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Keewaydin Island

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Address: On the Gulf, accessible only by boat, Marco Island, FL
Phone Number: 2392070403
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Great beach with incredibly large sandbar

Not much to add to other reviews. Really fun beach. On the gulf side you can shell and wade way out from the shore and still the water doesn't get to your kneecaps. Warm water... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
saycanyouc11
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Austin, Texas, Usa

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Austin, Texas, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not much to add to other reviews. Really fun beach. On the gulf side you can shell and wade way out from the shore and still the water doesn't get to your kneecaps. Warm water, too.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually don't go anywhere when we visit Marco, beyond the beach at our condo. We took a boat excursion with friends and ended up at Keewaydin. It was fun to pull up and get some food and drinks on nearby boats. The kids loved the ice cream boat. It was a great day and something different to do and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired a boat in order to get out to Keewaydin Island. The journey from Marco Island is interesting as we stopped a couple of times to view dolphins. Upon arrival at Keewaydin, as expected, the beach was busy with quote a few boats. For some reason, I expected a blue water paradise, what I found was a brown water... More 

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Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a boat from a local marina and sailed out to Keewaydin Island, great place to meet the locals and enjoy a picnic lunch

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a pontoon boat, and sailed here in Sept. during the week. We were not the only ones here but it was far from crowded. The trip here was very nice with lots of wildlife (Eagles, Osprey, Dolphins). The walk on the narrow beach is nice, the shelling is fun, the scenery is gorgous. I would like to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tanned, tired and hot but we'll worth it. Great shelling wonder sand. Be aware of transparent jellyfish as I had the pleasure of meeting one. Rented a pontoon out of capris island and made a day of it. Packed lunch and water. Not many people there at this time of year

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Highland Park, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

We love taking our little bay boat to Keewaydin to float off the sandbars or belly up to the beach (way more private) on the Gulf side. Watch for the tides to avoid getting left high & dry in an outgoing tide though. There are usually lots of boats there in season and on weekends making it tricky to pull... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

this barrier island offshore between naples and marco island is a throw back to the undeveloped florida of decades ago. accesible by boat only, drop anchor on the bay side and walk to the gulf side. a beautiful unspoiled beach. great shelling.. amazing.. no facilities however. buffon joe biden's brother has a house on the island which was for sale... More 

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Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Arrived with a friend who had a boat. Good location to relax and enjoy the beautiful Florida scenery. Stopped for a grouper sandwich from a floating snack bar. The sandwich was outstanding and priced reasonably.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is a must-stop if you have your own boat, or if you're renting a boat. From almost any direct access dock on Marco it's only a ten minute or so no-wake motoring out the Marco River and then to open wake water to Keewaydin. There is one long stretch of beach, facing the mainland, where boats can easily be... More 

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