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Address: Sanibel Island, FL
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Great beach, good facilities

Parking, showers and bathrooms a great stop if you are planning a day trip and need to clean up before heading back off in the car. The surf was a little rougher than some of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Kerry B
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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Parking, showers and bathrooms a great stop if you are planning a day trip and need to clean up before heading back off in the car. The surf was a little rougher than some of the other beaches we visited but this may have been incidental. Beautiful blue ocean and great place to shell hunt.

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Big Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nice sandy beach away from many of the rental places. Not many people at least not in the morning when we were visiting. You can walk for a long ways and wade into warm gulf waters.

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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Not sure why people like it so much. Many more biting bugs here than anywhere else, because of the foliage. Has bathrooms. It was cheaper and less buggy to walk the two blocks from our rental house to our public access beach near Donax. Shells were no better here, that's always dependent on tides, winds and storms.

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Morganton, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is a quiet nice beach, parking is limited, easy to get parking permit, walk to the beach is short, a nice hidden treasure.

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Raleigh, Nc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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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Address: Sanibel Island, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sanibel Island

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