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Apollo Beach

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Address: Co Road A1A, Canaveral National Seashore, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
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Unspoiled beach!!

This is a National Park so there is no development here save a few historic homes left over from the long gone town of Eldora. The beaches are traffic free and offer good shelling... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Marty M
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a National Park so there is no development here save a few historic homes left over from the long gone town of Eldora. The beaches are traffic free and offer good shelling and fishing as well as privacy. There are 5 parking areas and they fill up fast. Most everybody stays near the parking areas but if you... More 

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1 Thank Marty M
Tavares, Florida
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705 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 818 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beach is addicting.. Beautiful, undeveloped, and all natural! The road in is newly paved and lot #5 is redone to include another 10 parking spaces. However, I arrived at 9am and lot #5 was already full, as was lot #4 (the park opens at 8am). Thank God I'm on a motorcycle.. Ha! I made my own space. If you're... More 

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5 Thank FlaHarlock
Savannah, Georgia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Apollo beach / Turtle Mound area is a completely undeveloped beach. You can go there and look down miles of beach and only see one or two people. It is a steep beach in comparison with the beaches at New Smyrna and Daytona so if you are taking smaller children you should be more attentive as the surf here... More 

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4 Thank flathead62
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no giant conch shells. but some good sized shells. the drive into the park/beach area is a beautiful stretch. theres hotels and condos along the beach. a really good Mexican restaurant. once you get to the gate its a long drive to the last beach area. not as long as playalinda but still a hike out. beautiful place to take... More 

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1 Thank z100m
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This afternoon on the 23rd of June 2016 parking lot five reopened at Apollo Beach. The road has also been replaced with asphalt. Beach access now includes a long ramp to accommodate beach visitors who are handicapped.

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6 Thank Nora M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

went with my gf. The first day we tried going we couldn't make it to parking lot #5 like we wanted so we settled on going to parking lot 3 and just to the normal beach thing. parking lot 5 is for clothing optional sunbathing / swimming. The whole area from parking lot 1-5 is beautiful but if you don't... More 

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3 Thank BlacknGold66
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

For my BFF's first visit to the Ocean, this park was the perfect place for her to experience coastal Flordia without condos, motels, and party bars. The park Naturalists were very friendly and helpful as were the local kayakers we encountered. There were multiple piers and trails from which to look for sea life (We spotted a couple of manatees... More 

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2 Thank Puget P
Zanesville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Nice, quiet, beautiful beach. The beach is more secluded and not busy or crowded. There is just sand dunes and no houses or condos.

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4 Thank Jacqueline A
Gainesville, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We just enjoyed hearing the waves and the birds, and feeling the warmth of the sun on our backs. It was hard to imagine that more people had not discovered this place! We went during the week, and there were very few people at any of the five beach areas. All wore bathing suits, too. Also, beaches 3 and 5... More 

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3 Thank mslbrady
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This national seashore is the most relaxing beach you can go to in Florida, no buildings, except toilets in each parking area and no running water. Last week I saw dolphins playing in the surf. The water is very warm at 79 to 82 degrees and always a light breeze. The roads have been resurfaced so the dust from the... More 

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