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“tiny, tiny, tiny” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Simonton Street Beach

Simonton Street Beach
North end of Simonton Street, Key West, FL
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Ranked #48 of 84 attractions in Key West
Type: Beaches
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Cape San Blas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“tiny, tiny, tiny”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

room for only a few bathers, bums sleeping in the parking lot, water did look clean though, look for local closure notices before swimming here

Visited January 2013
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Ft lauderdale Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great beach, very clean..can ride your bikes and scooters there....jus very relaxing to spend a day at the beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

The beach was clean and relaxing, not very crowded...people kept to themselves, I would recommend it if you jus want to chill!

Visited September 2012
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best kept secret.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

This was the cleanest beach we could find. No seaweed. No odor. Clear water. Current was a little strong at times. Water is very deep. Should be a good swimmer before going in. Not a large beach. But that's part of the reason I liked it. Also great place for catching the sunset

Visited August 2012
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Key West
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Don't bother and don't even think about taking your children.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

I have to agree with the other residents that have posted comments about this area. Don't go. I always tell our visitors to pay a few bucks and go to Ft. Zachary Taylor. It is a state park so very clean, great view, clean water because of the current, bathrooms, and a concession stand. But number one reason, by FAR, is the derelicts can't hang out there all day like they do at the public beaches. Yes, we have a large homeless population but they are not the ones I am speaking of. I'm talking about the bums that sit around wasted all day and can become very aggressive and volatile when they panhandle. Because of our great weather, these guys lay around the beach all day getting high and drunk and rarely need to seek shelter. This beach is one of their favorite places, next to Higgs. It isn't even much of a beach so it wouldn't be all that great without the bums. Mostly it is a boat ramp/dock. There are nice places to go but this isn't one of them, be forewarned.

Visited July 2012
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Deep River, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“What a sunset”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

This is THE spot to see a Key West sunset. No obstructions to the sunset and very few people venturing beyond the main drag to take in the splendor of the setting sun.

Visited May 2012
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