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Bathtub Reef

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Address: 1585 SE MacArthur Blvd, Stuart, FL
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What a great job they did here

The last couple years it was not bathtubby at all- but they rebuilt the beach in a way that brought back the calm wAters - the parking area is huge now, updated amenities - so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mjacobs
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wilmington
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wilmington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The last couple years it was not bathtubby at all- but they rebuilt the beach in a way that brought back the calm wAters - the parking area is huge now, updated amenities - so nice!

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Thank mjacobs
Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What more could anyone ask for on the beautiful Atlantic? Reefs, sand and first class access provided by Martin County. Come visit and enjoy our beach's. Respect them, do not leave trash and stay off the reef with your feet, swim over snorkel and enjoy.

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Fredericton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked down this beach twice during a recent visit to Stuart. It was a very relaxing outing. There is always a nice breeze to keep you cool but you need sunscreen as there is a lot of UV reflection off the water. There are a lot of great shore birds to watch as they feed at the waterline and... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

This is a great beach area especially with kids. It can get pretty populate so I usually go for a short time them go to another beach area where it is less full of children.

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Thank LHmann1
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

The beach is as beautiful as it looks in pictures. Easy to park, wasn't too crowded when we went. Great place to walk, take a dip, find some shells.

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Gainesville, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Been going to this beach my whole life. Love it! Take your kids as low tide comes and spend a good day on the sandbars and enjoying the coral reef and ocean life

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2 Thank Andersonjoe33
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I love that i can swim out to the reef and snorkel looking at all the fish. Would go as often as i can

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Winnipeg, Canada
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Good exercise walking on the beach. Can walk in either direction for a good distance. Expect bigger waves outside the reef area and during high tide. Get there early so you can find parking.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

A good example of what is left of the reefs on the Treasure coast. Check the weather. It can get crowded at the new parking lot. We have enjoyed it twice.

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Colorado
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67 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

A beautiful beach! Fun for families and it has a great sunset! A must visit if you are on the Treasure Coast!

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