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“So beautiful!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bean Point

Bean Point
Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Anna Maria
Certificate of Excellence
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Key Largo, Florida
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82 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“So beautiful!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

Short walk, very nice beach. Lovely view. Be sure to obey the parking rules. Just go along the path to the beach, look for the birds along the way. Just lovely. Enjoy the scenery.

Visited February 2013
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Seacoast NH
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76 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Top of the Island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

Bean Point is accessible via a short path from the road. Not suitable for swimming with the currents, the beach is must visit gorgeous with views of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Egmont Key and ST Pete's Beach across the water. Recently the sands have shifted making long walks to the South accessible. You can walk North all the way to the Rod and Reel Pier at low tide.

Unfortunately Anna Maria's parking fascists make it difficult to access this beach. Just go inland a block or 2 and be sure to read the parking signs very carefully.

Visited February 2013
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7 Thank philw1776
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pittsburgh
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Don't bother unless you can walk”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2013

We drove up from Bradenton Beach based on all the 5 star reviews. There is not much parking and it is all pay! The beach is nice, but you can park at Coquina Beach for free. The beach is narrow and current is very swift. I don't understand what all the fuss is about.

Visited February 2012
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4 Thank aeh223
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Naples, Florida
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89 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Absolutely the best!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

During our time renting a house near Anna Maria's north end, we walked around Bean Point every morning. Wonderful and varied birdlife, sand comfortable for easy walking or running, and a panoramic view of the mouth of Tampa Bay. Walking here is one if the reasons to come to AMI!

Visited January 2013
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5 Thank Schmotterj
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Franklin, Tennessee
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61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Beautiful and relaxing.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

Walked here from our rental house and it was so peaceful and enjoyable. The beach is less crowded than just up the street and the birds flock here which is fun to watch. Great walk with a view.

Visited January 2013
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