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Coquina Beach

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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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White Sands and Playground for Tiny Hands

Gorgeous white sand beach with plenty of room to spread out. Great little pirate ship play ground nearby too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Carrollton, Texas
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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous white sand beach with plenty of room to spread out. Great little pirate ship play ground nearby too.

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Laurel, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Good parking, a shower at bathrooms. Love the beach. There is ample parking, including handicapped. Some shade.

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Waldorf, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

My family of four visited this beach for my sons 7th birthday while we were on vacation. It was very pretty and the waves were not too much my kids to handle. Coquina beach cafe right on the beach has snacks, and a store with floaties, towel and other beach essentials. They also rent the beach chairs and umbrellas. If... More 

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Longboat Key, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I don't beach anymore although love to see water and those who enjoy it. I pass through on my way to Manatee Avenue in Bradenton. The beach has parking, picnic benches and I think I saw grills and bathroom facilities, near restaurants I grew up in Brooklyn, Bay 2; Atlantic Ocean, active water. Gulf is calmer, although warmer, and used... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Coquina Beach is one of our go-to beaches on the Florida Gulf Coast. I often stop here while cycling to Anna Maria Island from Sarasota. The first entrance has a bathroom for changing clothes and outdoor showers. The beach is white sand bliss and NEVER crowded. The pine trees provide nice shade in which to escape the heat and enjoy... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The tree shaded beachside walk is perfect for an early morning walk followed by breakfast at the beach cafe. Afterwards you can settle in your beach chair and enjoy the ocean view before the crowds show up at noon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

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

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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