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Bathtub Reef

Address: 1585 SE MacArthur Blvd, Stuart, FL
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Ranked #4 of 34 Activities in Stuart
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Palm City, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Great beach and view. Due to continuing erosion, the parking situation is grim. All of the beaches along this strip are a great choice and family friendly.

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Homer Glen, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

New Years Day, beach was wonderful. Very crowded parking lot, though, get there early. Tons of shells, but no 'facilities'. Had to walk half a mile south to a private resort.

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Palm City, Florida
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199 reviews 199 reviews
23 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We love this beach but the parking situation is not good since there are not that many spots. But if you make it out early, you will have a very good time. When the water is clear, you can see the reefs and fish all around. This is one of my favorite beaches on the Treasure Coast.

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Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice and warm, quite area. Fun with kids since its not really high waters. Go if you have a chance to.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The beach was shelly in spots, but clean. The water is crystal clear and warm. Get there early to get a parking spot! By 11am the beach is pretty full. It is unguarded, but truly there is no need...the reef kind of stops you from going out deep.

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Stuart, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It's a good, protected beach with a reef acting as a breakwater so the water is calm. I have snorkled there a few times and fish do hang out around the reef. It/s got a good view.

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West Palm Beach
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Bathtub reef is a lovely beach. It is a chance to explore a coral reef close to shore. It is a nice walk if you want to trek down to the inlet.

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Stuart, FL
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Great spot to snorkel, and the inlet is within walking distance to the south. Webcam at evsmartin.com/bathtub/ will give you temp., wind, and show what surf is like. Enjoy.

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Atlanta
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A great experience with tons of shells and the ability to snorkel the reef. Be sure to pack a cooler and enjoy a beach picnic with your kids!

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Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We live by the gulf of Mexico so this beach was so beautiful. The water was blue and there were tons of shells. when we went there were nice sized waves, me and the kids loved it. If I would of had little kids ( my youngest is 8) the waves would have been too much. I cant wait to... More 

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