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

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A wide beautiful beach

Plenty of beach parking, nice clean restrooms, and soft white sand. All ages are welcome, so find that perfect spot and drop your beach gear.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Plenty of beach parking, nice clean restrooms, and soft white sand. All ages are welcome, so find that perfect spot and drop your beach gear.

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Worthington, Ohio
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114 reviews 114 reviews
40 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Believe the reviews! We love our days at the beach and Coquina is our favorite SW Florida beach. Yes, we prefer it to Siesta Key. When you think there is nothing that could be done to improve this beach and its many amenities we discovered that this year a number of attractive individual change rooms had been constructed at strategic... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
42 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Huge beach with endless white sand. Ample free parking, change rooms, bathroom facilities and picnic areas.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Coquina Beach on Longboat Key is a dream! Wide beaches, ample free parking, easy access. This is truly a public beach- wide open spaces, many lifeguards, snack shack, bathrooms, outdoor showers to wash your feet- and it's free! Picnic areas with grills. Spend the day with your family. Beware that traffic can be a grind due to the lift bridge... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The beach is fantastic during warm months and this winter we visited during the Sunday Farm Market. What a great way to spend a few hours. Walk and buy some farm fresh foods and baked goods. We even did some last minute holiday shopping. The beach itself is fantastic.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This is a great place to watch the sun set, with smaller crowds than you'll find in Siesta Key. Wide, open beach.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
47 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Easy parking and nice restrooms. Did have picnic areas, etc., though we did not use them. Sand is silky and soft and we enjoyed a perfect sunset here.

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Seeing is believing.. Coquina IS the BEST beach on the Gulf and probably the Best beach in the USA ......by FAR!!!!! Beats Siesta Key hands down. Anna Maria Island Beaches Are THE BEST !!!!!

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Springfield, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is a great beach spot with good parking. The restrooms were shockingly clean and modern. This is a fantastic spot to quickly bring some chairs for the sunset.

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Largo, Florida
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It's worth my 1 hour ride. 7 miles of breathtaking beaches, Restaurants and shops Sundays there are vendors along the beach selling some beautiful Artwork, jewelry, plants, fruit, veggies and honey just to name a few. Local artists playing music. Walk a mile to bridge st to see some local shops Coquina cafe is great ... On the beach.. Serving... More 

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