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“just a beach but nice for a quiet time” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Atlantic Beach

Atlantic Beach
Jacksonville, FL
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Ranked #7 of 70 Attractions in Jacksonville
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Kayaking, Surfing
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Owner description: Section of beach that is flat, sandy and uncrowded. Great for surfers and kayakers.
Jacksonville, Florida
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“just a beach but nice for a quiet time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

if you are looking for a really pretty beach with lots of things to do, move on but if you want to have a nice beach walk or lay on a quiet beach, this is very nice. it is more of a remote feeling and not a lot of city folk go here. it has had a bad rap lately because there was a gang fight over memorial day so we and others now avoid the area.

Visited June 2013
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“Relaxing Bar Scene”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

I was recently in Atlantic Beach, at Poe's Tavern and the Lemon Bar, on a Friday evening/night. Things were hopping but relaxing at the same time. If you're looking for loud music, craziness, etc. this is not the place. You just want to quietly bar hop, enjoy a superb burger at Poe's and/or a great view at the Lemon Bar....ENJOY!!

Visited July 2013
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“Uncrowned”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Hanna park is great for surfing, swimming, picnicking, and trail-biking. Nearby may port has fresh seafood to eat and cook. Font forget the mayport ferry for short fun trip to big and little talbot island. Pretty homes and excellent restaraunts.

Visited July 2013
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“Pet Friendly”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The community is beautiful and very cramped as it has been for 40 years. The parking for beach access is limited at best. The options for your pal, in my case, my lab are extremely limited to before sunset and after sunset. The state park to the north has several employees who seem to enjoy harassing you if you have your dog on the beach, so, I would recommend going further south to St. John's County such as Villano Beach and St. augustine for more pet friendly options.
Jacksonville has yet to appreciate the travelers money. I would stay elsewhere such as St. Augustine or Fernandina.
Good luck.

Visited July 2013
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“Beach Beauty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Jacksonville beaches are great and Atlantic beach is beautiful, wide @ low tide, not crowded, and close to shops and restaurants.
Beach access @ 19th street has very limited parking but is great because it's very quiet.

Visited April 2013
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