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Address: 8600 Estero Blvd, Bonita Beach, Fort Myers Beach, FL 46307
Phone Number: 219-663-3256

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Drove 2 hours west from Pembroke Pines area to this beach to take my Pug puppy and my 6 yr old Puggle. We went with some friends and packed coolers and beach tents to spend the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2016
Michelle G
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Naples, Florida
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most dog owners wish they had access to more beach areas to allow their pups to frolic and swim. This area of Dog Beach is very small, and very crowded on weekends. The only designated area to "legally" allow your dog to enjoy some beach time for 50 miles in any direction. Some owners will just set up some chairs... More 

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Naples, Florida
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it's a great idea not everybody cleans up after there dogs, besides that it's fun to watch the dogs play in the water. Gets really busy on weekends and no refreshments offered but it's free to get in

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Drove 2 hours west from Pembroke Pines area to this beach to take my Pug puppy and my 6 yr old Puggle. We went with some friends and packed coolers and beach tents to spend the day since we drove quite a bit to get there. Once we arrived we realized that this area is a tidal flat meaning it... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My puppy had a blast and we loved that this beach was off leash. It was very busy on a Sunday, which for me was good because that just meant more dogs for mine to play with. Everyone was friendly. I would recommend.

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Thank Ablair02
Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

This beach is so great because you can enjoy the sun and water WITH your dog. The only negative is that there are some dogs who are aggressive towards people/dogs and should not be off leash. There is no way to regulate who comes and goes and who cleans up after their dog.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

if ppl only got along off their leashes as well as the dogs do.........we have a 100# pit bull as gentle as can be got along with all the ankle biter lil dogs well also,,,,,,,,great place for dogs to enjoy water/sand/sun/association with other dogs.........

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Thank diamondeyes221
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

This is the only dog beach I know of I been here yearssss ago I remember my dog having fun but the thing is I didn't and still don't trust other ppl and there dog I won't take my dog here for this reason even tho I would love to and sure he'd love it as well I just remember... More 

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Thank pollypocket0108
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Wanna see an old dog run like a puppy? Ever seen a dog smile? Take em to the dog beach! Lots of fun for your furry friends. A bit of a heads up, avoid the weekends...can get crowded and some of the weekenders don't watch their untrained dogs. Go Monday through Thursday and you'll be fine.

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Thank AndySchmandy
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We brought our 5 month puppy there for his first time in the gulf. He had a great time. Some dogs were off leash and other were leashed. I did not witness any aggressive dogs. The water was really warm. I think it is because the beach is in an estuary, so the water is very shallow.

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Berea, Ohio
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

A GREAT beach for dogs who are friendly with other dogs. No leashes necessary. Friendly dog owners are there to chat with while the pups run free and play. Low tide means more sandy beach for dogs to run on. I usually wear flip flops that are water friendly in case there are things I don't want my barefeet to... More 

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