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Caspersen Beach

end of Harbor Dr, Englewood, Venice, FL 34285
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Ranked #4 of 20 attractions in Venice
Type: Beaches
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Venice, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

One of the best places to find shark teeth in the area. Fun place to go and watch the dolphins and some times the stingrays will show up. Great beach!

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alpharetta, georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

It was a picture-perfect beach visit for us when we went to Caspersen Beach. The rocks in the water make it even more beautiful. We could see dolphins breaching and sting rays came right up close to us and were flapping around. Still feels like an "undiscovered beach." It is really beautiful.

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Venice
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Caspersen Beach is a forgotten treasure. Located south of Sharkey's on the Pier, it's like the quiet beach we all want to find on vacation, or even if you live here. There is a decent size parking lot across the street from the beach and new bathroom facilities. There is no vendors for food and drink, so you have to... More

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Venice, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The beach is rough. Not good for walking, but great for shells and sharks teeth. You need a basket or a net.

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Venice, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

A lot of the and was washed away in a recent storm but it is still a nice beach where you can walk south for eight miles without seeing a single structure.

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Venice
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55 reviews 55 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

When visiting SW Florida, the two best beaches(for entirely different reasons) would be Siesta Beach and Caspersen Beach in Venice. Caspersen Beach is so unspoiled; no condos/hotels/homes. It doesn't have beach re-nourishment projects either. What you get is a beach looking like it was hundreds of years ago. Somehow, the City of Venice and Sarasota County have stood firm against... More

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Riverview, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I have been to this beach a few times. The first two times it didn't seem very busy but the time I went during Spring Break season there wasn't enough parking and we had to go somewhere else. So it might be a better beach for the off season when it is more secluded! I loved looking for sharks teeth... More

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Venice, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Love to try and find sharks teeth and shells. I also like meeting people who come from all over the globe to hunt for shark teeth.

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Venice, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Caspersen Beach has many of the qualities that make people go the extra mile to see how things looked before the crowds discovered the gulf of Mexico. No paved road, no real estate just a natural sand bar that was some how acquired and preserved by Sarasota County. They have added bathroom facilites and a handicapped accessable board walk at... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

if you are looking to find shark teeth it can be a challenge, it could be there was a better place to hunt for teeth. There are huge rocks you have to navigate to get into the water and you really need to rent or purchase a basket in order to even come close to finding any.

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