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Address: Longboat Key, FL
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Description: This scenic beach is located next to a small park on Anna Maria Island.

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One beautiful beach actually on Anna Maria Island, which is just North of Longboat Key. Its a great place to spend the day. One of the prettiest beache in the area

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

One beautiful beach actually on Anna Maria Island, which is just North of Longboat Key. Its a great place to spend the day. One of the prettiest beache in the area

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Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This beach is wonderful. Beautiful, wide sandy beach, gorgeous water, (do watch flags for rip tide warning). At the right day and time of year, it is the most relaxing experience you could imagine. Go to the south end, away from the concession stand. Another warning--Unless you love wall-to-wall people and huge trucks bringing in their own monster grills/smokers/cookers, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a lovely spot to while away the day on the beach. The pine trees at the back of the beach make a shady spot for a picnic and the beach is glorious. Its huge, empty and the sand is white. The sea gently laps and is so clear. Try to beach café for a morning coffee. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Coquina beach has it all. Large, white sand beach, gorgeous water, clean bathrooms and concessions with chairs and umbrellas to rent if you need them. We usually stay on Anna Maria island but switched to longboat key because we always found ourselves driving to coquina. Nice baywalk across the street and good crabbing at the docks near the boat ramp.

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bradenton,florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

During the week it is almost deserted during some times of the year. But during the weekend the beach is hopping with families. Just beware of the strong current near the pass and heed the flags posted at lifeguard stations. Plenty of parking and picnic tables as well. Their is also a biking and walking trail for those who are... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lots of shade and coverage for parking. Lots of grills, changing areas, bathrooms and a beautiful beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Longboat Key is a wonderful place to recharge one's batteries. The beaches don't have as much white sand as they once did but they are still great walking beaches. Equally great for couples or all family vacations.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We visited on a Sunday morning to take in the Market (10 - 4 every Sunday Nov-July). It was fairly quiet the day we went as it was getting near the end of the season - but there were still plenty of interesting stalls (crafts/food) to browse at. The market is situated between the main car park and the main... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Longboat Key is a great Florida stop. Lovely sand and warm water, all in a pleasant non urban setting. Great for families.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Coquina Beach has lots of parking, clean restrooms, shady spots with picnic tables and plenty of beach. Lifeguards are also on duty. It's not too crowded during the week.

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Address: Longboat Key, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key

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