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Address: Sanibel Island, FL
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Get there early, limited parking. Short walk to beach. This is where the locals go. Great shelling. Very nice shower and bath facilities. Water was wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Raleigh, Nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Get there early, limited parking. Short walk to beach. This is where the locals go. Great shelling. Very nice shower and bath facilities. Water was wonderful.

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storrington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Had heard that this was the place to find loads is shell on the beach. It was in easy reach of the car park and you could park here all day for 9 dollars. On the way in you find the restrooms which were clean and well cared for. Also there was .a place for refreshment which was idea as... More 

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Since we only go there once a year... for a few days... I feel OK letting you in on a secret. The Gulfside city beach on Algiers Road is the perfect get-away beach. Uncrowded, nice bathroom/ changing facilities, wonderful views.... restful. If you can find a parking spot, you pay at the meter in advance and put the receipt on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

A public beach, $3.00/hr to park, beach was nice, not as many shells on my visit as the beach at the lighthouse, but that maybe do to tides, current, wind etc.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Also, called Algiers beach by the locals since this is the spot where a riverboat was located by the name Algiers. Just like any other beach on Sanible this is a great beach.

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Fort Myers, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Friends recommended that I visit this beach, because it had easy access for my mom who has Parkinson's. It had a great wooden walkway that my mom easily navigated with her walker, and the beach isn't too wide, so it wasn't an exhausting ordeal for her. Pros: Nice pathways to the beach (wheelchair accessible) Clean & not too crowded Clean... More 

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We stumbled onto the beach after we were riding our bikes around and saw the path down to the ocean. Beach is fairly big, the day we were there it was kind of windy and the surf was up and the water was a little murky, plus there are no lifeguards on this beach so you are on your own.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Good beach, lots of shells, may have to wait for a parking spot if you don't get here early but if you wait 10 minutes you will get a spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

There is a nice walkway to the beach and restrooms are available. However, we found this to be a less crowded beach and most people come here for the shells. Small parking area so plan to get there early; otherwise, have patience. As with most of the Sanibel and Captiva parking areas, there is a fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is our favorite shelling location. The colorful shells can be found here. Use the tide chart and go one hour after low tide in the morning. The beach is long and lovely. Do not like the $3 per hour parking fee at all Sanibel beaches accept for the causeway beaches.

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Address: Address: Sanibel Island, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island

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