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Crescent Beach

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Address: , Siesta Key, FL 34242
Phone Number: 941-349-3800
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Swimming

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Great place for a family to hang out

Crescent Beach is a great area for families. Not so much of the "look at me" crowd and more families just building sand castles and such. Lots of power walkers in the morning and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Melissa, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Crescent Beach is a great area for families. Not so much of the "look at me" crowd and more families just building sand castles and such. Lots of power walkers in the morning and evenings along this beach. Great white sand! I usually stay at Tropical Shores and part of this beach is their private access complete with lounge chairs... More 

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Crescent Beach has a lot to offer. There are shops, restaurants, plenty of parking, beautiful white sand and friendly people..... The lifeguards are very friendly and talked a lot with children as they were passing by. This was a great place to spend the day relaxing, shopping and eating with the family. I would definitely recommend this place to families... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is still a beautiful Gulf beach with amazing sunsets, gentle waves, wide expanses of silky white sands. I choose to stay here. However despite the beauty, I too found it much too dirty this visit which saddened me. Properties that have beachfront access here are highly popular and have the best at their footsteps yet I found little respect... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This beach is made of soft, powdery sand that does not get hot in the sun. You can walk up and down this beach barefoot and the water is clear, clean and gentle.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We all know Siesta Key Beach is the Number 1 beach in the USA!! Crescent Beach is it's close neighbor!! Beautiful and a lot less crowded.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is one of the best beaches that I have visited. The sand is white and soft like talc, the water is warm even in the early evening and the gradient is not tat steep so it is safe.

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Youngstown, oh
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I was on Crescent beach 2 years ago and it was so beautiful!! We went back last week and my family and I were totally disgusted by the beach. There was so much trash on the beach, that I literally was afraid to walk in my bare feet. I am not talking about the seaweed, but there was plenty of... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Crescent beach was disgusting!! I have never seen so much trash on a beach on my life. The trash outnumbered the seashells 4-1. I would never take my children there...ever!!!

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I used to go here all the time. I loved the wide soft beach & azure water & the fact that it was fee-free & public helped too. I wasn't really here in Sept 2014 but a while back.

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L.....best in the US. Sand like powdered sugar. Soft, light waves. No concession stand or loud people. Paradise.

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