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Bathtub Reef

1585 SE MacArthur Blvd, Stuart, FL
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Ranked #4 of 9 Attractions in Stuart
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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English first
Stuart, FL
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

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
10 helpful votes 10 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Stuart, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is a wonderful beach for family and or adults only. Bring your mask and fins to see the reef. Bring a cooler with lunch.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This beach has white sand and warm water. You can go out 200 yards and still be waste deep. On low tide you can walk thru the reef. Life guard was on duty when I went, on a Monday. There was hardly any people there, but it was a Monday. There are thousands of sea shells there in so many... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Good friends of ours told us to visit this beach. We come to stay at our time share often, but have never visited it. Very clean, Family oriented, great view from the wooden tower. We sat in the shade and had a very pleasant view. Did not get in the water, but many people went in. Nice place to come... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We are new to the area and have been trying a new beach each weekend. A friend told us about a beautiful beach near Stuart, so we decided to drive there on a Friday afternoon. We were blown away by the beautiful blue-green water - all of the other beaches we've visited so far don't compare. There is plenty of... More 

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New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Tight for parking but if you have children this is a great beach when the tide is out. Snorkeling and low surf and water levels make it great for kids. Not easy to find but worth the trip. Just make sure you go early to find a parking place.

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Stuart, Florida, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

great beach lots of parking good place for kids to swim and snorkel. nice clean beach and nice walk to inlet

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Stuart, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I go to this beach quite frequently to snorkel. It is a beautiful beach and the snorkeling is great. Try to get there early, because the parking lot fills up quick.

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