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“Great ambience”

Manatee Public Beach
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$41.53*
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Anna Maria Island Segway Rental
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wisconsin
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great ambience”
Reviewed May 3, 2013

Good food and coffee, good place for people watching. Great beach. Can walk this beach for miles or can get free trolley there.

Visited January 2013
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Bradenton, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“They have a beach cafe.”
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Went w/ friends for early breakfast. Fairly priced with large menu. Beach is groomed daily? Machine was picking up sea weed and debris that had washed ashore at high tide. Water has green/blue color. You can wade out along ways before water gets too deep.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Larry R
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great swimming”
Reviewed April 30, 2013

This is just a great beach for walking, swimming, or observing natural life..people, dolphins, stingrays, fish, starfish, shells.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank biarritzblue
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Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“I really like this beach!”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

I drove from Clearwater to Anna Maria Island and went to Manatee Beach. My wife and I really enjoyed this public beach. It has plenty of parking spaces and it's free! Also, there is a cafe next to it with many options to choose. The bathrooms were fine. When we got there the beach wasn't crowed but after a while it got packed. The color of the water is just breathtaking with its green! You can rent umbrellas with two chairs for $20 which I did pay for it. After been there for almost one hour and a half, unfortunely, the group that sat next to us had a loud guy with some dirty talk. He was really obnoxious and didn't seem to understand that this is a familiar place with kids enjoing the water and playing with the sand.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank gustavonj
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Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great beach”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Love, love, love this beach. It was kind of crowded when we went, which I find unusual for a west coast beach. Love the color of the water, bathrooms could have been cleaner. There is a snack bar type restaurant and a bar. Relaxing way to spend the day.

Visited March 2013
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2 Thank tbear8688
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