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Bahia Honda State Park and Beach

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Address: 36850 Overseas Hwy., Bahia Honda Key, Big Pine Key, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Phone Number: 305 872 3210
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My favorite beach in the keys. Plenty of sun and saltwater with a unique twist of history. After enjoying the sand definitely walk over to see the old train tracks built by... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My favorite beach in the keys. Plenty of sun and saltwater with a unique twist of history. After enjoying the sand definitely walk over to see the old train tracks built by Flagler. Very unique beach.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I used to love coming here. Most of the beaches are nonexistent and covered in sea week with sand flees all over the place. I get that they leave the seaweed there, but there is no sands to sit on. There is one decent beach on the whole key. They rest of them are useless.

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Thank A G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second time we used Bahia Honda tours to snorkel Looe Key. Unfortunately there was a guy at the snorkel counter who was very rude but the two guys on the tour (Jody and the Captain) do a good job and the reef is awesome. We saw multiple sharks, big barracuda, an eel, southern sting ray, and tons... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best beach to swim on a sunny day. We couldn't find much of the fishes while snorkeling. Great part is sea was warm and beautiful. If you can hire a kayak then you will see some marine life around the island.

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Macon, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In the state park you can catch a boat trip out to snorkel Looe key reef. This reef has a great variety of beautiful fish. You can also rent snorkel gear at the state park. This trip is less expensive than most snorkel trips (it was almost 1/2 as much as the snorkel trip we did in key west). The... More 

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Campobello, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't begin to say enough good things about Bahia Honda. We stay in Big Pine for a week every summer, and visiting Bahia Honda is always at the top of our list. Everything there is accessible to the public. If you want a little action, there's the larger public beach with clear water, facilities, a marina, a shop (or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sandy beach, picnic places and fairly clear water/swim area. Most the beaches in the keys seem to be grassy or moss laden pond tier stuff so this place was definitely above average. If you wade out more than half way though the bottom turns dark green. It looks like its deep water but it's not, it's grass etc... still, good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had already heard so much about this beach, we had high expectations. However, there was a big storm in the morning an by the time we got to this beach, it was very rough out in the water and lots of seagrass. The smell was awful! We even got a paper about the smell when we paid at the... More 

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the park early in the morning, paid our nominal entrance fee, and explored the beaches. There are miles of white sandy beach with clear water everywhere, but there is a smaller lagoon by the concession stand for families, a really neat beach area on the opposite side of the island that looks like you could walk clear... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to go with a family. Just be vigilant of children. There are two sides of the beach. One side, which is smaller and more crowded is 'fenced' off and the other one is not. The bathrooms are not very clean and smell of urine (men's) and the shower was just adequate. Overall, relaxed and enjoyable beach.

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