nice park to have a stroll. Really nice is that it was not crowded either. And free. And so on.

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Davenport, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My husband and I love the golf coast we always go to clearwater beach but decided to go further south and came upon coquina beach! Free parking but not paved which my husband had an issue with since we have a new car. We got to the beach the sand is white but shelly the water was beautiful the bottom... More

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