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Coquina Beach

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Address: Longboat Key, FL
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This scenic beach is located next to a small park on Anna Maria Island.

This scenic beach is located next to a small park on Anna Maria Island.

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Been Coming Here Over 40 years !

My Mother used to bring us, my two sisters and I and girlfriends when we were little. I have come here when vacationing over the years when able. Now we live in Tampa and it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Paula R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Mother used to bring us, my two sisters and I and girlfriends when we were little. I have come here when vacationing over the years when able. Now we live in Tampa and it's less than two hours away. What a difference from when I was a kid. I can't wait to hear my Mothers comments from the photos... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is nice, yes. But that's it. If you love smelling the odors of dozens, on the weekend hundreds of mostly Mexican barbecues this is the perfect place for you. If you love noise and a often dirty beach also go there. But if you want to discover the beauty of AMI this is definitely the wrong place. Locals... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of parking available. Lots of people on a sunny Sunday. Look forward to visiting again and again!

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Thank BigBobsGirl
Parrish, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach for family grade eating area The sand is very powder like and the water is very clean on the beach try the fish taco

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La Jolla, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Tons of parking, beautiful white sand and a long stretch of beach make this beach an ideal spot when exploring the areas. What really put it over the top for me was the abundance of these "changing shacks" and a cool playground. So simple - why don't more beaches have these changing shacks? They're dotted along the parking lot, wooden... More 

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North Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

We really enjoy this beach in many ways. It has it all. They have public bathrooms and changing areas with a lot of amble FREE parking. They also have beach store and luncheonette on the back side of the beach. They also server liquor! There is a lifeguard stand for safety. They have many benches and grills for a full... More 

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and tranquil beach. Free parking and free beach. They have a few changing booths and showers to rinse off the sand. We even saw a couple of dolphins. A nice place to relax and enjoy the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Great public beach with lots of parking and good food I always have fun when we go there and is so relaxing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach with great facilities especially the diner in the middle. The food is fantastic, the folks are welcoming and the prices are good. We loved the chilli cheese fries with bacon. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

While visiting Disney this year, we opted for a beach day and wanted something different. So we headed to the West coast and particularly, Coquina beach. We went on a Saturday, which I thought would be a disaster, because of huge crowds on a 95 degree day. It was just the opposite! First of all, we were greeted with FREE... More 

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